Since May 1st, Texas restaurants have officially been allowed to reopen their dining rooms at a limited capacity, and we want to provide you with the most up-to-date information that we have. For now, we’re simply going to focus on what we know: which places around Dallas are opening back up and what to expect based on the state-wide restrictions. Currently, the majority of Dallas restaurants have not yet reopened their dining rooms. But like you, we’re monitoring the situation day-by-day (more like hour-by-hour), and we’ll continue to update this guide as restaurants reopen around the city. For more across Texas, see our guides to restaurants reopening in Houston and Austin.
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This guide was last updated on June 4th, 2020.
The artisanal ice cream shop Azucar Ice Cream Company is serving up unique Cuban flavors for takeout as well as in their now-reopened dining area.
Except for the one in Cedar Springs, all Cafe Brazil locations are open for takeout, delivery, and now dine-in.
Seafood spot Ceviche Oyster Bar is now open for dine-in on their patio.
Chan Thai is now open for dine-in service offering its full menu as well as it’s sister restaurant’s menu, Pho 88.
Cretia’s Eatery & Bake Shoppe has reopened its doors to the public for dine-in. They’re still doing takeout as well and accepting cake orders for all your celebratory needs.
The Tex-Mex restaurant El Ranchito has reopened its dining rooms in both their Dallas and Arlington locations.
Eno’s Pizza Tavern has officially reopened its dining rooms in all three of their DFW locations.
Hunky’s, a retro diner serving old fashioned burgers, has reopened the doors at both their Bishop Arts and Oak Lawn locations.
Lockhart Smokehouse has opened its dining areas at both the Bishop Arts and Plano locations.
Afghani bistro Nora is offering takeout, delivery, and now dine-in service.
Southern comfort spot, Norma’s Cafe, has reopened the dining rooms at all five of their DFW locations. They continue to offer takeout and delivery too.
Paradiso’s spacious patio and dining room have officially opened to the public.
Pho 88 now offers dine-in service in their sister restaurant Chan Thai located right next door.
The rustic American restaurant Stock & Barrel is now open for dine-in along with takeout and delivery.
Sunset Crab Shack is now open for inside dining as well as on their patio. Delivery and takeout orders through their window service are still available as well.
Taco Y Vino’s unique combo of tacos and wine is available to go or on their patio.
The British pub Ten Bells Tavern is back open for dinner service, including on their patio.
The Last Stand has opened its dog-friendly patio and continues to do takeout as well.
Along with continued takeout, the neighborhood restaurant and bar The Local Oak is now open for dine-in with new hours (Tuesday-Friday 3-9pm; Saturday 12-8pm; Sunday 12-4pm).
The casual burger and hot dog spot Angry Dog has reopened its doors in addition to having curbside pickup and delivery.
A long-time Deep Ellum favorite, Anvil Pub has reopened its dining room and bar once again.
Dine-in or pickup, Bucky Moonshine’s Southern Eats and Bar is now offering both options to the public.
The Dallas-born pizza place Cane Rosso has online ordering, takeout, and now dine-in available in all DFW locations.
Deep Sushi, one of the oldest restaurants in Deep Ellum, has opened their dining room in addition to doing takeout.
Deep Ellum’s Easy Slider brick and mortar is open once again for dine-in, while their three food trucks continue to offer both pickup and delivery.
The cocktail bar Ebb & Flow joined the Deep Ellum line-up late last year, and has now reopened their dining room and patio for service.
Ichigoh Ramen is always adding new dishes to the menu, which are available for takeout or to try in their now reopened dining room.
Khao Noodle Shop has reopened its patio and continues to offer everything from khao soi and boat noodles to other Laotian specialties for takeout.
The dining room remains closed, but the patio is open for service at Maracas Cocina Mexicana.
The dining area may be closed, but you can still enjoy some noodles on the patio at Monkey King Noodle Company.
In addition to takeout, Oni Ramen has reopened its dining rooms in both their Deep Ellum and Fort Worth locations.
Dine-in is now available at Pepe & Mito’s, as is curbside pickup.
