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AMERICAN



Arby’s Roast Beef. 1402 Main St., 653-1655. Roast beef sandwiches.

Bijou. Complete Lunch Buffet – Salad Bar – Dinner entrees from Menu Cafe Society ambience; live entertainment and disco. 500 Medallion Center, 691-3037.

Celebration. 4503 W. Lovers Ln., 351-5681. Copper and leather accented decor. Specializing in family style, American food.

Coco’s Famous Hamburgers. 12910 Midway Rd , 247-2277. American food, specializing in hamburgers.

Crystal Terrace Restaurant. Music Hall at Fair Park, 821-0591. Buffet featuring prime roast beef. Elson’s, George Restaurant & Club. 4230 LBJ Freeway 75234 239-2759.Good Times Restaurant and Bar. One Main Place, 744-1834. American food, entertainment.

J.B. Hamby’s. 214 N. Akard St., 748-3426. Hamburgers, chicken fried steak.

Harper’s Comer. Hilton Inn Central, 5600 N. Central Expwy., 827-4100.

Houlihan’s Old Place. 84 NorthPark East, 361-9426. Variety of dishes, antiques and curios in decor.

Howard Johnson’s. 2900 E. Mockingbird, 368-9354. Specializing in clams, clam chowder and ice cream.

Ichabod’s Restaurant. 5500 Greenville Ave. No. 201, 691-2646. Variety of American food.

International Kings Table. 10601 Church Road 75238 341-7106.

Jim Dandy Fast Foods, Inc. 2633 Swiss Ave., 827-3050. Fried chicken, hamburgers.

Kentucky Fried Chicken Stores. 2125 Vanco Drive; Irving 75061 438-3616.

Kitchen Kettle. 1603 Elm St., 741-2744. American food, Southern dishes.

Lucas B & B Restaurant. 3520 Oak Lawn Ave., 526-8525. Variety of food, informal atmosphere.

Mad Cap Molly’s. 175 Walnut Hill Vlge.. 350-5936. Sandwiches and bar.

R.G. Maxwell. Northeast corner of LBJ Freeway and Preston Road in Valley View Square. Credit cards accepted. 387-2911.Metro Food Shops, Inc. 3303 Gaston Ave., 821-5272. Variety of food, specializing in waffles. Informal atmosphere.

Mister Hamburger. 10994 Harry Hines. 75220, 358-0153.

The Railhead. 6919 Twin Hills Ave., 369-8700. Antebellum railway station decor with live entertainment. Prime rib, steaks, lobster, Alaskan king crab specialties.

Sam & Pete’s Sandwich Shop. 1308 Main St., 75202, 744-0896

Shenanigans. First International Building, 75270, 651-1212

Southern Kitchen. West: 2356 W. Northwest Hwy., 352-5220. East: 6615 E. Northwest Hwy., 368-1658. Chicken, seafood, steaks and lobster tail Old South decor.

Tasty World. I-45 and Dowdy Ferry Rd. Hutchins 75141.

T.G.I. Friday’s. 5500 Greenville Ave, 363-5353. New York antique bar and restaurant.

Victoria Station. 2910 Routh, 651-0381. Specializing in prime rib. Old railroad cars and British railway decor.

Wall’s Catering and Restaurant. 10749 Preston Rd., 691-4444. Specializing in cheese blintzes, rolled cabbage and apple strudel. Contemporary decor.

Wycliffe Point, LTD., The. 2525 Wycliffe, Suite 130, 528-2030. Hamburgers.

Yolk’s On You. 8202 Park Lane, 361-6511.



CONTINENTAL



Arthur’s. 8350 Northwest Hwy. in Campbell Centre, 361-8833. Elegant decor. Specializing in prime steaks, seafood and crab Lorenzo.

Bagatelle Restaurant. 4925 Greenville Ave., 692-8224. European gourmet cuisine, semiformal atmosphere.

Bottom Line, The. First International Building. 75270,651-1363.

Brennan’s Restaurant One Main Place, Plaza level, 742-1911. Specializing in French and Creole cuisine. Featuring “Breakfast at Brennan’s.”

Chateaubriand. 2515 McKinney, 741-1223. Specializing in French and continental food. Greek decor.

Chimney at Willow Creek, The. 9739 N. Central Expwy. at Walnut Hill Ln., 369-6466. Seafood and chicken specialties. Charming Williamsbury atmosphere. Reservations necessary.

Enclave Restaurant and Club. 8325 Walnut Hill Ln., 363-7487. Continental food specializing in meat entrees. Formal decor.

