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Knife

4.4
635 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steak
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With Knife restaurant, 3 time James Beard-nominated and “Top Chef” contestant John Tesar brings a fresh, new steakhouse dining experience to The Highland Dallas. The menu features all-natural born and raised Texas meats, complementing “old school” classics like 45-day dry-aged sirloin and bone-in rib eye with “new school” evolutions that include culotte and flat iron. In addition to larger “slabs” of meat for group dining — including an 18-hour braised crispy pig’s head — the menu is rounded out by an extensive charcuterie program, bacon and ham tastings, sausages, sandwiches, salads and pasta dishes.

In addition to a sophisticated dining room, Knife offers a flagstone garden patio with a fireplace. A private dining room with its own lounge and fireplace is available for special events.

Knife was recently named “Best Steakhouse” by D Magazine and named "Best New Restaurant 2014" by Esquire Magazine,
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Steakhouse, Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
BREAKFAST 6:30AM - 10:30AM (Monday-Sunday)
BRUNCH 11:15AM - 2:00PM (Sunday)
LUNCH 11:30AM - 2:30PM (Monday-Saturday)
DINNER 5:00PM - 11:00PM (Monday- Thursday)
DINNER 5:00PM - 12:00AM (Friday & Saturday)
DINNER 5:00PM-10:00PM (Sunday)

BAR AND LOUNGE:
11AM-11PM (Sunday)
11am - 12AM (Monday-Thursday)
12PM - 1AM (Friday & Saturday)
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Phone number
(214) 443-9339
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
John Tesar
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Catering
Select from Knife's seasonal menus or from a variety of private dining menu options for most any occasion, whether a special dinner gathering, bridal shower brunch, cocktail party or corporate event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mockingbird
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking available
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Public transit
Across the street from DART's Mockingbird station.
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Special events & promotions
Visit our website to see all upcoming events.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 635 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
3.9
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipFoodee (Dallas)
5.0  Dined a day ago

We had a great overall experience at Knife with both phenomenal service and food. From the cocktails at the bar prior to dinner to the bottles of wine recommended from the som to the after dinner drinks and dessert it was all worth it. The steak and sides are mouth watering and cooked to perfection. Try the filet & or Smokey skirt steak with the okra and mushrooms. Yum!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined a day ago

Best restaurant experience we’ve had in Dallas. The food was incredible and actually a great value for what we paid. Service was amazing too. This is now our go-to date spot!

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DavidF 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

A great place for celebrating my son's 18th birthday. The food, atmosphere and service was wonderful!

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John (Dallas)
3.0  Dined 2 days ago

Food and service were great but the ventilation system in this place needs an overhaul. We came home smelling like bacon and grill smoke.

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vipmclonghorn (Dallas)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

Very disappointed - burgers were way over done and it took forever. Service was so-so and the place was practically empty. Ate dinner here about a year or so ago and it was very good - lunch was terrible

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Our server, Alberto, was so professional yet still friendly. They took very good care of us!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

The experience was mostly inconsistent.

We plan to return to check out the rest of the menu and give things another try.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Outstanding!!!

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vipRichard (Las Vegas)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

I made my reservation 2 weeks in advance. Was told only times were 5:30 or 11. I chose 5:30 but called each day to see if something opened at a more reasonable time. Even had American Express Platinum concierge service call, but to no avail. Showed up at 5:30 and THE PLACE WAS EMPTY!!!
I told the “greeter” that I had tried for 2 weeks to change the time but was consistently told nothing was available. He said the tables were all spoken for and they would be filling up soon.
I watched. It did not fill up. By the time we left at 7:15, there will still four or five tables empty that could have accommodated our party.
Service was fair. Food was good, but other steak places as good and far more accommodating.

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

In town visiting both my boys who attend SMU and also celebrating my Dads 80th birthday, who was in town from Atlanta with my mother and friends.
Knife was delicious convenient, as staying at The Highland , flexible with accommodating delayed flights etc . A wonderful dinner, Jeff was a fantastic, engaging, informative waiter, and the evening was perfect.
Knife never disappoints! Tip top all around. 5 Stars!!!!

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JessicaS 
3.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We made reservations before we came into town from Kansas. My SO was very excited to try a dry aged steak. I got the roasted chicken. My chicken was NOT worth the 60 minute wait, and his steak was absolutely not worth the anticipation or price. We loved the bacon sampler we got as an appetizer. It wasn’t worth our $213 ticket at all. Very disappointed, and wish we would’ve left it at the Dallas steak we had Friday evening. But, my SO had anticipated having “the best steak of his life”. We both agreed we should’ve went to Joes Crabshack like I wanted to. Our waitress was amazing though! We visited 2/3/18 around 6pm

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OpenTable Diner (Shreveport)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Service was impeccable (Roberto) as it has been every time we have visited. Food is delicious and all the little extras make it a great experience.

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RobinT (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Steak house? No it’s more it’s a temple to the art of meat. Bacon plate, YES. DIE for bacon jam. Steaks from old and new school you can’t get it wrong.. wow a friend, loved one or business associates. You need meat like this, you need it!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
1.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Service was slow and food was greasy

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SarahK (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Food was great and service was wonderful! We had these extraordinary oysters that were from 3 difference parts of the U.S.

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