About Churrascos - Westchase

Further south than you have ever been before for dinner. Churrascos "Westchase" hosts Wine Dinners the first Monday of every month featuring four courses and a selection of fine wines.

9705 Westheimer at Gessner
Houston, TX 77042
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Latin American, Seafood, South American

Hours of Operation:
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 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:
Gessner

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(713) 952-1988

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.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking and self-parking are available.

Executive Chef:
Michael Cordúa

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, 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 - Westchase Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

service

4.2

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value

4.2

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94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (18)
Good for a Date (12)
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Business Meals (11)
Good for Birthdays (10)
Good for Anniversaries (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Authentic (8)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Great for Lunch (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Casual (4)
Romantic (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Kid-friendly (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Cozy (3)
Fun (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Spicy (3)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Tapas (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Healthy (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Late-night Find (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Seasonal (1)
Great Beer (1)
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined 4 days ago

Normally I would submit a high review for this restaurant. I love their brunch and consistently high quality. However, I had a terrible lunch experience where we were seated in the bar given water and chips, and then forgotten about for 30 minutes until I approached the hostess.

Tags: Spicy, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Good for Groups
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 4, 2017

This was a business dinner for a 14 people party. The seating was immediate at 3:15, the time of the reservation. The waiter was pleasant and friendly. The food was served promptly and appropriately; a little bland with minimal/low key presentation but nothing bad.

Overall a good choice for large groups and the noise level was low enough that hearing wasn’t an issue.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Very good food ,service Sundays brunch are my favorite .

Tags: Authentic, Healthy, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Great for Brunch
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 27, 2017

The service we experienced was terrible. I’ve been to Charrascos - Westchase a couple of times over the years and they typically provide great service and and a great meal. Our recent visit was well below expectations. Whats strange is we were one of 3 tables, the place was empty. So there’s no reasonable explanation for the poor service. They waiter struggled to take our order accurately, returning to our table multiple times to re-confirm our order. And when the food came out it was still wrong. When we returned the plates that were wrong the waiter proceeded to argue with us. We won’t be going back to this location.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was an amazing experience, food and service was great

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Casual, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Went there for the Thanksgiving buffet and the food was great. A tremendous variety so lots to choose from. This is the fourth year in a row that we have gone and will continue. The service was nice and friendly.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Service was Exceptional from the moment we walked in. The host was very friendly our waiter was very attentive very suggestive when I asked about an item constantly came to check on the table. Overall good atmosphere and food, prices very reasonable! It's all about the service!👏

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

I love Churrascos, but was very disappointed in the service. We were celebrating birthdays and they were not even acknowledgead. We order 2 waters and 4 ice teas and our waiter could not keep order straight.
I have never had this kind of service before. The restaurant was not crowed, I can only assume our waiter did not feel well. Big a disappointment!!!!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Wonderful dinner! The service was attentive and the food was delicious and perfectly prepared.

Tags: Great Beer, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Paleo Friendly, Spicy, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Tapas, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 14, 2017

As always The Churrasco Steak was great! Their chimichuri and fried plantains are also a favorite and you can’t beat the Tres Leches. Unfortunately it was somewhat noisy that evening. Usually you can get a quiet table. Service was excellent!

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Really nice place. Food and service were excellent.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Went for Sunday brunch. Occaison was Grandma's birthday. Besides adults there were 3 under 4 year olds. Our server was attentive with the kids and showed no annoyance with the mess they managed to create. Kids loved the roasted pig - always a hit. Brunch food was great as usual.
We prefer the Gessner/Westheimer loaction to the Memorial location (Gessner @ I-10).

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great service. We were there for a birthday party and ended up having the room all to ourselves. Very attentive staff. Food good as alway! They served a flaming tres leches cake to our birthday person!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 17, 2017

An experience filled with 'moments' fueled with great food and imagination. As a patron of Churrascos from its beginning days at a single location, the family's journey to legend is well earned. Some things in life are lasting joys. Among them are close friends, great loves, and extraordinary foods of great cultures. Churrascos team(s) keep apace with changes while remaining true to their heritage. Well done!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

The food is reliably good, service always good plus some of my favorite Houston items...the filet with Jalapena Crema sauce is awesome...best Tres Leches in town.

Tags: Quick Bite, Fun, Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on September 2, 2017

First weekend eating out after Hurricane Harvey to support last weekend of Houston Restaurant Week, raising money to fight hunger especially in this special time of great needs.
The menu was diverse and portion was generous. The service was excellent . My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Thank you , Churrasco.1

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on August 22, 2017

Disappointing. The chicken was dry and the fish tacos were greasy. Expected more for the $$

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Had not been there in a couple of years because I moved but food was not up to the level I had always experienced previously. It may have been because there was a large party or maybe a slow late August evening. I was disappointed in any event. The coconut ice cream was outstanding, however, and Daniel, our server, always makes you feel special. Not sure if I will go back.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Everything was good. If I could offer a suggestion, it would be to get rid of the Bearnaise sauce completely, and perhaps substitute it with another sauce (more of the chimichurri sauce would be okay). Also, the cracked fingerling potatoes were nothing special, and somewhat dry.

