South Fork Texas Steakhouse
South Fork Texas Steakhouse
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South Fork Texas Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.southforktexas.com/
  • Phone: 2147201032
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch:
    Friday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00

    Dinner:
    Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
    Dinner:
    Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Russell Mertz
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please call for details.
  • Private Party Facilities: South Fork Texas Steakhouse offers Off-Site catering and Banquet areas for your next special event, business lunch or just come and relax on the largest patio and bar in downtown Dallas.
  • Private Party Contact: Steve Watkins 8772360627
  • Entertainment: Live Music on Friday and Saturday Nights on the Patio. Weather permitting.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Lamar
  • Public Transit: Dart to the Westend Station go North on Market Street.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking lot, garages and meters.
A word from South Fork Texas Steakhouse
Got a yearning for a real taste of Texas? You’ve come to the right place. South Fork Texas grills steaks – plus chicken, ribs and some real fine seafood – the way it was meant to be grilled: over a blazing hot charcoal fire. The result is a big bold flavor that will keep you coming back for more.

So head to the historic West End of Dallas and whether it’s a romantic dinner for two or a private event in one of our huge banquet rooms you will find the great food and service you’ve always wanted.

Welcome to the Great Steak of Texas!
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South Fork Texas Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Bad Management
    Richard
    Dined on 10/11/2013
    We had a special family occasion with 6 of us attending. The overhead pipes were dripping on me so our server moved our tables out from under the pipe. The floor manager was upset that we were moving the tables and even made comments to some of us who were helping. Our Server was a very friendly young lady and the supervisor was rude to her in front of us. Later when we went out to the patio for cocktails the server came out and told the bartender she had just been fired. While the food was good the poor management behavior turned us off.
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  • Neat Find for a Special Occassion
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    My twin sister was coming into town to celebrate our birthday, We wanted a special restaurant,one we had never been to before. I picked out Southfork Steakhouse based on its reviews. Our time was the best while there. They found the wine we chose even though at first they werent sure but they perservered. Our dinners were cooked as we asked but the steaks were somewhat grisly. Everything else was wonderful! I would definitely go back and give it another try. Moderately priced, for a onetime affair. The party of friends enjoyed it as well.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • steak was amazing
    visitingdallas
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    overall, the food was pretty dang good. the spinach dip was like no other and the macaroni was out of this world. the steak was cooked exactly the way I asked and I didn't need or want any A1 for it. however, my wife did not enjoy her chicken alfredo as much. the pasta itself was up to par but the chicken tasted like it came out of a can, which was highly disapointing since the rest of the meal was so good and this was our anniversary dinner. also, we had a reservation and went on a Saturday but there was absolutely no wait for a table even if we didn't have one.
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    special occasion
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  • Pre-concert dinner
    Copes
    Dined on 8/12/2013
    Had an early dinner so we could make it to AA Center for Bruno Mars concert without rushing. The staff was prompt, friendly and accommodating to our needs. The food was prepared quickly and was perfect with no complaints. Great steaks!! This restaurant is a great place to dine with a large group!
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    good for groups, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Since the change of ownership,
    Dyarbs
    Dined on 8/6/2013
    Since the change of ownership, the quality of food is at best a fast food steak house.
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  • Great experience
    CAgirls
    Dined on 7/25/2013
    Staff great! Steak and bread amazing! Will be back next year
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Kadams
    Dined on 6/22/2013
    Food was great service was great couldn't have picked a better steak house
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Avoid at all cost
    Foody2208VIP
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    Worst place ever. Telling sign: two tables were occupied total that Friday nigh.Went on the patio to smoke, when we came back our food had been trashed. Half of my steak was still in my plate. Incompetence and rudeness at each step.Avoid at all costs
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  • It was good, probably not
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/10/2013
    It was good, probably not the high end restaurant that it's past boats, but it was nice for Sunday lunch after church service. My expectations were more the lines of III Forks and Del Frisco, but it was more like Harrigan's and Tippen's which were really nice restaurants from my college years at UTArlington.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great ambiance, food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/4/2013
    I read quite a few reviews in an effort to find a solid choice for dinner in the historic district of Dallas (Reunion Tower area). My fiancé and I were staying at the Hyatt and there are many, many good restaurants near (walking distance) the Hyatt property. I decided to make reservations at The Butchershop Steakhouse and was very happy with my experience. The restaurant has a good feel and decor (white tablecloth) and even better service and food. We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner including appetizers, main course and dessert. I can honestly say that The Butchershop Steakhouse was outstanding in every way. I would highly recommend this restaurant and will return there again on my next Dallas visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • Steaks, salmon, and wine were
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Steaks, salmon, and wine were very good. We had a great waiter was very attentive to our party of 8. One of the best things is that is was quiet and you could hear and talk to everyone at the table. Background music was playing, but at appropriate level.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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  • Wonderful with Large Groups
    lastminutestillperfect
    Dined on 2/19/2013
    Handled our group of 20 wonderfully. The service was great and the food was wonderful. Waitor had great support, none of our glasses were ever empty and the timing of food delivery was perfect. We all dined dutch and they split our check with a smile on their face. They even called us cabs back to the hotel. Would definitely recommend this place!
