Al Biernats
Al Biernats

Al Biernats

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.albiernats.com/
  • Phone: (214) 219-2201
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm, Sunday Dinner: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Miguel Cauich
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer customized off-site catering. Contact Manager Eddie Althaus at 214-219-2201 or eddie@albiernats.com to plan your event.
    • Wedding Receptions & Showers
    • Graduations
    • Holiday Parties
    • Celebrations
    • Social Gatherings
    • Office Parties
    • Bat & Bar Mitzvahs

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hershel
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet located at the entrance on the west side of the building.
A word from Al Biernats
Al Biernat's is much more than a great steakhouse. Incredible seafood such as Australian cold water lobster tails and six different types of fresh fish await you daily. If you are a wine lover, the award winning list offers over 650 rare selections. come see why Al Biernat's is one of the best restaurants in the country.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Al Biernats reviews from OpenTable diners
475 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (336)fit for foodies (234)hot spot (202)notable wine list (177)vibrant bar scene (176)romantic (157)good for groups (153)neighborhood gem (132)great for lunch (82)great for brunch (60)great for outdoor dining (25)late-night find (25)kid-friendly (12)scenic view (11)Show More
  • Watch the Valet Parking
    kdwdfwVIP
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    For second time in a row, the valet parkers changed the light setting in my car from automatic to manual so the next morning my battery was dead. Always check to see if these imbeciles do that to your car!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Staff is incredibly knowledgeable and intuitive. Al Biernat's has long set the standard for steakhouse cuisine, service and wine in Dallas. One of my favorite spots.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The full steakhouse experience
    Psappha
    Dined on 11/17/2014
    I went here with a group to celebrate my boyfriend's 30th birthday and had a great time. The food is really good, and the menu is more varied than the usual steakhouse menu. The service is attentive and welcoming. I definitely recommend Al Biernats for a fancy night out celebrating something special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food .... not good for large groups
    Rach
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    My husband and I came here for our anniversary dinner a couple of months ago and LOVED it! It was just us two. We had a great table and waiter. I would not recommend this place for a group event. We had 8 people in our party and they gave us a round booth. There were 5 grown men... they aren't huge but pretty big guys. Out of the 3 women, 2 were pregnant. Needless to say, we needed more space. I couldn't believe they thought we could all fit in that tiny space. Plus, we ordered A LOT of food. There was no way it could fit. We saw another table similar to ours and they added a table. We asked for that, but it still made the seating situation uncomfortable and awkward. Food was amazing and dessert was great. However, I would not recommend this place for large groups.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BEST IN THE SOUTHWEST
    LostartofdinigVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    This is one of the best independent restaurants in the Southwest. The staff, the food, the atmosphere will let you know you are about to have a fine dining experience! You must make a reservation but be prepared to have some of the best food on the planet! All the details are taken care of. You will never be disappointed at Al's store.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • No place better in Dallas!
    DallasDinersVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    The food at Al Biernat's is consistently excellent. Two nights ago, we had steak, lobster, shrimp, au gratin potatoes and great wine and cocktails. In 10 years we have never been disappointed about ANYTHING - and the service is consistently excellent as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary
    Dinner
    Dined on 11/9/2014
    Celebrated an anniversary here. You get valet that is tip only. The place looks very fancy. 5 star service. The food was delicious. They gave us a complimentary dessert that said happy anniversary. I would recommend this place to any one looking to celebrate a special night.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Al's never disappoints!
    MarciVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Al Biernats never disappoints! Its always great people watching, excellent food and excellent service! Will always recommend to friends!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Al's is ALL THAT
    winedivvaVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    All I can say is Y U M M Y! The service is excellent, food is divine, wine list is great, try the escargot and top off with the delicious coconut pie. I'm not a huge fan but this one will convert you. The only down side (but not enough to deter me from a repeat visit) is the NOISE level. I would not recommend for a romantic dinner but you will fall in love with their food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our first time
    DavidVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We were told this was one of the best restaurants in Dallas. The food was excellent but I think this is a place where people go "to be seen". We had a table for two but could hardly have a normal conversation at it was just too loud. Rather than enjoying my wife's company over some good wine and great food, we found ourselves hurried by the wait staff due to the long lines and large crowd. Unfortunately, we rushed to get through our dinner so we could leave. Catch it on a quieter night and I think it would be outstanding.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best restaurant in Dallas.
