The Best Brunch Restaurants in Dallas

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The city of Dallas has a rich history rooted in cattle ranching, farming, and oil production. The Texas city grew rapidly in size after the railroads sprung in the late 1800s and has become an important business and financial center since. With its myriad of professional sports teams, the Dallas Museum of Art, modern and postmodern architecture and top-rated attractions like the Dallas World Aquarium, you'll always mosey along something to see in Dallas. When it comes to food, you can find it all here, from tacos to Thai cuisine and fine dining to food trucks. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out for the best brunch in Dallas? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. If you'd like a mouthwatering mid-day meal, check out our list of where to find the best brunch in Dallas.

Restaurants:Restaurant506 at The Sanford House, Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill - Euless, Café 43
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Arlington, Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor, Downtown

Restaurant506 at The Sanford House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Arlington
1,086 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Brunch
Restaurant506, located in The Sanford House Inn & Spa in Arlington, is a lovely fine dining establishment that caters to both guests and the general public. Stop in here for brunchRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill - Euless

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor
281 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Brunch
Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, located in Euless Mid Cities in Dallas, is an upscale but laid-back Contemporary American restaurant and Gastropub. Their mission is to combine the Read more
89% recommended
Great for Brunch in Mid Cities

Café 43

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,203 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Great for Brunch
Cafe 43, located at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in downtown Dallas, is a contemporary American restaurant known for their locally-sourced, organic, seasonal and sustainaRead more
98% recommended
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Whistle Britches - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Texas
598 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
Whistle Britches is all about chicken. They opened in 2016 in order to serve Dallas with the tastiest fried chicken in town along with a full menu of farm fresh ingredients and souRead more
94% recommended
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Mac's Bar & Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Arlington
1,102 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
Mac’s Bar and Grill, located in a prime spot in Arlington, TX, sounds like it would be a super casual spot, but it’s not. Diners enter into a super elegant dining area with a rich,Read more
96% recommended
Best Food in Mid Cities

The Henry - Dallas

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor
868 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The Henry, located in the DFW Corridor, is a fantastic neighborhood restaurant. Diners here can always count on a warm welcome from the waitstaff, servers and bartenders who remembRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Dallas - Fort Worth

J. Theodore

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frisco
873 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Bonnie Ruth’s is a sophisticated yet relaxed restaurant in the suburb of Frisco that remains one of the favorite neighborhood spots in the area. The menu focuses on hearty fare rooRead more
98% recommended
Contemporary American in Dallas - Fort Worth

Mignon - Prime Steaks, Seafood and Cocktails

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Plano
1,386 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
Mignon is a lovely fine dining restaurant located in the suburb of Plano, just outside Dallas. They have a warm romantic atmosphere that will transport you to a different era, justRead more
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Dallas - Fort Worth

Mercat

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Uptown
1,165 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
  • Neighborhood Gem
Located in the Harwood District, Mercat Bistro is a cozy and comfortable uptown restaurant that locals love. With an interior inspired by the finest European dining and culinary prRead more
100% recommended
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Prime Farm to Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Flower Mound
587 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
PRIME is a casual yet refined Contemporary American restaurant located in the Flower Mound neighborhood in the suburbs of Dallas. The goal of the restaurant is to support local farRead more
95% recommended
Healthy in Dallas - Fort Worth
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V-Eats Modern Vegan at Trinity Groves

$$$$·Vegan·
Trinity Groves
283 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Healthy
  • Authentic
V-Eats is a Modern Vegan restaurant in the Trinity Groves neighborhood of Dallas. The goal here is to prove that vegan food can appeal to anyone and taste just as good as any otherRead more
93% recommended
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The Heritage Table

$$$$·American·
Frisco
412 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Located in an old 19th-century Victorian house, The Heritage Table in the Frisco suburb might have the best brunch in Dallas, according to many locals. The restaurant focuses on AmRead more
96% recommended
Best Service in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Edith’s French Bistro

$$$$·French·
Plano
22 reviews
  • Afternoon Coffee
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Situated in the suburb of Plano, Edith’s French Bistro serves an amazing, all-day brunch in a bright and chic space with rustic wood and splashes of white on the walls. It has tonsRead more
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Hannah's off The Square

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Denton
1,599 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Hannah’s off The Square is a casual fine dining spot nestled in the heart of Denton, a northern suburb of Dallas. Originally located on Hickory Street, Hannah’s moved to this much Read more
88% recommended
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Ida Claire

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
North Dallas / Addison
2,584 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
If you want to experience a real southern restaurant while you’re in Dallas, check out Ida Claire’s in the Addison neighborhood. It’s a funky, southern influenced restaurant and baRead more
94% recommended
Great for Brunch in Dallas

Wildwood Smoke Craft Whiskey - Southlake

$$$$·American·
Southlake
692 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
Wildwood is a favorite dining destination in Southlake, a suburb of Dallas, that serves delicious American food, steak and seafood. The restaurant is an ideal spot for a business lRead more
98% recommended
Kid Friendly in Dallas - Fort Worth

Texas Spice

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
472 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
Texas Spice, a popular Contemporary American restaurant is the premier eatery at the Omni Dallas Hotel downtown. It serves 3 meals a day and puts a focus on capturing the true flavRead more
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Pink Magnolia - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
710 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
Pink Magnolia is an elegant yet casual eatery located in the Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts neighborhood of Dallas. Inspired by the magnolia flower as a symbol of southern strength and hoRead more
83% recommended
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Ivy Kitchen - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
North Dallas / Addison
418 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual
IVY Kitchen, located in North Dallas, is a casual yet elegant American comfort food place that offers an eclectic variety of foods. The restaurant started out as a place to meet, eRead more
94% recommended
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