Trendy Dates in Dallas, Texas

You got his number and he got yours.  And now it’s time to figure out where to meet up. Picking the perfect place for a date can be tricky. You want it to be hip, interesting, relaxed, fun, and also romantic. Basically, the date you choose needs to reflect who you are, which just adds to more stress (and you already have to worry about what you’re going to wear, how to fix your hair, and what will you talk about). We put together a great list of Five Dallas Hot Spots to take your first date, second date, or any date!

Barefoot at the Belmont: KXT 91.7’s annual summer concert series at the Belmont Hotel in Dallas offers a fun, relaxed experience. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members (ie: cheap date!). If he’s incredibly dull you at least have music to listen to, or it’ll give you a chance to bond over your favorite songs and bands.

The Grape: The Grape, has a romantic atmosphere and is the perfect place for after work drinks. With unique tasting menus and regular menu staples, it’ll please almost any palate. The Grape has also been voted for The Best Burger in Dallas, so if you’re date loves burgers you have to take them here!

Mia’s Tex Mex: Right off Lemmon Ave, one of the best Tex Mex restaurants in Dallas, Mia’s is a tiny restaurant with great dishes! Mia’s menu has traditional Tex Mex flair from Brisket Tacos to homemade chile rellenos! Make sure to order a frozen margarita.

Barcadia: Located on North Henderson in one of Dallas’ hot areas, check out Barcadia for a relaxed, fun date. Barcadia offers easy-going bar food that tastes great and has super fun drinks. Barcadia also has specials each day such as: ½ price food and happy hour all night on Monday or happy hour till 8pm on Fridays and Saturdays. If you’re looking for a “let’s just grab a drink and see what happens” kind of date, Barcadia is your place.

We Are 1976: For the crafty couple, take workshop classes together from the hip designed inspired store and gallery, We Are 1976. Learn about screen printing, book binding, how to make an awesome lamp, or even about belt tooling! It’ll make for a memorable and fun experience. Workshop prices vary.

Good luck and happy dating, y’all!