Houston is home to an evolving nightlife Street market Full of award-winning clubs and bars. But if you have ever wondered where to have adult fun that is not so ‘traditional’, we have selected some local places that are suitable for spending a night with friends.
Scroll through the seven arcade bars in Houston that are perfect for your team over 21.
The East Downtown Cidercade is located in East Downtown and features over 200 games and serves 48 taps of 24 different hard ciders, salads and wines. Because the arcade bar does not have a kitchen, Cidercade allows gamers to bring their own food from local restaurants in the area. Food trucks also set up shop right outside the facility.
Cidercade, 2320 Canal St. Sunday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. www.cidercadehouston.com
Kung Fu Salon
Kung Fu Saloon is an Austin-based arcade bar with multiple outposts throughout Texas and Tennessee. Its location in Houston is home to 18+ vintage arcade games like Galaga, Centipede, Ms. Pacman, NBA Jam, Mortal Kombat, Golden Tee, Big Buck Hunter, and many more. Along with these nostalgic games, Kung Fu Salon is full of board games like ping pong, soccer and even shuffleboard.
Kung Fu Saloon, 5317 Washington Ave. Hours of operation on weekdays, 16:00 – 02:00 on weekends, 11:00 – 02:00 kungfusaloon.com/locations/houston/
Liberty Station is a neighborhood bar with local Houston artwork. The hotspot has a rotation of food trucks and more than 50 beer selections. In the arcade and bar you can participate in karaoke and enjoy a comic evening on weekday nights.
Liberty Station, 2101 Washington Ave. Open 7 days a week, 17:00 – 02:00 www.bitchslap.store/
Located in the heart of West Midtown is Pau – Houston’s real gaming arcade. Located around a central bar measuring 400 square meters, the entire space with sofas to rest, bar stools in 360 degrees and just the right amount of TVs. The menu includes small dishes like nachos and popcorn, as well as pizza and sausages. The arcade has a beautiful view of the line The sky and the elevator ride up, so it’s advisable to dress for business.
Fao, 2303 Smith St. Suite 300. Hours of operation on weekdays, 17:00 – 02:00 on weekends, 14:00 – 02:00 www.faohtx.com/
The Dive serves as a concert and arcade venue in downtown Houston. Known as the “Diving Bar Built for Atmosphere”, it is a place where customers can play free arcade games, listen to music played by local DJs, and enjoy concerts by international artists swinging into the city.
The dive, 809 Pierce St. Coverage fees and hours may vary. www.facebook.com/TheDiveHTX
Born in downtown Los Angeles, EightTwo made its Houston Eado debut in 2017. The beloved bar is home to classic games like Pac-Man, The Simpsons and X-Men.
Admission is completely free and the games are priced at $ 0.25 each. 82, 1201 Saint Emanuel St. Suite 110. eightytwo.la/houston/info
Neihl’s Bahr is a late night entertainment venue with video games, a comic book library and karaoke nights. Also located in Eado, Neihl’s Bahr is within walking distance of Dynamo Stadium, Warehouse Live and Minute-Maid Park. Apart from other arcade-themed bars, Neihl’s also has an extensive collection of comic books.
Neihl’s Bahr, 2006 Walker Street. Monday – Friday and Sunday: 4pm – 2am | Saturday: 14:00 – 02:00 neilsbahr.com