Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225 · 214-378-8686
LINCOLN PARK. Southwestern touches and contemporary terracotta décor
create the mood at Blue Mesa Grill. The ambiance is casual and the food
utterly Tex-Mex! Offering a lunch and dinner menu, the restaurant
thrills culinary palates with starters like the Blue Mesa Churrascaritas,
which are skewers of marinated steak and chicken served with grilled
mesa panna flatbread. Entree options vary from the Adobe Pie (a spicy
chicken, cheese and roasted peppers pastry) to the Red Chile Salmon
Tacos. Smart casual attire.
MANSION ON TURTLE
Creek Blvd, Mansion on Turtle Creek Hotel, Dallas, TX 75219 ·
OAK LAWN. An evening spent
at the Mansion is a true gastronomic indulgence. The main dining area
features beamed ceilings, wood paneling, and leaded glass windows, along
with an exquisite veranda for those wishing to dine al fresco. The
international menu offers such delights as Gulf of Mexico grouper with
pueblo corn crust, Chilean sea bass with roasted garlic shrimp, roasted
pheasant on butternut squash puree, and Texas Steak Diane with queso
fresco potatoes. Spectacular sauces and dips like “Mexican Marigold Mint
Vinaigrette” and “Peach Smoked Poblano Salsa” only serve to enhance the
epicurean delights at this opulent Oak Lawn treasure!
1800 N Market
St, Dallas, TX 75202 · 214-999-0662
WEST END. Whether it's
nachos or tacos, if authentic Mexican is what you're after, then you
need to take a trip to the Cadillac Bar. This popular restaurant
features traditional decor and its ambiance is full-fledged FIESTA! The
staff is friendly, and the atmosphere (complete with live music) is
energetic. Locals favor the Cadillac for its renowned Margaritas.
Classics like Cabrito al Pastor (roasted young goat) and Camarones
Enbrochette (stuffed shrimp) are among the many tasty menu items. To
complete your bona fide Mexican meal, the Tres Leches dessert (pound
cake soaked in three types of milk and whipped cream, then topped with
cinnamon and vanilla) is an absolute must.
3888 Oak Lawn
Ave, Dallas, TX 75219 · 214-219-3141
OAK LAWN. Home of the famous
Green Bellybutton Margarita, this Dallas-area favorite serves up
authentic Mexican dishes with a bit of a Texas twist. Step in the
attractive, candle-lit dining area, and you'll feel as though you're
back on the hacienda - stucco walls, hand-painted murals, high ceilings,
leather furniture, white tablecloths and colorful knickknacks scattered
throughout. The menu is a veritable who's who of spicy savour, from
taqueria-style tacos and duck-filled flautas to veal short ribs in red
mole and pork barbecue stuffed into a roasted poblano chili pepper
2916 N Hall St,
Dallas, TX 75204-2310 · 214-954-0803
UPTOWN. A veteran of the
Dallas restaurant scene, this eatery is one of the best. La Trattoria
Lombardi's strong suit is its seafood, and the service is as authentic
as the food is Italian! The menu showcases traditional fare, and
according legend, regulars don't even look at the menu - they simply
trust that what they want will be served. Reservations recommended.
LOBSTER & CHOWDER HOUSE
Ave, Dallas, TX 75206 · 214-826-4910
LOWER GREENVILLE AVENUE.
Lobster Madness specials, stuffed shrimp and - without question - the
best lobster bisque in town! All of the dishes come from Jack's family
recipes. For "landlubbers," the steak and vegetable pasta dishes include
no fish. At this casual seafood place, the staff is jovial, and the
atmosphere is festive. Great family atmosphere.
Rd, Dallas, TX 75252 · 972-447-0066
NORTH DALLAS. With cuisine
that spans from Southern France to Northern Italy, a meal at
Mediterraneo is beyond compare. The innovative food features dishes that
center on seafood, steaks, pasta and duck. Such delicious choices as
braised duck ravioli grace this intricate menu. The restaurant is
popular and attracts a boisterous crowd. Diners may choose to sit
inside, or outside on the refreshing patio. Reservations recommended.
Casual smart attire.
4514 Travis, Ste
#122, Dallas, TX 75205 · 214-521-2233
HIGHLAND PARK. With a house
specialty as savory as Greek lamb, dining at Ziziki's is like stepping
back into Mama's kitchen. The menu features favorites like herbed lamb
souvlaki in pita bread, tangy cucumber yogurt sauces and dreamy Italian
cream cake for dessert. The décor is simple and minimalist. Located
inside the Travis Walk Building, two of the restaurant’s best features
include a private dining room -- great for business meetings -- and a
quaint courtyard. Reservations accepted only for large parties.
5000 Belt Line
Rd, Addison, TX 75001 · 972-934-8150
ADDISON. Know why Japanese
beef always tastes so wonderful? The cattle in Japan eat sake and beer
and are massaged with sake daily in order to have tender meat! "Kobe"
means top quality choice beef, and this Japanese steakhouse certainly
maintains that quality. This restaurant serves prime US beef using the
Japanese teppan style of cooking - pick your entree and the wait staff
will cook it all right in front of you! There are private rooms for
3858 Oak Lawn
Ave, Ste 145, Dallas, TX 75219 · 214-522-7253
OAK LAWN. Neo-Asian and
French in influence, Citizen offers a delectable dining alternative. The
simplistic Japanese decor features black and white accents. The eatery,
new to the Dallas restaurant scene, masterfully combines Asian food like
sushi and sashimi with innovative classics such as Thai-style lobster
ceviche and miso-glazed salmon. Citizen also offers an innovative
dessert menu that showcases creations like Wonton Napoleons and coconut
cream soufflé. Reservations recommended. Business dressy attire.
4217 Oak Lawn
Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-2313 · 214-219-2201
OAK LAWN. Al Biernat, known
for greeting the customers who dine here, has worked hard to perfect the
quality of service for diners at his upscale steakhouse. You'll feel
like you're old friends with him - even on your first visit. In addition
to great steaks, the menu offers delicious lobster and sea bass. Al's
Salad, a combo of shrimp, crab, hearts of palm, and avocado, is a great
way to start a satisfying meal, and is also a popular lunch option.
Ave, Dallas, TX 75206 · 214-821-2122
GREENVILLE AVENUE. A Dallas
steak tradition. Expect great steaks, prime rib and lobster to be on the
mouthwatering menu of this recently renovated establishment. Since 1954,
Texans have congregated at Kirby's upscale yet casual restaurant where
the steaks are consistently "melt in your mouth" and surprisingly
affordable. In addition, the seafood is delicious. Extensive wine list
available. Business casual dress; reservations recommended.