Choices of where to dine might seem endless when you want to take the family to enjoy a meal out. Huffines CJDR Lewisville enjoys supporting local small businesses by recommending some tried-and-true neighborhood favorite dining destinations to the community. We created this guide to family-owned restaurants in the Lewisville, Texas, area to help you discover some of the best local eateries nearby.
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Korner Cafe is a homestyle diner specializing in hearty American food like sandwiches and burgers. This casual, family-friendly eatery is open seven days a week. Mirna McCormack, Korner Cafe’s owner and manager, focuses on serving simple yet delicious foods at good prices. The cafe also has a reputation for providing great service to customers. The combination seems to be working well for this diner, established in 2012, and today a popular Lewisville restaurant. The cafe offers breakfast and lunch entrees including choices like salads, sandwiches, and seafood dishes.
Breakfast lovers appreciate the early bird breakfast special offered on weekdays from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Hearty breakfast sandwiches, fluffy pancakes, and delicious omelets are just a few of the many options. You’ll find plenty of comfort food on the large menu too, from the chicken-fried steak skillet to the roast beef sandwich with excellent home fries. Catfish and coconut shrimp are other customer favorites. You’re likely to spot many seniors chatting with their morning coffee and families laughing over breakfast at this popular local hangout, where the friendly staff knows many of the regular customers by name.
Korner Cafe is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and you can visit the restaurant at 921 W. Main St. in Lewisville.
The Catch is a fast-food casual seafood restaurant featuring quick service and delicious food. When you’re looking for a quick yet delicious meal, The Catch is a terrific choice for lunch or dinner. Some menu items include grilled shrimp, hush puppies, and a catfish basket. Change up the fried fish or shrimp and order it blackened for a tasty alternative. Many customers rave about the wonderful gumbo containing plenty of sausage and shrimp. Other excellent choices include the spicy beans and rice or the gator bites appetizer.
The restaurant’s large portions are very filling. The food is well prepared and expertly seasoned, with lightly battered seafood cooked perfectly. Draft beer, margaritas, and music add a lively atmosphere for an overall enjoyable dining experience.
Visit The Catch at 724 W. Main St. in Lewisville. The restaurant is open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Bayou Market
If you’re looking for authentic Cajun food, you might enjoy the Bayou Market, a fast-casual seafood restaurant serving some of the best Cajun entrees beyond Louisiana. The diner also has a small deli and grocery store where you can purchase goods like crawfish pies and Cajun seasonings to take home with you. The friendly staff adds to the cheerful, upbeat ambiance of the Bayou Market.
The restaurant features many Cajun classics including shrimp, catfish, oysters, or crawfish with Cajun fries and mouth-watering hush puppies. The chef makes a delicious gumbo as well as a seasoned boiled crawfish that comes with potatoes and corn on the cob. If you visit the Bayou Market, you must try the authentic Po-Boys Sandwich on French bread shipped from Gambino’s Bakery in New Orleans.
The restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and is located at 101 E. Southwest Parkway in Lewisville.
Mama’s Daughters’ Diner
Another great family-run restaurant is Mama’s Daughters’ Diner, opened by Laurie Bowers in 1999. This location is proud to have staff who have been working there since it opened. The diner offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner every weekday. The generous portion sizes mean you might need a take-home box, providing two meals for the price of one.
The restaurant is a vintage-style diner offering a variety of hearty Southern food on its large menu. Customers love the hearty old-fashioned menu choices, like meatloaf or roast beef with gravy, and claim that the diner serves the best sweet tea in town. Other popular items include chicken-fried steak and fried catfish. The fresh bakery goods are also very popular and include pies, rolls, and cornbread. With a great kids menu and affordable prices, the whole family can enjoy a meal out in a friendly, casual setting.
You can visit Mama’s Daughters’ Diner at 1288 W. Main St. in Lewisville Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The diner is open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is closed on Sundays.
Cristina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant
For diners who enjoy Tex-Mex, Christina’s Fine Mexican Restaurant is a family-owned chain of restaurants local to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This diner offers excellent food and delicious margaritas, along with the best salsa in the area. The friendly service and extensive menu might make this one of your favorite lunch or dinner destinations. The festive decor gives this strip mall location a friendly and welcoming atmosphere, plus there’s plenty of shady outdoor seating where you can relax and enjoy a delicious meal.
If you’re not sure what to try, the brisket tacos and fish tacos are both highly recommended choices. The beef fajitas are well-seasoned and perfectly grilled and provide enough food for two meals. You might want to go back daily to try all of the various lunch specials.
Try the mimosa, a sangria, or a spicy mango margarita for drinks. Be sure to finish your meal with a piece of mouth-watering Mexican apple pie, covered with a sweet butter sauce and vanilla ice cream, or one of the other decadent desserts.
The Lewisville branch of Christina’s is found at 360 E. Round Grove Road. The restaurant is open daily from 11 a.m. through dinner.
That’s our list of some of the top family-owned restaurants in Lewisville. Did we mention your favorite eatery? Let us know your favorite places to eat out so we can get them on a future list. The team at Huffines CJDR Lewisville is here to help you with any of your automotive needs, whether you’re looking to purchase a new vehicle or if you wish to schedule a checkup with our Mopar Auto Service team.