Updated July 2021
Cheese boards, charcuteries boards, whatever you may call them... we can't get enough. They're great for appetizers, parties and especially for wine nights with the girls. The options to go on your board are endless, and that's one of the best things about them. Enjoy our round up of some of the best boards in Dallas!
TROVA WINE + MARKET
Trova's boards are sold by the individual item. There are over two dozen options to choose from to perfect your board! If you don't want to build your own, then you can order the Chef Team Selection for $39 or go all out with The Reserve Board for $59, which comes with top selections of cheese and charcuterie from local purveyors + specialty accoutrements.
PRESTON CENTER | DIRECTIONS
The stunning modern farmhouse style Italian restaurant meets wine bar has two locations -- Uptown and Plano. Their boards are available in an a la carte format. Choose between 7 meats and 6 cheeses, one for $6, 3 for $18 or 5 for $30!
PETRA AND THE BEAST
For the adventurous and foodies alike, James Beard nominated chef Misti Norris, known for her fermentation, foraging and meat curation, makes one of the best cheese boards in the city. Beyond the 6 housemade meats and 3 regional cheeses, you might find everything from pig tail to quail legs to chili oil pressed eggplant. It’s an experience, one that has garnered national praise!
EAST DALLAS | DIRECTIONS
FOUNT BOARD & TABLE
Where cheese boards meets Instagram, you may have already seen Fount’s beautiful boards around the ‘gram! You can pick up a board packaged to-go for your picnic, or you can custom order one that can be as big as a dining table. And the products used are all thoughtfully curated and sourced by owner Olivia.
UPTOWN | DIRECTIONS
At Leela’s on Lower Greenville, gather the girls or head there for a date night to enjoy a choice of five boards whether you like meat, cheese or both! They range from $18-38, or you can dive into a baked brie with honey, almonds, walnuts, and pecans! They all pair perfectly with the feminine decor and wine menu.
LOWER GREENVILLE | DIRECTIONS
BARCELONA WINE BAR
If you've been to Barcelona Wine Bar before, you've probably enjoyed their tapas, but don't pass on their charcuterie and cheese! Its $6.75 for one and $18.50 for three. They have eight meats and seven cheeses for you to mix and match for your custom board! And of course, one must get a glass (or two) of wine when at Barcelona!
HENDERSON | DIRECTIONS
AMOR Y QUESO
If you're looking to have your own professionally made charcuterie board at your event, or even in the comfort of your own home, you have to check out Amor Y Queso! You can stop by the shop in Deep Ellum or place an order online, where they offer boards and boxes ranging from $15-$115. Just select your size and your pickup time, and you're good to go!
DEEP ELLUM | DIRECTIONS
The Chef's Board at North comes with prosciutto di parma, spicy coppa, pecorino stagionato, crescenza, grilled piquillo pepper, castelvetrano olive, marcona almond, fig mostarda and delicious grilled bread. It serves 2-4 people for $18!
THE UNION | DIRECTIONS
At Armoury, D.E., their boards come with your choice of five meats/cheeses paired with their house fixings. They have seven meats and seven cheeses from which you can choose. If you're feeling adventurous, try the mousse royal sauternes, which is goose liver pate with cepes!
DEEP ELLUM | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of Armoury, D.E.
Chelsea Corner is known for many things -- the patio, the event space, the dancing, but do you know about their charcuterie board? It offers a selection of artisan meats, cheeses and dried fruits for $22. It is delicious, and even more so on the patio!
KNOX | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of Chelsea Corner
The perfect appetizer for your soufflé -- the artisan cheese plate! Enjoy croutons made from baguettes, cornichons, quince paste, honey-roasted pecans, Kalamata olives and Grand Marnier-marinated figs. The variety of flavors is unique to Rise and is a great way to switch up your meals!
INWOOD VILLAGE | DIRECTIONS
photo courtesy of Rise
The perfect to-go platters can be found at Scardello! You can pick up a small one for 4-8 people, a medium one for 10-14 people or a large one for 14-18 people. Or if you want to just treat yourself, you can grab an individual cheese plate to-go. Have it shipped to you or pick it up at their Oak Lawn occasion!
OAK LAWN | DIRECTIONS
The board at Pie Tap comes with meats, cheeses and "other awesome stuff." It's the perfect snack before your pizza or pasta. It's $15 worth every pennie! The patio at the Henderson location is a great spot to enjoy the board!