How to use this guide.
We understand that what’s perfect for a business traveler is not always perfect for a family vacation. So we’ve identified each location and activity with an emoji to give you a quick visual and help you make easier decisions. Your trip should be about exploring some of the best brunch and lunch spots in Midtown, not researching.
We’ve also provided indicative pricing from $ to $$$$ for each restaurant in Midtown Houston.
🥞 See this symbol and you’re headed to a popular restaurant in Midtown Houston that also offers brunch specials on the weekend.
☕️ See this symbol and you’re in for the best of both worlds: breakfast and lunch options all in one place.
😎 See this symbol and you’re headed to a place drenched in cool. This restaurant is probably new on the scene, on a few of the top “must visit” lists, and great for a photo op.
👶 See this symbol and you’re promised a family-friendly lunch place where you would be comfortable taking children of all ages.
💼 See this symbol and you’re all set for lunch with the boss, a workgroup, or an expense account.
🏙 See this symbol and you’re in for a local treat. It will be very Houstonian but not necessarily traditional. These are some of our personal favorite restaurants in the city.
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If you’ve never experienced southern chicken and waffles, The Breakfast Klub needs to be your next Midtown brunch stop. The scent lures pedestrians from a block away. They also have amazing pancakes and excellent diner-style coffee. Come early or late to avoid the line that wraps around the building. If you do find yourself in line, it moves quickly and there is water outside while you wait.
Monday – Friday: 7 am – 2 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 2 pm
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Home Slice Pizza is an Austin favorite that just opened across the street from Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts. Home Slice serves up New York style pizza by the slice or the pie, along with subs, salads, wine and beer. Choose from cozy indoor booths, the relaxed covered patio, or take-away.
P.S. The spinach and ricotta pizza is a Lodgeur favorite!
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 11 am – 11 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – midnight
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Authentic Mexican tacos, burritos, and tamale recipes amaze the taste buds, while the fresh salsas will have you raving! They’re also open early for the breakfast crowd, most of who go for the potato, egg, and cheese or the chorizo, egg, and cheese tacos. Tacos A Go Go is one of the great brunch spots in Houston for an inexpensive meal and relaxed counter service.
P.S. You might find the Lodgeur team here pretty much at any time of day, from breakfast tacos to brisket tacos at lunchtime!
Residents and guests at Mid Main Lofts can enjoy a 10% neighborhood discount!
Monday – Friday: 7 am – 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 10 pm
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Holman Draft Hall offers Boozy Brunches every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am – 5 pm! Hang out on the dog-friendly patio and enjoy brunchuterie boards (great for groups of 4 or more), build-your-own Bloody Mary’s, and frozen cocktails. Just make sure you place your brunch board order in advance! You can start your order here.
820 Holman Street, Houston, TX 77002
Monday – Friday: 3 pm – 2 am
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 2 am
If you’re looking for something in between super casual pizza joint and formal, expensive Italian, check out Piola. The menu offers a wide variety of Italian-style thin-crust pizza, pastas and salads in an elevated setting with indoor and patio seating.
Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 9:30 pm
Friday: 11 am – 10:30 pm Saturday: noon – 10:30 pm Sunday: noon – 9:30 pm
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If you’re looking for traditional Sichuan dishes, Spicy Girl is going to be your next obsession. This restaurant provides great service and offers generous portion sizes, so expect to take home leftovers! Make sure to also order the soup dumplings, they’re a must-try.
Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
D’Alba serves up fresh pasta, salads and pizzas, along with plenty of healthy shareable and vegetarian choices. This spot is a destination for brunch cocktails. Indoor and outdoor seating available.
Open weekdays: 11 am to 11 pm Saturday: 10 am to 11 pm Sunday: 10 am to 9 pm
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There’s nothing like Kura’s Revolving Sushi Bar in Midtown. The moment you’re seated, you can grab a plate off the conveyor belt and start eating! Come hungry because plates start at just $3. And after a certain number of plates, you’ll receive a tiny, take home prize.
Open every day from 11:30 am – 9 pm
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Winnie’s Cocktail Bar is an automatic eye catcher with its bright pink exterior and outdoor patio. Kick back and enjoy signature frozen cocktails, tasty sandwiches (like the Nashville Hot Mushroom) and the oyster bar for lunch! And if you’re one for aesthetically pleasing drinks, don’t even think twice about ordering the frozen treasure chest flight.
P.S. You can enjoy $5 house cocktails everyday til 5 pm. They also have killer weekly specials for such as $1 wing Tuesdays, trivia nights, half price raw oyster Thursdays, and Sunday brunch at their Midtown Houston location. Check the website for the full list of seasonal specials.
Tuesday – Sunday: 12 pm – 12 am
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Authentic pho and Vietnamese noodle dishes for lunch? Why, yes, please! Mai’s is a Houston institution and earned Anthony Bourdain’s devotion for its Hanoi-style cuisine.
Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 3 am
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If getting to choose from over 150+ craft beers while enjoying burgers and tacos sounds sounds like the perfect lunch combo, you need to check out Brass Tap! Whether you’re stopping by to watch the game or enjoying $20 beer buckets with some friends, you’re in for a treat.
The Brass Tap also offers weekend brunch specials at their Midtown Houston location! Stop by between 11 am- 3 pm Saturday and Sunday for mimosa flights, sriracha chicken biscuits, thick French toast, and their popular hangover burger with fried egg and applewood bacon. When the weather is good, you’ll find the dining room opens up to make the most of the weather.
Lodgeur guests can enjoy a 10% discount!
Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 12 am
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 2 am