Tillman's Roadhouse - Dallas
Tillman's Roadhouse - Dallas

Tillman's Roadhouse - Dallas

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.tillmansroadhouse.com/
  • Phone: 2149420988x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner- Tues.- Thurs 5pm to 9:30pm
    Friday and Saturday 5pm to 11pm
    Sunday 5pm to 9pm
    Brunch - Saturday and Sunday 10am to 3pm

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Comfort Food, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Cody Brandt
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Celebrate with friends, family or colleagues by dining in The Woods at Tillman's Roadhouse. Our private dining room will transport you to a birch forest with faux antelope rug and taxidermy peacocks. The perfect spot to relax, unwind and spend an evening or afternoon.
  • Private Party Contact: Eric Dominguez 214-942-0988x
  • Entertainment: Come experience the fun of the deep evening table top dance by our house entertainer.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Bishop Ave
  • Public Transit: There is a bus stop 1 block from restaurant front door.
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: There is a lit parking lot at the end of the street plus limited curbside parking.
A word from Tillman's Roadhouse - Dallas
Tillman's Roadhouse is committed to delivering gourmet chuck-wagon cuisine in a setting that is the perfect marriage of rustic and lush with friendly, knowledgeable and approachable service. Come enjoy truffled popcorn and Texas Hospitality in our Bishop Arts neighborhood restaurant.
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Tillman's Roadhouse - Dallas reviews from OpenTable diners
92 reviews since May 2, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
87% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (50)special occasion (42)fit for foodies (41)good for groups (41)hot spot (27)romantic (20)great for brunch (19)great for lunch (11)late-night find (9)vibrant bar scene (8)great for outdoor dining (6)kid-friendly (6)scenic view (3)notable wine list (2)Show More
  • SMORES!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Great Smores and fun atmosphere. We were there early evening, 5:30. Just went for smores and drinks with friends. Fun place to take your guests from out of town.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Comfort food with a twist
    ItdependsVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This was our first time here and we will definitely go back. The food was great. I had the venison chilli pie, it was very flavorful with a touch on the spicy side. I also tried a bite of the buffaloaf which had tons of flavor, moist, and probably what I'll get next time. Vibrant scene so it was loud but still a great place for casual dinner with friends or a romantic night out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Food
    food4thought
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food was fabulous, everything we ate was wonderful. It was our first time to the restaurant and we were very pleased. Everything we ate was wonderful. I think it was definitely worth the drive!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent food; fun atmosphere
    Exces6
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I went to Tillman's for the first time during Restaurant Week 2014 and was very impressed. The duck nachos were excellent. We added on an order of the truffle tater tots (filled with goat cheese) that were absolutely sublime. We got one of each of the restaurant week entrees. The petit tender was hands down the best entree, though all were excellent. I don't even like blue cheese yet the way it combined with the steak made for a creamy, decadent experience. The tuna was well-prepared and the jicama slaw added a nice sweetness. The pea risotto was well made although not my favorite of the evening. The maple bacon sundae is one of the best desserts I have ever had. The cherries with a lick of salt and maple made my evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food. Horrible service.
    Alexa
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Ivan was our server. Since we were a large party an over 20% gratuity was added. I don't know if that's why he didn't try or he is just horrible at his job. He didn't take our drink order. One person at our party said they drink so he just left. Did the same with appetizers. Never checked on us. The smores make 12. We were short. I had to ask him and two others before we got more. Then charged us for them. Horrible horrible service. I was embarrassed to have brought our out of town company here. I will never come back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good....
    Mariojames1
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Tillman's again has not disappointing. The food was great and the service was mostly good. The only area of improvement can be quicker service as soon as the guest is seated. It took approximately 10 minutes of waiting until our initial drink order was taken.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • YUM!
    HemiLaine
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went for Restaurant Week, and everything was delicious. The petite tender was the favorite, especially with the blue cheese sauce. Duck nachos, smores and maple bacon sundae were unique and flavorful. The service was excellent and atmosphere was fun. Overall, a great value, and we want to return to sample other favorites from the menu.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a great meal!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We went with the plan to take advantage of restaurant week. But the regular menu looked so good that of the four of us, only one stuck to the special menu. The food really rocked! Two changes in reservations on a busy weekend night were handled with great courtesy, and that too was much appreciated. We will be back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a good time
    Cunninghams
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My wife and I visit Tillman's a few times a year. As always, the wait staff is very helpful, food was great and drinks were awesome!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cramped gem
    HawaiianTexan
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    While seating is quite cramped, the food is always delicious and worth the "getting to know your neighbor" setting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sadly underwhelmed.
