Lower Greenville Avenue
About the Neighborhood
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 Libertine Bar
Known for its extensive list of local and craft beers, The Libertine Bar has something for every taste. If cocktails are more your style, there's tons of house favorites to sip on. And order a bite to eat from the locally-sourced menu with small bites like the sweet potato fries, and nice-portioned plates like the fish and chips.
The name speaks for itself at this unique Dallas bar. This spacious outdoor space features an Airstream trailer bar, truck-bed lounges and a treehouse bar. Order a brew or cocktail and feast on the famous cheesesteak served with a pickle and chips. Or go for the food trucks that visit the yard daily.
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.
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.
Leela's is a relaxed wine bar with wine on tap and delicious small plates. Has ample room for patio and indoor seating.
Swizzle, one of Dallas' best Tiki bars is perfect for those looking for a hideaway to enjoy a classic Tiki cocktail.
Complete with a converted retro RV highlighted on the back patio, Desert Racer is a trendy indoor/outdoor vintage-americana inspired restaurant that offers Baja mexican food and incredible cocktails.
Where to Eat on Greenville Avenue
HG SPLY CO.
The Paleo-inspired menu at HG is sure to please all your tastebuds. Hang out on the rooftop and order a signature cocktail or craft beer while enjoying great views of the city.
Steel City Pops
Cool off with a cold treat at Steel City Pops. The popsicles are made from all-natural and organic ingredients to make delicious flavors satisfy your sweet tooth. Choose from either creamy or fruity flavors, like the raspberry lime, passion fruit, strawberry lemonade and vanilla bean.
Son of Butcher
Slide into Son of a Butcher for incredible sliders in the heart of Lower Greenville. Dine al fresco on their large front patio or enjoy the AC and burgers with the whole family inside.
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 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 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.
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.
Shopping on Greenville Avenue
Find classic hard-to-find records, as well as some current releases at Good Records. And they're open late, so make a post-dinner spot for some new tunes.
Bullzerk is the ultimate shop for Dallas-themed apparel. This one-of-a-kind local gift shop specializes in custom Dallas T-shirts, apparel, accessories and decor to satisfy your eternal, or newfound, Texas pride.
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.