January 27, 2024

Serving Up the Best Brunch in Irving

Crack into the weekend right with Irving's top brunch spots! Get the real deal on where to find killer pancakes, eggs that don't disappoint, and mimosas worth getting out of bed for.

Richard Gargan
Richard Gargan
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Serving Up the Best Brunch in Irving
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Irving’s brunch scene is as diverse as its community, whether you're in the mood for fluffy pancakes, savory omelets, or something uniquely Irving.

Via Real Restaurant

4020 N MacArthur Blvd Suite 100, Irving

(972) 650-9001

Reviewed by:

Kelvin Whitfield

Visited Via Real Restaurant for brunch and was astounded by the exquisite dining experience. The moment you walk through the enchanting wooden doors, the place captivates you with its old Spanish charm and warmth. The hospitality here is unparalleled, greeting you with smiles and exceptional service right from the start. The menu selection was tantalizing, and each dish ordered was a revelation of flavors. The roasted shrimp and sea bass enchiladas were a delight, perfectly complemented by a fresh spinach salad. The classic beef enchiladas with rice and beans were nothing short of spectacular, definitely a must-try. And the chocolate raspberry cake for dessert was irresistibly moist and rich; pairing it with coffee was a perfect choice. Staff across the board were attentive, offering spot-on wine pairing suggestions and ensuring the dining experience was memorable. Even the owner, Fran, took the time to visit our table, enhancing the personal touch of the evening. This spot was recommended as a top dining choice in the DFW area, and it lived up to every expectation. Opting for takeout on another occasion, the process was seamless through the Via Real website, with my order ready swiftly. The takeout dishes, including grilled steak and chicken nachos and stuffed jalapeños with Spanish rice, were packed meticulously, ensuring the integrity of each dish. The complimentary tortilla chips and salsa were possibly the best ever experienced, setting a new standard for this classic appetizer. Even a minor hiccup with takeout, missing mango black bean salsa for the enchiladas, couldn't overshadow the overall positive experience. The quality of ingredients and the care in preparation were evident in every bite. The ambiance of the restaurant, combined with the exceptional food and service, makes Via Real an outstanding choice for any meal or special occasion. The added thoughtful touches, like complimentary mouthwash in the restrooms, reflect their attention to detail. For those seeking a remarkable dining experience with fantastic food, warm atmosphere, and attentive service, Via Real Restaurant is without a doubt a prime pick. Looking forward to many more visits and exploring more of their culinary delights.

Cork & Pig Tavern Las Colinas

5224 N O'Connor Blvd, Irving

(972) 364-7412

Reviewed by:

Jacob Lightfoot

5 Stars all the way around! Definitely will be back. The Carolina ribs might just be the best BBQ ribs ever had (and that's saying something). Will definitely try them again. The customer service is superb, the drinks were just right. The cheesecake dessert was delicious. The pizza was amazing. Good thing this restaurant is a little distance away, or else there'd be trouble... Loved this restaurant! Loved the espresso martini, the steak was so tender and perfectly prepared, the fish of the day was halibut and it melted in the mouth! Excellent wines! My husband found a few beers to enjoy as well. The dessert was pumpkin pie cheesecake... And it was out of this world! Our waiter, Carter, was one of the best had all weekend in the Dallas area and had some excellent service everywhere went! 10 out of 10 put this on your list? Great for date night or small groups. Definitely will be returning on the next trip to Dallas! Spent about $100 today to spoil my boyfriend but it was pretty worth it. For starters, the island in the sun drink was delicious- absolutely so smooth and flavorful while doing the trick and keeping me buzzed the entire meal. The calamari was okay- probably will not get this dish again unless during happy hour because it was mostly fried vegetables and hardly any actual calamari pieces. Mac and Cheese was very parmesan-y, not the best had in life but overall really good. Green beans were DELICIOUS but they were the veggies of the day. Usually, goat cheese isn't a favorite but don't know what they use here but it was the only time in life where goat cheese was eaten willingly and happily. Entrees- Wood-fired chicken over potatoes and spinach was a 10/10. Presentation, Flavor, Texture. Highly recommend this dish. Fish and Chips were good quality material, but it wasn’t anything particularly special or mind-blowing flavor. Giving it 5 stars because didn't feel particularly gross or heavy after the meal. Liked everything about this place. Let's start with the food. Everything was top-notch with attention to detail. Delicious and attractive what more can you ask for? It was also prompt! The portions were just right. The staff was very friendly and catered to requests. They even gave a chair for the bag and hat. That's the extra mile in opinion. Could see the manager actively participating in making sure the customers had a great experience.

