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The coolest bars and restaurants in town

It's time for a new edition (easy there, Bobby Brown) of the Thrillist 47, giving you the best new and new-ish places to eat and drink. Some had to go (we hardly knew ye, Private Social), while other hot spots could not be denied (welcome, Truck Yard!). Have a look at the list (organized by hood, this isn't a ranking) and make the most of your next night out.

DESIGN DISTRICT/ DOWNTOWN/ TRINITY GROVES

1) The Cedars Social
1326 South Lamar St; 214.928.7700
Michael Martensen heads the boozing program at this cocktail den & eating lounge focused on well-crafted, modern 'tails.
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2) Central Standard
1400 High Line Dr; 847.510.2500
From the same Chicagoan folk that brought you Park Tavern and Primebar, this is a casual, beer-backed spot based on the one thing Chicago and Dallas have in common: ...the Central Time Zone?
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3) Ascension Coffee
1621 Oak Lawn Ave Ste A; 214.741.3211
Ascension's house-roasted beans come from places like Papua New Guinea, Costa Rica, and Rwanda, where the owner sits on the board of the largest privately owned plantation in the country.
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4) Four Corners Brewery
423 Singleton Ave; 214.748.2739
Just on the other side of the MHH, Four Corners features fresh brews like Red's Roja to go with live music and other beer-y events.
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5) FT33
1617 Hi Line Dr Ste 250; 214.741.2629
Matt McCallister's showcase spot's named after the number of the chef's table, which's located across from the open kitchen where they make ish like uni pancakes to go with craft 'tails.
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6) CBD Provisions
1530 Main St; 214.261.4500
Not just what you used to call whatever was in Cecil B. DeMille's fridge, CBD Provisions is also Downtown Dallas's best new "Central Business District" restaurant -- a Joule-adjacent modern brasserie from the same dudes who brought you Hibiscus and Victor Tango's (and you know those are awesome). Oh, also: absinthe-whipped, lardo-and-bacon crumble-topped Gulf oysters.
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7) LUCK
3011 Gulden Ln Ste 112; 469.250.0679
The Local Urban Craft Kitchen -- another member of the Trinity Groves glutton -- is a smoked meat & gourmet sandwich-type place that's centered on a beer selection that's purely Texas, mostly DFW, and used as an ingredient. So if you don't like beer, you're out of... nevermind.
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DEEP ELLUM

8) Tanoshii Ramen
2724 Commerce St; 214.651.6800
The definitive list of "Things That Lasted Way Too Long" is a pretty short one: the Hundred Years' War (ugh), Felicity's short hairdo (ugggggggh), and a ramen-less Dallas food scene (eh). This place is responsible for putting an end to that abomination, and -- thanks to the husband/wife duo behind Wicked Po'Boys -- it's wicked (?) good.
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9) Work Bar & Grill
2618 Elm St; 214.699.6959
You know how the saying goes: "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy... unless of course you're talking about Work, the Deep Ellum bar & grill with a loose 9-to-5 theme and waitresses dressed like sexy secretaries, in which case, Jack would actually sorta be the man."
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10) Monkey King Noodle Co.
3014 Main St; 469.206.3658
From a dude who savored on the streets of Taipei and northern China, plus trained with a noodle master in NYC, all before getting his noodle restaurant on, MKNC promises both legit ass noodles, but also a show: the guy pulls noods in the kitchen window, rolling, kneading, slapping, and stretching wheat-and-water dough into those guys you're about to slurp up.
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UPTOWN/ WEST VILLAGE

