How to Live The Good Life in Dallas-Fort Worth

Super Bowl XLV made the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex the center of the world’s attention, with lavish parties, star-studded events and celebrities everywhere you looked. We showed the world all of the wonderful entertainment, dining and hospitality options DFW has to offer.

Dallas has no shortage of fine dining restaurants, luxurious hotels and fabulous entertainment. However, not everyone has a rock star’s income. The good news is that it you don’t have to be Kim Kardashian to enjoy the good life in Dallas-Fort Worth.

Fine Dining Deals

Restaurants like  Al Biernat’s, Dallas Chop House and Villa-O were overflowing with celebrities like Aston Kutcher, Demi Moore and Adrien Brody during Super Bowl week. But restaurants can’t survive on big events. They need a steady influx of local customers, which is why many local restaurants offer special dining deals. Even some fine dining restaurant have less expense options.

For instance, restaurants like Al Biernat’s, The Place at Perry’s and The Capital Grille often serve specially priced lunch menus. The items on the lunch menu are generally a smaller portion of items from the dinner menu. You can treat your business clients to wonderful service and a delicious meal these fine dining restaurants at a much lower price.

One of the best kept secrets in Dallas is Monday Customer Appreciation Day at Trece and Villa-O. The popular Uptown Dallas restaurants offer a FREE 2-course meal. That’s right free! Reservations are required, but you will enjoy a fabulous meal from their special menu while soaking up the ambiance.

Lavish Surroundings

Hotel Zaza is often the home to rock stars and other performers when they visit Dallas. Nestled in the fashionable Uptown neighborhood and next to downtown, Hotel Zaza Dallas is a creative mix of warm, Mediterranean elegance and comfortable chic. This boutique hotel offers 152 lavish rooms, including 17 fantastic concept suites, Dragonfly restaurant and the relaxing ZaSpa.

It is easy to pamper yourself like a rock star or treat corporate guests to Texas hospitality while staying at Hotel Zaza, especially when you can upgrade your room for just $1.00. That is the current special when you make a reservation for a regular room at Hotel Zaza. Even the stylish, W Dallas in Victory offers a 40% discount off your second night’s stay.

Star Studded Entertainment

When looking for stars, look no further than the glowing jewel of the Dallas Arts District, the AT & T Performing Arts Center, home of the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House and the Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre. The Winspear Opera House has been the stage for performances by Billy Crystal, Al Pacino and countless theatrical productions.

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra performs just a few steps away at the Morton Meyerson Symphony Center, features world-renowned musicians. Goldstar, a  membership site  offers  up to 50% off the regular price on tickets for the concerts and other local entertainment.

Due to the recent economy, many restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues are eager to entice new customers by offering special pricing, discounts and other incentives that will let you live the good life, while saving money.

You don’t have to be a Concierge to find out about these types of deals. Our site is loaded with Dallas dining deals and discount coupons for local restaurants, like  Hard Rock Cafe, The Capital Grille and Sushi Axiom.

How to Dine Out For Less in Dallas

It is said that Dallas, Texas has more restaurants per capita than New York City. That is not hard to believe because North Texasn love good food.  There is no shortage of restaurants around town to indulge every taste, cuisine and appetite. Mexican, steaks, French, Thai or just good old fashion home cooking. You name it and Dallas has it.

Taking advantage of all this delicious choices in cuisine can be expensive. Here are a few tips you can use to enjoy dining out for less in Dallas.

Eat Lunch

Most fine dining restaurants offer a lunch menu that is very similar to their dinner menu. Often with slightly smaller portions (which is good for our waistlines) and much smaller prices.  For example, dinner entrée at Al Biernat’s can cost from $22 to $68,  while the lunch menu is between $11 to $24 per  person. Similarly, the Market lunch menu at Craft|Dallas is $28.00, while the 3-course Chef’s Tasting Menu is $75  per person.

Use  Coupons

Another great way to enjoy the best of Dallas dining is to use coupons. Many restuarants offer special deals and discounts. Take a look at the coupons Concierge Connection has on this website. And we are adding more all the time.

Buca di Beppo
Hard Rock Cafe
Iron Cactus-20% off lunch
Mercury Chop House – Ft. Worth
Press Box Grill-Dallas
Sushi Axiom
The Capital Grille
Vertias Wine Room
Victory Tavern

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