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Thunderbird Station

A cousin to Double and Single Wide, Thunderbird Station is located just outside of Deep Ellum proper on Commerce. With specialty cocktails like the Peel Out — a Push-Up Pop-inspired orange, vanilla and vodka drink — and upgraded spins on Southern favorites like sloppy joes, bologna sandwiches and Frito pie, Thunderbird Station takes its ‘50s vintage gas station aesthetic quite seriously. Thunderbird Station also has a large outdoor patio with plenty of room to spread out and gather together. Try their Frito chili pie or grilled bologna sandwiches. The Boss comes with cheese, grilled onion, jalapenos and a secret sauce. They also have a few variations of a sloppy Joe; the Sloppy Joelen is vegan.
  • Price: $$$
  • Hours: Tuesday-Friday 4 p.m.-3 a.m.; Saturday & Sunday 12 p.m.-2 a.m.
  • Outdoor seating: Open-air patio
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Parking: Lot available
  • Takeout