The Best Bars for Foodies in College Station

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Deep in the heart of Texas, College Station is one of America's most exciting towns - a true Lone Star state paradise with plenty of culture, great cuisine, and a true college-town feel. The best bars in College Station embody that spirit, serving up a full slate of great times for all the visitors, students, and locals in and around the city. But where are the good-time revelers in the city headed out to when they're looking for the best bars in College Station? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. Here, we've put together a list of the best bars in College Station, gathering information from the in-the-know partiers in the city. From neighborhood honky-tonks and craft cocktail places to raucous sports clubs perfect for Aggies games, the best bars in College Station deliver great vibes for everyone. Grab a table in one of these spots and enjoy a night out tonight!

Restaurants:The Republic Steakhouse, Poppy @ The George Hotel, Porters
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:College Station

The Republic Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
College Station
1,064 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
A classic Texas steakhouse, The Republic is one of the most historic restaurants in town. It's also one of the best bars in College Station. Grab a seat in the lush, leather-accentRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas
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Poppy @ The George Hotel

$$$$·Contemporary American·
College Station
148 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Birthdays
This upscale bar and restaurant at The George Hotel is one of the prime spots for some dinner and drinks in College Station. Whiskey is the top bar drink at Poppy, Grab a glass of Read more
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Porters

$$$$·Steakhouse·
College Station
523 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
In the heart of Century Square, Porters is a classic “dining and butcher” restaurant driven by excellent meat selections and prime cocktails. Park at the upscale bar for one of theRead more
87% recommended
Best Food in Central Texas

Amico Nave Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Bryan
568 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
One of the top Italian spots in town, Amico Nave is also one of the best bars in College Station. This exciting Italian spot is an excellent option for a hearty dinner or just a feRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas
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Ronin

$$$$·American·
College Station
594 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
A true Texas farm favorite, Ronin is an exciting local spot with an ever-changing menu and some exciting cocktails. Try one of the local-styled craft beers, wines, or spirits. PairRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas
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Christopher's World Grille

$$$$·Continental·
College Station
2,276 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
This classic and elegant restaurant and grille is an excellent spot for dinner and some fun times with friends. Grab a seat in the Casablanca Piano Bar for some fine tunes with a cRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas
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Luigi's Patio Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
College Station
946 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
This celebrated courtyard bar and restaurant is an excellent spot for live music and great drinks. Stop into one of the best bars in College Station to enjoy some tunes and a classRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas

Vintage House Restaurant at Messina Hof

$$$$·American·
Bryan
667 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
The Vintage House is a prime spot for dining and drinks for anyone visiting the Messina Hof Winery and Resort. Before or after a sightseeing trip or tour, stop in for a meal and a Read more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas
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Caffe Capri

$$$$·Italian·
Bryan
100 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
This hip downtown Bryan location is one of the best bars in College Station. Grab a seat at the bar in this 1900s-era building for some cocktails and glasses of excellent wine. TheRead more
93% recommended
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Casa do Brasil

$$$$·Steakhouse·
College Station
905 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
A lively Brazilian steakhouse, Casa do Brasil is also one of the best bars in College Station. The house-made sangria with fresh fruit and served “on the rocks” is a must-get, and Read more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Central Texas

BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse - College Station

$$$$·American·
College Station
20 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Kid-friendly
Frosty mugs of beer is the calling card at the College Station location of BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse. Alongside pub favorites like pizza, pasta, and tacos, BJs boasts a full meRead more
91% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Central Texas

Dixie Chicken Restaurant

$$$$·Grill·
Bryan
The self-styled “oldest bar in the Northgate,” The Dixie Chicken is one of the most famous bars in town. A longtime Texas A&M favorite, “The Chicken” is a lively spot full of good Read more
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Napa Flats Wood Fired Kitchen

$$$$·Californian·
College Station
1 review
This relaxing, laid-black Californian-Mediterranean-Italian combo spot is one of the best bars in College Station. It's a prime spot for a meet-up with friends and family. Head in Read more
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Mad Taco

$$$$·Mexican·
College Station
Tacos and margaritas are a prime combination in Texas, and Mad Taco delivers this pair with flair and style. Stop into this jumping, college-favorite Mexican spot for a few tacos aRead more
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Brazos-Proper Texas Kitchen

$$$$·Southern·
College Station
121 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
This “proper Texas kitchen” is also a proper and prime spot to enjoy one of the best bars in College Station. Stop into this lively hot spot near Freedom Park for some excellent loRead more
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