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Steel
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Steel Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.steelrestaurant.com/
  • Email: events@steeldallas.com
  • Phone: (214) 219-9908
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Monday-Friday 11:30am-2:30pm;

    Happy Hour: 5pm - 7pm

    Dinner:
    Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-10:00pm,
    Friday-Saturday 5:30pm-11:00pm,
    Sunday 5:30pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Vietnamese, Contemporary Korean
  • Executive Chef: Jason West
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Available for all size events such as private office parties and home catering.
  • Private Party Facilities: The dining room is available to book for private parties.

    Contact us for special group prix-fixe menus.
  • Private Party Contact: Cary Bass (214) 219-9908
  • Special Events & Promotions: NEW WEEKDAY HAPPY HOUR

    Join us in the lounge on every
    Monday - Friday from 5:00-7:00pm
    for $3 off cocktails, draft beers, glasses of wine & glasses of sake.

    We have a changing menu of Asian share plates and select
    sushi maki rolls at a special happy hour price of $4 each.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hall Street (1 Block from Oak Lawn)
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet is complimentary. Public lot is also available.
A word from Steel
Steel’s interior design expresses a Zen theme. Steel serves authentic Japanese & Indo-chine (Vietnamese) cuisine, a sushi bar with fresh seafood flown in daily, and a walk-in wine cellar with wine collection of over 1000 boutique vineyards. Steel is located in the heart of Dallas, Oak Lawn / Turtle Creek, just a few minutes from downtown. Hold on to your chopsticks!!Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerJapanese
Diner Reviews
  • "Had dinner at Steel, the crispy beef which I have had many times was more crispy than beef. The seafood noodle dish was horrible. The prices are so high I felt I had thrown away my money. Probably will not be back "
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "This is a pan-Asian restaurant with Sushi, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Vietnamese influences. Similar local restaurants are Edoko in Frisco and Shinsei in Dallas. The food at Steel is much, much better than Shinsei. The atmosphere and décor are cool and modern, and they play light dance music in the background and have a tv showing old kung fu movies. We had sushi and Asian entrees. Everything was great. Our server Edward was wonderful. We can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "Always perfect, always beautiful, and always delicious! For the last two decades Steel has been one of my top five favorite restaurants in dallas."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "You can carry on conversations without raising your voice.The staff is attentive without being annoying, very helpful and will suggest dishes or wines if asked. Great wines! Great ambience."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We were looking forward to eating at steel but it was a huge let down. The food was not even good and it was wayyyyyyyyyyy overpriced. I would never eat there again. We have been all over the United States and have eaten sushi at a lot of different places but this place was by far the worst of all. DO NOT go!!!!!!!!!!"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "In town for tourney. Perfect spot to start a great visit. If you enjoy Sushi Rolls, this is the spot. Also a excellent range of Asian dishes."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Love this place - we dine usually for lunch - creative, fresh and always tasty sushi combos and rolls. Plus - gotta appreciate the creativity of the house-made drinks. Not inexpensive, but will worth the price if you can bear the bill. :)"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "We have been visiting Steel for quite sometime and every time it is very satisfying. Quality of food is consistently very good to excellent. Wine list is also very nice. Will keep coming!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I had the sushi/sashimi combo with a seaweed salad. Seaweed salad was very good. Sashimi was ok but not great. The sushi was decent but nothing too exciting. I should have gone with my guy and gotten rolls instead of nigiri."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "We had a great time. The food was great and out server, Luis or Lewis was excellent. Not my first time to Steel and I will attend again the near future."
    Dined on 3/19/2014
  • "Friendly (if not a bit too-friendly) service; very good food; quiet, relaxed atmosphere. Overall, a very nice lunch. Nothing spectacular, but then again, nothing about which to complain."
    Dined on 3/17/2014
  • "What a lovely experience!! I took my niece, who is very new to sushi and she loved everything we tried. Fabulous sashimi and rolls. Nice sake collection."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Everything was wonderful as always. Service, Food taste and prep was outstanding. I could eat there every meal."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Hasn't been here in a while. Food was mediocre. Empty on a Saturday night."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "I made reservations for Steel based on reviews alone. I did not look at the menu or photos or location...the service, the food, the atmosphere, and even the location turned out to be perfect. Steel is a restaurant I will remember for any special occasion in the future when in Dallas. Great experience."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The service and staff are respectful and on their A game. Drinks remain filled, empty plates are pulled, crumbs are dusted off and the team puts a smile on your face Making you feel like a star :)"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Food was outstanding. Service was not so great. Our waitress was not familiar with what they were serving there."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Surprised my wife with a late dinner - she loves sushi. Her two rolls were well above average, and the crispy beef entree I had was outstanding. We shared a bottle of wine (on sale for 1/2 price!) and will definitely go back!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The staff seemed like great people. They were very helpful and friendly. I enjoyed a terrific cold sake, and my date loved her cocktail. It was Valentine's day so the menu was a set three courser. 1st: I got pork+lamb meatballs, which were phenomenal. She got lettuce wraps which were composed very well. Main: I got a cherry hoisin pork chop that was phenomenal! It was served with tasty fried rice and pineapple kim chee. She got a nice piece of halibut. Great choices. Dessert: I had a banana split and she had chocolate cake. Both were excellent final courses. Steel is a personal favorite for better than "Las Vegas quality" pan asian fare in Dallas."