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Po' Melvin's Down Home Cookin

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4070 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX
(972) 255-3919
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good cajun and basic cafe food. Fried Okra excellent.

Gumbo was very good. Chicken and dumpling was very good and plenty served. I liked the okra but also served two other sides that I liked.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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Denton, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Gumbo was very good. Chicken and dumpling was very good and plenty served. I liked the okra but also served two other sides that I liked.

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Carrollton, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Stopped in for a quick dinner after a doc visit in the area. My other half said the place is busy, busy at lunch and very crowded, but dinner time was not busy at all - nice and quiet for the most part. Food was great. I had the fried shrimp platter and found it to be pretty close to... More 

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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Walked in during lunch, place was pretty crowded, but was seated quickly and drink order taken. The service was wonderful, the manager went around to the tables asking if they needed anything and even though it was rather busy, the food came out quickly, correctly and was fresh and tasty.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Been here several times now and it ismalwaysmexcellentmfrom food to service. We make it a point when visiting dallasmto come here. Seafood gumbo is great and never ever had a bad meal.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A friend and I went for an early lunch. We were in town for an annual conference. We were seated right away and the server took our drink orders right away. We ordered, but our server returned and apologized that the wrong oysters were delivered to the restaurant by their supplier and they just discovered it. So I changed my... More 

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Hurst, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

A co worker told me about po Melvin's I decided to try it. I had the gumbo for starters and I was very good. Then I decided I would try the chicken fried steak. The menu claimed it was the best in Texas. I should have know that was wrong. It was ok but defiantly not the best. I would... More 

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carrollton TX, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Went there for my first time in many years, with 4 folks who go there a lot. So we sampled various items. The fried shrimp and meat pie - both appetizers - was very good. Fresh tasting, and not greasy. Their plate lunches seem to be healthy portions, and the roast beef was a big hit with one of my... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We picked this place from some app for local dining. We stopped in on a Sunday. Its buffet only (at least on a Sunday morning). There were a LOT OF OPTIONS. They were all fresh and they had a chef for omelettes. Its in a mall so plenty of parking. Good price, we were happy with our choice. They have... More 

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ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Very southern ambiance, food better than Mother's in NOLA. Seafood tasted fresh. Seasoning was perfect.

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Omaha,Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I had never been to this restaurant and was drawn here by the "homecookin sign" and decided to give it a try. I went inside and tryed to walk immediately back out of the door but my friend said no give a try. I go to the bar and order Chicken Fried Chicken it came with 3 sides, corn with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4070 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: (972) 255-3919

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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