Is the time-honored institution of combo plates and ranchero sauce known as Tex-Mex fading quietly into the night? Texas Monthly seems to think so — at least where Houston is concerned. Thankfully, here in Dallas traditional Tex-Mex seems to be going strong, even in the face of the modern Mexican trend that's swept the restaurant scene in recent years. Farm-to-table ingredients are great and all, but neon orange queso and ranchero sauce-smothered enchiladas will always have a special place in our hearts. Next time you're in the mood for a combo plate, check out one of these 10 essential Dallas Tex-Mex destinations.Read More
10 Essential Dallas Tex-Mex Restaurants
Where to get your enchilada and queso fix.
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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.
2. Herrera's Cafe
3. Luna's Tortilla Factory
4. Manny's Uptown
5. Mena's Tex-Mex Grill
8. Pepe & Mito's
9. Rafa's Cafe Mexicano
10. El Ranchito
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