Your Guide to Support Local Small Businesses in Dallas

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Raise your hand if you LOVE shopping local small businesses as much as we do! There are so many amazing small businesses in Dallas. We curated a list of some delicious local food and a drink spots, our favorite places to shop clothes, gifts and more, as well as small businesses that will make all your party dreams come true. 

If you don’t see your favorite business on here, please reach out to us on @StufftoDoinDallas on Facebook or Instagram–we would love to share what they are doing!

Our favorite local eats

I think we can all agree that Dallas is full of amazing restaurants that offer a variety of delicious food. Some of the most delicious dishes are found at our local Dallas restaurants. Here’s a a list of some of our favorite local eats that you have to try!

Urbano Cafe
📍 1410 N Fitzhugh Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75204
Garden Cafe
📍 5310 Junius Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75214
Wilder Sweets 
📍 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, Texas, 75201 (on weekends)
Emporium Pies
📍 2708 Main St. Dallas, Texas, 75226 + multiple other locations
Le Bon Temps
📍 12932 Main St, Dallas, Texas, 75226
Ruthie’s Food Truck
📍 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy, Dallas, Texas, 75201 + multiple other locations
Bonton Farms
📍 6915 Bexar St, Dallas, Texas, 75215
American Butchers 
📍 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, Texas, 75201
Dream Cafe
📍 2811 McKinney Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75204
Elaine’s Kitchen
📍 2717 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Dallas, Texas, 75215
Rudy’s Chicken
📍 3115 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, Texas, 75216
📍 407 W 10th St #140, Dallas, Texas, 75208
Mami Coco
📍 4501 Bryan St, Dallas, Texas, 75204
Khao Noodle Shop 
📍 4812 Bryan St #101, Dallas, Texas, 75204
Oni Ramen
📍 2822 Elm St, Dallas, Texas, 75226
Village Baking Company
📍 1921 Greenville Ave
Dallas, Texas, 75206
Val’s Cheesecakes
📍 2820 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75206
Tribal Cafe
📍 263 N Bishop Ave, Dallas, Texas 75208

Our favorite local drink spots

Drink local Dallas! From coffee shops, to breweries, pubs, and local distilleries, Dallas has so many local drink spots that you should know about. Here’s a list of some of our favorites:

Sip Stir Coffee House
📍 3800 McKinney Ave, Suite 180, Dallas, Texas, 75204
Leela’s Wine Bar 
📍 1914 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75206
Uptown Pub
📍 3605 McKinney Ave Dallas, Texas, 75204
Double Wide
📍 3510 Commerce, Dallas, Texas, 75226
Murray Street Coffee Shop
📍 103 Murray Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
📍 2823 St Louis St, Dallas, Texas, 75226
Braindead Brewing
📍 2625 Main St, Dallas, Texas, 75226
📍 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, Texas, 75201
Deep Ellum Distillery
📍 2880 Clover Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226
Texas Ale Project
📍 1001 N. Riverfront Blvd., Dallas, Texas, 75207
Pegasus City Brewery 
📍 2222 Vantage Street, Dallas, TX 75207  and 1508 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201

Our favorite local places to shop clothes, gifts and more

Do you LOVE shopping local businesses as much as we do? There are so many fun places all over Dallas. We always find the most unique gifts, clothing, and more at our local small businesses in Dallas. Here’s a list of some of our local favorites:

Mod + Jo
📍 421 N Tyler St, Dallas, Texas, 75208
Caffeinated Beauty Bar
📍 250 N. Bishop Ave #140, Dallas, Texas, 75208
📍 4239 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, Texas,  75209
Dallas Running Company
📍 7200 Bishop Rd D-12, Plano, Texas, 75024
Nikki Smith Designs
📍 1011 S Pearl Expy, Suite 160, Dallas, Texas, 75201
The Impeccable Pig
📍 6607 Hillcrest Ave. #100
Dallas, Texas, 75205
Favor the Kind
📍 2928 N. Henderson Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75206
Bella & Brawn
📍 1925 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Texas 75206
📍 1909 Greenville Ave, Dallas, Texas, 75206 + multiple other locations
Mosaic Makers Collective
📍 401 N Bishop Ave
Dallas, Texas, 75208 + Galleria Mall
Flea Style
📍 3009 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas, 75226
📍 2633 Main Street, #150, Dallas, TX 75226
Wild Bill’s Western Store
📍 311 N. Market St. Dallas, Texas, 75202

Is it time for your weekly trip to the grocery store or are you looking to get some goods for an upcoming party? No need to hit up your chain grocery store for your weekly cooking and pantry stocking. There are so many great local food stores/markets in Dallas. Check them out:

Jimmy’s Food Store
📍 4901 Bryan St, Dallas, Texas, 75206
Kuby’s Sausage House and European Market
📍 6601 Snider Plaza, Dallas, Texas, 75205
Rudolph’s Meat Market
📍 2924 Elm St., Dallas, Texas, 75226
TJ’s Seafood Market
📍 4212 Oak Lawn,,Dallas, Texas, 75219 + other location

Small businesses in Dallas for your next party

Do you have a birthday dinner, a holiday party, or a special gathering coming up and you want to have the perfect setup? There are so many amazing local small businesses in Dallas that will make all your dreams come true. Here are are some of our favorites:

Pleasant Picnic Co.
✨Luxury pop-up picnics
The Crimson Elephant
✨Luxury picnic service 
The Styled Affair
✨Party supply and Rental Shop 
✨Party products and rentals 

Before you go

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Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Dallas City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Dallas area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinDallas on Instagram and Facebook.