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Flying Saucer

#18 of 7,051 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown
American, Bar, Pub
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705 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-3313
713-228-PINT
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Today
11:00 - 02:00
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 02:00
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Zwalm, Belgium
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is one ( or more ) visits worth when you are in Houston, you get your plate on the wall when @ +200 different beers, must have seen and tasted.

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Thank Jo V
Edinburg, Virginia
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331 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Of course they were all from one guy but still. It's a neat place to go and my review is based solely on the food. I am not drinking beer right now to stay low carb. I ordered 2 appetizers. Pretzels and Chicken Tenders with Buffalo sauce. Both were average at best. When we left the two I were riding... More 

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Thank Bigfoot424
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

When I travel for business I always try to find a local place with a unique vibe...something I just can't find at home. The Flying saucer is definitely that for Houston. The beer I tried had grapefruit in it ...all I can say is wow. The chicken sandwich was nice and spicy and the fries not too greasy. They do... More 

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Radwell
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Flying Saucer in Sugar Land has a large selection of draft beers on tap. Friendly staff and good table service - but be a little understanding when the place is full. Food menu is okay but I don't think the food is anything special. Not a bad place for a beer in Sugar Land and probably the best if... More 

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Thank NearRadwell
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. So many beers to try on a rotating beer list. The beverage menu is larger than the food menu...which is still large. Pub food for the most part, but excellently prepared. Very reasonable prices. I had the Pork Bahn Mi sandwich and a local beer that was released an hour earlier for the first time ever. Rumor has it... More 

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Thank Chris L
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I love the beer selection in this place and the atmosphere, but it took half an hour for our pretzel to finally arrive... only cause we paid and asked for it to go... and when I opened the box, the order was wrong! 🙄🙄

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Thank mexicanbadger
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Food menu is one page, beer has two pages lol. Was told can get a taste of any draft beer so picked two and got what was about a half shot glass full. Uh really? Ended up going blind and picking a couple brews. All good. Food was good had the German brats and wife went with the French dip,... More 

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Thank Greg O
Fort Benning, Georgia
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

real shame about the service, however the food drink selection and atmosphere were really good.. the service was marred by a very disinterested server who clearly didn't like her job and her mind was elsewhere, how ever the location is excellent, beers were great, great variety in pizzas you can design.. atmosphere is good, maybe our experience would have been... More 

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Thank vidzgandy
Calgary, Canada
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful pub with atmosphere and an excellent selection of brews. Foods ok... but the whole place reeks of grease and you need a shower afterwards. Sit outside in the heat!

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Thank ElTigre2014
Bangkok, Thailand
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of the most relaxed bars with an outstanding beer menu. If you are looking for a place to try out new beers and relax, this is the place! The food is also just as good with pizzas, nachos, sandwiches, and pretzels.

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Thank Luzius01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
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, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
12:00 - 02:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?