Top 12 Hot Spots in Downtown Houston

Hearsay on the Green
Hearsay on the Green

HOUSTON – The Top 12 hot spots in downtown Houston, from Good Taste.

PHOTOS: 12 Houston Hot Spots

Listed in alphabetical order:

  • Batanga -- A killer patio and superb cuisine.
  • Bovine & Barley -- With 36 different craft beer varieties and delicious food, you can't go wrong with this spot.
  • Christian's Tailgate Bar & Grill -- Calling all burger lovers. This downtown spot is perfect for a not so average burger, craft beer and sports.
  • El Big Bad -- If you are craving some authentic Mexican food, then El Big Bad is the place to be. In addition to great food and drinks, they have a killer patio upstairs with a great view of downtown.
  • Flying Saucer -- Serving up $3 Texas beers during the Big Game.
  • Hearsay on the Green -- Belly up to the Bar to watch the game with The Byrd: an Angus beef, applewood smoked bacon, cheddar, mozzarella, fried egg, onions, jalapeños, avocado, mustard, mayo, ketchup, tomato, sweet bun, mac & cheese. 
  • Jackson St BBQ -- Killer BBQ and a nice selection of craft beers to compliment.
  • Pub Fiction -- Another Houston favorite is Pub Fiction, here you can watch the game and nosh on some serious bar eats like this Texas Fair Style hog dog served with tots.
  • Sambuca -- Watch the game, listen to some live entertainment and indulge on some artisan style pizzas.
  • Springbok -- Offering a Kegs & Eggs Brunch Buffet on Sundays.
  • The Moonshiner's Southern Table + Bar -- Variety of Southern cuisine and moonshine specials.
  • Xochi -- If you want an out of world dining experience, go check out Chef Hugo Ortega's new restaurant. His Oaxacan-inspired menu is award-winning.