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Cottonwood Houston

Bar/Pub/Tavern/Restaurant/Gastropub in Houston

The food menu offers tasty comfort food such as the award-winning Squirrel Master Burger, poboys, paninis, fish and shrimp tacos, and fried boudain balls, all made with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients.

The bar features both unique and well-known craft cocktails and only the finest beer available, including a large number from local/Texas brewers, including 42 beers on tap with two cask-conditioned taps.

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  3422 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77018
  (713) 802-0410
Mon - Thu: 4pm - 12am
Fri - Sat: 11am - 2am
Sun: 10am - 12am
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Tap List - 28

11 Below Negative Space   
11 Below Brewing  ·  Houston, TX
A very dark, full-bodied stout with creamy notes that soften its roasted, coffee-flavored qualities.
Sweet Stout
9.5% ABV  ·  15 IBU

Ace Perry   
Ace Cider  ·  Sebastopol, CA
California Apple Cider with Pears and Madagascan Vanilla
Food Pairings: Bacon, Chocolate, Bananas
Common Perry
5.0% ABV  ·  1 IBU

Ballast Point Red Velvet Cake Nitro    Nitro  
Ballast Point Brewing Company  ·  San Diego, CA
Like the cake that inspired it, deep red color from beets, adds a rich, earthy character that complements the chocolate flavor & aroma.
Oatmeal Stout
5.5% ABV

Eureka Heights Wicket Awesome   
Eureka Heights Brew Co  ·  Houston, TX
A pale bitter ale with pronounced malt and hop flavors.
Strong Bitter
4.7% ABV  ·  30 IBU
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Firestone Walker 805   
Firestone Walker Brewing Company  ·  Paso Robles, CA
Subtle malt sweetness is balanced by a touch of hops, creating a versatile beer with a clean finish.
Blonde Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Miller Brewing Company  ·  Milwaukee, WI
A light-bodied lager designed with drinkability in mind.
American Lager
4.6% ABV

Nebraska Brunette Nut Brown Ale   
Nebraska Brewing Company  ·  Papillion, NE
Our version of the classic English-style Brown Ale has a blend of six different malts and a hop schedule that results in a low hop character
British Brown Ale
4.7% ABV  ·  20 IBU
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No Label Elda M   
No Label Brewing Company  ·  Katy, TX
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
6.0% ABV  ·  28 IBU

Real Ale Shade Grown Coffee Porter   
Real Ale Brewing  ·  Blanco, TX
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
5.6% ABV  ·  35 IBU

Revolver Fracker Barrel One   
Revolver Brewing  ·  Granbury, TX
A complex, malty dark beer with a lightly burnt character.
American Porter
7.75% ABV

Revolver Redshift   
Revolver Brewing  ·  Granbury, TX
An easy-drinking pint that balances toffee and caramel sweetness with a roasted dry finish.
Irish Red Ale
6.5% ABV  ·  22 IBU

Saint Arnold Art Car IPA   
Saint Arnold Brewing Company  ·  Houston, TX
The nose is a blend of apricot and tropical fruit and mango. The taste starts with a big bitter blood orange that morphs into mangoes and sweet tropical fruits. There is a lightly sweet malt body that allows the hops to shine while there being a nice complexity to the flavors.
American IPA
7.17% ABV  ·  55 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop Ale   
A somewhat strong dark beer with added spices that suggest the winter season
Winter Seasonal Beer
6.8% ABV  ·  65 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Harvest Brewers Select   
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.8% ABV
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Sierra Nevada Harvest Newly Developed Hop IPA   
Our search for exciting hop flavors led us to a handful of newly developed varietals, each with flavors very different from those found in typical hops. They have complex flavors of cedar, coconut, chocolate, and orange-citrus together creating a truly unique IPA aroma.
American IPA
7.4% ABV  ·  55 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Sidecar Orange Pale Ale   
A moderate, refreshing ale with noticeable hop aroma balanced by supporting malt flavors.
American Pale Ale
5.6% ABV  ·  35 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Trip In The Woods Barrel Aged Bigfoot Aged In Whiskey Barrels With Ginger   
A very strong ale with hop character, rich malt flavors, and prevalent alcohol with a very long finish.
American Barleywine
11.4% ABV
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Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA   
Hop oil is infused into the brew process to make this very drinkable American Style IPA.
American IPA
6.2% ABV  ·  60 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis Hefeweizen   
Brewed in open fermentation tanks—a process rarely seen today—to let the ingredients truly shine. The result is a hazy wheat ale—untamed, raw and alive.
4.8% ABV  ·  15 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Wet Hop Ale   
A bitter, moderately strong American pale ale that uses its clean, supporting malt to showcase its hop character.
American IPA
6.7% ABV  ·  67 IBU
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Sierra Nevada Otra Vez   
Prickly pear and grapefruit with their fruity-tangy blend makes Otra Vez, whose tartness is true to the gose style, pop with character.
4.5% ABV  ·  5 IBU

