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East Dallas

Head east and explore a green wonderland and a picturesque urban lake before heading out for dinner, drinks and shopping at one of Dallas' most well-known and busiest districts.

Lower Greenville Avenue

Lower Greenville is a quaint neighborhood, filled with a robust scene of bars and an ever-increasing number of noteworthy restaurants. The streets are always buzzing with activity, especially at night with its exciting nightlife scene. The perfect spot to keep the high-energy going after a show at the Granada Theater just up the street.

Where to Drink on Greenville Avenue

The Old Crow

The Old Crow is the go-to dive bar for cheap beer and a good time. Order your favorite brews and play a couple rounds of pool before calling it a night.

OT Tavern

Beer and football – what more could you ask for? Enjoy craft beers and catch the latest game on one of the 30 flatscreen TVs spread around this lively sports bar.

LG Taps

LG Taps has you covered for local craft beer and all-day happy hour specials on cocktails. Go for Trivia Night every Monday or Lady's Night on Wednesdays for a fun night out during the week. Top it all off with a hearty meal – The TAPOUT, a pulled pork sandwich, is a local favorite!

504 Bar & Grill

504 Bar & Grill is your classic, everyday sports bar with great drinks and comfort food. Go to mingle with the locals and catch a game on their many surrounding TVs.

Laurel Tavern

This California transplant joint is offering up a taste of the LA bar scene with creative cocktails and tasty bites in a low-key, effortlessly cool atmosphere.

Where to Eat on Greenville Avenue

Melios Brothers Char Bar

Bring your appetite and enjoy a hearty meal with pancakes, French toast or omelet. Or try out the lunch menu with a burger or steak, which is always a popular choice.

Wabi House

For modern Japanese comfort foods, check out Wabi House. Go for traditional Japanese dishes like ramen, or try something different like the fried shittaki mushrooms.

Thai Thai

Thai Thai has the saying "the restaurant so nice, we named it twice." Known for their wide variety of Asian dishes, with soups, fried rice and curries, this spot is popular with locals thanks to their BYOB option.


This innovative restaurant combines Southern food with African, Caribbean and Creole influences to make flavorful combinations you can't find anywhere else. The menu offers Southern staples, as well as seafood, burgers and pork chops. And don't forget about the drinks – the bar is quite impressive, serving up great cocktails and draft beers.

Toasted Coffee + Kitchen

Join the toast revolution at Toasted Coffee + Kitchen and immediately get hooked on the gourmet roasts and sandwiches. Pair these amazing, artisan breads with craft beer or handcrafted cocktails.

Greenville Avenue Pizza Company

Get your pizza fix late into the evening at this local pizzeria. Enjoy thin-crust pizza pies with a plethora of toppings to choose from, as well as other food fare like wings.

Company Café

Company Café is the perfect go-to spot for brunch – featuring food made with local and organic ingredients, pitchers of mimosa and sangria, and made complete with sunny patio space.


This Japanese eatery is serving up sushi rolls from their sushi bar and yakitori straight-off the grill that can be shared family style.

Gallo Nero Italian Bistro

You'll be impressed by the long menu of Italian fare to feast on at this Italian spot. From specialty pasta dishes, veal entrees, and handmade pizzas and cannoli – Gallo Nero Italian Bistro has it all.

John's Café

If you're looking for some good ole diner food, look no further than John's Café. Since 1972, this all-American greasy spoon diner has been serving up beloved breakfast staples and comfort classics like chicken fried steak that can't be beat.

Charlie's Creole Kitchen

Dig into authentic Creole and Cajun cuisine like crawfish étouffée, chicken and sausage gumbo, and red beans and rice at this laidback restaurant and bar.

Gung Ho

Gung Ho is a unique eatery serving up American-Chinese fusion food and exquisite cocktails. You may also be pleasantly surprised to know they serve brunch, with an intriguing menu featuring dishes like Orange Chicken & Waffles and Matcha-Orange Sticky Buns.

Feed Company Eatery & Bourbon Lounge

This rustic yet modern American restaurant offers up shareable plates, comfort-inspired classics and breakfast all-day. After your meal, pick from their selection of 150 whiskies and kick-back on the spacious patio while you sip and chat.

Shivas Bar and Grill

Craving curry? Shivas Bar and Grill has Northern and Southern Indian inspired dishes for both omnivores and herbivores alike, plus a full bar to boot. 

Shopping on Greenville Avenue

Transit Bicycle Company

Get all your bicycling needs met at this one-stop bike shop. Find bikes, bike parts, biking accessories, and tune-ups and other services to get you back to biking on the streets in style.

The Merchant

This combination coffee and gift shop is the perfect spot to peruse and purchase unique knickknacks, trinkets and books, all while enjoying a cup of joe and a pastry.