Tucked in at the foot of Dallas' Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge lies Trinity Groves, a wildly popular entertainment destination filled with start-up restaurants, shops and galleries. Not only is this thriving microhood rapidly becoming known as a foodie mecca, it also boasts some of the most picturesque views of downtown Dallas.
See & Do
Located next to Trinity Groves is the Continental Avenue Bridge, a former vehicle-only viaduct that's been transformed into a linear oasis, complete with plants, water features, playgrounds and even an over-sized chess board. Park-goers can also enjoy a host of free activities, that range from fitness classes to children's programs and movie screenings. Be sure to bring along your camera, the bridge offers sweeping views of downtown Dallas, the Trinity River and the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge.
You certainly won't go hungry at Trinity Groves. The area's ever-growing line-up of restaurants offer a diverse range of culinary options. Try to squeeze in at Casa Rubia, an über-popular eatery that dishes up tapas with a modern twist. For Moroccan specialties, check out Soukand for Mexican street food, go to Sugar Skull Cafe. There's also Kitchen LTO, a permanent pop-up spot that changes chefs, menus and decor every six months.
Trinity Groves offers several options for laid-back nighttime fun. Blues lovers will want to hit up Babb Brothers BBQ & Blues–where there's a live jam every Friday and Saturday night. Or for those who like to chill out with a cold one, Four Corners Brewing Co., serves up local craft beer in a beer garden that boasts a giant Jenga game.
Trinity Groves may be most known a dining destination, but the area is beginning to evolve into a place for shopping as well. Art and custom made furniture are featured at Gallery 422 at The Workroom. And for those with a sweet tooth, there's the Cake Bar, offering an indulgent array of Southern-style layer cakes, cookies and quick breads. Dallas' bonbon queen, Kate Weiser, cranks out eye-popping chocolate creations, as well as killer macarons and ice cream.