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West End Historic District

Dallas, TX (Downtown Dallas)
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Ranked #98 of 152 Attractions in Dallas
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Neighborhoods
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Tampa, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
33 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Many restaurants and bars here catering to tourists. It's a fun place to walk around. It's mainly filled with restaurants and bars. I'd say there is something for everyone in the west end district.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We use to ride the train from Fort Worth to Dallas to eat at Spaghetti Warehouse. We would get off the train and walk quite a distance but not you can catch another train to get to the West End and it is great. They have added more eateries and shops of which we could not enjoy with a active... More

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Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

It used to be great with lots of hard-to-get-into restaurants and a unique multilevel shopping emporium, but now it all just seems quite run down. There are a handful of restaurants but just as many (or more) buildings looking for tenants. One plus, was the police patrolling on bikes. Dallas should try hard to revive this district so that tourists... More

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Lansing, Illinois, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The "West End Historic District" historic or history? Historic; is defined as well known or important in history ie. (historic occasion; historic building). In like manner, History, is defined as a record of past events (a narrative of past events relating to a particular people, location, person etc). Usually written in connection with a past notable event for its importance.... More

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Short Hills, New Jersey
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69 reviews 69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

...revitalized this district riding on the interest in the assassination of JFK. A few crappy looking steakhouses and a Corner Bakery cafe, closed on weekends. Thank you not, if I am sick enough to engage in this type of macabre tourism, I will hang in DC, where they clipped President Garfield.

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Lubbock
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

It has been several years since I visited West End, the first time during the day. Easy to park and find a nice restaurnat to sit back, relax and plan the remander of the day. Not sure it has turned into the must stop that they were hoping for.

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Jacksboro, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This area of Dallas is great for dining (Spaghetti Warehouse), walking, live bands, drinks, and even a horse drawn carriage ride if that strikes your fancy.

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Pryor
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I first visited West End Historic District many years ago. There were fun and unique shops and restaurants as well as horse drawn carriages. We would spend many hours in the fun shops and my favorite one was a shop that sold holographic images. Those seem to be all gone now, and the restaurants are mainly chain restaurants. I didn't... More

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Dallas, Texas
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775 reviews 775 reviews
112 attraction reviews
264 helpful votes 264 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

It has become over run with chain restaurants and poor ones at that. The area seems promising but it is just boring. Not much to do in the actual area except eat or drink. Some great outdoor seating with Gators roof top bar being my choice for drinks. You are within walking distance Victory Plaza, Museum district, JFK Memorial so... More

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Dallas, Texas
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215 reviews 215 reviews
17 attraction reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Nice walk from the Katy Trail/Uptown all the way to the West End District (where, among others, the Sixth Floor Museum sits). Don't do it when it's too hot or you will not enjoy it.

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