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Where To Drink and Dine By A Pool In Dallas

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Can’t get out of town for one last bit of summer vacay? Not to worry. Dallas has plenty to offer as far as pools that feel like a mini-vacation, complete with poolside dining and drinking.

That includes hotel pools with dramatic views of the city skyline, casual pools with beers and burgers, and even a sprawling waterpark. Go forth and dip into one of these 12 excellent poolside destinations with great food options for a getaway weekend, day or even just the afternoon.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Agave Pool & Bar

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4150 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75038
(972) 717-0700
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Up in Irving, The Four Seasons has an indoor pool, a family pool and the Agave Pool, which is not full of tequila, sadly. Instead, guests of the Agave are offered craft cocktails, aguas frescas and flavored lemonades as well as taqueria-inspired cuisine.

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2. Belmont Hotel Dallas

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901 Fort Worth Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 393-2300
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Hip swimsters can enjoy upscale fare from Smoke Dallas at this small but lovely pool with a one-of-a-kind view of downtown Dallas. Fans of barbecue and mid-century modern design should really check this out.

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3. Fraternal Order of Eagles

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8500 Arturo Dr
Dallas, TX 75228
(214) 327-9563
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Feeling casual? Hit up the Fraternal Order of Eagles, or F.O.E., in East Dallas. Burgers, cheap booze and sand volleyball await, as does a healthy mix of families, hipsters and old folks who’ve been there since the seventies.

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4. Jade Waters Resort & Pool

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1520-1552 Wycliff Ave
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 748-1200
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Families with kids should seriously consider the resort-like waterpark situation that The Hilton Anatole has going on. The poolside dining options are just what is needed after a day of splashing about. Think s’mores, ice cream sandwiches and funnel cake fries in addition to the usual suspects of burgers, chicken fingers and wraps. For those without kids in tow, Jade Waters offers a swim-up bar and an adults-only pool area.

5. The Stoneleigh

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2927 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 871-7111
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Grab a few of your friends and order up a bottle of bubbles to enjoy on the grassy courtyard by the pool at The Stoneleigh. Or, for a bit more low-key hang, a glass frosé or white sangria might just do the trick while you munch on happy hour bites from the newly reinvented hotel restaurant, Perle on Maple.

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6. Lorenzo Hotel

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1011 S Akard St
Dallas, TX 75215
(214) 273-3000
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This brightly-lit hotel offers pool memberships, and considering the heat, it could be worth the $500 fee per season. Bring three friends to chill poolside next to a giant sun’s-out-tongue’s-out painting of Albert Einstein. The aptly named Relatively Bar serves craft cocktails, and you can grab empanadas, baked goods and drinks at the colorful shipping container bar they call Kolache Korner.

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7. Omni Dallas Hotel

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555 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 744-6664
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The Omni offers up its fourth floor infinity pool and jacuzzi for swimmers’ floating pleasure. It’s heated, open year-round and offers views of downtown. Hungry or thirsty? Pull up a seat near the fire pit; the Uptown Terrace offers food and a full bar.

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8. Sisu

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2508 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 871-2888
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A bar that bills itself as “Dallas’ original pool party,” Sisu is the ultimate see-and-be-seen spot for bikini-clad Dallasites. Latin Thursdays, Aqua Sundays and private events are all on the calendar, and beet salads, burgers and lamb lollipops are all on the menu.

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9. The Adolphus

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1321 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202
(214) 742-8200
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During its massive renovation, The Adolphus Hotel added a secluded rooftop pool, a few cabanas and a well-appointed bar with chef-driven food and beverage offerings. Hotel guests can sip on drinks like modern bloody mary/michelada hybrids and munch on bites like wagyu burgers and tuna poke.

10. The Highland Dallas

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5300 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 520-7969
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Cocktails and cuisine at the heated infinity pool at The Highland Dallas come from chef John Tesar’s Knife restaurant. That means steak, truffles and tequila delivered to private cabanas.

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11. W Dallas - Victory

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2440 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 397-4100
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One of the hottest pools in Dallas, the Wet Deck at W Dallas boasts an infinity pool tucked into a slice of the W hotel on the 16th floor. With sweeping views of the Dallas skyline, the pool at the W also offers cocktail service and bistro-style food.

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12. Waterproof

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5205, 1914 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75201

Open to the public, this small-yet-sexy pool on the rooftop of the swanky Statler hotel downtown offers a full bar with cocktails by lead barman Kyle Hilla, a killer view, and an upscale snacks menu with items like 44 Farms beef tartare and foie gras chicken liver pate.

