About the Area - East Dallas TX

about the area - East Dallas, tx

activites and attractions

East dallas, tx

Affectionately referred to as the Lake & Garden District because of its expansive neighborhoods and park areas, East Dallas is a very popular location. With a population of roughly 150,000, East Dallas is a favorite among the locals working in the bigger surrounding cities, but looking to escape the city-lifestyle when raising a family. The lower property taxes and larger lots are among the countless reasons why East Dallas has become a poular home among young professionals and others looking to move out of the heart of the city.

Local Attractions - Frisco, TX


  • Deep Ellum Neighborhood - This local attraction is a favorite among tourists and residents alike. An artsy district with something for everyone, this beautiful area is filled with culture, food, and views!
  • Klyde Warren Park - This park has everything (and we mean EVERYTHING)! From live music to yoga, and from food trucks to art displays, this local favorite is a best-kept secret that has escaped. Come and see for yourself.
  • Big Texas Beer Fest - Get event details for this incredibly successful event and start planning your trip to East Dallas just for this exciting event.
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East Dallas has plenty of options to offer and some of the best food around!

Restaurants and Local Cuisine in East Dallas TX

  • Pecan Lodge is a popular, modern take on barbecue. It's a favorite lunch and dinner destination for visitors and residents.
  • Cane Rosso is a consistently top-rated pizza restaurant specializing in unique and delicious recipes. It's the perfect setting for large gatherings and laid back meals.
  • Meso Maya is a local favorite. It has won awards as a favorite local Mexican restaurant and favorite local brunch restaurant. Come and see what the hype is about for yourself!


East Dallas Arts and Culture

  • Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament - A more rare and unique experience, this fun and festive event is an engaging way to learn more about the culture and history of the medieval era.
  • Lakewood Theatre - This stunning theater is a fully restored 1938 state of the art event space. Showing movies and available to rent for private events, this is a popular weekend spot in East Dallas!
  • Children's Aquarium at Fair Park - Families (and kids in particular) love this aquarium! Whether popping in to cool off after a day at the park or to learn more about our oceans, it's an incredible aquarium with beautiful animals!

There's so much to do in East Dallas - the adventure never ends! If you're considering moving here, there are plenty of neighborhoods just waiting for you. Learn more about remodeling your perfect home with Thaddeus Drew Remodeling.

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