Popular restaurants in Uptown

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Posh and upscale Dallas restaurants in Oaklawn are favorites for many of the residents and visitors of the area. The area features everything from casual to gourmet cuisine. Oaklawn offers the variety that clients are seeking.

Nick & Sam’s Steak and Fish House

Nick & Sam’s serves American Fare to its patrons daily. This upscale restaurant features complimentary caviar with every meal. Additionally, patrons may partake in some of the finest steak in the area in addition to seafood. Not only are you privy to some of the finest cuts of meat, but you may also elect to partake in the lobster mac and cheese or the “damn good” fries.

The restaurant features an extensive wine list to complement each of its dishes. With the relaxing ambiance, users will be sure to enjoy the experience. Finish the night off with chocolate molten or crème brulee. On some sites, this restaurant has pleased as many as 93 percent of the users.


Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil serves it patrons premium cuts of beef in an authentic Brazilian-American Churrascaria style. The portions are generous, and the prices are affordable considering the portion sizes. The beef is seasoned to perfection, and the award winning wine lists complement the meal. The trained staff will help pair wines with the food. An extensive dessert menu is also available for those that would like to partake in addition to espresso or hand rolled cigar.

Taverna by Lombardi

Taverna by Lombardi serves premium Italian cuisine at reasonable price. Popular dishes such as Gnocchi di Ricotta, homemade Lasagne and Butternut Squash Cappellacci are served by this upscale restaurant. The premium dessert list is also of interest to diners with discriminating tastes. The dishes range in price from $10 to $20. The entire menu is reasonably priced. Nearly 95 percent of people that have tried the Taverna loved the cuisine.

The Blue Fish Sushi

The Blue Fish Sushi offers some of the freshest and delectable sushi in or near the Oaklawn area. The cuisine presentation at this restaurant is pure artistry. From crab cakes to tuna poke, the restaurant offers a variety of sushi dishes to meet everyone’s tastes. The sake is also perfectly paired with the sushi.

Tex-Mex Salsa Heaven

Consider Mi Cocina (make sure you try a Mambo Taxi), Taco Diner, or Manny’s Uptown Tex-Mex for Mexican Cuisine.  Also, Monica’s is a popular place to get margarita’s with Uncle Julios known for their salsa and swirls. Mattito’s has an amazing Brunch on Sundays where they feature a buffet.

About Oaklawn


Oak Lawn is a neighborhood in Dallas that embraces all types of lifestyles. Urban professionals enjoy the upscale restaurants. Many of the restaurants are within a short distance from the numerous townhouses, apartments and condos in the area. As the second most walkable city in the Northern Dallas area, residents find many restaurants nearby.

If you are searching for other restaurants in the area, consider the area near McKinney Avenue and Turtle Creek Boulevard. Oaklawn action can also be located near Throckmorton Street and Cedar Springs Road.   If you are looking for something quick you may consider Zini’s Pizza or Hunky’s for some homestyle hamburgers that are mouth-watering.  After dining on the delectable treats of the neighborhood, try some of the bars and clubs in the area. The Dallas gay community has enjoyed this area for nearly 35 years.