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Sugar Land, Texas, is a hidden gem just southwest of Houston, known for its rich cultural diversity and vibrant food scene. Whether you're a tourist looking to savor local flavors or a resident in search of a delightful lunch spot, you're in for a treat. We've compiled a list of some of the top restaurants in Sugar Land that offer affordable lunch options, each with its unique ambiance, cuisine, and mouthwatering lunch specials. Let's dive in!


Italian Delicacies

Plates Of Food From B.B. Italia In Sugar Land,TX

Don't skip on ordering the calamari as a starter!

B.B. Italia

Nestled in Sugar Land Town Square, B.B. Italia offers a cozy, upscale ambiance perfect for a leisurely lunch. Their lunch specials often include a variety of delicious pasta dishes and paninis. Don't miss their classic Spaghetti Carbonara or the Caprese Panini, both of which are crowd-pleasers. You can also opt for their lunch buffet for $15.99 per person which features a variety of pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, and desserts.

Explore our top pasta dishes in Sugar Land, TX.


A bowl of spaghetti at Piada Street Food

Piada offers Italian street-style piadas or pasta bowls with customization options. Photo: @spoonrisekingdom

Piada Italian Street Food

Piada is a casual Italian restaurant that serves fresh, made-to-order pasta dishes. The dining room is bright and airy, with exposed brick walls and wooden tables. Serving a variety of pasta dishes, salads, and sandwiches, you also have the option to customize your dish with their toppings and sauces. Avail their lunch specials like their $9.99 pasta bowl and $7.99 salad. We recommend ordering their popular pesto linguine.


Middle Eastern Fare

A plate Of Delicious Middle Eastern Food From Fadi's In Sugar Land, TX

Have a healthy and fresh meal every time at Fadi's. Photo: 


For a healthy and flavorful lunch, Fadi's Mediterranean Grill is a fantastic choice. Their lunch buffet features a wide array of Mediterranean dishes, from falafel to tabbouleh, in a casual and inviting atmosphere. Get one entree served with rice, 2 half sides, and 1 pita bread for $16.97 or get a combo for two people which includes your choice of 2 meats served with rice, 6 half sides and 2 pita breads for $33.99.


American Eats

Bar Louie

This gastro pub in the heart of Sugar Land has an amazing lunch menu for $9.95 Monday through Friday. Dine in and choose your favorite entree among the Buffalo Chicken or Chicken and Bacon Avocado Ranch Wrap, the Garden Goddess Sandwich, or the Hot Honey Chicken burger on a brioche bun. All items are served with fries or tots and you can also add a small soup to your meal for an extra charge. 


Man Holding A Burger From Live Oak In Sugar Land, TX

The juicy burgers and sweet potato fries at Live oak grill will keep you coming back for more!

Live Oak and Grill

Live Oak and Grill offers a relaxed, Texas-style dining experience with an expansive outdoor patio for the kids to play and run around in! Live Oak Grill offers a lunch special for $11.95 per person. The special includes a burger, fries, and a drink.


Fish tacos at Fish City Grill In Sugar Land, TX

Dine at Fish City Grill's newly renovated restaurant.

Fish City Grill

For seafood lovers, Fish City Grill offers a coastal-inspired ambience and fantastic lunch deals. Their specials often feature fish tacos and shrimp po'boys. Dive into the Shrimp and Andouille Mac 'n' Cheese or the Grilled Tilapia Tacos. Their lunch menu features a variety of salads, sandwiches, and baskets, and it's a great option for a light lunch.

You can also get their lunch special for $10.99 per person which includes a fish taco, chips, and a drink.


Spectators Bar & Grill

Spectators is your go-to sports bar for a casual lunch. They have a variety of pub-style lunch specials, including burgers, sandwiches, and salads. Try their Signature Spectator's Burger or the Buffalo Chicken Wrap. Their lunch specials include a burger and fries for $10, a grilled chicken sandwich for $8, and a salad for $6. 


Food spread at State Fare In Sugar Land, TX

Salmon Elote, Birria Sandwich, and Fried Green Tomatoes at State Fare.

State Fare Kitchen & Bar

State Fare offers a modern twist on Southern comfort food. Lunch options include dishes like chicken and waffles and shrimp and grits. Customer favorites include The Purist Mac and Cheese with Gulf Trash, The Birria Grilled Cheese, and the melt-in-your-mouth Short Ribs. Another specialty of theirs is their giant and delicious desserts: You must have the Freaking Huge Funnel Cake (yes, that is the name on the menu) and their super-hit Fried Oreos dessert. 


First Watch

If you’re an early bird or brunch enthusiast, you’ll appreciate First Watch's breakfast and lunch offerings. Their lunch menu features dishes like avocado toast, chicken and waffles, and salads along with a great selection of coffee and smoothies. Their lunch specials include a breakfast burrito for $8, a chicken Caesar salad for $10, and a grilled salmon sandwich for $12.

Explore our top brunch spot recommendations.

Fusion Finds


Sushi plate with sashimi and sushi rolls at Japaneiros

You have to try the fusion sushi rolls at Japaneiro's! Photo:  @feed_me_thru_the_phone

Japaneiro’s Sushi Bistro & Latin Grill

If you're in the mood for a fusion of Japanese and Brazilian flavors, Japaneiro's is the place to be. The restaurant boasts a lively atmosphere and lunch specials featuring sushi rolls and Brazilian-style barbecue. Japaneiro's offers a lunch special for $12.95 per person. The special includes two rolls and a side. If you ask us, the Dragon Roll and Picanha Steak are must-tries.


