FT33
FT33

FT33

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ft33dallas.com/
  • Phone: 2147412629x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner:

    Tuesday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm;
    Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm;


    Bar Hours:

    Tuesday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm;
    Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 12:00am;
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Organic, Fusion / Eclectic, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Matt McCallister
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: The ballet of fine food and drinks.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Oaklawn Ave. & I-35
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet parking and also have ample free self-parking in an open lot in front of the restaurant.
A word from FT33
FT33 in Dallas' Design District features Chef Matt McCallister's seasonal inspired modern cuisine. Guests are invited to experience an inventive menu highlighting fresh bounty from the FT33 garden and locally sourced artisan ingredients.

Conceptualized by Hatsumi Kuzuu of Kuzuu Design, the restaurant's design blossomed from merging barnyard and industrial architecture together to create a modern yet rustic feel.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
FT33 reviews from OpenTable diners
224 reviews since June 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelEnergetic
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (185)special occasion (138)hot spot (113)notable wine list (87)neighborhood gem (63)romantic (53)good for groups (33)vibrant bar scene (26)late-night find (9)great for brunch (3)great for outdoor dining (2)kid-friendly (1)scenic view (1)great for lunch (1)Show More
  • awesome!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Loved everything @the evening! Service was spot on and the incredible food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Cute and trendy. Not an off the chart foodie experience. Beautifully composed with generous portions, but flavors fell flat. Wine and dessert were the winners here. Service was a bit lukewarm but tolerable.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Perfect
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Everything was amazing. It is now easily my favorite restaurant in Dallas. They serve seasonal fare, the drinks were spot on, the service was perfect and the ambiance was nice. Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Severely disappointing
    Kimberly
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    The service was impeccable, but 3 of 4 dishes were overly salty. The pork was not even edible. Based on reviews and the prices, I expected and wanted a great deal more. The food should have been excellent, but was not even acceptable.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Just Go!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Delicious food, great service, cool décor, interesting menu - you must go!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • WOW
    WineGuyTom
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    I'd eaten here about a year ago and I was thoroughly impressed then. I was equally impressed this time, if not more so. The food was impeccable, the service was amazing, and the drinks were delicious. We arrived 15 minutes before our reservation and were seated immediately. We had a great time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing chef's tasting menu
    LoloMC
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Overall a spectacular experience. The food was wonderful and exciting. The service was great as well, but I do think the noise level takes away from it a bit. Had trouble hearing description of wines due to loud tables around us - obviously not the waitstaff's fault. But on that note, I did make a reservation well in advance and requested a semi-private table but was not given that. The hostess did acknowledge they received my request, but that it couldn't be accomodated. A little disappointing but oh well. The food made up for it. I'd never had squab before - just out of this world, my fave dish of the night. The only minor disappointment was the dessert - the plum, polenta & mascarpone. Cool atmosphere. Will go back for squab!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • To go back
    JPKunn
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    These is the place, when you like new Dishes each time you back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing tasting menu
    ChortlesVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Did the tasting menu and wine pairing - highly recommended! Lovely experience and the food was phenomenal. Delicate touch with excellent ingredients and superb flavors.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't dare modify - trying to hard
    SoozVIP
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    It was very difficult for them to accommodate any kind of food allergy. I had to send the waitress back 2 times just to get a vegetable as a side. They came back with a wood block of a few random vegetables. A few peppers, a few pieces of okra, and onion and a couple of baby eggplant surrounded by puréed baby food.($18.00). My lump crab appetizer looked and tasted like a heavy mayonnaise chicken salad. I prefer a lump crab to be lump and not shredded. My friend's quail ragout was very good. Go here for the bar and drinks and head to Oak or Med Moth for food. They are trying to hard to be artistic. Tiny food (reminded me of 80's NYC) or sell as small plates... But really too pricey to be a small plate venue. Disappointed.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Creativity at it's finest
    KimA
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This is definitely a foodie spot. Where else can you get pig ears or have a dessert made with curry spices? It is a fun atmosphere, the service is excellent and the food is always good. Matt McCallister doesn't disappoint. The Wagu beef was melt in your mouth deliciousness. The lamb was outstanding and the pork short ribs were delicious as well. This is my third time year and the menu changes often, if not daily. Highly recommend it if you are up for a food adventure.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Will return time & time again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Our dinner was a true delight. Service was impeccable, food and overall experience was great! We look forward to going back time & time again. Definitely a local chef inspired experience without being stuffy. Loved it! Nicole was wonderful and so was Erik.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Worst service I've ever had
