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TOP 5 Can't miss restaurants in Dallas

steakrules85 | May 12, 2010 01:23 PM

Hey all,

I am coming to Dallas in October to see my Giants take on the Cowboys with my dad. Every year we go on a trip to a new city to go to a game and experience the dining scene. We are staying at the Adolphus in Downtown so we will most likely be eating around there which is great because it seems most of the cities top restaurants are not far at all.

We are going to be in town for 5 days and want to know where you would choose to go for the 5 best meals in Dallas. Price is not an issue, we are just looking for the absolute best! I have plenty of time to plan but I want to start doing my research early as we are big foodies and one of the highlights of a great trip for us will be the food.

So far I have the following on my radar... Obviously staying at the Adolphus, the French Room is a definite. If I was going tomorrow the other 4 would be 560 by Wolfgang Puck, Stephan Pyles, Lawry's (one steak dinner is a must! and I always wanted to try Lawry's-none in NYC), and Fearing's.

Other options are Rosewood Mansion, Hibiscus, Lonesome Dove, Place at Perry’s, Nana. Nick and Sam's, Bailey's Prime, and Oceanaire, Al Biernat's, Bijoux, and Charlie Palmer at the Joule.

I know it is a very extensive list. Too bad we can't be there longer! But from the above what are CANT MISS. Are there some that are not on my list that you recommend? We are looking for some quintessential Dallas institutions that you must say you have been to before leaving the place.

Please keep in mind that on Monday the game is around 7:30 so we would probably have to have an early dinner around 5 or so. Here are some other questions

1. Which of these places would be best for a mid day lunch on Tuesday when we leave (7pm flight).
2. Does Lawry's allow you to order off the dinner menu during lunch?
3. Would any of the upscale restaurants allow us to order off the dinner menu at lunch? I am sure they would if we gave them a heads up.

Thanks in Advance!!!!!! Look forward to reading recommendations.

The Place at Perry's
2911 Routh Street, Dallas, TX 75201

Stephan Pyles
1807 Ross Suite 200, Dallas, TX 75201

Al Biernats
4217 Oak Lawn, Dallas, TX 75219

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