Churrascos - Westchase
Churrascos - Westchase

Churrascos - Westchase

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.cordua.com/
  • Phone: (713) 952-1988
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Saturday: 11:30am-4:00pm

    Dinner:
    Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm-9:30pm
    Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm-10:30pm
    Sunday: 3:00pm-9:00pm

    Brunch
    Sunday: 10:30am-3:00pm



    Happy Hour, Monday through Friday 4:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Michael Cordúa
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: With six award-winning restaurants, Américas, Artista, Churrascos and Amazón Grill to choose from, The Cordúa Group has taken the best of their portfolio and added other unique flavors. The result: a contemporary flavor unique to MjC Events that can be enjoyed outside of their restaurants. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a gala of splendor, the finest events always start with MjC Events. Event Managers are ready to help you plan your next event! Please contact them at MjC Events 713.961.0911.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Gessner
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking and self-parking are available.
A word from Churrascos - Westchase
Further south than you have ever been before for dinner. Churrascos "Westchase" hosts Wine Dinners the first Monday of every month featuring four courses and a selection of fine wines.
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Churrascos - Westchase reviews from OpenTable diners
78 reviews since July 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (40)good for groups (36)romantic (29)great for lunch (24)fit for foodies (22)notable wine list (18)neighborhood gem (12)great for brunch (10)kid-friendly (7)hot spot (5)great for outdoor dining (2)late-night find (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • 082808bsm
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    My Birthday Club (6 of us) have had our Christmas luncheon at Churrasco's for probably the last 15 years. We always ask for the table in front of the fireplace so we can put our gifts on the hearth. Luckily we've gotten this table all but one year! Some of the ladies always get the Chicken Encamisado, and the lamb chops are seasoned to perfection and there are a generous amount of them on the dish. I have come to LOVE the white rice...don't know what they boil it in, but it has a great flavor. I believe it to be either basmati or jasmine (think it's the latter). Also, the fried plantains are simply the best, along with the olive oil & parsley dipping sauce. Additionally, we highly recommend Churrasco's for Sunday Brunch, the best one in Houston, by far. We have celebrated many special occasions at this Westchase location, with the assortment of dishes including fish, a whole roasted pig, waffles, crepes, cold boiled shrimp, ceviche and desserts to be outstanding. That's why we keep coming back year after year.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this place
    lhaymes
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    The bartender was wonderful. Full of personality and knowledgeable about wine. I arrived early and enjoyed a lovely Malbec and exquisite ceviche. The food is always wonderful. I have not come upon a bad thing on the menu. I believe our server was new. His sales presentation with regard to the food was not quite down pat, but his service was wonderful. He just needs some experience to shake the awkwardness out. I can't wait to go back, and I will continue to meet friends and take clients to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OkieinTexas
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Churrascos is fine dining but not snooty dining. Expect around $100 per person with wine, but the food is devine - beef, pork, and seafood. The ceviche is wonderful - try one on the flight. Be aware - this is a churrascaria, so the 8-oz filet is not the cube one expects in American restaurants - it is, well, disambiguated it the best word I can think of... the filet is fileted. I am not a Houstonian, but travel there for business. This has consistently been one of my favorite restaurants for 25 years - either this location or Shepard. Very romantic and elegant feeling.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Steak, Great Wine
    SteakRareWineRich
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The staff picked a great wine for our steaks, The Big Easy, from my three selections. The Fess Parker Syrah was wonderful.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Churrascos-delicious!
    enjoygooddining
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We celebrated my sons 19th birthday at Churrascos on September 23rd. The food was delicious and for those of us who could legally drink, the wine list was very good. The service was excellent; very professional and attentive without being intrusive, just the way we prefer it to be. Thank you for the great experience and the delicious birthday dessert for the birthday boy!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Churrascos brunch best in Houston
    Vidabella417
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    My family loves Churrascos for the Sunday brunch. All the usual favorites (omelets, waffles, fruit, etc) but with dozens of latin favorites.... empanadas, lechon, yuca frita, hearts of palm. Delicious!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A great anniversary.
    PCPlatt
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My girlfriend and I both love Churrascos and was a must for our anniversary. Service was great as always, staff as friendly as could be. Had a couple of glasses of wine, paired with excellent food. You just can't beat it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food - great service
    OutAndAbout
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The surf and turf was great. Cooked to perfection. We requested frozen belini & strawberry margaritas for drinks and they made them deliciously. The waiter was wonderful, very energetic and passionate about the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good potential
    Philip
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    The experience could be great if they get the service right.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Steak of Steaks
    Dleesh
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The steam is so delicious. It literally melts in your mouth. The bacon wrapped steak and shrimp brochette was a taste of Brazil!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a solid choice...
    RalphandAnna
