Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
9041 Westheimer Rd.
Houston, TX 77063
Phone: (713) 783-1400
Fax: (713) 783-8301
Bars & Cafes
The Hideaway On Dunvale is a simple dive bar that offers a casual and relaxed atmosphere to its patrons. Here, you can enjoy a drink or two and choose from the variety of treats; its specialty being crawfish. Apart from that, Hideaway hosts live music concerts featuring local artists/bands playing blues and rock music. Given the perfect mix of good food and great music, The Hideaway On Dunvale is an ideal place for a night out with friends.
You need to treat yourself for coffee and sweets! A Sweet Factory is just the place, with decadent Mediterranean pastries galore. The flaky crust of buttery Croissants or fresh baked sweet Baklava with spring-green pistachios goes perfectly with some cardamon tea or rich Middle Eastern coffee varieties. They also have some of the best pita bread you'll ever eat, so pick some up for your after-work snacks for the week. You might also consider their custom gift baskets, giant party trays, and super moist cakes, which is appropriate for all occasions. You'll smell their delicious and satsifying pastries from the parking lot.
Think brick and wood with a cozy,rustic appeal as you enter La Madeleine French Bakery. It is worth a visit to this West Houston bakery just to get a look at the fully functioning wooden waterwheel. As you would expect, the bakery items are delicious. What some do not realize is that the other offerings, such as the herb-roasted chicken and Caesar salad, are equally divine. If all that is not enough, the bakery also serves delicious breakfast items. And, to top it all off, the pricing is also impressive.
Rock and roll seven days a week with some of the best live bands in Houston. This nightspot holds hundreds of people and is one of the city's hottest rock clubs. Giant over-stuffed chairs and large wooden tables give it an English pub flavor, and the beverage service is the best. It has enjoyed enormous popularity with the twenty-something set since 1977.
Typical red-checked Italian decor adds coziness and a satisfying feeling of warmth to this dining experience. Tucked away on a somewhat secluded street, it particularly appeals to young couples and families on a budget. Menu selections consist of traditional Italian dishes and zesty handmade pizzas. Repeat visits will be in order so you can try them all. Bottled beers and wines are available, but there is not a full bar.
Named after the historical skeleton found in Ethiopia, Lucy's Ethiopian Restaurant and Lounge is a trendy establishment in Houston. Dim lighting, sheer curtains, Ethiopian art, comfy couches and low coffee tables characterize this popular eatery. The menu features a wide variety of Ethiopian cuisine and is great for sharing among friends.
Experience the flavors of authentic Thai food at this modern eatery located in Houston's version of Chinatown. The atmosphere is bustling and fun, particularly during lunch. Quieter moments can be experienced in the afternoon or early evening. You will definitely want to try the pad Ka praw, a minced chicken dish that is the overwhelming favorite of diners. If you are feeling a little uncertain about the menu, the lunch buffet is a great way to sample a bit of everything. There is a great selection of Asian beers available.
Fun and games are a staple of Dave & Busters. Beyond the dining area, you will find billiards tables, shuffleboard, video games, a karaoke bar and the absolute latest in virtual reality equipment. The menu abounds with an assortment that includes huge burgers and mesquite-grilled entrées. A glass of house wine is light on the pocket and menu items are moderately priced as well.
There is no need to dress up to eat here. The friendly staff and low-key decor create a wonderful sense of small-town dining. The effect is so real, you might actually forget you are dining in the middle of a bustling city. Unfortunately, the cafe has limited hours, but the good news is that it serves its famous breakfast offerings from open to close. The popularity of breakfast is amazing, but you certainly will not be disappointed if you opt for one of the deli-style sandwiches or a thick and juicy burger. Try the corned-beef melt and you will agree.
Signature Lounge is a spacious, disco-balled and marble-countered lounge bar and dance club with a patio. Many nights of the week are themed with house DJs and special promotions, and some nights are designed to cater specifically to gay communities. Visit website for details and more information.
You will feel like you are in London when you visit this traditional British pub called the Richmond Arms. Darts and pool are available if you can snag a spot early. If not, settle in and chat with friends while watching rugby, soccer or cricket on the big-screen TV. Can you say bangers and mash or fish and chips? Traditional British fare abounds in a price range that is certain to please. You will be impressed with the list of English brews to was down the delicious fare dished up at the restaurant. Reservations are required for large parties.
Located close to the rice village the 'Firehouse Saloon' is music venue. You will find a number of local musicians performing here. Come here and enjoy some drinks and snacks with great live music. Known to be one of the best places to enjoy live country music, you will find the hottest crowd here. So all you music fans out there, come and rock all night.