It’s no secret the State Fair of Texas is known for its crazy, delicious Fair foods. Though the list could go on and on, we’ve rounded up five tasty treats that you have to try this year. During your group outing to the Fair, see what your taste buds think, and let us know if it’s a YAY or NAY by tagging us on social media – @StateFairofTX. Enjoy!
Chicken Fried Bacon
Thick slabs of sliced bacon dipped in a southern chicken batter and deep-fried served with a side of ranch dressing for dipping.
Concessionaire: Hans Mueller
Find it in Cotton Bowl Plaza (CBP-11F) and Admiral Nimitz Circle (N-30F)
Fresh pineapple meets ice cream—pureed into a smooth, cream batter and served cold with a large straw for sipping.
Concessionaire: Pineapple Man
Find it in Cotton Bowl Plaza (CBP – 1F)
Texas Fried Pecan Pie
Miniature whole pecan pies are dipped in a seasoned funnel cake batter, deep-fried, and served hot with a dollop of extra creamy whipping cream.
Concessionaire: Bert Concessions
Find it in Admiral Nimitz Circle (N-24F)
Deep-Fried Potato Salad
Homemade potato salad with all the fixings shaped in balls dipped in a flour batter and deep-fried to golden brown perfection.
Concessionaire: Pearlie’s Southern Kitchen
Find it in Gateway Pavilion (C-3F)
Three (3) Cream Puffs on a stick, dipped in famous Café du Monde Beignet batter and then deep fried. Served with a drizzle of milk chocolate and caramel.
Concessionaire: Nevins Concessions
Find it in Admiral Nimitz Circle (N-27F)
Need a place that has something for everyone? Check out the Tower Building Food Court, home to many different food options.