New Restaurants Open in DFW


360 Brunch House Mimosa Flight | Image by 360 Brunch House/Facebook

Since the beginning of November, the Dallas-Fort Worth area has seen a massive increase in restaurant openings, with 24 new restaurants popping up within the last month and a half.

Among these restaurants is 360 Brunch House in East Dallas which opened in early November. They specialize in brunch and booze. Their menu features several varieties of French toast, including lemon poppy and flaming apple whiskey. They additionally have an extensive brunch cocktail menu.

Asian Mint Addison just opened up its fifth location in Addison. They opened on November 25 and serve Thai food favorites and innovative fusions on their big patio. Using farm-fresh ingredients, their menu also has offerings for those with dietary restrictions or preferences, such as vegans or seafood lovers.

Bad Chicken opened on November 7 in Dallas on a short-term lease to see if the restaurant will get enough traction. As its name suggests, Bad Chicken serves chicken in a variety of ways. There is even a Bacon PBJ on the menu which features fried chicken, bacon, jelly glaze, and peanut butter sauce atop a brioche bun.

Bizzy Burger opened in Addison on November 25. The restaurant comes from the founders of Pei Wei and Chili’s, who are bringing a new fast-food burger to the market, serving smaller gourmet burgers. Their menu features exciting combinations, such as blistered tomato, herbs, roasted garlic, and sweet onion.

The Brass Ram in downtown Dallas opened on November 5 and serves prime rib in their historic Dallas location. Luxe accouterments include rock shrimp and lobster Oscar.

California-based Crimson Coward opened its first Texas location in Frisco on November 5 and will serve Nashville-style hot chicken. Online orders are also possible.

Double D’s bar, named after the Design District, opened in the area on November 23. Alongside a wide array of cocktails, customers can snack on pizza and popcorn.

El Carlos Elegante opened on November 14 in the Design District and serves Latin-inspired cuisine. If crudo and ceviche aren’t tempting enough, there are many other offerings from the grill.

Escondido Tex-Mex Patio opened November 7 at Preston Hollow with a large patio where customers can enjoy its ancho butter fajitas.

The Finch opened in East Dallas on November 21. The restaurant is a grill and raw bar featuring a variety of meat and seafood dishes. Additionally, they will have a New Year’s Eve special menu with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.

Haystack Burgers and Barley opened their fifth Texas location in Preston Hollow earlier this week.

The Hub opened in Allen on November 3 and provides an open-air venue, food, drinks, and live music.

The Londoner Pub opened in East Dallas on November 18. The sports bar features live viewings of soccer games. They serve classic British cuisine, such as fish and chips and bangers and mash, alongside American favorites. Their happy hour is 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. from Tuesday to Sunday.

Nena Postreria is a new dessert destination in Dallas that opened at the beginning of December. The shop features Mexican cakes and cookies, and pops up at different venues in the DFW metroplex. For all of December, the shop will be at The Exchange Hall in Dallas.

The Nest Craft is a brunch and dinner restaurant that opened near the Galleria on November 10.

Nitro Burger opened in West Dallas in late November and features burgers, creative appetizers, and liquid nitrogen milkshakes. Their menu features a wide variety of burgers and sauces alongside a variety of sides, including lobster tots and fried green tomatoes. Not only are their milkshakes made with liquid nitrogen, but they can also be made with alcohol.

Olivella’s Italian Deli opened earlier this week in the Olivella’s restaurant, a well-renowned pizza joint in Dallas.

Oomi Digital Kitchen opened on November 21 in Dallas, with a specialization in takeout and fast delivery. They have a wide variety of options, including gelato, tacos, sandwiches, and biscuits.

Poco Fiasco opened in the Harwood District at the beginning of this month, serving pizzas and martinis. Their menu features signature cocktails and martinis, as well as an option to “build your own martini.” Alongside traditional Italian cuisine, they have a few Greek dishes as well, such as their Greek salad or their gyro sandwich.

Pizzana opened in Dallas in mid-November, bringing another Pizza restaurant from California to the DFW metroplex.

The Salty is a pop-up donut and coffee shop that found a permanent home at Kylde Warren Park at the beginning of December.

STK, an international chain, opened its first location in Dallas at the beginning of November. The upscale steakhouse features a raw bar, as well as classic southern sides and steak entrees that can cost over $100.

Tannahill’s Tavern and Music Hall opened in Fort Worth on December 8 and features live music alongside classic Texas cuisine.

TLC Vegan Cafe opened in Richardson on November 11, bringing a new dairy and meat-free destination to DFW. They have an expansive menu featuring wraps and sandwiches, pasta, salad, and many sides and appetizers, including Buffalo Cauliflower Wings and Texas Chili.

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