Revolving Doors: Restaurants Come In, and They Go Out

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The month of May has proven to be an eventful one. The Californian mega-chain In-N-Out Burger made its Texas debut in Frisco and Allen, The Cedars Social finally celebrated its grand opening, and plenty more new culinary establishments have popped up along the way. Not to mention, a few have closed their doors for good.

For the full scoop on restaurant openings and closings for the month of May, take a look at our list after the jump. Restaurants Opening in May
Burg-It, 1810 Preston Road -- The hamburgers and wings restaurant offers up burgers loaded with half-pound all-beef patties and their "lowest-price guaranteed" wings for 50 cents.
Love Shack, 115 East Hickory St. -- Chef Tim Love has brought his Love Shack to Denton.
Mesa, 118 W. Jefferson Blvd. -- Raul and Olga Reyes opened the Veracruz-inspired restaurant in Oak Cliff. The menu includes family recipes, from hand-made tortillas to mole sauce, and even provides vegetarian and gluten free options.
Heart Attack Grill, 1718 N Market St. -- The ever-so-kitschy hamburger joint has set up shop in the West End.
Mark & David's Italian Restaurant, 4906 Maple Ave. -- The newly opened Italian restaurant offers up pizza, pasta, hand-made crepes, antipasto and a variety of meat dishes.

Restaurants Closing in May
Atomic Sushi & Grill, 1718 N Market St. -- The sushi bar closed its doors, and Heart Attack Grill has moved into the West End location.
Rosita's, 4906 Maple Ave. -- The long-standing Mexican restaurant moved out and Mark & David's Italian Restaurant and Bar moved in.
Cowboy Chow, 2801 Commerce St. -- Jason Boso's Deep Ellum eatery is reportedly being replaced by another Buzzbrews.

Coming Soon
Flippin' Out Crepes & Coffee, 4021 Belt Line Road -- The crepes restaurant and coffee shop will open it's doors in Addison in the near future.
Flying Fish Arlington, 300 E. Abram St. -- Flying fish is said to be opening a location out west.

Feel free to share any information about restaurant openings or closings in the comments section below, and should you hear of a restaurant coming to your neighborhood, please email us at
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Location Info


1810 Preston Road, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Love Shack - CLOSED

115 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX

Category: Restaurant

Mesa Restaurant

118 W. Jefferson Blvd., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Heart Attack Grill - CLOSED

1718 N. Market St., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Mark & David's Italian Restaurant

4906 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

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Speaking of revolving doors.The recently opened Heart Attack Grill recently closed it's former Arizona location....maybe."Although a sign on the grill's door and a notice on the website say the restaurant is undergoing remodeling, efforts to reach the owner, Jon Basso, were unsuccessful. The business' phone is disconnected; so is the number listed for Basso's Carefree home."Read more:


johnathan's in oak cliff opened too.

Elizabeth Bair
Elizabeth Bair

I just drove by The Honey Shack on Lemmon (former Catalina Room), and it's closed, being replaced by Lolita's. 

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