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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.

Big Box Store
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“It’s a little further but this Texas grocery store is seriously loved by every Texan. They have quality produce and meats in a light and bright space.”
29 locals recommend
Park
“Huge park with tons of hiking, biking, geocaching and nature galore! And, this is Texas, so there's a gun range too!”
2 locals recommend
Bar
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Expensive but worth it!!! An old church renovated into an amazing restaurant. Voted Houston's Most Romantic Restaurant, Mark's American Cuisine is located in a 1920's renovated church. The golden ceilings and candle lit tables provide guests with an intimate escape from the outside world.”
4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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4 locals recommend
Restaurant
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3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“BEST Happy Hour in town! Every day until 7pm, try the burgers and calamari! You can sit inside or outdoors on the patio.”
5 locals recommend
Cemetery
“Beautiful old cemetery , Howard Hughes is buried there along with notable Houstonian families.”
6 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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“Close proximity drug store where you can pick up any last minute essentials.”
5 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“This is the nearest grocery store to our location; however, we recommend HEB. (9 minute drive time).”
1 local recommends
Store
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“A modern parlor for artisanal ice creams & sorbets, with seasonal flavors & custom orders.”
6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Big Star Bar is the local dive. Depending on the night, this is one of the happening spots if you are the dive bar scene kind of person. This is my favorite bar in the area. I think every single staff member, bartender, bar back, and door guy are all great people. I'm not just saying that either. Some of the best people and conversations in my life have occurred over here. I like to say: "I'm going to Big Star to drink Lone Star and be part of a constellation." Dorky. Whatever. It's my spot!”
7 locals recommend
Cinema
“This is a brand new movie theater featuring modern and comfortable seating, a bowling alley, and an arcade. Great place for some late night fun.”
3 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“a family favorite... There are choices available even for those who don't like pizza”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Bakery
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“Great Jewish deli with some of the best breakfast in the city as well as some awesome bagels. Gets crowded on weekends with locals and tourists.”
4 locals recommend