Support LGBTQ owned restaurants in Dallas
OpenTable gives restaurants the ability to celebrate their identity on their restaurant profile—making it even easier for you to find LGBTQ restaurants to support from coast to coast. Book a table at one of these spots to dine out (and proud!) for Pride month and beyond.
A Guide to the Best Date Spots in Dallas
Conversations begin on Bumble but they get even deeper IRL. When it’s time to move from direct messaging to direct eye contact, find a table for two. And to make it super easy, OpenTable and Bumble are teaming up to help you find the best date spots in your city. Find a restaurant that fits your style, whether you want drinks on a patio or a special four-course meal, OpenTable can help you choose the cuisine, seating area, and even book unique experiences with nearby restaurants. Download the Bumble app to find your match, and check the list below to find your table.
Dallas’s 9 Favorite Bars
Maybe it’s Dallas’s long, hot summers, or perhaps it’s because residents love nothing more than to go out for dinner and drinks, but the city and its surrounding areas overflow with enticing watering holes. Dallas’s artisanal distilleries are winning awards and its craft beer scene is one of Texas’s best. The establishments on this list serve everything from local brews to Old World wines to Japanese whiskys. From iconic dives to fancy wine bars, from gastropubs to live music venues, from a sushi and cocktail lounge in the sky to a Mexican speakeasy, there’s something for every drinker.
The 16 Greatest Restaurants in Dallas
For years, Dallas’s top-notch dining scene was something of a well-kept secret, but in the last decade the buzz has increased in volume. Dallas celebrity chefs are cropping up, restaurants keep hitting national and international best-of lists, and once Bon Appetit magazine recognized Dallas as the 2019 restaurant city of the year, the hidden treasure had officially revealed its sparkle to the world. What people outside of Dallas might not understand is that Dallas’s culture largely hangs on going out to eat. Therefore, the competition is high, so it’s hard to find a bad restaurant. It wasn’t easy making a “best of Dallas” list, because so many Dallas restaurants qualify. The ones on this list offer something for everyone—the fine diners, the barbecue lovers, and those who are all about ambiance. These are Dallas’s greatest restaurants.
The Best Pizza in Dallas
THE 10 Best Pizza Places in Dallas includes the best pizza places and restaurants serving giant pizzas, thin crust. Search best pizza nearby.
The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Dallas
THE 10 Best Steakhouses in Dallas. Discover the best Steakhouse restaurant near you on OpenTable and search by location and more.
12 Can’t-Miss Spots for Outdoor Dining in Dallas
As north Texans know all too well, there aren’t too many months for dining al fresco in this part of the Lone Star State. But spring is here and it’s time to sip margaritas and munch on chips and salsa in the sunshine. Enjoy homemade pasta, mezze platters, fresh seafood, or sizzling fajitas while taking in views of parks, golf courses, and swimming pools. This list includes rooftops, neighborhood gems, and fine dining. And some restaurants offer outdoor heaters or optional enclosures, so you can enjoy the open air—in every season.
13 of Dallas’s outstanding spots for celebrating special occasions
Dallas is all about its restaurants—they’re the city’s crown jewels, scattered throughout Texas’s cultural hub. Whether you’re celebrating an accomplishment, anniversary, or just the joy of making it through the year, the city’s quaint hideouts and sprawling steakhouses turn any meal into a special occasion. This list offers every kind of “special.” There are steaks and skyline views for milestone birthdays. For a more unique celebration, cook your own food on a private grill at a Japanese spot in Deep Ellum. Or toast your special someone at a charming wine bistro in Lower Greenville, plucked straight from the streets of Paris. Dallas’s most outstanding restaurants for celebrating are highly sought after destinations—so book your table at one of these 13 places now.
Dallas’s 5 Best New Restaurants to Try
Nearly two years into the pandemic, Dallas boasts a long list of exciting new spots, including a clandestine hotel bar, multiple spins on the traditional steakhouse, an all-day café, and the best new place to grab a margarita. But because the establishments are shiny and new, they’re attracting swarms of Dallasites—so be sure to book your table in advance.
10 Top Burgers in Dallas to Add to Your Bucket List
It’s no secret that the heart of Dallas is its restaurants. From the strip mall hidden gems of Frisco to the fine-dining spots in the Park Cities to the endless options on Beltline, this food-loving city only continues to expand its repertoire. So it’s no surprise that Dallas is home to some truly delicious burgers, where the city’s most creative chefs have all kinds of takes on the American classic — a jerk burger, a falafel burger, and a rattlesnake burger, to name a few. One upscale eatery slings a cheeseburger basket fit for kids (you’ll love the side of tater tots), but make no mistake — it appeals to the most sophisticated palates. A couple of restaurants have entire burger menus. Whether you like your burgers traditional with a slice of tomato and a little ketchup, or you’re of a “the-fancier-the-better” mindset, you’ll find your soulmate burger on this top ten list.
LatinX-Owned and -Operated Restaurants to Support in Dallas
Celebrate the diversity of the restaurant industry! These LatinX-owned and -operated restaurants are proud to share their heritage — explore spots to support near you.
The food in Dallas is like its music: varied and wonderful. Craving barbecue and a beer with some great country music? Check out the bars in Deep Ellum and be prepared to wander. Are you in the mood for an elegant dinner after the opera? There are excellent chophouses and world-class seafood establishments within just a mile or two of the Dallas Arts District. The barbecue is top notch in Dallas. In fact, it's so good, there may be a wait to try it, so be sure to pencil in extra time before you stop in for your favorite wings, brisket, beans and potato salad. Vegans and vegetarians need not feel left out. Dallas and Fort Worth feature excellent vegan options that include ice cream.
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