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Whether you are looking for an extraordinary sandwich, pub fare, a juicy steak, rotisserie chicken, barbecue, sliders, salads, chips or tempting desserts, there are many amazing lunch and dessert choices in Dallas.

Visit the restaurants, cafes and food trucks that made our list for an unforgettable culinary adventure. For the best lunch in Dallas, stop by one of these unique eateries. Be sure to check out 23 Best Things to Do in Dallas which features the city's top attractions, museums, the farmers' market and other great ideas.

»Easy Slider Truck

Easy Slider Truck

Easy Slider is a gourmet food truck that serves freshly-made, innovative mini-burgers all over Dallas. Owned by Caroline Perini and Miley Holmes, Easy Slider is the city’s only slider truck. All of Easy Rider’s sumptuous fare, from burgers to sauces, is made from scratch. Burger buns are baked fresh every day, patties are made with only Certified Angus Beef, and sides and salads hail from the crispiest farmers market produce. Every ingredient is put together lovingly to create delicious mini-burgers.

2701 Main St, Dallas, Texas 75226, website, Phone: 214-668-1910

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»Knife Dallas

Knife Dallas

Created by Chef John Tesar, a James Beard-nominated top chef, Knife Dallas is a modern take on the classic steakhouse experience with an innovative and creative menu served in a stylish setting with excellent service. Knife Dallas features an extensive charcuterie program which includes grass-fed bison and lamb, specialty breeds of pork, house-made sausages, and brats, as well as chicken and seasonal game birds. The menu also offers classic and contemporary dishes such as dry-aged prime cut steaks and chops, pork belly brisket, and pig’s head served with bread and sauces. The menu also has a selection of seafood and meatless dishes such as homemade pasta, vegetarian entrees, and country-style seasonal salads, as well as a full wine list and cocktail menu.

5300 E. Mockingbird Ln., Dallas, Texas 75206, website, Phone: 214-443-9339

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»The Meddlesome Moth

The Meddlesome Moth

Tucked away in the Trinity Design District in Oak Lawn, the Meddlesome Moth is a stylish bar that serves some of the city’s best beers accompanied by excellent pub grub and hearty fare. Boasting a full bar with over 40 draught beers, two live ales, and more than 85 brands of bottled beer, the Moth is an ideal spot for getting after-work drinks or hanging out with the locals if you are passing through. Snack on delicious shared plates of duck wings, grits, sweetbreads and skin chips, freshly made salads, homemade pot pies and classics such as burgers, steaks, and fish and chips.

1621 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, Texas 75207, Phone: 214-628-7900

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»Chicken Scratch and The Foundry

Chicken Scratch and The Foundry

Chicken made from scratch and a great selection of beers on tap – what more could you ask for? The good people at Chicken Scratch pride themselves on making chicken “the way mama used to,” using hormone-free chickens, fresh herbs and spices, and a variety of handmade sides like garden-fresh salads, homegrown vegetables, and specialty sauces. Chickens are slow-cooked on a pecan wood-fired rotisserie to give them full, intense flavor, a signature trademark of Chicken Scratch fare. Next door to Chicken Scratch is The Foundry, an industrial-style bar and beer garden that serves a fantastic selection of “simple drinks and strong pours” ranging from draught and bottled beers to local microbrews.

2303 Pittman St., Dallas, Texas 75208, Phone: 214-749-1112

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»Norma's Cafe

Norma's Cafe

Norma’s Café has been a Dallas institution since 1956. The cafe serves an award-winning menu of delicious homemade dishes and comfort food, including their famous Mile-High Cream Pies. Located in the Oak Cliff neighborhood of downtown Dallas, Norma’s has its share of regulars. Owner and caféteur Ed Murph started out wanting to give locals a taste of home away from home, and that tradition continues today with famous big country breakfasts of thick biscuits smothered in creamy gravy, syrupy pancakes, and towers of waffles. Lunches are just as crowd-pleasing, with favorites such as southern-fried catfish, chunky meatloaf, and their renowned Texas chicken fried steak. Diners can top it all off with a mouthwatering meringue, chocolate, or coconut Mile-High Cream Pie.

1123 W Davis St, Dallas, Texas 75208, website, Phone: 214-946-4711

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»Ruthie's Food Trucks

Ruthie's Food Trucks

Rolling through the streets of Dallas and serving out-of-this-world gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, Ruthie’s Food Trucks are fast becoming the go-to lunch option for those lucky enough to have one on their corner. The fleet started with Ruthie's Rolling Café—Ruthie serving classic grilled cheese sandwiches from the side of a van. The company now has four trucks, and Ruthie’s homemade sandwiches have gained cult status. Delicious menu items include the ever-popular classic grilled cheese; BBQ brisket with cheddar; chicken, mozzarella and pesto; and turkey, bacon, cheese and “slob” sauce. Every sandwich is served on crispy sourdough bread and grilled to perfection (website).