    Dallasfoodie
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We had a 915 reservation and were seated at 1045, the manager did not even offer us a drink or tell us what was going on.. We were the only people at the bar and it took 30 minutes and ordering 3 times for any of us to egg a drink and we didn't get most until we sat down! I eat out 5/week and have never had such horrible service. To sum it up- a bartender who cannot tend a bar, a hostess who can't host and a manager who can't manage. The server was nice and pretty good and agreed with us about the rest of the staff. Sad. Please leave Dallas.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Salty
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    All menu courses -- including dessert -- went from salty to super salty. Very disappointing. Only bright spot was the waiter who gave us a great recommendation on an off menu wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Didn't live up to all the reviews I'd read. Although inventive, the food was not particularly good. And, as other reviewers commented, the price/portion ratio is not in line. In some courses, the miniscule amount of the key ingredient (pig ears for example) resulted in its loss to the dish as a whole. We don't mind dropping $$$ on good food and wine, but this was not. Also, the tables are so close together, we spent most of our time forced to listen in on the conversations around us! One and only visit to FT33.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprise FT 33 is really good
    Vern
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    We enjoyed our meal here very much and would go back. There were four of us and we all enjoyed the meal. The presentation of the food is interesting. The combinations of tastes is where the surprise comes. Expect to spend around 75.00 to 100.00 per person or more if you get a bottle of wine. The menu changes often but the night we went everything was good. The restaurant was full the night we went but noise level did not interfere with conversation at table. The deserts were also a delight. We got four different ones and everyone was happy. FT 33 is a good choice if you want to be surprised think you'll enjoy
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great find!
    FT33
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    FT33 is a great place with an amazing staff and menu. The bartenders offered great cocktails and a wide variety of bourbon (my drink). The servers were timely and extremely knowledgeable. The food was amazing - fresh, interestingly combined and very unique. Everyone at my table got something different and each loved it all. I would say definitely worth the trip. I will recommend to all my friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best meal in Dallas!
    Ash1eyjames
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    My girlfriend and I visited FT33 a few nights ago and had such an incredible time! We had the chefs tasting menu & wine pairings and were both blown away by the creativity, presentation and flavour combinations of every dish. Our waiter Alex was clearly very passionate about his job and obviously very knowledgable about the food & wine. He was informative, helpful and definitely made the evening more enjoyable for us. Our experience was easily the best we've had in Dallas!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Imnteresting view/Dry Wagyu
    MarkT
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We sat the chef's table and had a wonderful view of the kitychen. Very interesting. The first course was very well presented and was fairly tasty. I had the Wagyu beef...and one would expect that it would be tender/moist/flavorful, not so much.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Luilui
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The menu looked awful online, and we almost cancelled because of the weird-sounding entrees. Went anyway because it was too late to find another place to dine. Restaurant was easy to find, and it had a welcoming atmosphere. Waiter was very helpful in explaining the menu, and the 4 of us each found something different that we ended up liking very much despite it being such a limited menu. The only negative is the cacophony which lasted from the moment we arrived to the moment we left, due to poor acoustics. I don't like to shout at my dining partners when I eat out, but we were left with no alternative. As indicated above, I would recommend the restaurant but would warn my friends about the noise.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Exceptional
    Doctorja1
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Charming Exceptional Resturant, excellent food and service! I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Evening
    southsideeaterVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    My daughter and I dined at FT33 to celebrate her birthday on a Friday evening. We started at the cozy bar with a delicious julep cocktail. The food was well crafted and innovative. We especially enjoyed that the menu works well for sharing items. The sprouted grain and lamb tartare beginnings were delicious as were our Kobe beef and gnocchi mains. Tables are close together, but this adds to the conviviality of the restaurant and allows a sneak peek at what others have ordered. Would definitely return - next time during the week when the tasting menu is available.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food continues to delight
    Tearose
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    On our 3rd visit we continued to enjoy the food and presentation. Unfortunately, the service was not at the level of our first two visits. On those visits the service was superior. On this third visit, the service was good, but not at that superior level.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yes yes oh yes
    Tessky
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    This place was fantastic. Very romantic; great place for special occasions or a foodie type of night : )
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wasn't that impressed with it.
    SouleroVIP
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    I wasn't that impressed with what I paid for. The dishes were amazing, don't get me wrong, but the amount per dish and what came out I expected more. The service was on point, the atmosphere was great but I left wanting more food. SMALL portions for heafty price. Will not be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lovely celebration