Ewald’s. 5415 W. Lovers Ln., 357-1622. Continental specialties including veal, fish and beef. Continental decor.

Farfallo Restaurant. 12900 Preston Rd., 75230, 387-0369.

Gran’ Crystal Palace Theatre. 2424 Swiss Ave., 824-1263. Dinner theater, formal dining.

Grape Restaurant, The. 2808 Greenville Ave., 823-0133. European cafe specializing in cheese, wine, homemade soups.

Haagen-Dazs Dessert Shoppe. Featuring a variety of elegant desserts and ice cream. 3211 Knox, 748-0000. New location at Preston & Royal (5950 Royal Lane).

Mario’s. 135 Turtle Creek Vlge, 521-1135. Elegant, intimate decor. Specializing in continental cuisine.

Mr. Peppe. 5617 W. Lovers Ln , 352-5976. Specializing in pepper steak, veal cordon bleu, rack of lamb.

Old House. 5720 E. Mockingbird Ln., 821-9200.

Papillon. 7940 N. Central Expwy., 691-7455. World Trade Center Club. 2050 Stemmons Fwy., 744-1104. Specializing in international cuisine. Elegant Southwestern decor.



CREPES



La Creperie. 2800 Routh, 651-0506. Wide variety of crepes.



FRENCH



Cafe Le Cabotin. 2020 Abrams, 75214, 828-1730. Chablis Restaurant. 2800 Routh St., 75201, 522-0910.

Le Bistro. 3716 Bowser, 528-4181. French food, formal atmosphere.

Marcel’s Restaurant. 5721 W. Lovers Ln., 358-2103. French chef-owner specializes in dover sole and Beef Wellington. French provincial decor.

Patry’s Restaurant. 2504 McKinney, 748-3754. Specialties are chicken marinated, roast rack of lamb and duck.

Pyramid Room. Fairmont Hotel, Ross and Akard, 748-5454. Gourmet food.



GERMAN



Blue Front Restaurant. 1310 Elm St., lower level, 741-7560. Specializing in pig knuckles, polish sausage, potato salad and homemade soups.

Jagerstube Restaurant. 7811 Inwood Rd., 352-5812. German food.



GRECIAN



Goldfinger. 2905 Cridelle, 350-6983. Specializing in Greek and continental food. Modern Greek decor. The Torch. 3620 W. Davis, 331-5221 Specializing in Greek cuisine. Greek decor.



ITALIAN



Godfather, The. 6550 Abrams, 341-8724. Italian specialties.

II Sorrento. 8616 Turtle Creek blvd., 352-8759. Old Italian decor. Classical Italian cuisine specializing in hot antipasto, cannellon and veal zingara.

Old Spaghetti Warehouse. 1815 N. Market. 651-8475. Specializing in spaghetti and lasagna with San Francisco sour dough bread. Authentic antique decor.



MEXICAN



Alaman’s. 13601 Preston Rd. at Carrilon Plaza. 387-2620.

Casa Dominguez. 2127 Cedar Springs, 742-4945. Specializing in Austin, Texas-style Mexican food. Spanish cantina decor.

Chiquita Restaurant. 3325 Oak Lawn, 521-0721. Specializing in carne asada, chiles rellenos and flautas. Spanish decor.

Dos Gringos. 3515 W. Northwest Highway, 75220, 350-5544.

Dos Gringos. 1511 N. Collins; Arlington. 76011, 265-4626.

Dos Gringos. 3419 W. 7th St.; Fort Worth, 76107, 338-9393.

El Chico.2031 Abrams, 821-5785; 165 Inwood, 352- 3307; 305 Medallion Ctr., 363-0584; 110 W. Davis, 943-8610; 707 Preston Royal Vlge., 363-2671; 13247 Montfort, 661 -2772; 3353 W. Northwest Hwy., 357- 8264; 5412 E. Mockingbird, 827-2500. Specializing in Mexican food. Spanish decor.

El Fenix Restaurant. 1601 McKinney, 747-1121; 120 E. Colorado, 941-4050; 5622 Lemmon,. 521-5166; 6811 Northwest Hwy., 363-5279; NorthPark Ctr., 363-8621; Northwest Hwy. at Lemmon, 358-Esperanza Restaurant. 1928 Bryan St., 747-5782. Mexican food.

Los Mexicanos. 2525 Wycliff, Suite 126, 528-8180. Mexican food, informal atmosphere.

Mariano’s. Old Town Vlge, Greenville at Lovers Ln., 691-3888. Mexican atmosphere. Specializing in authentic and Texas-style Mexican cuisine.

