The Definitive Guide to Houston

Where to Enjoy the Most Important Meal of The Day

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They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day and thanks to brunch it doesn’t always get the attention it deserves. We rounded up some of the top spots to enjoy breakfast in Houston. 

Lupe Tortilla

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Lupe Tortilla has many locations around the city so no matter where you are there is a delicious Tex-Mex breakfast waiting for you. The menu features classics such as Chilaquiles (corn tortillas, fried egg, roasted chicken, onions, tomatillo sauce, Monterrey Jack cheese and queso fresco) and  Huevos Rancheros (fried eggs, poblano pepper, ranchera sauce and queso fresco) as well as unique breakfast cocktails. The Breakfast Rita (100% Agave Tequila, Triple Sec, lime, fresh squeezed orange and whipped cream) and the  Fuertaccino (shaved ice, espresso, milk, chocolate, Sauza Conmemorativo, Cointreau and whipped cream) are not to be missed!

Lupe Tortilla is open for breakfast Monday – Friday 8 – 11 am and Saturday-Sunday 8 am – 2 pm.

Relish Restaurant & Bar

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The natural light and peaceful nature of Relish make it the perfect relaxing breakfast spot. Executive Chef, Dustin Teague always succeeds in keeping things simple and the highest of quality. His breakfast items use pasture raised eggs, locally made tortillas, and homemade granola. A few highlights from the breakfast menu include Hot Honey Chicken Biscuits, Yogurt Parfait (honey, pecans, cashews, and dried cranberries) and made-to-order baked goods.

Relish is open for breakfast Monday – Friday from 7 am – 11 am.


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EggHaus Gourmet has some of the best, and over the top, breakfast sandwiches and pastries. Think, Reuben Kolache (premium corned beef, homemade sauerkraut, swiss cheese), Hangover Egg Sandwich (cage-free medium egg, hand-shredded chicken simmered in spaten lager, green leaf lettuce, tomato, queso fresco, cilantro, avocado-ranch, on a warm butter-flake bun), and beautiful croissants!

EggHaus is open for breakfast Monday – Friday 7 am – 3 pm and Saturday & Sunday 8 am – 4 pm.

Goode Company Taqueria

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Goode Company Taqueria opened in 1981 and is a casual spot for a unique Tex-Mex breakfast. Served seven days a week featuring house-made flour and corn tortillas, taquitos and Goode’s famous pecan waffles.

Goode Company Taqueria is open for breakfast Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 11 am and all day Saturday & Sunday starting at 7:30 am.

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos

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Picos has been serving Houston with cuisine from the seven culinary regions of Mexico for 35 years. Representing the finest in true, authentic Mexican cooking with Huevos Motuleños ( fried eggs, slightly crisp corn tortillas, black beans, sliced ham, covered with fresh tomato chipotle salsa, Cotija cheese, and green peas), Huevos en Rabo de Mestiza (eggs poached in a tomato, roasted poblano pepper and onion sauce, covered with melted Chihuahua cheese) and more and served with coffee made from Mexican beans.

Picos is open for breakfast all day, Monday – Sunday starting at 7 am.

Feature Photo Courtesy of EggHaus 

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