    Outtocelebrate
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    We had a lovely anniversary. The food was an adventure and tasted so delicious that you hated to finish it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wineguy
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Total 5 star experience. One of the best desserts ever. Service was perfect in all aspects.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Simply Amazing Food & Service
    LynnVVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    If you want creative, fresh, unique dining dinner options this is the restaurant for you. The menu has limited options, however, there was something for everyone in our diverse group. The flavors and combinations were unique and perfect together. Our server was engaging, knowledgeable and a true professional. He explained every dish in detail and was attentive without being intrusive. We love restaurants that use local ingredients and have changing menus to keep us interested and open to trying new things. The craft cocktails were creative and tasted amazing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ft33 Excels
    Rhendy
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The menu offers dishes with unique combinations of ingredients which offer a complexity of flavors that excite the palate. Our waitress clearly described in detail the ingredients and preparation of each dish. It was obvious she relished each dish in her description reflecting her own enjoyment of them. .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrific restaurant
    SczsaVIP
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    This was our first visit to FT33 but it won't be our last. We were seated as soon as we arrived for our OT reservation. The wait staff was very attentive - even after the restaurant became quite busy. My spouse and I shared the lamb tartar appetizer. It was spectacular - just the right amount of seasoning and acid. Spouse had the fish of the day and I had the pork short ribs. It was some of the best pork I have eaten. The accompanying relish of roasted corn was perfect. No room for dessert but the wine suggested by our waitress was right on the spot and reasonably priced. This place is a gem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 411jfk
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    After eating at FT33 you know you've experienced something exceptional. The atmosphere is casual sophistication. The food is creative but most importantly it is delicious and satisfying. Portions are perfect. It is apparent the staff is sincerely cares about what comes out of the kitchen, the bar and the service. Definitely coming back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Celebration
    JoeandTraci
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Great service, very nice atmosphere and amazing food.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Interesting food great service
    jspdallas
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Cocktails were terrific. Crab and corn dish knocked me over. Wendy chicken was superb. Service could not be better. Wine paring was perfect. Dessert was the best I've had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Must Have Brad
    JEFFERYJPVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food is great, but I return to a restaurant for service. I have never received better service than from Brad. If I make a reservation, I call the day of to ensure Brad will be my server. If not, I cancel.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best meal I've ever had in Dallas!
    Heybud3
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Unreal on every level. Service/ambiance/menu diversity - all excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hOLD THE NOISE
    outoftowner
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    When the Greeter seated me just inside the entrance, I was slightly annoyed, since the majority of patrons were well in the back of the restaurant, by the open kitchen. Since mine was an early seating, there was a large gap with empty tables. What started out as a lively background noise of diners enjoying the experience (and yes, the food and wine are all they are said to be), became a mostly unpleasant roar by the time I left the restaurant. Bring ear plugs!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner spot
    hguren1
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    FT33 is a real gem in the Design District. Not only great drinks but superb food created by a creative chef.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food!
    DogLady
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food was outstanding and the service was wonderful. Our waiter was there when needed but did not hover. Because we dined early, we were able to sit at the chef's table and watch all the action in the kitchen. The menu is not extensive but everything we ordered was cooked to perfection. The pork ribs were just outstanding! It is not inexpensive but I feel it was worth the price.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pre-Play Dinner
    Love2EatVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    As always FT33 continues to blow us away each and every time we dine here. The service is outstanding, the menu is so unique and the food is some of the best we have ever had. The short ribs were honestly some of the best meat we have ever eaten in our lives. I do not know how Chef McCallister does this, I think he is a food magician!! If you have never eaten at FT33, it is a must, put it on your restaurant "Bucket List"!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Oasis in the Dallas dining dessert
    ZOODOCVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We have visited FT33 multiple times - including a large late-night party that we hosted - and they never have failed to make us welcome from reservation to departure. More importantly, the food has never been less than stellar! Innovative and spot-on each visit, the culinary expertise matches the large stack of cookbooks placed as part of the space divider between the bar and kitchen. It is a brief menu with each night having six items or so but we have never had trouble finding an amazing option - in fact, usually, it is hard to decide! Wines range from comfortable options to the out of usual so that you can be as adventurous as you wish. Well done all - and look forward to our next visit...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic