October 20, 2016
The original Uptown location of Frankie’s closed in 2013. The well-known watering hole relocated to Main Street downtown this year with a sleek sports bar that’s an ideal place to catch a game. Which game? Any of them. There are enough flat-screen TVs (44) to accommodate fans of the even […]
October 20, 2016
With its exposed brick walls and steel beams, Frankie’s new space in the Davis Building has character and a sense of place. It’s that rare thing in Dallas: a real neighborhood bar. Add 27 TVs (17 more downstairs) and a good menu, and you’ve got a champ. Readers’ Pick: The […]
September 13, 2016

We Are Open

We signed our lease the first week of LAST September and, just eleven short months later, here we are! It has been a labor of love, but, trust me, it was labor. But, like childbirth (I hear), we will quickly forget the pain as we nurture our new “baby.” We […]
August 20, 2015
After more than a decade of slinging drinks on McKinney Avenue, loyal fans of Frankie’s Sports Bar were mighty disappointed when it closed back in the summer of 2013. Now, Frankie’s — it has since dropped the “Sports Bar” part of its name — has been resurrected downtown: Its new two-story iteration […]
August 15, 2015
Frankie’s is the newest old bar in Dallas. It’s old because Frankie’s Bar and Grill was an Uptown staple for 13 years, providing a sports-watching crowd on McKinney Avenue a rowdy place to yell at TVs and drink frozen Red Bull vodkas. Owners Bill and Johnnie Katz closed the Dallas bar […]