Delicious tacos. close to home.

community-based, chef-inspired and family friendly

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Resident Taqueria was born of culinary mind and bred of down-home heart. The vast and impressive culinary experiences of Chef Andrew Savoie span the finest restaurants in America, from New York to New Orleans to Napa, and land here in the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas. We boast fresh, made-to-order tortillas, slow-braised meats, seasonal and local produce, and a margarita that elevates the concept of Happy Hour.

Our restaurant is built around the families and friends of this community. Resident Taqueria is a place to gather close to home with a casual atmosphere and a fresh, intriguing take on a cuisine embedded in the history of the area. We seek to embrace and invest in the community of Lake Highlands and everything it has to offer.





Lake Highlands Plaza Shopping Center
Southwest Corner of Audelia & Walnut Hill
9661 Audelia Rd. Suite 112
Dallas, TX 75238


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Tuesday-Saturday 11am–9pm

Sunday / Monday Siesta


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Chef Andrew Marc Savoie, a native New Yorker, began his culinary journey after graduating from Baltimore International College in 1997. Eager to begin his professional training under the direction of highly regarded chefs, Andrew headed south to New Orleans to work at Dominique’s at the Maison Dupuy Hotel in the historic French Quarter. Andrew knew from the moment he worked the line at Dominique’s that he had officially embarked upon his culinary career.

Andrew’s increasing respect and passion for fine food and dining excellence led him to a series of top-rated restaurants across America: Chef Patrick O’Connell’s famous Inn at Little Washington in Washington, Virginia, Chef Thomas Keller’s French bistro Bouchon in Yountville, California, Chef Rob Evans’ Hugo’s in Portland, Maine, and back to his New York roots where he worked under Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten at his Three Michelin, Mobil five-star restaurant Jean Georges in Trump International Hotel & Tower.

After a move to Dallas, Andrew spent his time inspiring tomorrow’s chefs as Culinary Instructor at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Dallas, where he earned awards and accolades from faculty and students. While developing and challenging young professionals, Andrew also achieved his MBA in Hospitality Management, not to mention embarking on family life with his wife Amy and their three amazing children.

Finding themselves in the Lake Highlands neighborhood of Dallas, without a taqueria in arm’s reach and with a lifetime of envisioning his own restaurant, Andrew was led to his newest inspiration, Resident Taqueria. Using his vast knowledge across many cuisines, Andrew looks forward to providing the community with fresh, intriguing, delicious food that is community-based, chef-inspired and family-friendly. “Tacos are a great vehicle to express various culinary techniques…all wrapped up in a fresh tortilla. I’m eager to invest in this neighborhood and create a new opportunity for people to find fresh delicious food, and an appealing new place to gather close to home.”

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Lake Highlands Plaza Shopping Center
Southwest Corner of Audelia & Walnut Hill
9661 Audelia Rd. Suite 112
Dallas, TX 75238

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