1.  One of the Heights newest eateries, as well as one of my favorite places to eat, whether it’s breakfast, brunch or  dinner is Down House Restaurant, Coffee House and Bar all in one.   Whatever your flavor, Down House is sure to tantalize your palate.  Located between 18th and 19th street at 1801 Yale, you can enjoy the atmosphere while sipping on a warm cup of coffee, cold brew, or feast on a delectable a meal fit for a king.  And best of all, the restaurant is open from 7:00 a.m. until 2 a.m. in the morning.
  2. Move down the road a few miles to 911 W. 11thStreet and visit Java Java Café, Heights Premier Gourmet Coffee House serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.  The food is fabulous at this eatery as well.
  3. Sushi Anyone?  Check out the Dragon Bowl located at 1221 W. 11th street.
  4. Pizza Night, take out or dine in visit Pink’s Pizza Pies located at 1404 Heights Blvd.
  5. A Sandwich is all I need.  Carter & Cooley Delicatessen located in the Historic Downtown  Heights shopping district at 375 W. 19th St. serves the freshest breads, meats, cheeses, and veggies that are thoughtfully made to order.  They have been serving fresh in the Houston Heights for over 23 years.  They simply make the best sandwiches anywhere. 
  6. Texas Cafeteria, located in the Houston Heights just inside the loop at 2400 N. Shepherd  offers good home styled cooking serving one of my favorite dishes;  blackened chicken breast with black eyed peas and cornbread.   This family owned and operated cafeteria has been a part of the Heights Community for over 40 years.
  7. Relax with weekend entertainment and Great Food by stopping by the Hickory Hollow Restaurant located at 101 Heights Blvd and enjoy some Live Acoustic Music while you dine.
  8. How about a little cheese, please?   Stop on by Jus’ Mac, a Mac and Cheese Eatery serving everything cheesy. From , American, Colby, Pepper Jack, you name it, they will probably have it., Oh, by the way, would you like a hamburger patty or hotdog with your cheese?  They can accommodate you there also.  Jus Mac is located at 2617 Yale in the Heights.
  9. Mexican taste bud; Berryhill Baja Grill serving Tacos, Tamales, Ritas and mucho Mas located at 702 E.  11th St.
  10. Finer Dining, visit the Rainbow Lodge at 2011 Ella Blvd.  This is one of the near Houston Height’s original Lodge Restaurant featuring seafood and wild game situated inside a historic log cabin on an acre of grounds.

By the way, here are a few homes for sale in the area.

See all Homes For Sale in The Heights, Houston.
(all data current as of 3/28/2015)

  1. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,416 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,525 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 1
    Listed with The Reyna Realty Group
  2. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,513 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,960 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 2
    Listed with Keller Williams Signature
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,625 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,650 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with Boulevard Realty
  4. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,218 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,550 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 3
    Listed with Katie Wells Realty
  5. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,860 sq ft
    Year built: 2015
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 4
    Listed with Urban Living
  6. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 720 sq ft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 4
    Listed with Light Hill Properties
  7. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 710 sq ft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 4
    Listed with Light Hill Properties
  8. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,201 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,450 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 8
    Listed with Cottage Properties
  9. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 2,720 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,713 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 8
    Listed with Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS
  10. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,008 sq ft
    Year built: 1920
    Days on market: 9
    Listed with Boulevard Realty

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A Houston native, Iva spent 25 years working as a leader in the Harris County Criminal Justice System before starting a second career as a Realtor. She holds five real estate designations and certifications.

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