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An already great milkshake becomes perfect with the addition of booze.
An already great milkshake becomes perfect with the addition of booze.
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Where To Drink Creamy, Booze-Spiked Milkshakes In Dallas

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An already great milkshake becomes perfect with the addition of booze.
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What's more satisfying than the rich and creamy sweetness of a milkshake? A milkshake that will also get you totally buzzed. As cocktails and desserts respectively reach new heights, boozy milkshakes stand as a triumphant mixture of the two worlds.

When you were a kid, you probably thought that milkshakes were the best thing in the world. But you were wrong – that would be adult milkshakes. When you combine a shot (or two) of whiskey, milk, ice, and plenty of mix-ins like Oreo or bacon, it truly is a match made in heaven.

But where can one find boozy milkshakes in Dallas? As hotter weather quickly approaches, these 11 spots can provide cold, creamy alcoholic relief.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Alamo Drafthouse Dallas

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1005 South Lamar
Dallas, TX
When you’re this theater/dive bar/restaurant, $8 goes a long way with adult shake options like The Temptress Shake, made with Lakewood Milk Stout, or the Maker’s Mark Milk Punch Shake.

2. Bolsa Mercado

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634 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 942-0451
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The “adult milkshakes” at this Oak Cliff destination use ice cream made in-house, and with local ingredients for a truly fresh treat.

3. Double Wide

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3510 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 887-6510
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Although there has been a long-going debate on whether or not Yoo-hoo is a dairy drink or not, it’s chocolatey goodness maintains a nostalgic hold on our hearts. Combine it with Kahlua and vanilla vodka and you have the Yoo-hoo Yee-haw, a creative (read: white trash) take on a white Russian.
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4. Grub Burger Bar

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4925 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(972) 370-3636
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As if milkshakes and burgers weren’t already a top-tier pairing, being able to spike milky concoctions like s’mores, Nutella, or “Everything but the kitchen sink” sounds that much more appealing.
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5. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

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3227 McKinney Ave Ste 102
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 871-2337
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While you have the option to spike standard flavors like vanilla bean and red velvet, Hopdoddy also features special flavors in the rotation, like the current frozen banana, made with roasted banana mash and spiced vanilla ice cream.
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6. Kenny's Burger Joint

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5809 Preston Rd
Plano, TX 75093
In addition to offerings like the lemon chill made with Deep Eddy Vodka and Country Time Lemonade, or the Insomniac appropriately made with espresso, Kahlua and Bailey’s, Kenny’s Burger Joint also features a boozy root beer float made with Maker’s Mark.

7. Liberty Burger

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5181 Keller Springs Rd
Dallas, TX 75248
(214) 954-7223
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The adult shake menu at this burger franchise will take you down memory lane with options like the Orange Julius, that claims to be “like you drank when you were little, but better” and The Lebowski, befitting of The Dude himself.
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8. Pints & Quarts

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5434 Ross Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
Milkshakes recently arrived to the menu at this Lower Greenville burger spot, which means that you'll need to add it to your drinking (and burger eating) rotation. Any of the milkshakes, like the Oreo shake above, can be spiked with a shot of booze for the grown-ups. Isn't life beautiful?
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9. Rapscallion

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2023 Greenville Ave Ste 110
Dallas, TX 75206
(469) 291-5660
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In honor of its southern aesthetic, Rapscallion features a float simply known as the Kentucky Standoff. The drink combines the sweet Texas nectar of Dr. Pepper with bourbon, then is topped with chewy peanut brittle for a truly southern delight.
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10. Remedy

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2010 Greenville Ave Ste B
Dallas, TX 75206
(469) 294-4012
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An added perk of this old fashioned soda fountain themed restaurant is its full bar, meaning that customers have the option of adding alcohol to many of the milkshakes and sodas.
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11. Twisted Root Burger Company

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2615 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-7668
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One of the most popular destinations for boozy milkshakes on our list, these spirit-infused shakes are housemade with custard in flavors such as banana and Bailey's, Oreo and amaretto, or creme de menthe and chocolate.
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1. Alamo Drafthouse Dallas

1005 South Lamar, Dallas, TX
When you’re this theater/dive bar/restaurant, $8 goes a long way with adult shake options like The Temptress Shake, made with Lakewood Milk Stout, or the Maker’s Mark Milk Punch Shake.
1005 South Lamar
Dallas, TX

2. Bolsa Mercado

634 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
The “adult milkshakes” at this Oak Cliff destination use ice cream made in-house, and with local ingredients for a truly fresh treat.
634 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

3. Double Wide

3510 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
Yelp/Mary S.
Although there has been a long-going debate on whether or not Yoo-hoo is a dairy drink or not, it’s chocolatey goodness maintains a nostalgic hold on our hearts. Combine it with Kahlua and vanilla vodka and you have the Yoo-hoo Yee-haw, a creative (read: white trash) take on a white Russian.
3510 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226

4. Grub Burger Bar

4925 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Grub Burger Bar
As if milkshakes and burgers weren’t already a top-tier pairing, being able to spike milky concoctions like s’mores, Nutella, or “Everything but the kitchen sink” sounds that much more appealing.
4925 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

5. Hopdoddy Burger Bar

3227 McKinney Ave Ste 102, Dallas, TX 75204
Hopdoddy Burger Bar/Facebook
While you have the option to spike standard flavors like vanilla bean and red velvet, Hopdoddy also features special flavors in the rotation, like the current frozen banana, made with roasted banana mash and spiced vanilla ice cream.
3227 McKinney Ave Ste 102
Dallas, TX 75204

6. Kenny's Burger Joint

5809 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75093
In addition to offerings like the lemon chill made with Deep Eddy Vodka and Country Time Lemonade, or the Insomniac appropriately made with espresso, Kahlua and Bailey’s, Kenny’s Burger Joint also features a boozy root beer float made with Maker’s Mark.
5809 Preston Rd
Plano, TX 75093

7. Liberty Burger

5181 Keller Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75248
Liberty Burger/Facebook
The adult shake menu at this burger franchise will take you down memory lane with options like the Orange Julius, that claims to be “like you drank when you were little, but better” and The Lebowski, befitting of The Dude himself.
5181 Keller Springs Rd
Dallas, TX 75248

8. Pints & Quarts

5434 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Pints and Quarts/Facebook
Milkshakes recently arrived to the menu at this Lower Greenville burger spot, which means that you'll need to add it to your drinking (and burger eating) rotation. Any of the milkshakes, like the Oreo shake above, can be spiked with a shot of booze for the grown-ups. Isn't life beautiful?
5434 Ross Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

9. Rapscallion

2023 Greenville Ave Ste 110, Dallas, TX 75206
Lori Bandi/EDFW
In honor of its southern aesthetic, Rapscallion features a float simply known as the Kentucky Standoff. The drink combines the sweet Texas nectar of Dr. Pepper with bourbon, then is topped with chewy peanut brittle for a truly southern delight.
2023 Greenville Ave Ste 110
Dallas, TX 75206

10. Remedy

2010 Greenville Ave Ste B, Dallas, TX 75206
Remedy/Facebook
An added perk of this old fashioned soda fountain themed restaurant is its full bar, meaning that customers have the option of adding alcohol to many of the milkshakes and sodas.
2010 Greenville Ave Ste B
Dallas, TX 75206

11. Twisted Root Burger Company

2615 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
Twisted Root/Facebook
One of the most popular destinations for boozy milkshakes on our list, these spirit-infused shakes are housemade with custard in flavors such as banana and Bailey's, Oreo and amaretto, or creme de menthe and chocolate.
2615 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226

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