Live Like a Local: Best Pizza in Downtown Dallas

By Downtown Dallas, Inc. 
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Downtown Dallas is full of great restaurants, coffee shops, places to satisfy your sweet tooth, and so much more! Navigating the city and finding the best stops can be overwhelming, so we created a list of our all-time favorites to provide you with a go-to resource for all things in and around Downtown. We hope to give you the experience of Living Like a Local as you explore some of our favorite local pizza restaurants in Downtown. 
Tutta’s

From the fresh ingredients and tasty food coming out of the kitchen, to the local art on the walls, and the live music coming from the stage… there’s something for everyone at this lively spot. This restaurant offers a fun atmosphere to sit and enjoy a delicious meal, and don’t forget to try one of their signature smoked meat pizzas while there! Currently takeout and delivery are options, and they are hopeful to reopen for dine-in soon! 

https://tuttaspizza.com/

 

Americano 

A vibrant, casual Italian restaurant with the prime location on Main Street, within the beautiful Joule Hotel. The restaurants’ 1960’s Italian cinema-inspired decor brings a whimsical vibe to the atmosphere. They have incredible Neapolitan-style pizzas, but the menu has so much more to offer. Currently, they are only offering takeout options, but hope to open soon for dining in!  (Temporarily closed, check website for opening information).

http://americanodallas.com/

 

Partenope 

This is Dallas’s very first authentic Southern Italian restaurant, and it definitely lives up to the hype! It is well worth the trip for the delicious bites, chic vibe, and smiling service. There is no question that their award-winning Neapolitan style pies deserve the recognition. Make a reservation or stop by to dine in, or enjoy it from your home with takeout and delivery options!

https://www.partenopedallas.com/

 

400 Gradi

Serves award-winning, traditional Italian cuisine that is locally sourced with specialty items imported from Italy. You can indulge in their phenomenal thin crust pizza for lunch or dinner seven days a week or stop by for late-night drinks on Fridays and Saturdays. Options to dine in or takeout are both available!

https://400gradi.com/

 

Bella Trino

This pizzeria is a must-eat spot located at the Dallas Farmers Market! With their fresh ingredients, great crust, and selection of toppings, this is a stop you won’t want to miss. Dining in is not available, but you can grab it and go or there are a number of delivery options to choose from, such as DoorDash, UberEats, etc.

https://www.bellatrinopizzeria.com/

 

Carmine’s

This well-known pizzeria is located in the heart of Downtown Dallas. They serve a wide variety of authentic New York-style food items on their menu. They are known to have “The best New York Pizza in North Texas”, so don’t miss out on this delicious and affordable dining experience! Available for dining in, takeout, and delivery.

https://www.carminespizzadallas.com/

 

SFERECO

This newly opened restaurant is located in the Statler Hotel in Downtown. Be one of the first to try out this tasty Italian restaurant with a great environment. Walk in or make a reservation to enjoy some great pizza that can even have a healthy twist by substituting cauliflower crust! Delivery and pickup options are available as well.

https://sfereco.com/

 

Ravenna

Located in the Main Street District, this modern Italian restaurant serves a range of classic entrees from their award-winning menu, plus pizza by the slice & cocktails.  They are now open for dine-in seating and available on DoorDash. 

https://www.ravennadallas.com/

 

Porta Di Roma

Their authentic Italian cuisine will make you feel like you’re in Rome! Ranked 3rd for the “Best Italian Restaurants” in Downtown Dallas, Porta Di Roma’s menu features award-winning pizzas and more. Visit and dine in or pick up an order. Also available on Postmates and DoorDash. 

https://portadiromarestaurant.com/ 

 

Campisi’s

This long-standing family-owned chain is located right in the heart of Downtown on Elm St. Campisi’s Restaurants has been serving iconic, award-winning pizzas and family Italian dishes since 1946. All locations are now open at 50% capacity for in-restaurant dining and will accept online and phone reservations!

https://www.campisis.us/

 

Don’t see your favorite stop for some great pizza?  Let us know (info@downtowndallas.com).

 

Surrounding Dallas neighborhoods for more options – 

For a full list of Downtown pizza restaurants, visit our website.

Live Like a Local: Best Coffee Shops in Downtown Dallas

By Downtown Dallas, Inc.

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Downtown Dallas has so much to see and do that it can be a bit overwhelming. That’s why we created a list of our faves as the go-to resource for all things in and around Downtown. We invite you to Live Like a Local and explore some of our favorite local coffee shops in Downtown. 

