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“Great Experience: Great Food & Service, just wish they were more busy”
Review of Local Restaurant

Local Restaurant
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Mon, 6/17
8:00 PM
Ranked #537 of 4,316 Restaurants in Dallas
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: East Dallas
Cross street: Hall Street
Reviewed November 13, 2017

We tried this place on a Saturday night at 8pm and it wasn't very crowded (and its a small place). The vibe is very cool, like dining in London, the food was very well prepared (attention to details), and the service was excellent.

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Vibe: Its a small place in Deep Elum that has two rooms. The first room was the typical brick wall with the original paint on it, so it had a historical feel to it. Its intimate with a casual style. The staff is friendly and greets you promptly. My only concern was they have roughly 15 tables and maybe 5 had people at them. It was very quiet.

Food: I've read the reviews about the portions and frankly think that these people are either a) eating way too much or b) used to the Texas Style of giant portions. Its more like a European restaurant where the portions are reasonable. We were by no means hungry when we left. Everything we had was really tasty and well prepared. Split the seasonal greens, which was good, but was strong with gorgonzola cheese. The mains were great, my wife had the Sea Bass (amazing) and I had the Short Rib, which was also excellent. We got the lemon risotto and it was well-prepared. Didn't get dessert as we were full.

Service: Attentive and personalized. He was an effective waiter, knowing when to be around and when to be scarce.

Wine: Small, but reasonable. Found an obscure Australian Cab (Yalumba Signature), which was quite good for the price and has some age (2010).

Date of visit: November 2017
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Thank Scott M
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Great menu selection and delicious, well presented food and in a nice ambiance. However, waiting 30 minutes after our reservation to be seated and then having long periods waiting between courses ruined it. Our waitress never asked how our food was, if we wanted additional drinks and waited until after we were done with our meal to refill empty water glasses.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 617SusanM
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Loved our meal at this restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. We each had the chef's tasting menu paired with wine and were initially disappointed since the set menu in the restaurant was different to the one on their website. It turns out the menu is seasonal and they had not yet updated their website. Food was excellent and well presented, wine was equally excellent and service was on point. We didn't have to wait long between courses and our server was friendly and helpful about each dish/wine that came out. Thoroughly recommend to anyone interested in trying some modern American cuisine

Date of visit: October 2017
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Thank selcouth
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

My husband, mother, and I enjoyed the chef’s tasting menu with wine pairings ($100/person). The presentation of the food was as impressive as the taste. The friendly service (waiters and owner/chef) made for a relaxing evening. They happily answered all our questions about the dishes and the wines. This was the perfect place to celebrate my husband’s 59th birthday. Our daughter, in her 20’s, recommended the restaurant. We’re so glad she did!

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank BDHN
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Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Great meal with the 7 course meal and they were flexible with the salad selection. Meats are more cooked than I would expect..e.g. salmon was medium well but great toppings and sauces.

Great sorbet. The drinks are very pricey for the portion size..err strength.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank AppleStud
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