Ojeda’s Restaurant 270 N. Central Expwy., (Richardson), 238-9741. Mexican food, informal atmosphere.

Pedro’s Restuarant. 2905 Greenville Ave., 823-1641. Mexican food.

Pulido’s Restaurant 9508 Overlake, 350-730I; 4924 Benbrook (Fort Worth). Mexican food, informal family atmosphere.

Raphael’s. 3701 McKinney Ave., 521-9640. Mexican food.

Tippy’s Taco House. 2853 W. Illinois, 331-4406.

Tupinamba Restaurant 3071 W. Northwest Hwy., 352-8570.



ORIENTAL

Benihana of Tokyo, Inc. 12700 Park Central Place. 387-4404. Japanese food cooked on the table.

Canton Restaurant 5519 W. Lovers Ln., 357-4486. Specializing in Chinese food.

China Belle Restaurant. 1040 Valley View Center. 75240, 233-0954.

China Clipper Cafe. 3930 McKinney, 526-9165.

China Inn Restaurant. 6521 E. Northwest Hwy., 369-7733. Cantonese dishes, intimate decor.

Chu’s Restaurant. 15080 Beltway Dr., Addison, 387-1776.

Ho Toy Chinese Restaurant. 3411 McKinney Ave., 522-8431.

House of Gong. 3726 W. Northwest Hwy., 352-8248. Specializing in Chinese and American food. Oriental decor.

Hunan Chinese Restaurant 2230 Greenville Ave., 826-6161. Spicy Chinese food, small, intimate decor.

Kobawoo Restaurant and Food Store. 5732 Cedar Springs. 350-1072. Oriental and exotic foods.

Lim Yee Cafe. 2007 Abrams, 824-9503.

Royal China Restaurant. 210 Preston Royal Shopping Ctr., 361-1771. Chinese food.

Royal Tokyo Restaurant. 7525 Greenville Ave., 368-3304. Specializing in teppanyaki. teriyaki, su-kiyaki and tempura. Japanese decor.

Sing’s Chinese Restaurant 8409 Preston Rd., 368-4303. Chinese specialties. Oriental decor.



PIZZA

Colombo’s Pizza Parlor. 5734 E. Mockingbird, 821-9140. Spaghetti and lasagna.

Landmark Pizza & Pipes. 6522 E. Northwest Highway. 692-7027.

Pizza Hut of North Texas. 3811 Hwy. 67E., 270-7585. Many locations in metroplex. Pizza, family atmosphere.

Pizza Inn. 2834 N. Buckner, 324-1477; 2930 Walnut Hill Ln., 350-8850; 5337 Forest Ln., 233-9850; 3714 W. Northwest Hwy., 358-3431; 5460 Lemmon, 526-2560; 3140 W. Northwest Hwy., 352-3991; 2410 Illinois, 339-2241; 3626 Marvin D. Love Frwy., 376-7361; 3619 Forest Ln., 241-4104; 5450 E. Mockingbird, 821-1028; 2530 S. Buckner, 388-0471; 6565 Skillman, 341-1030; 2604 Oak Lawn, 522-9631; 200 Hillside Vlge., 827-7340. Italian family atmosphere.

Shakey’s Pizza Parlor. 6516 Northwest Hwy., 363-7281. Specializing in pizza and Italian spaghetti. Old English pub atmosphere.

Shotgun Sam’s Pizza Palace. 3249 W. Northwest Hwy., 350-5539. Specializing in pizza and “sam-wiches.” Gay 90s decor.



POLYNESIAN

Don the Beachcomber. 8380 Meadow Rd., 691-7430. Specializing in Polynesian food. South Sea islands decor.

Ports o’Call. Southland Center, downtown on Live Oak, 37th floor, 742-2334.

Trader Vic’s Hilton Inn. 5600 N. Central Expwy., 827-3620. Specializing in Polynesian food. South Seas atmosphere.



SEAFOOD

Clam Cooker. Fresh charcoal broiled Seafood – Lunch and Dinner. 2919 Bachman Dr., 357-1772. Long John Silver’s Seafood Shoppes. 30 locations in the Metroplex.

Oyster House, The. 108 N. Akard, 747-2119. S & D Oyster Company. 2701 McKinney Ave., 823-6350.

Upper Deck, The. 2375 Promenade Center, (Richardson), 690-3665. Seafood.

Vincent’s Seafood. 2742 Bachman Blvd., 352-2691; 5416 Mockingbird, 823-5230. Seafood.



SMORGASBORD



Little Bit of Sweden. 254 Inwood Vlge., 352-8084. Scandinavian decor. Specializing in shrimp, steak, cheese and hors d’oeuvres.

