Long-Running EaDo Bar Lucky’s Pub is Closing
Lucky’s Pub at 801 Saint Emanuel just east of downtown has long been the site of charity chili cookoffs, sports watching, personal celebrations and, most importantly, just a comfortable place for Houstonians to relax over a few beers. Unfortunately, today is its last day of business. Patrons have until 2 a.m. for one last visit.
Multiple employees have posted wistful notes on Facebook about the significance of the closing. “I spent six years working there and at multiple locations,” wrote Caryian Haines. “I made friends and family working there and have so many memories that are a part of the block. It’s crazy and something I never thought would happen anytime soon. I send my love and energy to those who are without a job after tonight.”
“Well, guys… Lucky’s Pub will be shutting its door for the last time at 2 am tonight. If your in the area , swing through and see your favorite people!!” posted Jason Pena.
A representative who responds to the company’s private Facebook messages confirmed the closing, writing, “Unfortunately we are. Today is the last day, so come see us!” The person declined to give a name, saying the owner would be asked to contact us. While that hasn’t happened, we’ll update this story should we receive any additional information about what is causing this Lucky’s Pub to shutter. The company owns another location in West Houston at 17754 Katy Freeway.
Phaedra Cook has written about Houston’s restaurant and bar scene since 2010. She was a regular contributor to My Table magazine (now closed) and was the lead restaurant critic for the Houston Press for two years, eventually being promoted to food editor. Cook founded Houston Food Finder in November 2016 and has been its editor and publisher ever since.