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Flying Saucer

$$ - $$$American, ,
705 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-3313
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pretzels” (24 reviews)
“bratwurst” (8 reviews)
“cheese fries” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
705 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-3313
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unbelievable selection of draft brews served up quick and cold! Great German food as well. The Saucerbrat with a side of German potato salad is the bomb diggity!

Thank oiost8fan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered a beer at the Flying Saucer and it tasted like burnt popcorn. The bartender had a solution, "if you don't like it, I can close you out." I guess I offended him in some way. I travel for my job and this was...More

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Flying Saucer is known for its nice beer selection, but it also has nice fare for lunch. The choices includes pizza, sandwiches, salads, and more. The location at the corner of Capitol and Main is nice for people watching too, but it can get...More

Thank jswflights
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was visiting Houston on business and decided to eat here rather than at the impersonal Hotel restaurant, based on the tripadvisor reviews. I'm pleased I did. As I was single and most tables were set for 4, I opted to eat at the bar....More

Thank raverusa
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My family has been buying pies here for as long as I can remember- I'm 55. Nowhere in the world can you find better pies- nowhere no way. It is not by accident that people line up for hours here at holidays. You want the...More

1  Thank wes607
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The place to be ..especially on a Monday night $ 3 for all the beers .. excellent service.. great staff.. enjoyed every sip of the Texan beer..

Thank Gagan C
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on the strength of ta. Went for the shepherds pie which was a good size and tasty. Was served with bread. Enjoyed the Sierra Nevada beer. Server who i think was called kate was very pleasant and enjoyed the banter with "us english".

Thank paulc051
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Big Cobb Salad with lots of chicken and big avocado slices. Very fresh! It's obvious this is a local hangout where people go to have a good time, but are very welcoming to a pair of seniors with suitcases waiting for their train back to...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very popular local brew pub and a definite revisit place. Our waitress was extremely knowledgeable about all the beers they had on tap which are way to many to list.

1  Thank djekels
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went in with some colleagues, very friend,y and knowledgeable waitress . Had some great buffalo wings . I probably chose the wrong beer , Live oak Heff wasn't the best but that's probably me .

Thank Mark B
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Questions & Answers
16 March 2017|
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Response from eltigre1054 |
The flying saucer is more of a pub than a restaurant. there is lots of parking near the theatres and the pub. I have stayed in hotels all around and never had problems with safety, even though there are some "characters... More
Louise P
24 January 2017|
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Response from Luzius01 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no space for a pool table as it is also an eatery!
Louise P
24 January 2017|
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Response from Donald H | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-3313
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 713-228-PINT
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