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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on LamarBob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
1570 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

Absolutely fabulous dining experience. Attentive and courteous wait staff. The fillet medallions and lobster tail was perfect. The best part....the lobster bisque soup.....stellar! More

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Café 43Café 43
1055 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Food was incredible...open, airy atmosphere...service impeccable! The whole dining experience was way beyond our expectations. Thank you Bush family and service providers! More

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Cafe MomentumCafe Momentum
729 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

I’ve been here several times and it’s always an amazing experience. The food is amazing, the service excellent and, most importantly, the program is one worth supporting. More

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MiradorMirador
410 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Must try cheese spread with toast Very nice staff, clean and wonderful table setting More

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

It was great! This was their first Sunday brunch and it was a big hit! The food was delicious. I had the Caesar salad with salmon and my friend had the pulled pork eggs benedict. We loved it. Mimosas were very good. And we shared the donuts for dessert. The decor in the dining room is gorgeous! And the setting in the Arts District is stunning. More

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Nasher Cafe by Wolfgang PuckNasher Cafe by Wolfgang Puck
15 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

What a perfect outdoor patio lunch spot! To be able to enjoy a delicious lunch with excellent service, while admiring a Picasso and other statues in the Nasher garden, was such a delite! I felt like I was on vacation in my home city. I recommend this cafe to all locals and visitors. More

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

This is one of my favorite places to eat. I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant. More

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Meso Maya - Downtown DallasMeso Maya - Downtown Dallas
1767 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Wonderful time More

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

Perhaps Monica’s best venture. Her food is always stellar. This venue is cozy and cool ... and it’s a good excuse to get over the Cedars. THE MARGARITAS! More

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MusumeMusume
347 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Love everything about this place. Service is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, food has never missed the mark. It's such a treat to bring people who have never been here. They always look forward to coming back! More

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Y.O. Ranch SteakhouseY.O. Ranch Steakhouse
1618 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Dallas

Our steak was world class delicious and service impeccable! More

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang PuckFive Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
7252 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent on all categories. More

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

Service is excellent...............vegetables a little dry, wine selection fabulous More

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CBD ProvisionsCBD Provisions
1141 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

What a truly excellent meal,service and atmosphere. Can't wait to go back. More

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Dakota's SteakhouseDakota's Steakhouse
2457 reviews
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Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

Thank you for the private table. Much appreciated & productive. More

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The French RoomThe French Room
2152 reviews
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French | Downtown, Dallas

Incredible from start to finish. More

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

Amazing experience, fast service and delicious fresh tasting food. More

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AmericanoAmericano
448 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Server was really horrible. More

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Dallas Fish MarketDallas Fish Market
1238 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

The food was wonderful and service incredible. It is a little pricy, but overall a wonderful dining experience. More

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

Fantastic! We will definitely be returning soon! The food, service and ambiance were all exceptional. What a gorgeous experience. More

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Dallas Chop HouseDallas Chop House
1105 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Dallas

Great for a business lunch. Plenty of space and great selection of quality food. The waitstaff were super friendly and funny which helped create a relaxed atmosphere. More

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

Great food and service and an even better atmosphere!! More

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OvereasyOvereasy
52 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Wonderful friendly staff. Remembered my name between visits. Food is delicious. More

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

Nice contemporary design. Great service. Dishes described well. Shared portions. Very well prepared. More

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Wild Salsa - DallasWild Salsa - Dallas
619 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

I had been craving the Arrachera Steak tacos which I had had there once before about 6 weeks ago-best tacos I'd EVER eaten. I ordered the same thing on this last visit, and they didn't begin to compare to my first experience, very disappointing. Won't crave those again. My husband thoroughly enjoyed the chile relleno-said it was the bests he'd ever had. More

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Black Ship Little KatanaBlack Ship Little Katana
89 reviews
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Contemporary Asian | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent sushi and service. Location and parking (validated!) is perfect for those in Downtown. More

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

We had a great brunch and came back for dinner and happy hour. The bartenders are great! More

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

It was great. Big group from out of town. More

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

Valentine’s Day. First date. I wanted things to be perfect and they were. Food was good. Service was awesome. Waiter didn’t over do it with asking us questions. More

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

We are staying at The Statler and saw on FB that LeFreak were performing. We decided to book a table. The drinks were good, the food was good and the music and energy was great! More

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Texas SpiceTexas Spice
421 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

The experience was great! We had a wonderful server, Juan, who we were incredibly impressed with his service. The food was delicious! More

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Pyramid Restaurant and BarPyramid Restaurant and Bar
455 reviews
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Creative Western | Downtown, Dallas