Sierra Nevada Trip In The Woods Cherry Chocolate Stout   
A fairly strong, highly roasted dark stout with pronounced bitterness.
American Stout
8.5% ABV
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Southern Star Bombshell Blonde   
Southern Star Brewing Company  ·  Conroe, TX
Brewed with American Pale and Vienna malt that combine to give this ale its distinctive smooth, creamy body.
Blonde Ale
5.25% ABV  ·  20 IBU
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Southern Star Nitro Buried Hatchet Stout   
Southern Star Brewing Company  ·  Conroe, TX
A big, intensely flavored dark ale that ends with a warming, bittersweet finish.
Imperial Stout
8.25% ABV  ·  50 IBU

Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat Oatmeal Cream Stout   
Tallgrass  ·  Manhattan, KS
Surprisingly easy to drink for such a rich and complex stout.
Oatmeal Stout
5.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Uncle Billy's Schizopetal   
Uncle Billy's Brewery  ·  Austin, TX
A beer that derives some of its taste and aroma from the particular spices, herbs or vegetables
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
5.0% ABV  ·  20 IBU

Victory Cage Radler   
Victory Brewing Company  ·  Downingtown, PA
Our spin on a German classic connects lemon freshness with crisp lager. Effervescent notes of lemonade, lemon zest, and a hint of grainines
Fruit Beer
3.0% ABV

Wine - 10

Alias Red Blend Secret Agent   
alias  ·  Napa Valley, CA
Vintage: 2014
Red Blend

Block Nine Pinot Noir   
Block Nine  ·  CA
Vintage: 2013

Locations by Dave Phinney  ·  IGP delle Venezie, Friuli-Venezia-Giulia
Vintage: 2012

Cupcake Vineyards Chardonay   
Cupcake Vineyards  ·  CA
Vintage: 2014

Edge Cabernet Sauvignon   
Edge  ·  Napa Valley, CA
Vintage: 2012

La Fiera Pinot Grigio   
La Fiera  ·  Veneto
Vintage: 2015
Pinot Grigio/Gris

Orin Swift Cellars Machete   
Orin Swift Cellars  ·  Napa Valley, CA
Vintage: 2012

Poppy Cabernet Sauvignon   
Poppy  ·  Central Coast/Monterey, CA
Vintage: 2014
Cabernet Sauvignon

Skin Deep   
Orin Swift Cellars  ·  Napa Valley, CA
Vintage: 2013

Cocktails - 9

Cheers Darlin'

Kat in the Cradle

Knee High

Lonestar Sour

Moscow Mule

Old Fashioned


Spicy Paloma

Too Fresh

Events - 2


Come meet the owners of Houston's newest craft brewery, Holler Brewing Co. Owners John and Kathryn Holler will be here to talk about their beers and brewery. We'll be tapping 8 different beers from them. Holler is a very small brewery with limited runs of their beers, so it's not often you'll get to try so many in one place!


Nationally acclaimed, but Texas bred, Phish tribute A Live One returns to Cottonwood Houston for 2 big sets of music. "A Live One puts on one of the most authentic shows you’ll see. Josh Pearson is a fantastic guitarist and fully embraces the sonic energy of Phish, particularly their emphasis on crafty improvisation. The band weaves together well thought-out setlist just like the band. You ha...

On Deck - 1

Live Oak Hefeweizen   
Live Oak Brewing Company  ·  Austin, TX
Modelled after the classic wheat beers of Bavaria, Hefeweizen is cloudy and straw colored with a meringue-like head that lingers to the bottom of the glass. Brewed with an ample volume of wheat malt and few hops, this beer features a unique yeast strain that produces harmonious notes of clove, banana and vanilla throughout this effervescent brew. A traditional interpretation of a classic style, this idiosyncratic Bavarian beer is perfectly at home here in Texas
5.3% ABV  ·  10 IBU