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Fred's Italian Corner - CLOSED

2278 W Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030-2008
+1 713-665-7506
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
26 Jul 2016
“Not so sure”
27 Jun 2016
“Hard to find but worth the look!”
Restaurant Hours
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2278 W Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030-2008
Neighbourhood: University Place
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

So... went here with clients who swear by this. It is inexpensive, but I found the food to be very pedestrian and the service, while good, the guy was kind of annoying. The weird tables are too small for 4 pople. The espresso machine was...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I have been going to Fred's for over 20 years. The food never disappoints and they are truly a hidden gem in this city.

Thank samhous2n
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

In a generic strip center near the medical center but the marinara sauce is some of the best in Houston. The chicken parm wins my "Best of Houston" award. The meatball sub ranks in the top 10 percent. Service is always friendly.

1  Thank marko18745
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Probably could be everyone's kind of place - couples, families, all ages and stages! Everything was very good. We had entrees that included salads and bread - all served promptly but without rushing us at all. We are already planning a trip with friends next...More

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I liked this restaurant because it was not a chain and your average Olive garde. I gave this place a 4 out of 5 because of my order. I ordered the chicken masala and feel the sauce was just a little to watery and oily....More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 6 September 2015

It's seen better days. Years ago, the food was consistently delicious. Lately, a shadow of it's former self. Maybe new owners? The lasagna was one notch above Stouffer's. What happened? Bugs crawling everywhere in the restroom. We ran out and won't return. Sorry.

Thank Boomer R
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We dont live near Fred's but decided to try it because it is near the med center where we work. Great traditional Italian food with courteous service. It is not a fast food place, take the time to enjoy your meal. We have two small...More

1  Thank Terzah H
Reviewed 10 June 2015

If you want to get away from a national chain restaurant, this is the place to go. The lasagna was delicious and a healthy portion size, not too much. The side salad that came with dinner was too much.

Thank GeauxTigers1984
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This is a small, independent restaurant with personalized service and a nice menu selection. It is not the flashiest place in town, but the food and service are consistently great.

Thank SeriousBiz
Reviewed 17 May 2015

we bought a groupon voucher and were very excited to try " authentic italian food" as we have had some really great italian food all over Italy we were sorely disappointed. First of all it was a long wait to even see a waiter come...More

Thank mnsp1964
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
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11:00 - 22:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2278 W Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030-2008
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > University Place
  • Neighbourhood: University Place
  • Phone Number: +1 713-665-7506
  • E-mail