Texas
Texas

Texas

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://thesonoftexas.com/
  • Phone: 9726649975x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Saturday 5:00pm - Close;
    Closed Sundays

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Whether your group is 8 people strong, or 208, TEXAS has a private dining area for you! Four separate rooms, patio, balcony, and a gorgeous semi-private mezzanine area provide an array of seating choices for your next event. Call or email for details!

    Wedding Rehearsals | Corporate Events | Cocktail Receptions | Dinner Parties & more
  • Private Party Contact: Dale 9726649975x
  • Entertainment: A variety of music adds to an exciting dining atmosphere, while a quartet of 60" plasmas positioned around the bar area keep you posted on the games going on each night. Stop by on Fridays and Saturdays to see Magic Man: Sam Sawyers!
  • Special Events: Open Mother's Day! Join the Wamstad family for a 4-course Mother's Day Feast on May 11th from 11:30am with last seating at 2:30pm. View the special menu online at www.thesonoftexas.com under the "Current Events" tab and call now for reservations!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hwy 75/George Bush Turnpike
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Just east of the George Bush Turnpike at the Shire center.
A word from Texas
Take a bite out of TEXAS - BEEF * FISH * RIBS - "The New Frontier"

Large wrap-around bar area with fireplace surrounded by four 60-inch flat screens | 4 private dining rooms (large and small) | Gorgeous main dining area and upstairs mezzanine area | Covered patio and balcony with fireplace and flatscreen TV



