What We Love
The Pit Room – Texas Monthly Top 50 BBQ joints in Texas… enough said! Featuring custom-built smokers and entirely homemade recipes, the food you get here will change everything you ever thought you knew about BBQ.
West Alabama Ice House – Bring your furry friends, sit outside at a picnic table, play cornhole, shoot pool and walk across the street to the taco truck serving up some pretty amazing food.
University of St Thomas – We love riding our bikes through the campus streets…it is quite simply, beautiful.
Anvil Bar – Houston favorite for craft cocktails and cool vibes. Home to a cocktail menu known as “the 100 lists”, you are sure to find a cocktail that you enjoy. If cocktails aren’t your thing, then they also serve a variety of beers and wines as well as a selection of snacks, sandwiches, and bar foods.
Space Montrose – whether you are looking for items for yourself or a gift for someone special, Space Montrose has it all. The store fully supports the ‘Made in America’ movement and showcases work by local artisans and designers.
Da Marco – Gourmet Magazine said, “This is as close to Italy as you can possibly get without leaving Texas”. Elegant atmosphere, Superb Service, and an extensive wine list.
Rothko Chapel – A non-denominational chapel in Houston, Texas, founded by John and Dominique de Menil. The interior serves not only as a chapel but also as a major work of modern art.
Menil Collection – Making great art accessible to all, the Menil Collection exhibits a captivating array of ancient and modern art that’s free for public viewing. The museum’s unique white steel exterior is a stunning work of art in itself, but inside, guests tour diverse galleries filled with everything from Byzantine-era pieces to creations by renowned modern artists such as Max Ernst and Andy Warhol. The Menil also presents new, rotating exhibitions throughout the year.
Montrose Neighborhood Feel
This offbeat neighborhood offers everything from antique shops to art galleries, vintage clothing stores to tattoo parlors, funky coffee shops to five-star restaurants. Undeniably, Montrose is the most diverse neighborhood in Houston. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find it here. By day, you will find yourself spoilt for choice in Montrose with the range of cafes, independent shops and museums to choose from. By night, Montrose is transformed in to an area with a vibrant nightlife; with restaurants serving almost any cuisine you can think of and plenty of bars or nightclubs to choose from. The area is also home to the University of St. Thomas and two world-renown museums: Rothko Chapel and the Menil Collection.