The Colony, located in Denton County, Texas, is a suburb of Dallas. It’s a beautiful city that was named Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Sports Town in the U.S. The city is home to plenty of retail businesses and attractions such as parks, golf courses, nature trails, and Lewisville Lake, on which you can enjoy numerous water activities.

However, when visiting a new town, the most important question people want to know is: “Where are the best places to eat?”

In this article, we’re going to take a look at 7 of the best restaurants in The Colony.

Burning Rice

Burning Rice is a Korean restaurant that offers authentic Korean BBQ and Bibimbop, which is one of Korea’s signature dishes. This dish is made from iced rice with meat and assorted vegetables, and the variations on the ingredients are endless depending on your preference and dietary requirements.

If spicy is your thing, Burning Rice has you covered with their dish Bulgogi, which translates as fire plus meat. This dish includes marinated slices of ribeye, with soy sauce and garlic. Lastly, if you’re looking for a scrumptious vegetable dish, look no further than Kimchi, which is a staple in Korea. Kimchi is a vegetable dish that’s made from chili-pickled cabbage, lightly fermented in chili flakes, and seasoned with pepper and garlic. It’s a tasty, healthy meal.

Abuelo’s

Abuelo’s is a Mexican restaurant offering authentic Mexican cuisine in an inviting, family-friendly environment. They offer traditional Mexican fares such as enchiladas, burritos, tacos, fajitas, and chimichangas, but also have a variety of salads too.

When you’re there, one dish that’s recommended is the house special Los Mejores De La Casa, the best of the house. This dish is made with fire-grilled, bacon wrapped beef tenderloin medallions, and bacon wrapped shrimp stuffed with fresh jalapeño and cheese. It’s mouth-watering and will satisfy any appetite. And, of course, you can have a delicious and refreshing margarita with your meal, or choose from a variety of other beverages both alcoholic and non-alcoholic.

Silver Fox

If steak and seafood in a fine dining atmosphere are what you’re after, look no further than the Silver Fox. The Silver Fox is touted as Frisco’s leading prime steakhouse, seafood, and lobster restaurant. You’ll dine in elegance thanks to the marble floors, mahogany woods, and striking and modern chandeliers. The half moon bar is lively and a great place to sit, relax, and enjoy fine drinks and good conversation.

But the real stars of the Silver Fox are the meals. The garlic roasted prime rib, that’s served with cracked black pepper au jus, lemon-horseradish cream, and mashed potatoes is something that must be experienced because words simply can’t do it justice. They also offer a wide variety of steaks and chops, such as filet mignonette, ribeye, New York strip steaks, and prime pork chops.

If seafood is what you’re craving, the Silver Fox has some of the most delicious you’ll find. Be sure to check out their soy seared Norwegian salmon or their pan-seared Chilean sea bass.

Hard Eight BBQ Pit

So we go from fine dining to a blue-collar, come as you restaurant that has some of the best BBQ you’ll find in The Colony. This BBQ pit restaurant offers some of the most succulent and mouth-watering briskets you’ll ever find. Also from the pit, you can enjoy ham, pork ribs, sirloin, turkey, pork chops, and regular or jalapeño sausage. Add a side of coleslaw, potato salad or their famous Hard Eight fries, and you’ve got a stick to your ribs meal that will bring a smile to your face every time you remember.

Urban8

While there are plenty of fantastic places around The Colony to get your grub on, you should also check out the fantastic food courts at Urban8.

Now, before you dismiss the idea of having a great meal at a food court, consider that Urban8 has set out to radically change the perception of eating at a food court by providing eateries that deliver chef-driven cuisine. This food is fresh, healthy, organic and locally sourced when possible. With the restaurants available at Urban8, you can find fresh, wholesome, delicious food regardless of your dietary needs or preferences.

In addition to great, healthy food, you can kick back and relax with live entertainment in an inviting open atmosphere where the whole family is welcome.

Norma’s Cafe

Whether you’re getting an early, or a late start to your morning, be sure to check out Norma’s Cafe for amazing breakfast dishes that are the perfect start to your day. Norma’s has been a fixture in the Dallas area since 1956 and serves up that tasty comfort food and home cooking that we love so much.

If you’re really hungry for breakfast, check out the new menu item, the Ol’ Number 7. This dish is guaranteed to fill you all the way up with one biscuit, three scrambled eggs, bacon and hash browns smothered in sausage gravy. But that’s not all! It’s topped with melted cheddar cheese, jalapeño peppers, tomatoes, and another biscuit. Of course, you can also get eggs, pancakes, omelets, and Mexican-style breakfasts as well. Norma’s also offers home-cooked lunch specials like their famous double cheeseburger or their new bacon mac & cheeseburger. It’s impossible to leave Norma’s and still be hungry.

Heritage Pizza

As the name implies, Heritage Pizza is a pizza joint, but not your average pizza joint. Heritage bills themselves as a nostalgic American pizza parlor that specializes in thin crust pizza and craft beer. Their All American pizza is one of their most popular pies, featuring classic red sauce, pepperoni, spicy sausage, salami, bacon, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses. If you’re into something a little more exotic, check out their Goat & Fig pizza, made with fresh mozzarella, bacon, goat cheese, mission figs, basil, and a balsamic glaze.

Not to be upstaged by the pizza, Heritage offers some truly tasty craft beers that are sure to whet your whistle whether you enjoy a pale ale or a pilsner.

Edoko Sushi

The sushi craze in America is only getting bigger, and if you’re craving this traditional Japanese dish, and you’re looking for a great place in The Colony, look no further than Edoko. This place offers a diverse menu that includes traditional sushi, as well as delicious and healthy salads, such as their Edoko salad or their tomato salad. They also offer reasonably priced Tempura lunch specials such as shrimp and vegetables or chicken and vegetables if you’re in a hurry and want a healthy, appetizing meal at a reasonable price.