5 Must-Try Restaurant Patios in Dallas

Savoring the Last Days of Summer with Outdoor Dining

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As the sweltering heat of the summer sun continues to make temperatures rise over Dallas-Fort Worth, that doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying our favorite pastime — enjoying delicious food and drinks on a great patio.

With shaded areas and misters, what better way to enjoy the last days of summer than by indulging in the culinary delights offered at some of the most popular restaurant outdoor patios? From panoramic city views to tranquil garden settings, the Concierge has compiled a list of 5 of the most popular al fresco dining spots in Dallas, Texas.

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It’s a Barbieheimer Summer at the Alamo Drafthouse

The Perfect Fusion of Glamour and Science

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Welcome to the “Barbieheimer Summer,” where the worlds of fashion and science collide in spectacular cinematic brilliance! This exciting summer brings us two blockbuster movies: “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer.”

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DFW Restaurant Week is a Foodie’s Paradise

DFW Restaurant Week

This year’s DFW Restaurant Week kicks off the week of August 7–13, but you can start enjoying the best local restaurants with special preview weekends at select restaurants in August. 3–6. You can explore even more exciting menus at select restaurants that extend the event from August 14 – September 3, 2023.

During  DFW Restaurant Week, local restaurants offer three-course prix fixe dinners for either $39 or $49 and two-course lunches for just $24.  Make your reservations now.

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Wet and Wild Ways to Beat the Summer Heat in North Texas

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Updated: June 2023

The temperatures in North Texas have been hitting more than 100 degrees for a while now. It is getting hotter, and nothing beats the heat like a dip in a pool, a cool sprinkle at a Spray Ground, or a big splash at one of the DFW water parks.

If the 100-degree temperatures are too much for you to handle, don’t worry, the Concierge Connection has some fun ways to stay cool this summer:

Dallas Parks Spraygrounds

Did you know that the Dallas Parks Department operates several Spraygrounds around town? Spraygrounds are located in Lake Highlands, Grauwyler, Campell Green, and other park locations. They are open daily through Labor Day and weekends through the end of September. Check the schedule for locations and times of operation.

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