Mi Cocina is a great Mexican restaurant and bar located in the Highland Park Village shopping center. The atmosphere is festive, colorful, and lively. The chic decor and friendly wait staff make this restaurant feel like a party whenever you walk in. The traditional Tex-Mex entrees are served with a touch of class. The enchiladas, flautas, nachos, quesadillas and fajitas are exceptional, while the tortilla soup is a bit unique-- it has peas! After your meal, stroll through the shopping center and window shop.
Classic cars and old-fashioned hamburgers are Keller's specialties. Very popular with all age groups, this hamburger institution is a great place to eat and enjoy beautiful weather. Rustic drive-in and parking carports give this place a nostalgic twist. Just flash your car lights to get the wait staff's (once known as car-hops) attention. The fish sandwich, chicken strips, homemade chili and other favorites provide you with a wide range of choices, not to mention the habit-forming hamburgers.
Pecan Lodge has been named the best barbecue in Dallas two years running, an incredible distinction in Texas where competition is saturated and barbecue aficionados are as scrutinizing as they come. Along with wife Diane, founder and pit master Justin Fourton recreates both of his grandfathers' recipes, fusing West and East Texas into a delicious blend of styles. Burnt Ends is one of the more popular dishes, consisting of meat, fat and crust from brisket that has been twice baked and is packed with barbecue flavor. The mac and cheese is also to die for and comes topped with bacon bits. Be advised, the wait for service is generally slow depending on the crowd, so show up early and be prepared to lick your lips as you take in the aromas wafting from the kitchen.
A favorite among local residents, Cane Rosso stands a class apart. The pizza here is made from scratch in the distinctive Neapolitan style, with fresh sauces and cheeses. Get ready for a gastronomic delight and revel in the flavors of Naples. Just reading their menu is sure to make your mouth water, as it offers a wide range of pizzas, appetizers, sandwiches, and desserts.
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.
At Goodfriend Dallas, owners Matt and Josh celebrate their passion for drinking with 60 bottled and 16 draft beers, as well as an extensive collection of spirits. The easy-going and fun-loving nature of the bar personnel rubs off on everyone, making it a relaxed and magnetic haven for locals and visitors alike. The burgers here are amazing, but there are also sandwiches and salads to enjoy.
With 44 high definition TV’s, DirecTv Sports Packages and pay-per-view UFC fight, Frankie’s is not just another ordinary sports bar. Seating includes a mix of comfortable leather couches, chairs, and bar stools. They also have a dizzying array of drink options ranging from 20 Texan craft beers on top and handcrafted cocktails to Whiskeys and Vodkas, you are sure to find a drink that soothes your senses. If you get hungry, Frankie’s has on offer an assortment of pubgrub like wraps, sandwiches, pizzas, burgers and fries. Whether you want to enjoy a game of your favorite sports team, converse with old friends or simply relish great food and drinks, Frankie’s is the place where you should be headed.
With a fun, catchy name like Which Wich? The sandwich shop seeks to set itself apart. With over 50 variations of freshly prepared, made-to-order sandwiches. Have fun as you pick the toppings, fillings and sides to go with your very own sandwich. You can choose from staples like Ham, Cheese, Bacon, Chicken, Turkey and more. Don't feel like bothering so much? Customers can choose a classic like the BLT, Egg Salad or Gyro as well. While nothing fancy, the sandwiches are tasty and filling, as well as being a good value-for-money option.
The sleek, modern setting of this seafood specialty restaurant welcomes guests to enjoy an underwater feast like no other. Pan-fried chilli oysters and other succulent appetizers prepare you for the culinary talent to be found here. Fish comes artfully presented in a full entrée or as sliced sashimi and sushi. The swordfish and mackerel are favorites. Though there is some "turf" for those who don't care to surf: tenderloin, rib-eye and t-bone are all offered, or you can order a portion of savory meat alongside lobster to indulge in both sea and land options. The international and domestic wine lists have more offerings than the dinner menu—and speaking of menus, have a look at the dessert list before you leave; artisan cheeses, cheesecakes, and cappuccino chocolate cakes are all full of promise.
Chop House Burger is not just your average burger joint. Don't be fooled by the casual ambiance; they take their burgers very seriously here! From the locally sourced Angus beef, Old-fashioned Milk-shakes and deliciously crunchy Fries, you won't be disappointed. The quality of the ingredients and the nice preparations make these burgers a cut above the rest. Their signature Chop House Burger good choice, with a side order of their special Truffle-Parmesan fries. Kids can also choose from their Kids specials. Other favorites to try here are the Ahi Tuna, and the Wine Country Burger.
Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches is popularly known for it's delicious Submarine Sandwiches. With several branches across the country, it offers visitors quick, fresh sandwiches with a variety of gourmet fillings like salami, provolone, home-made tuna, apple-wood smoked ham and more. Only the most intrepid would venture to attempt the J.J.Gargantuan, a humongous sandwich filled with a variety of delicious cold meats and condiments. Stop by for one of their signature sandwiches, friendly service and a good value for money meal.
Starbucks is synonymous to coffee and the downtown location of this favorite coffee chain provides its patrons the convenience of picking up coffee to-go while heading to work. This is also a perfect spot to meet up with friends or sit and get work done, as the place provides free WiFi. Their staff is highly efficient and even though the place is busy with the downtown crowd, the waiters handle the patrons with efficiency.