A brand new upscale tequila bar opening on September 14 within the floor ground of a 55-story downtown constructing guarantees to grow to be a chief completely satisfied hour spot for weary downtown staff seeking a stiff drink after a protracted day of labor. Designed by the Houston workplace of worldwide structure agency Gensler at 1100 Louisiana (within the former digs of a financial institution department), Actual Agave is the most recent mission from seasoned Houston hospitality veteran Invoice Floyd, whose spectacular rolodex of initiatives contains buzzy spots like El Actual, Potente, and Porta’Vino.
The two,296 sq. foot house has been decked out in glossy 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 might be reserved for personal capabilities—a essential function for any downtown-located hospitality house. Visitors of Actual Agave can count on a chic 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 changing into a fixture in Montrose.
“The traditional Tex Mex menu of El Actual has been elevated by Chef Derek Cooper to deliver mouthwatering bar bites to the Gensler-designed house of Actual Agave,” stated Floyd in an announcement. “The bar, that includes full wine and spirits picks 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.