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Our favorite places worth waking up for.
We examined rings, pinched bark, and eschewed sauce to find the purveyors of the tastiest smoked meats in the city.
Best New Restaurants
Every year a crop of new restaurants open their doors in Dallas offering new foods and dining experiences. These are the best new restaurants in Dallas.
Best Neighborhood Restaurants
From North Oak Cliff to Plano, we’ve uncovered the city’s best joints. Come on in. Grab a chair. Make a friend.
After sampling gloriously melted cheese, the crunch of fresh tomatoes and pickles, and satisfying mouthfuls of bacon and sautéed mushrooms, these are the best burgers in Dallas we just can’t live without.
Kick off the covers. Dress up—or don’t. It’s time to eat at one of the best brunch spots in Dallas.
50 Best Restaurants
It’s been three years since we ranked the 100 Best Restaurants in Dallas and what a dynamic three years it’s been. With a whirlwind of openings and closings, we felt it was time to recalibrate our rankings.
Best of Big D
The Best of Big D is D Magazine’s annual guide to the best food, drinks, shops, and entertainment in Dallas.
It’s been 10 years since we last rated the city’s best bets for beef. After 44 steaks, 20 shrimp cocktails, and 4 gallons of wine, we remember why we do this only once a decade.
Newcomers eager to try Dallas’ most famous cuisine tend to be unsettled the first time a server shoves a platter—“Hot plate!”—of greasy, yellow cheese in front of them. Maybe you had to grow up with it. For sure you have to live with it awhile to love it. But for…
Best New Bars
Raise a glass to the best new patios, pubs, and lounges in Dallas.
Every great story begins in a bar. We found the very best places in Dallas to start yours.