The Best Cocktail Bars In Dallas, Texas

Shyla Watson

As the fourth largest city in America, it’s not surprising that Dallas is bustling, busy, and frequently exhausting. So, where can you go to kick back and relax? Sure, you can go home, but a bar would be more fun! Read our list to discover some of the best cocktail bars in Dallas.

Meddlesome Moth Bar

Meddlesome Moth

You can enjoy over 100 ales, bottles, and drafts at the Meddlesome Moth. The drinks menu is pages long and not only features ice-cold beers, but wines and cocktails as well. Located in one of Dallas’ trendiest districts, the bar is a full-fledged restaurant open for brunch, lunch, and dinner. Some favorite menu items include mussels, tandoori lamb, risotto, and more, and you can eat your meal in a cozy leather booth indoors or out on the patio, which is surrounded in flourishing greenery. This is a great place to meet up with friends or hang out with coworkers, and be on the lookout for occasional live music performances.
Meddlesome Moth, 1621 Oak Lawn Ave. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 628 7900

Receipt from Libertine Bar

Go back in time at The Old Monk. Established nearly 20 years ago in 1998, this neighborhood bar is located in Dallas’ antique shopping district. The bar fits right in with historic trinkets and antique decor – in fact, many of the decorations are found from all over the world. If you don’t fill up on draft and bottled beer, whiskey, wine, and hot cocktails, then try something to eat off of their brunch, dinner, or late-night menu. Snack from their cheese platter or bite down into pistachio fried chicken. The Old Monk is known for hosting fun events, especially Oktoberfest, which is fast approaching – so keep an eye out!
The Old Monk, 2847 N. Henderson Ave. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 821 1881

Victor Tangos

The Common Table

Pull up a chair at The Common Table. This friendly neighborhood joint provides a great environment to spend time with friends and family, or even make some new acquaintances! The restaurant and bar serves delicious bites, such as Korean barbecue jerky and caramel bacon popcorn, and you can wash them down with over 30 beers or a signature cocktail. For those on a budget or people who find it difficult to make a concrete decision when ordering, give the Pour Man’s menu a shot. The fixed menu, available on Monday nights, offers patrons four courses of food and four beers, and the menu rotates each week. Kick back with a beer, chat with friends, or enjoy some live music, which is performed multiple times a week and on the weekends.
The Common Table, 2917 Fairmount St. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 880 7414

The Old Monk

Libertine Bar

Many Dallas residents have named the Libertine their favorite bar, and why wouldn’t it be? For starters, though it’s a bar, the Libertine doesn’t serve just bar food. Enjoy a gastronomical experience as you try the famous hog wings, Portobello fries, steak sandwich, oxtail tacos, and more. Your waiter will expertly be able to tell you what beers and ales pair best with your selected menu, or, you can work backwards and order your drink first. Choose a cold draft, glass of wine, whiskey, or creative original cocktail. Be sure to pop in on special weeknights, including Pint Night Thursdays and Wine Wednesdays, where you’ll find cheaper drinks and a wider, special selection.
Libertine Bar, 2101 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 824 7900

Food and Drinks at The Common Table

Victor Tangos

This classy, quirky cocktail lounge is the hot topic of the town. Victor Tangos prides itself on providing a warm, yet refined atmosphere with friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable staff, and this trendy spot is the perfect location for a group date, happy hour with coworkers, or girls’ night out. Your party can share a delicious family-styled dish, such as the braised short rib or turkey cobb leg, or keep it small with the artisan cheese board, salty marble potatoes, or various flatbreads. Top it off with an after-dinner drink, dessert wine, or sweet beer. There are also fun cocktails, draft beers, and premium wines, so at Victor Tangos, you can’t go wrong.
Victor Tangos, 3001 N. Henderson Dallas, TX, USA, +1 214 252 8595

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