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Texas reviews from OpenTable diners
81 reviews since June 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (54)good for groups (40)romantic (26)neighborhood gem (25)fit for foodies (23)notable wine list (14)kid-friendly (7)late-night find (7)great for outdoor dining (6)vibrant bar scene (5)hot spot (4)great for brunch (3)great for lunch (3)Show More
  • Great Food and Entertainment
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/15/2014
    I had to try the burnt corn and crab bisque and it was outstanding. Wish I had not only ordered a cup. I had the Redfish broiled and it to was outstanding with a side of Lyonnaise potatoes. These potatoes are some of the best I have had in DFW. Cooked and seasoned perfectly. While waiting on entrees a magician stopped by our table and did some magic tricks that were very entertaining. It is a nice touch to pass the time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Place
    Leer
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Excellent place to dine. Dell and his staff are excellent. The food is great, variety of choices and reasonably priced.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, but not a quiet setting
    Hal2dal
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    My wife and I went for our 10th anniversary. We had been there one other time (Saturday evening) thinking it was on the same scale as chilis or outback... We were wrong and the good was great, so we decided to come for a special occasion - which was a Thursday night. The open layout gave nice ambiance, but also allowed for the noise levels to rise considerably. The waitress was nice, but wasn't the best - found a few avocados in the salad and had to ask for a second beer. The food... Was awesome. I had the delmonaco and my wife had the flash fried chicken. Both were superb. I would recommend to anyone not looking for a quiet dinner
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food
    PNO927
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I had the lobster, he had the steak and both were very good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • RJG
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    Everything was great,,,thanks again...would go again
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food/ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Stephen our waiter brought experience in wine/food compliment and detail of entrees' That was cool for a mature 23 yr old!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice place
    PhillyTraveler
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    This is a comfortable place with a nice vibe and friendly service. Appetizers were excellent, and the main course was very good as well. I had a filet, medium, and it came out perfectly.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Review 9/12/14 dining
    toomuchkidnoise
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We chose Texas to celebrate our friends' upcoming marriage. The meal, service, and facilities were wonderful. However, our evening was marred by the table of diners next to us, four adults and four very noisy and unruly children. Unfortunately, the children (estimated ages 7-10) had no public manners and the parents could have cared less. They disturbed our entire meal.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • "Texas" Restaurant Excellent!
    TexasPropertyBrothers
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Took my family of four, including our two kids ages 10 and 14. All of us enjoyed a terrific meal and just the right level of service.... not too attentive, not under attentive. Between the four of us we had steak (filet, filet medallions), fish (red fish), chicken (grilled), appetizer salads, and eventually dessert. My wife particularly enjoyed the house salad with Texas Honey dressing. The kids enjoyed chocolate cake for dessert. Dale, the proprietor (also known for III Forks) stopped by to say hello and make sure all was well. The filet was particularly tasty! We plan to go back again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yogi
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    A complementary After dinner liquor was brought to our table. The times I have gone I have been pleasantly pleased with my experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun!!!
    Jomomma
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had a blast here. They went above and beyond to make us feel special.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • First timers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    A friend recommended Texas for a good steak and he was right! Will certainly return!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great restaurant
    Snoopy
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We were pleasantly surprised by the food. All of our selections were great, and the filets were wonderful. Texas has a nice 'at home' feel about it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Found a new Gem
    Capjack
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Had a wonderful and entertaining evening celebrating my (adult) daughters birthday. Of course, the food was excellent and the ambiance comfortable and pleasant. However, the outstanding service and friendly restaurant staff made this a true dining experience. Hats off too to the "Magic Man" for his captivating entertainment. Thanks to all and can't wait to come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Dinner
    gregec
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    I took my two sons, 18 and 16 for a birthday celebration. I had been to Texas once before and had their ribs. My 18 year old ordered the full rack of ribs, which is huge. My 16 year old ordered a 12 ounce Delmonico steak. I had the half rack of ribs. The food was great. Ribs have a lot of meat and the meat is fall off the bone tender. My son who had the steak indicated it was the best he has ever had. The restaurant was busy and the server did not come by as often as would be typical. But, we did not run out of drinks or anything else. Would recommend for a special occasion!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not "Special" for the "Ocassion"
    RepastSeeker
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    What price point does it take for high-end ($44/steak) eateries to appreciate a customer? Made rez specifying a birthday celebration. First time here. Atmosphere near bar felt sport-grill-a-la fresh cut flowers: strange. Waitress confused & confusing. No bread served until after plates on table 5 min. Had to request water refills. Steak dropped off without anyone bothering to check for doneness! Sides felt quick-frozen (Shwanns?) Lobster way over cooked. Least of all, no acknowledgement of special occasion- not a dessert, GC, drink or even a measly greeting as compared to other hotsy totsy spots (S.Fields, Crudo). Save urself disappointment - this is not a fine restaurant serving drinks, this is a high brow bar serving mediocre food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful evening at Texas
    NARZON
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    My wife and I took her parents there to celebrate her mother's 73rd birthday. The service was great our waitress Mickey did a wonderful job and had a great sense of humor. My in-laws who never go to these types of restaurants stated it was the best steaks they have ever had. They both had the 5oz filet. We don't really drink so we did not expereience any of the wines but the wine list was extensive. The only draw back if there is one is that it tends to be a little noisy due to the accoustics of the restarant, other than that it was a perfect evening.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, well worth the price
    David
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    We took our son and his family there to celebrate his 35th birthday. The people were so friendly and helpful...and the food was awesome. We'll be back !
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Business Dinner
    DROB
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Went to Texas for a business dinner with 6 people in our party. We had great food, Drinks, and the Magician that came by our table was outstanding..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Steaks were great green beans a little too crisp. Service was good, but she had a little difficulty understanding waitress. Received a wine list but not a hard liquor meanie. Ordered drinks anyway. Will return. 50 characters is a lot To type.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding
    Luvtoeatout
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Enjoyed a great meal here on Saturday night. I was entertaining a friend visiting from out of town and based on our prior dining experience at Texas, she wanted to return there. Great food, good service with a friendly, helpful waitress. Great evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall
    Tuckandclif
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Dale was the prime example of personalized service, coming by our table and greeting us. It was extremely loud, food was outstanding, but the service, in just refilling drinks was slow. Wait staff was very friendly.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful place to celebrate!
    RichardsonFoodie
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We celebrated our daughter's 22nd birthday at Texas & all of the staff made her feel special! The food was fabulous & the service impeccable!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great steaks, great sevice
    badgerbadger
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We went here with a work group and had superbly accommodating service and great food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overpriced basic hamburger
    ChopsVIP
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Since this was my first time there and they seated kids in the bar, I decided to try the $10.00 Hamburger that does Not come with fries or any side. What a disappointment, all bread, it was just a basic burger. I did add on the fries, they were not cooked enough. I tried the $7.00 house salad, small, basic. They brought the main meal right as we started our salad. So for $22.00 I had a boring cheeseburger & salad. Will never return
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food Great Service
    AUM94Nupe
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food was outstanding and the service was excellent. The most tender and tasty steak Ive had in a long time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner for two
    DBExeter
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    My wife had wanted to go but was skeptical because she did not know anyone who had gone. When we arrive and parked she was still not convinced this was where we should have our anniversary dinner. Once inside she was taken back by the décor and 50’s and 60’s music and atmosphere for it seemed to invite you in. The food was absolutely fantastic and by nights end we had found a new neighborhood restaurant. Food and wine selection was limited but just enough to satisfy your taste. Definitely a place to try. We will be back again.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Food
    Ronj
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The Food and the service were both great. Loved the misic
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dandi
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    A great place!!! The food, ambiance, service could not have been better. We will definately return.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JJones
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Everytime we dine at Texas we are always rewarded with a wonderful time. Mr. Wamstad is always there to greet you and he SINCERELY wants to make this a special dinner no matter the reason.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Texas in Richardson
    1wholuvs2eat
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was outstanding. Had the tenderloin, cooked perfectly, juicy, tender. The burnt corn is really unusual but really good. Cole slaw was as good as I can remember. My daughter had the tenderloin, said it was the best steak she had in at least four to five years. Met the owner who came around visiting tables. Truly a fine gentleman. Mr. Wanstat (sp?) obviously cares very much about the diners experience. I hear he is there most every night. This was my second visit and will not be my last. The bartender whipped up a great sangria, though not on the drink menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cindy
    Cindy
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Great food. Glad not to wait to be seated since we had reservations on a Friday evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Better in Texas!
    TexasMom
    Dined on 7/17/2014
    We recently celebrated our son's birthday at Texas Restaurant. Everything was wonderful! It was a memorable evening for all. We will certainly go to this restaurant again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Frugal Restaurant
    luvgoodfood
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Both visits order came out wrong. Waiter made us feel cheap because we only ordered the cheeseburgers with fries. Husband’s with NO ONIONS. Last visit husband ordered burger no onions w/regular fries. I had the same with onions/ sweet potatoes fries. Plates came out we both started on the fries then I took a few bites of my burger, noticed on onions on mine and my husband’s had onions. They took the plates back gave me his old burger cold with our old fries and a new burger with no onions for him. I had to ask for bread while we waited for the new plates and they gave us a small piece to share. Bill came to $33.46 left a $6.00 tip. They did not offer to comp my husband’s soda, or dessert. This will be our last visit to the Texas.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Texas is Incredible!
    Danealoo
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Love this place! It is pricey but, the food and service is excellent! We have been there 6 times and have been satisfied with each visit. From the time you come through the front door you feel like welcomed. The staff works well with one another and helping to ensure that every table is tended. This last visit we used the online reservation and it worked out great. We were celebrating an anniversary and birthday combo and wrote that one the reservation and they were ready for us and made it very special from beginning to the end!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    Ronj
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    I like my meat medium plus, pink but not red and my steak was awesome. The place is a little expensive, but like most quality dining, they go out of their way to try give you good value for your money.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Packed on a Wednesday!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    Set reservation. Arrived to an open table waiting for us but every other table was packed and the bar was overflowing. Noise level was through the roof. They may have been understaffed as we waited a while for anyone to come talk to us. The a diff person came out to serve drinks, a 3rd person took our order, a 4th brought us our food, a 5th came out to see how it was tasting. Asked for a refill as the prior 3 people saw them empty glass but were in too much of a hurry to fill it. Then we were left alone so I had to go to bar to get someone to get bill and pay. Not sure which of the 6 people I delay with got the tip. Maybe they split it. I like the food but maybe it was a busy day
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • a favorite place to dine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Food and service is consistently great and always a pleasurable experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Place For Date Night
    TheEducationalGeek
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Booked a reservation, had been wanting to go there for a long while on a recommendation from a friend. Finally got the chance and was impressed. Great food, very nice decor and they even had a guy going around to tables doing a private magic show! Will definitely visit again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Ggirl
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Asked for filet medium/medium well. Told him I wanted some pink. He pushed to butterfly it to save time. It was very well done and charred on the edges. Felt waiter did not handle it properly. No special dessert for husband's 60th celebration. Put auto gratuity on bill. Will not return for special occasions
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.