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15 Pumpkin-Spiked Treats Perfect for Fall in Houston

Skip the Starbucks line and score PSL ice cream, boozy cocktails, and so much more

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Fall has officially arrived in Houston, which means that it’s time for the ubiquitous pumpkin spice latte. Instead of waiting in a lengthy Starbucks drive-thru line for this classic autumn flavor combo, head to one of your favorite Houston restaurants for a taste of warming spices served in a variety of creative forms.

From PSL ice cream to doughnuts and cocktails, these 15 pumpkin-spiked treats available right now at Houston restaurants are the perfect way to welcome fall.

Is your favorite pumpkin treat missing from this map? Shout it out in the comments.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Jonathan's The Rub at Memorial Green

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12505 Memorial Dr #140
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 808-9291
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The PSL gets a grown-up makeover at this Memorial Green restaurant. Perfect for pairing with a steak, the pumpkin spice milk punch is mixed with Old Forester, applejack brandy, walnut bitters, and cream.

2. The Original Marini's Empanada House

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10001 Westheimer Rd #2570
Houston, TX 77042
(713) 266-2729
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This famed Argentine pastry destination boasts a lengthy menu of sweet and savory empanadas, including a pumpkin option that’s served year-round. Dusted with cinnamon sugar and stuffed with freshly made pumpkin puree, it’s a perfect bite and only $3. Visit the restaurant’s website to order online.

3. Tinys Milk and Cookies

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3636 Rice Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 352-3086
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Find more than just milk and cookies at this West U snack stand. Just in time for fall, Tiny’s is now slinging pumpkin bread, pumpkin ice cream, and of course, its own take on the PSL. 

4. Urban Harvest Farmers Market

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2752 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 880-5540
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Visit the Urban Harvest Farmer’s Market each week to find pumpkin spiced popcorn made by Underbelly Hospitality pastry director Victoria Dearmond and pastry chef Lucy Gonzalez. The sweet and savory snack is made with pumpkin seeds, brown sugar, butter, light corn syrup and a pumpkin spice blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and clove.

5. Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop

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2800 Kirby Dr suite b240
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 522-2012
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Glass cases filled with pastries, baked goods and more await at this beloved bakery, including an excellent gluten-free spiced pumpkin loaf and pumpkin chai pie available by the slice.

6. Rim Tanon

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2241 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 529-3100
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The fiery flavors of traditional red curry are enhanced with sweet pumpkin in Rim Tanon’s pumpkin red curry, a twist on the homestyle dish. The thick curry, made with a coconut milk base, is aromatic with basil leaves and can be served with chunks of chicken or beef. Visit Rim Tanon’s website to order online or find the restaurant on DoorDash.

7. Kraftsmen Baking

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611 W 22nd St
Houston, TX 77008
(832) 649-4307
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Improving on the traditional pumpkin flavor profile with chocolate, the Jack O’ Lantern latte is an essential fall drink. Kraftsmen’s riff on the PSL features a pumpkin pie-spiced latte, mocha drizzle, and a dash of nutmeg on top. Find Kraftsmen Baking on UberEats for delivery.

8. The Toasted Yolk Cafe - The Heights

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4601 Washington Ave Suite 130
Houston, TX 77007
(832) 804-9443
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The PSL goes from basic to boozy at the Toasted Yolk, where the restaurant’s famous locally roasted espresso, steamed milk and bold pumpkin spice come together with (optional) Tito’s vodka for a perfect brunch libation.

9. Milk & Sugar

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1848 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098

For Houston’s not-so-chilly autumn days, Milk & Sugar is serving up a creamy ice cream with plenty of pumpkin spice. Called the “PSL Bae,” the ice cream pairs chunks of housemade pumpkin bread with a sweet and creamy coffee base.

10. Montrose Cheese & Wine

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1618 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006
(832) 380-2461
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Skip the coffee altogether and pair a box of this charming shop’s pumpkin spice truffles and bonbons with a bottle of wine. Find details on curbside pickup and delivery at Montrose Cheese and Wine’s website.

11. Voodoo Doughnut - Washington & Waugh

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3715 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007
(346) 802-3138
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It’s now possible to satisfy a pumpkin craving literally 24 hours a day thanks to Voodoo’s brand new Dashing Pumpkin doughnut. This cream cheese frosted doughnut is topped with sprinkles and spiked with a dash of pumpkin spice, making it perfect for both brunch and a late-night snack. Find Voodoo Doughnut on Grubhub or pick-up at the 24 hour drive-thru window. 

12. Blacksmith

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1018 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006
(832) 360-7470
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Lead Blacksmith baker Megan Munz’s pumpkin cheesecake bars, made daily at this Montrose coffee institution, are absolutely worth waking up early in the morning. Especially when paired with a cane sugar latte or Cortado. Order curbside pickup via Blacksmith’s website.

13. Morningstar

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4721 N Main St m
Houston, TX 77009
(832) 806-1115
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Cozy Heights café Morningstar gets into the spirit of the season with its chewy pumpkin spice mochi doughnut, which, as a bonus, is also gluten-free. Open for takeout only.

14. Sinfull Bakery

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1714 Webster St
Houston, TX 77003
(281) 467-0017
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Pumpkin options are abundant at both at this vegan bakery’s Webster Street home and Urban Harvest’s weekly farmers market. Options include pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pie cinnamon rolls, pumpkin pie pop tart, pumpkin pie monkey bread and pumpkin pie kolaches, all of which are totally vegan.

15. Xochi

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1777 Walker St
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 400-3330
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The newest addition to the menu at chef Hugo Ortega’s Downtown Houston restaurant is one of the city’s most exciting savory pumpkin options. Called canita de puerco, the dish boasts a juicy slow-braised pork shank that’s crusted in edible insects and slathered in pumpkin mole. Order online via Xochi’s website.