11) Dee Lincoln Steak & Burger Bar
2626 Howell St; 214.754.4949
Because good things come in threes (Indiana Jones movies, Bronte sisters, Destiny's Children), the chick behind Del Frisco's and Bubble Bar has decided to go for the triple, adding this must-eat meat eater's paradise that's aiming for the Sky, despite being located across the street from BBC.
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12) Stampede 66
1717 McKinney Ave Ste 100; 214.550.6966
Stephan Pyles' ode to Texas has everything from insider-caliber homages to approachable treatments, e.g., chicken-fried bison.
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13) Belly & Trumpet
3407 McKinney Ave; 214.855.5551
Fortunately not a venue featuring jazz explorations courtesy of Louie Anderson, Belly & Trumpet's actually the the Oak folks' classy, non-encased cuisine-ery: a cozy 50-seater decked out with pink walls and ornate chandeliers, with a 15ft bar nestled in the corner.
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14) The Standard Pour
2900 McKinney Ave; 214.935.1370
Brian McCullough designed a drink menu sporting sections ranging from Sours & Fizzes, to Swizzles, to Big & Bold.
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15) Tate's
2723 McKinney Ave; 214.954.4141
There are no mixologists here, only serious 'tenders slinging classics like 1890's Aviations, signatures including the Eternal Flame (strawberry-/jalapeno-infused teq, Citronge, ginger beer), and craft beers like Flying Dog's Gonzo Imperial Porter (given that it's a Hunter S. Thompson tribute, the porter might be a midget, a lizard, or both).
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16) Katy Trail Ice House
3136 Routh St; 214.468.0600
A collab between the Barley House & Mi Cocina investors and the Bandito's owner/operators, the Ice House's admirably simple mission is to provide 50 taps so folks can "walk along the path and have a beer". Suck it, joggers!
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UNIVERSITY PARK/ HIGHLAND PARK/ OAK LAWN

17) Spoon
8220 Westchester Dr Ste B; 855.947.7666
To determine whether or not John Tesar's a Top Chef, you could accept the judgments of a panel of experts and a hot chick who really knows a surprising amount about food, or you could visit his seafood-crazy Spoon.
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18) TJ's Seafood Market -- Oak Lawn
4212 Oak Lawn Ave; 214.219.3474
Owner Jon Alexis says his counter-service spot isn't a seafood restaurant, but he is very proud to call it "a fish market where you can eat", then buy more swimmers to take home, only to discover that, despite not being a restaurant, TJ's preps food way better than you.
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19) Hopdoddy Burger Bar
6030 Luther Ln, Ste 100; 214.363.2337
Rolling up I-35 to bring you locally sourced, organic, house-ground burgers, this ATX counter-service staple's named after hops (beer!) and "doddys", which for some reason's what the Scottish call Angus cows.
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20) East Hampton Sandwich Company
6912 Snider Plaza; 214.363.2888
Painstaking sammy prep plays out in numbers like Southern fried chicken w/ pepper jack, arugula, cured bacon, avo mash & jalapeno cream sauce.
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21) Maple & Motor Burgers & Beer
4810 Maple Ave; 214.522.4400
The place is built on half-lb, hand-pounded US-beef patties & grill-seared buns, with standard fixins augmented by the likes of bacon, jalapenos, fried eggs, and Texas chili packed w/ brisket flat. The leaner point meat goes into the Flat-Top Brisket Sandwich, for which the barbecue's sliced & seared to crispness then soaked in mayo, a process that's only legal if you're within a few hundred feet of a medical school.
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ADDISON/ FAR NORTH DALLAS

22) Jack Mac's Swill & Grill
19009 Preston Rd Ste 209; 972.267.2782
This neighborhood pub's got a Texas-only tap selection that routinely grabs DFW's newest crafts, which're then used to wash down madness like the double enchilada-topped Mexican burger.
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23) Pera Turkish Kitchen
17489 Preston Rd; 972.267.4444
Since Turkey is one of the most beautiful countries you'll never visit, take a shorter trip to FND's Pera Turkish Kitchen, backed by the cousins behind Arlington's Istanbul Grill, who flew in one of their culinarily arts-y brothers from NYC to chef it up.
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24) Coffee House Cafe
6150 Frankford Rd; 469.248.0554
The organic, shade-grown, fair trade, Portland-hailing coffee here's blended post-roast, then brewed using handmade Italian espresso machines that quadruple-filter water. Also, their "coffee sherpa" will add adult enhancers like vodka, whiskey, or liqueur.
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25) Lazaranda Mexican Seafood
5000 W Belt Line Rd, Ste 850; 972.866.890
It's the first US resto from a clan of Monterrey seafood specialists, who've outfitted their open-kitchen 100-seater with a Talavera-lined, L-shaped granite bar whose garage door allows both inside & patio seating.
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26) Battuto
18101 Preston Rd Ste 204C; 972.930.0558
From a couple who hosted a morning radio show in Dallas for the last eight years, Battuto is a casual Italian joint erected in the former Preston & Frankford home of Bill Bates Cowboy Grill and Grover's -- a beloved bar that clearly couldn't Ernie enough money.
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PLANO/ FRISCO/ McKINNEY

