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Holiday Dining at Galleria Dallas

With more than 200 retailers, Galleria is certainly the place for premier shopping in Dallas, but with more than 30 places for food and drinks, Galleria is certainly the destination for delicious dining in Dallas, too!

Galleria Dallas isn’t just for shopping at the holidays – you can skate, celebrate and of course, dine!


During the holidays any seat at Dallas’ original MI COCINA is front row at the largest indoor Christmas Tree in the U.S. and all the skaters circling around it. You can’t go wrong with any of their specialty taco and enchilada plates, but personally I can never pass up their ceviche and the world-famous Mambo Taxi. Haven’t heard of it, no worries – just order one and you’ll know why family and friends enjoy evenings catching up at this legendary eatery.

The ceviche is always a crowd pleaser and pairs perfectly with the Mambo Taxi at Mi Cocina.


Don’t miss the crab cakes! There’s something to be said about a perfect crab cake, the perfect oysters, the perfect… While the ocean may not be outside our window, daily deliveries of fish at THE OCEANAIRE make it hard to remember Dallas is completely landlocked. Looking to celebrate an anniversary or that special occasion? Then both The OCEANAIRE  will make your wish list possible. With a menu full of innovative options and timeless favorites, this is where you go when you are looking for fresh seafood and steak to make your mouth melt.

We agree – we love these Oysters Rockefeller from Foodspotting.com.


Looking to make an impression? Look no further than THE GRILL ON THE ALLEY. Straight from Beverly Hills, this place makes a statement with its rich interiors, classic Hollywood pictures and of course, the menu. Whether you are looking for light with lots of flavor like the Blackened Ahi Tuna Salad or the Pan Seared Scallops, it’s hard to resist enjoying a bowl of creamy lobster bisque soup and this huge chicken pot pie. (And best of all, you can enjoy brunch, lunch and even just appetizers during happy hour!)

You can never go wrong with scallops and The Grill on the Alley has some of the best.


Trying to charge up before your shopping trip or meet up with friends? Then TOWNHOUSE KITCHEN AND BAR is a great option. With a lovely outdoor area in the Galleria’s Alley, get their early so you can claim the large couch and table set to enjoy your meal. Features here include unique sharable plates like hummus or skewers and now serving brunch makes it a fun destination for mimosas and memories. However, we are in love with their holiday cocktails like this Gingerbread Cookie that is sure to make you feel warm from the inside out.

Toast to the holiday season with one of Townhouse’s Seasonal cocktails including this Gingerbread Cookie! YUM!

There’s a reason the word “grand” comes before GRAND LUXE CAFÉ…It’s the best way to describe this famed favorite! We can’t say enough grand things about this place…there’s something to be said for just the sweets that are available (we’ve even been known to come in and have a meal of a few of those.) Come for a nice tete a tete or bring on the whole family because if you can’t find something to eat at Grand Luxe Café, then you aren’t hungry.


If you’re in a hurry, you always can stop into one of our newest favorites like RAISING CANE’S CHICKEN FINGERS (you know why once you eat it). Just finished with Santa photos and need something sweet to finish off the holiday memory? NESTLE TOLL HOUSE CAFÉ is always baking up warm chocolate chip cookies and GODIVA has those chocolate-covered strawberries that are almost has fun to watch them make as they are to devour!


Looking for the best way to wind down a big shopping day at Galleria Dallas? Then make sure you make a stop at TEAVANA. Besides the fact it smells heavenly, one moment inside, you instantly will feel the calming affects come over you. And with so many amazing blends to choose from, take home your own and consider grabbing a few for the perfect holiday gift for that person on your list.


THE SECOND FLOOR BISTRO AND  BAR is the place for New Year’s Eve with their special NYE Dinner. For $100 get a three-course meal and wine pairings. Or if you’re like us, add a little more and you can get endless bubbly with your dinner. What a great way to say goodbye to 2012 and hello 2013. The hardest thing you will have to do is choose between the game hen, olive and brie cheese ravioli or the black-eyed pea soup for your starter…Just make sure you RSVP to ensure you get to enjoy this party (and then even make a night of it and consider a special stay at the Westin Galleria!)  

Make your reservations to dine at the Second Floor Bistro, celebrate 2013 and then stay at the Westin Galleria Dallas!

After all the delectable destinations (the list goes on) for dining at Galleria Dallas, you’ll be glad that you’ve got more opportunity to work it all off doing a little more shopping!

Happy Dining!

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