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bad service overshadowed good food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    The evening started out great. We arrived at 6:55pm for a 7:00pm reservation. We were seated right away. Our server came by within 5 minutes, took our drink, appetizer, and meal order. Drinks arrived and appetizers shortly after. We finished our appetizers, and then our meals arrived. That was the last time we saw our server. Our server did not bring our dinner salads, no drinks refills, no more bread, and no steak sauce. Our server seemed more concerned with a large group a few tables over. We waited 30 minutes after we finished our meal for our server to come back to our table. Despite the terrible service, the food was excellent.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • FOOD WAS GREAT AND THE ENVIROMENT
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    FOOD WAS GREAT AND THE ENVIROMENT WAS IDEAL FOR A NIGHT OUT. WE WAITED A REASONABLE AMOUNT OF TIME WHICH MADE THE EXPERIENCE ALL BUT BETTER. THE SATFF IS NICE AND ALWAYS WEARING A SMILE.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Special day bad experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Made a reservation for 8 pm didn't get seated till 9:30 food took a while to get to our table Waiter disappeared from time to time for a special day wasn't the best place
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Come upset, leave full
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    If you're planning to go here, skip the reservation and just plan to arrive early. All reservations for the day we went was completely disregarded and everyone were waiting from the time of arrival. Average wait time for 1 hr even though they told us 30 minutes. In the end, just be upset and be rude to the hostess and you'll get a table right away. Once we were taken to our table, it was a delight. Our waiter was polite and was tentative to our table. The food was very good and paid tribute to the restaurant's name, rustic sides and more euthanism on the meat. Other than the wait, the restaurant and experience was very pleasing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Went for Valentine's Day and
    Borderlord
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Went for Valentine's Day and of course there was a full crowd, waiters and kitchen going full tilt. In spite of that, the service was good and the food very good, the restaurant merits a second visit on a normal evening.
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  • I'd give it another chance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    The bar is inviting. The waitress was attractive and took our order quickly - a generous glass of merlot was a nice way to start the evening. Ordered tortilla soup that was luke warm, but the presentation and flavor were good. I just don't like it when soup is not piping hot. It was Valentine's Night, we had a 7 p.m. reservation and it took 15 minutes to get seated although there were a number of open tables. Couldn't understand why we had to wait at the bar for 15 minutes. We had a simple order (caesar salad with cajun shrimp and a grilled chicken/potatoes and steamed broccoli) and it took more than 40 minutes to get the food. We missed or train back home because of the time it took to have dinner there.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • We had to ask for our dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    We had to ask for our dinner salad when the manger came over to ask how we were doing. We never got refil on drinks, we never got any more bread.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worst steakhouse in Dallas
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    We made reservations at 7 o'clock it became 8 o'clock and they still have not seated us so the general manager seated us in the bar area and we ate in the bar area even though we had reservations for six we seated at a table it was only made for four so do not recommended the general manager was very very sweet the manager was awful and the host work terrible do not recommend it at all,...
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  • Mostly Good
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    I forget our waiter's name, but he was highly annoying and very high pressure. Used car salesman status. The food was good for me and most of my party, one person's steak was over cooked.
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  • The restaurant was reviewed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 1/29/2013
    The restaurant was reviewed and labeled like it was the Capital Grill with Texan character. The atmosphere was similar to an Outback, the menu was just ok. The wine list was horrible. I was in town for a conference and I had to take clients to dinner. I was expecting a Texas Steakhouse with character. They couldn't handle the crowd from the conference. I would not recommend this place if you are looking to make a good impression. They have a lot of nerve to charge what they charged for steaks.
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  • I would give it a second chance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/29/2013
    Good food but lacked any kinda of service. The soups that were brought to us were incorrect and the service was slow. Great food and ambiance if you have time on your hands and you are not in a hurry.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Arrived on time for our reseevation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/28/2013
    Arrived on time for our reseevation and the table was not ready. Staff was overwhelmed with all the customers. Entrees came 90 minutes after ordering them. Some of the orders were incorrect and under-cooked. Watched a table of people actually get up and walk out.
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  • MY NIGHTMARE....or My (non) Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 1/28/2013
    DO NOT EAT HERE....My nightmare, compounded by inept management, ended with 2.5 hours of waiting, and NEVER GETTING A MEAL. Had a 7:15 reservation (using Open Table)...arrived at 7:15...waited an hour to be seated. Ordered IMMEDIATELY....and at 9:45 we still did not have any food. GM came to table and tried to pacify us with a free bottle of wine (7 people in our party) and then HE disappeared, no wine, no food....we got up and left. Terrible...just plain terrible. DO NOT EAT HERE!!!!!
