Bishop Arts District
The best kept secret south of downtown
Dallas. This historic Oak Cliff neighborhood has been restored to its former glory
with a mix of restaurants, retail and art
galleries. In this one-of-a-kind district you
will find great restaurants such as Hattie’s
American Bistro and Cosmo Rouge, hotels
such as the new Belmont and various shops
with vintage treasures and more.
Dallas Arts District
The largest urban arts district is composed
of an area in downtown, dedicated to the
arts with a total of 19 blocks and more than
60 acres devoted to a variety of festivals,
performances, museums and local arts organizations, including the Dallas Museum of
Art, the Crow Collection of Asian Art, the
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center,
and the Winspear Opera House, and the
Nasher Sculpture Center.
A center for blues musicians and artists in
the 1920s, Deep Ellum today offers avant-garde cuisine, galleries, retail, bars and
live music. Popular by day for business
lunches and bustling at night with club
patrons, Deep Ellum has broad appeal. The
Angry Dog restaurant is a local favorite for
hamburgers, chilidogs and hot wings, and
its brick walls and dimly lit setting make it
an ideal lunch hideout. Izmir Mediterranean Tapas has a dramatic atmosphere and
offers tapas and Turkish coffee, which adds
an eclectic element to diverse Deep Ellum.
It has been voted “Best Live Music Venue”
several times by various local publications.
Among the live venues, The Green Room
has some of the best views of downtown
and a great selection of upscale cuisine that
patrons can enjoy on the rooftop patio.
Each year, more than 6 million people visit
Fair Park and its nine museums. The Park
has the largest collection of Art Deco build-
ings in the country. The educational facilities
range from the Age of Steam Museum to
the Women’s Museum: An Institute for the
Future to the African American Museum.
Fair Park is also the location of the annual
Texas State Fair. Held every fall, the Fair
attracts almost 3 million people in 24 days.
Upper and Lower Greenville
The Greenville Avenue dining, retail and
entertainment districts attract a young,
funky crowd to its “lower” block nestled
in a 1920’s residential area, as well as
young professionals seeking trendy
casual elegance in its “upper” region.
Don’t miss Lower and Upper Greenville
for their reasonably priced homegrown
restaurants, pubs and boutiques. Nero’s
is a Dallas favorite for Italian cuisine
and is known for its pink garlic bread
and checkered tablecloths. Cafe Nostra
is open late and is an ideal place to stop
after a long night out. Stan’s Blue Note,
another Greenville favorite, has 100 types
of bottled beer and 50 draft options,
outside patios and a shuffleboard court.
The Blue Goose Cantina draws a distinctive crowd from college students to bikers.
Patrons can unwind on the patio and
enjoy the sights of Greenville Avenue.
For more than 27 years, Dallas locals
have stopped at Snuffer’s Restaurant for
one of the city’s best burgers and their
famous cheese fries. A Dallas favorite
for 15 years, Terilli’s specializes in Italian
food and great service in a cozy and
distinctive atmosphere. Enjoy live jazz
Thursday through Saturday evenings.
For antique shops, dining and quaint
boutiques visit the popular two-mile district
straddling North Central Expressway near
Downtown Dallas called Knox-Henderson.
Visitors can tour the Henderson side, east
of Central Expressway, for antiques and
one-of-a-kind boutiques. The Knox side on
the west features popular bars, restaurants
and additional shopping. Fireside Pies, a
gourmet pizza hangout, offers inventive
toppings from local merchants and delicious
salads. A popular Knox stop is Tei Tei, a
restaurant with modern Asian design, an
impressive bar and an extensive sushi menu.
La Duni is a funky favorite for Latin Amer-
ican dishes and The Old Monk, a traditional
bar with a loyal following, has exceptional
fish and chips and serves an extensive collec-
tion of imported beers. On-the-go travelers
can grab hot dogs and hand-dipped frozen
custard from Wild About Harry’s on their
way to the Knox Street Market for charming
home furnishings with Texas flair.
Downtown Dallas’ Main Street is anchored
by the Neiman Marcus flagship store, and
the historic Adolphus and Magnolia Hotels.
This entertainment district has been revitalized over the past several years and is now
alive with new entertainment options. Stone
Street Gardens, an urban oasis in the middle
of downtown, provides spaces for dining
and entertainment, including seasonal
concerts on Pegasus Plaza. Also, clubs keep
the area active at night. And nearby Gilley’s
is a true Texas experience with live country
music, a mechanical bull, food, drinks and
plenty of room on the dance floor.
Located at Mockingbird Lane and North
Central Expressway, Mockingbird Station
is served by the North Central segment of
the DART Rail Red and Blue Lines. This
cutting-edge development features metropolitan loft living above street front dining and
retail. This area is truly a local favorite that
is known for its coveted boutiques, popular
restaurants, nightlife and Angelika Theater.
Known for its elegant high-rise condominiums along historic Turtle Creek, Oak
Lawn also features shopping, eclectic