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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Taco Place
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“Delicious tacos & drinks. What more could you want?! Highly recommend stopping by this Dallas staple.”
  • 57 locals recommend
University
“Nestled in the heart of the luxurious Park Cities (Highland Park and University Park), SMU has a picturesque campus and is home to George W Bush's presidential museum. Go Mustangs! ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Pub
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“Neighborhood favorite for many years...even folks who don't live in this neighborhood travel here for the ambiance! Look for our neighborhood "Dilbeck neighborhood" plaque across the street! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
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“Happening gastropub featuring upscale comfort chow paired with creative cocktails, wine & brews.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Go in the evening for the perfect date spot or family gathering. This place is off the charts delicious, and the staff really know what they are doing. Such a unique and warm space for all occasions!”
  • 13 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“Lovely French restaurant. I recommend Sunday brunch - great beignets! Also great for mussels.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ This is one of my favorite places for Tex-Mex!! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Electronics Store
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“Okay, okay -- there's nothing local about it, but this is a much better store than the North Park location IMHO.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Route
“Running, Walking, walk through the city. Block away from Mile 0. 3 Mile out 3 mile back ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“One of a chain of buzzy upscale spots featuring wood-fired pizza paired with wine, beer & cocktails.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great steak & seafood and a fun atmosphere. Perfect for date night or a group dinner. Make a reservation in advance! ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“New American fare held within an old windowless brick building. Cool spot for drinks or dinner. You can walk. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Great window shopping, or if you're feeling fancy actual shopping. Also home to a movie theater, great restaurants, and beautiful Christmas lights. If you book a carriage ride through highland park, this is the starting point.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great food in a great location! Highland park village is a beautiful area to walk around. A lot of designer stores to view.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Fantastic Mexico City cuisine in a dark, lodge-like setting. Great margaritas. Keep an eye out for local Dallas celebrities. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Grab a coffee then take a stroll on the Katy Trail or walk along Knox Street and window shop at the Apple Store, Crate and Barrel, Lulu Lemon, or Kate Spade.”
  • 10 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Taco Place
“Delicious tacos & drinks. What more could you want?! Highly recommend stopping by this Dallas staple.”
  • 57 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Happening gastropub featuring upscale comfort chow paired with creative cocktails, wine & brews.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Go in the evening for the perfect date spot or family gathering. This place is off the charts delicious, and the staff really know what they are doing. Such a unique and warm space for all occasions!”
  • 13 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Lovely French restaurant. I recommend Sunday brunch - great beignets! Also great for mussels.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“ This is one of my favorite places for Tex-Mex!! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“One of a chain of buzzy upscale spots featuring wood-fired pizza paired with wine, beer & cocktails.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great steak & seafood and a fun atmosphere. Perfect for date night or a group dinner. Make a reservation in advance! ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
“New American fare held within an old windowless brick building. Cool spot for drinks or dinner. You can walk. ”
  • 15 locals recommend

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