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About Gemma

We are located in Dallas’ Knox/Henderson neighborhood. We focus on seasonally inspired new American cuisine 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. Gemma was named 2014 Restaurant of the Year by The Dallas Morning News and D Magazine.

2323 N. Henderson Ave
# 109
Dallas, TX 75206
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Global, International, Farm-to-table

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 1:00am

Cross Street:
Glencoe

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 370-9426

Website:
http://www.gemmadallas.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet service when dining at Gemma. Limited side street parking.

Executive Chef:
Stephen Rogers

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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

Gemma Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (59)
Good for a Date (57)
Special Occasion (56)
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Neighborhood Gem (51)
Creative Cuisine (47)
Good for Birthdays (39)
Good for Anniversaries (35)
Romantic (32)
Worth the Drive (31)
Handcrafted Cocktails (30)
Notable Wine List (27)
Hot Spot (26)
Local Ingredients (21)
Late-night Find (20)
Authentic (18)
Business Meals (18)
Seasonal (18)
Bar Seating (16)
Cozy (15)
Fun (14)
Pre/post Theatre (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Good for Groups (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Casual (9)
Good Vegetarian Options (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Healthy (7)
Comfort Food (5)
Happy Hour (5)
People Watching (5)
Organic (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Awesome time eating here. Food was fantastic. Great dessert!

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

We had a fabulous dinner that started with a radicchio salad followed by the grilled swordfish. It was on a bed of puréed butternut squash that was creamy and delicious.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Pasta dishes were very good. Burrata was fresh and well supported by the pickles. Service was attentive.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 8, 2017

I would say that the food was good but not great. The scones were great and the non-alcoholic beverages were excellent. Otherwise good food and good service.

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Even if it hadn't been a special occasion, this would have been a great meal. We enjoyed every bit of it (you should definitely try the fried olives! They sound weird, but they were really great. And I really loved the duck!) I think it was one of the three most expensive meals I've ever eaten, but it was well worth it due to the amazing food and impeccable service. I'd be willing to bet that all of their servers are great, but we know first-hand that you can't go wrong with Jason. And if that weren't enough to make it perfect . . . this was my birthday meal, and they really went out of their way to make it feel extra special (without any of that loud and annoying clapping and singing that I hate, whether it's for my birthday or anyone else's). We were a little overdressed compared to the other diners, but we didn't feel uncomfortable or out of place because of that. I highly recommend Gemma and wish I could eat there more often . . . though I guess it's a good thing we don't live nearby, or we might quickly go broke.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Amazing food! Great service.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We had a great waiter who helped us select a variety of items to share so we could all experience the diversity of their menu.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Continued great food and service. One of the 3 best restaurants in dallas.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food was delicious as always! The service was good but the wait between appetizers and main course took forever. They did treat us very nicely though.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I know what to expect from the atmosphere...a bustling bar area and fully booked tables. It's a busy place for good reason. The service is top-notch every time and stand-by favorite dishes and drinks that never disappoint are combined with creative specials. Great for a full dinner or just a late-night stop at the bar for oysters and something from their great wine list. I always enjoy Justice when I am lucky enough to get him as my server! Good job, guys!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Just gets better and better. Seasonal vodka drink was delicious, a bit of spice, not too sweet. Manhattan also perfect. Striped bass just amazing, wonderful set and accompaniments as was the pork chop, the best ever we thought. Wine list is amazing. We are wine collectors and love Phillip Togni for example but very hard to find and it was on the list as were many other notables. By the glass selection stellar too. Service was friendly, professional and prompt. Love Gemma!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 29, 2017

