Hurricane Laura is expected to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border as a major hurricane early Thursday morning. As the first rain bands from Hurricane Laura move into the Greater Houston area, several grocery stores, restaurants and attractions are closing with plans to reopen as weather permits.

Below is a list of temporary closings, in alphabetical order. The list will continue to be updated throughout the week.

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Grocery stores:

  • Central Market: Central Market in Highland Village will close early at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, the grocery tweeted. 3815 Westheimer Rd.
  • H-E-B: Several H-E-B locales will close early at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a release. On Thursday, the stores will reopen as soon as it’s deemed safe and close at 8 p.m. Locations include Baytown H-E-B. along with Beaumont H-E-B Plus!, Beaumont 6 H-E-B, Lumberton H-E-B, Orange H-E-B, Port Arthur H-E-B, Groves H-E-B, Mid County H-E-B, and Mont Belvieu H-E-B.
  • Kroger: The supermarket chain announced on Wednesday that its outpost at 5730 Seawall Blvd. in Galveston will close at 2 p.m., while other Houston- area locations will close at 6 p.m. 

Restaurants:

  • Avondale Food & Wine: The Montrose bistro will close early at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 240 Westheimer Rd.
  • Backstreet Cafe: The River Oaks spot is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 1103 S Shepherd Dr.
  • Bistro Menil: The Montrose restaurant will close for dinner on Wednesday, according to social media. 1513 W Alabama St.
  • Black Hole: The Montrose coffee house will close early at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 4504 Graustark St.
  • Bludorn: The Montrose restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 807 Taft St.
  • Bowl & Barrel: The CityCentre location of Bowl & Barrel is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the bowling alley and restaurant. 797 Sorella Ct.
  • Blood Bros. BBQ: The Bellaire barbecue joint will be closed on Thursday, according to social media. 5425 Bellaire Blvd.
  • Brennan’s of Houston: The Midtown staple will close early at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday and reopen at lunch on Thursday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 3300 Smith St.
  • The Brisket House: The barbecue joint will close at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 5775 Woodway Dr.
  • Cane Rosso: Cane Rosso in The Heights is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 1835 N Shepherd Dr.
  • Caracol: Caracol in the Galleria area is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 2200 Post Oak Blvd.
  • Carrabba’s: Both locations of The Original Carrabba’s will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 3115 Kirby Dr.; 1399 S Voss Rd.

