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Al Biernat's

#17 of 2,922 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Oak Lawn
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4217 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-2313 (Hershel)
+1 214-219-2201
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Newton, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Al Biernat's was a lot of fun, and the setting was great. Dark mahogany, linen tablecloths, and sparling silver and glassware provide a great atmosphere. I was alone, and the general conviviality of the place was refreshing. The steak was superb. The waiter insisted that I get half-orders, not full orders, of the sides, and he was right. I also... More 

Thank The_Waban_Traveler
Dallas, Texas
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bummer! Not the Al Biernat's I remember from 15 years gone by. It was over the top then, so I came with high expectations, especially with the continued popularity in Dallas and our competitive steak restaurant options. I found that they lost their zing. I will say all was good...but not great. In fact I dumped half, of the half... More 

Thank TC4chow
Dallas, TX
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I decided to treat our son and his wife to an anniversary dinner. We had been to Al Biernat's for lunch and enjoyed it so we decided to try it for dinner. What a treat. As soon as we walked it, we were treated with best wishes for the happy occasion starting with the valet driver. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited Al Biernat's five times now (three for dinner, once for lunch, once for happy hour), and I can't understand the justification of the cost... for the food, specifically. Sure, it's tasty - good steak, nice side selection, great service - but for that high of a cost, you could go somewhere else for much less of the price.... More 

Thank Dana M
Dallas, Texas
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132 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit here. I will say the entire staff was wonderful. Excellent customer service from the time the car is valet parked until you leave. I only had a few items, so my review is based on those alone. The petite filet mignon was truly wonderful. Cooked to perfection and very flavorful. The sides, for me, ranged... More 

Thank FemaleTraveler85
Dallas, Texas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

40th anniversary. Decided to go with the best, and that's Al Biernat's. It met all expectations. Service was seamless and food was terrific. Attention to our anniversary was very nice, as well. Just one example: from the time we got up to leave until we hit the front door, at least 5 people, from busboys to hostesses, thanked us for... More 

Thank Ken C
Elba, Alabama, United States
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband had been to Al Biernat's in the past and wanted to take me on a recent business trip. We made reservations and was running about 5 minutes late so we called and the young lady was very nice. I had the Filet Mignon and it literally melted in my mouth. Also, had the creamed corn based on another... More 

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Austin, Texas
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323 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As with my previous brunch here, the service was wonderful. The complimentary croissant/pastry basket had very tasty treats, especially the croissants. Moreover, they were happy to refill the basket when we polished it off. So why, I hear you say, do I only give it a rating of 3? The food we ordered was mediocre. Two of us had the... More 

Thank sablatt
San Mateo, California
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Al Biernat's is a classic American steakhouse with expertly prepared food, gigantic portions, and stellar service. The wine list is extensive, and sides are meant to share amongst the table. While certainly not cheap, a visit to Al Biernat's is a worthwhile endeavor. The prime rib, when available, is a must-order. The chicken piccata is quite memorable, as is the... More 

1 Thank mcgowan06
Silver Spring, Maryland
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273 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This is an excellent option for a special evening with family or a special business client. Extensive wine list, nice ambience (with a busy bar), and exceptional menu -- steaks, pork, and seafood. It is an expensive night out -- but highly enjoyable.

1 Thank Ron R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $80
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4217 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-2313
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 214-219-2201

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?