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10 Places To Celebrate Your Graduation In The Clear Lake Area

Right now you're gearing up to write that 20 page paper and you've got four finals breathing down your neck, but fear not, graduation is less than 6 weeks away! In no time flat, you'll be dressed up in a cap and gown that you'll never wear again, sitting with all of your fellow graduating seniors, wishing that you had brought your flask. But what do you do after you walk across the stage and it's time to celebrate? Hopefully this list will help do some of the leg work for planning your post graduation celebration.

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For everyone who thinks that there is nothing better than sitting down at a fantastic restaurant to celebrate a great achievement, this is the section for you!

1. Perry's Steakhouse and Grille Baybrook Mall

Located in the Baybrook Mall expansion, Perry's Steakhouse has been a mainstay in the Clear Lake area since 1993. It has become one of the premier steakhouses in America by serving the best cuts of meat along with a humongous wine selection. Don't forget to check out the pork chop, you won't be disappointed!
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Located in the Baybrook Mall expansion, Perry's Steakhouse has been a mainstay in the Clear Lake area since 1993. It has become one of the premier steakhouses in America by serving the best cuts of meat along with a humongous wine selection. Don't forget to check out the pork chop, you won't be disappointed!

The World Famous Perry's Pork Chop!

I know that it's crazy to suggest that the best thing on the menu at a steakhouse is the pork chop, but Perry's pork chop is heaven!
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I know that it's crazy to suggest that the best thing on the menu at a steakhouse is the pork chop, but Perry's pork chop is heaven!

2. Kemah Steak House

Opened in 2013, the Kemah Steak Company is quickly building a reputation as a great option over the chain restaurants located on the Kemah Boardwalk. The copper tables and bar are an eye-catching addition to the decor of the converted house turned restaurant.
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Opened in 2013, the Kemah Steak Company is quickly building a reputation as a great option over the chain restaurants located on the Kemah Boardwalk. The copper tables and bar are an eye-catching addition to the decor of the converted house turned restaurant.

Tomahawk Steak

The "tomahawk" steak preparation is a signature of the Kemah Steak Company.
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The "tomahawk" steak preparation is a signature of the Kemah Steak Company.

3. Opus Bistro

Nestled on the bay in Clear Lake Shores, Opus Bistro is a fantastic destination for upscale seafood. The wine selection is outstanding and so is their porch!
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Nestled on the bay in Clear Lake Shores, Opus Bistro is a fantastic destination for upscale seafood. The wine selection is outstanding and so is their porch!

Opus Crab Cakes

The crab cakes at Opus are a crowd favorite!
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The crab cakes at Opus are a crowd favorite!

4. Merlion

Merlion's location on 4th Avenue in Seabrook has been opened since Ike forced a relocation in 2008. The restaurant recently was awarded the 2017 Houston Rodeo Best Bites award, but this comes as no surprise to patrons of the restaurant.
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Merlion's location on 4th Avenue in Seabrook has been opened since Ike forced a relocation in 2008. The restaurant recently was awarded the 2017 Houston Rodeo Best Bites award, but this comes as no surprise to patrons of the restaurant.

Chef Andrew

The family owned restaurant has been in place since 1990, but Chef Andrew renamed it after his father retired in 2004.
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The family owned restaurant has been in place since 1990, but Chef Andrew renamed it after his father retired in 2004.

5. MichiRu Sushi and Asian

MichiRu is in the Main Event complex in Webster. The decor is almost as creative as the sushi rolls that the chefs serve out of their open air kitchen. Opened in 2009, the menu is an eclectic mix of sushi and modern Asian cuisine.
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MichiRu is in the Main Event complex in Webster. The decor is almost as creative as the sushi rolls that the chefs serve out of their open air kitchen. Opened in 2009, the menu is an eclectic mix of sushi and modern Asian cuisine.

Red Dragon Roll

I mean, seriously, WTF is that?!? It's delicious, it's what that is! This is a prime example of the creativity of the chef's at MichiRu.
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I mean, seriously, WTF is that?!? It's delicious, it's what that is! This is a prime example of the creativity of the chef's at MichiRu.

