Downtown Houston’s Best Happy Hour Deals

July 9th, 2019
Photo Courtesy of FinnHallHTX Instagram

We know you work hard, which means we think you should play hard. And downtown Houston has no shortage of some of the most vibrant and fun happy hour spots around. Our Houston apartments downtown are conveniently located next to some of the best bars and restaurants in the city and quite a few boast some of the most buzzed about happy hour specials.

We know you’re short on time, so we’ve done the research for you. Below are 8 happy hour spots, all within walking or close driving (ride-share) distance from our Houston luxury apartments. Check out the spots below and get a feel for their vibe, their specials, and a few extra bits of local knowledge.

Finn Hall

How long has it been open: December 2018

Happy Hours: Monday-Friday from 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. - 11 p.m. (reverse HH!), and Saturday & Sunday from 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Special Deals: $5 Wells, $1 off all draft beer, $6 draft wine by the glass, $1 off ciders, and $3 Bud Light & Pacifico bottles. Also, Daily Drink Specials like (Texas) Tuesdays: $4 Texas Vodka & Gin, $6 Select Whiskey, $2 Ziegenbock, and $6 Texas Teas & Texas Mules and (Whiskey & Wine) Wednesdays: $6 Select Whiskey, Draft Wine & Sangria.

Patio/Outdoor/Rooftop Seating: Finn Hall’s patio is now open! Enjoy prime downtown people watching in the heart of the city with outdoor seating available on both Main St. and Rusk St. The patio is pet friendly!

Sum up the happy hour vibe: With 10 chef-driven food concepts and two bars, Finn is perfect for post-work drinks with co-workers, weekend brunch with friends, Houston sports fans and everyone in between. Fun fact: both bars, Swallow’s Nest and St. Jac’s, feature menus with specialty Houston-themed cocktails.

B.B. Lemon

How long has it been open: November 2018

Happy Hours: “Lemon Hour” is every Monday-Friday 3-6pm

Special Deals: $8 Craft Cocktails, $4 Beers, $2 off wine, and lite bites like $5 Deviled Eggs, $5 Chicken Fried Pickle Spears, $6 TX Wagyu Hot Dogs and more

Patio/Outdoor/Rooftop Seating: large Patio, garden with yard games and extra seating uncovered on gravel in the yard. Bar seating and regular indoor seating.

Sum up the happy hour vibe: B.B. Lemon’s Lemon Hour is perfect for drinks with friends or an early bite before catching a game or show downtown. Enjoy the beautiful covered patio, yard games, indoor and outdoor TVs and unique Houston-NYC cuisine in the comfort of what feels like your own backyard.

Bardot (inside Hotel Alessandra)

How long has it been open: 2 years

Happy Hours: Monday to Friday - 3 - 7pm, Saturday and Sunday - 3 - 6pm

Special Deals: House wines $7, Well brand drinks $6, Small light bites $5

Sum up the happy hour vibe: Perched on the second floor of the gorgeous Hotel Alessandra, Bardot offers a luxurious ambiance and menu options poised to please! Unwind with a handcrafted cocktail or start your evening with a glass of wine. Great for after-work drinks or place to start your night on the town! Also a popular spot before heading over for an Astros game.

Miss Carousel (in EaDo)

How long has it been open: November 2018

Happy Hours: Daily 4-6PM, All Day Wednesday

Special Deals: Margarita Moscow Mule Old Fashioned $6 (add fat ice for $1), Wine — white, rosé, or red $7/glass, Beer $3 — 8th Wonder Dome Fauxm, Live Oak Hefeweize, Eureka Heights Mini Boss IPA

Patio/Outdoor/Rooftop Seating: Front patio seating as well as courtyard available for private events.

Sum up the happy hour vibe: The perfect spot to chill and have a good time. Guests are able to order pizzas, whole or by the slice, from Vinny’s next door.

Morton’s The Steakhouse

How long has it been open: Opened in November of 2006 with a special event hosted by President George H.W. Bush

Happy Hours: “Power Hour” is Morton’s version of Happy Hour, and is offered in the bar area every day from 4:00pm - 6:30pm.

Special Deals: $7-9 Bar Bites, including Parmesan Truffle Matchstick Fries and Four Petite Filet Mignon Sandwiches; $5.50 Beer

Sum up the happy hour vibe: Power Hour is a mixture of the after work business crowd, both established and young professionals who work downtown.

CultureMap also listed our two on-site restaurants Osso & Kristalla and Potente as some of the hottest downtown Houston spots to hang before or after an Astros game. Both spots offer valet parking, but if you live in our Houston apartments downtown, you can effortlessly walk downstairs and meet friends before heading across the street to the game – no car necessary!

If you’re a Houston sports fan looking to move near all the downtown Houston action, be sure to visit our luxury Houston apartments at 500 Crawford Street, across from Minute Maid Park. We invite you to schedule a private tour, stop by anytime or call us at 713.222.0500 to hear about our current leasing specials. Right now we have great leasing incentives on our two-bedroom floor plans, and you can also take our virtual tour to get a feel for our downtown Houston apartment community. Our lush landscaping, five-star customer service and brand-new midrise is the perfect combination for the ultimate downtown living experience.


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