Clarion Suites Near the Woodlands
18456 I-45 S.
Shenandoah, TX 77384
Phone: (936) 273-1500
Fax: (936) 273-2496
Bars & Cafes
Buca di Beppo is known for its delicious Italian meals. The food here is fresh and prepared using authentically Italian ingredients. The food is reasonably priced, and the portions are huge. The service is efficient, even if you are in a large group. Some of the favorites here are Buca Trio Platter, Stuffed Mushrooms, Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken and the Chicken Marsala.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
Emulating the success of the renowned live music haunt Dosey Doe Cafe in The Woodlands, Dosey Doe Music Cafe is a top-notch concert space that comes with an added attraction of savoring exquisite Creole and Southern cuisine. This music cafe is open on all days and is host to acoustic performances on weekdays and well-known bands during the weekends, much to the delight of the music lovers. Past gigs hosted at the cafe include artists like Shy Blakeman, Bob Cheevers and Seth Candan. With a backdrop of excellent music, you can munch on tantalizing appetizers and sandwiches for brunch or savor the delicious beef burger for dinner. If you have a talent for singing and are looking for a stage to perform, then the open mic night at the cafe is just the perfect break you are looking for. Walk in here for a great time with your family and live music.
Dosey Doe Cafe is more than your regular coffee shop and doubles up as a music venue. This cafe offers the best of coffee, the beans are roasted right here and patrons can even watch that through the window. It also offers a full-fledged breakfast and dinner menu featuring dishes like Grilled Atlantic Salmon and Spicy Bowtie Pasta. However, highlight of this place is the concerts held here on a regular basis. Local, regional, renowned, amateur, every band gets a chance to play here in front of a receptive audience. With a capacity for 290 guests, it provides for an intimate concert experience and fans can get up, close and personal with artists. You can also rent the cafe for private events. For more details, check website.
Quiet and pretty with upscale decor and a popular patio, this classy restaurant is a special find for romantic couples. Relax and let the staff impress you with their extensive knowledge of vintage wines from the restaurant's private wine cellar. The Northern Italian menu is liberally sprinkled with grilled seafood choices. Definitely try the sizzling shrimp served with linguine and a spicy white wine sauce. Do not forget to save room for one of the creative desserts.
Spring meets Tuscany, that is exactly what one would feel if they stop by at the Crescent Moon Wine Bar. Offering a splendid setting, a relaxed ambiance and comfortable furniture to go with, this place is just majestic and classy. Guests can bask in the company of a well stocked bar, great cuisines and a very interesting selection of sparking wines. Add to this, there is also a spectacular lineup of musical performances by local talents. Call ahead or check the website for more information.
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille is well known for their signature steaks which are dry-aged in-house for at least 28 days and then caramelized with Perry's signature house spice blend. Originally a stand-alone butcher shop, the steakhouse has now spread to 8 different locations in the city. They have stand-alone butcher shops, steakhouse & grilles and wine lockers too. Perry's offers a casual dining experience in a decor that is upscale and contemporary. They offer private dining rooms that can hold more than 65 guests, an elegant jazz bar for live music, a sumptuous menu and an exquisite wine list. Some recommendations at Perry's: homemade Polish sausage, and tequila lime chicken salad, giant fried shrimp served with fries or filet mignon with vegetables.
The atmosphere is rustic in this turn-of-the-century wooden building that has a huge wrap-around deck. The deck seats a hundred people during outdoor performances of popular bands and entertainers on Thursdays and Sundays. The walls are covered with license plates from every state, barbed wire and an assortment of railroad memorabilia. The kitchen claims to serve the 'best barbecue in town,' but it is the hamburgers and fries that reign supreme. Gigantic burgers weigh 1/2 pound after being cooked and are served with scrumptious homemade French fries. Wash it down with an ice-cold longneck for the best results.
Bring the kids along for your visit to this somewhat boisterous cafe. Live bands further spice up the experience several nights a week, but most diners find the turn-of-the-century interior to be interesting enough all by itself. The burgers, chicken-fried steaks and sandwiches are all good, but side orders and desserts are the real taste treats. Try the special sausage-sauerkraut balls and see for yourself. The cafe does not offer a bar but you can take your pick of several beers and wines.
The nostalgic Texas atmosphere is complemented by the rustic log seats that dominate the bar. Memorabilia covers the walls and includes mementos from the well-loved Gunny Shack. Show up on Sundays and you will have a chance to pitch a game of horse shoes in the horse shoe pen. The popular bar serves cold beer, wine and set-ups, along with hospitality and a plain old good time. Come in and indulge in a 14-ounce rib-eye, baked potato, salad and all the trimmings for just USD10.
A stop at this unique neighborhood tavern is worth your time. It is conveniently located a stones throw from the main street in scenic Old Town Spring, and is a great place to grab a cold one and take a break from shopping. The crowd is diverse and consists of professionals, blue-collar workers, and even Harley Davidson enthusiasts. The Texas-style beer and wine tavern is a full-liquor bar, so feel free to order up your favorite drinks. Steak night is every Thursday night.
Jimmy, the club's live parrot, says, "Change your latitude and change your attitude." This pub is the place to go for exotic drinks like Island Slammer, Shotgun Wedding, Southern Kiss and Cactus Cooler. It is also the home of the famous Acoustic Open Mike Jam hosted by Bill Ward. The show is broadcast live on the Internet every Wednesday from 8pm-midnight. Live entertainment on weekends includes known stars like the infamous Mark Alan Threadgil, and Sunday karaoke is hosted by Robert Luby.