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The Mezzanine Lounge

2200 SW Freeway
Houston, TX 77098
Best Of


  • Daily 4pm-2am
  • Wheelchair accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party
The Mezzanine Lounge boasts a diverse clientele, and the beautiful servers are oftentimes randomly in their underwear. Don't worry, it's legal. Forget workman's compensation; this is customer compensation, thank you very much. The bar also offers karaoke along with a party atmosphere upstairs and a calmer, more laid-back feel downstairs. Be forewarned: If you choose to venture upstairs, you will have beer spilled on you and deal with a lot of rowdy drunks. Everyone's into that kind of thing from time to time, but if you're just looking to knock a few back before you drive home, stay downstairs. It's quieter. Recently the bar was also named the "Smartest Bar in America" for its high bar trivia scores. Maybe we can get the Mezz's drinkers looking into a cure for cancer…

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