Taco Joint Opens, The Soda Gallery Closes and More From a Busy May for Dallas Restaurants

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Leslie Minora
Goodbye Soda Gallery.

Another busy month in the Dallas restaurant scene has come and gone. Read on for the full list of opening and closing restaurants, and be sure to share tips about restaurant openings or closings in the comments section below or at dish@dallasobserver.com.


Taco Joint (6434 E. Mockingbird): A second Taco Joint location has opened on Mockingbird Lane, and it serves booze.

Bandito's Tex-Mex Ice House (4700 W. Park) : Bandito's and Katy Trail Ice House had a baby.


Pho Colonial (4727 Frankford): The Frankford Road location has closed its doors for good.

The Soda Gallery (408 N. Bishop) : The Oak Cliff soda gallery vanished without a trace.

Brackets (5300 E. Mockingbird) : The restaurant that Reitz thought was a hardware store has closed.

Coming soon:

Trader Joe's: The specialty retailer announced a second Dallas location.

Alamo Drafthouse: The Austin-based restaurant, bar and movie theater (yes, it's all three) is coming to Richardson.

Location Info

Bandito's Plano - CLOSED

4700 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX

Category: Restaurant

Bandito's Tex-Mex Cantina

6615 Snider Plaza, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Katy Trail Ice House

3127 Routh St., Dallas, TX

Category: Music

Pho Colonial

4727 Frankford, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

The Soda Gallery - CLOSED

408 N. Bishop Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: General

Brackets - CLOSED

5300 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX

Category: Music

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I know it's a chain... but what's up with Pollo Campero in Richardson at PGTP and Preston? It appears to be closed....but might be remodeled?

 Is it gone for good?    If so I am saddened... it's hard enough to get my wife to eat fried chicken, and that was about the last place she liked.  (Grrrr)

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