1. Jonathan's The Rub at Memorial Green

12505 Memorial Dr #140, Houston, TX 77024

The PSL gets a grown-up makeover at this Memorial Green restaurant. Perfect for pairing with a steak, the pumpkin spice milk punch is mixed with Old Forester, applejack brandy, walnut bitters, and cream.

12505 Memorial Dr #140
Houston, TX 77024

2. The Original Marini's Empanada House

10001 Westheimer Rd #2570, Houston, TX 77042

This famed Argentine pastry destination boasts a lengthy menu of sweet and savory empanadas, including a pumpkin option that’s served year-round. Dusted with cinnamon sugar and stuffed with freshly made pumpkin puree, it’s a perfect bite and only $3. Visit the restaurant’s website to order online.

10001 Westheimer Rd #2570
Houston, TX 77042

3. Tinys Milk and Cookies

3636 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX 77005

Find more than just milk and cookies at this West U snack stand. Just in time for fall, Tiny’s is now slinging pumpkin bread, pumpkin ice cream, and of course, its own take on the PSL. 

3636 Rice Boulevard
Houston, TX 77005

4. Urban Harvest Farmers Market

2752 Buffalo Speedway, Houston, TX 77027

Visit the Urban Harvest Farmer’s Market each week to find pumpkin spiced popcorn made by Underbelly Hospitality pastry director Victoria Dearmond and pastry chef Lucy Gonzalez. The sweet and savory snack is made with pumpkin seeds, brown sugar, butter, light corn syrup and a pumpkin spice blend of cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, ginger and clove.

2752 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX 77027

5. Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop

2800 Kirby Dr suite b240, Houston, TX 77098

Glass cases filled with pastries, baked goods and more await at this beloved bakery, including an excellent gluten-free spiced pumpkin loaf and pumpkin chai pie available by the slice.

2800 Kirby Dr suite b240
Houston, TX 77098

6. Rim Tanon

2241 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098

The fiery flavors of traditional red curry are enhanced with sweet pumpkin in Rim Tanon’s pumpkin red curry, a twist on the homestyle dish. The thick curry, made with a coconut milk base, is aromatic with basil leaves and can be served with chunks of chicken or beef. Visit Rim Tanon’s website to order online or find the restaurant on DoorDash.

2241 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77098

7. Kraftsmen Baking

611 W 22nd St, Houston, TX 77008

Improving on the traditional pumpkin flavor profile with chocolate, the Jack O’ Lantern latte is an essential fall drink. Kraftsmen’s riff on the PSL features a pumpkin pie-spiced latte, mocha drizzle, and a dash of nutmeg on top. Find Kraftsmen Baking on UberEats for delivery.

611 W 22nd St
Houston, TX 77008

8. The Toasted Yolk Cafe - The Heights

4601 Washington Ave Suite 130, Houston, TX 77007

The PSL goes from basic to boozy at the Toasted Yolk, where the restaurant’s famous locally roasted espresso, steamed milk and bold pumpkin spice come together with (optional) Tito’s vodka for a perfect brunch libation.

4601 Washington Ave Suite 130
Houston, TX 77007

9. Milk & Sugar

1848 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098

For Houston’s not-so-chilly autumn days, Milk & Sugar is serving up a creamy ice cream with plenty of pumpkin spice. Called the “PSL Bae,” the ice cream pairs chunks of housemade pumpkin bread with a sweet and creamy coffee base.

1848 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77098

10. Montrose Cheese & Wine

1618 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Skip the coffee altogether and pair a box of this charming shop’s pumpkin spice truffles and bonbons with a bottle of wine. Find details on curbside pickup and delivery at Montrose Cheese and Wine’s website.

1618 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006

11. Voodoo Doughnut - Washington & Waugh

3715 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

It’s now possible to satisfy a pumpkin craving literally 24 hours a day thanks to Voodoo’s brand new Dashing Pumpkin doughnut. This cream cheese frosted doughnut is topped with sprinkles and spiked with a dash of pumpkin spice, making it perfect for both brunch and a late-night snack. Find Voodoo Doughnut on Grubhub or pick-up at the 24 hour drive-thru window. 

3715 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

12. Blacksmith

1018 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

Lead Blacksmith baker Megan Munz’s pumpkin cheesecake bars, made daily at this Montrose coffee institution, are absolutely worth waking up early in the morning. Especially when paired with a cane sugar latte or Cortado. Order curbside pickup via Blacksmith’s website.

1018 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77006

13. Morningstar

4721 N Main St m, Houston, TX 77009

Cozy Heights café Morningstar gets into the spirit of the season with its chewy pumpkin spice mochi doughnut, which, as a bonus, is also gluten-free. Open for takeout only.

4721 N Main St m
Houston, TX 77009

14. Sinfull Bakery

1714 Webster St, Houston, TX 77003

Pumpkin options are abundant at both at this vegan bakery’s Webster Street home and Urban Harvest’s weekly farmers market. Options include pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin pie cinnamon rolls, pumpkin pie pop tart, pumpkin pie monkey bread and pumpkin pie kolaches, all of which are totally vegan.

1714 Webster St
Houston, TX 77003

15. Xochi

1777 Walker St, Houston, TX 77010

The newest addition to the menu at chef Hugo Ortega’s Downtown Houston restaurant is one of the city’s most exciting savory pumpkin options. Called canita de puerco, the dish boasts a juicy slow-braised pork shank that’s crusted in edible insects and slathered in pumpkin mole. Order online via Xochi’s website.

1777 Walker St
Houston, TX 77010

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