7 Variations on Eggs Benedict to Try in Dallas

By Farah Fleurima  |  January 9, 2014
Credit: Brian Hilson

Easily the most fabulous use of poached eggs ever, eggs Benedict is a crave-worthy brunch item that melds creamy yolk, tart hollandaise, a (usually) crisp and carby base and a layer of meat into one delectable plate. Here are seven Dallas restaurants that create a wonderful array, all worth rolling out of bed early on the weekends.

  • Fish Cake Benedict at Ten Bells Tavern

    A pan-fried fish cake cradles two poached Vital Farms eggs under a stream of luscious crab orange hollandaise. If this doesn’t call for a two-mimosa brunch, we don’t know what does.

    232 W. 7th St.; 214-943-2677

  • Oddfellows Benedict at Oddfellows

    The classic gets a veggie twist at this Bishop Arts breakfast favorite. Honey ham, poached eggs and wilted spinach sit atop a slab of paisano bread, accompanied by breakfast potatoes.

    316 W. 7th St.; 214-944-5958

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    French Benedict at Bread Winners Café

    A croissant base sets this Benedict apart, as do the two eggs done over-easy, as opposed to poached. Ham, fresh asparagus and hollandaise round out the dish served alongside brunch potatoes. 

    3301 McKinney Ave.; 214-754-4940

  • The Grille Benedict at Del Frisco’s Grille

    French ham and poached eggs are perched on thick scallion-cheddar biscuits and draped in chipotle hollandaise. Those biscuits make the dish an oh-so-Southern standout.

    3232 McKinney Ave.; 972-807-6152

  • Green Eggs and Ham Benedict at Whiskey Cake

    If you’ve ever had a Dr. Seuss foodie dream, you can fulfill it here. Country ham is topped with poached farm eggs and silky avocado béarnaise on a baguette.

    3601 Dallas Pkwy; 972-993-2253

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    Cajun Benedict at Meridian Room

    At this Exposition Park haunt, you can get your Benedict classic-style or Cajun-style. We opt for Cajun most days - after all, the addition of sausage and crawfish makes us dream of Louisiana.

    3611 Parry Ave.; 214-826-8383

  • Smoked Salmon Benedict at Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill

    One of the Addison restaurant’s several takes on Benedict (along with steak, crab cake and ham varieties) features fried eggs served on toasted ciabatta beneath a river of béarnaise. A couple of asparagus stalks add a crisp veggie component.

    5000 Belt Line Rd.; 972-392-9663