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Grand Prize Bar

Bar, Dive Bar, and Lounge$$$$
The Museum District, Houston
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  • Houston Press
    Houston PressOctober 23, 2014
    During happy hour, which is EVERY DAY, get $2 PBRs, $3 wells, $5 frozen cocktails, and $4 shots of Jagers and Bulliet bourbon or rye. Read more
  • Eater
    EaterMarch 26, 2013
    Grand Prize's wallet friendly drinks, laid back vibe and kickass jukebox mean it will always have a place on this list. With Austin King's Yaki Snack Attack leading the kitchen, the food's good, too.
  • Nik K.
    Nik KAugust 20, 2015
    Awesome neighborhood spot over in the Museum District. Try the cool ranch Dorito breaded fried green tomatoes, and don't feed the hipsters
  • Ginny B.
    Ginny BraudMay 24, 2012
    Out of the 6 beers on tap, jacobins rouge sour ale is one of them. Not many bars in this town have sours on tap. I'm addicted. Try it.
  • Erika H.
    Erika HJuly 15, 2013
    They have a mixed drink on tap called Pimm's Cup. DELICIOUS.
  • Erika H.
    Erika HAugust 15, 2014
    Start with a Pimm's Cup and follow it with a Cucumber Wit for a lighter finish.
  • Southern G.
    Southern GalMay 18, 2011
    Come on Tue for $12 a la carte menu from Mockingbird Bistro. Thursdays Feast offers a 2 course dinner under $15.
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressJanuary 25, 2011
    2010 Best of Houston® Winner: Best New Bar: There are booths & couches downstairs plus a porch-like downstairs patio & rooftop deck for all you smokers!
  • Nate R.
    Nate ReffellOctober 10, 2013
    The best 'chillax' bar in Houston. Great jukebox. All the cool kids of montrose hang here.
  • Brett B.
    Brett BendeleSeptember 12, 2015
    Don't even try to use their jukebox. I completely wasted my money. They have a great selection of music on display but when you choose any song it resets to their generic hip hop bullshit music.
  • My Table Magazine
    My Table MagazineMarch 27, 2013
    Grand Prize (1010 Banks St.) tested the waters last year when it started hosting biweekly “Ghetto Dinners,” and chefs Adam Dorris, Will Walsh and ... Read more
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SarofimJuly 4, 2015
    Great place to relax and have a few drinks. Kind of a hipster vibe but they won't bother you.
  • Kendra M.
    Kendra McPhersonSeptember 29, 2011
    killer french 75s. best bar i've been to in houston so far.
  • David H.
    David HuynhOctober 15, 2011
    Get the south side, one of my favs. 6 bucks but totally worth it. Minty and lemony!
  • Chardonnay P.
    Chardonnay PhelanJuly 12, 2013
    Be sure to ask what the frozen drink special is, they tend to be wicked
  • Paul H.
    Paul HadleyOctober 15, 2012
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  • We P.
    We ParlayJune 1, 2014
    Manhattans are awesome!
  • J.A. L.
    J.A. LupercioOctober 18, 2014
    Good service. Cheap drinks.
  • Matthew S.
    Matthew SchwabenbauerAugust 7, 2014
    Cool ass bar with food truck style food
  • Nico C.
    Nico CromwellJanuary 27, 2012
    leave the the bartenders a good tip and they treat you right
  • Diana T.
    Diana TorresJuly 28, 2011
    Eat the raw tuna tacos oh so good
  • Houston Press Street Team M.
    Happy Hour: Daily, 4pm-8pm
  • Greg S.
    Greg St.CyrMarch 27, 2013
    $1 PBR can't beat it
  • Alex G.
    Alex GarciaDecember 28, 2011
    moon tower serves up food here most Monday's and Tuesday's
  • Shawn A.
    Shawn AlewineFebruary 4, 2011
    Badass place with multiple outdoor smoking sections.
  • sidney
    sidneyAugust 1, 2011
    What happens in the photobooth, stays in the photobooth (and on twitter, facebook and foursquare).
  • Robert L.
    Robert LeeNovember 13, 2010
    One of the best mint juleps in town.
  • Carolyn S.
    Carolyn SotoJanuary 1, 2012
    Nice, chill place!
  • Carolynn P.
    Carolynn PorterNovember 26, 2010
    Stop making multiple venues. I'm the real mayor. My liver has earned it.
  •  Deon P.
     Deon ParconFebruary 6, 2013
    Nice photobooth you got there
  • Sylvia M.
    Sylvia MaldonadoMarch 9, 2015
    delish pimm’s cup
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressJuly 2, 2013
    Happy Hour: 4pm-8pm
  • Nate R.
    Nate ReffellNovember 11, 2013
    Grand Prize...where no one is alone.
  • Valerie W.
    Valerie WilkeAugust 18, 2010
    Wear a skirt during the summer. You'll appreciate the draft in more ways than one.
  • Kireau K.
    Kireau KendrickAugust 29, 2011
    drink IPA on the roof
  • ivaniac
    ivaniacSeptember 2, 2011
    The barback with the star sleeves is a-a-do-ra-ble.
  • Stephanie O.
    Stephanie OlmoMay 15, 2011
    Go to Billy Boyd for your drinks. Beat bar tender. (guy w gray beard)
  • Joe C.
    Joe CorralesFebruary 21, 2011
    Ask about mind eraser midnight.
  • Ashes L.
    Ashes LareeAugust 25, 2010
    Enjoy the "as seen on tv" specials if thats your thing.
  • Allison M.
    Allison M.February 12, 2011
    Photo booth $3 for 2 pics. Good times.
  • Leah J.
    Leah JohnsonOctober 28, 2011
    $1 PBR from 4-8pm.
  • Jenny A.
    Jenny AlvarezDecember 28, 2010
    scenester kind of crowd, great drinks
  • Lisa F.
    Lisa FriedrichSeptember 16, 2010
    The gangster rap is top notch.
  • Lance M.
    Lance MartinMarch 24, 2011
    I love Claire!
  • Monica D.
    Monica DannaAugust 5, 2010
    Don't give Craig Hlavaty any whiskey. You'll regret it.
  • Craig Hlavaty
    Craig HlavatyOctober 7, 2010
    gears of the body with you when you get done eating
  • Reidis S.
    Reidis SolareSeptember 9, 2011
    VAMPIRE BAR!
  • Connor H.
    Connor HayesApril 30, 2011
    Be creative
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BoydJuly 26, 2010
    Ask for the aviator
  • John P.
    John PapagiannopoulosAugust 7, 2010
    What's photographed in the photobooth stays in your pocket.
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