Best of Houston

Best of Houston® 2019: Best Beer Garden

This modern bier garden is a great place to congregate.
This modern bier garden is a great place to congregate. Photo by Kate McLean
Best Beer Garden: Heights Bier Garten

Heights Bier Garten is a modern beer garden with a fluid atmosphere. The spacious yard has plenty of options for large parties or just a twosome swing session. With 94 taps, the well-trained staff can easily point you to something new or tried and true. European selections as well as Texas picks are well represented on the list. They even have mead if you’re feeling old-timey.

The interior is well lit in the ‘noon, while saplings shine at night. The playlist, played loud enough to get you grooving, floats back and forth from Cut Copy to Jay-Z. Oh, and if you get thirsty for whiskey, sashay to the left to Worcester’s Annex, where their list is so extensive bartenders are frequently up-and-down the ladder. The best of both worlds meet in the middle at Heights Bier Garten.

1433 North Shepherd, Houston

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