The Dallas Restaurants That Opened and Closed in August

Melon Soup from Proof + Pantry
Melon Soup from Proof + Pantry
Catherine Downes

Another busy month has come and gone and with it a handful of restaurants have opened and closed. Read on for the full list of restaurant news in August from us and other Dallas publications, and be sure to share tips about new and/or shuttered restaurants at

Openings: Proof + Pantry (1722 Routh): This new restaurant by cocktail wiz Michael Martensen is now open in One Arts Plaza.

Kate Weiser Chocolate (3011 Gulden Ln): Kate Weiser is making chocolate into art in Trinity Groves, and it's delicious.

Ashwood Bar & Kitchen (5500 Greenville Ave): Ashwood, which replaced Bonchon, had its soft opening on August 13, but will celebrate its grand opening this coming Saturday.

Muscle Maker Grill (2217 Greenville Ave): If you've driven down Lower Greenville Avenue lately, you might have noticed the Muscle Maker Grill, a restaurant that quietly slid into the old Company Café spot.

CBC (3600 Main St): CBC (Cold Beer Company) is now open in Deep Ellum.

Shivas Bar & Grill (1907 Greenville Ave): This new late-night Indian restaurant on Lower Greenville is now open.

Houndstooth Coffee (1900 N Henderson): This new Henderson Ave. coffee shop has taken over the former Pearl Cup space.

The Shed (1010 S Pearl Expy): The Shed (formerly Shed 1) opened inside the Dallas Farmers Market over Labor Day Weekend. D magazine has all the details.

Off the Record (2716 Elm): This bar and record shop is now open in the space next to Dada.

Hypnotic Donuts Denton (235 W Hickory): Hypnotic donuts has finally expanded into Denton.

Closings: House 34 (3403 McKinney Ave): The McKinney Avenue restaurant is closed.

Herrera's (4024 Maple Ave): Herrera's was scheduled to close on August 18 and relocate soon across the street, but that fell through. It won't be reopening in Oak Lawn anytime soon.

Belly & Trumpet (3407 McKinney Ave): Culture Map reports on the sudden closure of Uptown's Belly & Trumpet.

Union Bear (3699 McKinney Ave): The West Village pizza and beer joint closed this week. Eats blog has all the details.

Fedora (1722 Routh): The One Arts Plaza restaurant temporarily closed in May and, according to Eats Blog, won't be re-opening.

Coming Soon:

Pakpao, Preston Hollow

Dee Lincoln, Highland Park

Clark Food & Wine, Lower Greenville

Luscher's, Deep Ellum

Spork, North Dallas

C'viche Tequila Bar, Lower Greenville

Henry's Majestic, McKinney Avenue (the old Acme F&B space)

Armoury D.E., Deep Ellum

Cafe Momentum, Downtown Dallas

Public School 214, Uptown

Gino's East, Arlington

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