Best 6 Unique Bars in Houston

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Keep in mind, this article is in ascending order. We’ve saved the best Unique Bars for last. Enjoy the list!


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Some crave unique bars! The unique bars in Houston are romantic choices for art lovers, young professionals, and folks who just want a low-key atmosphere. They can be fun-loving sports bars, posh hotel lounges, romantic dens, and so much more. There are breathtaking views of Downtown, a living room-like parlor area, and indoor-outdoor bars outfitted with TVs, perfect for cheering on your favorite sports team. The impressive menu of craft beers and cocktails is also a draw, with Ranch Water on tap, lip-tingling Fantasma cocktails mixed with Ghost tequila, cooking frozen picklebacks, Thai chili margaritas, and innovative takes on cocktail classics.   Unique bars in Houston offer a ‘Top 100’ cocktail list with the freshest ingredients, serve drinks made to order with precision, are perfect for laid-back gatherings, awesome rooftop with a breathtaking scenic view, chic decor, rotating art shows, great DJs with awesome playlist, and hip relaxed atmosphere – the music is usually soft and mainly a part of the background.

6. Rabbit’s Got the Gun

Rabbit's Got the Gun

Rabbit’s Got the Gun is a cool laid-back spot exhibiting electric style. There’s nothing more important than community. Northside Houston is where Rabbit’s Got the Gun is located. As Houston evolves and continues to diversify we embrace the cultures that surround them. What they offer is more than a product, it’s an experience.

5. Loch Bar

Loch Bar

What a unique bar in Houston that you can’t afford to avoid checking out! Located in Houston’s exclusive River Oaks District, Loch Bar is a classic seafood tavern featuring one of the area’s largest raw bar and seafood menus. The food menu is complemented by a wide selection of local craft beer, handcrafted cocktails, and one of Texas’ most substantial whiskey lists. Loch Bar also features live music 7 days a week!

4. La Carafe

La Carafe

There are a few things that make La Carafe a bar unique from any other you’ll find in Houston. The bar is located in downtown Houston and it’s very easy to find and get to. It’s very cool and looks like the building has been there for a century and still remains in a good condition. One, of course, is its long and glorious history. Another, it’s people. But what draws those interesting people and makes the bar a veritable time machine are the smooth sounds of the best jukebox in Houston and a wine list noted for its myriad of offerings. It’s a very unique oldest bar in Houston and it’s equipped with the oldest elevator in Houston as well. They serve drinks and dinner on the covered patios and inside tables.

3. The Toasted Coconut

The Toasted Coconut

The Toasted Coconut is a unique bar located in the heart of Montrose on Richmond Avenue. Here you’ll find classic tiki drinks plenty as well as many new concoctions that pair tropical fruits with lighter spirits. Opened in 2019 by husband and wife team Martin and Sara Stayer of Nobie’s Restaurant fame, this tropical beach outpost in Montrose has been churning out innovative cocktails from award-winning bar director Sarah Troxell and amazing bar bites from chef de cuisine Ben Ruiz since flinging open their doors to the tiki-loving masses.

2. Z on 23 Rooftop

Z on 23 Rooftop

If you’re looking for an aesthetic Houston skyline rooftop view this is one of the best sports for that. Z On 23 Rooftop Bar is Houston’s highest open-air bar. It’s here your key to the best skyline views of downtown. The bar is located on the 23rd floor of Le Méridien hotel. The view! This is the tallest rooftop bar in Houston making the view of the skyline give you tons of photo ops. The venue is open Sunday – Thursday 4 pm – 12 am, Friday & Saturday 4 pm – 1 am, and Sunday.

1. High & Dry

High & Dry

It’s a unique bar in Houston and a lovely place to chill and relax. At High & Dry, it’s all about the Rum and they currently stock around 200 hand-selected Rums from all over the world. They also offer everything from flights to original cocktails to tiki drinks. They’re located on 306 Main Street Downtown Houston and they operate Wednesday to Saturday 5 pm – 2 am. The Bar is Unique in that they use fresh juices and original house-made Orgeats and Tinctures to ensure the highest quality, delicious cocktails. It’s a cute place, with two levels and a patio on the second floor that allows you to have an amazing scenic view.

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In Conclusion

In Houston’s unique bars the patrons usually head there to be entertained and have a good time. Order flight or cocktails while enjoying live music and other community events all summer long.

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