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Gemma

4.7
1124 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Gemma is located in Dallas’ Knox/Henderson neighborhood. We focus on seasonally inspired Modern American Bistro with ethnic influences and a warm, friendly, cozy setting. Gemma has a full bar featuring seasonal cocktails, beer, and a price friendly international wine list. Gemma offers a late night menu from 10:30PM until 1:00AM Fridays and Saturdays, and from 10:30PM-12:00AM Sundays and Tuesday-Thursdays and closed on Mondays. We were named 2014 Restaurant of the Year by The Dallas Morning News and D Magazine and the best Wine list in Dallas by the Dallas Observer.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Global, International, Farm-to-table
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Hours of operation
Dinner
Tue–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–12:00 am
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–1:00 am
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Phone number
(214) 370-9426
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Stephen Rogers
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Glencoe
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Parking details
Complimentary valet service when dining at Gemma. Limited side street parking.
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Special events & promotions
Each month we showcase a winery or winemaker with a five course wine dinner on a Monday. For more information, email us at info@gemmadallas.com or visit our website for events at Gemmadallas.com
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Mother's Day Menus & Specials

Regular dinner menu offered. Open 5pm-1am. Call with any questions.

Sunday, May 13, 2018

What 1124 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.7
service
4.6
ambience
4.4
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Lovely room with warm service. Very salty food.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great Place with Awesome Food!!!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

The new pasta dish, which is a take on Cacio e Pepe, was to exceptional. I love this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Great variety of spirits at the bar. The food is impeccable and the service is spot on. I will be back again and again.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We are real foodies who have tried most of the Top 25 restaurants in Dallas. Gemma is by far our favorite!
We have traveled the world and moved to Dallas 4 years ago from LA. Gemma can stand up to the finest
restaurants in LA. We always enjoy our time at Gemma and can’t wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Outstanding food and service with excellent wine list

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food and service were fantastic.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Delicious food. Outstanding service. We will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

A true Gem!! Always a delicious culinary experience!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

It was Wonderful! Very attentive, excellent service.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Gemma is our goto speial occasion resturant. The Blood Orange Margaritas are great! The food and service are always exceptional.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Impeccable service and wonderful food. Gemma is consistent and always a delightful dining experience.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was outstanding and the service was impeccable, it’s an open dining atmosphere so even though the noise level wasn’t extremely loud I wouldn’t recommend if you want to have a quite romantic dinner.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Favorite restaurant in Dallas!

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4.0Dined on March 23, 2018

I rated Gemma as middling because my standards were so high from past experience here. This shouldn't be a reflection of its quality or service, but rather that it was what I expected and not exceptional as the previous two times I have been there.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Gemma is my favorite restaurant in Dallas. Everything they deliver to you is top shelf, wine list is interesting and compared to other nice restaurants in Dallas it offers plenty of value. Ambiance is great and the staff and owners are very focused on great customer service.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

We had wanted to visit Gemma before, but we could never organize our schedules till now. I made reservations for my husband's birthday; a good friend joined us, and we had a delightful evening. Everyone gave my husband birthday wishes; the kitchen gave us a complimentary dish of appetizer fried olives and pecans. Everything we ordered was well prepared, presented, and served, but three dishes stood out for the evening: those olives, the smoked trout salad, and the braised short ribs. Absolutely delicious! Gemma staff are engaged and focused so they surround diners with comfort, good food and wine. Happy birthday, indeed.

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Great meal as usual

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Always a great experience with food and service! We will be back soon.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

What a wonderful restaurant! Laid back but upscale at the same time. My husband and I went for my birthday and they really put an effort into making special occasions special. I was so bummed that they were out of the short rib, but the rigatoni was still amazing! Exceptional service and an all around wonderful experience.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Gemma is a restaurant we love for any occasion. The food was excellent, as always. I would highly recommend Gemma.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Great all the way around!

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2.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Biscuits were great but the dishes were very bland and we had 3 different dinners.
Our waiter was snooty.
We will not be back.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Dinner was excellent and the service was great. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Everything is perfection at my favorite neighborhood spot.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Gemma continues to maintain its place as one of the best restaurants in Dallas. Incredible food, outstanding service and at a price that won't break the bank. Truly outstanding.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Always amazing. Great service and exceptional food. We love this place.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Service and wine menu is outstanding

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

The decor was less fancy than I expected, but it was friendly and inviting. Although it was pretty full for an early Thursday evening, it was not too loud. The service was outstanding: very attentive without being fussy. It seemed like everyone, from the owner to the young woman who opened the door for us was cheerful and happy to be serving us. Our food was great -- and not overly expensive. We shared the radicchio salad, and it came to us already split onto two plates -- we didn't have to do that ourselves!I had an excellently grilled striped bass, my husband had the pappardelle with braised rabbit. We were both really pleased. The accompanying vegetables were perfect, and the side of broccoli was well-seasoned. It seemed like every dish had something surprising and delightful about it. My husband had a nice apple crisp. But I have to say that the Valrhona ganache that I ordered may have been the one of the best chocolate desserts I've ever had (with the possible exception of the first time I ever tasted a molten lava cake). We had cocktails, beer, and a glass of wine, so we didn't peruse the wine list.
We were just really impressed.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Gemma is consistently great. Food is exceptional, service attentive but not pushy, ambiance that makes the dining feel both comfortable and special at the same time.

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2.0Dined on March 7, 2018

I don’t normally write reviews, as we work in the industry. But felt compelled to explain our experience. We had high hopes for Gemma, as we had heard great things. A friend and I met for our 7:45pm on reservation on a Tuesday. We were sat about 10 minutes later, and ordered drinks and apps rather quickly. Once beverages same, we ordered our entrees a few minutes after 8pm. Apps came shortly after, but we didn’t not receive entrees until 9:10pm - more than and hour after we ordered. During that time, not one person - waiter or manager - touched our table to say hello, apologize for then hour+ delay, or ask if we want a beverage refill. We didn’t not eat much, because we had lost or appetite after sitting for so long and started getting tired. 10 minutes after we got the entrees, they came by asking if we wanted to go boxes and forced the dessert menu down. It felt as if we were being rushed and pushed to leave. Sadly don’t think we will return due to the poor customer service.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Very good food and service was excellent. I recommend and will return.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Menu doesn't appear to be particularly vegan friendly but seemed to have some options. I called and was assured it would be no issue. The food was fabulous. I treated my best friend for her birthday and we were thrilled. Outstanding service.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Outstanding dining experience from start to finish.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Everything was wonderful!!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

They always seat us at the table where we had our first date and include a sweet card, Prosecco and a nice note with dessert! Great customer service!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Amazing food! We tried lots of different things and it was all great! Highly recommend!

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2.0Dined on March 4, 2018

THEY MUST'VE HAD A BAD NIGHT THE FOOD WAS REALLY POOR. CANNOT RECOMMEND.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Gemma's quality has remained high over their four plus years history; seems like the chicken and duck dishes were a little better than the fish on this visit.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

My girlfriend is a big fan of this restaurant. I was not disappointed… Great atmosphere and very good food.

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