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Best North Texas Bars To Rent Out For Large Groups

More than one person has remarked that it's difficult to find a bar to rent out in Dallas-Fort Worth. But we have the answers. This list spans a variety of places, including a wine bar, a venue space, and ordinary bars. Pricing varies depending on your event and date, so call to find out how to customize your time. Happy get-together!

The Usual
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The Usual
1408 W. Magnolia Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 810-0114
Hours: Mon to Fri - 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sat to Sun 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

The Usual, which opened in 2009, is Fort Worth's refined speakeasy in the popular Near Southside. Folks have rented it out for wedding receptions, office parties, business meetings, and more. You can rent out The Usual any day of the week, though weekdays are cheaper. Cater in food or ask The Usual to arrange caterers, and take advantage of the extra tables The Usual can provide if necessary. Groups between 50 and 120 people are suitable, and the flavorful cocktails will be a hit!

2/9 Nightlife & Music Bars With Drinks
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J. Gilligan's Bar & Grill
400 East Abram St
Arlington, TX 76010
(817) 274-8561
Hours (Bar) Mon to Sun - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Restaurant) Mon to Wed - 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Thu to Sun - 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

J. Gilligan's has been a well-loved bar and restaurant in Arlington since 1979. They make a private room available for any sort of gathering, including birthdays, youth sports clubs, wedding receptions, and more. Reservations can accommodate between 2 to 2000 people! For private events they can provide a full bar of domestic and imported beers. Fun!

2/9 Nightlife & Music Piper Hall
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Piper Hall
3008 Bledsoe St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 585-1295
Hours: depends on event

Piper Hall's a brand-new event venue in Fort Worth with a modern but not flashly feel. At 3,899 square feet and a capacity of 291 people, Piper Hall hosts weddings and receptions, company parties, formals, graduations, and more. The 18-foot bar comes with certified bartenders and catering. Piper Hall works with the nearby Capital Bar, so if you like the drinks a Capital, you'll like Piper Hall!

2/9 Nightlife & Music Wine Glasses for Large Party
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Reata Restaurant
310 Houston St
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 336-1009
Hours: Mon to Mon - 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Open since 1995, the Reata is known for its classy atmosphere and top-notch Texas cuisine. It rents out to groups any day of the week. They have small private rooms for 2-8 people, and bookings overall can go up to 600 people. The tiered roof's top has a cocktail area and sunset deck (outdoor dining area). You can't really beat a rooftop bar!

2/9 Nightlife & Music Times Ten Cellars Fort Worth
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Times Ten Cellars
6324 Prospect Avenue
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 824-9463
Hours: Mon - 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Tue - Thu - 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri to Sat - 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Sun 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.


1100 Foch Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 336-9463
Hours: Tue to Wed - 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Thu 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri to Sat - 1 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Sun 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Times Ten Cellars has two locations, one in Fort Worth, one in Dallas. Both rent out space for wine tastings or other private events, including wedding receptions, company events, and more. Their bars offer wine that Times Ten makes from grape to glass! You can have a casual or classy event, and tour the winery. Have a great time!

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