Dallas, you impress me. If I were to pack my bags and move to Dallas, I’d totally set up shop on Greenville Ave. Modern Mexican pop-up restaurants, New Hampton’s style dining, crafted cocktail elixirs, and drool worthy hot fried chicken. Oh man, just thinking about the fried chicken makes my mouth water. Here are the seven best restaurants in Dallas you need to eat at right now.
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Soda fountain-inspired restaurant serving American fare with perfectly crafted cocktail elixirs, iconic pies, homemade ice creams, desserts & sundaes, plus a full bar.
What to Order: Pork belly + watermelon salad, hot chicken + waffles, open faced beet cured salmon, the dirty south, pies, and all of their cocktails/sodas.
2010 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, remedydallas.com
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Café Momentum, a Dallas-based restaurant and culinary training facility, transforms young people’s lives by providing a positive environment in which at-risk youth who have spent time in juvenile facilities receive intensive culinary, job and life-skill training, as well as continued mentorship and support, enabling them to achieve their full potential. Truly a gem in Dallas with spectacular service and delicious cuisine.
What to Order: Octopus tiradito, and smoked fried chicken.
1510 Pacific Ave, Dallas, TX 75270, cafemomentum.org
Kitchen LTO Kitchen LTO is a permanent pop-up restaurant that gives a rotating home to up and coming chef and design talent every 6 months. Anastacia Quinones is currently starring at the restaurant and showcasing modern Mexican. What to Order: Street corn, trio of ceviches, and pozole. 3011 Gulden Ln, Dallas, TX 75212, kitchenlto.com
The Blind Butcher
Evocative restaurant serving meats & other American fare plus drinks in a patio-equipped space.
What to Order: Meat & cheese board with cured meat, pate or terrine, and house cheeses.
1919 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, theblindbutcher.com
Beautiful modern American Bistro with a coastal California feel serving New American bites that’s perfect for date night. The pasta is made fresh every single day so make sure to order the braised rabbit pappardelle!
What to Order: Roasted baby artichokes, fried castelvetrano olives, and braised rabbit pappardelle.
2323 N Henderson Ave #109, Dallas, TX 75206, gemmadallas.com
Greenville’s newest neighborhood friendly bistro featuring a raw bar, wood grill, wood rotisserie, cocktails, and a 120 bottle wine list.
What to Order: “Nashville” hot fried chicken, curry chicharróns, and the craft cocktails.
2023 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206, dallasrapscallion.com
Steel City Popsicles
To top off the night or between meals, stop by Steel City Popsicles for a cool and sweet treat. You know a place is good when the line is out the door every single hour. I love their passion fruit popsicles!
2012 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX, steelcitypops.com