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  • The best part about this place
    parkerfoodieVIP
    Dined on 1/27/2013
    The best part about this place was the service. Very attentive wait staff - we were there with a group of 8, and they did a great job making sure everyone was taken care of. The food was ok - while it had good flavor, the steaks were thinner than other places. If you're expecting a 2 inch thick cut of meat...this isn't the place. Overall, a good spot for a casual business meeting place.
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    good for groups
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  • Wonderful staff, fabulous experienc
    KbktuffVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    Wonderful experience with a wait staff that was superior! Food was delicious. We were even served complimentary glass of champagne and lobster lollipops on the house. Great location to our hotel - the Sheraton. Highly recommend it!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups
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  • Great New Years Eve
    Janet
    Dined on 12/31/2012
    My husband and I had a 7:30 reservation for New Years Eve. We arrived a little early, but were seated immediately. In no time, we were sipping wine and perusing the menu. We intended to have steak since we were at a steakhouse, but became intrigued by the Red Snapper. It was delicious as were the side dishes. Bread, salad and sides were included with the entree, making for a reasonably priced meal. The service was very attentive. Our server checked with us frequently and the manager also stopped by to see that everything was satisfactory. We did not feel rushed but our food was served promptly. The restaurant was not busy for New Years Eve. We were pleased to find such a gem.
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  • Great food resturant will
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/26/2012
    Great food resturant will visit again next time we're in Dallas.
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    romantic
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  • Everytime I come to Dallas
    BocaBoomerVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2012
    Everytime I come to Dallas I look for a steakhouse that grills aged beef with mesquite and was not disappointed with the flavor or texture of my perfectly grilled filet.
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  • I enjoy eating and entertaining
    McKenna
    Dined on 8/24/2012
    I enjoy eating and entertaining here, food is good and it is not one those pretentious steak houses. I had my usual ribeye which was extremely rare on one end and medium well at the other. All others were OK. I was hungry and ate the whole thing.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Celebrating a special occasion?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/21/2012
    Celebrating a special occasion? This is not the place to go. It took 15 minutes of waiting after being seated before anyone come to take our drink order. The steaks were fine but the Alaskan wild salmon was full of small bones. I was afraid to eat much of it. I did take most of it home but dumped it into the garbage as soon as I arrived home with it. Not even sure why I bothered to take it home. Also I found it very strange that when I went online at open table it showed no reservations available past 7:15 but did call and they agreed to take us at 7:30. However, the whole time we were there until 9pm the restaurant was about 25 percent occupied. Why would they say they are fully booked?
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    kid-friendly
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  • The chef overcooked my steak
    noms
    Dined on 7/8/2012
    The chef overcooked my steak at first, but the new one was brought out quickly. They even gave us a free desert to make up for it. Excellent service.
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    romantic, special occasion
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  • Steaks that melt in your mouth!!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/1/2012
    This being our first time it was a wonderful experience. I read several reviews and was very excited about going. Making my reservations thru opentable was the best way to go. The steaks were so tender they melted in your mouth even the salad was wonderful! Now that I know its right around the corner from where I live I will definitely go back and take my family and friends more often. Taurin
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Having not been there in many
    PatentPending
    Dined on 6/26/2012
    Having not been there in many years I thought I would give it a try. Disappointing. There were plenty of empty tables, but we were rushed through by our server. Entrée came right on top of salad. We asked server to take the entrees back. 10 minutes later we were greeted by the same olates that had obviously been placed under a heat lamp. Sides came without serving utensils. Stesk was tasky but overcooked as a result of the heat lamp. There are better places to eat in the area.
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  • One of the best steaks in
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/17/2012
    One of the best steaks in Dallas TX with super service, a real gem
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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  • I had a group of 8 and we
    TButlerVIP
    Dined on 6/11/2012
    I had a group of 8 and we were all very happy with the food and the service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fantastic Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/31/2012
    My wife and I enjoyed The Butcher Shop Steakhouse. The main reason is the outstanding service we received. We each had steaks that were cooked as requested, but neither blew us away. The truffle fries were delicious with the homemade ketchup. We didn't have time to try and dessert. We will return if in the area.
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  • We were a party of five that
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/19/2012
    We were a party of five that enjoyed every bite. The Steaks were delicious and the Potato Soup was out of this world. My mouth waters for more of the "Blue Crab" Crab Cakes...Yummy! Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable about the cuisine. Thank You for a wonderful dining Experience. We will be back.
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    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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  • West End Cool
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/13/2012
    Perfect! First time there for mothers day, we WILL be going back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, great for lunch
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