The Ultimate Guide to Good Eats Near Globe Life Park

The city of Arlington, located between Dallas and Fort Worth– has much to brag about: it's home to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor and the Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium. It's also where you'll find Globe Life Park, the stomping grounds of the Texas Rangers baseball team. And while many of Arlington's attractions may be seasonal, including baseball, which operates from April through September, the dining venues in this neck of the woods run full steam all year round. Plus they offer more tastier options than your usual overpriced concession grub.

If you're craving a quick, excellent meal at an extremely fair price, then you've got options. For the best Lousiana-style comfort food fare, head to Damian's Cajun Soul Cafe. And those in search of an amazing sandwich should stop by Dino's Subs, where they make the bread from scratch and hand-cut the ingredients for each sandwich to order. There's also Ahi Poke Bowl, a buzzy fast-casual dining spot that specializes in standout renditions of the classic Hawaiian diced-fish and rice dish. 

For pre-game or post-game drinks, you can’t beat R Bar & Grill, the Hilton's sophisticated sports bar and gastropub. The food (think street tacos, sliders and gourmet pizzas) is phenomenal, and the crafted cocktails are even better.

For spot-on kabobs and meze platters, Prince Lebanese Grill is superb. Or if you're looking for something a bit upscale, try Cacharel, a classy French steakhouse boasting excellent food and panoramic views of Arlington's entertainment district.

If these dining gems sound good, then you'll want to have a look at the rest of the list 10Best has compiled. Just make sure to check opening hours before you go.

Twisted Root Burger Co.- Arlington
Photo courtesy of Instagram User Ssoto20


The metroplex has no shortage of terrific burger joints, though it's not everyday you can find a patty made out of camel or kangaroo. If you don't feel up to getting intimately involved with the wilder side of the menu, no worries– there's...  Read More

Gyros House
Photo courtesy of Instagram User Misss.Julesss


Judging by its name, you might think this unassuming spot's sole ethos is dishing up those classic Greek sandwiches made out of succulent rotisserie meats. And you'd be partially correct. Gyros House does crank out solid gyros, but it also...  Read More

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza
Photo courtesy of Instagram User Marcespiritu


For an ever-expanding chain (there are three branches in DFW and over 100 outposts throughout the U.S.) this fast-casual pizza purveyor bats well above average. We're talking 11-inches of crispy, thin-crust pies, crafted from scratch-made dough,...  Read More

Ahi Poke Bowl
Photo courtesy of Yelp User Michelle H.


Forget sushi and sashimi and say aloha to poke (pronounced poh-keh), the popular Hawaiian diced-fish and rice dish that's been taking the mainland by storm. Billed as the first Hawaiian poke restaurant in the state, this fast-casual eatery,...  Read More

Dino's Subs
Photo courtesy of Instagram User Jeraterror


This Arlington fixture has been around for more than 30 years, and judging by the stream of folks who flock here at all times of day, clearly they're doing something right. The secret? They bake their own bread (wheat and white) and they cut the...  Read More

Prince Lebanese Grill
Photo courtesy of Prince Lebanese Grill Instagram User Kathytnguyen


Featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, this mom-and-pop joint has been serving some of the best Lebanese fare in Arlington for almost three decades. We're talking everything from traditional meze platters ( hummus, babaganoush, tabouli salad,...  Read More

R Bar & Grill
Photo courtesy of R Bar & Grill Instagram


Contrary to popular belief, hotel eateries aren't all about overpriced drinks and mediocre food. And this rustically-chic dining destination, tucked inside the Hilton near Globe Life Park– is proof of that. At R Bar & Grill, you'll find...  Read More

Damian's Cajun Soul Cafe
Photo courtesy of Yelp User Donnell J.


From smoked brisket, barbecue ribs and fried chicken to catfish, jambalaya and seafood etouffee, this is just a little of what to expect at this Cajun/soul food hole-in-the-wall tucked along an unassuming shopping strip near Globe Life Park. The...  Read More

Babe's Chicken Dinner House Arlington
Photo courtesy of Instagram User Sarah W.


If you're looking for a quiet dinner, you'll probably want to go elsewhere. But if you're in the mood for good times and terrific southern cooking– then Babe's is the spot for you. Ranked one of the three best fried chicken restaurants in...  Read More

Cacharel Restaurant
Photo courtesy of Cacharel Restaurant Facebook


Hidden on the 9th floor of an office building, this romantic French-inspired steakhouse is within shouting distance of Globe Life Park, and is a perfect venue for those looking for something more upscale than casual eating options. While it's a...  Read More


Meet Ilene Jacobs

As a perpetual wanderer, foodie freak and wannabe chef, Ilene is always on the lookout for the best places to see, eat, drink and sleep. Ilene got hooked on this wanderlust lifestyle after...  More About Ilene