All the Places Dallasites Don’t Want the Tourists to Know About
Your hush-hush guide to eating like a local
From speakeasies to a no-frills diner, Dallas has a crop of restaurants and bars that really don’t care to advertise. Why? Because their loyal patrons don’t want tourists crowding their favorite haunts. Behold our list of some of Dallas’s best secret dining and drinking establishments.
High & Tight
The barbershop thing is no ruse--this spot is a fully functioning hair cuttery that just so happens to house a kick-ass bar. While the drinks are wonderful (we suggest the Charlie Chaplin), we have to advise against downing a few and then deciding to get a whole new hairdo.
If you’ve always wanted to buy something from the mysterious and lavish Grange Hall shop, now’s your chance--the owners recently started serving lunch. While the $25 snob sandwich-- salmon and egg with crème fraîche and caviar--isn’t exactly a cheap midday meal, it’s definitely more affordable than walking out with this.
Hidden in plain sight, Louie’s doesn’t look like much, but it’s packed every night because of itsgreat food. While it’s known for its pizza, we can’t help but recommend the steak and potatoes.The service isn’t great, but that’s all part of this place’s charm.