Spicy and Sweet Chicken Bites From Jupiter In Sugar Land, TX

These spicy and sweet chicken bites are so tasty and shareable! Photo:

Jupiter Pizza and Waffle Co.

Jupiter Pizza and Waffle is a fun and funky restaurant with a hip, urban vibe. The dining room is decorated with bright colors and funky artwork serving creative pizzas and waffles, as well as salads and sandwiches. Jupiter Pizza and Waffles offers a variety of lunch specials, including a $10.99 pizza and waffle combo.


Poke bowl at Poke Burri

Try one of their poke bowl varieties for a hearty lunch!

Poke Burri and Lifting Noodles Ramen

Whether you want a bowl of spicy or vegetarian ramen or a fresh bowl of poke, Poke Burri has it in store. Menu options include poke bowls, ramen, sushi donuts, sushi pizza, Korean fried chicken and more options served quickly in case you are in a hurry. Try their delicious drinks and sushi burritos for a lunch on the go option too. 


Formal Dining

Grilled oysters at The Rouxpour

Start off your meal with their delicious and popular chargrilled oysters! Photo: @twobigbitez

The Rouxpour

For a taste of upscale Louisiana, head to The Rouxpour. Their lunch menu features Cajun and Creole classics like gumbo and jambalaya. The cozy, New Orleans-inspired ambiance adds to the charm. Their lunch specials include a half-pound burger and fries for $12, a bowl of gumbo for $10, and a plate of jambalaya for $11.


Traditional Indian Dishes From Mahesh's Kitchen In Sugar Land, TX

Scour their lunch menu for a plethora of traditional Indian dishes. 

Mahesh’s Kitchen

Mahesh’s Kitchen is a hidden gem for Indian cuisine enthusiasts. The restaurant's inviting atmosphere welcomes you to savor authentic Indian flavors with an array of vegetarian and non-vegetarian options. Their lunch buffet is offered Monday-Friday from 11am-3pm, and it costs $12.99 per person featuring Indian classics like tandoori chicken, lamb vindaloo, and biryani.



Churrascos is a Latin-American steakhouse known for its grilled meats cooked over an open flame. With a lively, festive, and upscale atmosphere, this steakhouse is perfect for a special a-la-carte lunch or even a lunch buffet. We recommend trying the Churrasco skewers, grilled salmon, and tres leches cake.


People Eating At Escalante's Fine Tex Mex In Sugar Land, TX

Sit inside their bold dining room and enjoy a fine Tex-Mex meal.

Escalante’s Fine Tex Mex

With over twenty five years of experience, Escalante’s prides itself in being one of the best  Tex-Mex places in town! Decorated with dark wood and rich fabrics, this restaurant has a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere that pairs well with their upscale menu of fresh and seasonal ingredients. Our top dishes include the mole poblano, a rich and flavorful sauce that is made with a variety of chiles and spices, the ceviche, and grilled octopus.


A Taste of East Asia

Thai curry at Silom Station

Remember to choose your spice level when ordering at Silom Station. 

Silom Station

Silom Station is your ticket to Thai cuisine in Sugar Land. Their lunch menu features a variety of classic Thai curries, stir-fries, and noodle dishes, all made with fresh, high-quality ingredients. They even offer a variety of lunch specials, including a $9.95 combo that comes with a choice of appetizer, main course, and dessert. If you want to try their best dishes, go for the pad thai or khao soi for the main course and the mango sticky rice for a refreshing dessert.


Thom Ka Soup At Thai Cottage In Sugar Land, TX

Thom Ka Soup at Thai Cottage. Photo: @thai.cottage.t

Thai Cottage II

Another popular Thai spot in Sugar Land, Thai Cottage offers an authentic dining experience in a cozy, homey atmosphere. With a focus on regional dishes, the menu features dishes like the rich and flavorful massaman curry, the deliciously spicy larb salad, and the popular stir-fry dish of drunken noodles. Their lunch specials include a $7.95 combo that comes with a choice of appetizer, main course, and soup.


ZapVor by Thai Spice Curry Bowl

ZapVor makes a tasty variety of curries with different proteins and spice levels. 

ZapVor By Thai Spice

ZapVor by Thai Spice is a hidden gem serving authentic Thai dishes at a great price point. The restaurant is decorated with bright colors and artwork that will transport you to the streets of Bangkok. Their lunch special menu has lots of Thai favorites which come with a soup, small salad, and an egg roll. 


Protein Packed Ramen Dishes From JINYA Ramen In Sugar Land, TX

Jinya Ramen has a variety of vegetarian and protein packed ramen dishes. Photo: @atlantabestbites


Jinya is the ultimate destination for ramen lovers. Their lunch menu offers a variety of ramen options, from classic tonkotsu to spicy miso, all in a sleek and modern setting. Our top choices include the Shoyu ramen, Miso ramen, and Spicy Miso ramen.

These are just a few of the fantastic lunch options Sugar Land has to offer. With its diverse culinary scene, you're sure to find something to satisfy your cravings. So, plan your visit and enjoy a delicious meal in this vibrant city!


To explore more of Sugar Land’s restaurant options, check out our culinary guide for all budgets.

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