A few words About us

Built in 1928 on a dirt road on the outskirts of town, the West Alabama Ice House is a true Texas ice house. Before the days of air conditioning and refrigeration, people in the south would gather at their local watering hole to hang out with neighbors and drink ice cold beverages. This tradition continues today with a great selection of craft beers, ciders, seltzers, sours, and sodas.

In 1985, Jerry Markantonis, a Greek immigrant from the island of Kefalonia, acquired the West Alabama Ice House. His son, Petros (Pete), still maintains and runs the bar to this day. The Markantonis family tradition continues with two of Pete's daughters, who also work there.

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Outdoor Fun and Games

We have a pool table, a ping pong table, corn hole, and ring on a string! Anyone under 21 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and should leave at sun down. All dogs are welcome but must be leashed.
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We provide accommodations for birthday parties, graduations, baby showers, engagements, and weddings! We can reserve seating areas and put messages on the marquee for your event. You can also also have a private bar and bartender in the backyard for an added fee.
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