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Location: 1835 West Alabama Street, Houston, TX
The chocoholics among us might have to be dragged out the door kicking and screaming, because we just want to try one more of everything at The Chocolate Bar. One side of the shop is dedicated ...
Location: 5515 Kirby Drive, Houston, TX
Ben & Jerry's, a frosty franchise known for its commitment to world-wide social causes, turns out dairy confections like no other. With funky names like Chunky Monkey and Wavy Gravy
Location: 5535 Weslayan Avenue, Houston, TX
Always a kid favorite, Chuck E. Cheese's is an indoor entertainment venue with a hand-stamped security system designed to give parents peace of mind. Games, video screens, and performances by l...
Location: 417 Travis Street, Houston, TX
Families wandering the streets of Houston's Theater District, looking for a quick, inexpensive bite to eat, need not settle for a typical, chain fast food restaurant. Frank's Pizza - an indepen...
Location: 15940 Lexington Boulevard, Sugar Land, TX
Maggie Moo's offers 51 flavors of ice cream - 24 are available at any given time, and these are rotated daily - with over three dozen varieties of mix-ins. The ice cream is made fresh, right on...
Location: 3266 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX
Baskin Robbins and its 31 flavors has been around for a long time. It has never tried to be fancy, which is one reason we like its ice cream cake. It's good, basic, reasonably priced, and ready...
Location: 3815 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX
This is no ordinary grocery store. Central Market is a destination, a fresh market experience with its own on-site cafe.
Unique, well-stocked departments can be found such as He...
Location: 4036 South Braeswood Boulevard, Houston, TX
A Houston institution since 1949, Three Brothers Bakery makes fresh breads daily, as well as breakfast pastries, bagels, cupcakes, cheesecakes, birthday cakes, and more. Custom-ordered cakes ar...
Location: 4005 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX
Formerly known as Diedrich Coffee, Dirk's serves high-quality coffee, hot and iced espresso drinks, and a variety of tea, along with hot chocolate for the kids. The pastry case is stocke...
Location: 10700 Kuykendahl Road, Spring, TX
Dickey's BBQ is a well-known chain for good barbeque and veggies. On Sundays, kids eat free with their paying parents.
Location: 302 Tuam Street, Houston, TX
At first glance, Late Nite Pie might seem more like a hangout for grown-ups than a pizza joint for families. The front room - with its pool table and jukebox and scant table seating - looks lik...
Location: 2250 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX
French Gourmet Bakery and Cafe serves breakfast pastries and sandwiches, salads, and quiche for lunch. Oh, yes, and quite a few delectable, freshly baked treats: cookies, cupcakes, tarts, eclai...
Location: 604. W. Alabama Street, Houston, TX
The Acadian Bakers serves sandwiches and salads for lunch, but the real draw is the bakery, which makes fresh cakes galore.