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Cafe Pacific
Cafe Pacific

Cafe Pacific Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.cafepacificdallas.com/
  • Phone: (214) 526-1170
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, International
  • Executive Chef: Bill Trevino
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Cafe Pacific is available for private events on Sunday evenings. During the week, semi-private dining is available for groups of up to twenty-six. Whether for business or a special occasion we will create a special menu to cater to your specific needs.

    Please contact Mr. Thomas Regan, General Manager, or Mr. Vincent McGrath, Dining Room Manager.
  • Private Party Contact: Thomas Regan (214) 526-1170

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Preston and Mockingbird
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking and parking in the Highland Park Village Shopping Center.
A word from Cafe Pacific
An institution in Dallas dining for over 31 years, Cafe Pacific embodies sophistication while remaining decidedly unpretentious. Our friendly "neighborhood seafood restaurant" has garnered praise both locally and nationally for its casual elegance. You’ll dine in the warm glow of dark mahogany, rich marble, etched glass and polished brass. The walls are adorned with art from the owner's collection. Cafe Pacific is nestled in Highland Park Village, Dallas' premiere shopping locale, where pampering is the order of the day. From the complimentary valet parking to the outstanding service from our knowledgeable veteran staff, Cafe Pacific offers you sophistication without a hint of snobbery. Proper Dress Required (No T-Shirts, Shorts or Flip Flops.) Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "The food is very good. The sweet potatoe straws really make it for me and those are automatically placed on the table! What we really enjoy is the atmosphere. The bar scene is fun and the bartenders are the same year after year. That says something in and of itself. Beautiful atmosphere. I disagree with some of the reviews talking about all of the grey hairs that dine here. Yes, there are many older people, but it is an institution for them and should be for any of us. It is great food and a beautiful place."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We enjoyed having lunch and celebrating our anniversary at the same place as we shared some twenty four years ago. Do you remember what movie was playing across the street?. It was Pretty Woman, and I had lunch with my pretty woman and the marriage worked, maybe it was the food. Thanks again, we will return."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "This continues to be one of Dallas' finest restaurants and the seafood selections are unparalleled."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • " We have always reserved Cafe Pacific for a place to celebrate an event with an elegant meal in lovely surroundings. The quality of the food, the measured attention of the wait staff, and the lovely ambiance of the restaurant make it a diamond in a city that thrives on noisy, flashy dining places. Whether you are there for a business conversation or to stare into your loved one's eyes, you can feel alone in the midst of many other guests."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Outstanding wait staff and food. Keep up the great work."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Good place to celebrate or acknowledge special relationships. Classy setting with super service and wide range of foods."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Excellent food. Wait staff is superior. Attention given to detail."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Cafe Pacific has a sea bass with risotto that is just to die for. It was recommended to us for our special occasion dinner and it did not disappoint! Highly recommended."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "It had been years since my last visit and it was as good as I remembered. Great service and even paid attention to my special request when booking the reservation for a birthday."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This is one of the first restaurants we visited when relocating to Dallas. It was wonderful experience and will be a staple in our dining out repertoire!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "WE HAVE BEEN PATRONS FOR MANY YEARS WHILE RESIDENTS OF DALLAS AND NOW AS RESIDENTS OF AUSTIN. WE ALWAYS MAKE TIME FOR CAFE PACIFIC WHEN WE RETURN TO DALLAS."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "A touch of Europe in HP Village! A lovely place for a beautiful lunch or dinner."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Simply put Cafe Pacific is a great restaurant with excellent food, wine and service."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "This is an outstanding restaurant that has withstood the test of time. The food is always fresh, delicious, and service comfortably attentive. We have been dining here off-and-on for 30 years, and every visit is marked by the same excellence."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Dependable, professional service with outstanding dining. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We have fallen in love with Cafe Pacific, our favorite for date nights. From the greeting at the door, and throughout the meal, you are made to feel special. The food is exquisite, many scrumptious appetizers, and we love the grilled fish options. Don't miss the creamed spinach - a true comfort food. Looking forward to another date night!"
