There are so many ways to eat an egg for breakfast, but omelets are one of the most versatile. Make sure your day gets off to a great start with a great morning meal full of delicious, fresh ingredients and local flair. Whether you’re having brunch with the girls or want a quick bite before going on a Saturday morning bike ride, there are many wonderful options for an omelet in the morning. Check out one of these delicious local favorites for top omelets in Houston.
Fountain View Cafe
1842 Fountain View Drive
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 785-9060

This breakfast location is so popular, they ended up buying the next space over in their building and expanding! Serving breakfast and lunch seven days a week, the Fountain View Cafe is home style cooking at its finest. Just like mom used to make, but in a friendly cafe setting where you can mix and mingle with your neighbors over coffee and delicious breakfast. Build your own omelet with more than 20 options for ingredients for a personalized dish to start your day off right.

Cypress Breakfast House
12344 Barker Cypress Road
Cypress, TX 77429
(832) 220-1562

Meat lovers, rejoice! The Carnivore is a favorite omelet on the menu at this bustling eatery in Cypress. Full of sausage, bacon, ham and cheese, you’ll get your daily allotment of protein in just one meal. There are numerous omelet options to choose from. Or if you’d rather have your breakfast potatoes included instead of on the side, ask for your omelet to be made into a breakfast skillet.

Essence House Cafe
8506 FM 359 Road S.
Fulshear, TX 77441
(281) 533-0255

Located on the main thoroughfare through Fulshear just west of Houston, this local joint opened in 2007 and has become a favorite of Houstonians on the west side of town. In addition to a great cup of coffee and homemade pastries, they offer breakfast options all day. Many of their omelets have a Mexican flair and feature chorizo, queso fresco and much more. Stop by early to beat the bike traffic – many people stop for a coffee or morning meal before training for the MS150 on the hills near the Brazos River.

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Hungry’s Cafe
2356 Rice Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 523-8652

Located in the Rice Village, this Houston restaurant has been a staple for forty years. Their focus is on a diverse menu with many options in a unique space — casual enough for it to feel like a neighborhood cafe, yet still elegant for a nice night out. Their brunch on the weekends is full of delicious, fresh dishes that will leave you anxious for the next weekend to come around so you can try the next omelet on the menu. Garden veggies, mexican dishes and even beef fajitas make an appearance on their omelet offerings.

Revival Market
550 Heights Blvd.
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 880-8463

Looking for a delicious breakfast in the Heights area? Look no further than Revival Market, which features a wide variety of American and Southern breakfast options, including a chorizo and manchego omelette with roasted corn and tomato salad. The ingredients are fresh and locally sourced — the chef and owners are passionate about sustainable farming and supporting local small businesses. Some of the veggies you’ll find on your plate will come from Coltivare — their sister business just down the street!

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