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Mainly Drinks

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$$ - $$$
American, Wine Bar
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223 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5103
+1 281-867-1700
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10:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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Delft, The Netherlands
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80 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a pleasant surprise to find a place like this La Porte. These days you gotta go Downtown to find modern, fusion based cuisine. La Porte is a perfect place for those who work near Baytown or near the La Porte area and want something quick, local and delicious before heading home. I came here with a colleague after... More 

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Thank Arnold C
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Arnold, I'm so glad you can always find a nice meal and an escape with us -- that's what we're all about! Thanks so much for your kind words on the food and atmosphere, and don't be a stranger! All the best, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is an interesting restaurant. We go there for lunch. It probably has a different feel at night. Set up for 2 or 4 person dining. The owner appears to be working through the day. The chef tries to put a spin on sandwiches and pasta dishes. In an area with Mexican and bbq joints, this is a refreshing option.

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Thank Texassnowbird
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

I'm delighted you've found some refreshing options with us here at Mainly Drinks and can't wait to see you again :). Thanks for reaching out to me with your kind words, and I look forward to seeing you again. Warmly, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

La Porte, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This visit was dinner out with good friends and we experienced a warm atmosphere with knowledgeable staff and great food.

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Thank Rebecca B
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Rebecca, you can't​ have great food without a pleasant atmosphere and a kind staff, and I'm glad you enjoyed all of the above! Of course, it would be my pleasure to have you back for another fun time. Warmly, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went here for my birthday for an early Friday dinner. We had sweet potato and jalapeño soup, the burger and fries, chipotle seafood pasta, white chocolate bread pudding, and an after dinner mocha. The owner Deb was so welcoming and kind, interactive, walked us out when we left. The food was great quality and we really... More 

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1 Thank Katie F
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Katie, I definitely look forward to having you and your husband back for another pleasant evening. I'm delighted your birthday dinner celebration proved to be so delicious and enjoyable. Thanks for choosing Mainly Drinks as your celebration destination. It was surely a pleasure having you over, and I look forward to your next visit! Warmly, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I send way to much time here staff, food and of coarse the beer here is great on regular beers here but the staff will help you find something that you like

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Thank David P
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

David, it's awesome to hear from you! Thanks for declaring your love for Mainly Drinks and the food and beer that we serve here. Of course, we can't wait to see you again soon. Warmly, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

Deer Park, Texas
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Quaint restaurant with nice wine selection and high end limited menu. Staff was very knowledgeable and gracious. Menu items are pricy but tasty. No full bar just wines. Restaurant is small so seating is limited. Live music was there and it was a little much for the small space. Overall it was a nice evening out in a small town... More 

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1 Thank annargalloway
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Thanks for enjoying an evening out with us here at Mainly Drinks! If you're ever back in the area, we'd love to have you back for another evening out to eat. Warmly, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We have been going to Mainly Drinks for some time now. Great atmosphere, great food, great prices and friendly service. I appreciate they don't try to run us out and we can enjoy a relaxed meal. Deb always pairs up some nice wines for Thursday wine tasting, which I recommend. A reservation may be in order - depends on the... More 

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1 Thank Tim D
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Hi, Tim! It's wonderful to hear from you. I'm so happy you're a fan of the wines I've paired for you and can't wait to have you back for some more -- It shall be a relaxing and splendid time. Your wine friend, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

Pasadena, Texas
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Not big on the drinking .....but the food was excellent. I had the Mahi, my wife had the fish tacos...both were excellent. Service was great and never lacked for anything.

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1 Thank larryw58
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

It's absolutely wonderful you enjoyed the Mahi and fish tacos -- thanks for sharing this with me :). I'd love the opportunity to see you again for another great meal out. Warmly, Deb Gallington, Owner More 

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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We were unexpectedly surprised at this little hidden treasure. Great food, I had a yummy chicken and my husband had fish. Wine list was OK. Our waiter was slower than we think he should be but the owner fluttered around greeting and making it a very pleasant experience.

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1 Thank Mary H
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Hi, Mary. It was a pleasure to have you and your husband over to Mainly Drinks for some chicken, fish, and wine. It's wonderful you were a fan of the food, and I'd love to suggest some more pairings with you next time you visit. Thanks for your time, and have a wonderful rest of your week. Warmly, Deb Gallington,... More 

Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

No, this is not just about drinks. They have a chef and others who prepare and serve some of the best food in Houston. I would rate it in the top three restaurants in all of Houston. It is laid back and they have live music sometimes. If you try it may become your favorite place like it is mine.

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Thank txbistravel
Deb G, Owner at Mainly Drinks, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words! It's always a pleasure to have you over to Mainly Drinks, and we're all looking forward to seeing you again sometime soon. So, we're curious to know -- since you're such a fan of our food and drinks, what's your favorite menu​ item and drink to order? Looking forward to hearing from you,... More 

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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, Wine Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 00:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?