Restaurants Come and Go: Openings and Closing in September

Catherine Downes

September was another churning month for the Dallas restaurant community. Sisu opened in Uptown, Ser took over the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole and Campo said goodbye. Read on for the full list of openings and closings and be sure to share tips about shifts in the scene in the comments section below or at


Sisu (2508 Maple): Uptown's newest restaurant and bar has taken over a renovated old house on Maple Avenue.

Hopdoddy Burger Bar (6030 Luther Lane): The Austin-based restaurant and bar has set up shop in Preston Center.

Ser (2201 Stemmons Freeway): Dallas' newest steakhouse, perched on the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole opened its doors, er, elevator doors, on October 1.

Matt's Rancho Martinez (1904 Skillman St.): The Tex-Mex restaurant has moved into its new home on Skillman.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf (15250 Dallas North Tollway): The specialty coffee and tea spot is now open.

Havana Café(1152 Buckner Blvd.): The small, family run restaurant is serving up tasty Cuban fare in Casa Linda Plaza.

Tried and True (2405 N. Henderson Ave.): Nick Badovinus, the man behind the Neighborhood Services restaurant group, opened his new '70s-themed eatery in the space where Neighborhood Services Tavern once called home.

Macdaddy's: Fry Street in Denton welcomed the new macaroni and cheese-ery with open arms.

Max's Wine Dive (3600 McKinney Ave.): The Houston-based restaurant and wine bar took over the space in the West Village that once housed Borders bookstore.

GOGHEE Korean BBQ Tacos (4895 LBJ Freeway): The taco joint has moved into their new home on LBJ Freeway.

East Hampton Sandwich Company: The sammy shop is now open and serving up gourmet sandwiches at Snider Plaza.

NYLO Dallas Southside's Terrace and SODA Bar: The new NYLO hotel, 1325 S. Lamar St., opened earlier this month.

Kung Fu Saloon (2901 Routh St.)
: The new restaurant and arcade bar is now open in the heart of Uptown.


Campo (1115 N. Beckley Ave.): The tiny restaurant has closed and will reopen as a new concept in a few months.


Italia Express: The pizzeria is taking over the space where macho Nacho used to be.

The Greek: The restaurant, initially named "Meze", will replace the Commissary in One Arts Plaza.

Pastazios New York Pizza (2519 Fitzhugh Ave.): The New York style pizzeria has is popping up on Fitzhugh.

Cafe Des Artistes (1722 Routh St.): Lombardi Family Restaurants are taking over the space where Screen Door used to be.

Jack's Southern Comfort Food (1905 Greenville Ave.): The home-style spot is scheduled to open in early October.

Craft and Growler (3601 Parry Ave.): According to its Facebook page, Craft and Growler is aiming to open in Fair Park in October.

Pop Diner (3600 McKinney Ave.): The 24-hour diner is set to pop up in the West Village.

The Londoner Pub (2817 Greenville Ave.): The Londoner pub will open in the Rhost space on Lower Greenville this fall.

Jojo (2626 Howell St.): This new eatery and bar is scheduled to open in the fall.

Location Info


NYLO Dallas South Side

1325 S. Lamar St., Dallas, TX

Category: General

Sisu Uptown Resort

2508 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Music

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

6030 Luther Lane, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant


2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Matt's Rancho Martinez

1904 Skillman St., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Tried and True

2405 N. Henderson Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Max's Wine Dive

3600 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX

Category: Music

Goghee To Go

4895 Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, Dallas, TX

Category: Restaurant

Kung Fu Saloon

2911 Routh St., Dallas, TX

Category: Music

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