The sun is out and so must we! This nice weather is giving us all the feels! And we cannot wait to dine out with the furry members of our family. From pizza places to coffee shops, there are so many great options to choose from here in Irving. So scroll down and read along, friends!
7855 Las Colinas Ridge
Known for its laid-back ambiance that makes you feel like you’re hanging out in a friend’s living room, Torchy's Tacos serves quality tacos with unique ingredients and combinations. Must try: The Trailer Park Taco is stuffed with deep-fried chicken and is by far their most popular and talked about taco. You can also enjoy a slew of other tacos like the Democrat Barbacoa and don't forget about the Fried Avocado. Their patio is a popular spot for those who like to bring their furry friends. So get out of the house and enjoy an amazing meal while your cuddly companion gets a bit of fresh air. It’s a win-win for both of you. For store hours and other information, please visit their website here.
7750 North MacArthur Blvd #160
Casual and easygoing, Fish City Grill is a great place to savor delicious seafood and cocktails, while soaking up the sun on their side patio with your pet. Must try: Oyster Nachos (fried oysters with chipotle tartar), Clam Chowder, and Lump Crab Cake. The Dallas-born restaurant also serves seafood platters, crawfish etouffee, and fish tacos, for when you need something more filling. Their Strawberry Mojito is delicious and refreshing, perfect for a patio hangout! If you’re more of a wine person, go with their Tom Gore sauvignon blanc or Le Grand Noir pinot noir. Click here to view their full menu.
5270 North O'Connor Blvd
The Water Street district has so many patios and so many different types of food, they're sure to be serving whatever you're craving. We love their fun and waterfront patios and the fact that our furry friends have their own store, Homegrown Hounds. They put on the most amazing doggie events too! It's a great place to frequent and pamper your pup, and maybe even meet a friend for a playdate. Must try: Hugo's Organic Margaritas, The Gingerman's Bacon Jam Burger, Pacific Table's Oysters, and Pax & Beneficia Coffee's Latte with a specialty syrup of your choice. And when you’re ready for some sweets, Creamistry is just the place to satisfy your sweet tooth. Heaven in a cup! Click here to view their full menu.
857 West John Carpenter Fwy
With a rustic yet stylish ambiance and an innovative farm-to-fork concept, The Ranch is among the best of what Irving has to offer, culinary-wise. In addition to its top-notch steaks, burgers, and drinks, the restaurant also features a beautiful and spacious patio, referred to as The Pavilion, where live music performances are rocking the stage every weekend and pets are welcomed. Must try: Texas Akaushi Beef Burger (with chili aioli and creole mustard), Mini Elk Tacos (with caciotta cheese), and 8 oz. Roasted Garlic Stuffed Fillet (with charred scallion butter). Check out their full menu here. Click here to view their upcoming live music performers.
316 West Las Colinas Blvd
Boasting a slew of vibrant restaurants and bars, this entertainment complex offers some of the most diverse culinary experiences in DFW. And you know what we also love about the Toyota Music Factory? It is pet-friendly! Yup! You can walk around the complex, dine at one of the many restaurant patios, and even enjoy live music at the Texas Lottery Plaza with your furry friends. Must try: Coal brick oven pizzas at Grimaldi’s or tacos and margaritas at Gloria’s Latin Cuisine. For a light treat, head over to The Country’s Best Yogurt (TCBY) where you can choose your own flavors and toppings! View the full list of restaurants and bars here.