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5 Best Spots for Brunch in Rice Village

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Sunday scaries?! Not for us. We count down the days until its Sunday every week – because we are big brunch people. Everything from the mimosas to the bacon, give it to us! If you feel this passionately about brunch as well, you must dive into this list of spots for brunch in Rice Village. If you aren’t currently obsessed with Sunday brunch, you will be after checking these hot spots out!

📷 Black Walnut Cafe.Rice Village

Black Walnut Cafe

To start of our brunch in Rice Village list, we give you a classic Fare with an upscale flair! The Black Walnut Cafe is an efficient easy going counter service restaurant with a colorful menu from an award winning chef! This place has absolutely no shortage of freshness and flavor – whether it’s the atmosphere or the menu – this place is cool. We live for their lobster or crab cake Benedicts, these are a must try. Also, how could we have forgotten to mention – they have boozy milkshakes!? YUM.

Tuesday – Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Monday: Closed

📍5510 Morningside Drive
Suite #150 Houston, Texas 77005

📷 Cyclone Anayas Tex Mex Kitchen

Cyclone Anaya's

Taking a step back from your traditional American brunch menu to indulge in this family owned restaurant serving made from scratch gourmet menu items. We are talking Tex Mex people!! Cyclone Anaya’s has soooo many tex mex favorites for you to savor and enjoy! To name a few: carne aside with eggs, breakfast burritos or tacos, huevos rancheros, micas, chilaquilas…are you hungry yet? To quench your thirst, we recommend you order a Cyclone’s Michelada or a bold Cyclone’s Hibiscus Sangria!

Monday – Thursday 11AM-10PM

Friday 11Am -11PM

Saturday 10AM-11PM

Sunday 10AM-9PM

📍5214 Morningside Dr
Houston, TX 77005

📷 Upstairs Bar Lounge


Next up on our funky brunch in Rice Village list we arrive at at your casual, contemporary neighborhood gathering spot, known as Upstairs! Upstairs features an exclusive light bites menu including wood-fired pizza, handcrafted cocktails and an expansive second-floor terrace. Their brunch menu is just as fruitful, including staples such as, Smoked Salmon Avocado Toast, Santa Fe Breakfast Wraps, and Sunrise Sausage Wraps! So come rally the troops, pull up a chair on their sunny outdoor patio, and brunch the day away!


Monday: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Tuesday: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Wednesday: 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Thursday: 3:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Friday: 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM
Saturday: 11:00 AM – 1:00 AM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM

📍2356 Rice Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77005

📷 https://www.facebook.com/sweetparisrice/

Sweet Paris

Holy Crepe! Sweet Paris is a 10 chain restaurant that originated as a chic spot for brunch in Rice Village! It is cute, it is quirky, it is irresistibly charming. The owners of Sweet Paris traveled the world to create the perfect mash up of their favorite street food, and ultimately perfected the Crepe. Each crepe is a stunning masterpiece! Once you take a bite in one of their many crepes, you’ll instantly fall in love – and you’ll even pass it forward! With every crepe sold, Sweet Paris will donate a meal to a child in need!

Monday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

📍2420 Rice Blvd Houston, TX 77005

📷 https://www.instagram.com/tinysno5/

Tiny's No. 5

Imagine waking up and strolling over to the garden to enjoy beautiful meal crafted from fresh ingredients planted in that exact garden? We are setting the scene for the experience to be had at Tiny’s No. 5. It is whimsical, happy, bright, and light. Surrounded by friendly faces, this brunch in Rice Village is sure to spook the Sunday scaries. 

Tuesday – Friday
Breakfast | 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Lunch | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner | 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Brunch | 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Dinner | 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Brunch | 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

📍3636 Rice Blvd
Houston, TX 77005

Brunch in Rice Village

Whether you look at it as a reward for a hard worked week, or setting the scene to start a productive week, Sunday brunch in Rice Village will be a positive experience that we personally believe everyone should incorporate into their weekly routines!

Kristin Dayao

Kristin Dayao

Kristin is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Houston City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Houston area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinHouston on InstagramFacebook, and YouTube.

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