6. Boardwalk FantaSea Cruises

This ship docks at the Kemah Boardwalk and takes attendees out in the Galveston Bay for every event imaginable. Not your traditional site for a graduation party, but as long as everyone takes their Dramamine, it would definitely make for an "!" on your graduation celebration.
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This ship docks at the Kemah Boardwalk and takes attendees out in the Galveston Bay for every event imaginable. Not your traditional site for a graduation party, but as long as everyone takes their Dramamine, it would definitely make for an "!" on your graduation celebration.

Dining Room

Dining in the FantaSea is a cool experience. Watching the water while ordering from a full fine dining menu is something every Clear Lake resident must do!
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Dining in the FantaSea is a cool experience. Watching the water while ordering from a full fine dining menu is something every Clear Lake resident must do!

Sooo... you just wanna get drunk?

The fine dining thing isn't for everyone. If you prefer your graduation celebration with a little buzz and fuzzy memories, this section is for you!
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The fine dining thing isn't for everyone. If you prefer your graduation celebration with a little buzz and fuzzy memories, this section is for you!

7. Topgolf

If you ever wondered why your Dad liked to go to the driving range, it's because he wanted to get better. That's not the objective of Topgolf. Hitting golf balls is as important as the drinks!
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If you ever wondered why your Dad liked to go to the driving range, it's because he wanted to get better. That's not the objective of Topgolf. Hitting golf balls is as important as the drinks!

The view...

This place has three stories of golf ball driving fun! If you're not into whole "golf-ball-whacker-guy thing" you can just have the staff feed you full of drinks.
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This place has three stories of golf ball driving fun! If you're not into whole "golf-ball-whacker-guy thing" you can just have the staff feed you full of drinks.

8. Galveston Bay Beer Company

Based in Dickinson, the Galveston Bay Beer Company is a craft beer company with over 100 years in production coming out of these doors. They have 12 beers on tap at all times, with some special varieties that you can only buy at the brewery.
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Based in Dickinson, the Galveston Bay Beer Company is a craft beer company with over 100 years in production coming out of these doors. They have 12 beers on tap at all times, with some special varieties that you can only buy at the brewery.

Take a flight...

There is more to the brewery than having a few pints in the Taproom. There are artifacts from over 120 years of history that are displayed.
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There is more to the brewery than having a few pints in the Taproom. There are artifacts from over 120 years of history that are displayed.

9. Bacchus Wine Bar

Located in League City, Bacchus features a great menu and wine selection that will satisfy even the snobbiest of relatives. There is a 100 year old oak tree that spreads out over a spacious back patio. If you're there on the right night, they'll even have live music!

Located in League City, Bacchus features a great menu and wine selection that will satisfy even the snobbiest of relatives. There is a 100 year old oak tree that spreads out over a spacious back patio. If you're there on the right night, they'll even have live music!

Wine Selection at Bacchus Wine Bar

The wine list at Bacchus is ever changing. They like to feature boutique wines from around the world. You can also buy a cigar or a craft beer while you're there.
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The wine list at Bacchus is ever changing. They like to feature boutique wines from around the world. You can also buy a cigar or a craft beer while you're there.

10. Boondoggles Pub

This pub sits on the corner of Taylor Lake and Clear Lake. The food can compete with anyone on a bar food level. Their pizzas are constantly voted some of the best in the area. Never bad to have some food in the middle of all that celebratory drinking...
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This pub sits on the corner of Taylor Lake and Clear Lake. The food can compete with anyone on a bar food level. Their pizzas are constantly voted some of the best in the area. Never bad to have some food in the middle of all that celebratory drinking...

Lots of ever-changing beers to choose from at the bar. The patio is normally packed on a Saturday night, but it's worth it to send someone over early to grab a table for everyone celebrating with you!
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Lots of ever-changing beers to choose from at the bar. The patio is normally packed on a Saturday night, but it's worth it to send someone over early to grab a table for everyone celebrating with you!

In Conclusion

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Cheers and congratulations on making it through school everybody! Be safe, have a good time!

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