In our Where to Brunch series, we search Greater Houston’s vast array of neighborhoods and communities for the very best brunch offerings. Originally published in 2017, we are now refreshing, updating, and adding to this series, including new neighborhoods and destinations.
A little over 20 miles north of Downtown, Spring mixes old town charm with a suburban feel, boasting quaint streets and shops, pick-your-own farms and fun attractions, tasty restaurants, fun bars for a night on the town, and plenty of tasty brunch spots.
Note: For the purposes of this list, Spring is defined as the area covered in this map, plus those surrounding neighborhoods that share the Spring address.
Where to Brunch in Spring
- The Black Sheep Bistro – Over in Old Town Spring, this sophisticated bistro rocks a swoon-worthy brunch. Dine on crab cakes benedict, lemon mascarpone crepes, and a spinach, red pepper, and goat cheese frittata. Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm. Click here for directions.
- Hop Scholar Ale House – With 47 rotating taps including two cask selections, this ale house is the perfect pit stop for tap hunters and craft beer nerds looking to brunch. Stop by to sip from the rotating list at its Biscuits and Beer Brunch, with offerings including Fried Chicken ‘n Biscuit with bacon, cayenne, honey and egg; Biscuit Benedict; and Texas Tater Poutine. Saturday and Sunday 10am to 2pm. Click here for directions.
- Corkscrew BBQ – Whoever said you couldn’t bbq for brunch? This fan-favorite ‘q joint sits in Old Town, open on Saturdays and offering glistening pork ribs, beautifully crusted oak-smoked brisket, and a killer over-loaded baked potato (plus beers, freshly ground coffee, and sweet tea). Items go until they are sold out, so if you’re looking for something specific, show up when doors open. Open 11am to sold out; closed Sunday and Monday. Click here for directions.
- Kings Blu Jam Cafe – You’ll find a taste of Louisiana in the middle of Spring at this soulful neighborhood café. Plates range from breakfast stuff like smothered biscuits and brown sugar bacon to lunch mains like shrimp Creole and Cajun jambalaya pasta. Monday through Friday 7am to 2:30pm; Saturday and Sunday 7am to 3pm. Click here for directions.
- SwitcHouse Plates & Pours – Located in the Houston CityPlace Marriott at Springwoods Village, this modern-rustic spot offers food focused on iron, oak, and smoke, with cocktails to boot. At breakfast, that means pasilla peppers chilaquiles, whole hog omelets, and house-smoked brisket hash; while at lunch, specials range from grilled steak frites and black angus sliders to Southwest cobbs and fried shrimp po’ boys. Monday to Friday opens at 6am; Saturday and Sunday opens at 7am. Click here for directions.
- Other great options – Get breakfast or lunch at Ellen’s Café; go for afternoon tea at The Tea Kettle Cafe; nosh on breakfast tacos at Botanas El Chilaquil and Chychos; and hit the weekend buffets at La Presa Mexican Restaurant and Tequila Patio.