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Houston-Area Restaurants & Bars Closed And Open In Wake Of Devastating Hurricane Harvey

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Posted: August 25, 2017 at 12:02 pm   /   by   /   comments (25)

Restaurants and bars: Please email updates about Monday, August 28! 

This list is not being updated as of Monday, August 28. Please see our Monday List of open restaurants and grocery stores instead for the most up-to-date information. 

UPDATED SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 6:32 p.m.: In the wake of devastating flooding occurring across the Houston area, this list is currently restaurants and bars for which we do or do not have a status update. We have not heard from most yet. Few places are open. Until we specifically update a place, call ahead to check status. For now, the advice of authorities is still to stay home. Call 911 if there is a life-threatening emergency. Officials have asked Houstonians to not tie up 911 with calls if life is not in immediate danger.

These are the reports we’ve had so far on which Greater Houston-area restaurants and bars Just want to lay down and more updates canwill be closed or open as Hurricane Harvey comes ashore.

We’re posting updates as they are received, but we do recommend calling places listed as open to ensure nothing has changed. Because this is a transient weather situation, most owners do not yet know if they will open for Sunday. For places remaining open, we have noted specials and other important information in red.

Here are some useful Twitter accounts to follow for staying updated on Hurricane Harvey:

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Pinkerton’s Barbecue owner Grant Pinkerton states his intention to stay open for Hurricane Harvey. It did, through a Sunday sellout, but it is closed as usual on Monday and Tuesday. Let me it smells badPhoto by Grant Pinkerton

Restaurants & Bars With Status Updates For Sunday, August 27

Also included in this list are places that had previously reported being closed through the weekend. Open restaurants are marked in red! 

  • A’Bouzy, 2300 Westheimer: No one’s getting a Champagne brunch today; A’Bouzy is closed Sunday due to weather.

  • Ambrosia, 2003 Lexington: The restaurant will not be open on Sunday. Owner Peter Tran said via email, “This is for the safety of our staff—and also because we don’t have a boat!”
  • Anthonie’s Deli, 4444 Cypress Creek Parkway: A reader reports the Willowbrook neighborhood deli is “staying open as long as it needs to” to serve the community.
  • Antone’s Famous Po’ Boys (multiple locations): All Antone’s are closed on Sunday.
  • Benjy’s (two locations): Reader Michele Mseven reports that Benjy’s canceled her reservation because it will be closed all weekend.
  • Blacksmith, 1018 Westheimer: Owner David Buehrer says the Montrose-area coffee shop “is closed for now.”
  • Bosscat Kitchen & Libations, 4310 Westheimer: It will not open on Sunday.
  • Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar: Co-owner Monica Bui reports that the downtown French restaurant is closed for the weekend.
  • burger-chan 3 Greenway Plaza c220: Co-owner Diane Feng says the Greenway Plaza burger shop will remain closed through Monday.
  • Carrabba’s: The Carrabba’s locations on Kirby and Voss are closed.
  • Cafe Annie, 1800 Post Oak: Closed through the weekend.
  • Cajun Kitchen, 6938 Wilcrest: Per chef and owner John Nguyen, the restaurant closed Friday, August 26 at 10 p.m. and would likely remain closed on Saturday and Sunday as well.
  • Cane Rosso (two locations): Owner Jay Jerrier confirms that both the Montrose and Heights Neapolitan pizza places are closed on Sunday.
  • Common Bond, 1706 Westheimer: The bake shop and eatery reported as closed.
  • CorkScrew BBQ, 26608 Keith: Owners Will and Nichole Buckman say, “We hope to be open on Tuesday, but have no idea at this moment. We are updating as often as necessary on our website. Thank you!
  • Cottonwood, 3422 North Shepherd: The Garden Oaks hangout is closed.
  • Dirt Bar, 1209 Caroline: Neighbor Mike Raymond of Reserve 101 reports that “The Dirt” has no damage, but we do not know when it will reopen.
  • East Wall Chinese Restaurant, 9889 Bellaire #301: An email from the restaurant says, “We are currently open for as long as we can due to the weather. We were open yesterday, today, and anticipate to open tomorrow as well. To be on a safe side, call us for status update before heading over, and please comes in only if you can safely get to us.” The restaurant phone number is (713) 981-8803.
  • El Real Tex-Mex, 1201 Westheimer: Closed until further notice per Jennifer Caswell.
  • Empire Cafe, 1732 Westheimer: Believe it or not, this Montrose classic opened on Sunday morning. Owner Holly Flack a served a small breakfast menu and is monitoring staying open or closing. “Only come in if you can safely get to us!!” she wrote. 
  • eculent, 709 Harris: Chef David Skinner reported on Facebook that the Kemah restaurant is under water. We’ll update on when the restaurant might reopen when we know more.
  • Flying Pug Sports Pub, 592 Sawdust, Spring: As reported in the comments below, “We have a full kitchen with hot food and cold drinks.”
  • FM Kitchen & Bar, 1112 Shepherd: It is closed for Sunday.
  • Ginger & Fork, 4705 Inker: The Heights-area restaurant will be closed on Sunday.
  • Golden Chick, 8910 Westheimer: Owner Brett Sanders reports the fried chicken place as closed on Sunday, August 27.

