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“A favorite but get there early on Saturdays”

Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Ranked #31 of 319 things to do in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

We love St. Arnold's. We've been here on weekdays for lunch, Saturdays for group get-togethers and even for a rehearsal dinner in a private area.

The lunch always sounds simple, but it's a more gourmet version of whatever they're serving. And it's a ton of food! Most recently we were here for Memorial Day and had a delicious pulled pork sandwich, salad, chips, potato salad.

If you're going with a big group on a Saturday, make sure someone in the group goes early to save a spot in line if you want a table. Otherwise, bring lawn chairs or a blanket. Bring games and food, and if you're trying to save a whole table for people who aren't there yet, table cloths work wonders.

Thank bethanyfarns
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

We went during the week and not crowded at all. Pint glass is a great idea for upgrade at the gift counter. Lots of fun.

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Reviewed May 13, 2014

If you like beer and want to do something besides the same ol' beer garden, marked up craft beer and snobby hipster bartender you must come here!!

Come for a beer tour and plop down $8. You'll get the tour and some beers and a souvenir glass. That's Mon thru Fri with the taps open 2:30 to 4:15PM and the tour at 3:30PM. It's a great cheap adventure for out of town guests who you are trying to find cool stuff to do in the Houston heat!

Want some lunch? You can sample the beers and enjoy some great food. Lunch served Monday - Friday, 11:00 AM to 1:15 PM. They do have a limited lunch menu and it changes daily, so check the website.

Saturday is the same $8 and also includes tour & souvenir glass. They admit guests between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM and the tours are at Noon, 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM. You don't need reservations but on the weekends the tours can be pretty crowded.

They will let you bring your kids but if they are 15 or older they have to pay for the tour. And they have a fantastic root beer on tap for them in the beer hall.

But here's the deal: For your $8 you get 4 little chips for 4 different beers from the taps in the large beer hall. They usually have available their seasonal beers and special brews like Icon - which can be hard to find in stores at times - and their usual suspects like Lawnmower and Weedwacker. I have never had a bad St Arnold beer. Of course your taste and mine may be different. So I won't recommend one more than other. But try the seasonal and the special brews. I mean you are there and can get them, why not?

If you already have your St Arnold glasses don't forget to bring them so you get a bigger pour than you might get in their little plastic cups!

You can bring your own food or order pizza delivery. Bring a board game, some cards and a bunch or friends and spend the day. The beer hall is huge with long community tables and a nice view of the beer vats.

If you keep your 6 pack carriers from the St Arnold beer you buy at the store you can bring them back for recycling and get some cool swag. They have a parking lot at the northwest corner of the brewery as well as street parking.

Thank Katles
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

This is the oldest brewery in Texas. We went Saturday morning and spent 4 hours playing cards and drinking beer. A great time was had by all.

Thank Jack S
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Reviewed April 21, 2014

Went on a recent Saturday, and had a blast. We arrived around 1:45, paid $8 to get in and to my surprise this included a souvenir glass and four fill ups of your choice of any beer on tap. My little group had a great time, we took the 2:00 tour and the hung around in the biergarten style room to finish of our beers and chat with each other. I saw many people enjoying lunches that they were apparently encouraged to bring in with them. It would be the perfect place to take any beer lover who happens to visit.

Thank Susie M
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