Delicious food without being “fussy”. Relaxed atmosphere and extremely attentive service without being cloying. Exactly what I expect from a downtown hotel restaurant. Everything is excellent every time we go. More

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Spaghetti Warehouse - DallasSpaghetti Warehouse - Dallas
181 reviews
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Italian | Downtown, Dallas

Such great service, fun waiter! Super fast food and great quality! More

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

Hands down a great experience. The waiter was super courteous and fast with his service. The bartender made some bomb mojitos and the food was AMAZING. Very authentic New Orleans tasting Cajun food. Highly recommend. More

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

Birthday celebration for my wife. Great time. More

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

One of the best girls night outs! More

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

Wonderful experience. The server did a great job even with the 11 people at our table. The food was great. But the best was the live band...Micah and the Whisky Dragons. Hope they come again. More

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Open PaletteOpen Palette
2 reviews
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Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

Great food, best vegetables I had for a long time and very friendly service More

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TorTacoTorTaco
23 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | Downtown, Dallas

This was the perfect stop for us. Food was great and fast. We were running behind for a concert and they were able to flip our order super quick and get us out on time. Excellent service and everything we had was great. More

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TGI FRIDAYS - West EndTGI FRIDAYS - West End
16 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

It was a very great dining experience, it was exactly what we were looking for, staff was very courteous and went above and beyond to make our night extra special, Rick came out introduced himself and told us a little about that location and it made it even better. I recommend this location but I don't want everyone to try it due to it being my new favorite spot and I wanna keep it to myself lol but seriously super great spot I hope y'all try it and see for your self, the scenery was awesome! More

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Elm Street Cask & KitchenElm Street Cask & Kitchen
5 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Sunday night supper , excellent choice. Good beer and food, smallish menu but I always think that’s good 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

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

Food was great! The servers were very friendly and I had a greet time More

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Bison Bar & GrillBison Bar & Grill
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Come enjoy Ross Avenue’s newest resident, Bison Bar and Grill. Between the drinks, the games and the delectable dishes, you’re sure to find something that hits the spot.

On site you’ll find a game room that includes pool table, pinball and Goldentee. There’s also 9 big screen TVs to enjoy.

Behind the bar we’ve got over 20 different craft and draft beers, as well as a slew of craft cocktails.

Our menu offers high quality ingredients, including antibiotic free chicken. With house specialties like the bison burger, bison tacos and our famous bison dumplings, there is something for everyone.

So what are you waiting for? Drop by Bison Bar & Grill today.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

TacoLingoTacoLingo
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

TACOLINGO is a live wire. Step into a spirited, music-forward scene with inventive cocktails and internationally-inspired fare. Rotating specials and bartenders DJing nightly make LINGO your jamming local joint.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
Café 43Café 43
1055 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Food was incredible...open, airy atmosphere...service impeccable! The whole dining experience was way beyond our expectations. Thank you Bush family and service providers! More

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Bob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on LamarBob's Steak & Chop House - Dallas on Lamar
1570 reviews
$$$$
Steakhouse | Downtown, Dallas

Absolutely fabulous dining experience. Attentive and courteous wait staff. The fillet medallions and lobster tail was perfect. The best part....the lobster bisque soup.....stellar! More

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MiradorMirador
410 reviews
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American | Downtown, Dallas

Must try cheese spread with toast Very nice staff, clean and wonderful table setting More

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Cafe MomentumCafe Momentum
729 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Downtown, Dallas

I’ve been here several times and it’s always an amazing experience. The food is amazing, the service excellent and, most importantly, the program is one worth supporting. More

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Flora Street CafeFlora Street Cafe
976 reviews
$$$$
Southwest | Downtown, Dallas

It was great! This was their first Sunday brunch and it was a big hit! The food was delicious. I had the Caesar salad with salmon and my friend had the pulled pork eggs benedict. We loved it. Mimosas were very good. And we shared the donuts for dessert. The decor in the dining room is gorgeous! And the setting in the Arts District is stunning. More

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

This is one of my favorite places to eat. I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant. More

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Five Sixty by Wolfgang PuckFive Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
7252 reviews
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Asian | Downtown, Dallas

Excellent on all categories. More

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MusumeMusume
347 reviews
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Sushi | Downtown, Dallas

Love everything about this place. Service is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable, food has never missed the mark. It's such a treat to bring people who have never been here. They always look forward to coming back! More

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Meso Maya - Downtown DallasMeso Maya - Downtown Dallas
1767 reviews
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Mexican | Downtown, Dallas

Wonderful time More

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Y.O. Ranch SteakhouseY.O. Ranch Steakhouse
1618 reviews
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Steak | Downtown, Dallas

Our steak was world class delicious and service impeccable! More

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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.

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.