It’s a mad world, and it would be nothing without your best lady friends! When you and the girls need to break from the pace of everyday life, Katy offers a universe of destinations.
KATY MAGAZINE | May 2018
By Sara Stephens
Photo by Reinaldo Medina
DINNER & DRINKS
Drix Restaurant & Lounge 1850 S Mason Rd.
The atmosphere at this contemporary lounge offers menu items from around the world, amazing cocktails, a separate children's play structure, and patio area. Katy ladies can hang out at Drix for Sunday brunch, meet for lunch, or gab over a glass of wine and live music at dinner.
Atami Steak & Sushi 549 S Mason Rd 281-398-8885 You really can’t beat the entertainment value of Atami’s hibachi experience. The chefs put on a great show, which is even more fun with a cocktail. The juicy stake and endless sushi options round out this dining destination to be an excellent place to spend your Ladies Night Out.
Mo’s Irish Pub 23511 Katy Fwy, (281) 665-3535 If you and your girlfriends enjoy a good shepherd’s pie with a glass of ale in a sports bar atmosphere, Mo’s is the place to go. You’ll all enjoy some down-to-earth good times, hearty food, and service with a smile. Bands play Thursday through Saturday starting at 9 p.m. Happy Hour is Monday – Friday from 3 to 6 p.m.
Uncle Julio’s 20526 Katy Fwy 832-464-8946 Tableside guacamole kicks off the fun at Uncle Julio’s. Watch the staff prepare this delectable appetizer as you and the girls sip your Swirl Margaritas, a favorite of patrons of this Katy restaurant that layers frozen margarita with home-made frozen sangria and topped off with a single, pink flamingo. Also, don’t leave without trying Uncle Julio’s Signature Salsa! Mesquite-grilled fajitas ensure nobody goes home hungry.
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. 281-395-5533 You can’t go wrong having dinner at local favorites like Dish Society, the Cheese Bar, or Las Alamedas. Take in social hour at Perry’s Steakhouse Monday through Friday from 4 to 9 pm or relax on the patio at World of Beer.
Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar 28139 Grand Circle Blvd. 832-430-2253 Sorry, boys, Wednesdays are all about the ladies. Whiskey Cake offers half of all wine bottles and glasses and other food and drink specials during their social hours on weekday from 3 to 6 p.m. and 9 to 11 p.m.
The Cellar Door 829 S. Mason Rd.
281-599-3303 Jazz it up with a live performance by trumpeter Preston Smith every Sunday night at 6 pm. The Cellar Door has incredible wine selections and a delectable menu.
1315 W. Grand Pkwy. S.
Satisfy your craving for delicious Chinese food, with none of the GMO's and preservatives! With award-winning appetizers and authentic Sichuan cuisine made with quality, healthy ingredients, Pepper Twins is a great place to start your girls night.
Cinemark 19 and XD 10310 West Grand Pkwy. N. 281-371-6008 With their new, plush, comfy recliners, huge screens, and reserved seating options, Cinemark has it all…including cocktails!
531 S. Mason Rd. 281-492-6900 Alamo has all those classic “slumber party” movies, like Clueless, Mean Girls, and Pretty in Pink. Chairside service and a great menu make for an unforgettable evening. Rumor has it, the Alamo Drafthouse on Mason will be closing soon—but they’re opening a new location in La Centerra!
ACTIVE FUN & COMPETITION
402 W Grand Pkwy S 281-395-8555
Whether you come to bowl, play pool, or get your virtual reality on, Times Square offers fun for the whole gang. Join a league to lock in your Ladies Night dates. The Women with Wine league bowls every other Friday at 6 p.m. from June 16 to August 24. Each person receives a gift, and each pair of women receives a bottle of wine each week!Main Event
24401 Katy Freeway
281-394-4800 Eat. Bowl. Play. Their slogan says it all, really. Main Event brings you state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, tons of games, and some pretty good food. Oh, and there’s a full bar in the pool table area. Shoot some stick while you enjoy your drinks or take them out to the patio. Topgolf 1030 Memorial Brook Blvd. 281-406-3176 Never golfed a day in your life? Not a problem! You and the ladies will still have a blast at Topgolf. Your group can take turns hitting micro-chipped golf balls that track your shots for accuracy and distance—even for hitting targets on the outfield. When you’re not swinging, you get to sit back and relax in the comfy bays, enjoying a full bar and a menu that will satisfy even the most critical foodie in your crew. Book your bay for a small or large group at the Topgolf website.
HISTORIC KATY No Label Brewing Co. 5351 1st St. 281-693-7545 Schedule a tour of the brewery to find out how craft beers are made or participate in on of their Paint on Tap events.
KT Antiques 5614 2nd St. 281-391-2299
Venture to historic Katy and check out the vintage and antique treasures at KT Antiques. Fun collectibles, jewelry, décor, dishware, vintage signage, and much more.
Junk Street Market 5809 Hwy. Blvd.
Find the perfect country-chic or rustic piece to complete your home at this little gem right across the street from City Hall.
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
The best of uptown shopping, with a homegrown, small town charm. Browse the shelves at Sephora or pick a perfect gift at Beau Kisses before heading to dinner.
Set in the heart of Cinco Ranch, Villagio Town Center is the perfect place for girls night!
800 Town & Country Blvd.
This shopping, entertainment, and dining thoroughfare is just a short drive away from Katy and has a plethora of high-end retail stores.
WINE & APPETIZERS
Drix Restaurant & Lounge 1850S. Mason Rd.
Every day is happy with Everyday Happy Hour at Drix! Enjoy discounted cocktails and menu items Monday - Saturday from 4 -7 p.m. and all day on Sunday.
23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Scrumptious bar bites, premier wines, and creative cocktails await at Bar 79 inside Perry's at LaCenterra. Social hour is Monday - Friday - 7 p.m., and Sunday, 4 - 9 p.m.
829 S. Mason Rd.
Escape to the Tuscan country-side inside Katy's only winery & jazz spot. Happy hour is all day on Monday and from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesdays.
The Local Bar 22756 Westheimer Pkwy.
Eat, drink, and be happy with friends while enjoying award-winning apps and finger foods, and delicious adult beverage creations.
Proud Pie 3522 S. Mason Rd. 281-392-2203 For girls with a sweet tooth, Proud Pie serves delicious, amazing pies in flavors like bananas foster, snickerdoodle, state fair caramel apple, and bourbon pecan, to name a few. They sometimes offer Pie Bingo, so call ahead…you just might win a free pie!
Cocohodo 1645 Winding Hollow Dr. 832-321-5849 Cocohodo is known for their Korean walnut-shaped pastries, but they also serve specialty crepes and liquid nitrogen ice-cream for every palate. Yummy!
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