11 Spots to get Texas Cuisine
Try a taste of Texas on your next getaway to Dallas.
An update on the classic Texas roadhouse, Tillman’s Roadhouse is one of the places you should visit while in your time in Dallas. The restaurant, located in the Bishop Arts District, combines both rustic and lush vibes in everything from menu to décor. Be sure to to try the trio of fries and the beer can chicken.
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.
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.
Eating at this West Dallas farm-to-fork restaurant is a fantastic experience. Smoke serves an innovative menu of smoked meats that will undoubtedly wow your taste buds. Try any of the breakfast favorites like brisket hash with pearl onions and drop biscuits with spicy sausage gravy and a Dr. Pepper reduction. If you have a sweet tooth, Smoke's ricotta pancakes topped with blueberries and vanilla-poached apricots is exactly what you need.
Modern Texas cuisine is what you’ll find at this Downtown Dallas restaurant. From the Texas-style ambiance and art work to the southern barbecue dishes, you’ll definitely feel the Texas vibe throughout your dining experience. Go for the chef’s favorites like the barbecued brisket or the honey fried chicken, and don’t forget to try one of the unique Texas cocktails.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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