The Dive

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The Dive Arcade and Gaming Bars in Houston

If you're in search of a grunge-style club with great music and a nostalgic collection of old-school arcade games, look no further than The Dive in Downtown Houston.

The Dive offers a fantastic atmosphere with friendly and welcoming staff. They serve reasonably priced drinks and boast a diverse music selection. A word of caution, their cocktails are generously poured, so pace yourself if you intend to excel in the arcade games.

One delightful surprise is that all the arcade games are complimentary, adding extra value to your visit.

Outside, they have a food truck offering a tempting menu. During my visit, I enjoyed a delicious burger priced at under $10.00. While I'm uncertain about the food truck's daily availability, you can reliably find it there on weekends.

Beyond the arcade games, The Dive is renowned for its exceptional sound system. On Friday and Saturday nights, it comes alive with electrifying drum and bass and dubstep beats. If you're a fan of these music genres, make sure to visit this retro bar at your earliest convenience.

Property Amenities

  • Rest Areas
  • Adequate Parking Facilities
  • Good for Groups
  • Full Bar
  • Large group friendly
  • Many Vegetarian Options
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Happy Hour Specials
  • Vegan Options
  • DJ events
  • Burgers
  • Good For Dancing
  • Moderate Noise
  • Performance Pavilion
  • Group Events
  • Events and Programs
  • Social interactions
  • Toilets
  • LGBTQ+ friendly
  • Transgender safe space
  • Special Events
  • Dive Bar Vibes
  • Happy Hour Deals
  • Cozy Ambiance
  • Diverse Cocktail Menu
  • Trendy bar
  • Pinball
  • Casual Dress
  • Smoking Outside Only
  • Extensive Drink Menu
  • Fun Atmosphere
  • Classic Arcade Games
  • Skee-ball
  • Vintage video games
  • Board games
  • Shuffleboard
  • Asian-inspired dishes
  • Pub food
  • Friendly and Welcoming staff
  • Diverse music selection
  • Food truck
  • Alcohol
  • Cocktails
  • Spirits
  • Beer
  • Outside food allowed
  • Seating

Category / Type

  • Indoor
  • Entertainment
  • Games
  • Party
  • Fun
  • live Music
  • Food & Drink
  • Music Venues
  • Live performances
  • Cocktail lounge
  • Divey
  • Gaming Bars
  • Casual
  • Stylish Bar
  • Entertainment Venue
  • Adult crowd
  • Old-school Arcade games

Modes of Payment

  • Credit/Debit Cards
  • Contactless Payments

Rules / Policies

Masks Required
Staff Wears Masks
Age Restriction
Open to All
Own Container allowed
Free Cancellation
Reserve Now & Pay Later
Covid-19 Precautions


What is The Dive location in Houston?

The Dive bar is located at 809 Pierce St, Houston, TX 77002, United States.

What are the operating hours of The Dive?

The operating hours of The Dive are:
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 10:00 pm - 02:00 am
Friday: 10:00 pm - 02:00 am
Saturday: 10:00 pm - 02:00 am
Sunday: 10:00 pm - 02:00 am

Is there live music or entertainment at The Dive?

Yes, The Dive frequently hosts live music performances, DJ nights, and other entertainment events. You can check their event schedule on their website or social media pages to see what's coming up.

Does The Dive have any signature cocktails or drink specials?

Yes, The Dive typically offers a range of signature cocktails and drink specials.

The Dive 2 reviews

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  • Michael Jordon

    Dancey dive bar that plays great house music. First time I came there was a very good crowd, second time there were only a handful of people. Nevertheless the music, sound system, and lighting is great. If you want to dance at a low key place, I highly recommend going.

  • Sophie

    I had no clue about the existence of this hidden gem, and to my surprise, it turned out to be a genuine dive bar. However, the atmosphere here is undeniably awesome. I had the pleasure of watching a DJ friend and several other talented artists deliver fantastic dance mixes, and the ambiance couldn’t have been more suitable for it. Unlike massive auditoriums, this place offered an intimate setting, which made the sets feel more laid-back while maintaining excellent sound quality. There was ample room to groove to the music, and the well-stocked bar ensured a great time. It was an absolute blast!

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Contact Information

QJ2H+55 Central Business District, Houston, TX, USA

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Operating Hours

Business Hour

  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday Closed
  • Wednesday Closed
  • Thursday
    10:00 pm - 02:00 am
  • Friday
    10:00 pm - 02:00 am
  • Saturday
    10:00 pm - 02:00 am
  • Sunday
    10:00 pm - 02:00 am