The Dallas Dining Guide

Award-winning chefs and inventive cuisine abound in Dallas, Texas. In this Dallas dining guide, you’ll find a wide range of sure-to-be favorites, from flavorful Tex-Mex to concepts for your local Francophile. Enjoy, and don’t forget to tell them The Scout Guide sent you!

Al Biernat’s (4217 Oak Lawn Avenue). A Dallas classic, this steak house is an absolute favorite. Instagram

Las Palmas (2708 Routh Street). Celebrate the spirit of Dallas with a Tex-Mex classic best known for its frozen margaritas and sizzling fajitas. Instagram

Rise No. 1 (5360 West Lovers Lane). Say au revoir to Texas as you step into this authentic, cozy French bistro nestled among the shops of Inwood Village. Complete your voyage with a Marshmallow Soup and perfectly fluffy soufflé. Instagram

Katy Trail Ice House (3127 Routh Street). Get your exercise in with a power walk or jog on the 3.5 mile Katy Trail and reward yourself with a Summer Beer and BBQ enjoyed on the epic patio of Katy Trail Ice House. Instagram

Le Bilboquet (4514 Travis Street). In the heart of the Knox area you will find authentic French staples and French American fusion at this iconic restaurant, enhanced by its light-filled patio and cheery ambience. Instagram

Shug’s Bagels (3020 Mockingbird Lane). If you are on the hunt for the perfect breakfast sandwich, Shug’s is the spot. We suggest getting a classic Shug sandwich to-go and walking the ten minutes across SMU campus to enjoy in front of Dallas Hall. Instagram

Shinsei (7713 Inwood Road). Dallas boasts an impressive number of places to grab fantastic Asian cuisine, but Shinsei takes the cake for us. As everyone else in town seems to agree, make sure to book a reservation! Instagram

Fachini (33a Highland Park Village). Satiate your appetite after a long day of shopping in Highland Park Village at Dallas’ buzzing Italian-American concept. Venture to try its famous veal or indulge with its 100 Layer Lasagna, complemented by rejuvenating cocktails and impeccable service. Instagram

For additional recommendations for what to do, see, and experience in Dallas, browse The Dallas Shopping Guide, and The Dallas Lodging Guide, browse or buy a copy of The Scout Guide Dallas and follow TSG Dallas on Instagram.