How many times have you wanted to do something different on the weekend in Dallas? Every wondered to yourself if there was a great place to have a good time that other people many not know about? Consider checking out the local speakeasy scene. What is a speakeasy you say? The concept is old and really simple.
During the Prohibition era 20s-30s there were secret venues that sold illegal alcohol to attendees. To gain entrance you either had to know someone or provide a form of password and or handshake to enter. Fast forward to Dallas in the summer of 2015 and you have the same type of establishments. Check out the spots below and how to gain access.
Thursday - Saturday | 8:00 PM - 2:00 AM
4900 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX
Located behind Henry's Majestic. The only way to gain entry is to ask the staff at Henry's about opening hours, and request to be put on the list.
TRUTH & ALIBI
Thursday - Saturday | 9:00 PM - 2:00 AM
2618 Elm St, Dallas, TX
To get in, you'll need to know the secret buzzword, which is blasted out weekly on Truth & Alibi's Facebook page.
Thursday - Saturday | 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
2901 Elm St, Dallas
Right before the stroke of midnight every Saturday, the place transforms into a Casablanca-style joint with a classic speakeasy vibe. Along with live music, ranging from Frank Sinatra to rock and roll. This speakeasy has cutting-edge cocktail repertoire created by Moses Guidry.
Daily | 5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
1530 Main St, Dallas
Located down in the basement of the Joule hotel, fitted with ambient lighting, leather sofas and a custom walnut barreled ceiling. Thursdays and Sundays, DJs spin the sounds of the '70s. And if you get hungry, you can order food from the Joule's restaurant, CBD Provisions. Visit the website for more details.