10 Best Dallas Lunch Restaurants: From Power Lunches to Dates

Denise Brandenberg

By , Local Expert, Dallas
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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...  Read more »

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    Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery

    Bread Winners Cafe and Bakery has a wonderful ambiance and delicious food to boot.

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss the delicious (and free!) bread basket at the beginning of your lunch!"

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    Avanti Restaurant at Fountain Place

    Avanti Restaurant at Fountain Place is the perfect power lunch spot to impress clients.

    Local Expert Tip: "Park in the underground lot at Fountain Place."

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    Ali Baba Mediterranean Grill

    Ali Baba has the best Mediterranean lunch buffet in Dallas.

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss the all-you-can-eat lunch buffet during lunch hours!"

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    Landmark Restaurant

    The Landmark is a great place for a classy business lunch, complete with an upscale menu, quiet environment and attentive waitstaff.

    Local Expert Tip: "Large, loyal breakfast and lunch crowds at upscale hotel restaurant, so arrive early to get a good table."

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    Sammy's Bar-B-Q

    Sammy's Bar-B-Q sausage is the best in Dallas, and the brisket isn't half bad there either.

    Local Expert Tip: "For your side item, don't miss the potato casserole!"

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    Campisi's is the perfect Downtown lunch spot for diners who want to get out of the office.

    Local Expert Tip: "Start off with the crab claws!"

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    Eatzi's is a classic go-to lunch spot in Dallas, and there are so many options, you can eat something different for months.

    Local Expert Tip: "Go early to snag a good place in the salad or sandwich lines!"

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    Iron Cactus - Dallas

    Iron Cactus is the perfect Downtown Dallas lunch spot, especially if you're in the mood for a margarita.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try the delicious stacked pork enchiladas or glazed salmon chipotle!"

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    Twisted Root Burger Co.

    The homemade sweet potato chips at Twisted Root Burger Co. are worth the trip.

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't leave without trying the root beer float!"



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