If you're looking for a genuinely down to earth, no-nonsense bar with great food and even better drinks, then consider the Corner Bar & Grill. This charming, no-frills bar, complete with TV monitors, pool tables, video games and shuffle boards is a favorite of college students, and those who wish they were still in college. Locals swear by their tasty mini burgers, pizza, and sandwiches and rave about the always entertaining karaoke nights. The Corner Bar & Grill is a hip spot for people who just want to relax, mingle and have a good time.
Most restaurants that try to appease many different tastes will fall woefully short of their goal. The Catalina Room is an exception to this with delectable fried catfish to tempt the Southern palate, Grilled Ahi Tuna for the New Americans or thick stouts if you just want to stop by for a drink. Catalina also does an exceptional catfish-clean and savory but not overly fishy. For endings, it's hard to go wrong with a classic Key Lime Pie or Bread Pudding.
3011 Routh Street Dallas, TX 75201 +1 214 526 8181
Mattito's is a perfectly located restaurant that is vibrant, has a great patio and serves fantastic food. If you've never been here, you can fit right in by ordering the "
"Bob Armstrong Dip-it's not on the menu and never has been, but is truly decadent and a meal in itself. A lighter option, the De Marisco Salad, is filled with spicy sautéed shrimp and scallops. After, segue into their famous "
"Platillos or a Platillo a la Parrilla which is grilled tenderloin medallion with seared jumbo shrimp. Desserts do not disappoint with the Mexican Chocolate Cake sprinkled with cinnamon and vanilla bean ice cream or the Tes Leches of white cake with caramel and cream cheese icing.
2404 Cedar Springs Suite 500 Dallas, TX 7201 +1 214 855 4999
Coal Vines is a fantastic restaurant/wine bar in the heart of Uptown. With its coal-burning oven, this is probably the closest you will come to authentic New York pizza. The menu includes such delectable items as Pizzas, Spiced Salmon Salad, Salad Pies, which are served cold and by the slice, Eggplant Milanese Sandwich, Veal & Pepper Rolls, and amazing deserts like Tiramisu Float. Wine is available by the glass or bottle. The décor is upscale and it's easy to forget that everything on the menu is cheap.
8687 North Central Expressway Dallas, TX 75225 +1 972 724 8000
AMC Northpark has 15 screens for your viewing pleasure. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or see their website.
3521 Oak Grove Avenue Dallas, TX 75204 +1 214 252 1616
Foodies love to experiment when they stop by at this restaurant, next to the Central Expressway. Everything on the menu has exotic sounding names, each dish has its fans, and the smell of Tex-Mex food is everywhere. So each time you stop by, you'll want to eat something different. Try out delicacies like the Guacamole, Fajitas A La Mejicana and Pollo Con Hongos. Take a sip or more at the bar. Hungry mobs ensure that the cooked food is quickly gulped down by the dozen. Thus, you can be sure that the food you're munching is really fresh and not just reheated. Step in and find out what makes this place so popular.
Sue Ellen's, catering to the gay, lesbian and trans gender crowd, is a comfortable atmosphere for all, including straight customers. Sue Ellen's provides an environment for any mood featuring a dance floor, two large bars, pool tables, as well as a large patio area facing the busy main street. With drink specials every night, this is an affordable hangout location. It is also at the heart of the clubbing district for easy access to other major dance clubs and bars. Check out live music on Friday nights and "old school" mixed with current pop tunes spun on other nights. Casual dress is allowed. Relaxed, companionable atmosphere for all types. Call ahead for hours.
A classy place dimly lit and well furnished, the Idle Rich Pub has a distinct aura about it. They have an extensive offering of beers, whiskeys, wines and young good-looking people. The food is great and the menu extensive. They've been praised as having some of the best Fish and Chips in town, as well as an assortment of other delicious pub grub items. At Idol's, you can even get your Belgian mussels steamed in Hoegaarden Beer. The extensive beer menu, which ranges from German to Californian brews will get you in there, but the friendly staff and cozy ambiance will keep you coming back. For the daring drinker, try one of Idle's infamous combination drinks, such as the Black Widow or the Priest's Collar.
3015 Oak Lawn Avenue. Warwick Melrose Hotel Dallas, TX 75219 +1 214 224 3152/+1 214 521 5151
You won't find too many bookworms and library aficionados inside this Melrose Hotel bar, but it is a popular choice for business meetings and winding down after work. It has live music and a plush ambiance accompanied by a tasty bar menu. In fact, that's the only time you might actually read here. So whether you're looking for a great place to meet your mates after a hard day's work, or to discuss future business endeavors with your co-workers, the Library is your kind of place. Plunk down in a comfy chair, order a drink and start your night off right.
3902 Maple Avenue Dallas, TX 75219 +1 214 522 8466
This is one nightclub unlike any other. If you like dancing in your living room, you will love the ambiance at the Grapevine. Furnished with comfy chairs, couches, and a jukebox, this hot spot is nothing if not homey. You can also shoot pool on one of the indoor or outdoor pool tables while enjoying one of the bar's special frozen Everclear bellinis. The rooftop patio is the perfect place to watch the Oak Lawn party-goers as they bounce from club to club.
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