This Arlington tradition is owned and operated by the former manager of the Texas Rangers baseball team. Sports fans can never get enough of the memorabilia, which covers the walls, tables and every other area you can imagine. Entrees include a catfish filet, the Tex-Mex Bobby Bajita fajita plate, the tortilla-rolled club Mex sandwich, the blackened chicken, the buffalo shrimp and the tender filet mignon. The sought-after ostrich burger is low in fat and more liberally seasoned with pepper than the traditional hamburger. The desserts vary daily but are always of high quality.
770 East Road to Six Flags Suite 146 Arlington, TX 76011 +1 866 675 2642
Owner/chef Tony Fukushima brings his experience from Benihana, Beverly Hills to trendy Arlington. He surely knows how to entertain guests through his cooking. The restaurant is children-friendly and the service is fast. Meals at Hibachi 97 include succulent grilled shrimp appetizer, your choice of meat, soup or salad, rice and grilled vegetables. One must try the tender filet mignon, the sesame chicken or the sirloin steak. Sushi rolls are worth being ordered as a side dish. Desserts include green tea or ogura(red bean) ice cream. Domestic and Japanese beer, sake and Japanese wines are available too.
305 West Main Street Arlington, TX 76010 +1 817 275 7661
This well-established community theater was founded in 1973. Located in Arlington, midway between Dallas and Fort Worth, the venue is a great place to catch quality plays. The non-profit company produces around six presentations each year, ranging from musicals to award-winning plays. Past productions include "Laughter on the 23rd Floor," as well as a variety of other comedies. Hours vary depending on performance, Call the box office for details.
CATS features young actors and technicians in every production. More than 20,000 patrons from across North Texas visit the theater each year. The professional-level productions often represent the first contact with live theater for many children in Dallas and Fort Worth communities. Portable sets and sound systems allow CATS touring groups the ability to present concerts and plays to PTAs, nursing homes, libraries, and various other community service organizations. The performing arts training received from CATS has led many alumnae to continue their art education at prestigious schools throughout the country, including the Boston Conservatory of Music and Harvard University. The school offers various levels of classes for ages four through adult, including acting, creative dramatics, musical theater, technical theater, tap, jazz, ballet and modern dance. Throughout the year, specialty workshops and private voice lessons are also available.
2540 East Abram Street Arlington, TX 76010 +1 817 265 1535
This upscale version of an urban honky-tonk delights locals and visitors alike. Its huge dance floor easily accommodates partners, and there is never a problem getting a good view of the show on stage. Live music is presented every Wednesday-Sunday; Toby Keith, Merle Haggard, David Kersh and Terri Clark have performed here. Wednesday is ladies night, while Fridays feature a happy hour with free buffet from 6p-8p. The buffet consists mainly of bar fare; burgers, fries, sandwiches, chicken and barbecue are the mainstays. The food is not the draw here, but it is still good.
668 Lincoln Square Arlington, TX 76011 +1 817 265 0555
A favorite since 1990, this North Arlington Italian bistro has been recognized by the Dallas Morning News as having one of the Best Patio Bars in Arlington. The menu offers an array of salads, pasta, seafood, sandwiches and grilled items. Specialties include the popular New York-style pizza and the egg fettuccine, complete with chunks of grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and asparagus in a delightful Alfredo sauce. The brunch menu includes house-made Danish pastries, breads and croissants as well as assorted salads, pizzas, pasta, Eggs Benedict, lasagna and roast beef.
Houlihan's is an American restaurant and bar that is always buzzing with activity. Items like chipotle chicken nachos,, lettuce wraps and chicken wings are perfect for sharing with your group, before moving on to the main course. On the menu, you will find seafood, steaks, sandwiches and burgers. Wines, cocktails and beers make up the drinks list.
6077 West Interstate-20 Arlington, TX 76016 +1 817 572 0541
At Mac's Bar & Grill, you are presented with a menu featuring American dishes that take inspiration from many different sources. At times, you will be able to discern some Cajun flavors, while at others you will be able to identify a Southwestern touch. Your meal starts with dishes Southwestern shrimp cocktail and goat cheese quesadillas before moving on to cilantro chicken and fried pork chop, among many other options. At the bar, you will find numerous cocktails, wines and scotches.
224 North Center Street Arlington, TX 76011 +1 817 274 5700
Located on the North Center Street in Arlington, Arlington Music Hall has been at the center of cultural activities right from the time it was built in 1949. This historic venue opened to the public in 1950 with the screening of the classic movie Seabiscuit, and subsequently was host to a number of concerts, theater and revue performances through the years. Today, the auditorium is home to the Arlington Country Music Revue and Symphony Arlington that organizes the events of its troupes at the 1100-capacity auditorium or that of the visiting acts like Grand Ole Opry and Ballet Folklorico. Completely renovated and equipped with state-of-the-art sound and light technology, watching world-class revues and concerts cannot get any better than at Arlington Music Hall. Call or visit their website to know more.
2200 North Lamar Street Dallas, TX 75202 +1 214 978 2583
Pontiac Garage is a music hall situated in the majestic House of Blues. The place teems with energy of the live performances, that are larger than life. The hall plays host to music of all genres starting from rock and roll, punk, metal, hip hop to everything possible. The live performances create an euphoric scenario in the music hall and the environment is palpable. A visit to this place is sure to entertain you to the core.