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Mainly Drinks

223 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5103
+1 281-867-1700
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (7 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
“wine and beer” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
223 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5103
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Reviewed yesterday

Mainly Drinks has permanently closed. The new owner is specializing in hamburgers and gumbo. He has totally remodeled the place. Looks like La Porte is in for a great new restaurant.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All good. Great selection of beer and wine. Good place to stop in for a coffee or latte. Very good selection of buy-by-the-bottle wine. Gonna miss this place.

Thank montanaman625
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Glad to see this place go maybe now we can get a restaurant in there with the owners not so nasty, she's rarely at the restaurant when she is wow what an attitude

Thank Joyce R
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Went here for dessert, based on local recommendations. Nice atmosphere, looks like they have a limited menu (at least for lunch.) .Appears that they have a good wine selection though We had a bread pudding and the beignets. The bread pudding was decidedly small, and...More

Thank sairam66
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

I truly hope you brought that up to your server so she could give you the correct amount back. That's certainly not the experience our guests know us for, and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back and improve your experience. Very...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018

Recommended by a local business establishment as the best place for lunch in La Porte. Not a big selection to pick from on the menu, but the stuff on our plates when they arrived was very good and more than adequate. Service was a tad...More

Thank Grumpyworm
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Thank you for coming by and trying us out. Though we may not have been exactly what you were expecting, I'm glad you enjoyed our cooking. We're looking forward to welcoming you back and delivering a five-star experience next time. 'Til then, Deb Gallington, Owner

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

V Day at the USS Texas for a fun night of dancing on the battle ship. We had to stop for a lite bite before dancing the night away. Our stop at Mainly Drinks started with wind, shrimp corn chowder and their delicious seafood flat...More

Thank Daniel H
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Daniel, thanks so much for taking the time to leave us a review. We enjoyed having you dine with us and are so glad you enjoyed your time here. Come back soon! Best, Deb Gallington, Owner

Reviewed 18 October 2017 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
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2017

It was a pleasure seeing you twice in one day, Gene -- I'm glad our cooking brought you back. Thanks for being our fan! Best, Deb Gallington, Owner

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 22 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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