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10 Restaurants You Must Visit In Texas (& Their Most Popular Dish)

In Texas everything is big! So be ready to be mesmerized by the food scene as well. If you are a foodie who loves to experiment with different cuisines and food styles, then Texas is the place for you. Truly a gastronomical delight, Texas offers a visitor some of the best in the culinary world. From locally sourced meals to international cuisines, you will surely find something to tickle your taste buds.

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If experimentation is on your mind then Texas gives you the latest in the form of molecular gastronomy too. So what are you waiting for? Head out to Texas and choose from these popular restaurants that offer some of the best lip-smacking food around.

10 Yauatcha

This is a cute dim sum place that offers some of the best Chinese food but with a European spin on it. The Roasted Duck Pumpkin Puffs is their most popular dish with a fan following to boast. The succulent duck that is roasted to perfection is put into these cute little puffs that are just waiting to enter your mouth. Try out some of their desserts as well with a match tart filled with yuzu.

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9 Meridian 98

The great bar at this restaurant adds to the charm of the place and the flavor of the menu. Try out their Barbacoa Street Tacos, which is the most popular dish. It is filled with braised beef and served with grilled corn and a goat cheese crema.

8 Southside Market

The most famous food on the menu here is the smoked beef brisket and sausages. You will not leave here disheartened as the food is prepared so lovingly and the portion size is wonderful. Check out some of the other food on the menu too like smoked turkey or the lamb and pork ribs.

7 Poitin

Not only will you find a wide range of food items on the menu, but the bar is also stocked to the brim with great spirits. The most popular dish that has fans drooling is the espresso-rubbed flank steak. Leave the place feeling satiated with a dessert that tops the chart as well. Choose between 24 Karrot Cake or Citron Financier.

6 Alice’s Restaurant

Enjoy some delicious food here that gets paired well with the in-house brew list. The fans’ favorite is the smoked duck and quail that are served over roasted acorn squash and beet microgreens. So don’t forget to tuck into this fantastic joint for a great spread that also encourages you to wash down your meal with award-winning brews.

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5 Table One, Royal Sonesta Houston

Check out the Ahi Tuna paired with Foie Gras that is the most popular appetizer here. End the meal with out-of-the-world desserts that will have you drooling for more. So, please customize your occasion with meal plans here at Table One.

4 Hudson’s Hill Country

These are specially ordered by customers and loved too. A killer dessert menu sets a great ending to a delicious meal as well. Try out the ancho pecan pie that is served with Mexican vanilla ice cream. So, head out to Austin to get the best in the latest food scene.

3 Superica

In Houston, they are located in ‘the Heights.’ A published author and famous chef, Ford Fry offers the best of Tex-Mex flavors, like crispy red snapper and chips and salsa that is always fresh. At Superica you can tantalize your taste buds with seafood with a Mexican twist.

2 Eunice

You will find the lip-smacking dishes some of the best in Texas. The BBQ lobster is the most sought after dish on the menu, with crispy Brussels sprouts coming a close second. So head to Eunice in Houston where Chef Drake will give you a taste of Creole.

1 Plate by Dzintra

This is one of the reasons for the popularity of this restaurant. Small plates are a trendy way to enjoy several dishes and are also great for a crowd. So if you are planning a night out with friends then head here for that one-of-a-kind excitement.

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