1. Agave Pool & Bar

4150 N MacArthur Blvd, Irving, TX 75038
Four Seasons/Facebook

Up in Irving, The Four Seasons has an indoor pool, a family pool and the Agave Pool, which is not full of tequila, sadly. Instead, guests of the Agave are offered craft cocktails, aguas frescas and flavored lemonades as well as taqueria-inspired cuisine.

4150 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75038

2. Belmont Hotel Dallas

901 Fort Worth Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
Belmont Hotel Dallas/Facebook

Hip swimsters can enjoy upscale fare from Smoke Dallas at this small but lovely pool with a one-of-a-kind view of downtown Dallas. Fans of barbecue and mid-century modern design should really check this out.

901 Fort Worth Ave
Dallas, TX 75208

3. Fraternal Order of Eagles

8500 Arturo Dr, Dallas, TX 75228
Fraternal Order of Eagles/Facebook

Feeling casual? Hit up the Fraternal Order of Eagles, or F.O.E., in East Dallas. Burgers, cheap booze and sand volleyball await, as does a healthy mix of families, hipsters and old folks who’ve been there since the seventies.

8500 Arturo Dr
Dallas, TX 75228

4. Jade Waters Resort & Pool

1520-1552 Wycliff Ave, Dallas, TX 75207

Families with kids should seriously consider the resort-like waterpark situation that The Hilton Anatole has going on. The poolside dining options are just what is needed after a day of splashing about. Think s’mores, ice cream sandwiches and funnel cake fries in addition to the usual suspects of burgers, chicken fingers and wraps. For those without kids in tow, Jade Waters offers a swim-up bar and an adults-only pool area.

1520-1552 Wycliff Ave
Dallas, TX 75207

5. The Stoneleigh

2927 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201
Le Méridien Dallas/Facebook

Grab a few of your friends and order up a bottle of bubbles to enjoy on the grassy courtyard by the pool at The Stoneleigh. Or, for a bit more low-key hang, a glass frosé or white sangria might just do the trick while you munch on happy hour bites from the newly reinvented hotel restaurant, Perle on Maple.

2927 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201

6. Lorenzo Hotel

1011 S Akard St, Dallas, TX 75215
Lorenzo Hotel/Facebook

This brightly-lit hotel offers pool memberships, and considering the heat, it could be worth the $500 fee per season. Bring three friends to chill poolside next to a giant sun’s-out-tongue’s-out painting of Albert Einstein. The aptly named Relatively Bar serves craft cocktails, and you can grab empanadas, baked goods and drinks at the colorful shipping container bar they call Kolache Korner.

1011 S Akard St
Dallas, TX 75215

7. Omni Dallas Hotel

555 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75202
Omni Dallas Hotel/Facebook

The Omni offers up its fourth floor infinity pool and jacuzzi for swimmers’ floating pleasure. It’s heated, open year-round and offers views of downtown. Hungry or thirsty? Pull up a seat near the fire pit; the Uptown Terrace offers food and a full bar.

555 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75202

8. Sisu

2508 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201
Sisu/Facebook

A bar that bills itself as “Dallas’ original pool party,” Sisu is the ultimate see-and-be-seen spot for bikini-clad Dallasites. Latin Thursdays, Aqua Sundays and private events are all on the calendar, and beet salads, burgers and lamb lollipops are all on the menu.

2508 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75201

9. The Adolphus

1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202

During its massive renovation, The Adolphus Hotel added a secluded rooftop pool, a few cabanas and a well-appointed bar with chef-driven food and beverage offerings. Hotel guests can sip on drinks like modern bloody mary/michelada hybrids and munch on bites like wagyu burgers and tuna poke.

1321 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75202

10. The Highland Dallas

5300 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX 75206
The Highland Dallas/Facebook

Cocktails and cuisine at the heated infinity pool at The Highland Dallas come from chef John Tesar’s Knife restaurant. That means steak, truffles and tequila delivered to private cabanas.

5300 E Mockingbird Ln
Dallas, TX 75206

11. W Dallas - Victory

2440 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219
W Dallas/Facebook

One of the hottest pools in Dallas, the Wet Deck at W Dallas boasts an infinity pool tucked into a slice of the W hotel on the 16th floor. With sweeping views of the Dallas skyline, the pool at the W also offers cocktail service and bistro-style food.

2440 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

12. Waterproof

5205, 1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201

Open to the public, this small-yet-sexy pool on the rooftop of the swanky Statler hotel downtown offers a full bar with cocktails by lead barman Kyle Hilla, a killer view, and an upscale snacks menu with items like 44 Farms beef tartare and foie gras chicken liver pate.

5205, 1914 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75201

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