Nightlife
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A good thing about being on vacation is that every day can be a weekend day. Wanting to hit the coolest spots in the area is only natural. That’s why we wanted to showcase this area’s vibrant nightlife.

Below you’ll find a list of the most trendy and interesting places to check out while you’re in town. Whether you’re new to the area, looking for something different to do, or just visiting, we’re sure you’ll find something you’ll love.
City Tavern
City Tavern

(972) 629-9300

1514 Elm S
Dallas, TX 75201   Directions Website

City Tavern is a beloved establishment in Downtown Dallas, renowned for its exceptional service and top-notch cuisine. Since opening their doors in 2003, they've been a go-to spot for locals and visitors alike, and they take great pride in their 18 years of experience in the restaurant industry.

Whether you're in the mood for brunch, lunch, or dinner, they've got you covered. And if you're looking for a unique outdoor experience, the patio is the perfect spot. Relish in the great food, mesmerizing drinks, and exceptional hospitality. And if you're planning an event, they'd be honored to provide you and your guests with their services. They will work with you to create a bespoke experience tailored to your needs.

Dave & Buster's
Dave & Buster's

(214) 361-5553

9450 N Central Expwy
Dallas, TX 75231   Directions Website

Have a blast at Dave & Buster's, the ultimate destination for anyone who loves old-school arcade games, pool, midway games, laser tag, or high-tech fun.

Try out their premium bar, with innovative cocktails, an impressive wine selection, and 20-plus beers to entice your cravings. Watch your team on one of the massive HDTVs with epic stadium sound surrounding you from every direction in the sports bar that crushes the competition.

Plus, try out the mouth-watering, chef-crafted creations in the American restaurant. From wings to steaks, they've got whatever suits your appetite.

Deep Ellum
Deep Ellum

(214) 509-8880

Dallas, TX 75226
Website

Experience the vibrant culture and history of Deep Ellum, the arts and entertainment district located in east Dallas. Starting as a hub for blues music in the 1920s, Deep Ellum has transformed into a bustling nightlife setting, featuring a punk rock scene in the 1980s and now offering a lively arts and entertainment experience for all.

As one of the first commercial districts in Dallas for African-Americans and European immigrants, Deep Ellum has a rich history and is a significant cultural landmark.

Deep Ellum boasts a diverse community of over 400 companies, from independent businesses, mom-and-pop shops, and start-ups to nationally recognized brands. It's truly a must-visit for anyone looking to soak up Dallas's unique and lively spirit.

Frankie's Downtown
Frankie's Downtown

(214) 741-1919

1303 Main St
Dallas, TX 75202   Directions Website

As the #1 Sports Bar in Dallas 2021, Frankie's is the perfect mix of great food, drinks, and atmosphere.

With twenty taps pouring Texas craft beers and a kitchen serving comfort food, you'll always be hungry. The award-winning cocktails are always on point, and the staff brings a good time to everyone who enters.

Below Frankie's lies a chic speakeasy that's perfect for private events. The prohibition Texas-style decor around a long and inviting bar creates the ideal ambiance for networking, spoiling VIPs, playing billiards, and enjoying the best craft cocktails and delicious delectables.

Gilley's Dallas
Gilley's Dallas

(214) 421-2021

1135 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75215   Directions Website

If you're looking for a good time in Dallas, head to Gilley's. There are three bars to choose from, so you can belly up, grab a drink, or hit the dance floor and boot scoot to your heart's content. And if you're feeling brave, take a ride on the mechanical bull.

Gilley's offers seven different venues available for rental where you can customize your event with catering, decor, and more. And if you need some entertainment, test your skills with a game of pool.

Whether you're planning a corporate event, wedding, concert, or birthday party, Gilley's has got you covered. They work with the best local promoters, caterers, and decorators to create a one-of-a-kind experience for each client.

House of Blues Dallas
House of Blues Dallas

(214) 978-2583

2200 N Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75202   Directions Website

If you're looking for an unforgettable night out, the House of Blues is the perfect place to be. They offer VIP experiences with the world's best artists.

They offer a unique and eclectic experience that celebrates their uniqueness. Recent notable performances include Social Distortion, Crowded House, Blue October, Demitri Martin, and George Clinton.

The House of Blues accommodates up to 1625 people for live shows. The dining room seats 400 and features Southern favorites like gumbo, jambalaya, catfish, and ribs. So, enjoy great music and food, and experience a piece of Dallas history.

Hyena's Comedy Nightclub
Hyena's Comedy Nightclub

(214) 823-5233

5321 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75206   Directions Website

Laugh your night away at Hyena's Comedy Nightclub, one of downtown's best comedy clubs.

Enjoy the best comedy acts, professional light and sound systems, fantastic ambiance, delicious menu options, full bar, and spacious showroom. And if you think you're funny, try out your jokes in front of a live audience during Wednesday's open-mic night. Best of all, free parking lets you relax and enjoy the show without worrying.

Inwood Tavern
Inwood Tavern

(214) 353-2666

7717 Inwood Rd
Dallas, TX 75209   Directions Website

Inwood Tavern is Dallas's oldest continuously operating bar, which means it has been in business for an impressive 58 years. This place is a fundamental neighborhood institution, and it's easy to see why. With good times, good friends, cold drinks, and a fantastic patio, you'll feel right at home here.

It's a great spot to unwind after work or catch up with friends on the weekends. But don't let the casual atmosphere fool you. The revived former dive has plenty of entertainment options, like a pool table, sports on TV, and occasional DJ and band nights. And if you're looking for a private event space in Dallas, Inwood Tavern has you covered. They have multiple areas for your guests to gather, including a side room with a stage and a pool table, and a full bar outside on the covered patio, complete with heaters, fans, and misters.

Rodeo Bar
Rodeo Bar

(214) 651-3559

1321 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202   Directions Website

Rodeo Bar's outdoes itself with a new menu and calm vibes. They've got rotating blue-plate specials and fan-favorite dishes like the Rodeo Burger.

And if you're looking for a place to host a private gathering, their back room is perfect. Plus, they even offer catering options to make your party a hit. It's incredible how they've honored the past four decades while keeping things fresh and exciting. Remember to try one of their Lone Star beers while you're there.

The Round-Up Saloon
The Round-Up Saloon

(214) 522-9611

3912 Cedar Springs Rd
Dallas, TX 75219   Directions Website

The Round-Up Saloon is known as "The Home of Good Times and Good People" and has been for many years. It is one of the best country western dance halls in the nation.

There are some rumors that this location served as a significant bookmaking operation and was the home of the famed "Old Warsaw Restaurant." Some say that Mrs. Slavick's ghost still haunts the Saloon and loves C&W music. But if you want to know more about these stories, ask your favorite bartender.

There are two-stepping and western swing dance lessons every week, along with karaoke, trivia, and drag shows. If you're interested in learning dance, the Round-Up has free dance lessons every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights.

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