In our Where to Brunch series, we search Greater Houston’s vast array of neighborhoods and communities for the very best brunch offerings.
Dating back to the 1890s, the bright and vibrant neighborhood of the Heights is filled with historic architecture, thrifts and mom and pop shops—and of course, a mosaic of excellent spots at which to brunch.
Check out the best of the best in the Heights.
Note: For the purposes of this list, the Heights is bound by Katy Freeway to the south, I-610 to the north, I-45 to the east, and Shepherd to the west.
Where to Brunch in the Heights
Better Luck Tomorrow
Powerhouse cocktail bar and kitchen Better Luck Tomorrow hosts a weekend brunch that you won’t want to wait ’til tomorrow for.
Get hangover hashbrowns loaded with gravy, cheese and pickles, custard french toast with angostura crème fraîche, and a don’t-knock-it-til-you-try-it spaghetti sandwich.
Saturdays & Sundays 11am to 3:30pm.
Field & Tides
Refined Southern comfort spot Field & Tides is where you want to go to get your seafood fix, with brunch offerings like blue crab avocado toast, spiced cracklin’ redfish, and lobster eggs benny alongside other elevated brunch classics.
Pair them with stellar house Bloody Marys, micheladas, and sangria.
One of the most exciting new additions to the neighborhood (and the entire city) is this New Asian American stunner from uber-talented Top Chef star Evelyn Garcia and culinary whiz Henry Lu.
Every dish at Jūn is next level, from the general tso chicken and scallion waffles to the Chinese sausage congee, the shrimp aguachile & heirloom grits, too.
Maison Pucha Bistro
At posh French-American spot Maison Pucha Bistro—from brothers Manuel (chef), Victor Hugo (pastry chef), and Cristian Pucha (GM and beverage director)—weekend brunch offerings run the gamut from fresh pastry baskets packed with croissants, gougeres and seasonal fruit jam to Ecuadorian shrimp ceviche, quiche lorraine, and steak frites bearnaise.
You’ll get a French country feel plus wines and shareable bites like charcuterie, biscuits and jam, wood-fired pizzas, and a sampling of French fries at the ever chic Savoir.
Share a few plates, and go for main events from buttermilk blueberry pancakes with whipped mascarpone to brisket hash.
Settle into a booth or patio table at neighborhood standout Squable, which comes from industry vets Bobby Heugel and Justin Yu.
Executive chef Mark Clayton helms the talented kitchen, putting out fan favorite brunch dishes including the dutch baby pancake with bacon and maple butter; egg topped lè brunch burger; and oyster mushroom hash.
More Great Brunch Options in the Heights
Stroll 19th street and pop into neighborhood favorite including Alice Blue, Harold’s, and Shandy’s; pair lattes with soft scrambles and croissants bigger than your head at Common Bond; enjoy a family-friendly weekday and weekend brunches at Dish Society and Homestead Kitchen & Bar; go for smoked salmon bennys and pain perdu at Le Cafe Josephine; unwind with mimosas, ricotta fritters and prosciutto egg toast at Postino Wine Cafe; get your pancake fill at Snooze an AM Eatery; and wash down tamales and eggs with aguas frescas and micheladas at Superica.
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