10 places to eat near Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Great food when you're in Dallas for your next convention.

Posted on Nov 29, 2018 By Zane Harrington

Somewhere along the way, hotel and convention center restaurants got a bad rap – but that's not the case in Dallas. Here are seven restaurants within walking distance from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas that will have you looking no further!


Bob's Steak & Chop House

Winner of multiple awards for best steakhouse for several years, Bob's Steak and Chop House is sure to impress with its high-quality meats and fine dining experience. Start with a Caesar salad, then enjoy one of the best cuts of prime steak you'll ever experience. And don't forget that delicious carrot, glazed to perfection.

Cafe Herrera

You can't visit Cafe Herrera without trying the Rancheras Enchiladas stuffed with slow-roasted, shredded brisket. Pair it with the Maximo Margarita, a beautifully crafted margarita featuring Maestro Dobel Diamanté Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur and a black sea salt rim.

Twisted Trompo

In the heart of Downtown, you'll find one of the best tacos in all of Texas at Twisted Trompo. This taco shop began in a gas station but didn't stay there long – visit once and you'll know why! It is a no-frills taco joint and offers several different platter sizes of incredible tacos.

Cindi's N.Y. Delicatessen and Bakery

Open for breakfast and lunch, Cindi's N.Y. Delicatessen and Bakery is the perfect place to celebrate cheat day with French toast made from buttery challah bread. Dallas may have a reputation for glitz and glamour, but this delicious breakfast won't do much damage to your wallet. 

Texas Spice

Start your day on the right foot with breakfast at Texas Spice inside the Omni Hotel. With chef-crafted egg bowls and house-baked pastries, you'll enjoy incredible food that's fresh and locally sourced.


Pegasus Pizza

Who doesn't love pizza? Pegasus Pizza serves delicious New York Style pies with traditional and unexpected flavor combinations like the Carne, Garden, Four Cheese or BBQ Brisket. Pair your favorite with a variety of wines, beers and cocktails. 


Black Ship Little Katana

Home of some of the best sushi and sake, Black Ship Little Katana will make you forget about the barbecue, Tex-Mex or steak you might have expected in Dallas. This not-to-be-missed stop will have you re-evaluating which foods Dallas should be known for because of their incredible shrimp tempura roll.