Oftentimes, the best way to get to know a new city is by its bars.
Dallas might be remembered as a cowboy's haven, but there are all sorts of hip spots scattered throughout the country's ninth biggest city, many of which offer deal-screaming happy hours to keep you within your budget. From chic wine bars to rowdy saloons, here are a few of our picks for where to drink on a discount next time you roll through the Big D.
When: Sunday-Friday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Don't let the words "cocktail lounge" fool you—this Deep Ellum spot is great if you're on a budget, serving delightful, innovative mixed drinks at $6-$7 during happy hour. They also have a wide-ranging food menu, taking usual bar grub to elevated heights.