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Churrascos - The Woodlands

4.2
232 reviews
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$30 and under
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Latin American
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Its namesake – the famed Cordúa Churrasco steak - sparked Houston’s Latin American revelation 25 years ago, and the flame is still burning strong at Churrascos.

The tantalizing menu mixes up native Latin ingredients with the unexpected for a culinary line-up that is as artful as it is delightful, including bacon-wrapped shrimp taquitos, ethereally light angel wings, bahia grilled chicken, yuca fries, and, of course, the award-winning Churrasco – voted one of the best 20 steaks in America by Esquire magazine.

Churrascos is the official caterer of the Houston Texans.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Latin American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 12:00pm-4:00pm

Dinner
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 8:30pm
Friday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: 3:00pm - 8:30pm

Brunch
Sunday 10:30am - 3pm
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Phone number
(281) 367-1492
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Michael Cordúa
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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.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lake Robbins/Timberloch
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Parking details
There is a parking garage near the restaurant on Waterway Avenue as well as valet located in front of the restaurant. Churrascos will validate parking garage tickets for all patrons.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Churrascos Woodlands offers four private spaces that are ideal for your next family celebration, company dinner, social hour, or holiday party. For menu options and availability call us at 281-367-1492 or go online to www.churrascos.com.

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What 232 People Are Saying
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4.2
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4.3
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3.8
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85% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 4 days ago

The brunch was well organized with a variety of foods available. The brunch is a good introduction to the cuisine.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We love Churrascos, particularly the Sunday brunch, which is phenomenol.

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4.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Went here for a work group dinner and was pleasantly surprised. I hadn't been to a Churrasco's for many years because I felt it had been going down hill, but glad I gave it another chance. Good for a work group, but was a bit loud....nice to be viewing the 'water' and good service.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

My birthday.

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

For the price that we paid, the brunch was average. The description on the menu looked much better than the reality.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We had a great Easter Brunch. The food selection was very good. There was a ton of variety to fit everyone's tastes. The caiparanas were very tasty as well. Our server was attentive and checked on us frequently, although she was also assigned to very large groups. No complaints here!

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3.0Dined on April 1, 2018

My friends’ fish dishes were over cooked and the sauce used in the trout did not match the menu. Waiter wasn’t attentive to their wine glasses and they were expecting a higher level of service.

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4.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We have been to other Churrascos and visited the restaurant when it was America’s several times. This was the first time we have been to this restaurant since they changed the name and we were a little disappointed. The dish was drenched in sauce that it completely took away from the flavor of the fish. The mojito had pieces of mint that were going bad. I made a reservation stating we were celebrating our anniversary and nothing was said or done for it. We were disappointed and not sure if we will be back.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Great food great service!!

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

This time of the year in The Woodlands is amazing, hurry up or you will miss it! We had dinner on the patio for four people, it was lovely and magical. A wonderful time was had by all. The food was excellent! And the service is very good. Highly recommended venue!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Well done buffet with a wide variety of options. Initial entrance, where the bar used to be, is a little odd, but once down in the dining room it is an attractive venue.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great brunch!

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

The food and the service was fantastic. My husband doesn't like to eat out, but he really enjoyed himself. We went to the Sunday brunch. It was buffet style and everything on the buffet was absolutely delicious. I also ordered a white sangria from the bar, and it was very tasty and strong! I would definitely recommend anyone that wants to have a great meal and a great atmosphere to go.

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Took friends from out of town during lunch hours. I think lunch menu featuring their Churrasco steak should be cheaper at lunch than dinner menu. David the manager was great! He even gave tres leches on the house to our guests.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great birthday for my husband

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Outstanding service.

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

Bday dinner

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The omelet station cook added cheese although I did not indicate I wanted any. When I told him this, the next omelet he made was a pile of fragments. Very unappealing. There are no gluten-free bread or pancake options. This is much more of a lunch buffet than a breakfast buffet. If you like meats, you may like it. David the manager was very nice though.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Churrascos remains my favorite restaurant in Houston. It never fails to impress me with every visit.

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3.0Dined on February 20, 2018

When we arrived, the valet was not present to park our car. From the outside, the restaurant appeared to be closed, so we had to try several doors before we found one that opened. The restaurant was hard to find since it was actually downstairs instead of on the street level. Better signs would have been helpful. The food was good, but the portion sizes were small (especially the coconut ice cream) and the prices were a bit high. Some of the items we wanted were not available, so that was a bit disappointing. On the plus side, there weren't many other diners (which I thought was odd since it was lunchtime on a weekday), so the room was very quiet. The dining room was also a great place to relax and watch people walk/run along the waterway.

