Monday List: Open Restaurants & Grocery Stores In The Houston Area
This list is being continually updated. Please also check the comments section, as readers and restaurant owners are also posting helpful information there.
With so many places still flooded in and closed, this is a comprehensive list of everything we are hearing that is open today, Monday, August 28. If you know something not on this list, please e-mail us so we can share it with the rest of our readers.
Bear with us as we continue to expand and add to this. Reports are rolling in by the second. Please do not go out if you do not have to!
We are hearing of grocery stores that are opening today. However, do be aware that some are putting limits on how many people they will allow into the store at one time. For that reason, lines are forming. Please be patient as the employees are doing the best they can under the conditions.
OVERALL UPDATE ON GROCERY STORES: Many, in general, are closing early—between 3 and 6 p.m. in many cases. If you know of one that is open after 6 p.m., please email us.
OVERALL UPDATE SPECIFICALLY ON H-E-B: Houston-area stores closed at or before 3 p.m. today.
H-E-B, 9710 Katy Freeway: UPDATE: All Houston-area H-E-B stores have already closed.
Kroger, 1505 Wirt: Open only until 6 p.m.
Spec’s, 2410 Smith: So much more than a liquor store, Spec’s has a hot and cold deli counter, produce section and groceries. A reader says it’s closing at 5 or 6 p.m.
Kroger, 4000 Polk: A reader reported at 11:29 a.m. that it is open.
Costco, 3836 Richmond: Reported by a reader at 12:32 p.m. as open.
Kroger, 1035 North Shepherd at 11th Street: Open with a limit of 50 people at one time. Also has a pharmacy.
Walmart, 1111 Yale: Reported by a reader as open around 10:44 a.m.
Al’s Quick Stop, 2002 Waugh: Not a grocery store, but a usually well-stocked convenience store. Also has a kitchen serving hot food, specifically Mediterranean and Mexican.
H-E-B, 1701 West Alabama: A reader says, “open but a line to get in” as of around 10:30 a.m.
Fiesta, 4141 Fulton: Open but reader reports line is “150 deep” as of 10:44 a.m.
Valero, 6450 West 43rd: Not a grocery store, but it has a convenience store that is reported as open.
Kroger, 1352 West 43rd: UPDATED: Was open, then reported as closed by a reader around 2:30 p.m.
H-E-B, 2710 Pearland Pkwy: A reader reported it is open as of 10 a.m. but only allowing 25 people in at a time.
Kroger, 1938 West Gray: UPDATED: Reported as closed by a reader around 2 p.m.
Fiesta, 12355 Main: Reported by a reader as open at 9:23 a.m.
West University/Rice Village
Kroger, 5150 Buffalo Speedway: Houston Food Finder writer Holly Beretto reports this is open.
Randalls, 5586 Weslayan: Reported open by a reader as of 10:30 a.m.
McDonald’s: The national fast food chain is keeping a running list of open Houston area locations online.
East Wall Chinese Restaurant, 9889 Bellaire #301: The restaurant will stay open “as long as it can” but that depends on the rain. The phone number is (713) 981-8803.
Hotel Restaurants: A reader reported that most hotel restaurants seem to be open and serving, including Main Kitchen at J.W. Marriott, The Lounge at Magnolia Hotel. A representative says that Bayou & Bottle at the Four Seasons Houston is also open, as is Italian restaurant Quattro. Re:fuel By Aloft has grab-and-go food options.
Antidote, 729 Studewood: Reported open by a reader at 12:40 p.m.
Balls Out Burger, 1603 North Durham: UPDATE: Has ran out of food and closed per their Facebook page.
Da Capos Pastry Cafe, 1141 East 11th: Reported by a reader as open at 12:25 p.m. Normally closes at 6 p.m.
Down House, 1801 Yale: An Instagram post indicates it is open and at least serving espresso drinks.
Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar, 1050 Studewood: Open with a limited menu for as long as conditions are safe.
Porch Swing Pub, 69 Heights Boulevard: General manager Brooke Gordon says it will open at 4 p.m. today.
Someburger, 745 East 11th: Reported open by a NextDoor user.
Revolution Coffee & Juice, 1231 West 11th: Reported open.
Asian City Restaurant, 20205 Highway 59 North, Humble: A representative for the restaurant reports it is open on Monday.
Grotto, 4715 Westheimer: Open with a limited lunch menu for per their Facebook page. Unfortunately, we don’t know what time lunch ends yet or what the status for dinner will be. Their other location in The Woodlands is closed today.
Latin Bites, 5709 Woodway: Manager Rita Castre emailed to say, “We are not putting any of our employees at risk. That means that all my family is getting together to take care of the back and front of the house. We are going to offer a reduced menu and free coffee.”
Revolve at Hotel Derek, 2525 West Loop: Reported open by a representative.
Cavo Coffee, 3773 Richmond: Reported as open by a reader at 12:30 p.m. Serves light breakfas reacht, lunch and dinner fare as well as espresso drinks, beer and wine. Normally closes at 8 p.m. on Mondays.
Aladdin, 904 Montrose: A reader reported at 12:45 p.m. that this is open.
Al’s Quick Stop, 2002 Waugh: The kitchen at this convenience store is open and serves both Mediterranean and Mexican food.
Empire Cafe, 1732 Westheimer: Open and “proud to serve the neighborhood.”
The Hay Merchant, 1100 Westheimer: Opening at 2 p.m. with a limited menu of wings, burgers and goat and dumpling per a representative.
Niko Niko’s, 2520 Montrose: Reported open by a reader around 12:45 p.m.
Revelry On Richmond, 1613 Richmond: Open with a limited menu. The person we spoke with by phone said she was not sure what time it would close.
Siphon Coffee, 701 West Alabama: Open until 6 p.m. today, weather permitting. The full espresso bar and baked goods offerings (empanadas, quiche, pastries) are available. Free drip coffee while supplies last.
Southside Espresso, 904 Westheimer: Owner Sean Marshall reports it will be open no later than 7 p.m. Monday with “coffee, beer, wine, cookies and flatbread pizzas.”
Tacos Tierra Caliente, 2003 West Alabama: A reader reports that the popular taco truck is open.
Killen’s Burger, 2804 South Main: A representative reports that it is open with a limited menu.
Bosscat Kitchen & Libations, 4310 Westheimer: Opening Monday at 4 p.m. for dinner with a limited food menu discounting checks by 25-percent.
Romano’s Pizza, 1528 West Gray: The restaurant reports on its Facebook page that it is open. A reader says that tonight only pizza is being served.
Hunan Garden, 4601 Avenue H # 7, Rosenberg: This location is open; the Kingwood one is closed today. Hunan Garden is also accepting donations. We are currently trying to find out what kind and where these are going.
BuffBurger, 1014 Wirt: Owner Sara Burden reports their employees voluntarily came to work, so the popular handcrafted burger spot is open.
Anthonie’s Deli, 4444 Cypress Creek Parkway: A reader reports the Willowbrook neighborhood deli is “staying open as long as it needs to” to serve the community.