The Hay Merchant

The Hay MerchantThe Hay Merchant
111 Ratings
The Hay MerchantThe Hay Merchant

Type: Bar, Eatery

1100 Westheimer Rd
Houston, Texas, 77006-2727
United States

(713) 528-9805 | map

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vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Came here based on previous reviews and we were not disappointed in the least. Ask if Stewart is around, he will give some great recommendations and will have a great conversation with you about what they have. The other employees know their stuff and make great local suggestions. If you are in Houston stop by hay merchant. Their beer selection is nothing short of amazing. This establishment comes with a very high recommendation.

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vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

The Hay Merchant is a place every beer lover should pilgrim to at least once in a lifetime. The quality of beer here is beyond belief!

Cool joint, unassuming from the outside but sprawling inside. Plenty of tables and a long funky-shaped bar. Nice decor, lots of hipster wood. They have a food menu, but me thinks it is better to go next door to Underbelly and then have some beers at the Merchant.

Damn busy on a Friday night, late August. Great patio to enjoy the sunset lights and some beautiful faces. We got great service at the patio from a knowledgeable server, even though the place was seriously crowded.

It is all about the beer! 76 taps, 5 casks, beer heaven. Old Stock, Stone Ruination, Karbach Cherries of Fire, Troubadour Imp Stout bourbon-barrel aged (in house, Buffalo Trace!), Brewdog Isle of Arran. Their menu is divided by styles, including one called "Not for the faint of heart".

I would literally move here if I lived in Houston.

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The Hay Merchant in Houston, TX
Place rating: 4.61 out of 5 with 111 ratings
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