Sunny Side of the Street, Spring | Photo courtesy of Uncle Wankie's Restaurant
Looking for a breakfast gem in Spring? Take a trip to Sunny Side of the Street, as this restaurant provides breakfast classics as well as more adventurous morning meal options. Traditional dishes include biscuits and gravy or homemade corned beef hash as well as sweet items like pancakes and waffles. Go wild at Sunny Street and try the blueberry custard baked French toast or scallion and sausage Asian pancakes, or try an omelet with smoked salmon for a twist! Sunny Street is open early at 7am, and they serve breakfast until they close. If you’re not into breakfast, Sunny Street also serves lunch starting at 11am. The selection includes sandwiches and burgers like the fried green tomato sandwich or the old school burger. Make sure to stop by before 2pm, or you will be disappointed because that is their regular closing time.
Uncle Wankie's Restaurant, Spring | Photo Courtesy of The Toasted Yolk Cafe
A spot on Louetta Road that serves delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner is Uncle Wankie’s Restaurant. This establishment boasts free-range beef, organic fruits and vegetables as well as homemade buns. Uncle Wankie’s started as a hole in the wall behind a gas station and expanded into a larger space over the years. Breakfast starts at 7am and is served until 3pm Monday-Friday, and breakfast is happily an all-day event on Saturday and Sunday. The menu consists of a selection of omelets like the Greek omelet or the Western omelet, Mexican breakfast options such as migas and huevos rancheros, and breakfast platters with biscuits and sausage gravy or a waffle platter. Uncle Wankie’s is a great place for any breakfast connoisseur. If diners aren’t in the mood for breakfast, Uncle Wankie’s serves a wide variety of lunch and dinner options.
The Toasted Yolk Café is a local favorite for breakfast and lunch; lying just past the outskirts of Spring, it is little bit of a drive down I-45 towards Houston. Owners Chris Milton and Mathew DeMott put equal emphasis on menu items created for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast options include sweet options like donuts ‘churro style’ or a variety of pancakes, waffles and French toast. The Toasted Yolk also offers a selection of egg breakfasts from omelets to scrambles to a variety of eggs benedict dishes. The lunch menu offers a variety of sandwiches, soups, and salads or a combination of the three. Definitely worth the drive, The Toasted Yolk Café is a great place to enjoy the first meal of the day. Make sure to keep track of the time if you would like to try the Toasted Yolk because the restaurant’s hours are 7am to 3pm.
The Big Barn is one of three Dosey Doe locations in and around The Woodlands and Spring area, along with The Music Café and Dosey Doe Coffee. If you’re craving a classic, home-style breakfast and a hot, fresh cup of coffee, try out any of the Dosey Does. The Big Barn and the Music Café are both music venues as well and are popular places to go and see local musicians. Because The Big Barn is the main location for booking acts, the restaurant only serves breakfast to patrons on the weekend; Saturday and Sunday from 8am-1pm. On the other hand, the Music Café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day. Breakfast is served Monday-Friday from 7am-12pm, Saturday from 7am-12pm, and Sunday from 7am-1pm. The Big Barn and the Music Café have different breakfast menus, so the food experience will be different at each location. What both restaurants have in common is that they offer classic breakfast options from pancakes to eggs benedict to huevos rancheros. Both places also offer an assortment of pastries, a selection of homemade Argentinian empanadas and delicious cups of coffee; they take pride in their selection and fresh brewed quality of the coffee. There is no doubt that Dosey Doe is the place to go to indulge in a classic breakfast dish and a steaming cup of coffee in Spring.
Any health conscious Houstonian would enjoy a breakfast at Pure Healthy Eatery. Opened in 2010, Pure Healthy Eatery opened their first location in The Woodlands. The philosophy behind this place is to contribute to a ‘healthier environment’ by treating the food, its preparation, and the customers with the utmost care and respect. This philosophy made enough of an impression on The Woodlands residents to be able to open a second location in Spring. Both restaurants offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner and are able to cater to those with gluten-free or vegan diets. The menu is filled with healthy and delicious sounding meals. The breakfast menu includes sandwiches like a turkey and cheddar or selections of burritos, omelets, and bagels. Top off your breakfast with an organic cup of coffee or a freshly blended smoothie and give any day a healthy start.
Cabo Baja & Mexican Grill is the perfect place to go to have Baja Californian food right here in Houston. Nothing beats a Mexican-style breakfast, especially when the restaurant is run by people born and raised in Mexico. The owners are trying to stick to authentic traditions when preparing their food along with preserving dishes from Baja California Sur Mexico. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a quaint setting. Breakfast options include a selection of different breakfast tacos or burritos stuffed with a variety of delicious fillings. Lunch and dinner also feature a selection of taco and burritos, making Cabo Baja & Mexican Grill the perfect place to sit down and have a quick meal or to stop by and pick up food to go!
Any breakfast lover indulges in freshly baked goods and pastries. One bakery in Spring to add to your breakfast arsenal is Perfect Blend Bakery Café. This family-owned business offers baked goods, sandwiches, and soup, along with a variety of coffee products. The bakery features a selection of sweet delights like cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and even French macarons. Perfect Blend also bakes their own breads and croissants. Kolaches are also a perfect breakfast staple offered at Perfect Blend. Delicious lunches are prepared as well for patrons who miss breakfast. So go out and have your first meal be a delicious, freshly baked treat and a cup of coffee.
For an upscale brunch option, try Fielding’s Local Kitchen & Bar. This restaurant serves up high-class, made-from-scratch dishes and handcrafted cocktails. During the weekdays, Fieldings is open for lunch and dinner from 11am-9pm Monday-Thursday and 11am-11pm on Friday. The food is Italian inspired, with pizza and pasta dishes as well as soups, salads, and sandwiches. On the weekends, however, Fieldings offers brunch to patrons from 9am-3pm. They have everything from cinnamon rolls to frittatas and omelets. Fieldings also offers a special brunch drink menu. The bar provides handcrafted, brunch-themed cocktails to diners as well as a selection of coffees and teas for non-drinkers. Fieldings is the perfect place to have a brunch meal with friends or family.
Tucked into a little strip mall off Kuykendahl Road is The Breakfast Place. This diner-style joint serves up classic American breakfast dishes in a casual setting. The decor has a Texas theme with tables set throughout the restaurant as well as a bar for those patrons who want a more diner-oriented experience. The menu features both breakfast and lunch meals and includes breakfast platters and eggs as well as other breakfast sides. Diners can also feast on build-your-own omelets, pancakes, waffles or French toast. The lunch menu features classic American sandwiches and burgers. For an authentic diner breakfast, try out The Breakfast Place.