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
437 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.6
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (304)fit for foodies (200)hot spot (171)notable wine list (150)vibrant bar scene (148)romantic (140)good for groups (127)neighborhood gem (120)great for lunch (79)great for brunch (59)late-night find (23)great for outdoor dining (18)kid-friendly (11)scenic view (9)Show More
  • 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
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • 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.
  • Birthday success
    FMburbite
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    From the minute we arrived until we left, everyone on the staff made it a great birthday night for my wife. Really was a very pleasant night from the service and friendliness of the folks there. The ambiance is enjoyable, sort of NY style - loud and energetic. Great waiter. I had not expected the food to be as good as it was, thinking that maybe the place was over-rated and coasting on its reputation. But both of our entrees (surf and turf and quail/buffalo), salads, and the calamari appetizer we shared were very good. The slice of chocolate cake on a Happy B-day plate was also great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    We love Al's!! Their bone in ribeye is fantastic and risotto, both lobster and mushroom, are the best!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Great!
    Phigamma7VIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    You can never go wrong at Al's! So consistently great!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Every visit has been good
    RbrtA
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Almost every visit has been a five star experience. Be back soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as usual
    NormalGuy
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Went out with the family for Dad's birthday. Al's did not fail to make his night special. Service was excellent and the food was cooked perfectly. Server was knowledgeable about gluten and dairy sensitivity. It is noisy, but that's part of the "energy" at Al's.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Impersonal and rushed
    Billb
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    - waiter treated us an inconvenience - never offered a wine list - waiter too rushed to answer questions or didn't care - had to request water refills on several occasions - food was good but impersonal nature distracted from experience
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall not a good experience
    Luve2dine
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    The restaurant was pretty full. After we were seated it took our waiter almost 10min to greet us, another 5min for menus. The noise level was extremely noisey. Once our waiter took our order, it took almost 30 min for the appetizers to come out. The entrees took a bit longer than 30 min. My first guest ordered the petite filet rare, which was cooked correctly. My 2nd guest ordered the special surf and turf cooked medium which came out very rare. I ordered the filet oscar cooked medium well, which came out well done and dry. We also ordered a surf and turf to go cooked medium well which once was cut into was med rare. The server apologized and gave us 2 free desserts, but a manager never came to speak to our table regarding our food.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Business Dinner
    Tarp
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    Service and food was fantastic! The only complaint that I would have was with the noise. It was much higher than similar quality restaurants and made it difficult to have a conversation at the table.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Linny
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Another very enjoyable evening at Al's. Great food and great service. Always a good buzz about the place. Recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • JT59VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Fantastic food, service and overall experience! Al Biernat's is the finest!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wedding Anniversary dinner
    Luv2eatout
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    My wife and had a fantastic evening! This was our first time to visit Al Biernats and we will definitely be back. The entire experience was wonderful. The service was professional and personable. The food was incredible and my wife enjoyed the entire evening.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always great!
