Explore vibrant nightlife & eclectic bars just around the corner from our apartments in Uptown Dallas

After a long day or week of work, there’s nothing like letting loose, having an adult beverage, and just simply relaxing. For residents of L2 Uptown, it’s easy to stay at home in your comfy and elegant living space, but if you feel like going out on the town? There are so many options within a short walk or drive from our Uptown Dallas apartments.

Happy hours, wine tastings, craft beer, great food, and lots of entertainment are all waiting for you – here’s what’s nearby.

Playground Neighborhood Bar

Just because you’re an adult now doesn’t mean you don’t miss playing your favorite childhood games. Head on over to Playground Neighborhood Bar, just over a 10-minute walk from our apartments in Uptown Dallas. Here, you’ll not only find delicious, handcrafted cocktails and mouthwatering tacos, but there’s also nearly every game you’ve missed playing since you were a kid. Seesaws, swings, hopscotch, Connect Four, giant Jenga, and a vintage spring rider are just some of the toys you can travel back in time with. View their hours, menu, and all of their games on the Playground Neighborhood Bar website.


Located less than a 5-minute walk from our Uptown Dallas apartments is Cork – a total wine experience. The relaxed and welcoming environment is the perfect place to relax and sip on a glass of some of the finest wines in the region and world. Guests have a choice of 48 different wine options by the glass (which changes monthly) as well as over 350 bottles of wine in their retail shop. Not a fan of wine? They have craft beer too! Visit Cork’s website for hours and to view their ‘nibble menu’.

Hook, Line, & Sinker

Also just a 5-minute walk away from L2 Uptown is Hook, Line, & Sinker – your go-to destination for all things seafood. Not only do they have all-day happy hour every single day, but they have every single seafood dish you could possibly imagine. From oysters in the half shell, gumbo, fish fillets, ceviche, and boiled crab – they seriously have it all. View the entire menu and order online through Hook, Line, & Sinker’s website.

The Quarter Bar

With two stories, lots of outdoor space, and amazing drink specials – you’ll want to hang out at The Quarter every chance you get. Just under a 10-minute walk from our Uptown Dallas apartments, you’ll feel like you’ve transported to the French Quarter in New Orleans. The beer, wine, and cocktail lists are extensive, with nightly specials such as $5 wine and $2 off all whiskeys. Feeling hungry? Their menu has numerous shared plates like flatbread and wings as well as entrees like burgers and tacos. View their entire menu and see The Quarter’s nightly specials on their website.


Known as both an elevated cocktail lounge as well as a neighborhood bar, Parliament derives its inspiration from the bars and clubs from the early 1900s. In fact, they house one of the most sophisticated cocktail programs in the world – think Old Fashioneds and Gin Fizzes. Peruse the extensive cocktail list in the leatherbound menu before taking a seat in the drinking den. Plus? They have an incredible happy hour. Learn more at the Parliament website.

The Rustic

Literally steps away from our apartments in Uptown Dallas is The Rustic – kitchen, backyard, bar, and live music. Not only do they have dozens of local craft beers and ‘Texas-spirit-driven cocktails,’ but their food menu features seafood from the Gulf, steak sourced from local ranchers, and dairy and produce from local farmers. Sip on a Deep Ellum Dallas Blonde while noshing on tamales or ribeye, all while watching the big game. Sounds pretty great, right? Check out their entire menu and event schedule at The Rustic’s website.

Uptown Pub Dallas

With the biggest patio in Uptown as well as some of the best burgers in Dallas, Uptown Pub Dallas is calling your name. Set in an almost 100-year-old landmark building, the pub offers nearly a dozen beers on draft, wines by the glass, and tasty menu offerings. So, take a seat in an antique booth, savor your pinot grigio, and share a plate of nachos or fried pickles with your favorite person. Hours, menus, and more can be found on Uptown Pub Dallas’ website.

The Standard Pour

Named one of the top places for bourbon in America 8 years in a row, The Standard Pour has you covered when it comes to unique cocktails and artisan American food dishes. Inside, guests will find a sophisticated, timeless, yet casual environment with a seriously impressive cocktail menu. If bourbon isn’t your thing, don’t fret – they also have great beer on tap as well as a wonderful wine selection. If food is what you’re looking for, lobster ravioli, a chicken brie wrap, and their famous chicken strips are all on the menu. Learn more at The Standard Pour’s website.


You don’t have to walk very far from our Uptown Dallas apartments to find incredible cocktails, cold craft beer, and insanely delicious food. Stop by L2 Uptown today to take a tour of our gorgeous floorplans before exploring some of these favorite neighborhood haunts.

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