What’s there to do in Houston???

(Turns out, lots!)

 

Please note: This is by no means an exhaustive list. There are lots and lots of things left off in every category and even entire categories which could be here that aren’t.  Here’s a list of some places that we love in this city. If you have any questions, ask them!

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List created by McKenzie Watson

Clubs/Bars

 

The Alley Kat

3718 Main St

Thursday 4pm-midnight; Friday and Saturday 4pm-2am; Sunday closed; Monday 4pm-midnight

 

 
Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails

3622 Main St

Thursday and Friday 7am-2am; Saturday 8:30am-2am; Sunday 8:30am-8pm; Monday 7am-2am

www.doubletroublehouston.com

 

 
Axelrad Beer Garden

1517 Alabama

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 12pm-2am; Sunday and Monday 12pm-1am

www.axelradbeergarden.com

 

 
The Flat

1701 Commonwealth

All days 4pm-2am

www.theflathouston.com

 

 
Grand Prize Bar

1010 Banks St

All days 4pm-2am

 

 
8th Wonder Brewery

2202 Dallas

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11-10pm; Sunday 11-6pm; Monday 11-10pm

www.8thwonderbrew.com

 

 
Mongoose Versus Cobra

1011 McGowen

Thursday and Friday 4pm-2am; Saturday and Sunday 2pm-2am; Monday 4pm-2am

www.mongooseversuscobra.com

 

 
13 Celsius

3000 Caroline

All days 4pm-2am

www.13celsius.com

 

 
Nouveau Antique Art Bar

2913 S Main

Thursday 5pm-midnight; Friday 10pm-midnight; Saturday 9pm-2am; Sunday and Monday closed

www.art-bar.net

 

 
Food

 

Alfreda’s Cafeteria

5101 Almeda

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 6am-7pm; Sunday 6:30am-6pm; Monday 5am-7pm

Soul food

 

 
The Breakfast Klub

3711 Travis

Thursday 7am-2pm; Friday 7am-2pm, 10pm-3am; Saturday8am-2pm, 10pm-3am; Sunday 3am-2pm; Monday 7am-2pm

Famous breakfast joint, $

www.thebreakfastklub.com

 

 
Tacos-A-Go-Go

3704 S Main St

Thursday 7am-10pm; Friday 7am-2am; Saturday 8am-2am; Sunday 8am-9pm; Monday 7am-10pm

Tex-Mex tacos, $$

www.tacosagogo.com

 

 
Ramen Tatsu-ya

1722 California St

All days 11-10pm

Ramen

www.ramen-tatsuya.com

 

 
Aladdin

912 Westheimer Rd

Thursday and Friday 10:30-10pm; Saturday 11-10:30pm; Sunday 11-9pm; Monday 10:30-10pm

Mediterranean, $$

www.aladdinshouston.com

 

 
Frenchy’s Chicken

3919 Scott

All days 10:30-10pm

Fried chicken, $$

www.frenchyschicken.com

 

 
Green Seed Vegan

4320 Almeda

All days but Sunday 11am-8pm; Sunday closed

Plant-based raw and vegan food, $$

www.greenseedvegan.com

 

 
Sunshine’s Vegetarian Deli

3102 Old Spanish Trail

Thursday and Friday 10-7pm; Saturday 9:30-7pm; Sunday closed; Monday 10am-7pm

Vegetarian and health food, $

www.sunshineckls.com

 

 
Ray’s BBQ Shack

4529 Old Spanish Trail #C

All days but Sunday 11am-8pm; Sunday closed

BBQ, $

www.raysbbqshack.com

 

 
Reggae Hut Café

4814 Almeda

All days 11-9pm

Caribbean, $$

www.reggaehutcafe.com

 

 
Baba Yega Café

2607 Grant St

Thursday 11-9pm; Friday 11-10pm; Saturday 10-10pm; Sunday 9:30-9pm; Monday closed

