Dallas Restaurants

Restaurant Beatrice

Address: 1111 N Beckley Ave, Dallas, TX 75203
Restaurant Beatrice
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Our mission is Bienvenue to All! Contemporary Cajun cuisine served with true Louisiana hospitality. A public benefit corporation, Restaurant Beatrice is focused on sustainability practices, minimal waste, and a commitment to a welcoming environment for everyone. Chef Michelle Carpenter and Chef Terance Jenkins invite you to experience heirloom-recipes, scratch-made Cajun food in a space where everyone knows they belong.

Zen Sushi

Address: 380 W 7th St, Dallas, TX 75208
Zen Sushi
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
Located in the heart of the Bishop Arts District, Zen Sushi opened in 2007. Thoughtfully-crafted Japanese-American cuisine. Japanese training and technique using regional ingredients. Chef-driven, female-owned and operated by Michelle Carpenter. Our culinary team boasts 95+ years of Japanese cuisine experience. Quality ingredients, responsibly-sourced. Made-to-order. Friendly, helpful service in a casual setting.

Nora Restaurant & Bar

Address: 205 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, TX 75208
Nora Restaurant & Bar
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick
Our food is not just a meal; it’s a taste of Afghan culture. Menu items include Afghan novelties such as Mantoo, Qabili Palao, and Sabzi Chalao. We are also known for our grilled kabobs. Each plate is made with exotic spices and served fresh. Dine at Nora and discover a cuisine you never knew you were craving.

PRO FITNESS

Address: 610 Uptown Blvd, 2000, Cedar Hill, TX 75104

Nick & Sam's Grill

Address: 2816 Fairmount St., Dallas, TX 75201
Nick & Sam's Grill
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Nick and Sam’s Grill opened as a spinoff of Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse, also located in Dallas. Owners Joseph Palladino and Phil Romano wanted to capture the ambiance and experience of the original Steakhouse, but at a more affordable price. Patrons can enjoy a mouthwatering New York Strip Steak with some famous “Nick and Sam’s Damn Good Fries” either indoors or out on the patio. Between both restaurants, the resemblance of the dining experience is uncanny. Personal parties can be hosted as well but usually at a reservation request.

Momo's Italian Specialties

Address: 9191 Forest Ln., Dallas, TX 75201

Cadot Restaurant

Address: 18111 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
Cadot Restaurant
$$$ Recommended Editor's Pick Special Offer Outdoor Seating
“New American Cuisine with a French influence” is what Cadot chefs Jean-Marie Cadot and Gaspar Stantic promise to the customers of the quaint restaurant. With unique dishes like Butterflied Trout with a pistachio and mushroom white wine sauce, that’s exactly what they deliver. Owner Jean-Marie Cadot has a family restaurant history dating back to 1758 and he himself has been learning to cook since the age of eight, experience that shows through in their time-honored menu. The food is highlighted by the layout of the restaurant that includes four spacious, adjoining rooms with a table arrangement that encourages intimate conversation. …

Tei Tei Robata Bar

Address: 2906 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
Tei Tei Robata Bar
$$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick Private Room
OUR STORY - It will have to start from Teiichi Sakurai, the founder. James Beard nominee. His first restaurant was TEPPO, located on Lower Greenville Avenue, opened in May 1995, specialized in “Yakitori” charcoal grilled chicken skewers. It was sensational to the Dallas dining scene back then... 3 years later, he decided to open Tei Tei in May 1998. Teppo was just not enough to fulfill his dedication and love for charcoal grill cooking. Katsutoshi Sakamoto, the current chef-owner, was called up as executive chef when Tei Tei opened. Specializing in grilled seafood and vegetables, and first to bring "Washu …

The Market Cafe

Address: 6907 Bexar St, Dallas, TX 75215

SMOKE

Address: 901 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas, TX 75208
SMOKE
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Smoke never smelled and tasted so good with the reemergence of the classic Southern smokehouse in the heart of Dallas. This down-home cooking haven satisfies discerning palates and hungry mouths alike with a menu and décor designed to transport guests to another, more savory place. The menu is especially appealing with four sections of tastiness: At the Bar, From the Garden, On the Stove, and On the Grill. And for those particularly avid barbeque enthusiasts, the family-style Scantron Menu is the best test you’ll ever take. Bubble in the such multiple choice answers as your desired meat portion size and …

Nick & Sam's

Address: 3008 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
Nick & Sam's
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Timeless charm and refined elegance set the mood at Nick & Sam’s, which boasts an impressive array of steaks, chops, and seafood selections. The thoughtful and well-focused menu is highlighted by Chef Dhurandhar’s keen eye for fresh and bold flavor. Patrons may first warm their palates with a sampling of the Oysters of the Day, or perhaps the decadent Hudson Valley Foie Gras. House specialties include the 16oz Prime Bone-In Filet and the Maine Lobster Mac-n-Cheese. Other favorites include the Sam’s Whole Roasted Chicken, the Colorado Lamb Chops, and the Diver Scallops.

