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Full Service Specialty Bars

American Airlines Center features a collection of premium full service bars designed to fit the mood and spirit of each event. With these specialty bars being located around the arena, they serve a unique selection of offerings for guests including a wide variety of wines, spirits and beers.

Chef’s Corner

With two locations on the Platinum Level, the Chef’s Corner offers a wide variety of food and beverage options for our guests. Menu items include Chicken Tender Basket, Grilled Chicken Basket, TX Bacon Cheeseburger Basket, Jumbo Hot Dogs, Salads, Baked Wedge Potato Fries with Loaded Potato Dip, Nachos, Popcorn, Soft Pretzels, Giant Homemade Cookies, Non-alcoholic Beverages, Domestic and Import Draft Beer and Assorted Wines. 

Location: North West Platinum Level and North East Platinum Level

The Breakaways

The Breakaways on the Platinum Level offers a market style selection of specialty food and beverage locations. The “Taste of Italy” features chef prepared made-to-order pasta dishes, gourmet salads and pizzas. At the “Burrito Bar” guest can build their own burritos, taco dinners and taco salads with an array of the freshest ingredients, side items and sauces. The “Texas Carvery” location features hand carved gourmet sandwiches. 

Location: North Platinum Level

EFFEN Vodka Bar

The EFFEN Vodka Bar is also located in the space, featuring a full service bar with ice cold EFFEN flavored vodkas available. 

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Location: North East Platinum Level

Eighteen 76

Budweiser.jpgEIGHTEEN|76 offers fans a place to celebrate great beer in a setting that reflects quality and heritage. It’s traditional with a contemporary twist, as reflected in the bold graphics and beechwood bar as well as outdoor patio space. You won't miss a minute of the game-time action with the multiple HD TVs located around the bar.  The name is a nod to the year in which one of America’s most iconic beers was first brewed.

Location: North East Plaza Level

Jack's Place

Jack's PlaceBrand new to the American Airlines Center, the bar is stocked with a wide array of beer, wine and spirit offerings and your hometown bartender can create a specialty cocktail just for you! Try one of our Jack Daniels Signature cocktails such as the Pair of Jacks or the Jack-a-Rita!

Location: South East Terrace Level

Gentleman Jack Lounge

Gentlemen Jack.jpgTake a trip downstairs from the Old No. 7 Club to the Gentleman Jack Lounge and enjoy dinner from our exquisite Chef’s Table boasting fresh made salads, signature entrees and delightful desserts with menus that change with the seasons and events. Chef Mark Mabry and his culinary team have a treat for you each and every game.

Gentleman Jack overlooks the Mavericks practice court and has window’s in front to view Mavs players pre-game and Stars players post game.

Should you be looking to dine with us, Gentleman Jack Lounge opens two hours before all Maverick and Stars games and though reservations are not required, they are highly recommended and can be made by following the reservation link below. For parties of more than 8, please call the Club directly at 214-665-4753.

Location: South East Plaza Level


Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Club

Old No 7.jpgFeaturing two distinct areas, the Jack Daniels Old No. 7 Club is exactly what you’re looking for. Whether you’re looking for a fast paced, high energy sports bar or a casual sit down experience, Jack Daniels Old No. 7 is the place to be. The bar is stocked with a wide array of beer, wine and spirit offerings and your hometown bartender can create a specialty cocktail just for you! Try one of our Jack Daniels Signature cocktails such as the Pair of Jacks or the Jack-a-Rita!

Open two hours before all Maverick and Stars games, if you enter the Club via the street level and you will have an opportunity to enjoy one of our a la carte menu offerings and/or a delicious beverage inside the lounge or on our great outdoor patio overlooking the sights and sounds of AT&T Plaza!

Location: South East Plaza Level

Lexus Platinum Club

Audi Club.jpgEach night you dine in the Lexus Platinum Club the Chef’s Table boasts an array of fresh, seasonal items and creative menus from Chef Mark Mabry and his first class culinary team. Continually changing with the events and seasons Chef’s menus are sure to please any palate and can be complimented by the Clubs extensive wine list, wide array of beers or one of our specialty cocktails.

Stop by one of the two Lexus Platinum Club Lounge Bars for a pre or post game cocktail or join us for dinner prior to your next game. The Lexus Platinum Club opens an hour and a half prior to all Maverick and Stars games as well as select concerts. Should you be interested in dining with us, reservations are not required, however are extremely recommended and can be made by following the reservation link below. For parties of more than 10, please call the Club directly at 214-665-4753.

Location: South Platinum Level

Club open for all Mavericks & Stars games. 

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Pira Latin Fire

Pira.jpgPIRA is a Spanish word that translates to mean ‘intense heat’ or ‘combustible material’, a fitting identity for the American Airlines Center’s new Latin-themed restaurant/ultra-lounge. PIRA features flavorful cocktails, wines and cuisine from a variety of diverse cultures and countries throughout Latin America. The bar is also stocked with a wide selection of beer, wine and spirits and our expert bartenders stand ready to create all of your traditional favorites too.
Location: South West Plaza

The brainchild of Antonio Swad, who was recently named one of the restaurant industry’s “10 Most Innovative People” by QSR magazine, PIRA has the feel of an upscale Latin American club with its grotto area, long strands of beads hanging from the ceiling, designer chairs, and red snakeskin banquettes. Steeped in chocolate browns, corals, and reds with flashes of vibrant indigo, the restaurant/ultra-lounge, also features a comfortable outdoor patio space just a few steps away from the exciting AT&T Plaza.

The concept is designed to morph from a family-friendly Latin cuisine restaurant during the day, to a chic and sophisticated ultra-lounge during the evening that heats up and pulses with dazzling Latin energy, hence the brand’s tagline ‘Latin Fire’.

Ticket holders can access PIRA from inside the arena at the southwest corner of the venue’s concourse or through PIRA’s exterior portico entrance that boasts 49 linear feet of live flames blazing along its roofline. All guests must have ticket for entry in order to visit PIRA. The iconic fire emanates from a custom-fabricated copper fire through creating a memorable impression that personifies ‘Latin Fire’ and is clearly visible from I-35.

PIRA is equipped with a world-class Martin Audio nightclub sound system, a DJ booth above the bar and state of the art lighting and shimmer screens throughout that set the mood and energy for late night celebrations.

The PIRA Restaurant/Ultra-Lounge is open until 2:00 a.m. on event days and is available for private parties and events.

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Location: Southwest corner of Plaza Level

Tequila Patron VIP Lounge

Patron.jpgThe new Tequila Patron VIP Lounge provides guests with an exclusive experience. Located on the event level, the Tequila Patron VIP Lounge opens when doors open and closes at the start of the 3rd Period for Stars and 3rd Quarter for Mavericks. The Lounge is available to individuals with courtside or glass tickets and includes multiple televisions and state of the art lighting. The Tequila Patron VIP Lounge features one full service bar and includes an all you can eat chef’s buffet.

Location: Event Level

The Red Bull Lounge

Red Bull.jpgLocated on the Platinum Level, in between the West Chef’s Corner and the Breakaways, The Red Bull Lounge offers a variety of great drinks and good times. Designed by Joel Mozersky, this area boasts an ultra-modern interior complete with geometric furniture, lush fabrics and three 42 inch high-definition televisions. The Lounge features a full service bar and the ability to mix your favorite Red Bull cocktails.

Location: North West Platinum Level