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Big Easy Social and Pleasure Club

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Address: 5731 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX 77005-2407
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+1 713-523-9999
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18:00 - 02:00
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Sun 18:00 - 01:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 02:00
Fri 15:00 - 02:00
Sat 18:00 - 02:00

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Dive bar with great live music

This place has been around for quite awhile.. doesn't look like much from the outside. Inside doesn't look much better. It's a classic dive bar popular with locals and regulars... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Ciahasher
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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Big Easy is heaven if you're looking for a dive bar with live music. It was very crowded and tough to get to the bar to order drinks. The band, Grady Gaines, was pretty good, but the sound was all screwed up for the first part of their show. I don't know if that was the bar or their... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around for quite awhile.. doesn't look like much from the outside. Inside doesn't look much better. It's a classic dive bar popular with locals and regulars who like the live music. One nice thing about this place is the music is free except on Friday and Saturday nights. I think they charge 5 dollars cover Staff... More 

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Thank Ciahasher
Houston
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

7/19/14 Went watch Tony Vega band and when I ordered a double rum shot for the coca cola for one of our guest, I tasted the drink because she said it tasted like nothing. I tasted what was in the shot glass it was water. I went to the owner and he said get out. So my suggestion at this... More 

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5 Thank Bill-heart
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

If you are visiting Houston and find yourself in need of some great company and some great live music, head on over to Kirby Drive and drop in to The Big Easy. You will not be disappointing, especially if you are looking for the best live Blues in the city.

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3 Thank Steve M
Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

We love coming to The Big Easy when we are in Houston. It isn't fancy (that's an understatement). It doesn't have lots of room. It isn't even all that clean...sorry but it's the truth. But it is guaranteed to be fun! It has great blues, jazz, and zydeco music depending on which night you show up. Some bands are local,... More 

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3 Thank Sharon A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

This place really rocks in all meanings of it! Probably the best place fo live music in Houston. Top bands, good audience, atmosphere!

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Thank Johanna T
Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

Went to "The Big Easy" to hear blues guitarist Alan Haynes the other night. It is a small bar, where locals hang out, not a "dress up" place, but a good old down to earth "dive" style bar. A little scary to see on the outside, but don't judge a book by its cover. Drinks are cheap, a few pool... More 

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1 Thank HoustonWahine
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2013

Tell 'em T sent ya! If you are looking for a Blues venue in Houston, look no farther than this legendary blues hall of fame, and a place where the spirit of many long lost blues artists remain. Texas Blues artists? you name them, they have played the Big Easy. The owner, Tom, is a great harp player, and is... More 

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4 Thank T H
Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012

Located on Kirby near Robin Hood St. it's perfect for the traveler to locate. The parking is limited and you might have to park on a sidestreet if you don't get there early. The configuration of the club inside is rather strange but your typical blues bar. There were more patrons than places to sit by 10pm on a Saturday... More 

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2 Thank bluesguy76120
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2012

The Big Easy has gotta be the best place for blues and zydeco in the Houston area. And that’s saying a lot! Tom, the owner, is extremely hospitable, and the bartenders and wait folks are truly outstanding. When you look at the place from the outside, your first impression may be, “What a dump!”. But when you get inside you... More 

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