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Breakfast Bliss: Houston’s Best 5 Breakfast Spots

Breakfast Bliss Houston's Best 5 Breakfast Spots

How We Picked: 

Quality of Food:  When picking the below breakfast spots, we looked for restaurants that use fresh and locally sourced ingredients. We also liked seeing a diverse menu with unique and creative options that cater to different dietary preferences.
Ambiance: Breakfast is all about starting your day on the right foot, so we looked for restaurants with a cozy and inviting atmosphere. We love spots with natural lighting, comfortable seating, and friendly staff. 
Service: Nothing is more frustrating than poor service, especially during breakfast when we’re trying to start our day off right. 

So we aimed to choose spots with attentive and friendly service. Quick and efficient service is also a plus, especially for those busy weekday mornings.
Value: Breakfast spots can range from affordable to extravagant, but we looked for restaurants that offer value for our money. We wanted to feel like we’re getting our money’s worth with quality food, great service, and an overall enjoyable experience.

1. The Breakfast Klub 

Website: The Breakfast Klub 

Address: 3711 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002, United States

Contact Info:  +1 713-528-8561


  • Monday to Friday: 7 AM to 2 PM 
  • Saturday to Sunday: 8 AM to 2 PM 
Google Reviews Score4.7/5
Yelp Reviews Score4.5/5
Facebook Reviews Score4.3/5
Total Reviews4.5/5
Score Consistency4.5/5
Quality of Food4.7/5


  • Smoky and spicy wings
  • Healthy “green” eggs
  • Buttery and flaky “kroissant” sandwich 


  • Cold ham 
  • Salty grits 

We were told that The Breakfast Klub is an idyllic place, a true oasis of flavor and comfort in the heart of the city. Others raved about their ultimate breakfast menu—so we went to try it out for ourselves!

One of the first things that we noticed upon entering was the pleasant atmosphere and welcoming staff. The dining room was bright and inviting. 

We liked how the menu at the Breakfast Klub offers many classic American breakfast items as well as some more exotic and interesting dishes. We ordered a few of their top meals. 

First off, we started with the wings and grits which was a nice combination in our opinion. We could tell from the flavoring that the wings had been marinated in a delicious blend of spices before being fried to perfection.

The wings were smoky, spicy, and sweet—absolutely delicious. The grits were creamy and buttery, and not too soggy either… but they could have used less salt. 

Next up was the green eggs and ham. We liked how the eggs were cooked with a healthy mix of chives, spinach, and bell peppers—giving the eggs a “green” color. 

However, the grilled ham could have been cooked a little longer in our opinion, as it was still cold when we bit into it. 

Finally, we had the “the kroissant” sandwich. While a simple sandwich, the flavors were satisfying. 

The croissant was baked and filled with eggs, bacon, tomatoes, and cheese. The croissant was flaky and buttery, and every bite had us feeling like we were in heaven.

2. La Guadalulupana

Website: La Guadalulupana

Address: 2109 Dunlavy St, Houston, TX 77006, United States

Contact Info: +1 713-522-2301


  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday to Sunday: 7 AM to 2 PM 
Google Reviews Score4.6/5
Yelp Reviews Score4/5
Total Reviews4.5/5
Score Consistency4.5/5
Quality of Food4.8/5


  • Authentic Mexican breakfast
  • Spicy and flavorful machaca nortena
  • Crunchy and savory chilaquiles 


  • Watery Jamaica

We were excited to eat breakfast at La Guadalulupan. This restaurant was highly recommended to us, and we were eager to experience the Mexican flavors of their signature dishes.

We decided to try two of their most popular dishes: chilaquiles and machaca nortena.

We started off with the chilaquiles. The salsa had a great balance of flavor, with a good kick of heat and subtle notes of acidity, whereas the tortilla strips were golden and crispy, with a slight crunch that was very satisfying.

We also thought that the beans had just the right amount of flavor, but we must say the queso fresco on top was a nice addition—adding a creamy, salty, and tanginess to each bite.

Plus, the shredded barbacoa fell apart easily in our mouths. In our opinion, all these ingredients worked together perfectly, creating a meal that was both comforting and flavorful.

Next, we tried their machaca nortena. From the first bite, the beef was aromatic and flavorful, and the scrambled eggs were fluffy and light.

Moreover, we liked how the jalapenos gave it a nice kick, and the onions and tomatoes added an extra layer of sweetness and acidity.

The only downside to our meal was that their Jamaica was too watery for us. Other than that, our breakfast was delicious!

3. Harry’s 

Website: Harry’s Restaurant 

Address: 318 Tuam St, Houston, TX 77006, United States

Contact Info: +1 713-528-0198


  • Monday, Wednesday to Friday: 7 AM to 2 PM
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Saturday to Sunday: 7 AM to 3 PM 
Google Reviews Score4.4/5
Yelp Reviews Score4/5
Total Reviews4.3/5
Score Consistency4.4/5
Quality of Food4.7/5


  • Smooth coffee
  • Creamy and rich eggs benedict 
  • Tender pork loin


  • Disinterested waitstaff

We recently visited Harry’s Restaurant and were delighted to find a wide selection of breakfast dishes on their menu. 

