Discover Trending Restaurants in Dallas

The OpenTable Team

The Texas city of Dallas stands out as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United States, boasting a long and storied history, incredible natural attractions and landmarks, a thriving cultural scene, and a flourishing culinary environment. The trending restaurants in Dallas embody the excitement, delivering intriguing cuisines that combine local eats with world-flavors and fads from coast to coast. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in the city headed out to when looking for the trending restaurants in Dallas? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know diners throughout Dallas to pick out the latest places to eat. From neighborhood favorites to downtown hot spots, the trending restaurants in Dallas have something for everyone. Grab a table for dinner tonight!

Restaurants:Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill - Euless, The Clover Club, Barley & Board
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, Gastro Pub
Neighborhoods:Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor, Uptown, Texas

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill - Euless

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor
298 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Great for Brunch
This engaging and stylish Irving institution is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. The “scratch kitchen” at The Thirsty Lion provides a full menu of engaging and entertainiRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Dallas - Fort Worth

The Clover Club

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
143 reviews
  • Late-night Find
  • Romantic
  • Hot Spot
The Clover Club is an ultra-stylish downtown hot spot ideal for a great dinner and some excellent craft cocktails. Head out to the Clover Club's stylish rooftop patio and enjoy oneRead more
100% recommended
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Barley & Board

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Texas
779 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great Beer
  • Happy Hour
This sleek Denton hotspot is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. Constructed in a historic brick building, Barley & Board is the spot for fine cuisine and plenty of excellenRead more
100% recommended
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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,118 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Live Music
  • Casual
This top Dallas location is a prime spot for some excellent food and some incredible music. Stop in to take in a show and dine at the Dallas installment of this renowned chain. It'Read more
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Alice

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Uptown
354 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
An intimate spot on North Hall Street, Alice is a stylish and engaging place with a fascinating Asian small-plate menu. The sushi is the standout at Alice. Try the spider roll, witRead more
86% recommended
Late Night Find in Dallas

Te Deseo

$$$$·Latin American·
Uptown
238 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
  • Romantic
The upscale Te Deseo in the Ritz-Carlton is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. Only a few steps away from the American Airlines Center on Olive Street, Te Deseo is a fascinRead more
90% recommended
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Sushi Marquee

$$$$·Sushi·
Frisco
345 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Sushi and the Cowboys meet in one of the coolest trending restaurants in Dallas. This sushi favorite is right in the middle of the Dallas Cowboys world headquarters. It delivers a Read more
93% recommended
Hot Spot in Dallas Suburbs

Vidorra

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Texas
259 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
Vidorra is one of the best spots to enjoy a meal out on a fine-weather day. With a fine rooftop dining scene and an excellent menu of cocktails and food, it's no surprise that thisRead more
89% recommended
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Kenny's Wood Fired Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
North Dallas / Addison
6,435 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The Addison Walk is the home to Kenny's Wood Fired Grill, one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. This is an intimate but lively chophouse with a creative menu of wood-fired meaRead more
99% recommended
Contemporary American in Dallas - Fort Worth

Haywire

$$$$·American·
Plano
2,800 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
This Plano hot spot has one of the more unique restaurant setups in Texas. This local favorite - one of the trending restaurants in Dallas - has a three-tiered layout for guests. FRead more
96% recommended
Most Booked in Dallas - Fort Worth

Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House

$$$$·Seafood·
North Dallas / Addison
1,519 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
A longtime favorite for Dallas-area eaters, Lefty's Lobster and Chowder House is one of the top seafood spots in all of Texas. Trek out to the Belt Line Road in nearby Addison to eRead more
100% recommended
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Delucca Pizza & Wine - Dallas

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Design District
638 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
This creative combination of Italian and Brazilian tastes is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. This sleek downtown hot spot boasts an open kitchen with a wood-fired oven aRead more
95% recommended
Pizzeria in Dallas - Fort Worth

Dee Lincoln Prime

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Frisco
852 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Dee Lincoln Prime screams out success. In fact, the location of this restaurant at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters is literally “Winning Drive.” Stop into marvel at the wonders of Read more
90% recommended
Hot Spot in Dallas Suburbs

KAI Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Plano
610 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Hot Spot
This modern and stylish Asian fusion spot in Plano is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. In the Legacy West complex, Kai delivers a menu full of creative Southern Asian disRead more
88% recommended
Late Night Find in Dallas - Fort Worth

Sundown at Granada

$$$$·American·
Upper Greenville
292 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
Right next to the beloved Granada Theater in Dallas, Sundown at Granada is one of the coolest venues in the city. One of the trending restaurants in Dallas, Sundown is the spot to Read more
86% recommended

Uchi Dallas

$$$$·Sushi·
Uptown
2,630 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
An upscale sushi restaurant in the heart of Dallas, Uchi is the place to be for prime Japanese seafood. The Uchi “tasting menu” has a full range of excellent sushi dishes. Try the Read more
98% recommended
Best Food in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Billy Can Can

$$$$·American·
Victory Park
409 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
This lively and exciting Victory Park-area steakhouse is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. A modern take on a classic Old West saloon, Billy Can Can is full of hearty foodRead more
98% recommended
Hot Spot in Dallas - Fort Worth

Foxyco

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Texas
367 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
This modern and hip Riverfront Boulevard hotspot is a top place in the bustling Design District of Dallas. One of the trending restaurants in Dallas, Foxyco is a comfortable, welcoRead more
81% recommended
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Pink Magnolia - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts
710 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
The celebrity chef Blythe Beck brings Southern-style favorites to Dallas in this fabled modern restaurant. A friendly neighborhood spot with the best aspects of Southern hospitalitRead more
83% recommended
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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck

$$$$·Asian·
Downtown
8,371 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
The celebrated chef Wolfgang Puck brings his majesty to Dallas with the acclaimed Five Sixty restaurant. On the top of the fabled Reunion Tower in Dallas, Five Sixty is the spot toRead more
92% recommended
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