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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Beer Bar
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“Great spot for the beer connoisseur! Choice of beers from around the world! Don't forget to try the pizza or a pretzel with cream cheese!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Giant, foldable slices of New York-style thin-crust pizza (or whole pies) available late night.”
  • 15 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“A glitzy, 1920’s-themed bad with craft cocktails & food. They have $.50 oysters for happy hour every day 4-7pm and an absinthe drip. Plus, weekend burlesque shows. Tip: Try to get a table on the ground floor. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Houston's first food hall (with extensive craft beer selection) that opens well into the night. The pho restaurant here is one of the city's best.”
  • 19 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Hip, classy & upscale spot for American eats & small plates at lunch & dinner paired with weekly live music & dancing.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“The bar scene downtown is very fun & always lively. All the bars are next to each other or within 2 blocks.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“A great place to grab a drink or dinner. We swear by the brisket grilled cheese!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Doubles as a restaurant and bar. Trendy cantina with margaritas and standard but delicious mexican eats. Features a second story patio (great for sunsets) order the PB&J shot if you like tequila!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Cafe
“World class crepes! Great breakfast and coffees. One of our favorites...we go here any chance we get on the weekends!”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Just 3 stops on the Red Line (Preston stop). Their menu always changes, but you can always expect a good mix of organic meals, including Vegan and gluten free options, in an exquisite setting. The downtown location is only open until 8 PM. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is by far our favorite sushi place in downtown Houston. The rolls are great and Happy Hour prices are impossible to beat! $2 domestic beers, $4 wine, and rolls are half off. Happy hour is from 4-7pm Mon-Fri and reverse happy hour from 9-11pm on Saturdays.”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Have your burrito any way you like it! Fresh, fast and friendly. (5-minute walk)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“This place has a small rooftop bar and it's my favorite dance floor! They play the coolest mix of latin and mainstream western hits! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“good healthy food and great selection - there's another in River Oaks Shopping Center”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
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“State bar usually has a more laid back atmosphere which is good for conversation. Although they do occasionally get large corporate groups which change the scene, but still an excellent drink!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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