North Dallas Restaurants
Del Frisco's Double Eagle SteakhouseAddress: 5251 Spring Valley Rd., Dallas, TX 75240
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is warm and comforting, with a dash of classical elegance. The two-story building even has a cigar lounge, to top off the night with a round of cigars chosen from the premium cigar selection. If familiar steakhouse menu choices, like Del Frisco’s signature USDA Prime Beef, as well as seafood choices such as Australian Cold Water Lobster Tail arouse your senses, then Del Frisco’s is a good place to find what you’re looking for.
Cadot RestaurantAddress: 18111 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
$$$ 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. …
PaletteAddress: 13402 Noel Rd., Dallas, TX 75240
Palette presents guests with a canvas of urban American cuisine that is both trendy and whimsical. Executive Chef Eric Anderson has mastered the art of modernizing old time favorites, and constructs his menu around comfort food classics with a twist. For example, dishes like the Charred Roma Tomato Bisque with Fried Basil and Mini Grilled Cheese scream of home and the Herbed Chicken Breast with a candied sweet potato puree is savory satisfaction. Open for lunch, dinner, and late dining, Palette caters to the appetite and imagination with each meal tasted.
Bailey's Prime PlusAddress: 8160 Park Ln., Dallas, TX 75231
Bailey’s Prime Plus on Park Lane continues the legacy of elegant dining established by Dallas restaurateur and owner Ed Bailey. The atmosphere and décor of the restaurant is a lavish fusion of elegance and modern chic. The food at Bailey’s is also elegant, offering an abundance of premium steak and seafood with a southwestern twist. While most steakhouses fill their menu with meat dishes, Bailey’s Prime Plus has an excellent selection of signature salads and sides that can complement a steak or shine on their own. The restaurant also offers a light yet satisfying lunch menu, ideal for a business …
Maguire'sAddress: 17552 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75287
Many people may know Maguire’s as a prestigious catering company that has been serving unique, restaurant quality food for over ten years. Now Maguire’s gourmet dishes and sparkling service, that were once only available for large functions, are available everyday at Maguire’s Restaurant. Commensurate with the elegance of Maguire’s food and service, the restaurant itself makes diners feel like they’re having a custom made party thrown and catered for them, instead of throwing it for someone else. The restaurant is available for large parties, and Maguire’s has the experience to know the ideal atmosphere for your party.
Rafain Brazilian SteakhouseAddress: 18010 N. Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75287
Rafain has a long tradition of cultivating and evolving the traditional Brazilian Steakhouse. Founders Olimpio and Philomena started their first Churrascaria near Iguassu Falls in Brazil, in 1959. Since then they have been refining their cooking techniques and restaurant skills to present Dallas with an elegant Brazilian Steakhouse that’s also authentic. Rafain offers its diners 16 different cuts of meat prepared by authentic Gaucho chefs, as well as a gourmet salad bar with over 45 different items ranging from Tabouli salad to Brazilian Heart of Palm salad. All of these delicious dining options are presented in an elegant yet modern …
SuzeAddress: 4345 W. Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220
Diners seeking excitement in flavor and fashion need look no further; Suze hosts guests in-house and also provide full service catering for cocktail parties, buffet dinners and anything in between. Regardless of party size or preferred ambiance, Suze produces excellent food and presentation. Recipes of comforting French fare from Northern and Southern France are fused with flavors from all over the world and innovatively prepared with the highest quality of local and imported ingredients. Executive chef Gilbert Garza and chef de cuisine Jeffery Hobbs strive to put quality, passion and flare into each dish, making each plate exceptional.
Mi PiaciAddress: 14854 Montfort Dr., Dallas, TX 75254
Above all else, it pleases the Mi Piaci family to please guests with the fine authentic fare, drink, and service of Italy. With an expert understanding of simple and refined cuisine, Mi Piaci presents classic Northern Italian dishes in an equally timeless setting. The extensive and award-winning all-Italian wine list also goes a long way in cementing the experience of dining abroad. In fact, after delighting over a meal of such focused flavors and genuine vision, one may wonder if they in fact did hop a plane to Italy. In either case, they will leave saying “Mi Piaci.”
