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About Cafe Pacific

An institution in Dallas dining for over 31 years, Cafe Pacific embodies sophistication while remaining decidedly unpretentious. Our friendly "neighborhood seafood restaurant" has garnered praise both locally and nationally for its casual elegance. You’ll dine in the warm glow of dark mahogany, rich marble, etched glass and polished brass. The walls are adorned with art from the owner's collection. Cafe Pacific is nestled in Highland Park Village, Dallas' premiere shopping locale, where pampering is the order of the day. From the complimentary valet parking to the outstanding service from our knowledgeable veteran staff, Cafe Pacific offers you sophistication without a hint of snobbery. Proper Dress Required (No T-Shirts, Shorts or Flip Flops.)

24 Highland Park Village
Dallas, TX 75205
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, International

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
Preston and Mockingbird

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 526-1170

Website:
http://www.cafepacificdallas.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking and parking in the Highland Park Village Shopping Center.

Executive Chef:
Bill Trevino

Private Party Facilities:
Cafe Pacific is available for private events on Sunday evenings. During the week, semi-private dining is available for groups of up to twenty-six. Whether for business or a special occasion we will create a special menu to cater to your specific needs.

Please contact Mr. Thomas Regan, General Manager, or Mr. Vincent McGrath, Dining Room Manager.

Private Party Contact:
Thomas Regan: (214) 526-1170

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Cafe Pacific Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (64)
Neighborhood Gem (55)
Good for Birthdays (49)
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Good for Anniversaries (48)
Romantic (45)
Business Meals (44)
Quiet Conversation (44)
Good for a Date (43)
Great for Lunch (37)
People Watching (31)
Fit for Foodies (28)
Cozy (25)
Worth the Drive (22)
Great for Brunch (22)
Notable Wine List (20)
Sunday Lunch (19)
Authentic (18)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Bar Seating (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Hot Spot (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Fun (6)
Healthy (6)
Comfort Food (6)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Seasonal (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Casual (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

Dinner was great as usual. The food is great and the people are the best.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Business Meals
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Cafe Pacific NEVER disappoints. The food is always great and the atmosphere is perfect! There is always energy in the room, but the noise level is great for a good conversation. Service is very attentive in a quiet kind of way.

Tags: Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

Fabulous meal and service. Angela was outstanding.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

We had not been to Cafe Pacific for a few years, not sure why, so we made reservations for a nice Saturday night dinner. We had a wonderful meal and a nice evening. The service was outstanding and our meals were perfect. We ordered the scallops and sea bass...both were cooked perfectly and the accompanying risotto was terrific. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and highly recommend Cafe Pacific.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

Only my 3rd time there but it didn't disappoint. Classy spot with friendly service and a terrific menu. Fish was fantastic and our server (Maria) did a fantastic job of taking care of us.

Tags: People Watching, Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 15, 2017

This restaurant is among the last of the old school. The crowd is mostly well-heeled Highland Park regulars, though the place has an open and welcoming feel to all comers. The Ladies who Lunch crowd make for great people watching. Waiters are distinguished older gentlemen in starched white coats and aprons who strike the perfect balance in all things. The owners and maitre d’ are much in evidence and make the rounds just enough to let you know you matter. The food is outstanding. Take what the waiter recommends and order it the way he likes it. You won’t go wrong. I recommend the daily selection of fresh seafood prepared any number of ways, the lump crab in remoulade sauce, & the bone-in veal chop. There are no weaknesses in this menu. Whenever we are in town, we run through all the restaurants online and then go to Cafe Pacific.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Good ambiance & Service was fine, but not as attentive as it could have been, since it wasn’t too busy. Food was good but lacking in some flavor.

Tags: Quick Bite, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Fantastic service and delicious food as always!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

The food and ambiance did not disappoint - we have been many times.
This was the first time, however, we had a waiter that was inattentive, a little rushed at the table, and slow to respond.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great steaks. Our server Peter was fantastic. Wine list was Top notch. Our table had peppercorn filet, NY Strip & a fish dish. All were great

Tags: Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

I hardly "lunch" anywhere else when I visit Dallas!! I just love it! It feels like a decadent treat for lunch! Food is wonderful!!

