Dallas Downtown with Friends
Collected by Francisco Aguilar
With a vibrant arts and cultural scene, a wealth of fine dining, and a nightlife among the best in Texas, Dallas is a destination where you'll never stop discovering new reasons to return.
12740 Merit Dr, Dallas, TX 75251, USA
Got achey muscles from wheeling suitcases or toting a backpack? Treat yourself to an hour or two of muscle-melting bliss in the sanctuary of the Tower spa. Arrive early so you can spend time warming those muscles up in the sauna, steam room and...
7909 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75251, USA
See what drives foodies and chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Anthony Bourdain wild about the legendary burgers at In-N-Out at this popular Dallas location. What makes In-N-Out the most fun is ordering from their “secret” menu, so skip the regular...
10560 Walnut St #100, Dallas, TX 75243, USA
Don’t make a rookie error and decide you don’t need the bib: If you’re doing it right, it’s gonna get messy at this fun seafood restaurant. The lines can be crazy: My tip is to put your name down and come back later—they usually judge the times...
3511 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
Before your trip to Dallas, browse the selection of upcoming cheese classes held at Scardello Cheese Shop, located in Dallas’ Oak Lawn neighborhood. For an authentically Texan experience, opt for one of the Texas beer and cheese classes to learn...
2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
In the mood for an outdoor yoga session, concert, or movie, a scenic run, or just some time with nature in the midst of the urban sprawl? Head to this 5.2-acre green space, which hangs like a deck over the recessed Woodall Rodgers Freeway, between...
8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
Set on the banks of White Rock Lake, this 66-acre sanctuary offers scenic trails, blooming gardens, and peaceful green spaces for when you want some quiet time with nature—plus kids’ areas, holiday events, and a packed calendar of...
1717 McKinney Ave #100, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Dallas celebrity chef Stephen Pyles’ new Texas-themed restaurant is full of personality. From the wall full of hysterical names of tiny Texas towns to the giant metal rattlesnake rolling through the dining room, the atmosphere boldly announces...
8411 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
Although Dallas may seem like an unlikely place for topnotch Italian food, Mi Piaci serves up some of the city’s best. Located in North Dallas, Mi Piaci is housed in a lovely space on a lake and has a private wine cellar you can rent for special...
1530 Inspiration Dr #200, Dallas, TX 75207, USA
The Community Beer Company is located in Dallas’ ultra-hip design district and creates high-quality, local craft beer. Every Saturday, the brewing company hosts brewery tours and tastings, where you can sample the beer, listen to live music, and...
2905 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
I meant to take a nice photo of my gastro spread, but I tucked into it without thinking. Blissfully good Mexican grub has that effect on me. In Dallas less than three hours, I was told by half a dozen people that I couldn't miss the Blue Goose. I...
2701 Custer Pkwy #917, Richardson, TX 75080, USA
If you are in desperate need of a top-quality caffeine high, stop by The Pearl Cup to get your morning fix before a hard day of hitting up some of the best Dallas boutiques. Written up year after year as one of the best cups of coffee in Dallas,...
408 W Eighth St #102, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
Born of an idea hatched in a Dallas dive bar, this brand has grown from a one-woman artisan chocolate outfit (with sweets made for private clients and peddled at farmers' markets) into a small kitchen/storefront in the Bishop Arts District to,...
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