No scientific results here. These are just a few of the great places to eat and have fun in Beaumont and the surrounding towns.
The Best Food:
Continental Bryan's 797 . A little pricey but can't be beat for a special occasion.
Continental - lunch only- Katharine & Company . A great lunch. Healthy too.
Deep South Cuisine Suga's Deep South Cuisine
American Jason's Deli
Italian Johnny Carino's
Seafood Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen. If you haven't eaten here, you must try it.
Barbecue Willy Ray's Bar-B-Que. Try one of their 12 side dishes. The smoked turkey is yum!
Best Desserts and Coffee Raos Bakery
The Best Entertainment:
Best Venue for big events Ford Park. The amphitheater and arena host nationally touring acts as well as the Texas Wildcatters Hockey Team and the Beaumont Drillers, Beaumont's arena football team.
Nightlife Crockett Street Entertainment District. You'll find restaurants, clubs, and live entertainment.
Outdoor adventure Big Thicket National Preserve.
Interactive museum Texas Energy Museum. The cinematic robots are sure to entertain.
Tribute to fire-fighters Fire Museum of Texas. Home of the original World's Largest Fire Hydrant.
Oldest home John Jay French Home and Museum. Built in 1845.
Flora sanctuary Beaumont Botanical Gardens. 23+ acres of gardens.
Beaumont's early claim to fame Spindletop/Gladys City Boomtown Museum. The first oil gusher and its history brought to life.
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