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New Tops Cafe

Map & Directions 418 S. Ervay St.
Dallas, TX 75201-5504
  • Pan-Asian
  • Sun,Sat 10am-5pm, Mon-Fri 7am-6pm
  • cash
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • None
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • Free, Lot Available


Dallas Observer's Description

Next door to a fast-food sandwich shop is an unassuming hole-in-the-wall specializing in pan-Asian cuisine -- emphasis on Thai dishes (naturally, pad Thai is available) and curries -- with a smattering of American fried favorites from land and sea, like fries, clams and hush puppies. Many of the menu options, which can be seen posted in the shop's window or read on the sidewalk chalkboard, are less than a 10-spot. One of the winners here, the made-to-order old-fashioned burger, has customers raving and returning in droves. Word to the wise, though, the lunch crush can be almost intolerable. But with food so cheap and varied, it's easy to see why Tops is so popular.

Member Reviews

  • dallasobserverbestof wrote a review for New Tops Cafe
    on 05/06/09

    There is something so Cape Cod-ish about fried clams—the smell, the tartar sauce, the rubbery taste that rebounds the mouth with each chew—it makes you want to cozy up to a boiled lobster and suck out those green guts without questioning what the hell you're eating. Oh, of course, we have never been to Cape Cod or Martha's Vineyard or anyone's vineyard for that matter. So maybe... More >>

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  • Flat screen TV count: 1 Friendly behind-the-counter lady: 1 So, I was at the Dallas Central Library, totally engrossed in Jewel's A Night... More on New Tops Cafe »

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