Restaurant Openings Master List
One thing's for sure about restaurants in Dallas: There are always new ones in the wings. At times like this, there are so many that we need a list to keep track. We did one in October 2014 and it's time for an update. Here's our master list of every restaurant opening on the horizon.
OPEN NOW OR VERY SOON:
18th & Vine, barbecue in Uptown, opening in April.
Agave Azul, tequila and Mexican food from charming host Zotico Reyes blazes trail into the Harwood District. Open now.
BB Bop Seoul Kitchen, one of three restaurants in a complex on Greenville Avenue next to Trader Joe's.
Blue Sushi. Local sushi chain grabs space at Preston Hollow Village. Open now.
Buzzbrews. Local diner chain opens in East Dallas in challenged spot once occupied by the Tipperary Inn. Open soon.
Cibo Divino. Italian market/cafe at Sylvan Thirty from chef Daniele Puleo. Open soon.
Eight Bells Tavern, spinoff of Oak Cliff's Ten Bells Tavern in Expo Park. Open soon.
El Bolero. Mexican in the Design District from Hugo Galvan of Cafe San Miguel fame. Open mid-April.
Kessler Park Eating House, new concept from owners of Jonathon's Oak Cliff. Open now.
La Blue Casa, foodtruck-turned-restaurant in Arlington. Open now.
Liberty Burger, local chain goes to northwest Richardson in Dale Wamstad's Squire complex. Open soon.
Patrizio, Highland Park Italian moves to thick of Uptown on McKinney Avenue. Open soon.
Pie Tap Workshop + Bar, pizzeria from Mooyah team opening on Henderson Avenue, opening soon.
Primo's, Uptown watering hole transplants to Design District. Open now.
Quesa, Mexican street food spot on Cedar Springs Road with fried pockets called quesa. Open now.
Sushi Bayashi, sushi at Trinity Groves from former Kenichi chef. Open now.
Super Chix, second location of Yum Brands chicken concept, in North Dallas. April.
Ten, ramen from Tei An chef Teiichi Sakurai, at Sylvan Thirty. Open now.
Tupinamba, veteran Tex-Mex relocates to southwest corner of US 75 and Walnut Hill Lane. Open now.
Winslow's Cafe, spin-off of Fort Worth wine bar on Cedar Springs Road with juice bar and coffee. Early April.
COMING LATER IN 2015 AND BEYOND:
Amsterdam Falafelshop, veg-friendly falafeleria from D.C. will open branch in Deep Ellum. Summer.
Armoury D.E., restaurant-bar with craft beer opening in Deep Ellum in the former Kettle Art space.
Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, California-based fast-casual pizza chain picks Frisco for first Texas branch. Opens in May.
Bohemian Cafe, spinoff of Greenville Avenue kolache shop opening at Dallas Farmers Market. Summer.
Cafe Izmir, new branch going into Alto 211 high-rise currently undergoing renovation. Opening April.
Cafe Salsera, Latin-Caribbean restaurant with salsa lounge and coffeehouse in Deep Ellum, late spring.
Cane Rosso, Neapolitan pizzeria hits Carrollton, Dallas' gentrifying suburb. June.
East Hampton Sandwich Co., fourth area location opens in Turtle Creek Village. June.
Expo Bar & Grill, going into old Meridian Room space at Expo Park. Summer.
Filament, FT33 chef Matt McCallister joins Deep Ellum bum rush. Mid-2015.
Fuel City, famed downtown taqueria branches out to truckstop in Mesquite. Summer.
Gloria's Latin Cuisine, popular chain hits Music Factory in Irving. Mid-2016.
Grezza, homey Italian in West End from owners of Ellen's Southern Kitchen. Fall 2015.
Hickory Kitchen, Kent Rathbun does burgers and barbecue in Plano. Spring 2015.
Ida Claire, Southern gastropub in former Truluck's space in Addison from owners of Twin Peaks and Velvet Taco. Summer 2015.
Jack's Modern Southern Kitchen, Scott Jones opens at Dallas Farmers Market.
Jasper's, chef Kent Rathbun's regional American restaurant hits CityLine in Richardson.
Kabuki, West Coast Japanese chain enters Texas with branch at Music Factory in Irving. 2016.
Kin Kin Thai. Not one but two branches of Fort Worth Thai spot opening in Dallas: on Oak Lawn and Preston Forest. Summer.
K.T. Burger and Five Creeks Tavern. Burgers and Italian food in former Village Kitchen/Toko V space at Highland Park Village.
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, food and craft beer, enters Texas with location in Addison at Village on the Parkway. Summer.
Little Greek, Dallas outpost of a Greek restaurant in Florida will open at southwest corner of Walnut Hill and 75. Spring.
Londoner, going in Mid-Elm Lofts building in downtown Dallas. Summer.
Luna Grill, San Diego-based fast-casual Mediterranean chain joins CityLine complex in Richardson.
Modmarket, healthy chain adds Richardson to its list of locations, with a branch going into the CityLine complex. Open spring 2016.
Monta Ramen, ramen from Las Vegas coming to Coit Road in Richardson. Summer.
Montlake Cut, Seattle-inspired restaurant from Nick Badovinus in former Spoon space. Late spring.
Mudhen, restaurant near Dallas Farmers Market from Shannon Wynne (Meddlesome Moth, Lark on the Park, Bird Cafe, Flying Saucer). Spring.
Mudsmith, Brooke Humphries' coffee house opening in Mid-Elm Lofts building in downtown Dallas. Late 2015.
Nammi and Coolhaus, with banh mi and ice cream sandwiches, opening at Dallas Farmers Market.
Offsite Kitchen, Nick Badovinus takes his burger concept to Trinity Groves. Spring.
On Premise, bar from Truth & Alibi team takes over Lemongrass space in Deep Ellum.
Palmieri Cafe, Italian coffee shop opening at Dallas Farmers Market.
Paul Martin's American Grill, Houston's-like chain from Paul Fleming (P.F. Chang's, Fleming's, Pei Wei), opening on Oak Lawn at Blackburn. Spring.
Pints & Quarts, beer and burgers from Brooke Humphries (Barcadia, Beauty Bar). Late spring.
Rapscallion, new entry from Boulevardier team opens on Greenville Avenue as part of a restaurant trio next to Trader Joe's. May.
Rex's Seafood & Market, taking over Genaro's space at Mockingbird and Abrams; and opening at Dallas Farmers Market. Summer.
Southpaw's Organic Grill, going in Mid-Elm Lofts building in downtown Dallas.
Spin Neapolitan Pizza, four locations of fast-casual Neapolitan-style pizza from Kansas City including Richardson and SMU Boulevard. Late spring.
Tacodeli, Austin taqueria expands to Dallas, specifically Sylvan Thirty. Mid-2015.
Taco Diner, Dallas taqueria chain joins roster at Richardson's CityLine complex. Spring 2016.
Thirsty Lion Gastropub, food, beers and cocktails at Music Factory in Irving. Mid-2016.
Tom+Chee, restaurant brings grilled cheese to CityLine complex in Richardson.
Top Pot Doughnuts, Seattle-based chain also at Richardson's CityLine complex.
Town Hearth, Nick Badovinus does grillery in Design District. Late summer.
Uchi Dallas, famed Austin sushi-eria migrates north to Dallas, on Maple Avenue.
Wabi House, ramen from Pho District owner, opening on Greenville Avenue. Late spring.
Whippersnapper, bar from So & So's team hits Henderson Avenue.
Whisk Crêpes Cafe, fast-casual creperie opening at Sylvan Thirty.