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4901 Bryan St, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
5360 W Lovers Ln #220, Dallas, TX 75209, USA
Rise Nº 1 is a neighborhood restaurant that serves up an impressive list of both sweet and savory soufflés. This would be my top pick for a romantic date night or for a girls’ night out. The interior of the restaurant makes you feel like you are...
2121 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
When the Ritz-Carlton Dallas opened in 2007, it didn’t have to go far to find a star chef for its gourmet restaurant. Dubbed the father of Southwestern cuisine, and the author of notable cookbooks like The Texas Food Bible, Dean Fearing...
2680 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
There's no shortage of steakhouses in Dallas. Place at Perry's distinguishes itself thanks to its fierce focus on local, sustainable, and organic produce. On Perry's plates, no meat comes from animals given antibiotics or growth hormones; the...
5330 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254, USA
A lavish American meal typically conjures the image of a plate full of prime rib and lobster—with a glass of red wine of course. Chamberlain's is the place to have this meal. In addition, they have specialties and a menu of premium cigars!
9780 Walnut St #140, Dallas, TX 75243, USA
With a great atmosphere and a packed room of locals, if you’re in the mood for Vietnamese food, you won’t go wrong here. Some swear by the pho and others by the gloriously crusty banh mi sub sandwiches, which come heaped high with grilled pork,...
7909 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Dallas, TX 75251, USA
See what drives foodies and chefs like Gordon Ramsay and Anthony Bourdain wild about the legendary burgers at In-N-Out at this popular Dallas location. What makes In-N-Out the most fun is ordering from their “secret” menu, so skip the regular...
3511 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, USA
tucked into a non-assuming shop at the corner of lemon and oak lawn, this cheese shop is a true delight. as someone who a) loves cheese but b) can get overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of options, i was thrilled to find warm and welcoming...
2805 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
After spending some time in a hundred and one degree weather, bubble tea seems to be the only desirable thing possible. Head to Deep Ellum Brewing Company for simplistic tour and three beer tickets, enjoy some food truck delights, and then take a...
1010 S Pearl Expy, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
The lines are long (expect to wait at least an hour) at this young barbecue joint tucked inside the Dallas Farmers' Market—but the tender, perfectly smoked meats are worth the wait says Daniel Vaugh, barbecue editor of Texas Monthly. "They have...
4812 Bryan St #100, Dallas, TX 75204, USA
Ambiance, Price, & Clientele: Yes, those are rusty bars on the windows. Downtown Dallas businessmen love this place despite its questionable* façade, so there are lots of fancy cars parked out front during lunchtime (at least one of those...
1160 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
20 feet is one of my favorite restaurants in dallas. just east of white rock lake and the arboretum, this laid-back bistro offers all of the classics (fish and chips, fried oyster po-boy) with a handful of daily specials that never disappoint...
2201 N Field St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Named for Dallas-based billionaire entrepreneur (and sometime politician) Ross Perot and his wife, Marjorie, this engaging center is actually split into two campuses: one on the grounds of Fair Park in East Dallas, and the other in Victory Park,...
1146 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
I've eaten lots of tacos during the decades that I've lived in Dallas, but last weekend I think I found my all time favorite... Good 2 Go is on my must-visit-list for every trip home to Dallas. You can kill two birds with one stone. Fresh, hearty...
601 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208, USA
As if it were the sweetest blossom in a cluster of flowers, this taco joint is always buzzing with locals, to the exclusion of the neighboring taquerias. With authentic Mexican tacos that will fill your belly and leave your wallet largely unharmed...
13953 C F Hawn Fwy, Dallas, TX 75253, USA
That's right—during their adult skate events that roll into the wee hours, guests are allowed to bring their own libations, which makes for some interesting parties in the cafe-type corner where kids congregate in the day. Bring some alcohol, some...
1808 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, USA
After treating myself to happy hour at one Henderson Ave hotspot after the other, and a savory fiesta at the Blue Goose Cantina, I went in search of respite at Good Records in Greenville. It was at Good Records that I first met Smile Smile, The...
167 Turtle Creek Blvd #103, Dallas, TX 75207, USA
Situated in the rising Design District area, Bowlounge lifted parts of a defunct East Texas bowling alley and brought them to Dallas for a legion of new bowling fans. Be warned, the electronic scoring system has its quirks, but it's definitely...
920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
As proof that Dallasites aren’t all about the carnivore life, this downtown market has been peddling farm-fresh veggies, dairy, and more since 1941. What started as a small horse-and-wagon wholesale market is now a 26,000-square-foot hall...
8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218, USA
Set on the banks of White Rock Lake, this 66-acre sanctuary offers scenic trails, blooming gardens, and peaceful green spaces for when you want some quiet time with nature—plus kids’ areas, holiday events, and a packed calendar of...
2716 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226, USA
the recently opened 'off the record' mixes two great loves of the deep ellum neighborhood: beer and great music. connected to club dada (an intimate live music venue), this bar-meets-vinyl-shop sells craft brews on tap with stacks of records in...
1801 N Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
More than just an aquatic paradise, this facility also features creatures that roam the land, making it a wonderland for kids and adults alike. Check out all manner of beasts and fowl from the Yucatan Peninsula in Mundo Maya, or meet penguins from...
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