Healthy American, $$

www.babayega.com

Vegan options

 
Jinya Ramen

3201 Louisiana St

Thursday 11-11pm; Friday and Saturday 11am-2am; Sunday and Monday 11-11pm

Japanese, $$

www.jinya-ramenbar.com

 
Spanish Village

4720 Almeda

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11-9pm; Sunday and Monday closed

Tex-Mex, $$

www.spanishvillagerestauranttx.com

 

 
Luigi’s Pizzeria

3700 Almeda

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11-10pm; Sunday 12-10pm; Monday 11-10pm

Pizza and gelato, $

www.luigipizzamidtown.com

 

 
Barnaby’s Café

1801 Binz St

Thursday and Friday 7am-10pm; Saturday and Sunday 8am-10pm; Monday 11am-10pm

American fare

www.barnabyscafe.com

 

 
Nidda Thai

1226 Westheimer

Thursday and Friday 11am-2:45pm, 5-9:30pm; Saturday 12-10pm; Sunday 12-9:30pm; Monday 11am-2:45pm, 5-9:30pm

Thai, $$

www.niddathaicuisine.com

 

 
Houston This Is It Soul Food

2712  Blodgett

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 7-10am, 11am-8pm; Sunday 11am-6pm; Monday 7-10am; 11am-8pm

Celebrated soul food, $$

www.houstonthisisit.com

 

 
The Doshi House

3419 Emancipation Avenue

Thursday and Friday 8am-8pm; Saturday 11am-8pm; Sunday closed; Monday 8am-8pm

Vegetarian café, $

www.doshihouse.com

 

 
Crumbville, TX

2316 Elgin

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 11am-6pm; Sunday 2-7pm; Monday closed

Cookies, brownies, and “stuffed cups” (cupcakes with cookies baked inside), $

www.goodasscookies.com

 

 
Conservatory Underground Beer Garden & Food Hall

1010 Prairie

Thursday 11am-midnight; Friday and Saturday 11am-3am; Sunday 11am-10pm; Monday 11am-midnight

Beer garden and food hall, $$

www.conservatoryhtx.com

 

 
Frank’s Pizza

417 Travis

Thursday 11am-1am; Friday and Saturday 11am-3am; Sunday and Monday 11am-10pm

New York-style pizza, $

www.frankspizza.com

 

 
Bombay Pizza Co.

914 S Main St #105

Thursday 10:30am-10pm; Friday 10:30am-11pm; Saturday 12-11pm; Sunday 12-9pm; Monday 10:30am-10pm

Indian-influenced pizza, $$

www.bombaypizzaco.com

 

 
Burger Theory

1616 Main St

All days 6am-midnight

Burgers, $$

www.burgertheoryhouston.com

 

 
MKT Bar at Phoenicia Specialty Foods

1001 Austin St

Thursday and Friday 2pm-2am; Saturday 9am-2am; Sunday 9am-8pm; Monday 2-10pm

Gastropub, $$

www.mktbar.com

 

 
Les Givral’s

2704 Milam

All days 11am-8pm

Cash-only Vietnamese, $

 

 
Coffee Shops

 

Kaffeine Coffee Internet & Office Café

5225 Almeda

Thursday and Friday 8-6pm; Saturday 9-5pm; Sunday 9-4pm

www.kaffeine.coffee

 
Black Hole Coffee House

4504 Graustark

All days 6:30am-midnight

 

 
Retrospect Coffee Bar

3709 La Branch

Thursday 6:30am-10pm; Friday 6:30am-midnight; Saturday 7:30am-midnight; Sunday 7:30am-10pm; Monday 6:30am-10pm

www.retrospectcoffeebar.com

 

 
Siphon Coffee

701 W Alabama

Thursday 7am-9pm; Friday 7am-10pm; Saturday 8am-10pm; Sunday 8am-9pm; Monday 7am-9pm

www.siphoncoffeehouston.com

 

 
Blacksmith

1018 Westheimer

All days 7am-5pm

www.blacksmithhouston.com

 

 
Shipley’s Do-Nuts

Several around Houston

A local standby for donuts, kolaches, and coffee