KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
June 21, 2020
By Jennifer Miko
Katy restaurants, pubs, and bars continue to impress patrons with their growing beer walls and tempting menus. From local craft brews to international labels, Katyites can sample the best flavors on tap, complemented by the best bites in town.
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
2707 Commercial Center Blvd.
Sit inside or on the well-appointed patio and grab a menu. Bar Louie proudly serves sharable dishes and taste-bud-rocking entrees. Stop in to try their Chicken and Churros - beer-battered fried chicken breast, savory spiced churros with maple glaze and smoked onion ranch.
Bar Louie’s private dining room, with a 75” flat screen seats 50+, and they can open the garage door for additional patio seating. Check their menu for Happy Hour and “Reverse” Happy Hour schedules and pricing.
Mo’s Irish Pub
23511 Katy Fwy.
Sit inside or out on Mo’s extensive patio for a spacious gathering with friends and family. The pub features an extensive selection of craft, domestic and imported beers like Karbach Hopadillo IPA, Shock Top’s Belgian White and Mo's Home Brew, an American amber/red lager. Plus, the bartenders specialize in pouring Guinness' 3-Step Perfect Pint!
The pub’s menu of scratch-made dishes includes Mo’s Shepherd’s Pie, made from the family recipe and their traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage. Order appetizers to share or select from their tempting entrees.
The Social Pub and Grill
1721 Spring Green Blvd.
Fans of Katy's Social Pub & Grill continue to grow. Customers return to the indoor-outdoor bar and grill for its menu selection of delicious food and refreshing libations. Ask your server for a Texas favorite like Blue Testament, Karbach Hopadillo and Lovestreet on draft.
The Social Pub & Grill also collaborates with Daddy Duncan’s BBQ to create crowd-pleasing dishes. His well-known brisket tops the pub’s nachos, street tacos and loaded fries. Check out their menu for other popular items like the Juicy Lucy Burger and homemade pork sliders.
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
Baker St. Pub & Grill in LaCenterra features drink specials and a great menu. Enjoy the authentic pub atmosphere by dining inside or on the spacious patio.
Work your way through the appetizer menu to sample the Fire Cracker Shrimp, Buffalo Cauliflower and Cod Strips. But save room for house favorites like the Fish and Chips. Cheers!
1443 FM 1463
Growler USA’s impressive beer wall, with 100 taps of craft beer, wine, cider, mead, and more, might seem intimidating. To guide patrons to their new favorite brew, the menu lists the beers in helpful sections like “Ambers and Browns,” “Hoppy” and “Sours and Fruity.” The pub’s Cicerone-certified servers can also offer educated suggestions. To make the beer experience more enjoyable, customers can try a craft beer flight.
To complement their specialty beers, the pub offers a great selection of appetizers like pretzel sticks and fried pickles. But save room for the burgers, club sandwiches or Mahi-Mahi Tacos.
22225 Katy Fwy.
See for yourself why Little Woodrow’s calls themselves “Your local Texas watering hole.” They offer a variety of weekend drink and bucket specials, plus every seat in the restaurant provides a good view to the constant big screen entertainment.
Little Woodrow's appetizer menu is loaded with tempting dishes . Share the fried pickles or sweet potato fries, or go solo and enjoy your own Frito Pie or Fried Mac & Cheese.
20536 Katy Fwy.
BJs offers a variety of award-winning brews on tap daily, in addition to 11 signature beers and cider.
The restaurant also boasts the Southern California twist they’ve put on the Chicago-style deep dish pizza. They also feature gluten-free pizza options and delicious Pizookies for dessert.
Katy Ranch Crossing
24445 Katy Fwy.
Order up your favorite lager or ale at BreWingZ and quickly open their menu. Favorite bites include mild-to-spicy wings and tempting dishes like Mango Habanero Shrimp and the well-stacked Heart Attack Burger.
For more heat, try the Fire Sticks - jalapeño chicken, assorted vegetables and cheeses rolled in a jalapeno tortilla wrap then lightly fried to a golden brown, served with chipotle ranch dressing.
TaD’s Louisiana Cooking
1425 FM 1463
TaD’s casual dining restaurant encourages guests to “let the good times roll.” Their Cajun-inspired menu features a Louisiana flair, including a variety of seafood on the geaux.
Stop in for brunch or order off the Late Night menu.
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
2643 Commercial Center Blvd.
World of Beer’s knowledgeable staff introduces patrons to hundreds of beers from around the world. Their menu’s international flair complements the brews. Try the Bibimbap with spicy Gochujang marinated steak, the French Dip hoagie or the Pork Schnitzel. They’re out of this world!
1251 Pin Oak Road
If you ask, “What’s Good Here?" at Scholars and Scoundrels, you’re actually ordering the beef fajita tacos. If you want “The Usual” the server will bring you chicken fajita nachos. Don’t be afraid to ask for the “Kitchen Sink” because you’ll get piled-high nachos featuring their award-winning chili.
With 100 beers on tap, the servers and bartenders can find a flavor profile for everyone, including trending sour beers. Scholars and Scoundrels features local Texas beers, as well as Ghost in the Machine, from Parish Brewing in Louisiana, considered the hottest IPA on the market.
24515 Katy Fwy.
Old Chicago is known for their pizzas, but their Taproom Starters can be a game changer. Don’t miss their assortment of appetizers like the Garlic Roasted Cauliflower, Fried Spicy Pickles and Italian Nachos.