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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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

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The Free Man

2626 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

The Free Man Cajun Cafe & Lounge in Deep Ellum!

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Maggie Rogers

Friday, October 18, 2019 • 8:00pm

The Bomb Factory

Bars

Curtain Club

2800 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

Part of the Club Clearview Complex, the Curtain Club hosts local Dallas talent on a regular basis and battles for the title of being the best live music club in Texas. The Deep Ellum rock venue has had nationally and worldwide recognized artists perform

American Restaurants

Local

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

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Eternal Champion

Saturday, November 9, 2019 • 6:00pm

Club Dada

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Angry Dog

2726 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

Serving you from one location worldwide since 1990.

Burger Joints

Twisted Root Burger Company

2615 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

Nightlife

The Double Wide

3510 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

The bar at The Double Wide has a specialty: domestic beer in cans. It would be ridiculous to go to the Dallas live music venue and try to order one of the specialty martinis offered in over-the-top downtown Dallas night clubs. No, The Double Wide is the

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Club Dada

2720 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

As a well-known Dallas live music venue in Deep Ellum, Club Dada invites all types of performance artists onto the three stages at the bar. Huge bands like the Dixie Chicks and Ben Harper all the way down to local Dallas bands playing their first show ha

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Delain & Amorphis

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 • 8:00pm

Trees

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Squeeze

Thursday, September 19, 2019 • 8:00pm

The Bomb Factory

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