Snuggled in a charming building on West Eighth Street whose history dates back to the 1920s, Lucia offers a nostalgic dining experience to all of its patrons. Opened by chef David Uygur and his wife Jennifer in 2012, the cozy eatery has slowly established itself as a gastronomic mainstay of Dallas' vibrant Bishop Arts District. Lucia prides itself on serving authentic Italian cuisine and takes immense pleasure in tantalizing taste buds with the help of specialties like the Salumi Misti, Gnocchi Alla Romana with hedgehogs, and Red Wattle pork shoulder with mashed favas.
Named one of Esquire Magazine's Best New Restaurants of 2007, Fearing's lives up to its reputation. It's located inside the Ritz-Carlton and boasts a very customer-friendly schedule, as it's open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of the week. Sundays also feature a deluxe brunch where your options don't stop at waffles. Go ahead and try the steak and eggs plate, a tender sirloin steak, or fresh eggs with jalapeno, all served with a potato enchilada. So, pick a seat, relax with an aromatic glass of wine, and let Chef Fearing take care of the rest.
The menu at Via Real will appeal to both Tex-Mex and authentic Mexican food lovers alike. Grilled fresh fish is served daily and the Cancun plate, large Gulf Shrimp and bacon-wrapped scallops, comes complete with Spanish rice and black beans. Lighter fare includes Squash or Spinach Enchiladas, perfect for vegetarians, and classic favorites such as Tacos and Flan are also available. The main dining room is picturesque, with its flowing waterfall and courtyard-like decor.
Gemma effortlessly mixes contemporary decor, casual sophistication and a creatively inspired menu for a memorable dining experience. While the space is relatively small, the restaurant feels charmingly cozy as opposed to cramped, and whether you seat yourself at the bar or one of the tables in the banquet section, the quiet hum of conversation and enticing aromas from the open kitchen lends Gemma's a pleasant ambiance. While the menu is limited, it focuses on fresh, seasonal produce and is varied enough to appeal to most with a nice selection of vegetarian, meat and seafood options. Each dish is well thought out and executed, favorites include the Roasted Baby Artichoke, Diver Scallops and Maitake Mushroom. Save room for dessert, you won't want to miss out on these delicious indulgences. With an extensive wine list and a good assortment of well-prepared and interesting craft cocktails, it's a good place to stop by for an after work drink with snacks or a meal out with friends.
Close to the luxurious Ritz-Carlton is another classy establishment, although meant only for dining; in Perry's sophisticated atmosphere, you can enjoy some delicious steaks, burgers and seafood. Prime Hawaiian rib-eye steaks, Kobe burgers and fried shrimp are just some of the treats the restaurant has in store for you. The Southwest filet mignon and Symphony Kabob are signature dishes you should try. Bar 79 has over 5000 bottles of wine just waiting for you to try them.
TJ's Fresh Seafood Market serves fresh and delicious seafood. Owner Jon Alexis makes sure that customers get only the best service and value for their money. Established in 1989, TJ's is especially known for its fresh seafood dishes and fine dining experience. The menu features delectable starters and flavorful entrees, expertly prepared by the talented chefs. Besides stopping by for a gourmet meal or a glass of wine, TJ's also provides fresh produce and seafood to a discerning clientele. They have an online ordering system for the convenience of customers. Dishes to try on the menu include the soba noodle salad, lobster roll and TJ's shrimp cocktail. For additional details, visit the website.
Featuring Contemporary American Cuisine, and a modern, understated décor; the focus at CBD Provisions is very much on the food. Intent on recreating favorite comfort foods in new and interesting ways; CBD has a sustainable, and locally sourced approach to their ingredients and dishes. With a great variety of options, the restaurant is popular for all-day dining with separate breakfast, lunch and dinner menus. With a nice emphasis on the social aspect of dining out, guests can try their specials like the Wagyu Rib Steak, meant to be shared. With a nice selection of fantastically prepared cocktails and a decent wine list, it's a great place for a casually classy evening out with friends.
Located on Pacific Avenue, Chad Houser's Café Momentum is a restaurant that also provides jobs and life skills to disadvantaged youth. This non profit concept restaurant aims to help at risk teens by training them and teaching them about culinary art. The food prepared here reflects the chef's personal tastes for wonderful combinations of rich flavors and textures. The seasonal menu ensures that guests receive the freshest in-season ingredients prepared in the kitchen. With the 'tips' going towards donations for maintaining this philanthropic dining venue and training facility, this simple yet modern eatery provides diners with good food and good service.
Members of the Tower Club Dallas have some great amenities at their disposal, among which Triniti is one. A fine dining restaurant, it is ideal for working professionals looking for a suitable venue for a business lunch. Should you be looking for a quiet meal, there is no better place than the Sky Box; the small table is set in a glass-walled suite where there are no disturbances. You can enjoy a lunch buffet at the Club Tables between 11.30a and 2p, Monday to Friday.
Although many people are introduced to The Zodiac while taking a break from all the shopping opportunities Neiman Marcus presents, the restaurant is an attraction in its own right. Located on the sixth floor of the hugely successful department store, the restaurant has scrumptious seasonal offerings for its patrons. With many dishes meant for the health conscious and those with special dietary requirements, this restaurant takes pains to cater to everyone. Braised pot roast, pumpkin ravioli and sautéed salmon filet are the kind of delicious items you should expect to see on the menu. There is a long list of wines and cocktails as well. Reservations are highly recommended.
Located in Downtown Dallas, this restaurant takes steakhouse dining to yet another elevated level. The place is adorned by modern decor and spacious interiors, to serve as a visual delight. Indulge in succulent steak here or you can try out other items on their menu, either way, they assure of serving only excellent quality food. There is a separate full bar where you can indulge in delightful cocktails. If you are willing to experiment and want to have an outstanding meal, then it is best to ask the servers to recommend you some dishes from their extensive menu. The place also consists of private dining rooms which can be booked for events.
Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse is one of the finest steakhouses in town and is known for their succulent steaks, game birds, seafood and venison. Savor their Buffalo Filet Mignon, Quail Medallions, Pistachio Crusted Chicken, Steak and Lobster, and Steamed Hawaiian Sea Bass in elegant settings. Their lunch and dinner menu differ from each other, but you can be assured of delicious fare no matter whenever you go. Its century-old brick arcs, iron and wooden accents, light fixtures and candlelight give it a sophisticated look while the black and photos are pleasing to the eye. Compliment your meal with wine or any fine drink from their bar.