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

fabulous as always...great service...fresh fish choices...very accommodating on menu

Tags: Healthy, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, People Watching, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food, great service, a modern, spotless, classy restaurant that is easy to find. A most enjoyable evening and I will certainly return soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Let's just say that the starter (sweet potato strings) and the ending (pecan ball) are enough to get a great review from me. The Calamari was among the best I've ever had. Gumbo was the only let-down. Unidentifiable as gumbo (turtle soup, maybe?). Sole Amandine was lovely as always. The service was above reproach.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. I highly recomend this restaurant.

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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 29, 2017

I have dined at Cafe Pacific more times than I can remember. This was a very odd experience. My sisters and I went for Sunday lunch, but we were given the dinner menu. We had already placed our order when we noticed the table next to us received eggs benedict, crepes & other brunch dishes. "We didn't see those dishes on our menu" we said to the waiter and that's when he said we'd received the dinner menus. They are completely different menus and he didn't even notice when I pointed at the item I wanted to order! He thanked us for having a good sense of humor about it, but did nothing to see if we wanted to change our orders. My sister & I had the trout which laid on a pile of white rice and the blandest varicort verts I've ever had. My other sister had the shrimp 'n grits and the shrimp were very overcooked. I'll go back, but I'll make sure I get the correct menu!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Have been going to Cafe Pacific since 1980...it never disappoints! We had the sole with great white wine- absolutely PERFECT!!!! Lolly Anderson, Oklahoma City

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Always good food and service. Very intimate and personal experience. One of my favorites in Dallas.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Never fails to provide great food and wonderful and attentive service

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. I highly recomend this restaurant

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. I highly recomend this restaurant

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Our waiter, Walter (or Francisco?), was personable, knowledgeable and attentive. The food was very good, especially the crab cakes and key lime tart. The restaurant was very busy, with an eclectic group of diners that made people watching fun. The entire staff was friendly and attentive; we felt welcome and never rushed.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, People Watching, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Very upscale. You get what you pay for! Went for lunch. It was a great way to celebrate our fourtieth wedding anniversary. Lobster bisque was delicious along with a tasty lobster roll. I enjoyed my calamari. We will go back again!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Probably the best restaurant in Dallas; eaten at many of the top-notch places. Just incredibly delicious. Highly recommend lemon sole. Waitstaff extremely attentive. Pecan Ball simply amazing.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 13, 2017

As always, the food and service were excellent. Lunch birthday party for my 91 year old Mom. They made her feel special. Her favorite restaurant in Dallas.

Tags: Good for a Date, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Café Pacific is my favorite restaurant in the world! Food and service is always exceptional - always a must while in Dallas -

Tags: Cozy, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

We always love coming there. It is a special treat for us coming down from Oklahoma.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Although we no longer live in Dallas, we had dinner at Cafe Pacific on a recent return trip. Always a favorite. Unfortunately, had to wait one hr for a table (with reservations) but received complimentary calamari while waiting.

Definitely will b back on our next visit, would not want to miss it.

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. I highly recomend this restaurant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Estuvimos muy a gusto y la cena excelente!
Quienes nos atendieron fuerron muy amables.
Seguro regresaremos pronto!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 5, 2017

As always the food and service was wonderful. Best white table cloth dining in Dallas. Excellent value for 5 star restaurant.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 3, 2017

the views are spectacular, the food was pretty good, great onion rings. service was excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 2, 2017

The restaurant, staff and meal was superior as always. A true treat!

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food and service is the best! Cafe Pacific never disappoints. This is my go to restaurant when I am in town.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food is always great here. It took our waiter 20 minutes to figure out the Italian white we wanted was not in their cellar. I've decided this is the last time I'll go for dinner since the service is so inconsistent. Lunch time is great and I will continue to eat here for lunch.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food, service, and ambience were all fantastic. I highly recomend this restaurant

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 1, 2017

An outstanding venue with a very stylish crowd, a good menu and excel;end food (plus a variety of super wine-by-the-bottle deals).

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Cafe Pacific never dissapoints. Great atmosphere, food and service. Excellent!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Such a quality place with really delicious options

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Austin)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Great as always

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