    Sauce
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Unquestionably the best dining experience in Dallas.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just Great
    Dallas1
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    all around the best steak house in Dallas. Service can't be beat and the food is always excellent. Appetizers, soups, steaks all unparalleled but again the service is so much better than the rest
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak night
    TorieVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    My Friend from Ca came in town and was hungry for steak . She dressed up in her CA style and marched in ordered a big ole steak on the bone.She so enjoyed it she picked it up with her delicate touch and chewed on the bone. What more can you say.. I think the the food spoke for it's self . I think she would have ordered a second one in a minute!.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Grissle special
    Betteratbobs
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The Strip Steak I had was the most grissly, tough stek I have ever had. I was very upset. Anniversary dinner. Waitress was nice but did not even offer to tell us the specials. We knew they were available when tables around us were informed. Experience was not good. But the worst thing was a lousy steak. I have been to all the top steakhouses many times, never woyld have expected to be fed such a poor cut. Not going back. Not wanted maybe be a better way to put it. Otherwise would have been served decently.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Always good
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Always an enjoyable dining experience. Love Al's salad and only place I can get liver and onions!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steaks
    dinnerisgood
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    Steak tartar was excellent; some of the best I've had. Steaks were also great. Desserts are to die for (especially coconut cream pie & chocolate, banana, peanut butter pie) Wine list is pricey; some good low to mid-range priced wines would be a great addition. Service was fine; place is somewhat noisy and seemed to be mostly business dinners. Would go back again for sure.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Been there over 20 times. Never had a bad meal or service. The King Crab Legs and Wagu Filet were fantastic!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous
    Happyeating
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The best high end food in Dallas. I have eaten here many times, and everything I have ever ordered has been outstanding. And on top of that, the menu is incredibly broad with great variety. It is also a very happening place, where you are likely to see Dallas area sports figures and other celebrities. But the restaurant is not at all pretentious. The only reason that I did not rate it with five stars is because the noise level is extremely high. If you are with a large group on a crowded evening, you will not be able to hear anyone who is not sitting next to you or directly across from you without leaning in to get your ears closer to them. Otherwise, one of my favorite restaurants anywhere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    I was very dissapointed in the quality of the food. The service was excellent but I have had a much better meal at other steakhouses.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • LanceSuzy
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Everything was perfect except this place was noisy. I think this was an anomaly. In our seating section, there was a large table of all men (8-10) who were very boisterous and many people asked to be re-seated elsewhere, and I could tell the staff was concerned about this. But certainly they weren't about to say anything to the boisterous costumers. Otherwise, everything else was excellent. Ben was our waiter and he was great.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Exceptional Experience
    SusanD
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Overall, this is an exceptional restaurant. We had a reservation and were seated immediately. We were a little put off when our waiter tried to give us menus without even asking if we would like something to drink. The tuna poke and prawn appetizers were excellent and large enough to share. I thought the crab part of my surf and turf was a bit dry but the steak was perfect, however another guest thought both were good. The bone in filet received high marks but the fish of the day was rated unexceptional. Sides of lobster risotto, asparagus, and creamed corn were ample for four and delicious. Splitting appetizers and salads is a good idea so you can still enjoy your entrée.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Busy and Loud
    SusanB58
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Not at all what we expected for a birthday celebration dinner. The restaurant was very crowded, extremely loud, and very hectic overall. Waiters rush, servers rush, customers are rushed to and from tables, and the bill is brought before dessert is finished. We felt like the restaurant was more interested in turning tables than serving their customers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Simply the Best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    The steaks at Al Biernat's continue to amaze - full of flavor and absolutely cooked to your preference. We enjoyed the mushrooms which appeared to be sautéed Portebella's, and the au-grautin potatoes were superb.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • pleasant surprise
    ValleygirlVIP
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Visited Dallas for the weekend with some very special friends and were looking for a local steakhouse. Found this incredible restaurant with a great variety of menu selections. From the very fresh oysters to the duck and rabbit sausage to the wagyu and bison steaks! Service, food and atmosphere were excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • mcarmel77
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Overall, good restaurant. The beef tartare in appetizer was good, not amazing but good. My husband had the filet with a lobster tail for entree and that was the best filet he ever had. However, I had the veal liver and it was ok at best. Not a great cut and too thin and too well done to my taste.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved It!!!!!!
