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Ten Bells Tavern

232 W. 7th St.
Dallas, TX 75208
Best Of


  • Sun, Sat 11am-2am, Mon-Fri 3pm-2am
  • $$; $$$
  • Full bar
  • Lot available
  • Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Snack Food
Located in the heart of Bishop Arts, Ten Bells has certainly earned five stars as far as we’re concerned. Its chefs create the most mouthwatering bar food imaginable, from crispy fish 'n’ chips to an array of heavenly sandwiches: a Cuban, grilled cheese and turkey club chief among them. It might not boast a staff made up of mixologists, but its experienced bartenders create delicious drinks as part of Ten Bells’ seasonal cocktails program all the same. And for the weekend warriors among us, be sure to check out this spot’s weekend brunch, too, which features a killer mimosa and bloody mary, plus a heavenly stuffed French toast and smoked salmon eggs Benedict. With food and drinks this good, it’s hard not to want to hang here every weekend.

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