on October 14, 2020 / by Downtown Dallas Inc. / in Blog Posts, Dine and Drink, Live Like a Local!
By Downtown Dallas, Inc.
The Dallas Farmers Market is the best spot in the city to visit if you’re looking for locally-grown produce, artisanal foods, and expertly made crafts. While you’re at it, be sure to visit The Shed, an open-air pavilion where you can shop from regional vendors who grow, raise, make, and produce food! We invite you to Live Like a Local and explore all the Dallas Farmers Market has to offer.
THE BEST SPOTS TO DINE + DRINK
Visit for a delicious taste of India! They offer organic Indian cuisine with both vegan and non-vegan options.
Named as The Best Butcher Shop in The Best of Big D 2018, American Butchers is a must stop if you find yourself in the DFM. Veteran owned, the husband and wife duo source their meat from Nebraska ranching and farming families. From steaks, pork chops, to lamb, their meat is always served fresh and hand-cut to your desired thickness.
Take a trip to Naples, Italy with their authentic Neapolitan pizzas! With techniques true to brick oven pizza making, they also have vegetarian and vegan-friendly options.
Beyond The Butchers
An extension of American Butchers, Beyond the Butchers serves as a shop and a restaurant in one offering the ultimate farm and ranch to table dining experience. They specialize in comfort foods your way- also feature Burgers Beer + Brats. Oh, and did we mention you can Build Your Own Burger?
Known as the “best-kept secret” at DFM, their delicious and authentic cajun cuisine is one that should not be missed when visiting.
This is for all the sweet tooths out there. Chelles Macarons brings a unique twist of the classic French dessert to the heart of Dallas!
From Triple White Cheddar to Hoppin’ Jalapeño to Caramel Bliss, Doc Popcorn serves the most unique and yummy popcorn on the planet. And lucky for you, it’s available at DFM!
El Mero Mero
Known for serving the best tamales in Dallas since 1984, El Mero Mero uses only the highest quality ingredients found at DFM. Their tacos are also a must-try!
New to the DFM, think of this place as your second home! A welcoming place to bring friends and meet new ones. With food and drink carefully thought out to encourage sharing and conversation, you’ll feel right at home.
Being built on the concept that food is medicine, Juice Babe offers consumers a fresh new approach to “eating-good” and in turn, feeling great!
Ka-Tip Thai Street Food has one goal, and that’s to take their customers on a “Quick Trip to Thailand!” Adding a true cultural experience to the Dallas community through the cuisine, their 100% authentic thai food will have you going back for more.
Market Provisions Co.
Find your morning coffee or everything for a farm-to-table meal. You’ll find fresh meats, produce, specialty foods and even grab-n-go food – all from local farmers and artisans! Support small businesses and check out goods from local producers and artisans.
A Vietnamese Fusion Truck serving up banh mi, Vietnamese tacos, and much more! Made from scratch, using the best ingredients, Nammi is a must-try.
Founder/Owner Corrado Palmieri, a Southern Italian from the province of Lecce, moved to Dallas from Italy with one mission: to open an Italian Coffee Shop & Bakery made from fresh, authentic & natural ingredients.
Rex’s Seafood and Market
Sourcing fresh seafood from fishermen around the globe, Rex’s serves the best seafood you’ll find at DFM!
Scardello Artisan Cheese
Embracing themselves as “Cheese Enthusiasts,” Scardello provides high-quality, cut-to-order cheese. With cheese from Texas and across the nation, Scardello is the place to visit for authentic, fresh cheese.
Serving NOLA-style shaved ice and natural syrup, SNO is the perfect place to treat yo’ self! With many flavors to choose from, SNO adds a Mexican twist to their frozen treats that you can only get at DFM.
Taqueria La Ventana
Handmade tortillas, fresh meats, and cold margaritas. What more could you ask for? This funky, fast-casual taqueria offers everyday, authentic Mexico City street food that you can’t miss out on.
The 2nd Tap
A unique beer bar/taproom offering products from breweries locally and nationally. Instead of only serving the brewery’s new and seasonal beers, they decided to do something different and make the full lineup available on tap.
Dubbed as Best Caribbean Food in The Best of Big D 2018, this is a place you do not want to miss out on. The cuisine and freshly made juices will make you feel like you’re right in Trinidad!
PLACES TO SHOP
Local and all-natural, their soaps, candles, skin & hair care products will have you coming back for more.
Dubbed as the greatest gift store for yourself, Bullzerk ranges from shirts repping Dallas Districts to celebrity wrapped vigil candles. Yup, vigil candles. Go check it out for yourself!
Folklore & Tradition
A beautiful selection of Mexican Traditional tops, embroidery, dresses, jewelry, handbags & accessories all 100% handmade by Mexican and Guatemalan Artisans. Oh, and don’t expect to leave without owner Mariola Cabria telling you where your piece came from and who made it!
A combination of wearable creativity & culture, K.A. Classics is all about delivering women’s style and comfort inspired by the modern muse. The thoughtfully designed and textured rich styles for every day is made to give her all the feels at an affordable price.
Lone Chimney Mercantile
Find one-of-a-kind photography, furniture, artwork, accessories, and decor, all with a love for Dallas and a tinge of sass. Featuring over 300 bold and colorful images from Dallas, Austin, Waco, Houston, Oklahoma, and other popular hot spots!
Nikki Smith Designs
Designs that focus on quality, fun, and versatility, Nikki Smith Designs offers modern jewelry for clients that appreciate the power of accessorizing. All pieces are designed and crafted using quality materials, making it the perfect gift to yourself or others.
San Miguel’s Exporta
Discover handcrafted Mexican imports straight from San Miguel de Allende. Their high-quality tapestries, pottery, and gift items never disappoint.
From bedding to tableware, jewelry to ensembles, the goods are a reflection of not just what’s trending, but of what’s timeless. You’ll find seasonal decor, hand-lettered and drawn signs, greeting cards, T-shirts, and even kitchen towels from Whiski Designs.
Texas Goods Co.
With a passion for “uncommon” in decorating and style, Texas Goods Co. offers European Antiques and Rustic-Chic “Rustique” decor. You’ll find unique accent pieces, accessories, & fun gifts!
Ranging from tees, stickers, to cards, and more, their hand-lettered and drawn designs reflect Texas culture with a side of sass and attitude!
THE MARKET & SHOPS HOURS:
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK | DAILY 10AM-7PM | SEE DIRECTORY FOR INDIVIDUAL BUSINESS HOURS
THE SHED OPEN AIR FARMERS MARKET: SATURDAYS 9AM-5PM | SUNDAYS 10AM-5PM
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