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Soups are always superb, always deliver. The Churrasco is always a safe bet; extra chimichuri sauce enhances flavor nicely. Tres Leches is best in town. Friendly and attentive wait staff.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Wanted the restaurant week lunch menu but found out they only offer the dinner menu or brunch on Sunday during lunch. We hadn't planned to spend that much since we were with a large group but had no choice. It was very disappointing that it wasn't mentioned on the Restaurant Week website that the lunch menu wasn't available on Sundays.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for our small group
    SugarShackDaddy
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We had a small group of 8 persons. The service was great and so was the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous
    Kate
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    Dined here Tuesday for Houston Restaurant Weeks. Service was good, ambiance under the high ceiling with sun roof was beautiful, and the food was fantastic (got the churrasco steak and achiote pork tenderloin). Churrasco's has some of the best quality food in the Westchase area.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Will be back
    Meatlover2
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Everything outstanding. Service is attentive and on the spot.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Been awhile...
    Dbla72
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    It's been awhile since my wife and I had been to churrascos.We tried the ahi tuna tower an chicken empenadas as our appetizer; the achiote pork and 6oz churrasco for entree and the Carmel flan and tres leches for dessert. The appetizers were good. My wife was not a fan of the ahi but I found it quite nice. The entrees were equally good. We both agreed the steak was the better of the two. The pork had some lump crab which I moved over to the steak and it paired very well. The sides of slaw was ok. Neither of us cared for the yucca. It had the texture of overcooked potatoes. Desserts were both great. Service was good but I was not happy with being upcharged 8 dollars on a glass of wine that the waiter said was only a "couple dollars" more.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • HRW Dinner
    hardcorefoodie
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The portions were great for HRW. Definitely get the Bacon Wrapped Filet and Shrimp Brochette. Avoid the Tuna Ceviche. Mojitos are delicious and ALWAYS ALWAYS get the Tres Leches for dessert.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow what happened?
    Whathappened
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    I have visited this location and restaurant for years and I must say it was horrible this time. My group ordered all of the same food as always and everything was not as good. he service was horrible and we had to ask for things multiple times (never had that before), it took almost 3 hours to eat dinner because of the poor service. The food was not as good as before (it was all overcooked) and the tres leche cake the top had an odd taste (not normal). To top off the night one of our cars was broken in to and a computer bag was stolen (as well as there were 4 other cars right by us that had the same issue - happy to provide the police report). So I will NEVER visit this Churrascos again but I will give the one in Sugarland another try.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the best steaks in town!
    SteakloverfromKaty
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The Charrascos steak remains one of the tastiest you can find!!! Appetizers of empanadas and smoky crab claws is always a treat to look forward to!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Kind of disappointing
    foodchat
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Went there to celebrate my birthday during Restaurant Week and chose the 3-course special for $35. Felt like all portions for each course were cut for the special. Realize Restaurant Week is to support Houston Food Bank, but they could serve the usual portions.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic food
    AussieScot
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    visited Churrascos during Houston Restaurant Week, first time we have been there in a very long time. I have no idea why it took us so long to go back. The HRW menu had some great selections on it, plenty of choices, and included some of their signature dishes. Our waiter was very helpful in explaining some of the dishes and was very attentive to our needs. Food was fabulous. I had the signature Churrascos steak, which was one of the best steaks I have had for a very long time, and my spouse had filet wrapped in bacon served with shrimps. Both were awesome. The Tres Leches and Pio X pudding were great too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Longhorn1a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    Excellent food and beverage choices. food was oustanding!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food, outstanding service
    CharlesO
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Went to Churrascos for an early dinner. We were seated immediately, and they quickly took our drink orders and brought plantain chips as an appetizer. All of the food was exquisite, and the amounts were reasonable for the price. The service was very good, as well. Our server was very competent and attentive without being intrusive. In addition, any member of staff who walked by -- including other servers, manager, hostess -- would ask if we needed anything else, refill drinks, etc.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love this Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I'm in love with the food at Churrascos, best steak ever, the attention is great, def recommend this place!!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Celebrated a Birthday
    ArtsJunkie
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I took my husband to Churrascos to celebrate his birthday a few weeks ago. It was his first time there and we both enjoyed it. The food was very good and the server was pleasant and helpful. We especially enjoyed the decor and the low noise level.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • biglonghorn
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I have been enjoying the offerings from the Corduas since 1987. The Westchase location is my favorite. Daniel Martinez is a fantastic server.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 52 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 25, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.4
