Find Tasty Food and a Fresh Market at Hubbel & Hudson Kitchen

For foodies in The Woodlands, Hubbel & Hudson Kitchen is a must-try eatery that has just about everything you could imagine to eat in or cook your own food at home. This combination restaurant and market serves a delicious selection of casual American food with a gourmet twist, including farm-fresh burgers, premium steaks, hearty salads, and a great selection of eggs Benedicts for breakfast. There are affordable wines and beers to go with any meal, and the delicious, homemade desserts are the perfect way to end your visit.

Once you’re done eating, check out Hubbel & Hudson Kitchen’s marketplace, which contains a full coffee bar, a gelato station, and lots of bulk candies, nuts, and teas. There are fresh-baked pastries to take with you to go, as well as takeout versions of all of your favorite dishes on the traditional menu.

Whether you dine in at the sunny patio or take something out, you’ll love visiting Hubbel & Hudson Kitchen.

Hubbel & Hudson Kitchen
4526 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(281) 203-5650

Explore the Culinary Traditions of Italy at Papa Amadeus

When it comes to Italian food, Papa knows best – Papa Amadeus, that is! This local gem offers authentic Italian cuisine, made from traditional recipes passed down and perfected over generations. From the fresh ingredients all the way through to the wine pairing, you’ll find a truly rustic Italian dining experience at Papa Amadeus.

All of Papa Admadeus’ dishes are carefully prepared and presented, from classic pasta dishes to the seafood specialties, like the salmon carpaccio, shrimp diavolo, and the seared scallops. Try other local favorites, like the smoked salmon panini. Pair your meal with a glass of vino from Papa Amadeus’ extensive wine menu. The knowledgeable staff can help guide you to the perfect complementary glass.

Listen to some live music while you enjoy your delicious hearty Italian meal, for a dining experience you’ll never forget.

Papa Amadeus
25602 Interstate 45 N
Spring, TX 77386

Taste What Makes Moyz Crafted Street Food a Local Favorite for Mexican Fare

Moyz Crafted Street Food is a local favorite for authentic Mexican cuisine. Whether you’re stopping for breakfast, lunch, dinner, a late-night snack, you're sure to find something quick, easy, and delicious.

Grab a delicious breakfast taco, or go for a classic carnita, chicken taco, steak quesadilla, or chicken tostado. As a bonus, try the famous hand-made burgers, often called the best in town. Every dish is made from scratch with fresh ingredients, a ton of flavor, and the perfect amount of heat (try the habanero sauce if you like spice).

While it’s called street food, it’s also called crafted because you’ll find nothing but high-quality, authentic flavors and recipes. Visit Yelp for local favorite dishes and some sneak peeks at dishes – that is, if your mouth isn’t already watering enough.

Moyz Crafted Street Food
25330 Richard Road
Spring, TX 77386
(832) 298-3843

Windy City Grill and Pizza: Enjoy a Taste of Chicago

When the rest of the world thinks about Chicago-style pizza, most think deep dish. Windy City Grill and Pizza in Shenandoah is looking to correct that assumption by serving thin-crust pizzas with some interesting choices of toppings: Crab meat, shrimp,and even Canadian bacon make an appearance on the pizza menu. Windy City also offers Chicago-style hot dogs, pastrami and corned beef sandwiches, and a small selection of salads and desserts.

The owner and chef is known to come around and chat to customers while they enjoy their meal and share stories gathered during his 40 years in the restaurant business.

The sleek eatery is conveniently located in a shopping center en route to The Woodlands mall, with plenty of parking and can accommodate large parties with both indoor and outdoor seating.

Windy City Grill and Pizza
1500 Research Forest Drive
Shenandoah, TX 77381
(281) 651-5194

Rudy’s Bar B Q: Classic Barbecue in Spring, Texas

Rudy’s Bar B Q is a popular Spring spot for enjoying tasty barbecue. The space presents a down-home setting with an old fashioned gas station theme that recounts the fact that the original in this chain of restaurants began at a Texas gas station.

Sidle up to the counter, place your order and sit down at one of their wooden picnic-style tables. Meat is sold by the half-pound. Choose from Brisket, Turkey Breast, Spicy Chop, Half Chicken, Turkey, Pork Loin, Pork Spare Ribs, Baby Back Ribs, Regular Sausage and Jalapeno Sausage. They slice your meat right at the counter and pile it onto white butcher paper. Choose from Spicy or Regular Sauce. Add on some tasty sides like Creamed Corn, Potato Salad, Spicy Beans, Coleslaw, and New Potatoes.

Rudy's is open every day in Spring, Texas

Rudy's Bar B Q
20806 Interstate 45
Spring, TX 77373
(281) 288-0916

Visit Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen for Crawfish, Gumbo and Other Big Easy Favorites

New Orleans cuisine is some of the most flavorful and distinct in the entire country, and you’ll find a little taste of the Big Easy at Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen. This local favorite is located right on Market Street in The Woodlands, and it makes a delicious option for either a laid-back lunch or a celebratory evening out.

The menu is filled with Creole and Cajun specialties like crawfish dip, sausage gumbo and duck with jambalaya. Etouffée and shrimp po’ boys make delicious lunch options, and the bread pudding and powder sugar-topped beignets are perfectly sweet endings to any meal. Pair your meal with a New Orleans Hurricane cocktail, a cold glass beer or a premium wine, or take your food and drinks outside to the lush, green patio for a true New Orleans feel.

Schilleci’s New Orleans Kitchen
9595 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 419-4242

Start Your Day With a Stack of Pancakes at Sunny Side of the Street

It’s challenging to not find yourself charmed by a breakfast joint when the logo is a sunburst—made of bacon! At Spring’s Sunny Side of the Street, chefs Michael and Tony Kusuma are hard at work on making the most important meal of the day the most delicious meal of the day, as well.

The breakfast menu is chock full of classics such as thick Texas-style French toast, customizable three-egg omelets, and buttery old fashioned biscuits topped with sausage gravy. For the more adventurous, sample some “Future Classics” like apple cheddar flapjacks, blueberry custard baked French toast, or curried butternut squash shirred eggs. While the breakfast selections dominate, the lunch menu also shines with fan favorites and Southern signatures like the self-explanatory chicken waffle toast sandwich and the Korean pulled-pork sandwich served with Korean cabbage slaw and spicy barbecue sauce.

Sunny Side of the Street is open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily, with lunch available after 11 a.m. The early bird gets the worm in this case, as tables tend to fill up fast, particularly on the weekends.

Sunny Side of the Street
4915 FM 2920 Road
Spring, TX 77388
(281) 355-8888

Grab a Burger and the Kitchen Sink Shake at Grub Burger Bar

If you’re looking for an indulgent meal with no calorie counting allowed, Grub Burger Bar is the perfect treat in The Woodlands. This hip, upscale burger restaurant features reclaimed wood furnishings, high, vaulted ceilings and an open dining room filled with lots of natural light.

The incredibly decadent burgers are served with tall stacks of onion rings and perfectly seasoned skinny fries, but they’re balanced out by Ahi tuna salads, lean turkey burgers and fresh, homemade tabouli. There are also veggie burgers for guests who don’t eat meat.

The milkshakes at Grub Burger Bar are just as popular as the burgers, and they come in styles like Dirt and Worms, the Kitchen Sink and salted caramel. Of-age guests can even enjoy alcoholic milkshakes in any of the restaurant’s flavors. If you’re looking for a restaurant that the whole family will love, you can’t go wrong with Grub Burger Bar.

Grub Burger Bar
2417 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(281) 907-9001

Grub Burger Bar: ‘Cause You Just Can’t Beat a Perfectly Grilled Burger

Sometimes, you crave a juicy, grilled burger and just nothing else will do. When that craving strikes, Grub Burger Bar is the place to go in The Woodlands. This local favorite burger joint is a bit more upscale and modern than most, but some say it serves some of the best burgers in town in a fun, laid-back atmosphere.

The restaurant’s industrial decor and spacious, open dining room will leave you lots of room to relax and enjoy a hearty meal, while the large bar area makes a great place to grab a cold beer or a glass of wine before dinner. There is a walk-up counter that makes it easy to place your order and grab a seat, and regulars recommend starting every meal with an order of the giant onion rings. Burgers come in styles like the Texas Luau and the Lockhart Legend, but you’ll also find chicken, salmon, and vegetarian options that make equally tasty alternatives to the usual beef.

Grub Burger Bar
2417 Research Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(281) 907-9001

Start Planning This Weekend’s Brunch Early at Black Walnut Cafe

For brunch fans in The Woodlands, Black Walnut Cafe is a must-try eatery for your lazy Sunday mornings (or afternoons). This popular brunch spot serves a decadent menu of morning libations and egg-based dishes, as well as fresh salads, tacos, pastas and other new American favorites. Sample the lobster eggs Benedict or the Tex Mex omelet and pair it with a mimosa or a Bloody Mary to cap off the weekend in style, and be sure to sit outside on the sunny patio if the weather permits.

For lunch or dinner, try the Santa Fe salad or the homemade lasagna paired with a glass of wine or a craft beer. Desserts like Boston cream pie and various types of cakes also taste great with a hot cup of coffee to end the meal. Inside, Black Walnut Cafe has a country club atmosphere, complete with red leather stools along the handsome bar, high ceilings and rustic dining tables that will make any meal feel comfortable and relaxed.

Black Walnut Cafe
9000 New Trails Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381
(281) 362-1678

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