Mac's Steaks & Seafood Arlington
Mac's Steaks & Seafood Arlington

Mac's Steaks & Seafood Arlington

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.macsteak.com/
  • Phone: 8175720541
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday: Brunch: 10:00am - 2:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Mike McMahan
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We cater all sizes and types of events and provide unique made-from-sratch menu items to fit the event. We can also provide clean-cut professional waiters and TABC certified bartenders.
  • Special Events: We can easily accommodate large parties up to 60 in size. You can also book the entire restaurant from 7:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Monday thru Saturday for a private brunch.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Little Road/Green Oaks
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: We have ample parking in our own private lot.
A word from Mac's Steaks & Seafood Arlington
Our name might sound casual, but our food and service are anything but. We are a true American Grill offering an eclectic menu of steaks, seafood & prime rib with a Southwestern/Cajun influence served professionally in a rich, classic motif. Whether, you are new to Mac’s or are one of our many long time regular guests, we look forward to seeing you soon.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
Mac's Steaks & Seafood Arlington reviews from OpenTable diners
32 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.2
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (21)special occasion (15)great for brunch (12)great for lunch (10)fit for foodies (8)good for groups (6)romantic (5)vibrant bar scene (4)kid-friendly (4)hot spot (3)notable wine list (2)late-night find (2)Show More
  • I wish Mac's was a well-kept secret
    shuggy66
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    I've been a Mac's fan since it first opened Arlington, and many of our friends are as addicted to the salad as I am. We always have great service, especially from the tall brunette waitress (I am terrible with names) who is attentive, pleasant, and accurate. It was very noisy when we went to Mac's last week. That was the only drawback to the night. Our conversation (there were 4 of us) was a bit difficult as there were a couple of large groups seated near us and they were understandably noisy. Their chicken piccata is wonderful. The bread is great. The Brandy Alexander is AMAZING, and, as I mentioned, the salad is addictive. It's a bit of a long wait without a reservation so we always make one now whereas before we just walked right in.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always enjoy Mac's .
    Freebird
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Always enjoy Mac's. Staff is very friendly and attentive. Food is always very very good. Usually go for special occasions but not really overpriced so good for any occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BTCCDDR
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Prices were high for mediocre food. When paying over $30 for a filet I expect a prime cut of beef grilled correctly. One of our entrees was prepared well done instead of medium rare and had to be sent back. The 2 different fish entrees ordered looked and tasted the same. Do not plan to return.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Birthday Celebration
    Breeze
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    We were celebrating my 60th birthday with family. Food, atmosphere and service were great as usual. We love to eat here at this location and generally always have a good experience. The only drawback for us is the noise level. Sometimes we cannot choose this restaurant for certain dinners because of the excessive noise level.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Surprisingly Disapointing
    PrimetimeVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Three of the four of our party got the special crabmeat stuffed flounder. Bland and greasy. What a huge surprise. Not Mac's typical meal at all. We'll be back, certainly, but will stick with the tried and true fillet or crawfish e'touffee.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was sublime!
    Victoria
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The food was great. Our steaks came out perfectly to order. We also ordered manhattans from the bar. It's always nice to find a great dinner place with a full service bar. Our server was knowledgeable, helpful, and polite. They also prepare a great gumbo.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mac's Remains Consistent
    dinewell
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Mac's has been at the same SW Arlington location forever. The food and service are always good to excellent. The only drawback is the noise level,especially at a prime dinner hour when the restaurant is full. The tile floor and "tin"celing add to the ambiance,but also add to the noise level with nothing to absorb the sound.Late lunch is a much better experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • M&K
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Great location; excellent food and service. Keep up the great work
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • love their salads!
    PottressVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We jump at any chance to join friends at Mac's! The food is fabulous and consistently good. The wine list in great too. And how wonderful it is nowadays to find a restaurant where the TV's are confined to the bar area and not distracting diners!!!! Yay -- never change!!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • surprising find
    aftermovie
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    a little pricy, but we were there on s mon, around 9 p, few people ; but they were coming in , atleast 4 couples and they closed at 10p. good food
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mac's Steaks
    rhill4dallas
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Predictably OK...a safe bet for an OK experience. A little pricey considering you get OK in return. Not a restaurant you would drive more than 10-12 miles to get to; at least not a second time. Would we go back? Probably...only about 5 miles for me and Arlington is starving for a great steakhouse. Similar to a Steak & Ale (but not that nice); not sure how they out-survived S&A??
