As October comes to a close, the MLB Playoffs heat up as the Houston Astros take on the LA Dodgers in the World Series. LA will have home-field advantage games 1 and 2 before returning to Houston for games 3 and 5. If needed, games 6 and 7 will be in LA again. Minute Maid Park will be filled to capacity, so whether the 'Stros are home or not, here are the top watch bars to root for the home team.
In East Downtown (EaDo) and next to BBVA Compass Stadium, Lucky’s is a favorite of Astros fans. With indoor and outdoor seating, as well as a wide selection of food and drink, the venue is an excellent spot to cheer on the 'Stros. Look for street parking or one of the various lots in the area. Learn more.
Another EaDo favorite for baseball fans, the brewery showcases its love for H-Town, and all of the teams in it. For the craft beer enthusiast, 8th Wonder offers a selection of brews, while an Eatsie Boys food truck outside serves up some of Houston’s best grub. Find parking right outside of the brewery, or in their lot on Dallas St. Learn more
In the center of Avenida Houston and named for Houston Astro and Hall-of-Fame member, Craig Biggio, this sports bar is a hot spot for the die-hard Astros fan. Two large projector screens and even more televisions above the lengthy bar, Biggio's sets the scene for those looking to cheer H-Town to victory. Learn more
Choose any location from this award-winning bar & grill to catch the World Series. With spots in The Heights, Midtown and Downtown Houston, enjoy open air seating, delicious food, and always great seating to catch the match. Much of the grill’s menu focuses around their signature burger, which has made national “Top-10” lists in the past. Parking varies by location. Learn more about Christian’s Tailgate in Midtown, Downtown Houston and The Heights.
Nearby many arts and dining destinations in Montrose, Revelry on Richmond is an upscale sports bar with craft beer, patios and a menu filled with bar fare with a twist. Don’t miss out on the Revelry nachos or Saint Arnold-braised short ribs, or even a cocktail or an option from their wine menu. Limited parking is available out front, but check out the surrounding residential areas for parallel parking options. Learn more.
Little Woodrows, although a chain throughout Texas, has a local feel at each of its seven Houston locations. The Shepherd and Katy locations offer food, while others have food trucks and dining options nearby. Learn more
Fuel up at the former Citgo gas station now known as Eight Row Flint, a Heights hangout for patrons seeking a casual yet modern icehouse. During the series, an "Astrodome-sized" projector will be showing the game in the Eight Row Flint parking lot. Learn more
Head to any of these locations for a perfect viewing spot:
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