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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.
Park
“Unique, new park in Dallas featuring food trucks and walkable to other downtown Dallas highlights.”
  • 301 locals recommend
Art Museum
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“(one of the largest museums) and highlights amazing art from around the world.”
  • 181 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Best place for every member of the family! We have spent easily 4 hours there every time. ”
  • 175 locals recommend
Basketball Stadium
“Home of the Dallas Mavericks (basketball) and Dallas Stars (hockey), as well as host to a variety of large concerts, including Ariana Grande and the Jonas Brothers in December 2019.”
  • 141 locals recommend
Aquarium
“This is a place you and your entire family can enjoy. It's a quick car, scooter, Uber ride away. ”
  • 90 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Locally sourced American eats, Texas brews and an outdoor patio with live music.”
  • 93 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Want to taste the Award Winning barbecue? Pecan Lodge is tagged as the best smoked meat in Texas. Apart from the mouth-watering smell, everything on the menu from meat to sides to dessert is delicious and home-cooked just for YOU. They also have live music on the back porch that you can enjoy while you’re waiting for your food.”
  • 76 locals recommend
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Route
“The beautiful Katy Trail takes you through Uptown and is a great way to get some exercise in Dallas while visiting the city”
  • 86 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great spot during the late spring and summer - check their calendar to check for Friday Nights at the Nasher. ”
  • 79 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“If you like beer, a fun atmosphere, people watching and sports, you'll enjoy it here! ”
  • 103 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Delicious tacos & drinks. What more could you want?! Highly recommend stopping by this Dallas staple.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“This area is a bit more upscale and the weekend draws in the 20-somethings at night. It's really nice for walking. You can take the free trolley through the entirety of this section of Dallas. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Take the M line Trolley and stop by here to enjoy coffee from SipStir, cupcakes from Sprinkle, frozen yogurt from Yumilicious, beer and burger at Village Burger, wine at Cru, and so much more!”
  • 73 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great roof too bad with plenty of indoor space and patio as well. Great for watching football, or to grab a drink before any American Airlines Center event. This also makes for a great night out!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Great concerts and night life. Check their website for events and performances. They also have good food here ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
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“Amazing food and homemade desserts just a short walk away! Brunch here is popular with the locals.”
  • 39 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
“Locally sourced American eats, Texas brews and an outdoor patio with live music.”
  • 93 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
“Want to taste the Award Winning barbecue? Pecan Lodge is tagged as the best smoked meat in Texas. Apart from the mouth-watering smell, everything on the menu from meat to sides to dessert is delicious and home-cooked just for YOU. They also have live music on the back porch that you can enjoy while you’re waiting for your food.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Taco Place
“Delicious tacos & drinks. What more could you want?! Highly recommend stopping by this Dallas staple.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Bar
“Great roof too bad with plenty of indoor space and patio as well. Great for watching football, or to grab a drink before any American Airlines Center event. This also makes for a great night out!”
  • 59 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Great concerts and night life. Check their website for events and performances. They also have good food here ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Café
“Amazing food and homemade desserts just a short walk away! Brunch here is popular with the locals.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Gourmet Shop
“Yummy little Italian market that is tasty and fun to walk through! Your senses will be so wonderfully overwhelmed with delicious foods and wine!”
  • 45 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Since opening its doors in 1999, Nick & Sam’s has become one of Dallas’s most popular upscale dining destinations. The menu boasts prime steaks, chops and seafood, including prime aged porterhouse, lobster tail and diver scallops. The stately decor features leather chairs, dark wood and soft lighting for a sophisticated ambiance. Enjoy your dinner with a selection from an impressive wine list that includes 450 varieties.”
  • 27 locals recommend

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