Upper Kirby/Greenway Plaza/River Oaks
West Alabama Ice House
1919 W Alabama St Houston, TX 77098 Map It
1919 W Alabama St
Houston, TX 77098
Pull up a tattered bar stool at the counter and watch the basketball game, or straddle one of those picnic tables set up on the east side of the bar. It's all about the basics here; no drink specials, no food (except for food trucks), and no live entertainment. The beer selection tends to focus on the usual standards (Bud, Coors, Miller), Saint Arnold seasonal brews and a small wine selection.
Feel like picking up a game of hoops? There's a smallish court with a basketball hoop in back, about 50 paces from the two porta-loos against the back fence.
- Included on Southern Living's list of the South's Best Bars (2013).