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 change into a chief glad 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 mission from world actual property funding agency Hines and 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 house 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 house for as much as 96 company and the spot will be reserved for personal capabilities—a needed function for any downtown-located hospitality house. Friends of Actual Agave can anticipate a sublime expertise that includes high-end tequilas and different spirits complimented by Mexican-inspired delicacies that might 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 turning into a fixture in Montrose.

“The traditional Tex Mex menu of El Actual has been elevated by Chef Derek Cooper to convey mouthwatering bar bites to the Gensler-designed house of Actual Agave,” mentioned Floyd in a press release. “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 might be open Monday via Friday from 3:30 p.m.–8 p.m. for drinks and light-weight bites. Later in October, the bar will begin providing lunch from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.