Best of: Montrose!

By | September 29, 2012
Best Junk Store in Montrose
photo courtesy of @blacque_jacques with Creative Commons license via flickr

Each year, The Houston Press rounds up the best businesses, restaurants, arts and entertainment from around the city into one big BEST OF Houston list. It’s no surprise Montrose businesses were named the best in more than a few categories this year including Best Chiropractor, Restaurant, Shoe Repair, Used Furniture, Karaoke, Jazz Club and Convenience Store [among MANY others]. Here’s a few. Congrats to all those who make our city and neighborhood tops. To see all the winners, check out Houston Press’ website.

Best Art Supplies

Texas Art Supply

Best Used Furniture
Reeves Antiques

Best Junk Store
Texas Junk Company

Best Shoe Repair
Tejas Custom Boots

Best Chiropractor
Jacqueline A. Doval, M.S., D.C., C.A.C.

Best Veterinarian
The Montrose Veterinary Clinic

Best Tea Shop
Té House of Tea

Best Convenience Store
D&Q Mini-Mart

Best Bistro

Best Greek Restaurant
Niko Niko’s

Best Service

Best Restaurant

Best Vegetarian
Roots Bistro

Best Tex-Mex Restaurant
La Mexicana

Best Cocktail Bar
Anvil Bar & Refuge

Best Late-Night Eats
BB’s Café

Best Brunch

Lucio’s BYOB

Best Beer Selection
The Hay Merchant

Best French Restaurant

Best Italian — Upscale
Da Marco

Best Local-Music Venue

Best Trivia Bar

Best Karaoke
PJ’s Sports Bar

Best Jazz Club


Best Dance Club: Numbers Nightclub

Best Drag Bar: F Bar

Best Gay Bar: South Beach

Best Art Gallery: The Menil Collection

Best Bookstore: Half Price Books

Best Laundromat: Mr. Klean Washateria

* Double bonus for Danton’s being named Best Restaurant and Best Seafood by the Houston Press Readers!

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District provided services such as safety patrols by off-duty HPD officers, graffiti abatement, trash pick-up, maintenance of esplanades, among other services outlined in the Districts’ Assessment Plan, that are supplemental to services provided by the City of Houston, had been reduced in Mid-November and ceased completely as of December 11. The District had to cease the services due to unpaid assessments from some of the commercial property owners within the District. Delinquent assessments for 2016 and prior years are being collected for services that were delivered in 2017. The current lawsuit status does not affect the collection of delinquent assessments due for 2016 and prior years for services rendered for calendar year 2017. Please direct questions regarding the cessation of services to Executive Director, Ben Brewer at We are committed to helping our neighborhood remain the safe, vibrant and attractive place to live and do business and would like to hear from you on how we can continue to work together in this effort.