Houston >Arts & Entertainment > Bar Boheme
307 Fairview St, Houston, TX | Directions 7700629.748191 -95.386044
6 AM to 2 AM everyday
Neighborhoods: Neartown/ Montrose, Central
The patio. It's really all about the wraparound patio with the red glowing string lights. The place is just as Bohemian as you would expect--totally kick back and make what you want of it. The new flatbreads are delicious --especially the Dutchie, with this spicy sriracha tomato sauce that'll knock your socks off.
This little dive bar offers an eclectic atmosphere that is comforting, sensuous and distinguished without being pretentious. They have a little everything going on- good wine, tasty food, and a pretty nice happy hour!
Montrose neighborhood wine bar and cafe attracts a laidback crowd of artists, hipsters, and area denizens as eclectic as the decor. – In Short
Accurately described by its moniker, this charmingly bohemian neighborhood wine bar housed inside a refurbished, historical Montrose building boasts numerous boutique wines by the glass, a selection of espresso and coffee blends, light bites, a full bar and local artwork. A large wood and stone wraparound bar anchors the space with comfy couches, steelwork tables and chairs adorning the perimeter. Antique fixtures and candlelight add to the interestingly eclectic ambiance. A 6,000-square-foot sculpture garden adds additional seating and is a serene getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life.
who is running this place? – I have been to Boheme 5 times now. Sometimes it's not bad, but generally the service is slow, the wines are warm, and the staff cannot handle more than two customers at a time.
The other day we went for "1/2 price bottle night." First, it turns out that not all wines are 1/2 price, just a short list. So we asked for a Languedoc off the "1/2 price" list. The bartender brought us a wine that was actually a different Languedoc from the list, let us taste it and then realized it was not on the list and refused to serve it. Another bartender came over (because she was so frustrated that 2 different wines both say Languedoc...) and could not tell us which wines were in stock at all. Since they didn't have an updated list, we were finally told to compare the happy hour list to the inventory print-out and find what was actually in stock. At this point we'd been in the bar almost 45 minutes without even water. We found one red that was in stock and ordered it. After that bottle we tried to order another, but it turns out that bottle was the ONLY one in stock. Realizing there were no more options on the list we asked the bartender if there were substitues and she replied, "nope, the deal's off," took the menu from my hands, threw it over her shoulder and walked off.
So now we looked at the full price list and decided and then waited at the bar for 30 minutes without even eye-contact, let alone help. We finally gave up and went home totally disappointed. In 3 hours we had one bottle of warm wine. What a mess!
Yes, the location is cool, the decor is interesting, but they are just not organized... Don't waste your evening.
great atmosphere and music – was called out to check out the monday night music act, was awsome! the gypsies where on fire! my friend and i went the following night and got to sit in on the local performers open mic night, we had a blast! if you enjoy going to austin and hearing fresh music you will love this place! the coffee was great and by the looks of it so was the wine and beers. everyone there was having a wonderful time. i've been to many yuppie and trendy wine bars and this one is not that! this place is grounded and comfortable. i will tell all i know what a great time we had there and will visit boheme over and over! let the fun remain and all the stiff uptights go where they belong, at home alone.
Free Tony – Alright, I had enough. Boheme is a great place. great wine list, great atmosphere. All this slamming against Tony has to stop. Tony is The reason why people come to Boheme. "[F]ake British accents?" You got to be kidding. Got something against foreigners? Then yes, stay away from Boheme. You don't like the electic wine list Tony puts together? Again, stay away if you prefer safe conventional wines. BTW, notice how these "reviews" are all written within a short time frame? I really like the one complaining about the health code standard. Boheme does not serve food.
Come to Boheme on Mondays nights. The band playing on Monday nights is fantastic. Called the Gypsies.
Boheme is a great place with Tony behind the bar. Enjoy!
You call this a wine bar? – On a recommendation from a friend, we took a group to Boheme after dinner at a nearby restaurant. We never should have gone. I don't have time to list all the disappointments, but here are a few: (1) They ran out of ICE. In Houston. In August. This then caused a snowball effect, where bartenders/barbacks had to leave to go buy more ice, leaving the bar manned by 2 very slow bartenders who were then only able to serve very HOT beer and/or cocktails with no ice. (2) As has been stated before, the electrical systems there look downright hazardous. Is it really necessary to equip your outside deck with flood lights more suitable for interrogation of prisoners of war? My friends and I felt like we were in Guantanemo Bay, with hot blinding lights beaming down on us. (3) The unisex bathrooms have no locks. Really? Unisex bathrooms are fine...but unisex bathrooms with faulty locks are not.
Bottom line- too crowded, too hot, substandard ambiance, hot drinks. Don't bother.
easy going place and surprsingly spacious – It doesn't look like the typical yuppie bar in mid-town and the place has some old inner loop character. Wine selection is ok, but a bit pricey even for house wines. Beer and liquor prices are typical for the area so not too bad. Parking is bad, but at least they give you 4 or 5 spots which is better than some places that don't have any. A few complaints, you guys have wires and extension cords EVERYWHERE whether it's cable, phone, audio/video, or live power. I couldn't even begin to count all the code violations I saw there on the ceiling. Also, in the back it's way too dark to see things and there is alot of junk laying around everywhere to trip on. So if you fix those things so the place isn't a death trap, and the guy bartender decides to put on guy pants, guy shirt, and underwear so his backside doesn't show when he bends over, this would be a great little place.
Great place for a date! – With live music and great wait staff, this place makes for a great date or just to hang out with friends. I would definitely return and recommend Boheme to everyone I know! :)
Great place for live Music and Wine! – Boheme is a very chic and hip new wine bar! We stopped by last night to check out the
vocal artist from Austin, and she was amazing! The staff was very attentive and the prices were moderate.
A very cool place to meet a friend after work for happy hour or go on a first date. There patio in the back is nice
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