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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

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food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.8

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

99% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
Neighborhood Gem (50)
Quiet Conversation (43)
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Good for a Date (42)
Good for Birthdays (41)
Romantic (40)
Good for Anniversaries (39)
Business Meals (38)
Great for Lunch (33)
People Watching (28)
Cozy (23)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Worth the Drive (21)
Authentic (19)
Notable Wine List (19)
Sunday Lunch (19)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Great for Brunch (16)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Bar Seating (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Hot Spot (9)
Fun (8)
Healthy (7)
Comfort Food (6)
Happy Hour (4)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Seasonal (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 2 days ago

Lovely Irish waiter! Always perfection!

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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

The service was exemplary. The waiter's descriptions helped influence our ordering decisions and we were very happy with all our selections. Enjoyed too many of the fried shoestring sweet potatoes that are served when you are first seated. The crab and avocado appetizer presentation is fun - with the lumps of crab in a metal cyclinder that is lifted off so the crab meat falls into the pool of remoulade sauce accented with a few dabs of a spicy hot sauce on the perimeter. The ceviche appetizer of shrimp and scallops in a citrus marindade was quite tasty. The seared scallops (entree) were cooked perfectly. However, the overly salted seasoning diminished a bit the natural flavor of the scallops. I would order them again but request they use less seasoning. The lobster was sweet and succulent and cracked and removed from the shell tableside - so no mess to eat.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I do love eating here- it feels like home with the front of the house making everything comfortable and recognizing you and your favorite drink if you are a regular,with far better food that is impeccably served. Who could ask for more? The back of the house has a chef who can be wonderfully accommodating- now if they’d only add fried clams during the season...it would be Nirvana

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, People Watching, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome food!!!! The seabass is the best I have ever eaten.

Tags: Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Terrific food and ambiance.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 3, 2017

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

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vip
 (London)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Cafe Pacific remains one of the best retaturants in Dallas while the market is a continual churn. This is a special place.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 3, 2017

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

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Our food and waiter were both excellent. My husband had the sea food gumbo and sea bass both were excellent. My butternut soup and red trout were both excellent. We will be back. Hope everyone has a happy holidays...

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 26, 2017

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

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The new chef is excellent; we had the Maryland crab cake, the scallops with truffles, and the crème brulee with truffles and Tupelo honey. This was one of the best meals I have ever eaten.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 22, 2017

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 on November 21, 2017

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 on November 20, 2017

Fabulous meal and service. Angela was outstanding.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

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

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

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 on November 18, 2017

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 12, 2017

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

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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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