2021 Best of Cedar Hill - Local Dining

There are lots of perks to living in a small town. You've got friends nearby, you know the faces around town, and you always have something to do. When you live in Cedar Hill, one of Texas's best small towns, another perk is that all your friends and neighbors every vote for the best local dining spot. The Best of Cedar Hill Local Dining gives you a chance to see where the best places to eat in Cedar Hill are from 2021, and this year there are 19 winners.  Did your favorite win this year?  Are there new spots for you to try?

**Click on their names to go to their website or Facebook pages, click on their address for a Google Maps link to their location **

Best Asian Restaurant& SushiBest-Asian-and-Sushi-BN-Sushi

BN Sushi & Grill

There's a reason why they were voted best Asian and sushi restaurant in town. They use only the freshest ingredients to create masterpieces that have earned their loyal following. Go and take a look at their menu today. You'll find a wide array of seafood cooked to perfection, signature rolls, and a whole lot more!

638 Uptown Blvd #120

Best BarbecueBest-Barbecue-Winners-BBQ

Winners BBQ

An obvious local favorite, Winners BBQ has mouth-watering brisket, ribs, chicken, pulled pork, turkey, and sausage for you to enjoy.  Whether by the plate or the pound, you will be sure to fill up with the amazing meat and sides they can provide.

1435 US-67

Best Breakfast Place & Best BurgersBest-Breakfast-Dicks-Uptown-Cafe

Dick's Uptown Cafe

Dick’s offers great food at affordable prices for breakfast and lunch. Serving breakfast all day every day, we also cater at our place or at yours and make sure it is tailored to fit your event and your budget.

From Mom's French Toast to our menu of Messes (think every good part about breakfast piled onto oneBest-Burgers-Dicks-Uptown-Cafe plate), every meal is made fresh to order and served any time of the day. Our lunch menu boasts a delicious collection of Uptown Burgers, deli sandwiches, and our staple Taco Salads.

Enjoy a more "toned down" version of Dick's with your family, friends, or significant others, and feast on a Chicken Rosemary Salad with Teril's secret (but DELICIOUS) dressing, a piping hot Rib Eye or any of our other drool-inducing menu items.

610 Uptown Blvd

Best Place for Morning CoffeeBest-Coffee-Place-White-Rhino

White Rhino Coffee

Our doors opened in Cedar Hill on November 17, 2007. For the next several years White Rhino existed as a small community coffee house that became the birthplace of relationships, friendships, and even marriages.  White Rhino is more than just coffee, there are breakfast tacos, bagels, maple-glazed chicken biscuits, grilled cheese sandwiches, and so much more.  See what your favorite menu item is when you stop by!

230 W Belt Line Rd

Best Chicken PlaceBest-Chicken-Fluffys

Fluffy's Chicken

We are a family owned and operated restaurant.  A husband and wife team with years worth of experience. We took a leap of faith and created a brand with a Southern Taste. The name Fluffy’s is another name for a chicken.  Our golden and crispy batter is seasoned and full of flavor, making our Chicken & Fish some of the best you'll ever taste!
‍Our Motto says it all: One bite will get you right!

635 Pleasant Run

Best Donut PlaceBest-Donuts-Donutlicious


A great local staple in the community, Donutlicious has a friendly service to provide their donuts, kolaches, donut holes, and coffee!

804 E. Belt Line Rd #103

Best European CuisineBest-European-Mos-Italian

Mo's Italia Express

We are a small family-owned restaurant with a big heart. We serve authentic Italian with an experience that will have you coming back for more. From delicious New York-style pizza to pasta, salads, desserts, and plenty of other great options, our family-owned Italian restaurant always serves up a meal to remember.

305 FM 1382 #536 (in Hillside Village Shopping Center)

Best Mexican RestaurantBest-Mexican-Food-Campusanos


Campuzanos is a place for authentic tex-mex dishes that include appetizers, nachos, soups, salads, grill items like fajitas and seafood, tacos and dessert.  Stop by and see what your favorite plate it.  Can't choose? Order the sampler that gives you a variety of tastes.

213 W Belt Line Rd

Best SeafoodBest-Seafood-CrabNBar

Crab N Bar

We're about to get downn' dirty in Cedar Hill with our delicious and mouth-watering crab legs, seasonal crawfish, and more! We also have a fully stocked bar, so come one down, bring some friends and get ready to have some fun!

305 W FM 1382, #316 (in Hillside Village facing Pleasant Run Rd.)

Best Taco PlaceBest-Tacos-Fuel-City

Fuel City

It's not just a gas station and car wash, Fuel City serves up a variety of tacos that include fajita, barbacoa, picadillo, pastor, and breakfast.  In addition to tacos, they serve burritos, bowls, and quesadillas.  So stop by and see which taco is your favorite!

1107 N J Elmer Weaver Frwy (US-67)

Best Sweets & TreatsBest-Sweets-Menchies

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

Locally-owned Menchie's is here to provide you with the best-in-class frozen yogurt with limited-time flavors available in store every month.  With froyo offering fewer calories than ice cream, it is easy to enjoy the nonfat, lowfat, tart, sorbet, no sugar added, and gluten free varieties that are offered.

305 W FM 1382, #612 (in Hillside Village)

Best Place for After Hour DrinksBest-Drinks-Veracruz-Cafe

Veracruz Cafe

We specialize in cuisine from the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Our menu is one of a kind, including blue corn enchiladas, Xalapa-style chile rellenos, and quality seafood. Drawing from several influences such as Tex-mex, Veracruz's indigenous cuisine, and the port of Veracruz.

1427 S Hwy 67

Best of the Best Local DiningBest-of-the-Best-Sams-Pizza

Sam's Pizza

If anything has helped put Cedar Hill on the map for food, it is Sam's Pizza.  People come from all over the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex to enjoy not only the amazing pizza, but also the other homemade Italian dishes that Sam's has to offer such as homemade lasagna, ravioli, manicotti, chicken cacciatore, subs, strombolis and so much more.  Make your way to try the first Best of the Best Local Dining winner, Sam's Pizza!

601 Cedar St. (in Historic Downtown)

Best Franchises in Cedar Hill

Congratulations to the winners of the best franchises around Cedar Hill.  These locations are recognized by locals not only for their food but also for their service that sets them apart.

Best Dine-In Franchise: Salt Grass

Best Fast Casual Franchise: Jason's Deli

Best Fast Food Franchise: Chick-Fil-A


Best Sweets & Treats Franchise: Nothing Bundt Cakes