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Deep Ellum (Deep Elm)

Neighborhood: East Dallas
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Address: Main Street, Dallas, TX 75226
Phone Number: 214-748-4332
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Nightlife, Shopping
Description: This former warehouse district is now a funky nightlife and shopping area.

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You will find a lot of interesting places in Deep Ellum near Downtown Dallas. This is more of an adult oriented experience but if you are careful and aware it is ok for kids too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

You will find a lot of interesting places in Deep Ellum near Downtown Dallas. This is more of an adult oriented experience but if you are careful and aware it is ok for kids too.

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Dallas, Texas
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Deep Ellum during lunch time in the week has several restaurants... Parking is free during lunch time at the meters but be there by !!:30 for free parking.....

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Forney, Texas
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The Deep Ellum area of Dallas is a one of a kind experience. From bars to burlesque school and everything in between. It's actually a fun area of Dallas to visit.

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Dolton, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

What a great surprise. Saw the festival listed on a "Texas To Do" list and thought we would go check it out. What an interesting place to walk around but the art festival made it all the better. A great selection of art and food. Had a great time. Thought we would be there an hour or two but ended... More 

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Rochester, MN
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52 reviews 52 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

There was an open house while we visited. The outdoor seating area was great with a fun band. Lots of good Texas cuisine available. The specialty beers were interesting- in a good way! The location is downtown however it is not an easy place to walk to and from. It really is off the beaten path.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I know Deep Ellum is not hidden by any means, but it is often a neighborhood left to last. This is the upbeat, young, progressive area that can cater to anyone! Don't miss out on this in Dallas!

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

took the bus over from Main st, the most interesting thing about this district is the absolutely appalling power pole installation going on, hugely ugly with electrical wires festooned up and down the streets from long black poles, very strange! Went around lunchtime during the week, everything appeared closed and nooo people, but then we did find this a characteristic... More 

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Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We went to Deep Ellum to attend a cheese making class at the Mozzarella Co. We had a great time. In driving down we did notice the line at the Pecan Lodge and took note that we will have to get in that line sometime soon. We paid for parking... $2. Fair price. Felt safe and enjoyed ourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I came to Ellum looking for barbeque at the Pecan Lodge, which had already run out of barbeque by 1:30 on a Sunday. (Mission not accomplished.) We ended up staying to look around a little and were glad that we did. We went to a cool thrift shop next to the Burlesque School, which was unfortunately closed on Sundays. There... More 

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sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This was my first visit to Dallas.Went to the Slaughter House.It was a heap of fun.I was so scared after a while I could not even scream anymore! Deep Ellum was rocking with clubs & had a great atmosphere.

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