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Bayou Place

500 Texas Ave, Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
1-713-221-8883
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Ranked #116 of 175 Attractions in Houston
Type: Theaters, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: In the entertainment district, a new development of theaters, clubs and dining.
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Houston, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Bayou Place is ok...there's the Hard Rock cafe and a few other restaurants and some shops but whatever. The music venue itself (formerly the Verizon Wireless) is easily my favorite place to see a show. I've seen Brian Wilson, Cake, Counting Crows, The Toadies and several other great bands there and I can't say enough. There are almost no bad... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Really nice movie theatre, great sitting with a look-like-spa finishing! It is located right downtown Houston, there are a lot of things to do before/after a good movie!

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Bryan, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The venue itself is nice enough for all types of concerts. However, the bar service is overwhelmed, under staffed, and at times they are rude. They could do so much better.

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My wife and I attended the Feb 7 Ron White performance at the Bayou Music Center. The performance was great but the seats and facility was horrible. We had center section 24th row tickets on the floor (Sec 102, row X). The seats are literally connected folding chairs backed very close to the row in front. You better like your... More

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Galveston Island, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This is the WORST seating I have ever paid for. We couldn't see the stage. Crappy folding chairs, linked too close together, lined up right behind the head in front of you. Duh, since the floor is flat - ever heard of staggering the chairs? How about enough room between rows for people to slide by you to get to... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
36 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Had assigned seats but soon discovered NO ONE bothered to number the tables! The staff who were there to direct people were just as aggravated (and rude) as some of the attendees at this very important and otherwise worthwhile annual charitable event. As such, we weren't the least bit interested in participating in any of the auctions and couldn't wait... More

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Top Contributor
257 reviews 257 reviews
38 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Long lines No direction Very disorganized Catering was good Had assigned seat but no one could help us

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Houston, Texas
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We saw the Kings of Mic Tour here in July, the tickets stated doors opened at 7:00, well we arrived a hour later to find a super long line! What a bummer! This was also the case at a concert at the Toyota Center, so maybe this is typical for concerts on Houston (not the case in Chicago). The venue... More

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

We could walk from the Hobby Center and thre Wortham The Blue Fish restaurant food is very good and so was the service.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Loved it. Good area and easy to find. show was awesome! Helpful and friendly staff. Parking was cheap too!

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