Happy new year, and welcome 2023! It’s that time of year when we look for a fresh start by setting goals and starting new habits. Start your new year off right by exploring all there is to do in Addison. Don’t wait, make your weekend plans now!
#1. Vitruvian Park Tavern
3870 Ponte Ave., Suite 150, Addison, TX 75001
With a friendly neighborhood feel and an extensive whiskey list, Vitruvian Park Tavern is a must-visit. This restaurant and bar located in Vitruvian Park is the perfect spot for happy hour with coworkers, or to bring a date to impress them with the collection of house cocktails, Scotch and Bourbon, and wine. The bar also offers a rotating frozen drink and views of the surrounding park and trails. Their food menu features shareable items like popcorn shrimp, hummus, and onion dip to share with your group. The kitchen is open from 2 pm – 10 pm daily, and the bar stays open until midnight.
#2. Astoria Caffe
15701 Quorum Dr., Addison, TX 75001
Astoria Caffe is a caffe by day and a wine lounge by night. Their extensive wine list features a collection of reds, whites, and sparkling wines. Happy hour specials are offered every day from 4 pm to 7 pm, where you can get your favorite wines for a discounted price. All wines by the glass are $1, and you can get a variety of bottles at a discount. View their full happy hour menu here.
#3. Crossbuck BBQ
4400 Spring Valley Rd., Farmers Branch, TX 75244
Crossbuck BBQ is a new generation of smokehouse founded by Pitmaster Tim McLaughlin. This delicious American BBQ spot features “bold, punch-you-in-the-face, memorable flavors” in all of their smoked meats. Crossbuck BBQ specializes in BBQ styles from across the country, from St. Louis Style Pork Ribs to Texas-style sausage. Pair your meats with some of their delicious sides, including the classic Mac N’ Cheese, and a more adventurous Desert Line Hominy.
#4. 12 Cuts Brazilian Steakhouse
18010 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75287
Treat yourself to a nice meal l at 12 Cuts Brazilian Steakhouse. This steakhouse offers a full Brazilian Experience, with a vast selection of smoked meats and market-fresh salad bar options. Guests are treated with Gaucho-Style hospitality, with meats that are cut fresh at the table. This is the perfect spot for a date, or to take the whole family.
#5. Gloria’s Latin Cuisine
5100 Belt Line Rd. Suite #864, Addison, TX 75254
If you’re looking for late-night dancing and live music, Saturdays at Gloria’s are for you. Every Saturday, put on your best outfit, grab your closest friends, and head to Gloria’s for live local Latin bands and Salsa dancing until 2:00 am. The cover charge is $15, or you can upgrade to a VIP Table with Bottle Service. The dress code is enforced – so make sure you’re dressed to impress in smart, upscale style.
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#6. Samatone Yoga Class
15203 Knoll Trail Dr. #112, Dallas, TX 75248
Get your movement on with a class at Samatone Yoga! Samatone Yoga focuses on yoga for EVERY body, with classes ranging from gentle and restorative stretching sessions to Samatone power classes in a heated room. View their schedule to find the perfect class for you!
#7. The Lion & Crown Pub Trivia Night
5001 Addison Cir., Addison, TX 75001
Every Thursday night from 7 pm to 9 pm at The Lion & Crown pub, test your knowledge and compete in weekly trivia! Bring a smartphone to play the game, whether you want to play with a team or solo, you only need one device per team. This free event is first come first serve, so be sure to get there early to make sure you have a place to sit! Prizes are offered to the top 3 teams. View more information on their Facebook Page.