Screen Door
Screen Door
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Screen Door

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://screendoordallas.com/
  • Phone: 2147209111
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Closed Sunday.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Southern
  • Executive Chef: David McMillan
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Special catering available
  • Special Events: We are located within walking distance from the downtown Arts District, where we offer a Pre-Theater Menu every night. Happy Hour M-Thur 5pm-7pm

Getting there

  • Cross Street: One Arts Plaza
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Parking Details: $3 valet every day for lunch. $8 valet or $5 self park at dinner every day.
A word from Screen Door
New American cuisine with a Southern twist. The menu takes you back to the porch of decades ago and introduces you to new generations of dishes that think in fresh ways about southern cuisine.
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Screen Door reviews from OpenTable diners
  • A person at next table had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/27/2012
    A person at next table had her phone plugged in AND ON SPEAKER. We could hear the entire conversation of both people.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • VERY PLEASED
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2012
    A friend and I went to lunch before attending a matinee performance at the Wyle. We had not been to lunch there previously. We were delighted by the ambience, the cordial and attentive service, the menu offerings, the quality of the food, and, of course, the proximity to the Wyle. The restaurant was full which is a good indication that many folks enjoy the Screen Door. We'll be back for both lunch and dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our entire experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/21/2012
    Our entire experience was really excellent. Loved all of the food It was so nice to have the feeling of being in a quiet, intimate restaurant w/out being 1-2 ft. away from the next table, and w/out the usual extraneous noise. We'll come back.......... and recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Expensive Comfort food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/18/2012
    The food is excellent - although pricey for "comfort food". Pork chops were huge - grilled -potatoes au gratin, remarkable. Went before theater - very close - walking distance. Thought I had paid only $5 the week before to park with the Valet to go to another restaurant next door before going to the theater - not sure why it was $8 this time.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our food and service were
    Janny
    Dined on 7/12/2012
    Our food and service were excellent! ...and a great feature was having the cart drive us to the front door of the Winspear to see Jersey Boys! It was fun and convenient. We will definitely go back. Janis Hefley and Larry Fontana
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We went for dinner. The food
    HKinHTownVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    We went for dinner. The food was very good. The service was good albeit slow.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • General Manager Brad Henry
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    General Manager Brad Henry and his chef David have all the bases covered. The smoked pork chop is beyond description. Everyone dining in our party of 4 is still talking about their meal. Impecable service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food quality was excellent.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    Food quality was excellent. THe tables are too wide... if you're with a group,you need a mega phone to talk to the people across the table, given all the noise in the restaurant. I think the menu is o.k..... may add some more dishes.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Soup Like Dish Water
    YumYumVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2012
    Food lacked flavor on some dishes. Soup of the day Corn Chowder was like dish water. Waiter was average at best. Did not try to connect with us at all. Unfortunately I will not return to this restaurant.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Handsome interior and wonderfully
    PattyB
    Dined on 7/6/2012
    Handsome interior and wonderfully comfortable seating at the bar and tables. Warm and friendly wait staff. Small mix up with who got what salads . Waiter recommended the okra which was sensational and he knew the menu well. Reservations were for 8:00 and the restaurant was 3/4 empty with very few diners coming in during our visit. Guess its primarily a dinner before show venue so it was wonderfully quiet and easy to hear everyone at the table. Ribeye was a little overlooked and was a smaller cut of beef than I would have expected for the price. Short ribs were good but not great. The lamb, fried chicken and fish dishes were terrific and the presentation of all the plates was thoughtful and pretty. I will go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Screen Door is a skip on next visit
    Hsy2550VIP
    Dined on 7/6/2012
    Screen Door service was excellent. The staff was friendly and attentive, but the food was below average. My date had the fried chicken, collards and macaroni with cheese. The fried chicken was not good. In fact, you would have gotten better fried chicken from one of the fast food chains. I had the beef short ribs which were less than average. The location is great for an evening before a show, but I wouldn't recommend it if you are looking for an exceptional meal.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It was wonderful. Join the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/5/2012
    It was wonderful. Join the Screen Door Society for special offers.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing service! Really made
    Caroline
    Dined on 7/5/2012
    Amazing service! Really made my friend's 40th birthday lunch special! Very unusual to have a restaurant go above and beyond for a birthday lunch for two.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • AMAZEMENT
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    As an NYC foodie, I am pretty picky. This is by far the best meal I have ever had in Dallas, and one of the best meals I have ever had in my life. The smoked pork chip was absolutely amazing. Also the marrow and chicken liver pate were to die for! Wish they had a better bar menu to fit their amazing food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Food, Awesome service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 6/29/2012
    Great Food, Awesome service. Have a reservation for dinner
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything was excellent...it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/28/2012
    Everything was excellent...it was a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • A great restaurant before
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/27/2012
    A great restaurant before the theater or any night. Food and service was very good. Nice specials. Would dine there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Meat loaf sandwich and shrimp
    FreidaVIP
    Dined on 6/26/2012
    Meat loaf sandwich and shrimp and grits were both delicious. My friend who ate the shrimp and grits wanted to lick her bowl! Reservation honored and we enjoyed celebrating our birthdays together.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion, scenic view, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Enjoyed our meal.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    Overall very satisfied with the experience. I would have rated the food as outstanding except the fried green tomato appetizer lacked seasoning. Also the dessert menu seemed uninspiring although we were not planning on eating dessert anyway. I would definitely dine their again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Had the fried green tomatoes,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/22/2012
    Had the fried green tomatoes, the tenderloin, & fried chicken. Everything was wonderful. Service was great.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outstanding food. Competent,
    DallasCEO
    Dined on 6/20/2012
    Outstanding food. Competent, if not excellent, service. Very loud when crowded.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, good service,
    PhillyFoodLover
    Dined on 6/19/2012
    Great food, good service, perfect pre-theater meal with friends, family, or business associates.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Southern cooking at its finest
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/19/2012
    I had the Mama's Fried Chicken and it was deliscious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was our first time there
    enjoylife
    Dined on 6/16/2012
    It was our first time there and it was a great experience. GREAT selection of food! Very nice to be able to talk and have a conversation while your were having a nice dinner. I will be recommending all my friends to go there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our party of four went to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/16/2012
    Our party of four went to the Screen Door prior to attending Jersey Boys at the AT&T Performing Arts. Waiter was conscious of our time constraints and had us out the door in plenty of time. Food and service excellent.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Pre-Show Meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/14/2012
    Food and service was superb. Shrimp and grits were marvelous. We enjoyed our 3-course meal and were able to make it to the Winspear with plenty of time to spare.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good food but poor wine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/13/2012
    We went to The Screen Door before the theatre for their fixed price ($35) 3-course pre-theatre menu. The location is perfect for the Opera House. We were still served very quickly. We had a salad with spinach, strawberries, honey nut croutons and feta cheese. There could have been a bit more salad dressing but it was still delicious. Then we had shrimp with grits for our main. There were just 4-5 shrimp in each portion but it was sufficient . . . and very tasty. Dessert was a cold blueberry crumble served with ice cream. We ordered a bottle of white wine with our meal. It was served WARM. After a bit of discussion with the waiter, the bottle was exchanged for one of the few white wines that they actually serve chilled.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Shrimp & Grits and the Pork
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/12/2012
    Shrimp & Grits and the Pork Chop special were outstanding. Ben is a great waiter...request him.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I always enjoy eating at the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    I always enjoy eating at the Screen Door...it is a very relaxed, comfortable and upscale...and by the way the fried green tomatoes are awesome!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Had a great dinner there,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/7/2012
    Had a great dinner there, the food was outstanding. I ordered the special which was a bone in pork chop and it was thicker than a filet. My date had the shrimp and grits off the menu and both meals were excellent. It was a slow night so we had an quiet, enjoyable dinner and the service was excellent. I would say the prices are a little high for "southern food" but considering the area and quality I'm not complaining. I would highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our server made the meal.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/6/2012
    Our server made the meal. She was fun and very helpful. The food was very good, not knock your socks off but certainly satisfying.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Although our server was attentive,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/5/2012
    Although our server was attentive, the food was SLOW coming out fron the kitchen.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great Pre-Show meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/1/2012
    Went for dinner before show at Wyly Theater. Ordered from the Theater Pre-Fixe menu. Service was very prompt. I had the Shrmip Grits special which I was dubious to order but it was excellent. Lemon Pie dessert was great too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I have loved this place since
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/1/2012
    I have loved this place since it opened. But this recent visit was terrible. The food was salty, the service was slow (it took us 20 minutes to get our check), and everyone seemed stretched and harried. Not sure I will return any time soon.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Great Dining Experience
    SlomuvintrainVIP
    Dined on 5/26/2012
    First, if you're looking for a place that offers great food with great service before you're off to a show at the Arts District then the Screen Door is the place. Unique food offerings you won't find in any other Dallas restaurant. Cooked to perfection, full flavored, professionally served. The Screen Door has a new fan. I'm not waiting for the next show. I'm headed back to the Screen Door just for the wonderful dining experience. It's that good!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Me and my wife met another
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/25/2012
    Me and my wife met another couple early , and we had a drink in the bar before dinner reservation. The bar manager DJ is awesome, he will customize or invent a drink for you, just tell him what you like. When we got to our table, the service was prompt and courteous, and the great service continued throughout the course of the meal.The food was great, the Berkshire pork chop was one of the best I ever had. The restaurant was a great fit for a night with our friends. Will absolutely be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food interesting and good
    dfwguestVIP
    Dined on 5/25/2012
    Food interesting and good as usual. Service was slow before theatre especially given that it was not a busy night.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My wife and I were in Dallas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/24/2012
    My wife and I were in Dallas for a wedding and we found this restaurant after searching for someplace that gave us a memorable experience. The Screen Door exceeded our expectatons. The bread is delicious...cinnamon scones, corn bread, and some other kind of bread that my wife compared to a breakfast bun. Try the Fried Green Tomatoes with the chili buttermilk that set it off. Our entrees were truly mouth-watering. I had the special (Hickory Grilled Pork Chop with arugula & cherry tomatoes). If you can get the Gourmandise Walnut Cheesecake with caramel sauce, do not leave without it! We bought two of them. You will love this place...
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was great but service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/24/2012
    Food was great but service was extremely slow. Service on show days needs to be better. We went to Screen Door with reservations almost two hours before our show started at 8:00. We didn't get our dessert from the three course meal until 7:50, ate two bites and left. We had to ask for the ticket and gave the waiter our cards before we even received the ticket. There were two of us and we ordered the same thing the minute we sat down, it was the set three course meal and we only drank water. It shouldn't have taken that long.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • good food, average service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/23/2012
    it looks to be in some sort of business park...several restaurants at the bottom of a very large office building. outdoor dining was nice. I thought the service was sub-par...they brought me my salad without the shrimp on it, and it seemed to take them a few tries to get the water I asked for. My client wanted one of their frozen specialty drinks and the water came out with something on the rocks and said the frozen machine was broken, but he'd give him a "discount" on this particular drink, which in all reality should have been free, or at least he should have offered him something else. i liked the ambiance, there is a fountain in the middle, and the vallet is only $3 if you get it validated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet