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Cafe Momentum
Cafe Momentum
(790)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Amazing experience! Food was out of this world and the service was exceptional. More

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Zodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown Dallas
Zodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown Dallas
(539)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

The newly renovated Zodiac Room is a special treat for a wonderful Saturday brunch/lunch before shopping. The dining room regains the original mirrored columns complimented by a display of current fashions in the center aisle. The meal begins with Hellen Corbitt’s delicious chicken consume immediately upon being seated. (She believed guest should be served something immediately when seated to quell a peckish disposition. Shortly after the consumer the delicate, fresh out of the oven, popovers appear accompanied by the signature strawberry butter. Everything on the menu is artfully presented and delicious. Treat yourself and enjoy the store! More

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Café 43
Café 43
(1102)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Touring the Library and Museum first, primed us for the uniqueness of Café 43. The food was served hot, fresh ingredients, interesting presentation, and great taste. A wonderful treat after a wonderful tour. More

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
(1629)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

The steak was divine, and the service was exceptional. The entire staff, especially our wonderful server, went out of their ways to help us celebrate the multiple special occasions that brought our family to the restaurant for dinner. We all ranked this among our very top dining experiences! More

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Mirador
Mirador
(458)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Mine and my daughter’s favorite place to enjoy a special lunch. Delicious food; impeccable service; beautiful venue; easy in/easy out. We love this place! More

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Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse
Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse
(1679)
$$$$
Steak | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent steakhouse. Best we have experienced in Dallas. More

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Open Palette
Open Palette
(8)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Such a great experience! I’m not a cauliflower person nor a green bean, but my goodness, I might be now after trying both of their dishes. Their cocktails are super delicious too, cleverly named after the color they are (super easy to remember). Try the brown cocktail, ummmm! More

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Musume
Musume
(440)
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Great food, owner Khalil is very friendly and attentive More

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TacoLingo
TacoLingo
(36)
$$$$
Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

First the there and it was really nice. We really enjoyed ourselves. More

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Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse
Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse
(394)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

Cory and the rest of the staff did an awesome job on service . Wine room was quiet with doors closed which allowed us to conduct our presentation without any noise distractions . Chicken salad and empanada's were good as usual . Only regret was we had no time to enjoy your coffee . More

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Meso Maya - Downtown Dallas
Meso Maya - Downtown Dallas
(1845)
$$$$
Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

One of my favorite restaurants! Their salsa is the best I’ve ever had and I love the cochinita pibil. Highly recommend for anyone looking for something new! More

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The French Room
The French Room
(2204)
$$$$
French | Downtown, Dallas

Elegant surroundings set the tone for a 5-star dining experience. Staff is knowledgeable and attentive. The food is creative and delicious. If you’re visiting Dallas and want a truly memorable dining experience, The French Room is not to be missed. More

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
(7548)
$$$$
Asian | Downtown, Dallas

It was my husband’s birthday i was expecting some gesture but didn’t get any .. otherwise it was a very amazing experience. More

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Bison Bar & Grill
Bison Bar & Grill
(2)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

This is great hidden gem on Ross. While the layout is that of a sports bar, with lots of TV’s and great drinks , it’s the food that makes it special . Had the Bison burger and my wife the bison steak . Both tasted wonderful, bison tastes better and is better for you as a lean meat. I highly recommend this as the best burgers in Dallas . More

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Miriam Cocina
Miriam Cocina
(56)
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Great new spot, definitely coming back. The salsa trio they bring out is terrific, I couldn't believe I liked every single salsa. The guacamole was delish, and I had the ceviche as my entree and don't think I've had better ceviche in Dallas. A definite must if in the area. More

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Flora Street Cafe
Flora Street Cafe
(1052)
$$$$
Southwest | Downtown, Dallas

This was our first visit to Flora Street Cafe. It's a beautiful restaurant and very comfortable. There was a pretty big crowd for a Tuesday night. We were greeted by our waiter, Steve M, promptly and we had excellent service all night. The meal began with an amuse-bouche of watermelon gazpacho. I am not a fruit eater but I love gazpacho. This was a flavor explosion and we both loved it. After the amuse-bouche they brought 3 kinds of bread. One was better than the next and the butter was at room temperature, a little thing that matters that many restaurants don't get. For appetizers we shared the Texas wagyu tartar, served with green tomato, huilacoche, truffles, parmesan, egg yolk and house made potato chips, and the octopus appetizer (I forgot to make mental notes on this). Both were outstanding! For entrees we both ordered halibut. It was a nice portion and came with brussel sprouts and some other delicious stuff I can't recall. The halibut was on the edge of being overcooked but was not dry and it tasted good. We had a bottle of Awatere Sauvignon Blanc. It's a New Zealand wine but wasn't a typical New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. The acidity went well with everything we ordered, including the tartar. For dessert we shared the fleur de sel chocolate mousse that came with kettle corn, goat cheese ice cream and parmesan snow. Delicious! This was a great experience for our 30th anniversary! More

