Exploring the Culinary Scene Near Kresston

July 20, 2023
Written By: Johnson Development
July 20, 2023
Written By: Johnson Development  

Exploring the Food Scene Near Kresston

Whether you're in the mood for familiar comforts or daring culinary adventures, the restaurants near Kresston have something for everyone. Our location offers foodies options galore, so whether you're a local resident or a visitor passing through, exploring the restaurants in Magnolia is a treat for your taste buds.

Magnolia Diner

Nostalgic for the 50’s? Head over to The Magnolia Diner. Retro with a Hollywood vibe, this is the place for chowing down on fluffy pancakes, crispy bacon and made-to-order omelets. They also offer an array of hearty burgers, sandwiches and homestyle meals.

Rancho Grande Bar & Grill

This colorful and inviting establishment offers a wide array of classic Mexican dishes, from sizzling fajitas and cheesy enchiladas to flavorful street tacos. With friendly staff and a festive ambiance, Rancho Grande provides an authentic taste of Mexico right here in Magnolia.

The Republic Grille

Ranked among the top 10 'Best of the Best Everyday Eats' in the United States by TripAdvisor, this is where you go o experience Southern hospitality. We recommend starting with the crab cakes followed by chicken and sausage gumbo. You can never go wrong with the signature chicken fried steak. Don’t miss out on the cobbler for dessert.

Eden Cafe

A favorite local brunch spot, this homey restaurant serves up everything from shrimp and grits to Cuban Ropa Vieja. The portions are large and the atmosphere convivial. If you’re there for brunch, be sure to order Bart’s Migas.

Toasted Yolk Magnolia

French toast and mimosas? You bet. Toasted Yolk is a favorite breakfast and brunch place offering traditional and non-traditional menu items. Pick up some churro donuts or stay for the brisket scramble. No matter what you choose, you are sure to leave with a full belly.

The Meating Place BBQ

People as far away as Louisiana flock to this meat lover’s paradise. Sandwiches, tacos, burritos and quesadillas all feature meats smoked to perfection. They offer a substantial breakfast menu, as well. Want to take home some of the best barbecue around? They sell meat by the pound.

Treehouse Cafe

Quirky doesn’t even begin to describe one of Magnolia’s favorite dining spots. Start by pulling up to the hillbilly bus to parking under the treehouse. Order the shrimp po’boy or one of the many burgers. Both the meatloaf and the banana pudding are famous. After dinner, spend time in the Zombie Garden. Having a party? You can book a treehouse and relive your childhood.


There’s no better place for pizza and pasta than Pizzaiolo’s. The ingredients are always fresh. Try one of their signature offerings or build your own. Pastas, salads, subs and calzones are also on the menu if you’re still hungry.

Julio’s Mexican Grill

If you are looking for an authentic Tex-Mex experience, you want to dine at Julio’s. You’ll find all your favorites and a few surprises such as the succulent baby back ribs. Tamales are a specialty here. If you are 21+, try the Voodoo Margarita. If you are young or young at heart, don’t leave without a taste of the fried ice cream.

Mikado Asian Cuisine & Sushi

This casual Asian restaurant serves up creative sushi as well as Thai and Chinese favorites. The fish is very fresh so dine on Uni, Toro and dragon rolls to your heart’s content.

Las Fuentes

This family-friendly restaurant features a playground where kids can burn off energy before the meal. Family platters feature fajitas, ribs, pork chops, grilled shrimp, pollo diablo and shrimp diablo. Meatless dishes are also available.

Tressie's Southern Kitchen

There’s nothing pretentious about Tressie’s, just good food. Chef Matt Knotts serves up his grandmother’s favorite Southern recipes, including chicken fried steak, country fried boudin, pulled pork sandwiches and more.

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