Asian Mint

Address: 11617 N. Central Expy., Dallas, TX 75243
Asian Mint
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Tucked away in a quiet shopping center, Asian Mint is a refreshing surprise to guests. Stark white walls and tables create a modern ambiance as, reflective of the restaurant’s name, a minty green tone is playfully splashed everywhere in the décor, right down to the uniquely green chopsticks. As a fitting accompaniment to these chopsticks, a large variety of Asian dishes featuring Thai, Chinese, and Japanese-infused cuisines are available. Fresh Summer Rolls, Grilled Salmon Curry, and Mongolian Beef provide a little something for everyone, and traditional desserts such as Green Tea and Coconut Ice Cream with Sticky Rice are a …

Nonna

Address: 4115 Lomo Alto Ct., Dallas, TX 75219
Nonna
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Thoughtfully chic yet casual, Nonna was created as a gathering point for Highland Park dwellers to savor authentic, regional Italian fare. Local farms and ranches source much of the ingredients found on the menu, and a wood-burning stove not only warms the space, but cooks the restaurant’s famous pizzas. Speaking of pizza, the White Pizza of Little Neck Clams has garnered quite the reputation for being satisfyingly rogue. Other tasty treats include the selection of house-cured salumi, the Ravioli of Maine Lobster, and the Veal Saltimbocca alla Romana. Who are we kidding, every dish on this menu has found a …

Cafe Pacific

Address: 24 Highland Park Village, Dallas, TX 75205
Cafe Pacific
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Residing in Dallas’ upscale Highland Park Village, Café Pacific is an established seafood eatery with rich history and warm décor. Marble floors and dark mahogany wood greet diners upon entrance. Lining the walls are pieces from the owner Jack Knox's personal art collection, and filling the menu are savory dishes, made with fresh, local ingredients. Entrées such as Grilled Asparagus Skewered Tiger Shrimp, Prime Aged New York Strip, or Garlic Rosemary Pan Roasted Chicken- display a need to delight a number of diverse pallets. A staple for over 29 years, Café Pacific has made a lasting commitment to create a …

The Grill on the Alley

Address: 13270 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75240
The Grill on the Alley
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The most recent expansion in a small franchise of restaurants that began in Beverly Hills, The Grill on the Alley continues a tradition of offering guests a classic fine-dining experience that they will not soon forget. Located in Dallas’ busy upscale Galleria shopping center, The Grill presents patrons with fare that reflects its surroundings. Dark wood and walls painted with inviting earth-tones are adorned with numerous framed prints enveloping diners in elegance. Signature dishes such as Filet Mignon or Baked Idaho Trout are just some of the mouth-watering offerings, and many unique California wines are available to put a finishing …

Dakota's Steakhouse

Address: 600 N. Akard St., Dallas, TX 75201
Dakota's Steakhouse
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The slow descent in a glass elevator is the first indication that the experience at Dakota’s is going to be unique. The subterranean restaurant sits 18 feet below street level, with a layout that includes a recessed patio surrounded by cascading waterfalls, a fire pit, and a granite bar. Inside, French doors let in natural light, while art-deco accents and bistro-style furniture create an elegant, dreamy setting. The menu showcases premium steak and seafood, with an extensive selection of dry-aged Midwestern corn-fed USDA Prime steaks as well as premium meats including Berkshire pork, Colorado Lamb, and Scottish Salmon.

Hibiscus

Address: 2927 N. Henderson Ave., Dallas, TX 75206
Hibiscus
$$$ Top 10
Steak, seafood, and macaroni and cheese highlight the menu at the pacific-inspired Hibiscus restaurant. The restaurant has turned old retail space into a modern yet cozy dining room complete with a brick oven and a china cabinet, just like where mom kept the good dishes. With high ceilings and accommodating booths, the large size of the restaurant reflects the size of the dishes they serve. This chic chophouse specializes in such generous portions of their signature comfort food that you won’t walk away hungry. If you’re that rare exception and have room left after your meal, try the Raspberry Cheesecake …

Bolla

Address: 2927 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
Bolla
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Part of the upscale Stoneleigh Hotel in uptown Dallas, Bolla compliments the grandeur of the hotel with its posh art deco design. The simple yet elegant prix-fixe menu offers a wide range of Italian inspired American cuisine, like the Rack of Lamb served with a celery root puree, cipollini onions, and covered in an espresso rub. Not only is the food, prepared by local chef David Bull, excellent but the atmosphere of both the restaurant and full bar is terrific for after work, meeting friends, or a romantic evening for two.

The Grape Restaurant

Address: 2808 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206
The Grape Restaurant
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A continually changing blackboard menu of contemporary bistro fare and eclectic creations has secured The Grape as a celebrated neighborhood eatery for over 35 years. Noted as the first of its kind in Dallas, this welcoming establishment conjures the iconic feel of European and New York-style bistros and wine bars to provide a communal dining experience for its patrons. Dishes like the Warm Baked Brie, the Bistro Steak Frites, and the Chef’s Honey and Thyme Pork Meatballs entice diners with their heartwarming taste, while the thoughtful wines-by-the-glass selection encourages all to try something new.

The Mercury

Address: 11909 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75240
The Mercury
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It may seem like anything Chef Chris Ward touches turns to gastronomical gold; and this continues to be the case with Mercury Grill. A number of awards and prizes hang from this prized chef’s belt, and he uses them skillfully to create The Mercury’s fresh and intriguing menu. Dishes like the Pearl Couscous Carbonara and the Filet of Beef offer insight into Chef Ward’s appreciation for and mastery of classic cuisine, while others like the Forty-Eight Hour Braised Short Ribs and the Black Cod are tribute to his artful eye.