A brand new upscale tequila bar opening on September 14 within the floor ground of a 55-story downtown constructing guarantees to turn into a chief joyful hour spot for weary downtown employees in the hunt for 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 newest mission from seasoned Houston hospitality veteran Invoice Floyd, whose spectacular rolodex of tasks contains buzzy spots like El Actual, Potente, and Porta’Vino.
The two,296 sq. foot house has been decked out in smooth 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 visitors and the spot may be reserved for personal features—a needed characteristic for any downtown-located hospitality house. Company of Actual Agave can count on a sublime expertise that includes high-end tequilas and different spirits complimented by Mexican-inspired delicacies that can be delivered to Actual Agave by means of 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 convey mouthwatering bar bites to the Gensler-designed house of Actual Agave,” stated Floyd in an announcement. “The bar, that includes full wine and spirits choices together with the tequilas and mezcals, is staffed by a few of Houston’s most completed mixologists.”
El Actual can be open Monday by means of 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.