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The 14 Essential Happy Hours in Dallas for Prime Drink Deals and Rare Specials

From High-End Favorites to Hidden Gems

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Dallas has a vast collection of cocktail havens and top-notch restaurants with excellent happy hours, but as is the case with every saturated scenario, the cream always rises to the top. So we ran through our Rolodex of quality happy hours to narrow down the very best. The kind of happy hours that feel like an insider secret, or offer discounts so good you’ll want to go with everyone you know.

We’ve rounded up the must-visit happy hours in Dallas, from bars with killer drink deals to rare specials at high-end favorites.

HIDE Bar

Lower Greenville

1928 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206  |  Map

HIDE Bar

HIDE Bar offers some of the best craft cocktails in Dallas. (Courtesy)

This favorite Lower Greenville bar offers happy hour Monday through Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm. It includes $7 cocktails like margaritas, French 75s, Palomas, and more. The Old Fashioned is $8, draft beer is $6, and house wines are $8. They also have bites like a double cheeseburger, nachos, and crispy pimento cheese for $7 each.

Hudson House

Park Cities

4448 Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75225  |  Map

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Happy hour at Hudson House includes $3 East Coast oysters. (Photo by Kathy Tran)

Located in the Park Cities, Addison, and Lakewood, this American seafood spot offers plenty of opportunity to get in on a great happy hour. Every day from 3 pm to 6 pm, you can enjoy half-priced wines by the glass, martinis, and frozen Bellinis at the restaurant. You can also get their signature cheeseburger for only $10 and East Coast oysters for $3.

Parliament

Uptown

2418 Allen Street
Dallas, TX  |  Map

Parliament Dallas

Parliament has been serving up stellar cocktails in Uptown since 2014. (Courtesy)

This State Thomas neighborhood bar has been serving up stellar cocktails in Uptown since 2014. One of the best things about this spot is that they have a liberal happy hour. All day on Mondays, from 5 pm to 8 pm Tuesday through Saturday, and any time it rains, you can get drinks like a Mai Tai, Moscow Mule, and more for just $6.

Meddlesome Moth

Design District

1621 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dalllas, TX 75207  |  Map

Meddlesome Moth Dallas Happy Hour

Meddlesome Moth has a great selection of craft beers on draft. (Courtesy)

Called “Social Hour” at this Design District gem, happy hour is hosted from 3 pm to 6 pm every Monday through Friday. This means $2 off all draft beers, $8 featured wines, and $8 cocktails. Make sure to try the new “Flew the Coop” from cocktail director Josh Brawner.

Uchi Dallas

Uptown

2817 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX  |  Map

Uchi Dallas Happy Hour

Uchi Dallas offers a great happy hour on sips and bites. (Courtesy)

To know this Dallas happy hour is to love it (and to leave the office early). The sleek Uptown sushi destination offers specials on bites and drinks every day from 4 pm to 6 pm. The menu features sakes (from $6 to $7), a $6 Sapporo beer, and wine by the glass starting at $7.50. Two cocktails — kara kyuri and ichigo — are also available for $9. You’ll also find many bites including nigir, makimono, cool and hot tastings, and an omakase for happy hour discounted prices.

Tiny Victories

Bishop Arts

604 N. Tyler Street
Dallas, TX 75208  |  Map

Tiny Victories Dallas

Tiny Victories is a great little spot for happy hour in Oak Cliff. (Courtesy)

Owned by the This & That Co. hospitality group (The Whippersnapper, High Fives), this Oak Cliff spot has a hidden gem of a happy hour. Every Tuesday through Saturday, from 4 pm to 7 pm, order any Tiny Victories cocktail at half price and enjoy half off domestic beers and select wines. From classic cocktails like the 2007 Victor Tango with fresh cucumber to the more creative Mezcaling, drinks are $6 during happy hour.

HG Sply Co.

Lower Greenville

2008 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206  |  Map

HG Sply Co.

HG Sply Co. is the most popular rooftop bar in Lower Greenville.

This popular Lower Greenville rooftop spot offers a killer happy hour (and great views) every weekday from 3 pm to 6 pm. House wines are $7, draft beers are $4, and cocktails like the HG Mule, Cucumber Smash, HG Old Fashioned, and Strawberry Smash are priced at just $6.

Las Palmas

Uptown

2708 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201  |  Map

Las Palmas Dallas Happy Hour

Las Palmas Dallas offers a killer happy hour every weekday. (Courtesy)

This Uptown Tex-Mex restaurant is great for enchiladas, tacos, and fajitas, but their happy hour is also on point. Offered every weekday from 2 pm to 6 pm, you can get a cocktail (Old Fashioned, Martini, Margarita, Ranch Water, and more) for $8.50. A la carte food items like tacos, tamales, gorditas, and nacho fries are also $9.25 during happy hour.

Bowen House

Uptown

2614 Boll Street
Dallas, TX 75204  |  Map

Bowen House Dallas Happy Hours

Don't miss $9 cocktails at Bowen House's happy hour every day from 4 pm to 6 pm. (Courtesy)

This charming Uptown spot in a Victorian-style house offers a great happy hour daily from 4 pm to 6 pm. Cocktails are $9, house wines are $10, and bottles/cans cost $4. Sit on the patio or reserve a spot inside the back bar room and enjoy drinks like the Mexican Firing Squad, Westside, and Rob Roy. A few food items like a tuna taco ($3), cheeseburger ($10), and Mom’s Chicken Salad ($10) are discounted during HH.

Clifton Club

Knox-Henderson

3333 N. Fitzhugh Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204  |  Map

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Clifton Club is an essential happy hour spot on Fitzhugh Avenue.

From Tuesday through Sunday (4:30 pm to 6:30 pm), enjoy happy hour at this cool bar from Beverly’s owner Greg Katz. Select cocktails cost $10 — the espresso martini is a must-try —, and bites like whipped ricotta, mini wagyu smash burgers, and Deviled eggs range from $5 to $18.

The French Room Bar

Downtown

1321 Commerce Street
Dallas, TX  |  Map

 

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The French Room Bar was designed by Swoon, the Studio. (Courtesy)

Inside of The Adolphus, The French Room Bar offers a fantastic happy hour on Monday through Thursday, 4 pm to 6 pm. Enjoy a $9 martini or $7 beer in the dark, moody space. Some bites also start at $6.

Apothecary

Lower Greenville

1922 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206  |  Map

Apothecary Dallas

Apothecary is one of the most fun places to try new cocktails in Dallas. (Courtesy)

One of the most adventurous bars in Dallas, this Lower Greenville spot has happy hour on Tuesday through Friday from 5 pm to 6 pm where select cocktails cost $10. The Espresso Martinique is a crowd favorite, but take a look at the Illicit Elixirs portion of the menu for some crazier creations.

Tulum

Park Cities

4216 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX  |  Map

Tulum Dallas

Don't miss Tulum's happy hour on Wednesday through Friday. (Courtesy)

At The Shops of Highland Park, this upscale Mexican spot offers a killer happy hour at its Jungle Bar on Wednesday through Friday from 4 pm to 6 pm. This includes half off tacos, enchiladas, cocktails, and vino y mas. Don’t miss the Paloma de Tulum featuring Aperol, grapefruit liqueur, and fresh lime juice.

Double D’s

Design District

1404 N. Riverfront Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75207  |  Map

Double D’s Dallas

Stop by Double D's on Wednesday through Friday evenings for happy hour. (Courtesy)

Drop by this Design District gem on Wednesday through Friday from 5 pm to 8 pm for $7 cocktails. These include the Paloma, Old Fashioned, French 75, Tom Collins, and other classic sips.

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