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10 Essential Dallas Wine Bars

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No matter what the Texas weather brings, it’s always the right season for wine. While Dallas isn’t exactly known for sprawling vineyards, the city is lucky enough to have our pick of great venues that distribute bottles upon bottles of world-class vino straight into our very eager hands.

From the novice sipper to the more sophisticated oenophile, anyone will feel right at home at these grape-centric locations. Red or white, sweet or dry, these 10 wine-swirling spots are perfect for anyone in need of a glass — or bottle.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Mercy Wine Bar

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5100 Belt Line Rd #544
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 702-9463
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This O.G. wine bar near Addison has legions of loyal followers. There’s plenty of food on the menu, but the wine is the real draw here — this is a place to experiment and learn about wine in the best way possible: by drinking lots of it.

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2. Bodega Wine Bar

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6434 E Mockingbird Ln #109
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 704-4538
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Wine-lovers seek out this location for the relaxed vibe and killer flights, perfect for wine novices to figure out exactly what they like. Stop in to chat with sommeliers, enjoy a variety of small plates, and sip a glass of wine in their quaint, romantic digs.

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3. Chocolate Secrets

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3926 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 252-9801
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It’s not a secret anymore that this place is serving much more than chocolate. What better way to enjoy sweet, sugary confections than with a glass of the perfect Pinot or Cab? Enjoy the live music and treat yourself.

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4. Times Ten Cellars

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6324 Prospect Ave, Dallas, Tx 75214
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 824-9463
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This stunning locale offers wine aficionados one-of-a-kind varietals sourced from their vineyard in West Texas. Here in Dallas, wine is enjoyed inside the intimate tasting room or out on the patio.

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5. Veritas Wine Room

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8379, 2323 N Henderson Ave #103
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 841-9463
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A third sibling in the Boulevardier/Rapscallion family, it’s not surprising to see that this spot has become a beloved Henderson Avenue oasis. Housing nearly 400 different wines from vineyards around the world, this friendly crew will guide you through their impressive menu without judgment.

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6. Stoney's Wine Lounge

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6038 Oram St
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 953-3067
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What was once a retail store is now a fully renovated lounge with an inviting atmosphere and innovative wine list. Owners Stoney Savage and his wife Diana are both professional jazz musicians, so expect to hear some top-notch tunes as you sip away.

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7. Cork

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3636 Mckinney Ave. #170
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 780-0373
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The unique setup of this West Village wine destination makes ordering tasters, full glasses, or flights a breeze. Cork features a state-of-the-art computer touch-screen and pour system that always offers at least 48 different wine options that change monthly.  

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8. The Alcove

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2907 State St
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 871-2200
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Aside from the impressive wine list and warm staff, patrons can also indulge in a craft beer or cup of coffee. Laid-back vibes and friendly faces keep the seats full at this neighborhood favorite (and they have some of the best iced coffee in town).

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9. Checkered Past Winery

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1409 S. Lamar St. 008
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 242-0411
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Cleverly dubbed an “urban wine pub,” this underground venue provides patrons with ample entertainment along with house wine selections. In addition to the grapes, Checkered Past also features select craft beer and appetizers for pairing.

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10. Neighborhood Cellar

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246 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 377-7059
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Located in the heart of the Bishop Arts District, Neighborhood Cellar provides elegant yet unpretentious settings with an extensive (and very affordable) selection. With a welcoming and knowledgeable staff, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a glass and take a bottle to go.

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1. Mercy Wine Bar

5100 Belt Line Rd #544, Dallas, TX 75254
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This O.G. wine bar near Addison has legions of loyal followers. There’s plenty of food on the menu, but the wine is the real draw here — this is a place to experiment and learn about wine in the best way possible: by drinking lots of it.

5100 Belt Line Rd #544
Dallas, TX 75254

2. Bodega Wine Bar

6434 E Mockingbird Ln #109, Dallas, TX 75214
Bodega Wine Bar/Facebook

Wine-lovers seek out this location for the relaxed vibe and killer flights, perfect for wine novices to figure out exactly what they like. Stop in to chat with sommeliers, enjoy a variety of small plates, and sip a glass of wine in their quaint, romantic digs.

6434 E Mockingbird Ln #109
Dallas, TX 75214

3. Chocolate Secrets

3926 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219
Chocolate Secrets/Facebook

It’s not a secret anymore that this place is serving much more than chocolate. What better way to enjoy sweet, sugary confections than with a glass of the perfect Pinot or Cab? Enjoy the live music and treat yourself.

3926 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75219

4. Times Ten Cellars

6324 Prospect Ave, Dallas, Tx 75214, Dallas, TX 75214
times ten cellars website

This stunning locale offers wine aficionados one-of-a-kind varietals sourced from their vineyard in West Texas. Here in Dallas, wine is enjoyed inside the intimate tasting room or out on the patio.

6324 Prospect Ave, Dallas, Tx 75214
Dallas, TX 75214

5. Veritas Wine Room

8379, 2323 N Henderson Ave #103, Dallas, TX 75206
Veritas website

A third sibling in the Boulevardier/Rapscallion family, it’s not surprising to see that this spot has become a beloved Henderson Avenue oasis. Housing nearly 400 different wines from vineyards around the world, this friendly crew will guide you through their impressive menu without judgment.

8379, 2323 N Henderson Ave #103
Dallas, TX 75206

6. Stoney's Wine Lounge

6038 Oram St, Dallas, TX 75206
Stoney’s Wine Lounge/Facebook

What was once a retail store is now a fully renovated lounge with an inviting atmosphere and innovative wine list. Owners Stoney Savage and his wife Diana are both professional jazz musicians, so expect to hear some top-notch tunes as you sip away.

6038 Oram St
Dallas, TX 75206

7. Cork

3636 Mckinney Ave. #170, Dallas, TX 75204
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The unique setup of this West Village wine destination makes ordering tasters, full glasses, or flights a breeze. Cork features a state-of-the-art computer touch-screen and pour system that always offers at least 48 different wine options that change monthly.  

3636 Mckinney Ave. #170
Dallas, TX 75204

8. The Alcove

2907 State St, Dallas, TX 75204
The Alcove/Facebook

Aside from the impressive wine list and warm staff, patrons can also indulge in a craft beer or cup of coffee. Laid-back vibes and friendly faces keep the seats full at this neighborhood favorite (and they have some of the best iced coffee in town).

2907 State St
Dallas, TX 75204

9. Checkered Past Winery

1409 S. Lamar St. 008, Dallas, TX 75215
Checkered Past Winery/Facebook

Cleverly dubbed an “urban wine pub,” this underground venue provides patrons with ample entertainment along with house wine selections. In addition to the grapes, Checkered Past also features select craft beer and appetizers for pairing.

1409 S. Lamar St. 008
Dallas, TX 75215

10. Neighborhood Cellar

246 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
Neighborhood Cellar website

Located in the heart of the Bishop Arts District, Neighborhood Cellar provides elegant yet unpretentious settings with an extensive (and very affordable) selection. With a welcoming and knowledgeable staff, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a glass and take a bottle to go.

246 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

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