KATY MAGAZINE | July 2019 By Natalie Cook Clark
When it's too hot to cook, but you crave foods covered with rich sauces or melted cheese, visit one of these Katy restaurants to satisfy your need for nourishing comfort foods.
Mo's Irish Pub's Shepherd's Pie
Lasagna | Grazia Italian Kitchen
22764 Westheimer Pkwy.
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Grazia serves diners a towering plate of lasagna with a delicious red sauce and mixed-cheeses avalanche. Their scratch-made specialty features a hearty Wagyu beef meat sauce, fresh ricotta, parmesan, mozzarella, and Romano cheeses.
Bullet for the King | BB's Tex-Orleans
406 West Grand Parkway South
Sunday - Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday - Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
What's better than sliced bread? BB's po 'boys on Leidenheimer French bread! The Bullet for the King satisfies the hungry and the homesick. This Cajun favorite comes with chicken stuffed with cream cheese and jalapeño, wrapped in bacon and topped with ranch dressing and fresh tomato.
Chicken Pot Pie |Kay's Tea Parlour
5617 2nd St.
Family size to order (serves 6-8) $35
Monday - Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Guests enjoy gathering at Kay's Tea Parlour, a quaint, quiet eatery in historic downtown Katy. The traditional tea shop has a reputation for their outstanding chicken pot pie. The well-known dish is prepared with the perfect balance of heart chicken and veggies, cocooned in a buttery, flaky crust.
The Revolution Dog | Scholars and Scoundrels
1251 Pin Oak Rd.
Sunday - Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday- Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Scholars and Scoundrels features several hot dogs on their casual dining menu. But, the Revolution Dog stands out. The all-beef jumbo dog comes topped with green chile queso blanco and the chef's award-winning chili. Chopped white onions give this dog even more bite!
Mo's Shepherd's Pie | Mo's Irish Pub
23511 Katy Fwy.
Sunday - Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday - Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Shepherd's Pie has stood the test of time. This traditional pub dish starts with a heavenly combination of slow-simmered beef, potatoes, carrots, peas and leeks, blended in a savory gravy. For the finishing touch, Mo's Irish Pub adds their creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes.
Joel’s Chicken Fried Chicken | Texas Borders Bar & Grill 20940 Katy Fwy.
Monday - Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday - Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Guests return to Texas Borders Bar & Grill for the deep fried chicken breast tossed in buffalo mild sauce smothered in queso. The dish is also served with homemade mashed potatoes and Texas toast. Created by Joel, the owner's brother in law, the Chicken Fried Chicken was an instant hit. Ten years later it's still a fan favorite!
Photo by Melinda Feild
Grilled Mac+Chee | Tom + Chee
21788 Katy Freeway suite #500
Sunday - Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday - Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tom + Chee serves up handcrafted grilled cheese combos that just might melt your heart. With this special sandwich, they combine one of the ultimate comfort foods - Mac 'n Cheese - with bacon, and put them between slices of bread. Genius.
Baked Potato |Midway BBQ
6025 Highway Blvd.
Monday - Thursday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday - Saturday 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Checkered table cloths, friendly smiles, and a whopping baked potato are just what the doctor ordered after a rough day. Midway's monster spuds are stuffed with tender brisket and all the fix-ins and topped with barbecue sauce. Dig in.
Chicken & Biscuits | Dish Society
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd
Monday - Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mama and grandma may have made chicken and biscuits, but not like Dish Society. This classic comfort food starts with cage-free chicken fried to perfection. The crispy chicken pieces are layered on fresh buttermilk biscuits, and topped with house-made white gravy.
Did we miss your favorite Katy "Comfort Food" dish? Share it with us in the comments.