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Fountain View Cafe

1842 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3004
+1 713-785-9060
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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1842 Fountain View Dr, Houston, TX 77057-3004
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We went for Saturday morning breakfast. A good, cooked to order, breakfast was quickly served. The prices are reasonable.

Thank ogibbs
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

I'm glad you enjoyed your breakfast -- thanks for stopping in! Come grab another bite with us soon. Warmly, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

First visit but will not be my last for many reasons. Quality of food, quality of service taking the order and servers were excellent. The breakfast special was outstanding and enough food to split but we didn’t and both went home with to go boxes....More

Thank generoblyer
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review -- it was a pleasure serving you! Next time you're in the mood for a delicious, big breakfast, we hope to see you again. Warmly, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

No matter what you’re in the mood for, you will find something great at the Cafe! The people are very friendly and the portions are huge...which is a good thing.

Thank debsc44
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Thanks for being a fan of our cafe -- we love having you here! Hope to see you for another bite soon. Warmly, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

My family and I came here for breakfast Saturday morning. The place wasn't crowded yet, so we found a spot to sit. You order your food at the front counter and pay like a fast food restaurant, then seat yourself. Our food was really good,...More

Thank Beth B
Steve D, Owner at Fountain View Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Beth, thanks for reviewing -- it's wonderful you and your family enjoyed your meals with us! We are known for great service, so I apologize for the slight glitch while ordering. We hope to welcome you all back soon! Sincerely, Steve, Owner

Reviewed 14 November 2017 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 16 November 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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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