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Diners' Choice: Great for brunch restaurants in Houston

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Updated April 05, 2024

Looking for restaurants that are great for brunch in Houston? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of Rich’s Houston restaurant
4.9
4.9 (199)
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Montrose
About the restaurant
The new Rich's Houston is a vibe restaurant, cocktail lounge & boutique day / night life experience located in Montrose, Houston. Our Executive Chef, Diego Chiarello, has been featured on The Food Network and has won countless accolades for his culinary strength. Our menu is prepared onsite including our dough, sauces, juices and flavorful ingredients used in our unique foods. Most of our menu is shareable and pair well with our approachable wines and specialty cocktails. Our menu is edited seasonally but our most desired items are always available. Come try our Étouffée Egg Roll, Meatballs Parmigiana, Truffle Tortellini Mac & Cheese, Blue Crab Grilled Cheese, Jambalaya Balls, Flatbreads, or our legendary Sunday Service Drag Brunch favorites like Shrimp & Grits, Chicken & Waffles, Creme Brûlée French Toast or homemade Louisiana gumbo.
*There is a $15 show fee per person for Drag Brunch or a $20 show fee per person with special guest/celebrity entertainers. Burlesque show fee $20 pp.

Top review
Terc
Dined 5 days ago
The food was delicious, the queens were beautiful, and the drinks were very well balanced. Nothing more to ask for :)
A photo of Bosscat Kitchen, Houston restaurant
4.7
4.7 (284)
$31 to $50
American
River Oaks
About the restaurant
Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate event, Bosscat Kitchen & Libations - Houston can accommodate all your special event needs.
Top review
ARDs
Dined 6 days ago
Took my family here on a visit to Houston and they absolutely loved it! Food was fantastic with very large portions, staff was great, and we loved the ambiance. My mom had literally been telling everyone about it!
A photo of Trez Bistro & Wine Bar restaurant
4.7
4.7 (177)
$31 to $50
Wine Bar
Heights / Washington
About the restaurant
Trez Bistro & Wine Bar's unique focus is philanthropic and community partnerships; providing local artists with a platform to display their art; and a comfortable environment to enjoy live music in Houston (Saturday Nights), exceptional food, crafted cocktails, and wine.

Reservations for parties of 4 or more please contact restaurant directly via email, info@trezbistroandwinebar.com.
$100 deposit and $50 food and beverage minimum is required to secured reservations for parties of 4 or more.

There’s a 20% gratuity for all reservations. Parties of 4 or more there’s a one-check split maximum.

In order for us to provide fairness to all our guests, we give a 15-minute grace period on all reservations and a 2-hour seating limit for parties of 4 or more on peak days. The 2-hour timeframe will start at the initial time of your reservation. This policy ensures efficiency and superb customer service for every single guest that exper

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 6 days ago
My wife and I had an amazing time at Trez art & wine bar.
A photo of 1600 Bar + Grille restaurant
4.6
4.6 (195)
$30 and under
Unspecified
Downtown
About the restaurant
Fresh ingredients and culinary innovation meet at the traditional Texas table. From locally sourced, seasonal produce to inventive signature dishes, this casual and family-friendly restaurant infuses farm-to-fork freshness and just-picked flavors into every bite.
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Apr 1, 2024
Service was excellent including the host. Food not so great: I order a breakfast with eggs your way and was pretty disappointed with the exception of the bacon.
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4.6
4.6 (351)
$31 to $50
Tapas / Small Plates
Alvin / Pearland
About the restaurant
Cleo’s Lounge is the first-of-its-kind entertainment restaurant that aims to give you a distinctively unique experience. After a hard day’s work, all we need is that one place where we could just unwind with some nice company, great music and even better tasting cocktails, and that’s exactly what we’re all about. We have been built with the sole mission of bringing people together, inspiring them and joining them in their self-journey to grow.