27) Taverna Rossa
4005 Preston Rd; 972.403.3321
Not just the name of Sigmund Freud's intramural basketball team, The Dream Team is now also what you might call the dudes behind Plano's live music venue-slash-craft beer hall-slash-gourmet pizza joint run by the guys who brought you both Palio's and Cadillac Pizza Pub PLUS The Grape Chef-owner Brian Luscher.
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28) Kenny's Smoke House
5760 Legacy Dr Ste 4; 972.473.7478
Get meaty with pulled pork (w/ white queso, cheddar, and smoky BBQ ranch) or Kenny's "Hammered" brisket (smoked for 17hrs), named not for the pounding he gives the meat, but for the pounding he gave his liver while he was perfecting -- and often forgetting -- the recipe.
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29) 3 Stacks Smoke and Tap House
4226 Preston Rd; 469.287.9035
No longer just a descriptor for the tri-breasted chick in Total Recall, 3 Stacks Smoke & Tap House is situated right behind the only dual-breasted Hooters on Preston, but you're the boob if you opt for mediocre hot wings instead of an epic cavalcade of smoked meat.
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KNOX-HENDERSON/ EAST DALLAS

30) Peak & Elm
132 N Peak St; 214.826.7617
Go for mains like tamale pie (pictured, with La Popular's tamales covered in chili, fritos, queso fresco & onions) or tacos tapatios: prime beef taquitos with crema compuesta and a cabbage/carrot/pepper slaw that's pickled in red wine vinegar
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31) Truck Yard
5624 Sears St; 469.500.0139
If you're looking for a mythical backyard in Dallas where beer and cheesesteaks and food trucks and windmills and ice cream go hand-in-hand-in-hand-in-hand-in-hand, it's time you met Truck Yard, the most epic outdoor eating and drinking spot in all of DFW (and the only one with a treehouse bar).
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32) DaLat
2537 Fitzhugh Ave; 214.827.3200
"Midnight munchies" at this late-night chef hangout are centered around unique banh mi & pho, but don't miss the Dorito viche, an Asian-slaw chip dip that's as ridiculously simple as it is tasty.
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33) Joyce and Gigi's Kitchen
1623 N Hall St; 469.334.0799
Get stuffed on pollerita (beef bone jus over grilled sirloin, w/ crispy yucca root cake) and majadito: duck confit over risotto-style arborio rice, topped w/ an over-easy egg.
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34) Stackhouse Burgers
2917 Gaston Ave; 214.828-1330
Start with one or two 6oz flat-top patties, then select cheese (cheddar, bleu, pepper Jack, Provolone, mozz) and toppings (from 'shrooms, jalapeno & cucumbers to chili, fried onions & eggs); or go with a sandwich supporting cast ranging from a coleslaw & tartar grilled tilapia to a Cuban featuring Canadian bacon.
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35) Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House
1154 Peavy Rd; 214.324.3335
The girls from Good 2 Go Taco are providing classic burgers (bleu & bacon; 'shroom & Swiss) that can be paired with specific beers, and feature beef uniquely fed grass from 10 different MO fields.
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36) The LOT
7530 E Grand Ave; 214.321.1990
Not just where you go to talk about hot lifeguards and the fact that Rodriguez is totally gonna play for the Dodgers some day, The LOT's also an adult playground-cum-bar-cum-restaurant now open in East Dallas with a beer garden built over a filled in pool and a whooooole buncha cornhole courts.
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37) Mot Hai Ba
6047 Lewis St; 972.638.7468
This Lakewood Vietnamese-ery is armed with beer and bowls of pork belly. We repeat: This Lakewood Vietnamese-ery is armed with beer and bowls of pork belly.
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OAK CLIFF/ THE BISHOP ARTS DISTRICT

