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Without a doubt, Dallas has some of the greatest bars. From rooftop patios with scenic views to cozy dive bars, there is a venue out there for everyone’s unique taste. What’s the best part of the bar scene here in the Big D? There is always something new, with the latest and greatest in signature cocktails, local craft beers, hundreds of spirits to choose from and amazing bartenders that will create a concoction of deliciousness that will make your night (or day!) even better!

A couple of our favorites here at Food Tours of America Dallas include The Rustic and Stirr, both with extraordinary staff and outstanding food and beverages. Coming soon is the Canopy Bar, which is sure to delight even the most novice at barhopping! Each location has its own distinctive atmosphere and a menu that will certainly treat your palate. Read on and discover something new about the Dallas bar scene!


Enjoy live music? Likewise, do you love both great food and drinks? This Uptown Dallas bar is the place for you! With local and national artists gracing their stage, The Rustic always delivers! The laid-back atmosphere gives patrons an opportunity to relax and enjoy themselves with friends, family, or even colleagues. Relish in the splendor of the award-winning patio, Pat’s Backyard – named for country music star Pat Green. The sprawling outdoor area is as distinctive as it is spectacular, with comfortable picnic tables, large oak trees for great shade during the summer months, and fire pits for cooler temps, making it the perfect place to come together all year round! Be sure to check out their Calendar of Events for your date of choice, and enjoy the sights and sounds of Uptown Dallas!

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Beer Selections

Featuring 40 beers on tap – including 35 local craft beers – even the most seasoned connoisseur certainly will be impressed with the selection at The Rustic! From Deep Ellum Blonde to Oak Highland DF*Dub, both brewed right here in the Big D, to the well known Revolver Blood & Honey out of Granbury, Texas, you are sure to find something to love! The variety doesn’t stop at the tap. The Rustic also offers bottled and canned beers from around the U.S. and beyond.

Texas Spirits

If you like to enjoy spirits from right here in our great state of Texas, you will absolutely love the collection available. Vodka selections include the well-known Deep Eddy and Tito’s. Rebecca Creek, Yellow Rose, Balcones Rumble, Herman Marshall and TX make up an excellent list of Texas’ finest whiskeys. If tequila is your flavor, offerings from Republic and Dulce Vida are on the menu.

Signature Cocktails

Some of the finest selections are found in the Texas Cocktails section of the bar menu. The Rustic offers a variety of recipes for delicious adult beverages, fine-tuned to arouse the interest of your taste buds! A favorite is the Gentleman’s Margarita. Consisting of Herradura Select Barrel Reposado, Paula’s Orange, Gentleman Jack, and Agave, it is enjoyable from the first sip to the last! Want a cocktail that’s even sweeter? Try the Texas Peaches and Pecans. The bartenders whip up a creative fusion of Old Camp Peach Whiskey, Kinsman Apricot, Combier Peche, and toasted pecans. A taste like no other! You are sure to be enchanted!


In the heart of Deep Ellum, you’ll find a gem! Stirr offers breathtaking views of downtown Dallas on their beautiful rooftop patio, as well as indoor seating for an intimate night on the town. The venue has plenty of space to relax, unwind, and enjoy a cocktail amid the comfy sofas and chairs on the open air patio, or if you prefer, downstairs you will find a plethora of tables for dining and seats at the bar top, if you prefer to be more up close and personal with the bartenders. Whether you would like to enjoy a craft beer, glass of wine, or a delectable cocktail, this Deep Ellum bar is the perfect place for happy hour, date night, or late night!

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Large Format Cocktails

They say everything is bigger in Texas, right? Setting them apart from the rest, Stirr offers large format cocktails for a group to enjoy. Several options are available. Amongst the greatest cocktails to hit the bar scene is the Giant Mule. Think Moscow Mule, but BIG! The Giant Mule is a delicious concoction of Effen Vodka, lime juice, fresh mint, and ginger beer. Another large format option is the Rosé Rita, which is a lusciously sweet blend of Avion Silver tequila, Bijou Rosé, lemon juice, St. Germaine, strawberry puree, and fresh strawberries. Get your group together and share one today!

Beer and Wine

Stirr has a wonderfully commendable wine selection. From whites to reds to prosecco, you are sure to find a varietal to love! Offerings include by the glass options as well as bottles, and from well-known wine regions all over the world. Celebrating? Be sure to ask about a bottle of bubbly! Stirr has sparkling wine and champagne choices available that are something to relish!

Who loves a great tasting, cold beer? For those of you who take pleasure in a wide selection of choices, Stirr has what you’re looking for! With at least 30 options to appreciate and savor, including domestic, import, and craft beers, you can’t miss this! Serve it up!

Stirr Old Fashioned

You haven’t had an Old Fashioned until you’ve had it the Stirr way. It’s made with Knob Creek Rye, honey syrup and Chocolate Mole Bitters. There’s only one way to say it. TASTY! Don’t miss this incredible treat!


Canopy Lounge & Rooftop Bar in the West Village, Dallas

There are some amazing bars in the West Village, but a new shining star is on the horizon. Opening June 1, 2018, is the Canopy Lounge and Bar. Nestled inside the upcoming Canopy by Hilton Uptown, this is a sight sure to impress! The venue boasts floor to ceiling windows, with stunning panoramic views of the beautiful Dallas skyline. This boutique hotel brings with it a remarkable blend of modern and vintage wrapped up into one. You will be sure to take pleasure in the European style artisanal food, along with craft and local beers, wine and delightful cocktails. Don’t miss out on the ultimate experience! Book now for dates starting in June and treat yourself to a weekend getaway!

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