Spacious patios, great views, and a prime location - that’s what you find at the restaurants at Waterway Square in The Woodlands. While there are many places to meet up for Happy Hour, The Waterway area is ideal, especially if you are planning a trip to The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion or other popular spots nearby. Enjoy light bites, drinks, and a great view at these Happy Hour locations.
The patio and bar area of Churrascos is a great place to meet up with a group of friends! The menu specials include shareable plates like beef or chicken empanadas and guacamole made with avocado, sun-dried tomato, cilantro, parmesan cheese, dried forest mushrooms, and toasted pumpkin seed. Try the Cuban sandwich with achiote braised pork, sliced pork belly, provolone mustard, and pickled relish on crisp rustic bread. Their plantain chips served with chimichurri sauce and roasted tomato salsa are also a must-try! Craving a drink with a kick? The mango habanero margarita is one of the most popular choices. They also offer several sangria flavors by the glass. Prices range from $5 to $7 on select menu items.
CYCLONE ANAYA'S MEXICAN KITCHEN
From the seafood ceviche cocktail with fresh avocado and plantains to jumbo lump crabmeat nachos… Cyclone Anaya's has classic Tex-Mex happy hour appetizers to please a crowd. We also recommend the chile con queso loaded with taco meat. Menu specials range from $5 to $8. During Happy Hour, try Cyclone’s famous margarita for five dollars! Other drink specials include well drinks for $4.25 and wine for $5 a glass.
Enjoy Happy Hour at TRIS exclusively at the bar, patio, and lounge area. There is a unique menu just for Happy Hour that includes $8 signature cocktails, $5 wine by the glass, and $3 beer, as well as specials on small bites ranging from $4 to $9 each. They have fun and beautiful combinations of food and drinks including their famous TRIS burger, pulled pork kimchi fries, and lamb & beef meatballs. TRIS is known among the locals as one of the best Happy Hours around! Thirsty yet?
Have clients you would like to impress? Take them to Morton’s Grille. The upscale restaurant has beautiful accommodations including a spacious patio. Classic Happy Hour options include the totchos, buffalo chicken meatballs, and Morton’s edamame hummus. Morton’s Grille also has beer, wine, and martinis between $5 - $7. They recommend the Palm Beacher.
THE GOOSE'S ACRE IRISH PUB
The Goose’s Acre Irish Pub has a double-decker patio along The Woodlands Waterway so you can enjoy Happy Hour on a comfortable and relaxing patio with great views. Try the Signature Sampler to share with friends. It includes Irish nachos, sun-dried tomato and artichoke dip, Goose’s hot wings, beer-battered onion rings, and hummus. One popular happy hour menu item is the frozen bellini. It’s a frozen daiquiri with a personal-sized bottle of champagne to finish it off. Check out reverse happy hour specials, Tuesday - Thursday from 9 to 11 p.m.
OTHER NEARBY HAPPY HOUR LOCATIONS:
BAJA CANTINA & FIESTA
Baja offers a relaxed environment, perfect for Happy Hour! They have a large patio and offer a variety of margarita and special cocktails. Dining options include tacos, tortas, fries, and their famous nacho tower.
Bar Louie offers up irresistible appetizers like loaded tots and flatbreads, jumbo burgers on a brioche bun, and other house favorites like the chicken and churros. Of course, they also have a large drink and cocktail menu!
SORRISO MODERN ITALIAN KITCHEN
Sorriso offers a selection of personal pizzas and other Italian favorites on their Happy Hour menu! For drinks, try a limoncello, Vasco Rossi, or an old fashioned. Sorriso also has one of the largest wine selections in Waterway Square, with an in-house sommelier.
MAHONEY'S TEXISH BAR
Mahoney's offers a mix of Texas and Irish both in their menu and the environment. They often feature live music to get the night going and a variety of drink and dining specials during Happy Hour.
THE REFUGE BAR & BISTRO
The Refuge offers many drink specials, $4 House Wines, and a $6 selection of appetizers during Happy Hour. They also have a number of microbrews on tap!
BAKER ST. PUB AND GRILL
Baker St. offers plenty of drink and dining specials for Happy Hour. They often host live music Thursday through Saturday nights.
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Insider Tip: If you’re looking to make it an overnight stay, two hotels are within walking distance of each of these Happy Hour options, The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center and The Westin at The Woodlands.