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About Churrascos - River Oaks

"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.

2055 Westheimer at Shepherd
Houston, TX 77098
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Latin American, Steak, Seafood

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

Cross Street:
Shepherd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(713) 527-8300

Website:
http://www.cordua.com/

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.

Executive Chef:
Steve Morice

Additional:
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

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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.

Churrascos - River Oaks Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.3

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Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

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Cozy (6)
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 (Houston)·Dined 15 hours ago

Brunch was great. Good variety, excellent food.

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·Dined 4 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.

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·Dined 4 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.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Paleo Friendly, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

Enjoyed everything about our evening. Highly recommend.

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 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

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

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·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.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on February 9, 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

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Houston)·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.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·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.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great service, as always!

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Juan Pablo and all staff were excellent!

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 (Houston)·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!

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 (Houston)·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.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Healthy, Romantic, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Good experience.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great night for food, friends and holiday celebrations!

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 14, 2017

It is going downhill. Used to be a nice place with good food. No anymore. Service is still good, but the food is below average.

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 (Houston)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The waitresses were friendly , helpful, and courteous.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Spicy, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 9, 2017

It took over an hour to just get an appetizer and soup. After that the soup order was incorrect. Multiple servers couldn't get our order correct. After a second drink was ordered, a wrong one was brought. The manager was extremely pushy in trying to get us to take the drink. We didn't want the drink and she wasn't going to back down. Nothing like having a manager push alcohol on you.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was great and prices were fair. Service was very good.

Tags: Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Good but very expensive for the food they give..Service was good ambiance is good.

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Quality of the food remains high. Beautiful preparation and presentation. Empanadas/Churrasco Steak/PioX meal was delicious. Even my pre-meal cocktail was perfect. The service - not so good. My waiter suffered from a lack of training. He brought the appetizer with the main course! I had to ask for dessert. No refill offer on coffee.
The food is still excellent. My feeling is that the owners/manager have decided to target a lower level of service and have accepted wait staff that fills that bill. It felt like I was eating at Los Cucos. They need to hire professional waiters.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food as always was wonderful. The only thing that threw me off is the fact that I asked for a Cosmo and they gave me some other concoction and although it was tasty it would have been better if they said they didn't know what that was and suggested something different instead of giving me whatever they wanted, assuming I wouldn't know the difference. And then to top it off they charged me for 4 when I only drank 3, but I guess that was my fault for not checking my receipt before paying. Anyway, I will go back eventually (for the tres leches of course).

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Excellent steaks. Excellent ceviche. Excellent margaritas. Excellent platano chips. My favorite restaurant in Houston. My only complaint is that they have recently changed the sweet dipping sauce for the chips to something peculiar.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 4, 2017

It is a okay place, but the food wasn't the great.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food is great as it has been consistently for many years. The Churrasco steak is always good, but I decided to try something different -- gambas al ajio. This dish was also very tasty. Wife had a chicken dish which she loved (and I loved the next day -- portion was quite large so we took some home.) Of course, Tres Leches for dessert is a must.

Biggest negative was the noise level. The clientele was definitely NOT boisterous, yet the sound level was high. I recall the noise level used to be much quieter. We will certainly return, but not for a quiet dinner.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Always consistently good. Love the plantains And my friend from out of town enjoyed her meal as well. Will go again,

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Dinner was delicious as always. The spinach and mushroom empanadas were amazing and also loved the lobster bisque and taquitos. All of us had filets that were flavorful and so tender. Split the brownie ice cream dessert. Love Churrascos. It never disappoints.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Steak night on Wednesday is a must, steak was perfect and price is very good! The plantain chips is one of the best in town, along with the chimichurry sauce.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Excellent food, excellent service! We eat at Churrasco's regularly and are never disappointed.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 29, 2017

This was our second visit during Houston Restaurant Weeks -- thank you to Churrascos for extending HRW after Hurricane Harvey! Our meal was outstanding and the HRW menu was a great deal. I highly recommend the empanadas and my beef and shrimp brochette was delicious . The tres leches is fantastic--among the best I've had.

We can't wait to go back for the regular menu and perhaps for some of the special events.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 28, 2017

We've been here many times and especially like the wine dinners. This time featured Loica wines from Chile. We enjoy the flexibility of reserving the time that is convenient for us rather than a fixed seating. Pairings of food with wine were great and encouraged us to try something new. Efrain was a gracious server and gave helpful introductions to each of the four wines poured.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 27, 2017

Seemed to be short on staff.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 17, 2017

I had a great time during the brunch - lunch ok Sunday! The variety of selections was pretty wide, although I think it was kind of pricy. I am going again though for a buffet brunch experience for sure.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Food for resturant weekend was terrible waited an hour just to get an antree and food was cold. The ceviche was old and not enough for an appetizer. Really disappointed on the food and the wait.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great food and good service. It's on the pricey side but it's good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Great meal and service. We went early, so it was very quiet, but became louder as the evening went on. Nevertheless, much quieter than many local spots. Drinks a little pricey, but well made. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 3, 2017

I was not impressed with the food on this visit. The lunch buffet had meats on it that were dried out. However, we did tell the manager, and he had the kitchen make us some better plates. Kudos for that. Hopefully, it was an off day. We have had plenty of meals at this chain that have been great.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Our Server was awesome and the food was awesome. Churrascos never fails me! Love, love, love

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 21, 2017

The food was mediocre! Service wasn't the best. the ambience was nice though.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Amazing Brunch!!

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