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Nick & Sam's

#53 of 2,907 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Oak Lawn
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3008 Maple Ave, An Uptown Steakhouse, Dallas, TX 75201-1200 (Carlisle)
(214) 871-7444
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once knowing I was traveling to Dallas I immediately knew Nick and Sam's was a must, being one of a handful of certified restaurants to serve authentic Kobe beef in the entire U.S. We didn't have reservations but found seats in the bar and the service was exceptional. Drinks and appetizers came out quickly and a server or one of... More 

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Thank rumdrink
New York City, New York
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199 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed in the hotel nearby so went to this place for a dinner of three. Our group didn't have a reservation, however we managed to get a table. If you go please make sure you are dressed up. I had fillet mignon and buffalo mozzarella for the starter. The salad came with baby mozzarella and our waiter tried... More 

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Thank Magus M
Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a regular in Nick & Sam's for over 7 years. I stumbled on this place on my move from San Diego. The sushi, and fish are as good as the steaks, and they are always changing the sides. The dessert cakes are awesome. Love the atmosphere!

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Thank Sheryl K
Auburn, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, service, atmosphere. It is always a Dallas favorite and for good reason. Rather dining casually at the bar, just me or big dinner with lots of friends, it is always outstanding.

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Thank stacyc36
College Station, Texas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can honestly say nothing bad about the food, it was what you would expect from an expensive steakhouse. I was kind of surprised at how close together the tables are and how loud it is. Most of the other "top notch" steakhouses we've been to seem to have a more intimate atmosphere. I guess it is all in what... More 

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Thank Nicole P
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

When you walk into this steakhouse I immediately thought about a place where the rat pack would go to hang out. Waiters in uniforms, hostesses in tight little black dresses. Dark atmosphere. The food was excellent, seasoned very well, and cooked to perfection. If you are wanting to impress someone or just want a really good dinner. Try this place.

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Thank mgwdds
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Wow! Wow! My wife and I celebrated our anniversary there this last Monday night. If we could give a 6 as a rating we would! Atmosphere is jazzy with a good noise buzz all around. The service was quick and happy with a great presentation of the available steaks and chops. Our steak was cooked to perfection, the salad was... More 

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Thank RandC31
Edmonton, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by our hotel Le Meridien because it was close and they said we would enjoy it. Place is loud and you cannot have any conversation. The menu is complex and when the server explains it - difficult to understand if you have possible hearing issues and I was with a 67 year old who could only hear every 3rd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

My husband stopped eating Beef about 3 years ago. After my daughter and son-in-law told us about Nick & Sam's, we decided to take my son before he left to go out of town. My husband ordered fish. My son and I, each, ordered a steak. OMG!!! My ribeye was sooooo juicy and flavorful that I couldn't stop talking about... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The food was great! If you want to talk to your friends during dinner, you might want to pick a different restaurant. Service was so-so, waitresses are scantily clad in black dresses which is unnecessary. Menus light up which is different however, it's so dark that you need them to light up to read the menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
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
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3008 Maple Ave, An Uptown Steakhouse, Dallas, TX 75201-1200
    (Carlisle)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: (214) 871-7444
Description
Situated minutes from Downtown, Nick & Sam’s is a contemporary steakhouse featuring selections of prime meats as well as American and Australian Kobe and a variety of seafood. We offer a mostly American wine list of over 400 labels plus an international selection, with 20 wines by the glass. USA Today says “well-done”, ZAGAT “very good to excellent” and a 2008 recipient of the Five Diamond Star Award.

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