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Scope Out The Menu For Chelsea Corner, Now Reborn On McKinney Avenue

Look forward to charcuterie, pizza + more

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Cozy booths perfect for lounging, plus a laid back vibe.
Courtesy Chelsea Corner
Amy McCarthy is a staff writer at, focusing on pop culture, policy and labor, and only the weirdest online trends.

In 1974, there was no cozier neighborhood haunt than Chelsea Corner. The popular McKinney Ave bar eventually closed its doors, and was transformed into Corner Bar, a favorite destination of SMU students. Now, the original Chelsea Corner has returned, and it just might be better than ever.

A project of Inwood Tavern owner Len Critcher, the newly-revamped concept will feature dishes from “the chef with no name,” aka parter Tracy Rathbun’s husband and beloved Dallas chef Kent Rathbun. You’ll also find a selection of burgers and what is billed as the “best darn steak sandwich,” topped with grilled tenderloin, sherry butter, and manchego cheese.

As far as the booze is concerned, look forward to a selection of craft cocktails, 16 beers on tap, and a solid wine list. The bar will also feature two climate-controlled patios, a really ideal situation for a place like Dallas, where (as we all know) the weather is ridiculously unpredictable.

Without further ado, feast your eyes on the menu for Chelsea Corner, and make plans to hit this newly-reborn Henderson Ave hotspot.