Dallas Observer Best of Deep Ellum

Posted by    |    September 22nd, 2011 at 3:39 pm

 We have been buzzing over Dallas Observer’s ‘Best Of’ Dallas 2011 picks all afternoon.  When I sat down to go through all the winners I was thrilled to see Deep Ellum all over the picks.

Here’s a low down on Dallas Observer’s picks from Deep Ellum.


Best Wedding Photo Setting – Deep Ellum

Best Place To Get Your First (Or Last) Tattoo – Elm Street Tattoo


Best Unsanctioned Urban Memorial – Frankie 45 tags all around Deep Ellum

Best Outdoor Place To Watch An Indoor Show – Club Dada’s Patio


Best Wine/Liquor Store – Spirits


Best Tex-Mex Restaurant – Pepe & Mito’s

Best Bloody Mary – Meridian Room

Best Caesar Salad – Il Cane Rosso

Best Dish to Guiltily Eat In Front of Vegetarians – The Hudson Valley Foie Gras at Local

Best Drink in a Plastic Cup – Black Swan Saloon’s watermelon-infused vodka and club soda

Best Late-Night Restaurant – Cafe Brazil

Best Late-Night Drunk Food – Serious Pizza

Best Bar Trend – Black Swan Saloon’s Pickle Shots

Best Hangover Cure – AllGood Cafe’s South Austin Migas

Best Pizza – Il Cane Rosso

Reader Picks:

Best Late-Night Restaurant – Buzzbrews (Deep Ellum)

Best Breakfast – Buzzbrews (Deep Ellum)

Best Hot Dog- Angry Dog

Best Burger – Twisted Root Burger Co.

Best Pizza – Il Cane Rosso


Best Karaoke – GOOD LUCK Karaoke / Double Wide

Best DIY Venue – The Canton Co-Op/Deep Ellum

Best Improvised Fun – Dallas Comedy House Improv Classes

Best Gig for Hungry Musicians – All Good Cafe

Best Sound System – Trees

Best Jam Session – The Prophet Bar

Best Bartender – Gabe Sanchez, Black Swan Saloon

Best Rock Bar – The Boiler Room

Best Burgeoning Booze Chain – Double Wide/Single Wide

Best Alcohol-flavored Salute to Childhood – Yoohoo Yeehaw at Double Wide

Reader Picks:

Best Honky-Tonk – Adair’s Saloon

Best Rock Bar (tie) – Trees and Double Wide


Sarah from Kittens and Pitbulls

-Sarah Beauregard is a contributing author for www.youplusdallas.com, focusing primarily on Style and Deep Ellum. Sarah also has her own lifestyle and fashion blog you can find at www.kittensandpitbulls.blogspot.com.

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