38) Boulevardier
408 N Bishop Ave, Ste 108; 214.942.1828
Go big with lamb neck daube braised in white wine, pork skin, orange zest, cinnamon, and olives, or opt for their signature chicken, which's both sous-vide'd and grilled, doubling your pleasure in a way those tease Doublemint Gum twins never did.
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39) Zoli's NY Pizza Tavern
202 W Davis St; 214.942.9654
Named after the owner's late dog, Zoli's is kinda the anti-Il Cane Rosso (he owns that, too), contrasting the Napoletana with Zoli's NY slices and "hot grandmas" (we dare you to Google it).
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40) Driftwood
642 W Davis St; 214.942.2530
CIA grad & Abacus vet Omar Flores's menu ranges from Ugly Pug-battered merluzza (gribiche, celeriac slaw, garlic-butter frites), to a confit-leg/Nueske's-wrapped-loin duo of rabbit.
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41) Bolsa
614 W Davis St; 214.943.1883
Jeff Harris's menu's highlighted by Texas cheese flights and veal sweetbreads w/ smoked egg puree & bacon lardons.
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42) Ten Bells Tavern
232 W 7th St; 214.943.2677
Named after one of the owners' favourite London haunts -- also frequented by Jack the Ripper -- the 7th St English pub's been built pretty much by hand, from the weaving wooden bar, to the TARDIS front door they installed because "the exterior looked a little dinky, but it's really much bigger and nicer inside".
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43) Smoke
901 Fort Worth Ave; 214.393.4141
Purposefully setting up shop next to the Belmont Hotel, Smoke's the Austin-minded, BBQ-centric spawn of an ex-Mansion chef and the owners of Oak Cliff's Bolsa.
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FORT WORTH/ KELLER

44) FnG Eats
201 Town Center Blvd; Ste 1101; 817.741.5200
Regardless of the name's true origin, they're hoping you'll find the menu F'n Good, which you will if you start with the Mini Mi (wee little banh mi sandwiches) and the J.A.C. Roqamole dip: jalapeno, apple, cheddar, Port Reyes blue cheese, avo, poblano & scallion.
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45) Rodeo Goat
2836 Bledsoe Dr; 817.877.4628
If you've ever wondered what a burger joint in an old industrial complex would look like, RG's got your answer. Dig into house-ground burgers like the Caca Oaxaca, with chorizo, avo, pico, fried egg, queso fresco, and OJ's spicier, older brother, Tabasco mayo.
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46) Waters Coastal Cuisine
2901 Crockett St; 817.984.1110
The fishy sequel to Bonnell's, this guy's a power lunchery with empty shellfish shells worked into the interior and full shellfish shells worked onto your plate in the form of pecan wood-grilled oysters in guajillo sauce, chilled lump crab with jalapeno remoulade, and yellowfin tacos with wasabi-lime creme fraiche. And, in a nod to Bonnell's, they're throwing down meat classics like chicken-fried rabbit loin with a jalapeno & bacon-cream gravy.
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47) The Woodshed
3201 Riverfront Dr; 817.877.4545
They're using three smokers, two rotisseries, two wood grills, and six different woods to pull off a menu that includes bourbon-/Coke-marinated pork shoulder tacos, bulgogi beef with house kimchi, and whole-beast feasts marketed under the name "Today's Animal".
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1. Central Standard 1400 High Line Dr, Dallas, TX 75207

Central Standard is a casual, beer-backed spot in the Design District of Dallas. Look for more unique items like the BBQ pork wings, or keep it more traditional with the baby back ribs, and wash it all down with a local Texan brew.

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2. CBD Provisions 1530 Main St, Dallas, TX 75201

This handsome new Downtown brasserie is dressed completely in wood, exposed brick, marble, and vintage-y lighting, with an attractive menu to match. Treat yourself (and a friend or two) family-style with Wagyu Rib Steak, or even Pig Head Carnitas, and pair it with something from their unique cocktail menu.

