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. ...
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.
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 ...
1520 Elm St., Dallas, TX 75201
Tickle your Godfather funny bone and visit Campisi’s Restaurant, which opened in 1946. Boasting legitimate ties to the Italian mafia syndicate in Dallas, Campisi’s fed the likes of Jack “Sparky” Ruby the eve of JFK’s assassination – Ruby was suspected of killing Lee Harvey Oswald two days later. But don’t let the impressive history steel the thunder from this restaurant’s home-style menu – the Campisi’s Antipesto Supreme has sliced provolone, salami, Sicilian olives, and pepperoncini peppers, and the Chicken Spinach Alfredo Pizza is made with provolone cheese. Revisit a notorious time in history while giving your stomach a meal to ...
2927 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
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.
4115 Lomo Alto Ct., Dallas, TX 75219
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 ...
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.”
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.
5800 Legacy Dr., Plano, TX 75024
Nicola's Ristorante Italiano is essentially the best of both Italian worlds; authentic hand-made Italian dishes, served in a dashing contemporary dining environment. Guests can choose the full bar, intimate high-backed booths, and outdoor patio and mezzanine seating options to suit their comfort. Flat screen TVs provide entertainment in the form of Italian sports and programs. Groceries are delivered twice daily to ensure Chef Marchesi has the freshest of ingredients on hand at all times, and there are no freezers in the entire restaurant. Not only are fresh pastas and pizzas hand-made in traditional shapes, but they are also baked in ...
2719 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75204
Tutto combines the elegance of fine dining with the freedom of open space. Whether you prefer dining on the patio or enjoying the roomy interior, you are sure to find Tutto a refreshing experience! Not limiting himself to the tastes of either Northern or Southern Italy, Owner/Chef Joseph Gutierrez has created an eclectic offering full of rich meats and zesty pastas.
2440 Victory Park Ln., Dallas, TX 75219
Transplanted from the hit restaurant that opened in New York in 2002, Craft Dallas maintains owner/chef Tom Colicchio’s original vision – to prepare the best seasonal ingredients simply and with finesse. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, Craft’s menus offer dishes as diverse as the Short Rib and Shishito Pepper Hash for breakfast and the roasted and braised Muscovy Duck with cranberries for dinner. Every dish is presented on a platter at the center of the table to encourage sharing, and the gesture may extend to divvying up one of the many home-made desserts and pastries.
18020 North Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75287
From the brightly lit sign above the awning leading you in, to the polished wood that adorns the restaurant, it only takes a single step into Tre Amici to know you’re in a superior steakhouse. The menu consists of not only the finest cuts of beef, poultry, and seafood but also an assortment of gourmet sauces and a wide selection of domestic and Italian wines to accompany whatever you order. If you’re simply in the mood for wine, Tre Amici draws a crowd with their regular and late-night happy hours. Whether meeting for drinks or staying to dine, Tre Amici ...
2900 S. Hulen St., Fort Worth, TX 76109
Louise Lamensdorf brings a little bit of France to Dallas and a little “Paris On your Plate” with her restaurant, Bistro Louise. Bistro Louise has won a myriad of awards, and Louise herself has trained under some of the finest chefs in the country, but the real proof behind the success of the restaurant can be found in the food. The cuisine is American with French, Spanish, and Italian influences, and the result is an authentic, gourmet dining experience. Louise uses only the finest cuts of meat and seafood that have been flown in from all over the world, and ...