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Address: 2006 Peden St, Houston, TX 77019-5314
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+1 281-630-6248
19:00 - 02:00
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Sun 19:00 - 02:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 02:00

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Purrrrrfect for date night.

The blue door and the secret knock (I was tricked). Loved the decor, the paint on the walls, the lighting or lack of it. It will make the felines just want to cuddle right up to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2016
Nancy C
South Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

For those who remember Marfreless as the "cool" place to go back in the 70s, there's good news & there's bad news. The good news is that discreet location with no indication of what's behind the unmarked door is still there and with some classy upgrades. For all you new nocturnal explorers this is where you'll find a quiet, dark... More 

1 Thank imagemakerHouston
South Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

The blue door and the secret knock (I was tricked). Loved the decor, the paint on the walls, the lighting or lack of it. It will make the felines just want to cuddle right up to you. Let me not forget to mention the music. I was born in the wrong era. I knew all the songs and they all... More 

Thank Nancy C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015

This is a great bar to come and get the feel of the 50's and 60's cocktail bar. It is dark inside and there are a lot of couples there looking for some good one-on-one time. But overall, the atmosphere is great and the cocktails they mix are the best. Prices are a little high, but still worth the visit.

Thank mikeyg624
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Marfreless is a rather darksome highly atmospheric upscale cocktail bar behind an unmarked door on 2600 Peden street, close to River Oaks. The cocktails are quite good and have suggestive names .... The Sauvignon blanc on open bottle was delicious.

1 Thank Hermes_NL
Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

As stated by the Houston Bucket list, this dimly lit bar it perfect to have a romantic date. It has private booths upstairs to get cozy with a date. They also have larger booths and tables for groups. The drinks are a bit pricy but it is worth it. The atmosphere is cozy. The bartenders are attentive at the bar.

Thank Stamy P
New Mexico
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28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

I liked that it was tucked away, dark and has a fun past, but that wasn't enough to make up for the atrocious martini they served me. It was one of the worst I have ever had - it tied with a martini I had a chain restaurant for children. The drink consisted of small and sad olives, and was... More 

Thank Ryan U
Houston, Texas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

This was my first visit since the closing and re-opening. I have been a patron since 1981. No more classical music and great art work. Now you get loud music and bare walls. The waitress was asked to turn down the music with negative results. Sadly, Marfreless does not exist in its original format.

Thank Frank N S
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2007

There is no sign out front and the door is hidden behind a beuilding and underneath a stairway. So, finding it for the first time may be a little tricky. However, its well worth the hunt. Inside its very dark and not very spacious. However, the selection at the bar is nice and the bartenders and waitresses are very polite.... More 

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