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CBD Provisions
CBD Provisions
(1207)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Our server was perfect - knowledgeable, attentive and kind, and worked with my allergies to gluten and dairy like a (compassionate, thoughtful) pro. Thank you! More

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Dakota's Steakhouse
Dakota's Steakhouse
(2543)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

Unique atmosphere and nice quality steaks. Very pricey but worth it. More

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Kotta Sushi Lounge
Kotta Sushi Lounge
(5)
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

What a great experience with wonderful food! I promise, you will not be disappointed. If you are unsure of any selection, just ask and they are happy to make recommendations. Enjoy!!! More

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City Hall Bistro at the Adolphus Hotel
City Hall Bistro at the Adolphus Hotel
(230)
$$$$
European | Downtown, Dallas

Love this place! Highly recommend visiting this establishment and the Adolphus Hotel! More

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Americano
Americano
(476)
$$$$
Contemporary Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Love Americano! Go there every time I’m in Dallas! More

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Overeasy
Overeasy
(56)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Great brunch spot! More

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Dallas Fish Market
Dallas Fish Market
(1267)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Fresh seafood in modern setting; great wait staff and great location on Main St downtown More

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Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck
Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck
(23)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Went to lunch with a friend and sat on the patio. It was beautiful and quiet. The staff was so friendly and even sent over a piece of cake when they found out it was my friend’s birthday! We had a great experience. More

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Pakpao Thai - Design District
Pakpao Thai - Design District
(173)
$$$$
Thai | Downtown, Dallas

The food was really good. Seemed authentic and not Americanized. I had the green curry salmon which was excellent except the piece of salmon was tiny. It was also really noisy. Couldn’t hear the server. Still, I would go back and recommend it to others. More

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Dallas Chop House
Dallas Chop House
(1138)
$$$$
Steak | Downtown, Dallas

Absolutely loved Clinton! More

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Fine China at The Statler
Fine China at The Statler
(165)
$$$$
Chinese | Downtown, Dallas

I had a fantastic birthday dinner at Fine China! My husband and I enjoyed the garlic chili prawns at our server's recommendation, as well as scrumptious sea bass and pork belly with steamed bao buns (another recommendation from our server, I would not have thought to add to bao buns to the order but they were excellent!) We finished the night with a vanilla soft serve sundae with salted Miso caramel, very nostalgic and delicious. I will definitely return to try more from this exciting menu! More

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Pyramid Restaurant and Bar
Pyramid Restaurant and Bar
(469)
$$$$
Creative Western | Downtown, Dallas

Pre Theater Dinner enjoyed the citrus and 1936 salad , the steaks and pasta dishes were excellent. More

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Cafe Herrera
Cafe Herrera
(87)
$$$$
Tex-Mex | Downtown, Dallas

Best enchiladas! Good ritas also. More

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Texas Spice
Texas Spice
(433)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Spouse birthday celebration with children More

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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Dallas
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Dallas
(991)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Fun place to eat before our show. Our waitress, Shatara, was outstanding! She was so helpful and pleasant. The food was really good. We ate earlier due to going to a nearby show. I would like to go back to here the live music. More

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RJ Mexican Cuisine
RJ Mexican Cuisine
(240)
$$$$
Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Found this place on a business trip. Great service, food was good, and not too crowded. Combo fajita plate fed two of us. More

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Buca di Beppo - Park Lane
Buca di Beppo - Park Lane
(643)
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Dallas

JR was our server - he was attentive to our needs and kept us updated on when our food would be out. Always fun visiting Buca’s! More

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Don't Tell Supper Club
Don't Tell Supper Club
(158)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

My Birthday celebration More

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Scout at The Statler
Scout at The Statler
(101)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Great Fathers Day! More

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3Eleven Kitchen and Cocktails
3Eleven Kitchen and Cocktails
(188)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Delicious! I had the chicken flatbread and my husband had the surf & turf- both were excellent! One of our favorites in Dallas! More

