Authentically Allen

Authentically Allen

au·then′ti·cal·ly al’·len adjective

  1. a restaurant founded in Allen, TX
  2. cuisine that is unique to and with limited or no offerings outside of the Allen, TX area

While you’ll certainly find familiar favorites in Allen, you won’t want to miss out on flavors that are authentically our own. Take an international trip with a taste of Lebanese cuisine from Hedary’s. A local Mediterranean restaurant inside a historic Queen Anne cottage located in the historic neighborhood of downtown Allen. Visitors rave about their house-made sauces and fresh Greek salads handpicked from their onsite vegetable garden. 

You can even indulge in healthful Italian food at Mio Nonno with a chef-driven menu that highlights the freshest ingredients available locally and imported high-quality Italian ingredients. Stop in for a locally-roasted cup of joe at Armor Coffee and try their scratch made menu including Jenn’s Chicken Salad Sandwich (as in Jenn Todryk of “No Demo Reno” on HGTV!) Or Head over to Elke’s Market Cafe, recently voted “Best Neighborhood Restaurant” by D Magazine. In addition to all the delicious options that are available from Allen’s more than restaurants, diners can also enjoy live music and award-winning patio dining at many of these eateries.

For the Foodies

Big Smoky BBQ Flavor Right Here in Allen

If there’s something we know (and love) in Texas—it’s barbecue—and we’re lucky to have Big Ray’s BBQ right here in Allen. Come down Main Street and you’ll find this local favorite with the big red building that has become a BBQ staple here in North Dallas. Stop in for lunch with friends or treat the family to a night out. Trust us; Big Ray’s BBQ is worth a trip to Allen!

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