Laurenzo's Restaurant

4.7
1556 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Created by the founders of El Tiempo Cantina, Houston’s First Family of Tex Mex, Laurenzo’s Restaurant features the other side of their family’s Italian, Mexican and American Culinary Heritage. The menu, one of the largest in the city, is packed with recipes dating back generations, and includes fresh Gulf Seafood, Prime Rib, and home-made pasta. If you’re in the mood for good ‘old home-style cooking’ made from scratch daily with the freshest of ingredients, then Laurenzo’s is your place. The family has been cooking with love in Houston for over three generations, just the way their matriarch Mama Ninfa Laurenzo taught them.

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Mon - Fri 2:15PM - 3:45PM
Sat 2:15PM - 3:30PM

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Houston
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed our usual Friday night family dinner night. Everything was great as well.

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AF
Houston
48 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've always liked this restaurant. The staff is very friendly, welcoming and professional. The menu has many options, the beer is cold. We always look forward to getting back.

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J
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love the variety of food choices and great location!

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service and food as always!

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S
Houston
10 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

The food was good overall but part of the meal was cold. Service was excellent and was tentative to the news of their clients.

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OT
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good as always!

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Houston
9 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Father’s Day

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M
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gorgeous restaurant with delicious food. Really appreciated their quality service - we went for Father’s Day, and they were nice enough to bring our toddler’s food out first. Thanks, y’all!

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DC
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good atmosphere. Food was great. Service was on par for cost and expectations.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They are the best restaurant in town !

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b
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I generally get a great meal at Laurenzo's but this time they were out of the strip sirloin and I was disappointed with the ribeye replacement steak.

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VS
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated Father’s Day early this past weekend and my dad had nothing but positive things to say about the quality of service and food. Very welcoming and attentive.

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E
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always great food and excellent service, one of my family's favorites

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Houston
14 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food. Fast service was appreciated as we were on the way to the theatre

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Houston
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best bread in town! The rye is my favorite.

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JL
Houston
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a wonderful place to dine and enjoy friends and family.

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N
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Enjoyable meal. Great staff.

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r
Houston
94 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our "go to" place for any celebration or basically any night out! The food is always amazing and the service is friendly and wonderful. I tried the blackened red fish with lemon butter sauce -- delicious!! I could have eaten the sauce with a spoon and called it dessert! So tasty! We love everything about this place!

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OT
Houston
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always, thank you!

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AF
Houston
49 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Laurenzo's never disappoints. We always look forward to dining here.

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SC
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed this place very much. The service was very good. Maybe the best prime rib in Houston. We will go back again soon.

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Houston
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a family dinner. There was something g for everyone. Great wait staff!

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MR
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were very impressed with everything. The waiter was great. The ribeye steaks were perfectly cooked. We are planning on going back.

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L
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Henry provided great service. Very attentive and accommodating

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JL
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Went for brunch. Mimosas were a bit pricey but very good.
Service was wonderful.

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JF
Houston
24 reviews
Dined on May 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was just talking to my friends at lunch about the dinner I had on Saturday at Laurenzo's. It is a super place!!

Love the smaller portioned dessert, it is perfect for when you want just a little bit of a sweet treat!!!

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ML
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We had a nice meal at Laurenzo’s during dinner. The staff was friendly and the food was good.

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E
Houston
3 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food and our waitress was wonderful. It was Mother's Day and a little packed but having a reservation, we were quickly seated. As always the staff of Laurenzo's goes above expectations.

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SG
Houston
93 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always love Laurenzo's! The shrimp and grits are fantastic and so is the service!

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OT
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

We were seated at our reserved time.
Our server patiently waited for everyone to view the menu then he took orders.
Three of the four alcoholic beverages (mimosas) arrived very quickly while the forth (a cocktail) took a while. Two of the orders arrived plated incorrectly, wrong protein/right vegetable was served. The server was not present to correct the issue so the parties swapped their proteins. This put a damper on the entire meal because one of the affected diners, our mother, was also the honored for the dining occasion, Mother's day.

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RB
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We always enjoy a wonderful dinner and a lovely dining experience at Laurenzo’s. Atmosphere and ambiance add to the dining experience. It is always a pleasure to enjoy “nice sit down experience “ for dinner to break up the monotony of everyday meals. We will be back again.

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s
Houston
22 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always a good choice - especially for special occasions. Being crowded for Mother's Day service was a bit slower than usual, on a twice I had to get up from the table to flag a service person after trying to catch someone's attention for several minutes.

Food is very good, but priced similarly for a high-end restaurant.

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KE
Baton Rouge
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We Always enjoy our meals at Laurenzo’s! Service is outstanding and food is delicious! We live in Kingwood and try to get down at least once every few months! It’s our favorite restaurant in town!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was incredible !!!

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RM
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My wfie and I were craving prime rib and Laurenzos is supposed to be very good. I would agree, though I've had better. We had the wedge salad and again, very good but I've had better. We intend to go back, but probably not for the prime rib.

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MH
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently our go-to restaurant for excellent food and good service!

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Austin
3 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

We were tended to immediately and had all of our checks prepped before we had even ordered. We had a party of 8 and we're still looked after with great care. Food came out within fifteen minutes of ordering and was all cooked to our request. Thank you for making my birthday special.

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Houston
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Super across the board. Do again and again.

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r
Houston
44 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This is the eight time in 9 months I have visited this establishment. Every time the service (we always ask for Dago) is perfect and the food and drinks as well.

We will continue to return as a group and look forward to it

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Houston
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All ways consistent and good food.

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