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The Grill on the Alley - Dallas
The Grill on the Alley - Dallas

The Grill on the Alley - Dallas Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.thegrill.com/
  • Email: dallasgrill@thegrill.com
  • Phone: (214) 459-1601
  • Hours of Operation: Mon – Sat, 11am-10pm
    Sun, 11am-9pm

    Happy Hour and Special Appetizer menu in the bar. Hours daily from 4 - 7pm. $5 cheeseburgers, martinis and wine specials Thursday
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Daniel Winans
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: There are two private rooms available for private events: The Board Room accommodates up to 10 guests and The Grill Roomaccommodates up to 32 guests.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Galleria Road
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: The Grill on the Alley is located next to the Galleria Shopping Centers Purple and Blue Parking Lot, we also offer valet parking.
A word from The Grill on the Alley - Dallas
The Grill on the Alley, Dallas, opened in July 2006 in the Galleria Dallas. Our famous signature dishes of prime steaks and chops, fresh seafood, pasta and freshly prepared salads are complemented by an extensive wine list, featuring unique selections from California’s boutique wineries, as well as a high energy, full service bar introducing hand crafted classic cocktails.Modeled after the great big city grills of the 30s and 40s, The Grill on the Alley serves traditional American fare. Featuring Genuine Angus Steaks and Chops, Fresh Seafood, Classic Cobb and Caesar Salads, Meat Loaf with Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and not-to-be-missed Desserts, all served in a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere by servers that really care about the guest's experience. We also boast the best Martini and Happy Hour in town. Two adjoining Private Dining Rooms seating up to 40 guests each are the perfect place for business meetings or family celebrations. Dine-in and Take-out is available.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "I often entertain guests for lunch and everyone is always pleased... Ask for Hannah for exceptional service!"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "The food was really good as always and the service was first class. Usually it can be a bit loud at the Grill, at least at lunch time, but it was just right for dinner on this night."
    Dined on 4/8/2014
  • "We were looking to indulge a little bit, and we had not been here in several years. We were not disappointed. We made a reservation & were sat right on time. Server was personable & knew the menu very well. Cocktail menu had lots of interesting choices. The lobster bisque was excellent, and the pork chop was huge & prepared very well. The mixed greens salad was exactly what it sounds like- nothing special. The crab stuffed trout was very good. Side dish portion was huge. We had the cauliflower au gratin and wished the cauliflower had been cooked a bit more. This isn't a place we'd go often because of the prices, but it was a nice treat. The bar seems like a great spot for meeting friends for happy hour."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Service was exceptional, we went with our two small travel weary children and were well taken care of! We all ordered seafood dishes and they were wonderful! Great wine list and quite atmosphere. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "steaks are pretty good, but the rests, salads, appetizers, side dishes, sauce, etc. were quite disappointing. My friend did not even fininsh half of his lobster salad..."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "We have been to Grill on the Alley several times. It was perfect for a quieter dinner and date night with my wife. We booked a table late in the day and were pleased to get a nice cozy booth. The appetizer specials were both very good - seafood trio and tuna tartare. We split the special bone-in New York steak and frankly it was ok - nothing special. The wines selectedf rom the decent wine list was great as was the carrot cake we split. So overal a good night except the $58 steak was nothing to write home about. Service was good and unobtrusive as always."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "This is my fourth visit to the Alley and it was, again, just terrific. Great service from people that really seem to care. I will definitely go back."
    Dined on 3/5/2014
  • "I know this place is in the shopping center but I was truly impressed with the food. Had a tuna steak w/ a Cajun rub. it was amazing. They also had a great deal on a bottle of Nickel and Nickel, Merlot. Good food nice atmosphere good service...what else do you need."
    Dined on 2/26/2014
  • "We would visit The Grill more often if there were more reasonably priced items on the menu."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Great food and service but did feel pressured to keep ordering food even though we were full."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "While our party of 4 enjoyed our experience at The Grill, we payed with a generous gift card & went over. No question, the food was top notch with generous portions, & the staff was very attentive & friendly, but there was something about the atmosphere or location that just didn't, match the ~ $25-$45 entrees & virtually all $50+ (mostly +) bottles of wine (mall restaurant but can't enter from inside mall--on purpose, I'd bet). If that's not an issue for you, then definitely try it out. We had calamari, beef medallions (cooked perfectly), pork chop with blackberry sauce, fresh trout, decadent brownie pie & apple cobbler. Each item wonderful! Re: noise, we were in a booth and were not bothered at all by the noise level."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I'm never disappointed in the service or the food....would recommend it for any business luncheon."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "Our waiter was amazing and the food just topped it off. It was a great atmoshpere to talk and enjoy fabulous dishes."
    Dined on 2/19/2014
  • "My wife and I dined here on Valentine's Day weekend, and found it to be a great experience. The food was excellent. Extensive wine list too. We arrived a little early, and enjoyed some specialty cocktails at the bar, then moved to our booth for the main dinner. There was a small sequencing issue getting all of our ordered food to the table (probably because I ordered the Prix Fixe option, and my wife ordered from the regular menu), but the staff well corrected the issue and ensured we had a great dinner. It might be tempting to look past this choice because of it's Galleria Mall location, but don't. We would definitely return!"
