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8 Dallas Restaurants with Amazing Beer Lists

By Farah Fleurima
July 23, 2014

With Dallas’ craft beer scene exploding, more diners are on the lookout for restaurants with extensive beer menus. Check out these must-try restaurants the next time you're craving a meal with a side of suds.

  • Goodfriend Beer Garden & Burger House

    Goodfriend keeps at least five local beers on rotation, serves up 22-ounce bombers, and has an expertly curated list of domestic and foreign suds. Friendly, in-the-know bartenders and a convivial atmosphere keep regulars coming back and newbies wondering why they didn’t find Goodfriend sooner.

    1154 Peavy Rd.; 214-324-3335

  • The Blind Butcher

    Lower Greenville has embraced this chill tavern, not just for its craft beer list but also for a cheery vibe and the housemade sausages and poutines. If you can't snag a seat inside, try the covered patio out back.

    1919 Greenville Ave.; 214-887-0000

  • The Common Table

    A hopshead favorite, The Common Table offers an outstanding, varied beer list and a terrific menu with pairing options. Go all in and order the Oskar Blues Beer Can Chicken with your brew.

    2917 Fairmount St.; 214-880-7414

  • The Libertine

    A hipster haven in East Dallas, this Belgian gastropub has a decidedly Euro-style. That means dozens of bottled beers from around the world and a rotating selection on draft. The restaurant’s monthly pairing dinners are by appointment.

    2101 Greenville Ave.; 214-824-7900

  • LUCK

    Trinity Groves’ very own beer kitchen keeps 40 beers on hand, which inspires its food menu (beer ice cream, soft pretzels with beer cheese fondue). Expect local options and a rotating slate of seasonals. Flights are themed with names like Gateway Drug: Introduction to Craft Beer and Heavy Hitters: Everything’s Bigger in NTX.

    3011 Gulden Ln.; 469-250-0679

  • Meddlesome Moth

    The casually stylish atmosphere fits its Design District location and makes beer drinking fashionable, especially with less-common options like the Pauwel Kwak and Cigar City/De Proef Tropical Tripel. Flights include five samples from the considerable list of drafts. Sister property Bird Cafe offers a similar food and beer menu in Fort Worth.

    1621 Oak Lawn Ave.; 214-628-7900

  • Holy Grail Pub

    Not only is the extensive beer selection at this North Plano bar and grill populated with top-notch labels, but the pub keeps fans returning with tappings of new and limited-edition beers every week. Holy Grail goes beyond burgers, serving a popular ghost pepper chili, beer brats and blackened fish tacos.

    ​8240 Preston Road; 972-377-6633

  • FM Smoke House

    Beer and barbecue are two peas in a pod, and the Las Colinas smokehouse offers 25-plus beers on tap and in bottles. Most Wednesdays, you'll find a special tapping, with souvenir glasses for those who buy the showcased pint.

    ​660 Walnut Ridge Dr.; 972-751-6633

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Places Mentioned

Meddlesome Moth

American • Design District

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Blind Butcher

Gastropub • Lower Greenville

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