Good Day Cafe

2301 N O'Connor Rd Suit M, Irving

(972) 255-8400

Reviewed by:

Chris Don

Stopped by Good Day Cafe Irving for brunch last Saturday well after the breakfast rush, yet the place was bustling. That was a good sign right off the bat. Greeted warmly upon entry, I was promptly seated. My server couldn't have been nicer, and my meal arrived without much of a wait. Honestly, the food was delightful. You absolutely have to try the Mexican omelette with chorizo sausage, refried beans, and avocado, not to mention the side of roasted new potatoes – simply delicious. The service here never misses a beat; it's excellent through and through. My husband and I stumbled upon this gem about 2 months ago and it quickly became our go-to spot for breakfast during our free weekends. We're impressed by the quick, friendly service, the delicious meals, and the overall ambiance of the place. Having lived in Irving for over five years, it's become our "go-to" place finally. There's this wonderful server, Christy, who always makes our visits extra special. She's attentive, friendly, and truly a delight to interact with. We make it a point to check if she's working so we can enjoy her exceptional service. She knows just how we like our bacon - extra crispy, and she's always on top of every detail. Big shoutout to Christy for making our dining experience so enjoyable! Truly, if you're in Irving looking for a wonderful brunch spot, this place is a must-visit.

Siena Cafe

8704 Cypress Waters Blvd #190, Irving

(972) 462-1726

Reviewed by:

Sandra Foster

This has been the third visit here today (literally every weekend for three weeks now), and it's always a delight! Opting for something new each visit, the love for this place grows. The steak skillet is outstanding, and the chocolate chip pancakes have become a must-have due to their scrumptiousness. The staff radiates kindness, and the blonde-haired lady, who I believe is one of the owners, clearly shows her dedication and care for the café and its patrons through brief yet meaningful conversations. Impressively, the food is served quickly, and photos were finally captured this time around, despite the usual urge to dive right in because everything looks so tempting. It's a spot worth trying, as the experience will likely turn any first-timer into a regular. The food, including a breakfast burrito, an omelette, and a skillet on this visit, was served swiftly and prepared excellently. The burrito introduced a delightful maple flavor, the portions were generous, and everything tasted fresh. A small suggestion for the café would be to introduce something a bit more unique to stand out further. The location is conveniently nestled with ample parking and offers both indoor and outdoor seating in a clean environment. The service is both friendly and quick. However, the menu does not allow substitutions, such as swapping regular toast for sourdough, and lacks designated gluten-free options, which could be areas for improvement. Settling the check under $34, including tip, for a classic French toast combo, a breakfast burrito, and cranberry juice felt reasonable, thanks to Shannon, our waitress, who was both friendly and attentive. Overall, the visit was enjoyable, with certain areas highlighted for potential enhancement.

Jam + Toast

3351 Regent Blvd #140, Irving

(469) 565-8622

Reviewed by:

Anthony Vogt

Decided to give Jam + Toast a go for brunch and it turned out to be a delightful experience. The place is situated nicely near the airport, making it a convenient spot for a business brunch or a cozy breakfast. The establishment appears new, with a clean and welcoming atmosphere that immediately catches the eye. Opted for the Irving Skillet and it was a hit. Filled with hashbrowns, apple sausage, red peppers, spinach, cheese, and perfectly cooked eggs on top, it was a delightful dish. Not to mention the grits, which were exceptionally good. However, the standout for me had to be the banana Nutella crepes. Absolutely delicious! The bread on my sandwich was toasted just right, striking the perfect balance. While the veggie omelette wasn't my favorite, the hashbrowns made up for it. Definitely looking forward to returning. On another visit with my husband for a late breakfast, the sight of the fresh orange juice squeezing machine was a joy. The orange juice itself was incredibly sweet, devoid of any rind taste which often spoils the flavor for me. Needless to say, I indulged in two cups. We also tried the blueberry pancakes with strawberries, the classic breakfast with French toast, and the intriguing new choffle - a cross between a croissant and a waffle, which was both buttery and sweet. The taste of croissant was unmistakably present in every bite, making it a unique and memorable part of the meal. Our server was notably attentive, managing our custom orders with ease and making sure we had everything we needed. This level of service definitely added to the positive experience. Visited again to try the breakfast tacos and was not disappointed. The variety on offer is impressive, the servers are friendly, and the food arrives quickly. The place maintains its cleanliness and the prices range from $11 to $16 per order, which seems fair given the quality of the food. The fact that salsa and jam are made in-house is a nice touch, adding to the fresh and homey feel of the meals. Without a doubt, Jam + Toast has earned a spot on my list of places worth revisiting.