When we first walked in, we noted that the waitstaff at the restaurant seemed disinterested, busy checking their phones instead of taking orders. For those who did take orders, we overheard terse responses as we waited.

Our first order was the grilled pork loin. We thought that the pork was perfectly cooked, with a crispy outer layer giving way to tender, succulent, juicy meat beneath. 

The accompanying eggs were perfectly sunny-side up, with the yolk oozing out invitingly when pierced. In our opinion, the hash browns were perfectly seasoned, with a slight crunch from being seared on the grill, and the biscuit was tender and buttery. 

The next dish we tried was the Eggs Benedict Florentine. The hollandaise sauce was creamy, with the sweetness of the sun-dried tomatoes providing a nice contrast to the richness of the eggs. 

Furthermore, the poached eggs were perfect, with the yolk still slightly runny. We liked how the spinach was cooked just enough to allow it to retain some of its texture, while the Canadian bacon provided a nice smoky flavor. 

Plus, the grilled biscuits were a great accompaniment, providing some needed crunch to the dish. 

We finished our meal off with some fresh coffee. The coffee was smooth, with just the right amount of bitterness, and it was the perfect way to round off an excellent breakfast. 

4. Lola 

Website: Lola 

Address:  1102 Yale St, Houston, TX 77008, United States

Contact Info: +1 713-426-5652


  • Monday to Thursday: 7 AM to 8 PM 
  • Friday to Sunday: 7 AM to 9 PM 
Google Reviews Score4.2/5
Yelp Reviews Score3.5/5
Facebook Reviews Score3.9/5
Total Reviews4/5
Score Consistency4/5
Quality of Food4.5/5


  • Gluten-free options available
  • Vegan options available
  • Welcoming staff
  • Reasonable prices


  • Cold sourdough toast
  • Greasy sausage
  • Salty potatoes

We ate recently at Lola for breakfast and noted that the restaurant was warm and inviting. We liked the rustic atmosphere and thought the staff did an excellent job at making us feel right at home. 

The staff at Lola was very friendly and welcoming. They made sure to go out of their way to make us feel comfortable, offering us drinks and small treats as we waited for our food. 

The menu had plenty of delicious breakfast options and the prices were very reasonable. Plus, our meals were cooked to perfection and served promptly. 

We started our breakfast with their famous challah french toast. We thought this dish was a delectable and delightful start to our day. 

We liked how the egg and cream custard was light, airy, and perfectly moist. We savored the fresh strawberries, blueberries, and even grapes that topped our French toast. 

We also thought the challah bread was moist with just the right amount of absorbance, so it wasn’t too soggy. 

Our french toast also came with bacon or sausage—we opted for the sausage. The sausage was too greasy for our liking, but it still tasted good. 

Next, we tried the Greek house omelet, which was another delight. 

This omelet was filled to the brink with artichoke hearts, spinach, sun-dried tomatoes, onions, black olives, Roma tomatoes and feta cheese—it was a huge omelet to say the least. 

We thought that the combinations of vegetables were complex and interesting. We found each bite was filled with a pleasant mix of flavor. 

On the side, we had their applewood smoked bacon, seasoned potatoes, parmesan grits and sourdough toast. While the bacon was crispy, we didn’t like how cold the sourdough toast was nor how salty the potatoes were. 

5. Empire Cafe

Website: Empire Cafe

Address: 1732 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098, United State

Contact Info: +1 713-528-5282


  • Sunday to Thursday: 7:30 AM to 10 PM 
  • Friday to Saturday: 7:30 AM to 11 PM 
Google Reviews Score4.4/5
Yelp Reviews Score4/5
Facebook Reviews Score4.3/5
Total Reviews4.4/5
Score Consistency4.4/5
Quality of Food4.4/5


  • Savory shakshouka
  • Refreshing acai bowl 
  • Flavorful huevos rancheros


  • Long line 
  • No immediate seating
  • Watery huevos rancheros 

After a visit to The Empire Cafe, we left feeling satisfied and full. The warm ambiance and welcoming staff only added to the overall experience.

Our first impression of The Empire Cafe was quite favorable. The decor was modern and inviting, and the staff seemed pleasant and attentive. 

But then we saw the long line to order, and noticed that we couldn’t just sit down right away. We had to wait to be seated. 

By the time we were seated, half an hour had gone by, so we jumped right into the menu. We started off our meal with the shakshouka. 

We savored the eggs, which were creamy and rich. We thought the tomato stew had a nice kick of heat, which balanced out the sweetness of the feta, dukkah, and cilantro. 

We also liked how the accompanying pita chips added a nice crunch, making for a delicious and satisfying start to our breakfast. 

Next, we tried the acai bowl. The acai was thick and smooth, with just the right amount of sweetness. The bananas, peanut butter, and granola added a nice texture and flavor, while the honey and coconut provided some depth. 

We thought the fresh fruits added on top were a nice burst of flavor and juiciness to the overall dish.

Lastly, we sampled the huevos rancheros. The egg yolks oozed out when cut into and the salsa had a nice kick of heat that was balanced out by the creaminess of the black beans, roasted corn, and avocado. 

While we liked the flavors of the huevos rancheros, we thought the consistency of the salsa was a little acidic and watery. 

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