Looking for a tasty meal in the heart of Houston? Midtown is home to some of the city’s hottest restaurants serving up mouthwatering lunches, brunches, and everything in between. Whether you’re craving a juicy burger, fresh salad, or decadent pancakes, Midtown has it all.
In this blog post, we’ll highlight the top spots for lunch and brunch in Midtown Houston, from the best Happy Hour specials on drinks and apps to authentic pho joints, New York-style pizza places, restaurants serving up hearty southern comfort food, and more. We’ll also share some hidden gems that only the locals know about.
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!
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. It’s also only a short walk away from Lodgeur’s furnished apartments in Midtown. P.S. Residents and guests at Mid Main Lofts can enjoy a 10% neighborhood discount!
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. FYI this popular spot is right across the street from Lodgeur’s stylish, furnished apartments in Midtown Houston.
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.
If you’re looking for traditional Sichuan dishes near Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts, 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.
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.
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.
There’s nothing like Kura’s Revolving Sushi Bar in Midtown. Fresh sushi, sashimi and rolls ride a high-tech conveyor belt, while robot waiters deliver your drink orders! This unique dining experience starts at just $3.25 a plate and is within walking distance of Lodgeur’s fully-furnished apartments in Midtown.
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. By the way, Lodgeur’s fully-furnished apartments are right next door! P.S. Make sure to check out Winnie’s menu for some of the best weekly specials and Happy Hour deals in Midtown Houston.
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. Come hungry because the portions are generously sized!
Daley Sports Club is conveniently situated just steps away from Lodgeur’s furnished apartments in Midtown! Explore an impressive array of craft beers on tap, making it the ideal spot to savor unique brews and classic favorites alike. And don’t forget to stop by on the weekends, so you can indulge in a variety of delectable brunch board specials!