Mama's Daughters' Diner

2412 W Shady Grove Rd, Irving

(972) 790-2778

Reviewed by:

Bernardo Lazo

Small mom and pop eateries have always been my go-to for a genuine, hearty meal. So, when I was recommended Mama's Daughters' Diner for brunch in Irving, I had to check it out. From the moment I stepped in, I was greeted with warmth and a sense of belonging that only such diners can offer. The food? Absolutely the best darned food I've had in a long time. The chicken fried steak was precisely what I had been missing, accompanied by fried okra, a refreshing salad, and some cornbread muffins that rounded off the meal perfectly. My friends opted for the meatloaf, and I managed to sneak a taste - it was equally delicious. Our waitress, Tina, elevated our dining experience with her kindness and attentiveness, ensuring our drinks were always full and that we had everything we needed. Even as a first-timer, she walked me through the daily menus, making me feel like a regular. The food here is nothing short of amazing. It's fresh, full of flavor, and served in generous portions that assure you they aren't stingy. Despite a minor mix-up with an order through Uber, every dish I've tried here has been spot-on. The chicken and dressing from the Friday specials was a standout, packed with flavors that danced on my palate. Although the yams weren't to my taste due to their sweetness level and texture, the mac and cheese, and the biscuits were on another level - warm, moist, buttery, and utterly indulgent. I was particularly impressed by the variety in the daily specials, offering a plethora of options which is a rare find. My overall experience at Mama's Daughters' Diner scores an 8.5 out of 10. The food is good, really good. It's a place I'll be visiting again, and I only wish I could give half stars on ratings to do justice to how enjoyable this place really is.

Country Cafe

110 W Airport Fwy, Irving

(972) 579-7050

Reviewed by:

Jelecia Tyler

Very nice staff! The menu here is extensive, offering something delightful for everyone. The Chicken Fried Chicken was absolutely wonderful, alongside the three sides I chose: fried okka, green beans, and peaches. Even more surprising was the Liver and Onions available for breakfast, and it was fantastic! The eggs were cooked exactly as I had ordered them. The service was truly outstanding, making the dining experience even more enjoyable. This cafe is definitely one of the best I've been to. Usually, I'm quite hesitant when it comes to trying new places to eat, often turning to Google reviews for some assurance. This place came highly recommended, and it lived up to its good reviews. Going there for lunch turned out to be the best decision. The food was incredibly good, and the prices were very reasonable. The customer service was top-notch, truly making the meal that much more enjoyable. I would highly recommend checking this place out with friends and family. You won’t be disappointed, and I'm sure you'll have a wonderful time. Despite not being the fanciest place, with simple decor and a location that might raise some eyebrows, the quality of the food and service is unbeatable. We were part of a large group of 15, and they accommodated us without any issues, quickly pushing tables together and serving us with expertise. The portion sizes are so generous that meals come on two plates. We tried a variety of dishes including the pork chops, chicken fried steak, breakfast ham, pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, and both types of potatoes. Every dish was excellent, fresh, hot, and delicious, making it one of the best breakfast places we've come across in a long time. The prices are reasonable for the amount and quality of food served. Our group liked it so much that we returned the next day. An update to share: every year, we wrap up our reunion weekend at this cafe. It's become a wonderful tradition, always ensuring we get good food and great service. It's a testament to how much we enjoy this place that we even consider driving all the way from Mesquite just to visit again.

