902 Interstate 20 West
Midland, TX 79701
Phone: (432) 683-1111
Fax: (432) 683-1122
Bars & Cafes
Best known for its strong drinks and lively ambiance, The Bar Midland offers a welcoming and laid-back atmosphere. The menu features classic American bar food like buffalo wings and onion rings. Located in the Wall Street area, The Bar is a popular spot for both business people and couples. The bar hosts live music concerts on every Friday and Saturday where local artists come to perform. With as many as 12 flat screen TVs, this is also a great place to catch the latest game.
Pudgee's Bar in Downtown Midland is a fun local hangout. A basic bar, this is a good choice for a groups. Occasionally, they also feature live Tejano music, so make sure to call ahead and see what's happening before you go.
Betty's Place in Downtown Midland has been serving drinks and entertaining its patrons for over 15 years. There's always something different going on, whether it's a live band or karaoke night. Known for its strong drinks and casual atmosphere, they don't have an official closing time but the action tends to wind down around 10p. Make sure to call ahead for a schedule of events.
Located in the heart of the city, The Lone Star Bar is host to the hottest local music acts, and is one of the city's favorite hangout spots. The atmospheric bar interiors, are done up in a Texas-themed decor scheme, with lots of wooden elements. The little stage on one end of the bar sees an eclectic line-up of bands every Thursday and Saturday. On other days, there's fun events like karaoke, open mic and even a weekly pool tournament. There's a perennially occupied shuffleboard as well. The bar offers a fine choice of spirits and well-mixed cocktails.
Wall Street Bar and Grill offers delicious cuisine and is perfect for business lunches. The restaurant is known for its steak and seafood, but there is a wide variety of dishes on their menu including Cajun inspired meals. The service is friendly and efficient. Enjoy a wine that compliments your meal or have a cocktail from their full bar.
Taste @ 508 stands within the Frost Tower, and is ideally placed to cater to the corporate power-lunch crowd. The cafe opens up early at 7a, offering a fine selection of coffee, teas as well as hot chocolate. Local sourcing and high-quality organic ingredients are at the heart of the kitchen's ethos, offering a menu that's as healthy as it is tasty. You'll find salads, paninis, sandwiches as well as soups on the menu. Daily specials available for take out include Margarita Panini, Korean BBQ Pork and Roast beef. Baked goodies and sweet treats available through the day make it ideal for a quick bite.
Occupying a bright red building standing right opposite the Midland Chamber of Commerce, Bourbon St DC is impossible to miss. Step inside, and you'll find the red theme continuing, with exposed-brick walls and stylish black furnishings for contrast. The drinks list is surprisingly restricted to beers and wines, but makes up for this by offering diverse varieties of both. Lively music sets the tone for locals to meet up and unwind in the evenings.
Definitely one of the most popular nightlife spots in Midland, Fantom Lounge on Main Street is perfect for those not concerned with a curfew. The club features live entertainment, such as bands and DJs, and an often jam-packed dance floor. Patrons have been known to stay out all night long, so make sure you don't have any big plans for the next day. Call ahead for a schedule of upcoming events.
Cigar aficionados in Midland must not miss Cigar Frog's Piano Bar. Located in downtown, this bar features a walk-in humidor with an array of cigar brands as well as a state-of-the-art ventilation system. Select from the likes of Victor Sinclair, Arturo Fuente and Perdomo, with recommendations from the owners, paired with craft beer and fine wine. Their acoustic live music performances by local pianists and artists are a big draw among patrons.
One of the more romantic nightlife hotspots in the area, Starlite Lounge is popular for date nights in Midland. The decor is classy and sensual, with candles adorning the tables. This is a great place to take your date after a nice dinner for some dancing and conversation in an intimate atmosphere.
A lively sports bar in the heart of the city, Triple Threat Sports Bar & Grill (also known as 3T) is a local spot to unwind and catch a game. The expansive space boasts of multiple screens so you don't miss a minute of the sporting action. For seating, there's cozy wooden booths as well as conventional chairs and tables. Team logos and food and drink deal posters occupy most of the wall space. The pool table and shuffleboard gets a lot of attention on non-game days. At the bar, you'll find a diverse choice of bottled beers as well as a selection of other spirits. Food selection comprises standard pub grub like burgers and sandwiches.
Located within the Midland Hilton, the Mahogany lounge hosts a variety of live entertainment, including live music and stand-up comedy. The decor is rustic and full of old world charm, with comfortable seating and laid-back atmosphere. The bar features a dance floor and nightly drink specials. So come shake your groove thing before turning in for the night!