7 Seafood Dishes in Dallas That You Must Taste This Spring
And of course there’s a taco option
Dallas is known for Tex-Mex and barbecue, but we're also serving up some delicious seafood. Whether you like it raw, roasted, baked or grilled, it’s all here. You can thank us later. Go fish.
Crab and Avocado Salad at Le Bilboquet
Enjoying this dish on a beautiful spring day is one of Dallas’s most decadent delights. The ingredients are simple, and the addition of wonton chips and pepper tomato coulis adds the perfect amount of crunch.
4514 Travis St. #124; 469-730-2937 or lebilboquetdallas.com
Baked Oysters at Gemma
This Texas take on the classic oyster dish includes leeks, guanciale, jalapeño and Gruyère. Dining with someone else? Order two plates.
2323 N. Henderson Ave. #109; 214-370-9426 or gemmadallas.com
Lobster Roll at 20 Feet Seafood Joint
There are a few good lobster rolls in this town, but the crowned king has to be this guy from East Dallas’s dive-y seafood shack, where they know to keep it simple with lemon and mayo.
1160 Peavy Rd.; 972-707-7442 or 20-feet.com
Japanese Horseradish-Crusted Halibut with Shrimp Fried Rice at Al Biernat’s
Oh, you assumed the best steakhouse in the city didn’t also serve superior seafood? Wrong! This flavorful fish dish combines all of our favorite Asian spices with halibut so succulent you’d swear you were dining in Alaska.
4217 Oak Lawn Ave.; 214-219-2201 or albiernats.com
Daily Special at Yutaka Sushi Bistro
Chef Yutaka Yamato is constantly reinventing the wheel and putting out specials that will have your palate doing pirouettes. This salmon tartare with goat cheese, beets and cilantro dressing may look completely out of the ordinary, but plates like this are being pushed out every night at this strip-mall gem.
2633 McKinney Ave. #140; 214-969-5533 or yutakasushibistro.com
Fish Tacos at TJ’s Seafood Market & Grill
You knew it was coming. Of course Dallas has a seafood taco option. Be sure to order the grilled fish special version. You can even get it wrapped up in Bibb lettuce if you’re trying to eat healthy…or leave room for chocolate Frangelico bread pudding.
6025 Royal Lane #110; 214-691-2369 or tjsseafood.com