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NOLA Brasserie
NOLA Brasserie
(136)
$$$$
Creole / Cajun / Southern | Downtown, Dallas

I went on a Monday afternoon about 5. Food came out quickly and our server was great. More

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TorTaco
TorTaco
(26)
$$$$
Mexican / Southwestern | Downtown, Dallas

Food was fabulous - my son couldn't stop talking about the beer batter fries! I LOVED the truffle-steak rice bowl. So close to the Arts District, this may become our regular stop! More

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Black Ship Little Katana
Black Ship Little Katana
(94)
$$$$
Contemporary Asian | Downtown, Dallas

Sarah was awesome and food was great! Sushi was tasty. Wasn't too noisy. We'd love to go back! More

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Elm Street Cask & Kitchen
Elm Street Cask & Kitchen
(26)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Great food and drinks for a reasonable price! More

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Spaghetti Warehouse - Dallas
Spaghetti Warehouse - Dallas
(192)
$$$$
Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Server was great very friendly and have great suggestions. More

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TGI FRIDAYS - West End
TGI FRIDAYS - West End
(19)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Dining outdoors in April was a treat. We were greeted and seated right away, and our server was friendly and kept us supplied with all we needed. It was a great setting to get to know a new acquaintance just made at a conference held nearby. Delicious food, pleasant ambiance--though the place across the narrow street was a bit noisy. Otherwise, fantastic! More

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Hard Rock Cafe - Dallas
Hard Rock Cafe - Dallas
(112)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Hard Rock Dallas, an overall great experience. They give a 15% Military Discount. Show your ID and it is applied to your bill. Thanks Hard Rock for honoring our Military. The noise level leaves you wanting hearing protection. Service is provided with a smile and is fairly quick. Tasty food and great selection of draft beers makes for a great experience. More

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Deep Sushi - Dallas
Deep Sushi - Dallas
(40)
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent Sushi and our favorite in Dallas. Enjoy! More

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Funk Da Fried Chicken & Fish - Spring Ave
Funk Da Fried Chicken & Fish - Spring Ave
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Southern | Downtown, Dallas

Please return soon for more information on Funk da Fried Fish & Chicken.More

The Pop-Up Kitchen
The Pop-Up Kitchen
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Chef Jared Pierre Owner of JaredPierre Catering present to you "The Pop-Up Kitchen" I wanted to come up with a once an every other month concept where people can come and enjoy differnt menus put together by chefs joined with JaredPierre to make a mark on the food scene. "Good food, Good drinks and a Good atmosphere." More

Draft Sport Bar
Draft Sport Bar
(1)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Draft Sports Bar and Lounge located in the heart of downtown Dallas, Texas is a local destination sports lounge for our community to enjoy their favorite sports team in action. We feature innovative cocktails, local craft beers, food from scratch from our kitchen and amazing service! DRAFT sports lounge features 23 flat screen HDTVs and vibrant music. Did we mention we have a karaoke room?

Regarding our new fresh and locally sourced products seen on our menu; we feature delicious appetizers, such as Spinach Artichoke Dip, Popcorn Shrimp, Chickpea Hummus, Home Made Rosemary Potato Chips and a few more. Our entrees include Carne Asada Salad, Double Cheese Burger served with our secret sauce, Shrimp Tacos and The Turkey BLT. Lastly you MUST try our Warm Gooey Brownie Dessert...Best in Texas!
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Centric Bar and Grill at the Marriott Dallas
Centric Bar and Grill at the Marriott Dallas
(8)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Booked for a group of 10 while attending a national meeting. Awesome private room with view of restaurant - server was outstanding, Brie was amazing! More

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Venetian Room @ Fairmont Dallas
Venetian Room @ Fairmont Dallas
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Stunning and opulent, the newly renovated Venetian Room is often described as 'legendary'. As Dallas' best known cabaret club, The Venetian Room has hosted beloved celebrities from around the world including Marlene Dietrich, Sonny and Cher, Ella Fitzgerald, Ike & Tina Turner, Jerry Lewis, Bernadette Peters, Eartha Kitt and more. Celebrate new beginnings in one of the most sought-after locations in the city and take part in the incredible history of The Venetian Room.More

Cooking with INCOGNITO
Cooking with INCOGNITO
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International | Downtown, Dallas

