Houston has thousands of bars, but if you want some entertainment to go with your drink, few places can match the fun of a piano bar. Singing, dancing and karaoke set piano bars apart and contribute to their unique appeal and are a great place to visit if you like interaction. Sit back while the pianist serenades the crowd with a classic tune or walk up to the microphone and share your singing talents with the crowd. The fun time spent with friends and the new friends you make are what make piano bars so enduring. Here are some of the best piano bars in the Houston area.
The Corkscrew
1308 W. 20th St.
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 230-8352

An incredible place to visit in the Houston Heights area, The Corkscrew is the perfect meet-up place for wine and entertainment. The Corkscrew’s talented staff is ready to help guests select the perfect glass of wine and the pianist and other musical guests are ready to amaze the crowd with their instrument-playing expertise. The Corkscrew serves great food and even has a dog-friendly outdoor patio for those who want some fresh air. A substantial assortment of wine and excellent piano playing makes The Corkscrew one of the top piano bars in the Houston area.

Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar
1201 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 337-7383

One of downtown Houston’s best places for live music, Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar has the entertainment you want in a convenient location. The musicians can play piano like few others and they often involve the crowd by playing requested music and by bringing members of the audience on stage for added fun. When the mood strikes, the entire audience will often sing along to the music, turning Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar into one large live show with dozens of participants. It’s a great place for fun, drinks and memories and its location next to the House of Blues makes it easy to find and popular as an after-concert gathering place.

Howl at the Moon
612 Hadley St.
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 658-9700

Howl at the Moon is a Houston Midtown favorite. It’s a place welcoming to all and a great place to people watch, as its crowd includes men and women across generations. The music, with its dueling pianos, is what makes Howl at the Moon such a memorable Houston Midtown night spot. The musicians take requests and will play any type of music from any era. It’s a great place for birthday parties or mixing it up with friends as you sing along to some of the greatest and most memorable tunes from the present and past.

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Fuad’s Restaurant and Bar
6100 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 785-0130

Fuad’s Restaurant and Bar is the perfect place to visit for gourmet food and music. Located in the Galleria area of Houston, Fuad’s offers an unusual concept in dining that includes no menu and no pricing. Guests order whatever they like and the talented chefs prepare it to your liking. The great cuisine is accompanied by great music from the piano bar, rated by many as one of the best in the Houston area. Excellent musicianship and singing coupled with amazing food made to order makes Fuad’s an excellent choice for fine dining and musical entertainment.

Caps Piano Bar
2610 Briar Ridge Drive
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 784-0024

A lounge-style establishment, Caps Piano Bar is a nice place for drinks and piano music set to a jazz beat. Caps is smaller than most other piano bars, but the intimate setting adds to its appeal. Guests often walk away humming along to the classic tunes and many love Caps Piano Bar for the reminiscing it invokes. Order your favorite drink and get to know the people surrounding you. They are likely to become your singing partners at Caps, one of Houston’s best piano bars.

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