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3. LUCK (Local Urban Craft Kitchen) 3011 Gulden Ln Ste 112, Dallas, TX 75212

The Local Urban Craft Kitchen -- another member of the Trinity Groves glutton -- is a smoked meat & gourmet sandwich-type place that's centered on a beer selection that's purely Texas, mostly DFW, and used as an ingredient. So if you don't like beer, you're out of… nevermind.

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4. Tanoshii Ramen 2724 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226

Tanoshii Ramen is Dallas's first ramen restaurant, sporting old Japanese favorites like tonkotsu and seafood-based broths as well as unexpected dishes like bone marrow. Arigato, indeed!

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5. Work Bar & Grill 2618 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226

A "five-star dive bar" with burgers & smoked meats, plus waitresses dressed up like sexy secretaries.

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6. Monkey King Noodle Company 3014 Main St, Dallas, TX 75226

From a dude who savored on the streets of Taipei and northern China, plus trained with a noodle master in NYC, all before getting his noodle restaurant on, MKNC promises both legit ass noodles, but also a show: the guy pulls noods in the kitchen window, rolling, kneading, slapping, and stretching wheat-and-water dough into those guys you're about to slurp up.

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7. Dee Lincoln Steak & Burger Bar 2626 Howell St, Dallas, TX 75204

The mastermind behind Del Frisco's and Bubble Bar, Dee Lincoln, has done it again with this must-eat meat eater's paradise. If you're looking for a fresh burger idea, try The Benedict, covered in tomato bacon jam, Bearnaise, and a sunny-side-up egg

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8. Belly & Trumpet 3407 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

Fortunately not a venue featuring jazz explorations courtesy of Louie Anderson, Belly & Trumpet's actually the latest venture from the Oak folks in the former Bowery spot, where they're dropping the "hot dogs" from the old "gourmet hot dogs" angle, instead serving classy, non-encased cuisine in a cozy 50-seater decked out with pink walls and ornate chandeliers, with a 15ft bar nestled in the corner.

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9. Battuto 18101 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

From a couple who hosted a morning radio show in Dallas for the last eight years, Battuto is a casual Italian joint erected in the former Preston & Frankford home of Bill Bates Cowboy Grill and Grover's -- a beloved bar that clearly couldn't Ernie enough money.

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10. Taverna Rossa 4005 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75093

Taverna Rossa is a Plano beer hall/pizza joint with some seriously inventive pies and live music.

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11. Truck Yard 5624 Sears St, Dallas, TX 75206

A great beer selection, cheesesteak and ice cream trucks, and a freakin' treehouse bar combine to make this the coolest backyard establishment in all of Dallas, if not the world.

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12. The LOT 7530 E Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75214

Not just where you go to talk about hot lifeguards and the fact that Rodriguez is totally gonna play for the Dodgers some day, The LOT's also an adult playground-cum-bar-cum-restaurant in East Dallas.

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13. Mot Hai Ba 6047 Lewis St, Dallas, TX 75206

Mot Hai Ba is a new Vietnamese foodery from the Good 2 Go taco team, and features bowls of pork belly, frog legs, and more authentic South Asian eats.

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14. Zoli's NY Pizza Tavern 202 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208

Founded as a rebuttal to fancypants pizza places like Il Cane Rosso, Zoli's serves up authentic NY-style slices in a no-frills storefront with a butt-kickin' back patio.

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15. Waters 2901 Crockett St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Waters is a seafood temple serving up wood-grilled oysters, lump crab, and other aquatic delicacies in the old Bailey's Prime Plus space.

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16. Four Corners Brewing Company 423 Singleton Blvd, Dallas, TX 75212

Four Corners hosts regular Saturday tours, so head on down to sip brews like Local Buzz (a honey-rye golden ale) or La Bajada (a brown ale).

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17. The Cedars Social 1326 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215

City-life got ya down? Here's a cocktail den to hide in! Unique seasonal drinks are designed by Michael Martensen, crafted by super-serious mixologists, then shamelessly housed by you.

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18. Ascension Coffee 1621 Oak Lawn Ave, Ste A, Dallas, TX 75207

If you have a serious obsession with coffee, welcome to your new heaven on earth. As Ascension will helpfully point out, "one cannot live on coffee alone", so they've added some artfully selected wines to the menu too. Now that you can live on.