  • Grace’s, 3111 Kirby: The Upper Kirby restaurant is closed.
  • Helen Greek Food & Wine and Helen In The Heights: Both are closed on Sunday per sommelier Evan Turner.
  • Hunan Garden, 4331 Kingwood, Kingwood: Owner Jenny Wang reports that the Kingwood location is open and that the immediate area so far is free from floods. However, the Rosenberg location is closed.
  • IHOP 5729 Westheimer: May or not actually be open. A reader reported just before 8 a.m. on Sunday that it is. We tried to call, but got a busy signal. 
  • Izakaya, 318 Gray: The midtown casual Japanese restaurant is not opening on Sunday.
  • JINYA Ramen Bar (multiple locations): All are closed on Sunday according to their Twitter feed.
  • KFC, Missouri City: A reader reports that it is open. We’re trying to verify the street address, but we believe it is the one at 3501 Highway 6.
  • La Grange, 2517 Ralph: The expansive Montrose bar and eatery closed.
  • Liberty Kitchen: All Liberty Kitchen locations are closed for Sunday.
  • Liberty Station, 2101 Washington Avenue: The popular, open-air bar will remain closed for now.
  • Little Bigs 4621 Montrose: Jennifer Caswell reports that it is closed until further notice.
  • Lowbrow, 1601 Main: Chef John Sheeley reported that Lowbrow would be closed on Sunday, August 27.
  • The Maple Leaf Pub, 514 Elgin: Co-owner Olivia Marie says she is going to try and open. As she wrote on Friday, “We want people to stay safe. But with so many apartments in midtown we know people are going to get bored (and possibly hungry or thirsty).” We’ll update this when we know what she finds when she gets there.
  • McDonald’s: You know things are dire when McDonald’s isn’t open, but that is the case for most locations today according to a PR representative.
  • Mia’s, 3131 Argonne: The Upper Kirby eatery is closed.
  • Morningstar, 4721 North Main: Owner David Buehrer says the Heights-area coffee shop “is closed for now.”
  • The Nightingale Room, 308 Main: Closed until further notice.
  • Ninja Ramen, 4219 Washington. Owner Christopher Huang says that he’s pretty sure his restaurant has a few feet of water inside but has not been able to get there to check it yet. We’ll update this when we know more.
  • The Original OKRA Charity Saloon, 901 Congress: Closed until further notice per co-owner Bobby Heugel.
  • Pappas Bros. Steakhouse (downtown and Galleria locations): Readers have reported that their reservations this weekend were canceled due to closures.
  • The Pastry War, 310 Main: Closed until further notice per PR representative Lindsey Brown.
  • Pax Americana, 4319 Montrose: Executive chef Martha de Leon reports that Pax Americana will definitely not be open on Sunday. She says she can’t even get to the restaurant.
  • Peli Peli (multiple locations): All locations closed at 4 p.m. on Friday, August 25 and planned to remain closed through the weekend.
  • Pepper Twins, 1915 West Gray: A reader who is dining there says, “Open with a skeleton crew. Bring your own wine and patience.”
  • Pho Binh Heights, 2916 White Oak: Update: We have been told they ran out of food and closed. Readers have reported that this is open with a line out the door, but no one is answering the phone at the restaurant.
  • Picnic, 1928 Bissonnet: Closed early on Saturday and as usual on Sunday.
  • Pinkerton’s Barbecue, 1505 Airline, (713) 802-2000: Grant Pinkerton is sold out for Sunday. The restaurant is normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. That will be the case this week as well.
  • Public Services Wine & Whisky, 202 Travis: The basement of the historic Cotton Exchange building flooded, so the bar is closed until further notice.
  • The Raven Grill, 1916 Bissonnet: Closed on Sunday.
  • Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella: Owner Donnette Hansen verified that the restaurant is closed on Sunday.
  • Ramen Tatsu-ya, 1722 California: The Montrose ramen shop is closed Sunday. Updates will be posted on the shop’s Instagram and Facebook feeds.
  • Reef, 2600 Travis: Closed until further notice according to Jennifer Caswell.

