Dallasites and visitors to the Lone Star state love to hit up the Knox/Henderson area of Dallas’s tony Uptown located just three miles north of Dallas. Loaded with dining options along with popular shopping locales, a visit to the Knox and Henderson areas of Dallas means plenty of impeccable restaurants to choose from for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late-night noshing!
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2912 N Henderson Ave Dallas, TX 75206
Classic southern food is served up at the Porch in a decidedly Dallas Texas atmosphere. Choose buttermilk fried chicken or house smoked short ribs to fill you up. But make sure to save some room for their famous gooey butter cake loaded with butterscotch ice cream and salted caramel topping when you come back here for brunch (and you will want to).
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3312 Knox St Dallas, TX 75205
This Italian spot bakes up to-die-for pizzas like the tasty Burrata, but locals also crave classic Italian dishes at Taverna like the fiocchi al gorgonzola and the branzino al forno featuring Mediterranean sea bass. Snag a spot inside at a cozy table with a view of the wood-fired pizza ovens and bar or join the patio crowd for a lively drink with the Dallasites always waiting for a prime spot just steps away from the famed Dallas Texas Katy Trail.
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3133 Knox St Dallas, TX 75205
One of the most spectacular places to dine in Dallas, Texas is the RH Rooftop, situated on the upper floor of Restoration Hardware. Glamourous lighting, stunning indoor landscaping with enormous trees and sculpted greenery and spacious seating make RH a go-to dining spot in the Big D. Brunch here is practically a religion while dinner items like the shaved ribeye and the lobster roll are both favorites of regulars who love to stop by the RH.
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2323 N Henderson Ave Ste 109 Dallas, TX 75206
Located on the southern side of Henderson, Gemma transports visitors to the coast with its cheerful blue, white and gray interior and standout California classics-based menu. Snag the ocean trout, duck frites or a sharable mushroom leek tart. Grab a seat at the bar for cocktails or a full meal, or wait for a table in their coveted informal dining room to feast at your own pace at this Dallas-area favorite spot.
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3230 Knox St Ste 140 Dallas, TX 75205
Small but spectacular, this French bistro brings the joie de vivre to the streets of Dallas, Texas. Dine al fresco streetside on house-made croissants and a mimosa at brunch, or nosh on Dutch caviar, steak tartare and a double-baked cheese souffle at dinner. With its beautiful food presentation and glorious wine selection, Knox Bistro transports guests to a quaint café in Paris if only for a few hours.
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2927 N Henderson Ave Dallas, TX 75206
This casual bar and restaurant is a perfect place to grab a drink and watch the game with a group. Dallas, Texas diners go to Smithy for their truffle fries and salmon flatbread for dinner while the brunch crowd can’t get enough of their hangover burger and crab nachos. With a huge selection of local draft beers, craft cocktails named for local hotspots like the Katy Trail Mule and plenty of wine and bubbly options, everyone can enjoy happy hour at Smithy, too.
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3314 Knox St Dallas, TX 75205
Another French favorite go-to spot in Dallas’s Uptown area is Toulouse. Streetside seating opens up to the dining room providing a relaxed and very French dining experience with classically French dining tables and a cozy bar. Fresh trout dip and frog legs a la provencal are popular choices to share while the duck leg confit is a favorite dinner option.
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HG SPLY CO
2008 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 75206
The see-and-be-seen crowd in Dallas Texas hits up HG for rooftop drinking and dining with one of the most spectacular views of Dallas. Technically a few blocks from the Knox/Henderson strip, HG is a beloved local hangout by those who love great drinks and delicious Hunter/Gatherer bowls that come with a protein and veggie base combo like the street corn with Texas gulf shrimp.
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Pie Tap Pizza Workshop
2708 N Henderson Ave Dallas, TX 75206
Casual seating and a loft vibe make Pie Tap a perfect spot to relax and enjoy delicious food and drinks with their wide selection of beer, wine and craft cocktails. Snag an order of goat cheese fondue to share while you wait for your tasty prosciutto pizza to pop out of the oven.
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5680 North Central Expwy Dallas, TX 75206
This Top Chef-run restaurant is frequently named a Best-Of in Dallas, and locals know that their aged beef is some of the best around. Guests here love the old school 90-day dry aged sirloin as well as the new school short rib. The sexy fireplace seating behind a wine wall adds the ambiance of this new-old school steak house that Dallasites flock to from breakfast to dinner and even poolside where they adjoin the Palomar Hotel.