Best Bars 2016

Where to Drink Right Now in Garden Oaks and Oak Forest

Including the best bar for your two- and four-legged children.

02/01/2016 By Jeff Balke

Best Bars 2016

The Midtown Must-Drink List

Including the best bar for joining the circus.

02/01/2016 By Nick Esquer

Best Bars 2016

Our 5 Favorite Downtown Dives

Including the best bar for pretending “new” downtown never happened.

02/01/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

That's the Spirit

Houston's Best Neighborhood Bars

If you haven’t yet found your own personal Cheers, let us be your guide to Houston’s 60 best hometown bars across 12 neighborhoods.

01/28/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Whiskey & Tacos

First Bite: Eight Row Flint

The men behind Revival Market are at it again with proprietary whiskeys and locavore bar food.

01/22/2016 By Alice Levitt

Bar on the Bayou

The Raven Tower Returns To Life

One of Houston's weirdest buildings will be reincarnated on January 19.

01/15/2016 By Alice Levitt

Cheers!

Happy Hour of the Week: Stone's Throw

Along with a slew of seasonal cocktails, the popular Montrose bar introduces an impressive list of bar bites to its menu.

01/11/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Cocktails

A Toast to the Nifty Fifty

At Midtown bar Spare Key, there’s a drink—and a story—for every state.

01/05/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheers!

Houston's Newest Dive Debuts in Magnolia Park

Satellite Bar is part dive, part live music venue, all cheap beer.

12/17/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

One More Reason to Visit Gonzales: Hand-Tossed Pizza

A pizza worth a two-and-a-half hour drive? Only in the capital of Come and Take It.

12/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Texas Travel

Hand-Tossed Pizza in a 110-Year-Old Hill Country Saloon: Only in Gonzales

Live music, cold Shiner Bock and oven-fresh pizza are the main attractions at this historic saloon in downtown Gonzales.

12/03/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

The Pop-Up Experience

A One-Night-Only NYC Pop-Up Bar Hits Reserve 101 Tonight

Experience the "spirits" of NYC's Holiday Cocktail Lounge with a special one-night only pop-up bar at Reserve 101.

10/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Go Straits, Fly Right

Happy Hour of the Week: Straits

This CityCentre hot spot hosts a fiery happy hour with sweet sangria, spicy samosas and so much more.

10/29/2015 By Megha Tejpal

It's a Pawty

Eat & Drink For a Cause: Paws & Prosecco

The Dogwood hosts animal rescue fundraiser November 8, and humans are welcome.

10/19/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Coasters

Moving Sidewalk Debuts an Astroworld-Themed Cocktail Menu

The downtown bar offers a kitschy homage to the park that closed a decade ago this month.

10/05/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

In and Out

The Opening & Closing of the Week: Sept. 5-11

Changes abound in East Downtown—especially for those with furry friends.

09/11/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Lawless Spirits & Kitchen

An Art Deco classic is restored, revived and serving the city once again.

09/10/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pet Peeves

Of Pools and Puddles: Whither the Bev Nap?

What ever happened to giving customers a coaster with their drinks?

09/03/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

Extended hours on Mondays and Thursdays pack in the crowds at Prohibition even when there's not a show.

08/21/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Liberty Station

Belly up to this Washington Avenue watering hole, which hosts a different food truck every night.

08/13/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt