Laurenzo's Restaurant
Laurenzo's Restaurant

Laurenzo's Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.laurenzos.net/
  • Phone: 7138805111
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday 11:00am Brunch -9:00pm
    Monday-Tuesday 11:00am-9:00pm
    Wednesday 11:00am-9: 30pm
    Thursday 11:00am- 10:00pm
    Friday 11:00am-11:00pm
    Saturday 11:00am Brunch-11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Prime Rib
  • Executive Chef: Domenic Laurenzo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: The Laurenzo's Family Catering Service has been serving the greater Houston area since 1949. We are dedicated in providing the Best Quality in Food and Customer Service. We provide the freshest ingredients to assure you that your Catered event is a success and leaves you worry free while you enjoy your family & guests. Call 713-807-8100 for more catering information

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Paterson
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have a very big parking lot attached to the restaurant.
A word from Laurenzo's Restaurant
Laurenzo’s, Prime Rib Driving Motivation for success is to, “Treat our guests like Kings and Queens”. Our Daily goals are to provide the “Best Quality in Food and Customer Service”, as well as going the “Extra Mile” to create a delightful Dining Experience. Excuses will only prevent us from accomplishing our Goals, which is why we understand the importance of teaching our staff excellent Customer Service and the importance of reaching the Customers Expectations at every visit...We Want them to Enjoy Every Moment! Goza Cada Momento!
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Laurenzo's Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
227 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (103)special occasion (91)fit for foodies (76)good for groups (74)great for lunch (68)great for brunch (44)kid-friendly (36)romantic (35)hot spot (23)notable wine list (17)vibrant bar scene (10)late-night find (9)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (2)Show More
  • awesome brunch
    skay
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    I love Laurenzo's Restaurant. It is always a wonderful dining experience. The food is excellant and the presentation. Alway's well plated and presented. I love my waiter/host. Is alway's so gracious and personable. I come for Sunday brunch and always awesome.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Good
    PamelaVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Always good! Prime Rib is there special! It is a great place for brunch. Quite a bit of variety with egg dishes.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noisy Door
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We had reservations at 7:00 we were set by the door going out to the patio with waiters going in and out and the door was slamming very loud each time it was opened it ruined the ambiance of the whole night. The door needs to be fixed.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Cold food
    Unhappy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Well the steaks and baked potatoes showed up cold. We called the waitress over and informed her. She was very polite and took them away. Then the manager came over and asked us if we wanted them re-heated or if we wanted new ones. I was stunned. Re-heat medium rare steaks! I told him new. Well, the "new ones" came out and they were slightly warmer. By then we were exasperated and we ate them. The waitress came back and said our meal was comped. That helped but I have to tell you we were disappointed in Laurenzos. I think we will give it one more try but if they fail again that is it for this neighborhood couple. The restaurant is within walking distance.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prime ribs
    DBest
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The best ever! Thanks to Living Social that introduced me to this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prime rib
    NoshNomNomVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    A group of us relocated from happy hour at a different steakhouse which didn't offer prime rib. (Which is somewhat astounding since it took the group less than a minute to agree on the new plan and we NEVER come to consensus that quickly). Personally, I find Laurenzo's suffers a bit of an identity crisis, with a mix of steakhouse, sports pub, Italian AND Mexican - but it does mean that there is something for just about everyone. I think some of the menu items are overpriced ($20 for tacos?!), but the pizza was large enough for 2 to split at around $13. The service was excellent, and all of the prime rib eaters roundly endorsed their entrees. Recommended for Prime rib, food variety and good service service - we will be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'm Stuffed!!
    doxiemommaVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Spinach artichoke is super yummy and a good sized appetizer. Salads are very fresh served in large portions. Prime rib is very good!!! Tender and flavorful....it's why you go to Lorenzo's. Veal Parmesan was very disappointing. Meat was tough for the most part and needed more tomato sauce. Our waiter did bring me more. Highly recommend the strawberry pie and definitely the key lime pie with whipped cream. Love it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Unbeleivable Prime Rib!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    The prime rib is amazing and the best cream corn on the planet! We always enjoy our nights out here!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love it.
    Fguller
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    We go bi-weekly and have never been disappointed. Keep my table ready.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Prime Ribs
    Potrero
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    My wife is a nut for prime ribs. She says the PR at Lorenzo's is the best she has ever has. Her medium rare was perfectly prepared.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always good, always consistent
    mikesopinionsVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We go to Laurenzo's regularly, and enjoy the great variety and consistent quality.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never a let down
    rainout
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We took some new people and the loved it! The service is always spot on. They've recently added strawberry pie to their already delicious dessert list..and it is delicious! But there's also the chocolate bread putting which is divine! But when you're ordering your meal -- don't forget to add the creamed corn! It's the best thing on the menu!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent food
    Lovetoeat
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    I was not expecting the extensive menu. It has everything from pizzas to seafood and steaks. The snapper and steak sandwich were scrumptious; we will definitely go. back. The manager stopped by our table 3 times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great
    Jean
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We eat here at least once a year. Would go more but it is not close to home. Food always excellent as well as is the service! Having a discount coupon is a huge bonus because it is not an inexpensive place. They have killer frozen margaritas. Can't wait to go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Delight
    Brettwell
    Dined on 9/1/2014
    We have been to Laurenzo's for multiple occasions and are never disappointed in the quality of the food, the service and the atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Service yet!
