Hip, popular Sambuca pulls in lots of business, thanks to its lively ambience and fun-loving clientele. A supper-club feel means that you'll be comfortable nibbling and drinking, listening to live music, showing off your style on the dance...  Read More

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A young, hip, professional crowd fills trendy Zúbar, which is a perfect spot for relaxing, meeting new people, and listening to great music. The intimate interior features bright colors, large, comfy sofas, and casual ambience, all...  Read More

The Balcony Club
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Live jazz and a romantic, intimate ambience set the stage for an evening at Balcony, located in the historic Lakewood Theatre. A mixed clientele, from young professionals to students, sip martinis and listen as throaty jazz singers croon their...  Read More



The Curtain Club has established itself as one of the best "sounding" venues in the city. Both local and regional alternative rock bands love to play this room. It's not a big place, but the sound man knows acoustics. Usually three bands per...  Read More



Spacious and elegant, this upscale establishment has become one of the area's most popular destinations for dinner and drinks. Refined Western decor distinguishes all its venues, which range from restaurant to bar to billiard room. Cuisine...  Read More

Eight Lounge
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This stylish lounge has an urban attitude that's trendy without being overly self-absorbed. Skilled DJs create an upbeat atmosphere by mixing exotic world music. The room's focal point is an enchanting water wall visible from the club's...  Read More

Library Bar
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Classy and elegant, the Library Bar warmly greets patrons with dark woods, comfortable sofas, upholstered chairs, and stately bookshelves lined with classic titles. Guests enjoy quiet conversation while listening to the melodies of the house...  Read More

Inwood Theatre Lounge


The Inwood has seen its share of history over the years, from showcasing a 1947 screening of Red Skelton's "The Show-Off" to hosting a two-year run of "The Sound of Music." Today, the venue thrives on film festivals and foreign flicks, and its...  Read More

Victory Park


A sibling of the Vegas original, this swanky hotel lounge is a see-and-be-seen paradise. A velvet rope policy ensures that only the upper crust gets in, and it's without doubt that you'll catch sight of a few celebrities from the entertainment...  Read More

The Dram
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Located on Henderson Ave, next to The Porch, The Dram is one of Dallas' newest cocktail lounges. This upscale bar features a wide variety of unique cocktails made with premium spirits, and it also offers an extensive whiskey and champagne list....  Read More