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La Carafe

33 locals recommend · Estimated price 1 out of 4 ·
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September 29, 2019
resides in one of hosting oldest buildings. cash only
June 4, 2019
Candlelit bar for sipping wine and ghost-hunting inside the oldest commercial building in Houston. Be sure to bring cash; no credit cards here.
February 6, 2019
The oldest bar in Houston, said to be haunted. Tucked away in a forgotten corner of downtown, frequented mostly by older crowds and locals, serving only wine and beer, this place is cozy and quiet most nights of the week, and packed with slightly spooky charm. Cash-only, but they have an ATM in case…
April 18, 2018
Cash Only, Oldest Bar in Houston
November 15, 2017
A wine bar with a great jukebox located in one of the oldest buildings in Houston. La Carafe became an official Texas Historic Landmark in 1979, about a hundred and twenty years after it first opened as a bakery in 1860. The Kennedy Bakery later became known as the Kennedy Trading Post. And the…

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813 Congress Avenue
Houston, TX 77002
Phone+1 713-229-9399
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 1:00 PM
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Outdoor seating
Happy hour
Beer, wine
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