Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
2458 N. Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (972) 470-9440
Fax: (972) 470-0996
Bars & Cafes
Bikinis, as the name suggests, is more than just a regular sports bar. Through Bikinis, Doug has managed to turn every man's fantasy into a reality. The bar offers, good food, good beers, sports, reasonable pricing and bikini-clad waitresses. The menu is lined with an array of options to choose, from burgers to tacos and pizzas and more. The place is WiFi enabled and great to spend time with friends.
Owner Takashi Soda opened SushiSake in 1997. New customers consistently join longtime clientele in visiting this superb sushi bar. Mr. Soda's meal preparation approach is assertive, and a host of chefs behind the counter reflect his attitude. This stunning spot draws North Dallas nightlife with its traditional Japanese ambiance. House specialties are Toro, Broiled Eel and Spicy Tuna Roll. As the name implies, sake is very important at Sushisake. Premium sakes are always featured items. A full bar is also available.
The Allen Wickers Sports Pub & Grill is a place for all. The sports bar opens at 11a on weekdays and starts off with delicious breakfast specials. They also serve brunches on weekends. The decor here is European and the theme of football is woven into the interiors. Families and friends can comfortably accommodate themselves on the leather couches and enjoy good food along with great selection of drafts. Everything on the menu is freshly made and the place is absolutely kids friendly. Check their website for information on up-coming events.
Mangos Hookah Bar and Night Club opened its doors in 2012 and is popular for their shisha specialties which range from the traditional to modern concoctions. They also feature rotating DJ's every week along with theme nights. You can also order for food which is brought from the nearby Habibi Cafe. Since no drinks are served, you can bring your own alcohol. You can either dance the night away or enjoy a hookah in Mangos.
The chef's choice meals and the cosseting service mark the beginning of your culinary voyage at Ino's. The high-ceilinged room is decorated in black, white and gray, with the sushi bar dividing the room. Japanese prints and art dot the walls. The service and casually elegant setting attract clientele from throughout Dallas. House specialties Sashimi and Sushi are truly from an artist's hand. The special Omakase dinner featuring Kobachi (a sweet dollop of persimmon and tofu sashimi, seafood soup and rare matsukate mushrooms in a delicate broth) is majestic. A full bar is available to complement your meal.
Visit Posados Cafe and try out some delicious Mexican food. The restaurant here is part of the Posados Cafe chain that has several other branches. The food served here is fresh, and with a touch of originality. The typical Mexican food items are all good, but the Beef Fajitas Tacos are the best. The Tamales and the Pollo Ixtapa are excellent meals too. Lunch specials are on every day.
If you are a lover of Cajun and Creole cuisine then Razzoo's is a safe bet. The restaurant has a dining area and bar which is always packed to the hilt. The service staff is prompt and friendly and the atmosphere is casual. Worth trying out are the Cajun delicacies like the half shell oysters, gator tail, jambalaya, blackened catfish, Cajun etouffee and the barbecued chicken ribs, fried shrimps and chilled beers. The cafe also caters to party orders.
Serving the tastiest cheese fries, burgers and traditional American cuisine, Pat's and Mike's is a decent restaurant for full fledged snacks and bites. Passionate about food, the chefs are skilled at their job and the staff is well mannered. They are well stocked with local, national as well as international beers. Since it is moderately priced a lot of people flock to this restaurant for a quick snack.
Located in a strip mall off of Forest Lane, Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant has been serving Northeast Dallas delicious cuisine for over a decade. Their injera flat bread is baked perfectly and compliments every dish. The staff is very friendly, knowledgeable and can assist you with any questions you might have about the food. The cuisine is served on large platters and meant to be shared. Sautéed veggies, spicy meat, lentils, stews and beans dominate the menu, with many vegetarian options. A traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony is offered every Sunday from 1p-3p, call ahead for details.
Looking for a good time with your buddies over drinks and great food? Then come down to the most happening spot in town - Houlihan's. Located at the Firewheel Town Center Mall, this is not your ordinary watering hole; the classy atmosphere combined with classic American comfort food and great happy hour deals attract the coolest in town. Food is served in tapas style as well as large plates, and choice of entrees includes tantalizing specialties like Roasted Chicken, BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Panko Breaded Shrimp and Prime Top Sirloin. The drinks line-up is extensive and will certainly ensure late nights of fun and banter. Reservations are welcomed.
Less than two years old, Soho joins just two other Dallas restaurants in providing live jazz. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights a band crowds onto the postage-stamp-size stage and turns out delightful jazz. The open ceiling creates favorable acoustics, while the blue and steel grey interior is offset with a combination of Asian and Italian decor. Italian and Asian flavors dominate the menu as well, and although the dishes are not traditional, the two tastes are never fused into a single menu item. Lightly seasoned Sea Bass served over Tuscan-style white beans is a house favorite.
Promising a range of exotic coffee beans ,The Generator has turned into a haven for coffee lovers from the time it has opened doors. The coffee house features aromatic coffee beans that are freshly brewed to offer its beverages a delectable taste. Besides enjoying lip-smacking coffee, patrons also come here to enjoy the cozy ambiance that envelopes the place as well as to partake in the yoga classes that take place on-site. The Generator also hosts live musicals and gigs on Fridays and Saturdays. Young, upcoming musicians are offered a chance to display their talent during these sessions. Call ahead to know more.