9 Spots for the Best Breakfast in Houston, TX

Spots for the Best Breakfast in Houston, TX – there are so many fabulous restaurants in Houston it’s hard to know which to choose.  Here is our list of the best breakfasts in Houston.

 

Le Peep – Breakfast or Brunch

9807 Katy Freeway, Suite #170 Houston TX 77024

Le Peep serve breakfast, brunch and lunch.  You can choose from simple menu items like the LUMBERJACK BREAKFAST® (Two eggs served with a choice of two pieces of bacon, sausage or turkey sausage alongside Peasant Potatoes® and a short stack of plain cakes. Add Granola, Chocolate Chips, Nuts or Fruit to Cakes) and AVOCADO TOAST (Start your day the right way! Smashed avocado lightly seasoned and spread across a toasted, wheat bread. All topped with a sliced hard boiled egg and a sprinkle of chives and pepper flakes).  Or you could go for something sweet like:

  • STUFFED FRENCH TOAST

    Custard dipped French toast stuffed with a vanilla ricotta and cream cheese filling with a touch of orange & lemon zest. Topped with strawberries and powdered sugar.

  • BELGIAN WAFFLE

    A crisp waffle made for you, topped with a sprinkle of powdered sugar. Add Granola, Chocolate Chips, Nuts or Fruit to Waffle.

 

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Le Peep

 

First Watch

4938 Beechnut, Houston, TX 77096

First Watch are a daytime café that “start bright and early each morning preparing exceptional ingredients to deliver a Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch experience that feels good and tastes even better.”  Choose from dishes like:

THE TRADITIONAL

Two fresh cage-free eggs any style with your choice of bacon, smoked ham, savory chicken sausage patties, turkey or pork sausage links. Served with whole grain artisan toast, all-natural house preserves and fresh, seasoned potatoes. Substitute Udi’s Gluten Free toast at no additional charge.

A.M. SUPERFOODS BOWL

Coconut milk chia seed pudding with fresh bananas, berries, blackberry preserves and housemade granola. Served with whole grain artisan toast topped with almond butter and Maldon sea salt.

FLORIDIAN FRENCH TOAST

Thick-cut brioche with wheat germ and powdered cinnamon sugar, covered with fresh banana, kiwi and seasonal berries.

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First Watch

Cracker Barrel

18151 Katy Freeway, I-10 & Barker-Cypress Rd., Houston, TX, 77094-1208

Cracker Barrel serve breakfast all day with classics like:

Old Timer’s Breakfast

Starts with two farm fresh eggs and grits. Plus your choice of Fried Apples or Hashbrown Casserole, plus Turkey Sausage, Thick-Sliced Bacon or Smoked Sausage Patties. Comes with All the Fixin’s: Buttermilk Biscuits and Sawmill Gravy plus butter and the best preserves n’ jam we could find.

Wild Maine Blueberry Pancakes

Three Buttermilk Pancakes n’ butter filled with Wild Maine Blueberries. Plus our Blueberry Syrup.

Biscuit Beignets

Our buttermilk biscuit dough, deep-fried then tossed in cinnamon sugar with butter pecan sauce for dipping. Available all day.

Biscuits n’ Gravy with Bacon or Sausage

Three hand-rolled Buttermilk Biscuits with our special Sawmill Gravy. Plus Thick-Sliced Bacon or Smoked Sausage Patties.
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Cracker Barrel

Waffle House

17609 FM 529, HOUSTON, TX 77095

Waffle House serves breakfast all day.  They have a great range of waffles, hashbrowns and biscuits. You can choose from favorites such as

T-BONE & EGGS BREAKFAST

USDA Choice T-Bone Steak (10-oz); Two Scrambled Eggs with Toast & Jelly; choice of Grits, Hashbrowns or Sliced Tomatoes.

BACON, EGG & CHEESE BREAKFAST SANDWICH

Three Slices of Smithfield® Bacon, One Egg and a Slice of Melted American Cheese served on your choice of Toast.

CHOCOLATE CHIP WAFFLE

Sweet Cream Waffle covered in Chocolate Chips.

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Waffle House

 

 

The Toasted Yolk

4601 WASHINGTON AVE, HOUSTON, TX 77007

At the Toasted Yolk Café, “we sometimes have to wonder: What’s so great about dinner? The foods we love best all arrive before 3 p.m.—perfectly poached eggs, strip after strip of crunchy bacon, and layer upon layer of thin-sliced turkey and pastrami. These are the delicacies we dream about at night, and they’re the ones we want to wake up to.”  Their breakfast menu includes DONUTS “CHURRO STYLE” (Four cake donuts dusted with cinnamon and sugar served with warm caramel dipping sauce), the BIG BEN (Four-egg omelette stuffed with ham, onions, green peppers, sautéed mushrooms, and Monterey jack cheese), SHRIMP & GRITS (Our signature cheese grits, topped with sautéed garlic shrimp, bacon, and diced tomatoes) and BRISKET TACOS (Two flour tortillas filled with a heaping scoop of 12 hour smoked lean brisket, scrambled eggs, roasted potatoes, and cheddar cheese. Served with pico de gallo and tomatillo salsa).  Or what about BUTTERMILK PANCAKES (Three buttermilk pancakes with whipped butter and syrup) or  FRENCH TOAST (Three pieces of sourdough French toast grilled golden brown and dusted with powdered sugar. Served with syrup).

