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Where to Eat in and Around Victory Park

The area’s dining scene is bigger than ever

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Juice bars, candy stores, shopping, and more await at Victory Park
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Victory Park doesn’t exactly have a reputation as a major dining neighborhood in the city, but over the past few years, a number of happening new eateries have joined the area’s longstanding establishments to create a dining scene that is finally vibrant. There’s Tex-Mex, Japanese, Mediterranean, and Italian cuisine, along with plenty of options for an excellent cocktail.

Whether you’re headed to the neighborhood to watch the Dallas Mavericks or Dallas Stars play at the American Airlines Center or just for a good time, these 13 bars in and around Victory Park will fit the bill.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Happiest Hour

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2616 Olive St
Dallas, TX 75201
(972) 528-0067
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Open far later than its name might indicate, Happiest Hour boasts a giant rooftop patio, 64-ounce frose cocktails, and giant, shareable snacks like a barrel of fried pickles or Kung Pao style cauliflower.

2. Hero

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3090 Olive St
Dallas, TX 75219
(469) 300-4199
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Right next to the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, Hero is a perfect destination for burgers, tacos, and plenty of cocktails before or after the game.

3. Cook Hall

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2440 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 397-4111
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A Victory Park stalwart, Cook Hall has been serving gastropub fare inside the W Dallas hotel since long before the revitalization began. It’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving everything from omelets to lobster gnocchi and duck tacos.

4. Buda Juice

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2422 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(469) 914-5959
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Swing into this Dallas-based chain for freshly-pressed juices with new-age names like Vitality (carrot, cucumber, apple, orange) and Clarity (cucumber, fennel, kale, mint, spinach, lime). Raw soups, turmeric shots, and raw almond milk are also on offer.

5. Popbar

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2420 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(469) 677-0311
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The sweet offerings go far beyond the basic popsicle at this frozen dessert destination. Excellent gelato and sorbet pops await, in flavors like green tea, blood orange, and banana, all of which can be customized with chocolatey drizzles, sprinkles, sauces, and nuts. There’s also ice cream sandwich popsicles and gelato milkshakes.

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6. Sift + Pour

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2401 Victory Park Ln Ste. 160
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 238-2988
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Brownies, cookies, macarons, and cake pops abound at this Victory Park bakery, which also offers coffee drinks, a lengthy list of teas and tea lattes, wine, and craft beer. Pair a masala chai with a snickerdoodle or salted caramel macaron to find pastry bliss.

7. Freshii

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2414 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(469) 802-9299
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This fast-casual chain slings salads, bowls, wraps, and burritos, all completely customizable and packed with veggies. Juices, smoothies, and frozen kefir (a probiotic milk drink) round out the healthy options.

8. Imoto Restaurant Dallas

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2400 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 257-7777
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The menu at Dallas chef Kent Rathbun’s newest Dallas restaurant borrows from a number of Asian cuisines, which means that a pretty broad assortment of dishes — including sushi, “angry shrimp” served with crispy duck forbidden rice, and king crab roasted in sriracha butter — is on the menu.

9. Billy Can Can

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2386 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 296-2610
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Arguably one of the best new additions to Victory Park’s dining scene, Billy Can Can’s saloon schtick belies the chic space and solid dishes that await inside. Start with venison tartare and a Silver Dollar cocktail (gin, aquavit, vermouth, douglas fir essence, pickled radish), then move onto heartier fare like steak frites, braised short rib, or roasted snapper served with filé gumbo, crawfish, and shrimp.

10. Mesero

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2375 Victory Park Ln Suite 180
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 821-6426
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Already one of Dallas’s favorite Tex-Mex establishments, Mesero brings a killer brunch destination to Victory Park. Head here on the weekends for chilaquiles, avocado toast, and huevos rancheros, Mesero-style. Of course, the frozen margaritas will also be flowing.

11. Jinya Ramen Bar

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625 High Market St Suite 185
Dallas, TX 75219
(469) 248-0150
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One of the newest additions to Victory Park, Jinya Ramen Bar offers one of the city’s broadest selections of ramen options. Five different broths, 20 toppings, and multiple noodle options make these bowls of ramen easy to customize to any palate’s preferences.

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12. Olivella's Neo Pizza Napoletana

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2340 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 522-9898

Known for its Roman and Neapolitan-style pies, Olivella’s perfectly charred crusts are topped with freshly made mozzarella, thick tomato sauce, and meats like sausage and sopressata. Save room for the dessert pie, topped with Nutella, pears, and gooey toasted marshmallows.

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13. Medina Oven & Bar

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2304 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 979-0003
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Chicken-apricot tagine, lamb merguez sausage skewers, and seafood pastilla await at this mostly Moroccan Mediterranean eatery. Pair one of those rich tagines with one of Medina’s “sexy” cocktails, perhaps a mint tea martini or a Moroccan mojito?

