Dallas, TX Dating Guide

Published On: April 10, 2024|Categories: Dating Tips, First Dates, Local City Dating Guides|5 min read|

Welcome to the 2024 Dallas dating guide, your go-to for cute and fun date ideas! Whether you’re bowling strikes at Pinstack Bowl, putting around at the Puttery mini golf, or enjoying a romantic gondola ride on Lake Carolyn in Irving, TX, the Dallas area has perfect spots to make your time together unforgettable. Explore and create sweet memories in the heart of Texas!

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Paris Baguette $

This is the cutest bakery serving the most delicious treats. The warm and inviting atmosphere at Paris Baguette is just the thing to break the ice. Grab a coffee and a croissant, and all that’s missing is the Eiffel Tower!

The menu here includes sandwiches, salads, hot and cold coffee and espresso drinks, and delicious cake slices. Most items are priced in the $6-$10 range, making this a great affordable first date option.

La La Land Kind Cafe $

La La Land Kind Cafe is the perfect spot to get to know your date. Chat over a signature La La Latte, or grab one of their delicious toasts for a quick bite. With a location in Addison and three more around Dallas, you’re never far from your new go-to first date spot.

Most menu items are in the $5-$10 range, making La La Land Kind Cafe the perfect spotot stop for a snack and a chat.

Cidercade $

Cidercade is the place to go to spend all day beating each others’ high scores on more than 140 games. The bar has some unique offerings too, with 26 taps of different hard ciders, hard kombuchas, hard seltzers, wines, and hard smoothies. Apply cheesy jokes about finding your “player two” sparingly.

A day pass at Cidercade is less than $15, or if you’re really into beating your high score, a monthly pass can be purchased for just a few dollars more.

Cauldron Ice Cream $

What’s sweeter than an ice cream date? Cauldron Ice Cream makes delicious, homemade, all-natural ice cream in small batches. They serve up unique flavors, with new ones hitting their menu every few months, so you can revisit this adorable first date spot together again and again.

If the incredible rotating selection of flavors doesn’t have you convinced, the affordable price will. Most delicious menu items are under $10!

Puttery $$

With unique, intricately detailed mini-golf courses, a carefully curated menu, and inventive craft cocktails, Puttery is a date night experience that is sure to impress. From rooftops to libraries and more, their artfully designed courses offer a fun competition alongside a menu of delicious shareable eats. Whether you win or lose on the scorecard, a night out at Puttery is always a win.

Play as many rounds as you like for $25 on Friday adn Saturday, or come by on a weekday to snag a deal. You can play for just $15 Sunday through Thursday.

Pinstack Bowl $$

Pinstack Bowl is a unique dining and entertainment destination for your next date night. More than just a bowling alley, their full-service restaurant features a chef-inspired menu, a full bar, and a private dining area. With a two-level laser tag arena, bumper cars, a high-ropes course, and dozens of arcade games in addition to state-of-the-art bowling lanes, you and your date won’t know what to do first!

Reserve a lane on a weekend for $40-$50 per hour, or opt for a weeknight date and your reservation will cost around $25 per hour instead.

Dallas Silk Art $$-$$$

Dallas Silk Art is a hands-on silk marbling business that offers unique experiences throughout the DFW metroplex. Catch one of their events, or bring your date to their brick and mortar store. You can make matching marbled scarves, handkerchiefs, and more. They accept walk-ins, but it’s best to make a reservation ahead of time through their event calendar to let the staff know what you’d like to make on your night out.

There is a $20 studio fee to reserve a time slot, and the items to marble range from $25 to $78. The timeslot you reserve will be long enough to marble two products.

Immersive Gamebox at Grandscape $$

Grandscape takes immersive entertainment to the next level, making it the ideal spot for couples who game together. Gameboxes are fully-private, interactive digital rooms featuring projection mapping, touch screens, motion tracking and surround sound, all designed to help you enjoy a hyper-immersive gaming experience. Why not head over to Grandscape and give your date night a competitive edge?

To reserve a Gamebox experience for one hour, there will be a $25-$35 fee depending on the day and time.

Starlight Flight $$$

This is as close as you can get to a magic carpet ride moment, a la Disney’s Aladdin, without seriously risking life and limb. For over 25 years, Starlight Flight has been offering customized local aerial tours of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. They offer VIP amenities, with booking options any time of day or night. Starlight flies out of the Atlantic Airlines terminal at Addison Airport.

Flight tour options begin at around $200, with the “dinner and a flight” option starting at $250.

Gondola Adventures $$$

Looking for a romantic date night you’ll remember forever? This is romance at its finest. Sail away in a beautiful private gondola and watch the breathtaking sunset over the water. If you’re ready to pull out all the stops, reserve a gondola cruise for your next date night.

Cruises start at around $150, with most options in the $200-$300 range.

Fogo de Chao $$$

This isn’t just dinner; it’s a romantic culinary getaway to the south of Brazil. Located in the vibrant Santana Row entertainment and shopping area, Fogo showcases the centuries-old cooking technique of churrasco in a beautiful dining room with several intimate dining areas, outdoor seating, and a phenomenal bar.

Fogo de Chao serves brunch, lunch, and dinner. Entree options on the brunch and lunch menu are in the $20-$35 range. On the dinner menu, options are in the $35-$45 range.

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