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Cafe MomentumCafe Momentum
779 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Great experience. Great cause. Upscale food and very reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Will definitely return when I am in Dallas. Give it a try! More

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Zodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown DallasZodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown Dallas
537 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Had lunch at the Zodiac Room to celebrate my special birthday. I was seated immediately and greeted by my waiter almost before I knew it. The service was impeccable and the food was even better. And of course the consumme and popovers are the most special delight of the experience. I’ll be back and bring my daughters next time! More

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Café 43Café 43
1095 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

The food was delicious. My mom and I ordered the smoked chicken salad. It seemed a little dry for our tastes, but our server was happy to supply each of us with some extra dressing. That made it perfect! Everyone else had wonderful things to say about their food. Our server was very nice and attentive. He even engaged with us in a fun way, at our prompting, and offered some interesting tidbits that he knew about the museum. More

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MiradorMirador
451 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Food was good, decor was lovely, and service was excellent. More

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on LamarBob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
1622 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

One of our favorite places to eat. Always a great meal. More

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Bison Bar & GrillBison Bar & Grill
2 reviews
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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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Open PaletteOpen Palette
8 reviews
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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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Meso Maya - Downtown DallasMeso Maya - Downtown Dallas
1841 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Delicious food and great service. More

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MusumeMusume
425 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Delivered beyond expectations (and they were high, I've been there before) in all aspects of the experience and service - waiter had recommendations, host helped with a couple issues, remembered my guest name, little things and big things that made it a very pleasant lunch. thank you! More

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TacoLingoTacoLingo
31 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Service is good but food is pricey More

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Y.O. Ranch SteakhouseY.O. Ranch Steakhouse
1674 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Dallas

The staff was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. The decor reminded me of the Y.O. Ranch itself. My ribeye was cooked perfectly and was delicious. My wife said her filet mignon was the best steak she has had in years. We enjoyed everything about the Y.O. Steakhouse and give it our highest recommendation. More

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The French RoomThe French Room
2199 reviews
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French | Downtown, Dallas

Best afternoons tea in Dallas More

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang PuckFive Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
7527 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Dallas

It was me and my husband 3rd year Anniversary. We have a wonderful time. The waiter was awesome, atmosphere and the view was amazing. We will definitely be back. More

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Corrientes 348 Argentinian SteakhouseCorrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse
387 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

Great food, service and location! More

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Flora Street CafeFlora Street Cafe
1048 reviews
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Southwest | Downtown, Dallas

I think Flora Cafe is one of the best restaurants in Dallas. More

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Miriam CocinaMiriam Cocina
38 reviews
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Contemporary Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

We had a lovely dinner on the patio. Diego was our waiter and was funny and on top of everything!! Will definitely be back! More

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CBD ProvisionsCBD Provisions
1194 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

I don't have lunch Downtown very often, but the next time I do, I will definitely go back to CBD Provisions. My chopped chicken salad was amazing. But instead of the buttermilk ranch, I had the cherry vinaigrette dressing and it was perfect. One guy had the Cuban and another had the cheeseburger...both were spectacular with barely a crumb left. Can't wait to go back. More

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Dakota's SteakhouseDakota's Steakhouse
2531 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

The steaks were superb....🇺🇸😊 More

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Pyramid Restaurant and BarPyramid Restaurant and Bar
466 reviews
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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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AmericanoAmericano
471 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Great food and atmosphere. Servers are wonderful too. More

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Minami sushiMinami sushi
3 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Outstanding service and food. Great locations and wonderful atmosphere. Would highly recommend. More

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City Hall Bistro at the Adolphus HotelCity Hall Bistro at the Adolphus Hotel
224 reviews
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European | Downtown, Dallas

I hesitate to recommend this place because I want it to stay my secret place. I ordered the $15 lunch special and wanted to call my server back and order five more for every day of the week. It was outstanding. I had a business meeting that lasted about 90 minutes and the service was right on point - always available when we needed something but respectful of our conversation. The restaurant was elegant, and you can’t beat the ambience of the Adolphus and the free valet. I can’t wait to go back. More

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Dallas Fish MarketDallas Fish Market
1267 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

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

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Pakpao Thai - Design DistrictPakpao Thai - Design District
171 reviews
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Thai | Downtown, Dallas

My best friends birthday! Great time. Food always awesome. More

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Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang PuckNasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck
22 reviews
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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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Dallas Chop HouseDallas Chop House
1130 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Dallas

The hostess isn't too friendly, but the wait service was great! I never had an empty glass and the food was delicious. More

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Fine China at The StatlerFine China at The Statler
161 reviews
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Chinese | Downtown, Dallas

Consistently service and food are excellent! Have taken various friends and family and everyone walks away impressed. More

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Cafe HerreraCafe Herrera
86 reviews
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Tex-Mex | Downtown, Dallas

Best enchiladas! Good ritas also. More

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OvereasyOvereasy
56 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Great brunch spot! More

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Texas SpiceTexas Spice
432 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Our waiter was outstanding and very nice and just made my wife and I feel at home, It was out anniversary and he went out of his way to make the evening very pleasant. I very sorry I forgot his name , but look it up. He deserves some type of award for the service he provided. More

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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - DallasHouse of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Dallas
988 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

We waited over an hour for our food. It was a slow night, but the manager did come up to us and apologized for everything and made sure things were made right. We will be going back. More

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Buca di Beppo - Park LaneBuca di Beppo - Park Lane
639 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Was taken there for my birthday. So much fun.there were six of us. Waiter J.R. Was over the top good! He had quite a few tables, but we were well taken care of. My favorites were the Arrabbiata pizza and the fried macaroni appetizer and the delicious Gorgonzola Salad. We all had fun! More

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RJ Mexican CuisineRJ Mexican Cuisine
239 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Food and service were both great. Highly recommend it. More

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NOLA BrasserieNOLA Brasserie
133 reviews
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Creole / Cajun / Southern | Downtown, Dallas

I gave this place two additional stars SOLELY because of our waiter, Victor (TJ). He was extremely personable, was able to speak to each item we asked about and he saw that no one else had taken our order after a lengthy wait - so he happily stepped in! The food was decent. YES - blacked Snapper, crawfish macaroni and cheese, crab and crawfish crab cake NO - to anything saucy (the etouffee - too tomato and watery; bbq shrimp and grits - weird tangy taste) More

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Don't Tell Supper ClubDon't Tell Supper Club
157 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Had a great experience and the chicken was absolutely perfect. More

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Scout at The StatlerScout at The Statler
99 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

There was a wait for my drink and there was another wait for the ticket but overall the experience was amazing and our waitress was SUPERB... More

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3Eleven Kitchen and Cocktails3Eleven Kitchen and Cocktails
185 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent food! More

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Black Ship Little KatanaBlack Ship Little Katana
93 reviews
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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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TorTacoTorTaco
26 reviews
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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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Spaghetti Warehouse - DallasSpaghetti Warehouse - Dallas
191 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Good food. Great price point. Great service! The smell was not pleasant. It seem the carpet needed to be cleaned More

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TGI FRIDAYS - West EndTGI FRIDAYS - West End
19 reviews
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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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Elm Street Cask & KitchenElm Street Cask & Kitchen
25 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Great food and drinks for a reasonable price! More

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Hard Rock Cafe - DallasHard Rock Cafe - Dallas
108 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Had a great visit. Staff was really nice and ready to help us. The food was great. More

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Deep Sushi - DallasDeep Sushi - Dallas
40 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent Sushi and our favorite in Dallas. Enjoy! More

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Funk Da Fried Chicken & Fish - Spring AveFunk 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 KitchenThe 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 BarDraft Sport Bar
1 review
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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 DallasCentric Bar and Grill at the Marriott Dallas
8 reviews
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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 DallasVenetian 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 INCOGNITOCooking 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 MomentumCafe Momentum
779 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Great experience. Great cause. Upscale food and very reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Will definitely return when I am in Dallas. Give it a try! More

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Café 43Café 43
1095 reviews
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

The food was delicious. My mom and I ordered the smoked chicken salad. It seemed a little dry for our tastes, but our server was happy to supply each of us with some extra dressing. That made it perfect! Everyone else had wonderful things to say about their food. Our server was very nice and attentive. He even engaged with us in a fun way, at our prompting, and offered some interesting tidbits that he knew about the museum. More

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MiradorMirador
451 reviews
$$$$
American | Downtown, Dallas

Food was good, decor was lovely, and service was excellent. More

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Zodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown DallasZodiac at Neiman Marcus – Downtown Dallas
537 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Had lunch at the Zodiac Room to celebrate my special birthday. I was seated immediately and greeted by my waiter almost before I knew it. The service was impeccable and the food was even better. And of course the consumme and popovers are the most special delight of the experience. I’ll be back and bring my daughters next time! More

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on LamarBob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
1622 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

One of our favorite places to eat. Always a great meal. More

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Monica's Mex-Tex CantinaMonica's Mex-Tex Cantina
61 reviews
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Contemporary Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

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

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TacoLingoTacoLingo
31 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Service is good but food is pricey More

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang PuckFive Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
7527 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Dallas

It was me and my husband 3rd year Anniversary. We have a wonderful time. The waiter was awesome, atmosphere and the view was amazing. We will definitely be back. More

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Meso Maya - Downtown DallasMeso Maya - Downtown Dallas
1841 reviews
$$$$
Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Delicious food and great service. More

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MusumeMusume
425 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Delivered beyond expectations (and they were high, I've been there before) in all aspects of the experience and service - waiter had recommendations, host helped with a couple issues, remembered my guest name, little things and big things that made it a very pleasant lunch. thank you! More

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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.