Nightlife

Bar & Club Guide

LGBTQ hangouts in Houston and its surrounding areas.

HOUSTON

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Montrose’s newest dance club is open Thursday through Sunday and features a daily Happy Hour from 7 to 10 p.m.

2320 Crocker St, Houston TX 77006


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With the longest daily Happy Hours in Montrose from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., this neighborhood watering hole is a popular spot. Drag shows occur Wednesday through Sunday, and the bar hosts karaoke on Mondays and Wednesdays.

817 Fairview, Houston TX 77006


Blur Bar
This multi-level dance club features an upstairs lounge and balconies, with weekly events including Travesura Thursdays and Latin Saturdays.

710 Pacific St, Houston TX 77006


BUDDY’S
“EveryBUDDY’S welcome” at this modern LGBTQ bar with “events as diverse as Houston.” The bar features cocktails, beer, karaoke, pool, DJ’s, and more. 

2409 Grant St STE A, Houston, TX 77006


Club Crystal
With roots going back to the iconic club Inergy, Club Crystal is Houston’s original LGBTQ Latino nightclub. Find some of Ingegy’s décor (and former staff members) at this two-room Latin/hip-hop club. 

6680 Southwest Freeway, Houston TX 77036


Crocker Bar
This comfortably remodeled Montrose nightspot offers karaoke on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and extended Happy Hour prices throughout the week.

2312 Crocker, Houston TX 77006


Houston Eagle
As part of the worldwide Eagle family, Eagle Houston is the definitive home of the man’s man. Leather, bear, or jock, you’ll find them all here. This neighborhood bar has multiple levels and outdoor decks, and regularly features DJs and male dancers.

611 Hyde Blvd., Houston TX 77006


George Country Sports Bar
Regulars rule at this comfortable neighborhood sports bar with dart boards and pool tables. Sports fans can watch games on televisions (inside as well as outside on the newly renovated patio), and Steak Night with chef Michele Free is on Thursday nights.

617 Fairview St, Houston TX 77006


Hamburger Mary’s Houston
This drag-queen themed restaurant serves up the best in entertainment, delicious food, and gloriously yummy drinks.

1008 Prarie St., Houston TX 77006


JR’s Bar & Grill
Proudly serving Montrose for 40 years, JR’s Bar & Grill offers drag Sunday through Thursday, karaoke Wednesday through Sunday, and daily Happy Hour specials on a spacious New Orleans-style courtyard patio.

808 Pacific St, Houston TX 77006


KIKI
Coming soon.

1008 Prairie St., Houston TX 77006


La Granja Disco y Cantina 
One of Houston’s favorite Latin LGBTQ bars, La Granja Disco y Cantina is open Wednesday through Sunday and features daily Happy Hour prices, DJs, drag shows, and karaoke nights. 

5505 Pinemont Dr, Houston TX 77092

 


Michael’s Outpost
The only piano bar in Montrose offers great drinks, award-winning drag shows, and a roundup of talented musicians taking turns on the keys seven nights a week.

1419 Richmond Ave., Houston TX 77006


Neon Boots Dancehall & Saloon
Houston’s only LGBTQ country dance hall is open Wednesdays through Sundays and hosts dance classes, steak nights, bingo, and karaoke.

11410 Hempstead Hwy., Houston TX 77092 


Papi’s
Houston’s newest Latin LGBTQ club offers dancing, drag, and game shows all week long. Visit Papi’s and experience the spicy side of Montrose!

570 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77019


Pearl Bar
Houston’s only lesbian bar—one of just 21 left in the nation—is home to a wide variety of events including weekly drag-king shows, nationally known LGBTQ DJs, and a queer farmer’s market on the patio. 

4216 Washington, Houston TX 77007


ReBar
This full-service venue offers distinctive food with Southern flair, a popular patio, multiple bars, VIP bottle-service areas, a large dance floor, and some of Houston’s most acclaimed resident DJs. 

202 Tuam St, Houston TX 77006

 


RIPCORD
Since 1982, this leather bar has been a fixture in Houston’s LGBTQ community. It’s where the wild, the weird, and the kinky gather on a nightly basis and everyone is embraced for who they are—no pretense, no gatekeeping, just pure camaraderie and debauchery. 

715 Fairview Ave., Houston TX 77006

 

South Beach
Montrose’s favorite dance club has re-opened to rave reviews. South Beach’s state-of-the-art sound, laser light show, and world-class DJs make the club a must-visit destination.

810 Pacific Street, Houston TX 77006


Tony’s Corner Pocket
If you love a friendly bar staff, sexy male dancers, and entertaining showgirls, Tony’s Corner Pocket is the perfect spot. The bar is open seven days a week and hosts shows like Tornado Tuesdays, Wepa Wednesdays, and Sassy Saturdays.

817 W. Dallas, Houston TX 77019


Viviana’s Nite Club
This weekend-only LGBTQ Latin dance club is home to a variety of DJs, singers, talent shows, and Sunday strippers.

4624 Dacoma St, Houston TX 77092


GALVESTON

23rd St. Station Piano Bar

This upscale piano bar with an extensive martini menu offers daily drink specials. Happy Hour prices from 4-7 pm every day. Featuring live entertainment 5 days a week (closed Monday and Tuesday). Weekends include a full service outside garden patio bar.  

1706 23rd St, Galveston TX 77550

 


Robert’s Lafitte
Texas’ oldest bar has been open for over half a century, and is home to Galveston’s original drag show. 

2501 Avenue Q, Galveston TX 77550


Rumors Beach Bar

Located at the historic Seawall Boulevard on 31st Street, this Galveston spot offers dancing, food, drinks, drag, and a wide variety of themed nights.

3102 Seawall Blvd., Galveston TX 77550


HUNTSVILLE

Ranch Hill Saloon
The first (and only) LGBTQ bar in Montgomery County offers DJs, dancing, drink specials, and drag shows.

1000 12th St, Huntsville TX 77340


SPRING

The Room

This bar and video lounge has a laid-back atmosphere and features daily drink specials, karaoke, free pool, drag shows, and live DJs several nights a week.

4915 FM 2920 #148, Spring TX 77388


COLLEGE STATION

Halo
The only LGBTQ dance club in Bryan/College Station is this sleek spot located smack in the middle of Aggieland.

121 North Main Street, Bryan TX 77803


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