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was once again outstanding. Still my all time fave sushi place. My cocktail drink was a bit sub-par but otherwise the whole meal experience was fantastic."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Title says it all. Sushi was OK, fish curry was fine, miso prepared Chilean sea bass was pretty good, but the crispy beef ordered by one diner was gloppy and pretty bad. Service started out well, but got much slower at the middle of the meal. Used to love going here, but sadly won't be returning. Too many dishes have missed the mark on our last few visits."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Always have an amazing experience. Hostess could have smiled more and made me feel more welcome. But our server was great! Very informative, kind, helpful, and personable. Food is rare to find but melts in your mouth. If you're a fan of sushi this is the best place in town by far!! I love how they accommodate special wishes on special occasions. I can't find another place that cares as much as Steel. Can't wait to go back!!"
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "One of the best Sea Bass preparations I've ever had."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Five of us were there at 7:15 on a Wednesday night. It was not very crowded. The waiter came to our table and seemed full of energy and ready to wait on us, but fell short of the job. He took forever to bring our first round of drinks and the same thing happened with the second round. It was so long that I had forgotten I had ordered another. We did enjoy our food and the atmosphere."
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "Was our first visit to Steel. All the staff was welcoming and attentive. Our waiter recommended different sushi and entrees after asking our likes and dislikes. Everything was delicious . The Chilean Sea bass was fantastic. Highly recommend this resturant!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Superbly Fresh Sushi with great presentations. Wait staff is weakest link"
    Dined on 1/7/2014
  • "We took my brother here from out of state to dine. It was our first time too. We came because the reviews for sea bass was excellent. It held true. The sea bass was absolutely delicious and perfectly cooked. He really enjoyed the experience. We had 2 kids under the age of 5 and was nervous about taking them here. It's not very kid friendly but the staff made it so the kids and us were comfortable. My kids are very well behaved when they go out so it isn't too much of a problem. Overall, great experience and I would love to come back for a date night."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "The sushi was outstanding and I would highly recommend this place to any sushi lover."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "This was the first time my date and I had experienced Steel. The ambiance, food, wine, and service exceeded our expectations. We will most likely return."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Great food, excellent service, good atmosphere. Couldn't have asked for a better place to celebrate my wife's birthday."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "We ate at the bar so we could watch a football game. Edward does an excellent job of handling food orders as well as providing excellent drink service. Food was excellent as always and the menu has a very wide variety."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "I like Steel. I have often had really fun dinners in the wonderful private room. The main dining hall is nice, and may be very nice, but I think I'm spoiled by my past experiences. The bare looks really fun. Same food with a more relaxed atmosphere."
    Dined on 12/4/2013
  • "Awesome experience every time. I've taken my date there four times it is our place... for the fabulous food and the ambiance. Friday night I had the Volcano Roll and the Vietnamese Sea Salt & Chili Pepper Shrimp & Calamari. Unbelievable. I see I have become jaded over the years because I actually stopped and closed my eyes and savored and I haven't done that in years... testimony to how extraordinary the food is. The ambiance is elegant and romantic, offers great people watching, and with complementary valet parking it makes for a great experience whether on a date or craving consistently excellent food. I haven't had a favorite restaurant since I lived in Brooklyn in the 90's or San Francisco in the 80's before that! Thank you, Steel!"
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "By far one if my favorites. The food is absolutely outstanding and they are willing to work with whatever you desire. Service is phenomenal, every time I have dined there ther staff has bent over backwards for us. Great experience for a small group or a couple. If you haven't dined here fix yourself and get there!"
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "Been a loyal customer here for about 14-15 years. They never disappoint!! one of Dallas' best not only for sushi...but all choices for all tastes! Kevin"
    Dined on 10/30/2013
  • "Not bad for someone trying sushi of sashimi for the first time. For the quality size and flavor of the sushi I was not blown away. Very middle of the road. Service very nice and décor modern. A bit pricey for what it is."
    Dined on 10/26/2013
  • "I know it is not the most trendy sushi spot in Dallas, but it never disappoints. It is always consistent great food. The non-sushi food is just as good as the sushi. I have never ordered something there that I didn't love."
    Dined on 9/28/2013
  • "Thank you to the entire staff at Steel for an excellent dinner experience. Louis was our waiter and he remembers my personal preferences on wine and my meal. I had a birthday celebration for family members and it was a truly memorable evening. My guests loved the Chilean Sea Bass, as do I. Thank you to everyone."
    Dined on 10/12/2013
  • "We headed to Steel for restaurant week. We had been wanting to try it for years, and we were excited to finally make it. We ordered the shrimp hand roll- it was okay. They said it had cheetos in it, so we thought that was a funny gimmick. It tasted nothing like cheetos. The fourth course was a prawn served on very salty spinach. The entree was salmon, which was drowning in a red curry sauce, which also turned the rice into glop. The creme brulee dessert was slightly burned. The service was awkward and obsequious. Overall, we were disappointed, and we won't return."
    Dined on 8/31/2013
  • "I met friends for a birthday lunch. all the food was GREAT! the service was exceptional. I will go back - sooner than the last time I was there."
    Dined on 8/21/2013