GUIDE: Here is how Bay Area restaurants, businesses are responding to coronavirus outbreak

Noon Mirch is offering takeout and delivery options. (Alex Grant/Community Impact Newspaper)
Noon Mirch is offering takeout and delivery options. (Alex Grant/Community Impact Newspaper)

Noon Mirch is offering takeout and delivery options. (Alex Grant/Community Impact Newspaper)


Things are changing by the hour, but the outbreak of COVID-19 has affected the ability of restaurants and businesses to function as normal, including in the Bay Area.

Several restaurants throughout Clear Lake, League City and the Bay Area have closed their dining rooms and temporarily changed their hours; expanded or added to-go, delivery and curbside pickup options; or increased sanitation practices.



Small local businesses suffering losses from the outbreak can seek federal aid. According to a release from the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Small Business Association is offering up to $2 million in economic injury disaster loans to help small businesses overcome temporary losses of income.

Community Impact Newspaper is regularly contacting Bay Area businesses and restaurants to learn the latest updates on how they are managing as more calls for social distancing are made at the regional, state and federal levels. The latest updates can be found below.

Readers and business owners can share updates with the Bay Area editorial team by emailing baynews@communityimpact.com or calling 512-989-6808.







As of 6 p.m. March 26, here is how businesses around Clear Lake, League City and the Bay Area are responding:


  • Jackie's Brickhouse, 1053 Marina Bay Drive, Kemah, is offering takeout. 832-864-2459. www.jackiesbrickhouse.com

  • Seabrook Waffle Company, 1402 5th St., Seabrook, is still operating its drive-thru. 281-291-8186. www.seabrookwafflecompany.com

  • Luna's Mexican Restaurant, 6555 S. Shore Blvd., League City, is offering a variety of family meals and alcohol via takeout, delivery and curbside pickup. 281-334-0300. www.lunasmexianrestaurants.com

  • Nothing Bundt Cakes, 304 W. Bay Area Blvd., Ste. 400, Webster, is offering delivery and curbside pickup. 281-332-7100. www.nothingbundtcakes.com

  • Sam's Boat, 3101 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, is offering takeout orders and curbside pickup. The restaurant will hold a drive-thru crawfish festival March 26 through March 30. 281-326-7267. www.samsboat.com

  • Robinette & Company Caterers, 216 Kirby Road, Seabrook, is offering curbside pickup. Pre-orders and -payment are highly encouraged. 281-326-3663. www.robinetteandcompany.com

  • Savannah Cafe & Bakery, 14020 Hwy. 3, Houston, is offering carryout and delivery. 281-218-6744. www.cafewebstertx.com

  • Gelu Italian Ice is operating out of trailer at 707 El Dorado Blvd., Houston, and Java Owl Coffee House, 18021 Upper Bay Road, Nassau Bay. 713-257-9390. www.lovegelu.com

  • Whiskey Cake, 18840 Gulf Freeway, Friendswood, is offering takeout on their "survival kits" that offer everything from sirloins and burger patties to milk and eggs. 832-558-2253. www.whiskeycake.com

  • Hunsa Thai Kitchen, 4622 E NASA Parkway, Seabrook, is offering free flavored iced tea and fried banana dessert with every order through April 3. The restaurant is offering takeout, curbside pickup and delivery within 15 miles. 281-532-6339. www.hunsathaikitchen.com

  • Mom Alone Mexican Grill, 1111 E. NASA Parkway, Webster, is offing takeout between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. 281-480-3170. www.momalonerestaurant.com

  • The Boldthouse, 2234 E NASA Parkway, Seabrook, is offering curbside pickup and takeout on food and alcohol, including special deals. 281-942-9776. www.theboldthouse.com

  • Karen's Corner, 6011 W. Main Street Ste. A-104, League City, is selling keto survival boxes that include four slices of keto white bread, four chaffles, two keto cheesecakes, two keto cupcakes, two snickerdoodles, two chocolate cookies, keto chips and croutons for $35. The business is providing no-contact porch pickup. 281-413-8989. 832-632-2680. www.facebook.com/ketotogo

  • Space Center Cleaning suspended all cleanings, effective immediately, due to their being a non-essential business on March 24, according to a Facebook post. "We want to keep our workers and our customers safe during this critical time," the post reads. "We will message each of you and fit you back into our schedule as soon as we are permitted...This is a measure that has been implemented to save lives and reduce stress on our hospital systems."

  • Stomp's Burger Joint, 300 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, is open for takeout and curbside pickup. 281-724-9497. www.stompsburgerjoint.com

  • Akashi Fusion Asian & Sushi Bar, 5440 El Dorado Blvd. #1800, Houston, will be closed until March 31 or longer to ensure the safety of its employees and customers, according to a Facebook post. 281-461-6055. www.akashihouston.com

  • Clear Lake Hunan Restaurant, 2323 Clear Lake City Blvd. #158, Houston, is operating with its normal hours and offering curbside pickup and delivery. 281-286-8886. www.clearlakehunan.com

  • Ichibon Japanese Seafood, 18206 Egret Bay Blvd., Webster, is closed and aims to reopen April 1. 281-333-8988. www.ichibonhouston.com


As of 7:15 p.m. March 25, here is how businesses around Clear Lake, League City and the Bay Area are responding:


  • Esteban's Cafe y Cantina, 402 W. Main St., League City, is offering to-go orders with curbside pickup. New hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. 281-332-4195. www.estebanscafe.com

  • La Brisa Mexican Bar & Grill, 501 N. Wesley Drive, League City, is offering to-go orders with curbside pickup and deliver. 281-554-4000. www.labrisa.net

  • Abuelo's Mexican Restaurant, 2505 S. Gulf Freeway, League City, is offering takeout and delivery. 281-309-9070. www.abuelos.com

  • Avenida Brazil Churrascaria Steakhouse, 201 W. Bay Area Blvd., Webster, is providing to-go orders with curbside pickup. 281-557-9999. www.avebrazil.com

  • Kelley's Country Cookin', 1502 W. Main St., League City, is providing curbside pickup and mobile pay, takeout and delivery. 281-338-0300. www.kelleysrestaurant.com

  • Fajita Pete's, 201 S. Egret Bay Blvd., League City, is providing curbside pickup and delivery. 832-536-1300. www.fajitapetes.com

  • Kolache Factory, 306 N. Gulf Freeway, League City, is offering pickup and delivery. 281-784-0010. www.locations.kolachefactory.com

  • Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburger, 2795 S. Gulf Freeway, League City, is keeping its drive-thru open. 281-309-0309. www.freddysusa.com

  • Fuzzy's Taco Shop, 2660 Marina Bay Drive, League City, is offering takeout an delivery. Its new hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The business is offering special deals during the outbreak. 281-532-6714. www.fuzzystacoshop.com

  • Prepping Sisters, 109 Meadown Parkway, League City, is offering delivery and curbside pickup of gluten-free, low-carb meals. 832-385-0732. www.preppingsisters.com

  • Aquarium Restaurant, 215 Kipp Ave., Ste. 11, Kemah is offering delivery and 10% off to-go orders. 281-334-9010. www.aquariumrestaurants.com

  • Mario's Pizza & Pasta, 2100 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, is offering carryout and delivery orders. "We appreciate everyone’s support through this tough time and can assure you we are taking ever precaution possible to maintain a safe and sanitary environment for everyone!" a Facebook post from the business reads. 281-474-5104. www.mariosseabrook.com

  • Escalante's Fine Tex-Mex, 1043 Bay Area Blvd., Webster, is providing delivery and takeout. 281-316-6980. www.escalantes.net

  • Opus Ocean Grille, 1510 Marina Bay Drive, Ste. 124, Clear Lake Shores, is serving curbside takeout orders from noon to 8 p.m. Wines are at a 50% discount with any food order. "Our hearts are with you in these crazy times. We look forward to opening our doors to you again when this is all over," reads a Facebook post from the restaurant. 281-334-0006. www.opusoceangrille.com