I’ve always had a passion for cooking, but my friends are what made me take it to the next level. Being lucky to have a large group of friends I found that over time some would fall away from the pack. For the best reasons. They fell in love, started families, and moved to the burbs. They were still my friends, they just didn’t keep the same schedule anymore. I was determined not to let that keep me from them! Sometime in 2015, I began the Cooking with INCOGNITO project. I took my love and knowledge of food and delivered it to my friends directly. I called everyone that had kids, a new house, or a new life and I scheduled the time to cook with them one-on-one. I brought everything we would need, pots, pans, groceries, everything! I’d make a meal and catch-up. It was the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done. Now I’ll be providing my services to my neighbors. As the exclusive personal chef to the Ascent at Victory Park.More

Downtown Dallas Diners' Choice Winners

Downtown Dallas's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Cafe Momentum
Cafe Momentum
(790)
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Amazing experience! Food was out of this world and the service was exceptional. More

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Café 43
Café 43
(1102)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Touring the Library and Museum first, primed us for the uniqueness of Café 43. The food was served hot, fresh ingredients, interesting presentation, and great taste. A wonderful treat after a wonderful tour. More

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Mirador
Mirador
(458)
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Mine and my daughter’s favorite place to enjoy a special lunch. Delicious food; impeccable service; beautiful venue; easy in/easy out. We love this place! More

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Zodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown Dallas
Zodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown Dallas
(539)
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

The newly renovated Zodiac Room is a special treat for a wonderful Saturday brunch/lunch before shopping. The dining room regains the original mirrored columns complimented by a display of current fashions in the center aisle. The meal begins with Hellen Corbitt’s delicious chicken consume immediately upon being seated. (She believed guest should be served something immediately when seated to quell a peckish disposition. Shortly after the consumer the delicate, fresh out of the oven, popovers appear accompanied by the signature strawberry butter. Everything on the menu is artfully presented and delicious. Treat yourself and enjoy the store! More

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
(1629)
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

The steak was divine, and the service was exceptional. The entire staff, especially our wonderful server, went out of their ways to help us celebrate the multiple special occasions that brought our family to the restaurant for dinner. We all ranked this among our very top dining experiences! More

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Monica's Mex-Tex Cantina
Monica's Mex-Tex Cantina
(61)
$$$$
Contemporary Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Monica never disappoints. Great atmosphere, attentive servers, well done! More

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TacoLingo
TacoLingo
(36)
$$$$
Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

First the there and it was really nice. We really enjoyed ourselves. More

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
(7548)
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Asian | Downtown, Dallas

It was my husband’s birthday i was expecting some gesture but didn’t get any .. otherwise it was a very amazing experience. More

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Meso Maya - Downtown Dallas
Meso Maya - Downtown Dallas
(1845)
$$$$
Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

One of my favorite restaurants! Their salsa is the best I’ve ever had and I love the cochinita pibil. Highly recommend for anyone looking for something new! More

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Musume
Musume
(440)
$$$$
Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Great food, owner Khalil is very friendly and attentive More

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Discover Downtown

The city that gave us the frozen margarita machine, Dallas is a thriving metropolis in north-central Texas that's constantly evolving. Are you craving an award-winning brew to wash down your hand-tossed pizza? Are you in the mood for fresh seafood served with creative sides? Are you up for trying some lobster macaroni and cheese or pastry puffs dripping with truffle oil? You'll find all of this in downtown Dallas along with upscale steakhouses, family restaurants with kid-friendly menus, quaint bistros and cafes, and even rolling food trucks and a few speakeasy-style bars! Of course, you can't spend any time in downtown Dallas and not try some of city's iconic dishes; these include lobster dumplings, brisket tacos, "corny dogs," and anything barbecued or fried.

Discover Downtown

The city that gave us the frozen margarita machine, Dallas is a thriving metropolis in north-central Texas that's constantly evolving. Are you craving an award-winning brew to wash down your hand-tossed pizza? Are you in the mood for fresh seafood served with creative sides? Are you up for trying some lobster macaroni and cheese or pastry puffs dripping with truffle oil? You'll find all of this in downtown Dallas along with upscale steakhouses, family restaurants with kid-friendly menus, quaint bistros and cafes, and even rolling food trucks and a few speakeasy-style bars! Of course, you can't spend any time in downtown Dallas and not try some of city's iconic dishes; these include lobster dumplings, brisket tacos, "corny dogs," and anything barbecued or fried.