Food & Drink

13 New Fall Restaurants and Flavors to Try

Discover Dallas' newest eats and treats

Devon Yarbrough
Posted on Nov 21, 2019

It's foodie season! And lucky for you, Dallas has so many new restaurants popping up around town. If you're looking for some new food scenes to explore, here's our list of restaurants to check out this fall.

1. Partenope Ristorante


Head to Partenope Ristorante, one of the newest dining places to hit the Dallas food scene. Serving traditional Italian fares like paninis on house-made breads, calamari and Neapolitan-styled pizzas, this upscale restaurant is perfect for a night out to treat yourself.

2. 77 Degrees

Knox/Henderson District

You'll feel transported to a sunny and costal oasis thanks to its Mediterranean décor, full-rooftop lounge and vivacious atmosphere. Plus, with cocktails choices, like the Violet Sky, a watermelon and thyme-infused drink, or the Ruby Slipper Cocktail, as well as delicious shareable bites, this rooftop lounge provides an escape from the winter blues.

3. Te Deseo Cocina Latina

Harwood District

Te Deseo is a stunning restaurant with even more spectacular and delectable bites. Order any of the ceviche, queso or guacamole selections, before indulging in one of their shared plates or tacos. Not only does the hotspot have delicious food, they play salsa music, there's rooftop bars and there's always a line to get in on the weekends. It's quite the party and it's the hot spot in town right now!

Te Deseo. Photo Courtesy of Harwood International

4. Paradiso

Bishop Arts District

The open-air atmosphere and modern furnishings enhance the appeal of this local eatery. Providing fantastic European-inspired food like wood-fired pizza, smoked salmon, chicken paillard, as well as featuring live music, garden seating and a wrap-around bar, Paradiso is the ideal spot for a relaxing dining experience.

5. Tejas

Bishop Arts District

If you know anything about Texas, you know that we love our Tex-Mex and comfort food – and Tejas lives up to our foodie standard. Made with fresh and locally grown ingredients, the dishes at Tejas are full of flavor and served in a colorful, lively environment. Taste one of the various tacos on the menus, including the all-day breakfast tacos, or go for a burger with a side of curly fries – you won't be disappointed.


6. Good Companions

Bishop Arts District

Just like the name suggests, Good Companions is a wonderful place for meeting (or making) friends. Set in a cozy restored house, the café serves up local coffees, teas, natural wines, made-in house sandwiches and house baked goods. And with their signature sticky buns, which are made fresh daily, this restaurant is a treat you shouldn't miss out on.

7. The Botanist

Bishop Arts District

 Recently opened in one of Dallas' most unique districts, The Botanist adds further charm and allure to the neighborhood. The cocktail bar serves a rotating menu of cocktails infused with fresh herbs, flowers and other garden ingredients. Add in the restaurant's swanky atmosphere and chic design and you'll be drinking in style here. And for a bonus, its sister restaurants, Good Companions, Paradiso or Tejas are just around the corner for even more flavors and combo offerings.

8. Hungry Belly

Knox/Henderson District

Presenting a myriad of Asian-inspired dishes, Hungry Belly is a great place to come hungry and leave satisfied. Try anything from the edamame or kimchi fries to the various ramen, fried rice or Bento Box options. And with a full menu with several sushi selections, there are plenty of flavors to indulge in and savor.

9. Crab House Seafood & Oyster Bar


A fusion between Vietnamese and Cajun cuisine, Crab House Seafood & Oyster Bar features different seafood staples in a relaxed setting. Try the garlic butter crab claws, one of the most popular items on the menu, or savor any of the oyster offerings. Whatever you order, just make sure to bring your appetite!  

Garlic Butter Crab Claws. Photo Courtesy of Crab House Seafood & Oyster Bar Facebook

10. La Reunion

Bishop Arts District

A first of its kind in Dallas, La Reunion is an all-day expresso bar and a tribute to the original French colony located in what is now the Oak Cliff neighborhood. The comfy café provides innovative coffee, French foods, wines and cocktails for the idyllic neighborhood coffee shop/parlor.   

11. Toluca Organic


Serving vegan-friendly Tex-Mex, this new addition to Uptown has already established itself as a hotspot destination. The fast-casual restaurant includes a menu with organic and gluten-free tacos, burritos, bowls and more – great for a healthy and quick meal.

12. 400 Gradi

Downtown Dallas  

If you're looking for authentic Italian cuisine, 400 Gradi should be your go-to spot. The Neapolitan-Italian eatery features a full menu of pasta, antipasta, pizza – all created with made-in-house dough, as well as several traditional white and red wines.

13. Hinodeya Ramen Bar

Lower Greenville

Located in the foodie-centric neighborhood, Lower Greenville, Hinodeya Ramen Bar gives an authentic and exciting dining experience. Enjoy the numerous ramen choices, as well as premium Japanese sake and whiskey, while taking in the simple yet elegant atmosphere.