It doesn’t take more than a second after walking into Mudsmith on Lower Greenville to realize that owner Brooke Humphries, who is also the mastermind behind Acme F&B, Barcadia Bar and Grill and It’ll Do, is doing something very, very right. The first clue is that there is never — and I mean never — a dull moment. At any given time between opening at 7 a.m. and closing at 11 p.m. (after midnight on Fridays and Saturdays), you will find a room cram-packed with an eclectic crowd clogging up table space for various reasons — working, chatting or just hanging around looking hipster. It’s hard to believe the place just opened in January. Mudsmith is marketed as a “craft coffee” venue offering raved-about Four Barrel coffee, but it has another secret weapon — its sandwiches. “I honestly wasn’t expecting the sandwiches to be such a hit,” Humphries says. The sandwiches were “born and raised” at Acme and then implemented into the kitchen at Mudsmith. They’re made fresh daily, usually four or five at a time, and they go fast. After all, how could something like the Thanksgiving Turkey, the Pastrami on Rye or the Jalapeno Meatloaf sandwich not be a big deal?
Price range: $9.50 for a sandwich and chips
Did you know? Humphries has a thing for taxidermy right now, obviously
More dining spots
1 The Pearl Cup
What goes better with a sandwich than coffee? The menu isn’t extensive – your choices are ham or turkey – but they know how to throw a sandwich together.
1900 Henderson, 214.824.9500
2 Garden Café
No conversation about sandwiches in East Dallas is complete without mentioning Garden Café’s Turkey Avocado or Veggie Burger, and the prices aren’t unreasonable.
5310 Junius Street, 214.887.8330
3 Dallasite Billiards
If you’re looking for something a little more on the greasy side, this hidden gem on Bryan Street is the perfect place to get your fingers dirty.
4822 Bryan, 214.826.3670
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