Oh Texas, your stars are big and bright and so are your craft cocktails. When sip happens, grab your friends and head out for cocktails in Bishop Arts. Since its revitalization, this happening district of Dallas is rich in history, purveyors of great food, drinks, and art. Its hidden-gem appeal will quickly draw you in as a top spot to gather and connect with others. Feeling brunchy? These eateries craft cocktails especially for brunching on the weekend.
When in the Lone Star State for a bevy, Tejas is a top fave for cocktails in Bishop Arts. Tejas has some of our favorite margaritas around with many flavor combinations. All of their margaritas are made with their house agua frescas. Make sure to try the Frozen Paloma with tequila, lime grapefruit, and of course, a tajin rim. Spice up your margarita with a tamarind float, prickly pear float, ehamoy float, or jalapeno-infused tequila. Ole!
Ah, if you are not familiar with summers at ‘Casa, you’ll be in for a treat on your cocktail crawl through Bishop Arts. Wednesdays from 5 to 8 pm is Cocktail Hour, and Thursdays from 5 to 8 pm is Boozy Tea Time. Not up for a craft cocktail but prefer a frozen concoction? Try Casa’s ‘Love at Midnight‘ and wish for the best on a hot night in Dallas. Get classy at Casablanca, see you there!
Summer is upon us and it’s time to make your list of places where pretty people unite to try cocktails in Bishop Arts. Enjoy sipping craft cocktails, or even mocktails for those “on a break”, on the patio at Paradiso. This southern European-inspired restaurant is a shaded garden treat to enjoy drinks with your brunch, lunch, or dinner. Some of their popular cocktails include: If Purple & Lilac, Time After Time, Pink Matter, and Distant Families, a hearty rye whiskey and sherry sipper.
Mermaid Raw Bar & Champagne Room
Break out the bubbly and celebrate the onset of summer. Mermaid Raw Bar & Champagne Room is the latest eatery and spot to grab cocktails in Bishop Arts. Small plates are on the menu, but featured is their long list of Champagnes – so pop the cork, and perhaps ‘the question’ too and make summer a memorable occasion on their quaint bistro corner bar. Pinkies up! Fact: if you can be a mermaid, always be a mermaid.
Once you visit, Atlas will be one of your new go-to restaurants and places for cocktails in Bishop Arts. This bar with an old-school, speakeasy vibe is the perfect place for a drink and to nosh on small bites with friends. We highly recommend The Nomad and the Rose Gold cocktails. Get dressed up and make it a special night with friends, co-workers, or date night.
If you are a purveyor of top-shelf, uniquely herbal infused cocktails, Botanist is the place to be. See and be seen sipping cocktails in Bishop Arts. Botanist bevvies are done with love and perfection here. If you prefer a drink with spicy hints and smokey subtle notes, The Gunslinger is a must-try. Feeling blue? The California Transplant drink is muddled with fresh rum and sherry concoction. Botanist also hosts special events like wine tasting; check out their website for upcoming events. Salut!
When in the Bishop Arts District of Dallas, Oddfellows pairs upscale comfort food with cocktails. We loved the Hibiscus Infused Mojito and the buffalo mac and cheese. They are well-known for their chef-driven menu that can best be described as classic American fare with a selection of seasonal dishes and cocktails in Bishop Arts that are scratch made. Bottoms up!
If you mispronounced the name, you might need a French primer. Not to worry, you’ll feel at home at Boulevardier where this neighborhood-friendly Bishop Arts bistro turns out French-inspired fare. Mais oui, they have French wines, Vintage Cognacs, Armagnacs, Whiskeys, and Proprietary Cocktails. Make a resi for brunch: Legs & Eggs: crisp duck leg confit, sunny eggs, stone-ground grits cakes, blackberry sauce, and to drink – Steep Buzz, B-Spot, and the French 75. Votre Sante!
Stock & Barrel
Kitchen Americana + Bishop Arts = Stock & Barrel. For dinner or brunch, Thursday through Saturday, Stock & Barrel is the place to be. For a starter cocktail, try the Mezcal White Negroni, or the Salty Kat, appetizer rec: squid ink campanelle (jumbo lump crab, tomato confit, Spanish chorizo), for dinner: Korean Fried Chicken served with crispy sticky rice, pickled onion with Thai Basil. For brunch: Cheesy cheddar grits with a pork spare rib and fried egg. Pairs well with the Whipped Feta and a Cilantro Lemongrass Marg. You’re welcome.
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