Top Beer Gardens In Houston

May 21, 2015 7:00 AM

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Going out for a beer is a ritual for many people. A great beer selection and atmosphere are important, but an enticing beer garden can elevate the experience to a new level. The Houston area has dozens of great beer bars, but only a select few offer the comfort and appeal of an outdoor beer garden.
Hans Bier Haus
2523 Quenby
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 520-7474

Hans Bier Haus is an excellent choice for beer, and its beer garden is easily one of the very best in the area. Guests will discover about twenty beers on tap, including local favorites, like Karbach and Buffalo Bayou, along with other craft beer staples, such as New Belgium and Sierra Nevada. Hans Bier Haus has a lovely outdoor beer garden to accommodate a glass of great beer, complete with a bocce court, beer pong, and plenty of tables for seating. Hans Bier Haus is dog friendly so feel free to bring your four- legged friend along to one of Houston’s top spots for beer garden ambiance and laid-back fun.

King’s Biergarten
1329 E. Broadway St.
Pearland, TX 77581
(832) 569-4141

Those looking for an authentic German dining, beer, and beer garden experience need to look no further than King’s Biergarten. Located in the Houston suburb of Pearland, King’s Biergarten is the perfect place for those who love schnitzel, bratwurst, and German potato salad, washed down by their German Dunkel or Pilsner beer. The outdoor beer garden has two sections: One under cover in case it rains and the other in the open air, complete with trees, plants and flowers for a true garden experience. The emphasis on an authentic German experience makes King’s Biergarten one of the best beer gardens in the Houston area.

Avant Garden
411 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77006
(832) 287-5577

An interesting establishment that refers to itself as a social patio, bar, and lounge, Avant Garden is a nice place to visit for its atmosphere and lovely outdoor patio. Avant Garden was once a house that is now a bar and its beer garden in the back is multi-functional, serving as a place to socialize and as a meeting space for simple meetings among co-workers or weddings and beyond. Anyplace that doubles as an outdoor venue for weddings is bound to be beautiful, and the outdoor garden at Avant Garden is exactly that. It’s the perfect place to enjoy a homey atmosphere surrounded by greenery with beer in hand.

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Celtic Gardens
2300 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 900-2500

If an Irish-themed bar is more your style, then a visit to Celtic Gardens is a must. With its emphasis on all things green and Irish beers, such as Guinness Stout and Harp Lager, Celtic Gardens is a great place to enjoy your beer while ordering food from the Irish-themed menu. Some guests will choose to stay indoors, but the outdoor beer garden, with its gazebo, couch seating, and abundant heaters to keep you warm on cool days, is the place to be. The Irish food, beer, and outdoor beer garden set Celtic Gardens apart from other Houston bars, and make it one of the Midtown area’s best pubs.

Wooster’s Garden
3315 Milam St.
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 520-0015

Another Houston Midtown bar, and one of its newest, is Wooster’s Garden. Wooster’s Garden is a great place to visit if you like a modern look and feel combined with a large and varied beer selection. The management likes to stress how much they love beer and the more than fifty selections, both on tap and in bottles, are proof of their malt beverage affections. The outdoor beer garden patio is great for its attractiveness and the small fire pits add to the ambiance. Wooster’s Garden might be new, but it’s a pub that is a great place to visit if you want a wide selection of beer from across the United States combined with a modern beer garden and other contemporary features.

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Bryan Carey is a Houston, Texas resident with an avid interest in restaurants, dining, breweries, wineries, festivals, cultural events, museums, theatre, concerts, and other forms of entertainment. He has been writing about entertainment, travel, and related topics for more than fifteen years and has thousands of articles to his credit. His work can be found at

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