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The Hottest Takeout Restaurants In Dallas Right Now

Find birria ramen, Nashville-style hot chicken, and so much more for takeout and delivery at these new Dallas eateries

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Even though the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on, new restaurants are still opening their doors in Dallas. Considering the circumstances, these establishments are adapting on the fly to this brave new world of takeout and delivery, and the results are pretty impressive.

Dining in still poses substantial risk to both restaurant patrons and workers, but takeout seems like a much safer choice. For folks who are seriously ready to check out the hottest new restaurants in Dallas but aren’t comfortable dining out just yet, head to one of these 11 newcomers for dishes like birria ramen, Nashville-style hot chicken, cheesy queso fundido burgers, and so much more — all available for takeout and delivery.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Mestizo

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2626 N Josey Ln
Carrollton, TX 75007

Opening on Saturday, August 1, Mestizo brings birria ramen, giant cups of elote, and more fun Asian-Latin dishes to Carrollton. In addition to the savory side of the menu, which also boasts sizzling sisig platters and nacho towers, find boba teas like the White Rabbit, an iced drink that’s inspired by an iconic Chinese candy.

2. Ricky's Hot Chicken

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100 S Central Expy #18
Richardson, TX 75080
(214) 272-3735
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This Richardson spot serves up super-spicy fried chicken, and it’s not for the faint of heart. Available in spice levels ranging from “no heat” to the “A-Bomb” spiked with Carolina reaper pepper, this fried chicken is seriously fiery. Available for takeout only, no call-in orders accepted.

3. Chilangos Tacos

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10777 Harry Hines Blvd #130
Dallas, TX 75220
(214) 782-9772
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Wildly trendy birria tacos are the star of the show at this Dallas taqueria, and don’t be surprised if you have to wait in line to score an order. Walk up to the counter to order a trio of tacos served with rich consomme for dipping, and grab a fizzy Jarritos from the cooler to wash it all down.

4. Chirps Chicken Shack

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3619 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

Nashville-style hot chicken has landed in Dallas via Chirps, a new spot slinging super-spicy yardbird at three different heat levels. Order tenders or a sandwich, then cool the burn with a dish of creamy banana pudding.

5. Uno Mas

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2929 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 471-5117
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This modern Tex-Mex spot is now slinging bacon guacamole, puffy tacos, and a ridiculously cheesy queso fundido burger on Henderson Avenue. Order takeout online, and don’t forget to add a pineapple cheesecake tostada to the spread.

6. Ngon Vietnamese Kitchen

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1907 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

Now open with a limited menu ahead of its official debut, Ngon brings classic Vietnamese dishes to Greenville Avenue. Crispy egg rolls, banh mi, Vietnamese coffee, and specials like king crab fried rice are on offer, along with Vietnamese iced coffee and bun cha Hanoi. Call the restaurant at 469.250.7183 to order.

7. Desert Racer

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1520 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 827-1520
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Now home to two distinct pop-ups, Desert Racer has a whole new identity. Order tacos and cheeseburgers at Vantina, or pick up an order of smoked chicken served with flour tortillas, caramelized onion and peppers, salsa fresca, rice, and beans at Ese Pollo, also located inside Desert Racer. Call the restaurant at 214.887.4880 for pickup or delivery.

8. INVASION

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4029 Crutcher St
Dallas, TX 75246
(214) 272-7312
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The Cardi B, a fried chicken sandwich with spicy mayo and pickled coleslaw, is causing a serious stir at Invasion. In addition to the star of the show, find dishes like dynamite shrimp, rice bowls, and grilled yardbird served with fresh veggies at this East Dallas newcomer. Call the restaurant at 214.272.7312 to place an order.

9. Sfereco

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1914 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75201
(469) 320-8999
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This new Downtown restaurant inside the Statler Hotel is totally devoted to the meatball, in all of its many forms. On the menu, find chicken meatballs, a seafood option, and even “veggie and grain balls” for folks who eschew meat. Build-your-own pasta bowls, pizza, and sandwiches are also on the menu, along with DIY cocktail kits. Order online for pickup or delivery via Sfereco’s website.

10. The Salty Donut

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414 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(972) 707-9889
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While stuck at home, doughnuts count as a meal pretty much any time of day. At the Bishop Arts outpost of this Miami export, find decadent rounds of pastry topped with maple glaze and bacon or soaked in homemade horchata available for carryout.

