Reservations are accepted, with around half the seats kept available for walk-ins. I want to be reminded of why I should be glad I'm no longer 23 - where are the crappiest bars 23 year olds hang out these days in the District? Oh, and hotel bars usually don't card at the door. In addition to the dance floor, this venue also has three bars. In the heart of downtown Houston is this cozy touch of Dublin. All the Clark Cooper Concepts restaurants noted above do a great job for birthdays, anniversaries and other celebrations. They are hosting one this week.
We mentioned the dance club above the Hawk and Dove earlier. Typical sports bar-themed decor abounds — of course, here, the Texans, Rockets, 'Stros, and area colleges get ample wall space. I don't want suggestions for a classy place to celebrate. Food is great at hotbox. We have funky and , spots dedicated to tiki cocktails, whiskey and wine, and easily some of the most unique, spirited, and fun bars in the nation.
Hope you enjoy H-town--if you let us know which kind of music you like, we can be of more help. It makes for a more entertaining ride. Are most bars located in the Downtown area? Wonderland has been doing a weekly happy hour on Wednesdays for kids and parents for years, and its a blast too. We called, and not only is there no cutting fee for bringing in your own cake, if you let them know at least a week in advance, they can secure a cake for you. Singles flock here from nearby Rice University and other areas of Houston to partake in the laid-back setting, chat with friends and meet new people.
The Laughing Man Tavern near Metro Center tends to calm down after 7:30, and it has a nice big downstairs area you could probably stake out. We're getting plenty of emails already from bands that are playing Red Palace in Oct. All we know is that every time Rocks Off has gone to Howl at the Moon, we've been impressed by the fact that there are so many cougars on the prowl. Enjoy some sangria and the amazing view of Manhattan! If that's not your style, there's live rock on Thursdays and Fridays, not to mention karaoke, pool, darts, video games, and even impromptu dancing. Tiki bar in a back alley? Arnaldo Richards' Picos, 3601 Kirby, 832-831-9940 The respected Mexican restaurant that started life in a humble area of Bellaire before moving uptown to Kirby Drive gets enthusiastic when people come celebrate their birthdays there. Specifically, take a look at the menus at , not just for great beers! Four venues include a saloon and martini bar, and you'll find room for everything from live music to karaoke and open-mic events. Outdoor seating lets you take in the temperate weather, and pool tables invite a bit of friendly competition.
Do you have any recommendations for four ladies in their mid-30's, away from kids and husbands? They are open Wednesday through Saturday, and I would suggest a reservation whenever you decide to go. The club has a huge multi-level dance area highlighted by a 1700-square-foot sunken dance floor that features a computer-controlled light show. There lack of space ensures you'll brush up against one of the ladies you're lookin' for at some point during the night. America's is also very good and. It's like the cougar version of warm milk. Downtown High-class, formal cocktail bar with a secret ish entrance Thought Houston was missing a formal cocktail bar experience? Montrose A funky, scenic patio bar with decor as bright and fun as its drinks Fun times are in your future at Present Company, a brand-spanking-new haunt in the totally revamped Royal Oak space on Westheimer.
Wow, what an interesting chat and a nice trip down memory lane. The competition is hardly stiff, either, considering that this place does attract a more refined crowd. Those looking for something besides world-class beers a blend of German, local, and European can visit the extensive list of whiskey, sip specialty cocktails and German and Austrian wines, or hit up the largest collection of authentic schnapps in Texas. Please log in using this email address and your password. I told her the Gurus would have all the answers, don't prove me wrong.
Try the Irish Channel Pub at the Red Roof Inn in Chinatown for a change of pace -- good live Irish music, decent food. Downtown Masterful old-style cocktails in the heart of Downtown Justin Burrow stacks his narrow Downtown stunner with what may be the widest selection of interesting spirits outside of Anvil he was one of the original partners there, not surprisingly. I've heard good things about Church Key but am not familiar with restaurants in the Logan Circle area. Look, you aren't going to be able to all mingle together in any of these Clarendon bars, but here some you might be able to cram 20 extra people into on a presumably weekend night: the Ballroom, the sports bar upstairs at Hard Times, Jays, Harry's Tap Room, the side room at Four Courts, Rag Time and if you can get downstairs the dance floor at 11th might be able to accommodate you. What was great when you're 25 is not necessarily so at 35.
But seriously, waxing nostalgic about eating falafel as a 21-year-old? I always met dudes at Pharmacy Bar; Local 16, which Steph suggested, is a good bet too; and don't rule out Marvin. Somewhere without cover charges preferably. Black Cat is always 18+. Capitalizing on first-hand experience and extensive research, we've located the best bars in Houston for hanging out and kicking back in. Located near the Galleria, this multi-faceted sports bar is a terrific place to meet up with old college chums and catch a game on the big-screen. Narrow, exposed brick walls, a gorgeous original circle arch and barrel vault ceiling, gas light fixtures, and a fine-looking central bar give the space a beautiful aesthetic to match its heart.
No offense to anyone who's 23 - I spent plenty of time at Lulus and Samanthas in the mid 1990s. The eclectic collection of craft beers -- poured from cool-looking tap handles by Venezuelan-based artist, Maria Rangel -- only brings your relaxation to the next level; and those that prefer cocktails or wine can get down with choices by the glass and bottle. Here's the thing, though: You don't need to try all of the breweries. He says the birthday person gets a framed photo commemorating the event as well as a free dessert. My Brother's Place, which I kinda like for its dirt-cheap 75-cent-beers Friday happy hour but avoid when it gets slammed with 21-year-old Catholic U students.
The guy in the video below did a good job. If you have a little spending money, Check the schedule at Hide Away on Dunvale. But luckily, it is full of cougars on the hunt. This club uses state-of-the-art technology and is equipped with more than 70 plasma and video screens, video walls and a video ceiling. Don't come here looking for shiny nightlife trappings or a menu of delicate cocktails — the Icehouse is nothing but downhome and casual. Take them to Prohibition for dinner and The Moonlight Dolls burlesque show on Thursday, Friday or Saturday. Good to great restaurants with above average bars attached to them are also an option.