  • Hubcap Grill, 1918 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, is offering to-go, call-in and pickup orders with various daily deals on food and drinks. 281-339-7116. www.hubcapgrill.com

  • Perry's Steakhouse & Grille, 700 Baybrook Mall Drive, Houston, has launched curbside pickup. Wine is discounted 50% with the purchase of food. 281-286-8800. www.perryssteakhouse.com

  • Bay Area Farmers Market, which takes place in the parking lot of Baybrook Mall at 700 Baybrook Mall Drive, Friendswood, will be open Sunday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. as drive-thru only. Customers stay in their cars with transactions through the vehicle window. www.bayareafarmersmarkettexas.com

  • Tookie's Seafood, 1106 Bayport Blvd., Seabrook, is offering curbside pickup and delivery as well as $29.99 family packs with a choice of several meal options. Alcohol is available with a food purchase, including $50 gallon jugs of margaritas and Bloody Marys. 281-942-9445. www.tookiesseafood.com

  • Seabrook Classic Cafe, 2511 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, is offering curbside pickup and delivery services. The eatery added several new phone lines to manage delivery orders. 281-326-1512. www.seabrookclassiccafe.com

  • Tommy's Restaurant and Oyster Bar, 2555 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, is now offering a takeout and curbside pickup menu. 281-480-2221. www.tommys.com

  • Wong's Chef, 2900 NASA Parkway, Ste. 170, Seabrook, is offering to-go orders and delivery. 281-532-3027. www.wongschef.com

  • Slim Chickens, 2490 S. Gulf Freeway, League City, is offering curbside pickup and an open drive-thru. 409-978-9103. www.slimchickens.com

  • King's BierHaus, 828 FM 646, Ste. A, League City, is offering 20% off all menu items when ordered online for pickup. 832-820-8264. www.kingsbierhaus.com

  • Bubba's 33, 3221 E. Sam Houston Parkway South, Pasadena, is offering a free meal to truck drivers through April 3, according to a news release. "As our nation’s truck drivers continue to deliver much-needed food, living essentials and medical supplies across the nation, Pasadena and Waco’s Bubba’s 33 locations are offering free 10” pizza and a non-alcoholic drink to all drivers," the release said. www.bubbas33.com


As of 9:45 p.m. March 23, here is how businesses are responding:


  • Bebu Asian Kitchen, 2400 W. Main St., League City, is offering takeout and curbside pickup. "Thanks for your patience. We know these are challenging times, but we’ll continue to do our best to serve you," a Facebook post from the business reads. 281-766-8801. www.bebukitchen.com

  • Brasserie 1985, 607 S. Friendswood Drive, Ste. 11, Friendswood, is serving burgers and cocktails to go the week of March 23. Burger orders are placed by phone only. 832-385-2278. www.brasserie1895.com

  • Jimmy Changas, 2504 S. Gulf Freeway, League City, is offering curbside pickup and delivery. 832-340-2446. www.jimmychangas.com

  • Maggiano's, 700 Baybrook Mall Drive, Friendswood, is offering carryout orders and beer and wine to go. 281-282-9729. www.maggianos.com

  • Mr. Sombrero, with locations at 2640 E. League City Parkway, Ste. 123, League City, and 6011 W. Main St., Ste. A107, League City, is offering delivery and free curbside pickup, including margaritas by the gallon. Breakfast will not be offered until further notice. 281-535-1505. 281-672-7964. www.mrsombrero.com

  • Mr. Gatti's Pizza, 16607 El Camino Real, Houston, is open 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and 5-9 p.m., serving pizza, and drinks for pickup and delivery via UberEats, DoorDash, Grubhub, Waitr, and Slice. 281-480-4800.

