Spending time with family is essential and Father’s Day is the perfect excuse to spend some time with your dad and treat him to a little more attention and pampering. A day of celebration can include outdoor activities, a delicious meal, or attendance at a local event or festival. A good way to start off Father’s Day is by taking your dad to a nice pub or other drinking establishment, sharing a drink, and reminiscing about the old times. Here are the top spots in Houston for a Father’s Day drink.
1712 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 526-7212

A cozy establishment with a cool vibe, Agora is a great place to consider taking dad on his special day. Agora is actually a coffee, tea, wine, and beer bar all in one so it’s a great choice if your dad is the type who is unpredictable in his choice of beverage. The relaxed atmosphere and delicious pastries are perfect for those times when good conversation and a simple beverage and snack is what you crave. Take dad to Agora for a Father’s Day he and you will not soon forget.

Down The Street
5746 Larkin St.
Houston, TX 77005
(713) 880-3508

Located in Houston Heights neighborhood, Down the Street is an intimate cocktail bar loaded with solid house drinks and a nice selection of craft beer on tap. Each day usually features a special food item so guest can enjoy a small bite of food as they drink. Outdoor seating is plentiful, and that makes it good for dads who prefer fresh outdoor breezes to indoor air conditioning. With much to offer and reasonable prices, your dad will wish Down the Street was located down the street from him and he will likely ask for a return visit.

Brenner’s Steakhouse On The Bayou
1 Birdsall St.
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 868-4444

If your father prefers a classier atmosphere with food that is just as great as the drinks, then Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou is the place to visit. Known for its amazing steaks, seafood, and other menu items, Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou will win your dad over with its award-winning foods. Brenner’s has a full bar and the friendly staff can create any drink you and your dad like or simply pour a glass of wine of beer if that is your preference. Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou often has special deals on Father’s Day too, making it a great place to meet up with other dads as they celebrate a day with family.

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The Hay Merchant
1100 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 528-9805

Is your dad a craft beer man? If he is, then few places will satisfy quite like The Hay Merchant. This beer bar features about 80 beer taps with some of them rotating so the selection is always changing. Many say the food at the Hay Merchant is some of the best bar food around and they visit for that reason alone. With such a large and varied beer selection and plenty of extras, The Hay Merchant is the perfect choice for the Father’s Day dad who loves fine brew.

Rudyard’s British Pub
2010 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 521-0521

Drinks, food, and games in a British pub atmosphere set Rudyard’s British Pub apart from the competition. Take your dad to Rudyard’s and he can enjoy great food, drinks, entertainment, and more in a friendly, non-pretentious setting. Rudyard’s also offers convenient hours, open every day of the week until the early hours of the morning so it’s easy to find time to visit. The casual atmosphere, wide selection of food and drink, and emphasis on customer service set Rudyard’s British pub in a class by itself and make it a great choice to take dear old dad for some Father’s Day fun.

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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 Examiner.com.