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Anvil Bar & Refuge

) #264 of 7,266 Restaurants in Houston ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , American
1424 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-2617
+1 713-523-1622
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, American
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LOCATION
1424 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-2617
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We went with our neighborhood friends. Very busy on a Tuesday night. My husband doesn't like the taste of alcohol, so we challenged the bartender to make him something he might like. I told him what I usually drink, and asked him to surprise me....More

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Celebrating our last night in Houston, my wife found this place on TA. We arrived just ahead of Happy Hour rush (4:45) rush and enjoyed the numerous drinks offered up by our 'mixologist' (I differentiate from 'bartender,' as this guy knew his combinations; a career...More

Thank icoachu
Reviewed 20 October 2016

What a pleasure. Lucky too. I arrived at 4, at the beginning of happy hour. Obviously, the locals are keenly aware. The bar was packed. One seat left - I took it. Really fun buzz about the mixologists, and their concoctions. I threw out a...More

1  Thank ATL_JCR
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Upon my first time visiting Houston I ended up meeting some friends for drinks at Anvil and immediately felt as if I was transported back home to NYC. A matter of fact, Anvil has the atmosphere and quality of cocktails of some of the best...More

Thank ShopWithVal
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We come here religiously during the week between 4-5pm to take advantage of their half off drinks!! My favorite are Pimms Cup (Pimms #1, lemon, dry Gin, cucumber, and soda) and Waltzing Matilda (dry gin, lemon, passion fruit, Americana, and ginger beer)! Both of these...More

Thank Veronica L
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place has a great offering of cocktails. The bartenders are very knowledgeable. They have everything and can make anything. I have recently started trying to make cocktails that require more skill than scotch and water, so I enjoyed talking to the bartender and watching...More

Thank cnjones
Reviewed 19 July 2016

This place is legit and they will throw down a negroni like you ordered it in the Navigli in Milano. Most bars in the US have never even heard of a negroni. Very impressive indeed. Also Green Spot and Yellow Spot Irish whiskey? You don't...More

Thank srdbigd
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Anvil's bartenders are very friendly and professional. We showed up in the afternoon and the place was not too crowded. The bartender talked to me and answered my (probably silly) questions. I eventually ordered an Old Fashioned. Let me tell you, it was the best...More

Thank jrh1524
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I'm a foodie but also appreciate unique and special craft cocktails. This place has the best and most unique cocktails in Houston as well as a great bourbon list. Definitely recommend! The bartenders are friendly..... talented too!

Thank Erin D
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is one of those places that has sprung up (nationwide) over the past few years that is serving true, craft cocktails. You're not going to order a Long Island Ice Tea or frozen margarita. You should order something you've never had before from their...More

Thank Macanudo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, American
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 02:00
Monday
16:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 02:00
Thursday
16:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 02:00
Saturday
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1424 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006-2617
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 713-523-1622
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