• The Locum Tenens’ Guide to Houston, TX

    The Locum Tenens’ Guide to Houston, TX

    Even if you are taking a healthcare job placement in San Antonio, Texas, it is just under a three-hour drive to the fun city of Houston. One of the many benefits of working locum tenens is the ability to travel and check out new states. So, while you are on contract in San Antonio, why not make a weekend trip out of visiting Houston? Make the most out of your Texas assignment by checking out the following Houston hotspots for your Texas staycation!

    Food – There are plenty of fine dining, local, or moderately priced food places to get food from in Houston.

    • American Delicatessen: Ken & Ziggy’s New York Deli @ 2327 Post Oak Blvd, Houston, Texas 77056
    • Brazilian: Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse @ 5865 Westheimer Rd, Houston, Texas 77057
    • American, Contemporary: Rainbow Lodge @ 2011 Ella Blvd, at East TC Jester, Houston, Texas 77008
    • Mediterranean: Phoenicia Specialty Foods @ 1001 Austin St, Houston Texas 77010
    • Pizza: Frank’s Pizza @ 417 Travis St, Houston Texas 77002
    • American Steakhouse: Pappas Bros. Steakhouse @ 5839 Westheimer Rd, Houston, Texas 77057


    Shopping – Being the fourth largest city in the nation, there’s plenty of shops to take advantage of while in Houston for your healthcare job placement.

    • Conroe Outlet Center @ 111 League Line Rd, Conroe, Texas 77303
    • The Galleria @ 5085 Westheimer Rd, Houston, Texas 77056
    • Katy Mills @ 5000 Katy Mills Cir, Katy, Texas 77494
    • Uptown Park @ 1101 Uptown Park Blvd, Houston, Texas 77056


    Nightlife – It’s important to have a good work and social life, and there are plenty of comedy clubs, places to enjoy live music, sports bars, and more in Houston. Hit the town on a Friday or Saturday night at any or all of these hot spots!

    • Comedy: Improv Comedy Club & Restaurant @ 7620 Katy Freeway, Suite 455, Houston, Texas 77024
    • Live Music: Boondocks @ 1417 Westheimer Rd, Houston, Texas 77006
    • Live Music: Pete’s Dueling Piano Bar @ 1201 Fannin St, Houston, Texas 77002
    • Sports Bar: Beer Market Co. @ 920 Studemont St, Houston, Texas 77007
    • Sports Bar: Porch Swing Pub @ 69 Heights Blvd, Houston, Texas 77007
    • Wine Bar: 3rd Floor @ 2303 Smith St, Houston, Texas 77006
    • Wine Bar: Vine Wine Room @ 12420 Memorial Dr, Houston, Texas 77024


    As your premier physician staffing agency in Texas, we here at Mint Physician Staffing want you to enjoy your city, whether you’re here for a month or for a year.

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