Le Peep of Las Colinas

4835 N O'Connor Rd, Irving

(972) 717-0422

Reviewed by:

John Copeland

First time visiting Le Peep of Las Colinas for brunch and it was a pleasant surprise. Upon entering, the friendly staff and quick service really stood out. The atmosphere was welcoming, with attentive staff members making sure the dining experience was smooth and enjoyable. For my meal, I chose the wanderer skillet based on what the server recommended. While the dish was okay and nothing was wrong with it per se, it didn't quite live up to my expectations. It was a bit too potato-heavy for my taste, and while the flavors were alright, it lacked the special something I was hoping for. Given its price, I was hoping for something a bit more memorable, as it felt a bit pricey for what was offered. On another visit, the eggs Benedict caught my eye. The eggs themselves were awesome, perfectly cooked with great flavor. The side of potatoes and coffee were okay—not bad, but nothing to write home about. Considering everything, it was a solid 4-star experience. The real highlight of Le Peep of Las Colinas has to be the atmosphere and the staff. They really do make sure your food comes out quickly and that you're well taken care of during your meal. My only minor critique would be regarding the presentation of some dishes, like the omelette I tried, which had whole vegetables instead of them being cut up, making it a bit awkward to eat. All in all, if you're looking for a spot for brunch with a nice environment and efficient service, Le Peep of Las Colinas is worth checking out. The food is good, though some dishes may not dazzle, the overall experience is definitely enjoyable.

Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar

5981 High Point Dr Suite 160, Irving

(972) 573-3189

Reviewed by:

Bridget Louise

Had an absolutely delightful time at Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar for brunch in Irving. The venue itself is so inviting, and everything from the neat and tidy maintenance to the food was top-notch. The service is something to rave about, and Gus, the bartender, truly knows how to make guests feel welcome. Tried the chicken - simply fantastic. The rosemary potatoes were decent. My wife had the shrimp and grits; she really liked it, although she mentioned that the vegetables and chorizo were chopped a bit too fine and were sparse. The drinks were a hit. There are some unique custom cocktails that caught our eye because of their unique flair. This spot is a gem. The food is consistently delicious, and the wait staff is nothing short of attentive and courteous. They're great with accommodating any changes or tweaks to the orders and are always ready to explain the dishes' contents. It's the perfect place for both my vegetarian and carnivore friends, making everyone happy. Personally, the veggie dishes, the shrimp and grits, and especially the biscuits with blueberry jam, are my favorites. The biscuit, being more on the salty side, complements the jam so nicely. The outdoor atmosphere adds to the charm of this place, making it an excellent spot for eating out, meeting up, or just enjoying a good time with fantastic servers. The staff's friendliness and their knowledge about the menu is commendable. Loved that they prioritize farm-to-table ingredients and "garden to glass" drinks - it shows they care about quality and sustainability. The baked mac and cheese alongside their fried chicken was a combo made in heaven. Definitely coming back! On a whim, decided to try something new and went for the lunch menu since I'm not much into chicken on the bone or thighs. Started with the fried green tomatoes, which were okay. The grits didn't meet my expectations of smoothness and creaminess. However, the Brussels sprouts and bacon collard greens were prepared nicely, just could have used a bit less salt. The shrimp poboy was tasty, just wish it had a few more shrimp. Also, a great perk is getting a $5 off coupon by signing up for their emails. It's a nice incentive. Will definitely be coming back to try more from their menu, especially since they're known for their fried chicken.


The Toyota Music Factory, 316 W Las Colinas Blvd. Suite 100, Irving

(469) 860-5101

Reviewed by:

Maria Torres

Visited Kitchen 101 for brunch in Irving and it was absolutely amazing. From the moment we walked in, the ambiance was welcoming, the restaurant clean, and the bar drink selection was impressive. Having eaten here three times over the weekend, it's safe to say the menu has a wide selection that caters to all tastes with food that is consistently delicious. One of the highlights had to be the BISCUIT AND GRAVY. Despite a small hiccup with service in the morning, this dish was hands-down the best I've ever tasted. It brought comfort food to a whole new level. Service aside, every other encounter with the staff was exceptional. They were friendly, professional, and made the dining experience even more enjoyable. The menu had so many appealing options but along with the biscuit and gravy, the Whole Hog breakfast sandwich, the cranberry mimosa, and the Banana Pudding Sugar Tacos for dessert were standouts. Each dish was crafted to perfection, bursting with flavors that made each meal memorable. We had the pleasure of chatting with a lady responsible for training within the company, and her passion for quality and hospitality shone through. It made us appreciate even more the effort that goes into making Kitchen 101 a fantastic place for brunch. Even if you're in the area for an event at The Toyota Music Factory pavilion, Kitchen 101 is conveniently located right next door making it a perfect spot for a pre-show meal. The Cuban Sandwich (Texas Style) I had before a show was excellent and only added to the whole experience. Overall, our visit to Kitchen 101 was unforgettable. The minor issue with service in the morning did not dampen our spirits or the overall positive experience. The food was beyond compare, the atmosphere inviting, and the staff (with that one exception) were fantastic. If ever back in the area, a return visit is definitely on the cards.

