Enjoy a challenging team activity on Rainey Street with a digital scavenger hunt bar tour. You will venture to the most popular spots on Rainey Street playing an interactive digital scavenger hunt game with augmented reality on IPads that are provided.
RAINEY STREET is full of bars, actually over 10 on one block. You can't go wrong wondering into any of these locations. No need to categorize these into types of nights out, this street is great for visitors, locals, first dates, night with your parents, or just a place to get a good drink.
BAR 96 on Rainey Street is the latest from the Lustre Pearl and Clive guy, 96 is a renovated one-room Rainey Street home outfitted to be the hood's first sports-friendly thirst quencher, with two flat-screens above the jade-colored bar and another pair on the stained patio.
ICENHAUER’S on Rainey Street is a casual Rainy Street suds spot, a two-roomed affair given a living-room vibe via wood walls, a chandelier made out of wine glasses, and vintage lime-green/cream-colored furniture. There's an extensive drink menu featuring infused liquors and seasonal drinks. Look out for live music nights and chicken and waffles on Sundays.
The HALFSTEP on Rainey Street is a little blue house that is Half Step is dark and lined in tea-stained wallpaper. Cool off with one of the meticulously crafted cocktails, like the NOLA-born Sazerac (rye whiskey, sugar, Peychaud’s bitters, absinthe rinse), and remember what the glowing sign that greets you on the way in says: "You earned it."
The BLACKHEART on Rainey Street was created by a pair of nightlife vets formerly tied to Beauty Bar and the ND, this shanty-chic, NOLA-style spot is situated inside a refurnished 1886 Rainey St home adorned with votive-candle-lit nude B&Ws of Storyville women-of-the-night.
The CONTAINER BAR on Rainey Street was Bridget Dunlap’s creation, a pioneer of the Rainey Street bar scene (Lustre Pearl, Clive Bar, Bar 96), brings this three-years-in-the-making nightlife spot painstakingly created out of stacked shipyard containers. The industrial-chic result casts a jagged, modern profile and offers a playful, colorful space with event-friendly courtyard and patio areas for DJs and other acts – with a bar for eclectic cocktails.
JAVELINA on Rainey Street is “Perfect for a late lunch and a pint”, this “laid-back” Rainey Street bar is set apart from its bungalow-occupying brethren by its in-house kitchen, which serves “solid burgers” and other Texas-centric offerings, mostly for meat eaters; come late afternoon, the outdoor patio is the place to enjoy an “interesting cocktail” or “delicious” draft beer.
Craft Pride on Rainey Street is a beer bar with 52 drafts on tap, all from the Lone Star state. Featuring options like Hay Merchant in Houston, Craft & Growler in Dallas, and Bangers, brewed right there in Craft Pride’s backyard, Craft Pride's certainly Texas proud. They offer to-go cases of bottles and bombers, all curated by an OG Black Star brewer.
GERALDINE’S on Rainey Street offers globally influenced shareable plates with a well-curated cocktail menu are the focus of this contemporary Rainey Street destination occupying the fourth floor of the Hotel Van Zandt. The roomy restaurant, bar and lounge are bathed in earth tones, and feature free live music most nights.