Located near the trendy Quadrangle area of Dallas, The Ginger Man was one of the first microbreweries to pop up in the area. In addition to their home-brewed flavors, there are 70 varieties of draft beer, as well as a countless number of bottled brands. The usually large crowd ranges in age from early twenties to late fifties. The back deck is a great place to enjoy that hard-to-find-beer while milling around with the eclectic patronage. The Ginger Man is a converted neighborhood house with a homey feel to it.
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.
Located in a historic building that's said to be haunted, The Church is a unique and fun club in Dallas! With various lounges and DJs you'll hear everything from Electronic to Industrial music. Get out on the dance floor, or just relax and have a drink with friends. Make sure to head up to the rooftop patio to enjoy a stunning view of the city. This fun nightclub also hosts great events, including live concerts and theme parties. Definitely get your best goth gear on, since everyone else will be doing the same!
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.
Cork, which is located in West Village, is a one-of-a-kind store selling some of the finest wines from around the world. They sell a variety of 48 wines, from Albarino to Zinfandel, and even varieties of rare beer, and offer samples by the ounce.They have a small in-house restaurant which features simple food like salads, cheese and desserts. At the store, they also have tasting stations where guests can sample a few wines and beers. Accessories like wine bags and cork screws can be had at reasonable rates.
At Goodfriend Dallas, owners Matt and Josh celebrate their passion for drinking with 60 bottled and 16 draft beers, as well as an extensive collection of spirits. The easy-going and fun-loving nature of the bar personnel rubs off on everyone, making it a relaxed and magnetic haven for locals and visitors alike. The burgers here are amazing, but there are also sandwiches and salads to enjoy.
With 44 high definition TV’s, DirecTv Sports Packages and pay-per-view UFC fight, Frankie’s is not just another ordinary sports bar. Seating includes a mix of comfortable leather couches, chairs, and bar stools. They also have a dizzying array of drink options ranging from 20 Texan craft beers on top and handcrafted cocktails to Whiskeys and Vodkas, you are sure to find a drink that soothes your senses. If you get hungry, Frankie’s has on offer an assortment of pubgrub like wraps, sandwiches, pizzas, burgers and fries. Whether you want to enjoy a game of your favorite sports team, converse with old friends or simply relish great food and drinks, Frankie’s is the place where you should be headed.
Housed on Main Street inside a building built in the 1920s, the Mitchell is the modern answer to royal bars. Simple in essence, yet exuding elegance, The Mitchell is done up in notes of royal blue and gold. An enclosed patio forms the front of this bar, with lanterns suspended from the ceiling. The menu offers small chef-driven eats, including caviar which can be paired with house cocktails, their famous gin features or champagne.
A nice local sports bar, Press Box Grill is a good place to relax with a drink while enjoying a game on one of their large screen TV's. With a large selection of beers, both on tap and bottled as well a decent selection of bar food like burgers, sliders, hot wings and pork chops, it makes for a lively ambiance and a casual vibe to spend an evening out with friends. In a good location in Down town Texas, situated in a lovely historic building Press Box Grill is a good option in the area. It can get a bit loud during games and busy on week-ends.
If you're a sports fan then this is the bar for you. With comfortable seating, great ambiance, friendly service and a nice selection of local and international draft beers, it's a great place to catch a game. The multiple TV's set up around the bar means you won't miss a single pass or goal while chilling with company. With a nice selection of authentic bar food from wings to burgers and grills and Tex-mex favorites a nice for a no frills relaxed evening. The Owner's Box is the place to be during popular games like the NFL finals, where the sound levels can reach the roof, and you can watch every play on their 16 foot screen. V
Medusa opened its doors in 2013 and is located in the vibrant Downtown Dallas. This sleek nightclub with its huge dance floor, comfy booths, a performance stage and five bars has the finest of DJs playing the tunes as well as top artists performing on a regular basis. Some of these musicians are Fantasia, Don Omar, Elefante, Luis Enrique and Avant. Don't forget to put on your dancing shoes to groove to the pulsating music here.