Located in the heart of historic downtown Carrollton, Amici Signature Italian delights diners with its traditional yet eclectic Italian fare. Founded in 1991, the locale entices guests with not only its delicious cuisine but also its lovely atmosphere. Amici offers incredible appetizers, including escargots in a white wine-cream sauce, salads, and entrées – such as shrimp carbonara with fettuccine, prosciutto, bacon, ham, shrimp, garlic, eggs, and parsley tossed with parmigiano cheese. Various wines plus tantalizing desserts, including the white chocolate bread pudding, are also available.
Established in Roanoke in 1993, Babe’s Chicken Dinner House is a popular Texas family-owned chain specializing in home-style cuisine. Opening an outpost in Carrollton in 2004, this friendly establishment with rustic decor features a menu with comforting main dishes, sides, and desserts. For a main dish, the fried chicken and fried catfish are two great choices while complementary sides like green salad, mashed potatoes, green beans, or buttermilk biscuits enhance the meal. Dessert is a must-try as well, with options such as banana pudding, chocolate meringue pie, and pineapple upside-down cake being just a few of the options. They serve lunch and dinner every day of the week.
With over 40 years experience of cooking exotic Thai cuisine, Marayat Gary opened Coconut Thai Grill. Delighting customers with flavorful Thai dishes daily, the grill also features a warm, inviting, open interior with bold green accents making for an enjoyable dining experience. For a starter, the summer rolls with vegetables plus a choice of chicken, shrimp, or tofu all wrapped in soft rice paper and served with peanut sauce is a popular choice. The coconut chicken — a specialty from Central Thailand — which features chicken marinated in coconut milk, spices, and herbs and then grilled, is an excellent main dish.
Coconut Thai Grill, 2512 E. Belt Line Rd., Carrollton, TX, USA, +1 972 418 8424
Wanting to give Texans a taste of Korean fusion cuisine popular in Los Angeles, brothers Ben and Jon Lee opened LA Burger. Combining the flavors of Korean fare with American cuisine, the culinary team creates innovative fare. Open Monday through Saturday, notable highlights include the K-Town burger, which features an Angus patty with teriyaki sauce topped with Korean spicy cabbage, and the eponymous LA Burger — the K-Town – with a fried egg and cheese. Other signature items include the Seoul dog, which is an all-beef hot dog topped with bulgogi or dejigogi — Korean barbecue beef or pork respectively — and sautéed kimchi.
LA Burger, 1017 E. Trinity Mills Rd., Carrollton, TX, USA, +1 972 245 0505
Established in 2005, Paparazzi Pizza is a family-owned and operated multi-award winning establishment serving pizza and Greek-style specialties. Open Monday through Saturday, this warm, inviting locale features a friendly atmosphere perfect for enjoying delicious items — all made with the freshest ingredients available — with family and friends. Pizzas are cooked in a brick deck oven and include highlights such as the mediterraneo, with olive oil, mozzarella, feta, gyro beef, Calamata olives, tomatoes, red onions, pepperoncini, and tarragon. Starters, salads, panini, wraps, pasta, and calzones are also on the menu along with baklava, Greek pastry stuffed with walnuts and baked in sweet syrup.
Paparazzi Pizza, 2145 N. Josey Ln., Carrollton, TX, USA, +1 972 820 8686