Al Biernats
Al Biernats

Al Biernats

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.albiernats.com/
  • Phone: 2142192201
  • 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
452 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelEnergetic
90% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (319)fit for foodies (195)hot spot (165)notable wine list (156)romantic (151)vibrant bar scene (138)neighborhood gem (129)good for groups (115)great for lunch (85)great for brunch (65)late-night find (26)great for outdoor dining (18)kid-friendly (13)scenic view (12)Show More
  • Great!
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Delicious food- came on a recommendation from a friend- next time in the area we will definetly go back!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing Birthday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    First filet was dry and tough. Waitress offered to redo. I told her I would rather eat with my family. 10 min. later she brought another anyway. It wasnt as tough but still dry, no sear, and closer to med-rare than medium. We had large gaps between visits from our waitress. I do give her kudos for bringing me another steak. Pros: good cocktails and halibut was tasty. Cons: bread and butter cold (have to ask to be warmed); filet dry; daughters steak closer to well done than med-well ordered and "crusty"; lobster bisque had no lobster in it. The risotto on the menu at same price had lobster in it; the mini beef Wellington was doughy; customers who were obviously regulars got quicker service. Meal not worth the $250 plus tip we paid.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing experience
    OpenTablePlatinumMemberVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We where ignored for at least 10 minutes when we sat down. I finally flagged down a waiter to get a menu and water. Our waiter just walked away in the middle of telling us the specials. Two of the three expensive meals where room tempeture and none of the food was very good. It was a very disappointing evening.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 35yrsMarriedBliss
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Loved everything about it! Prime Rib and Filet both melted in your mouth. Can't go wrong with the wedge salad. My favorite was the mushroom risotto! Our favorite place to go for a special event! Wine selection awesome!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but LOUD
    CJSherrill
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Food: 10. Service: 10. Atmosphere: 3. The food was delicious but the cacophonous environment necessitated shouted conversation. Most likely will not go again.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Birthday Party!
    John
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    This was my second visit to Al Biernat's. My company had our Christmas party here last year and I wanted to go back for my birthday. Everything was great. Our server's, bartender, and the dessert was perfect. This place has an unique atmosphere and not phony ambiance so many places have these days. I highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Consistency
    DallasFoodie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Excellent food from beginning to end. Dirty Martini Perfection!. It's great to know that after all these years their quality has never been less than Perfect. Always expect greatness and I'm never disappointed! Well worth it!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • second time around
    lahfoodie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    we had been to AB's a year ago on a visit to Dallas and didn't hesitate to repeat the experience. as usual over-ordered. we split the main courses but ordered too many sides. everything was quite amazing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always great!
    davida425VIP
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We always look forward to our birthday, anniversary, etc. celebrations here!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great find
    foodlovers
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    I was drawn to the restaurant because of the proximity to where we were staying. The service started the moment we arrived. The wait staff was pleasant and the food was excellent. Anxious to visit there again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loud but entertaining 9/5/14 830pm
    Steakhound
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Food was great service was spot on the noise level is high. The room kind of makes the noise reverberate with its size, you almost feel like your in a competion to be louder than the table next to you. Will be back would recommend just realize it's not a quite place, it is alive and vibrant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic As Always!
    Top10VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Every dish, from the tempura shrimp, to the entrees were fabulous!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always so good!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Best prime rib and and Mac n Cheese I have ever had!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful experience!
    DakotaDines
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Al Biernats provides an excellent dining experience. Amazing food, superb wine list, great atmosphere and top-notch service! Highly recommend!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always a favority
    rkshaddix
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    every time I return to Al Biernat's, I am reminded why it is one of my favorite places in Dallas. The food is superb, the service is impeccable, and the atmosphere is upbeat. This time I veered from the filet and was pleasantly surprised, but I never go without the mac-n-cheese.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I would have rated the restaurant higher if the service was better. When we were seated we got our drinks and bread quickly but waited a good 30 minutes before any waiter came by. I almost got up to ask for the manager. This should never happen to a "high-calibur" restaurant. Very disappointing!! Otherwise the food was good but I've been to better steak restaurants.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not What I expected
    DraneCity
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Entering the restaurant is not clear and requires guests to make their way through a loud crowd at the bar, just to get to the hosts, to state that you have reservations. The noise level is loud as you are sitting moderately close to your neighbors. I noticed more large groups than romantic couples here. I found the service was excellent, food was good and the wine selection was huge.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, too crowded and loud.
