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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Pizza Place
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“Walkably close, great pizzas and salads. Eno's Side Dough offers takeout pizza and beer.”
  • 45 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“Counter-serve joint dishing up Central Texas-style smoked meats on butcher paper, plus local beers. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Music Venue
“One of my favorite old-timey music venues. The Kessler specializes in Americana/folk music acts.”
  • 38 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“It's a neighborhood favorite. Chef Matt Balke does great work. Tuesday nights are 1/2 price bottle of wine nights, that with a flat bread is a great dinner. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Café
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“Located in a great neighborhood with amazing food! Highly recommend a reservation though ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pie Shop
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“We never go to Bishop Arts and fail to visit this amazing little pie shop. Meghan loves the Smooth Operator (chocolate with pretzel crust). I'm partial to the Lord of the Pies (apple pied) a la mode. Warning: it's way cute.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The owner of the home aka my brother, along with a few buddies who he worked with in the restaurant industry opened Nova about 10 years ago. Nova features an eclectic, chef-driven menu with ever changing nightly Chef features as well as a full bar. Nova combines great food with a comfortable atmosphere, serving as a place our guests can meet and eat, congregate and collaborate, in a setting that reflects the style of the neighborhood.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“One of the best restaurants in Dallas. Their brunch is unforgettable. A must try!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“Cash only, and expect a small wait...but the tacos are delicious and the elotes is to die for. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
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“Always and forever my favorite restaurant in Dallas! Diner food that is all vegan. It’s about a mile away and easy to walk to if you don’t feel like driving. Advice - try whatever’s on special and get a milkshake.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Several thriving Dallas locations make this a go-to favorite. Great Latin cuisine, margaritas, outdoor patio seating. An easy walk from Searcy House.”
  • 19 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“A French-inspired neighborhood bistro with great French/American food offerings and choice wines.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“As unpretentious and comfort-foodie as it gets. This is an excellent spot to go HAM on their drinks or enjoy some really good fries at a picnic table. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Brewery
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“A delicious food menu, craft cocktails, and beer brewed on site. This is a local, super laid back fav. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
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“AMAZING! Definitely worth a stop. Swing by Bar Belmont before or after for a drink and a great view of downtown and to experience a bit of the historic hotel. Reservations recommended but not required. Great for dinner or breakfast! (Try their dinosaur pork chop for dinner or their brisket hash for breakfast). ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Diner
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“Nostalgia rules the roost at this queen of comfort cooking icon that's been slinging up chicken-fried steak, hearty country breakfasts and mile-high pies since 1956. And while the menu has been modernized over the years, Norma's still very much adheres to the old-school genre with vinyl-padded booths, counter seating, an affable staff and plates filled with classic diner requisites that don't break the bank. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner. I grew up in this place. If you dare try the Ole #7, to die for!”
  • 22 locals recommend