Quality Suites Intercontinental Airport West
15321 Vantage Parkway East
Houston, TX 77032
Phone: (281) 372-1444
Fax: (832) 775-0650
Bars & Cafes
At airports, snack choices are often limited, especially for nutrition-conscious and dieting folks. Terminal A In Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) looks particularly bleak for pre-flight refreshments. However, The Grove's got you covered. From freshly bottled pure juice drinks to a sizable variety of yogurt flavors, protein-packed nuts, and gummy fruit candies, The Grove prides itself on their food and drinks being all natural, keeping you feeling your best throughout your day of travel. After all, it's not like you'll be burning off any calories while waiting to land. -Adam Rosen
This barbecue restaurant may not be a gourmet's delight. But miss a flight or leave a loved one and the place quickly becomes a haven for comfort food. The menu features ribs, turkey wings, oxtails, salads, sandwiches, set-lunches and homemade desserts. Also expect generous portions and prompt service. Check out the website to get a load of the other locations of Harlon's Bar-B-Que.
Escapade 2001 is a sizzling nightclub having some of the best events themed parties in town. Besides being a popular nightspot, it also hosts concerts by top notch bands and upcoming musicians. Local, regional and national talents have performed here and the place has also been used as a venue. When you're at the Escapade party, all you can think about is having the time of your life and enjoying the vibrant ambiance.
Hell 'N High Water Studios is a quintessential Texan saloon as well as a recording studio housed under one roof. Select a chilled beer from their comprehensive list of spirits and enjoy live music by regional and touring artists. Equipped with a cutting-edge sound and light system, their stage has been graced by The Mighty Orq, Mark Jones and Twenty Paces. In addition, this place records episodes of the television production Texas Roadhouse Live.
Featuring a full-service liquor bar, this nightspot invites you to bring some friends along to enjoy the entertainment. Live music is featured every Friday night and karaoke livens things up on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Dance the night away to rock & roll or country & western (depending on the band). Darts and pool tables are available for additional fun and casual dress is the general rule of thumb.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
A stop at this unique neighborhood tavern is worth your time. It is conveniently located a stones throw from the main street in scenic Old Town Spring, and is a great place to grab a cold one and take a break from shopping. The crowd is diverse and consists of professionals, blue-collar workers, and even Harley Davidson enthusiasts. The Texas-style beer and wine tavern is a full-liquor bar, so feel free to order up your favorite drinks. Steak night is every Thursday night.
Head past the beach volleyball court and walk inside the yellow barn that features an eight-foot painting of a cartoon wolf raiding a chicken coop. On the inside, you will see a bar made of split logs which props up the elbows of many young professionals. Wolfie's welcomes everyone from families with children to young men who stop in to watch a game. The menu features chicken cooked in a variety of ways and also the sumptuous Seafood Platter. Steaks, oysters, crawfish and an assortment of other items are also available.
Wear comfortable shoes and light clothing when you visit this casual Heights nightclub, because it will not be long before you hit the dance floor. Everything from blues to psychedelic rock is featured at Dan Electro's Guitar Bar, and on Thursday nights customers are treated to a jam session with some of Houston's favorite musicians. The interior's funky but fun, and there is a back patio area where you can cool off. Dan Electro's serves only beer and wine, but if you bring your own bottle, they will provide the set-ups.
Start happy hour a little early with a nice glass of vino from the extensive, international wine list at the Boom Boom Room. Novices can be sure to trust the bartender to make an excellent recommendation. Stay for one of the best paninis around, served on artisanal bread or try a cheese plate. Later on Saturday nights, feed the soul with some excellent live jazz while cozying up to your favorite someone du jour. The Moravian star-shaped lights and candles set the perfect mood for discreet smooching. The mood is chill, the décor is bohemian, the wine flows smoothly. Who could ask for anything more? - JoAnn Takasaki
Typical of a dive bar, D&T Drive Inn has a hip ambiance, and is often filled by youngsters staying in the neighborhood. A small bar with stools, a black board with scribbled menu and a juke box in the corner adorn this little place, while giving it a casual and local feel. With 50 beers like American Lager, Hefeweizen and Imperial Stout on tap, this place offers a humble food menu, that is perfect to go with the eclectic range of beers. Deviled Ham and Ritz Crackers, Pickle Plate and Stuffed Cherry Peppers are some of the decent dishes that customers seem to like the most. Drop by to have a large mug of your favorite beer, as you chat away the evening with your buddies.
The decor in Doyle's of Oak Forest is modest and casual with the feel of a German Hill Country cafe. Families particularly enjoy the comfortable atmosphere and the "home-cooking" focus of the menu. New pasta dishes are creating quite a stir, and the traditional lasagna and pizzas are as popular as ever. Every order is accompanied with baskets of garlic bread laden with butter. With reasonable pricing your wallet certainly won't suffer and you're sure to help yourself to multiple helpings of these savory meals.