Meet Your Friends for a Bite at These Tapas Restaurants around Dallas
For some light bites, meet your friends for tapas. They're served at several area restaurants and range from simple one-ingredient dishes to more complex ones packed full of flavor. The best tapas restaurants near our Downtown Dallas apartments include:
Step into Si Tapas to be transported to the streets of the Iberian Peninsula. It serves traditional Spanish tapas with a modern twist. Executive Chef Jose Luis Lopez hails from Mexico. He started cooking at eight and later became passionate about Spanish cuisine while working as a line cook. Today, he continues to travel to Spain in search of fresh ideas. Tapas offerings include pan con tomate, patatas con chorizo, and toasted almonds with sea salt. For some great deals, visit during their happy hour. The restaurant holds it every Monday through Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
When Cafe Madrid opened 32 years ago, it became the first Spanish restaurant and tapas bar in Dallas. In fact, D Magazine calls it one of its best. The cozy setting resembles the cafes found along the streets of Madrid, and it's perfect for date night or an evening out with friends. Tapas include fried blood sausage, lamb meatballs, as well as fried goat cheese with caramelized onions and honey.
A fun gathering place, Bulla Gastrobar takes its inspiration from Spain's popular tapas restaurants. Its menu is full of small bites, seasonal delights, as well as handcrafted cocktails that enhance every meal. The setting is elegant yet casual. Guests enjoy fast, friendly service, and the waitstaff offers pairing suggestions you won't soon forget. Tapas include tuna tartare, grilled octopus salad, and sauteed garlic shrimp.
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