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Churrascos - River Oaks

1595 reviews
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$30 and under
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Latin American
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"Bold and creative dishes of the Americas"
Inspired by Latin cuisine, Churrascos offers the bold flavors of the South American parilla with all its fire and passion. As the preferred caterer of the Houston Texans, Churrascos offers starters including ceviche, arepas armadas and empanadas to our signature dish: chimichurri chargrilled churrasco. Save room for a must try Tres Leches.

With a generous supply of wine pairings, Churrascos warmly transports you to an orchestra of flavor celebrating the grill, the grape, and your guests.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Latin American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sun 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

Sunday Brunch 10:30 am - 3 pm
Lunch served until 4 pm Monday through Saturday
Social Hour 4 pm - 7 pm Monday through Saturday
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Phone number
(713) 527-8300
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Steve Morice
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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.
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Cross street
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Our award winning private dining rooms are the perfect choice for your special event. All offer sophisticated settings that will accommodate your group large or small. Choose from pre-set menus, plated dinners, chef action stations or multi-course wine dinners that are sure to be memorable.

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What 1595 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Brunch was great. Good variety, excellent food.

GrumpyAggie (Houston)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Longtime Houston staple. First time visiting in 2 years. Loved the chicken empanadas and the pollo encamisada has been a good dish there for years. Service was 3.5 stars. started good, but then dropped off. I would love to see them mix it up and do dinner specials.

3.0  Dined 3 days ago

This used to be my favorite restaurant. No longer. Something has changed. The food is not nearly as delicious as before and the feeling is much more casual.

IkeG (Houston)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Service was very poor. It was very cold inside, we did not order desert because we couldn’t stand the cold temperature. Food was good.

ZubinJ (Houston)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Their steak was not the same this time. we normally go to the sugarland location and their steak has never disappointed us.
But i understand that valentine's day is a busy kitchen for them and mistakes happen.

vipOpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Enjoyed everything about our evening. Highly recommend.

Carlos (Houston)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Great atmosphere, amazing food, and exceptional service! I recommend this place to everyone in Houston!

vipFoodie (Houston)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

This was probably the worse I’ve ever eaten at this Churrascos. We usually enjoy the buffet but I don’t know if it was because it was almost 2pm or what, but the food quality was very poor. Gallo pinto was dried out from sitting in the chafing dish. The beef tenderloin was too chewy. Many of the meats were barely warm. I wish we would have been offered a menu instead of the waitstaff assuming we were all there for the buffet. I would have preferred ordering a fresh plate of food rather than paying for a below-par buffet. Probably won’t be visiting again any time soon.

DavidD (San Antonio)
4.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Fabulous service from the moment we arrived until we departed. Expansive menu with a wide range of choices. Unique (for us) in place of tortilla chips and salsa they offer plantain chips. They were wonderful. All of the sauces were as well. We sampled from both the seafood side and from the grilled steaks. You'll want to order the chiles & onion toreados prepared table side. One order is enough for 3-4 to share.
Margaritas were pretty good as well

vipHou1 (Houston)
4.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Start with dessert and work back! Churrascos has the most amazing desserts ( Tres Leches and Pio X). In addition to the desserts, we sampled two types of ceviche ( both excellent), a Churrasco steak ( never bad) and two chicken dishes ( both good, but not outstanding).
All in all, a great dining experience.

vipTraveler (Houston)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We enjoyed dining here during Houston Restaurant Week and finally made it back. The regular menu did not disappoint. Beef and shrimp skewer was outstanding. Coconut ice cream-divine! Nice, reasonably priced wine list. We need to make Churrascos part of our regular rotation.

vipevelynle (Houston)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Great service, as always!

vipAlwaysTraveling (Houston)
5.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

Juan Pablo and all staff were excellent!

OpenTable Diner (Houston)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

First time dining here, and I enjoyed my meal. I ordered the Pargo De LuJo. The Brussel sprouts are amazing! I hear the brunch is the place to be. I will be returning to try it very soon!

NoVeggDishAndNoLegRoom (Houston)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Even though I spent a good evening, I was not comfortable with the booth, there is no room to come in and out of it easily and no room for the legs either. Also, the vegetarian options are so limited (only one dish) and when I asked if it was possible to pay extra to make another vegetarian dish I was kindly declined.