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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Art Museum
“Over 16,000 pieces of art & artifacts from the Paleolithic era to the present in a historic space.”
  • 197 locals recommend
Park
“Buffalo Bayou is a large park downtown that offers amazing views, natural trails, paved trails, and open areas for outdoor play. The area is well lit for night walks. There is also a Bat Viewing around dusk at the intersection of Allen Pkwy and Waugh! ”
  • 155 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Rustic-chic cafe & bakery with acclaimed chefs creating sweet pastries & seasonal savory dishes.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“You cannot beat this restaurant. Their brussel sprouts are a must, and everything on the menu is exquisite. 5pm happy hour has lines waiting for the door to open.”
  • 97 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Consistently voted one of the best craft cocktail bars in America. And guess what!?! It’s walking distance! Happy Hour M-F, 4-5. My favorite place to go. Laquisha will sometimes pop in to work. She’s my favorite bartender. ”
  • 103 locals recommend
Spiritual Center
“A national treasure for modern art lovers. Be sure to visit the Menil Collection nearby. ”
  • 58 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“This is a great place to unwind and enjoy some good food, great atmosphere and delicious drinks. Conveniently located within walking distance from the property.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Modern Mexican fare & shaken margaritas prepared tableside star at this upscale Montrose spot.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“Vast selection of potent craft beers paired with snacks like gumbo & pig ears in a comfy space.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“Drive or walk for groceries. Reload the $5 Metro transit cards supplied to guests at Krogers. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“Everybody loves Niko Niko's! Their Mediterranean food is so good and the people are extremely friendly”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
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“Laidback breakfast, lunch & dinner. Good vegetarian options and outdoor seating. Eclectic menu.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Get there early or be prepared to stand in line! This place is always packed and parking is at a premium. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Bi-level Greek-themed coffeehouse & bar with a quaint vibe, eclectic clientele & plush couches.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theatre
“Houston’s oldest theater that hosts independent films and midnight throwback movies on the weekends. Serves beer and wine.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“There are several locations around town, so try to check at least one out. While they aren't traditional tacos, they are creative and delicious. Not to mention, their queso is probably my favorite in the city! ”
  • 30 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“Rustic-chic cafe & bakery with acclaimed chefs creating sweet pastries & seasonal savory dishes.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
“You cannot beat this restaurant. Their brussel sprouts are a must, and everything on the menu is exquisite. 5pm happy hour has lines waiting for the door to open.”
  • 97 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“This is a great place to unwind and enjoy some good food, great atmosphere and delicious drinks. Conveniently located within walking distance from the property.”
  • 74 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Modern Mexican fare & shaken margaritas prepared tableside star at this upscale Montrose spot.”
  • 65 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Vast selection of potent craft beers paired with snacks like gumbo & pig ears in a comfy space.”
  • 61 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
“Everybody loves Niko Niko's! Their Mediterranean food is so good and the people are extremely friendly”
  • 53 locals recommend
Café
“Laidback breakfast, lunch & dinner. Good vegetarian options and outdoor seating. Eclectic menu.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Get there early or be prepared to stand in line! This place is always packed and parking is at a premium. ”
  • 31 locals recommend

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