Big Star

Bar, Dive Bar
1005 W 19th St (at Beall)
Houston, TX 77008
(281) 501-9560
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am
4:00pm - 2:00am

Known for their cheap drinks and giant dance floor, this place is the epitome of a dive bar. Known to locals and tourists alike, this is the place to get a big texas experience with a little price tags.



  • Shake paws with the real mayor..TING-TING!
  • 2010 Best of Houston Winner: Best Bar: 1 of the city's most lively alcoholic redoubts. You can disappear in a dark corner, or you can hold court w/your drinking team on the dark back patio.
  • There are very few facedouches here and the bar is very divey with a decent patio.
  • 2012 Best of Houston Winner: Best Smoking Patio.Check out more Houston Press Winners here: Or go moblie with the free Best Of app.
  • Check out all of the great Real Ale Brewing Co beers here. This bar has embraced the craft movement fully.
  • Hold'em tournament tonight. Y'all come on out.
  • Drink here
  • Dorea is amazing!
  • Cheap, no frills drinks. A dive bar at its finest. Great outdoor area that is perfect for hot nights, cold beers and an indoor area with Ms. Pacman and a punching bag strength game. Great beers!!
  • If you're going to Big Star, you're having more than one beer: There's a $5 credit card minimum.
  • Love it! It is like a combination of Lee Harvey's meets Cosmos. Had a veggie hot dog Fri night that was AWESOME! New place for me to go for Art Car Weekend. If you are from Dallas, you will get this.
  • new back patio is awesome! it feels like you're in someone's backyard.
  • Its not a cosmo type of place but the cosmos are strong!!!! Yuuuuju!!! :)
  • Great place to meet like minded individuals. That is if you like minds that meet at great places.
  • Cheap Beer! Decor is.... eclectic but the beer is CHEAP! ($2.50 cans of buffalo bayou)
  • Absolutely pure Texan experience. Super friendly.
  • Closes at 12AM on Thursdays. Weird.
  • Always entertainment
  • 2011 Best of Houston Winner: Best Bar Atmosphere/Decor. Check out more Houston Press Best of Houston Winners here: Or go mobile with the free Best Of app.

Nearby places

1034 W 20th St (at Beall St.)
1133 W 19th St (btwn Beall & Bevis)