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McKinney Avenue

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Address: Dallas, TX
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Activities: Shopping, Dining

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Good night life atmosphere.

This strip has a nice selection of bars and restaurants to choose from if you're looking for night life. I've visited Dallas several times over the past couple years and we always... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
PrestonRobinsonIII
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Jackson, Mississippi

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Dallas, Texas
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1,060 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The true pull to the uptown area is not on McKinney but on a lot of the side streets. Great bars galore downtown. Check out parliament for old school, ginger man for beers or a little further down for great food at urban taco or brunch at bread winners. The street itself is pointless.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This strip has a nice selection of bars and restaurants to choose from if you're looking for night life. I've visited Dallas several times over the past couple years and we always end up on this street at least one night out of the visit. I definitely recommend this to others who visit Dallas.

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Dallas, Texas
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419 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 870 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Many restaurants have either relocated or built in the suburbs of Dallas however McKinney Avenue still thrives after many years. it is still a place where you can find soem of Dallas's best restaurants and there is a trolly car that can take you there. If visiting Dallas this is one area you may want to put on your "bucket... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

McKinney Ave is one of the main stretches in Dallas. It has a lot of restaurants, bars, and clubs. The bars are really fun. They are all across from each other on the Strip. Some have live music, others are just bars, there is even a bar with a mechanical bull called the Trophy room. They have a lot of... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

It was a street with shops and restaurants, but it lacked vibrancy when I was there. I was told that the bars don't get busy until later (or, for some places, MUCH later) at night. And until then, I guess they all just wait? Aww...I was hoping for more.

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Dallas, Texas
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Street is packed with good restaurants and interesting buildings. Lots of people but somehow the parking is not a huge problem. Also check the quiet and stylish parallel streets to the south .

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Springfield Mo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

All within walking distance. And a short 5 minute drive by shuttle to the hotel. The trolley is worth the price "free" takes you all around the local area

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Carrollton, Texas
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57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

McKinney Ave. has always had quality restaurants and interesting nightlife but with the revitalizations efforts of the surrounding community this area of Uptown Dallas has REALLY stepped up the interest level. It has a unique vibe, fresh and pulsing with excitement. There are many great patio bars and boutique hotels to explore so park the car and walk or take... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

This is now our favorite destination for food and drink. Lots of great options. Parking can be a problem.

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Frisco, Texas
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10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

not impressed too many young kids long waits not worth parking hassle

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Address: Address: Dallas, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn

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