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Weekend in Dallas Food Tour | American Eats

Cindi’s N.Y. Deli
Pecan Lodge
Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie
Las Almas Rotas
Papas Bros
BuzzBrews
Leila Bakery and Café
Hook Line & Sinker
AllGood Café
Cindi’s N.Y. Deli
Pecan Lodge
Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie
Las Almas Rotas
Papas Bros
BuzzBrews
Leila Bakery and Café
Hook Line & Sinker
AllGood Café

If you are a foodie, then a weekend Dallas food tour can be a fun way to explore this city. You will undoubtedly eat great food from a variety of cuisines.

 


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Cindi’s N.Y. Deli

11111 N Central Expy Suite G, Dallas, TX 75243, United States
(214) 739-0918
(972) 248-0608
(972) 241-9204
(214) 744-4745

With four Dallas locations, start your Dallas food tour with a scrumptious breakfast at Cindi’s N.Y. Deli. While you can get other options, like New York Reubens, Philadelphia cheesesteaks, tuna melts, egg salad, and pastrami sandwiches, the main reason to come here is their hearty breakfast, served all day. Indulge in their chicken fajita omelets served with your choice of fluffy buttermilk pancakes, or opt for one of their bakery-fresh bagels. This is also a fantastic place to get biscuits and gravy. Each breakfast entrée also comes with your choice of grits, home fries or hashbrowns.

 


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Pecan Lodge

2702 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226, United States
(214) 748-8900

Using recipes learned at the knee of his grandfather, who owned a ranch in Abilene, Texas, owner Justin Fourton and his wife Diane ditched corporate America and opened a small barbecue house. To meet growing demands, the restaurant known as Pecan Lodge moved to the Deep Ellum community. You will want to eat the South Texas barbacoa slow-cooked over mesquite and oak wood at this restaurant. Do not pass up the chance to try their sides, like West Texas pinto beans, fried okra and collard greens, because Diane has insisted that the restaurant stick to traditional recipes. Top off your meal with Aunt Polly’s banana pudding.

 


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Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie

3700 McKinney Ave #150, Dallas, TX 75204, United States
(214) 613-3570

In French, Bisous Bisous means either kiss kiss or lots of love, and you will not want to miss visiting Bisous Bisous Pâtisserie while in Dallas. Owner and Executive Pastry Chef Andrea Meyer spent time in France and refined her skills in California before she opened this French pastry shop. While they are best known for their French macarons, try their tarts. Regardless of what you choose, you can trust that they are made by hand each day by Andrea and her team. To ensure that their customers get the best treats available, the shop changes its menu seasonally. One tart that you are sure to love is their chocolate tart containing Valrhona dark chocolate ganache and topped with hazelnut cocoa nib tuile crumbs.

 


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Las Almas Rotas

3615 Parry Ave, Dallas, TX 75226, United States
(972) 685-5666

You will not want to miss dining at agave-focused bar Las Almas Rotas while on your Dallas food tour. This bar often serves a delicious menu before 7 p.m. while saving their most creative fare for after that time. They serve tortillas from Tortillas La Norteña, so this is a great spot to get to try both restaurants at one location. Choose their quesadillas with Monterey Jack cheese and your favorite fillings stuffed in the middle or their pork Rojo braised in spicy red chile paste. This subterranean restaurant is located in the front of the building while their craft cocktail lounge is behind it.

 


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Papas Bros.

10477 Lombardy Ln Dallas, TX
(214) 366-2000

Since 1976, diners have been going to Pappas Restaurants. Head to this restaurant to get a great steak, like the porterhouse for two carved tableside. Start your visit with their lobster deviled eggs or their bacon-wrapped scallops before moving on to your selection of dry-aged 100% Angus steaks or their live Maine lobster. There are outstanding vegetable choices to accompany your meal, including roasted wild mushrooms and creamed spinach. While you can get great wines from around the globe, you will want to check their schedule before your Dallas food tour to see if they are hosting one of their fun wine classes.

 


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BuzzBrews

CENTRAL (THE ORIGINAL, 4154 N Central Expy, Dallas, TX 75204, United States
(214) 826-7100
(214) 741-2801
(214) 370-5815
(214) 871-2301

If a late-night snack attack happens during your Dallas food tour, head to one of BuzzBrews four locations. You will love looking at the pop art while dining on delicious vegan food, like bowls, wraps and sliders, at these locations. You can also find terrific breakfast options served 24 hours a day. Hungry Dallas residents have been feasting at these friendly restaurants for at least a decade, and when you join them, it is easy to see why they keep coming back.

 


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Leila Bakery and Café

6041 Oram St, Dallas, TX 75206, United States
(972) 807-6297

Start the day with a fresh kolache at Leila Bakery and Café. Try the option with sausage, cheddar and candied jalapeños or go for one of their seasonal favorites, like the wheat one with apple, havarti and pomegranate jelly. They also offer many varieties in deep-dish quiches. Even if you are not on a special diet, you will want to try their gluten-free, vegan energy bars. Whichever option you choose at this bakery, grab a cup of espresso or cappuccino. This woman-owned boutique bakery is one you will not want to miss.

 


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Hook Line & Sinker

3103 Lemmon Avenue, Old East Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
(214) 965-0707

You will think that you left Dallas and went to the Gulf coast the moment you arrive at Hook Line & Sinker because of the old boats and outdoor motors outside. Once inside, try their grilled catfish served with grilled zucchini and rice or one of their delicious po-boys. If you are looking for a lighter meal, consider their catfish or shrimp baskets served with hush puppies and fries. The latter may be the better choice because you will want to leave room to try their key lime, chocolate or coconut pie, or bread pudding.

 


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AllGood Café

2934 Main Street, Dallas, TX, USA
(214) 742-5362

It would be a shame to end your Dallas food tour without eating a great chicken fried steak, and one of the best in the city can be found at AllGood Café. This restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner has a very fun vibe that you are sure to love. In addition to great chicken fried steak, they also serve chicken-fried chicken, meatloaf, pork chops and other Southern comfort food. Leave room so that you can try their Texas pecan sheet cake or one of their fresh-baked pies. This restaurant often offers local live music, making it a great place to hang out with your friends.

Every good thing must come to an end, and so must your food tour of Dallas. That may be a good thing because you may need to walk clear across the Lone Star state to work off all the calories you have eaten. The great news is that you will have wonderful memories of outstanding restaurants to enjoy along the way.