With so much to do and see in Houston, choosing a place to eat or grab a drink should be the least of your worries. Being a foodie myself, I love constantly trying new places and adding to my growing list of Houston favorites. All of these places are my personal favorites that I have tried and would highly recommend!

To Brunch:

  • Tout Suite
  • Down the Street Bar
  • Common Bond
  • Tiny Boxwoods
  • Café Brasil
  • Sweet Paris
  • Backstreet Cafe

To grab coffee:

  • Antidote
  • Black Smith
  • Revival Market
  • Down the Street Bar
  • Boomtown Coffee

Cocktail Bars:

  • Julep
  • Anvil
  • Bad News Bar
  • The Nightingale Room
  • Johnny’s Gold Brick
  • Pastry War
  • Lei Low

Wine Bars:

  • 13 Celsius
  • Corkscrew
  • Sonoma
  • Crisp (good eats as well)

Beer Bars/Patio Bars:

  • Cottonwood
  • Petrol Station
  • Cedar Creek
  • Canyon Creek
  • La Grange
  • Jackson’s Watering Hole

More for the eats/Less for the drinks:

  • Downhouse
  • Coltivare
  • Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar
  • Glass Wall
  • Caracol
  • Uchi
  • Underbelly
  • Pax Americana


  • Karbach
  • St.Arnolds
  • Buffalo Bayou
  • 8th Wonder

To shop:

  • City Centre
  • Highland Village
  • Rice Village
  • Galleria

To Stay:

  • Four Season’s Hotel Houston
  • Hotel Sorella
  • Hotel Zaza

Must visit places:

  • Discovery Green and grab lunch at the Grove
  • The Museum of Fine Arts
  • Shops on 19th St.
  • Houston Zoo
  • See a show at the Hobby Center

More Favorites:

Best Cupcake: Crave Best Happy Hour: Benjy’s Best Dessert: The Chocolate Bar Best Donuts: Hugs & Donuts Best Pizza: Star Pizza Best Burger: Christian’s Tailgate Best Pasta: Jus’ Mac Best Steak: Churrascos Best Ramen: Jinya Best Hotdog: Good Dog Hotdog Best Margarita: El Tiempo Best Tex Mex: Ninfa’s