There’s beer gardens, then there’s literal beer gardens. Planted in Midtown, The Garden is a lush bar and patio that features daily brunch specials, champagne flights, live music, and more.
Does the Texas heat have you debating whether to drink inside or outside? Do both at The Garden in Houston. The indoor-outdoor beer garden and patio on McGowen St. provides a green oasis unique to Midtown.
With suspended flora, columns cloaked in grass, wooden fixtures, and walls covered in vegetation, The Garden makes for an ideal place to plant yourself on any given day.
Bar-wise, The Garden offers a colorful variety of cocktails, mimosa and champagne flights, as well as 42 beers on tap. Happy Hour at The Garden runs from 4 pm to 8 pm and features cocktails such as their Espresso Martini, seasonal frozen margarita, and Old Fashioned priced between $5 – $10.
The Garden offers brunch daily from noon to 5 pm. Priced from $12.99 to $16.50, its brunch menu features Chicken & Waffles, Chicken & Sweet Toast, Shrimp & Grits, Fish & Grits, and Avocado Toast. Patrons can also opt for A La Carte items, which include skillet potatoes, sausage, wings, bacon, turkey bacon, fresh fruit, and more.
Additionally, the bar regularly has food trucks on standby for more options.
The Garden regularly also offers hookah and features live musicians throughout the week. It’s located at 1011 McGowen St in Midtown is open daily starting at noon.
For other nature-inspired Houston bars, Patterson Park has just opened in Houston. Inspired by its surrounding scenic bayou environment, Patterson Park is housed in a campy 4,000-square-foot building fixed with garage doors, tall windows, skylights, exposed wood beams, and other nature-imbued accents.
The building opens up to its sprawling 5,000-square-foot deck patio overlooking a grove of trees. Throughout which, Patterson Park will feature, 40+ TVs for watching sports, yard games, as well as string lights for nighttime ambience.