Munch on Lunch at These Inviting Dallas Restaurants

Whoever said that breakfast was the most important meal of the day certainly never "lunched" in Dallas! In Big D, lunch is one of our favorite meals of the day largely due to all the great lunch restaurants around town. Before choosing your own top pick, think about what you want in your lunch restaurant. Are you looking for an upscale spot to impress business clients or do you need to motor through a working power lunch? Are you getting away from work to enjoy lunch with friends or colleagues? Are you looking for a place to have a leisurely casual lunch on the weekend?

No matter what you're in the mood for, 10Best has the perfect place for you! For example, if you're in the Downtown/Uptown area, you can choose from a wide variety of restaurants -from the perfect sandwich/salad combo at Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery to an elegant fine-dining lunch experience at Landmark Restaurant. If you're in the mood for a Tex-Mex lunch (complete with a margarita!) head on over to the Iron Cactus. Or if you're REALLY hungry, go to the delicious, yet healthy, lunch buffet at Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill. Not in the mood to count calories? Go for burgers at Twisted Root Cafe or splurge on pizza at Campisi's.



Dallas vegetarians have known about Kalachandji's for years, as its been in business for more than 30 years. This local gem will make visitors feel as if they've left Dallas, or maybe even the U.S. It's situated inside one of Dallas' Hare...  Read More

India Palace
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Give yourself over to terrific northern Indian dishes at India Palace, including the Maharani Feast. It starts with your choice of soup, tandoori chicken, or kebab and continues with an entree of curried lamb accompanied by saag paneer (creamed...  Read More

Located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, Iron Cactus is a sleek, trendy Mexican restaurant that's perfect for a night out on the town. This three-story building features outdoor patios with skyline views ideal for pleasant Dallas weather. The...  Read More


Unique gourmet takeout is what Eatzi's is all about. This convenient market and bakery has provided diners with the freshest sandwiches, hot entrees, bottled salsa and chutney in town. The shop offers touches like "create your own beer...  Read More


Classic Italian cuisine is Campisi's forte. A local favorite, the restaurant offers delicious pasta and pizza combinations. It's in the perfect downtown spot on Elm Street, within walking distance to all the major highrises. It even allows...  Read More

Sammy's Bar-B-Q

If you've really worked up an appetite, and want to experience lunch Texas-style, head to Sammy's to tame your hunger with tasty ribs and hearty sides. The lunch-only place is known for serving tangy meats to local professionals, whether it's...  Read More

Landmark Restaurant

Looking for an upscale lunch in a short amount of time? This restaurant promises to have you fed and out the door within an hour. The lunch special is an abbreviated version of the main menu and includes two courses. Choose creative American...  Read More

Avanti Restaurant at Fountain Place

This attractive Mediterranean-Italian restaurant is popular with business folks, who deem its peaceful environment ideal for wooing clients. Romantics hold the place in high esteem as well, beguiled no doubt by its enchanting fountains and...  Read More

Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery
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Lunchtime is extra busy at this cafe and bakery as folks stop in for a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, soups, burgers and wraps. Bread Winners excels in salads, and one of the most popular is the prime strip steak salad, complete with hearts...  Read More


Meet Denise Brandenberg

Born and raised in Dallas, Denise Brandenberg has been a self-proclaimed “Dallas Ambassador” for out-of-town friends and colleagues for years.

Denise started her career as an advertising...  More About Denise

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