Networking is important for organizations, businesses and entrepreneurs––it offers an opportunity to meet with like-minded people who are striving to take their careers or businesses to the next level. Professionals in Dallas and Fort Worth can enjoy both a featured bar with spirits and lounge-type options where wine choices and various menu styles abound. The options are endless for music choices as well, spanning all genres. This list gives the networking professional the option of hanging out in Dallas or Fort Worth and all points in between.
3699 McKinney Ave. Suite 107
Dallas, TX 75204
cruawinebar.comCrú Food & Wine Bar offers a glimpse into the sophisticated world of wine. This upscale wine bar boasts more than 300 vintages from all parts of the globe. Want some cheese to go with that wine? Crú’s got you covered with a large selection of artisan cheeses––try the goat cheese beignet, the taleggio cheese panini made with white truffle oil, the cheese fondue or one of the stone oven fired pizzas. Guests will enjoy a comfy yet upscale decor that makes Crú the perfect spot for a happy hour with co-workers or a more formal business meeting with colleagues. Crú features floor-to-ceiling wine racks, hosts small parties of 20 to a large events with 500 guests in either a private dining or catered event.
3901 Arlington Highlands Blvd. Suite 137
Arlington, TX, 76018
gloriasrestaurants.comGloria’s Restaurant is a highly sought after networking location for business professionals throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth areas. With 11 Texas locations including venues in Fort Worth, Dallas, Garland and Addison, this restaurant and bar is sure to please the pallet with delicious Mexican cuisine and spirits. Choose from authentic appetizers like the tamales or pupusas (handmade corn tortillas filled with cheese and pork) and pair them with tasty house margaritas for just $4 during happy hour. Professionals can unwind and enjoy a night with coworkers or to meet and mingle with other professionals in the area.
1701 South Lamar St.
Dallas, Texas 75215
Brooklyn’s Jazz Café is a refreshing break from the norm in the DFW nightlife scene. With three clubs in one, Brooklyn’s offer business professionals an opportunity to dine, listen to live performances, enjoy karaoke or dance their cares away after a long, stressful day at the office in their hip hop room. The bar is endless and the drink specials are plentiful. Brooklyn’s has a gourmet soul menu, TVs to catch the game and a dance floor. Don’t fret––you will have time to network with your peers and still be able to enjoy all that this groovy bar has to offer.
4440 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX 75001
blackfinndallas.com/addisonBlack Finn American Salon is considered to be one of the best bars in Addison for networking events and professional gatherings. You can swing in after work to grab a few drinks with your colleagues or hold networking meetings to enjoy the opportunity to hang with other nine to fivers. Mingle inside or on the larger than life outside deck with misters for those hot Dallas days and nights. Enjoy music or watch a few games while noshing on fare from the American-style menu––the choice is yours.Related: Best Bars With A Great Martini Selection In Orange County
910 Houston St., Suite 110
Fort Worth, TX 76102
zambranowines.comZambrano Wine Cellar is located in the newly revitalized Convention District in downtown Fort Worth. This wine bar offers aesthetic with a gorgeous amethyst bar along with an upscale glass wine cellar with an impressive 325 wine selections from all over the world. Zambrano’s is open for lunch and dinner with bistro-style menu options, and frequently hosts wine tastings––perfect for unique, laid back team building events. This is a great place for Fort Worth business professionals looking to unwind with a glass of wine.Related: Best Ladies Night Bars In Orange County