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Yale Street Grill & Gifts

Greater Heights
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2100 Yale St, Houston, TX 77008-2560
+1 713-861-3113
07:00 - 16:30
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is my 4th time here and my experience is always great than before. I walked in with my mom and sisters and were seated right away. Our server was extremely nice and pleasurable. Our food came fresh, hot and ready to eat. I love all their breakfast items and the coffee is just perfect! No complaints and when I... More 

Thank Stephani E
Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We do eat here often but I wish they would clean it up and offer some healthy foods. It could be a gold mine. We used to eat here every Saturday morning but after it changed hands, it's not as good. Too bad there isn't any reminder of the wonderful family that owned it originally or any of the history... More 

Thank Laura V
Peachtree City, Georgia
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124 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

This place is like a 50's soda fountain shop. You will feel like you stepped back in time with the bar stools and tables. There is a wide variety of food and fountain delights. While waiting for our food it was nice to see the antiques in the other half of the diner. Great place to take the grand kids.

Thank PeachtreeTraveler
Houston, Texas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

Me and my wife and kids came in for breakfast. We enjoyed our food. Seems like i did more than my wife. The food was average. It wasn't the best but it also wasn't bad. Family friendly place and ambient was calm. Service wise, I'd give it an average also. You have to sit yourslefs in the desired table, then... More 

Thank Luis S
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87 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

My niece brought us here for breakfast. We arrived and chose a booth and the waiter brought us menus and took our drink orders. He returned with our drinks and we ordered and the food arrived quickly. It was hot and the eggs, bacon and pancakes were good. The place is like a diner but it is large and spacious... More 

Thank tinydiny
Lufkin, Texas
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273 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

I got nostalgic for the Rexall drug store days when I walked in, but the food was only average. Still, it is a cute place and good for a Saturday morning breakfast throwback.

Thank LufkinSid
Houston, Texas
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Perfect for a slightly hung over, hole in the wall, diner, sort of brunch - the food is hearty and good - counter service is excellent, and the antique shop next door is fun for browsing.

Thank Jeno001
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

The food took forever to get to the table. We were sitting there for a total of 3 hours. The food didn't arrive until 2 hours 15 minutes into the visit. Our server, an older Hispanic man, never refilled our drinks. By far the worst "diner" experience I've ever had. The place is filthy too. That should not be confused... More 

Thank Michael S
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

My entire family enjoyed our greasy breakfast here while visiting my son in the Heights. The eggs were prepared in an expert fashion and the grits hit the spot. I'm not sure if my cardiologist would approve this meal, but we all would return to this cozy neighborhood spot.

Thank Jerry C
Houston, TX
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182 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2015

Good greasy breakfast in the Heights. We've been here several times over the past decade and have a good breakfast each time. Don't come here if you want to diet. Eggs, Omelets and Grits are always good here. This place is usually packed on the weekends so be prepared to wait. It's worth it. Right next door is a charming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating
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Open Hours
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Yale St, Houston, TX 77008-2560
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Greater Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Greater Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 713-861-3113

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?