    davida425VIP
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Food, atmosphere, waiter - all made for a great evening! Our party of 3 had halibut, filet, and lobster tail. All prepared perfectly!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding As Always
    iCfoodVIP
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    Still my favorite steakhouse in Dallas. Steaks are prepared exactly as requested and the service is impeccable. Large portions so come hungry. You will not be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bsoldout
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Great food, great wine, great service. There was plenty of food, the steaks were cooked perfect. Wonderful place for to take the special someone.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • LOUD
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    If dining there again, I would request an outdoor table or one of the booths against the walls. It was almost impossible to carry on a conversation because of the noise level.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Overpriced, loud, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We did not enjoy our experience. We spent $100+ per person for a meal that would have been tastier and more pleasant at Texas Land and Cattle or Outback! The steak was tough, the dessert was not good and the service was downright strange with the bussers taking away bread plates when the salad came out, not refilling soft drinks and not even asking if we wanted another cocktail. It seems that all the waitstaff wanted was to turn the table.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Top of The Heap
    Foodhound
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    After arriving on Time @6:30 we were seated immediately. Debbie, our Server saw my wife pointing out the Salmon appetizer to me & said to Me, "She has already picked my favorite appetizer. The rest of the Meal was "top Shelf." The Filet is our benchmark. My Haddock was also enjoyed by both of us. We will request Debbie when we return as She was attentive & we felt like we made a new Friend during our special occasion.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Great steaks and oysters Actually all food there is great
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • pippin
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Food and service great- the noise level was the only draw back- very noisy and that was a distraction from what was otherwise a fine experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Remodeled not reinstated
    DiningdelightVIP
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Al's is still a nice restaurant but the charm of the waitstaff has given way to turning tables and the food ranged from superb in shrimp to mediocre in crab appetizers. It seems the update to add more room and tables has given up the outstanding food and service it was known for in the past. The highly recommended off-list, expensive bottle of wine was more like table wine than an exceptional bottle. We anticipated a great evening but it was ok at best.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • YumYumVIP
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Everyone had a great meal. The ahi poke was a great starter, the calamari was good, and folks were mixed on the duck/rabbit sausage. All of the steaks were cooked right on target, the fish dishes were ok, and the chicken picata was only fair at best, a bit too creamy. The server was fantastic and they brought out cake for one of our group who was having a birthday.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JCHHEMI
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    Al's is always great! I have been going there since it opened and the consistency is amazing. Wonderful food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, 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 LevelModerate
  • Near perfect !
    dicecline
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    I took my soon to be fiancée there for her first time there, and it was a delight ! I recommended my favorite dish to her (sea bass and lobster risotto), and she just loved it ! I had the veal, which was excellent. The only thing wrong was that the waiter, who was personable, friendly and helpful, forgot our crab cake appetizers, but we asked for them anyway, and they complemented the meal well ! All's well that ends well, yes ? We will be back, maybe when I propose !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous as usual
    HonkyTonkVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I was craving, martinis, steak, and just a good meal that would not disappoint. That is exactly what we had. Although the bar was packed, we were seated before we finished the drinks we had ordered from the bar. Everything was prepared perfectly, the timing of all of the courses was paced well. We sat in the front room that is closed off a little from the main dining room, which was nice since the main room can get a little noisy. Al Biernats has yet to disappoint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding as always
    bmlshield
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Best steak in Dallas. Our go-to special occasion restaurant.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best we've ever had!
    Luvgoodfood
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I has the strip steak my wife had the sea bass and they were both delicious. Would recommend this gem to anyone.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Phenomenal Food!
    MStern
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    The food is outstanding! The crab cakes are some of the best I've had and the Sea Bass with Lobster Risotto is to die for! I do have to mention that the main dining area is noisy (Pretty Loud!). I Highly recommend and will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not how it used to be
    Dallasdinnerdiner
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    While the food at Al's is still delicious (my Caesar salad had mozzarella on it instead of Parmesan, so that was a problem), it has lost a lot of it's fine tuning. Plates were slammed down at the table in haste, serving spoons didn't come with the sides and we repeatedly had to ask, entree plates had beef juice splattered and dried on the edges and my wine glass was filthy. I love Al's but it has lost a lot of it's charm while trying to churn out hundreds of dishes a night. Our server comped us a tiramisu (which was very bitter and heavy, not moist and fluffy as it should be making us think it was old). Makes me sad as al is a terrific marketer & charismatic leader of one of Dallas' long running successful restaurant. I miss the old Al's.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great food, outstanding service
    tesla
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    I was in a mood for a great steak. Our server Joe, recommended the special, a ribeye that was part Kobe. It was delicious, flavorful and tender. A mixed green salad starter and a coconut cream pie ending. Life doesn't get much better. Joe, our server was very professional yet warm and friendly. He's very good at his job. Al Biernat's is the best!
    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.
  • 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
    FishermanCraig
    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.