  • Sundance Grill II, 800 Mariners Drive, Kemah, is offering its regular menu, including beer, wine and cocktails, via curbside pickup. 281-535-5350.

  • Masa Sushi, 977 NASA Parkway, Webster, is selling alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, sake and mixed drinks to go starting March 23. The offer only applies to purchases that also include food. The eatery has closed its dining room and offers food to-go or delivered via Doordash. 281-486-9888.

  • Gulf Coast Archery, 1424 FM 528, Webster, has modified its business hours to Tuesday through Saturday, 4-8 p.m. Scheduled lessons outside that timeframe will still take place. 713-472-2000.


As of 10:30 a.m. March 20, here is how businesses are responding:


  • Courtney Sapp, owner of Escape Kemah, said in an email that the coronavirus outbreak has caused a huge drop in their customers, which has the potential to be devastating for her business. "We are family-owned and -run; my husband, myself and our two college-age children create all of our rooms and puzzles," she said via email. "I don’t know how we will survive. I have given up my teaching position to run our business, so there is no backup income on my end."

  • Starting March 21, South Shore Harbour Resort & Conference Center will close temporarily. The hotel hopes to reopen by the end of April. Group meetings, events and hotel stays will be canceled. "Please understand that we have never done this before and it is a terribly hard decision for us," a statement from the hotel reads.

  • Frost Bank, which has dozens of locations around the Bay Area, announced March 20 it would close its lobbies by the end of the day. The banks will stay fully staffed and offer expanded services during normal business hours throughout the temporary lobby shutdowns.

  • Infinity Float Center has temporarily closed starting March 20 until further notice. The center allows customers to relax by floating in tanks of salt water, but the business wanted to do its part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 by closing until it is safe to reopen.

  • C'Bon Crawfish Shack will begin offering to-go crawfish, shrimp and snow crabs beginning March 21. The business will serve to-go food as long as allowed.

  • El Pescado Ciego will continue to offer carryout and delivery. Customers can order margaritas and other alcoholic drinks for delivery only with the purchase of food.

  • Landry's Seafood House is offering delivery through third-party deliver partners, or customers can call in orders for curbside pickup and received 10% of their orders.

  • Noah's Ark Bar & Grill closed dine-in options starting at 4 p.m. March 19. The business began allowing curbside pickup March 20 and plans to start offering delivery March 21. "We deeply regret closing our doors. We know that many of you are like family to us and dine in with us regularly. We are truly sorry. We will miss you," reads a Facebook post from the restaurant.

  • Starting March 19, Schafer's Coastal Bar & Grille began offering takeout and pickup orders. Customers can order at wwwo2catering.com. No dining in will be allowed after March 20.

  • T-Bone Tom's, starting March 21, will offer curbside pickup with some delivery. Customers can also order takeout or delivery of beer, wine and spirits.

  • Tookie's Burgers is open March 20 and seating customers at every other table to maintain distance. Starting March 21, the business will offer curbside pickup and some delivery, and customers can also order alcohol.

  • Holly Berry Tea Room will remain open and offer takeout on its full menu.

  • Ace Hardware opened March 2 at 1915 W. League City Parkway, Ste. 100, League City. Owner Keyur Amir said he has seen an influx of customers buying barbecue supplies, gardening tools and home repair equipment. Customers stuck at home are working on landscaping and house projects, bringing in business, Amir said.

  • Black Bear Diner is offering takeout for curbside pickup and delivery where third-party deliverers such as DoorDash, Uber Eats and Postmates are available.

  • Cupcake Cachet is offering curbside pickup and has modified its hours to Thursday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

  • Ocean Sushi Grill is closed and hopes to reopen April 1, according to a Facebook post.

  • 365 Lash.Spa is open and accepting appointments at its NASA Parkway and Baybrook locations, according to a Facebook post.

  • Houston Door Refinishing is open and providing services as usual. "It's pretty safe because our work is done outside, and we always use disposable gloves," owner Tonya Clark told Community Impact Newspaper in a Facebook message.

