In Dallas Texas, the terrific Uptown neighborhood is full of great places to eat and they constantly change. Some require reservations. Here is a short list of our favorite Uptown Dallas restaurants (updated January 2013):
Avanti - fabulous service, music on weekends and classic Italian. 1/2 block away. 2720 Mckinney avenue. (214) 871 -4955
Si Tapas – This place has small plates that are delicious. They have nice outdoor seating and the place is in an old house. 2207 Allen St (214) 720-0324
Coal Vines – step back in time with Frank Sinatra and fabulous pizza. 2404 Cedar Springs. (214) 855-4999
Stephan Pyles’ Restaurant – Fine dining at its best. They have an excellent tasting menu and each course is paired with a cocktail. 1807 Ross Avenue. (214) 580-7000
Gui – New Korean/sushi located at 2719 McKinney avenue. They have sushi specials on Wednesday and Sunday. (214) 720-9229
Trulucks – Trulucks has excellent seafood, incredible desserts and I’ve been told by guests the best coffee in town.
S&D Oyster Bar – Seafood New Olreans style at 2701 McKinney avenue -(214) 880-0111
Palomino – Italian/Grill menu 500 Crescent Court. This is a great choice if you’re going to an event at the American Airlines center. They offer free shuttle service to and from events.
Dream Cafe - broad menu, breakfast all day, nice patio, 2800 Routh St. (214) 954-0486
The Place at Perry’s – Known for the steak, but the seafood is really good, too. 2680 Cedar Springs Rd. (214) 871-9991
Nick & Sam’s Grill - casual and less expensive with great seafood, burgers and salads. 2816 Fairmount. (214) 922-8291
Thomas Avenue Beverage Company – casual burgers and beer, great patio. 2901 Thomas. (214) 979-0452
Mattitos - They have an excellent dip called Bob Roberts which is queso plus everything. It is delicious traditional Tex-Mex. 3011 Routh Street. (214) 526-8181