Houston City Guide For Super Bowl LI

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With the Super Bowl being less than 12 days away (yay!!), I figured it was appropriate to share a complete and foolproof, LtoL Guide to Houston. Where I recommend to eat, drink, where to hang out, and which Super Bowl parties are worth your while. 

Above, you will notice a tab that says “Houston Super Bowl City Guide”. This is where you will be able to find this post for the next week up until the Super Bowl!

The following are my top picks and favorite places to go. The places I love and frequent the most. From the bougiest of bougie spots, to hole in the walls and Houston favorites, I’ve got it all.


EAT

My Top 5 Current Favorite Restaurants 

  1. Le Colonial (River Oaks District) 
  2. North Italia (Uptown/Galleria)
  3. Tiny Boxwoods (River Oaks) 
  4. Barnaby’s Cafe (River Oaks)
  5. El Tiempo (Montrose, Washington, Richmond)

Breakfast

  1. Barnaby’s Cafe (River Oaks) 
  2. Dish Society (Memorial) 
  3. River Oaks Donuts (River Oaks)
  4. Empire Cafe (Montrose) 
  5. Union Kitchen (Bellaire, Memorial, Garden Oaks) 
  6. Fountain View Cafe (Memorial)
  7. Sweet Paris Crepes (Rice Village, City Centre) 

Coffee Shops

  1. Tout Suite (Outside Downtown)
  2. Common Bond Cafe  (Montrose)
  3. Inversion Coffee House (Montrose)

Brunch & Lunch

  1. Barnaby’s Cafe (River Oaks)
  2. North Italia (Uptown/Galleria) 
  3. Ruggles Green (City Centre) 
  4. Brasserie 19 (River Oaks Shopping Center)
  5. Backstreet Cafe (River Oaks) 
  6. True Food Kitchen (Uptown/Galleria)
  7. Tiny Boxwoods (Upper Kirby)
  8. Dish Society (Memorial)
  9. The Honeymoon Cafe  & Bar (Down Town)
  10. The Kitchen at The Dunlavy (Allen Parkway/Buffalo Bayou)
  11. Baba Yega’s (Montrose) 
  12. Shade & Canopy (Heights) 
  13. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette (Heights, River Oaks, Rice Village) 
  14. Hop Doddy Burger Bar (River Oaks District)
  15. Weights & Measures (Mid Town) 

Cutest Patio

  1. North Italia (Galleria/Uptown)
  2. Backstreet Cafe (River Oaks)
  3. Brasserie 19 (River Oaks Shopping Center)
  4. Tiny Boxwoods (Upper Kirby, West University)
  5. La Table (Galleria/Uptown)
  6. Baba Yega’s (Montrose)

Dinner

  1. North Italia ( Uptown/Galleria) 
  2. Le Colonial (River Oaks District) 
  3. Steak 48 (River Oaks District) 
  4. Toulouse Cafe & Bar (River Oaks District)
  5. State of Grace ( River Oaks) 
  6. El Tiempo Cantina (Washington, Montrose, Richmond) 
  7. The Original Ninfas off Navigation (Outside Downtown)
  8. B&B Butchers (Washington) 
  9. Brasserie 19 (River Oaks Shopping Center) 
  10. Smith & Wollensky’s (Highland Village)
  11. Blue Fish Sushi ( Washington, Downtown)
  12. Kata Robata Sushi (Upper Kirby)
  13. Uchi (Montrose)
  14. Coppa Osteria (Rice Village/West University) 
  15. Brennans of Houston (Montrose) 
  16. Liberty Kitchen Oysterette (Heights, River Oaks, Rice Village)
  17. Good Company Barbecue (West University) 
  18. Dolce Vita Pizza (Montrose) 
  19. Piola Pizza (Montrose) 

DRINK

Daytime

  1. Kirby Ice House  (Upper Kirby) 
  2. Brooklyn Athletic Club (Mid Town)
  3. Down the Street Bar (Heights area)
  4. Cotton Wood (Heights)
  5. Karbach Brewery (290)
  6. 1919 Wine & Mixology (Upper Kirby)
  7. The Tasting Room (Uptown/Galleria)
  8. Sonoma Wine Bar (Upper Kirby, Heights) 

