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.
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.
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.
In the regal and grand premises of the Hotel Adolphus, lies a peppy side named Rodeo Bar and Grill. With rich wood paneling flaunting Old West collectibles, this hip place reflects a countryside charm along with a hint of contemporary styles. Savor this charming setting with a packed lunch of Grilled Steak Sandwich or Greek Style Garden Salad with a basket of crisp French Fries. Have a hearty dinner with wholesome Smoked Chicken Quesadillas, hot soups, made-to-order pizzas and host of Tex-Mex delicious varieties. A lip-smacking Classic Vanilla Crème Brûlée coupled with your favorite show sums up the whole delightful experience. So come by and enjoy true Rodeo style!
Relish contemporary Texan flavors at Jaxon Texas Kitchen & Beer Garden. This place boasts a 10,000-square-foot pebbled patio that features beautiful lights and television screens that create a lively atmosphere. Choose from a collection of over 30 local beers, poured directly from the tap or grab a hand-crafted spirit that best suits your palate. A great place to host a party or to enjoy a soccer match with your clan.
Midnight Rambler, located in the basement of The Joule hotel, is a trendy lounge which serves a range of delicious, zippy craft cocktails. Watch the bartenders put a new spin to classic cocktails as you groove to the beats of tasteful music coming from the speakers. With marble-topped private tables and a glossy, well stocked bar, the lounge has a classy feel to it. Delicious bar snacks and great happy hour offers adds incentive to come and check this place out.