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Ellen's

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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ELLEN'S SIGNATURE BREAKFASTS
15
Big Ol' Breakfast
Two eggs any style, two slices of bacon, two sausage links or patties, hash browns. Served with your choice of 2 Biscuits and Gravy, 2 Pancakes, or 2 French Toast
15
Eggs Benedict
English muffins, your choice of ham, bacon or sausage patties, soft poached eggs, homemade hollandaise, mixed greens salad. Meatless Version has avocado and tomatoes instead of meat
15
Grits Benedict
Cheese grits, hickory bacon, fresh spinach, garlic, tomatoes, two soft poached eggs, homemade hollandaise
19
Crab Cake Benedict
Traditional eggs benedict with fresh crab cakes instead of ham
14
Pancake Pot Pie
Layers of pancakes, sweet maple cream sausage gravy, hickory bacon, crumbled sausage, hash browns, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese
14
Mushroom Garlic Toast
Multigrain toast, sliced mushrooms, garlic, crispy bacon, two eggs any style, Texas goat cheese, fresh chives
14
Chili and Eggs
Homemade sweet and spicy Angus beef chili, two eggs any style, cheddar cheese
24
Shrimp and Grits
Cheese grits, spicy Cajun shrimp, hickory bacon, spinach, garlic, tomatoes
18
Steak and Eggs
8 oz. Angus ribeye steak, two eggs any style, hash browns, toast
TRADITIONAL BREAKFASTS
10
Bacon or Sausage 4
Extra Egg 1.5
2-Egg Breakfast
Two eggs any style, hash browns, toast
11
3-Egg Omelette
Three eggs, cheddar cheese, hash browns, toast
ea1.5
Omelette Mix-Ins
Asparagus, Avocado, Bacon, Bell Pepper, Broccoli, Chicken, Chorizo, Goat Cheese, Ham, Jalapenos, Mushrooms, Onions, Spinach, Tomatoes
10
Extra Pancake 3
Bacon or Sausage 4
3 Pancakes
Maple syrup
11
Extra Slice 3
Bacon or Sausage 4
4 Slices of French Toast
Maple syrup
ea2
Pancake / French Toast Toppings
Apples, Bananas, Blueberries, Chocolate Chips, Mixed Berries, Greek Yogurt, Roasted Figs, Strawberries
MEXICAN BREAKFASTS
10
Egg Tacos
Scrambled eggs, avocado, cheddar cheese, homemade salsa, flour tortillas
13
Pork Tinga Tacos
Spicy pulled pork, potatoes, scrambled eggs, avocado, cheddar cheese, homemade salsa, sour cream
13
Breakfast Enchiladas
Eggs, sausage, ham, chorizo, salsa ranchera, corn tortillas, refried beans
13
Huevos Rancheros
Crispy fried tortillas, refried beans, two fried eggs, salsa ranchera
13
Huevos Asados
Chicken or beef fajitas, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, homemade salsa, sour cream
13
Shredded Pork or Chicken 3
Chilaquiles
Scrambled eggs, crispy tortillas, onions, jalapenos, salsa ranchera, queso fresco, cabbage, Mexican crema
A LA CARTE ITEMS
Cup 4
Bowl 6
Hearty Oatmeal
Mixed berries
7
Greek Yogurt
Edible granola bowl, mixed berries
4
Brulee 1
Grapefruit Half
7
Biscuits & Gravy
Sausage Cream or Chocolate
4
Loaded 2
Grits or Hash Browns
5
Side of Bacon or Sausage
9
Side of Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken
9
Side of Pork Chop
9
Side of Catfish
14
Side of Angus Ribeye Steak
SALADS AND STARTERS
Add to any salad: Grilled Chicken | + $5, Grilled Shrimp | + $8
9
Ellen's Greens
Baby spinach, Texas hickory bacon, strawberries, boiled egg, mushrooms, blue cheese
8
Mixed Field Greens
Fresh mixed field greens, grapefruit, homemade granola, raspberries, goat cheese
6
House Salad
Mixed lettuce, radish, cucumber, onion, tomato, strawberries, cheddar cheese, house croutons
10
Crunchy' Maters
Southern fried red tomatoes, fresh mixed field greens, goat cheese, olive tapenade, balsamic reduction drizzle
11
Grilled Chicken Salad
Grilled organic chicken breast, mixed field greens, corn, avocado, red onion, radish, cucumber, garlic honey vinaigrette
8
Buffalo Fries
French fries, buffalo sauce, Texas hickory bacon crumbles, blue cheese
8
Pimiento Cheese
Fresh homemade pimiento cheese, pickled okra, toasted pita chips
Half-Dozen 8
Dozen 10
Deviled Eggs
Classic deviled eggs, jalapeno pickle relish, fresh mixed field greens
11
Add Omelette Mix-Ins (Ea) 1.5
Joe's Mac & Cheese
A large, sharable bowl of our famous Mac & Cheese
11
Joe's Gritty Balls
Deep fried cheese grits with bacon and jalapenos, dipping sauces
SANDWICHES
13
Angus Cheeseburger
Fresh ground Prime Angus beef, lettuce, tomato, cheese, red onion, pickles, roasted garlic aioli, one side
12
The Yard Bird
Grilled or fried chicken breast, shredded lettuce, bread & butter pickles, honey mustard, one side
12
Madie's Melt
Grilled cheese, herb aioli,Texas hickory bacon, tomato cream soup, one side
14
Portobella Mushroom Sandwich
Grilled portobella mushrooms, yellow squash, zucchini, lettuce, tomato, Texas goat cheese, one side
11
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Fresh organic chicken salad, pecans, fresh dill, celery, apples, red onion, toasted croissant, one side
11
B.L.T.E.A. Sandwich
Thick cut Texas hickory bacon, lettuce, tomato, fried egg, avocado, one side
11
P.B.L.T. Sandwich
Pimiento cheese, Texas hickory bacon, lettuce, tomato, one side
16
Open Face Meatloaf Sandwich
Prime Angus beef meatloaf, mashed potatoes, bell pepper, fried egg, pan gravy, multigrain toast, one side
ENTREES
15
Chicken Fried Steak or Chicken
Fresh cube steak or chicken, sausage cream gravy, two sides
17
Ellen's Prime Meatloaf
Prime USDA Angus meatloaf, pan gravy, crispy onions, two sides
16
Texas Catfish
Fried or blackened catfish fillet, homemade tartar sauce, lemon, two sides
17
All Dark, White, or Specific Pieces 2
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Fresh organic chicken, two sides
17
All Dark, White, or Specific Pieces 2
Picnic Chicken
Chilled fried chicken, southern slaw, two sides
17
Barbeque Chicken
Skin-on, bone-in grilled airline breast, bourbon mop barbeque sauce, two sides
17
Barbeque Pork Ribs
Slow-cooked, baby-back pork ribs, bourbon mop barbeque sauce, two sides
20
Cajun Pasta
Fresh shrimp, crawfish, smoked sausage, peppers, onions, cream sauce
27
Blackened Salmon
Fresh salmon, pan seared and blackened, lemon, two sides
17
Grilled Pork Chop
Bone-in pork chop, roasted fig, demi glace, two sides
FRESH VEGETABLE SIDES
A La Carte | $4, Choose Three | $11, Choose Four | $14. May contain meat products
Asparagus
Baked Beans
Black-Eyed Peas
Broccoli
French Fries
Fried Okra
Green Beans
House Salad
Mashed Potatoes
Mac & Cheese
Sponsored by: Ellen's

