McKinney Transfer

Frankie Carabetta makes a move to Routh Street

 Frankie Carabetta, the robust bar and pizza maestro who linked with Ed and Michael Ruibal of Landscape Systems of Texas to compose Rocco's pizzeria (since sold), McKinney Avenue Tavern and Corner Bar on McKinney Avenue, has shucked his McKinney Avenue bonds and infiltrated the famous Routh Street Café space that most recently was the upscale dinner house Enigma. The space was also home to Enigma operator Bob Bablu, who inhabited the upper level of the restaurant. In place of both homes, Carabetta opened Manhattan, a two-level Big Apple-style sports bar with a short grub roster including pizza, which he'll shuttle throughout the neighborhood. Carabetta says he and his partners invested more than $300,000 to make the spot sports-worthy. "With the layout of the place I wanted you to be able to watch sports, but I wanted this to be more than just a one-dimensional bar--like a hangout place." Doesn't beer accomplish the same thing?

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Tom Tom Noodle House

3699 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204

Category: Restaurant > Japanese

Region: Uptown & Oak Lawn

McKinney Avenue Tavern

2822 Mckinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75204-2538

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Uptown & Oak Lawn

Enigma Dance Bar

5818 LBJ Freeway
Dallas, TX 75240

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: North Dallas


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