Dallas is a bustling city with a vibrant food and shopping scene. Our Dallas team loves working there and finding fun things do.
Here are five spots that should be on your radar if you’re living in one of our communities or just visiting the “Triple D.”
Bonton Farms – 6915 Bexar St, Dallas, TX 75215, United States
This nonprofit located in East Dallas aims to promote equity in the local community by focusing on nutrition, housing stability, career mentorship, and education. You can support their efforts by visiting their two farms or their farmers market focusing on fresh, locally-produced goods. You can also grab breakfast or lunch at their restaurant or just chill on the patio at the coffee house.
Visit their website to learn more about their efforts or sign up to volunteer: bontonfarms.org
Deep Ellum Brewing Company – 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, TX 75226, United States
Deep Ellum Brewing Co is the first craft brewery in Dallas, and they’re proud of it! They offer a variety of beers, live music, tours, and even a beer finder on their website that you can use to locate their products at your favorite Dallas-based restaurants. You can also have it shipped to you! They’re constantly innovating and expanding their business, so whether you’re a beer lover or just looking for a new spot to hang out, there’s always something new to try at Deep Ellum.
Visit deepellumbrewing.com to schedule a tour or get your fix of local brews.
SoCo Coffeehouse & Bistro – 9660 Audelia Rd #123, Dallas, TX 75238
If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy a full-service dining experience with friends, look no further than SoCo Coffeehouse & Bistro. SoCo takes pride in doing all of its baking in-house every morning, so you can be sure to enjoy fresh pastries and breads with your meal. In addition, Soco sources its coffee from Seattle’s famed Café Vivace. They also have a delicious and affordable brunch menu, with classics such as homemade biscuits and jam or more dacadent fare like Elvis toast, which features candied bacon and bananas in peanut butter mascarpone.
Their menu has a variety of items to please everyone in your group, and their friendly staff will make sure you have a memorable dining experience: www.socogoodeats.com
Resident Taqueria – 9661 Audelia Rd #112, Dallas, TX 75238
Resident Taqueria has a casual atmosphere with a fresh, creative menu items. The restaurant seeks to embrace and invest in the community of Lake Highlands and everything it has to offer. According to Chef Andrew Marc Savoie, “Tacos are a great vehicle to express various culinary techniques…all wrapped up in a fresh tortilla. I’m eager to invest in this neighborhood and create a new opportunity for people to find fresh delicious food, and an appealing new place to gather close to home.” With homemade tortillas, local produce, and of course, creative margaritas, Resident Taqueria will make you fee like a Dallas native in no time.
Hypnotic Donuts – 9007 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218
For those who prefer something a little sweeter to start their day, try Hypnotic Donuts & Chicken Biscuits, Dallas’s first craft donut shop. They source ingredients locally and bake fresh donuts and biscuits throughout the day. In addition to their unique flavor combinations such as the Holy Cannoli, which is a chocolate cake donut with a cinnamon-orange glaze and hazelnut topping, they also offer up classic favorites like glazed and jelly-filled donuts. So whether you’re a die-hard traditionalist or an adventurous eater, there’s something for everyone at Hypnotic Donuts.