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»Kitchen LTO

Kitchen LTO

Kitchen LTO is a "permanent pop-up restaurant" in West Dallas' Trinity Groves development. The restaurant changes the chef and artist every six months. In a biannual competition, Kitchen LTO reinvents itself with a new chef and menu as chosen by a panel of judges. This forward-thinking concept gives new chefs a chance to shine and provides guests with the opportunity to experience something different every six months. Menus are left up to the discretion of the current in-house chef and include brunch, lunch, and dinner menus, as well as a cocktail menu and wine list.

3011 Gulden Lane Suite 108, Dallas, Texas 75212, website, Phone: 214-377-0757

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»Eatzis Market and Bakery

Eatzis Market and Bakery

Eatzis Market and Bakery is a European-style food market and eatery that serves a wide variety of seasonal dishes from grilled meat and seafood to fresh sushi, sandwiches and salads, deli meats and cheeses, pastries, desserts and sweets, and beer and wine. Freshly-prepared meals can be ordered in or taken out, and the market also serves as a retail shop where customers can purchase fresh foods. Eatzis Market and Bakery stores can be found in Oak Lawn, Grapevine, Lover’s Lane and Plano. The chain has won a number of awards for their fine fare and fantastic atmosphere.

3403 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, Texas 75219, website, Phone: 214-526-1515

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»bbbop Seoul Kitchen

bbbop Seoul Kitchen

Serving ‘Seoul food for the soul’, bbbop Seoul Kitchen is a chain of restaurants across Dallas that serves traditional Korean food with an innovative twist. Located in Upper and Lower Greenville and opening in Oak Cliff soon, bbbop Seoul Kitchen uses only the freshest ingredients-- organic vegetables, locally-sourced meats, and sauces made from scratch-- to create their sumptuous Korean dishes. Feast on bibimbap, a carefully crafted rice bowl dish with fresh vegetables and savory meats, or anju, which consists of many small-plate dishes like kimchi fries and handmade dumplings. The delicious food is perfect with beer, wine or soju, or a nonalcoholic beverage like minty green tea or lemonade.

2023 Greenville Ave # 130, Dallas, Texas 75206, website, Phone: 469-941-4297

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»Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop

Uncle Uber's Sammich Shop

Uncle Uber’s Sammich Shop is one of the best sandwich spots in Dallas. Serving a menu of creative classic sandwiches (like a solid cheesesteak made from shaved rib-eye and a Cuban pork and ham with melted Swiss cheese) with sides of golden fries, the shop also has a full bar with a variety of beers, wines, and spirits. Once lunch-only, Uncle Uber’s Sammich Shop has extended its hours by popular demand, offers Happy Hour Sunday-Thursday, and is open until midnight on the weekends.

2713 Commerce St, Dallas, Texas 75226, Phone: 214-653-8237

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»Nammi Truck

Nammi Truck

Serving beautifully-prepared Vietnamese fusion food to the city of Dallas, Nammi Truck is a popular food truck with a menu of Asian favorites like their Bahn Mi Sandwich with Honey Barbecue Pork, Lemongrass Beef Sliders with Spicy Coleslaw, and Vietnamese tacos. Nammi Truck can be found at various popular spots throughout town, including Klyde Warren Park, Valley View Mall, and Lee Towers, as well at most events and festivals in the city. (website)

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»SsahmBBQ

SsahmBBQ

Ssahm means “to wrap” in Korean, and that’s just what SsahmBBQ does. The food truck combines a mouthwatering blend of Korean meats and spices to create an innovative take on Southwest-style cuisine. Owned by Jon Del Rosario, SSahmBBQ can be found at all the favorite local spots, events, and festivals throughout the year, including in The Dallas Arts District and the Frisco StrEATS Festival. Serving up Korean delicacies like Kimchee fries for both public and private functions, the truck can be hired for catering purposes or tracked down for lunch.

4414 Worth St, Dallas, Texas 75246, website, Phone: 972-533-4027

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»Trailer Cakes

Trailer Cakes

Serving heavenly homemade cupcakes from the windows of a 1965 vintage Airstream called Bubbles, Trailercakes is owned and operated by “Chief Frosting Officer” Heather Zidell who found a way to create some of the world's best cupcakes. Though the cupcakes were once only available through pre-ordering from the bakery in Knox Street, Heather purchased Bubbles at an auction, gave her a makeover, and took their delectable sweet treats on wheels, making welcome appearances around town. Trailercakes also caters for parties and special occasions and offers over two dozen flavors (website).

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»East Hampton Sandwich Co.

East Hampton Sandwich Co.

Founded in 2012 by Hunter Pond, East Hampton Sandwich Co. is dedicated to providing sandwich-lovers with handcrafted sandwiches made with freshly baked bread, locally-sourced ingredients, and fresh salads and vegetables. Highlights from the extensive menu include meat-based options, like the traditional Lobster Roll and Fried Chicken & Jack Sandwich, as well as vegetarian treats like the Asparagus & Gruyere or the Goat Cheese & Avocado Sandwich. The menu also features fresh garden salads, a beer and wine list, and a selection of soft drinks. East Hampton Sandwich Co. offers salad and sandwich catering for all types of events, as well as boxed sandwiches and packaged salads for picnic baskets.

7300 Lone Star Dr c128, Plano, Texas 75024, website, Phone: 214-228-7630

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