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Things to do in Houston

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Movie Theater
“Food, Beer, And a movie! What else could you ask for? ( You even get to keep the beer mug.)”
  • 2 locals recommend
Convenience Store
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  • 3 locals recommend
Mac & Cheese Joint
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“Mac-n-cheese erry'thang. Ps. Friday-Sunday 8am-12pm Jus'Mac = Biskit Junkie and if you think their mac is good... just wait until you try their breakfast. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Best Pizza joint in the Montrose/Midtown area. They deliver. Try the Large Thin-Crust New Yorker.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Best place to hear local Texas talent and big national names too! Don't miss this this place when you are in town.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Trendy centrally located area that offers shopping, great restaurants and bars, and a chance to see and be seen. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The Pappa's chain of restaurants also includes a #1 Seafood chain. Just up HWY 290 a block from our neighborhood.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“Wonderful neighborhood cafe and bakery next to River Oaks movie theater. Nice shops nearby.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Morningside Thai has been in business for several decades; this is their new location after their Morningside address was torn down for townhome development. Cozy place, tasty Thai food.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
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“This is a Texas Chain Grocery Store. It will have almost everything you need. It's the closest full store. Now, sometimes the exterior looks a little rough, but I've always gotten what I need there.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Awesome breakfast/brunch menu. Order at the counter and surround yourself with a beautiful setting in the West University area. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
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  • 4 locals recommend
Cafe
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  • 2 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
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“Perfect place to enjoy a cocktail after dinner in East Village. We always make sure to stop in here when we're out for the night.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Route
“Washington Ave is Houston's premier location for bars, clubs, and late night eats. ”
  • 5 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