2401 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Special Offer
Truluck’s is a dedicated seafood restaurant that hosts personal fisheries to bring in the freshest catch. While crab is their forte, the restaurant also offers a menu full of steak and other offerings such as Hawaiian Mahi Mahi. Executive Chef Brian Wubenna always enjoys educating his guests on what he is making, or dreams of making; patrons can check his blog for recipe and interesting photos. Aside from the organic food, patrons can enjoy live music, cocktails in the lounge, and enjoy either a huge group night or something more private and personal to fulfill their social appetite.
2720 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75204
Avanti’s is a unique uptown Italian bistro renowned for late-night dining until 3am on weekends. Boasting a small and intimate dining room, a quaint patio, and loyal clientele, this sleek locale is sure to pique your taste buds. Northern and Southern Italian food is prepared traditionally by a friendly staff, with mouth-watering dishes such as the Carpaccio Avanti, Tuna Tartare, Caprese Salad, Bone in Veal Chop, and Farfalle Carbonara. Their Moonlight Breakfast Menu always attracts a crowd and offers dinner and breakfast options for those night owls.
500 Crescent Ct., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Top 10
Settle into the easy elegance of the Capital Grille, and prepare for an evening indulging in the artistry of true dining. Blending finesse with a bit of surprise, the Grille serves dry aged steaks, fresh seafood, and wine from legendary vineyards across the globe. Tickle your palate with the Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, and move on to the Dry Aged Porterhouse Steak. The chef also suggests the Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with caramelized shallot butter. Lose yourself in hours of gastronomic revelry in this delicious time-warp.
2516 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
Upon stepping into the Hotel St. Germain’s lavish dining room, you will recognize immediately that you are in for an extraordinary dining experience. It’s all in the details: Limoges china, antique silverware, Frette linen, and lavender roses give the table setting an air of enchantment. Overlooking a lovely French courtyard, this award-winning restaurant’s ambiance is just the beginning. On the prix fixe menu, you can look forward to savoring such dishes as Butternut Squash with Cinnamon Apple Soup, Rosemary Scented Colorado Lamb Loin, Citrus-Glazed Black Sea Bass and a daily selection of cheeses.
2719 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75204
Whether your taste buds are crying out for something new or your soul yearns for a remembered flavor, Gui Korean Japanese Bistro and Bar has created a menu that marries the most expressive qualities of each cuisine into one cohesive expression. Traditional Korean cooking techniques and Japan’s love of seafood combine to produce dishes like the Chirashi, a bowl of sushi rice topped with sliced assorted raw fish, and the Man-Doo, Korean-style dumplings stuffed with beef, tofu, and assorted vegetables. Hot and cold sake selections round out the meal, and work with other drinks to provide a truly happy hour …
100 Crescent Court, Dallas, TX 75201
Described as “the only true Sardinian Ristorante in the United States” by food writer John Mariani, the combined establishments of Arcodoro and Pomodoro recreate the island of Sardinia, Italy, in Texas. Brothers Elfisio and Francesco Farris share their heritage through the cuisine and culture brought forth in this split restaurant. Arcodoro is a room with a casual atmosphere, for those looking for a place to share a wood fired pizza on the patio, and Pomodoro is more formal, with white tablecloths and candles. Whichever you choose, the menu options are the same in both sections, and include dishes like handmade …
2680 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas, TX 75201
$$ Top 10
The Place at Perry’s is an award winning, locally owned restaurant and uniquely Dallas treasure. Both the food and service have been nationally recognized in guides like Zagat’s. The Place is Dallas’s dining destination for the local business community as well as a comfortable neighborhood retreat, offering the perfect setting for intimate dinners or large parties, with a private dining room available for special events. Customers can enjoy a long leisurely lunch or dinner or grab a quick bite. The updated menu features Niman Ranch all natural beef and fresh seafood delivered daily, complimented by an extensive signature wine list …
2120 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
Sultry jazz music and classic rock have a home on the Sambuca stage and menu. The dinner club’s eclectic European design and the outdoor lounge’s fishbowl views of performers allow diners to revel in the rich and satisfying sounds and flavors that greet them. Characteristic notes marry with custom riffs on the welcoming and energetic menu to create unforgettable dishes. Sambuca favorites include the Lobster Gnocchi, the Cowboy Cut Bone-In 18 oz Ribeye, and the Seabass Skewers. And nothing is lost on the meal’s crescendo: The Butterfinger Bread Pudding is just one of the rockin’ desserts to choose from.
2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Top 10
Fearing’s at the Ritz-Carlton in uptown Dallas provides a truly consummate, elegant dining experience. There are six stylish dining rooms and two bars from which to choose to accentuate your fine dining experience, and each of them is decorated in a different motif. Regardless of where you dine, you will be surrounded by art, design, and furniture reminiscent of a European palace. Award-winning chef Dean Fearing has cultivated not only a luxurious dining atmosphere, but has also combined gourmet dishes with unique Southern cooking techniques to create a menu of excellent flavor and refinement. Voted the #1 Best Hotel Restaurant …
500 Crescent Ct., Dallas, TX 75201
Palomino strikes a unique balance between chic and satisfying in its urban décor and satisfyingly rustic fare. Cocktails whirl around the decidedly contemporary space that boasts stone walls, sleek leather upholstery, and beautiful people. The impressive and accommodating menu seamlessly marries sophistication and flavor in dishes that are as lovely looking as they are tasty. Appetizers may be ordered to be savored and shared, and treats like the Roasted Garlic and Cambozola brick oven cheese plate warms the palate and heart. Another favorite is the Spit-Roasted Pork Loin and the signature Paella.
400 Crescent Court, Dallas, TX 75201
Similar to its senior New York location, Nobu in Dallas offers an array of Japanese cuisine including fresh sushi, sashimi, caviar, oyster shooters, tempura, and chicken, beef, seafood and vegetable hot dishes. The extensive bar menu sets a high standard as well, with a impressive list of sake, wine, cocktails and Cognac. A stunning interior with dark wood ceilings, grained wood tables and birch tree décor creates an elegant dining space for guests with a touch of Southern charm. Various seating options are available at the sushi bar, in the bar lounge, the main dining room, and a skylight room …
2404 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas, TX 75201
Named after our brave and enthusiastic 26th president Theodore Roosevelt, Teddy’s Room is an updated speak-easy bar and lounge with a sophisticated yet vintage-inspired interior. The connections to Roosevelt can be found in the swanky interior, including items such as a signature vintage Presidential desk, sculptural animal heads, and portraits of Theodore himself. Teddy’s also features valet parking, an outside patio, and catering options. The venue can also be rented out for private parties. With live entertainers and music nightly, as well as happy hour drink specials, Teddy’s Room is an upscale lounge that caters to the eclectic community of …
2101 Cedar Springs Rd., Dallas, TX 75201
Super chic both inside and out, Ocean Prime plates up a dining experience that is as visually appealing as it is satisfying. Clean lines, artful light fixtures, and whimsical accent pieces contribute to a dining space that is sophisticated and inviting. Similarly, the Ocean Prime menus highlight the finest ingredients available through masterful preparation techniques and flavor pairings. Fresh-off-the-boat seafood takes center stage for lunch and dinner, and is complemented brilliantly by a comprehensive selection of prime cut steaks. Cocktails and after dinner drinks round off any evening nicely, and Ocean Prime’s gluten free offerings complete the package.
2816 Fairmount St., Dallas, TX 75201
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.