Best Sliders in Dallas

Once just a fast-food staple, sliders are getting gourmet treatment at several local eateries. We selected four of our favorite two-bite burgers for life-size photos that show off their big-time taste.


3009 S. University Ave., Fort Worth. 817-927-5522

How many to an order:Price: $5.75  Meat: Organic beef from a ranch in West Texas.  Roll: Parker rolls flown in from Pepperidge Farm bakery in Houston.  Embellishments: Grilled onions, cheddar cheese, mustard, mayo.  Hook: $6 for 3!

The Porch

2912 N. Henderson Ave. 214-828-2916

How many to an order:Price: $10  Meat: Brisket smoked for 12 to 15 hours and simmered in barbecue sauce. Roll: King’s Hawaiian. Embellishments: Horseradish dill pickle, house-made barbecue sauce, house-made coleslaw.  Hook: Brisket melts in your mouth.

Martini Park

7200 Bishop Road, Plano. 214-473-6644

How many to an order:Price: $12.75  Meat: Kobe beef.  Roll: Empire Baking Co.  Embellishments: Bread-and-butter pickle, slice of tomato, “secret” sauce.  Hook: You can order them medium rare for a bright pink center.


2332 Leonard St. 214-550-9500

How many to an order:Price: $14  Meat: Prime ground sirloin. “When we cut our beef, we use what’s left over.” Roll: “Eggspun—it’s a type of bread, from Empire Baking Co.” Embellishments: Horseradish dill pickle, Gouda cheese, pickled relish.  Hook: Swanky surroundings.


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