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Taps: 15 / Bottles:
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 8 | Display Reviews Only:
3.73/5 rDev -2.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
The food and atmosphere here are great. I live right around the corner so its a nice place to walk and have a bite to eat and a beer. However, my biggest complaint about Onion Creek is that they do not have proper glassware. I know this might be a minor point but when someone asks me to drink a Brooklyn chocolate stout out of the bottle or a Chimay out of a pint glass you kind see my point. I'm not trashing the place because the food is really great and the selection is very good for a local restaurant/coffee house/bar, but just be prepared to have to request a glass. This is a great place to go and have good beer and good conversation with you and your friends.
12-21-2011 03:06:57 | More by Theitos
4.38/5 rDev +14.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5 | $$
Onion Creek is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat and some good beers on a nice day. Very small amount of seating inside and tons of picnic tables outside with plenty of shade from trees and umbrellas to go around. They have a fairly simple menu mainly comprising of sandwiches, burgers and salads but good luck on finding something that isnt delicious. I personally recommend that blue burger but I have had several others and some sandwiches and I always end up very pleased with my meal.
The place stays fairly busy so the guys at the bar taking your order expect you to know what you want by the time you get up there. With that being said, they are very helpful when it comes to giving you recommendations or helping you with beer questions. The selection is pretty great for it being a restaurant. Double door fridge full of bottles and cans with about 20 or so taps on the wall. Craft beer dominates the BMC selection and they have a couple of bombers to choose from as well.
Bottom line, the place has great food, great atmosphere (always seem to be jamming good play lists), good beer line up and it is very reasonably priced if not considered cheap compared to other Houston spots.
06-14-2011 14:27:51 | More by dcloeren
4.1/5 rDev +7.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | food: 5 | $$
first off good luck finding a parking spot! big L shaped patio surrounding the building, approaching june you would like to think that sitting inside is the way to go, but it gets warm pretty toasty inside, understandably from the staggering heat outside and the constant doors swinging. very relaxed environment, table, couches, over sized chairs comfortable sitting. OK, everyone orders drinks/food from the bar so if you get in line and are not ready the employee will show his frustration with a facetious glare, aannnnddd i absolutely love it haha, just be prepared thats all.
hard to critique the beer because im going here more for the food, the tap selection is about 15 or so and not a lot going on there, i had a ranger ipa that was not super fresh but again, i was there for the food and it was 2 bucks, no complaining out of me. this is not where beer nerds unite by any means...moving on to the food...it is mainly sandwiches, burgers, salad and pizza. GET THE OC PIZZA!!! the food is amazingly good and reasonably priced, the service is...if you're prepared you'll love them, if not....
overall, its texas, we're in the summer....and its HOT, not a great beer selection but you can get by, the food is great, everyone is nice and has a sense of humor, and its not too expensive and they jam awesome music non stop.
05-24-2011 16:44:58 | More by JayAre46
Onion Creek in Houston, TX
88 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.