Houston >Arts & Entertainment > Venue
719 Main St, Houston, TX | Directions 7700229.758636 -95.363456
Neighborhoods: Downtown, Central
THE BEST DOWNTOWN CLUB – BEST IN HOUSE LATIN ROCK BAND.....GREAT BARTENDER GARY
worst Club to book a party – I had booked a party for my husband on March 27 for his birthday. I spoke to Jennifer and she assured me that everything would work out. The only thing I needed to do was get my guest list together and pay for the VIP by buying 4/5 liquior bottles aka. Barcadi @ $185 a bottle not a problem I wanted to have something different and nice for my husband. I knew we werent going to be able to make it there at a certain time which was 10:30 pm or 11:00 because I had other things plan before going to the club. We make it there at 11:30 p.m. with guest list guess what I could not get in because the club was pack I lost my spot eventhough I had booked a VIP that was suppose to get me in anytime. I asked the promoter to call the manager bc of the situation they never come. The only thing they said was we had to pay cover charge eventhough I had a VIP.The were rude and very very unprofessional. I will never do business with any of them again. That's why clubs can't stay open pass three months because they don't demonstrate professionalism and trust. Again they will tell anything to get your money until they don't need you anymore. Unrealiable, unprofessional and untrustworthy.
Great place for a Party! – Went to a birthday party on December 14th, was a very nice club. Great dance music and a great cover band!
Great place to party – We went to this club on Friday Latin night. This club has an older crowd (upper 20's to mid 30's). I liked everything about this club. Lots of room to dance. The dance floor gets full but there is plenty of room to dance anywhere in the club. The bar service was very good. The band was up high so one can see them from anywhere in the club. At the back, there are couches if you want to take a break and just hang out. The band was great (they played a good mix of of salsa, bachata, and other latin genres) the bathrooms were clean, the crowd was great...I cannot think of any cons about this place. Before 10:30 ladies enter free.. We had a good time and we will be back for sure.
I'll definately be going back – My first time downtown in a long time! I liked this place a lot and was surprised that i liked the crowd too. You never know what you're gonna get downtown. Had a bit of a wait in line but it was worth it; the club is huge with plenty of seating, a great cover band and really good DJ playing! Had a HOT waitress too so that always helps.
Very Cool! – I took some friends to Venue who were in town from San Francisco and we all had a BLAST! We had no idea it was their Christmas In July party which was different and fun for everyone- the decor was awesome! We got bottle service and were given a gift with the table service - it was 6 glass snifters, a key chain and a set of cuff links. We all thought it was a great touch and a nice addition since we spent a lot of money! The service was a little slow but once we got our first bottle service set-up everything was smooth. I'd recommend this place to anyone - the DJ was also very good.
Ok Place, R U D E staff – The place was nice with plenty of room to sit or dance and the drinks were very strong which is always a plus and the music was good. However, aside from the bartenders, the people working the inside of the place were just rude, one waitress (i guess that's what she was, she was delivering a bottle to a table) actually pushed me out of her way. She did say excuse me as she pushed me so i guess that made it ok in her mind??? The bouncers that were inside were rude as well. We were only there long enough to have a couple drinks, I couldn't believe how arrogant and rude the employees were. My husband and I will not be going back.
Remniscent of Chicago Night Clubs – A friend and I went last night and had a FABULOUS time. Dress to impress and expect to spend some $$. We were warmly greeted by all of the friendly staff dressed in suits as we entered. The decor, lighting, and music are amazing! It was pretty slow until 11pm, but the cover is free on Saturdays before 10:30pm (It's $10 otherwise). The valet is also $10. At 11pm, they slide a huge door to the dance floor open and the DJ starts spinning (last night, one of the owners was the DJ for a little while just because he enjoys it so much). Then a live band who played a mix of house, techno, top 40s, and dance played for the rest of the evening.
There's plenty of comfortable seating strategically placed near the dance floor and in a separate lounge area, a small dance floor, and let me just say - incredibly huge, clean bathrooms. We also had to request that the bartender make our drinks less strong!--No complaints there! Venue is absolutely one of the nicest clubs in Houston.
A REAL club for those who know what one is.... – I just recently came back from Xmas vacation visiting family who lives in Miami. For a change I decided to go all out this New Years on the acount of some good fortune so I chose Venue. Being that I have never been and have only heard good rumors really put it up to chance. Lets just say...MISSION ACCOMPLISHED! Where has this place been? How is it that such a place could go un-noticed by my social group and trust me, we are i-n-t-e-r-n-a-t-i-o-n-a-l ROCKSTARS! Oh..thats right...its Downtown. Although downtown, it was nestled between a group of bars and resteraunts which included Flying Saucer and Angelo's which did not fit your downtown stigma. A few blocks away was Rock Bar and the other direction ...House of Blues. I pre-purchased my tickets at $50 each and had a table for 15 of my friends. The section was for 4 bottles but we ended up with 6. Like i said.....ROCKSTARS...lol Bottle prices where cheaper than most clubs in Houston and compared to the rest of the country....HAPPY HOUR! What impressed me the most was the experience. Rivaling clubs from New York to South Beach Miami they blew me away with an assortment of goodies. The night started off with a light house set (to set the mood )and then right into Live music by what I understand is their house band. Cover bands freak me out but these guys are good. After the first set, the DJ cam back on with some sick S#!% and to my surprise, 3 hot GoGo Dancers. The countdown was intense and you could feel the love in the room from everyone. Needless to say it was one of the best New Years EVA!!! The staff was friendly...not sure about bartenders because we had bottle service. Our cocktail waitress was excellent and should be able to pay for her second semester with the tip we left her..lol. If you are trully one that enjoys a good time and not a CHEAP @$$, you will like this place. I expect to return soon ...well as soon as we sober up from NYE!
CLUB DESPERATE FOR MONEY---HORRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE!!!! They see CONSUMERS not CLIENTS... – So I was visiting from Chicago, and after this experience I truly realized that Chicago nightlife is on a whole other level compared to this "wanna be" exclusive spot....This place doesn't have a clue on how to be a truly "exclusive and high end lounge/club"....I WILL NEVER RETURN HERE NEITHER DO I RECOMMEND IT! So this was my experience:
I RSVP'd for Bottle Service, First of all the doormen were rude, arrogant and obviously not professionals and that is a big turnoff for someone that is going to consume a lot inside. I had to wait 20 min to get in before I finally "pulled some strings" to get in. UNACCEPTABLE! Third the cashier tried to hustle me a cover that is ridiculous if you are doing bottle service...this shows the lack of customer service and the desperation that the club has to make money! She tried to overcharge me thinking I wasn't going to check my change and I was short $30 which I later told her to give me. THEY TRIED TO PULL A FAST ONE ON ME AT THE DOOR!!!! WHO DOES THIS? The crowd was decent, the estetics were horrible inside, but I must say the bartenders were quick and very friendly thank god! The prices were on the high end considering that it's Houston...Overall I was VERY disappointed with my experience and hope that there are better places in Houston that know how to treat their patrons/guests.....I doubt this place is going to last much longer, they are obviously struggling because the employees and club is trying to hustle every last dollar that they can from their guests....FIND A BETTER PLACE TO PARTY HOUSTON!
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