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
  • Common Bond
  • Tiny Boxwoods
  • Café Brasil
  • Sweet Paris
  • Backstreet Cafe
  • Snooze
  • The Rustic
  • A’Bouzy

TO GRAB COFFEE


  • Antidote
  • Black Smith
  • Revival Market
  • Boomtown Coffee
  • Melanger Creperie (very cute & good crepes too!)
  • Commonbond (cute modern, Parisian style + love the lavender latte)

COCKTAIL BARS


  • Julep*
  • Anvil
  • Bad News Bar
  • The Nightingale Room
  • Johnny’s Gold Brick
  • Pastry War
  • Lei Low (hole in the wall Tiki bar)

WINE BARS


  • 13 Celsius
  • Sonoma*
  • Crisp (good eats as well)
  • Postino Heights (great tapas too)
  • Benjy’s (love their happy hour)

PATIO BARS


  • Cottonwood
  • Cedar Creek (love their blueberry goat cheese salad)
  • McIntrye’s*
  • Bungalow Heights
  • Wicklow Heights
  • La Grange
  • Down The Street Bar* (Free bingo the first Wednesday of each month)

BREWERIES/BEER GARDENS


  • Karbach*
  • St.Arnolds
  • Buffalo Bayou
  • 8th Wonder
  • Height’s Bier Garden*
  • King’s Beer Garden

LUNCH/DINNER


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

TO SHOP


  • Galleria
  • City Centre
  • Highland Village
  • Rice Village

TO STAY


 

  • Four Season’s Hotel Houston
  • Hilton Americas (Downtown)
  • Hotel Sorella (City Centre)
  • Hotel Zaza

THINGS TO DO


  • 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
  • Go see a concert at The Rustic
  • See an Astros, Texans, Rockets or Dynamos game

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 Best BYOB Restaurant: Collina’s Italian Cafe