Texas is absolutely riddled with smaller, charm-filled cities with more stories to tell than buildings. Bellville is one of these charming cities, boasting a population of just a few thousand and a history of great independence. The city’s very motto, “A Texas Experience,” really says it all.
Small cities never have to be boring, contrary to what you might have heard elsewhere. There is plenty to do in Bellville, for instance. In terms of going out at night, there are great bars and restaurants to choose from as well!
Here are our picks for the top 3 bars in Bellville, TX.
Summer’s Backyard is a place to relax, unwind, and feel like you’re surrounded by a bunch of friends—even if they’re friends you made just that night. The tight, loving community vibe is welcoming to all guests and passers-by. The Bloody Mary’s here are famous throughout the entire state (and throughout the next one over), too. You can get a taste on any given day, but the self-described “special” ones are served on Sundays.
There’s plenty to do while you visit the backyard, too. The bar has darts, pool, an outdoor patio, a digital jukebox, big screen TVs, and even a dance floor to get your moves on. The excellent and friendly service in this peaceful environment is sure to give you a relaxing, enjoyable night out every time.
You’ll find Summer’s Backyard at 4432 Highway 36 North, Bellville, TX 77418, and can call ahead at 979- 865-9810.
The kind of pub you might be searching for in a small Texas city, Cross Road Tavern is an old gas station turned ice box! With the coldest beer in town and fantastic comfort food, there’s no wonder it’s a popular watering hole for locals.
Famous for their fantastic fish, Cross Road Tavern fills up quickly form locals and Bellville visitors needing their fix of ice-cold beer and delicious fried catfish. With regular cookouts and get-togethers, stopping by here will feel like grabbing a bite and a drink with family or friends every time.
You’ll find the tavern at 12716 FM 1094 Rd, Cat Spring, Texas 77474, and can call ahead at 979-357-4808.
Small, charming cities call for charming, niche spots to visit. This is absolutely one of them. A bit off the beaten path, and only open on Fridays, you’ll find the Huff Brewing Co. a curious venue built primarily on small-batch beers and family. Fresh brewed beer is served in the taproom for all to enjoy. This place is an absolute smash hit with anyone who’s lucky enough to know about it.
The goal of the brewing company is to provide fresh, delicious, refreshing beer to the community and anyone stopping by. They don’t take this lightly, either. Dedication and hard work has brought them to craft local favorites with the payoff of “a cold beer at the end of the day best shared with those around us who deserve a beer themselves.”
You can find the Huff Brewing Co. at 9805 Koehn Rd, Bellville, TX 77418, or call ahead at 979-270-1365.