    Pango
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    This visit we experienced the best service that we have ever experienced at Laurenzo's. Our Waiter's name was Mark Anthony. Of course the food was outstanding...as usual.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Quality food
    Struisvogel
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Laurenzo's food is consistently good and tasty. It is a little loud but in the booth that we had it was ok
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • evelync
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The French Dip is great - I order it extra lean. The menu continues to improve and the food is really good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New spot to try out
    FoodFreak
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    I had heard about this place via the radio about a year ago. It had always interested me, and I finally got a chance to try it out. We went during the "Houston restaurants week" which has a smaller menu, but I feel that it was hand picked to be their specialty items. The good was excellent and the wait staff were on point.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good food and service
    mikesopinionsVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We have been going for years. It's one of our favorite spots. Food is always top notch, and the waiters are super friendly and professional. The atmosphere is casual, which we prefer to the stuffier restaurants. You can let your hair down, and relax!!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just a comment
    Gertie
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Removal of used eating utensils before next course would be more appealing. We were left with our fork & knife that we used on our salad to continue to use with main course. The waiter brought 3 small plates & spoons before our dessert, when I received my dessert the spoon that came with it was dirty when I asked for a clean spoon the waiter informed me he had given us other spoons referring to the 3 small plates & spoons he had set at the table previously. 2 of us ordered from the HRW menus. 1 of us ordered from regular menu. All courses came out at the same time except dessert. The HRW dessert came way before the other Dessert & the HRW dessert had ice cream which melted while we waited for the other dessert
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Surprise
    ubnjtx
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    First and probably not last visit. Service was prompt and attentive, not overbearing. Food was enjoyed by all including my brother who was visiting us. He was pleasantly surprise. Nice to find such an enjoyable restaurant with the wonderful ambiance, decor and food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • always amazing!
    rainout
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This is my favorite place in Houston. The wait staff are so personable…we get a hug or handshake every time we arrive. The food is always perfectly cooked and delicious. We will not leave without having the creamed corn. AND the chocolate bread pudding is to die for.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hoppin' place
    booley
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very lively and energetic, a good cross section of society represented age-wise...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • RON IS THE BEST!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We generally dine here twice a year. Father's day and our anniversary. We always ask for Ron. Food and service are impeccable!!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had an outstanding evening.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We brought some friends who had never been to Larenzo's and they loved everything - the food, the drinks, and our waiter was so cool and funny. They will be back as well as us.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ok but not great
    Foodie99
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    The steak options were not good...I've never been to a steakhouse without a filet on the menu. The steaks on the menu were very overpriced. I settle for seafood--the ahi tuna, and it was very nice, but nothing special. The asparagus was awful...overdone and swimming in oil. The service was not great...our waiter kept gesturing for me to hand over the plate, and was generally not very attentive. Nothing was awful, but there are better places for the price.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great lunch with friends
    Beingkatie
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    As always great service and amazing food. First time to have the grilled artichokes. Definitely will get those again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • quick meal for hrw
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    The beet salad was very good. I liked how the meals were brought out in a timely matter. Overall everything was good and would suggest it to friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent steaks!
    Htownlatinboi
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    If you want a good steak this is the place they make it exactly how you order it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good prime rib but bad service
    Sunroppi
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I went w/my friend for dinner and I ordered a bowl of clam chowder and mixed green salad while he had a prime rib dinner. Our waiter automatically splited the prime rib dinner and charged us a split plate fee. First, my friend never requested to split and it was awkward when the server brought two plates. We didn't make it a big deal until there was a charge on the bill. When we confronted the waiter why the charge and the menu doesnt show that. He said he gave us a bigger sweet potato and I didn't even eat/want that. He removed it but 'lectured' us since it's common practice that. I was furious when I heard that statement but didnt want to argue. Always meet your customers' requirements! We will not return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • houston54
    sunset54
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    We had an early reservation on a wed so it was quiet which was fine with us. The food was outstanding my hubby had the 20 oz prime rib because we like thick and we like leftovers. I had the shrimp and grits and it was to die for. Dessert was not that great we had chocolate bread pudding. Blah! Our waiter Dago was very informative and nice. We will be back in a week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jp784
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    French Dip was great the first 1 time I was there, Second time it was just ok, Meat was rare causing very "mushy" texture so this time I decided on the Prime Rib Wrap. Again it was good, Portion was a good size and the Clam Chowder was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • HRW Lunch
    marilyb
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    My friend and I ordered the beet salad because we love beets, it did not disappoint. Great dressing and a nice mix of melon, spinach, and endive with some candied walnuts, quite a treat! My friend next had the shrimp sandwich which she enjoyed, while I had the beef noodle salad. I really liked the salad, but I think it would have been improved with a little something to "kick up" the noodles, as Emeril would say. The desserts were fabulous. Our waitress was nice and unobtrusive. Only there when you needed her, as I like it. All in all, very pleasant experience!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unless your going groupon....
    DaSccop
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Food is good but prices are way off the mark unless your using groupon/living social/other for what you get. Nice family or business dinner place. Half off bottles of wine on Monday night(your only paying 2x actual bottle cost) is a decent deal
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Menu
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This is an great place for a business lunch, or if you want to catch a bite solo, pull a seat up to the bar and watch a little TV and enjoy a great meal. I usually do the latter, but recently I took a group with me and they all really enjoyed to choices. The soups are awesome and you gotta try the cream corn. You can thank me later.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great as always.
    Paul
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Already making plans to head back in early September for Prime Rib. The Shrimp BLT is the bomb.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic!
    Mary11
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This place was amazing! The food was great and fantastic service!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great time, every time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Been there three times. I've had the NY Strip, Durango topping fish, and the Crab Etouffée enchiladas and all of 'em were awesome. Our waiter, Dago, was as well.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • raysmileysr
    raysmileysr
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The service was great. The food was good. The environment is excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.