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Culpepper Steak House
Culpepper Steak House

Culpepper Steak House Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.culpeppersteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (972) 771-1001
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday Brunch: 10:30AM - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Chad Bowden
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Culpepper Steak House offers full service catering in the Dallas area for lunch & dinner.
  • Private Party Facilities: Culpepper Steak House offers the Wine Cellar for up to 12 guests, a private dining room for up to 50 guests & a private patio for 100 to 125 guests. The front deck can accomidate up to 200 guests with a stage for live entertainment.
  • Private Party Contact: Managers (972) 771-1001
  • Entertainment: We have live entertainment in our lounge on Friday and Saturday Evening. Outdoor concerts in the Spring on Saturday Evenings.

Getting there

  • Public Transit: Ridge Road
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking & a private lot are available.
A word from Culpepper Steak House
Only 20 minutes from downtown Dallas, Culpepper Steakhouse has been a DFW favorite for 31 years. Fantastic food combined with superb service & real Texas ambiance will make your dining experience one to remember.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Hostess was brand new, and didn't know how to welcome us. She ended up being a little confused and needing some help since we had reservations. I can't really fault her for being new, but she probably needed someone guiding her a little more closely. The waiter was nice enough, but we were doing the restaurant week menu (appetizers, entrées, dessert). There was a 30+ minute gap between us finishing our entrées and the waiter coming back to serve dessert. Generally the waiter seemed distracted and busy, which is hard to believe considering that there were like 6 people in the entire restaurant and at least 3 waiters. The ambiance was fine, but we were expecting this restaurant to be on the water. It was not, nor lake view seating."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "The service was unobtrusive and attentive. We were seated as we requested, the valet service was great, and the ambience was very good. We ordered from the prix fixe menu, which had very good choices and was well prepared, with one exception. We each ordered filet mignon. Our only complaint was that the filet was not properly cooked. Each steak had one half medium/medium well and the other half medium rare, as though the grill had a burner out. The excellent sauce on top of the steak prevented us from seeing the problem until partway through the meal. My wife, who can't tolerate undercooked food, was unable to finish her steak as a result. It was our anniversary, and I was hoping for perfect. Usually it is. This night, it almost was."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Always enjoy stopping at Culpeppers whenever I am in Dallas. Took a couple firends this time. They enjoyed the atmoshere and the excellent food."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Great place. One of my top picks for restaurant week."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We recieved excellent care from Kelly! The food was delicious and we are anxious for a little cooler weather for some time on their patio."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "We had an on line reservation which went good,all dressed up, got there early, asked the receptionist for a nice table since this was our first time there and had another couple with us. we were put in a corner looking at the wall and there was one window and my husband and I on the other side the sun was beaming thru the window hitting my poor husband in the eye! We told the girl this wont work she acted like it was an imposition.my husband said never mind, any way he suffered thru the blinding sun, and his steak was almost raw. the manager acted liked he didnt care and even laughed!!! So please if you go there dont have them put you in the corner and no window."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Culpeppers never fails to make a great dining experience. Had the caveman steak and as always, it was fantastic."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "We were looking for an upscale restaurant with great food and outstanding service. We definitely found it. We made a reservation and we were seated promptly. The servers were professional and courteous. They go the extra mile to insure your dining experience is of the utmost pleasure and comfort. Everything from the complimentary valet service to the best steak we have ever had was excellent. We will definitely be back and give this restaurant our highest recommendation. Thank you Culpeppers for an experience we will never forget."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "My husband and I went here for our 5 year wedding anniversary, the place was beautiful and quiet, the waitress was very pleasant with and helpful in explaining of the menu, the drink selection was notable, and the food was delightful! I had the filet mignon and my husband had the ribeye, BOTH DELICIOUS!!! I would definitely go again, however a bit pricey for me so only for special occasions!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "I went there on a Friday evening and had a reservation. My special request was that I not be near the kitchen and not placed near any small children. We were seated at a nice table for two and five minutes later a party of six was seated near us with an infant that was already fussy. We asked to be moved and our server was great. He moved us to a far space and provided excellent service. I had a small filet with garlic mashed potatoes and it was excellent. My husband had ribs with waffle fries and coleslaw. He commented that the ribs were not very tender. They had good flavor and were smoked but were chewy and he does not recommend them. He prefers ribs that fall off the bone."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "This is the 3rd time we have dined at Culpepper's. It has a great authentic ambiance and the food is superb. The variety is not overwhelming but will meet all of your expectations. The steaks and seafood are wonderful."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "I took my son & daughter there for my son's 23rd birthday. They set a family with 3 kids next to us and 3 other tables with adults. One kid was very loud as well as the dad. One kid was was watching cartoons on her I pad with the volume very loud. Not good. My T-bone was small, thin with no taste. My daughters filet was very raw and had to be sent back 2 times, then it had a real bad taste. For the price i paid, i expected good food. It was terrible. My kids ages 18 & 23 had it on facebook before we even left the restaurant. They made us feel like it was our fault. We do not do that, and this is the only negative thing I have ever said about a restaurant."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Hands down, Culpeppers is definitely in the same running as Ruth's Chris steakhouse. My wife and I love comparing steakhouses! The steak at Culpeppers was divine! My wife loved the chicken breast and the sides. The bread was ok. Sourdough bread is not my thing."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "One of the best Steakhouses I've experienced. I travel all over the Midwest for business and it fakes a lot for a restaurant to make mark on my taste buds. The decor was awesome and very unique. Nice soft lighting. The aroma when you walked down the beautiful stone walkway set the stage. The steaks were cooked perfect, the flavor was so good I found myself thinking about which cut I would try next time, even before I finished my first meal. It's worth a drive if you don't live in Rockwall."