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The 38 Essential Dallas Restaurants, October 2012

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It's that time once again: The Eater 38 has returned with a quarterly update. For the uninitiated, this is a map intended to help answer that age-old question, "Can you recommend a restaurant ...?"

This latest version of the 38 has been augmented to add some newcomers, as well as some deserving neighborhood staples. As always, we've covered the spectrum: From burgers and sushi to fried chicken and tacos, casual lunch spots to date night destinations, from as far north as Richardson to way out in Fort Worth.

IN: Off-Site Kitchen, Chicken Scratch, Sissy's, Teppo, Urbano Cafe
OUT: Charley's, La Calle Doce, Parigi, Bijoux, Cool & Hot

Ready to thrown down the gauntlet because we omitted your favorite place? We're always up for lively discussion, so hit us up via the tipline or let us know in the comments. Perhaps we'll take your advice and include it on the next Eater 38 update. Remember: Restaurants must have been open for six months and generally shouldn't be classified as "fine dining."

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Fearing's

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2121 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-4848
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2. Taqueria El Si Hay

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601 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 941-4042

3. Cane Rosso

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2612 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-1188
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4. Pecan Lodge

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S Pearl St
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 748-8900
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5. Bolsa

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614 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 943-1883
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6. Tei An

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1722 Routh St
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 220-2828
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7. Pepe's & Mito's Mexican Cafe

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2911 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 741-1901
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8. The Grape

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2808 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 828-1981
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9. Pho Bang Restaurant

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3565 W Walnut St
Garland, TX 75042
(972) 487-6666

10. Lucia

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408 W Eighth St #101
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 948-4998
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11. Avila's Mexican Restaurant

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4714 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 520-2700
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12. Maple & Motor

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4810 Maple Ave
Dallas, TX 75235
(214) 522-4400
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13. Saint-Emilion Restaurant

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3617 W 7th St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 737-2781
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14. Wingfield's Breakfast & Burger

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2615 S Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75224
(214) 943-5214
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15. First Chinese BBQ

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(972) 680-8216
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16. Kalachandji's

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5430 Gurley Ave
Dallas, TX 75223
(214) 821-1048
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17. Spiral Diner & Bakery

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1314 W Magnolia Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 332-8834
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18. Bangkok City

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4301 Bryan St #101
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 824-6200
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19. Oddfellows

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316 W 7th St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 944-5958
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20. Lockhart Smokehouse BBQ

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400 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 944-5521
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21. Smoke Restaurant

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901 Fort Worth Ave
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 393-4141
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22. Garden Cafe

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5310 Junius St
Dallas, TX 75214
(214) 887-8330
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23. Rise Nº 1 Salon De Souffle

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5360 W Lovers Ln #220
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 366-9900
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24. Mesa Veracruz Coastal Cuisine

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118 W Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX 75208
(214) 941-4246
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25. Good 2 Go Taco

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1146 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 519-9110
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26. AllGood Cafe

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2934 Main St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 742-5362
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27. Nonna Tata

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1400 W Magnolia Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
(817) 332-0250
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28. Maxim's Chinese Restaurant

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310 Terrace Dr
Richardson, TX 75081
(972) 231-6371
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29. Cafe Modern

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3200 Darnell St
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 840-2157
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30. Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House

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1154 Peavy Rd
Dallas, TX 75218
(214) 324-3335
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31. Oak

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1628 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 712-9700
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32. Company Cafe

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2217 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 827-2233
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33. Local

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2936 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226
(214) 752-7500
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34. Off-Site Kitchen

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2226 Irving Blvd
Dallas, TX 75207
(214) 741-2226
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35. Chicken Scratch

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2303 Pittman St
Dallas, TX 75208

36. Sissy's Southern Kitchen & Bar

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2929 N Henderson Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

37. Teppo Yakitori & Sushi Bar

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2014 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

38. Urbano Cafe

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1410 N Fitzhugh Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

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1. Fearing's

2121 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75201
2121 McKinney Ave
Dallas, TX 75201

2. Taqueria El Si Hay

601 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
601 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

3. Cane Rosso

2612 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75226
2612 Commerce St
Dallas, TX 75226

4. Pecan Lodge

S Pearl St, Dallas, TX 75201
S Pearl St
Dallas, TX 75201

5. Bolsa

614 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208
614 W Davis St
Dallas, TX 75208

6. Tei An

1722 Routh St, Dallas, TX 75201
1722 Routh St
Dallas, TX 75201

7. Pepe's & Mito's Mexican Cafe

2911 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226
2911 Elm St
Dallas, TX 75226

8. The Grape

2808 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206
2808 Greenville Ave
Dallas, TX 75206

9. Pho Bang Restaurant

3565 W Walnut St, Garland, TX 75042
3565 W Walnut St
Garland, TX 75042

10. Lucia

408 W Eighth St #101, Dallas, TX 75208
408 W Eighth St #101
Dallas, TX 75208

11. Avila's Mexican Restaurant

4714 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75219