Pick up some fresh seafood with curbside service or eat in at St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin in their now-open dining room.
New American spot and cocktail bar Stirr has officially reopened its dining room and rooftop patio to the public.
The Dallas outpost of the Austin-based Terry Black’s Barbecue is now open for dine-in service inside their dining area and on their patio.
Tiki Loco Coffee and Tacos is open once again and serving their vegan menu in their reopened dining room.
Grab yourself a hot sammich for takeout or dine-in at Uncle Uber’s Sammich Shop. They are officially open to the public.
The Mexican spot Vidorra opened both its patios and the dining room. They’re taking reservations.
Whether you decide to share or keep all the tapas for yourself, Zatar Lebanese & Bar is open for dining in as well as takeout.
All six locations of Ascension Coffee are now open for dine-in service. They are also offering free coffee and breakfast to all medical personnel and first responders.
The patio is once again open at Brown Bag Provisions. Takeout and curbside pick-up are also still available.
Residing in the new Virgin Hotel, Commons Club’s dining room and bar are officially open for service.
Both the Design District and Southlake locations of Delucca Gauch Pizza & Wine are now open for dine-in.
El Bolero is offering its full menu and weekly specials for takeout, delivery, and now dine-in.
Ferris Wheelers Backyard and BBQ has reopened its sizeable backyard.
This fast-Italian spot will continue to do takeout and delivery, and now offers dine-in.
All five DFW locations of Mama’s Daughter’s Diner, the Southern mini-chain, are open for takeout and dine-in service.
This neighborhood gastropub has been offering curbside pick-up and delivery, and is now open for dining in.
The Design District location of the Thai restaurant Pakpao is open for takeout, delivery, and now dine-in. The North Dallas location remains closed.
Pie Tap’s dining room is now open, but their pizza, wine, and beer are available to go through online/app ordering as well.
All five of Rodeo Goat’s DFW locations have officially reopened their dining rooms.
With adjusted hours, 3 Eleven Kitchen & Cocktails is now open seven days a week.
The old-west saloon Billy Can Can is now open for dine-in inside their dining room and patio downtown.
Located in The Joule Hotel, CBD Provisions is now open for dine-in.
Commisary is an all-in-one neighborhood deli, bakery, coffee shop, and gelateria. This place is serving its full menu in the now opened dining area and for takeout.
Corrientes 348, an Argentinian steakhouse, has reopened its dining room and patio.
The sports bar Frankie’s Downtown has reopened its patio for dine-in along with continued takeout and delivery.
Both the dining area and large patio are open to the public at Jaxon Texas Kitchen and Beer Garden.
Aside from the one at the Dallas Farmers Market, all other DFW locations of Taqueria La Ventana are officially open, including their dining rooms and their patios.
The contemporary Asian spot downtown Musume is officially open for dine-in. Their speakeasy Akai remains closed for the time being.
Located in The Statler hotel, this diner and coffee shop is now open for dine-in for breakfast, lunch, and brunch.
Despite being located in the middle of downtown, Press Box Grill feels like your friendly neighborhood sports bar. They have officially reopened their doors along with continuing their takeout and delivery options.
Ravenna Italian Grille & Bar, an Italian spot downtown, is officially open for dine-in to the public.
Right in the middle of Klyde Warren Park, Savor has reopened both its dining room and patio.
Though some games may not be available for use, Scout’s dining room is now open along with online ordering and takeout.
Located in the Omni downtown, Texas Spice has reopened its dining room and patio in addition to still offering takeout and delivery.
This downtown steakhouse has reopened its doors for dine-in in addition to its takeout and delivery options.
Yolk’s breakfast/brunch menu is now available in their reopened dining room and on the patio.
Alfonso’s is open for takeout, delivery, and now dine-in.
Southern breakfast spot Barbec’s is now open to the public for dine-in.
The family-owned Mexican restaurant Casa Cavazos has reopened its doors to the public.
With a limited dinner and bar menu, neighborhood spot Local Traveler has reopened its patio for dinner service.
Maya’s Modern Mediterranean has reopened its dining room.
