Summer presents the perfect opportunity to embark on a culinary adventure and explore the delectable delights that the Dallas Design District has to offer. From charming cafes to exquisite fine dining establishments, this vibrant district provides a wide array of tasty treasures to satisfy every palate.
Wine and Dine at Carbone Vino
Whether you’re looking for a romantic date night or an elevated celebration location, the fine Italian-American culinary heritage at Carbone will make it an evening to remember. In addition to its warm, luxurious atmosphere, you’ll enjoy nostalgic dishes like Seafood Salad, Lobster Fra Diavola, Veal Parmesan, and so much more. Just steps away, you’ll find Vino, Carbone’s sister restaurant, which features more relaxed dishes like handmade pastas, pizzas, and gelato, along with some of the most coveted wines of Italy.
Discover Commons Club’s New Power Lunch
Whether you sit inside the posh Common’s Club dining room or enjoy its spacious patio, don’t miss out on the coveted Virgin Hotel Dallas restaurant’s new Power Lunch. This limited time menu features a scrumptious 3-course meal, complete with a beverage pairing and a to-go treat every Monday through Friday from 11am-2pm. You have the option to dine in or order ahead and conveniently take it to-go. And, if you’re staying for dinner, check out the new Chef’s Counter Dinner Tuesday nights at 7:30pm.
Reservations | 1445 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
Delight in Pizza Paradise at Delucca Gaucho
Bottomless pizza anyone? Delucca Gaucho’s pizzeria-style dining experience is where endless slices of your favorite pizza pies await. Whether you prefer classic toppings or more adventurous flavor combinations, Delucca Gaucho has something for everyone. And, the excitement doesn’t stop there! Be sure to catch their Happy Hour, Monday-Friday from 4:30pm-6:00pm where tantalizing cocktails and exquisite wines await.
Reservations | 1950 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
Coffee Break at Ascension
Whether you’re an early riser looking for a morning coffee boost, a cozy spot for brunch, or a refreshing early dinner, Ascension has you covered. Enjoy their Golden Hour menu after 3:00pm, featuring an exquisite meat and cheese board. And, be sure to try the Misma Lani Farms 100% Kona Coffee, available for a limited time.
No reservation required | 1621 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75207
Backyard BBQ Fun at Ferris Wheelers
Calling all barbecue lovers! Ferris Wheelers combines the authentic flavors of Texas-style barbecue with a lively and inviting atmosphere that will leave you craving more. Not only can you enjoy the best of the best BBQ classics, but you can listen to some great live music, as well. Don’t forget to take a ride on the ferris wheel before you leave!
Beer and Good Eats at Meddlesome Moth
Discover why Meddlesome Moth was crowned the "World's Best Place for Beer." With a constantly rotating selection of craft beers on tap, in bottles or cans, as well as exceptional wines and cocktails, there's always something fresh and thrilling to sample. But, Meddlesome Moth is not just about beer. From vegetarian and vegan options, to keto and pescetarian, it ensures that everyone can enjoy a delightful and satisfying meal.
Reservations | 1621 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75207
Explore a Taste of Thailand at Pakpao
With vibrant flavors, fresh ingredients, and an inviting ambiance, Pakpao has become a go-to destination for Pan-Asian cuisine lovers. Their specials include $10 Pad Thai Mondays, half off wine bottles on Wine Down Wednesdays, and $10 Drunken Noodle Thursdays. And, don’t miss their new Thai Baby Back Ribs special available every Sunday until they run out.
Reservations | 1628 Oak Lawn Ave #120, Dallas, TX 75207
Fiesta at The Mexican
The Mexican is an exciting culinary hotspot where authentic Mexican flavors take center stage. With an expert menu featuring sizzling fajitas, mouthwatering tacos, and their cocktail of the month, AMOR ETERNO, it's the perfect place for a fiesta of the taste buds. This summer, experience the true essence of Mexican cuisine at The Mexican and embark on a memorable, flavor-filled food journey.
Reservations | 1401 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
Steaks and Seafood at Town Hearth
For an evening that’s truly exquisite in every way, add Town Hearth to the top of your summer adventure list. From prime steaks to fresh seafood crafted by acclaimed chef, Nick Badovinus, every bite at Town Hearth promises to deliver. Be sure to call the number below to make a reservation or place a curbside pick up order on their website.
Reservations: 214-761-1617 | 1617 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
Escape to Mexico City at El Carlos Elegante
Dive into the incredible blend of Mexican flavors and interior elegance at El Carlos Elegante, a Mexico City inspired nightly eatery by Duro Hospitality. From sizzling fajitas and flavorful enchiladas to refreshing cocktails that wash away the summer heat, this exciting new Design District favorite absolutely captures the vibrant heart of Mexico.
Reservations | 1400 N Riverfront Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207