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Slow Service
    BCbc
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Food was excellent as always, but it took us 40 minutes to get our beverages. The problem appears to be multifold. I'm not sure our server was aware that she was assigned to our table since individuals seated after us were greeted and served by her promptly. In addition, the beer list was out of date. When she went to get my husband's beer, the bar informed her that they no longer served that one delaying our drinks even further. This is not the service that I've experienced in the past, but this is my first visit in couple of years.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fine dining!
    rrhodew
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    All dishes are delicious and consistently good. Service is very attentive. Drinks are reasonably priced and good selection.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    This was our first time at the restaurant and we will definately be returning! We enjoyed unique flavors and great service at this off the beaten path restaurant. The prices varied nicely on their menu and I would highly recommend the 7 cheese macarroni or the Filet Pepperinato!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently good food
    texana73
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Have been visiting Mac's in Arlington for many, many years now. The food is always good - they never skimp on the quality. The chicken fried steak and prime rib are among my menu favorites. The mini-cinnamon rolls they serve at Sunday brunch are hard to beat! It can get noisy at times, but that is part of the ambience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Small space, extremely noisey. Fit a lot of tables into the back area, other side of short wall, and the people sitting there are of the larger size making it uncomfortable for others.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never Disappointed
    Mike
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We frequent Macs at both locations (Arlington on I-20 and Colleyville on 121). We have never been disappointed in either the food or the service. We typically order the Prime Rib but on occasion we have been known to order other items from the menu. Good place for good food and gathering to chat with friends or family. The bar serves well proportioned drinks and the kitchen delivers well seasoned flavors whether you select meat or fish.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Mac's
    NurseToots
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    We save Mac's for special occasions, so that it doesn't become hum-drum like so many other restaurants we go to. The food is always good. My husband had the prime rib and grilled shrimp, which was cooked to perfection!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 14 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 26, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.2
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance3.9
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The following 266 reviews are from the Mac's Steaks & Seafood Arlington reviews archive.
  • Be Happy!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    An atmosphere filled with positive people. We enjoyed celebrating our anniversary with delicious entrees of orange roughy & grilled pork chops. Plan to sample through the menu. Excellent service!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good
    BeausGirl
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    Been a Mac's guest for years. The food and service are always great. The chicken picatta and salad are my favorites. Last rime it felt a little too crowded because the woman at the next table was VERY loud.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good But Not Outstanding
    DFWBob
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    A varied menu with repetitive choices of a seafood (fish). While good tasting, I doubt this is "fresh seafood" and is most likely previously frozen. The apple smoked bacon wrapped filet was a bit overdone but still pleasant tasting. It appeared to have a very young energetic wait staft. Their enthusiasm made up for their minor slips. Overall, as the title says, good but not outstanding.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great sweet potatoe fries!
    JoLa
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    We were greeted by a welcoming young woman and seated promptly by another cheerful young woman. Our server, James was excellent. The salmon was so tender and perfect. The steaks were very tender and cooked just how my party ordered them. We went on Mother's Day so it was energetic. The menu, served before 2:30pm, was their typical Sunday brunch. The salad and fruit bar was very fresh and they had a variety of bread plus banana bread and cinnamon rolls. Our experience was very positive and we will go again. I enjoyed my Mother's Day celebration at Mac's Steak and Seafood.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We always enjoy the brunch
    BBKTA
    Dined on 5/11/2014
    The quality of the brunch menu items and the offerings on the included fruit & salad bar are consistently very good. Cinnamon rolls are excellent. We come for brunch regularly.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    Took my mom for early Mother's Day late lunch. Everyone was very freindly and the food was great. Also they were able to seat us before our reservation time, which was an extra bonus.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best kept Secret
    Sweets
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Love this neighborhood gem. Always impeccable service. Excellent food and affordable.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Easter Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    Our reservation was for 1:30pm for four. Arrived @ 1:15pm and was seated quickly. Ordered and ate our meal in less than 45 min. Service was good and quick. Have always enjoyed coming to Mac's on numerous occasions.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Macs121413
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    I went for filet oscar, did not have out of Bernaise sauce. Had to settle for something different.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Family Favorite!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/11/2014
    We have been here in small family groups as well as engagement party setting. It has pleased everyone! Moderate prices allow tasting several dishes and appetizers of which the crab cakes stand out. We love the prime rib as well as wide variety of seafood dishes. The salmon was stellar the other night! Service always exceptional !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of our Favorites
    Debne
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    We love going to Mac's. Always great service and great food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Mac's!