11. Krio Bishop Arts

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233 W 7th St #100
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 253-9311
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Cajun and Asian flavors collide at this brand new Bishop Arts eatery, where dishes like soft-shell crab stuffed banh mi , jambalaya egg rolls, and grilled Gulf oysters. Call the restaurant at 214.253.9311 to order.

1. Mestizo

2626 N Josey Ln, Carrollton, TX 75007

Opening on Saturday, August 1, Mestizo brings birria ramen, giant cups of elote, and more fun Asian-Latin dishes to Carrollton. In addition to the savory side of the menu, which also boasts sizzling sisig platters and nacho towers, find boba teas like the White Rabbit, an iced drink that’s inspired by an iconic Chinese candy.

2626 N Josey Ln
Carrollton, TX 75007

2. Ricky's Hot Chicken

100 S Central Expy #18, Richardson, TX 75080

This Richardson spot serves up super-spicy fried chicken, and it’s not for the faint of heart. Available in spice levels ranging from “no heat” to the “A-Bomb” spiked with Carolina reaper pepper, this fried chicken is seriously fiery. Available for takeout only, no call-in orders accepted.

100 S Central Expy #18
Richardson, TX 75080

3. Chilangos Tacos

10777 Harry Hines Blvd #130, Dallas, TX 75220

Wildly trendy birria tacos are the star of the show at this Dallas taqueria, and don’t be surprised if you have to wait in line to score an order. Walk up to the counter to order a trio of tacos served with rich consomme for dipping, and grab a fizzy Jarritos from the cooler to wash it all down.

10777 Harry Hines Blvd #130
Dallas, TX 75220

4. Chirps Chicken Shack

3619 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Nashville-style hot chicken has landed in Dallas via Chirps, a new spot slinging super-spicy yardbird at three different heat levels. Order tenders or a sandwich, then cool the burn with a dish of creamy banana pudding.

3619 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

5. Uno Mas

2929 N Henderson Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

This modern Tex-Mex spot is now slinging bacon guacamole, puffy tacos, and a ridiculously cheesy queso fundido burger on Henderson Avenue. Order takeout online, and don’t forget to add a pineapple cheesecake tostada to the spread.

2929 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

6. Ngon Vietnamese Kitchen

1907 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Now open with a limited menu ahead of its official debut, Ngon brings classic Vietnamese dishes to Greenville Avenue. Crispy egg rolls, banh mi, Vietnamese coffee, and specials like king crab fried rice are on offer, along with Vietnamese iced coffee and bun cha Hanoi. Call the restaurant at 469.250.7183 to order.

1907 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

7. Desert Racer

1520 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206

Now home to two distinct pop-ups, Desert Racer has a whole new identity. Order tacos and cheeseburgers at Vantina, or pick up an order of smoked chicken served with flour tortillas, caramelized onion and peppers, salsa fresca, rice, and beans at Ese Pollo, also located inside Desert Racer. Call the restaurant at 214.887.4880 for pickup or delivery.

1520 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

8. INVASION

4029 Crutcher St, Dallas, TX 75246

The Cardi B, a fried chicken sandwich with spicy mayo and pickled coleslaw, is causing a serious stir at Invasion. In addition to the star of the show, find dishes like dynamite shrimp, rice bowls, and grilled yardbird served with fresh veggies at this East Dallas newcomer. Call the restaurant at 214.272.7312 to place an order.

4029 Crutcher St
Dallas, TX 75246

9. Sfereco

1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201

This new Downtown restaurant inside the Statler Hotel is totally devoted to the meatball, in all of its many forms. On the menu, find chicken meatballs, a seafood option, and even “veggie and grain balls” for folks who eschew meat. Build-your-own pasta bowls, pizza, and sandwiches are also on the menu, along with DIY cocktail kits. Order online for pickup or delivery via Sfereco’s website.

1914 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75201

10. The Salty Donut

414 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208

While stuck at home, doughnuts count as a meal pretty much any time of day. At the Bishop Arts outpost of this Miami export, find decadent rounds of pastry topped with maple glaze and bacon or soaked in homemade horchata available for carryout.

414 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

11. Krio Bishop Arts

233 W 7th St #100, Dallas, TX 75208

Cajun and Asian flavors collide at this brand new Bishop Arts eatery, where dishes like soft-shell crab stuffed banh mi , jambalaya egg rolls, and grilled Gulf oysters. Call the restaurant at 214.253.9311 to order.

233 W 7th St #100
Dallas, TX 75208

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