Whomever invented the concept of the brunch was genius. It is the classic weekend pastime where family and friends congregate and enjoy the best food available. Here in Texas, we celebrate this tradition no-holds-barred. Here are the best brunch restaurants in Houston, Texas and all are within a short, 15-minute drive from Medical Center RV Resort.
Common Bond – people flock here for their coffee and bakery, and for their killer brunch menu. Pastries are made in house, with traditional brunch items such as avocado toast, biscuits and gravy, tamale benedict, and Lox Tartine.
Eunice – headed by internationally-trained chef Drake Leonards, Eunice is a Cajun-Creole brasserie that pairs Gulf Coast and European bites in a beautiful dining and patio space. They offer hearth-roasted oysters, double-smoked duck poppers, Gulf shrimp etouffee, and blue crab omelettes, for starters.
A’Bouzy – champagne rules in this French restaurant off Westheimer; the entire brunch menu centers around the bubbly concoction, where their mimosas are made with quality champagne and the freshest juices. This restaurant is heavy with seafood selections, so indulge in their raw bar, bagels & lox, ahi tuna tartare, avocado crab salad, and more.
Dish Society – the chefs here pride themselves for their farm-to-market ingredients, so even the most classic of brunches taste extra special here. More Southern-inspired items include brisket n’ eggs, house beignets, Nutella French Toast, shrimp & grits, and the Houston hot chicken sandwich.
Brennan’s of Houston – H-town’s staple for an amazing Southern-inspired brunch menu has made Brennan’s a classic choice. Start off your mid-day feast with a Brandy Milk Punch, then move to a snappy Turtle soup or seafood gumbo. For the entrée, try the spicy fried chicken & pancake “souflee,” or Texas shrimp & grits. Just be sure to leave room for dessert.
The Annie Café & Bar – consistently voted as one of the best brunches in the city, expect live music, eggcentric dishes, and potent cocktails. Their regular lunch classics and sandwiches are also available during brunch.
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations – Bosscat does their drink list up right, offering $30 mimosa carafes, micheladas and bloody Mary’s, alongside their more handcrafted cocktails. Their fun food pairings feature Totchos (tater tot nachos), Donut Burgers and Fruity Pebble French Toast.
Phil & Derek’s – This New Orleans-style restaurant and jazz bar is a must-do. They have all-you-can-eat omelette and waffle stations, so bring your appetite! Other offerings feature lobster & waffles, bananas foster pancakes, catfish & grits, and a multitude of tasty cocktails.
Tiny Boxwoods – If it’s a lighter take on brunch you seek, this brunch spot has small plates and shareable platters. Partake of their delectable pastry board, meat & cheese board, or heirlooms & burrata, and more. Fresh cocktails such as the vodka-based Dalmation and About Thyme are the perfect pairing.
Weights & Measures – specializing in unique food combos, this bakery and bar offers unbeatable fusions such as Banana Bread & Pork Belly, French Toast & Fried Chicken and Doughknots. And of course, all of the classic brunch cocktails, with more uniqueness in the way of the vodka-based Darth Vader or the Princess Leia.
With so many incredible bunch choices in Houston, Texas you’d be hard-pressed to not try one every weekend!