Dining



Snider Plaza

A 5-10 minute walk north-west of campus. Good lunch option for Friday or Sunday. Close to The Lumen conference hotel.
Walking directions
  • Banditos Tex-Mex Cantina
  • Peggie Sue BBQ
  • Halfshells Oyster Bar and Grill
  • East Hampton Sandwich Co.
  • Penne Pomodoro Italian Bistro
  • Kirby’s Sausage House
  • Starbucks

Mockingbird Station

A 20 minute walk east of campus, past the George Bush Presidential Library and between the conference hotels Magnolia Hotel and The Highland. Good option for dinner and drinks.
Walking directions
  • The People’s Last Stand Bar & Bistro
  • Old Chicago: Pizza and Taproom
  • Trinity Hall: Irish Pub
  • Urban Taco
  • Smashburger
  • Knife

SMU Boulevard

A 20 minute walk east of campus, past the George Bush Presidential Library. A good option for lunch or dinner. Very close to Magnolia Hotel, a conference hotel.
Walking directions
  • Twisted Root Burger (with bar)
  • SPIN Neapolitan Pizza (with bar)
  • Bangkok at Greenville
  • Torchy’s Tacos (with bar)
  • VERTS Mediterranean Grill

Exploring Dallas

If you want to venture out past the campus, there’s a bunch of great options!
  • Deep Ellum: Grungy part of Dallas with food, bars and live music.
  • Uptown: Trendy bars and restaurants.
  • Bishop Arts: Eclectic part of Dallas with independent boutiques and art galleries, bars and restaurants
  • Trinity Groves: Just over the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, with lots of start-up restaurants, drinks and Four Corners Brewery