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "Absolutely fabulous, as always. ALL CLASS. great service by Mark..astounding food."
    Dined on 6/1/2014
  • "One of the top 3 restaurants in the DFW area. Perhaps the best service in DFW. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Cafe Pacific was excellent as always. The food is superb as is the service. "
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "Love their lunch "1/2 and 1/2". Had fish tacos and famous orifntal chicken salad, always a treat. Also like that you can get an enjoyable bottle of wine without breaking the bank. Or if you're there to impress someone, they have a wonderful wine list. Cafe pacific never disappoints with food or service! "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Always great food and atmosphere. Reuben is an outstanding waiter."
    Dined on 5/20/2014
  • "Wide variety of entrees to choose, notable service, and incredible dessert. The ambiance was nice and quiet to allow for easy conversation. Wine list has a wide offerings."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "We eat there often as the food, service, menu choices and ambience are more than good. They also remember your name and take special care for those who frequent it. Could not recommend it more highly"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Terrific customer service and food cooked to perfection. Among the best in Dallas."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Delicious and accommodating. A favorite in Dallas fir many years."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "As always, the dining was terrific! The service and food exceed expectations."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Cafe Pacific is just one of the best in town. You know you're always going to have amazing service and quality. We always go when family comes in town or special occasions. Nothing says celebrate like their pecan ball!"
    Dined on 5/8/2014
  • "Cafe Pacific is one of my favorite restaurants. I have eaten there many times and have never been disappointed. The simple grilled salmon is the best around, delicious, not fishy or too oily. The red snapper with the corn relish is wonderful also. They have added a few new menu items that sound good. I also recommend for dessert the fresh fruit in the delicate almond cookie cup. "
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "The food was good but not exceptional, service & ambiance were incredible."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Consistently excellent food and service. Thoughtful and cheerful service."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Vincent runs Cafe Pacific as the best neighborhood fine-dining restaurant in Highland Park. He and his staff are always gracious and make the patrons feel special. The fresh seafood is the best. Good Champagne by the glass to compliment the fresh raw oysters is a pleasure. I highly recommend this restaurant. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Clam chowder as good as legal seafoods in Boston. I ordered my salmon medium rare and it came out perfect. Service was great. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Our lunch at Café Pacific was a return visit. It is a "must do" for any trip to Dallas! They give you an outstanding experience!!!"
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "It's hard to beat Cafe Pacific for fresh seafood, friendly ambiance and exceptional service!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Exceptional service and food as always. Every time we come to Dallas we have to eat here. Three onion sea bass is awesome. "
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "First time at this restaurant -- wished we had "found it" earlier! Started with a drink at the bar. The bartenders were very attentive (one resembled a young Ray Bolger),drinks were superb! Our reservation was for 8:15PM and we were a little late getting seated but the manager was great in keeping us updated and was apologetic when he seated us about 8:25PM. Our waiter was very friendly and accomodating (my wife is gluten intolerant) and our food was excellent from appetizer to dessert. Best thing about this restaurant? It's one of the few places in Dallas I've been recently where I didn't feel over dressed in a tie and the dining room was quiet enough that you could have an intimate conversation and not feel like you had to yell!"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Wonderful restaurant to host executive business clients and relatives. They met every expectation and we truly enjoyed our meal. My guest is a world traveler executive with critical tastes, especially for seafood and restaurant service. We look forward to returning."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Café Pacific is a wonderful place to dine and take friends and out of town guests. The food is excellent and the wine list is good."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "We always forget about Café Pacific because it is not as close to where we live, but we will remember it now! Great food, awesome service and a wonderful night! The scallops were amazing...perfectly seared with the right amount of seasoning. My husband had the antelope chop, unique but delicious. We both had desserts because we knew they would be great, but neither of us had room to finish them!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "Don't ever leave without having their pecan ball for dessert. Favorites are their salmon, sole, crab cakes and oriental chicken salad. Took a leap and tried their trout and now I can think of nothing else!!!"
    Dined on 4/10/2014