It's all about comfort at Cretia's, from the romantic vogue atmosphere to the chicken pot pie, Cretia's relaxed atmosphere will take you away from the daily grind. They are not new to the Dallas scene, "we've been in business for 25 years, in Duncanville, started out as a small bakery than just grew," said Cretia's daughter, Celeste Drydale.
They now sit on a small street corner off McKinney avenue and are no longer just turning out sweet treats, they are a restaruant by day, club by night a bakery by trade. "Weekends get pretty packed, we've got five full bars, Friday's and Saturday's are always busy," said Drydale.
"Oh man it's like night and day, friday night, saturday night, this is like the spot," said patron, Brandon Young.
" We have the live music in the main bar, then we put a DJ on the the other side. So you can come in listen to the live music and then when the girls come in at like midnight and want to go dance, I guess they called it, and made up the 'boom boom' room," said Drydale.
But they also serve a lunch and dinner during the week, "the menu is a comforting menu, it's not overly confusing the food is very straight forward, that's a pot pie, that's a piece of brisket," said executive chef Peter Gray.
And to wash it down they have two specialty cocktails you're going to want to try, the 'S.M.U-jito,' a rasberry mind and rum infusion, and 'Cretia's Garden,' a unique martini infused with jalapenos and cucumbers.
And with the many nooks and crannies, you can sip on them with your 'sweetie' in full privacy, "it's romantic , there's different places you can go and sit and get away from the crowd," said patron, Jen Walker.
So whether you're wanting to go out for date-night during the week or a dance-night on the weekend, the family owned business will make you feel right at home, "anybody who knows are family knows were laid back people and comfortable and that's the way we want to make people feel," said Drydale.
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