  • Reserve 101, 1201 Caroline: Owner Mike Raymond says the downtown whisky bar is currently closed but suffered no damage.
  • Roegels Barbecue, 2223 South Voss: Co-owner Misty Roegels reports that husband Russell attempted to open and decided flooding conditions are too bad for it. It is closed for Sunday.
  • Romano’s Pizza, 1528 West Gray: The restaurant reports on its Facebook page that it is open. A reader says that tonight only pizza is being served.
  • Roost, 1972 Fairview: The Montrose restaurant is closed from Friday through the weekend.
  • Royer’s Round Top Café, Round Top, 105 Main: Per owner Bud Royer, his popular destination for pies will be closed all weekend.
  • Siphon Coffee, 701 West Alabama: The Montrose-area coffee shop is closed for Sunday.
  • Sud Italia, 2347 University: The Rice University-area restaurant is closed on Sunday as usual.
  • State of Grace, 3258 Westheimer: General manager Matt Crawford reports that while there are hopes that the River Oaks restaurant will be open in time for dinner service on Monday, it’s just too early to be sure.
  • Table 7 Bistro at Club Quarters, 720 Fannin: General manager Shawn Lerner reports that this downtown restaurant inside the Club Quarters hotel is open.
  • Tacodeli, 1902 Washington: Closed until further notice per a PR representative.
  • Tacos Tierra Caliente 2003 West Alabama: A reader reports that the popular taco truck is open. 
  • Takeria Arevalo: A reader reports that this food truck off Cavalcade and Bristol is operating.
  • The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation, 2704 Navigation: A representative for the company says it is closed on Sunday.
  • Three Brothers Bakery (three locations): All three bakeries are closed today.
  • Tom + Chee, 21788 Katy Freeway, Katy: The grilled cheese and soup shop is closed on Sunday for the safety of their guests.
  • Tongue-Cut Sparrow, 310 Main: Closed until further notice.
  • Uchi, 904 Westheimer: The Montrose-area modern Japanese restaurant remains closed for Sunday; decision for Monday will be based on the current weather status.
  • The Union Kitchen (four locations): All locations are closed on Sunday.
  • Vic & Anthony’s, 1510 Texas: Chef Michael O’Connor reports that the downtown steakhouse is closed “so our staff can tend to their friends, families, and homes.”

Restaurants, Bars & Breweries That We Have Not Had Updates From On Sunday, August 27

Listed is the most recent information we have. Do not consider it current information. Call to ahead verify status.

  • 13 Celsius, 3000 Caroline: General manager Adele Corrigan writes, “As long as we don’t flood or lose power, we are planning on being open.” Update: the bar did close early on Saturday night, according to its Facebook feed.

