The Best Restaurant Websites in Dallas | BentoBox

Across the country, restaurant operators are preparing to face the "new normal" — and Dallas, TX, restaurants are no different.

To do this, many restaurants are creating best-in-class websites that meet the challenges — and seize the opportunities — of the current moment. They're investing in custom design to leave a strong, brand-first impression on future diners. They're setting up online commerce stores to diversify revenue and fight back against third-party commissions. And they're integrating websites with other technology to streamline workflows and operate with fewer, higher-paid staff members.

Want to see how that looks in action? We curated some of the best Dallas websites built on BentoBox, the premier online marketing and commerce platform for restaurants. Check them out below.

Hugo's Invitados

Like its sibling restaurant Hugo's Lost Colony in Highland Village, Hugo's Invitados brings delightful upscale Mexican food to the Dallas Metro Area. Both restaurants have great websites, but Hugo's Invitados stands out in particular for its use of vibrant colors to stand out and position the brand. With a restaurant name translates to "Hugo's Guests," it's vital for the website to describe and reflect the hospitality approach of its owner, Hugo Miranda. Every part of the website is designed to show potential guests how comfortable they'll feel on-premises.

D.L. Mack's

DL Mack s Dallas

There is one thing bigger outside of Texas: Chicago pizza. Fortunately, restaurants like D.L Mack's, which opened in University Park during the pandemic, bring Chicago-style pizza to the Lone Star State. Its website uses photos and text to distinguish its cracker-crust pizza from deep-dish — which it doesn't serve — but more than that, it uses art deco design and dark, moody photos to evoke an authentically old-school pizzeria ambiance. In short, the website makes D.L. Mack's feel like a place diners need to come in and experience. 

TJ's Seafood Market

TJ s Seafood Market Dallas

For more than 30 years, TJ's Seafood Market has supplied some of the best seafood in Dallas. Customers can dine on-premises, pick up fresh seafood in the market or order substantial seafood platters as catering. In addition to explaining those options, its website supports off-site orders with an optimized online catering platform, which is built on BentoBox Pre-Order & Catering. The mobile-responsive design of the platform, along with the ability to feature thumbnails of catering platters, help TJ's drive substantial direct online ordering revenue — especially during the holidays.

Manny's Tex-Mex Restaurant

Manny s Dallas

Manny's Tex-Mex operates four locations in and around Dallas, where it serves traditional recipes from owner Manuel Rios' family. Its website features large, colorful photos of its signature plates and interiors, along with direct online ordering for each of its locations. The family-owned restaurant initially hesitated to add online ordering, but as diner behavior changed during the pandemic, it shifted its approach to capture more high-margin revenue. "We quickly realized online ordering was something we could utilize," catering manager Robert Sharp explained. "And it's actually been very beneficial to our business."

Learn more about how Manny's has partnered with BentoBox.