Collected by Nikki Bayley, AFAR Local Expert
13270 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
Malls don't usually come to mind when diners are seeking out fine-dining establishments, but the Dallas Galleria's upscale steakhouse should boost perceptions of shopping-adjacent restaurants. If jumbo lump crab cakes, top-notch cuts of USDA prime...
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,...
4572 Claire Chennault St, Addison, TX 75001, USA
Not many museums offer you the chance to experience their exhibits like the Cavanaugh, where you can book in for a once-in-a-lifetime flight in an original WW2 plane like the Boeing N2S-4 Stearman Kaydet “Yellow Peril”. If taking to the skies...
13388 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
Bookish bargain hunters will adore this excellent "pile ‘em high and sell ‘em cheap" store, which is a positive treasure trove of discount books, magazines, CDs, and DVDs. You can happily lose hours browsing the shelves, and when it’s rainy or...
906 Jean St, Grapevine, TX 76051, USA
Hop heads rejoice! You can go behind the scenes at one of North Texas’s finest craft brewers on one of their special tours that run from April till December. This is strictly for adults who are aged 21 years and over—and yes, there are plenty of...
13331 Preston Rd #2300, Dallas, TX 75240, USA
My favorite guilty pleasure is to spend the afternoon at the movies: no matter whether it’s raining or sunshine outside, nothing beats the thrill of sneaking off to the cinema to watch a double bill (one good movie and one trashy one) while...