  • Adair Kitchen, 5161 San Felipe: Open until further notice per executive chef Joseph Stayshich of Adair Restaurant Group.
  • Amerícas, 2014 West Gray: Open for dinner on Saturday.
  • Amazón Grill, 4114 Kirby: Closed until Monday.
  • Antidote Coffee, 729 Studewood: Per co-owner Dawn Callaway, the coffee shop “will be open as long as possible!”
  • Antonio’s Flying Pizza, 2920 Hillcroft: Open until 9 p.m. Saturday
  • Armando’s, 2630 Westheimer: “Open normal hours” per catering and sales manager Sarah Drexler.
  • Around The Corner, 1510 Hutchins: Coffee service starts at 8am on Sunday with brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. On special: $3 mimosas.
  • Arturo Bbloada Cuisine, 6510 Del Monte: The phone lines are down, but the restaurant says it is open and accepting walk-ins. Diners can also make a reservation via OpenTable.
  • Asian City Restaurant, 20205 Highway 59 North, Humble: A representative for the restaurant reports it is open on Saturday from 3:30 until 11 p.m. They are playing Sunday by ear.
  • Backstreet Cafe, 1103 Shepherd: Reported as open by beverage director Sean Beck, who says, “The plan is to be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow, weather permitting.”
  • Balls Out Burger, 1603 North Durham: The burger joint with the naughty name reports that it is open regular hours on Saturday.
  • Bar Esperanto at Hotel Ylem, 8080 Main: The Medical Center-area bar is having specials on beer, $5 wine, and house cocktails. Bar manager Brittany Koole also says, “We will be donating proceeds from all of our sales to charities associated with Hurricane Harvey.” The specific charities will depend on where the damage from the hurricane takes place.
  • Bar Louie Sugar Land, 16089 City Walk: Brunch is being served on Saturday with $2 mimosas. The bar and restaurant also plans to be open until 2 a.m. as usual with specials on Hurricane cocktails.
  • Bayou & Bottle at the Four Seasons Houston: Open, per general manager Peter Pearce.
  • Beaver’s, 6025 Westheimer: As of Friday, August 26, Beaver’s is open and still plans to serve brunch and dinner on Saturday, with happy hour running all day.
  • Bedibas, 2606 Edloe: Open until further notice per executive chef Joseph Stayshich of Adair Restaurant Group.
  • Better Luck Tomorrow, 544 Yale: Closed until further notice per co-owner Bobby Heugel.
  • Black Hole Coffee House, 4504 Graustark: Per co-owner Dawn Callaway, the coffee shop “will be open as long as possible!”
  • Black’s Market Table, 11550 Louetta: Rachele Black reports it is open for dinner on Friday, August 25.
  • Boheme, 307 Fairview: The owner has reported that it’s business as usual at this popular Montrose hangout.
  • Bohemeo’s, 708 Telephone: A manager says that it is open from noon until 5 p.m. on Saturday. Crowler fills are 25-percent off. There’s no decision yet on Sunday.
  • Bollo Woodfired Pizza, 2202 West Alabama: According to owner Ray Salti, the restaurant is open regular hours on Saturday.
  • Bovine & Barley, 416 Main: The bar and kitchen is open until 10 p.m. on Friday, August 25. Manager Robby Cook says, “We will play it by ear how late we will be open tonight and if we will be open tomorrow.”
  • The Branch, 7710 Long Point: Amanda Pierson says it’s open until 2 a.m. on Friday night and reopening at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday “unless Harvey forbids it.”
  • Brasil, 2604 Dunlavy: The Montrose area stalwart (which recently added cocktails, by the way) is open with a limited menu.
  • Brennan’s of Houston, 3300 Smith: Executive sous chef Martin Weaver says the Houston classic is open for dinner on Friday, August 25.
  • BuffBurger, 1014 Wirt: Co-0wner Sara Burden says they are open Friday, August 25, and will play Saturday, August 26 by ear. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for updates.
  • The Burger Joint, 2703 Montrose: As of now, plans to stay open for the duration according to public relations representative Sara Jackson.
  • Cafe Brussels, 1718 Houston Avenue: Per reader Lina Corinth, owner Catherine Duwez says she plans to stay open as long as possible.
  • Cajun Stop (two locations): Owner Lisa Carnley reports that the second location at 24230 Kuykendahl is open, but the original near downtown is closed until she “knows it is safe.”
  • Capone’s, 3434 FM 1092, Missouri City: Feeling like Italian? Capone’s is open on Saturday night.
  • Caracol, 2200 Post Oak: Reported as open by beverage director Sean Beck, who says, “The plan is to be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow, weather permitting.”
  • Ciro’s Italian Grill, 9755 Katy Freeway: A reader reports that this was open as of Friday.
  • Churrasco’s (multiple locations): The Memorial City and Sugarland locations are open. Others are closed until Monday.
  • CoCo’s Crepes & Waffles (multiple locations): “Open until further notice.”
  • Collinas Italian Cafe, 3835 Richmond: The café will be open for the weekend but may close early depending on severity of the storm.
  • Craft Grill, 25219 Kuykendahl, Tomball: Co-owner Connie O’Donnell says Craft Grill is open Friday night and will also be open Saturday “God willing and the creek don’t rise!” On Friday, over 100 Hurricane cocktails were sold at $5 each and the special will run on Saturday, too.
  • Crave Cupcakes (multiple locations): The Uptown Park and Kirby locations will be open until 6 p.m. on Saturday, but the Woodlands store is closed.
  • Cuchara, 214 Fairview: Open until further notice. Also, owner Ana Beaven says, “We will sell all to-go food at 50-percent off starting at 4 p.m.”
  • Dean’s, 316 Main: This downtown bar is open this weekend per bar manager Lolie Martha, who also says, “We may close if flooding occurs or conditions become severe. Check our Facebook for updates!”
  • The Del, 6521 Del Monte: The Del is open on Saturday per its Facebook post.
  • The District (multiple locations): A representative for the restaurant reports regular business hours are in effect.
  • The Dog House Tavern, 2517 Bagby: An employee says that the tavern is open regular hours at this time.
  • Down The Street, 5746 Larkin: Manager Bobbie Everett says burgers are $5 today and Sunday features $3 mimosas. Brunch hours are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Drink of Ages, 1005 Waugh: Owner Jon Denman wrote in on Saturday to say, “We are open all day and will be tomorrow most likely. Serve the people! We sell beer on-premise and to-go.” The business should be open until 1 a.m. on Saturday.
  • El Big Bad, 419 Travis: Owner Steve Sharma says, “We are open and planning to remain open.”
