Dallas Top 25 Restaurants: August 2017

It appears as though the Dallas' weather isn't the only thing heating up this summer. Foodable's Dallas Top 25 Restaurant list returns with higher than ever scores, meaning the restaurant scene in this fun city is certainly creating more of A social buzz!

Last ranking's No. 5 Cane Rosso makes an impressive climb to No. 1 this month, but we aren't surprised. Known for its wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas and Italian fare, this restaurant has repeatedly been named the "Best PIzza in Dallas" by "D Magazine." 

While the gastropub, The Blind Butcher makes a drop to No. 2. and the seafood gem Montlake Cut makes its first ever debut on the list at No. 3!

But Montlake Cut isn't the only restaurant Foodable welcomes to the Dallas Top 25! Junction Craft + Kitchen, the creative concept serving Southern cuisine, lands at No. 4. 

The steakhouse created by the culinary mastermind and chef Nick Badovinus, Town Hearth lands at No. 10. The affordable and casual taco joint, Trompo Taco makes its debut at No. 13 and the Don't Tell Supper Club, known to serve sharable plates with a side of entertainment, joins the list at No. 14.

Check out what other restaurants landed on this ranking below!

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  1. Cane Rosso | 182.88 
  2. Blind Butcher | 182.33 
  3. Montlake Cut | 182.19 
  4. Junction Craft + Kitchen | 182.17 
  5. Ft 33 | 182.09 
  6. Lucia | 181.7 
  7. Boulevardier | 181.49 
  8. Hattie's | 180.29 
  9. Pecan Lodge | 180.12 
  10. Town Hearth | 179.67 
  11. Proof + Pantry | 179.66 
  12. CBD Provisions | 179.2 
  13. Trompo Tacos | 179.12 
  14. Don't Tell Supper Club | 178.34 
  15. Sprezza | 178.28 
  16. Rapscallion | 177.82 
  17. Knife | 177.36 
  18. Abacus | 176.44 
  19. Lockhart Smokehouse | 175.98 
  20. The Grape Restaurant | 175.52 
  21. Little Red Wasp | 175.06 
  22. Smoke | 174.6
  23. Local | 174.14 
  24. Oak | 173.68 
  25. Fearing's | 173.51

National Top 25 Restaurants: End of 2016

While our monthly city-level Top 25 Restaurant rankings highlight the local stars of each regional market, Foodable's National Top 25 Restaurants features the social rankings of the industry's bigger players: the widespread, recognizable brands and chains consumers know and love. 

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Check out the full list below!

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Panera Bread 481.92  
2 Starbucks 479.04  
3 Shake Shack 477.65 Play Video
4 Arby's 476.83  
5 MOD Pizza 476.02 Play Video
6 Tender Greens 474.99 Play Video
7 Freshii 474.55 Play Video
8 Chick-fil-A 473.47  
9 Dunkin' Donuts 473.01  
10 Sonic Drive-In 472.38  
11 Zoës Kitchen 470.76  
12 Taco Bell 470.62  
13 Jersey Mike's Subs 469.49  
14 Sweetgreen 469.39  
15 In-N-Out Burger 466.78  
16 Lemonade 465.55  
17 McAlister's Deli 465.26
18 Buffalo Wild Wings 464.11  
19 Corelife Eatery 463.90  
20 Veggie Grill 462.45 Play Video
21 Mendocino Farms 461.22 Play Video
22 Matchbox 456.90  
23 Nando's Peri Peri USA 456.13  
24 Modern Market 455.40  
25 Wendy's 455.02  

Seattle Top 25 Restaurants: August 2016

Seattle may be one rainy city, but the bright spot continues to be its restaurant landscape. The top five on the Top 25 Restaurants offer just a glimpse into the city’s vast culinary adventure.

At No. 1, up from No. 2 last month, Cascina Spinasse, led by Chef Stuart Lane, puts its own take on the traditional regional cuisine of Northern Italty -- specifically the Piedmont region – using products from the Pacific Northwest. Spinasse is well-known for its pasta, which is all housemade by hand, including such dishes as tajarin al ragu o burro e salvia (fine hand cut egg pasta with ragu or butter and sage); cavatelli with beef short rib; and, of course, ravioli.

At No. 2, down from No. 1 last month, Joule is a newcomer to the Top 25. The husband and wife team of Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi have brought attention to Korean cuisine with their unique and modern interpretation, which feature unconventional cuts of beef paired with shareable small plates.

Coming in at No. 3 for its very first time on the list, Bateau, a contemporary steakhouse, boasts its own farm where it raises heritage cattle, including Charolais, Maine-Anjou, and Limousin, as well as poultry and lamb. They also grow their own vegetables, herbs, nuts, fruit, and flowers.

At No. 4, down from No. 3 last month, Single Shot Kitchen & Saloon is recognized for its brunch menu, featuring everything from traditional breakfast favorites like eggs benedict to pizza with corn, bacon, and baby squash.

At No. 5, Chavez is brand new to the list, bringing home cooked authentic Mexican like tacos (lamb, mahi mahi, shrimp, beef short rib, and cactus) and more (diabla she devil roasted jalenpeno salsa) to Seattle.

