Irving Water Street

Water Street is one of Irving’s newest hot spots. With pathways to Lake Carolyn, new residential buildings, and cool restaurants with menus that will satisfy any craving, Irving Water Street is the place to spend a day relaxing with family and friends taking in some of the best that Irving has to offer. 

This trendy part of town has an ever-expanding array of businesses and events, so you’ll want to come back soon to see what’s new.

Water Street Restaurants

Locals and tourists alike flock to Water Street for delicious eats. Try out the Reverse Happy Hour at El Famoso Diner, a Southern California-style Mexican diner where you can enjoy the infamous queso flameado and cool off with $4 frozen margaritas on the outdoor patio. The ingredients are fresh and the atmosphere is laid back. Don’t miss the special late-night menu, featuring guacamole and street tacos, perfect for grabbing a bite before or after a night out with friends.

If noodles are calling your name, head to Jinya Ramen Bar, a Japanese ramen restaurant that offers all dishes in a traditional ramen broth simmered for over 10 hours. Start off with salmon avocado rolls or brussel sprout tempura before diving into a beef sukiyaki or chicken chashu bowl. Finish off your savory meal with a classic favorite, like mochi ice cream or panna cotta.

More restaurants are scheduled to open soon in the Water Street district, so keep coming back to explore new grub options.

Water Street Activities

Escape into lush greenery at Irving Water Street, which is located on breathtaking Lake Carolyn, and includes a large urban park. You can also venture out onto the water and meander through the Mandalay Canals with a romantic gondola ride from Gondola Adventures in Las Colinas, or try stand-up paddleboarding with a lesson from Stand Up Paddle North Texas. No matter what you choose, getting out on the water is one of the best ways to experience Irving.

Nearby, don’t miss the chance to explore the Mustangs of Las Colinas Museum and Sculpture. These distinctly Irving treasures are sure to be found at the top of most Irving must-see lists.

And of course, after a day of exploring Water Street, you can head to the nearby Toyota Music Factory to grab dinner and drinks, take in a movie at Alamo Drafthouse, or a concert at The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory. All of this is located right in the heart of Las Colinas.

Getting There

Situated just across from the Mustangs of Las Colinas, Water Street is conveniently located along the DART Orange Line. At the corner of Las Colinas Boulevard and O’Connor Boulevard, Water Street is in the heart of the Las Colinas Business Park and has convenient parking onsite if you decide to drive.