Our passion for your vehicles translates into award winning work and satisfied clients. Hear about us in their own words.


My car in so many words is 100% better than it was when it showed up...
— Brian K.
Their craftsmanship and attitude put them on a level of professionalism that I’ve never seen with any other repair shop.
— Katy W.
...really happy with service and most importantly for me - the honesty. I know enough about cars to be dangerous and really appreciated the extra effort they took to explain what they were wanting to do, should do - and why.
— Matt M.
Jeff and his crew are the most meticulous craftsman when it comes to auto restoration that I have ever witnessed...
Color, texture and finish were perfect...
Finally, I have found a business that takes pride in what they do.
— Craig Hudson
I would give this CLASS A Restoration Company a higher rating if I could do so for they are the best that I have came across ever in Texas! … They are a 10 Star all day any day and I’ll be a customer for life!
— BC Korndoffer

It’s very hard to find people you trust in this field of work. I would definitely recommend anybody to go there.
— Rami Almasri
It’s not about THINKING you can do it... it’s KNOWING you can do it. Thanks Classic Cars of Houston!!
— Jason Kotch

Jeff talked me through the process and help guide me to what I should spend money on and what not to spend money on to get the car that I was looking for.
— Brian Rose

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   Why trust what I say? …. Don’t. But you can’t argue too much with the judges at Autorama and Keels and Wheels. 
(Jeff) has a couple of the best metal fab guys in Houston and probably THE BEST paint and body guys. He also has a super solid group of mechanics...
Why trust what I say? …. Don’t. But you can’t argue too much with the judges at Autorama and Keels and Wheels.
— Mark Whitehead

I knew of every step that was done before it was done and every penny that was spent was told to me before hand.
— BC Korndoffer
Classic Cars of Houston is the “Go To” shop for your complete restoration needs.
— Diana Forbes

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Jeff Pate is a perfectionist and performs only the highest quality work and uses the best parts.
— Steve Burr
Classic Cars of Houston treated (my car) like a Bugatti, and I sincerely appreciate that.

— Sajeev Mehta

Before finding Classic Cars of Houston, I was constantly worried about the quality of work being performed. Now I sleep easy and without worry when my car is under their care.
— Dustin Culverhouse

This young man has an extensive knowledge of proper restoration procedures, along with extensive mechanical knowledge necessary to achieve an award winning show car.
— Diana Forbes
It’s very hard to find people you trust in this field of work. I would definitely recommend anybody to go there.
— Rami Almasri

Clearly, not only do they really know their craft, but they’re honest, easy to work with, and you can tell they LOVE the cars they work on.
— Alex Lopez Negrete
(If) you’d rather work with nice people who are responsive and treat you like a human being (as opposed to a human checkbook), then, Classic Cars of Houston is your place.
— Alex Lopez Negrete

Your personal and your staff’s dedication, commitment and expert attention to all the details transformed my 20-year-old restoration into the winner of the Larry Seyfarth and Best of Show Awards.
— Ron Geer

If you are into value vs price, you will be very pleased with the results.
— Gregg Thompson
They treat every car as if it is going to Pebble Beach.
— Jake Signet

Every time I come by I notice the attention to detail in the workmanship from the technicians… If you have an old classic, muscle car, or just a special project, Classic Cars is your place if you want honesty.
I would trust no other shop to something so delicate.
— John Reed

A classic car is like classic art. A classic car requires someone with the talent and capability of Jeff Pate and Classic Cars of Houston to restore the beauty and mechanical ability that once defined the classic car, like my 1962 Thunderbird M-Code.
— Michael Neumann

From my first meeting with Jeff Pate, I was impressed with the depth of his knowledge and wide range of experience in the classic car business.
At every step of the way, my expectations have been exceeded – Jeff and his staff go the extra mile and take care of the details that matter. They are all proud of their work and treat the cars as they would their own.
— Ray Spreen

Being a relative novice when it comes to restoring and enhancing classic automobiles, I appreciated Jeff walking me through the process and educating me along the way. I felt like he understood exactly what I wanted and then delivered a first class product. I couldn’t be more pleased.
— Lance Berkman