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The Toasted Yolk

 

IHOP

5790 Farm to Market 1960 Rd, Houston, TX 77069

IHOP serves more than 14 different varieties of pancakes including Buttermilk, Chocolate Chip, Harvest Grain ‘N Nut®, New York Cheesecake and its famous fruit-topped pancakes. Other signature breakfasts include the Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity®, International Passport Breakfast and premium omelettes such as the Big Steak Omelette and the Colorado Omelette.  IHOP restaurants also offer delicious desserts including Fruit Crepes and Ice Cream Sundaes.  Or what about THE CLASSIC BURRITO & BOWL (A true breakfast classic with scrambled eggs+, choice of hickory-smoked bacon pieces or diced sausage, shredded Jack & Cheddar cheese and hash browns all wrapped up in a warm flour tortilla or scrambled in a bowl. Served with our salsa and choice of side) or the Belgian Waffle Combo (Our house-made golden-brown Belgian waffle is served with 2 eggs* your way and 2 custom-cured hickory-smoked bacon strips or 2 pork sausage links).

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IHOP

Denny’s

11099 NW Frwy, HoustonTX 77092

Denny’s has always been a brunch favourite.  They have a seriously huge breakfast/brunch selection.  You can go all in with a ‘Slam’ like the LUMBERJACK SLAM® (Buttermilk pancakes, grilled ham, bacon strips, sausage links, eggs*, hash browns and choice of bread), ALL-AMERICAN SLAM® (Three scrambled eggs with Cheddar cheese, bacon strips, sausage links, hash browns and choice of bread), or the FIT SLAM® (Egg whites scrambled together with fresh spinach and grape tomatoes, plus turkey bacon strips, an English muffin and seasonal fruit.) which can be made gluten-free.  For those with a sweet tooth you could opt for pancakes like the DOUBLE BERRY BANANA PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Buttermilk pancakes cooked with blueberries and topped with fresh seasonal berries, bananas and whipped cream) or SALTED CARAMEL & BANANA CREAM PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Buttermilk pancakes cooked with shortbread pieces and topped with vanilla cream, bananas and more shortbread pieces. Served with a pitcher of warm salted caramel for drizzling).  There are some fabulous Crepe choices too such as BANANA CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT (One crepe folded with vanilla cream and topped with fresh seasonal berries, strawberry sauce and powdered sugar) or what about the vegetarian option of the LOADED VEGGIE OMELETTE (Fresh spinach, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed zucchini & squash, tomatoes and Swiss cheese).

 

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The Flying Biscuit Cafe

12389 Kingsride Ln Houston, TX 77024

The Flying Biscuit Cafe are “famous for our grits and biscuits (we bake almost 5,000 biscuits per week at each location), our loyal guests throughout the Southeast come join us to enjoy Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner throughout the day.”  Breakfast options include:

THREE AMIGOS BREAKFAST TACOS

Three corn tortillas stuffed with scrambled eggs, yellow cheddar cheese, chicken chorizo, black bean salsa and sour cream. Served with a side of “moon dusted” potatoes and our three amigos dipping trio of queso, salsa verde and signature hot sauce.

SOUTHERN SCRAMBLE
Three eggs scrambled with crispy all-natural nitrate free applewood bacon, spicy vegan collard greens, onions and yellow cheddar cheese, served with creamy dreamy grits and a fluffy flying biscuit.

HANGOVER HASH

Our own “moon dusted” potatoes with a heavy downpour of queso, covered with chicken chorizo, crispy buttermilk chicken and topped with two over medium eggs,
black bean salsa with a sprinkle of cilantro.

 

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The Flying Biscuit

 

Panera Bread

10550 Westheimer Rd, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77042

Panera Bread is a counter service restaurant that serves breakfast before 11am.  “At Panera, we invite you to experience freshly prepared, wholesome meals in a warm and welcoming environment, served by people who care. To us, this is what good eating is all about and why we love what we do.  Our approach to good food is guided by our values: We believe in ‘food as it should be;’ we are transparent; we deliver freshness; and we serve food that we feel good about serving our own families.”  Breakfast options include Chipotle Chicken, Scrambled Egg & Avocado Wrap, Sausage, Scrambled Egg & Cheese on Brioche, Avocado, Egg White & Spinach sandwich, Spinach and bacon souffle and Greek Yogurt with Mixed Berries Parfait.

 

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Panera Bread

 

Also, see our posts on brunch in Houston or breakfast in Conroe, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, League City, Beaumont, Katy and Cypress.

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