Discover Trending Restaurants in Dallas

The OpenTable Team

The Texas city of Dallas stands out as one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the United States, boasting a long and storied history, incredible natural attractions and landmarks, a thriving cultural scene, and a flourishing culinary environment. The trending restaurants in Dallas embody the excitement, delivering intriguing cuisines that combine local eats with world-flavors and fads from coast to coast. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in the city headed out to when looking for the trending restaurants in Dallas? Welcome to our Tastemaker List. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know diners throughout Dallas to pick out the latest places to eat. From neighborhood favorites to downtown hot spots, the trending restaurants in Dallas have something for everyone. Grab a table for dinner tonight!

Restaurants:Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill - Euless, The Clover Club, House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Dallas
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American
Neighborhoods:Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor, Uptown, Downtown

Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill - Euless

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Dallas-Ft. Worth (DFW) Corridor
344 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Brunch
  • Group Bookings

This engaging and stylish Irving institution is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. The “scratch kitchen” at The Thirsty Lion provides a full menu of engaging and entertaini...

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100% recommended
Outdoor Eating in Dallas - Fort Worth

The Clover Club

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Uptown
143 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions

The Clover Club is an ultra-stylish downtown hot spot ideal for a great dinner and some excellent craft cocktails. Head out to the Clover Club's stylish rooftop patio and enjoy one...

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89% recommended
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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Dallas

$$$$·American·
Downtown
1,154 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Casual
  • Fun

This top Dallas location is a prime spot for some excellent food and some incredible music. Stop in to take in a show and dine at the Dallas installment of this renowned chain. It'...

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83% recommended
Hot Spot in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Alice

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Uptown
395 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

An intimate spot on North Hall Street, Alice is a stylish and engaging place with a fascinating Asian small-plate menu. The sushi is the standout at Alice. Try the spider roll, wit...

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92% recommended

Sushi Marquee

$$$$·Sushi·
Frisco
373 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Special Occasions

Sushi and the Cowboys meet in one of the coolest trending restaurants in Dallas. This sushi favorite is right in the middle of the Dallas Cowboys world headquarters. It delivers a ...

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88% recommended
Scenic View in Dallas Suburbs
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Kenny's Wood Fired Grill

$$$$·Contemporary American·
North Dallas / Addison
6,738 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

The Addison Walk is the home to Kenny's Wood Fired Grill, one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. This is an intimate but lively chophouse with a creative menu of wood-fired mea...

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98% recommended
Contemporary American in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Haywire - Plano

$$$$·American·
Plano
3,308 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch

This Plano hot spot has one of the more unique restaurant setups in Texas. This local favorite - one of the trending restaurants in Dallas - has a three-tiered layout for guests. F...

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95% recommended
Most Booked in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Lefty’s Lobster and Chowder House

$$$$·Seafood·
North Dallas / Addison
1,515 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions

A longtime favorite for Dallas-area eaters, Lefty's Lobster and Chowder House is one of the top seafood spots in all of Texas. Trek out to the Belt Line Road in nearby Addison to e...

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95% recommended
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Delucca Pizza & Wine - Dallas

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Design District
818 reviews
  • Group Bookings
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Hot Spot

This creative combination of Italian and Brazilian tastes is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. This sleek downtown hot spot boasts an open kitchen with a wood-fired oven a...

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93% recommended

Dee Lincoln Prime

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Frisco
996 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date

Dee Lincoln Prime screams out success. In fact, the location of this restaurant at the Dallas Cowboys headquarters is literally “Winning Drive.” Stop into marvel at the wonders of ...

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93% recommended
Notable Wine List in Dallas Suburbs

KAI Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Plano
783 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Hot Spot

This modern and stylish Asian fusion spot in Plano is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. In the Legacy West complex, Kai delivers a menu full of creative Southern Asian dis...

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86% recommended
Hot Spot in Dallas Suburbs

Uchi Dallas

$$$$·Sushi·
Uptown
2,941 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romance

An upscale sushi restaurant in the heart of Dallas, Uchi is the place to be for prime Japanese seafood. The Uchi “tasting menu” has a full range of excellent sushi dishes. Try the ...

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97% recommended
Best Food in Dallas - Fort Worth
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Billy Can Can

$$$$·American·
Victory Park
500 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Special Occasions

This lively and exciting Victory Park-area steakhouse is one of the trending restaurants in Dallas. A modern take on a classic Old West saloon, Billy Can Can is full of hearty food...

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90% recommended