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Bars and nightlife in Dallas

Top bars

American Restaurant
“Locally sourced American eats, Texas brews and an outdoor patio with live music.”
  • 92 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great food, craft beers and cocktails in a rustic-chic ambiance with a rooftop patio.”
  • 110 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“Complex housing food trucks in an expansive, retro outdoor space with treehouse and trailer bars.”
  • 100 locals recommend
Beer Garden
“If you’re in the mood for a road trip, this place will make your commute worth it. 37 miles from home and you will end up in Downtown Dallas enjoying delicious food/beer.”
  • 102 locals recommend
Bar
“Great roof too bad with plenty of indoor space and patio as well. Great for watching football, or to grab a drink before any American Airlines Center event. This also makes for a great night out!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Brewery
“I don't drink or club so please take the nightlife recommendations lightly. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing food and homemade desserts just a short walk away! Brunch here is popular with the locals.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Golf Driving Range
“Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games. ”
  • 29 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Bar
“Great roof too bad with plenty of indoor space and patio as well. Great for watching football, or to grab a drink before any American Airlines Center event. This also makes for a great night out!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Not yet tired of exploring around Dallas and want to experience a night out? House of Blues is a must-try. You will surely enjoy the food, music and live entertainment.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Amazing music venue with a consistently excellent lineup of music. In a walkable neighborhood near The Sundown, Dodie's, Tirelli's, Blue Goose Cantina, and Stan's Blue Note!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Live jazz/blues in a small venue. A hidden gem that packs a punch in the fun department. People of all ages just having a good time together.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Must visit! Straight or gay! Have line dancing lessons Monday-Thursday at 8:30pm! Go learn or just watch! Also it's a great country bar on weekends until about 11:30 then they change to dance music. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Country Dance Club
“This place has great country dancing with a bar in the middle of the dance floor! On most nights they offer dance lessons for free!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Gay Bar
“Local dance club that gets busy around 11:30. Drag shows at 11pm upstairs in the Rose Room. Great drag shows!!”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bowling Alley
“Fried chicken by the bucket or tacos? Either way, be sure to wash your hands before you head to the vintage bowling alley. Hip vibe, great music. Whether you're there to bowl or not, you can still enjoy a great plate of fried chicken with friends.”
  • 14 locals recommend

Music venues

Basketball Stadium
“If you are a big fan of Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, you must probably know the American Airlines Center where most of the concerts, basketball tournaments, and live entertainment happening. It is just an 8 min drive from the space.”
  • 139 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Locally sourced American eats, Texas brews and an outdoor patio with live music.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Not yet tired of exploring around Dallas and want to experience a night out? House of Blues is a must-try. You will surely enjoy the food, music and live entertainment.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Concert Hall
“I. M. Pei-designed home to the Dallas Symphony is also host to visiting orchestras & musical acts.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Amazing music venue with a consistently excellent lineup of music. In a walkable neighborhood near The Sundown, Dodie's, Tirelli's, Blue Goose Cantina, and Stan's Blue Note!”
  • 35 locals recommend
Music Venue
“One of my favorite old-timey music venues. The Kessler specializes in Americana/folk music acts.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Rock Club
“The Bomb Factory has some pretty cool big-name artists come through. If you have a free night while you're in Dallas, it's worth taking a look online to see if they have anyone fun performing.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Music Venue
“This is a large amphitheater-style music venue located within an area in Las Colinas. It's surrounded by nice restaurants and bars. Parking is easy. A lot of good music artist play here. Check it out.”
  • 10 locals recommend