Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse is one of Dallas.

1. Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse

5519 W Lovers Ln (Between Inwood Rd and Dallas North Tollway), Dallas, TX
BBQ Joint · Inwood-Northwest · 12 tips and reviews

Travel ChannelTravel Channel: Get a true Texas meal at this Dallas staple, where all of the cooking is done over a fire pit. As seen on Travel Channel’s Man v. Food Nation.

Taqueria El Si Hay is one of Dallas.

2. Taqueria El Si Hay

601 W Davis St (at Cedar Hill Ave.), Dallas, TX
Taco Place · Kidd Springs · 20 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Eating elotes, or maybe some barbacoa or lengua tacos is only half the fun. Standing in line may be the most delicious possible look at Dallas' cultural diversity. [Eater 38 Member]

Avila's is one of Dallas.

3. Avila's

4714 Maple Ave (at Kings Rd), Dallas, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Northwest Dallas · 48 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The best place to take out-of-towners who wonder what all the fuss is when it comes to Tex-Mex. We recommend the chile relleno. And the brisket tacos. And, well, everything else. [Eater 38 Member]

Smoke is one of Dallas.

4. Smoke

901 Fort Worth Ave (at Chappel St.), Dallas, TX
BBQ Joint · Fort Worth Avenue · 122 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The barbecue baby of Tim Byres is one of the city's best-received and best-executed restaurants. [Eater 38 Member]

Peggy Sue BBQ is one of Dallas.

5. Peggy Sue BBQ

6600 Snider Plz, Dallas, TX
BBQ Joint · 22 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The Park Cities may not be known for getting their hands dirty, but Peggy Sue BBQ's decades-old tradition of fine ribs and more proves otherwise. [Eater 38 Member]

Victory Park is one of Dallas.

6. Victory Park

Dallas, TX
Neighborhood · 6 tips and reviews

Dallas ObserverDallas Observer: Lined with great restaurants, trendy boutiques and home to American Airlines Center- a visit here, makes for a great evening.

Mike Anderson's BBQ House is one of Dallas.

7. Mike Anderson's BBQ House

5411 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX
BBQ Joint · 35 tips and reviews

Dallas ObserverDallas Observer: Voted best BBQ in our Best of Dallas 2010 issue!

Urban Taco is one of Dallas.

8. Urban Taco

3411 McKinney Ave (btwn Lemmon and Hall), Dallas, TX
Mexican Restaurant · Uptown · 80 tips and reviews

Dallas ObserverDallas Observer: Great drinks and delicious three- choice dips...great for an appetizer!

Cool & Hot is one of Dallas.

9. Cool & Hot

930 E 8th St (at I-35E Service Rd.), Dallas, TX
Taco Place · Southwest Dallas · 8 tips and reviews
Main Street Garden is one of Dallas.

10. Main Street Garden

1900 Main St (btwn S. Harwood St. & S. St. Paul St.), Dallas, TX
Park · Main Street District · 20 tips and reviews
Fair Park is one of Dallas.

11. Fair Park

1200 S. 2nd Ave. (at Grand Ave.), Dallas, TX
Park · Fair Park · 74 tips and reviews
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza is one of Dallas.

12. John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

646 Main St (bt S Market & Record Sts), Dallas, TX
Plaza · West End Historic District · 20 tips and reviews
Pecan Lodge is one of Dallas.

13. Pecan Lodge

2702 Main St (at Pryor St), Dallas, TX
BBQ Joint · Deep Ellum · 121 tips and reviews
Lockhart Smokehouse is one of Dallas.

14. Lockhart Smokehouse

400 W Davis St (at N. Bishop Ave.), Dallas, TX
BBQ Joint · Bishop Arts District · 109 tips and reviews
White Rock Lake is one of Dallas.

15. White Rock Lake

Dallas, TX
Lake · 74 tips and reviews
Knife Dallas is one of Dallas.

16. Knife Dallas

5300 E Mockingbird Ln, Dallas, TX
Steakhouse · Central Dallas · 12 tips and reviews