The Spindletop Story

In the Beginning...

On January 10, 1901, Spindletop Hill in Beaumont, Texas, burst with black gold, creating the biggest oil boom in America. Many oil companies started in Beaumont, including The Texas Company (Texaco), Gulf Oil Corporation (Chevron), and Humble Oil (ExxonMobil).

Paying Homage to the Birthplace of the Texas Oil Boom

Spindletop opened in 1972 atop downtown's Hyatt Regency Houston and quickly gained notoriety for its revolving dining room, the first of its kind in the city. From the moment you enter the "Spindletop Express," our glass-enclosed elevator, and ride the 34 stories to the restaurant, you'll know you've stepped into a special place.

Spindletop restaurant

Our-glass walled restaurant makes one revolution every 45 minutes, ensuring you'll enjoy 360-degree views of the city and all its famous landmarks. Multiple levels ensure that everyone has a perfect view.

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