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Our reservation was for 6 and thank goodness there were only 5 in the party. The table could only comfortably 4, and when we asked if we could move to another table, the seating staff said no. We were crammed into space tighter than sardines in a can. After ordering appetizers, the main entree took over an hour to be delivered to the table. My husband ordered his filet rare, only to be delivered well done. The restaurant was not overly busy, therefore causing concern for the lack of service. For a bill of over $300, the expectation of service did not meet the cost. Very, very, very disappointed."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Our first time for brunch. Been many times for special occasions and dinner. Thought the prices were good and the food was good too. We will be coming back again soon and will tell our friends and families of our experiences. Throughly recommend the restaurant. The waiter was excellent also. The restaurant is beautiful."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "This is our favorite spot for steaks & lobster. The menu has many great choices, with a few nightly specials too. This restaurant keeps from having to drive to Uptown for a night out. Very nice bar and lounge area too. Consistently very good food and service."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "A very busy place. Not for a quiet romantic dinner. Food was expensive but tasted good. Presentation was excellent. Service staff was very good. Drinks were very expensive and small. A glass of third rate white wine was $11.00. I would be happy to return if someone else were paying the bill."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "This place is a great place to dine in and relax. It is hard to find a restaurant with great food and service and this one seems to satisfy both.love it!"
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Couldn't be happier with our experience! The food was teriffic, and the ambiance was great. Didn't know about this little gem until looking for a place to meet half way between our homes, with my folks, on Mother's Day. Needless to say we will be going back frequently!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a great dinner with excellent food. We had Ribeye steaks and they were perfectly cooked."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "I specifically asked for a booth, and they said they could not guarantee one since I made an online reservation."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The dry aged ribeye is outstanding. However the lime pietasted like a sugar cube.. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Went for the special Easter brunch. The food and service was very good, just 2 questions, ordered the Truffle Deviled Eggs,and recieved one egg, split in half. The egg was delicious, but only one? The only other problem was they did not offer any bread. I would have paid for bread extra from the "Special Menu", but to be told they were not offering any bread at all??? Come on, how cheap. Will not be going back for any Special Menu events, otherwise the restuarant is wonderful on a regular night. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Can you imagine a Yankee eating Chicken Fried Lobster? Well I did and it was great. We had a wonderful birthday dinner evening!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "I enjoyed my birthday celebration with family at Culpepper. The food and service was good. It is a nice atmosphere ."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "My husband and I visit Culpeppers for the first time, we really enjoyed it. The only thing i did not like, walking up to the entrance there were staff outside smoking and could smell it until i walked inside. For the restaurant to be of such quality $$, this did not look good. Yes we are non smokers, so this was important to us. Especially, celebrating such an occasion to us and then had to watch them continue through the window where we sat, anyways food was great and service as well. Thank you Suggestion, maybe move your smoking area far out in the parking lot."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "I was looking for a romantic restaurant for a rare date night with my husband. We made reservations a few days before our dining experience. Our table was next to the entrance to the kitchen which was very disappointing and in the middle of the aisle. Not romantic at all! The restaurant was not crowded so there were many nicer areas to be seated. The hostess and waiter were friendly but nothing over the top to really make you feel welcome. The food was tasty and warm when we received our meal. I cannot say for sure if we will ever dine here again."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "From start to finish, everything was perfect. Great live music in the lounge, our server was very helpful and attentive. Chef Chad even came out to talk to us for a while. Don't forget to tip the kitchen, they are working hard to prepare wonderful meals, and it shows."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Was a nice choice for a late breakfast/lunch Would really like a buffet style brunch but the selection On the menu was good"
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "I always enjoy the food at Culpepper's and the service is excellent."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We loved our food. There was so much to choose from on the menu, it was a difficult choice. The service, however was only fair. My husband's drink came after our appetizer and with our entrees. He had to remind the waitress to bring it. The waitress completely forgot to put in the order for his side. She did eventually order it and did not charge us. We thought she had too many tables to be truly attentive and efficient."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The place was a little to loud for the money paid out. Shut off the country music, or just turn it down to a reasonable level."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "We were seated on a small 2 top but asked for a larger table and they switched us quickly. Our waitress was very personable and made us feel comfortable. The prime rib was good but not great. I have had better. If it melts in your month tender it's fantastic. This one was a little stringy. My wife loved the surf n turf. The chicken fried lobster is delicious. Overall good experience and we will return."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "We enjoyed our visit to Culpepper steack house. We had good food, good service and nice atmosphere."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Went here for Valentine's day, had a pretty good time. Wish I had gotten my server's name so I could request him again, for such a busy night, he did very well. Food was good and the business seemed like it was ran rather proficiently. Had a delicious filet mignon."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "On what I am sure is one of the busiest of the year, Valentines Day, everything was just perfect, from start to finish. As good as any of the Uptown restaurants, but just minutes from home. The management cares about the food and service, and it shows. Don't forget to tip the kitchen staff too, as they are doing an amazing job. The bar area is nice too, comfortable seating and great entertainment on weekends."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The wife and I had a great experience here. The service and food was excellent. I will be back."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The "blackened shrimp and scallop" were blackened because they were burnt. The filet mignon was , at best, mediocre. We have had MUCH better food at Saltgrass Steakhouse for less than half the cost. Will not be going back to Culpeppers ever again."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was a special occasion and reservations were made on line with those specific notes. They didn't deliver. Requested a quiet place away from large parties and children. I even discussed my requests with the hostess upon arrival. We were seated next to 2 large & very noisy groups. Our waiter was less responsive than in the past & our food was not hot when it arrived. Steaks were not hot nor were the baked potatoes."
    Dined on 2/1/2014