411 W. Road to Six Flags
Arlington, TX 76011
Phone: (817) 460-8700
Fax: (817) 460-8701
One of the many restaurants at Lincoln Square, Olenjack's Grille is known for its local cuisine, prepared from the freshest ingredients. Starting with small plates like grape tomato bruschetta and shrimp Olenjack, you can move on to a meal comprising the interestingly named Kitchen Sink burger and New Orleans style grouper. The bar area, with its many TVs, is the ideal spot to catch all the live sporting action with a chilled beer in hand.
Owner/chef Tony Fukushima brings his experience from Benihana, Beverly Hills to trendy Arlington. He surely knows how to entertain guests through his cooking. The restaurant is children-friendly and the service is fast. Meals at Hibachi 97 include succulent grilled shrimp appetizer, your choice of meat, soup or salad, rice and grilled vegetables. One must try the tender filet mignon, the sesame chicken or the sirloin steak. Sushi rolls are worth being ordered as a side dish. Desserts include green tea or ogura(red bean) ice cream. Domestic and Japanese beer, sake and Japanese wines are available too.
A favorite since 1990, this North Arlington Italian bistro has been recognized by the Dallas Morning News as having one of the Best Patio Bars in Arlington. The menu offers an array of salads, pasta, seafood, sandwiches and grilled items. Specialties include the popular New York-style pizza and the egg fettuccine, complete with chunks of grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and asparagus in a delightful Alfredo sauce. The brunch menu includes house-made Danish pastries, breads and croissants as well as assorted salads, pizzas, pasta, Eggs Benedict, lasagna and roast beef.
This restaurant has received rave reviews over the years, thanks to its sensational cuisine and top-notch customer service. It specializes in gourmet Chinese dishes with a health-conscious twist. The Tomato Sizzling Rice Soup is delectable. Between it and the wealth of other delicious dishes found at Royal Panda, customers can't help but keep coming back. Favorite selections include Sesame Chicken, Sweet and Sour Chicken and Mongolian Beef. Lunch specials are served on weekdays and include an entrée, as well as fried rice and an egg roll.
Don't let the strip center location fool you - the food here is excellent and the place rates as one of the best Indian food establishments in North Texas by the Dallas Morning News. The food here is cooked inside extremely hot clay ovens, the traditional Tandoori way of cooking in India. The rotating lunch buffet and dinner menu offers a variety of Tandoori chicken, lamb and fish entrees, as well as vegetables and soups. The chef chooses unique spices from India without overpowering the natural flavor of the food.
This eatery is primarily a takeout place, although tables are scattered about a makeshift dining room. The restaurant has been a hit in Arlington since 1996. Breakfast fare is popular here and includes such Mexican favorites as Egg Burritos, Migas and Huevos Ranchero, which are Mexican-style eggs. Lunch is also served here, including enchiladas, fajitas, flautas, tamales and quesadillas.
Located in North Arlington, this small Japanese restaurant offers several popular lunch specials. The cozy, casual interior is always packed during peak hours, but the service remains pleasant and the food is good. Authentic Japanese cuisine includes a variety of offerings, such as yakatori, tempura, sushi, and sashimi. If you are having trouble deciding what to order, try one of the samples platters for variety. Sticky rice and a side salad compliment the dinner entrees well. House specialties include Yakatori Meatballs and the Chicken Skewers.
Even though the 50s are long gone, Al's benchmark burger, served Al's way, draws a whole new generation of fans. The lines out the door prove that, even in the 90s, a delicious double-cheeseburger is still in high demand. The crispy fries and grilled chicken breast are worth sampling, too. The casual decor and cheerful ambiance make this an excellent location for families. Many University of Texas at Arlington students also dine here for quality, affordable fare.
Marco Polo is situated in Arlington amid many other restaurants. The food is excellent; the thin-crust pizza is recommended, as are the steaming hot calzones stuffed with fresh mozzarella cheese and plenty of rich ricotta. Try the house specialty, pollo piccata—two tender chicken half-breasts in lemon butter and white wine sauce atop angel hair pasta. A full bar is on hand, and takeout is available for most items.
This English pub is complete with dark wood paneling, a large wooden bar, and 20 televisions, including the largest screen in Arlington—27 feet. The sports bar atmosphere is casual with memorabilia adorning the walls. Several pool tables keep patrons entertained. The bar offers a variety of beers on tap, and more than 100 varieties of bottled beer. The menu includes traditional American fare, such as burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of fried appetizers.
In business since 1931, this long-time Arlington steak house is nothing but simple, with only home-style meals on the menu. The decor is vintage, and country music croons in the background. The menu includes a wide variety of dishes, and Chicken Fried Steak, of course, is a favorite here. Other offerings include various chicken, barbecue, steak and seafood entrees. Fresh yeast rolls complement your meal well and there is an impressive kids menu, making this an excellent place to bring the family.
Catfish Sam's is known for the best catfish.This restaurant is run by the Lester family, who have won several 'Texas Restaurant Association' blue ribbons. Juicy, fork-tender catfish is prepared in the famous southern style with cornmeal breading. Other entrees include chicken-fried steak, shrimp, clam strips, chicken strips and fried pickles (a Southern delicacy). The true Texas food experience is enhanced by side dishes such as pinto beans, coleslaw, homemade yeast rolls and hush puppies. Moreover, the restaurant's casual ambiance is complimented well by metal tables covered with maroon tablecloths.