The Best Brunch Restaurants in Dallas

The city of Dallas has a rich history rooted in cattle ranching, farming, and oil production. The Texas city grew rapidly in size after the railroads sprung in the late 1800s and has become an important business and financial center since. With its myriad of professional sports teams, the Dallas Museum of Art, modern and postmodern architecture and top-rated attractions like the Dallas World Aquarium, you'll always mosey along something to see in Dallas. When it comes to food, you can find it all here, from tacos to Thai cuisine and fine dining to food trucks. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out for the best brunch in Dallas? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. If you'd like a mouthwatering mid-day meal, check out our list of where to find the best brunch in Dallas.

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Restaurants:Restaurant506 at The Sanford House, Thirsty Lion Gastropub - Euless, TX, Café 43
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Arlington, Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor, Downtown
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Restaurant506 at The Sanford House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Arlington
1,222 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Good for Anniversaries

Restaurant506, located in The Sanford House Inn & Spa in Arlington, is a lovely fine dining establishment that caters to both guests and the general public. Stop in here for brunch and the exquisite a...

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Contemporary American in Dallas - Fort Worth

Thirsty Lion Gastropub - Euless, TX

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor
362 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill, located in Euless Mid Cities in Dallas, is an upscale but laid-back Contemporary American restaurant and Gastropub. Their mission is to combine the traditional values o...

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Group Bookings in Mid Cities

Café 43

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,250 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Scenic View
  • Brunch

Cafe 43, located at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in downtown Dallas, is a contemporary American restaurant known for their locally-sourced, organic, seasonal and sustainable menu. The interi...

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Best Ambience in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Whistle Britches - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Texas
601 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Casual
  • Brunch

Whistle Britches is all about chicken. They opened in 2016 in order to serve Dallas with the tastiest fried chicken in town along with a full menu of farm fresh ingredients and soul food dishes. The s...

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Mac's Bar & Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Arlington
1,232 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasions

Mac’s Bar and Grill, located in a prime spot in Arlington, TX, sounds like it would be a super casual spot, but it’s not. Diners enter into a super elegant dining area with a rich, classic motif that’...

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Best Overall in Mid Cities

The Henry - Dallas

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor
1,317 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating

The Henry, located in the DFW Corridor, is a fantastic neighborhood restaurant. Diners here can always count on a warm welcome from the waitstaff, servers and bartenders who remember your order and a ...

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Most Booked in Dallas - Fort Worth
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J. Theodore

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Frisco
1,009 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Eating

Bonnie Ruth’s is a sophisticated yet relaxed restaurant in the suburb of Frisco that remains one of the favorite neighborhood spots in the area. The menu focuses on hearty fare rooted in the classic F...

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Contemporary American in Dallas Suburbs
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Mignon - Prime Steaks, Seafood and Cocktails

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Plano
1,627 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Notable Wine List

Mignon is a lovely fine dining restaurant located in the suburb of Plano, just outside Dallas. They have a warm romantic atmosphere that will transport you to a different era, just like you’re sitting...

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Notable Wine List in Dallas Suburbs
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Mercat

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Uptown
1,164 reviews
  • Romance
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Located in the Harwood District, Mercat Bistro is a cozy and comfortable uptown restaurant that locals love. With an interior inspired by the finest European dining and culinary practices, Mercat has ...

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Prime Farm to Table

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Flower Mound
729 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Creative Cuisine

PRIME is a casual yet refined Contemporary American restaurant located in the Flower Mound neighborhood in the suburbs of Dallas. The goal of the restaurant is to support local farmers in Texas as muc...

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Contemporary American in Dallas - Fort Worth

V-Eats Modern Vegan at Trinity Groves

$$$$·Vegan·
West Dallas
284 reviews
  • Vegan
  • Good Vegetarian Options
  • Healthy

V-Eats is a Modern Vegan restaurant in the Trinity Groves neighborhood of Dallas. The goal here is to prove that vegan food can appeal to anyone and taste just as good as any other kind of cuisine! Ch...

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The Heritage Table

$$$$·American·
Frisco
522 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Located in an old 19th-century Victorian house, The Heritage Table in the Frisco suburb might have the best brunch in Dallas, according to many locals. The restaurant focuses on American, Contemporary...

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Fit for Foodies in Dallas Suburbs

Edith’s French Bistro

$$$$·French·
Plano
22 reviews
  • Afternoon Coffee
  • Brunch
  • Outdoor Eating

Situated in the suburb of Plano, Edith’s French Bistro serves an amazing, all-day brunch in a bright and chic space with rustic wood and splashes of white on the walls. It has tons of seating and Fren...

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Hannah's off The Square

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Denton
1,695 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Hannah’s off The Square is a casual fine dining spot nestled in the heart of Denton, a northern suburb of Dallas. Originally located on Hickory Street, Hannah’s moved to this much larger location with...

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Contemporary American in Dallas Suburbs
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Ida Claire

$$$$·Regional American (Contemporary Southern)·
North Dallas
3,148 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Brunch
  • Fit for Foodies

If you want to experience a real southern restaurant while you’re in Dallas, check out Ida Claire’s in the Addison neighborhood. It’s a funky, southern influenced restaurant and bar with amazing south...

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Wildwood Smoke Craft Whiskey - Southlake

$$$$·American·
Southlake
877 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions

Wildwood is a favorite dining destination in Southlake, a suburb of Dallas, that serves delicious American food, steak and seafood. The restaurant is an ideal spot for a business lunch, date night or ...

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American in Dallas Suburbs

Texas Spice

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown
478 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions

Texas Spice, a popular Contemporary American restaurant is the premier eatery at the Omni Dallas Hotel downtown. It serves 3 meals a day and puts a focus on capturing the true flavors of Texas. They e...

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Fit for Foodies in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Pink Magnolia - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Oak Cliff
710 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Brunch
  • Cosy

Pink Magnolia is an elegant yet casual eatery located in the Oak Cliff / Bishop Arts neighborhood of Dallas. Inspired by the magnolia flower as a symbol of southern strength and hospitality, the resta...

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Ivy Kitchen - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
North Dallas
418 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Casual

IVY Kitchen, located in North Dallas, is a casual yet elegant American comfort food place that offers an eclectic variety of foods. The restaurant started out as a place to meet, eat and drink before ...

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