Our top picks for restaurants to eat at with your family this weekend

Family weekend is upon us, and with that comes seeing your loved ones, showing them around campus, and finding the perfect restaurant to take them to. Well, look no further – here are our top picks for restaurants to eat at with your family this weekend. 

1: Banditos

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Bandito’s is the perfect place to show your family a taste of what Texas has to offer. It’s within walking distance of campus, and its wide selection of menu options means there’s something for everyone to love. Plus, its fun atmosphere and Austin-style Tex Mex make it the perfect spot to take your family to eat this weekend.

2.  Woo Me Ok

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Nothing brings people together better than Korean BBQ. It sounds cheesy, but eating at Woo Me Ok isn’t just about the food; you and your family can choose which meats to eat with their all-you-can-eat menu option and cook your meal together. Their excellent service, friendly staff, and flavorful food make Woo Me Ok a great place to take your family to eat this weekend.

3. Hopdoddy 

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With multiple locations across Dallas (the closest from SMU only 9 minutes away), Hopdoddy is a great choice if you’re looking for a casual, fun restaurant to eat burgers at with your family. With its high-energy atmosphere and great service, you can’t go wrong taking your family to Hopdoddy. Tip: be sure to order the parmesan truffle fries (trust us, they’re amazing!). 

More of our Favorites:

Here are more of our top choices close to campus to eat at with your family this weekend:

Rise: salon de soufflé featuring French classics, cheese & wine

Food from Galilee: Middle Eastern restaurant offering authentic Mediterranean food, gyros & shawarma

Kyoto Sushi: sushi house featuring Japanese entrees and specialty rolls 

Half Shells: seafood restaurant offering Cajun & Creole dishes 

Have more suggestions for where to take your family to eat this weekend? Let us know in the comments below!