In 2013, Esquire cocktail scribe David Wondrich named the Windmill among the best bars in America — not bad for a no-frills joint with a fierce jukebox and come-as-you-are regulars.
The current menu is high on classics like the Rusty Nail, Last Word and Vieux Carre, with an entire page dedicated to riffs on the Manhattan — like the bar itself, solid anchors to buoy oneself during troubled times.
a place just seedy enough to be a man’s home bar
great drinks in an easy atmosphere
the iconic windmill
the updated bar
A comfortable lounge with great drinks and no frills.
“The Windmill Lounge never made itself out to be anything more than your basic watering hole, set as it was — and still is — along a remote and unpolished stretch of Maple Avenue a skip and a long jump to Love Field.”