On Rotation Brewery + Taproom has 40 taps available to try, either in their reopened taproom or you can take it home with a growler to-go.
Their dining room remains closed, but Smoky Rose’s patio and spacious yard are open once again. Be sure to check out their website for their calendar of weekly musical acts on the patio.
Far North Dallas
The dining area at Afrah Mediterranean Restaurant & Pastries has officially reopened. They are also doing both takeout and delivery.
With reservations required to dine-in, Antonio Ristorante is officially back open to the public.
Environmentally friendly mini-chain Bellagreen has reopened its doors at the Dallas and Plano Preston Towne Crossing locations.
The Addison and Fort Worth locations of Blue Mesa Grill are open for dine-in service, but Plano will remain closed for the time being. They are still offering curbside takeout and free delivery.
Blu’s Barbeque recently reopened its dining area to the public, but takeout is still available via their walk-up window.
With curbside takeout still available, Bubala Cafe and Grill’s dining room has officially reopened to the public.
Far North steakhouse Chamberlain’s has officially reopened its dining room to the public.
Neighborhood spot Craftway Kitchen has curbside to-go and is now open for dining in.
The karaoke rooms are staying closed, but you can still get your fix of Korean pub food in their now open dining area.
Legendary Mexican spot El Fenix has been around for more than a century, and it recently reopened its dining rooms at select locations (Northwest Hwy, Fort Worth, Arlington, Plano, Mesquite, and Casa Linda).
Fish N’ Tails is offering both takeout and now dine-in at select DFW locations.
The beer bar/restaurant Flying Saucer has beer-to-go (and for-here), with takeout and now dine-in service.
Gather Coffee Café is now available for dining in or ordering out, including meal kits to make at home.
The Dallas outpost of steakhouse III Forks has officially opened its dining area in addition to doing curbside pick-up.
The dining room of the Southern restaurant Ida Claire is officially open. They will also continue to do takeout and delivery.
India Palace has reopened its doors to the public. Online ordering for delivery and pickup is still available as well.
Jeng Chi’s full menu is available for takeout as well as in their now reopened dining room.
All locations of Kenny’s are officially open for dine-in and will continue to do curbside takeout as well.
Maguire’s has been offering curbside takeout and delivery, and is now back open for dine-in service.
Princi Italia in Far North Dallas is open for takeout and now for dine-in service.
Both the dining area and patio are open to the public at Sidecar Social.
The Addison location of Snooze AM Eatery is offering dine-in or for takeout, while the two Dallas locations remain closed for now.
Not only has Table 13 reopened its doors for dinner service, but they are also continuing their weekly live musical acts. Check out their website for dates and times.
The steakhouse Woodlands Grill has both dine-in and takeout.
Zoli’s has reopened its dining room, in case you’ve somehow grown tired of eating their pizza at home on your couch. Takeout and delivery are still available.
We’re sure you’ve mastered your grilled cheese by now, but it’s easiest to leave it to the professionals. Dallas Grilled Cheese Co. is now open for dine-in.
Feeling Italian or steak? Fachini has both available for takeout, with free delivery, or in their newly open dining room.
Both the Highland Park and Addison locations of Hudson House are officially open for dine-in. Online ordering for takeout is also still available.
The steakhouse Knife has reopened its dining room to the public.
Lounge 31, with its small plates and cocktails, has officially reopened for dine-in service.
Family-owned Rafa’s Café has reopened its doors for dine-in service in addition to takeout and delivery.
The Honor Bar offers online ordering and is now officially open for dine-in (only accommodating a max party of two).
Urban Taco is now taking counter-service orders for takeout, along with offering dine-in on their reopened patio.
The dining area remains closed, but the patio at Café Madrid is open for dine-in. They are still offering takeout and delivery too.
In addition to online ordering for takeout, Chelsea Corner’s dining area and patio are open for eating in.
Go Fish Poke is now officially open for dine-in as well as takeout.
Javier’s Gourmet Mexicano has reopened their doors for dine-in service - they also have takeout by phone.
Little Katana has been offering takeout and delivery, and is now open for dining in.
