Dallas TX may be famous for its Downtown skyline, but there’s plenty more to see that doesn’t revolve around staring at tall buildings.
Dallas TX is an artistic town with several low key art galleries, music venues and museums that don’t get nearly as much attention as they deserve. In addition, it also has some of the best barbeque and Tex-Mex restaurants in the United States.
Visiting to the locations on this list of Dallas’ best kept secrets will provide more than just eye candy.
Centraltrak is the resident art venue for the University of Dallas. There are always special events taking place which are open to the public, including workshops and lectures. It also has year round exhibitions from both established local artists and students.
Club Dada has a reputation for being the best rock bar in Dallas TX. In addition to hosting live performances from touring and local rock bands, it regularly hosts movie premieres and showings.
McSwiggan’s Irish Pub
Everyone loves an Irish bar, and Dallas TX is home to one of the best in the State. McSwiggan’s Irish Pub not only serves a fine selection of bottled beers, but regularly televises Dallas sporting events.
Poor David’s Pub
If you’re a fan of underground live music, then there’s no better place in Dallas TX than Poor David’s Pub. The venue has top quality sound system and steady stream of performances from both local and established musical acts.
Crow Collection of Asian Art
The Crow Collection of Asian Art doesn’t just host free galleries and exhibits year round, but also allows visitors to partake in various Asian activities and exercises among the stunning backdrop of the east.
SMOKE serves “homegrown, handmade” local food. With an impressive menu of barbecue dishes for lunch, dinner, and even breakfast, it’s the perfect place to experience authentic Texan cuisine at its best.
The WaterTower Theatre is a not-for-profit, award winning Theatre Company that was established in 1996. The company regularly holds performances at the Addison Theatre Centre
Zenna Thai And Japanese Restaurant
Zenna provides a vast selection of Japanese and Thai dishes. The décor is sensational and will make you feel as through you’ve transported to a new world.
Nasher Sculpture Centre
The Nasher Sculpture Centre has a rich history dating back to the early 1950’s. In regularly hosts world class exhibitions and provides free self-guided audio tours for visitors.
Kalachandji’s is a vegetarian-only restaurant which has a specially designed menu aimed at promoting good health and elevating consciousness. It also caters to vegans and people who suffer from lactose-intolerance.
If you’re moving to the area and really want to integrate into society, be sure to check out these must-see Dallas TX locations.
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