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Our signature brunch entree
1. Our signature brunch entree
"We had the grits Benedict and it was amazing!"
A TripAdvisor Member
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2. Love it!
2. Love it!
"Cajun shrimp and grits are the best."
hmitch73
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3. Cozy bar
3. Cozy bar
"The bartenders made delicious craft cocktails"
Catherine O
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About
Traditional southern-style American restaurant serving brunch classics all day every day. Full bar and coffee service available.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had arrived in Dallas, checked into our hotel, registered for our conference and we were starving. A Siri search lead us to Ellen’s. The menu has a great variety and serves breakfast as well as lunch items. The food was good and the variety...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 4Mamacita
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the benedict grits and pot pie. Both dishes were average and forgetable. I wouldn't recommend this place.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank brandasa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try everything!!! The shrimp and greats were amazing. Fried catfish to die for. Everything we ate was delicious and fresh. Service was great. I went back for lunch the next day for a salad. Pricing is relatively cheap for the amount of food you get....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 542moniquem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Could not have enjoyed my birthday brunch any more than I did! Food was spectacular, service was great, mood was light and jovial. Highly recommended, just may want to make reservations if possible. We just walked in and had to wait about 45 min. Well...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank chuckeg34
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a late dinner while staying overnight in downtown. Delicious chicken fried chicken, salad, mac and cheese + incredible desserts. We'll definitely be back next time in Dallas!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank IACANCO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for breakfast and couldn't have been happier. Food was great, service was great. Had the Pancake Pot Pie which was really good - served with some of the best maple syrup I have ever had. Definitely worth stopping by if you are in...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JezG68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saddled up to the bar for lunch and James was our bartender. The service was excellent and so we're the Kentucky mules and a Joe's balls sampler plate. Really great spot😁

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read articles about Ellen's & we are always game to try new experiences. Ellen's is located in the West End and is adjacent to the new Museum for The Holocaust & Tolerance. The area is surrounded by commercial buildings which at one time...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Hidrfoot01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stepping in one would think this quiet place would be nothing to brag about, I must say that it definitely is a place to try! The environment is clean, the service was great, and the meals were well spiced and plentiful for the price. Dress...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Laura H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch here after a day of site seeing great food well priced and yummy Fresh food Coffee to die for would highly recommend this place

Date of visit: May 2019
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DKNY777
March 4, 2019|
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Response from DLNY1 | Reviewed this property |
i was there late in the day (6 pm) and had no wait, I don't know about the lunch crowd.
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May 19, 2018|
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Response from Zakiyyah K | Reviewed this property |
Everyday all day. Breakfast is served all day.
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