Classic Knox/Henderson spot Origin Kitchen + Bar will continue their newly launched takeout, but is also now open for dining in.
Roti Grill is a fast-casual Indian spot that is now open for dine-in in both Dallas and Frisco.
All five DFW locations of the seafood restaurant Shell Shack have reopened their doors.
Newish to the Knox/Henderson neighborhood, Smithy is a New American spot focused on locally-sourced ingredients. Their dining room has just reopened as well.
Dine-in is officially available at all three Taverna DFW locations.
The neighborhood French bistro Toulouse on Knox Street has reopened its doors for dine-in as well as takeout.
You can get something sweet at the retro custard shop Wild About Harry’s. They are officially open and operating.
All three DFW locations of Ziziki’s are officially open for dine-in.
Curbside pickup, delivery, and now dine-in are available at Andrea’s Italian.
Bodega Wine Bar has reopened for dine-in (or drink-in) service and continues to do delivery too.
Cock and Bull Pub has officially reopened its doors serving up classic pub food and drinks.
All DFW locations of Haystack Burgers & Barley have officially reopened their dining rooms and patios to the public.
Kozy Kitchen’s kind-of-healthy menu is available for takeout and now dine-in too.
The neighborhood dive bar Lakewood Landing has officially reopened its doors.
The Lakewood and Preston Forest locations of this Mexican mini-chain are officially open for dine-in while also continuing takeout and delivery.
The Central Mexican/El Salvadorian restaurant Mexico Lindo is now open for dine-in service once again.
This Lakewood pizza place reopened its doors to the public. Takeout and delivery are still available.
SaSa Sushi has reopened its dining room and sushi bar to the public.
Taco Joint is open for dine-in at all their DFW locations.
The Pour House, the locally-owned neighborhood sports bar, has reopened its patio for service and is still doing takeout.
White Rock Alehouse’s patio and beer garden is open for dine-in.
While White Rock will continue to offer takeout (including beer), the brewery has also reopened its patio and dining area.
Chip’s is back to serving their old-fashioned burgers in their dining room and on the patio at all locations.
The farm-to-table restaurant Company Café has opened their dining area with adjusted hours. Takeout is still available with the added bonus of a 25% discount.
While their dining area remains closed, you can still order a pie for takeout or to eat on their reopened patio.
The dining area and rooftop patio has officially opened at HG Sply Co. Takeout and curbside pickup are still available as well.
Not only has Halcyon reopened its doors to the public, but they’ve also brought back their weekly events and specials. They are continuing takeout and grocery pickup as well.
All three DFW locations of this Tex-Mex restaurant have opened their dining rooms and patios for dine-in service. Takeout and delivery are still available as well.
In addition to offering takeout and curbside pickup, the Japanese restaurant Oishii has officially reopened its doors, resuming normal hours.
Royal Thai won’t be open during lunch hours, but they have reopened their dining room for dinner service.
The Dallas mini-chain Snuffer’s is open in select locations for dine-in and takeout. Check their website for open locations.
This French bistro and extensive wine bar is now open for service to the public.
Steel City Pops’ patio is once again open, or you can try to break the Texas heat with some cold pops to-go on your balcony or in your backyard.
While the music venue remains closed, Sundown at Granada has reopened their dining area and patio to the public.
Terilli’s has slowly started opening up their dining area to the public. Currently, only the rooftop is open for dine-in and reservations are required through their website.
Toasted Coffee + Kitchen’s dining area has reopened to the public, but will continue to do takeout as well.
The family-owned Italian bistro Urbano Café has reopened their back porch for dine-in service (their dining room remains closed for the time being).
The Japanese restaurant Wabi House has reopened its dining room and patio.
Greek and Italian restaurant Casa Verona has takeout, delivery, and is now open for dine-in too.
Cocktail-focused spot Cedar & Vine has reopened its dining room and patio while still offering takeout and curbside pickup.
The Richardson and Arlington locations of Dog Haus have officially reopened both their patios and dining rooms.
All DFW locations of Fireside Pies are open for dine-in (except for the one in Knox/Henderson). All locations continue to have takeout or third-party delivery as well.
