The Best Apartments For Barbecuing in Dallas

Texas is known for its barbecue, but you don’t have to hit up a restaurant to enjoy the state’s favorite cuisine. Pick the right apartment, and you’ll be able to do your own grilling when the weather is warm. These are our favorite Dallas apartments with upscale barbecue grills so you can impress guests and perfect your ribs recipe.

Camden Victory Park

Be one of the first to live in these luxury apartments. Located in the heart of downtown Dallas, you’re close to everything when you call this place home. Some of the apartments even have views of the nearby American Airlines Center, which is practically in your backyard. These brand-new apartments have every upscale design feature you deserve, including quartz countertops and hardwood floors. The extra amenities like the full-size grills, outdoor dining area and designer pool area make this the kind of community you’ll want to show off to your friends.

 

Preston Hollow Village

Location is everything when it comes to where you live. You can’t do much better than the brand-new Preston Hollow Village apartments, which are right next to the highly sought-after Preston Hollow area. You’ll enjoy the easy access to the retail shops and restaurants you already love, such as Trader Joe’s and Blue Sushi, and the community amenities will make you excited to come home. With modern design features, and an upscale pool and outdoor grilling area, Preston Hollow Village has everything you need for the good life.

 

Axis at Wycliff

Bring your refined tastes to the Axis at Wycliff, one of the most stylish addresses in Oak Lawn. You’ll fall in love with their features, from high-end finishes and tall ceilings to an upscale fitness center and gorgeous courtyard. The easy access to the Dallas North Tollway can’t be beat, either. The outdoor grill area has a full-size grill and a covered dining area, perfect for entertaining your friends.

 

3700M

Uptown is one of the hottest neighborhoods in Dallas for good reason. These apartments are located within walking distance of all the nightlife, shopping, and restaurants in the trendy West Village area. This 21-story apartment tower is all about luxury and the grounds seem tailor-made for relaxing alone or with entertaining friends. The barbecue area not only has full-size grills, but also prep areas and a sink. These apartments have every detail to make your home a great place, indoors and out.

 

The Estara

When you think of affordable apartments, you might expect to make some trade-offs. But that’s not the case with The Estara Apartment Homes, which offer you an amazing list of amenities and an unbeatable location. These apartments in the Vickery Meadow neighborhood in East Dallas allow for easy commute access to Highways 635 and 75. You can be at Firewheel Town Center, the Dallas Arboretum, or Eastfield College or Richland College in just minutes. You’ll love features like updated interiors and appliances, an onsite playground and pet park, and outdoor gas grills.

 

AMLI on Maple

ALMI on Maple brings luxury living to the heart of the Medical District. This apartment community is designed with busy, environmentally-conscious professionals in mind. You’ll love the long list of stores and restaurants nearby, the easy access to the DART Green Line and the eco-friendly LEED-certified buildings. If you work at Parkland or UT Southwestern, you’ll be just minutes away from work. Poolside grilling, a pet park, and onsite fitness center will help you unwind after your busy day.

 

Olympus at Ross

These apartments offer the best of what city living has to offer, from a prime location to high-end amenities. With stained concrete or wood-style flooring, a location that’s just minutes from Deep Ellum and the Arts District and an onsite salon and blowout bar, you get it all. You’ll love the pool plaza with gas grills and fire pits. The fitness center will help you stick to your fitness goals (while still enjoying the best of Texas barbecue). And you’ll have a super short commute to your job if you work downtown. What more could you want? Olympus at Ross has everything you need for an exciting urban lifestyle.


There’s nothing better than grilling dinner outdoors on a hot summer evening, and these apartments make barbecuing easy on busy weeknights. It’s time to make the best of long summer days and that Dallas sunshine.

Sydney Bennet is a senior research associate who writes about apartments and more for ApartmentList. Contact her at sbennet@apartmentlist.com.