Dallas and Fort Worth pay homage to their
cowboy roots with classic steakhouses that
spark lively debates about which one serves up
the biggest, most tender steaks. Exotic game,
barbecue and two-fisted burgers served up big
and juicy – just the way you would expect in
these two cities considered by many to be the
epitome of Texas. Tex-mex, Southwestern,
and just plain good old-fashioned down-home cooking are also treasured.
With the diversity of cultures found here,
it shouldn’t come as a surprise that fusion
cuisine is popular here, blending together
global tastes to create an ever-changing
number of dishes that present new twists
on old favorites. From the delicate aromas
and spices of the Pacific Rim to the hearty,
robust and flavorful tastes of South America
to the most avant-garde kitchens of Europe,
Metroplex restaurateurs have taken the term
“play with your food” literally to create
enticing, mouthwatering menus.
The Metroplex has rightfully earned its
reputation among connoisseurs and self-proclaimed “foodies” alike as a Mecca for
those who love to experience the world on a
plate. Get out and explore this world, and be
swept along on a delightful journey that will
travels deep to the heart of Texas.
The following is a sampling of the thousands
of wonderful restaurants in the Metroplex
Clay Pit Grill and Curry Restaurant
4460 Belt Line Road, Addison, 75001
Casually elegant with an upbeat energy,
the Clay Pit offers contemporary Indian
cuisine, and was voted one of America’s
best Indian restaurants by Bon Appetit
magazine. Immerse yourself in the warm
and inviting ambience while enjoying
traditional Indian dishes and unique menu
items. Be sure to try the Chai Spice Crème
Brulee and Mango Cheesecake, highly
touted by Bon Appetit.
Nate’s Seafood & Steakhouse
14951 Midway Road, Addison, 75001
If lively, hometown atmosphere gets you
in the mood for juicy steaks and the best
seafood, along with some true Cajun dishes
then Nate’s is for you.
5290 Belt Line Road, Addison, 75001
Imaginative seafood choices are found
throughout Soho’s menu, with influences
from Thailand, China and India.
Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
1304 Copeland, Arlington, 76011
Cajun and Creole cuisine spoken here.
New Orleans favorites are all here – from
frog legs to boudin to crawfish etouffe.
The seafood gumbo is exquisite, and
there’s nothing like fried alligator as an
appetizer. Try to save room, though, for
the bread pudding with bourbon sauce for
4511 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, 75205
Join local favorite Kent Rathbun as he takes
you on a global adventure with an emphasis
on the Pacific Rim. Order the signature dish,
“Lobster Shooters,” and let the fun begin.
4537 Cole Avenue, Dallas, 75205
Locals love Adelmo’s, a family owned and
operated restaurant with a romantic, old-fashioned atmosphere that serves authentic
4217 Oaklawn Avenue, Dallas
Al Biernat’s is much more than a great
steakhouse! Our menu rises above the
traditional grill menu, with popular
entrees such as Pan Seared Sea Bass over
Lobster Risotto, Australian Cold Water
Lobster Tail, Veal Osso Bucco, Colorado
Lamb Chops or Elk Filet. The extensive
wine list offers over 650 rare selections
and a sommelier’s expertise. Al Biernat
personally greets you at the door to ensure
your delightful dining experience. Come
see why Al Biernat’s is known as one of
the best restaurants in the world.
Arcodoro & Pomodoro
2708 Routh Street, Dallas, 75201
A mélange of tastes, cultures, arts and life: there’s no place quite like the Metroplex
cities of Dallas and Fort Worth. With such diversity, it’s no wonder that no matter
what taste you crave, you are never far from the food you love. The Metroplex
is a delight for the curious epicurean to explore, a food-lover’s paradise, where
imaginations and tastes can run wild. From the traditional and romantic to new
and exotic, there’s a whole world to be discovered and savored.