Amazing Black-Owned Brunch Spots In Texas

Have you ever wondered how brunch came about? According to Culture Trip, brunch was created by Guy Beringer as a method to treat his hangovers. He believed that you should avoid a heavy breakfast, after a night out of drinking, and eat towards the middle of the day instead. In Europe, brunch was also meant to be a sociable event, including more drinks. Which makes sense because in most places in Europe, beer or alcohol is served with every meal. Did someone say bottomless mimosas?! Getting day drunk is my favorite thing to do, so I make it a hobby to try out which restaurants have the best mimosas and brunch. 

As a child, I remember every so often my mom would allow us to eat breakfast for dinner! We’ve always heard breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not have it in the evening also! We’d cook us up some pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, and grits and feast! You’re guaranteed a good night’s rest after a meal like that.

If you’re anything like me, indecisive at times, you love to have your OPTIONS! BRUNCH gives you options okay! Breakfast or lunch, pick a side and don’t worry about being judged. Brunch is a mixture of breakfast and lunch that is usually around 10 am to 2 pm, depending on the restaurant. You know everyone has their own style of cooking, so I make a hobby out of trying different places for brunch and comparing who has the best shrimp and grits or chicken and waffles!

Now let’s do it for the culture and introduce these black-owned spots located right in our backyard in Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin.

First on the list is one that needs no introduction for our Houstonians, our one and only TasteBar! I have never seen so many chicken and waffle options. Jerk Chicken and Waffles, General Tso’s and Waffles, Chicken Fried Lobster and waffles! Chef Don Bowie’s Taste Bar was inspired by his international travels, presenting us with a creative menu of southern delicacies. 

Next Up is Trez Art and Wine Bar, located in the Heights area of  Houston, Texas. For all my art lovers this is the perfect scene, as Trez advocates and supports local artists, by providing a platform. Now be sure to go online and make reservations ahead of time, and immerse yourselves in a world of art, culture, and of course brunch! Be sure to visit Trez Art & Wine Bar to see upcoming events, weekly features, and Bisong Art Gallery.  

And last but not least, we will head to Dallas, Texas, and introduce the Soiree Coffee Bar. Soiree is a place, as the owners describe it, that continues to share black culture and contributes to black economics. They provide an ambiance of jazz and soul, “believing that music, coffee, and culture brings people from all walks of life together.” Brunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 3 pm. 

Listed below you can find a list of amazing Black-Owned brunch spots in Texas.

AUSTIN

Down South CaJJun Eats

15630 Vision Dr, Pflugerville, TX 78660

Shelton's Cafe in the Park

13717 Mopac Service Rd, Austin, TX 78727

The Rolling Rooster

13717 Mopac Service Rd, Austin, TX 78727

The Victory Grill

1104 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78702

DALLAS-FORT WORTH

Breakfast Brothers

130 E Bardin Rd, Arlington, TX 76018

Daq's Daiquiris & More

8700 Preston Rd Ste 127, Plano, TX 75024

DJ's Steakhouse

14925 Midway Rd #101, Addison, TX 75001

Ella B's Restaurant

14925 Midway Rd #101, Addison, TX 75001

Kitchen + Kocktails

1933 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75201

Lo-Lo's Chicken & Waffles

1450 TX-114, Grapevine, TX 76051

Pangea Restaurant & Bar

6309 N President George Bush Hwy #8101, Garland, TX 75044

Savory Kitchen Bar

800 W Eldorado Pkwy Suite 127, Little Elm, TX 75068

Soirée Coffee Bar

320 Singleton Blvd Suite 190, Dallas, TX 75212

Ten01 Bistro

2533 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

The FIVEE Bistro & Bar

1319 Botham Jean Blvd, Dallas, TX 75215

The Island Spot

309 Jefferson, Dallas, TX 75208

The Pelican House Restaurant

107 S Cedar Ridge Dr, Duncanville, TX 75116

HOUSTON

Amahle Bar & Lounge

1916 Baldwin St, Houston, TX 77002

Bar 5015

5015 Almeda Rd, Houston, TX 77004

Cleo Lounge Tapas and Fine Music

9603 Broadway St Suite 101, Pearland, TX 77584

Cooking With Flavour

6502 Dixie Dr, Houston, TX 77087

Craft Burger

348 Mason Rd, Katy, TX 77450

D’s Cajun

13134 Dairy Ashford Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Domain Restaurant & Lounge

8052 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77063

Kamp Houston

6025 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057

Kid Kreole Kooking

9739 N Sam Houston Pkwy E #100, Humble, TX 77396

Kulture

701 Avenida De Las Americas Suite A, Houston, TX 77010

Lost & Found

160 W Gray St, Houston, TX 77019

Lucille's

5512 La Branch St, Houston, TX 77004

Mo' Better Brews

1201 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004

Onion Creek Coffee House, Bar and Lounge

3106 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007

Phil & Derek's Restaurant

1701 Webster St, Houston, TX 77003

Plush Bar And Grill

12716 North Fwy, Houston, TX 77060

Prospect Park

3100 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057

Taste Bar + Kitchen

3015 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77006

The Breakfast Klub

3711 Travis St, Houston, TX 77002

The Brunch Bus

The Greasy Spoon Soulfood Bistro

636 Cypress Station Dr Ste A, Houston, TX 77090

The Locker Room

4702 Ennis St, Houston, TX 77004

Trez Art and Wine Bar

920 Studemont St Suite #150, Houston, TX 77007

Upper Kirby Bistro

2736 Virginia St, Houston, TX 77098

SAN ANTONIO

Mr C's Fried Chicken and Waffles

7907 W Loop 1604 N #102, San Antonio, TX 78254

The South Chicken & Waffles

8124 Agora Pkwy #200, Selma, TX 78154

Tony G's Soul Food

915 S Hackberry, San Antonio, TX 78210

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