Audrey’s Days of Summer | Summer Hotspots of Dallas
  • by Audrey Archives
  • May 31, 2013

With America is still stuck in one of the biggest recessions since The Great Depression, days and nights of eating out have been hard to come by. We get it, so we pulled out some of the hottest restaurants and bars out of our little black book that has some of the happiest of happy hours around. Whether the hotspot is a chill bar to hang out with your friends or it’s an upscale restaurant to lure in a love interest, we got your back!

Sundown at Granada: 3520 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75206 | A Beer Garden & Restaurant
Happy Hour: 4pm – 7pm Sunday – Friday; 10pm – 2am Sunday -Thursday

A “dinner and a movie” date just got literal in Dallas, Texas. Located right next to Dallas’ historical theater The Granada, Sundown at Granada offers alcohol specials to relax you and your date or your buddies. The wooden undertones of the restaurant pays tribute to Texas’ Southern hospitality and is even more generous and welcoming with its happy hour that’s only exclusive to alcohol drinks. All Texas beers, wines, and vodka are $3. Mixed drinks with Tito’s Vodka and margaritas are priced at $4. Who could say “no” to that? For more information visit them at

Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub & Grill: 9100 N. Central Expressway Dallas, TX 75231| A “Sherlockian” Pub
Happy Hour: 2pm – 9pm Monday – Saturday; All Day Sunday

Based off of British writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous character, Sherlock Holmes, the pub’s entire concept and inspiration comes from the detective himself. Making the “mystery” pub Dallas’ “local pub,” it provides live music and a larger-than-life atmosphere and a larger-than-life happy hour specials on its alcohol drinks. Depending on the day, you can choose anything from beers to Cosmopolitans that start from $2.00 to $4.00. You need these drinks at these easy-to-love prices to wash down the huge portion of sliders and Cobb salads you’ll be consuming. Thanks to Sherlock’s Baker Street Pub & Grill, all mysteries of restaurants are solved! For more answers visit them at

Fish City Grill: 18149 N. Dallas Pkwy Dallas, TX 75287 | “Serious Seafood”
Happy Hour: 2:30pm – 7pm Monday – Friday; 11am – 7pm Saturday Special; All day Tuesday Special; All day Sundays & Saturdays

When we think of Texas, we usually think of BBQs, the Ranch, and serious comfort foods. These comfort foods only comfort us because it contains ingredients we shouldn’t really take in, but Fish City Grill will definitely surprise foodies and Texans with its healthy menu. A seafood restaurant that provides a gluten free menu and an actual guide to eating healthy may be surprising, but what’s even more surprising is their happy hour specials. Providing all day specials of beers, wines, and margaritas 3 days out of the week and ½ priced appetizers will surely knock you off your boots. Visit them at

Chuy’s: 4544 Mckinney Ave. Dallas, TX 75205 | “Healthiest Mexican Food”
Happy Hour: 4pm – 7pm daily

At Chuy’s in Dallas, TX, you can get the meanest and healthiest Mexican cuisine and drinks. Using only the freshest ingredients, Chuy brings unlimited chips with the freshest salsa, their loaded nachos, and so much more. Visit Chuy’s between the hours of 4 – 7pm any day out of the week and you can get $2.00 and $3.00 beers and margaritas and its loaded nachos on a special price. Texans and regulars say that its perfectly spicy and fresh salsa and cheesy nachos are what makes them coming back, so if Mexican food is your thing this is the place to be – especially from 4 – 7pm. For more information visit

Houlihan’s: 5255 Belt Line Rd. #220 Dallas, TX 75254 | American Food on a New Level
Happy Hour: 4:30 – 6:30pm & 9:30pm – 1:00am Monday – Friday

Watching the game just got so much easier in Dallas. At Houlihan’s, you won’t be able to miss a second of the game with all of its plasma screen TVs. This may sound like a typical sports bar, but it’s really not. When they say they bring American food to a new level, they mean it. Providing separate menus for the gluten free, vegetarian, and the vegan, Houlihan’s is not only nice to its sports fans, but they are also kind in giving its customers a wide range of dishes. The goodness continues as their happy hour specials consist of $6 appetizers, $1 mini burgers, and ½ priced alcoholic beverages. Find out more at