It was a wonderful experience. Gemma lived up to the reviews. Service was attentive, very knowledgeable but non invasive. The pappardelle was our favorite. The wine list is extensive but not loaded with familiar names. Trust the sommelier. Will be back soon.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The service was amazing - the staff was extremely attentive. I loved the food as well. The rabbit papperadelle was great as usual.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Excellent food, drinks, and service. Oysters were exceptional.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We had an absolutely incredible experience at Gemma. Memorable beyond belief and certainly one of our "top ten" restaurant experiences ever. Food was impeccably prepared and presented. Food and flavors were very well integrated. Setting was energetic but not over-the-top. Wine list was comprehensive (region, varietal, vintage and price) and one of the best we've ever seen at such a reasonably-priced restaurant. For reference, we live in Chicago and were in Dallas to visit family. Regular visitors to Chicago's top venues (Michelin 1 and 1+). We'd make a special trip back to Dallas just to visit Gemma. It was incredible.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Everything about this restaurant was fabulous. The ambiance, the service and the food. Everything we ate was wonderful.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Celebrated our anniversary dinner on our first visit. Our server did an outstanding job explaining the menu to us and made sure the dishes did not come out too fast.

Can't wait for our next visit.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 25, 2017

The best restuarant meal I have had in a long time. It could not have been better.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Always a winner Dinning at Gemma
Wonderful hostess amazing and very reasonable prices wine list as well ! The menu has beautiful selection to choose depending what you feel like (pasta, seafood and meat ).

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Second time here and will definitely return and recommend to others. The swordfish feature was SO good. We also enjoyed the mushrooms and steak tartar. Great experience and service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

This was my second time at Gemma this month. Both times were EXCELLENT: service, food, cocktails, and company. Gemma is without a doubt the best restaurant at the moment in Dallas. I'm looking forward to checking out their new place as well.

Tags: Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Great food! Great service! Tables too close together. I do not want to go to dinner with strangers.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Consistently excellent, wonderful food , great service. Don’t miss it

Tags: Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Went for our anniversary dinner- not disappointed! We had the fried olives/ pecans for a starter, which I highly recommend. My husband & I split the duck & the quail entrees- both were excellent. The chocolate ganache dessert was rich & not too sweet.
We'll go back!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Cozy, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great service and food and we would highly recommend for all occasions, you can't go wrong!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Vegan, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Gemma never disappoints. We had the salmon tar tar, Caesar, chicken porchetta, and rabbit bolognese, all spot on. The Beaujolais from Morgon paired beautifully.

Tags: Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 13, 2017

The service was impeccable. The menu so interesting and varied with options to suit any appetite.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Excellent, service outstanding and good wonderful. Very good wine selection and sommelier was most helpful. Wine prices moderate. Highly recommend!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Absolutely love this place!!!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The food is amazing here. Honestly, I forgot how good it was since my last visit. My wife and I enjoy sharing a few different things so we order courses together. Wine list is also beautiful. So good!

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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Great loved it

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Our server and the staff made our group feel very special during my friend Rosa’s birthday party. We asked for some things to be split in the kitchen and others to be brought out family style for the table and they were very accommodating and generous. Never felt pressured to leave even though we took more than our time at the table during a busy night.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Romantic, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Of our many excellent meals at Gemma, our total experience this time was truly stunning.
The dishes were inventive, subtle in their complexity, and completely delicious. Everything was cooked to perfection, served hot and with care. We wanted to go back the very next night...just 'cause!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 7, 2017

This is our go to restaurant! We love this restaurant for every occasion. From the service to the food - everything is exceptional.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Beautiful interior, casual California vibe, amazing service (thank you Rachel), and delicious food, every bite. Will definitely return.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Authentic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Great food and great service!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great food and service, as always. 4 stars for value because it is on the higher side price-wise, but it's well worth it, and we return regularly for special occasions.

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Excellent food, Excellent Service, Excellent environment. Totally recommended.

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 (Austin)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Truly exceptional from the confirmation of my reservation all the way through to the birthday card and candle on my dessert. Truly fine cuisine and service. I would make this my go-to restaurant if I lived in Dallas. Alas, a drive from Austin to Gemma will be in my future very soon.
Thank you, Gemma!

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Hands down the best service and meal I've had in Dallas since moving here 3 years ago. I went with a group of girlfriends from out of town after a recommendation from a co-worker. A few of my guests were from New York and Miami and have high standards for good food. Even they were impressed - there wasn't a course that didn't deliver.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Tasting Menu, Hot Spot
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