People throng every morning to this beloved and iconic breakfast spot, The Breakfast Klub, situated on Travis Street in Houston. Renowned for its welcoming atmosphere, mouthwatering food, and vibrant ambiance, The Breakfast Klub is a must-visit destination if you are a breakfast enthusiast or love a filling morning meal. This energetic and bustling establishment creates a lively atmosphere where the aroma of freshly brewed coffee gives the perfect kick to the day. The indoor area of the restaurant features a mix of colorful artwork, murals, and eclectic decorations that add to its unique charm. Also, the space offers outdoor seating, allowing you to enjoy your breakfast in the fresh air. The outdoor patio is adorned with cheerful umbrellas and greenery, providing a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere. When it comes to the food, The Breakfast Klub on Travis Street delivers a menu that is both satisfying to the soul and delicious. The restaurant is renowned for its soulful and hearty Southern-inspired breakfast dishes. Signature items include their mouthwatering wings and waffles, fluffy buttermilk pancakes, and delectable biscuits and gravy.
Caracol is an awe-inspiring restaurant that is famous for blending the fresh taste of sea food with complex Mexican flavors. Located in uptown Houston, this lively little restaurant seems to be catching up with foodies in this city. Chef Hugo Ortega and Tracy Vaught put their culinary expertise on offer to create an eclectic menu that will please everyone's taste buds. Petalos de Huachinango, which is the red snapper with tangerine, and Coctel de Pulpo Almendrado, which is the Spanish octopus with almond, green olive, and caper, are some of the delicacies that absolutely do justice to Mexican flavors and seafood. Reserve a table to have a quiet meal with family or friends.
Red Dessert Dive is a cafe and bakery serving steaming hot coffee and traditional American savories, cakes and other baked items in a cozy atmosphere. Get yourself a cup of Espresso and a sweet muffin, croissant or sandwich to start your day right. You can anytime get yourself cupcakes, puddings or one of their delicious cakes if your sweet tooth is craving for some more sugar rush. Red Dessert Dive also has an exquisite selection of local wines to help you unwind and relax in their serene atmosphere. You can stop by for a healthy morning breakfast or a post-dinner dessert treat at this quirky cafe.
For all those who appreciate the authentic taste of an Italian Pizza, this place is just for you. Located in Upper Kirby, this quaint little pizzeria has a casual and laid-back ambiance, which is perfect for a relaxed meal with friends or family. Pizzeria Solario prides itself on serving pizza, that tastes like, its just arrived from Naples. Juicy vegetables, fresh dough, and supreme quality of cheeses are used in all their preparations. Quatro Formagi, Pizze Bianche Filetti and Alla Benno are some of their pizzas, which are absolutely loved by all their patrons. A decent list of wines and other beverages are also available to accompany the pizzas of your choice.
This health-nut paradise has been taking care of Houston's hearts for many years. Those with artistic spirits are particularly attracted to the somewhat Bohemian atmosphere featuring the world of Hobbits. You can choose to dine outdoors on a deck, which is extremely popular in fair weather. A few sinful menu options are available, such as a hefty hamburger, but vegetarian choices like spinach and mushroom enchiladas are the true crowd-pleasing items. Even the desserts manage to be tempting without overwhelming the body with fat and calories.
There just aren't enough of these types of places around town. Kraftsmen Cafe has an Ivy-League environment with nice folks and perfect mid-day snacks and drinks. Open the door to the hybrid aroma of fresh-baked bread and finely ground espresso. Whether early morning or between any of your daily meals, pop in the studious Kraftsmen Bakery for breakfast, salads, sandwiches, or soups. Got a few minutes to kill? Read the paper while enjoying a cappuccino or juice. Bring your computer and get some work done in a lovely change of scenery. -Adam Rosen
If you wish to devour generous portions of perfectly cooked meat, head to Chama Gaúcha Brazilian Steakhouse. The restaurant is known for their Picanha, Ribeye, Costela, Porco, Cordeiro and other cuts of meat which are carved at your table by their efficient staff. Their meat is cooked using authentic Brazilian techniques in accordance with your preferences. Bountiful salads and other side dishes complete the meal. Desserts like Key Lime Cheesecake, Creme Brulee or Papaya Creme can round up the culinary experience.
Huddled on McKinney Street, is Pappas Bros. Steakhouse which specializes in finely cut steaks of prime beef. Careful attention is given from the ageing process to its seasoning. This exceptional service and delicious servings come at a high price but nonetheless it has great value for money. Serving all time classics like Prime Rib eye and Filet Mignon; these culinary plates are true works of art, bringing to the fore exquisite creativity of the chefs in charge. Besides prime cuts of steak, the restaurant also offers seafood options like Pan Seared Sea Bass and lobster. The menu also offers a list of decadent desserts that are sure to satiate every sweet tooth craving. Not only a steak paradise but also a wine one, the restaurant features an eclectic collection of wines which has garnered praise from the wine world. For a wholesome fine dining experience, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is the plate to go to.
Le' Pam's House of Creole is a warm and inviting eatery where you can try the gumbo for free on your first visit. They do this because the meals are so scrumptious that you will want to come back for more. To create authentic New Orleans flavors in North Houston, the restaurant serves a different menu each day along with some daily specials like the Gumbo. Shrimp lasagna, Chicken and sausage Jambhalaya, and crawfish etouffée are some of the specialties you will come across on the menu. Try different variants of puddings or cakes from the dessert section to have a fulfilling dining experience.
The Monarch Bar and Lounge is a popular nightlife spot on Memorial Drive. The sleek and modern bar features a wide selection of craft cocktails, beer, and wine, and is known for its intimate ambiance. The lounge is decorated with velvet seating, dark wood accents, and glitzy decor. There is also a spacious outdoor patio area with comfortable seating and a vibrant plants, perfect for enjoying a drink under the stars. The Monarch also hosts live music and events, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors looking for a stylish night out.
Located in Strip Plaza, Roostar is one of the best outlets for Vietnamese cuisine lovers. They offer authentic dishes like Bahn Mi, wraps and rolls prepared with meats like beef, chicken and pork. One can also bring their kids along as they have a separate kid's menu. Cold milk beverages are available to cool of the spiciness of the food.
Nestled inside a 1903 building, Around The Corner boasts pastel interiors with an elegant patio. Located in Houston, TX, this establishment offers a good selection of cocktails, wine, and coffee, and they also have a special brunch menu with items like Creme Brûlée French Toast, Honey Chicken Biscuit, and Shrimp & Grits being some of the customer favorites. The place has artwork all over its walls and well-complemented furnishings to add to the aura and is available for private events and small performances.