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7:00 PM
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Jorge's Tex Mex Cafe

596 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Casual (13)
  • Pre/post Theatre (13)
  • Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
This family-owned and operated restaurant has been serving up Tex-Mex cuisine since 1957. Come enjoy the flavors of genuine FRESH made to order Tex Mex, such as our one of a kind queso, individually grilled crispy tacos, chile rellenos grilled in egg whites, hand made tamales, and made daily Jorge's famous SALSA. All this and breakfast plates all day! Also don't forget to try our made from scratch margaritas and mojitos. Last but not least..dessert..such as our delicious tres leches and creamy flan. We are located in One Arts Plaza, Dallas' newest and exciting addition to the Arts District. Not required but we recommend you make a note on the reservation if you are attending an Art's District Performance. We also reccommend making you're reservation at least 2 hours before showtime. We look forward to serving you!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Mon-Wed. 11a-8pm, Thur 11a-9pm , Fri -Sat 11am-10pm Sun 11a-7pm
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Phone number
(214) 720-2211
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jorge A. Veloz
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Private party facilities
We have a 17 person private room which includes a tv. Perfect room for meetings, power point presentations and or birthday parties and showers.
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Private party contact
Michelle Mireles: (214) 720-2211
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We will customize any menu to forfill your catering needs. Please contact our General Manager Juan Torres at or
214-720-2211. Also be sure to check out our catering menu online at
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Cross street
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Parking details
Monday- Friday Complimentary Lunch Valet till 3:00pm and $5 for Dinner
Saturday- Sunday $5 Brunch Lunch and Dinner

$5 Self parking is also available.
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Special events & promotions
WEEKEND BRUNCH-Sat&Sun 11a-4p $1 mimosas!
HAPPY HOUR Mon-Fri 2-6!
$5 MARGARITA MONDAYS! All day (expect top shelf) Monday's are made for Jorge's house made margaritas
1/2 off all day WINE bottles on Tuesdays
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 596 People Are Saying
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3.9  based on recent ratings
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73% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Amazing food! Great staff!

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We enjoy this place. Chips and salsa re great. We tried deluxe especiale, shrimp Diablo and fish tacos. All were excellent. We will be back. The $6 parking validation in the 1 arts plaza lot is a nice benefit of dining here.

Stevek (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Busy on a Saturday evening. Food was good, not exceptional. Similar to Uncle Julio’s or La Hacienda.

TravlnTxn (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

I've never had a bad meal or experience at Jorge's. The waitstaff is always fun and accomodating, and the food is always terrific!

leopardgal (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Very disappointed in my was a salad bowl with very paltry amount of ingredients -which was not in line with cost. I did not send back or make an issue as we were under a timeline to get to a theatre performance. Based on this experience, it is unlikely that there will be a return visit.

Disappointment (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Arrived a little before 6, were seated immediately. Waitress brought menus and requested drink orders quickly. We made it clear to her that there would be three checks, and indicated clearly who would be on each check. Only two cocktails were ordered, they arrived promptly. The cocktails were $8 each and had little if any alcohol. Tasted like unsweetened lime snow cones. She completed food order at 6:23, and again we clarified who was on each check. It was obvious she was not listening and we commented among ourselves: "get ready for wrong orders and checks". The food arrived at 7:29, 1 hour and 6 min after order was taken, 1 hr 29 min after our arrival. One guest ordered beef relleno. She brought him chicken and announced to him that they were out of beef so she brought chicken instead, without asking. It was either a lie because she got the order wrong, or she was just a bad waitress. There was no time to reorder or even really complain. Our show started in 30 min. None of the food was remarkable, just typical texmex stuff, and it hardly mattered since we had to scarf down what we could in minutes. We asked for checks. They came 10 minutes later, all incorrect, all jumbled up. She took them back but they were still incorrect, because she did not listen in the first place. By the way when we arrived the place was full. for the last half hour before we got our food, the place was empty, no reason for food delay. Everyone else had left for their events. Next time we have an event in the arts district we will eat anywhere but Jorge's. Such an Arts District Disappointment. Would sure love to have that two hours back and my money back on those two lousy cocktails!

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Food was great, but the service was a bit slow. They appeared to be under-staffed. This restaurant is within walking distance to many Arts District theaters, and many folks come here prior to shows. The management should know this and should staff the restaurant accordingly around these peak times. It appeared that the restaurant only had 2 or 3 waiters, and the restaurant was full of folks wanting a quick dinner prior to their show. We were able to get our food in time to make the show time, but it was quite a rush and we had to reminder our server several times that we had a short timeframe before we needed to leave.

The food was really good and we would definitely come back.

vipCharliesAngels (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Oscar was great, but he seemed to be one of only two Servers tonight. We’ve been here many times, but this time JORGE’s were not running on ‘All Cylinders.’ The food is good, but they need to hire more Servers.

Ziggy12 (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

I gave it a 3 overall because of several things: First, when we arrived (having made reservations on open table) we had to wait at the host/hostess stand for about 5 minutes before anyone showed up. I mentioned this to a waiter and he indicated they would be there soon. We were initially set at a small table by the kitchen door and when I requested to move they gave me some issue when there were a number of acceptable open tables. We were eventually allowed to move. The waitress was very good, but clearly over worked. The restaurant was clearly understaffed. It was a pre theater performance, but that is where they are located. It took about 5 minutes for our waitress to arrive and we got one of the two glasses of water. We ordered our food and margarita and they both arrived at the same time (relatively quickly overall especially given everything else.) The food was good. I had the nachos and my date had the chile rellano and they were both good. The margarita was of poor quality. We both agreed on that. I initially had a three on service because I know the waitress was working like crazy to serve too many tables, but I dropped it to three because of the clear understaffing issue.

vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
1.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

The restaurant operates in the Dallas theater district, so many diners are going to the theater. This restaurant continuously operates with insufficient staff during the pre-theater dining period. This staff situation creates an element of chaos and inefficiency.

chibadave (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Both dinners were well prepared, served hot and tasty. Initially, we were being seated at a small table near kitchen exit but the host let us choose a cozier spot with a booth seat.

KeKe (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

Service has gone downhill over time. Examples include empty drinks with no refills, empty salsa bowls (even after asking multiple times for refills) and very little effort on the part of the server to keep an eye on how things are going. I have ordered dishes containing chicken multiple times, and consistently find chicken bones in every dish. None of that makes me feel very happy to return soon.

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on December 30, 2017

The service was very good, the food was exceptionally good and different (not like all the other just-likes), the ambiance was attractive and the noise level was low so one could carry on a conversation without screaming.

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Fajitas were not seasoned at all. Host was rude $$ would never go again

OnVacation (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

Fast service, good food! Great for Pre-symphony meal!