It’s time for another round of Dallas restaurants, reopening following the March shutdown wrought by the coronavirs pandemic.
A first batch opened as soon as they could on May 1, and more are coming on board.
All are observing COVID-19 precautions such as cleaning and sanitizing, social distancing practices with guests spaced 6 feet apart, and staff wearing masks and gloves.
Here is the latest round of reopenings:
Buffalo Wild Wings will reopen all Texas dining rooms on May 20, in consultation with federal, state, and local guidelines including social distancing; single-use, disposable menus and condiments; and single-use cutlery and beverage cups.
Food trucks are back at Klyde Warren Park. Starting Monday, food trucks will be back in the park for the first time in two months. They usually have about 18 trucks, according to NBC 5, but they’ll have half as many as usual, with the trucks taking turns. Staggering their schedules will give them more space and guarantee social distancing in the lines.
Cane Rosso, the Neapolitan-style pizza chain, has reopened its dining rooms for limited in-house dining at its six locations (Deep Ellum, White Rock, Frisco, Carrollton, Arlington, Fort Worth). Reservations are encouraged. They’re still doing curbside pickup, online ordering, and Uber Eats delivery, with family-size pastas and half off bottles of wine for both in-house dining and delivery.
Hooters has announced that they have safely reopened more than 150 restaurants nationwide, for dine-in service, in accordance with local and state mandates and guidelines, while continuing to offer takeout, curbside pick-up and delivery options. They are requiring team members to wear gloves and face coverings at all times (with gloves being replaced after each guest interaction); they also ask that guests follow local and state mandates regarding face coverings. They’re conducting daily team member wellness screenings, including temperature checks. To see if your local Hooters is reopening, visit hooters.com/locations.
Magnolias: Sous Le Pont is reopening in the Harwood District on May 18, with their signature coffees — from Lavender Love Lattes to Flat Whites, Cortados and more, plus a rotating menu that includes ready-made breakfast, lunch, and options for an afternoon snack. They’ll be open Monday-Saturday 7 am-4 pm. Limited seating and safety measures will be in place as laid out in the District’s Harwood Cares plan. This is the second step in a phased plan to reopen Harwood District’s collection of nine restaurants.
Mercat, the Harwood District’s charming Parisian-inspired bistro in the Harwood District, is reopening on May 18, with a rotating menu that includes ready-made breakfast, lunch, and options for an afternoon snack. Mercat will be serving its fresh buttery croissants, breakfast options, crisp salads, sandwiches and more. They’ll be open Monday-Friday 7 am-2 pm. Limited seating and safety measures will be in place as laid out in the District’s Harwood Cares plan. This is the second step in a phased plan to reopen Harwood District’s collection of nine restaurants.
Nobu Dallas is reopening but in a smaller step: with curbside pick-up from The Crescent in Uptown Dallas. Customers can order from a limited menu, offering favorites like the Nobu Dallas Hot Bento and the Toro Tamari Truffle. Beers, sakes and wines will also be available for pickup. “We are working towards reopening our dining room but no official date at this time,” says General Manager Layne Nguyen. “We are offering curbside pickup so our guests will not have to leave their vehicles. Our team will bring it right to them.” Customers can also order delivery via Postmates. Pickup and delivery will be available Wednesday-Sunday 4:30-8:30 pm.
Paradiso in Bishop Arts has reopened. Hours will be lunch 11 am-3 pm daily; and dinner 5-10 pm Monday-Saturday, 5-9 pm on Sundays. Precautions include custom masks for all staff, hand sanitizing stations, no bar seating, and 25 percent capacity rules. The restaurant will be seating a few tables indoors, with the majority of tables in the garden, and also utilizing the Botanist space next door to seat more tables and create more space for social distancing.
Sundown at the Granada, the restaurant located at the Granada Theater on Greenville Avenue, has reopened. They have a $10 light lunch for dine-in or carry-out; rooftop brunch Saturday-Sunday from 11 am-4 pm; and seating on the patio for lunch and dinner.
TNT/Tacos N Tequila. The upscale Mex-Mex restaurant at the Quadrangle in Uptown Dallas will reopen on May 20, observing state protocols on sanitation and social distancing. Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 11 am-9 pm, Friday-Saturday, 11 am-11 pm, and Sunday 10 am-4 pm.
TJ’s Seafood Market has reopened their dining room at the Preston/Royal location at limited capacity on Friday and Saturday nights for seated wine dinners. Owner Jon Alexis had all staff tested for COVID-19 through his new company, Safework.
Truluck’s, the steak and seafood house with locations in Uptown Dallas and Southlake, will reopen on Tuesday, May 19, with all precautions, for dine-in and carry-out service. Customers can make a reservation by calling the location of their choice or via Open Table.
Winewood Grill in Grapevine has opened for dine-in service following the standards set by the CDC and the Texas and National Restaurant Associations. Winewood Grill has remained open during the COVID-19 pandemic offering delivery and curbside pickup. The concept introduced brand-new menu offerings such as cocktail kits, family meal packages, and brunch packages to-go. Now they’re open at 25 percent capacity, while still offering curbside pickup.
Zoli’s has reopened its dining rooms for limited in-house dining at its two locations in Addison and Fort Worth. Reservations are encouraged. They’re still doing curbside pickup, online ordering, and Uber Eats delivery, with family-size pastas and half off bottles of wine for both in-house dining and delivery.