You know what they say about the weather in Southeast Texas: Just wait a few minutes and it will change. So on those great days when the cool breeze is blowing and the sun is shining bright you just want to be outdoors with friends! From bars to bakeries, we’ve collected a list of places with porches and patios so you can enjoy the best of what Beaumont and the surrounding areas have to offer.  In Beaumont: Amelia Farm & Market 8600 Dishman Road Beaumont, Tx 77713 Nothing says relaxation like a fresh lunch on the farm and that's exactly what you'll find at Amelia

The heat is making its way to Beaumont, Texas. What better to beat it than sampling some of these delicious spots around town to cool off. From sno-cones to delicious desserts, everyone will find the perfect treat. Mabel's   Mabel's is a locally owned drive-thru dessert shop offering everything from flavorful sno-cones and Mexican street snacks, such as Rusas and Crazy Apples, both topped with Tajin and Chamoy, to chocolate covered strawberries, cookies and more. If you are looking for something affordable and quick, but also showcasing unique flavors and options, you need to

Although we appreciate our mother's every day, on Mother's Day we get to celebrate them a little extra! Lucky for those of us who live in Beaumont, there are plenty of opportunities to make Mother's Day special. Whether brunch or terrific shopping opportunities, you do not have to go far to spend a fantastic day with your mom. 1. Brunch MCM Elegante For Mother’s Day, the hotel takes it over the top to celebrate the “dedication that mothers provide to families everywhere.” This Mother’s Day brunch/lunch starts with peel & eat shrimp and a cup of

If you haven’t heard, big things are happening in Beaumont, Texas! From local breweries and restaurants to large chains, these businesses are creating an exciting future for the city. To keep you informed, here is a list of the openings happening in 2019. Breweries and Bars Struggle Street Brewery Located at 2140 Calder Ave., Struggle Street Brewery is set to be open by the summer. Owned by home brewer Scott Reeves, this brewery is set to be a family – friendly environment with patio, outdoor seating and lawn games. Pour Brothers Brewery The brewery’s location will be in

1. Novrozsky's A Beaumont staple, Novrozsky's has been the go-to spot for tasty burgers for over 30 years. Not only are they serving up your classic burger with Nolan Ryan beef, but have additional toppings like delicious chili and cheese and a fried egg. Try their tender marinated chicken breast sandwiches, wraps, salads and more! Get some curly fries or onion rings to complete your order and you will know why Novrozsky's is one of our favorites. 2. Willy Burger Go back in time at Willy Burger. With a 1950's diner aesthetic serving up Certified Angus beef, you cannot

Fridays during Lent may seem hard to some, but in Beaumont, Texas, the meatless options are endless and delicious. Not only are we a seafood haven, our rich cultural influences provide flavors and variety that will satisfy from the tamest taste buds to the most adventurous eater.  Bayou Cafe 1255 N Major Drive (409) 861-1133 With a location on Major Drive in Beaumont and a new spot in Port Arthur, the Bayou Café has gained a reputation over the past few years for freshness and shrimp. Jumbo shrimp. Whether you get shrimp in a pasta dish, in the gumbo, grilled or fried in a

Whether you want to dress up for a big night or chill on the sofa with takeout, Valentine’s Day is a great time to show your sweetie you care. You don’t have to spend a lot of money or do some big grand gesture. Sometimes the best gift is just planning something simple and sweet. The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau is here to help. From romantic nights away to a fun craft workshop with the kids, we rounded up a few ways you can celebrate Valentine’s Day in Beaumont, Texas. Adults Only MCM Eleganté 2355 I-10 South Beaumont, Tx 77705 February 13-15 The MCM

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) hosted the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. The weeklong event showcased local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrated what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Thirty participating restaurants offered special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40 throughout the week. A portion of the proceeds from special restaurant week menu item sales helped to raise over $3,000 in scholarships for the Lamar University Hospitality Management

IT'S TIME TO CELEBRATE RESTAURANT WEEK IN BEAUMONT! The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Sabine Area Restaurant Association (S.A.R.A.) invite everyone to eat out during the first annual #EATBMT Restaurant Week, August 26 - September 2, 2018. The weeklong event will showcase local restaurants throughout the Golden Triangle and celebrate what Southeast Texas knows best – food. Participating restaurants will offer special fixed menus priced at $10, $20, and $40. #EATBMT Restaurant Week featured menus and a schedule of special foodie events is available by

Summer is more than just a time of year, it’s an opportunity to enjoy what nature has given us. In Southeast Texas, we have plenty of restaurants who are embracing the season by offering tasty recipes that are sure to keep you craving more. Whether it’s an outdoor patio with live music or an indoor eatery showcasing fresh flavors, every local eatery offers their own unique summer spin on their menu. Monica’s 6385 Calder, Suite H, Beaumont In West End Beaumont resides a gem of a local lunch spot named Monica’s Restaurant, which should be a requirement on every Texas