Many of us will have to entertain visiting family members today or through this weekend. Since you’ve already worked so hard to set up last night’s Christmas feast, it might be a good idea to treat your guests to a delicious meal at one of the many Corridor-area restaurants.
Here are eight family-friendly restaurants where you can wine and dine at today or through this weekend. Bon appétit!
Both of these family-friendly restaurants are great for your meat-loving relatives. Both Texas de Brazil and Fogo De Chao are great Brazilian churrascarias, which serve freshly-carved Brazilian-style grilled meats, such as beef, lamb, pork, chicken and Brazilian sausage. There is also an extensive salad bar, for those who might want to munch on some fresh veggies or enjoy a warm soup.
Del Frisco’s, 5251 Spring Valley Rd.
If you’re looking for an upscale steak house to wow your relatives, Del Frisco’s is it. This Dallas steak house features fine steaks and succulent seafood in a luxuriant setting. Your guests can expect a plush lounge, live entertainment, three fireplaces and a wine list featuring more than 1,200 selections. Plus, Del Frisco’s is currently offering the much sought-after stone crab claw, which will make your dining experience that much more memorable.
Dream Café, 5100 Belt Line Rd., Suite 732
If you want to treat your guests to a locally-sourced, hormone-free, café-style meal, this is the place to visit. Dream Café serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and weekend brunch—with both the health-conscious and comfort food-seeker in mind. With many Southwestern-inspired meals gracing the menu, this is the perfect family-friendly restaurant to visit if you have an out-of-town relative who wants a little taste of Texas.
Kenny’s Italian Kitchen, 5100 Belt Line Rd., Suite 764
Are your relatives asking for Italian-American cuisine? Visit this fine establishment to savor Italian-inspired fare like fried calamari, veal picatta, shrimp scampi and fettuccini carbonara. Plus, with a tagline reading: “Every day is a holiday and every meal is a feast,” you know you’re in for a good time.
Lazaranda Modern Kitchen & Tequila, 5000 Belt Line Rd., Suite 850
Although Texas is famous for its Tex-Mex fare, this modern Mexican kitchen is a great family-friendly restaurant your visiting folks will appreciate. Chef Antonio Marquez whips up delicious classic and contemporary Mexican food, which includes favorites like, chilango pork osso bucco, Bolo’s mahi and blue crab tostadas. Lazaranda also features an exceptional drink and tequila selection, which is sure to satisfy even the pickiest drinkers.
Magic Time Machine, 5003 Belt Line Rd.
This family-friendly restaurant is great for groups and kiddos alike. The whimsical décor and costume-clad wait staff will entertain little ones while the grownups can enjoy a tasty cocktail or brew. The menu features American classics, from “Bar-B-Que ribs” to fried catfish and Superman’s pasta. There is also a fun kids menu, which features “Munchkin fare,” chopped steak and buffalo chicken tenders.
Ziziki’s Taverna, 5000 Belt Line Rd., Suite 300
This is the taverna to visit for Mediterranean food-lovers. Ziziki’s is a “scratch kitchen” that prepares quality Mediterranean cuisine without using hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated fats or oils. You and the family can relish dolmades, grilled lamb chops, a creamy spinach flatbread or a lamb souvlaki, and peruse the exclusive drink menu for wine, specialty cocktails or beers.