A beautiful stone path leads through a garden to the modern dining room of the upscale Tei Tei Robata Bar. The restaurant turns out Hokkaido-style charcoal-grilled fish, seafood, and meat dishes, making it a gastronomic treasure of Dallas. A great choice for dinner is the Maine lobster that is steamed, and then robata-grilled with soy and butter.
Tei Tei Robata, 2906 N Henderson Ave Dallas, TX 75206 214-828-2400
Yutaka is a tiny bistro fitted with creative small plates of Japanese cuisine and freshly divine sushi dishes. Their yellowtail sashimi with jalapeño is a best seller. On their dinner menu you can find the spicy tuna gyoza, grilled full squid and black cod shumai that are notable for their mix of Asian tradition and modern western influence.
Yutaka Sushi Bistro, 2633 Mckinney Ave Dallas, TX 75204 214-969-5533
This New England seafood and chowder restaurant adds classic flair with red checkered tablecloths and traditional blues background music. The seafood is delivered fresh to the restaurant daily, and features specialties like the Maine lobster at market price and their house favorite lobster fra diavolo which includes Maine lobster, clams, mussels and shrimp in a spicy marinara over linguini.
Daddy Jack’s, 1916 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX 75206 214-826-4910
Cafe Pacific, the high end seafood and steakhouse, is the perfect seafood destination for an elegant, romantic evening. The menu offers a range of grilled seafood accompanied with classic dips as well as substantial such as the goat cheese-stuffed lamb.
Cafe Pacific, 24 Highland Park Village Dallas, TX 75205 214-526-1170
Seafood restaurants in Dallas generally serve either high-end grilled dishes or fried bar-like bites. However, Rex’s Seafood Market features a nice in-between with affordable prices. The open, bright space is modes and very casual, but dishes are well-presented with beautiful offerings, and it’s the best place to eat oysters from the Gulf and both the Pacific and Atlantic coasts.
Rex’s Seafood Market, 5200 W Lovers Ln Dallas, TX 75209 214-351-6363