14. Dibs on Victory

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2401 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 903-6536

Victory Park’s newest newcomer is Dibs, a quirky new eatery with plenty of comfort food and cocktails. Bring a crowd and share snacks like fried pretzels, nachos, and ceviche, then dig into grown-up steak fingers, chicken pot pie, or filet mignon paired with poblano-bacon mac and cheese.

1. Happiest Hour

2616 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201

Open far later than its name might indicate, Happiest Hour boasts a giant rooftop patio, 64-ounce frose cocktails, and giant, shareable snacks like a barrel of fried pickles or Kung Pao style cauliflower.

2616 Olive St
Dallas, TX 75201

2. Hero

3090 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75219

Right next to the American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Stars, Hero is a perfect destination for burgers, tacos, and plenty of cocktails before or after the game.

3090 Olive St
Dallas, TX 75219

3. Cook Hall

2440 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

A Victory Park stalwart, Cook Hall has been serving gastropub fare inside the W Dallas hotel since long before the revitalization began. It’s open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving everything from omelets to lobster gnocchi and duck tacos.

2440 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

4. Buda Juice

2422 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

Swing into this Dallas-based chain for freshly-pressed juices with new-age names like Vitality (carrot, cucumber, apple, orange) and Clarity (cucumber, fennel, kale, mint, spinach, lime). Raw soups, turmeric shots, and raw almond milk are also on offer.

2422 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

5. Popbar

2420 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219
Photo: Popbar

The sweet offerings go far beyond the basic popsicle at this frozen dessert destination. Excellent gelato and sorbet pops await, in flavors like green tea, blood orange, and banana, all of which can be customized with chocolatey drizzles, sprinkles, sauces, and nuts. There’s also ice cream sandwich popsicles and gelato milkshakes.

2420 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

6. Sift + Pour

2401 Victory Park Ln Ste. 160, Dallas, TX 75219

Brownies, cookies, macarons, and cake pops abound at this Victory Park bakery, which also offers coffee drinks, a lengthy list of teas and tea lattes, wine, and craft beer. Pair a masala chai with a snickerdoodle or salted caramel macaron to find pastry bliss.

2401 Victory Park Ln Ste. 160
Dallas, TX 75219

7. Freshii

2414 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

This fast-casual chain slings salads, bowls, wraps, and burritos, all completely customizable and packed with veggies. Juices, smoothies, and frozen kefir (a probiotic milk drink) round out the healthy options.

2414 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

8. Imoto Restaurant Dallas

2400 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

The menu at Dallas chef Kent Rathbun’s newest Dallas restaurant borrows from a number of Asian cuisines, which means that a pretty broad assortment of dishes — including sushi, “angry shrimp” served with crispy duck forbidden rice, and king crab roasted in sriracha butter — is on the menu.

2400 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

9. Billy Can Can

2386 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

Arguably one of the best new additions to Victory Park’s dining scene, Billy Can Can’s saloon schtick belies the chic space and solid dishes that await inside. Start with venison tartare and a Silver Dollar cocktail (gin, aquavit, vermouth, douglas fir essence, pickled radish), then move onto heartier fare like steak frites, braised short rib, or roasted snapper served with filé gumbo, crawfish, and shrimp.

2386 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

10. Mesero

2375 Victory Park Ln Suite 180, Dallas, TX 75219

Already one of Dallas’s favorite Tex-Mex establishments, Mesero brings a killer brunch destination to Victory Park. Head here on the weekends for chilaquiles, avocado toast, and huevos rancheros, Mesero-style. Of course, the frozen margaritas will also be flowing.

2375 Victory Park Ln Suite 180
Dallas, TX 75219

11. Jinya Ramen Bar

625 High Market St Suite 185, Dallas, TX 75219
Jinya Ramen Bar/Facebook

One of the newest additions to Victory Park, Jinya Ramen Bar offers one of the city’s broadest selections of ramen options. Five different broths, 20 toppings, and multiple noodle options make these bowls of ramen easy to customize to any palate’s preferences.

625 High Market St Suite 185
Dallas, TX 75219

12. Olivella's Neo Pizza Napoletana

2340 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219
Olivella’s/Facebook

Known for its Roman and Neapolitan-style pies, Olivella’s perfectly charred crusts are topped with freshly made mozzarella, thick tomato sauce, and meats like sausage and sopressata. Save room for the dessert pie, topped with Nutella, pears, and gooey toasted marshmallows.

2340 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

13. Medina Oven & Bar

2304 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

Chicken-apricot tagine, lamb merguez sausage skewers, and seafood pastilla await at this mostly Moroccan Mediterranean eatery. Pair one of those rich tagines with one of Medina’s “sexy” cocktails, perhaps a mint tea martini or a Moroccan mojito?

2304 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

14. Dibs on Victory

2401 Victory Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75219

Victory Park’s newest newcomer is Dibs, a quirky new eatery with plenty of comfort food and cocktails. Bring a crowd and share snacks like fried pretzels, nachos, and ceviche, then dig into grown-up steak fingers, chicken pot pie, or filet mignon paired with poblano-bacon mac and cheese.

2401 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219

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