Tequila Bar Actual Agave Opens in Downtown Houston

A brand new upscale tequila bar opening on September 14 within the floor flooring of a 55-story downtown constructing guarantees to grow to be a chief blissful hour spot for weary downtown employees seeking a stiff drink after an extended day of labor. Designed by the Houston workplace of world structure agency Gensler at 1100 Louisiana (within the former digs of a financial institution department), Actual Agave is the most recent venture from seasoned Houston hospitality veteran Invoice Floyd, whose spectacular rolodex of tasks consists of buzzy spots like El Actual, Potente, and Porta’Vino

The two,296 sq. foot area has been decked out in modern customized finishes, together with hand-painted Dia de Los Muertos murals in cool shades of Casa Dragones blue. There’s area for as much as 96 company and the spot could be reserved for personal features—a vital function for any downtown-located hospitality area. Visitors of Actual Agave can anticipate a chic expertise that includes high-end tequilas and different spirits complimented by Mexican-inspired delicacies that can be delivered to Actual Agave via a dumbwaiter from the kitchen of Floyd’s El Actual Tex-Mex restaurant, which was not too long ago reborn within the downtown tunnel system after first changing into a fixture in Montrose.

“The basic Tex Mex menu of El Actual has been elevated by Chef Derek Cooper to carry mouthwatering bar bites to the Gensler-designed area of Actual Agave,” mentioned Floyd in an announcement. “The bar, that includes full wine and spirits alternatives together with the tequilas and mezcals, is staffed by a few of Houston’s most achieved mixologists.” 

El Actual can be open Monday via Friday from 3:30 p.m.–8 p.m. for drinks and lightweight bites. Later in October, the bar will begin providing lunch from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.


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