Guide to Deep Ellum

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Arts and entertainment options keep Deep Ellum busy. A former industrial neighborhood just east of downtown Dallas, it’s now home to a variety of artists and designers. The locus of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s Green Line, visitors can walk to Fair Park or stroll through local shops and galleries.

Famous stops such as the Amsterdam Bar are popular with locals and tourists alike. The first cotton gin in Texas was located here (it’s now apartments) as well as a 1914-era Ford factory. Other historic buildings include the Palace Sharp and Parks Brothers Warehouse. Deep Ellum Brewing Company is located here, distributing brews across Texas. The Dallas Farmers Market is also a part of this community.

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American Restaurants

All Good Cafe

2934 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

AllGood Cafe is a funky little cafe with a soul. Serving Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch and Dinner 7 days a week with Great Live Music Thursdays thru Saturdays.

American Restaurants


2936 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

Contemporary American. The devil is in the details at Local, a trendy and quite popular contemporary American restaurant in the historic Boyd Hotel of downtown Dallas. Chef Tracy Miller and her kitchen serve precise dishes focusing on fresh, local ingred


Reno's Chop Shop

210 N Crowdus St, Dallas, TX 75226


Angry Dog

2726 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

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Adair's Saloon

2624 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

It's a little bit of country and a little bit of rock n' roll that make Adair's Saloon come to life as one of the better bars in Dallas. Live country music and great burgers make the dive bar a prime destination for college kids and cowgirls. There's th


The Devil Wears Prada

Friday, October 20, 2017 • 6:00pm

The Door


Serious Pizza

2807 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

Huge Pizza!!!


Twisted Root Burger Company

2615 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226


Cane Rosso

2612 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226



Josh Abbott Band

Saturday, October 21, 2017 • 8:00pm

The Bomb Factory

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