Casual Dining Restaurants in Tyler, TX | Visit Tyler

1836 Texas Kitchen

Texas inspired entrees and dishes from different regions of the Lone Star State. Why Texas? Because it is the best.

Casual Aspen 052020

Aspen Creek Grill

Scratch made, comfort fresh food prepared daily with a variety of choices, including steaks, salads, ribs, pastas, and burgers.

Bowles meal

Bowles Creek Store and Bistro

Bowles Creek Store & Bistro is your new destination spot for gifts, lunch, and zebra sightings.

Casual Breakers 052020

Breaker’s Seafood Restaurant

Bringing a piece of California to Texas – the tastes, the decor, and that groovy California vibe-get your ocean fix!

Casual Cheddars 052020

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

Family-friendly chain serving American comfort food with a Texas twist, plus cocktails.

Casual ChickFilA 052020


A breaded, boneless chicken breast between two buttered buns is a seemingly simple idea–but a novelty for its time.


Chicken Express

Providing fast, friendly service of the best quality food! Home of the legendary Express Tenders® and Chicken E® Sweet Tea!

Casual ClearSprings 052020

Clear Springs

Offshoot of an established seafood restaurant with a rustic, fish-themed decor & American eats.

Casual CornerBakery 052020

Corner Bakery

Pastries, breads, breakfast dishes, gourmet sandwiches, homemade soups, salads, and pasta.

Casual CottonPatch 062020

Cotton Patch Café

Family-friendly Texas-born chain dishing up hearty Southwestern recipes made from scratch.

Casual DQ 052020

Dairy Queen

Burgers, chicken strips, chicken sandwiches, artisan sandwiches, and the famous DQ soft-serve.

Casual DanielBoones 062020

Daniel Boone’s Grill & Tavern

Homestyle American fare, such as fried catfish & ham steaks, plus a comfy Western-themed bar.

Casual FDs 062020

FD’s Grill House

Contemporary American restaurant turning out steaks, burgers, seafood, and cocktails.

Casual FirehouseSubs 052020

Firehouse Subs

Counter-serve sandwich chain offering made-to-order hot & cold subs, plus a variety of hot sauces.

44129427 357738834963565 5107226361353732096 n

First Watch

First Watch is an award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch favorite that specializes in both traditional and innovative creations all freshly prepared to order.

Freddies rev052020

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is more than your traditional American hamburger restaurant.

Casual Fresh 052020

FRESH by Brookshire’s

Everyday products, specialty items, chef-prepared takeout, patio dining, and catering-one stop shopping!

260389917 1777024162495791 7598199515687946354 n

Get Baked by Christina

We specialize in beautiful, delicious, hand made cookies, cupcakes, cake pops and more for any special occasion!

Casual GoldenCorral 052020

Golden Corral

Family-friendly buffet chain featuring all-you-can-eat American fare, plus salad & dessert bars.

Casual HappyFishHouse 052020

Happy’s Fish House

Popular outpost featuring Cajun-Creole dishes, seafood, and buckets of bottled beer in a kitschy space.

Casual IHOP 052020


Pancake house restaurant chain that specializes in breakfast foods-but not just for breakfast.

Casual Jasons 052020

Jason’s Deli

Fast casual delicatessen restaurant using wholesome ingredients.

Casual JimmyEgg 052020

Jimmy’s Egg

Traditional American dishes for breakfast & lunch-an egg-cellent way to start the day.

Casual Jucys 052020

Jucy’s Hamburgers

Voted ‘Best Burger in East Texas’ for the last 30 years-burgers, fries, beans, onion rings, and steaks made fresh daily.

Casual LeMadeline 052020

La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe

Quaint French cafe chain serving rustic country fare, espresso & fresh-baked baguettes.

Casual Loggins 052020

Loggins Restaurant

Old-school American buffet restaurant serving classic comfort dishes & signature pies since 1949.

Casual Lolas 052020

Lola’s Handcrafted Sandwiches

Serving delicious, local food – handcrafted sandwiches and blue plate specials, plus homemade chips!

Casual Longhorn 052020

Longhorn Steakhouse

Casual steakhouse chain known for grilled beef & other American dishes in a ranch-style space.

Casual McAlisters 052020

McAlister’s Deli

Hand-crafted sandwiches, fresh salads, ginormous spuds, and Famous Sweet Tea.

Casual McDonalds 052020


Hamburgers, cheeseburgers, french fries, chicken, breakfast, soft drinks, milkshakes, wraps, and desserts.


Piada Italian Street Food

Counter-order chain serving design-your-own Italian food including wraps, pastas & salads.

Casual Icehouse 052020

Republic Icehouse

Casual, laid-back restaurant & bar-grab some food and a beer and watch the game.

Casual RheasHotLinks 052020

Rhea’s Hotlinks

Rhea’s Hotlinks are all beef hotlinks and has been in business since 1949.

Roma Italian Kitchen

Roma’s Italian Kitchen

Classic Italian food freshly prepared and deliciously served in an authentic setting.

Casual Sadlers 052020

Sadler’s Kitchen

Fun, Funky, Fresh, and Fabulous! Located in the Old City Jail, Police Station, and Tax Office! Come check it out!

Casual Saltgrass 052020

Saltgrass Steakhouse

Informal Texas-themed chain offers a meaty menu & full bar amid cattle kitsch decor.

Casual ShellShack 052020

Shell Shack

Boiled, shucked, grilled, or fried, they serve a little bit of everything in a casual fun-filled family environment.

101521096 106809787733079 5168867469104951872 n

Sky’s the Limit Diner

Enjoy your meal and a great view of the Tyler Airport while dining.

Casual SlimChicken 052020

Slim Chickens

100% all-natural premium tenderloins, buttermilk marinade, and lightly breaded by hand with every order.

Casual SportsZone 052020

Sports Zone

Great drinks, great food, and a lively atmosphere in Downtown Tyler on the square.

118075430 10158965241454974 972514121781471927 n


Subway is an American multi-national fast food restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches, wraps, salads and beverages.

269851723 141249384933256 928484833509671549 n

Taste of North de Light

Full service restaurant serving lunch and dinner daily; breakfast on Saturday morning.


Texas Music City Grill & Smokehouse

Rustic log-cabin eatery with a creekside patio for American eats from famed BBQ to grilled salmon.

Casual TXRoadhouse 052020

Texas Roadhouse

Hand-cut steaks, fall-off-the-bone ribs, made-from-scratch sides, fresh-baked bread, beer, and margaritas.

Casual TheCatch 052020

The Catch

Delicious seafood in a fast-casual environment! Variety from famous Admirals Platter to delicious homemade Key Lime Pie.

Casual TheDiner 052020

The Diner

Classic diner fare, with south-of-the-border options, offered in this roomy, contemporary eatery.

Casual ThePorch 052020

The Porch at ETX

Craft Food | Craft Beer | Filling Growlers | Assorted Wine and Cider!

Potpourri House chicken

The Potpourri House

Garden-style bistro featuring unique salads, sandwiches & American entrees, plus beer & wine.

Casual Traditions 052020


Contemporary cafeteria offering steak, seafood & other family-style American dishes in sizable digs.

VillageBakery rev052020

Village Bakery

A Tyler tradition for 70 years-famous gingerbread men, Easter petit fours, Thanksgiving treats, and custom cakes.