Artichoke dip is one of the most common appetizers and offered in many restaurants, but some are definitely better than others. It comes in different varieties as well, often with spinach, garlic, or cheese, and sometimes all of the above. It is served most often with tortilla chips for dipping, but can also include dippers such as pita bread, French bread or veggies. Here are some of the best places around Dallas to find this creamy favorite.


Hotel Lumen
6101 Hillcrest Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 219-2400

Hours: Mon to Sun – 7 to 10:30 a.m.; 5 to 10 p.m.

Social is located in the Hotel Lumen, but known on its own accord and serves breakfast and dinner. The cuisine is contemporary American with favorites such as macaroni and cheese and spinach and artichoke dip. The dip is topped with Jack cheese and served with flatbread. Try it along with one of the restaurant’s specialty cocktails.


Press Box Grill
1623 Main St.
Dallas, Texas 75201
(214) 747-8226

Hours: Mon to Sun – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The downtown Dallas location of Press Box Grill is in the Wilson Building, which was built in 1903 and has been home to many different tenants over the years. The Press Box Grill has a long list of beer, soups, sandwiches and appetizers. The spinach and artichoke dip is hot and cheesy, brimming with Jack and Parmesan, and the restaurant will even deliver to downtown Dallas residents. There is also a location in Grapevine.


4514 Travis St. #122
Dallas, TX
(214) 521-2233

Hours: Sun to Thurs – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fri & Sat – 11 a.m. to 11 pm.

Ziziki’s artichoke dip is not a new favorite around the Metroplex. Ziziki’s first opened on Travis Street in Dallas in 1994 and has been serving Greek and Italian food ever since. The dip here is different than the others on this list since it is hummus based, combined with lemon and garlic, and served with Ziziki’s well-known pita bread.

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5318 Beltline Road
Dallas, TX 75240
(972) 960-1752

Hours: Sun to Thurs – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Although it probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Houston’s, this Dallas location actually has one of the best artichoke dips around. You will find Chicago-style spinach dip high on Houston’s menu. Don’t let the name fool you. The “spinach” dip includes artichokes as an ingredient, along with a little hot sauce and a lot of other tasty flavors.


The Porch
2912 N. Henderson
Dallas, Texas 75206
(214) 828-2916

Hours: Sun to Wed – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Thurs to Sat – 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

The restaurant’s slogan says it perfectly: “Downhome Food, Uptown Cocktails.” The Porch is known for its menu of home cooking, and is located in the trendy Knox/Henderson area. The menu offers options like fried green tomatoes and grilled cheese with tomato soup. The spinach and Parmesan dip fits the restaurant’s reputation for having amazing food, and comes with tortilla chips for dipping.

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Emilie currently works in Dallas television and worked with KRLD Restaurant Week for several years before that. She is always trying new places around the Metroplex to find the best food and unique things to do. See her work here.