Cleo’s’ Lounge truly believes that people really connect with strangers when they’re sharing and enjoying entertainment. What is better than having one of our Signature Cocktails as you groove away to some R&B music in our Roman themed lounge with someone special or a stranger you’ve connected with at the bar, That is why every day from Thursday to Sunday, there is something different happening at Cleo’s Lounge from R&B Nights to Sunday Brunches with live Jazz music from (12pm-2pm), we’ve got it all for you!


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OpenTable Dinervip
Dined on Mar 31, 2024
Went to have drinks and appetizers and we set at the bar. The drinks were good and the food was delicious. The Monte Crystal, eggrolls are everything. The music was good too!!
A photo of Lost & Found- Midtown restaurant
4.5
4.5 (36)
$30 and under
Continental
Montrose
About the restaurant
Lost & Found- Midtown is an eclectic new bar boasting colorful craft cocktails!
Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Feb 19, 2024
Nice vibe! Great drinks! Lit🔥. We will be back to visit soon!
A photo of Kulture Restaurant restaurant
4.3
4.3 (293)
$31 to $50
Southern
Downtown
About the restaurant
We are on the strip of Avenida de las Americas with access from George R. Brown Convention Center. Kulture is an innovative dining concept providing a national platform where Chefs share & create their take on the diaspora of Southern/African cultures allowing the food to tell the story. Food influence span the Caribbean, Spain, Asia, Mexico, & European delicacies. Sharing this experience with the Houston Community and visitors alike. WE ARE CASHLESS. Reservations require a CC hold, NO EXCEPTIONS. No shows are automatically charged after 15 min. grace period. Large party reservations of 6+ must have full party present to be sat (Fri-Sun). If full party isn't present within 15 min. grace period, your table will be released.
We offer complimentary 2hr. parking located at 701 Avenida N. Parking Garage behind the restaurant. Live Music offered every Friday & Saturday night from 9pm-11pm. After Hour bar bites available 9pm - 10pm. Brunch served every Saturday & Sunday from 11:30am-3pm.

Top review
AlviaJ
Dined 6 days ago
The live music was absolutely phenomenal! The singer and band were amazing. I will certainly be returning and telling others to stop by as they will not be disappointed!
A photo of State Fare Kitchen & Bar - Memorial restaurant
4.2
4.2 (2067)
$30 and under
American
Westside
About the restaurant
A hidden Memorial City Gem, State Fare Kitchen & Bar is an
upbeat contemporary American serving a hip twist on local
Favorites. Whether a quick business lunch, casual dinner, or
joining one of Houston’s most popular brunches, there are
options to satisfy every craving. We have semi private
and fully private rooms to celebrate all occasions

Top review
BBQShrimpBucketList
Dined on Apr 11, 2024
Always a great experience. Food was delish! I was looking for good vegetarian options and I was pleasantly satisfied with my options. Tiger our server was pleasant and very attentive and did a wonderful job.
A photo of The Honey Hole restaurant
4.1
4.1 (352)
$31 to $50
American
Galleria / Uptown
About the restaurant
A new and exciting brunch restaurant serving unique dishes to uptown!
Top review
WonderWoman
Dined 6 days ago
Everything was great! The food was AMAZING!!!! I had the lobster and grits and it was well seasoned. I loved the DJ as well. It was definitely a vibe.
A photo of Gotti's restaurant
3.9
3.9 (231)
$30 and under
Cajun
Downtown
About the restaurant
Gotti’s is the latest addition to East Downtown's restaurant scene, providing a casual atmosphere to enjoy great Cajun food. Our menu consists of classic Cajun & seafood entrees with a pop of Houston flavor.

Our creamy fettuccine pasta is packed with flavor. Bland does not exist in our restaurant and each bite will entice you to want more.

Brunch is served every Saturday & Sunday 11AM-4PM.
Sunday Funday Day Party with Live DJ 5PM-9PM.
Lunch is served Tuesday-Sunday 11AM-3PM.
Dinner is served 3PM-Midnight.
Every Monday we have karaoke and a live band 8PM-1AM.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on Apr 2, 2024
If you are downtown Houston this is a MUST!! Service was impeccable and the food was AMAZING! Have the fried lobster with seafood rice. Also, the honey wings were some of the best wings we have ever had!!
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