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Places to go in Houston.

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by JizackFH, Feb 24, 2013.

  1. JizackFH

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    Hey guys,

    Going to be going to Houston for the first time in a few months for a few days, and I'm just wondering what the must go to places for good beer in the area are? I appreciate any suggestions. Thanks.

    -Jack
     
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    I suppose it depends on where you're staying. There's a few standard stops like Flying Saucer, Petrol Station, and Hay Merchant, if you're looking for food and beverage; Rudyard's is also a very solid spot.
     
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    The main question is where are you staying at and how far are you willing to drive.
     
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    Not to Hijack this thread but I'm in the same situation, except I have kids.... so I would like to know a few kid friendly spots. I will have a car so driving is not an issue.

    I am also looking to maybe have a meet up as I will be bringing some brews from CT (namely New England Brewing Co beers), but I will repost when I get closer to my arrival date. Thanks
     
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    Flying Saucer is kid friendly uptill 9pm. Not sure about others but I don't see any reason why Hay Merchant and Nobi Public House would not be kid friendly.
     
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    I take my son to Petrol and Hay Merchant quite often for lunch or dinner.
     
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    Thank you
     
  8. JizackFH

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    I'm staying in Montrose.
     
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    Hay Merchant, Anvil, Mongoose v Cobra and Downtown Flying Saucer are all close by. As well are D&Q Minimart and Spec's Downtown.
     
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    Cottonwood is a great spot. A really good menu, and always a rotating beer list. Family friendly with a huge patio for the wonderful weather Houston has right now.
     
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    Can't forget the Whole Foods beer love.
     
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    If your in Montrose, will set up in person trade with you if you want any special releases. I live there
     
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    Bars & Food: Hay Merchant on Westheimer. Petrol Station in the Heights. Hubcap Grill in the Heights (amazing burgers to add to a large craft beer selection).

    Purchase Beer: Spec's Smith & D&Q Station.

    Growler: Montrose has a Growler Fill Station.
     
  14. DanzBorin

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    Petrol isn't in the Heights. It's in Garden Oaks FYI. :)

    I'd argue that Petrol's Burgers are mucho better than Hubcap Grill.
     
  15. champ103

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    Cottonwoods are better than both, and you get it within 15 minutes;) Neither Petrol nor Hubcap can do that.
     
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    I'll have to try them out.

    I usually don't mind the wait at Petrol since I'm enjoying a tasty beverage among friends most times I'm up there.

    It can take quite a while though.
     
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    On saturday you should probably hit buffalo bayou and friday would be a good day to hit Karbach brewery.
     
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    Hahah I've been saying Heights all this time. Gracias for the correction.

    Have you had Hubcap's Green Chile burger?
     
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    Rancor or GTFO
     
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    BRC and Moon Tower Inn
     
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    Man... Houston is doing all right if you want a burger with your craft beer....if only the Burger Guys would start carrying craft beer bottles the way hubcap does....

    Here are two Montrose/Heights area places where you can get growler fills.

    http://growlersbeerandwine.com/

    http://premiumdraught.com/
     
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    A great, true Italian style pizza joint that allows you to bring in your own bottles/growlers....

    http://www.pizarospizza.com/

    The pizzas here are unbelievable.
     
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