    Evie
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I recently went to Tillman's for Restaurant Week, it was certainly not what I would consider worth one of my few Dallas RW choices. We opted to sit outside because it was pretty loud inside, but apparently the hostess didn't tell anyone that we were out there. So, about 20 minutes later, I walked inside and informed her that we hadn't seen anyone. The service was prompt afterward. The appetizers were very underwhelming, though the steak we both ordered was excellent. The desserts, however, were probably the worst part. Ice cream and a s'more? Not at all restaurant week material, guys. So disappointing. The best thing we had was the additional order of truffle tater tots from the regular menu. Maybe go on the normal menu, but not RW.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Should have gone to OddFellows
    Kellib99
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    The omelet was absolutely horrible, I surely could have made something 10 times better at home. There was minimal filling and it and the oily hash browns I received were served at about 65 degrees. You could tell they'd been sitting off to the side for a while. In addition, it appeared that the kitchen staff was on a seasoning strike, as there was no salt, pepper, or any type of taste to anything we ate. When mentioned to the server he didn't say much. We were both still hungry since our meals were less than satisfying. We ordered pancakes with carmalized bananas. Received the pancakes with no bananas. We've frequented Odd Fellows for brunch and decided to try something different. Definitely should have stuck to the familiar.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overhyped
    Zaks1982
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The service was not very good. Our waiter rushed us through the whole meal. He was unfriendly and it felt we were inconveniencing him. He knew we were on separate checks, yet still brought us one check and told us we could figure it out. After taking a while trying to figure it up, I think his patience got the best of him and he just brought us out seperate checks anyway. Then proceeded to hover over us as we paid. The appetizers were smaller than we were told upon ordering and came out cold. I ordered the Halibut special, which came out with a the most horrendous smell, that made the entire table gag. I sent it back for a salad since everyone was already eating , and got the most over priced Caesar salad in its place and no apology.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • always great
    QuadJVIP
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Multiple visits and it's always great drinks and food
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    Oakclifffoodie
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    This is a fun place to go with really good food. The servers are all very friendly and they make each visit a fun experience. The food is unique and really good. This is a great place for a special event or just for something different.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wow
    TeacherGirl
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Food was INCREDIBLE. Have the trio of fries for sure! We were not crazy about the loud and crowded atmosphere (you can hear everything the table next to you discusses) but would go back just for the food in a heartbeat. Very pricey but worth it, no doubt.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Outstanding food and service. One of the best kept secrets in Dallas.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, modest environment
    seniorflyer
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Second time at Tillmans and really enjoyed the food. I had the scallops which were prepared just about perfect. My wife has the pork chop which she said was the best pork she had ever eaten. I took a sample and had to agree. For desert we shared the carrot cake and cinnamon maple ice cream. The carrot cake slice was enormous. I don't know how one individual could have eaten all of the cake and ice cream. However, we both enjoyed it. With the meal we enjoyed one of our favorite wines, Becker Texas Viognier. This was followed by a great show my Ray Wylie Hubband at the near by Kessler Theatre. All in all, a very good evening
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Almost worth the wait!
    ktjimmy
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    I came in with out-of-town friends who love Tillman's. We hit traffic and called to ask for our reservation to be pushed back a few minutes, just in case. They were lovely and agreed to push it back. When we arrived, they said our table wasn't ready yet and asked us to wait at the bar. We were not seated for more than 45 minutes, which I understand is largely our fault for missing our original reservation time. However, no one checked on us to offer us water, menus to review, or to let us know how long the wait would be. After we were seated, our waiter was pleasant and service was fairly quick. Food was good, as it always is. Disappointed on the poor start to the evening, as their service is usually excellent!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious food
    selark
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great unique menu, very polite but not pushy service, fun part of town, not the best place for small children. Snores are amazing!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly Recommend
    shollrah
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    This was our first visit but wont be our last. The bar, eh, not much to talk about though the bartender was very friendly and helpful. The beer selection was decent but not great. When you get to your table you are presented with truffle oil popcorn. Tell your waiter to keep it coming. Appetizers - you can't go wrong with the tater tots or the lobster tamales (don't let the bisque sauce go to waste). If you like chicken fried steak be prepared for the best one you have ever had. Tillman's version is a legit steak (they ask you how you want it prepared - medium-rare) that has been fried. Finish it off with some smores - everything including the marshmallow, chocolate, and graham cracker are made at the restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow!
    Cap55
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Our first visit at Tillman's was mind-blowing! The food was outstanding!! We had duck nachos to start. Fantastic. My fiancé had the chicken fried steak and I had the scallops. Best scallops I've ever had. Served over a pancake made from batter and baby peas. That sucker rocker! His chicken fried steak was unlike any other. Awesome!! The Mac n cheese was the only item that wasn't noteworthy, but save room for dessert, because you're going to want the s'mores. The different flavored marshmallows and cinnamon Graham's were delish. The wine list wasn't bad. Just okay. Perfect for a first date, family dinner, special occasion or just because. Will definitely be returning!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • noname
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Not normally a person that orders chicken fried steak, but I am so glad I did, was a legit dish! Duck nachos were very tasty as well!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girlfriend Brunch!
    lexi
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    One, making a reservation online, GENIUS. I'm a hostess on the weekends and this was such a cool feature to me. Mimosas were half the price of a place down the block, and the staff was awesome! It was an inviting and cozy environment with many options, including gluten free.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The blood orange margaritas are the best I've ever had! !