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Healthy
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 18, 2017

Defiantly needs improvement.
Few years ago service was superb.
My family and I went for lunch we all order salads and our entrees, salads arrived pretty much without dressing, my wife had to ask for dressing not a problem so far we can deal with that. There was no pepper on the table we had to requested it.
Literally 5 minutes later our entrees arrived I barely had touch my salad I don't think they know how to work with times between courses. My wife and son order steaks unfortunately we couldn't eat because there was no steak knives on the table, again we had to request the steak knives.
Steaks had good flavor.

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 (Houston)·Dined on August 15, 2017

Churrascos is always a treat -- great food and service. This location is our favorite because it's conducive to carrying on conversations without feeling like you have to shout. Coming during Houston's annual Restaurant Weeks is a bonus because the set menu is awesome and ends with their best dessert, Tres Leches, which you can't refuse because it's part of the promotion! Win-win!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Tasting Menu, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Churrascos is one of my favorites. I am not a huge beef eater, but this is one of the places I always order the Churrasco steak. And you must have the Alfajores, it is the best tasting desert ever.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 6, 2017

It's a place we loved to go for the great food, we loved the plantains chips, the meat and shrimps are great, you never get disappointed at this place, excellent service. 100% recommendable.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Disappointed, everything was just ok, nothing special!

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on August 2, 2017

I enjoyed the food and ambience at Churrascos.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Healthy, Good for Groups, Casual, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on July 24, 2017

Great steak with interesting variants for a moderate price

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy
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·Dined on July 23, 2017

It was really nice, our first time there. Definitely will be back! I went there with my wife to celebrate our 11th wedding anniversary!

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 (Salt Lake City)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Always a great place to eat with a nice quiet environment! We have being going to this location for over 20 years!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on July 19, 2017

Very nice stafd with a great selection. Will be back.

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 (Houston)·Dined on July 16, 2017

The food is good - my server was very pleasant, always smiling and made sure we were ok throughout our stay. We could not find the chicken empanadas and he went and got them for us. I just wished there were more vegetarian protein options.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 15, 2017

The service and food made our impromptu family reunion fantastic.we had a party of 10 of varying ages and everyone enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere. Thanks for a great afternoon.

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Great experience- always consistent

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Father's Day brunch. Crowded noisy not overalls good food. I've been to 2 other locations for brunch and I think they do a better job.

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 (Houston)·Dined on June 18, 2017

I enjoy the ambience and the food for the sunday brunch. I do feel like the sangria/mimosa should be bottomless for 35 to 40 a person for a brunch. Or at least include an orange juice or coffee for the price. One person can only eat so much so an included beverage would make it feel a little more worth it. We went on father's day and those special occasion brunches should have coffee. These things should be basic brunch offerings. A coffee station would be a good touch!

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We went for Father's day brunch. Food was good, service okay. It's a buffet so service wasn't impressive. Had to ask for refills for coffee several times and then since the coffee pot was within reach from our table, we refilled on our own. Everything was fine. No real complaints.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Houston)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We went there for a Sunday brunch. An extra person beyond the number we reserved showed up, an the staff shaped it will. Service was excellent. Food choices in the buffet were beyond our expectations, including healthy and not so healthy options.
Pricey, but good value for the price, nonetheless.

But a strong word of caution. The per person charge is $40, well above the $30pp for brunch advertised online, because Father's Day is a holiday and the menu warns you that prices are "subject to change on holidays". So while the good comments are well deserved, and while the $40 was still worth it, I would have selected a cheaper place had I known what the cost was actually going to be.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 10, 2017

We had abandoned eating at Churrascos years ago....it was loud and the food was not as good as it had been....BUT...we were very pleasantly surprised with our entire experience and vowed to put it back on the list and frequent the restaurant....one member of our group has Celiacs disease and was able to order and eat delicious food....even the wine was reasonable and in fact we ended up ordering 2 bottles...and last but not least...our server was adorable and made our dinner much more fun....wish I knew his name...I'd love to personally give him his kudos!!!
We really enjoyed the eventhing!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on May 22, 2017

The waiter was rushing us to order food and was not professional towards my guests.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Houston)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Mother's day

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 (Houston)·Dined on May 14, 2017

I picked this restaurant on a whim and I am glad that I did. The wait staff was very nice and accommodating. They were very considerate of my school aged children and treated us well. I would highly recommend to anyone!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly
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