Dallas Nightclubs

As far as nightlife goes, Dallas might not be as famous as other top-tier nightlife destinations like Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York City, and Miami, but with that being said, clubs in Dallas don’t trail far behind! It is a rowdy college/postgraduate town, a booming urban metropolis, and the business epicenter for many American industries including big oil and agriculture. There is plenty of affluence, chic, and modernity in big “D” – it’s not all cowboy boots and plaid. As such, Dallas does have a surprising variety of upscale high-end lounges and nightclubs to whet one’s appetite for expensive drinks in dimly lit cosmopolitan settings surrounded by beautiful people. Being that there’s so much to choose from, you might have a couple questions like: what clubs in Dallas play hip hop music? Which Dallas nightclubs have electronic dance music? Which venues stay open late? What are the most popular Dallas clubs right now? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Here’s our list of the top Dallas nightclubs in 2023.

Nightclubs In Dallas Currently Open

  • Location: 2912 McKinney Ave
  • Days Open: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday
  • Opening Time: 10:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Hip-Hop, EDM, and Pop
  • Guest List: Bottle service only

Found in the middle of the Uptown Entertainment District on McKinney Ave., Theory has made it’s way into being an elite level Dallas nightclub through their outstanding service, revolutionary audio/visual, and mind-blowing production elements that combine together to provide guests with a truly unique nightlife experience.

  • Location: 2923 Fairmount St
  • Days Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Opening Time: 10:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Top 40, Hip-Hop, and EDM
  • Guest List: Bottle service only

Citizen has been at the epicenter of Dallas Nightlife since its opening back in 2015. They have put a heavy focus on making their guests feel at home and comfortable through their chill atmosphere where everyone can go at their own pace and enjoy themselves.

  • Location: 2618 Elm St.
  • Days Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday
  • Opening Time: 9:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Open format, Old School on Saturdays, Hip Hop and Deep House on Thursdays
  • Guest List: Bottle service only

Truth & Alibi, which is located behind The Original Deep Ellum Candy Company, can only be access through the Willy Wonka-esque candy shop’s ‘secret’ door which requires a password to enter. Once inside, you’ll find the room to be lit with deep blue lights with roaring 20s themed furnishings. It’s the perfect spot for guests to enjoy good music and drinks from their extensive cocktail menu.

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  • Location: 2723 Elm St
  • Days Open: Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Opening Time: 10:00 PM
  • Closing Time:  2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Top 40 and Hip-Hop
  • Guest List: Bottle service only

Arranged like an anti-establishment establishment, Punk Society is an innovative hybrid bar and lounge in the middle of Deep Ellum, Texas. More than just a punk rock bar, the venue’s design was inspired by the retro era of the Punk music scene but also takes cues from rebellious movements in other music genres including Rock n’ Roll, Hip Hop, EDM, and more. 

  • Location: 2101 Cedar Springs Rd
  • Days Open: Friday and Saturday
  • Opening Time: 10:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Open Format, EDM, and Hip-Hop
  • Guest List: Bottle service only

The bartenders at the Tipsy Alchemist use their extensive mixology skills to create uniquely delicious cocktails while putting on stunning performances that blow their patrons away.

  • Location: 505 N Good Latimer Expy
  • Days Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
  • Opening Tim: 2:00 PM or 10:00 PM depending on day
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Hip-Hop and Top 40
  • Guest List: Tickets and bottle service only

Bottled Blonde is one of Texas’s most popular bars with another (wildly popular) location in Houston. Besides their amazing pizzas, the venue is known for its electric dance floors, heart-racing music, and huge televisions broadcasting non-stop sports events.

  • Location: 2711 Storey Ln
  • Days Open: Friday and Saturday
  • Opening Time: 9:00 PM
  • Closing Time: 2:00 AM
  • Music Type: Top 40, EDM, and Hip-Hop
  • Guest List: Tickets only

Stereo Live Dallas bridges the gap between retro and modern, letting the unique structure of the venue shine through even with all the new age, cutting-edge technology. A magnificent 1970s polyhedron mirror disco ball is the centerpiece of the massive 25,000 square foot venue with a 1,400 person capacity.

Dallas Nightclubs FAQ

What are the hottest clubs in Dallas?

The best clubs in Dallas currently are Bottled Blonde, Tipsy Alchemist, Punk Society, Theory, and Truth and Alibi.

What are the best music festivals in Dallas?

The most popular annual music festivals in Dallas include: Deep Ellum Arts Festival, Old 97’s Country Fair, JMBLYA, Oaktopia, Riverfront Jazz Festival, and Homegrown Music and Arts Festival.

What part of Dallas has the best nightlife?

Uptown – If you’re looking for something casual try The Old Monk, Idle Rich, The Loon, Katy Trail Icehouse, and the Gingerman. If you’d like a more young professional crowd, Hotel Zaza, The Ritz Rattlesnake Bar, or Oceanprime would be good choices.

What are the best gay clubs/bars in Dallas?

The best gay clubs in Dallas include: Hidden Door, Dallas Eagle, The Tin ROom, Alexandre’s, Woody’s JR Bar & Grill, Sue Ellen’s Round Up Saloon & Dance Hall, Station 4, and The Grapevine Bar.

What are the best day parties for day drinking in Dallas?

The best Dallas clubs for day drinking include: Happiest Hour, The Quarter Bar, HG Sply Co, SODA Bar at NYLO Hotel, The Nines, Bar Belmont, Saint Rocco’s, Dodies, Sundown at Granada, STIRR, and 32 Degrees.

What time do Dallas Nightclubs typically open?

The nightclubs open around 9:00 PM – 10:00 PM.

What time do Dallas Nightclubs typically close?

Most close at 2:00 AM – 3:00 AM.

What is the dress code like at Dallas Nightclubs?

Guys can wear nice dark, jeans and a good fitting plain t-shirt or a nice button-down shirt. Girls can wear jeans or a comfortable but stylish dress if they prefer to. Of course, guys and girls can never go wrong with dressing up even more – there is no such thing as overdressing when it comes to nightclubs.

How can I book bottle service for Dallas Nightclubs?

You can book table service using our free mobile app. Or, if you’re on desktop you can use our webapp.

How much is bottle service at Dallas Nightclubs?

Table minimums can get pretty expensive, but every venue is different. The best way to find out is to use our app.

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