Houston's best Final Four food and drink deals
Final Four Food & Drink Deals
Sports fans across the country will be paying attention to Houston this weekend, as the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four tips off at NRG Stadium. Although neither the University of Houston Cougars nor the Texas Longhorns made it to this point in the tournament, basketball fans can still look forward to some fantastic games.
Houston bars and restaurants are getting into the Final Four spirit with food and drink specials that run all weekend. Peruse the list below for food and drink specials, extended hours, and the chance to meet Youtube’s favorite pizza reviewer.
Angel Share HTX, the charitably-minded bar near Market Square, will be offering up discounted drinks whether you attend the Final Four or watch it at their spot — think $6 frozens and $2 Jell-O shots. Either way, they’ve got big pictures of Betty White and Dolly Parton in the back, for those who feel like appreciating. 4 pm.
Biggio’s, the sports bar at downtown’s Marriott Marquis hotel, will have burgers, nachos, wings, refreshing cocktails, and more than 20 beers on tap. The sleek, two-level bar/restaurant combines a lively atmosphere with more than 30 screens for catching every minute. 11 am.
8th Wonder Brewery has reinstalled the 1971 NCAA Men's Championship basketball court flooring from the Astrodome in their taproom. Fans are encouraged to have a Cougar Paw Red Ale, the unofficial beer of the University of Houston Cougars. Noon.
Feges BBQ will be showing all games during business hours on the projectors at its Spring Branch location. Come enjoy beer specials, smoked chicken wings, cracklin' nachos, and other surprise specials. 11 am.
Finn Hall, the downtown food hall, is mad for basketball, and will be extending its hours for the Final Four this weekend. At this hub, sports fans can watch the game and also enjoy a variety of culinary delights ranging from barbecue and burgers to Mexican cuisine and bento boxes. 7:30 am.
Heights & Co. has a large patio, televisions, great food and a very lengthy cocktail, beer and wine list. Enjoy a number of shareables like charcuterie and cheese selections, queso, spinach & artichoke dip and more. Noon.
Kirby Ice House will welcome sports/pop-culture empire Barstool Sports to its door. Founder Dave Portnoy and Big Cat will be broadcasting live on Friday and Saturday, leading up to the Final Four games. 5 pm (1 pm Saturday).
Patterson Park will screen games on its 40 HD TVs. Look for drink specials like Shoot for a Shot: those who make two free throws in a row score their first drink on the house. Boasting a 5,000-square-foot outdoor deck, treehouse vibes, and sweeping skyline views, this dog-friendly and bike-friendly Heights bar always offers a 10-percent discount to those who roll up on their bicycles.
The Rustic is giving fans an opportunity to watch the Final Four in a fun atmosphere. On Saturday, both Rustic locations in Houston will hold watch parties with the first game between FAU and San Diego St. 5 p.m.
The Savoy has daily happy hours, a weekend brunch, and big party plans for the Final Four. That starts with $1 wings, $5 frozens, and other specials. Expect the massive patio to be bustling all weekend. 4 pm (11 am Saturday).
Tacos a Go Go will give free queso to anyone who brings a ticket stub from a Final Four game. The offer is good at all five Houston-area locations.