Heritage House Smorgasbord. 13444 Preston Rd., 387-8660.



STEAK HOUSE

Baby Doe’s Matchless Mine. 3305 Harry Hines Blvd. 741-9771.

Beef Barren. Dallas Hilton Hotel, 1914 Commerce, 747-2011. Specializing in heavy aged beef. Old West decor.

Bobby McGee’s Conglomeration Restaurant. 6400 E. Mockingbird in Hillside Vlge., 826-9020. Specializing in steak, lobster and prime rib. Antique decor.

Bodega Restaurants of Texas. 12810 Hillcrest, 233-6627. Steak, beef.

Bonanza Sirloin Pits. 802 S. Central Expwy., Richardson, 235-1100; 3317 W. Walnut, Garland, 272-7092; 818 W. Main, Grand Prairie, 262-2274; 1108 E. Division, Arlington, 265-9832; 35 Driftwood Vlge., Mesquite. 270-9832; 1320 N. Central Expwy., Piano, 423-6144. Specializing in steak. Western decor.

Bovarian Steak House. 7724 N. Central Expwy., 363-7848. Specializing in prime rib, steaks, seafood, fowl and beef fondue. Bavarian hunting lodge decor.

Buttery Restaurant. Sheraton Oak Cliff. 321 W. Kiest Blvd., 376-1411.

Cattlemen’s Steak House. 2007 Live Oak, 747-9131. Specializing in steaks, barbecued beef & ribs, prime rib and seafood Western atmosphere.

Charco Broiler Steak House. 413 W. Jefferson, 942-6806. Modern decor. Specializing in steaks.

Dunston’s Steak House. 8526 Harry Hines, 637-3513. Specializing in mesquite broiled steaks.

Jamil’s Steak House. 2907 W. Northwest Hwy., 352-9071. Specializing in steaks, lobster tails and rib dinners. Mediterranean decor.

Kirby’s Charcoal Steaks, Inc. 3715 Greenville Ave., 823-7296. Contemporary decor. Specializing in steaks.

Old San Francisco Steak House. 10965 Composite Dr., 357-0484. Steaks, live entertainment.

Randy Tar Restaurant. 7034 Greenville Ave., 691-7102. Steaks.

Steak & Ale. 3826 Lemmon, 522-1040; 7709 In-wood, 352-6178; 6726 Shadybrook at Northwest Hwy., 368-0811; 2712 Bachman, 350-2408; 714 W. Spring Valley Rd., 231-6579; 4415 Valley View Ln., 661-3360. Specializing in steaks, prime rib and lobster. English pub decor.

Trail Dust Steak House. Hwy. 380, Aubrey (817) 365-2722; Dallas-Stemmons at Walnut Hill Ln., 357-3862. Specializing in 14 and 25 oz. T-bone steaks, mesquite broiled. Old Western decor.

Unique Steak & Seafood House. 1500 Commerce, 742-6304. Specializing in lobster, shrimp, seafood, steaks and prime rib. Modern decor.



TEXAS SPECIALTIES

Big Al’s Barbeque #2. 1807 Main St., 651-0382. Buckboard Barbecue. 1330 W. Pioneer, 259-3525. Barbecue beef, pork, etc.

Bump’s Smokehouse & Saloon. 5734 E. Lovers Ln., 691-7320.

Genghis Khan Mongolian Feast. 4830 Greenville Ave., 361-0280. Unusual barbecue.

Guthrie’s Bar-B-Q. 1326 S. Lamar, 75215, 428-0012.

Henriette’s Bar B-Q & Club. 2701 Live Oak, 823-9360. Barbecue.

Johnny’s Barbecue Roundup. 274 Exchange Park North, 352-9295. Specializing in barbecue beef, sausage, ham, ribs and hot links. American conventional decor.

Randy’s Barbecue Restaurant. 3260 Irving Blvd., 638-3692. Barbecue sandwiches and plates.

The Rib. 5741 W. Lovers Ln., 357-8139. Specializing in barbecue dinners. Old English decor.



Coffee Shops



Dennys. 8233 E. Thornton Frwy., 327-9842; 2030 N. Industrial, 747-7311; 721 S. Thornton Frwy., 943-0271; 3780 W. Northwest Hwy., 351-9693; 1745 S. I-35E, Carrollton, 242-9924; 8954 Stemmons Frwy., 630-5666. Modern decor. American food.

Dobbs House, Inc. Dallas Love Field; 11419 Garland Rd.; 311 S. Zang;401 S.Henderson; 1221 N. Beckley; 3847 Cedar Springs; 3054 University; 6423 Hillcrest; 574-6501. Coffee shops, snack bars.

