Central Dallas

This expansive area is home to a mix of urban and diverse neighborhoods with tree-lined streets, trendy galleries and boutiques, moving cocktail spots and savory restaurants.
Plan Your Trip To Central Dallas

Design District

Find antique shops and upscale art galleries next door to high-end interior design show rooms in the Design District, just two miles northwest of Downtown.

Market Center

The Dallas Market Center is the world’s largest wholesale marketplace that offers exhibit, special event and meeting spaces and attracts more than 375,000 visitors each year. In addition, several hotels are conveniently located within walking distance of the Dallas Market Center.

Food & Drink

The Slow Bone

No shortage of BBQ in Dallas! Get your fix of sausage, brisket and ribs in the cafeteria-style line that often extends out the door.

Mama's Daughter's Diner

A classic diner with classic food. The restaurant has been in Dallas since 1958 and bakes their own pies, corn bread and rolls daily.

El Bolero

A recent add to the Design District lineup, El Bolero offers a vibrant cocktail menu, a rotating raw bar and live musicians on weekends.

Rodeo Goat

Take on the Nanny Goat, a classic burger with a goat cheese twist, before a friendly game of ring toss or a beer on the spacious patio at Rodeo Goat.

Ascension Coffee

Specializing in coffees from around the world, this hip space elevates the coffee experience to an art form. Ascension also serves wine by the glass and a vibrant food menu, including tapas to share with the table.

Art Galleries

Expand your personal collection at one of the galleries along Dragon Street and marvel at one of the largest collections of contemporary British art in the country at the Goss-Michael Foundation.

Shopping

Arts & Culture