Where to Brunch in River Oaks: Food, Mimosas, and More

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It’s that time of the week again, our favorite meal, favorite occasion, and favorite excuse to celebrate–brunch! Don’t know where to start? Join us on our quest to navigate through some super cool places to brunch in River Oaks!

The perfect combination of breakfast and lunch. Sunny skies or a brisk breeze, eggs benedicts or tacos, mimosas or bloody Marys, you name it, we’re participating! Are you?

May the only pain in your life be champagne! At least while brunching at A’bouzy, this is sure to be the case! With over 250 champagnes and sparklings, how could you feel any other pain at all!?

Pronounced “ah – boozy”, this chic brunch spot in River Oaks will transport you to a the champagne region of France! From the notable wine list, the colorful dining menu, the whimsical atmosphere, and the knowledgeable service, you will be sure to have an exceptional experience here at A’bouzy.


Monday–Wednesday | 11AM–9PM

Thursday–Friday| 11AM–10PM

Saturday | 10AM–10PM

Sunday | 10AM–9PM


Starting as your local neighborhood sandwich shop, this spot for brunch in River Oaks has transformed into a critically acclaimed, chef-driven Seasonal American Bistro that is a top table in the city.

Backstreet Cafe’s menu is a perfect reflection of diverse Houston, with Southern, Cajun, Creole, Hispanic, and Asian influences. We can promise you this food is delicious, but to back up our claims, their kitchen is under the direction of an award-winning Executive Chef! No matter what you order, you will be impressed.

Enjoy their super cozy patio, a signature drink and relax!

Monday | 5PM–9PM

Tuesday |3PM–9PM

Wednesday–Thursday | 11:30AM–9PM

Friday | 11:30AM–10PM

Saturday | 10AM–10PM

Sunday | 10AM–3PM



Oh wow, Brasserie 19 is most definitely worthy of being on your brunch in River Oaks list! It’s refined, classy–it makes you want to throw on a cute outfit, order a clean and fresh meal, sip on an IG worthy cocktail, and catch up with an old friend.

We tried–and loved–their Eggs Benedict and a refreshing glass of Rose in their sparkling clean dining room!

Sunday–Monday | 11AM–9PM 

Tuesday–Thursday | 11AM–10PM

Friday–Saturday | 11AM–11PM

📍1962 West Gray, Houston, TX 77019

Step back in time and step into State of Grace. This spot for brunch in River Oaks is a homage to the way Houston once was–to remember the stress free days.

Come to State of Grace and leave the worries at the door, reminisce on old memories with family and friends as you dive into some griddle cakes and smoked bacon!

It truly is a treat to be a guest at State of Grace.

Monday–Thursday | 5PM–10PM

Friday | 11AM–3PM, 5PM–10PM

Saturday | 5PM–10PM

Sunday | 11AM–9PM

Happy Hour
Monday–Friday | 3PM–6PM


Brunch In River Oaks Graces'

We love some good comfort food, especially if it’s for brunch! Head to Grace’s and order a delicious meal from their Biscuits and Pancakes or Southern Specialties sections. Of course, it’s brunch so we can’t forget a mimosa! Whether it’s the pomegranate mimosa or the orange curaçao frozen mimosa, you can’t go wrong with any choice. 

If you’re feeling boozy take a look at their specialty cocktails! Are you gluten-free? No worries, Grace’s has gluten-friendly options! 

Monday–Thursday | 11AM– 9PM

Friday | 11AM–10PM

Saturday | 9AM–10PM

Sunday | 9AM–9PM

Weekend Brunch

📍3111 KIRBY DR, HOUSTON, TX 77098

If you’re looking for the perfect mix of a homey and lux feel then head to Ouisie’s! Whether it’s a cocktail or mocktail that you want, Ouisie’s has the drink for you! Go for a healthier option and choose the seared rare ahi tuna salad or, satisfy your sweet tooth and order the french toast with toasted walnuts.  

Their menu has such a great selection that you’re sure to find the perfect meal!

Monday–Thursday | 11AM– 9PM

Friday | 11AM–10PM

Saturday | 10AM–10PM

Sunday | 10AM–9PM


Brunch in River Oaks

We’re looking forward to seeing you at one of the spots for brunch in River Oaks soon! 

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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.