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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

“Horse racing and only place you can place bets since gambling is illegal in Texas”
  • 13 locals recommend
Music Venue
“This is a large amphitheater-style music venue located within an area in Las Colinas. It's surrounded by nice restaurants and bars. Parking is easy. A lot of good music artist play here. Check it out.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Country Dance Club
“Outpost of a honky-tonk/dance hall chain with live country music, dance lessons & a mechanical bull.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“Incredible fried chicken and Texas-style chicken fried steak. The sides are amazing too!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“If you get lucky, you can catch the touring night time carnival in the south parking lot!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Extreme-ride amusement center featuring bungee jumping, free fall & other high-thrill rides.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Go Kart Track
“Amusement center featuring go-kart racing, miniature golf & arcade games, plus concessions.”
  • 6 locals recommend
“LAW at the Four Seasons is date night material. Fantastic wine list. The hotel is pretty cool too, recent refurb & is now considered one of the best in Texas”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
“This is right next door, their Root Beer is amazing, and my favorite burger is the Hawaiian! Please check them out for a delicious burger!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Greenbelt providing a paved 22-mile pathway for walking, biking & rollerblading alongside the river. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The most beautiful architecture in Irving TX, the Irving Convention Center. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“You cannot miss this beautiful walk around Lake Carolyn while in Irving. Especially in the evening.”
  • 2 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“American fare with a Texas accent, live music & a lively bar scene in ranch-reminiscent environment.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“The Irving Arts Center, located in Irving, Texas, is a 10-acre art center that caters to all ages within the community. The center contains over 91,500 square feet of performing and visual arts space which includes a 3,800 square-foot Main Gallery. The Main Gallery host over 20 exhibits throughout the year.”
  • 2 locals recommend
“Great Value. Good food. Service may be a little slower and available selections may be limited, compared to your typical Fogo de Chao or Texas de Brazil restaurants, but that does not affect the quality of the food. Half price.”
  • 2 locals recommend