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Houston: Old Town Historic Pub Tour (Small Group)

Houston, United States
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Houston, we have a problem: there are just too many good pubs in our city. Join this Houston tour to visit a bar that doubles as a tailor shop by day, a watering hole in a 1920s watch and jewelry company, and a bar that features the very first electric elevator in Texas. Fun guaranteed, hangovers optional.
  • Explore Old Town Houston on a 3-hour historic pub walking tour
  • Enjoy stories about Houston’s history and culture from your guide
  • Stop by four local bars located in some of the city's oldest buildings
  • Mingle with your fellow travelers over some drinks (own expense)
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a more personalized experience

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Fun pub tour
Robert C
, Oct 2019
Our pub tour in the older part of downtown Houston was quite interesting. Our guide, Mike, was very knowledgeable about the four locations visited. Even as 44 year residents of the Houston area, we learned fun facts. Be aware that drinks are not included, but each location had reasonable prices....and clean restrooms!
Good and personable tour guide. Nice...
Nancy B
, Nov 2017
Good and personable tour guide. Nice drinks. Informative walk. Reasonable price.
Michael our guide was not only very...
, Jun 2017
Michael our guide was not only very informative but also had a great sense of humor. Our group was small, but we had a great time learning about the local history.
Highly recommend the pub tour. Mike...
Daniel B
, May 2017
Highly recommend the pub tour. Mike our tour guide was excellent felt like we were visiting family. Learned a lot of history while enjoying local libations at 4 very interesting pubs. We only had a day and half in Houston so had to pack in as much as we could in a short amount of time, very glad we did this. Absolutely the highlight of the trip.
This tour was ok Mike the guide was...
Linda A
, Jun 2016
This tour was ok Mike the guide was pleasant enough but compared to other bar walking tours we had done this did nt rate so highly for us... Between 6-30 pm and 9-30 pm it would have been good to have had an oppertunity to get some food on the way not enough history from guide either.
It was very illustrative and...
Maria C Z
, Feb 2016
It was very illustrative and relaxing. Some history Houston has!! All while enjoying a few drinks and the night fun environment happening in Downtown!! Loved it! Our guide Mike was so nice and fun!! My friends visiting from out of town and myself had a GREAT time!
Michael the owner and our tour guide...
Cassandra Butle B
, May 2015
Michael the owner and our tour guide was amazing. He is so charismatic and he really enjoys his STORIES of Houston. Our group was small and quaint to which I personally enjoyed. The pubs we toured were warm, accepting friendly and the drinks were PERFECT. The tour is not overly exerting, you definitely need to wear comfortable shoes ladies, be prepared for the average drink is maybe 8.00 each but they are awesome and not crazy strong but allows you to savour the drink. The weather was great for us and we even went and ate at one of Michael's suggested pizza spots Romas and it was well WORTH IT! Would 100 book another tour with HoustonUrbanAdventures and will even try to take on his suggestion for Galveston this weekend! Thank you Michael, and remember I Like Chocolate! DemButlers Dallas
The tour was great, the only drwback...
Andrea G
, Feb 2015
The tour was great, the only drwback is that I and other two people got an old address on the voucher so were waiting at a place that was actually closed. Finally we can talk to the tour guide and showed us the right directions. At least, they were close. When we joined the group it was so much fun. We got to see different bars and learn their history. Very recommended, specially if you are new to the area
Was expecting more quite frankly...
, Jan 2014
Was expecting more quite frankly. Thought it would be more about the history of the pubs, and was more about the history of the city. Went to four pubs. The first one was in the basement of a market and barely qualified as a pub, and the last one was in a hotel lobby. The middle two pubs were interesting.
Michael was our tour guide and he...
Vicki P
, Jun 2013
Michael was our tour guide and he was great. He was very personable and if info was hearsay rather than absolute truth he made that clear. He had freedom to choose which pubs to visit and his choices were great. We had a very fun evening and would recommend it to anyone that wants to hear some history of Houston and the pubs and visit some fun pub spots.

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