Dallas extends through Collin, Denton, Kaufman, Rockwall, and Dallas Counties. The estimated population in 2019 was at 1,343,573, making it the third most populated city in Texas, only behind Houston and San Antonio. Dallas is the core of the large Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, having a bit of everything!
Dallas is the home to the American Airlines Center. The American Airlines Center is the host of the Dallas Mavericks as well as the Dallas Stars. The venue is also known for hosting world-renowned concerts and events. Easily accessible at Victory Plaza, there are tons to do within walking distance of the arena- restaurants, bars, shops, hotels, and more!
Are you looking for places that can satisfy your craving while visiting Dallas?
Here are the Top 10 Restaurant and Diner in Dallas Texas!
1. Pecan Lodge – Sandwiches, Barbeque
Morris H. – “I am glad that they were still offering to take out, but I really wish that I could have sat down to eat at the restaurant. It seems like a very cool place in a very cool part of downtown Dallas
So I can definitely say that I was craving bbq so bad that my eyes were bigger than my stomach.
I definitely wanted to try the beef ribs. I am so glad that the guy behind the counter talked me down from that ledge. All anyone needs are one beef rib at this place. It is a kind of meat. I don’t know what possessed me to add the three meat sampler to the beef rib which was pork ribs, brisket, and a sausage link. I also added a side of collard greens which tasted great
The meat was tender and well seasoned. I love to slather the meat with bbq sauce but this meat didn’t need it. The flavor was so good without it.” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 2702 Main St, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 748-8900
2. Velvet Taco Knox – American (New), Tacos, Breakfast & Brunch
Diego E. – “Velvet Taco is a clever concept… Sure, they sell tacos but they are far from your traditional taco joint. Velvet is also significantly pricier than your traditional taco joint, but I don’t mean for that to take away from their consistently awesome product.
A creative spin on tacos, also, during pre-COVID, or more normal times, Velvet is also a staple late-night hang. You’ll find many people coming here for a late-night meal after they’ve left a club, sporting event, or simply people that want a late-night munch.
Some suggestions… DO NOT go into this place expecting to place an order without waiting in line. It is known to be quite busy, with lines out the door. If you want your food quicker, the Velvet Taco app is pretty handy and can ensure your meal ticket goes through as soon as you’ve placed it. Usually within 15-30 mins, even during busy times, they’ll have your order ready.
My personal favorite is either the #3 Spicy Tikka or the #12 Angus Brisket, two fairly popular selections. They constantly add new specials though and have the ability to modify the items within the taco if you have preferences or some sort of allergy.” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 3012 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 823-8358
3. Maple Leaf Diner – American (Traditional), Breakfast & Brunch, Diners
Mindy T. – “Our experience at Uchi was worth every penny. Dining in felt very safe during COVID. The food was spectacular and very unique. I don’t think I can find a dupe or something similar anywhere else. My favorite was the hamachi, it was so good I ordered two portions via UberEats the day after because I was having dreams about it. The service was amazing with a complimentary valet and very attentive staff. Would definitely come again” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 2817 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 855-5454
5. Meso Maya Comida y Copas – Mexican, New Mexican Cuisine
David S. – “This restaurant had been on our radar for quite some time now, and so we decided to give them a try yesterday. Unfortunately, we didn’t dine in, but that didn’t matter because the dishes we ordered to go, were delicious!
This is not Tex-Mex, this is gourmet Mexican food and it is some of the best Mexican food I have eaten. We tried the Queso Poblano and it was very creamy and very good. We will be ordering that again for sure. I had the Serrano Enchiladas and oh man! They were great! There was nothing heavy about this dish like some enchilada dishes can be. This will probably be my go-to dish here. The wife ordered the Pollo from the Budan Azteca side of the menu and she loved it, (no picture though).
I love the food that we ordered and our next visit will have to be a dine-in experience.” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 1611 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 484-6555
6. Rodeo Goat – Burgers, Beer Bar
Mike F. – “Great place – my boss queued me into this place – he was in Dallas when everything was shut down for Covid-19
A few months later I had to go to Dallas and they were open.
Had a great burger, fries, and a couple of beers. The young lady at the bar was very helpful – they did not have my normal beer but she found something similar that hit the spot. The burger was great – juicy and flavorful and huge. Fresh fries… very nice. The staff was friendly and helpful. Can’t wait to come back to Dallas to visit again!” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 1926 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 741-4628
7. rise n°1 – French, Wine Bars, Desserts
Kamil B. – “5-star experience. This was my first time at a restaurant since Covid started and it was perfect. Everyone had masks, dividers between the tables on the patio, and lots of cleaning between guests. The salmon soufflé was so good. I have zero experience with soufflés so I have nothing to compare it to but I’d come back here for sure. The warm bread they bring out, in the beginning, was tasty. The escargot soufflé was garlicky, buttery, and delicious. First time eating snails! And I loved it. Can’t wait to come back here.” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 5360 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 366-9900
8. Jimmy’s Food Store – Grocery, Sandwiches, Wine Tasting Room
Terri L. – “Mi Piace!!! If you haven’t been to Jimmy’s you are missing out. Best Italian deli in the lower US! Great prices, great selection but the staff and owners really make it the best. Have a sip of vino, enjoy a sandwich, finish it up with a shot of espresso! Va bene!!” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 4901 Bryan St, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 823-6180
The best part (aside from the chicken of course) when you pick up your food they ask “sauce with that?”. And yes, that includes ranch!!! Or any other of the homemade sauces that they offer. And they don’t give you just one sauce for free.99, they give you 3!!” 5 Stars
You can find this place at 4234 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 443-7822
You can find this place at 2713 Commerce St, Dallas, TX or you can call (214) 653-8237
Downtown is continually growing with a beautiful art scene, urban green spaces, fine dining, and luxurious shopping. You’ll find the Dallas World Aquarium downtown- the perfect place to check out a wide array of animals and explore outdoor exhibits. The Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum opened a new, permanent home in a state-of-the-art 55,000 sqft building in 2019. The museum explores all human rights, other historic genocides, and America’s own civil rights journey. And, you can’t miss one of the most recognizable buildings in the area- Reunion Tower. See the city from over 500 feet in the air at the observation deck and learn about Dallas’ landmarks, history, and more.
Uptown has more than its fair share of shopping, nightlife, and dining destinations. This is where you’ll find Victory Plaza and the American Airlines Center, as well as the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. There’s tons of shopping to be had at West Village, as well as some outdoor time on the Katy Trail. You can find tons of incredible restaurants like Baboush, Malai Kitchen, Gemma, and tons more. The Rustic is also the ideal hangout- with tons of local drinks, incredible food, and host to many nationally and locally recognized artists, you can spend an entire night in one place.
Here is your Top 10 list of restaurants and diner around Dallas Texas.
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