While this place doesn’t really have a “dining room,” Keller’s is now open for window service and drive-in.
With limited hours, the Irish pub Lochland’s has officially reopened its dining area and patio to the public.
French spot RM 12:20 Bistro has opened its patio for dine-in service.
Mexican fast-food spot Del Sur Tacos has reopened both its patio and dining room. They also have takeout.
Gloria’s Latin Cuisine is officially open for dine-in service at all the Dallas locations. They will also continue to offer takeout and delivery.
This classic Tex-Mex spot has reopened its patio once again to the public.
The go-to brunch spot Jonathan’s Oak Cliff has officially reopened its dining room to the public (seating max parties of 4).
La Calle Doce is serving its Mexican seafood in its now-open dining rooms in both the Oak Cliff and Lakewood locations.
Limon’s, the casual Veracruzanan spot in Oak Cliff, is now open to the public for dine-in service.
This Oak Cliff gastropub is now open for dine-in service, both in the dining room and on the patio.
The Kansas City-style barbecue spot, 18th and Vine, is now open for dine-in service, in addition to takeout and delivery.
Ai Sushi Sake Grill is offering its full menu for takeout, delivery, and now dine-in in their reopened dining room.
The iconic steakhouse, Al Biernat’s, has officially opened its doors to the public at both locations (Oak Lawn and North Dallas).
Big Al’s Smokehouse BBQ now offers both carryout and dining on their recently reopened patio.
The wine bar and dining room at Carbone’s have reopened to the public. This place will continue to offer takeout and pickup as well.
Oak Lawn seafood spot Dock Local is now open for dine-in with reservations required.
The neighborhood restaurant Homewood has reopened its dining room and patio (and they are taking reservations). They continue to do takeout.
The Mexican restaurant Jalisco Norte is now offering dine-in service in addition to curbside takeout.
Lucky’s Café, a retro diner serving classic American comfort food, has opened its dining area to the public along with offering online ordering and takeout.
Both Malibu Poke locations have reopened their patios while also still offering takeout from their to-go counters.
Maple & Motor has reopened its dining room but continues to offer food to go as well.
Both of Poke Bop’s locations - Oak Lawn and Lakewood - are now offering takeout and dine-in service.
The patio at this neighborhood bar & grill is once again open seven days a week.
Steel Restaurant and Lounge is now open for daily dine-in service from 4-10pm.
TJ’s Seafood Market and Grill’s dining room is back open, or you can shop the market to pick up something to make at home.
In addition to curbside pickup, this cajun seafood spot is now open to the public for dine-in.
Avoeatery is now open for dine-in as well as takeout and delivery.
Beto & Son has been doing takeout since the shutdown began and has now officially opened for dine-in with reservations.
Dulcet Cafe & Bakery now has dine-in and takeout available.
K’s House Korean BBQ in Trinity Groves is now open for dine-in.
Along with takeout, Saint Rocco’s has opened its rooftop for dinner service on Fridays and Saturdays.
Steam Theory’s dining room is now open and will continue its beer takeout specials.
Sum Dang Good Chinese has reopened its patio and dining area, in addition to offering pickup, takeout, and delivery via multiple third-party apps.
While only the patio is open for dine-in, online ordering and contactless pick-up are both still available for all the Dallas locations of Tacodeli.
The Hall at Trinity Groves has reopened their patio and dining room for service.
Flying Fish, a casual seafood restaurant, is officially open for dine-in at all Texas locations. Takeout and delivery are still available too.
All three Dallas-area locations of Grub Burger have opened their doors for dine-in. They’ll continue to offer takeout, too.
All three Hopdoddy locations in Dallas have kept their dining rooms closed for the time being, but have opened their patios for dine-in. They are still doing takeout and delivery.
Italian restaurant Il Bracco’s dining room and lush patio have both officially reopened.
Jia Modern Chinese & Asian Lounge has officially reopened its dining room, lounge, and patio to the public.
Jose’s dining area and patio are now open for Sunday brunch and during normal dinner hours. Reservations are strongly encouraged but walk-ins are accepted if space permits.
