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The Davenport Lounge

2117 Richmond Ave.
Houston, TX 77098
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  • Sun 6pm-2am, Mon-Sat 2pm-2am
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining
This Richmond Avenue lounge has been a fixture of the old Sandman building for years, with its cozy interior and mid-century furniture providing a warm and welcoming environment. As the glass-shaped door handle belies, this is a go-to spot for martinis, with a specialty menu boasting nearly 50 different variations on the beloved drink and a lengthy list of vodkas. But that’s not the only spirit in good supply here, as The Davenport has a hearty Scotch collection that stretches the length of the bar. This combination of fruity vodka concoctions and intriguing whiskeys provides a yin-and-yang balance to the dim room and its often rock-oriented soundtrack. On a slower night it’s a pleasant place to tuck away for a few rounds, but the small space crowds quickly.

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