The Rustic is a full-service restaurant and bar that offers local ingredients and beverages, live music seven days a week, and an award-winning outdoor patio in Uptown Dallas. Located in the Knox-Henderson neighborhood, this upscale gastropub not only offers a solid menu of food and drink, but it's also a great place to watch a game. Expect to find 19 large HD screens that broadcast non-stop sporting action both indoors and outdoors, in a huge dog-friendly courtyard. Dining options include everything from tacos to gourmet burgers, artisanal pizzas and braised ribs.
Drinks range from wine, beer and craft cocktails to a wide range of Scottish and American whiskeys. And if that's not enough to entertain you, there are also pool tables, jenga and hole corn. But where to go for cold drinks, hot food and lots of sporting action? In the spirit of CultureMap's most recent flagship event, The Tailgate, we're celebrating a season of sports with insider information on all the ways you can enjoy it. Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar New Orleans Saints superstar Drew Brees and his wife Brittany co-own this Baton Rouge-based chain, which offers Louisiana cuisine and a full bar in a game day setting at Grandscape in The Colony.
Get ready to enjoy a menu that includes fried seafood, pasta, hamburgers, sandwiches and wraps, as well as po'boys, fried oysters, gumbo, fried alligators and boudin balls. The best sports bars in Dallas are packed with TVs, the drinks are fast and attract fun-loving crowds who are ready to cheer on their favorite teams. While not exhaustive, this list highlights Dallas sports bars that are definitely worth your time. Stan's Blue Note may be the official bar of the Florida Gators, but with cheap tickets, food deals and wall-to-wall TVs, it's the best neighborhood spot for any sports fan, regardless of the team you support.
Draft Sports Bar & Lounge This downtown meeting place at the Sheraton Dallas has 4,000 square feet of sports nirvana, with souvenirs and TVs galore. Not only are Dallas people passionate about their own sports teams, but they're also passionate about sports in general. Speaking of wall-to-wall televisions, the Christies Sports Bar & Deli has them aligned as far as the eye can see. PhD Also known as Pour House Dallas, this Oak Cliff sports bar is also known for its hangover brunch and covered patio, where concert-goers head next to the Kessler Theater.
And if you're looking for a more exclusive sports bar atmosphere, the Owner's Box at the Omni Hotel in the city center will be your ideal place.