Houston's 10 Coolest Bar Names
As our sister blog Eating...Our Words does, from time to time Rocks Off will be giving your our picks for the top taverns in various Houston-area neighborhoods. Of course, the lines can be porous, but here anything with a TABC license that cannot reasonably be considered either a restaurant, coffeehouse or live-music venue is fair game.
10. CLUTCH CITY SQUIRE
How could we leave off a bar whose name so adeptly reps our city? We love how this Market Square bar makes such good use of Houston's nickname, and also how they've fancied it up a bit with "squire."
410 Main, 713-228-2800
9. MONGOOSE VERSUS COBRA
Mongoose versus cobra: the ultimate battle to the death. We can sign off on this bar moniker, although the sweet beer selection and giant pretzels make that a tiny bit easier. Also, we sure don't want them to sic either of those creatures on us for leaving them out. Keep it in the bar, Mongoose.
1011 McGowen, 713-650-6872, mongooseversuscobra.com
8. VOODOO QUEEN
We love anything that's an homage to our neighbors to the north, and Voodoo Queen is just that. The name signifies the mystery behind the N'awlins voodoo tales, and the mural just makes it a next level type thing. Voodoo Queen, you're our New Orleans home away from home, both in name and in alcohol content.
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