Your guide to enjoying Katy’s most tantalizing social-hour specials in popular Katy eateries
KATY MAGAZINE EDITORS I NOVEMBER 2017
Happy hour is a time to relax and unwind after a hard day or kick back with friends and enjoy a drink or two. But happy hour is not just about the drinks. There are a lot of delectable snacks and appetizers to try, making happy hour even happier. No more pretzels and peanuts – these amazing drink and food specials are sure to lift your spirits after a long day.
Get half off single servings of wine and beer, and some their signature cocktails like the Madagascar Mule and Cape Town Cucumber Martini while enjoying light, delicious South-African bites for only $10, Monday through Friday from 2 to 7 p.m. Also enjoy half off bottles of wine on Tuedsays!
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
20536 Katy Fwy. At BJ’s happy hour is Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. and Sunday through Thursday, 9 to 11 p.m. This fall, happy hour is also extended to anytime during a pro football game. Domestic bottles are $3, and Dark Horse wines and call drinks are $5. In addition to drink specials, there are lots of great specials on snacks and appetizers. BJ’s offers mini deep dish pizza, prepared with their signature five-cheese blend for only $6. An order of four sliders with grilled onions, lettuce, and pickles is only $5 during happy hour.
BB'S Café has a wide selection of fantastic Tex- Orleans cocktails and Nola beers. Happy Hour is offered Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Abita and Saint Arnold are on tap to enjoy. Every Monday at BB's you can get a chicken and sausage or shrimp gumbo bowl for $5.00. On Wednesdays, BB's offers water creature Wednesday. All you can eat shrimp for $19.99. Thursdays are half off Abita Ritas.
For a more elegant happy hour, try MidPoint Bar & Eatery located in the Westgreen Plaza everyday from 4 to 7 p.m. All cocktails and spirits are $2 off, draft beers are $3, house wines are $5, and small appetizer plates like hummus and Margherita flatbread at $5.
This relaxed and fun sports bar offers Happy Hour Monday -Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. and Sunday - Thursday from 10 p.m. to close. World of Beer has great specials like $4.00 Draughts of Saint Arnold Lawnmower and Woodchuck Gumption. Tavern shares, cocktails and wine are available during happy hour for a great price. On Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Beerunch is offered with great specials on World of Beer foods like salads and pizzas. Try out the Beermosa for a fun treat!
Stop by Chuy’s for happy hour, Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and enjoy their famous, free, fully-loaded nacho car. General manager Mark Novak says, “Our nacho car is the back end of a 1956 Chevy Bellaire, piled high with nacho chips, queso, beans, and ground sirloin.” You can help yourself to a plate of nachos at the bar anytime during happy hour. Another great option is the deluxe quesadillas with chicken fajita meat, cheese, green chilies, and onions or the appetizer plate, which includes the deluxe quesadillas along with chicken flautas, chile con queso, guacamole, and sour cream.
Stop by for happy hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. Kimberly Gattis owns and runs Hasta La Pasta with her husband Eric. “We have $1.99 house wine, domestic beer, frozen margaritas, Bellini, and house-made sangria during happy hour,” Gattis says. She suggests any of their $5.99 appetizers to go with your bevvies. “We have bruschetta, toasted ravioli, calamari, fried zucchini, and sausage with peppers,” Gattis says. The calamari is lightly breaded, fried, and served with artichokes. The fried zucchini comes with pomodoro and ranch sauces.
Touted as arguably the "best happy hour in town" their run daily from 12 to 6 p.m. and include $5 cocktails like the Landry's Famous Mai Tai, Captain's Punch, and Mango Mojito, $6 glass wines, $6 martinis, and great prices on apps like fried zucchini and steamed mussels.
Casual. Hip. The perfect gathering place for the socially inclined who want to sip on something refreshing, delicious, and catch up with friends. Happy hour is from 3 to 7 p.m. and includes $5 house windes, $4.50 draft beers, $3.50 domestiv bottles, and $2 off all of their famous bar bites like the homestyle potato crisps with jalapeno feta dip and chipotle chili sauce, blue crab cake bites, and ahi tuna poke.
Los Cucos 5831 Highway Blvd., 5305 Bell Patna Dr. Happy hour at Los Cucos is all day Monday and Tuesday, and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday to Friday. Specials include regular house margaritas for $2.50, and special pricing on stuffed jalapenos, fajita quesadillas, and more.
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. Monday through Friday Perry’s Steakhouse offers specials on their social hour menu from 4 to 6:30 p.m. With delicious select appetizers and signature cocktails for half the price, your experience at Perry’s is bound to be blissful. Try their delicious escargot or pork chop bites for $7.95 each, with a cucumber blueberry martini for $6.
Saltgrass Steakhouse 21855 Katy Fwy. “Saltgrass Steakhouse has a happy hour that is incomparable,” says corporate beverage manager Brian Webb. “We offer a large selection of local and imported beers for less than $3 and several premium wines for under $5. At Saltgrass, you can enjoy value drinks without having to compromise quality.” To go with your libations, Webb recommends the range rattlers. “We take jumbo jalapenos and stuff them with jack cheese and whole shrimp, then we fry it to a golden brown.“ Another popular choice is the creamy, satisfying spinach and artichoke dip, served with crisp tortilla chips and salsa. Both are available for only $6 in the bar area during happy hour, Monday through Friday from 3 to 7 p.m.
At Texas Borders Bar & Grill, happy hour runs all day on Monday and from 3 to 7 p.m. the rest of the week. “We have some awesome apps and different specials for every day of the week,” says Kellie Messer. The Texas Borders hot bites are only $3 during happy hour. Choose from fried pickles, onion rings, or cheese sticks with marinara. “For bigger appetites we have $6 buffalo chicken, a cheeseburger, or pulled pork sliders served with fries,” Messer says. Another great choice is the mini crab meat quesadilla with pico.
More Great Happy Hours in Katy
Black Walnut Café – $4 mimosas, and other cocktails, $3 fried pickles, and $4 quesadillas M-F, 7 – 10:30 a.m. and 3 – 6:30 p.m.
Dish Society- M-F 3:30-6:30p p.m. 5$ Sangria, $ 4 Craft Beers and $5 small plates