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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.
Bar
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“One of the few Kemah Boardwalk area restaurants I'll fight traffic to get to when I want Greek food. I like lunch specials here with a glass of wine. And they've got Spanakopita! If you prefer American fare, they have a steak night during the week,and Sunday brunch. Good choice when you've burned out from seafood and Mexican food. ”
  • 6 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
Museum
“Definitely one of the most interesting museums you will find in this area, and where 'Any day above ground is a good one.' (7 minute drive time).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Rock Club
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“Funky bar/restaurant (don't miss Wednesday Steak night!) Live Music 5/6 nights/week with local entertainers. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 3 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“One of my new favorite spots in Houston. Walking distance from house. Great bar, menu and service. Casual but nice, hip scene. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Some of the best pizza in town. Order, put pants on, walk across street, get pizza, walk across street, take pants off, eat pizza.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Just walking distance away....go on a walk, bike ride, etc. People watching is one of my favorite things to do here. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Night Club
“80s dancing anyone?? There are also plenty of great bars within walking distance. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great Mediterranean food for a good price. Vegetarian options are also pretty easy here. ”
  • 4 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
Restaurant
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“This 'shack' truly is a shack. It was built before the highway overhead. If the experience isnt enough itself the burgers are probably the best in Houston. Try the buffalo!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“For the out of towners - Texas style bbq. Make sure you try moist brisket and the cream corn. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Nearby option with sliders as the specialty. Offers a good beer selection as well.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“This is a favorite among travelers interested in science and space. It’s a family favorite. ”
  • 3 locals recommend