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“Mexican Gulf Coast Food in Dallas”

La Calle Doce Oak Cliff
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Ranked #486 of 3,594 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish
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Good for: Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Wynnewood North
Description: Since 1981 La Calle Doces has been serving the Dallas area delicious seafood and Tex-Mex made with the freshest ingredients. Signature dishes such as Pescado a la Parilla, Ceviche and Camaron a la Veracruzana have made such an impact that on August 6th, 1999 a second location was opened in Lakewood. Guess can enjoy the rich culture of Coastal Mexico through the fresh and flavorful cuisine. Just 10 minutes from Downtown Dallas, La Calle Doce offers daily specials, friendly smiles, and a cozy atmosphere and traditional menu.
Texas
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240 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
“Mexican Gulf Coast Food in Dallas”
Reviewed May 2, 2012

No bad dish, it is a particular slant that reminds one of the food from Veracruz. On weekends, the Paella is good, a large serving with a strong saffron touch. Flan is excellent. Not really fond of the Ceviche, seems bitter.

  • Visited February 2012
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texas
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351 reviews
333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Good Mexican Seafood”
Reviewed April 24, 2012

One of the better mexican places in Dallas. Great Old House and outdoors. Food is unique based on seafood with a mexican influence. Great Seafood Fondue Appetisor. Fun place. Wish that they would not allow kids to run & play outside. Can't wait to go back

  • Visited April 2012
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Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Awesome authentic Mexican seafood, but neighborhood at night?”
Reviewed February 29, 2012

I believe it was D magazine that listed this restaurant as a top favorite for their authentic, delicious Mexican food. I absolutely agree. It is great! However, I have only eaten here in the daytime, and I do recommend it. But, to be honest, I don't feel comfortabe about my security in this neighborhood at night. I must admit to a big error that I am very sorry for. I didn't realize there were two La Calle Doce locations. I wrote a review for the other location, thinking I was writing one for the 12th street location. The other location (Not 12th street) looks much safer for evening dining, just based on their location. Definitely come here in the day time. Try the other Dallas location at night.

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Duncanville, Texas
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Better than Tex-Mex!”
Reviewed February 17, 2012

This is Mexico City style food with an Texas flair. My favorite item is the Nachos Especiales made with shredded beef and chicken (not ground beef). Eat the Salsa Verde with a spoon and take more home! The best service and top-shelf margaritas around. Practice speaking Spanish and fit in with the dining natives. This is our favorite in The Bishops Arts district.

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“Excellent!!”
Reviewed February 16, 2012

Good food and excellent service!!

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