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19. FT33 1617 Hi Line Dr , Dallas, TX 75207

Offering seasonal-inspired modern cuisine, this 80-seater is aesthetically pleasing in more ways than one, from the sculptures and decor that adorn the interior to the scrupulous preparation of each individual plate.

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20. Stampede 66 1717 McKinney Ave, Ste 100, Dallas, TX 75202

Any self respecting Texan (or American, for that matter) would truly appreciate the Lone Star state-style fare -- like the Freeto-Chili Pie and Chicken-Fried Buffalo Steak -- as well as the regional decor, complete with sculptures of horses and steer heads on the wall.

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21. The Standard Pour 2900 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

This place is anything but standard, serving an outstanding variety of liquors, cocktails, wines, and beers, as well as delightful food options like their thyme and garlic chicken, lamb ravioli, and lobster nachos.

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22. Tate's 2723 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

When was the last time your drink was made with fresh squeezed juices? If you're a Tate's regular, it was 10 seconds before you generously tipped your 'tender. This place believes in superb cocktails and will never disappoint in their variety or quality of the booze they pour.

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23. Katy Trail Ice House 3127 Routh St, Dallas, TX 75201

This beer garden/resto has one of the largest patios in Dallas and boasts 50 brews on tap, ranging from simple domestics to international imports, all poured behind a 50ft bar that features a number of flatscreens, making it a perfect game-day spot.

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24. Spoon Bar & Kitchen 8220 Westchester Dr, Ste B, Dallas, TX 75225

Owned by acclaimed executive chef John Tesar, Spoon Bar & Kitchen is an upscale adventure into seafood, whether you're the raw bar type or are more interested in a more thorough tasting menu experience.

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25. TJ's Seafood Market 4212 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219

This joint offers up a number of services ranging from a sit-n-eat seafood spot to a fresh fish market to a competent and complete caterer. Stay for a meal of fresh-from-the-ocean fare or purchase your raw ingredients to take home and cook up yourself. And if you're new to the latter, TJ's has advice and recipes on their website to do it right.

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26. Hopdoddy Burger Bar 6030 Luther Ln , Dallas, TX 75225

The process is simple. Walk through the door and step into line. Order a drink at the line-side bar. Order one of their delicious burgers of the simple or complex variety. Grab a ticket telling you what table you're at. Get your food and sit down. Eat. Repeat.

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27. East Hampton Sandwich Co. 6912 Snider Plaza, Dallas, TX 75205

A good old American sandwich shop, where everything is made in-house AND they've got wine and beer.

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28. Maple & Motor Burgers & Beer 4810 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219

Boasting options like a fried bologna sandwich and 1/2lb burgers with fried eggs and Texas chili, Maple & Motor may cause you chest pains, but a little beer will cool that fire.

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29. Jack Mac's Swill & Grill 19009 Preston Rd , Dallas, TX 75252

If you're a fan of burgers, pizza, paninis, beer, or rhyming, you'll definitely come back to Jack Mac's.

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30. Pera Turkish Kitchen 17479 Preston Road, Dallas, TX 75252

If you're never going to fly to Turkey and recreate your favorite Liam Neeson scenes from Taken 2, the next best option is to eat at Pera and pretend you're just as badass by taking down fresh lamb instead of Albanian human traffickers and then leaving a big tip.

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31. Coffee House Cafe 6150 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252

More than just a cafe, this coffeehouse/resto/caterer provides a fresh menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, in addition to their espresso bar and other energizing drinkables.

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32. Lazaranda 5000 Belt Line Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

This open-kitchen 100-seater boasts a Talavera-lined, L-shaped granite bar whose garage door allows both inside & patio seating, slatted spherical wooden chandeliers, Frida reproductions touting Latin cuisine, and a 10ft Pisces sculpture made almost entirely out of zarandas -- a tool for grilling fish.

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33. Kenny's BBQ Smokehouse 5760 Legacy Dr, Plano, TX 75024

Kenny's has perfected the art of smoking meat and they also feature some fine seafood if you're allergic to BBQ (which is the only legit reason not to eat it). And if cocktails are your thing, they offer a fine selection that's on par with the quality of the grub.

