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West End Historic District

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Address: Dallas, TX 75202
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Nice walk

Toured here during the day and we were pleased for the most part. A nice bunch of shops, restaurants, and palm trees make up the area. Was a bit dirty and not sure I'd want to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are plenty of stores to shop from and great authentic places to eat and drink from around the west end. It has a small music museum and the Hooters is across the street from the hwy, easy to walk to... Loved my time spent here on a Saturday noon.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

The are tons of charming little shops, really great restaurants with some really good food. Dakota's steakhouse on Akard is a must! The food is really fresh and amazing but you have to get there early. Lunch is great there and there is no rush or wait usually. There are so any Mexican restaurants that I can't pick just one... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Toured here during the day and we were pleased for the most part. A nice bunch of shops, restaurants, and palm trees make up the area. Was a bit dirty and not sure I'd want to be milling about in the evening, but it made for a nice walk before it got truly hot out.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

A few restaurants. The "historic" is in name only. Not an event location unless you are looking to imbibe.

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Thank Penny J
Peru, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Not a huge area, but a few interesting shops and restaurants. Enjoyed Wild Bills; definitely touristy, but kind of fun. Really liked the tin ceiling, woodwork and the comfortable smell of leather upon entering. Overall, a pleasant way to spend an hour or so, after we toured the Old Red Museum.

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Thank RICART75
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

The concierge at our hotel suggested we venture to the district and we would have a choice of restaurants. We did not want to make advance reservations because we wanted to look around and see what was available. There were plenty of restaurants and we did not need reservations. The restaurant provided free maps of the district so we decided... More 

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Thank Rosanneff
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

This area has been a jointly shared dream of various real estate developer's and history lover's for the past 30 years, but it has simply never gotten any sustained traction with locals or visitors. It's an old warehouse district that has successively been developed and redeveloped for retail and dining. Restaurants and shops just seem to come and go with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

West End has a lot to offer within walking distance of each other. I have been there for exhibits and had lunch or dinner while there. The acquarium is in the West End. The School book Depository and JFK 6th Floor museum is there. There are numerous bars and restaurants in West End.

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Thank Theresa P
Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

There are a few good places to eat. Some shops. A good place to walk off lunch. It's really not much of an attraction. If there is history to the neighborhood, there should be ways to interpret it to the visitor. Ellen's Southern Kitchen, one of my favorite restaurants is in the area, which is what usually brings me there.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The area looked nice but I had been expecting more shops. There were several food places but also a lot of construction.

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