To crumb or not to crumb, cheddar or Gruyère, creamy or crisp on top? Calling all macaroni and cheese lovers. We’ve set out to find the top 5 spots in The Woodlands with the best mac and cheese, and the verdict is in! These restaurants go beyond the standard to create a mac and cheese dish that can be enjoyed as a side or eaten as a main course.  

Hubbell & Hudson Bistro 24 Waterway Avenue, Suite 125 Chef Austin prepares his mac and cheese with aged white cheddar, yellow cheddar and the king of cheeses, Parmigiano Reggiano. The showstopper of a dish is then finished with a crown of house made brioche bread crumbs and fresh chives.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille 6700 Woodlands Parkway Perry’s has two marvelous mac and cheese dishes!  Choose from white cheddar and smoked gouda, or a heavenly lobster mac with alfredo sauce and Monterey Jack cheese.  Both dishes are topped with savory bread crumbs and baked to perfection.

Jasper’s Gourmet Backyard Cuisine 9595 Six Pines Drive Aged gouda and cured ham mac and cheese, yes please and thank you!  The salt of the cured ham pairs perfectly with the distinctive sweet and sharp flavor of the aged Gouda.

Truluck’s 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd #600 White cheddar meets the succulent Peekytoe Crab in a luscious béchamel sauce and is then it’s baked until bubbling.  Pair this dish with a crisp chardonnay and you have a winner!

Fielding’s Local Bar + Kitchen 26400 Kuykendahl Road This Creekside hot spot offers a decadent mac and cheese dish with lobster, pancetta, manchego and Comté cheese. Before it’s baked, its peppered with pangrattato bread crumbs and French beans.

Which hot spot will you plan on dining at to celebrate? Share photos of your favorite Woodlands’ Mac & Cheese dishes by using the hashtag “TWCVBYES” and “VisitTheWoodlands”!