  • Chick’nCone: The fast-casual spot in the Heights will close at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 1919 N Shepherd Drive
  • City Acre Brewing: City Acre will be closed on Thursday, according to social media. 3418 Topping St.
  • Coltivare: The Heights restaurant will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 3320 White Oak Drive
  • Common Bond: All locations of the bistro and bakery will close early at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday,  according to social media. Multiple locations.
  • Dak & Bop: The Heights restaurant will be closed on Thursday, according to social media. 1805 W 18th St.
  • Dish Society: All five Houston-area locations of the farm-to-table restaurant will close at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. Multiple locations.
  • Eunice: The Greenway Plaza restaurant will close Wednesday at 3 p.m., according to social media. 3737 Buffalo Speedway
  • Field & Tides: The Heights restaurant will close early after lunch service on Wednesday, according to social media. 705 E 11th St.
  • Finn Hall: The downtown food court will be closed on Thursday,  according to social media. 712 Main St.
  • FM Kitchen & Bar: The casual joint will close early ay 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 1112 Shepherd Dr.
  • Frank’s Pizza: The downtown pizzeria will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 417 Travis St.
  • Frenchy’s: The fried chicken chain will close several stores early on Wednesday, including 4646 Scott St. and 11631 Southwest Fwy. at 3 p.m.; 1210 West Rd. and 802 Rankin Rd. at 4 p.m.; 1110 Victory Blvd. at 6 p.m.; and 12202 Almeda Rd. at 7 p.m., according to social media.
  • The General Public: The CityCentre location of Bowl & Barrel is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 797 Sorella Ct.
  • Grace’s: Grace’s will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 3111 Kirby Dr.
  • Hugo’s: Hugo’s in Montrose is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 1600 Westheimer Rd.
  • Hungry’s: Both locations of the casual cafe will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 2356 Rice Blvd.; 14714 Memorial Dr.
  • King’s Biergarten & Restaurant: The German & Austrian beer hall in Pearland is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 1329 E Broadway St.
  • King’s BierHaus: The Heights beer hall is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 2044 E T C Jester Blvd.
  • Kiran’s: The upscale restaurant at Upper Kirby is closed for dinner on Wednesday, according to social media. 2925 Richmond Ave.
  • La Lucha: The Heights restaurant will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 1801 N Shepherd Dr.
  • MAD: The upscale Spanish restaurant at River Oaks District will close for dinner on Wednesday, according to social media. 4444 Westheimer Rd.
  • Maison Pucha: The Heights restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 1001 Studewood St.
  • Molina’s Cantina: The Tex-Mex spot will close early at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and reopen Thursday at noon, according to a representative for the restaurant. 7901 Westheimer Rd.; 3801 Bellaire Blvd.
  • Monkey’s Tail: The Lindale Park is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the bar and kitchen. 5802 Fulton St.
  • Nancy’s Hustle: Nancy’s Hustle will be closed on Wednesday evening for takeout, according to social media. The East downtown restaurant is currently closed for in-dining amid the coronavirus pandemic. 2704 Polk St.
  • Nobie’s: The Montrose restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 2048 Colquitt St.
  • Osso & Kristalla: The downtown restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 1515 Texas Ave.
  • Pappas Bar-B-Q: Seventeen Houston-area Pappas Bar-B-Q locales are closed on Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. Multiple locations.
  • Pappas Bros. Steakhouse: The Galleria location of the upscale steakhouse is closed on Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. 5839 Westheimer Road
  • Pappa’s Burger: Pappa’s Burger in the Galleria area is closed on Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. 5815 Westheimer Road
  • Pappasito’s Cantina: The 16 Houston-area Pappasito’s Cantina locations are closed on Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. Multiple locations.
  • Phat Eatery: The Katy restaurant will close early at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 23119 Colonial Pkwy.
  • Politan Row: The Rice Village food hall will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. 2445 Times Blvd.
  • Pondicheri: Pondicheri in River Oaks is closing early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. Takeout orders can still be placed until 7 p.m. 2800 Kirby Drive
  • Potente: The downtown restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 1515 Texas Ave.
  • Ramen Tatsu-ya: The Montrose restaurant will close early at 2 p.m.Wednesday, according to social media. 1722 California St.
  • Ray’s BBQ Shack: Ray’s will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday and will tentatively remain closed until Friday, according to social media. 3929 Old Spanish Trail
  • Relish Restaurant and Bar: The River Oaks spot will close early at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 2810 Westheimer Rd.
  • Riel: The Montrose restaurant will close early at 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to social media. Curbside and delivery specials will be available until 5 p.m. 1927 Fairview St.
  • Rodeo Goat: The East downtown restaurant will close at 6:30 on Wednesday, according to social media. 2105 Dallas St.
  • Rosie Cannonball: The Montrose restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 1620 Westheimer Road
  • The Rustic: Both locations of The Rustic are closed on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant and music venue. 1836 Polk St.; 1121 Uptown Park Blvd.
  • Saint Arnold Brewing Company: The brewery and restaurant will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. 2000 Lyons
  • Savoir: Savoir in The Heights is will be closed for dinner on Wednesday, according to social media. 1344 Yale St.
  • Shun Japanese Kitchen: The Montrose restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 2802 S Shepherd Dr.

  • Sixty Vines: The Rice Village eatery will be closed on Thursday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 2540 University Blvd.
  • Sonoma: Both locations of wine bar and restaurant will close for dinner on Wednesday, according to social media. 2720 Richmond Ave.; 801 Studewood St.
  • State of Grace: The River Oaks neighborhood restaurant will close at 8 p.m on Wednesday, according to social media. 3258 Westheimer Rd.
  • Tiny Boxwoods: The restaurant will close early at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media.  3614 W Alabama St.
  • Tobiuo Sushi & Bar: The Katy sushi spot will close early at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, according to a representative for the restaurant. 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
  • Tony’s: The fine-dining restaurant in Greenway Plaza will close for dinner service on Wednesday night and lunch service on Thursday, according to social media. 3755 Richmond Ave.
  • Traveler’s Table: The Montrose restaurant is closed on Wednesday, according to social media. 520 Westheimer Rd.
  • Turkey Leg Hut: The restaurant, located near the Museum District, will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 4830 Almeda Rd.
  • Uchi: The Montrose sushi restaurant will close for dinner on Wednesday, according to social media. 904 Westheimer Rd.
  • Underground Hall: The downtown food hall will close at 8 p.m. on Wednesday and remain closed on Thursday, according to social media. 1010 Prairie St.
  • Verdine: The Heights restaurant will close early at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 449 W 19th St.
  • Vibrant: Vibrant in Montrose will close early at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, according to social media. 1931 Fairview St.

Attractions

  • Discovery Green: The downtown public park announced on Tuesday that it will postpone its House of Cards Carnival fundraiser slotted for Thursday as well as the Friday opening of its latest installation, the House of Cards. The events have not yet been rescheduled, according to the release.
  • Houston Zoo: Houston Zoo is closed Wednesday and Thursday, it announced on Twitter.
  • Memorial Park: Memorial Park will be closed on Thursday, with gates possibly closing as early as 2 p.m. on Wednesday, according to Twitter.
  • Moody Gardens: Moody Gardens announced on Tuesday that it has closed due to the mandatory evacuation order from the City of Galveston, with the park’s animals secured in onsite emergency holding areas. A reopening date has not yet been announced. 
  • Space Center Houston: The official visitor center of NASA Johnson Space Center will be closed Wednesday and Thursday, according to social media. 1601 E NASA Parkway

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