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8 Spots to Get Texas Cuisine

Try a taste of Texas on your next getaway to Dallas.  

Pecan Lodge

Located in the resurging Deep Ellum neighborhood, Pecan Lodge is one of Dallas' most popular and highly acclaimed restaurants. This award-winning neighborhood staple has been named as one of the Top 4 BBQ joints in the world by Texas Monthly and is a must try.

Lockhart Smokehouse

Try this world-famous BBQ joint in Bishop Arts serving Central Texas-style smoked brisket, ribs, and sausages from Kreuz Marke. Meats are served over the counter on butcher paper, with delicious blue cheese slaw and “better than grandma’s” mac and cheese.


Step inside the upscale Ritz-Carlton hotel and make your first stop at the Rattlesnake bar, one of featured concepts of Fearing’s Restaurant. The restaurant offers seven unique dining spaces, serving up elevated American cuisine with dishes like Sour Cherry BBQ Glazed Quail and Cilantro Lime Buttered Gulf Redfish.

Bob's Steak and Chop House

Voted best steakhouse for consecutive years, Bob’s is sure to impress with its high-quality meats and fine dining experience. Start off with a caesar or spinach salad, then order your choice of steak, pork chop or seafood entrees.

Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse

Located in the historic West End, Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse has been a Dallas staple for years. The historic ambiance of the restaurant is depicted throughout with the 100-year-old brick arches and black and white photos. And the food doesn’t disappoint with its succulent menu items like the venison pork chops, shrimp and grits, and the signature buffalo filet mignon.

Texas Spice

Stop inside the Dallas Omni for homestyle cuisine. Texas Spice serves breakfast, lunch and dinner with an emphasis on local ingredients to create a menu of southern style and Texas-inspired eats. Go for the smoked brisket flatbread for lunch or the Texas Spiced Gulf Fish for dinner, and enjoy the views from the outdoor patio.

Smoky Rose

Across the street from the Dallas Arboretum in East Dallas, this rustic yet chic restaurant is the perfect spot for your next lunch adventure. The menu combines smokehouse flavors with chef-driven choices that will have your taste buds exploding with flavor. The brisket queso is a must for starters, then order your choice of smoked meats and savory sides.

The Rustic

This Uptown favorite offers an at-home feel from the relaxed atmosphere to the impressive homestyle menu items. The jam and toast brunch is always a hit with family-style serving sizes of their hot chicken and smoked cheddar grits. Mix that with live music every night of the week and an extensive selection of beers and Texas-themed cocktails, you can’t go wrong here.

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Last updated on 01/02/2020.