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.
Mi Cocina is a great Mexican restaurant and bar located in the Highland Park Village shopping center. The atmosphere is festive, colorful, and lively. The chic decor and friendly wait staff make this restaurant feel like a party whenever you walk in. The traditional Tex-Mex entrees are served with a touch of class. The enchiladas, flautas, nachos, quesadillas and fajitas are exceptional, while the tortilla soup is a bit unique-- it has peas! After your meal, stroll through the shopping center and window shop.
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.
If you are looking for a down-home kind of bar, try Adair's Saloon. It is a honky-tonk bar with graffiti on the walls, a jukebox, and pool tables. Regulars come decked out in cowboy hats and boots ready to eat awesome burgers and drink beer. The bar also serves mixed drinks. Live country bands perform on the weekends. Adair's attracts a business and tourist crowd along with country-clad regulars.
This large space features dance lessons, live music, concerts and even mechanical bull riding. Various DJ sets, live music, and jukebox tunes provide a fun atmosphere for any crowd; indeed Cowboys Red River attracts many different age groups. It is the perfect place to kick back and have a good time and you'll never be short of a drink because there is more than one bar.
Station 4 (or S4) is one of the hottest gay dance clubs in Dallas. The dance floor is huge, with large dance cages, a balcony overlooking the action, and lots of disco lights. House music blasts from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. (alcohol is served until 2 a.m.). There are nightly drink specials, and admission also gets you into the drag shows upstairs in the Rose Room.
Located in Dallas this Rhythm City is the place to be at for those who love hip hop. Specializing in Hip Hop dance the blues away here to all the latest chart bustling hip hop tracks and even those by unknown local artists. Saturday nights are a hit here with the place getting jam packet. So if your thinking on going Saturdays get there early. Impromtu performances by Hip Hop artists also take place here from time to time. Great Drinks are on offer here too.
If you're a lover of wine and find your meals incomplete without your regular glass, then Bodega Wine Bar meant for you. Located in the Lakewood neighborhood, the beautiful blend of vintage and modern wine cellars, replete with the old-fashioned stone walls, hardwood floors and rustic bar counter creates a perfect atmosphere for a relaxed evening. Take you pick from among the extensive selection of over 30 exquisite wines from across the globe, sit back and savor every last sip of the magnificent drink. If you aren't too fond of the wines available here, no problem, you can bring your own bottle and share it with your friends at his splendid bar.
Concerned about your financial future? Then visit this place early in the morning to sip espresso, read a free copy of the Wall Street Journal, and wait for the opening bell to ring in the news of the stock market. You can also watch popular financial newscasts such as CNBC's "SquakBox", MSNBC, CNN or listen to David Johnson's stock tips on News Radio KRLD 1080. Enjoy great food such as pasteries and sandwiches while you relax in a comfortable and educational environment. This place offers free wi-fi service and parking, as well as live music featuring local and regional musicians and bands. There has rarely been a more congenial atmosphere for contemplating the collapse of your finances.
Dallas' favorite winetasting facility, Times Ten Cellars, hosts some of the best wines from premiere regions in California. You will want to enjoy some of the close to home grown. Wines are also created from the Cellars' very own Cathedral Mountain Vineyard in Alpine, Texas, and the finest wine equipment is shipped from Italy and France. The Cellar's tasting room is a blend of modern and old world decor, where guests can sample their favorite wines. There are 7000 vines grown in the vineyard, some of which include Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. Wines can be purchased by the glass or by the bottle.