  • El Patio, 6444 Westheimer: The classic Tex-Mex joint plans to be open Saturday, with happy hour pricing all day. That includes those famous Blue Margaritas for $6.50 each.
  • Eloise Nichols Grill & Liquors, 2400 Mid Lane: Open until further notice per executive chef Joseph Stayshich.
  • Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park: Co-owner Monica Bui reports that the Galleria-area French restaurant is open on Saturday “until the weather gets really bad.”
  • Fielding’s Local Kitchen + Bar, 26400 Kuykendahl, Spring: Open regular business hours on Saturday.
  • Fielding’s Rooster, 4223 Research Forest Drive, Spring: Open as usual on Saturday.
  • Fielding’s Wood Grill, 1699 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands: A representative for the restaurant says it is open on Saturday.
  • The Fish, 309 Bagby: A reader writes, “The Fish is open. I know because I’m sitting at the bar.”
  • Frank’s Americana Revival, 3736 Westheimer: The Upper Kirby restaurant is available for your chicken fried steak fix on Saturday.
  • Front Porch Pub, 217 Gray: The Midtown bar is open for Saturday night partying.
  • Flying Saucer Draught Emporium (downtown and Sugar Land locations): Manager Joshua Justice says both locations are open on Saturday.
  • Fusion Taco, 4706 North Main: Owner Julia Sharaby says there are all-day drink specials on Saturday, August 26. Pickups and online delivery are available, too.
  • The Ginger Man, 5607 Morningside: Manager Rebekah Henson writes that this time-honored brewpub is “always open 365 days a year. We also stay open without power.”
  • Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen (multiple locations): Employee Vincent Meza writes, “At this time all Gringo’s locations are open. We are taking each store hour-by-hour.”
  • Growler USA, 1443 FM 1463, Katy: The Katy craft brew pub is open. Jessica Mayo says, “We plan to be open normal hours all weekend unless we can’t because of electricity or something.”
  • Habanera & The Guero, 9902 Gulf Freeway: “We will stay open as long as weather and/or electricity permits!” wrote owner Vanessa Lomeli.
  • Hank’s Crawfish, 11660 Westheimer: As long as it has electricity, Hank’s is serving fresh Louisiana crawfish until 9:30 p.m. on Saturday. The daily cocktail special just happens to be a $6 Dark & Stormy Hurricane.
  • Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room, 350 West 19th: Per owner Alli Jarrett: “As of right now Harold’s is open for all services except Sunday night dinner. ​Harold’s is always closed on Mondays. ​Obviously, we will monitor the weather and may make the decision to close. If we do, then that will be announced on our social media pages.” In addition, the Heights-area restaurant and bar is running a $5 special on “Harvey Rain-Maker” cocktails.
  • The Harp, 1625 Richmond: A representative says the pub will be open regular hours for the duration barring any major flooding on Richmond.
  • Healthy Cow Pizza: The pizzeria with locations in Katy and the Galleria says you can have pizza delivered (if you are in their delivery area) until 1 a.m. on Saturday and midnight Sunday through Thursday. The easiest way to order is on their website, but you can also call the Galleria location at (713) 572-3333 and Cinco Ranch at 281-665-7818.
  • Heights Bier Garten, 1433 North Shepherd: Co-owner Steven Salazar says the plan is business as-usual “while roads are open and bayous aren’t full.”
  • Himalaya, 6652 Southwest Freeway: According to owner Kaiser Lashkari, the Pakistani restaurant is open for business on Saturday.
  • House of Pies (multiple locations): According to a reader report, all locations are open.
  • Hugo’s, 1600 Westheimer: Reported as open by beverage director Sean Beck, who says, “The plan is to be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow, weather permitting.
  • Jonathan’s the Rub, 9061 Gaylord: The restaurant and popular BYOB spot will open for dinner Saturday, August 26, from 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Killen’s Barbecue, 3613 East Broadway, Pearland. All of Ronnie Killen’s restaurants will be open “as long as we have power” per corporate chef Graham Laborde.
  • Killen’s Burger, 2804 South Main, Pearland
  • Killen’s Steakhouse, 6425 Broadway, Pearland
  • Killen’s STQ, 2231 South Voss, Houston
  • Kiran’s, 2925 Richmond: In a note sent to the restaurant’s mailing list on Friday evening, chef Kiran Verma wrote, “We are still open for dinner tonight and tomorrow, pending any severe weather conditions. We look forward to having you as our guest for a dine-in meal or to go. As many stores are out of bread, naan stays deliciously well!
  • Krisp Bird & Batter, 5922 Richmond : Chef and operating partner Ben McPherson reports that it’s business as usual so far.
  • Ladybird’s, 5519 Allen: Owner Charles Bishop says the bar is open regular hours on Saturday.
  • Lee’s Fried Chicken & Donuts, 601 Heights: Cherry Pie Hospitality director of operations Robert Harvey says, “We will be making the call based on hour-by-hour.”
  • Lincoln Bar, 5510 Washington: Owner Roveen Abante says the bar is open and also still planning to show the Mayweather vs McGregor boxing match on Saturday night. The weather is being monitored, though and updates will be posted to their social media should anything change.
  • Little Dipper, 304 Main: The bar is “celebrating HISD cancelling the first day of school” with a weekend of specials. “Slurricanes” (“You Call Its”) are $2.50 and Lone Stars are $2. Sunday features happy hour from 3 to 6 p.m. 
  • Live Oak Bar and Grill, 10444 Hempstead Highway: General manager Paul Cuevas reports that Live Oak will be open the night of Friday, August 25.
  • Locos, Sabrosos, y Picosos Refresqueria, 7614 Clarewood: A reader reports that it is open until 5 p.m. on Saturday.
  • L’Olivier, 240 Westheimer: Chef Oliver Ciesielski’s French restaurant in Montrose is open as of 5 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Los Tios (multiple locations): Open until further notice per executive chef Joseph Stayshich of Adair Restaurant Group.
  • Mexico’s Deli, 2374 South Dairy Ashford: Open regular hours all weekend (weather permitting) per owner Danielle Garcia.
  • Mia Bella, 3773 Richmond: “Open until further notice,” wrote Bella Restaurants Group director of marketing Juli Graves.
  • Mongoose vs Cobra, 1011 McGowen: Employee Andy Charlton says it’s open but they are monitoring how the weather goes.
  • Morton’s The Steakhouse, 5000 Westheimer, Suite 190: General manager Eric Kresse says that diners are making the best of a dreary Saturday night at the Galleria steakhouse.
  • Moving Sidewalk, 306 Main: Alex Gregg plans to be open regular hours, at least for now, and says, “At this juncture we are opening. We plan to monitor the situation on an hour-by-hour basis.”
