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.
Locals and visitors alike love Trinity Hall Irish Pub & Restaurant. That's because this establishment offers an impressive selection of beer for patrons to enjoy in a friendly, warm atmosphere. The food here often goes beyond your standard pub fare, with the chef creating special dishes to complement a certain drink from time to time. The sounds of live music fill the bar on a regular basis.
Katy Trail Ice House is a popular restaurant and beer garden in Dallas. It offers a range of 50 beers on tap and a place to chill out. It has a huge patio that can be used to host private parties and events. The bar is 50 feet long and features the rarest of beers. Katy Trail Ice House is the place to gather for any occasion.
This neighborhood bar is reminiscent of the pubs across the Atlantic. Operated by the owners of the Meridian Room, Simon McDonald and Mike Smith, this bar seeks to offer their customers a friendly, unassuming place to dine, meet, and drink. The loaded bar offers all that you would expect and then some, including the ever-popular British favorite, Pimms, as well as a Woodchuck Raspberry Cider and various imported ales. The menu offers a smoked salmon appetizer plate, herbed pork loin chop, and beer-braised beef short ribs. The service, along with the food, is all top notch so don't be hesitant to drop on in and check it out.
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.
Eno's is a niche when you don't want fast-food or high-end dining. Appetizers include Lemon Pepper Calamari featuring anchovy dipping sauce and a House Salad with provolone, Maytag cheese, peppered pork belly, chopped enpe and roasted lemon vinaigrette. Entrées include selections like Northside Kitchen Sandwich with Italian beef, sport peppers and pickled vegetables and Southside (White Pie) with garlic, basil, anchovies, tomato and ricotta. The meal is complete with Eno's Sundae featuring house-made spumoni or cannolis. The handsome casual interior makes this a great place to relax for the evening in the trendy Bishop Arts District. - Raine Devries
This watering hole is located in downtown and is frequented mostly by a white-collared crowd. It has pool tables for entertainment and the bar serves some exotic drinks. The food is mostly local cuisine but nothing much to write home about. If you visit the bar in the football season, you will find a special Bloody Mary bar over the weekends.
At Gator's Croc & Roc you can enjoy a Cajun lunch on the rooftop or sing along with the piano player after dark. Gator's has a fully stocked bar with more than a dozen different frozen concoction machines lining the back wall. The bar is large with a great selection of draft beers and every imaginable liquor. Upstairs is a more casual deck patio with picnic tables and an additional mini bar. Don't get too caught up in the great music or you might find yourself on stage singing a Jimmy Buffet song. Despite a Cajun theme, you'll find all of the American favorites such as burgers, nachos and great chicken fingers.
Praise be to the House of Blues. Gospel Sunday Brunch is served hot with some good 'ol southern cookin' and live performances to rejuvenate those weary souls. If you're not much of a churchgoer, come during their regular hours for the voodoo shrimp with rosemary cornbread and Dixie beer reduction. Their menu offers a mixture of Cajun and barbeque style dishes, salads and sides accompanied by southern rock.
Are you an aspiring singer scouting around for a spot to test your larynx? Poor David's might just be where you could strike it rich, for the likes of the Dixie Chicks, Robert Cray and Lyle Lovett have blazed the stage here. Open only to those over 21 years of age, this strictly non-smoking pub regularly hosts shows that rock the joint into the wee hours. Many of the shows feature advance tickets, which can be bought after 6p on the day of the show. Be sure to check out the web site for more updates and ticket details. Birthdays are celebrated with a free drink and if you are here for a show, avail of the 10 percent discount on your meal at the nearby Amuse restaurant. Private parties can be hosted here as well, with a capacity of up to 375 and possible arrangements for a live band. Good behavior is the norm, and those flouting the rules might just wind up cooling their heels on the street outside!
Oozing Southern charm, this restaurant and live music venue is always buzzing with activity. Stepping into The Free Man Cafe will make you feel as if you've been transported to New Orleans. Live Jazz musicians play throughout the week, and the creole and cajun cuisine is crazy delicious. From traditional po'boys, crawfish ettouffee, and bread pudding to muffaletta and jambalaya, they have it all.