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Culpepper Steakhouse

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309 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087
Ridge Road
(972) 771-1001
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Today
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Long time go to place in Rockwall

I have been visiting Culpepper's since it was a little BBQ joint in the early 80's. I have seen it evolve a lot over the years from a raucous BBQ joint with lot's of loud live music to the more refined "Texas white tablecloth" place it is today. During all that time they have always have great... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Rocky M
,
Heath, Texas
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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English first
Heath, Texas
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I have been visiting Culpepper's since it was a little BBQ joint in the early 80's. I have seen it evolve a lot over the years from a raucous BBQ joint with lot's of loud live music to the more refined "Texas white tablecloth" place it is today. During all that time they have always have great steaks on par... More 

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Rockwall, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A pretty old place with once good atmosphere but had a smell of too many meals past. Facility could be cleaner. The food was over cooked, I had the ribs and tasted like they had been prepared days before. Salad was nothing special however the bread was fresh and good. Table service was OK but not top rate. The most... More 

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Dallas
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509 reviews 509 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I have been going to Culpepper's since it first opened and have experienced the many additions, renovations and changes. My hubby and I stopped going to the restaurant routinely several years ago because Rockwall has so many good places to eat. We had not been in 2 or 3 years and were not sure about going again based on the... More 

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Prosper, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

ON DEC. 20 2014 tried to make res. for 14 people 8 adults and 6 children on line was a waste. Said to call restaurant CALLED SEVERAL TIMES up to 4:45 no answer OPENS AT 5:00 PM so we arrived at 5:00 pm and ask to handle our group .We were ask to wait although several others arrived and was... More 

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Santiago de Veraguas, Panama
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have been here several times and have loved it - but NOT tonight... The server took some time to get to the table, and she couldn't crack a smile to save her life the entire evening. I was with my partner, his mom and sister, as well as my parents. The six of us ordered drinks, and I requested... More 

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Commerce, Texas
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Culpepper Steakhouse in Rockwall is consistently good. You can depend on them for excellent service, a nice steak cooked to order, and interesting salads and side dishes. My favorite is the house salad with mixed greens, candied pecans, with a honey lemon vinaigrette dressing, followed by the 7-ounce fillet served with rosemary mashed potatoes. They also do a good job... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

A gentle stream serenaded my party as we walked from the parking area to the entrance. We were seated immediately at 6:30 on Monday evening. The atmosphere is English hunt club, with trophy heads on dark dimly lit walls. We were celebrating my granddaughters 6th birthday. So they sat us in the bar area away from other occupied tables. I... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Where old Rockwall hangs out. Everything is mediocre. They just haven't reinvested back into the business. The building is dark and atmosphere darker. I'd hate to see the place in the day light.

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We went recently with a party of 10 (4 small kids). I must say I was beyond impressed with the service. Our drinks were never dry, the bread always warm, and the food brought promptly. My favorite dish here is the petite filet and chicken fried lobster combo. CHICKEN FRIED LOBSTER. The soups and appetizers are unique as well. My... More 

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Dallas TX
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26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We've been to Culpepper many times and it's one of our favorite places to go for an upscale but not overly fancy dinner. I love the atmosphere and decor that's something of a cross between old English pub and western lodge. We went early on a Sunday evening and were one of the first to be seated so we got... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 309 East Interstate 30, Rockwall, TX 75087
  • Public Transportation: Ridge Road
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Rockwall
  • Phone Number: (972) 771-1001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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