    Dallasdiner
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Food was good at restaurant week price, but would expect more if paying full price. Service was good but the place was packed full and very loud!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Loved it!
    skinnyfoodie
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Everything from the food, service and ambience was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classy Restaurant
    Ziggy12
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    From the excellent & friendly service to the outstanding food, specializing in steaks, Al Biernets continually hits all the notes. I look forward to my next visit
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food/Service but too noisy
    Rlpplanotx
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We loved the food and for restaurant week were impressed with the number of choices they provided. The service was very good as well but for a restaurant of this price point I expect them to cushion the noise. It was over the top noisy! My husband and I couldn't carry on a conversation without yelling across the table and had to lean over our dinner to hear one another.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Foodie
    JanesthingsVIP
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We went for restaurant week lunch and everything was great. The menu items were great and a wonderful representation of their normal lunch menu. The food was fresh and perfectly cooked. This establishment deserves the rave reviews it gets. I have eaten here for lunch previously, and they treated us just as well this time even though we were eating off if the special menu. Thus will be our restaurant of choice for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great reputation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    While Al Biernats has a great reputation, our experience this Restaurant Week would not encourage us to return any time soon. Their menue was poor compared to other top restaurants. While my filet was cooked as ordered, the sauce was too heavy and ruined the taste of the filet.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loud
    Moorr
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    No place to sit and enjoy meal. Over the top loud.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • do not go during restaurant week
    RKSSVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    too frenzied- steqqks came out not the way they were ordered- ice was put in glasses that were ordered without ice- reaturant week blew them out- bec service is usually pristine!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delish
    Zewi
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Tried out Al Biernat's for restaurant week, everything we ate was well made, good flavors and cooked just how we asked. The hosts were very nice and our waiter was ok (just ok). Tip: get there a little early because valet gets really busy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great soup.
    DoniusHCranberry
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The ambiance does not quite match the price point of this restaurant. However, the food was delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious Meal
    LLHall
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    RW lunch menu was fantastic and optional cocktails even better! Waiter seemed over-worked, but did stop and take time to answer questions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outsider
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The short ribs were awesome. I wanted to go back the very next day.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • kjka
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    The restaurant week menu was outstanding! We loved the food, wine, and ambience.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • AMAZING
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Had dinner with an old friend to catch up, the food was incredible, the staff impeccably attentive and knowledgeable. Had a fantastic time and can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Steaks for a Price
    OC75233
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    You certainly could spend less money elsewhere, but very difficult to get the same attentive service and finely-prepared food as you get at Al Biernats. This is an old-school steakhouse with a modern feel in the dishes and ambiance. Great for any special occasion or when you are out to impress. Ties not required buy dress business casual -- Al's has earned the respect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    luv2eatout
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Delicious food, impeccable service, just a great dining experience. We will go there again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yummie!
    erich
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Enjoyed Restaurant Week at Al's. First time visitor. Delicious food and excellent service. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food all though a bit noisy
    Irodugy
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Awesome food and service. We had a large group and they treated us very well. The food was outstanding. One of the better meals we have had lately. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Tbird
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Great food, seated promptly, but without question, THE BEST SERVICE I have ever had in a high end steakhouse, from the Maitre d' to the bus staff to our waitress Ellen, they all combined to make our evening the most enjoyable I have had dining out in a long time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Reason Al Biernat's is so popular
    sharonVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Consistency, Quality, Customer Appreciation, Great Cocktails, Great Food, Great Service. What's not to like?
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Did not disappoint!
    Suzy
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    A business acquaintance recommended the restaurant as one of his favorites. It was exactly what he promised. The food, wine and service were excellent!! The noise level got a little uncomfortable but was the only negative thing we could think of. We would definitely return when in Dallas again!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Ajay
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Food was great as usual. However, just this time we noticed steaks were overcooked comparing with what we ordered.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience in Dallas
    Suisse4
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Only one word Classic Dallas steakhouse. Classy restaurant without pretension.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet