Have you made your weekend plans yet? Don’t wait – your Addison weekend guide is here! Whether you’re looking for a dinner spot, live music, happy hour, or fun activities, these 7 things to do this week have you covered.
#1. Sidecar Social
5100 Belt Line Rd., Dallas, TX 75254
Spend your happy hour at Sidecar Social! Sidecar Social has over 20,000 square feet of space to lounge, listen to live music, sing karaoke, and play games like bocce ball and corn hole. The restaurant has an indoor lounge space as well as a patio with plenty of seating and heaters. Happy hour is every Monday through Friday from 11 am – 6 pm, and deals include $4 call drinks and ½ off house wine by the glass. Their happy hour is the perfect time to sip on a glass of half-off pinot grigio while taking on a friend in a game of darts.
#2. Astoria Caffe
15701 Quorum Dr., Addison, TX 75001
Astoria Caffe is a caffe by day and a wine lounge by night. They are also RCA winners for Favorite Place to Sip Wine and Favorite Outdoor Patio. 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. 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.
#4. Little Greek Fresh Grill
5290 Belt Line Rd., Addison, TX 75254
Readers’ Choice Awards Winner for Favorite Mediterranean Restaurant, Little Greek Fresh Grill is your go-to for Greek food. Their pitas and wraps steal the show, featuring a classic Gyro Pita, Chicken Pita, the vegetarian Falafel Pita, and so much more. They also have an array of soups, salads, dinner platters, and more.
#5. Nate’s Seafood
14951 Midway Rd, Addison, TX 75001
Kick-off the weekend with live music every Thursday at Nate’s Seafood! The 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards winner for Favorite Place to See Live Music features live blues music and Gulf seafood are staples, with different bands featured every Thursday and Sunday. This Thursday, try one of their Coastal Classics, including fried Gulf oysters and red beans and rice (number one in the Metroplex!).
#6. Vitruvian Lights
3850 Vitruvian Way, Addison, TX 75001
The tree lighting of the largest FREE holiday lights display in North Texas is this Saturday, Nov. 18. Santa will “flip the switch” at 6 p.m. that night to turn on more than 1.5 million sparkling LED lights wrapped around 555 trees. Approximately 100 voices from the Dallas-based men’s choir Vocal Majority will be on hand to provide live entertainment for guests throughout the evening. This will be the choir’s first performance at Vitruvian Lights, and it’s a rare chance to see them perform for free. The tree lighting also will feature food trucks and vendors, FREE photos with Santa, live reindeer, letters to Santa, holiday characters, Mrs. Claus, an elf balloon artist and more from 6-10 p.m.
Arts and Entertainment
#7. Chaplin: The Musical
15650 Addison Rd., Addison, TX 75001
From November 8th through November 19th, WaterTower Theatre will be performing Chaplin: The Musical at Addison Theatre Centre. Chaplin is based on the real-life story of Charlie Chaplin, the iconic film actor, writer, producer, and director. The new musical spans the comic’s entire career, from Chaplin’s first performance as a child in 19th-century London to his tearful acceptance of an honorary Academy Award in 1972. You won’t want to miss this touching story! Click here to view showtimes and purchase tickets.