  • Mr. C’s Irish Pub, 1570 South Dairy Ashford: Owner Ciaran Simon says the plan is to be open regular hours until further notice.
  • The New Potato, 3159 Clinton: Bartender Matthew Rickard says “Hours are subject to the evolving weather situation. Guest and staff safety is our first priority this weekend.” To that end, the bar closed early on Saturday, but will reopen on Sunday at 5 p.m. if it is safe to do so.
  • Notsuoh Bar, 314 Main: The eclectic downtown bar is open on Saturday from 7 p.m. until 2 a.m. (or as long as it is safe to remain open) and will post updates daily on Instagram and Facebook for the remainder of the storm.
  • Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe: A press release says it is open all weekend with a $10 Harvey Wallbanger cocktail and fried Gulf Coast oyster combo special. “Should flooding become a problem, the restaurant will offer rain checks.”
  • The Palm, 6100 Westheimer: As of Saturday, the restaurant is reported as open.
  • Palma de Cera, 2004 South Mason, Katy: Residents of the Katy area might be glad to know that this Latin restaurant is open until 10 p.m. on Saturday.
  • The Patio On Richmond, 1205 Richmond: The place formerly known as Jackson’s Watering Hole opened at noon on Saturday.
  • The Pass and Provisions, 801 Taft: Provisions is opening at 2:30 p.m. for happy hour and 5 p.m. for dinner. The Pass opens at 5 p.m. Updates will be posted on social media.
  • Pepperoni’s (multiple locations): All of these pizza shops are open on Saturday, according to owner Ray Salti.
  • The Phoenix On Westheimer, 1915 Westheimer: According to an email we received on Saturday, “We are open all weekend. It’s completely voluntary that our staff to come to work but we will be open.”
  • Pi Pizza, 181 Heights: Cherry Pie Hospitality director of operations Robert Harvey says, “We will be making the call based on hour-by-hour” and that the restaurant will make deliveries “as long as they can.”
  • Pistolero’s Tacos & Tequila, 1517 Westheimer.
  • Poison Girl, 1641 Westheimer: Per co-owner Dawn Callaway, the bar “will be open as long as possible!”
  • Porch Swing Pub, 69 Heights Boulevard: General manager Brooke Gordon writes, “We will be open!  Rain or shine power or no power!”
  • Revelry On Richmond, 1613 Richmond: The bar and eatery is open and showing the Mayweather vs McGregor fight on Saturday evening.
  • Public House Heights, 2802 White Oak: Open regular business hours.
  • Ritual, 602 Studewood: Co-owner Felix Flores says, “Ritual is open as long as we have power and a dry floor!”
  • The Red Lion Pub, 2316 South Shepherd. Open per owner Craig Mallinson.
  • Rosewater, 1606 Clear Lake City Boulevard: Pasha Morshedi reports that cocktail bar Rosewater will be open for normal hours today, writing, “We’ll have some weather-themed specials for six and seven bucks. Saturday and Sunday we hope to open for normal hours unless street flooding is serious, as we don’t want to put our staff or guests at risk.”
  • Sam’s Boat, 5720 Richmond: Showing the Mayweather vs McGregor fight and open until 2 a.m. on Saturday night.
  • Samurai Noodle, 1801 Durham: Owner Thomas Tang reports that the ramen shop “is open and plans to be open all days at this time.”
  • Santa Fe Flats New Mex Grill, 21542 Highway 249: One of the very few New Mexican restaurants that we know of is open regular business hours. A representative for the restaurant writes, “We will remain open as long as we have electricity, clean water, and proper sanitation.  Weather in our area has been very mild, with only intermittent showers and a gentle breeze. $4 Hurricane Harveys and $12 Combo Fajitas are on special to ride out this weekend!”
  • Scores Houston Gentlemen’s Club, 6340 Westheimer: Adults only for this one. The club is broadcasting the Mayweather vs McGregor fight. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the match should start at 7 p.m. There’s a full bar and kitchen, and a claim that the Philly cheese steak is amazing.
  • Skeeters (multiple locations): Open until further notice per executive chef Joseph Stayshich of Adair Restaurant Group.
  • Southern Goods, 632 West 19th: Amy Woodward reports that the Heights restaurant is “open and we’ll be putting out food until the rain tells us to stop.”
  • Star Fish, Cherry Pie Hospitality manager Robert Harvey says, “We will be making the call based on hour-by-hour.”
  • State Fare, 947 Gessner. (See also StarFish above.)
  • Stone’s Throw, 1417 Westheimer.
  • Table 7 Bistro at the Club Quarters Hotel, 720 Fannin: Open regular business hours on Saturday.
  • Think Tacos food truck: Open all day at Heights Biergarden, 1433 North Shepherd.
  • Triple Crown Sports Bar, 13711 Westheimer: Dar Cummings emailed on Saturday afternoon to say, “We are open for business as usual today! Hurricane drink specials all day and evening!” There’s even karaoke at 9 p.m. and a shuffleboard tournament to take your mind off the weather.
  • Underbelly, 1100 Westheimer, (713) 528-9800: Chef Chris Shepherd’s Montrose restaurant will be open at 5 p.m. on Saturday as usual for dinner.
  • Under The Volcano, 2349 Bissonnet: According to owner Peter Mitchell, Under The Volcano “never closes.” Drink specials include $3 pints of Pacifico lager, $6.75 “Green On Red” cocktails and $4.25 Izkali Reposado tequila shots all weekend.
  • Urban Eats, 3414 Washington: Director of operations Eric Munoz says the eatery is open on Saturday until 9 p.m., Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and plans to be open on Monday as well.
  • Weights + Measures, 2808 Caroline: Features Friday night includes half-off cocktails, by-the-glass wines and draft beer. On Saturday, the bake shop will open at 7 a.m. with fresh bread and pastries. Brunch is served from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday dinner has not quite been decided yet.
  • Westchase Tavern, 10630 Westheimer: Owner Ciaran Simon says the plan is to be open regular hours until further notice.
  • The West End—A Public House, 5320 Westheimer: “Will be open all weekend unless told to shut down. We will have bottled water, beer and a full bar operating along with our kitchen.”
  • Wooster’s Garden, 3315 Milam: Co-owner Steven Salazar says the plan is business as-usual “while roads are open and bayous aren’t full.”
  • Worcester’s Annex, 1433 North Shepherd: Current expectations are that it will be open as usual for the weekend.
  • Xochi, 1777 Walker: Reported as open by beverage director Sean Beck, who says, “The plan is to be open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. tomorrow, weather permitting.”
Eatsie Boys pulled pork fries with 8th Wonder beer