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34. 3 Stacks Smoke & Tap House 4226 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX 75034

When the guy doing the cooking is known as "The Rib Whisperer", you can pretty much assume the BBQ is gonna be good. Add in the fact they have a collection of 31 beer taps and there are no reasons left not to visit 3 Stacks.

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35. Peak & Elm 132 N Peak St, Dallas, TX 75226

Peak & Elm serves up a selection of contemporary Mexican dishes, evoking a sense of community and family with every bite. Come by on Friday for free margaritas!

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36. DaLat 2537 N Fitzhugh Ave, Dallas, TX 75204

DaLat knows how to satisfy your late-night fix, whether it's for some pho and banh mi, or an urge of the alcoholic variety. And if you're not a vampire, they have daylight hours, too.

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37. Joyce & Gigi's Kitchen 1623 N Hall St, Dallas, TX 75206

This restaurant is run by a mother-daughter team who lend the family kitchen atmosphere of the establishment a sense of authenticity. The menu of home-cooked dishes includes such items as Pork Sirloin, Duck Confit, Grilled Flap Steak and Chicken Milanesa Fritatta.

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38. Stackhouse Burgers 2917 Gaston Ave, Dallas, TX 75226

At Stackhouse, choose between one or two patties and a wide selection of toppings, ranging from pickled jalapeños to good ol' cheese. The menu also includes a number of sandwiches, salads, sides, and dessert items, in case the bold burgers don't do the trick.

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39. Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House 1154 Peavy Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

They say that a good friend is hard to find. But in this case, you just need a GPS or a fairly decent sense of smell. This beer garden and burger joint is everything its name says and more because who says you can't put a buddy between buns and devour him?

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40. Boulevardier 408 N Bishop Ave, Ste 108, Dallas, TX 75208

This French-inspired Bistro uses its wood-fired grill to reinvent some classic dishes from across the pond. In addition to the grub, there's an expansive wine selection that includes more than 120 American and French varietals, as well as a large array of liquors including Whiskeys, Armagnacs and Cognacs.

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41. Driftwood 642 W. Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208

This restaurant was designed by the same firm that created the interior of the Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, and it has an ever-changing menu of seafood dishes crafted by Chef Omar Flores. There's also a diverse array of wines and specialty cocktails available, with excellent pairing options for each item on the menu.

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42. Bolsa 614 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208

Located in the historic Settles Garage, Bolsa offers up a menu of American cuisine for brunch and dinner, as well as a fantastic selection of cocktails and wine. The outdoor patio is covered, and heat lamps make it useable even when the weather gets a bit nippy.

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43. Ten Bells Tavern 232 W 7th St, Dallas, TX

This tavern features a menu of British-influenced pub fare, as well as a selection of beers and ciders that'll make your inner Englishman shine through.

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44. Smoke 901 Fort Worth Ave, Dallas, TX 75208

Smoke, as you might have guessed, is a restaurant that takes its barbecue very seriously. Locally sourced ingredients and traditional recipes are part of what has won Smoke the various awards it's garnered in the past, so why not stop by and see for yourself?

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45. FnG Eats 201 Town Center Blvd, Ste 1101, Keller, TX 76248

FnG Eats serves up what one might call "classy comfort food", crafted using ingredients locally-sourced from the Keller Farmers Market. The wine selections and specialty cocktail menu ensure that you've got options, should you want to spice up your meal with a bit of alcohol.

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46. Rodeo Goat 2836 Bledsoe St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

This full-service restaurant and bar offers a wide selection of hand-ground burgers, as well as an expansive selection of beers in bottle, can and draft form. There's also a fine selection of cocktails and wines available, as well as an assortment of whiskey, bourbon and scotch.

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47. Woodshed Smokehouse 3201 Riverfront Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76107

This 14,000 square-foot open-air venue serves up quality barbecued meats, and handmade tortillas are created fresh every day for the assortment of tacos available on the menu. There's also 25 different craft beers on tap to choose from, and there are a number of Texas wines available on tap as well. Woodshed Smokehouse also serves as a multipurpose venue due to its prime location on the banks of the Trinity River.

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