It’s a busy time for restaurant openings around Dallas, with many projects coming up, some coming this year, others in 2023.
But this list is more immediate. It is for those who live here and now. These restaurants have just opened or are about to open any day. (Two are opening this very weekend.)
There is a cafe, a bakery, a Greenville Avenue bar, a Doner restaurant, a Loatian-Thai restaurant and a seafood restaurant. Something for everyone.
Here are the last 6 restaurant openings in Dallas:
La La Land Kind Cafe
The Dallas coffeehouse chain known for its bright yellow color scheme and charitable mission to employ foster kids has just opened a location in Richardson. Taking over a former Great Outdoors sub-store at 242 W. Campbell Rd., this is the seventh La La in Texas since the concept launched off Lowest Greenville in 2017. They offer a fun menu of drinks such as the Butterfly Latte with a Fruity Pebbles flavor, featuring matcha and butterfly pea flower tea, and The Cookies n’ Dream Latte with Oreo crumble, la la cloud mousse, honey, vanilla and espresso. Their menu includes light bites such as Truffle Burrata Avocado Toast and Cacao Banana Chia Seed Pudding. This location is unique for the chain in that it is their first drive-thru, which has recently become essential equipment for cafes.
The highly anticipated bakery of celebrity pastry chef Maria Becerra (she was nominated for a CultureMap Tastemaker Award in 2022 for pastry chef of the year) and her husband Ismael Trejo Gonzalez opens September 25 at 10323 Ferguson Rd. The couple share many years in the restaurant industry, but this is their first store they opened in the newly remodeled 1950s Casa View Center (which is also home to a bustling new Starbucks community store). Lubellas is named after their two daughters and will serve desserts including croissants, made-to-order cakes and slice cakes, pan dulce and tres leches cakes, similar to those Becerra makes for Jose Restaurant in the Parks. Cities.
Finally, it’s opening day on September 23 for this trendy bar and restaurant at 2100 Greenville Ave., serving Belgian bites and drinks. Named for a parade that takes place in Brussels, Meyboom has had a long journey: Owners Jeff and April Karetnick first set their sights on the former San Francisco Rose space, but between the pandemic and parking issues , they turned to this new and improved space. location. Two years later, it’s a happy ending, with a nice range of beers and dishes, like mussels you can make four ways, and dishes that stick to your ribs like potato soup and beer cheese, leeks and mashed potatoes, and roasted cauliflower with beer cheese sauce. A dedicated brunch menu includes Belgian street fries, poutine, Liège waffles, buildable omelets, and chocolate-raspberry French toast.
The Lao and Thai restaurant founded in Dallas in 2012 has opened its third location, this one in Plano at The Shops at Legacy North at 7300 Lone Star Dr. #C128. Signature dishes include duck with rice, sizzling Bangkok beef, salmon pa-nang, noodles, fried rice, curries and stuffed chicken wings. Beyond their usual Lao and Thai fusion dishes, this place offers dishes exclusive to Plano, including sea bass, chicken with yuzu citrus sauce, and garlic stir-fries. They are open for dinner every night and midday on weekdays, when they offer a dish of the day with a vegetarian fried egg roll or soup of the day, a starter and a drink. They also have a full service bar with exotic cocktails such as Sakhuu Jungle Fever and Thai Tea Paradise.
A California fast-casual restaurant concept opens in Frisco at 6851 Warren Pkwy. #201 on September 29. They specialize in doner skewers: thin slices of meat shaved from a vertical spit roast, then wrapped in flatbread with tomato, onion, lettuce and gravy. They also do vegetarian wraps like the one with hummus, lemon herb tahini, olives, green pepper, tomato, cucumber, roasted corn, pickled onions, crispy chickpeas, romaine, cabbage, falafel or quinoa. There is a big commitment to fries such as Berlin Fries topped with Berlin Red Sauce, Tzatziki Sauce, Cabbage, Carrot Slaw, Cucumber, Tomato, Feta, Olives, Corn and Pepperoncinis . Other options include salads, bowls, and gyros, and a full bar with cocktails, wine, beer, and sangria.
The local seafood concept founded in 2017 by Chris Degan, former president of Razzoo’s Brands, has opened its fourth Dallas-area location in Frisco at 1305 Cowboys Way in the Star District. Tricky Fish is known for its Cajun-inspired coastal seafood dishes, with specialties such as fried green tomatoes served with remoulade and blackened shrimp; DGD Darn Good salad; and the Fried Shrimp Po’Boy. Today’s Catch is a daily seafood offering with a variety of preparations to choose from, such as the signature “Tricky Fish” style with crawfish stew, dirty rice and okra. A full bar serves craft cocktails, draft beer, a daily happy hour, and rotating drink specials. On weekends, a brunch with a homemade mimosa bar is served from Saturday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.