Lodgeur’s Favorite Patios in Midtown

Holman Draft Hall

bar with chairs and tables

Holman Draft Hall is a popular open-air bar located across from Lodgeur’s furnished apartments at Mid Main Lofts. Known for its tandoori chicken nachos and brunch boards, Holman serves up shareable snacks and complete meals, making it a good spot for a quick drink or a longer hangout. The inviting outdoor patio offers chair swings, heaters and fans, making it the ideal spot to relax with a cold one after work or on the weekends. Free parking lot behind the building. Order at the bar.


Piola restaurant
Piola’s patio is covered, making it a good choice year round.

Piola is a popular Italian restaurant located in Midtown Houston. With its comfortable outdoor patio, it’s the perfect place to enjoy casual authentic Italian cuisine while taking in views of downtown Houston. The menu features classic pasta dishes as well as delicious wood-fired pizzas and homemade desserts. Free parking in the garage behind the building.

Home Slice

Home Slice’s casual patio is kid-friendly and also open late night, making it a classic neighborhood pizza joint.

Home Slice just opened next door to Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts. Home Slice serves up delicious slices of New York-style pizza with fresh ingredients and house-made sauces. The outdoor patio is decorated with string lights and has plenty of seating, making it the perfect spot to enjoy a slice or two on a warm night. From their signature cheese pie to daily rotating specials, Home Slice offers something for everyone – kids included! They also have an extensive selection of craft beers and wines, so you can pair your pizza with perfectly chilled refreshments as you relax al fresco. Check out the slice-to-go window for easy takeaway options.


Axelrad is a popular hangout located in Houston’s Midtown district. With its fun and vibrant atmosphere, Axelrad offers something for everyone. From live bands to DJs, there’s always something going on at this hip spot. The bars (yes, plural) have an extensive selection of beers as well as specialty cocktails and wines, making it the perfect place to enjoy drinks with friends or take solace in one of their cozy hammocks out on the patio. Enjoy al fresco dining from local food trucks that change weekly and soak up some sun in between sets!

The Brass Tap

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The Brass Tap is a great spot for beer aficionados in Midtown Houston. With its impressive selection of craft beers on tap, it’s the perfect place to sample some unique brews and also enjoy some classic favorites. On weekends, the giant doors open up and brunch board specials are served with mimosa flights. The spacious patio is ideal for enjoying a cold one with friends on the ground floor of Lodgeur at Mid Main Lofts. Whether you’re looking to find new local craft beers or just relax after work, The Brass Tap offers something for everyone!


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Winnie’s is the perfect spot to cool off from the Houston heat with their selection of frozen cocktails and sandwiches. The bar has an extensive list of frozen drinks, from classic margaritas to unique specialties like the piña colada. They also offer delicious scratch-made sandwiches made with locally sourced ingredients, such as the house-smoked brisket sandwich or a veggie burger on a pretzel bun. Enjoy your meal out on Winnie’s cozy patio just below the Lodgeur furnished apartments in Midtown.


d’Alba is a modern American restaurant with a beautifully-designed open-air dining room, $5 happy hour drinks, and a great charcuterie board. The menu features classic yet innovative dishes crafted from local, seasonal ingredients and paired with fine Italian wines for the ultimate dining experience. The restaurant also offers craft cocktails made with house-infused spirits and creative flavor combinations. D’Alba has a family-friendly open-air dining room in Montrose and another more formal patio in Midtown.

St. Arnold Beer Garden

St Arnold patio

At St. Arnold Beer Garden in Houston, visitors can enjoy a range of family-friendly foods like pizzas, pretzels, signature burgers and sandwiches. Most notably though is their impressive selection of beers from the brewery’s namesake: St. Arnold beer! The building architecture itself is also worth noting, as it has extensive indoor seating in a cathedral-like setting, an enormous outdoor patio, and plenty of parking for guests.

Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co.

Located in the heart of vibrant Houston, Buffalo Bayou Brewery offers an experience that combines a passion for exceptional brews with an admiration for Houston’s skyline. Get to know Houston through its craft brews from the crowd-pleasing More Cowbell, a double IPA with an extra punch, to the delightful fusion of flavors in Sam’s Wake and Bake, a blonde ale brewed with coffee. The brewery’s multi-level structure has separate floors for the brewery, restaurant and rooftop patio bar. 

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