Dine Cityline

Cityline’s State Street is currently home to 10 restaurants, with plans for up to 30 in the near future. These 10 eateries, nestled at the Southeast corner of Central Expressway and George Bush Turnpike, offer something unique for any time of day and any sort of craving. Be it donuts, grilled cheese, sushi, barbecue or even cocktails, State Street is standing by to satiate.

Good Union Urban BBQ and the CityLine Plaza // photo Jennifer Shertzer

The Restaurants of State Street at CityLine:

Tricky Fish brings Louisiana to Texas with a polished yet casual Cajun menu. Sip on local craft beer, munch on cracklins and watch the game at the bar – or bring a date, grab a handcrafted cocktail and enjoy a cozy meal on the patio along State Street. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner as well as a weekend brunch. Enjoy half-priced glasses of wine on Wednesday, plus happy hour from 3-7pm Monday-Friday.

Tricky Fish cocktails // photo Kathy Tran

Texan Melts is where one’s inner child goes to frolic. Owned by locals Greg & Wendy Sippel, they’re transforming the former Tom + Chee to make something of their own: comfort food with a Texas twist. Taking favorite items from the previous concept and adding an expanded menu of gooey melts, soups and salads, diners experience quick service at this fast casual restaurant. Pop in for the daily donut happy hour, with half-priced donuts from 2-4pm.

Texan Melts // photo Kathy Tran

Jasper’s is an elegant dining space serving “gourmet backyard cuisine.” The menu at Jasper’s features American regional favorites, from wood-grilled pizzas to prime steaks and seafood. Happy hour is daily from 4-7pm. Whether seeking Sunday brunch, lunch, dinner with friends, private dining or patio space, the hospitality, food and atmosphere combine to create an elevated dining experience.

Jasper’s // photo Kathy Tran

Good Union Urban BBQ is a meat-centric dining experience. After successfully launching several well-known Dallas-based restaurants, Mike Leatherwood wanted to open a new type of barbecue place. Come in and have a quick business lunch, stay and linger with friends while enjoying a beer on the patio or even take home a big tray of barbecue for summer party or catering needs. Good Union recently introduced breakfast, available 7-10am Monday-Friday and 10am-2pm Saturday-Sunday.

Good Union Urban BBQ // photo Kathy Tran

Aloft’s WXYZ Lounge is a lively bar at the base of the new Aloft Hotel with floor to ceiling glass doors that open to the beautiful, grassy CityLine Plaza. It’s the perfect spot to enjoy CityLine’s outdoor, live music series in the Spring. Pouring craft cocktails, local craft beer and rotating wine selections, WXYZ Lounge makes an excellent first or last stop of the night at CityLine. The space is simultaneously sophisticated and inviting, serving small plates like flatbreads, hummus, wings, plus dessert. Enjoy happy hour daily from 4-6pm, and featured specials during Live @ Aloft Live Music Series every Friday night, year-round.

Cocktail at Aloft’s WXYZ Lounge // photo Kathy Tran

Fernando’s Mexican Cuisine is CityLine’s Mexican option, owned by Anne and Fernando Padilla. The focus on fresh ingredients elevates traditional Mexican dishes while also allowing for excellent service in a comfortable, classy space. The large patio faces CityLine Plaza, a perfect spot for enjoying the brunch menu and low-priced brunch beverages served on weekends. Fernando’s also serves lunch and dinner, with happy hour daily; private dining rooms are available for larger groups.

Brisket tacos // courtesy Fernando’s

Nestlé Toll House Café/Red Mango is a two-in-one concept owned by local franchisee Clint Goin. The stars of the show at this dessert delight are cookies and ice cream, but Nestlé also serves savory options like sandwiches, salads and pizzas, while Red Mango offers cold-pressed juices and smoothies in addition to the froyo everyone knows and loves. Customized cookie cakes are available for special occasions, and the place is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Chocolate Pecan Cookie // courtesy Nestlé

Coal Vines is CityLine’s own slice of NY-style pizza and Italian cuisine. Owned by Dallas restaurateur/guru Joe Palladino, it is most known for its signature NY-style pies and large wine selection, but also serves up apps, pastas, salads and entrees. Check the website to see various happy hours and specials throughout the week, like the Monday special – half off all bottles of wine.

White Special Pizza // courtesy Coal Vines

Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnuts + Coffee is a Seattle-based company that takes pride in elevating the humble donut into an art form. Co-founded by Mark and Michael Klebeck, Top Pot bakes its gourmet doughnuts fresh daily, the old-fashioned way. Show up bearing a box of its donuts and fresh-roasted coffee, or beans to take home, and you’ll be the most popular kid in the office. CityLine’s Top Pot also serves smoothies and frozen yogurt.

Salted Caramel Donut // courtesy Top Pot

Edoko Sushi & Robata is State Street’s sushi and robata haven. Serving an array of Japanese dishes, from hot, robata-grilled items to cold sushi rolls that let the flavors of the fresh fish shine, Edoko is a prime spot to sit back and relax while enjoying craft cocktails and enjoying the modern atmosphere. Edoko is the second location of the business created by Eugene Park and family, this one aiming to appeal to a younger, more urban crowd.

Edoko Sushi & Robata // photo Kathy Tran

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