According to Yelp, Frank is the best restaurant in D-FW. The website weighed all its restaurants in six D-FW counties to come up with a top 100 list.

According to Yelp, Frank is the best restaurant in D-FW. The website weighed all its restaurants in six D-FW counties to come up with a top 100 list.


Sometimes the best way to get a restaurant recommendation is to seek the advice of someone  who’s been there. That’s the idea behind Yelp, anyway — it’s a place for people to log their experiences around town and to share those with others. Yelp reviewers rate businesses and leave an explanation of how each experience went.

With all that data, the elves behind Yelp Dallas and Yelp Fort Worth were able to pull lists of which restaurants are considered to be the best in town, as rated by their thousands of Yelp users. The San Francisco-based company measured the number of reviews as well as the overall star ratings in Dallas, Denton, Tarrant, Collin, Rockwall and Kaufman counties.

(Of course, you could also consult Dallas Morning News critic Leslie Brenner's list of her top 100 restaurants. It's a good one.)

As you peruse the list below, note the variety: In the top 10, there’s an underground restaurant, a taqueria, a cheese shop, a German deli and a sushi restaurant. (Now, whether these are truly the best restaurants in town is up to you and your taste buds.)

I’ve explained the top 10 restaurants in more detail — since they’re bound to get the most interest — and listed the remaining 90 restaurants. If you’re into stats, keep scrolling for a spreadsheet with each restaurant’s average score and number of reviews.

Then tell us: What did Yelpers get right? What did they get wrong?

1. Frank — Dallas:an “underground” restaurant where dinners are by invitation only. An average of its 43 reviews reveals an incredibly high 5 stars out of 5.

2. Empa Mundo: empanadas restaurant in Irving with 370 reviews averaging 4.5 stars.

3. Taqueria La Esperanza: Though this Lewisville empanada spot has only 30 reviews on Yelp, the average is 5 stars.

4. Scardello: The cheese shop on Oak Lawn has amassed 175 Yelp reviews that average 4.5 stars.

5. Pedro’s Tex-Mex and Grill: Its 16 reviews give 5 stars each, making it one of only a few that have a perfect 5-star score. Pedro’s is located in Pilot Point.

6. The Capital Grille: Referring to the Fort Worth restaurant specifically, Yelpers gave it an average 4.5 stars out of 5.

7. German Deli: Colleyville’s German Deli is a market and not a restaurant, but Yelpers are crazy for it: 5 stars on average.

8. Chateau Bistro: This Rockwall restaurant also gets a perfect 5-star review from its 15 reviewers.

9. Keiichi: Dentonites looking for sushi might turn to Keiichi, easily the favorite Denton restaurant on Yelp. Its 98 reviews average 4.5 stars.

10. Jimmy’s Food Store: The beloved sandwich shop and market in Dallas has 380 reviews — the highest number in the top 10 — and clocks in at 4.5 stars, on average.

11. Tai Sushi House
12. Guanataco
13. Pera Turkish Kitchen
14. Crepes 4 U
15. Damian’s Cajun Soul Cafe
16. Latin Deli
17. Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill
18. Estilo Gaúcho Brazilian Steakhouse
19. Mi Casita
10. Just Dogs
21. Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
22. LA Burger
23. Addison Coffee Roasters
24. Cheesesteak House
25. Thai Opal
26. Shiawase
27. Tacos La Banqueta
28. Cafe Strada
29. Enchiladas Ole
30. Uncle Uber’s
31. Fuji Sushi & Grill
32. Mo’s Best Eatery
33. Big D Barbecue
34. Pappas Bros Steakhouse
35. Millstone Bakery
36. Bona Pizza
37. Oldwest Cafe
38. Fujiyama Sushi & Yakitori Bar
39. Shinjuku Station
40. Babe’s Chicken Dinner House
41. Layalina Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge
42. Big Jacks Bbq
43. Pho Truong
44. Keller’s Drive-In
45. Hopdoddy Burger Bar
46. Roman Cucina
47. Meat U Anywhere BBQ & Catering
48. Spiral Diner
49. Opah Greek Flavor
50. The Pickled Carrot
51. Quoc Bao Bakery
52. Chelsea Pizza
53. Nazca Kitchen
54. Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
55. Pizza di Mia Madre
56. Urban Blend
57. Central Market
58. Boots Burger
59. Chef Tony’s Gourmet Pizza
60. Mimi’s Pizzeria
61. Platia Greek Kouzina
62. Frankie’s Mexican Cuisine
63. Dino’s Subs
64. Hypnotic Donuts
65. Andalous Mediterranean Grill
66. Thai Texas
67. Off-Site Kitchen
68. Guanajuato
69. RAZ Mediterranean Cafe
70. International Bakery
71. Boopa’s Bagel Deli
72. Sykamore Vegan House
73. Durkin’s Pizza
74. Fruitealicious Bubble Tea & Smoothies
75. Gemma
76. Ahoyama Restaurant
77. Jarams Donuts
78. Stupid Good Coffee
79. LA Burger
80. Veracruz Cafe
81. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
82. Flying Horse Cafe – Liquid Culture
83. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
84. Hana Hibachi & Sushi
85. Mio Nonno
86. The Capital Grille
87. Coconut Express
88. Herrera’s
89. Tappy’s Yogurt
90. Blue Hangar Cafe
91. The One and Only Burgers and Fries
92. The French Room
93. Parma’s Pasta & Pizza
94. Olive Burger
95. Paparazzi Pizza
96. Istanbul Grill
97. Taste Of Chicago
98. Crumbzz
99. Peak Wood Fired Grille
100. Lalo’s Fine Mexican Cuisine

Yelp's top 100 restaurants in D-FW by sblaskovich

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