Poison Girl

1641 Westheimer Rd, Ste B (at Dunlavy St), Houston, TX 77006, United States
Hours:
Open until 2:00 AM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 4:00 PM–2:00 AM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Happy Hour
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
No
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
8.7/10

Based on 176 votes

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  • pinball
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  • bourbon
  • happy hour
  • cabbage patch dolls
  • outdoor seating
  • great value
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  • beer
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  • CultureMap Houston

    Take your picture with the Kool-Aid man in the backyard. No one will believe you otherwise.

    CultureMap Houston · July 14, 2011
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  • Tepster

    It's been a couple months since I've been here. Must visit soon!

    Tepster · January 12, 2010
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  • Eva K.

    My favorite bar.

    Eva K. · July 15, 2010
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  • Men's Health Mag

    It’s worth it to come here for the pinball. Granted, it’s harder to be a wizard after a few Poison Girl shots, but it’s not rocket science. Had enough shots? Go for The Jones: ginger beer and bourbon.

    Men's Health Mag · November 15, 2011
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  • Dan C.

    Don't be rude at the bar, there are plenty of customers, they are not afraid to serve you last.

    Dan Cutts · August 12, 2010
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  • Krissy H.

    Don't forget your quarters for some old school pinball!

    Krissy Humphries · December 18, 2010
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  • 13 celsius

    Ask knowledgeable bartenders to pick from their extensive Bourbon selection

    13 celsius · February 12, 2010
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  • Andrew D.

    Try the ginger beer and whiskey!

    Andrew D · January 30, 2010
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  • mark m.

    Take a picture with the life size Cabbage Patch Doll outside on the back patio.

    mark matsusaki · June 10, 2010
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  • Alexander F.

    A pretty mellow bar with a nice mix of people, a nice gender ratio, and liberal 21 and up crowd. Reward yourself with a Strongbow! This is a good place to start or end a night. Read more

    Alexander Fury · January 31, 2010
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  • ScioniQCity

    When you have the need to play pinball, this is the spot. Find the machines in the back. Read more

    ScioniQCity · April 30, 2012
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  • Jay W.

    One of my favorites.

    Jay Wurts · February 4, 2011
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  • Dustin C.

    cheap beers. And tons of queers.

    Dustin Chad · September 13, 2010
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  • Monica P.

    Buy the tamales from the tamales man, yummm (or even better, get someone to buy them for you!)

    Monica Parrillo · August 18, 2010
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  • Justin L.

    Pinball and shots!

    Justin L · April 27, 2010
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  • Houston Press

    Happy Hour: Daily 4pm-7pm

    Houston Press · July 2, 2013
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  • Jessica J.

    good happy hour and they serve goldfish!

    Jessica Jones · January 3, 2011
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  • Topher B.

    The family guy pinball table is the only one to play.

    Topher Boss · July 11, 2010
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  • Yvonne S.

    Love this bar - very cool and laid back - reminds me of San Fran...

    Yvonne Sanchez · February 20, 2010
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  • Britney M.

    Your friendly neighborhood dive bar that we all love... dearly.

    Britney M · August 16, 2014
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  • Rachel G.

    Friendly bartenders, just know that it WILL be crowded on the weekend. Usually a pretty mixed-bag of folks out in the backyard.

    Rachel Goss · November 22, 2012
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  • Kate M.

    If you were wondering, I am the poisoned girl.

    Kate M · July 20, 2012
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  • Houston Press

    Check out Poison Girl's Happy Hour on the Go Time Happy Hour App! Download for free on iphone, android and blackberry! http://bit.ly/NkNt2M

    Houston Press · May 31, 2012
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  • M H D.

    Drinks are pricey, but a definitive top ten 'in' place on the right night, which is usually Fridays.

    M H Draper · January 30, 2012
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  • Laura B.

    Shareef sux

    Laura Blewitt · December 29, 2011
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  • Anna B.

    God forbid you ask for change for the pinball machine. The bartenders are rude. Otherwise, I like cabbage patch dolls.

    Anna Brankin · September 4, 2011
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  • Kyle G.

    Since your here be sure to tell Dan that you like bunnies too.....

    Kyle Galbraith · December 26, 2010
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  • Dustin C.

    Your family is here and their names are robin and Edgar.

    Dustin Chad · August 29, 2010
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  • Andrei C.

    The Family Guy pinball machine is dead. Long live the Family Guy pinball machine!

    Andrei C · August 26, 2010
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  • Andy L.

    bogart the chalk table with maximum authority.

    Andy Link · July 24, 2009
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  • Dyan L.

    #pinball 📍🏆 #whiskey 🍺

    Dyan Licata · October 31, 2014
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  • Rachel(Vasiliki) Dj Diva R.

    Fun fun times

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  • My Table Magazine

    Tucked away in the middle of a small Montrose shopping center, Poison Girl has pinball machines, cheap Lone Star and good whiskey. Read more

    My Table Magazine · June 14, 2013
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  • Steve C.

    Try Angels Envy. One of their new bourbons with a port finish. Best bourbon on the market!

    Steve Cole · November 8, 2011
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  • Kyle G.

    Family guy pinball is back up! Long live family guy pin ball!

    Kyle Galbraith · September 14, 2011
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  • Trevor P.

    Over 180 different whiskeys!

    Trevor Patton · August 23, 2011
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  • Leah J.

    Bartenders are super knowledgeable in their american whiskey, ask for a bowl of goldfish and peanuts to drink it on the rocks.

    Leah Johnson · February 9, 2011
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  • kara s.

    For any visiting/transplant LA-ians... its like a mix of cha cha lounge and drawing room, but with a patio.

    kara s. · January 24, 2011
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  • Ray S.

    Best gay bar in Houston!

    Ray Spence · January 12, 2011
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  • Monica P.

    I think the Poison Girl shots are delicious.

    Monica Parrillo · August 4, 2010
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  • Jacob

    Avoid this place like the plague on weekends if you hate crowds or hipsters, but be sure to stop by for the Poison Pen series.

    Jacob · June 20, 2010
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  • Allison B.

    Pinball! Lots of pinball! And a Texas brewed hard cider selection that does not disappoint .

    Allison Bayles · January 16
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  • Tommy S.

    Best happy hour in town! I think it is at least.

    Tommy Samson · December 2, 2014
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  • Frank D.

    Red walled gem of a dive

    Frank Diebold · November 30, 2014
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  • Jose Luis R.

    Four roses bourbon

    Jose Luis Ramos · August 23, 2014
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  • Travis C.

    When I was there during the week it was very chill.

    Travis Combel · August 23, 2014
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  • maibey

    Great patio out back. This place is fantastic in the winter.

    maibey · August 11, 2014
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  • Livia S.

    Whiskey 😈

    Livia Santos · August 9, 2014
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  • Jonathan H.

    Great Manhattans, excellent whisky selection, pinball, and a decent patio.

    Jonathan Haenchen · August 6, 2014
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  • The Wall Street Journal

    This Pepto-Bismol-pink-walled dive bar has the best bourbon selection in town—and a wall of pinball machines to boot. Read more

    The Wall Street Journal · August 3, 2014
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