Kip’s Big Boy Coffee Shops. 2945 N. Buckner, 324-3411; 2235 S. Buckner, 388-4835; Lemmon & Inwood, 350-8866; 2600 S. Zang, 948-3371; Mockingbird & Greenville, 827-3798; Northwest Hwy. at Hillcrest, 363-4803; Gaston & La Vista, 826-4401; 207 NorthPark Ctr., 369-7243; Northwest Hwy. at Marsh, 350-8666; Forest Ln. at Marsh, 243-2441. Belt Line Rd. at N. Central Expwy., Richardson, 234-2441.

Texas Pig Stands, Inc. Five locations in Dallas.

Titche’s Coffee Shops. Main, Elm and St. Paul on mezzanine; NorthPark Shopping Ctr.; Town East Shopping Ctr., 748-4811.

Quick Lunch



DOWNTOWN



Beks Charbroilers. 14 locations in Dallas.

Great Outdoor Sub Shop. 325 N. Akard, 742-0984. Specializing in submarine sandwiches and ice cream. Ecological decor.

Sanger-Harris Hasty Buffet and Delicatessen. Pacific and Akard. 651-2424.

Titche’s buffet and Malt Bar. Main, Elm and St. Paul, 748-4811.



SUBURBAN



After The Gold Rush. 3120 W. Northwest Hwy., 358-3762. Hot and cold sandwiches.

Burger King. 5456 E. Mockingbird, 823-3562.

Dairy Queen. 2919 W. Davis, 337-4800; 3130 W. Northwest Hwy., 358-1348.

McDonald’s Restaurants. 2253 S. Buckner, 381-4343; 705 W. Jefferson, 946-0763; 650 N. Industrial, 741-2029; 10453 N. Central Expwy., 368-6552.

Taco Inn. 8800 Spring Valley Road, 75240, 235-6988.

Taco Spot. 1024 Valley View Shopping Ctr., 233-4179. Located on lower level of mall. Mexican food.

Whataburger. 3319 Hansboro, 339-3930. Specializing in hamburgers, French fries, cold drinks and shakes.

Whataburger of Mesquite, Inc. 4929 Motley; Mes-quite, 75150, 270-3400.



Tea Rooms



Garden at Carillon, The. 13601 Preston Rd., 661-3197.

Neiman-Marcus, Zodiac Room. Main at Ervay, 741-6911. Specializing in gourmet dining. Hors d’oeuvres served 3-5 p.m. Thurs. evening buffet 5-7:30 p.m.

Sanger-Harris Carnation Room. Pacific and Akard, 651-2377. Provincial decor.

S & S Tea Room. 25 Highland Park Shopping Vlge., 521-9614.

Titche’s Restaurant. Main, Elm and St. Paul, 748-4811.



Cafeterias



Furr’s Cafeteria. 222 North Town Mall, 247-7175; 807 S. Central Expwy., Richardson, 231-1605; 1900 W. Irving Blvd., 253-7166. Specializing in American food.

Highland Park Cafeteria. Knox at Cole. Exit 5 N. Central Expwy., 526-3801. Specializing in variety. Food to go 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Noon and evening buffet and regular serving line. Closed Sun.

Colonial-Jetton’s. 2050 Stemmons Fwy., 744-1104; 2001 Bryan Tower, 741-5370; Fidelity Union Bldg., 1511 Bryan, 748-1193; Insurance Plaza, 411 N. Akard, 747-4742. Specializing in variety, catering and carry out service. Modern decor.

Piccadilly Cafeteria. 1503 Commerce, 742-5875. Steaks, roast leg of beef.

Romana Cafeteria. 10425 N. Central Expwy, 361-9024. Specializing in variety.

Underwood’s Cafeterias and Catering Service. 401 S. Hampton, 331-8177; 10920 Garland Rd., 321-6700; 7828 Lake June Rd., 391-5100. Featuring barbecue served cafeteria style.

White’s Cafeteria, Courthouse, 600 Commerce, 75202, 749-8350.

Wyatt Cafeterias. 1834 Abrams, 827-1040; 2205 Gus Thomasson, 327-7414; 6126 Luther Lane, 361-4039; 300 Big Town Shopping Ctr., Mesquite, 328-3891; 9630 Forest Ln., 357-6943; 930 Wynnewood Vlge., 941-5067; 6310 E. Mockingbird, 826-5662; 1104 Town East, Mesquite, 270-5792; 5600 S. Hampton, 330-1973.

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