No Doubt About It, These Are The Best Places to Get Mac n Cheese in Houston!

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Whether you’re hungover, it’s a cheat day, or you’re just missing home-cooked meals, Mac n Cheese is always there to comfort you. We have found the top 10 places to get the best mac n cheese in Houston.

Get your favorite comfort food from great local restaurants in the area. Many inspired by family and southern traditions, and others out-of-the-box flavors inspired by travel and creativity.

Always creamy, cheesy, warm, and flavorful! These spots are here to show you why mac n cheese is the ultimate side dish and southern staple. Just make sure to pop a Lactaid pill first.

Come into Lucille’s for well-refined southern cuisine inspired by great-grandma’s cooking. Open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, Lucille’s brings classic southern food to Houston. Order up comfort foods like Roasted Hen or Smothered Steak, but make sure you add their show-stopping Baked Mac & Cheese as your side. 

A house favorite, Lucille’s Baked Mac & Cheese is some of the best in Houston. Order it up during brunch and dinner services, or grab an order to-go and enjoy at home. They even offer the original menu item during happy hour at a discounted price along with delicious cocktails and other starters. Feel at home with all your southern favorites at Lucille’s.

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Thursday | 11AM–3PM; 5PM–9PM
Friday | 11AM–3PM; 5PM–10PM
Saturday | 10AM–3PM; 5PM–10PM
Sunday | 10AM–3PM

📍5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004

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Fall into a mac n cheese coma while visiting Jus Mac. The cheesiest place around, Jus Mac serves up some of the best mac n cheese in Houston. Try an array of different mac n cheese combinations from Buffalo Chicken to Spinach Artichoke.  

Despite their name, Jus Mac offers more than just mac n cheese. Come in for a variety of delicious wings, sandwiches, and all-day brunch. So head over to Jus Mac for the mac n cheese of your dreams.

Monday–Thursday | 11:30AM–9PM
Friday–Saturday | 11:30AM–10PM
Sunday | 11:30AM–8PM

📍106 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Experience a fusion of flavors and southern staples at Taste Bar + Kitchen. They offer globally inspired comfort food and handcrafted cocktails in a casual dining setting. Open for lunch and dinner, enjoy menu items like elevated chicken and waffles or their flavorful elevated mac & cheese. 

Serving some of the best mac n cheese in Houston, try a variety of flavors like Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese and Lobster + Bacon Mac & Cheese. Always full of delight and pairs great with any of their local brews on draft. To get the full Taste experience, order up a few different mac n cheese dishes to share with the table. Just try not to fall into a cheese coma!

Monday | 11AM–11PM
Tuesday–Sunday | 11AM–12AM

📍3015 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77006

Test out unique mac n cheese combinations at Turkey Leg Hut! Experience a new twist on some of the best mac n cheese in Houston with their Cajun Crawfish Mac & Cheese stuffed Turkey Leg. It’s like a flavor explosion in your mouth with every bite.  They also offer Cajun Bowls loaded with spicy rice, crawfish mac & cheese, salmon, shrimp, and alfredo sauce. 

They offer a selection of other stuffed turkey legs and seafood, but their crawfish mac n cheese is truly show-stopping. Come in and taste why Turkey Leg Hut is world-famous!

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Sunday | 11AM–8PM

📍4830 Almeda Rd suite A/B, Houston, TX 77004

Enjoy local flavors with a twist at Urban Eats. Dine-in at their cozy sit down Bistro & Bar or grab and go goodies from their fun Marketplace. The Bistro serves handcrafted comfy gourmet fare like some of the best mac n cheese in Houston, and a variety of beers, wine, and cocktails.

Try out their award-winning 3 Pig Truffle Mac & Cheese with smoked bacon, pancetta, honey ham, and white truffle oil. For the nonmeat eaters, order up their French Onion Mac & Cheese topped with toasted onion bits. Come into Urban Eats to satisfy all your mac n cheese and comfort food cravings.

Monday–Friday | 11AM–9PM
Saturday | 10AM–9PM
Sunday | 10AM–3PM

📍3414 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

BBQ is never complete without a side of mac n cheese. Come to Killen’s BBQ where they serve a side of some of the best mac n cheese in Houston. Order delicious meat plates where you can choose two sides. We won’t judge you if you order a double mac. *Wink*

Killen’s BBQ understands how much people love sides. Take home mac n cheese or other sides like baked beans or potato salad in an individual size, pint, or quart! You won’t want to pass up this creamy cheesy goodness.

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Thursday | 11AM–8PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–9PM
Sunday | 11AM–8PM

📍3613 E Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581

Get a taste of grandma’s cooking at Grace’s. Open for lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch, Grace’s offers you a variety of Louisiana, Italian, and American style foods. One of their show-stopping comfort foods is their side of mac n cheese. 

Dive into one of the best mac n cheese in Houston, creamy and cheesy just like how grandma used to make it. You can add on mac n cheese to any meal for a delicious side dish. Pairs great with our personal favorite Southern Fried Chicken. Cure any homesickness and feel like you’re eating a warm “home-cooked” meal at Grace’s.

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–8PM
Friday | 11AM–9PM
Saturday | 9AM–9PM
Sunday | 9AM–8PM

📍3111 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77098

There’s more than just oysters at Liberty Kitchen. Open for lunch, dinner, and brunch, Liberty Kitchen is loaded with a variety of local and regional seafood dishes. They are known for their oysters, but we are here to tell you that they offer some of the best mac n cheese in Houston. 

Available during lunch and dinner is their G-Town American Mac & Cheese. Loaded with bronzed shrimp and crab, and covered in butter breadcrumbs, this mac and cheese dish tops any other pasta dish. You can even order a smaller version as a side, so you never have to miss out on the cheesy goodness.  

Monday–Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday | 11AM–10PM
Saturday | 10AM–10PM
Sunday | 10AM–9PM

📍4224 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77027

Get a taste of traditional southern cuisine from Houston This Is It Soul Food. Enjoy a variety of southern soul foods like Fried Catfish, Smothered Chicken, and Ox Tails. One thing you need to add to every entree is their delicious mac n cheese. 

Houston This Is It Soul Food has some of the best mac n cheese in Houston. Extra cheesy and baked to perfection, their mac n cheese is a great addition to any entree. Take home your favorite comfort foods that make everyday feel like Sunday.

Monday | CLOSED
Tuesday–Sunday | 11AM–6PM

📍2712 Blodgett St, Houston, TX 77004

Enjoy barbecue as it should be from Pinkerton’s Barbecue. They smoke up melt in your mouth meats like Prime Brisket, Smoked Sausage, and Pulled Pork. Each of their meats pairs perfectly with their delicious mac n cheese. 

Name a better duo than BBQ and mac n cheese. You can’t! Load up on a huge side of cheese n cheese made from quality ingredients. They offer a variety of other great sides like Potato Salad and South Texas Baked Beans, but their mac n cheese is truly some of the best in Houston!

Monday–Tuesday | CLOSED
Wednesday–Thursday | 11AM–9PM
Friday–Saturday | 11AM–10PM
Sunday | 11AM–9PM

📍1504 Airline Dr, Houston, TX 77009

We love cheesy creamy goodness. Check out our list of the top 10 places to get the best mac n cheese in Houston. Snap a picture of your favorite comfort food and share it with us @stufftodoinhouston on Instagram and Facebook

Maddie Gosson

Maddie Gosson

Maddie is a blogger and author for 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 Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.