The 8th Wonder Brewery and Eatsie Boys food truck are among those closing early on Friday due to Hurricane Harvey. Photo by Phaedra Cook

Restaurants, Bars and Breweries That Reported As Closed Before Sunday

  • 8th Wonder Brewing, 2202 Dallas: Closing from 3 p.m. today through Saturday. “Not sure about Sunday yet.”
  • Anvil Bar & Refuge, 1424 Westheimer: If you needed more proof that Hurricane Harvey looks serious, note that Anvil never closes, not even on the holidays. (Note: Anvil briefly opened with a skeleton crew on Saturday, but closed early.)
  • Axelrad, 1517 Alabama: Owner Adam Brackman says the bar is closing on Saturday “to see where the weather ends up.”
  • Barringer, 108 Main: Closed for Friday, August 26 per owner Robby Cook.
  • Batanga, 908 Congress: Owner Brian Fasthoff reports that Batanga is closed for at least Friday evening and Saturday.
  • Chapman & Kirby, 2118 Lamar: Closed all weekend.
  • Coltivare, 3320 White Oak: Closed Friday, August 25 and Saturday, August 26. Watch the Agricole Hospitality website for updates.
  • Eatsie Boys food truck at 8th Wonder, 2202 Dallas: Closing from 3 p.m. today through Saturday. Not sure about Sunday yet.
  • Eight Row Flint, 1039 Yale: “Limited hours” on Friday, August 25; Closed Saturday, August 26. Watch the Agricole Hospitality website for updates.
  • Field & Tides, 705 East 11th: The Heights-area restaurant is closed on Saturday and “will reopen for Sunday brunch and dinner, if we are able to do so.”
  • Glitter Karaoke, 2621 Milam: Co-owner Robin Wong says that, as of 1:20 p.m. on Saturday, it has not yet been decided if Glitter will open Saturday night. We’ll update this when we know more.
  • The Grove, 1611 Lamar: Closed all weekend.
  • The Hay Merchant, 1100 Westheimer: Did not open for brunch on Saturday and evening service is still to be determined.
  • Houston Watch Co., 913 Franklin:  This downtown bar will be closed on Saturday night.
  • Hughie’s (two locations): Owner Phillip Pham says, “We closed both locations until the weather permits.”
  • Kolache Shoppe, 3945 Richmond: Closed on Saturday, August 26 per a representative.
  • Local Foods (multiple locations): Closed through the weekend.
  • Melange Creperie at the Conservatory, 1010 Prairie: Co-owner Tish Ochoa writes,  “Our current plan is to close at midnight.
  • Pokeology, 5555 Morningside: Owner Jason Liao says it’s closed for at least Friday and Saturday.
  • Potente, 1515 Texas: Reader Patrick Kopplin says the downtown restaurant called to cancel his Saturday night reservations. Kopplin says, “Great to see our restaurant community putting safety of staff ahead of sales.”
  • Presidio, 911 West 11th Street: Owner Charles Bishop says the restaurant is closed for Saturday.
  • Revival Market, 550 Heights: Open Friday, August 25; closed Saturday, August 26 per public relations representative Lindsey Brown. Watch the Agricole Hospitality website for updates.

