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What not to miss while in Dallas

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  • MV Apr 10, 2006 06:34 PM
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Is there one particualr place in the Dallas area that you would say is cant miss? Any cuisine or price.

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  1. Mac's BBQ on Main near Washington-Mon -Fri lunch
    Pyles new restaurant
    Sonny Bryants -Ribs & rings -Inwood rd only
    Keller's drive in -burgers
    Avilas mexican -Maple rd
    Javier's -Mexico City Food

    1. Can't name just one.

      High-end dinner: Lola, York Street, and the Mansion on Turtle Creek for the classic Dallas experience that will soon be gone with the departure of Dean Fearing.

      Almost high-end dinner: Local, Standard

      Barbeque: ribs at Baby Back Shack.

      Mex-Mex: Cafe San Miguel, Vera Cruz, Nuevo Leon

      Tex-Mex: Avila's, Cuquita's, Manny's

      New Southern: Hector's, Hattie's

      Sandwich: anything at Jimmy's

      1. Local and Standard are price comparable to Lola, so why not step up? York St. is worth extra cash, so step up again. The Mansion, while good, is overpriced (double Lolas ticket for the same food.)

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        1. re: mythomane

          Standard closed a couple months back.

        2. Sushi - Yutaka or Tei-Tei
          Pizza - Fireside or Coal Vines
          Steak - Bob's
          Concept Mexican - Lanny's (Fort Worth)
          Tex-Mex - Luna de Noche
          Asian Fusion - Asian Mint
          New "Hip" Spot - Central 214 at Hotel Palomar

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          1. re: Epicurious Esquire

            I would say the only can't miss thing at Bob's are the martinis. Not that it's a bad steak.

            1. re: luniz

              The are knocking Vera's down to make way for yet more condos! The food is of the funky home-cooked variety. It isn't at the top of the list, but it is one of the only places with some soul in an otherwise vacuous city.

              1. re: mythomane

                I meant Vern's.