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Fountain View Cafe

1842 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3004
+1 713-785-9060
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
17 Apr 2017
“Breakfast Yum”
1 Feb 2017
“Breakfast ”
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1842 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3004
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fountain Vie2 is a quaint, clean diner that sort of reminds me of an old soda fountain shoppe. Food is really good. Great place to catch up and have a bite. Whether soup and sanwich or salad is your preference. My personal favorite is their...More

Thank Kerri S
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kerri, I'm so glad you enjoy coming to our place! Thank you for the compliments. Hope to see you back here soon! Best, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 25 May 2017

This was our regular breakfast joint when we lived in Houston. We visited recently and had to go checkout the place to see if was still the same. They have updated the layout but the food is still quite delicious. You can't go wrong with...More

Thank TodayIsAGift
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

What an awesome review! I'm so glad the food was just as great as you remembered it -- we'll make sure that never changes. Hope you'll come back and see us next time you're in Houston. Sincerely, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Clean, friendly, great atmosphere, good food. Omelet and hash browns. Took my bride and she loved it.More

Thank DJ81850
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Glad to see we hit all the right notes for you, DJ! From the service to the food and atmosphere, you deserve the best. Thanks for the kind review and I hope we can welcome you and your bride back again real soon. Best, Steve,...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food is decent but this would not be one of my top 3 locations in Houston. Nothing fancy about this place but it will do for a quick bite.More

Thank thatsher512
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

While I'm glad you enjoyed a bite here, I do wish we'd made a better impression across the board. We pride ourselves on providing flavorful and fresh food across the board. We hope that you'll consider coming to see us again -- we know that...More

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Excelente omelette made to order, the service staff should be dressed more appropriate easy parking and convenience in & out

Thank Danny G
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2017

We're all about fresh-cooked food, Danny -- I'm so glad that your omelette was outstanding! Hope to see you again real soon for another tasty breakfast. All the best, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 24 January 2017

The decor is very simple and outdated, nothing fancy. The food is good and very reasonably priced. Simple breakfast combos with pancakes, omelettes, and more southwest breakfast dishes. They can get a large breakfast crowd on the weekends, lots of families with kids. Order at...More

Thank Alison R
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Alison, there's no need for anything too fancy -- we like to keep things simple here. I'm so glad that you're a big fan of how we do things, and it's great to hear that you love the food too. Thanks for all your support!...More

Reviewed 5 January 2017

This place operates on the principles of good simple food served with a smile and no pretentions. You are not paying for fancy décor or grandiose architecting or overpaid wait staff so the prices are reasonable. The service and the food are excellent as a...More

Thank Bellasdad
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2017

We do our best to keep things simple -- no need to over do it. We know how important customer service is to any meal out, so it's fantastic to hear that you had a great time with our staff. And, of course, we're thrilled...More

Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I Loved their breakfast. Make sure to try their pancakes. It could get really busy on weekends and you might have to wait a while for a table.

Thank HanjTrips
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2016

Even when we're busy, we do our best to make sure everyone has a great breakfast. I'm so glad that you're a big fan of the pancakes, and I hope you'll come see us again soon for some more! All the best, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 13 August 2016

PRO's: This is THE local neighborhood luncheon spot for casual dining. It serves a wide variety of dependable, well prepared deli/cafe/lunch counter type dishes that are well made, wholesome and in a family-friendly environment. CON's: This is a breakfast, brunch and lunch place. No dinner,...More

Thank Spurgeon B
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

We're so thrilled you enjoy what we have going on here -- thank you for the kind words! It's an honor to be a stop on your map, and we can't wait for the next time we can welcome you back. Thanks for the support!...More

Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stayed in the Weston Oaks Hotel just wanted a good breakfast. It was very reasonable. I had eggs hash brown potatoes bacon toast just regular not fancy this is what I wanted. we also had pancakes they were the size of a dinner plate...More

Thank michelekrugel
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2016

We're so glad you could come by for some breakfast while you were in town! I'm thrilled you enjoyed everything, and we truly appreciate you taking some time to support us too. Hope to see you back if you're ever in our neck of the...More

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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1842 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3004
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-785-9060
For a hearty meal that tastes as good as mama's, look no further than Fountain View Cafe in Houston. We are a homestyle American restaurant featuring a menu of breakfast and lunch favorites. From omelets, pancakes, and french toast to burgers, sandwiches, pies, and sundaes, you'll never leave Fountain View hungry.
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