Chicken n’ waffles, a rotating sushi bar, one-of-a-kind frozen drinks, and cool bar patios- you’ve got it all right on your doorstep! With so many options to choose from, we listed the best bars and restaurants within a 5-minute walk or less of Mid Main Lofts in Midtown Houston.
There’s nothing like Kura’s Revolving Sushi Bar. The moment you’re seated, you can grab a plate off the conveyor belt and start eating! Come hungry because plates start at just $3. And after a certain number of plates, you’ll receive a tiny, take home prize.
Open every day from 11:30 am – 9 pm
A Houston institution and right next to Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts, Breakfast Klub serves the best southern chicken and waffles you’ll ever have! While there is always a line, it moves quickly. They also have amazing pancakes and excellent diner-style coffee. Trust us, the wait is totally worth it.
Monday – Friday: 7 am – 2 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 2 pm
Home Slice Pizza, located across the street from Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts, is an Austin favorite. Home Slice offers New York-style pizza ready made, or made to order. With super friendly service and a dog-friendly patio, Home Slice is a Lodgeur favorite for families and adults.
P.S. Home Slice offers a variety of salads and is a good choice for a quick, healthy takeaway meal next to Lodgeur. The pear gorgonzola salad is our top pick.
Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 11 am – 11 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – midnight
Winnie’s Cocktail Bar is an automatic eye catcher with its bright pink exterior and outdoor patio. Kick back and enjoy signature frozen cocktails, tasty sandwiches (like the Nashville Hot Mushroom) and the oyster bar. And if you’re one for aesthetically pleasing drinks, don’t even think twice about ordering the frozen treasure chest flight.
P.S. You can enjoy $5 house cocktails everyday til 5 pm. They also have killer weekly specials such as $1 wing Tuesdays, trivia nights, half price raw oyster Thursdays, and Sunday brunch. Check the website for the full list of seasonal specials.
Tuesday – Sunday: 12 pm – 12 am
If you’re looking for traditional Sichuan dishes, Spicy Girl is going to be your next obsession. The restaurant provides great service and offers generous portion sizes, so expect to take home leftovers! Make sure to also order the soup dumplings, they’re a must-try.
Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 11 pm
Authentic Mexican tacos, burritos, and tamale recipes amaze the taste buds, while the fresh salsas will have you raving! They’re open early for the breakfast crowd, most of who go for the potato, egg, and cheese or the chorizo, egg, and cheese tacos.
P.S. You might find the Lodgeur team here pretty much at any time of day, from breakfast tacos to brisket tacos at lunchtime!
Residents and guests at Mid Main Lofts can enjoy a 10% neighborhood discount!
Monday – Friday: 7 am – 10 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 8 am – 10 pm
Late-night pho and Vietnamese noodle dishes? Why, yes, please! Mai’s is a Houston institution and earned Anthony Bourdain’s devotion for its authentically Hanoi-style cuisine. And since it’s open late, it’s perfect for an after-drinks comfort food meal.
Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 3 am
You may miss the Two Headed Dog at first glance, but this cozy bar is definitely worth searching for! Built and owned by former Grand Prize bartenders Lindsay Rae and Billy Boyd, this laid-back, dog friendly bar has quickly become a local favorite. Inside you’ll find a full-bar, photo booth, life size Jenga, and a cool outdoor patio space. The bar also hosts musicians from time to time, so be on the lookout for upcoming performances and special event announcements on their Instagram.
P.S. “Pro Tip: entrance on Elgin. Yellow Door.” -Two Headed Dog
Open daily from 4 pm – 2 am
If getting to choose from over 150+ craft beers while enjoying burgers and tacos sounds like your kind of night, you need to check out Brass Tap! Whether you’re stopping by to watch the game or participating in Karaoke night, you’re in for a treat. It’s also located right below Mid Main Lofts, so you don’t to worry about Ubering home afterward!
Lodgeur guests can enjoy a 10% discount!
Sunday – Thursday: 11 am – 12 am
Friday & Saturday: 11 am – 2 am
Shoeshine Charlie’s Big Top Lounge is a bar and music venue, with charmingly eccentric décor that involves mismatched furniture, twinkle lights, and a mannequin mouse band. Dance floors are available inside or at the back patio, which has games and many picnic tables suited for conversation. Local bands and musicians come and represent all styles of music: soul, honky-tonk, rock n’ roll, country, you name it. Drinks are affordable and generously sized.
Tuesday – Saturday: 8 pm – 1:45 am
Nestled in the heart of Houston’s night club & glitzy bar scene is a haven for craft cocktail enthusiasts. Any given night can bring in a crowd but it never *feels* crowded, you can still have a decent conversation and hear whoever you are chatting with! Perfect for an after-work cocktail or the start to your night hanging out with your travel companions. P.S. Swing by for Happy Hour between 4-6 pm Monday through Friday to enjoy half price house cocktails and $3 beers.
Open every day from 4 pm – 2 am
Looking for a fun, laid back night out with friends? Then Holman’s Draft Hall is the place for you. Relax on plush couches or swing on the patio! There’s tons of drink and food options, and you can even build your own Bloody Mary.
820 Holman Street, Houston, TX 77002
Monday – Friday: 3 pm – 2 am
Saturday & Sunday: 11 am – 2 am
Whether by yourself or with friends, Double Trouble is a comfortable space to enjoy a morning coffee, relax with an after-work beer, or have an evening cocktail. Completely renovated in 2022, Double Trouble feels like Trader Joe’s created a coffee and cocktail bar. And best of all, it’s right next to Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts.
3622 Main Street, Houston, TX 77006
Wednesday – Saturday: 12 pm – 12 am
Sunday: 12 pm – 6 pm
If you’re looking for live music in Midtown, this is the place to be. The Continental Club is a go-to venue for rock, soul, rockabilly, and more. Look at their events calendar here, even if you don’t find a performer you recognize, check them out anyway! You never know what hidden talent may become the next big thing!
P.S. If you love The Beatles, check out the award-winning cover band Beetle every Thursday night from 7-10 pm! Beetle has been performing weekly at Continental Club for 20 years and is a Houston institution.
See website for show information.