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The 4 best traditional American spots in Houston

Local Foods. | Photo: Anthony V./Yelp
Local Foods. | Photo: Anthony V./Yelp (Photo: Anthony V./Yelp)

Looking to satisfy your appetite for traditional American fare?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top traditional American spots around Houston, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.

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1. Pecan Creek Grille

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First on the list is Pecan Creek Grille. Located at 1510 Eldridge Parkway, Suite 100, in West Oaks, the traditional American, breakfast and brunch and caterer spot is the highest-rated traditional American restaurant in Houston, boasting four stars out of 419 reviews on Yelp.

2. Baby Barnaby's

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Next up is Neartown's Baby Barnaby's, a member of the Houston-based chain, situated at 602 Fairview St. With 4.5 stars out of 1,326 reviews on Yelp, the breakfast and brunch and traditional American spot has proved to be a local favorite.

3. Stanton's City Bites

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Memorial Park's Stanton's City Bites, located at 1420 Edwards St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the traditional American spot, which offers burgers and sandwiches, 4.5 stars out of 1,108 reviews.

4. Local Foods

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Local Foods, a traditional American spot that offers salads, sandwiches and more in Afton Oaks, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 820 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2555 Kirby Drive to see for yourself.


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