  • Riel, 1927 Fairview: According to the restaurant’s Facebook page, management has decided to close for Saturday.

 

Houston Food Finder is updating this list as we get new reports for as long as Hurricane Harvey is still impacting the Greater Houston area.

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  • August 28, 2017 at 1:22 pm Naveen Tummala

    Bawarchi Indian Cuisine: 2922 Hillcroft St, Houston, Texas 77057 PH:281-888-2145/713-783-1215 You can order online and pick up. https://www.bawarchihouston.com/Menu

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  • August 27, 2017 at 1:06 pm LeaErin

    Flying Pug Sports Bar in the Woodlands on Sawdust Rd will be open. We have a full kitchen with hot food and cold drinks

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  • August 26, 2017 at 4:09 pm Jose Canseco

    SCORES HOUSTON
    6340 WESTHEIMER ROAD WILL REMAIN OPEN TO SHOW THE MAYWEATHER MCGREGOR FIGHT AND REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 4AM
    DRINK, BOTTLE AND FOOD SPECIALS ALL NIGHT
    MESSAGE 3463521966 for discounted admission prices!

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  • August 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm Olivier Ciesielski

    L’Olivier Restaurant & Bar is open tonight at 5:00.

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  • August 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm Nicole Bean

    Pizaro’s Pizza Napoletana is also open all day

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  • August 26, 2017 at 3:38 pm Ron

    SANTA FE FLATS IS ALWAYS HERE FOR YOU!
    WE ARE OPEN as long as there is power, clean water and a sanitary/safe
    environment for you to enjoy.
    $4 Hurricane Harvey and $12 Combo Fajitas are on special to ride out
    this weekend.
    Need some laughter and company, come on out to SFF! Our friendly staff
    welcomes you! BE SAFE!

    Santa Fe Flats New Mex Grille
    21542 HWY 249, SUITE 5
    HOUSTON, TEXAS 77070
    PH: 281-655-1400

    https://santafeflats.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/SantaFeFlatsGrille/

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    • August 26, 2017 at 3:53 pm Phaedra Cook

      Just added… but I’ll add those specials as well!

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  • August 26, 2017 at 1:06 pm Jared

    Craft beer cellar is open will they have to swim home

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  • August 26, 2017 at 12:22 pm Jay

    Supreme Sandwiches on 610 @ TC Jester is open until 3:30pm Saturday. 11am-4pm Sunday.

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  • August 26, 2017 at 11:35 am Chris

    Both House of Pies locations are open

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  • August 26, 2017 at 2:53 am Nell

    The Patio on Richmond will be open on Saturday starting at noon as late as the weather allows. You

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    • August 26, 2017 at 2:59 am Nell

      The Pit Room will also be open on Saturday as long as we aren’t flooded.

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  • August 26, 2017 at 1:09 am Paola Greenleaf

    Revelry on Richmond will be open as long as we are able and everyone is safe.

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  • August 25, 2017 at 7:52 pm Danielle Garcia- owner

    Mexico’s deli 2374 S. dairy ashford houston Texas 77077. “Open today and all weekend weather permitting”

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  • August 25, 2017 at 7:33 pm Billy Bishop

    Ciro’s Italian Grill is open!

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  • August 25, 2017 at 5:49 pm CGL

    Potente cancelled my reservation for tomorrow and said they would be closed all weekend…

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  • August 25, 2017 at 5:46 pm Keith Thompson

    The Del has decided to close for today, but we will be open tomorrow as usual weather permitting.

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  • August 25, 2017 at 5:01 pm Lolie Martha

    Dean’s Downtown, at 316 Main street, will be open this weekend. We may close if flooding occurs or conditions become severe. Check our Facebook for updates!
    – Bar Manager of Dean’s Downtown

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  • August 25, 2017 at 4:49 pm Gene T

    We called Masraff’s to cancel our reservations for Saturday night, and hostess informed us they would be closed for tonight (Friday).

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  • August 25, 2017 at 4:29 pm Mark

    Fratelli’s Restaurant is open Tonight
    1330 Wirt Rd

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  • August 25, 2017 at 4:14 pm Dimitrios

    Niko nikos on i10 and Montrose are open

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    • August 26, 2017 at 3:27 pm Phaedra Cook

      What’s the status for Saturday? Thanks for the updates!

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  • August 25, 2017 at 2:41 pm Megan Long

    Henderson Heights Pub will be open Friday but closed Saturday pending weather for the safety of our staff…IF we open Sat., it’ll be just the family (owners) running it so our neighbors can get some hot food, AC etc… (follow on our Facebook for details)…STAY SAFE EVERYONE!

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    • August 25, 2017 at 4:12 pm Phaedra Cook

      Thank you for the update! I will add this to the article itself shortly.

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    • August 26, 2017 at 3:27 pm Phaedra Cook

      What did you decide for Saturday?

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