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Chill out at One of These Houston Ice Houses

Ice houses are becoming increasingly more popular these days, particularly in southern cities. Beer is a natural pairing, and today ice houses are popping up all over Houston. These modernized versions are becoming the “cool” spot to hang out with friends for a casual afternoon or evening. Here are a few to check out near Melia Medical Center Apartments.

Kirby Ice House

Aptly named, Kirby Ice House is located in the Kirby area of Houston. This popular spot sprawls across over an acre of land. It includes multiple seating areas under tents as well as an indoor bar area. Kirby Ice House offers a rotating selection of over 50 beers in addition to a fully stocked cocktail bar. Also, you can order food from visiting food trucks that serve up everything from tacos to burgers.

West Alabama Ice House

Found between the Greenway and Montrose neighborhoods, West Alabama Ice House is a Houston mainstay that has been in business for almost a century. Known for its lively atmosphere, this open-air bar features a variety of games such as cornhole, ping pong, and basketball. The beer selection is vast, with over 100 varieties available daily. Visitors can also enjoy wine and non-alcoholic options. Tacos Tierra Caliente provides the food with a permanent location on site. 

Red River Ice House

Found in the South Main area, Red River Ice House is a roadhouse-style bar and grill that caters to sports fans. Showcasing some of the local craft beers such as “Lone Pine” and “Love Street,” Red River Ice House also has an array of mixed drinks and wine. The pub-style food menu includes items such as buffalo wings, Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, and fish tacos.

Looking for a quick treat instead? Order fresh popcorn from these local shops. Offering a great location and upscale amenities, Melia Medical Center Apartments makes for the perfect spot to call home in Houston. Please contact us to learn more.

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