Thirsty Lion Gastropub

350 W Las Colinas Blvd., Irving

(214) 496-0400

Reviewed by:

Richard Blakey

Having been in the area for a month and exploring different restaurants every evening after work, my experience at Thirsty Lion Gastropub for brunch in Irving has been exceptionally memorable. From the moment I stepped in on Wednesday, and now, having returned three times by Friday, it's safe to say this place has quickly become a favorite of mine. The menu is comprehensive, offering a variety of delicious options, and the drinks are top-notch. One standout recommendation would have to be the Scotch Eggs. They're a must-try for anyone visiting. Opting to sit at the bar has also enhanced my experience significantly. The bartenders, Melodie, Marvin, Tiffany, and Taryn, have made each visit feel like coming home, bringing warmth and familiarity to every interaction. The location of Thirsty Lion is conveniently situated with pleasant views, and the spacious interior is beautifully decorated, adding to the overall ambiance of the gastropub. While my adventures in dining have led me to various establishments during my time here, the combination of excellent service, a welcoming atmosphere, and delectable food has positioned Thirsty Lion Gastropub at the top of my list. It's places like these that make being away from home a bit easier, thanks to the fantastic staff and the delightful dining experience they provide. Next time, I’m looking forward to having Alex as my server again, given his remarkable service during my previous visit, and I truly appreciate how attentive Christin was, especially in ensuring the dishes were safe for my daughter’s nut allergy. It's these thoughtful touches that have made my visits unforgettable and why I’ll definitely be returning before my time in the area concludes.


510 W Lyndon B Johnson Fwy, Irving

(972) 677-7845

Reviewed by:

Jessica Lambert

Went here for the free Veterans Day Original Grand Slam offered by Denny's as a thank you to us veterans. Everything was hot and fresh upon arrival. Our waitress showed great kindness and attention. Being early risers, we enjoyed the quiet ambiance of a 6am visit, before the crowd. The food here is truly good, from the excellent flavor to the best quality and portion sizes. The atmosphere is friendly, and the staff welcoming, making it a perfect spot for any time of the day since it's open 24/7. Enjoying time with friends or family here has become a routine, visiting at least twice a week. Each visit is a wonderful experience with the food always hot and delicious, and the staff consistently attentive. Even on days they are short on cooks, the overall experience remains impressive. This isn't your typical run-down establishment; it stands out as something special in Los Colinas with its cleanliness, ample parking, good food, and great people. The Moons Over My Hammy with cheese fries is a personal favorite dish that never disappoints. Even the bathrooms are clean and well-maintained, adding to the comfortable atmosphere. The manager's attentiveness adds a nice touch to the overall pleasant experience. Following a satisfying meal, the convenience of a massage place and a bar next door allows for a continued relaxing day. This Denny's location is definitely a top pick, offering a consistently enjoyable brunch experience in Irving.

Wonderful World Of Cooking Cafe

1735 N Story Rd #172, Irving

(469) 647-5149

Reviewed by:

Farida Cintron

Embarking on a brunch adventure in Irving, I discovered a gem known as Wonderful World Of Cooking Cafe, a place that instantly felt like home. This laid-back spot boasts friendly staff, reasonable prices, good food, and unbelievably awesome margaritas during Happy Hour. It's a place I'd definitely recommend and have decided to make my regular dining spot. Upon arrival, the warmth of a greeting in Spanish set the tone, despite the fact that I'm not Mexican, highlighting the welcoming atmosphere and the friendly waitress who let us choose our seating after informing her of our party size. The impeccable service was a great start. The highlight of the visit had to be the food. Each dish seemed to outdo the last in both size and flavor. The country pork chops in particular were a revelation – tender to the point of disbelief, with gravy that complemented it perfectly. The chips and salsa were also standout items, making for a delightful start to our meal. While the majority of the dishes hit all the right notes, there was a slight hiccup with the mashed potatoes and gravy, which could have been served hotter, and the cabbage, which was in need of a bit more seasoning. Despite these minor details, the overall quality of the food was exceptional. This experience left me eagerly anticipating my next visit. It's clear that this is one of the best Mexican restaurants around, a sentiment echoed by my family who were in love with the authenticity of the cuisines. The servers were kind and approachable, the cleanliness was top-notch, and the accessibility for people with disabilities was commendable. It's a fantastic spot for both locals and visitors to unwind and enjoy a meal together. The restaurant's simple yet inviting interiors, alongside an easy-going atmosphere suitable for families and groups, enhanced the dining experience. With a convenient parking setup and a layout that incorporates both dining and a bar area, it caters to a variety of preferences. However, it's worth noting that dine-in guests should not expect a rushed service, which in my opinion, only adds to the relaxed ambiance. In summary, Wonderful World Of Cooking Cafe is a treasure within Irving's dining scene, perfect for those seeking hot, delicious meals served with a smile in a family-friendly environment. It's definitely become a favorite for many, myself included.

Modern Market Eatery

6761 N MacArthur Blvd ste 150, Irving

(469) 388-0083

Reviewed by:

Marcelo Carbonell

Always enjoy the food at Modern Market Eatery, especially for brunch in Irving. A friend introduced me to this place back in 2020, and I've been a regular visitor ever since. There's something about their Caesar salmon that keeps me coming back for more—it's simply the best. I'm also quite fond of their chicken bacon sandwich, and it's a bummer they're discontinuing it. Nonetheless, every meal here is a hit. They offer a great variety of vegan and vegetarian options that are truly delicious. The eatery itself boasts a beautiful and clean environment, making every visit a pleasant experience. It's an absolute must-try spot! While the salmon could be a tad less dry, the flavors across their menu, especially in the curry, never fail to delight. However, it's worth noting that the portion sizes can be a bit disappointing. Even the full-size bowl, which costs around $17, seemed closer to a kid's portion, and the taste, in some instances, hasn't met expectations. Despite that, the positives at Modern Market Eatery far outweigh the few negatives, making it a staple for my brunch outings in Irving.


4115 W Airport Fwy, Irving

(972) 252-8328

Reviewed by:

Connor Olvera

Went to Denny's in Irving for brunch and it was a really pleasant experience. The place was very nice and clean, perfect for warming up with some hot coffee on a snowy night. The staff were all friendly, and the service was excellent overall. It was great to find such a welcoming restaurant open on Christmas Day! The food definitely didn't disappoint; it was amazing. Although there was a bit of a wait for our coffee refill and a slight hiccup with a requested bottle of water, it didn't dampen our spirits. Denny's has been a go-to spot for breakfast for us, whether it's first thing in the morning or late at night. This time we were there around 10pm. While service could have been quicker, it was clear it wasn't the fault of our waiter. He was juggling taking orders, delivering drinks, and handling the cash register all by himself, and he still managed to do an incredible job. It was just evident they were short-staffed, which is the only reason the service didn't get full marks from me. The food, as usual, was spot on. I'm a fan of the Lumberjack Slam with scrambled eggs with cheese, and the chicken Cobb salad was also a hit. For anyone who enjoys breakfast for dinner, Denny's is definitely the spot to satisfy those late-night cravings.


8120 Esters Blvd, Irving

(972) 929-4282

Reviewed by:

Betsy الايطالي

I went to Denny’s on a weekday morning and was really impressed with the staff's behavior. The lady who served us was super friendly and attentive, especially with my children. We absolutely love their cheese sticks, which are always crispy and cheesy, a must-have for us. Although they've stopped serving fish and chips, which was my all-time favorite dish, I still find myself coming back for the cheese sticks. I really hope they consider bringing back the fish and chips because it was incredibly tasty and satisfying. Despite this, I’ve shifted from visiting every second week to every second month, mainly for those cheese sticks. I’m looking forward to seeing more variety on their menu in the future. During a long layover in Dallas-Fort Worth, finding ourselves in a hotel right across from this Denny's was a delight. Upon entering, we were greeted warmly by Tiffany, who quickly seated us despite the restaurant being busy. Her service was outstanding, with a great attitude and helpfulness in navigating the extensive menu. I got the Bacon Obsession Burger with a side of onion rings instead of fries, and I must say, it was a good choice. The bacon on the burger was thick and flavorful, and the onion rings were just perfect. The What's Shaken Bacon Milkshake was a hit too, a unique blend that really hit the spot. My wife enjoyed her chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, and mac and cheese as well. Our only regret is being from out of town and not being able to return soon to this very clean, efficient restaurant with such great service. All in all, Denny's proved to be a wonderful solution to our hunger after a long day of travel. Server Nick and the team provided excellent customer service, rounding off our day on a high note. The meal was deliciously generous, and the warm Texas hospitality was the cherry on top. **Thank you so much! Blessings! 🙏🙏🏽🙏🏿🤠🇺🇸❤️**


2427 W Airport Fwy, Irving

(469) 565-2922

Reviewed by:

David Szatny

Came for my daughter's birth back in September and the breakfast was amazing! We returned today to celebrate their 4th anniversary and to enjoy their free 3 stack pancakes offer. I must say, I love how soft those pancakes are. From my perspective, it's a solid 10 across the board. The atmosphere, the music, the service, the food - everything was just great. I really recommend trying it out if you haven't yet.

The Bistro

1151 W Walnut Hill Ln, Irving

Reviewed by:

Paris Lopez

My brunch experience at The Bistro in Irving was definitely one for the books. The food was not only delicious but also priced well, which is always a plus. The presentation of each dish caught my eye immediately, especially the brisket which was absolutely great. It's worth mentioning how much I appreciated that the veggies were roasted to perfection, avoiding the all too common pitfall of being steamed to the point of no return.During my visit, it was clear that the place was buzzing with activity. Despite this, there was an instance where service seemed to lag a bit due to what appeared to be a busy period, likely compounded by being understaffed. That said, the charm and quality of the food more than made up for the wait.The ambiance of The Bistro was welcoming, making it a nice spot to unwind after a day on the road. Opting to dine in instead of exploring outside options turned out to be a good decision. The selection of dishes was pleasing, catering to a variety of tastes and preferences.However, a point of improvement would be the parking situation which was a tad confusing, possibly due to an event happening that day. Additionally, while generally the food exceeded expectations, the breakfast sandwiches seemed to be premade and in my case, was unevenly heated. In terms of hotel dining experiences, The Bistro stands out for offering fairly average fare with standout dishes like the brisket and beautifully roasted vegetables. Despite the few hiccups in service and parking, the overall experience was positive, characterized by delicious food and a nice variety on the menu. It's definitely a spot I'd consider revisiting when in Irving.


1801 N Belt Line Rd, Irving

(800) 603-7340

Reviewed by:

Glenda Wallace

Heading out to IHOP for brunch in Irving on Labor Day, I found myself in the midst of the holiday hustle and bustle. The place was packed, which initially made me wonder about the wait times and overall service we could expect. To my delight, both the service and the food exceeded my expectations. Despite the crowd, the staff, especially Chris, our waiter, didn't miss a beat. Our orders were taken and served in what seemed like no time at all, and the quality of the food was just top-notch. The highlight of my meal had to be the pumpkin spice pancakes. They truly tasted like fall on a plate, and it's already a given that I'll be back just for those. And, let's not forget the strong coffee that was served alongside; it was exactly to my liking. Considering the quality of the food and service, the price felt more than fair, averaging about $12 per person. This brunch outing was a craving trip for my daughter, who had been longing for an IHOP visit, and we decided to go despite the Sunday rush. The restaurant was indeed busy, and we did experience a bit of a wait before being seated and attended to, but once our waitress arrived, she was incredibly friendly and attentive. As someone who doesn't usually opt for french toast, I was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed the blueberry french toast. It was definitely a hit and something I'm looking forward to ordering on my next visit. Everyone at the table seemed to enjoy their meals just as much. For those expecting immediate seating or a quiet dining experience, this bustling IHOP during brunch time might not be the ideal choice. The atmosphere can get quite lively. But if great food and friendly service are what you're after, this place certainly delivers. Overall, a very positive experience and one that has me looking forward to my next visit - and this time, I won't forget to take photos of the food!

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