    NurseToots
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    The food and wine were perfect! It was the day after Valentine's Day, so it was very busy and loud. The tables seems rather close. My husband is a big guy and this made him uncomfortable. I'm sure that on a less busy day, we would have had a much better experience. However, I really enjoyed our meal and the dessert was fabulous! I highly recommend this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale Neighborhood Gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We've been for lunch and loved it so my husband and I decided to go for our Valentine's dinner. It was great as always. The menu is small but has quality items for great prices.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mac's - Very Good As Usual
    Catmantoo
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We go to Mac's for special occasions and have never been disappointed. They have two locations, one in Colleyville and one in Arlington, both having the same menu's and quality of food. Our waitress at the Arlington location was excellent, but I do like the ambiance a little better at the Colleyville location. I highly recommend Mac's.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Valentines experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Upon entering we noticed the decor. Old English wood paneling, very classy. Did not feel crowded, even with a valentines evening crowd. Servers were excellent and very professional. Food was AWESOME! I had a blackened red snapper that could not have been better if I had caught it myself. Wife's steak was superb. Prices where very affordable. We will definitely be returning.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not great for the price.
    Patrick
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We had reservations, were seated as soon as we arrived. Waiter told us the kitchen was behind and we told him we were not in a hurry. Ordered appetizer, waiter suggested we receive our salads ahead of the appetizer since they were behind. We received our salads and within a few minutes our appetizer. We did not want them at the same time. Entrée was filet (medium) with lump of crab meat and béarnaise sauce. The filet was cooked rare, told the waiter and was sent back. Received the filet now medium but the flavor was strange due the béarnaise sauce being seared onto the steak. The food was okay, just didn't enjoy the filet.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Busy Evening
    Cupidevening
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    We had a special dinner for Valentine's Day. The restaurant was reconfigured for more two-tops. Unfortunately the normal flow was disrupted. Passing through and around tables was difficult and we were on the edge and I got bumped by passers-by over and over again. Understandable but annoying. The food was very, very good and stellar wine selection. The waiter was attentive but clearly attempting to manage one or two tables more than usual. Solid experience for a great restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently good
    dennisi
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Extensive menu, always good, reasonably priced. A good fallback for a restaurant choice.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I highly recommend Mac's Bar
    Gill
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I highly recommend Mac's Bar & Grill. The food is always great and so is the service. You will not be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not usually like this
    Newport
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    I normally enjoy this restaurant. However, they were way off their mark this visit. Forgot to order the appetizer, delivered the wrong main course. In order to accept this restaurant one must be accepting of a very loud atmosphere. It is always loud. There is no intimate atmosphere what so ever. The Sunday morning brunch is always good. Just bring ear plugs.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We love Mac's!
    iluvsteak
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Mac's is a great casual dining restaurant with good food and great service. Opentable rocks! They have never taken reservations in the past so we were pleased to be seated immediately upon arriving despite a bar full of others waiting for a table! Once again, the service was outstanding and all four of us raved about the food, especially the steaks and salad. Mac's is very loud, which we enjoy, but I realize some people want things to be more intimate. We've been eating at Mac's for over 23 years and it never ceases to meet our desires for a great place to eat for $25 to $30 per person (without alcohol).
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place good dinner
    qualitypcVIP
    Dined on 2/1/2014
    Enjoyed the food and the wait staff is excellent. The only issue we had was the noise is high and the tables are very tight together.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.