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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
BA SCORE
93
outstanding

70 Reviews
Reviews: 70
Visits: 128
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: n/a
Taps: 70
Bottles: 150
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

705 Main St
Houston, Texas, 77002-3313
United States
phone: (713) 228-7468

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @flyingsaucerhou

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Reviews: 70 | Visits: 128
Reviews by TheChauffeur1:
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3.63/5  rDev -13.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

This is in downtown Houston, which means public transit which is always cool. These are Chain Beer Bars with a theme. Decent bar food and good service. Great beer choices and the lady severs are outstanding in those skirts and socks. I really dig the way they lay out their taps. I wish I had one of those walls in my basement. They also give glasses away and you can buy any left over for a great price. Try the mystery beer (you know the ones they can't sell) I was surprised to receive a good beer. I was not a member, but it was kind of weird when my partner swiped a card in a computer and it suggested beers for him. Keep drinking and maybe someday you will get your name on a saucer. It is always easy to beat up on chains, but after visiting several I wish I had one in my town. Later. (793 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.91/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of PaleAleWalt
4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Daa
4.69/5  rDev +11.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

I love this place. We try to visit it whenever we are in the area. Overwhelming selection of beers (in a good way) but the staff is incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. The only downside is its popularity. It could double in size and it would still be crowded most nights. It's not necessarily a bad thing, but beware that it gets pretty crowded and loud. (362 characters)

Photo of BdM
4.1/5  rDev -2.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3.25

Photo of Buck89
4.51/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Huge bar with a phenomenal selection on tap, and many really nice bottles from all over the world. The staff is very friendly. I had a nice experience tasting some local Texas offerings. This is very similar to their other locations, so if you have been to one you can expect the same in Houston. The food was okay and could be better, but it is a great beer bar. (367 characters)

Photo of ArkyVaughan
4.35/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Dogleg
4.01/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

Photo of johnnycomelately
4.26/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.14/5  rDev -1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.64/5  rDev -13.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75

A number of taps may have been on longer than optimal. (54 characters)

Photo of Brandonparrent
4.28/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4.3/5  rDev +2.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Scobu
4.37/5  rDev +3.8%

Photo of PhishNoC
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of ColSanders
4.25/5  rDev +1%

Photo of matter59
4/5  rDev -5%

Photo of Can_has_beer
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Murtaza
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

This is a really cool place to visit or frequent for that matter. they have an incredible selection of beers. long lists of beer in bottles or cans. and an overwhelmingly large variety on tap. very impressed with their offerings. they don't have many activities like pool or darts (although some) but hey, who cares when theres a cold brew in your hand. wish they had a better outdoor seating arrangement. regardless, this place in the go-to joint for good beer in Houston. (474 characters)

Photo of Briscoe88
5/5  rDev +18.8%

Photo of TexasPunkin
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of BKotch
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Desimoaj
4.44/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of cfrobrew
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Jon4than
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Houston, TX
93 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.