    akoniloi
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    I love the atmosphere of the restaurant. As a first visitor to Dallas, I felt like I was at home. Especially with my waitress, Nicole. She was outstanding. When I come back I will make a special effort to ask for her.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best in Dallas For Sure
    HanoiIGVIP
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    My wife and I are always in search of "the best steak in town," and in Dallas I think we found it! We had opera tickets so even 5:30 when they open was cutting it close. We arrived early so I could choose a wine and save a bit of time. The hostess told us that they would seat us a bit early to make sure we wouldn't be late. After a nice glass of chardonnay(at Happy Hour price) we were seated and the waiter gave us his spiel, assuring us that he would get us out on time and have a taxi waiting. We ordered as usual in a steakhouse: strip steak for my wife and rib eye for me; sides of baked potato and creamed spinach. The dry aged strip was amazing and the rib eye almost as good. A great cab at a decent price made it a perfect meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our Anniversary dinner
    rinksranch
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    I expect nothing but a great steak so I tend to judge high end steak houses on their creamed spinach. Al's was leaf instead of chopped (different is all) and a bit too salty. I give the steak an A+ but the spinach a B. Great place, got a bit loud but we enjoyed the staff who went out of their way to make our event special.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved the brunch!
    Name
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    The brioche French toast and smoked salmon tacos were delicious! Great menu of options. This was my first brunch, and I plan on going more often now.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic experience!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Great atmosphere, service and food. My wife and I enjoyed our anniversary dinner here! We will have to return just to try the vast menu! Everything looked delicious! We cannot wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Andrea
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Everything about this restaurant was absolutely wonderful. The food, service and ambience were a 10! But maybe the BEST thing about it was that there was no blasting music! I don't think there was any music at all. Busy restaurants don't need music and I think a lot of restauranteurs miss the boat on that! We'll be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food!
    chadster
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Really thought the food tasted great. They also give decent quantities. Many high $ restaurants bring out tiny portions. The chocolate fondue and gelato dessert was amazing. It was really loud in the restaurant, as it was very crowded on Saturday night.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dinner for Two
    daleyes2011
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    This was my first time to Al Biernat's, and the rumors are pretty on spot about the quality of food. Service was pretty warm and welcoming. The ambience was not too romantic, definitely a hustle bustle air to the crowd. Overall a fun, definitely fulfilling dinner experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Don't go for the food
    HPFoodie
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    We were very disappointed in the quality of the food and service in our last visit. We weren't given a wine menu to choose a wine by the glass, rather our waiter just brought something to us that he thought we'd like (after asking do you like white or red? - similar to a hotel banquet service). He also didn't bring a dessert menu or offer coffee, clearly he was hoping to turn the table over quickly. For three people the tab was $300 for 3 salads, 3 steaks, and a bottle of wine ($59 - we sent the wines by the glass back). The Caesar salad tasted weird and had cheap parmesan shredded on top. The cowboy ribeye had a weird tarragon rub and the dry aged NY strip was tough. We could hardly carry on a conversation due to the noise level.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Amazing service, as well as amazing food! We came here for my boyfriends birthday Wednesday and he says going here made it his best birthday yet. He hadn't been to Al Biernats in 9 years and says it was even better than he remembered!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful, as usual!
    Kate
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    This is a restaurant that is always consistent...great food, the most attentive service, wonderful ambiance! They go out of their way to make sure you are having a special dining experience, from the warm greeting at the Hostess desk to the attendant keeping our water glasses filled. And most important, the food is absolutely delicious, every time!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • PERFECT in every always my favorite
    Robin
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    I cannot say anymore than it is always perfect and exceeds my expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Tina
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The onion soup was awful....salty and just a big dark bowl with a small couton on it...I should have complained. Then the lobster risoto had no taste.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • VERY Disappointed
    ThoughtIdLoveIt
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I was SERIOUSLY disappointed in this restaurant. A supposedly very upscale restaurant w/ a freaking television? So they moved us into the main dining room where before we even sat down I knew I would not eat my dinner in there; the noise level was deafening. We were moved back to the area where the stupid tv was but we were seated at the other end where we enjoyed the rest of our meal. The 2 waiters we had were OUTSTANDING & did all they could to make our anniversary dinner enjoyable for us & if I did ever return to this restaurant it would ONLY be because of their excellent service. Ruth's Chris has always been our favorite and I guess we will stick with that for a delicious meal and a quiet respectable atmosphere.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing!
    Amazing
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    This place might be on the expensive side, but totally worth it! Al Biernat's has the friendliest staff and most upscale atmosphere I've ever experienced!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.