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Frenchie's Italian Restaurant

1041 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058


  • Mon-Sat 11am-10pm
  • $$$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
This place has been popular with NASA folks since the '80s. Tucked away in a nondescript shopping center, it's a small, cozy, family-owned neighborhood Italian spot. There are some great values at lunchtime - overstuffed sandwiches on homemade bread can be had for under $10. The fettucine Alfredo, lasagna, manicotti and veal keep the regulars coming back, and the tiramisu and zabaglione are the real deal and not to be missed.

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