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dining Experience
    Mary2014SingingSongstoyou
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    It was our 1st time. We liked it, but wish there were more food options such as fish & chicken. We don't eat a lot of fried foods or beef. Would prefer to see some seasoned grilled foods on the menu. Also, appetizers limited to fried items. We did have the ceasar salad with our meal and it was good. We had the french fries for an appetizer, but as I said.....wish there were other items other than fried foods. Some low carb items would be a plus.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Smore's are the best!
    Anonymous
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Dined there for brunch for the 1st time. It was fabulous! You must try the homemade smore's dessert. It is incredible!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • More S'mores Please
    delightfulbirthdaydinner
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    I want lie...we came for the s'mores. You can't go wrong ordering anything on the menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    Tillman's consistently provides great food: well prepared, excellent presentation, wonderful taste. The staff is attentive to needs of those dining there. Bishop Arts District is a fun place in which to enjoy this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Bishop Arts fun
    Mabriej
    Dined on 6/1/2014
    It wasn't the best day for the kitchen at brunch. Food was cold and was just okay. I much prefer the regular menu. We all have our days--I'll be back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What's happened?
    wgg71
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We have been to both Tillman's locations and to this location multiple times. The past 2 times we've been, we've been disappointed and probably won't go back. To start with, there was no mention of "brunch only" on the website. Our reservation was for 145p on a Saturday. I get that weekends are brunch days but at 145p? Secondly, everything was bland. Whoever cooked that day must have forgotten the salt. And the one thing we thought we could count on .. the Trio of Fries .. was 1) different. No Peruvian Purple potatoes and 2) overcooked and severely under seasoned. Everything used to be so good, especially at this location. Sadly, not any more.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Comfort Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/25/2014
    Please do not let the DEA find out about the S'Mores and Truffle Tots.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great birthday celebration!
    eatnNDallas
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    This was our first time going here and we were definitely pleased with the service and food! They had a fun drink menu too. The smores dessert was so good! Almost every table ordered it!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Smile staff-okay food-left happy
    Stereostewart
    Dined on 5/14/2014
    The staff was wonderful and soft spoken. The food was okay but we appreciated the home made meals. Dessert picked up the evening. All prices were reasonable. We did not drink alcohol this evening. So I'm not sure what those prices were. Grade Food - 50% Staff - 90% Dessert - 100% (had the half order of schmoores)
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Unique
    Choppad
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    One of a kind, great food, personable! Will leave a remarkable impression on you and your guests!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful evening
    Delightful
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    Can't get a bad meal, everything is very good. I would recommend Tillman's for anyone looking for a wonderful evening wit friends.
    Special Features:
    Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Never a bad choice!
    SouthernFoodPlease
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    I cannot rave about Tillman's enough. Excellent restraunt in a fun, trendy neighborhood--I always love taking people here. I don't know anyone who's been unhappy with their food, and the service is the perfect blend of professional and friendly. It has a fun atmosphere (a bit noisy if that isn't your thing, although I love it), and little touches like the tableside smores (with amazing chocolate and flavored, housemade marshmallows) really put it over-the-top. It's worth every penny and will definitely impress anyone you bring with you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 55 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 2, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.3
    • Ambiance4.2
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 716 reviews are from the Tillman's Roadhouse - Dallas reviews archive.
  • Unexpected nice surprise
    TillmansRH
    Dined on 4/27/2014
    I wasn't expecting the food to be anything special, but upon the first treat arriving at the table (Truffle tater tots) i was pleasantly surprised. They were outstanding. Then my Toad in the Hole with smoked duck and an egg tucked in a crusted piece of Texas toast arrived with a side of green chili grits and I was wowed. Everyone at the table loved their food. The noise level was very manageable. The music a nice background filler. The service spot on.
    Special Features:
    Great for Brunch, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome date night!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    I took my boyfriend here for his birthday and it was the first time for both of us. We heard how amazing it was and everyone was right! The decor is very rustic and eclectic, the ambiance was great, our server Israel was very knowledgeable and attentive and the food was amazing! We decided to carb load and try the Trio of Fries and dont regret it one bit, so delicious!! We split the chicken fried steak which was basically a filet minon with a very thin breading on the outside... definitely NOT your typical Texas chicken fried steak. The only thing we regret not having was dessert. We ended up going somewhere else for dessert but wish we had ordered the smores... oh well, next time for sure!
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointed
    Firsttimeindallas
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    The menu was good and very simple. Our group had the ribs, chicken fried steak, corn bread muffins, and table side s'mores. The s'mores cooked at table were fun but overall just ok. I was expecting more from the recommendation we received to eat here. The service was slow and waiter kept forgetting portions of our order. Food was overcooked. The mandatory gratuity tacked on at 20% for parties of 6 or more was definetly not earned. The ambiance was great and the bar looked inviting. Very disappointing.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic