Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar

Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.saintanndallas.com/
  • Phone: 2147829807
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 2:00am
    Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: To book your special event please contact 214.782.9807.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Moody
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is across from Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar on the southeast corner of Moody and Harwood Street. Complimentary valet is available at dinner.
A word from Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar
Designed by LA-based Shimoda Design Group and Harwood Design Team, Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar is the newest restaurant concept and has the largest garden patio in Dallas. Located next to Saint Ann Court, the historic St. Ann’s School was preserved and converted by Harwood International into a restaurant and bar surrounded by gardens and art. It is open for lunch, dinner, Sunday brunch, and drinks.

The original structure was built in 1927 as Dallas' first school for Hispanic children. In addition to the original structure, Harwood International has preserved the mural of "Our Lady of Guadalupe" and serves as the focal point in the gardens. The first level of the two-story red brick building is Saint Ann Restaurant & Bar and the second level will house The Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection.



Please note that reservations cannot be made for the patio. Patio is first come, first serve.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar reviews from OpenTable diners
103 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (85)good for groups (49)hot spot (47)neighborhood gem (45)fit for foodies (44)special occasion (41)great for brunch (39)romantic (38)vibrant bar scene (31)great for lunch (30)scenic view (25)notable wine list (18)late-night find (17)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • Love the patio and live music!
    BlakReign
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    I always enjoy my visits here! Great food, good music and nice patio scenery. Service can be a tiny bit slow at times but nothing that's overly unacceptable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • saint annes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Excellent restaurant perfect for both pre-theater dinners and outdoor dining
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Place To Be For Any Occasion
    ESmall
    Dined on 10/24/2014
    I took a friend for her birthday and we just had a fabulous time sitting outside. Food was good and we didn't feel rushed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Saint Ann is a fabulous restaurant. The food and cocktails are always delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GEM By Dallas AA Center
    PlanoFoodieDoc
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Had an afternoon lunch here before a 5 PM event at the AA Center. Service was leisurely but we were in no hurry. All the items excellent, the chorizo stuffed dates wrapped in bacon particularly good. We will certainly be back for dinner in the near future!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • overrated
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    So disappointed! Service was neglectful. Food overpriced and sub-par. Not going back.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Go home if you're having a bad day!
    luv2dineout
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    In terms of ambiance, outdoor dining, and music I would rate this place an # 8. Now for service I would say HORRIBLE! I've been to Saint Ann's plenty of times but this particular visit was not very memorable. CONS: Rude waitress- not friendly and courteous Food- Salmon was dried and over cooked after asking it to be cooked seared. Braised Short Rib Sandwich- bland /no flavor. My friend had to ask for ketchup and hot sauce. Pork Tenderloin- Bland/no flavor and under cooked. Pros: Hostess- Very polite /seated as soon as we walked in Ambiance- Patio is very nice and open with a live DJ. Not too loud.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great outdoor patio & service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Great place for indoor or outdoor dining. Food was good but only warm, not hot when it arrives. The service and setting were fantastic though, and price is reasonable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Charming outdoor dining
    eatingout
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We had a great evening and dined outside. The dinner was excellent, I had the red snapper and really enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good sounds
    Namaste01
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Overall great but whoever created the track playing 9/24 lunchtime...it was great! old blues flair...easy listening! and I'm always looking for a quiet place...so to impress me with music ... I was totally surprised! Thanks Joan Napoli
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great As Always
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Every experience here has been fantastic. Always love coming here. There is nothing not to like about eating and spending time here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Luv2eat
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    My family came in from out of town and I brought them here for dinner. It was perfect and they just loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, notable wine list, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Good food, ate at the bar and the super friendly bartender really made everyone feel special. Really helped the meal.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Robbo
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Great place to dine- has the whole package. I took some friends out from Kansas and it really wowed them.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Dede
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Scallops were outstanding. Loved the artichoke flatbread as an appetizer. Bread pudding was different but good
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girls Night
    CH1314
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We had dinner here for a girls night and just shared a few apps and sides and had drinks. It was great, and the service was excellent. I've been here several times before and will continue to go.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What Happened?
    harley21
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We dine at Saint Anne's several times a month during Basketball Season and it has always been great. This last time the beet salad was bland, the pork tenderloin was dry and the haricot verte limp and over cooked. My husbands pork chop was not much better. We were very disappointed especially since it was a first vist for our friends.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a favorite
    DMTnDVIP
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Sundays cant come soon enough! Favorite for us as well as when we have comapny in town.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Mix
    newyankee
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    On advice of locals went with managed expectations, as in its ok with a great patio. Food met my managed expectations. Patio is wow! Service was attentive and quick. The crowd was eclectic and well heeled, especially those attending the girls stag night! Will return soon.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • MgabyM
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Great place & ambience! I've always received good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 2014 Restaurant Week
    LittlejohnBday
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We took our friends to St. Anne's for 2014 Restaurant Week, who are also both Sommeliers and European-trained chefs. They were most impressed with the wine list and the menu selections for restaurant week. They chose duck (perfectly cooked) and my husband and I chose sea bass (very good too) - everything (including the wait staff - very attentive) was perfect and enjoyed by all, and paired with a couple of specially selected wines. We arrived in a light rain storm and were greeted at valet with umbrellas - what more could we ask for. It was a most enjoyable evening spent with great food, wine and friends. Thank you, St. Anne's!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • HornedFrog73
    HornedFrog73
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Another great meal at Saint Ann. Food and service were both excellent. Manager Brad Crouch is a great guy, who we have known from his days at Ferre in Fort Worth. I'd recommend it to anyone looking for good food and an active atmosphere!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Restaurant night club vibe
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Fun place with good food, great service and a cosmopolitan atmosphere. Our server was a blast and the manager took the time to speak with us several times and bought us a round of shots to get the party started. Went for restaurant week but just ended up selecting from the regular menu as it was less food and cheaper (we didn't each need three courses). We had a later reservation at 9:15 and the place really got hopping when we were leaving around 11:30 when we were leaving. The outdoor area is the same size (or larger) than the actual restaurant and would be a great place to dine, weather permitting.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All good.....
    ji237917
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Very nice ambiance, great food and service! Wish it was closer to my home so I could visit more often;=)
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent!!
    Blingy1
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We loved everything about this place!! The food was amazing, delicious and cooked to perfection! It came out nice and hot. The atmosphere was nice and relaxing, but also had a cool vibe. The scenery was beautiful. Lots of delicious choices on the menu. We will definitely be back to try some other things and hand on the patio!! We chose from the restaurant week menu and everything was just amazing!! Big, plentiful portions!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot!
    Maggie
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    We came here for restaurant week and the food was amazing! We had the blue cheese slaw shrimp and the salmon tartar for appetizers, the duck and steak for entrees, and the caramel flan and chocolate ganache cake for dessert. We would order any of those items again! The hostess seated us immediately and the server was attentive without being pushy. The restaurant is an old private school so it has a great ambiance, and upstairs there was a samurai sword exhibit, although I'm not sure that is year-round. Highly recommend and definitely plan to go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great brunch experience
    DallasFoodie
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food was outstanding and the service was great. Our serer was around when we needed him but we never felt rushed to leave or bothered while we were eating and chatting. I had the crab cake benedict and it was awesome. I am a eggs benedict fanatic so having so many options to choose from was fun. Can't wait to go back and try another version!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good but not great
    Chuck
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    This was our first visit. We booked a reservation for lunch and arrived early since...for a change...there was little traffic to contend with on the Dallas freeways. We were the first customers of the day and seated promptly and given menus...the ignored. There 2 wait staff and 3 busboys. No one seemed to notice an empty glass or dish...in fact, we had to ask to have used items removed. We were handed back ou used silverware after the appetizer course was complete. The food was excellent and the setting is perfect. Someone needs to train the wait staff to put away their tech toys and pay attention to customers.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent lunch
    FIFIVIP
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    We had a great, really late, lunch outside with superb service. Shall return soon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best patio in Dallas!
    Tarheelgirl
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I have wanted to go to Saint Anne's for quite awhile and I decided to try it with some out of town guests. Best decision!! One of the best patio dining venues in Dallas by far and the inside us gorgeous too. Its perfect for a date night, a girls' night out, and definitely a ace to bring out of town guests! The food was fantastic, reasonably priced, and good wine selection. If you haven't been, put it on your must do list!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Had a fabulous luncheon with several friends...food and service was great. I would highly recommend St Ann's
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Noise Level Really Bad
    GayleK70
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This was my second visit to Saint Ann's. The first, for lunch, was lovely. The second, this visit, with two friends, was not so good. If visiting with your guests is important to you, do not go to this restaurant in the evening. You will not be able to carry on a conversation. The food and service was very, very good. The salmon perfectly cooked and the ceviche was delicious. We just could not hear each other without putting our heads together. Will stick to lunch from now on.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent
    frisco86
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Food was excellent. Recommendations by our server were spot on. I have been to Saint Anns a few times and the food and service is always outstanding.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great spot
    OkokazVIP
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Great restaurant for dinner. We ate there on a Thursday night. The bar was packed and the outdoor patio looked great. We were seated inside and the ambiance was great. We started with the bacon wrapped chicken popper. It was excellent, a must have. He had the short rib sandwich, which he enjoyed. The truffle Mac and Cheese that came with it seemed to have a little too much truffle oil, but it was still good. I had the pesto flatbread. It was very good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    inexperienced server did not know how to serve wine, almost filled entire glass each time
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, late-night find, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing outdoor area
    Winenot
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    The ambiance is wonderful-great lighting, music and vibe for a dinner with friends or date night. Our server was terrible-void of personality, unfriendly and seemed miserable to be waiting on us. The cocktails, food and outdoor dining area made up for that.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Ambience!
    frosty
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Every time we have been to Saint Ann's, the food and service are wonderful! We have sat both inside and on the patio and the ambience is fantastic. It is very upscale and relaxing. We usually have dinner and are leaving about the time later in the evening when the music changes, gets louder, and it shifts to more of a bar scene. It also looks like fun though.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous setting
    loveitalianVIP
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    One of the best patios in Dallas, with top notch food. The server was surly and really should not be working in such a beautiful place. Will definitely go back for the scallops on polenta!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • loved it
    restaurantgoerVIP
    Dined on 7/10/2014
    vibrant, neat setting , great courtyard, loved the crab cake appetizer which came with a salad garnish , my husband enjoyed his pork tenderloin, specialty drinks are refreshing
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best steak in town
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    So in love with this place I have been twice in two weeks.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 63 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.5
    • Service4.2
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 458 reviews are from the Saint Ann Restaurant and Bar reviews archive.