Commissary is a sandwich counter, butcher shop, market, coffee shop, and gelateria, so you can stop in for coffee and a pastry, and walk out with cold cuts and gelato. There’s always a line out the door during peak lunch hours, which makes sense since their French dip with pho broth and quinoa salad with lamb kafta are both excellent. It’s also right in the middle of Downtown, which makes it an ideal spot to for a work break, or before you check out the Dallas World Aquarium.
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Grange Hall is both a restaurant and high-end home goods store, so you can eat a Snob sandwich with caviar while looking at vases you can’t afford.
Katy Trail Ice House
Head to Katy Trail Ice House in Uptown to post up outside on their patio with friends, beers, and inevitably a burger or some tacos.
Deep Ellum’s Angry Dog is a dark dive bar with plenty of TVs and bar food, like poutine, fried pickles, and a burger.
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Head to Mughlai in North Dallas for some Northern Indian food - come for dinner or for the lunch buffet before going to The Galleria Dallas.
Lockhart Smokehouse is in Bishop Arts, but you’ll be able to smell the classic BBQ meats miles away. Don’t miss the brisket and ribs.
Yutaka Sushi Bistro
Yutaka is in a strip mall uptown, serves some of the best sushi in the city, and has great lunch specials.
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