  • Antonini's Subs is offering carryout and delivery at its Kemah location.

  • Kabuki Japanese Grill & Sushi Bar closed the hibachi side of the restaurant and is only offering pickup orders to go, according to a Facebook post.

  • Michi Ru Sushi closed for at least the next 15 days as of March 17. "Stay safe, stay positive, and appreciate everyone and everything that is important to you. We look forward to serving you in the near future," read a Facebook post.

  • Diners at The Flying Dutchman can receive 10% off their curbside pickup order for a limited time.

  • The Chick-fil-A locations in League City and Nassau Bay are operating as drive-thru only.

  • Dine-in areas will be closed starting March 17 until further notice at Cafe Dew. The business is offering temporary adjusted hours for to-go, curbside pickup and delivery options. Curbside pickup is free on all orders, and orders of $20 or more get a 25% discount. There is free delivery within 4 miles on orders of $25 or more. Medical workers receive four free doughnuts with a purchase of at least $10. "We wish everyone safe and healthy days ahead!" a Facebook post from Cafe Dew reads. "Thank you to all of our wonderful customers for the amazing support. We can push through this together!"

  • Starting March 19, all Whataburger locations are offering curbside delivery for online orders from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. After 8 p.m., customers can pick up online orders via drive-thru.

  • Kirk and J’s BBQ had to temporarily close because it was not getting enough business via the drive-thru or to-go orders.

  • Mia's Table dining rooms are closed, but customers can order takeout by calling or visiting online.

  • Due to Harris County's mandate, Okii Poke's dining room will be closed for the foreseeable future. However, the business will still allow customers to come into the restaurant to order takeout. Customers can also order delivery and pickup via UberEats, DoorDash, GrubHub and ChowNow.

  • Scrap Shack has seen a big uptick in business, owner Cari Kerstiemf said, because "people want to be crafting." Starting this week, the business is doing Facebook live videos, daily specials and online classes. However, the shop may eventually run out of supplies, as distributors are closing, Kerstiemf added.

  • Red River Cantina will now offer curbside pickup through online ordering. Customers can place and pay for orders at www.redrivercantina.com, fill out a description of their vehicle, park in a designated to-go space, call 281-557-8156, and an employee will bring out orders. The business encouraged residents to support local businesses during the outbreak.

  • Likewise, Red River BBQ and Grill will now offer curbside pickup through online ordering. Customers can place and pay for orders at www.redriverbbq.com, fill out a description of their vehicles, park in designated to-go spaces, call 281-332-8086, and an employee will bring out orders. The business encouraged residents to support local businesses during the outbreak.

  • Legends Sports Grill was still open and holding its annual St. Patrick's Day traditions as of March 19. The business is offering to-go orders that can be called in or placed online. The restaurant is deciding if it will offer delivery during the mandated shutdown.

  • As of 8 a.m. March 17, Floyds Cajun Seafood will offer only carryout or third-party delivery options. The dining room is closed. Staff has increased hand-washing, sanitation and cleanliness with attention to menus, tables, booths, chairs, restrooms, door handles and more.

  • Legends Sports Grill was still open and holding its annual St. Patrick's Day traditions as of March 19. The business is offering to-go orders that can be called in or placed online. The restaurant is deciding if it will offer delivery during the mandated shutdown.

  • As of 8 a.m. March 17, Floyds Cajun Seafood will offer only carryout or third-party delivery options. The dining room is closed. Staff has increased hand washing, sanitation and cleanliness with attention to menus, tables, booths, chairs, restrooms, door handles and more.

  • NobiliTea is offering normal business hours, but the business will be open for carryout orders only. The drive-thru will also be open. Customers are encouraged to call ahead to place orders and order delivery through third-party businesses. "We are dedicated to serving our community the best way we know how: through faith and compassion," reads a NobiliTea social media post.

  • Sawa Restaurant & Grill is offering curbside service as of March 17. "Call us and keep us open," reads a post on the business's Facebook page.

