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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.
Houston, TX 77098
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
$30 and under
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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.
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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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
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We went to enjoy the HRW menu which has all the items Churrasco's is known for and some happy surprises. The winner first course on this menu was the ceviche. We had the fish taco also which was delicious and very ample...maybe too ample. The steak was wonderful as always, the brochette was huge and delicious, the trout was something I had not tried at Churrasco's and II was glad I did. Fresh and yummy. Desserts...always great. The HRW menu is a bargain! Everything was generously portioned and quite a range of choices, where many HRW menus are very limited. A bonus was some special cocktail options too for an enticing $5.95. This is one place to not miss at HRW.
Not as good as I remembered Churrascos to be. We were told we couldn't have happy hour price drinks unless at the bar while the menu did not indicate so except for Thursday happy hour. We had to leave our table to go to bar for happy hour drinks. Asked for extra ice and didn't get it until nearly the end of dinner. Vegetables not cooked very well. Service was not very attentive even though we were there early and it was not crowded.
We love going to Churrasco's on Westheimer and introducing friends to the wonderful Churrasco steak and Cubana soup. High ratings to the Queso DIAZÁBAL Fondue and Plantain Crusted Shrimp additional appetizers. Finishing the feast is their wonderful Tres Leches Cake and Flan. A little nosier and more hectic during Restaurant week, but well worth the dining experience.
We went for the Houston Restaurant Month menu. It was ok but did not wow. I had the fish and it was ok but overdone and the sauce overwhelmed. I prefer more subtle flavours. The ceviche was good and the the sorbert for dessert was very nice especially after the heavy sauce. The plantain chips and dips were excellent.
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