Awards

2017

▪ President's Volunteer Service Award - The White House
▪ Certificate of Appreciation - Dallas Park and Recreation Department
▪ Best Diner - Dallas Voice
▪ Best Neighborhood Restaurant, Oak Cliff - D Magazine

2016

▪ Best Pies of Dallas - Dallas Eater
▪ Best Breakfasts in Dallas - D Magazine
▪ Dallas' Finest Chicken Fried Steaks - Dallas Eater
▪ Best Cafe of Dallas - Three Best Rated of Everything
▪ The Best Diner in Texas - American Express
▪ 13 Best Pies in Dallas-Fort Worth - Zagat
▪ The Favorite Breakfast - Addison Magazine
▪ The Best Breakfast/Brunch - The Advocate
▪ Best Chicken Fried Steaks in Dallas - Thrillist
▪ Best Things to Drench in Ranch Dressing - Zagat
▪ Best Dallas Breakfast Restaurants - Dallas Eater

2015

▪ Best Patty Melt Burgers - Dallas Eater
▪ The Best Diner - Dallas Observer
▪ Best Inexpensive Date Spots - Culture Map
▪ The Best Hangover Cure - Dallas Observer
▪ Dallas' Most Decadent Chocolate Desserts - Zagat
▪ Best Fried Okra - Dallas Observer
▪ Most Iconic Dishes to Try Before You Die - Dallas Eater
▪ The Best Pie in Texas - Yahoo Travel
▪ Classic Restaurants Every Dallasite Should Try - Dallas Eater
▪ One of Twelve Best Diners in Texas - Only In Your State

2014

▪ Readers' Choice Best Diner - Dallas Observer
▪ The Best Diner - Frisco Enterprise

2013

▪ Best Pie - D Magazine
▪ Best Cobbler - D Magazine
▪ The Best Greasy Spoon - Dallas Observer

2012

▪ The Best Breakfast - The Dallas Observer
▪ The Best Chicken Fried Steak - Dallas Observer
▪ Best Breakfast in Carrollton Leader

2011

▪ Oak Cliff People Best Breakfast
▪ America's Best Bites Best Breakfast featuring Biscuits and Gravy

2010

▪ "Hall of Fame Honor Inductee": Ed Murph, Norma's Cafe owner - Texas Restaurant Association
▪ "100 Favorite Dishes": Norma's Cafe Meatloaf - Dallas Observer
▪ "Best Big Breakfast in Texas" - Travel Channel
▪ "Best Breakfast" - D Magazine
▪ "Best Home-Style Restaurant" - Dallas Observer

2008

▪ "Best Neighborhood Restaurant" - D Magazine
▪ Best Neighborhood Restaurant- Oak Cliff - D Magazine

2007

▪ "Restaurant Neighbor Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Community" - National Restaurant Association
▪ "Best Chicken-Fried Steak / Best Big Breakfast in Texas" - Travel Channel
▪ "Best Home-Style Restaurant" - Dallas Observer

2006

▪ "Norma's Cafe Day" - Proclaimed by Dallas Mayor Laura Miller on May 15, 2006 in recognition of the restaurant's 50th anniversary

2005

▪ "Best Neighborhood Restaurant" - National Restaurant Association

2004

▪ "Best Passport to 1956" - Dallas Observer

2003

▪ "Best Comfort Food" - Dallas Observer

1999

▪ "Best Home-Style Restaurant" - Dallas Observer

1996

▪ "Best Home-Style Restaurant" - Dallas Observer