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Best things to do in Houston

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Breakfast Spot
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“A famous staple in Houston. Great food, however expect to wait in line about 20-30 minutes on peak days. ”
114 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“This street alone has many bars, lounges, and eateries. Best time to go is around 6pm-2am on week nights.”
128 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Bustling family museum with a wealth of hands-on activities such as a Bubble Lab & a Tot Spot.”
54 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great restaurants !! This is a outdoor shopping center and indoor dining all in one ! Occasionally there is live music and bands at night for guests. Studio movie grill is also located on the second floor ! Pictures do this place no justice !!”
63 locals recommend
Theatre
“this place offer a lot of performance and sometimes outdoor seat. You will have to come early to find a parking spot.”
110 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. ”
101 locals recommend
Bar
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“Craft-beer joint in a historic space with an expansive patio with a ton of hammocks and a huge outdoor area.”
93 locals recommend
Medical Center
“Great for running, walking, and meeting other health conscious people. Tennis courts, racquetball court, golf course, 3 mile running trail, nature park. ”
81 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Another local gem if you are looking for Mexican food. There are many locations in Houston and all are great. This location is the first one to open. ”
87 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Great hang out to try local beer with friends. Food trucks are on site and kids are welcome.”
94 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Wonderful outdoor beer garden with view of city. Good food and nice beers. ”
69 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Always a hot spot for amazing sushi and an even better happy hour. Get there before 6:30 to enjoy happy hour prices.”
90 locals recommend
Music Venue
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“Sound quality is great. It's also easy to navigate through crowds to the merchandise, restrooms, bars, and food area. Usually shows are well staffed and lines for concessions move quickly. I know that cash is always appreciated and helps speed things along!”
44 locals recommend
Bakery
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“If you love a pastry with your Coffee in the morning this is for sure a place to visit. They also have a Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner menu that is great. You must try their signature Kouign-Amann. ”
88 locals recommend
Convention Center
“From gun shows, to live music catch a fun activity at the convention center year around. ”
43 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Everyone pretty much knows about the Galleria and Katy Mills is awesome as well, but I really like Memorial City Mall. There`s always something interesting going on and during the holidays there`s really cool Christmas lights everywhere. They also have a ice skating rink as well as a movie theater.”
35 locals recommend