10 Best Pubs in Texas!

Whether you’re a Texan or just visiting, one of the best things about the Lone Star state is its foodie nightlife scene. From the Texas Smothered Fries at the Union Bear Brewing Company in Plano to the Guinness Beef Stew in Yorkshire Pudding at the Red Lion Pub in Houston, there’s something for everyone at these 10 best pubs in Texas.

McGonigel's Mucky Duck, Houston, TX

McGonigel's Mucky Duck features live music, craft beer, wine, and liquor, along with great food. This iconic Irish pub hosts game nights, bar and grill, concert events, and the annual St. Patrick's Day party.

Katy Trail Ice House, Dallas, TX

The Katy Trail Icehouse is an award-winning beer garden and restaurant. A fifty-foot-long bar boasts an array of beers on tap, ranging from local, domestic, and import brands. With a full-fledged lunch and dinner menu, you can’t go wrong here.

Union Bear Brewing Company, Plano, TX

In this locally owned and operated brewery and restaurant, a West Coast feel blends with Texas roots. Enjoy the indoor/outdoor area and chef-driven American classics as well as staff-curated spirits and cocktails in this welcoming, communal setting.

Crown & Anchor Pub, Austin, TX

On the campus of the University of Texas, this award-winning bar has a big beer selection, happy hour every day, pub food, and a dog-friendly patio. With its proximity to the football stadium, the Crown & Anchor has been a popular college hangout.

The Flying Saucer, San Antonio, TX

As one of San Antonio's best bars, The Flying Saucer features over 100 craft beers. It’s also a great place to grab delicious pub food including burgers, tacos, and wings.

Cowtown Brewing Co., Fort Worth, TX

Cowtown Brewing Co includes a 5,000-square-foot taproom, an outdoor deck, 16 taps at the bar, a wall-sized projection screen, a robust sound system, and an excellent food menu. It combines two of Texans’ favorite things — beer and barbecue — into one tasty package.

The Jackalope, Austin, TX

This cozy pub brings you regional craft beers, classic bar food such as burgers, sandwiches, and fries, and live music. The Jackalope has two Austin locations, each just as tasty as the other.

The Holy Grail Pub, Plano, TX

The Holy Grail Pub serves craft beers and ciders along with seasonally changing draft menus. A wide variety of European dishes are made from scratch, along with modern American cuisine that is infused with Texas flair.

Doc Holliday's Saloon & Grill, Abilene, TX

A classic saloon with swinging doors, Doc Holliday's Saloon & Grill serves a wide variety of American fare. It also offers an extensive selection of local and imported beer on tap.

The Red Lion, Houston, TX

Red Lion Pub specializes in Indian cuisine and pub favorites. With its exceptional pub ambiance and eclectic menu, it’s a local’s favorite place to grab a pint and enjoy great company.

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