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Our experience was very good. We were running late due to road construction and excessive congestion in the parking lot (Valentine's weekend). Upon our arrival, we were still very warmly greeted and received excellent service from our waiter, Stephen. The steaks were superb and cooked exactly how we like them. The bread is excellent - very crusty, yet tender on the inside. Baked potato was good - could have been warmer. Cheesecake drizzled with rich chocolate was yummy. We had a very comfortable oval booth, and we appreciated that we were NOT stuffed in a corner because we have a teenage (17) boy. I noticed very young children dispersed throughout the restaurant - a nice touch - welcoming. The restaurant is very peaceful and quiet."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "As many times as I have been to the Dallas Galleria, I had never noticed restaurant. I actually found it on Open Table and read all of the great reviews. I selected The Grille for our Valentine's Dinner. The food was delicious and the service great. The Bacon Mushroom Mac & Cheese and the Key Lime Pie were excellent! Our waiter provided great service, even hiding the gift bag my husband brought in until he was ready to give it to me after dinner. We had a great evening. We would definitely recommend it to others and we will also be back!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I was somewhat disappointed with Valentines day 3 course dinner. I chose the 18oz prime steak. It was cooked nicely medium rare, but fell short of a prime steak. It was to lean, somewhat tough, and lacked the prime flavor. However, it had a basaltic drizzle that's was quite tasty. My wife had the steak Oscar filet nicely cooked medium rare, but lacked flavor and was not juicy. Ambiance was nice, service was very good, the wait staff was very pleasant. I might give the restaurant another try, but would avoid the special, and would order alacart."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We decided to celebrate Valentine's Day at the Grill. I loved everything the food was excellent, our waiter was awesome. We will be returning for our anniversary."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "I take clients to The Grill often due to quality, price and central location in DFW. Always consistently great!"
    Dined on 2/11/2014
  • "Excellent as always, particularly Stephan our waiter. He is top notch!"
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "Celebrated 33rd anniversary. Told our wonderful waiter it was our anniversary and he comped the dessert. Left the restaurant feeling very well cared for. Drinks from the bar were also very good."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "While our entrees were excellent, the sides were just ordinary. The filet was ordered medium, but had to go back for further cooking. The waiter said he had reiterated the need to have it pink throughout, but it came with a red center. The Caesar salad tasted good, but the Romaine lettuce was predominantly the stem ends of the stalk; not a lot of green lettuce. The desserts were excellent, but the coffee pot needed to be replaced with freshly brewed decaf before it was appropriately hot."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Perfect in every way. The service was impeccable and we have never ordered a dish we didn't love. The brick chicken is to die for."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Excellent service...always. Food is good and it's one of my favorite spots for a business lunch."
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "The food and service was outstanding. Although the restaurant was expensive, we felt it was worth it. The lobster bisque was exquisite and our filet was perfectly cooked."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Food was well prepared and tasty. Service was adequate but not outstanding. Thought overall it was a good value for what we received."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "I thoroughly enjoyed the meal and ambiance of the restaurant. It was a little quieter than expected for a Saturday night. There was a slight delay once we were seated before our server came to our table, but it was acceptable. I felt like the server was well informed but his delivery was a little too causal for this setting. Overall a great experience however I believe the service could improve a little bit to make it top notch."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "The mac and cheese came out just about lukewarm. The meat on my wife's steak salad was also lukewarm. My steak and baked potato was very good! Service was great."
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "This was the fourth or fifth time my daughter and I have eaten at The Grill and it absolutely never disappoints. The food is always excellent and the service is without blemish. It's a tradition now, when my daughter comes home to visit, to spend some time at the Galleria and have lunch at The Grill. The fact that The Grill takes reservations is a huge plus."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "The Grill on the Alley was exactly what we were looking for. We were looking for an upscale restaurant atmosphere that wasn't too far out of our price range. Stephen was the perfect waiter. He was very attentive, we never had to wait for a refill on our tea and our food was delivered in a timely manner. We loved everything from the Lobster Bisque to the Key Lime Pie. Would definitely return."
    Dined on 12/16/2013
  • "All of the indoor seating is in booths which adds nice privacy. The food and service was good. Presentation was very good and my son and I really enjoyed our meal here."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "The food was good as usual, but the waiter kept interrupting both our conversation and our lunch, to the point it was annoying!"
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "I enjoyed the food very much. Service was top notch and I plan to bring my wife here."
    Dined on 11/5/2013
  • "Our waitress was from Russia and she was delightful, respectful and always on time. The food was outstanding and we had a wonderful evening"
    Dined on 11/18/2013
  • "Normally this place is good but the other day it took over an hour to receive our order and when we did it was completely wrong. The waiter even joked he was hung over and wouldn't remember so we told him to write down our order. He didn't, got it wrong and then it took over an hour to get a salad and some soup, inexcusable."
    Dined on 11/18/2013
  • "Steak was fatty and stringy Great bread and pumpkin souffle"
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "Great lunch as usual but our server was awesome! Hannah is the best!"
    Dined on 11/7/2013
  • "Wine list was overpriced; food was bland (salad was not good); server did not know his menu."
    Dined on 10/19/2013
  • "From start to finish The Grill on the Alley made use feel welcome. Food was excellent and the service was very good; will definitely return in future. We have been here multiple times and everything we have ordered has been prepared wonderfully and they have an extensive wine list that should please most diners. The restaurant's decor is very classic but chic. The staff is well trained and ready to make your dining experience one to remember."
    Dined on 10/17/2013
  • "Usually a great place to go....food - service & lacation is great for me but... Food arrived cold and seemed to have been sitting out for a while which was disapointing for both my client and I."
    Dined on 10/16/2013