If it’s even a remotely nice day in Dallas, which isn’t a rare thing, you should head to Katy Trail Ice House. They have one of the best patios in the city and you’ll want to move in on the weekends. It’s a place where you’ll come for the cold beer and end up posting up for hours - which is when their surprisingly good food will come in handy. Get the barbecue plate or the burger, and always a side of fries.
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Yutaka Sushi Bistro
Yutaka is in a strip mall uptown, serves some of the best sushi in the city, and has great lunch specials.
S & D Oyster Company
Head uptown to S&D for an old-school space and plenty of fried seafood, as well as fresh oysters.
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Town Hearth in the Design District has about 100 chandeliers and Ducati on the menu, but come here for a big night out to eat some very good steak.
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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Bullion in Downtown should be your go to spot for celebrations, with its beautiful space, classic cocktails, and mostly-French menu.
Louie’s is a bar on Henderson with a long menu of burgers, pizzas, and pastas, which help to counteract the multiple martinis you’ll order.
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.
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