Dining Deals

Where to Dine in Houston This Labor Day

Though the last day of summer is a few weeks away, the season unofficially ends on Labor Day. Since every summer deserves a good closing ceremony, we put together a list of the Houston restaurants that will be open on Labor Day. From lazy Monday brunches to all-American burger specials, here's where to say goodbye to summer in the most delicious way.

51fifteen Cuisine & Cocktails, 5175 Westheimer
This restaurant, located in Saks Fifth Avenue in The Galleria, will be open for lunch, dinner and happy hour, which is 3 to 6:30 p.m.

Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys, 4520 San Felipe, 2724 West T.C. Jester
Both the iconic sandwich shop’s West Loop and North Loop locations will be open until 3 p.m., along with Antone’s catering and delivery throughout the Greater Houston area. All Labor Day Weekend, catering and delivery customers will receive a $10 gift card with an order of any Large Sandwich Tray (serves up to 25).

ARA at Royal Sonesta Houston, 2222 West Loop South
The restaurant will be open during regular hours.

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos, 3601 Kirby

Arnaldo Richards’ Picos will be open and serving brunch all day starting at 9 a.m. on Labor Day.

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd
The charming eatery will be open and serving brunch and dinner.

Berryhill Baja Grill, multiple locations
All locations will be open, with $1.99 fish tacos all day. Guests can expect drink specials as well.

Blacksmith, 1018 Westheimer
The craft coffee shop will be open regular hours.

Brasserie 19, 1962 West Gray
This Labor Day, Brasserie 19 invites you to #RoséAllDay. The restaurant will be hosting a rosé-themed party and Labor Day BBQ on the patio beginning at 2 p.m.

Canopy, 3939 Montrose
The restaurant will be open for brunch and dinner.

Canyon Creek Cafe, 6603 Westcott
Canyon Creek Cafe will be open and featuring happy hour from noon to midnight and steak night.

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak
Caracol will be open regular hours and serving brunch and dinner.

Cedar Creek Cafe, 1034 W 20th 
Cedar Creek will have Geeks Who Drink starting at 7 p.m. along with reverse happy hour.

Coltivare, 3320 White Oak
The restaurant will be open regular hours.

Coppa Osteria, 5210 Morningside
The Rice Village restaurant will both open regular hours.

CURRENT at The Westin at The Woodlands, 2 Waterway Square
The restaurant will be open during regular hours.

D'Amico's Italian Market Cafe, 5510 Morningside
The Rice Village restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner and will be introducing its new bellinis for $6.50 all day. After Labor Day, the bellinis will sell for $9.50.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House, 5061 Westheimer

The restaurant will be open and offering a weekend long promotion. Friday through Monday, guests can get 30 percent off wines $500 or less. The weekend also allows guests one more chance to dine off the Houston Restaurant Weeks menu.

Dry Creek Cafe, 544 Yale
Dry Creek Cafe will be open and featuring Burger & Pint Night, with $8.50 burgers and $3.50 pints.

Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale
The whiskey, beer and taco joint is going all-American this Labor Day, with a Burger Night to end of its Summer Outdoor Cooking Series. There will also be live music on the patio on Sunday, September 4 from 4 to 7 p.m.

El Tiempo Cantina, multiple locations
All locations of El Tiempo Cantina will be open from noon until 9 p.m., with happy hours varying by location. Happy hour at the Richmond, Washington and Navigation locations will be 3 to 7 p.m.; and the Gessner, Montrose, Westheimer, Vintage Park and Katy locations runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101 Uptown Park
Etoile Cuisine et Bar is participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks and will be open regular hours.

Hay Merchant, 1100 Westheimer
The bar and restaurant will be open regular hours. Hit it for Monday TV Dinner night, plus a special Labor Day menu featuring personal Chicago-style pizza, toasted ravioli, fried mozzarella, a wedge salad and cheesecake squares.

Hot Toppings Pizza, 7705 Westheimer #200
Hot Toppings Pizza is celebrating Labor Day with 25 percent off all menu items and drinks, includingall on-tap beverages. Dine in or carry out only.

Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer
Hugo’s will be open regular hours and serving brunch and dinner.

Izakaya, 318 West Gray
The Midtown hotspot will be open regular hours.

Jerry Built Homegrown Burgers, 3501 West Holcombe, 10403 Katy, 1335 Lake Woodlands
All three Jerry Built locations (West University, Memorial City, Woodlands,) will be open on Labor Day and the restaurant will be rolling out its seasonal burger and salads, My Big Fat Greek Burger and My Big Fat Greek Salad. For every Fat Greek burger or salad purchased while it’s on the menu, $1 will go to the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization.

Kata Robata, 3600 Kirby
Kata Robata will be open with the regular menu for lunch and dinner, plus the usual specials (including happy hour).

Kenny & Ziggy's, 2327 Post Oak, 5172 Buffalo
Both the Post Oak and West University locations will be open regular hours.

The Kitchen at the Dunlavy, 3422 Allen
The bayou-side beauty will be open regular hours.

Laurenzo’s, 4412 Washington
Laurenzo's will be open from 12 noon and until 9 pm.

Le Colonial, 4444 Westheimer
This hot and new Vietnamese-French restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner.

Liberty Kitchen, 1050 Studewood, 4224 San Felipe, 3715 Alba, 2365A Rice
Each Liberty Kitchen location will be open on Labor Day featuring its respective brunch menu.

Lowbrow, 1601 West Main
Lowbrow will be open with half priced wine bottles and steak night. 

Molina's Cantina, 3801 Bellaire, 4720 Washington, 7901 Westheimer
The iconic local Tex-Mex chain will offer $5 Molina's Margaritas all day long on Labor Day at all three locations. Happy hour goers will also be treated to free queso with drink orders at the bar (

The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, 2704 Navigation
The iconic Tex-Mex restaurant — which in recent months has brought on award-winning spirits professional Alba Huerta as a beverage consultant and installed a remodeled kitchen, wood-burning oven and 50-seat private dining room — will be open for its regular operating hours, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Onion Creek Cafe, 1306 White Oak
Onion Creek will be open with all day happy hour and half-priced wine bottles.

Ooh La La Dessert Boutique, 770 West Sam Houston Pkwy N, 23920 Westheimer, 20155 Park Row 
Ooh La La Dessert Boutique bakeries will be open and accepting pre-orders and walk-ins for sweet treats.

Prego, 2520 Amherst
Prego will be open and serving brunch, dinner, and the HRW menu.

Radio Milano, 800 Sorella
The CityCentre restaurant will be open regular hours for lunch, dinner and the HRW menu.

Revival Market, 550 Heights
The market and café will be open regular hours.

Shade, 250 West 19th
Shade will be open for brunch.

State of Grace, 3258 Westheimer
This River Oaks stunner will be open regular hours. Check out the $1 happy hour in the Oyster Bar from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., along with the summer cocktail menu.

Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, 6401 Woodway; 12637 Westheimer; 1140 Eldridge
All three locations will be open regular hours.

Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen, 1212 Waugh

The restaurant will be open from 12 noon until 9 p.m.

Underbelly, 1100 Westheimer

Underbelly is hosting a Labor Day indoor barbecue featuring family-style dishes such as smoked fish boudin, beer can chicken, and kimchi pasta salad. The dinner begins at 6 p.m. and is $120 per person (cost includes alcohol and gratuity). To view the full menu and to purchase tickets, visit underbellyhouston.com

The Union Kitchen, Bellaire: 4057 Bellaire, 12538 Memorial, 23918 US-59
All three locations of The Union Kitchen (Bellaire, Memorial, and Kingwood) will offer a BOGO all day. Guests can purchase one dish and receive one for free of equal or lesser value all day for dine-in only. Customers must present the email or social ad or graphic coupon. Limit one coupon per table and only valid on Monday, September 5. May not be combined with any other offers.

Urban Eats, 3414 Washington
The restaurant will be open and serving brunch from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

We will be updating this list leading up to Labor Day. If you would like to be included, email [email protected].
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Brooke Viggiano is a contributing writer who is always looking to share Houston's coolest and tastiest happenings with the Houston Press readers.
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