Start Your Morning at the Best Breakfast Spots in Houston

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Need to find the motivation to get out of bed in the morning? Nothing can be more motivating than getting to the most important meal of the day. Wake up on the right side of the bed, in Houston, the US’s fourth-largest city, serving up first-class breakfast. We’ve curated a list of some of the most mouth-watering breakfast spots around town. If you’re not close enough to let the aroma pull you in by the nose then these exciting menus will finish the job 

With piping hot plates enjoy tacos, pancakes, and more at one of these must-try spots right here in Houston. So, rise and shine for some of the best breakfasts in town. You and your stomach will be besties after an amazing start to your day at one of these breakfast hotspots. 

Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston
📷 The Breakfast Klub

1. The Breakfast Klub

The Breakfast Klub has solidified its place in the Houston Breakfast Hall of Fame. Known for serving up relaxed vibes and food that just makes you sigh after every bite. With signature entrees of Wings and Waffles and Katfish and Grits, this is one Klub where your taste buds can dance too.

Monday | 7:00am–2:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–2:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–2:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–2:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–2:00pm
Saturday | 8:00am–2:00pm
Sunday | 8;00am–2:00pm

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Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston
📷 Harry's Restaurant

2. Harry's Restaurant

Harry’s Restaurant

Harry’s, a Houston staple for a little over 70 years, will deliver an experience worth waking up for with its diverse menu featuring Greek and Latin-inspired dishes. Since 1948 they’ve been serving a variety of dishes that contain hand-picked produce and the plates are Texas-sized portions. With unique menu items like Baklava French Toast and Chilaquiles Divorciados.

Monday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Tuesday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Wednesday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Thursday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Friday | 6:30am–2:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–3:00pm

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Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston
📷 Cielito Cafe

3. Cielito Cafe

Cielito Cafe features plates carefully crafted with a cultural experience in mind. Dishing out little slices and bites of heaven on a plate in the cutest house turned cafe. The ambiance and authentic Mexican dishes make it feel as if you are right at home. Enjoy your entree with Cielito’s house-made Aguas Frescas with different flavors available daily.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 8:00am–2:30pm
Wednesday | 8:00am–2:30pm
Thursday | 8:00am–2:30pm
Friday | 8:00am–2:30pm
Saturday | 8:00am–2:30pm
Sunday | 8:00am–2:30pm

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Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston
📷 Tel-Wink Grill

4. Tel-Wink Grill

Tel-Wink Grill is one of Houston’s hidden gems, yet everyone seems to know about it. Tel-wink is a great place to take your family for a wholesome breakfast that everyone in the family can enjoy. With an old-fashioned diner feel you’ll want to become a regular here.  Stroll in for your cup of joe and get your plate just as fast as you can get settled in. 

Monday | 6:00am–3:30pm
Tuesday | 6:00am–3:30pm
Wednesday | 6:00am–3:30pm
Thursday | 6:00am–3:30pm
Friday | 6:00am–3:30pm
Saturday | 6:00am–2:30pm
Sunday | 7:00am–1:30pm

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Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston
📷 Frank's Grill

5. Frank's Grill

If you’re into casual, no-frills dining with good cooking that speaks for itself then Franks Grill is the place for you. Giving off diner vibes with their open kitchen that will allow you to watch as your food is being made. Watch your bacon sizzle and be amazed all from the comfort of your table. You’ll be in awe at the size of your portions, especially the pancakes, which will rival the size of your head. 

Monday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–3:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–3:00pm


Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston

6. Brothers Taco House

Nothing tastes better than fresh homemade tortillas in the morning. Brothers Tacos House has been breathing life into Taco Tuesdays since 2003. Line up and wait for some of the best breakfast tacos in Houston. Fear not, the line moves quickly here as the clientele is eager to get their taco fix in for the day. The taco house is a crowd favorite with its flavorful taco combinations, Menudo, and different specials every day of the week. 

Monday |  5:00am–3:00pm
Tuesday |  5:00am–3:00pm
Wednesday | 5:00am–3:00pm
Thursday |  5:00am–3:00pm
Friday |  5:00am–3:00pm
Saturday | 6:00am–1:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–1:00pm

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Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston

7. Black Walnut

Black Walnut Cafe offers ordering with convenience. Your fast and easy experience starts at the counter and continues at your table. Tables are for the most part first come first serve. Here you can start your day off right with a mimosa or bloody mary flight paired with your eggs benedict. It’s the perfect place to grab a quality breakfast and still feel on the go. 

Monday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 7:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 7:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 7:00am–9:00pm

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Best Breakfast Restaurants In Houston

8. Le Peep

If you’re looking for classic American fare for breakfast, then look no more. For 30 years Le Peep has kept it fresh with hand-squeezed juices and now even featuring healthy menu items hand-picked by a professional nutritionist. A visit to Le Peep is the pièce de ré·sis·tance with their All-Time Favorites portion of their menu delivering fantastic skillets with crispy potatoes. They also offer amazing omelets and wonderfully fluffy pancakes. 

Monday | 7:00am–1:30pm
Tuesday | 7:00am–1:30pm
Wednesday | 7:00am–1:30pm
Thursday | 7:00am–1:30pm
Friday | 7:00am–1:30pm
Saturday |7:00am–1:30pm
Sunday | 7:00am–1:30pm

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9. Homestead Kitchen and Bar

To finish off this list of amazing breakfast restaurants we have Homestead Kitchen and Bar.  This is a restaurant that features something every breakfast enthusiast loves to hear, all-day breakfast. Come in all day and enjoy breakfast favorites like chicken fried steak and eggs, brioche French toast, and their eye-popping Breakfast Board, perfect to feed a party of four.

Monday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Thursday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Friday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Saturday | 7:30am–9:00pm
Sunday | 7:30am –9:00pm

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The Early Bird Gets The Special

So, seize the day, you can’t snooze on these Houston breakfast hotspots.  Set your alarms because the real-life version of these restaurants is far better than those in your dreams. You can’t go wrong choosing either of these delectable dining establishments. Be sure to plan because a spot in and some even stop serving breakfast as early as 1:30 pm. As daring as it may be to wait in these lines getting out of bed for these breakfasts is worth the early wake-up call.

Raisa Nicole Tillis

Raisa Nicole Tillis

Hi! I’m Raisa Tillis a freelance blogger born and raised in Houston, Texas. I am proud to call myself a Houstonian, it’s my favorite fact about myself. I’ve lived in Austin while attending the University of Texas. Currently, I’m a restaurant manager, the perfect job for a self-described foodie such as myself. I enjoy exploring local restaurants, running and biking at parks, and attending pop-up events around the city. If there’s food, music, or an outside venue count me in (I’m the friend that always sits on the patio). You can find me posting about my experiences around the city on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter. I love telling people about the amazing restaurants, venues, and events around this beautiful city.