Looking to uncover all that Farmers Market District has to offer? Get to know this Dallas neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Caribbean joint to a seafood market.
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Farmers Market District, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.
1. Caribbean Cabana
Topping the list is Caribbean spot Caribbean Cabana. Located at 920 S. Harwood St., it's the highest rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 196 reviews on Yelp.
Don't miss the baskets of Jerk chicken, fried fish, coconut shrimp and fish and chips, as well as the Jerk chicken and fried fish sandwiches. There are also roti and curry dishes. Wash it all down with one its signature drinks, such as the Mango Sunrise, Cabana Breeze, Sorrel or Soursop.
2. Palmieri Cafe
Next up is bakery and cafe Palmieri Cafe, which offers coffee and tea and more, situated at 920 S. Harwood St., Suite 100 With 4.5 stars out of 152 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite.
Get the day started, or refuel, with a cup of coffee, espresso, cappuccino, macchiato, mocaccino, cortado, latte and more at Palmieri Cafe. Pair any beverage with one of its Italian pastries or sandwiches. It also offers gelato. (Click here for a full menu or to shop for coffee online.)
Afghan, breakfast and brunch and Turkish spot Laili is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 920 S. Harwood St., Suite 112, 4.5 stars out of 103 reviews.
Offering Mediterranean fare, customers can opt for chicken, chicken tikka or a steak wrap in a pita or choose a gyro with falafel or veggies. Brunch selections, which are available all day, include a skillet with a choice of veggies, chapli kabob, chicken tikka or steak served with roasted potatoes, bread, veggies and eggs, or the custard french toast. (View the entire menu here.)
4. Rex's Seafood and Market
Rex's Seafood and Market, a seafood market that offers seafood and sandwiches, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 213 Yelp reviews. Head over to 920 S. Harwood St., Dallas Farmers Market to see for yourself.
For lunch and dinner, Rex's offers oysters, crawfish hushpuppies and shrimp cocktail to start the meal, and a wide selection of fresh fish and seafood, that can also be found in sandwiches, burgers and tacos, for the main course. Look for scallops, red snapper, crab cakes, Chilean seabass, grouper and more. (Click here to view the menu.)
5. Green Door Public House
Check out Green Door Public House, which has earned four stars out of 192 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bar and traditional American spot at 600 S. Harwood St.
It serves traditional pub fare, with a Tex-Mex twist, such as burgers, Santa Fe Shrimp Po'boy, Jerk chicken and turkey guacamole bacon sandwiches, tacos and soup and salad. Make sure not to skip the starters like beef queso, wings, baked avocado and Texas toothpicks (breaded and fried onions and jalapenos served with Ranch dressing). The Green Door Public House offers brunch on the weekend. (The entire lunch and dinner menu can be viewed by clicking here.)