 

Ascension 

Open for breakfast, lunch, & dinner, grab your cup of joe any time of the day. Order online to go or visit the Elm St. location. 

https://ascensiondallas.com/

 

Commissary 

We love this place a latte! Order for takeout or delivery via DoorDash, UberEats, and Grubhub. Live within eight miles? Commissary will come straight to you! (No delivery fee, $35 order minimum.) 

https://www.commissarydallas.com/

 

Flying Horse Cafe

Dallas’ best-kept secret. Located in The Magnolia Hotel, visit one of the most historic buildings in Downtown and enjoy a variety of coffee selections with an array of artwork featured from local artists. 

http://www.flyinghorsecafe.com/

 

Kokopelli 

This isn’t your typical coffee shop. Located in the West End, you can treat yourself to candy, pastries, and more! Then, top it off with some of their delicious coffee. 

https://www.facebook.com/kokopellisweetsinwestend/

 

Otto’s Coffee and Fine Foods

Located in The Adolphus Hotel, Otto’s is an upscale Viennese-style café serving local Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters brew. Hang out inside or head to the grab-and-go service window on Commerce Street. 

https://www.adolphus.com/restaurants-bars/ottos-coffee-and-fine-foods/

 

Overeasy 

Stop by The Statler and grab an espresso to go or chill out in the lobby co-working spaces and enjoy free WiFi. 

View the full menu here: 

https://www.overeasydallas.com/ 

 

Palmieri

Fresh, authentic, & natural. They make everything from scratch! Order online for takeout or curbside delivery. 

https://www.palmiericafe.com/

 

Royal Blue Grocery 

If you find yourself wandering around the Main Street District, be sure to check out Royal Blue Grocery for a quick pick me up and pair it with a delicious pastry!

https://www.royalbluegrocery.com/

 

Weekend Coffee 

Take a trip to The Joule and pair great coffee with a playful atmosphere. Now open for takeout seven days a week from 6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 

http://ahhweekend.com/

 

Don’t see your favorite coffee shop?  Let us know (info@downtowndallas.com).

 

Surrounding Dallas neighborhoods for more options – 

For a full list of Downtown coffee shops, visit our website.

Downtown Dallas Spotlight – Need To Wine Down A Bit? We found Six Local Spots Offering Wine Specials.

Working from home can be stressful. These Downtown businesses know exactly what you need.

By Downtown Dallas, Inc.

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Find yourself feeling a bit stressed after that long workday? Leave it up to these local restaurants to come to the rescue. Stop by – or get delivery – and get your weekly pick-me-up because wine not? 

Jaxon Beer Garden

Enjoy ½ price bottles every Wednesday for #WineWednesday. Just call 214-838-1422 to order for pick up or if you’re feeling like getting out of the house, they have reopened at 25% capacity.

https://jaxonbeergarden.com/

 

Campisi’s

Pair your favorite pizza or pasta with some vino! Campisi’s is offering 50% off ALL bottles of wine! Beer and wine are available for delivery, pickup, and curbside with the purchase of any food item. Check the menu for their full selection.

https://www.campisis.us/menu/

 

Commissary

Visit Commissary located on Main Street for their biggest wine sale yet. Their cellar reserves are now at a special price (limited quantities). Visit their site for the full list. Available for take-out, curbside pick up, and delivery within an eight-mile radius. Also available via DoorDash, UberEats, and Grubhub. For the most menu options, call directly at 214.827.2927 to place your order. 

https://www.commissarydallas.com/

 

Tower Club

Are you a Tower Club member? Don’t miss out on your chance to receive 50% off a bottle of wine! Place your order within the building or pick up curbside at valet on Pacific Ave. 

 

Cafe Izmir

Join Cafe Izmir for happy hour! On Mondays, enjoy half-price wines to go.  On Wednesdays, there are discounted tapas, wine, and sangria. Order for take-out or curbside pick up. Call (469) 998-0123 to order.

 

Ascension

Looking to fill your mimosa craving? Ascension is now offering $10 mimosas and 50% off wine! Order for take-out or delivery. Call (469) 899-6566 or order online.

https://ascensiondallas.com/

 

Other great spots with specials

Checkered Past Winery

All Wine is 40% off and 50% off the listed price of 6 Bottles or more!!! Available for wine delivery in Dallas County or call 214.242.0411 to order.

https://www.checkeredpastwinery.com/home

 

Don’t see your favorite wine special?  Let us know (info@downtowndallas.com).

 

Surrounding Dallas neighborhoods for more options – 

For a full list of Downtown restaurants offering wine specials, visit our interactive map. And for options located within Downtown’s connected neighborhoods and beyond, be sure to check out a compiled list VisitDallas has provided here:  https://www.visitdallas.com/about/media-room/statements/covid-19/restaurant-updates.html

Looking for places that offer alcohol delivery? Do214 compiled a list to help you stock up & replenish that emergency stash with a call or click! Check it out here: https://do214.com/alcohol-delivery-in-dfw/venues