The world dines in Dallas.
From comforting street food to posh fine dining, Dallas’ diverse food scene represents a multicultural feast that celebrates the cuisines from nearly any spot on the globe. Of course, you can still get our belly-satisfying signature barbecue and tacos with all the trimmings.
Let’s go eat!
Join student foodie Carlie Lara ’24 for a delicious adventure through five of Dallas’ distinctive neighborhoods. “You’re going to have so many places to try when you come here!”
Best foodie town – Bon Appétit declared Dallas the “2019 Restaurant City of the Year.”
SMU students say:
In Dallas, I couldn’t live without the food scene! Every week we try some new restaurant in some new neighborhood. There is truly everything here, and it’s a great place to explore.
— Blake Gebhardt ’24
Hillcrest Avenue and Snider Plaza,
five-minute walk from campus to enjoy delicious eats.
Bar-B-Q • Hamburgers • American (Traditional) • Mexican • Tex-Mex • Seafood • Sandwiches • Italian • Mediterranean • Middle Eastern • Deli • German • Asian • Salad • Coffee and Tea • Juice Bar • Sweets
SMU Admission Counselors Say:
Coming from the East Coast, I love great seafood. Half Shells Oyster Bar in Snider Plaza is a great place to get my fix.
— Abbi Pfister-Soria, Associate Director of Admission/Director of Strategic Partnerships