Both the fish market and kitchen are now open for dine-in or takeout at Lovers.
Muchacho Tex-Mex, located in University Park, has both curbside to-go and now dine-in service as well.
In addition to curbside pickup and delivery, the Mediterranean restaurant Nosh Bistro is now offering dine-in service at their University Park location.
All three locations of the casual Italian Penne Pomodoro are now open for dine-in.
Red Stix offers a variety of Japanese, Chinese, and Thai street food for takeout, delivery, and now dine-in at their University Park location.
The souffle restaurant Rise No. 1 has reopened its dining room as well as continuing curbside takeout.
Neighborhood spot Suze Restaurant is back open for dine-in service.
Casual sushi spot Tampopo is now open for dine-in and takeout.
Unleavened Fresh Kitchen’s dining room remains closed, but the patio has officially reopened.
In addition to takeout and delivery, Zio Cecio has reopened their doors for dine-in.
Alice is offering takeout, free delivery (within a three-mile radius), and now dine-in to the public.
Uptown Italian spot Avanti is now open for dine-in along with takeout.
Dine indoors or on the patio, the Mediterranean spot Baboush is now open to the public.
Uptown bar Bowen House has reopened its dining room and patio, with a daily Happy Hour from 4-7pm. To-go cocktail kits are also available.
With a large back patio and more intimate dining room, City Council is now open for dine-in service once again.
Cork Wine Bar has dine-in service, or you can get a few bottles to-go.
Along with continued free delivery on Door Dash, Crushcraft’s dining area is now open to the public.
Dream Café has its breakfast and brunch food available for both takeout and dine-in.
E-Bar is open once again to the public while continuing takeout and delivery too.
Katy Trail Ice House, the beer garden/restaurant, has reopened.
The Vietnamese restaurant Malai Kitchen has opened its dining room and patio to the public.
Maple Landing has opened its patio for dine-in service with plans to also open its dining area in the near future. Online ordering and takeout are still available.
While the dining room remains closed, you can eat outside with an excellent garden view at Marie Gabrielle.
Dining rooms at all six Dallas-area Mesero locations have officially opened with plexiglass walls between each table. Takeout and delivery options are still available.
Dine-in is now available at all locations of the Tex-Mex mini-chain Mi Cocina (except for Coppell), along with takeout.
The dining room and dog-friendly patio at Miriam Cocina Latina are officially open, serving a mix of Mexican and Dominican food.
Located in the heart of Uptown, Moxie’s dining room and patio are officially open. They will also continue takeout and delivery.
This Uptown steakhouse continues to offer takeout and has officially reopened its dining room to the public.
New to the Uptown neighborhood, Primo’s MX Kitchen & Lounge is now offering dine-in service in both the dining room and on the patio. They will continue to do takeout as well.
West Village gastropub Public School 214 is now open for dine-in (and drink-in) service.
Satisfy that sweet tooth at Sablon, now open for dine-in and takeout.
Salum’s patio is officially open for dine-in service. Curbside pickup and delivery are still available as well.
Serving Guatemalan breakfast and brunch, San Martin has officially reopened their dining room and bakery to the public.
The Spanish restaurant Si Tapas has officially reopened its dining room and patio with reservations required for dinner.
Both Dallas and Plano locations of Sixty Vines are now open. Curbside takeout and delivery are also still available.
The pizzeria Social Pie is offering takeout, delivery, and now dine-in service.
While the dining room remains closed, State and Allen has reopened their patio to the public.
Mexican restaurant Taco Diner’s patio and dining room are once again open.
Tacolingo continues to offer takeout and margarita kits to go, while also reopening its dining room.
The patio at Nodding Donkey is officially open while the dining room remains closed.
The Rustic has reopened its dining room and back patio with musical acts all month.
Toller Patio is reopening its very dog-friendly patio for cocktail service from 4-10pm Wed-Fri, and noon-11pm Sat-Sun.
The Japanese restaurant/Austin import has opened its dining room. Reservations are required. You can also get takeout.
Takeout, curbside, and now dine-in service are all available at the West Village and Legacy locations of Village Burger Bar.