Nighttime 

  1. La Grange (Montrose)
  2. Anvil (Montrose)
  3. Local Pour (River Oaks Shopping Center)
  4. Pastry War (Downtown)
  5. Okra Charity  (Downtown)
  6. Cle Night Club  (Midtown)

Where To Watch The Game

  1. Kirby Trail Ice House (Upper Kirby)
  2. Little Woodrow’s (All of them)
  3. Christian’s Tailgate (All of them)
  4. Jackson’s Watering Hole (Upper Kirby)

SHOP

Highland Village

 Anthropologie;  J. Crew;  Lululemon; Apple; Lilly Pulitzer; Banana Republic; BHLDN; Z Gallerie; Victoria Secret; Full List Here

Rice Village

Hemline; Soho; Bevello; Pomp and Circumstance; Gap; Banana Republic; Athleta; Lilly Rain; Victoria Secret; Elaine Turner; Kendra Scott; Full List Here 

River Oaks Shopping Center

Hemline; Ann Taylor; Sunglass Hut; Sur La Table ; Full List Here 

City Centre

Anthropologie; Lululemon; Kendra Scott; Free People; Bevello; Sur la Table; Z Gallerie; Urban Outfitters; Full List Here 

Houston Galleria

Full Store List Here

SUPER BOWL PARTIES & EVENTS 

Super Bowl Live
When: Jan 27-Feb 5
Where: Discovery Green

Super Bowl live is a free, 10 day festival for everyone. There will be lots of music from local bands, food, games and plenty of attractions to keep the party going. 

The NFL Experience
When: Jan 27-Feb 5
Where: George R. Brown Convention Center

The NFL Experience is a super family-friendly event that will have interactive games, autograph sessions with current//former NFL players, and so much for to keep the whole family entertained! Tickets start at $20; ticketmaster.com

Opening Night
When: Jan 30 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Minute Maid Park

Kick-off celebration the Super Bowl Celebration at Minute Main Park, where the players from both the Patriots and the Falcons will be introduced out on the field, along with music, food and more. Tickets start at $20, ticketmaster.com

Bruno Mars Super Bowl Concert
When: Feb 3 at 9 p.m.
Where: Club Nomadic 

Tickets Starting at $175 – ticketmaster.com

Super Bowl Breakfast
When: Feb 4, 8-10 a.m.
Where: Houston Marriott Marquis

Tickets start at $200, superbowlbreakfast.com

The Players Tailgate Houston 2017
When: Feb. 5 at 1 p.m.
Where: Mike Calvert Toyota 

Featuring Food Networks,  Guy Fieri from Diners, Drive-Ins and Dive. 

Tickets start at $700, bullseyeeventgroup.com

INVITATION ONLY PARTIES

ESPN “The Party”
When: Feb 3 at 10 p.m.

-Details not released yet but you can bet your bottoms it will be jam packed with famous athletes. 

Maxim Magazine
When: Feb 4 from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: Sugarland Financial Center 

-Maxim is legendary for throwing major Super Bowl parties. They haven’t released full details yet, but its definitely going to be epic. 

DirecTV Super Saturday Night
When: Feb 4 from 9 p.m.
Where: Club Nomadic

-Taylor Swift will headline the AT&T’s DirecTV Saturday-night concert. Which I for one, think is super cool! Word on the street is that she will be dropping her new album this night. 

Rolling Stone Live Big Game Bash
When: Feb 4 at 9 p.m.
Where: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

-Headliners haven’t been released yet, but knowing Rolling Stone, it’s going to be big.


Houston is ready for you Super Bowl LI! 

xo,

Lauren

2 thoughts on “Houston City Guide For Super Bowl LI

  1. I just got a puppy and moving into the Energy Corridor District. I like visiting the Galleria, Heights and City Centre area. I would love a post on DG (dog friendly) places you know of! I’ve seen you go shopping with Bentley before on your snapchat!

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