You can call it “Social Hour,” “Happy Hour,” or even “The Happiest of Hours” but one thing is certain: restaurants know how to do it right in The Woodlands. Happy Hour is a great time to take it easy after work or mingle and get together with friends for weekend fun. We’ve tracked down the top “hottest” Happy Hour spots in The Woodlands right now. Enjoy!
AMERIGO'S GRILLE WITH PIANO LOUNGE 25250 Grogan’s Park Drive Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 4 to 7 p.m.
Experience this piano bar’s unique blend of quiet, hidden charm, upscale atmosphere, and award-winning craft cocktail service. During happy hour, enjoy appetizers from the “Bar Bites Menu” along with $5 mixed drinks and house select wine. One popular happy hour drink is the Hummingbird - with St. Germaine, red wine tonic, orange zest and topped with a cherry. Amerigo’s Grille also has live music every Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m.
FIELDING'S LOCAL KITCHEN + BAR 26400 Kuykendahl Road Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Fielding's Local Kitchen + Bar is a comfortable and upscale neighborhood restaurant and makes for a great place for families, friends and business people to hang out and relax. The Watering Hole Bar offers over 25 different draft and bottled craft beers. During Happy Hour, all eleven of their speciality cocktails as well as the bi-weekly feature cocktail is half price. Texas draft beer is $2 off the normal price and they have rotating taps, so this number varies. Select wine is $4 and pizzas are half price.
TRIS 24 Waterway Avenue, Suite 125 Happy Hour: Tuesday - Saturday, 3 to 6:30 p.m.
Happy Hour at TRIS is available in the bar, patio and lounge area. Guests can enjoy light bites and drink specials including $2 off bottles and craft beers, half-off all cocktails and martinis and $2 off wine by the glass. Happy Hour menu selections range from $5 to $7 each and are all great menu items for sharing. TRIS is just steps away from The Woodlands Waterway, Waterway Square and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion so it makes for a great meeting point if you are headed out to enjoy these areas of town.
JASPER'S 9595 Six Pines Drive, Suite 900 Happy Hour: Daily, 4 to 7 p.m.
At Jasper’s they call it “Happiest of Hours” and there is an entire menu packed with small edibles and drinkables all for $6 each. For sharing, check out the tenderloin and brisket sliders with Shiner Bock braised onions, pepper jack cheese and topped with a ketchup glaze. Another popular choice is the grilled salmon tacos with cilantro, roasted corn salsa and honey-lime dressing. For drinks, Jasper’s has a “Happy Daddy” with citrus vodka and homemade sweet and sour and simple syrup. Of course, there is a great wine and beer selection too. Enjoy Happy Hour in the bar and patio area only.
PERRY'S STEAKHOUSE & GRILLE 6700 Woodlands Parkway Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 4 to 7 p.m., Sundays 4 to 9 p.m.
Perry’s vibrant Bar 79, named after the year Perry’s was founded as a small butcher shop, takes a fun twist on what they call “Social Hour” at the bar. They serve seven items on the bar bites menu and seven signature, handcrafted cocktails for $9 each. There are also specials on wines and craft beer. From the bar bites, try bite-size morsels of their famous pork chop and “beef and bleu” with bacon marmalade. They also offer mini-martini flights so you can sample a variety of cocktail favorites.
ROBARD'S STEAKHOUSE 2301 North Millbend Drive Happy Hour: Monday - Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. Reverse Social Hour: Monday - Thursday, 8 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9 to 11 p.m.
Robard’s Steakhouse is located on the property of The Woodlands Resort, but is open for anyone to enjoy. For “Social Hour” enjoy a full appetizer menu including a cheese plate that includes a daily selection of cheese and resort honey with driftwood crackers. Other menu options include market oysters, lobster tail corn dog, crab cakes, Japanese Kobe Nigiri and bar burgers. For drinks, try the lemon thyme, crafted with Maker’s Mark Bourbon, house made ginger beer and thyme syrup. All speciality drinks are $8 each. There are various other drink options on the menu along with craft beer and wine.
THE REPUBLIC GRILLE 4775 West Panther Creek Drive, Suite 490 or 30340 FM 2978 Road, Suite 800 Happy Hour: Monday - Friday, 3 to 6 p.m.
Unlike many restaurants, The Republic Grille believes you should be able to celebrate happy hour in all areas of the restaurant, not just the bar or patio. Grab $2 off all appetizers, $1 off all beers and $1 off signature drinks. Other specials include $2 off all glasses of wine and $3 off martinis. We highly recommend the mac and cheese bites for sharing at the table. The toasted balls of goodness include a creamy blend of macaroni and select fine cheeses, lightly breaded in breadcrumbs and come with ranch sauce for dipping. Get the same great happy hour deals at the West Woodlands location.
TACO NATION 8021 Research Forest Drive, Suite A Happy Hour: Monday - Friday 2 to 6 p.m.
From shrimp to tilapia to egg and barbacoa, there are 35+ taco options at Taco Nation. During Happy Hour, they keep the free chips and salsa flowing! Happy Hour drink specials include margaritas and wine $4, domestic beer $2.75, draft craft beer $3.75 and premium beer $3.25. On “Taco Tuesday” you can buy one taco and get a second one half off. Don’t forget to grab a churro for something sweet before you leave!
Check out our roundup of other Happy Hour locations in The Woodlands!