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The Best Places To Warm Up Around Houston

Brooke Lewis
Posted on November 1
Inside the coffee shop, which has tan stools, wood tables, and wood-paneled walls.

Enjoy coffee and cocktails at Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails. (Double Trouble Caffeine & Cocktails/Facebook)

It’s finally getting coooold outside in Houston. So, where should you go to warm up and feel cozy as the temperatures drop? I have some suggestions for you!

The Coziest Coffee Shop

When it gets colder outside, there’s something soothing about spending time at Agora in Montrose. Inside this popular coffee shop, it almost feels like you’re sitting inside someone’s living room. Relax with a book on one of their couches. Play a board game with some friends. Of course, make sure to grab a hot chocolate, house coffee, or a hot tea to warm up.

  • Houston has an incredibly underrated coffee scene, but with so many places to choose from, it can be overwhelming. Where should you grab your next cup? [City Cast Houston 🎧]

The Coziest Movie Theater

Take a trip out to Alamo Drafthouse inside La Centerra. This Katy movie theater has delicious food, drinks, and a variety of movies to help you escape the cold. As the holiday season approaches, they’re also hosting special movie screenings to get you in the spirit. Plan ahead for a screening of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” the night before Thanksgiving. I know, I’m already marking my calendar for their screening of one of my favorites “The Holiday” on Dec. 5, which includes champagne.

The Coziest Bar

It’s hard for me to pick just one cozy bar in the city, so you’re getting two! First, check out Double Trouble in Midtown, which offers a full service coffee bar and delicious cocktails. During colder months, they also feature specialized holiday drinks and hot toddies. Julep, an award-winning cocktail bar on Washington Avenue, is also another favorite of mine. During the holidays, the bar is beautifully decorated and offers a specialized cocktail menu.

The Coziest Restaurant

When it gets colder out, I’m usually craving a warm bowl of pasta. There are tons of places around town to get a tasty bowl, but some of my favorites are: Paulie’s, North Italia, or Ostia. Each one offers a variety of pastas and a cozy atmosphere to relax on a cold day.

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