10 Best Restaurants near AT&T Stadium: Tailgate in Style Like the Locals

If you're planning a big day or night at AT&T Stadium, you're in luck - this area has a wide variety of great restaurants of all cuisines and atmospheres right within walking distance or a short drive. No matter what you're in the mood for, you'll be able to dine in style before or after the Dallas Cowboys game, professional sports event or concert. Located in Arlington, Texas, this city offers visitors a ton of great restaurants.

If you're a visitor to the Dallas area and you'd like to try some of Texas' best cuisines, choose from a nearby steak or Tex-Mex restaurant. Texas Land & Cattle serves up juicy steaks and Texan specialties like brisket-stuffed jalapenos. If you're more in the mood for Tex-Mex, Mariano's serves up the best steak fajitas and frozen margaritas in the Dallas area, while the Marquez Bakery, Tortilla Factory and Restaurant has delicious street tacos and homemade tortillas.

AT&T Stadium visitors who want "game" food can go to the Mellow Mushroom for out of this world pizzas, or Tailgate Tavern, a restaurant and sports bar with a great patio and shuttles to the stadium. Another great nearby spot is Airways Hamburgers which gives budget-conscious visitors great charbroiled burgers in a casual setting.


With a slogan like, "Go Crazy, we've got napkins," Boston's Restaurant and Sports Bar in Arlington delivers on some of the best finger foods in the area. From juicy wings to mouthwatering pizzas, this local hot spot serves sports fans delicious,...  Read More


Southwestern touches and contemporary decor contribute to Blue Mesa Grill's casual ambiance. The food is utterly Tex-Mex, and the restaurant thrills diners with starters like Blue Mesa churrascaritas - skewers of marinated steak and chicken...  Read More

Looking for a casual, cost-efficient spot to grab a burger and fries before the big game at AT&T Stadium? Head on over to Airways Hamburgers, one of the best burger joints in Arlington. This classic spot features charbroiled burgers in a wide...  Read More

Pappasito's Cantina is known for serving huge platters of Tex-Mex cuisine. While the place may be a bit loud for some, meals are delicious and more than filling. Diners start off their meals with delicious homemade salsa and some of the best...  Read More

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. the Marquez Bakery, Tortilla Factory and Restaurant is the perfect place to get your taco fix before the big game at AT&T Stadium. It's been family-owned and operated since 1990 and...  Read More

Offering some of the best seafood in Arlington, the Fishbone Grill and Oyster Bar is the perfect place to tailgate or celebrate a victory. And better yet - it's within walking distance of AT&T Stadium! Diners can choose from a wide variety of...  Read More

If you're in the mood for amazing pizza before the big game or event at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, look no further - the Mellow Mushroom is one of the best pizza joints in town. This eclectic pizzeria features some of the most unique...  Read More

If you want to experience a true Texan meal before or after watching the Dallas Cowboys, head on over to Texas Land and Cattle - a true Lone Star steakhouse. This popular steakhouse takes pride in being one of the best Texas Craft Dining spots...  Read More


Part of the popular Hacienda Ranch chain in Dallas, Mariano's in Arlington is the best place to fill up on fajitas and margaritas before the big game or event at AT&T Stadium. The food there speaks for itself - Mariano's Hacienda definitely has...  Read More

Home to the second largest screen in Arlington, Texas, (AT&T Stadium fills the #1 spot), the Tailgate Tavern is the perfect place for rowdy sports to get their food and drink on before the big game. This fun spot is located just steps from AT&T...  Read More


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