If your idea of nightlife includes hitting a bar for drinks and socializing, then our Dallas guide is just what you want. Capitalizing on first-hand experience and extensive research, we've located the best bars in Dallas for hanging out and kicking back in. From long-lived mainstays like the Lakewood Landing to busy places like Double Wide that get lots of 10Best reader approval, we present the top bars in town and offer details about them all. What's the energy like? How do the bartenders pour? Are most bars located in the Greenville Avenue area? No fear - we share all the facts!
In the mood for imported beer? You're in luck, as Dallas features some of the best European-style pubs this side of the Atlantic. Head on over to the Old Monk on Henderson Avenue for people-watching on a great patio while sipping your favorite ale or bring your appetite for elevated, gourmet pub fare that pairs perfectly with your favorite draught at Libertine Bar on Greenville Ave. If you're looking to experience a country-western bar in the heart of Dallas, Adair's Saloon in the Deep Ellum district won't disappoint. If dive bars are more your thing, choose from a variety of popular low-key watering holes, like Lee Harvey's and The Grapevine Bar.
While bars are spread out across the metroplex, Uptown, Deep Ellum and Lower Greenville Avenues are full of choices and different types of venues.