Breakfast and Brunch Guide

 The strawberry chocolate waffle is made with chocolate chips, and topped with strawberries and whipped cream and served with bacon, eggs and sausage ($9)

The strawberry chocolate waffle is made with chocolate chips, and topped with strawberries and whipped cream and served with bacon, eggs and sausage ($9)


1. 105 Cafe
Popular dish: The omelet is made with bacon, mushrooms, spinach and feta cheese ($8.99).

3010 W. Davis St., Conroe
Hours: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. daily

2. Black Walnut Cafe
Popular dish: The sirloin steak eggs Benedict is made with an English muffin, hollandaise sauce and poached eggs ($13.50).

2971 Hawthorne Drive, Conroe
Hours: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily

3. El Bosque Mexican Grill
Popular dish: El Bosque’s Sunday breakfast buffet offers a variety of favorites including eggs, potatoes and menudo ($12.95).

2101 W. Davis, Ste. 105, Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 11 a.m-9:30 p.m., Fri. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-9 p.m.

4. El Charrito
Popular dish: The breakfast enchilada consists of cheese with spinach, topped with two eggs and ranchero sauce ($6.99).

904 W. Davis St., Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Sun. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 

5.  Garden Cafe
Popular dish: Among the customer favorites is the No. 1, which includes eggs, hashbrowns, sausage and ham or bacon ($5.75 or $5.95).

1406 N. Loop 336, Ste. A, Conroe
936- 539-9663
Hours: 7 a.m.- 3 p.m. daily

6. Magnolia Diner
Popular dish: The strawberry chocolate waffle is made with chocolate chips, and topped with strawberries and whipped cream and served with bacon, eggs and sausage ($9)

19784 Hwy. 105 W., Montgomery
Hours: Sun.-Thu. 7 a.m.-9 p.m.,  Fri.-Sat. 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m. 

7. McKenzie’s Barbeque & Burgers
Popular dish: The Old Timer features scrambled or fried eggs, bacon or sausage, a fried potato or hashbrown, and toast ($5.49).

1501 N. Frazer St., Conroe
17099 Walden Road, Ste. 200, Montgomery
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

8. Pie In the Sky Pie Co.
Popular dish: The Jamie Skillet includes scrambled eggs, mushrooms, onions, jalapenos, tomatoes and squash ($8.00). The Dad’s Plate is also popular and includes two eggs, either grits or potatoes, toast, and either sausage or bacon ($6.50).

3600 N. Loop 336 W., Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Tue. 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed.-Sat. 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

9. The Toasted Yolk Cafe
Popular dish: The Cowboy Scramble consists of two biscuits split open with a scramble on top that includes four eggs, ham, sausage, sausage gravy and bacon. The dish comes with a hashbrown casserole or grits for a side and fruit ($11.49).

2129 W. Davis St., Conroe
Hours: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. daily

10. The Whistle Stop Cafe
Popular dish: The Conductor consists of two eggs, hash browns, a choice of bacon, ham or sausage, and two pancakes ($9.49).

11133 I-45, Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Thu. 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Fri.-Sat.
8 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.- 8 p.m. 


11. The Cozy Grape
Popular dish: The crab cake eggs Benedict comes on a slider bun with a grilled crab cake and poached egg on top along with hollandaise sauce. The dish comes with green eggs and ham, which consists of a slice of ham on a slider bun with pesto and hollandiase sauce ($13).

14340 Liberty St., Montgomery
Hours: Tue.-Thu. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

12. Red Brick Tavern
Popular dish: The restaurant offers fried chicken and waffle sliders served with homemade Honey Dijon Mustard ($14).

119 Simonton St., Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Wed. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Thu.-Sat. 11 a.m.-midnight, Sunday 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. 

13. Poppy’s Seafood Grill
Popular dish: The crab cake eggs Benedict is made with a crabcake over a toasted English muffin and is topped with a poached egg and fresh florentine sauce ($14).

400 W. Montgomery St., Willis
Hours: Sun.-Thurs. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 11 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

On the go

14. Conroe Coffee
Popular grab: Along with coffee beverages, Conroe Coffee also serves a ham or bacon and egg breakfast sandwich ($4.74). The breakfast taco consists of egg, cheese and ham (1 for $2, 2 for $3.50).

206 N. Main St., Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

15. Donut Wheel
Popular grab: The Louisiana boudin kolache is made with Cajun rice mixed with beef and sausage ($3).

706 W. Davis St., Conroe
Hours: Mon.-Sun. 4:30 a.m.-noon


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