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1.0Dined on February 18, 2018

After 20+ years of visiting the Cordua family of restaurants, I have had an experience that reminds me that in spite of years of building a reliable name, the secret to success is in the hiring process. We arrived at 6:30 for a 7 p.m. reservation and were immediately seated as our table was available (we were a party of 5). We ordered within 15 minutes and our appetizers arrived around 7 p.m. Everything was going great. Unfortunately the wheels came off after that. We waited an hour after appetizers for the entrees to arrive. The waiter explained that the kitchen staff was running slow because they did not expect a rush at 7 p.m. on the Saturday following Valentine's day. However, the tables around us that ordered after us had eaten their entrees, ordered and consumed dessert, and in at least one case ordered after dinner drinks. All had paid their bills.

My chicken was the texture of particle board and had to be cut like sawing wood. The waiter offered to replace it, but that took over a half hour and was not finished when we left 45 minutes later. When I handed the waiter my card to pay, he unilaterally decided to wait until the chicken was done before bringing the bill, which resulted in a further 30 minute delay. Finally at 8:45, with a sleeping child and everyone done with their entrees, I went to the front asked them to find my credit card, paid the full bill and left a tip, and left. No chicken ever arrived. In short, HORRIBLE SERVICE, POOR FOOD, LONG WAITS, and NO SINCERE EFFORT TO REMEDY THE SITUATION. Absolutely deplorable restaurant. If you love Cordua restaurants, go to the America's in River Oaks area or Churrasco's on Westheimer. AVOID THIS LOCATION UNTIL NEW EMPLOYEES AND A NEW MANAGER ARE HIRED.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Loved the atmosphere, decor and a great view of The Woodlands waterway. The service was very good, attentive without being an annoyance. Our steaks were good, not great, but all things considered we will return.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food and experience

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Outstanding service, food and desert. They were very busy and still performed flawlessly. The manager waited on us and did a fantastic job.

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3.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Slow service. They seemed surprised that Saturday night was that busy and weren’t prepared... food was good

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3.0Dined on February 10, 2018

Peruvian and Argentinian home cooking at steakhouse prices. Our server lacked attention and the sangria was not good at all, its alcohol content was too high and had no fruit like the Rea sangría should have.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

This is still our favorite restaurant in The Woodlands. Five of us arrived early for our 7:30 reservation on a very busy Friday night so the manager set us up in the large private room which proved to be unsuitable for us as there was a large party of very noisy ppl already there.
He was kind enough to move us after a few minutes to the smaller room next to the waterway. Arturo was our great and charming waiter, he was very attentive and competent . He entertained us with a delicious flaming dessert which was evidently comped by the manager. Food was as always spot on. We had lobster and shrimp bisque, crab taquitos, pork taquitos, lamb chops, and a very interesting and different Amazon burger.

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4.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Different experience for brunch. Loved the Latin influence. Desserts too sweet and the crepes were a little thick, but the plaintain chips, yucca, sliced steak with chimichurri sauce, fish selection and salads were excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Went for a girlfriends birthday and loved it! Our server was amazing, the manager frequented our table, and the birthday girl got the best birthday dessert...an amazing tres leches (with a nice fire show). It was so neat! We loved it.

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3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

While we enjoyed our meal they were out of many dishes and signature drinks.

Our ceviche was supposed to come chips however it came with 3 pork rinds, which seemed odd for the size of the dish.

It seemed like they were out of every type of beer I wanted to order... I think they were out of 3 different types of beer.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food and service were excellent. Manager came by to check that everything was ok. The birthday cake demo was awesome. Cake tasted great. Will definitely go back.

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We decided to celebrate our son's birthday here. We had been to Churrascos before and loved the food. We were not disappointed. The food was good, as always, and the wonderful view of the Waterway was a nice touch. They made flaming tres leches for the birthday boy, which was a fun ending to a great evening. We will definately be back!

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3.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The food is well-prepared and the staff friendly; it can be a little pricey for what you get but the atmosphere is kind of romantic and the overall experience was nice

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3.0Dined on January 26, 2018

For the price we paid it was not as I expected. I have always went to the one on Westheimer and never had a problem. This one site my husband and friend got sick off the soup even had to go to the restroom near the restaurant. I didn’t get my black beans with my meal and we paid $180.00 total for all that I don’t feel was worth it after people getting sick and missing items. Overall it was okay but not sure if I will go back to give them a second chance.

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

We had 6-oz churrasco steak, 8-oz filet w/jalapeño sauce, Cordúa white and red, split a house salad and Pio X tequila bread pudding. All superb, as was the super-attentive service.

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Thank you!! Everything excellent!!

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5.0Dined on January 13, 2018

Parents 75th and 89th bdays.

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5.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Always an enjoyable experience here with fresh changing menus, nice setting with canal outside the window, pleasant wait staff and engage manager. Look forward to my next visit soon.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

EXCELENTE SERVICIO, DELICIOSA COMIDA. EL AMBIENTE ESPECTACULAR, Y LA VISTA ENVIDIABLE

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5.0Dined on January 6, 2018

Dinner was great. Waiter recommended some new features, they were really yummy!! Thanks

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