Special Section: Primo Italiano


Since 1989, Adelmo’s has been an oasis of Italian/Mediterranean flavors in the heart of Dallas, serving the ever popular Veal Osso bucco, marinated in red wine and cooked to fall off the bone tenderness, and the Veal Chop, fragranced by fresh herbs and olive oil, and grilled to order. In the mood for pasta? Try the Lobster ravioli, mixed seafood linguini, or Duck risotto. Nightly specials include Zuppa di Pesce, and the housemade Tiramisu. The serene and seductive setting is perfect for a sophisticated business dinner or a romantic dinner for two. Adelmo Banchetti attends to your dining pleasure by complementing the menu with an award winning, broad wine list to please everyone. A presto!

4537 Cole Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75205
(214) 559-0325


Arcodoro Pomodoro

Italian restaurateur Efisio Farris is putting the island of Sardinia on the map, gaining international acclaim for his rustic, traditional Italian cuisine he has been serving to Dallasites for over 22 years. . Arcodoro & Pomodoro sweeps diners away to timeless Sardinia as they taste homemade pastas, pizza, award winning steaks, and Mediterranean seafood. Specialties include carpaccios, risottos, baked whole fish, suckling pig, and other daily meats cooked in the rotisserie as well as the restaurant’s award winning “Ultimate Ravioli.” Guests can sip Arcodoro & Pomodoro’s signature Grapparita; Efix, Efisio’s private label Prosecco; a frozen Bellini; a traditional Negroni cocktail or select from the extensive wine list featuring over 100 vintages. Enjoy the Arcodoro & Pomodoro Crescent Court location, at the corner of Maple and McKinney, in the contemporary and sophisticated dining room, in the Doro bar, al fresco on the patio, or in one of the three private dining rooms. Catering and To Go available.

Arcodoro & Pomodoro
100 Crescent Ct. Suite 140
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 871-1924

For more information, visit www.arcodoro.com.

Lombardi’s Cibus

Located in the heart of Northpark Center, Cibus is a secret garden that will surprise you with its amazing dishes and décor. This charming full service restaurant offers catering, event services and private dining options. Regional Emiliana cuisine can be enjoyed in the newly remodeled dining areas: comfortable booths and tables, private rooms for your special event and an outstanding en-plein-air patio overlooking Northpark sculpture garden.

Cibus is the Latin word for “food” – with this name owner Alberto Lombardi wanted to highlight the importance of tradition by focusing on his native Emilia Romagna region and creating his most special and personal menu. You can start your meal by sharing a Tagliere Misto of Italian cured meats with delicious puff fritters and continue by sampling homemade pastas, risottos, thin crust pizzas or entrees… the choices are endless. Let the kids play in the garden in total safety while you sip a handcrafted cocktail on the patio, the happy hour Italian style will quickly become a new favorite!

Lombardi’s Cibus
8687 N. Central Expy.
Ste. 1608

Dallas, Texas 75225
(214) 692-0001

For more information, visit www.cibusdallas.com.

Taverna Pizzeria Risotteria

At Taverna you can experience the true Italy without having to leave Texas; its Italian chefs strive to create the perfect menu using only the best seasonal ingredients for their surprising entrees. Taverna presents a variety of Northern Italian delights: from creamy and perfectly cooked risottos to thin crust pizzas, their authentic and mouthwatering fare is characterized by clean and simple flavors.

In Italy, a taverna is a special place where customers become friends and family; Taverna celebrates the essence of hospitality and farm to table cooking reflecting authentic Italian flavors in a rustic and welcoming interior. Taverna serves delicious daily specials and has one of the most popular brunches in Dallas thanks to a bright and energizing ambiance and to their delicious Italian fare! Catering and to go available.

Taverna Pizzeria Risotteria
2310 Armstrong Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75205
(214) 520-9933

For more information, visit www.tavernabylombardi.com.



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