I don't think I ever had a dignified evening there. Do we need reservations for around 7pm for 3 people during the week? The table is made from an old roulette wheel! Fajita Flats, 2929 Fondren or 11853 Wilcrest Eric Sandler at Culturemap Houston brought up the outlandish birthday ritual at Fajita Flats. Are there other places in Maryland or Virginia that you'd recommend or is Lawyer's our best bet? Black Swan or Pappas Steakhouse. Please enter a Password longer than 6 characters. The nightlife is vibrant and varied, with bars that cater to dancing enthusiasts, upscale businesses people, casual night owls and more. Arnaldo Richards' Picos, 3601 Kirby, 832-831-9940 The respected Mexican restaurant that started life in a humble area of Bellaire before moving uptown to Kirby Drive gets enthusiastic when people come celebrate their birthdays there. Downtown High-class, formal cocktail bar with a secret ish entrance Thought Houston was missing a formal cocktail bar experience? It's generally a good idea to determine birthday party places early in the planning process as places often book up.
We called, and not only is there no cutting fee for bringing in your own cake, if you let them know at least a week in advance, they can secure a cake for you. So, I just heard that Palace of Wonders is closing, and I never had the chance to go. The Laughing Man Tavern near Metro Center tends to calm down after 7:30, and it has a nice big downstairs area you could probably stake out. Specifically, take a look at the menus at , not just for great beers! All we know is that every time Rocks Off has gone to Howl at the Moon, we've been impressed by the fact that there are so many cougars on the prowl. Club Roxy in uptown Houston is a longstanding and popular club in the city that opened in 1994.
Drinks like the Golden Girls -- a vodka, guava, and grapefruit number that Dorothy, Blanche, and Rose would totally get down with -- sit alongside the house favorite Margaritas de la Casa, spiked with either habanero and serrano, strawberry balsamic, or mango and Chamoy. We're looking for cougars, and you'll find them in Fuad's back bar, which is the closest you'll come to watching a live scene from Dallas in the '80s. I haven't been the the Gingerbread man in ages, but I remember it being about early 30's tops. Whether you're looking for high-energy dance clubs or Texas honky tonks, action-packed sports pubs or low-key wine bars, there's something for every taste. The closest I ever got was giving my digits to a random dude from Newfoundland, and agreeing to go on a date with him the following weekend. The competition is hardly stiff, either, considering that this place does attract a more refined crowd.
He says the birthday person gets a framed photo commemorating the event as well as a free dessert. Somewhere without cover charges preferably. You can't help but get up and dance! When it comes to bars, Houston, Texas boasts quite a variety, but none compare to Nouveau Antique Art Bar, warmly lit by hundreds of breathtaking reproduction Tiffany lamps. Singles flock here from nearby Rice University and other areas of Houston to partake in the laid-back setting, chat with friends and meet new people. Good to great restaurants with above average bars attached to them are also an option. Please enter your Last Name.
Get offerings by the bottle, glass, half-glass, and taste, and do it alongside damn fine charcuterie and bar snacks, wine-centric dinners, pop-up tastings and art installations, and a special list of Sunday bottles help to raise your enjoyment levels that much higher. And though it may sound upscale, this bar is decidedly un-fancy. Bonus for those with babies and fur-babies, the bar is kid-friendly till 9pm and pet-friendly all night. Could a lazy afternoon get any better than that? For young tourists, Houston has some dance clubs that allow entry and host events for those age 18 and under. I prefer the coffeehouse downstairs because it's funky, or the patio -- either way, the place is just quiet enough that you can actually have a discussion, but busy enough that it'll seem like you're cool. I am pretty shy and I think he's a little shy too, so someplace that facilitates conversation would be great activities? Are most bars located in the Downtown area? The decor, the drinks, the food, it's all so fab! This list looks at visits by gender in '15 to pinpoint the best bars to find all the ladies in each and every state. Houston, the fourth-largest city in the United States, bills itself as the Energy Capital of the world.
One thing this sport bar doesn't lack is televisions — big screens, small screens, and a few in-between screens — all 200-plus of them strategically positioned for prime viewing, no matter where you happen to find yourself. Narrow, exposed brick walls, a gorgeous original circle arch and barrel vault ceiling, gas light fixtures, and a fine-looking central bar give the space a beautiful aesthetic to match its heart. A favorite weekend meeting place, Slainte offers a friendly setting for regulars and newcomers to mingle like old friends. As our sister blog Eating. The Greater Heights A relaxing modern ice house with whiskey and tacos Whiskey, beer, and tacos.
Housed in a swanky '20s-era building that makes for the perfect date night, its extensive 450+ library of global selections is one of the best in show. By the way, the horse head is supposed to be in the front, not the back. Looking for an on-the-go way to explore local nightlife? This nearly 40 year old sports bar is centrally located and sits on one of the highest traffic through-streets in Houston. Check it out just for the wow appeal. Comes with soup, salad and your choice of fries or baked potato. You need food, booze, cake, glamour and feeling like a king or a queen, if only for a day.
In the same strip center as The Palm, it's a fantastic little-bitty restaurant with no menus and a chef who comes out to take the order from each table. There is something for everyone! Looking for a great place for a first date tonight Thursday in the Mt. Just try to act a bit cultured, or you'll look way out of place in this Cheers for the elite. The cougars at this little chill wine bar are of the refined sort, so put on your big-boy pants, comb your hair, and brush up on your wine-ordering skills to make sure you look like a good catch when you saunter up to the bar. Let the restaurant know when you make the reservation that it's for a birthday. Just don't order anything that involves Jagermeister -- it's whiskey or nothing here. They are open Wednesday through Saturday, and I would suggest a reservation whenever you decide to go.
Friendly service and great craft beer on tap! It takes its name from its wine cellars, which are maintained at 13 degrees Celsius for optimal wine drinking pleasure. You'll also find an awesome jukebox, and oh yes, dogs are welcome. Also like Gravitas and Daily Review Cafe and Tila's. I think the entirety of Adams Morgan save a few bars reminds me of the 21-23ish era of my life. Go from a Michelada-inspired cocktail named The Upward Swing -- made with pale ale and house sweet pepper jam -- to a Boiler Maker, which takes a Lone Star and Mellow Corn whiskey pairing and turns it on its side with Luxardo cherries and an Angostura-dipped orange peel. My brother is visiting from Georgia this Thursday night until Sunday night.
For me, and specifically last year, it was about having beers from Devil's Backbone, Duck Rabbit, Smuttynose -- breweries that don't make it onto every draft list in D. Classic-rock covers busted out via dueling pianos? Many restaurants offer private rooms for birthday parties and other special events. With it's cozy atmosphere and garden hammocks, Axelrad is a great place to relax and be yourself. The bartender said he didn't know how to make it. Midtown Your go-to date spot for wine, charcuterie, and hip charm Winos should head straight for this masterclass, European-style enoteca, which prides itself on storing wines at a temperature that you would never, ever guess by its name. Here are the Houston restaurants that always go above and beyond the call of duty for celebrations. You can get those beers anywhere.