Iconic Stoneleigh P To Shut Doors, Relocate

Stoneleigh P
Stoneleigh P logo | Image by Stoneleigh P/Facebook

Uptown Dallas is preparing to say goodbye to a beloved landmark as the Stoneleigh P, a cherished bar and restaurant, announces its closure after nearly 51 years of serving up burgers, beers, and memories on Maple Avenue.

Co-founded by Tom Garrison, Robert Alexander, Teresa Alexander, Alan Cahil, and Richard Windburn in 1973, the Stoneleigh P quickly became a staple of the Uptown community, known for its warm atmosphere, eclectic clientele, and iconic menu offerings. Over the years, it has been a hub for gatherings ranging from political rallies to late-night dance-offs, earning a reputation as a haven for the city’s “counter-culture” drinkers, reported The Dallas Morning News.

However, as the neighborhood has evolved and expanded, the Stoneleigh P found itself facing changes beyond its control. With the landlord opting not to renew its lease, co-owners Tom Garrison and his daughter Laura Garrison were left with the difficult decision to relocate the establishment.

Laura told the DMN that the iconic bar and restaurant is set to begin a new chapter in a different location near Lemmon and Oak Lawn avenues, with plans to open before the end of April.

As preparations for the relocation continue, the Stoneleigh P invites loyal customers to join in one last celebration on April 6 at its original location, 2926 Maple Ave. Live music is scheduled on the patio from 3 to 6 p.m. Following the festivities, the bar will remain open for one additional week, albeit with diminishing supplies each passing day, per the DMN.

While the Stoneleigh P may be closing its doors on Maple Avenue, its legacy lives on in the hearts of those who have called it home over the years.

“Over the past 50 years here on Maple Avenue, we have come to realize the ‘P’ truly stands for People. We hope you will continue to be ‘Stoneleigh People’ on Lemmon Avenue. There are plenty more memories to be made,” the Garrisons wrote on Facebook.

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