Peaches and oatmeal gelato at Spinasse |  @spinasse Twitter

Peaches and oatmeal gelato at Spinasse | @spinasse Twitter

Beef short rib steak at Joule |  @joulerestaurant Instagram

Beef short rib steak at Joule | @joulerestaurant Instagram

Baby Beets and Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes at Bateau |  @bateauseattle Instagram

Baby Beets and Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes at Bateau | @bateauseattle Instagram

Proscuitto Eggs Benedict at Single Shot |  @singleshotseattle Instagram

Proscuitto Eggs Benedict at Single Shot | @singleshotseattle Instagram

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Cascina Spinasse 180.39  
2 Joule 178.91 Play Video
3 Bateau 178.64  
4 Single Shot 178.54  
5 Chávez 178.19  
6 Il Corvo 177.11  
7 Brimmer & Heeltap 176.75 Play Video
8 Mamnoon 176.51  
9 Tray Kitchen 176.39  
10 Taylor Shellfish  176.03  
11 Trove 175.67  
12 Naka 175.64 Play Video
13 Salare 175.31  
14 Ma'ono Fried Chicken & Whisky 175.19  
15 Canlis 174.95  
16 Stateside 174.59  
17 Ba Bar 174.51  
18 RockCreek 174.29  
19 Le Pichet 174.23  
20 The Carlile Room 173.84 Play Video
21 Delancey 173.54  
22 Cafe Champagne 173.39  
23 Girin Steakhouse 172.94  
24 The Whale Wins 172.49  
25 Mistral Kitchen 172.04  

Dallas Top 25 Restaurants: June 2016

Howdy, Dallas. This month's Top 25 was certainly a rodeo, as it came with some notable jumps and shakeups. Say congratulations to The Blind Butcher for claiming the crown at No. 1 after taking a nice leap from its previous No. 7 ranking. From its cured meats, craft beer, and delicious American fare, it's no surprise to see this contender take the top at a score of 179.65. French-inspired Boulevardier followed close behind with a score of 178.34, falling to second after being first in the last Dallas Top 25.

But those aren't the only restaurants we should be clapping our hands for. Say congrats to two new brands appearing on the ranking for the first time: the upscale, bright, and creative Cedar Grove coming in at an impressive No. 4 debut, and Sprezza at No. 12, delighting guests with pizza, pasta, and other Italian favorites.  

Though there were some risers, one brand took the plunge. Knife, known for its modern spin on steakhouse fare, dropped from No. 6 to No. 20. Will it make a comeback the next round? Check out the full list below and get ready to dig in.

PORK BELLY POUTINE AT THE BLIND BUTCHER  | YELP, KAREN L.

PORK BELLY POUTINE AT THE BLIND BUTCHER | YELP, KAREN L.

LAMB SHANK AND POTATO HASH  | YELP, ALLISON L.

LAMB SHANK AND POTATO HASH | YELP, ALLISON L.

EGGS MEURETTE AT BOULEVARDIER  | YELP, JORDAN N.

EGGS MEURETTE AT BOULEVARDIER | YELP, JORDAN N.

S'MORES SUNDAE AT CEDAR GROVE  | YELP, KRISTIE A.

S'MORES SUNDAE AT CEDAR GROVE | YELP, KRISTIE A.

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 The Blind Butcher 179.65 Play Video
2 Boulevardier 178.34  
3 FT33 178.19  
4 Cedar Grove 177.92  
5 Cane Rosso 177.88  
6 Hattie's 177.69  
7 Lucia 177.04 Play Video
8 Pecan Lodge 176.50 Play Video
9 Hibiscus 176.39  
10 Proof + Pantry 175.74  
11 CBD Provisions 175.74  
12 Sprezza 175.66  
13 Nonna  175.36  
14 Mesa 174.65  
15 Rapscallion 174.60  
16 Abacus 174.22  
17 Lockhart Smokehouse 173.84  
18 The Grape Restaurant 173.11  
19 Smoke 172.56  
20 Knife 172.54  
21 Local 172.43  
22 Little Red Wasp 171.57  
23 Oak 170.03  
24 Mot Hai Ba 169.66  
25 Fearing's 169.13  

National Top 25 Restaurants: Mid Year 2016

While our monthly city-level Top 25 Restaurant rankings highlight the local stars of each regional market, Foodable's National Top 25 Restaurants features the social rankings of the industry's bigger players: the widespread, recognizable brands and chains consumers know and love. 

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Check out the full list below!

RANK Restaurant Social Score VIDEO
1 Taco Bell 480.02  
2 Chick-fil-A 475.96  
3 Starbucks 474.63  
4 Shake Shack 473.83 Play Video
5 Panera Bread 472.40  
6 Wendy's 471.87  
7 Arby's 471.80  
8 Sonic Drive-In 468.28  
9 Buffalo Wild Wings 466.05  
10 Dunkin' Donuts 465.16  
11 Tender Greens 462.76 Play Video
12 Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 455.81  
13 McAlister's Deli 453.78  
14 Jersey Mike's Subs 453.55  
15 MOD Pizza 453.08 Play Video
16 Sweetgreen 449.17  
17 Noodles & Company 447.01
18 Zoës Kitchen 445.20  
19 In-N-Out Burger 444.32  
20 Jimmy John's 441.90  
21 Smashburger 437.05 Play Video
22 Veggie Grill 435.79 Play Video
23 Raising Cane's 435.56  
24 Modern Market 433.89  
25 Wow Bao 433.86