SPRING, TX – MARCH 3, 2017 – As the old adage goes, good things come to those who wait. For North Houston, where large chains have traditionally reigned, a wave of local restaurateurs are changing the game. Just as Fielding’s Wood Grill, Craft Grill and Hubbell & Hudson Kitchen have become community staples, Andrew and Kelsey Neidert hope to establish the same landmark status by merging the classic and contemporary in a comfortable, timeless and effortlessly inviting manner, while filling a void in the area. Tucked away on Kuykendahl Road, just south of the Grand Parkway, Tapped DraftHouse & Kitchen, one of the more recent additions to the Spring neighborhood, debuts with lunch, happy hour and dinner service in April.
Tapped DraftHouse & Kitchen will cater to a variety of tastes and functions for an eclectic clientele ranging from surrounding neighborhood families, Spring and The Woodlands’ professionals and craft beer enthusiasts. A quaint patio flanking the restaurant will create a warm and charming entry point and perfect perch to people watch over craft beers and a thoughtful wine list comprised of Texas vineyards. The dog friendly patio space offers table seating for 40 and is equipped with 55 inch flat screen TVs and games like corn hole and giant jenga.
Inside, an expansive tap-wall boasting 50 different taps will immediately draw the attention of guests. The 2,400-square-foot indoor dining room holds 84 seated with accommodations that include an inviting L-shaped bar, a wood community table, booths, plus nine flat screen TVs. The relaxed décor scheme combines industrial and modern design elements like subway tile, exposed brick, textured woods and Edison bulbs hanging from an exposed ceiling to create a soft, comfortable glow. “Our goal is to create a fun, casual and inviting atmosphere – a gathering space you’re eager to revisit regularly”, says Andrew Neidert. “We designed Tapped with the needs and character of the neighborhood in mind.”