When it's DFW Restaurant Week, you get the mac 'n cheese. You just do. Here's Pappas Bros.' mac.

When it's DFW Restaurant Week, you get the mac 'n cheese. You just do. Here's Pappas Bros.' mac.

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Nearly 150 restaurants across North Texas are participating in DFW Restaurant Week, the event billed as a "foodie fundraiser" in North Texas that encourages diners to try new restaurants for a good cause.

From Aug. 5 through Aug. 11, any restaurant on the list of participants will offer diners a three-course, fixed-menu dinner for $39 or $49 or a two-course lunch for $25. All restaurants will send 20 percent of diners' tabs to the North Texas Food Bank or Lena Pope.

The popular event makes for jam-packed restaurants, in some cases. To keep up with the rush — or to further this fundraiser during crazy-hot Texas days — some restaurants choose to extend their participation in DFW Restaurant Week beyond the first seven days. Check the website to see which ones will be offering dining deals as late as Sept. 2. 

One new addition this year: Anyone who spends $10 at FedEx Office starting July 9 can get a "fourth course certificate," which gets diners an additional plate of food during their dinners. Just ask for the DFW Restaurant Week fourth course certificate next time you're at a FedEx Office store; find one here.

What to do next:

  1. Look at the list of DFW Restaurant Week participants below.
  2. Remind yourself: DFW Restaurant Week isn't a week. It's a month, in some cases. 
  3. Check your calendars, text your friends, get your mind right. 
  4. Make your moves: July 9 is Reservation Day, and participants are encouraged to make reservations at the most sought-after restaurants quickly. But reservations can be made anytime after July 9, too — as long as they're still available. Find reservation links here.

The list of DFW Restaurant Week 2019 participants:

3Eleven Kitchen & Cocktails
Adelmo's Ristorante
Al Biernat's North
Al Biernat's Oak Lawn
Arthur's Steakhouse
B&B Butchers & Restaurant
Bison Bar & Grill
Bistecca - An Italian Steakhouse
Bistro 31
Boi Na Braza - Grapevine
Boi Na Braza - Las Colinas
Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine
Bulla Gastrobar
Cadot Restaurant
Cafe Intermezzo
Cafe Pacific
Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill
Chamberlain's Steak and Chop House
City Hall Bistro
Cool River Cafe
Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse
Culpepper Steak House
Da Mario
Dakota's Steakhouse
Dee Lincoln Prime
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Dallas
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Fort Worth
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse Plano
Del Frisco's Grille - Southlake
Del Frisco's Grille - Uptown Dallas
Del Frisco's Grille - Fort Worth
Del Frisco's Grille - Plano
Doc B's Restaurant & Bar
Dolce Riviera
Dragonfly Kitchen At Hotel ZaZa
Earls Kitchen + Bar
Eddie V's Prime Seafood - Dallas
Eddie V's Prime Seafood - Fort Worth
Elm Street Cask & Kitchen
Ferrari's Italian Villa & Chop House - Grapevine
Ferraris Villa - Addison
Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse - Addison
Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse - Dallas
Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse - Plano
HG Sply Co. 
Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar
House of Blues Restaurant & Bar
III Forks Steakhouse
il Calabrese Ristorante & Bar
Jalisco Norte
Jasper's Gourmet Backyard Cuisine - Richardson
Javier's Gourmet Mexicano
KAI Restaurant and Lounge 
Kenny's Wood Fired Grill
Kirby's Prime Steakhouse
La Bistro Italian Grill
Landmark Restaurant at Warwick Melrose
Lavendou Bistro Provençal
Lawry's The Prime Rib
Lonesome Dove Fort Worth
Mac's on Main
Mansion (Rosewood) on Turtle Creek Restaurant
Melting Pot Fondue Restaurant - Arlington
Melting Pot Fondue Restaurant - Addison
Mercat Bistro
Merchant House
Mercury Chophouse - Arlington
Mercury Chophouse - Fort Worth
Mi Dia From Scratch - Flower Mound
Mi Dia From Scratch - Plano
Michaels Cuisine Restaurant & Bar
Mille Lire  
Morton's The Steakhouse
Moxie's Grill and Bar - Dallas
Moxie's Grill and Bar - Plano
Neighborhood Services at Omni Frisco Hotel
Next Bistro
Nick & Sam's Steakhouse
Niwa Japanese BBQ
Nobu Dallas
Nora Restaurant and Bar
Ocean Prime
Oceanaire Seafood Room
Origin Kitchen + Bar
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Paul Martin's American Grill
Perle on Maple
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Frisco
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Grapevine
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Uptown Dallas
Piccolo Mondo Italian Restaurant
Piola Italian Restaurant
Queenie's Steakhouse
Randy's Steakhouse
Restaurant506 At The Sanford House
rise n°3
Roy's Restaurant
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Uptown Dallas 
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Far North Dallas
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Fort Worth
Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar
Salum Restaurant
Seasons52 - Shops at Legacy in Plano 
Seasons52 - NorthPark in Dallas
SER Steak + Spirits
Silver Fox Steakhouse - Fort Worth
Silver Fox Steakhouse - Frisco
Silver Fox Steakhouse - Richardson
St. Martin's Wine Bistro
Steel Restaurant & Lounge
Steve Fields Steak & Lobster Lounge
Stock & Barrel
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen
Table 13
Tei An
Texas de Brazil - Addison
Texas de Brazil - Dallas
Texas de Brazil - Fort Worth
The Capital Grille - Dallas
The Capital Grille - Fort Worth
The Capital Grille - Plano
The Classic Cafe at Roanoke
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Plano
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Arlington
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Irving
The Ranch at Las Colinas
Tillman's Bishop Arts
Toulouse - Dallas
Toulouse - Plano 
Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar
Water Grill
Waters Restaurant
Yellow Rose Steak & Chop House
YO Ranch Steakhouse

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