Tacos are life. We get it – we understand. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but it isn’t always cheap and you don’t always want tacos! That’s why we’ve wrangled together a guide for the best places to grab breakfast without breaking the bank.
Read more below for our list of the best cheap breakfast places in Houston:
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Houston Breakfast Places – Best Restaurants in Inner Loop
This Montrose-area restaurant has a beautiful patio for you to enjoy while you eat your breakfast. Their prices are reasonable and they take great pleasure in their food and service. Many would argue they have the best breakfast in Houston.
Where: 1732 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday and Sunday: 7:30 am – 10:00 pm | Friday and Saturday: 7:30 am – 11:00 pm
La Guadalupana Cafe & Bakery
This Mexican restaurant serves all the traditional plates. You’ll find delicious conchas, pastries, and more. They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but get there early or be prepared to wait.
Where: 2109 Dunlavy St Houston, TX 77006
Operating Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm | Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm | Friday: 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
This restaurant near River Oaks offers Mumbai street food and small plates. Their fusion breakfast options are delicious and healthy.
Where: 2800 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX, United States, Texas
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm | Friday – Sunday: 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
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Best Houston Breakfast Places in the Inner Loop – Continued
This Houston favorite has two locations- one on Wesleyan and one in Woodway. They aren’t the cheapest restaurant on the menu but their massive comfort food portions will leave you with leftovers, so it’s a great value for how much you get.
Where: 4080 Bissonnet St Houston, TX 77005
Operating Hours: Monday: 7:00 am – 2:00 pm | Tuesday – Friday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm | Saturday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm | Sunday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
This Inner-loop diner will make you feel right at home. They serve American classics plus omelettes and Belgian toast. You can get a great meal for under $10, making it a staple among cheap breakfast spots in Houston.
Where: 4318 Telephone Rd Houston, Texas 77087
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 3:30 pm | Saturday: 6:00 am – 2:30 pm | Sunday: 7:00 am – 1:30 pm
There are a few locations around town which serve breakfast. All of their breakfast plates are delicious and under $11.
Where: 602 Fairview St, Houston, TX 77006, United States
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm | Saturday and Sunday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Houston Breakfast Places – Best Breakfast Spots in Outer Loop
This American diner has four locations around Houston (both inside and outside the loop) and serves up classics with delicious extras. The caramel, banana & pecan challah French toast is to die for.
Where: 2417 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098, United States
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm | Saturday and Sunday: 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
This Memorial-area restaurant has cheap, delicious tacos. Their menu is basic because it doesn’t need anything more than that!
Where: 1019 Dairy Ashford Houston, Texas 77079
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 6:00 am – 8:00 pm | Saturday: 7:00 am – 8:00 pm | Sunday: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Omelette & Waffle Restaurant (PERMANENTLY CLOSED)
This cozy restaurant on Beechnut has all the traditional breakfast dishes, plus crepes, enormous omelets and waffles, and crunchy hash-browns.
House of Pies
With three locations in Houston (inside and outside the loop) and pies served all day, what more could you be looking for? Plus, they’re open 24 hours a day, making it a great spot to grab cheap breakfast in Houston at any time of the day or night. One of the best breakfast restaurants in Houston!
Where: 3112 Kirby Dr. Houston, TX 77098
Operating Hours: Monday – Sunday: 7:00 am – 12:00 am
El Rey Taqueria
This Cuban and Mexican restaurant offers traditional breakfast plates with a Cuban twist. Their plantains make the plate! They have multiple locations around Houston.
Where: 9742 Katy Fwy #100 Houston, TX 77055
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm | Friday and Saturday: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm | Sunday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Houston Breakfast Places – Best Restaurants in Greater Houston Area
Some of the best and cheapest Mexican breakfasts can be found here. They have locations all around town. Try the chicken entomatadas and fresh squeezed orange juice.
Where: 2525 N Loop W #610 Houston, TX 77008
Operating Hours: Not Found
Tacos A Go Go
Tacos A Go Go has expanded to Katy but they also have three locations near Downtown and 610. Their delicious tacos are cheap and just a couple will fill you up!
Where: 3704 Main St.Houston, TX 77002
Operating Hours: Monday: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm | Tuesday – Saturday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm | Sunday: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
With three Houston- area locations, and a huge menu, Cracker Barrel has everything you want. Their huge plates will leave you fully satisfied, just go early.
Where: 14765 N. Freeway Houston, TX 77090
Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday and Sunday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm | Friday and Saturday: 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
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Best Breakfast Spots in Greater Houston – Continued
Tacos La Bala
This Mexican restaurant has locations all over Houston. They offer an amazing burrito. Try the green sauce – just not too much!
Where: 12900 Aldine Westfield Rd Ste C, Houston, TX, United States, Texas
Operating Hours: Monday – Saturday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm | Sunday: 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Chilosos Taco House
At Chilosos, you’ll get pioneer tacos and breakfast plates for less than $10. They have two locations in Houston! One of the best breakfast places in Houston!
Where: 701 E 20th St, Houston, TX 77008, United States
Operating Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 7:30 am – 3:00 pm | Sunday: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Taqueria Del Sol
This Southeast staple of Mexican plates serves up fresh and delicious food all day. Their breakfasts are out of this world.
Where: 8114 Park Pl Blvd, Houston, TX, United States
Operating Hours: Open 24 hrs.
Who do you think has the best cheap breakfast in Houston? Let us know in the comments.
And don’t forget our other restaurant guides: 50 Cheap Places to Eat Near Me in Houston, Houston’s Best Dog- Friendly Restaurants and Bars & Kids Eat Free Near Me in Houston.
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