6 new restaurants now open in Dallas Thai, Cajun and sweet cakes

It’s a busy time for restaurant openings around Dallas, many of which are in business, some this year and some in 2023.

But this list is more urgent. For those who live here and now. These restaurants are either newly opened or about any day. (Two of them are opening this weekend.)

It has a coffee shop, a bakery, a Greenville Avenue bar, a doner kebab place, a Loatian-Thai restaurant, and a seafood place. Something for every taste.

Here are the 6 newest restaurant openings in Dallas:


La La Land Kind Cafe
Known for its bright yellow color scheme and philanthropic mission to employ foster youth, the Dallas coffee shop chain has opened a new location in Richardson. Taking a former Great Outdoors Sub Shop at 242 W. Campbell Rd., it is the seventh La La in Texas since the concept debuted in Lowest Greenville in 2017. They have a fun drink menu like the Fruit Pebble Butterfly Latte. Flavor with matcha and butterfly pea blossom tea and The Cookies n’ Dream Latte with Oreo chunks, a la cloud foam, honey, vanilla and espresso. The food menu consists of light snacks such as Truffle & Burrata Avocado Toast and Cocoa Banana Chia Seed Pudding. This location is unique for the chain as it is the first drive-thru that has recently become a must-have for coffee venues.

Lubella Bakery
The highly anticipated bakery of renowned pastry chef Maria Becerra (nominated for the CultureMap Tastemaker Award for Pastry Chef of the Year in 2022) and her husband, Ismael Trejo Gonzalez, opens on September 25 at 10323 Ferguson Rd. The couple shares many years in the restaurant industry, but this is their first shop they’ve opened in the newly renovated 50’s Casa View Center (which is also home to a bustling new Starbucks community store). Lubellas, named after her two daughters, will serve desserts such as croissants, made-to-order cakes and slices of cake, pan dulce and tres leches cake, similar to what Becerra did for Jose Restaurant in Park Cities.

Meyboom Brasserie
Finally, this swanky bar-restaurant serving Belgian snacks and drinks at 2100 Greenville Ave. opens on September 23. Named after a parade that took place in Brussels, Meyboom has had a long journey: Owners Jeff and April Karetnick initially set their sights on the old San Francisco Rose site, but amid the pandemic and parking issues, they turned to this new and improved site. Location. Two years later, it’s a happy ending with a nice array of beers and foods, like mussels you can make four ways and dishes that stick to your ribs like potato and beer cheese soup, leeks and mashed potatoes. and roasted cauliflower with beer cheese sauce. A special brunch menu includes Belgian street fries, poutine, Liege waffles, your own omelet, and chocolate-raspberry French toast.

Sakhuu Thai
Lao and Thai restaurant founded in Dallas in 2012, The Shops at Legacy North in Plano, 7300 Lone Star Dr. Opened its third location in #C128. Special dishes include duck with rice, sizzling Bangkok beef, salmon pan-nang, noodles, fried rice, curries, and stuffed chicken wings. Beyond the usual Lao and Thai fusion staples, this location has some Plano specials like sea bass, chicken with yuzu citrus sauce, and garlic fries. They are open for dinner every night and lunch on weekdays when they offer daily specials that include egg roll with fried vegetables or soup of the day, entree and drink. It also has a full bar serving exotic cocktails like Sakhuu forest fire and Thai tea heaven.

Spitz Frisco
The fast-casual restaurant concept from California opens at 6851 Warren Pkwy in Frisco. 201 on September 29. They specialize in doner kebab: thin slices of shaved meat from the vertical skewer fried, then wrapped in flatbread with tomatoes, onions, lettuce and sauce. They also make veggie wraps like hummus, lemon tahini, olives, green peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, roasted corn, pickled onions, crispy garbanzos, lettuce, cabbage, falafel, or quinoa. There’s a big commitment to fries like the Berliner fries topped with Berliner red sauce, tzatziki sauce, kale, carrot salad, cucumber, tomato, feta, olives, corn, and pepperoncinis. Other options include salads, bowls and gyros, and a full bar with cocktails, wine, beer and sangria.

tough fish
Founded in 2017 by Chris Degan, former president of Razzoo’s Brands, the local seafood concept opened its fourth location in the Dallas area at 1305 Cowboys Way in The Star District, Frisco. Fried Green Tomatoes served with Tricky Fish, Remoulade and blackened shrimp; DGD Damn Good Salad; and Fried Shrimp Po’Boy. Today’s Catch is an everyday seafood takeout with a variety of preparations to choose from, such as crayfish etouffee, dirty rice and okra, and the signature “Tricky Fish” style. The full bar offers craft cocktails, draft beer, daily happy hour and alternating drink specials. Weekend brunch with DIY mimosa bar is served Saturday-Sunday from 10:00 to 14:00.