  • Las Anitas Mexican Restaurant is offering delivery and pickup orders as of March 17. The dining room is closed.

  • Customers can order to-go and delivery 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Crazy Alan's Swamp Shack. Orders of $20 or more get free delivery.

  • Altar'd Interiors is coming up on its first year in League City, having opened in May 2019. Owner Colby Morris said business was normal last week, but there has been a significant decrease in the last three to four days and virtually no business March 17. The business is trying to shift its focus to using social media for arranging furniture shipping and delivery, he said.

  • Only the Greatest Fitness, which caters exclusively to clients interested in personal training, is attempting to continue business as usual for as long as possible, owner Fillipe Silvas said. He added that the business is being "very hesitant" about accepting new clients but that they are aiming to ramp up their online presence. OTG offers a full, automated, online training system and personal coaching via a portal and an app, with written personalized workouts and a weekly coaching call to help clients meet their goals. Silvas encouraged those in isolation to stay active throughout the day and try two short workouts—20 minutes in the morning, 20 minutes in the afternoon—to help structure each day.

  • Rustika Cafe and Bakery is offering family feast meals, curbside pickup and delivery during the business's new, limited hours.

  • Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe has announced a new takeout and delivery program at all Houston-area stores. Curbside pickup is available. “Our team members, several of whom have been with us since our first year of operation, are family to us,” said Allison Chavez, co-founder of Sweet Paris, in a press release. “We hope that through the support of our community ordering takeout and delivery that we are able to continue to support them and their families during these difficult times. All proceeds from takeout and delivery will go directly to paying salaries of the few working and supporting those who have been laid off.”

  • As of March 16, Noon Mirch is offering takeout and delivery options for the next two weeks at least. The business is offering 20% off pickup orders.

  • Angelo's Pizza & Pasta is now offering curbside pickup. Customers can order by calling 281-332-2404 or visiting the business's website.

  • South Shore Grille has normal business hours as of March 19. The business was offering a dine-in option as well as to-go and curbside pickups. According to a social media post, the business is taking precautions by sanitizing surfaces and menus and having servers wear fresh gloves.

  • Manish Maheshwari, owner of both CoCo Crepes, Waffles & Coffee and Little Bella Mia in League City, said March 18 both restaurants are allowing dining in along with to-go and pickup orders. Neither business is offering any specials, and Maheshwari would rather close the restaurants if things got bad enough, he said.

  • Art of Coffee locations in Clear Lake and Kemah have adjusted their hours to 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Carryout only is offered at the Clear Lake location.

  • At Bakkhus Taverna, dine-in services are still available, as is carryout and delivery, as of March 19. The restaurant is taking extra precautionary measures by upping its deep cleaning services to seven days a week.

  • Dan's Pizza Wings 'N' Beer Deck is open for pickup and delivery, and the restaurant's deck was also open for dining with normal hours as of March 19.

  • J Henry's Draught House + Kitchen closed March 17 to prepare and reopened March 18 to offer drive-thru services 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. The business also offers alcohol to go. Customers should call ahead to reduce wait times.

  • Craft 96 Draught House + Kitchen is open for dine-in, carryout and to-go orders.

  • Things are changing daily, but as of March 17, Red Oak Cafe's dining room is open, and it is offering to-go orders and curbside pickup. Customers who buy $50 in gift cards for a later visit will receive a $10 gift card for free. "As a small family operated business, we appreciate your continued support. Blessings to you and your family!" reads a post on Red Oak Cafe's Facebook page.

  • For safety and convenience, Pierogi Queen will temporarily offer delivery and curbside pickup as of March 16. Owner Eva Sek said she and her family will be doing the deliveries themselves as vendors like UberEats are charging more than the business can afford for their services. Their plans to expand the business to Houston are likely on hold, she said. Frozen pierogi are still available until they run out of supplies, she added.


According to a social media post, the following local Nassau Bay restaurants are offering takeout, drive-thru and delivery orders:

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