2916 North Henderson Avenue
Great patios on which guests can enjoy a variety of drinks, and
good food. Nice crowd, ranging from college students to younger
professionals. Generally not many patrons over 30.
· Tuesday Specials: $2.00 drafts
· Wednesday Specials: 1/2 price food
400 Crescent Court
· Must dress nicely. Absolutely no jeans. Although very chi-chi,
this is a very fun, extremely nice bar in the Crescent. Good food,
great entertainment, and nice-looking people.
4501 Travis Street
Enjoy a tremendous variety of tapas and authentic Spanish sangria.
Bring a group, as the Cafe is a sit-down restaurant. A great way
to spend happy hour, nonetheless.
2811 McKinney Avenue
Traditional place, sporting a large, dark wooden bar. Neat. Well
maintained. Big screen TVs. Great to watch a game, hang out, or
eat. Can't miss.
4544 McKinney Avenue
Best for margaritas, Mexican food, and beer after work.
2822 North Henderson Avenue
Chi-chi. Sunglasses, shiny shirts, spiky hair..the works. Younger
crowd. Interesting people watching. Trendy crowd will love this
place. Also a good restaurant downstairs.
3699 McKinney Suite 106
Trendy. Arguably "the place to be". Nice layout. Attractive crowd.
Good food & wine selection. Pricey.
3214 Knox Street
Trendy place. Upscale crowd. Lively atmosphere. Lots of fun for
happy hour, dinner, or drinks at night.
3227 McKinney Avenue
Another sports bar. Nice crowd, except for occasional, late-night,
unruly, pugnacious Samoan contingent. Not too crowded. Great for
watching sports, or just hanging out. Various bar games, beer, and
big screen TVs.
2718 Boll Street
· Arguably, the largest beer selection in town. Great patio. Wooden
floors, furniture, and a few booths inside. Comfortable upstairs
drinking room. Not too crowded, except on some Friday and Saturday
nights after 10:00pm.
HARD ROCK CAFE
2601 McKinney Avenue
Been in one, been in 'em all.
3531 McKinney Avenue
Local place that's been serving some of the stiffest drinks in town
for quite some time. Very crowded. Less formal than other nearby
options. Recently expanded to give patrons a bit more elbow room.
Twenties crowd, mostly from the surrounding area. Understaffed,
so order your drinks two at a time, or get a waitress. Overall,
a great place if you can deal with the crowd.
2816 Fairmount Street
The best martinis in town. Lots of different kinds. They knock you
on your ass. Good looking crowd.
2822 McKinney Avenue
Great sports bar. One of the best places to watch a game. Great
bar food. Wooden floors, bar, and decor. Usually plenty of room,
except during "big games".
2847 North Henderson Avenue
Large, spacious, wooden bar. Small patio. Decent food. Fun with
a smaller or larger groups. More of a laid-back option than other
ON THE BORDER
3130 Knox Street
Consider OTB if you want Margaritas and beer.
3309 McKinney Avenue
Another extremely trendy locale. All age ranges frequent this joint,
which serves as a great bar and Mexican food restaurant. Patio is
great. Good looking clientele provides for good people watching.
Next door to the Quarter, so makes a nice 1-2 punch.
3308 McKinney Avenue
Dark, traditional bar with a couch room, two small sitting rooms,
and a small patio. As long as the quarter is not too crowded, it
is a great place. Friendly, well-dressed clientele. Mainly twenty
and early thirty-somethings.
2120 McKinney Avenue
Four Star Dining With Live Music Seven Nights A Week. Open Air Patio
Bar With Putting Green. Happy Hour Monday Thru Friday:
$2 Beer (Domestics)
$3 Wine & Well Drinks
$4 Martinis (House)
4514 Travis Street
Very upscale, and very trendy. Don't even think about wearing jeans.
Cover charge, at times. All ages. Good looking crowd. Stereotypical
Dallas. Proximate to Sipango. Also a very good restaurant.
4513 Travis Walk
Very upscale, and very trendy. All ages. Must dress nicely. Several
different bars, including VIP area. Live music and entertainment.
Also a very good restaurant. Proximate to Samba Room.
Dark. Often very loud. Crowd varies, but young, for the most part.
Fun for a high-energy alternative.
SUSHI ON MCKINNEY
4502 McKinney Avenue
Great for Sushi and sake after work.
3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite 307
Trendy, upscale taco joint. Nice looking place and crowd. Best visited
for a quick bite and drink before hitting the town, or for a light
THOMAS AVENUE BEVERAGE COMPANY
2901 Thomas Avenue
Upscale, but not snooty. Dress is casual to somewhat formal. Generally
a twenty-something, young, professional crowd. Great patio. Great
restaurant. Even have TVs and a pool table. A safe bet.