My family loves to eat outside. The Boardwalk at Granite Park (Tollway/Sam Rayburn area map) is a new restaurant row that offers several restaurants (2 so far) with patios on a large boardwalk, facing a pond. It’s across from the Hilton Granite Park. Here’s a video I shot from the Hilton:

Yes, there are highways in view, and yes, there is still wildlife!

Must Explore!​

The kid area next to Chip’s – it’s small, but these kids LOVED it and my little kid was sad when it was time to go:

When your teenager decides to participate in the kid area.

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There are tons of Adirondack chairs (some rock) and a fire pit too. Definitely a great spot to just hang out.

Here’s the current restaurant line up:

  • Blue Mesa Southwest Grill: A bold and colorful southwestern approach and flavor profile that grew out of the owners experiences eating at hundreds of Mexican restaurants across the country. They vowed to differentiate themselves with an artisan approach to cooking, making everything from scratch with the freshest ingredients.delicious, locally sourced food with an artful atmosphere and a moderate price point. Half tequila bar, half grill. This is one of five DFW-area locations.
  • Chips Old Fashioned Hamburgers: Award after award, Chip’s Old Fashioned Hamburgers remains one of the most popular restaurants in Dallas for over 30 years. Its fresh, high-quality ingredients have led loyal fans to vote it into Dallas’ Burger Joint Hall of Fame. This is their third DFW-area location.
  • Hook, Line, & Sinker: Founded in 1995 on Dallas’ Lemmon Avenue, Hook Line & Sinker (HLS) has been serving Dallas residents for more than 17 years. The seafood shack inspired by those on the Gulf Coast offers fried catfish, shrimp, and oysters as well as grilled fish selections like salmon and rainbow trout. This is their third DFW-area location. Opening Summer 2017
  • Union Bear: a brew pub and craft pizza restaurant from the owners of Taverna Rossa. Opening Summer 2017