The Downtown Open/Closed List

Downtown Business Status as of Monday, September 15, 2008, 1 p.m.

Gas Stations

Mobil (Hamilton & Jefferson) – closed

Shell (Pease & Chartres) – closed


Kim Hung Market (St. Emanuel & McKinney) – closed

Long Sing Supermarket (Walker & St. Emanuel) – open

Commerce Convenient Store (Commerce & San Jacinto) – closed

Just a $ Budget Food Store (Main & Walker); open, w/ATM, hot food, cigarettes, batteries, snacks, milk/juice, water, beer, wine, candles (no ice)

CVS (Main & McKinney) – open; w/ATM, soda, water, paper products, cookies/crackers, cereal, canned food, first aid, pharmacy open (no ice)

Main Street Food Store (Lamar & Main) – open; w/ ATM, hot food, first aid, soda, water, dry & canned food, towels/cleaning products, beer, wine, water, snacks, paper products (no ice)

Travis Food Store (1130 Travis, bet. Dallas & Lamar) – open, w/ATM, cigarettes, batteries, water (including a few gallon jugs), beer, wine, soda, coffee, pet food, insect spray, cleaning products, canned food (no ice)


Internet Café, Lofts at the Ballpark – open

Don Diego’s Coffee House – open (w/wi-fi)


A-Way-Out Bail Bonds (Congress & Crawford) – open (you never know…)

U-Haul (San Jacinto & Pease) – open (no power)

Shops at Houston Center – closed (falling glass)

Downtown Tunnels: Closed until further notice

All Rice Lofts Building Businesses – closed

AllenCenter Ground Floor - closed


Hilton Americas – no vacancies; lobby café/gift shop open; ATM

Four Seasons – no vacancies; ATM

Hyatt – no vacancies; lobby café open; ATM


101 Reserve (Dallas & Caroline) – “As soon as I have power I’ll be open”

Warren’s (Market Square) - open


Mr. Joe’s Deli (Preston & LaBranch) – open

Josephine’s (Dallas & Caroline) – “As soon as they flip that switch, we’re ready to go”

Murphy’s Deli (Fannin & Lamar) – open

Hubcap Grill (Fannin & Prairie) – open

Last Concert Café (1403 Nance) – “As soon as they give us power… we can cook in the dark with gas, but I don’t know if that’s gonna happen.”

Hong Kong Diner (Travis & Franklin) – open

GrumBar & Grill (306 Main) – open

Mia Bella Trattoria (320 Main) – open

Treebeard’s (Market Square) – open

Market Square Bar & Grill (Market Square) – open

Spaghetti Warehouse – closed (flooded)

Les Givral’s (Milam & Congress) – open

Kim Son (Market Square) – closed

Padthai (401 Louisiana) – open

Birraporretti’s (Louisiana & Prairie) – closed

Longhorn Café (Lousiana & Prairie) – closed

Lancaster’s (Texas & Louisiana) – open

Frank’s Pizza (Texas & Travis) – open

Cabo (Texas & Travis) open; ATM

Molly’s Pub (509 Main) – open

Little Napoli (Texas & Main) – open

Timpano (Texas & Main) – open

Chinese Buffet (Travis, between Dallas & Lamar) – open

Massa’s Seafood (Smith & Dallas) – open

Zero’s Sandwiches (Dallas, across from AllenCenter) – open

Pontevecchio (Dallas, across from AllenCenter) - open

Don Patron Bar & Grill (AllenCenter) – open

Jason’s Deli (AllenCenter) – open; to-go only

New York Pizzeria (across from Hyatt) – open

Wimpy’s Hamburgers (across from Hyatt) - open

Bus Routes I Saw Running

163 (Downtown Limited); 700 (Rail Shuttle); 52 (Hirsch/Mesa TC); 50 (Harrisburg/Hobby Airport); 74 82 (Westheimer-West Oaks)

Chris Gray

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