It’s finally Friday, but where will you and your buddies go for an after-work hang out session? Lucky for you, Addison and the North Dallas Corridor have plenty of restaurants and bars that offer a fun atmosphere and can accommodate a large party.
Here are six of the top group-friendly restaurants you and your crew should visit soon.
Addison Ice House, in Vitruvian Park; 3875 Ponte Ave. Suite 250
The newest addition to the Addison restaurant and bar scene, this young ice house promises patrons a good time. With air hockey tables, video games, flat-screen TVs and a nice view, this is the perfect spot for a group outing. This place also features a full menu with tasty bar food, including Texas-inspired grub like chicken-fried steak, stuffed poblano peppers and Tex-Mex dishes. A fine beer selection, complete with local craft beers, is sure to keep you and your friends coming back for more.
The Break Bar & Grill, in Vitruvian Park; 3870 Ponte Ave. Suite 150
As the “first food amenity in the area,” this spot boasts an impressive “chef-driven” menu sure to please the foodies among you. Expect menu items like smoky cashews and crisp chickpeas, avocado hummus, ahi tuna tacos and Dos Equis mac and cheese to please your palate. With a great view, plenty of TVs and a notable cocktail and beer menu, this is definitely a great group-friendly restaurant.
Houlihan’s, 5225 Belt Line Road
This place isn’t only a cool group-friendly restaurant; it also features a killer happy hour. With daily drink and food specials, reverse happy hour (starts at 9:30 p.m.) and pitchers of Long Island iced teas, there’s plenty of fun to be had by you and your buds.
Magic Time Machine, 5003 Belt Line Road
You probably know this place because of the whimsical décor and fantasy costumes the wait staff sport. But the Blue Lounge located atop the restaurant is an ideal spot for a group hang out. This cocktail lounge is complete with neon lighting, music, TVs, games and a full bar. Come on “Karaoke Wednesday” so you and your friends can belt out a familiar tune and amuse the crowd.
The Second Floor Bistro, 13340 Dallas Parkway
This is the place to visit for a classy night out with your besties. With modern, sleek décor, a fabulous craft cocktail, scotch, wine and beer menu, and high-quality fare (including a late-night menu), you and your friends are in for an amazing night. Just a tip: to make sure your large party gets a table, it’s probably best to make a reservation here.
Uncle Julio’s, 16150 Dallas Parkway
This 18-year-old restaurant is a Corridor-area staple for Mexican food fanatics and group gatherings. Featuring a welcoming atmosphere, Tex-Mex food, margaritas, mojitos and even a “group dining” option, this is definitely a group-friendly restaurant sure to please your party.