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Mainly Drinks

$$ - $$$American,
223 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5103
+1 281-867-1700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood pasta” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (4 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
223 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5103
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by to meet a salesman for lunch. Lunch was so good decided to head back for dinner yes in the same day so that should tell you plenty. And oh yes will continue to come back for lunch and dinner. So people from La...More

Thank generoblyer
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Went for dinner one weekend night. This is a smaller restaurant, so seating can get hard if it is busy. the night we went it was not busy at all. They did have a live band playing which was nice, as it was not a...More

Thank tleeEvans
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

I'm happy you enjoyed our live music and your chicken dish, but I'm sorry to hear we haven't completely won you over yet. We always want our service to be speedy and friendly -- I apologize if you felt any different. I hope you'll consider...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Not to be missed. Great little spot. The staff are attentive and the food is awesome. Wines are rotated and the selections are numerous.

Thank wishin2bthere
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

So glad to hear you're a fan! Hoping your next visit is sooner rather than later. Take care, Deb Gallington, Owner

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place, great service, diversified menu, I think it's too pricey for our community. Not only pricey, but very small portions seemed the food was more about presentation not portions or value. Will probably not go back again.

Thank Linda E
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Linda, while we're happy you thought our spot was nice, we're sorry to hear you weren't pleased with dinner. We hope you'll reconsider giving us another visit -- we'd love the chance to really impress you! Thank you, Deb Gallington, Owner

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have been going here for years! The owner Deb is an amazing woman! We just love the hometown feel, and lately the specials have been amazing!More

Thank JKickertz
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thanks for coming back our way for so long! It's awesome to hear that you continue to love stopping by, and I'm glad our specials are still hitting the spot. Thanks for taking some time to leave a few kind words -- can't wait to...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

What is not to like beers and wine are great but go in asking for bud light or Miller lite they don't serve it the have a lot of independent brewers I'm kinda hooked on the gilleys beer myself ask about the special of the...More

Thank David P
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

David, I'm pleased that you're a fan of our independent brewers, and it's nice to know that the Gilley's left a good impression. That's a solid tip about the special of the day, and I hope you'll be back for another good round soon. Best...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

A great restaurant down stairs with a party/business room upstairs. The staff is special in either room. The food from Burgers to Steaks served by well trained staff feels wonderful. This is a great that we all deserve. The name Mainly Drinks does not tell...More

Thank 173rdtheherdfoun2016
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

It's so great to hear the food and service alike were nothing short of perfect -- this is all I could ask for! I take this to heart, and I hope we'll see you again soon. Take care, Deb Gallington, Owner

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Thought we would give this restaurant a go. Went for a late lunch, Our waiter was very attentive and great service. I had a the hamburger which was tasty and hubby had the chicken fried steak, He was not so impressed, he thought it was...More

Thank Deborah T
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Thanks for coming by with your husband, Deborah! That sounds like a nice little lunch date. I'm glad you loved the hamburger, but it's a bummer your husband wasn't enamored with the chicken fried steak. I'm sure we can find something he'll love on the...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

It's a small but quaint little place located in the old part of town. It has every wine you could want and food is good. Owner usually greets each table when she is there. Its more of an adult atmosphere.

Thank Brandi S
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2017

Thanks for dining with us at Mainly Drinks, Brandi. It was a pleasure having you over, and I look forward to your next visit. Best, Deb Gallington, Owner

Reviewed 29 January 2017

I had the avocado chicken sandwich it came out hot fresh i was disappointed it could use more avocado and it tast plane I think the owner was there she didn't speak to us are welcome usMore

Thank annfree123
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

It's great the food was fresh and hot, Ann, but I'm sorry to hear the flavor wasn't what you were expecting. I'm also sorry if my not stopping by offended you. That's never my intention. I'll keep this all in mind moving forward, though, and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Wine Bar
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  La Porte
  • Phone Number: +1 281-867-1700
Mainly Drinks serves what its name implies and so much more! We are a full-service restaurant serving lunch and dinner six days a week. We also offer gourmet coffees and teas, micro-brewery ales and beers, and boutique wines.
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