Woody’s Beach Bar, Galveston
You’ll run into everyone from roughnecks to oil execs on the covered patio at Woody’s. “The bar is full of long-haired, leathered-up bikers playing darts and pounding beers, and the choppers are lined up as far as the eye can see, but the location – right on the shore in Galveston – makes it a prime location for surfers and tourists as well,” says Houston writer Angelica Leicht, “Whether you’re barefoot and sandy or sporting a leather vest and tattoos, it’s damn near impossible to feel out of place.” That the drinks are dirt cheap makes it all the easier to blend right in, too.
Feet from the water: 5 to the lagoon; 100 to the ocean
The regulars: Men wearing anything from leather jackets to polos and women in bikinis
What to order: Chilly Willy, made with Southern Comfort, Smirnoff and Blue Curacao