In a city full of oyster happy hours, lobster shooters, and $390 steaks, you might feel that the good life is out of reach. In my recent article about over-the-top things in Dallas, I didn’t even touch on the really expensive stuff like haircuts and sunglasses or (OMG) cars.
It’s super easy to spend a boatload of money on food and drinks and activities in Dallas, even if you’re not trying to be a $30,000-a-year millionaire. The thing is, you don’t have to.
Several popular websites have articles about where to find cheap eats and happy hours, so I’m not going to rehash those. Who wants the cheapest things anyway? There’s a Taco Bell Value Menu for that. This list is your guide to the most “Dallas”, the most downright indulgent things you can get for 10 to 12 bucks.
It’s true, you might have to cough up a few extra bucks for extras, but if you stick to the basics, you can get some superior stuff on any budget. Here are a few of my favorites.