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.3
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 1004 reviews are from the Churrascos - Westchase reviews archive.
  • Too Marvelous for Words
    cusoon
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    My husband and I find Churrascos a true dining delight! We spend many "special occasions" with each other, with family members, friends and business acquaintances from out of town and have never been disappointed. We are already looking forward to our next visit!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    My gals and i had a good time, enjoyed the room we were in and we were able to have fun, without bothering other people. Appreciated the service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • WONDERFUL BRUNCH!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Good variety of foods were presented. Very fresh and flavorable. The wait staff were very accomadating and quiet. I would definitely recommend Churrascos and do plan on going again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Soso
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    watch your bill of you have kids. This is our third visit with both our kids who are under 4 and we are charged every time even though kids are supposed to be free. The other locations do not do this. Only this location Food is good. We went to this location because couldn't get a reservation at the others.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Father's Day Brunch
    man4munching
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Dined here for a Father's Day brunch. Had a reservation for 1:30 pm. Arrived at exactly 1:30, checked in and was told promptly that that our table would be ready shortly. The receiving area was extremely crowded with people standing shoulder to shoulder. (Suspect that the crowding was, at least partly, due to walk-ins) Exactly 20 minutes later our name was called to be seated. The food was fabulous and the service excellent. Despite the crowds and the wait, I would definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never a disappointment
    foodie
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We went for brunch on Father's Day, and while it was crowded, the service and food were outstanding. We just moved back to Houston and find Churrasco's is just as good now (better) than when they first opened in Southwest Houston, so many years ago.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • JimZ
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    We took mt 93 year old father for Father's Day brunch. He uses a walker, the hostess seated us at a table nearest the serving tables to minimize his walking - very considerate. The food was delicious, my wife and I love the house salad with the cilantro dressing. There was a great selection of wonderful food, we will go back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible Hostess
    Nadia
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My family of 3 checked in on time for 11:30 am reservations. We were told we'd be seated in "just a few moments." We waited directly next to the hostess stand. About 20 minutes later, the lead hostess sat a family of 3 that came in after us with NO RESERVATION. We know this because again we were standing directly next to the hostess stand and when this family checked in they were told that the patio was available otherwise it'd be a 30 min wait. When we confronted the hostess, she lied and said that they were on the list. We then proceeded to repeat exactly what she told them back to her. She never apologized. It was a very deliberate slight to us. We were then seated immediately. It was not a great way to start Father's Day.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    I always come here and the food is GREAT, the service is usually exceptional but I had a dud of a waiter this go around.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    DeeH
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    My husband and I had gone to several of their wine dinners in the past and also for our anniversary last year. However this time we were very disappointed. The appetizer we so enjoyed last time, plantain encrusted seafood, was no longer offered so we tried scallops with beet root and ceviche. The ceviche had very little seafood and the scallops (4) were barely medium size and they seem to use the shells, beet root and cream to fill in the plate. My fish with beurre blanc had very little sauce on it and my husband's roasted seafood plate had very small portions as well except for the big, empty lobster shell. The tres leches was very small also. The prices had increased and we did not feel we got good value for the money we paid.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Used to be our favorite restaurant
    MikeylikesitVIP
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    This is extremely hard to write. Since the Westchase location opened it has been my wife's and my favorite Houston restaurant. I can't count how many anniversaries, birthdays, business celebrations, etc that we have eaten and taken people to eat here. After the Memorial City location opened, we were disappointed, now this location has done the same. The meal is no longer the outstanding meals they were before, smaller, yet more expensive. The always great large side plate that accompanied every meal is gone and replaced with a tiny plate that has nothing good on it but the yucca bites. My pork (my favorite meal) was brought out burnt to a crisp and obvious before it was ever placed in front of me. Need new management all around.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Brunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Perfect. The food was succulent. The sangria was just right. The service was outstanding. I would recommend it to friends and family. I cannot wait until my next visit!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jaycee
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    Food was good as always and timely served. Good place for lunch setting, a little loud as it gets crowded, but you can still hold a conversation with your table without yelling. The best Tres Leches! Keeps me coming back for a bite.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Graduation Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    We celebrated our daughters high school graduation Friday night. It tossed one of her favorite restaurants and she chose it for her special family celebration. Always great!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic