Family Discount Food

8805 Homestead
Houston, TX 77016


  • Mon-Sat 8am-8:30pm, Sun 9am-6pm
  • $
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • No Alcohol
  • Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
The steam table buffet in the back of this salvage grocery store in the Fifth Ward serves some of the city's best soul food. Try the black-eyed peas, cabbage, butter beans, okra with sausage, moist cornbread, and kitchen sink gumbo. Take home some crunchy pork cracklins. For dessert, don't miss the homemade banana pudding and sweet potato pie.

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  • Lucky Black-Eyed Peas
    Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 3 a.m. by Robb Walsh

    The cabbage on the steam table at Family Discount Food was tender, but not squishy. It was flavored with enough bacon to coat my lips pleasantly with pig fat. I found a curled-up piece of bacon meat among the leaves in the Styrofoam...

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