Asian MintAddress: 11617 N. Central Expy., Dallas, TX 75243
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 …
The Grill on the AlleyAddress: 13270 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75240
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 …
Kona GrillAddress: 8687 N. Central Expy., Dallas, TX 75225
Kona Grill offers American cuisine with a unique Asian twist. They make over forty sauces fresh daily which compliments their large selection of meat, seafood, pasta, and sushi dishes. If you’re looking for a healthier option or have dietary restrictions, Kona Grill offers a full gluten-free menu and an impressive vegan menu. Stop in to meet for a drink, Kona offers both a regular happy hour for after work and a reverse happy hour for night owls. Kona Grill offers delicious, unique cuisine that is pleasing no matter what you’re in the mood for, but what’s best is that you …
Shinsei RestaurantAddress: 7713 Inwood Rd., Dallas, TX 75209
$$$ Top 10
Offering Pan Asian cuisine served in a spiritual setting, Shinsei (Japanese for “new beginning”) boasts a wide variety of gourmet sushi and tantalizing traditional Japanese entrées all prepared by the “King of Wok” Shuji Sugawara. A favorite of diners are Shinsei’s signature Poppers, which make for an excellent bar snack or appetizer. Enjoy an impressive list of wines, sakes, and nightcaps while immersed in a hip yet relaxing environment decorated with art from co-owner Tracy Rathbun’s own art collection. Whether you’re looking for a night out with the kids, friends, or that special someone, Shinsei Restaurant aims to accommodate any …
The OceanaireAddress: 13340 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75240
Modeled as a retro luxury ocean liner, the decor works the old-fashioned charm of a swanky supper club circa 1930's with the wood and nickel accents, granite paneling, and horseshoe booths. The Oceanaire Seafood Room keeps the recipes classic and the seasoning simple with favorites like Steamed mussels, Alaskian halibut, and jumbo crab cakes. With the menu changing daily depending on market availability, chicken, steaks, and pork chops are always a choice.
The MercuryAddress: 11909 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75240
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.
Sevy's GrillAddress: 8201 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75225
$$ Top 10
Stone walls, richly grained wood flooring, and a palette of earth tones contribute to the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired décor of Sevy’s Grill. The restaurant balances masculine sophistication and lighthearted charm to create a welcoming space to enjoy the creative American cuisine menu. And the wood burning grill adds another layer of savory goodness to the entire experience. Menu favorites include the Spicy Duck Flautas, the Rosemary Free Range Chicken, and the Dry Aged New York Strip Steak. Sevy’s is also eager to meet all your on and off site catering needs with chef-driven menus.
LavendouAddress: 19009 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75252
Bask in Lavendou’s warm and welcoming French countryside décor, and let yourself slip into the mindset of someone truly enjoying the moment. Rustic archways of exposed brick and lively tablecloth fabrics of blues and yellows help cement the feeling of being on holiday, and the southern French cuisine menu convinces the palate it is in another time zone. The Foie Gras En Terrine au Sauternes is a decadent expression of flavor, while the Grilled Tilapia Provencal speaks of seemingly effortless freshness. “High Tea” is also a daily event, and is another fine touch of French hospitality.
Chamberlain's Steak and Chop HouseAddress: 5330 Belt Line Rd., Dallas, TX 75254
$$$ Top 10 Recommended Editor's Pick
It was 16 years ago that Chef Richard Chamberlain opened Chamberlain’s Steak and Chophouse in Dallas. Since then, this recipient of a James Beard Award and the co-owner of ENVY: The Steakhouse in Las Vegas has managed to make quite a name for himself, but it was his Dallas restaurant that started it all. Chamberlain’s has been honored time and time again by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Wine Spectator and Bon Appetit. It is with over 16 years and 16 awards under its belt, that Chamberlain’s Steak and Chophouse remains a powerhouse in the Dallas …
Pappas Bros. SteakhouseAddress: 10477 Lombardy Ln., Dallas, TX 75220
$$ Top 10
Pappas Bros Steakhouse offers the comfort of an old-fashioned dining experience and a graceful, stylish atmosphere. new generation of Pappas brothers strive to serve and cook according to the standard set by Jim, George, Tom, and Pete Pappas when they opened it over sixty years ago. A full menu of wine, cigars, and spirits, appetizers like Bacon-Wrapped Scallops and Shriimp Remoulade , and desserts fresh from their bakery should please those looking for an encounter with tradition. And of course, don’t forget the steaks.
Bijoux RestaurantAddress: 5450 West Lovers Ln., Dallas, TX 75209
$$$ Top 10
Old World elegance meets contemporary charm in Bijoux Restaurant. The expansive dining space is warmed by floor-to-ceiling drapes, lit by pristine chandeliers, and polished by rich wood tones. Executive Chef Scott Gottlich has constructed dishes that measure up to the fine décor both in their elegant plating and refined construction. The prix fixe menu gives the patron a choice between three and five courses, and the tasting menu recommends a different wine for each dish. While five courses might sound overwhelming, dishes like Crispy Pork Belly with fava bean “succotash,” corn, and tomato and the “Childhood” Chocolates dessert all in …
III ForksAddress: 17776 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75287
$$$$ Top 10
III Forks aims to recreate the grandiose eating experiences of old. Its 25,000 square feet of dining space, divided into fifteen distinct rooms named after famous Texan heroes, provides the stage for a Texas-French-inspired menu that offers USDA Prime beef steaks, a “Fish Market” selection, and sides including off-the-cob creamed corn, vegetables, and potatoes. The III Forks experience also relies heavily on an appreciation for great wine. Dennis Haley, the Cellar Master, is responsible for the 8,000+ bottles housed in one of the largest wine cellars in Texas. Indeed, III Forks offers a true eating experience.