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About LARK on the Park

LARK on the park is a contemporary, urban restaurant facing Klyde Warren Park on the edge of downtown Dallas. LARK introduces two new exciting chefs and fresh new plates of deliciousness.

2015 Woodall Rodgers
Dallas, TX 75201
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Mon-Thurs
Lunch: 11PM-3:00PM
Afternoon Menu: 3:30PM-5:00PM
Dinner: 5:00PM-10:30PM

Friday/Saturday
Lunch/Brunch: 11AM-3:00PM
Afternoon Menu: 3:30PM-5:00PM
Dinner: 5:00PM-11:00PM

Sunday
Brunch: 10:00AM-3:00PM
Afternoon Menu: 3:30PM-5:00PM
Dinner: 5:00PM-10:00PM


Cross Street:
Woodall Rodgers & McKinney

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 855-5275

Website:
http://www.larkonthepark.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet offered in our garage, located at Olive & Woodall Rodgers. On the North side of Klyde Warren Park.

Executive Chef:
Ryan Barnett

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
LARK on the Park offers accommodations for events of virtually any size. Our semi-private room seats up to 24 guests, or can be reserved for a standing, mingling reception for up to 40 guests, or more with inclusion of the adjacent bar. For more event information, please visit our website at www.larkonthepark.com

LARK on the Park Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (26)
Pre/post Theatre (26)
Special Occasion (20)
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Good for a Date (20)
Great for Brunch (18)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Great for Lunch (17)
Scenic View (17)
Business Meals (14)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
People Watching (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Bar Seating (11)
Casual (11)
Fun (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Worth the Drive (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Romantic (8)
Authentic (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Healthy (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Seasonal (7)
Local Ingredients (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Good for Groups (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Great Beer (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vegan (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Organic (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

Every detail was perfection. The unique food pairings, the variety of wines, the atmosphere. We were able to have a leisurely Christmas celebration with friends!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

This is a very cool place and the food is phenomenal!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

The food is great especially the breakfast potatoes with brunch. Had to wait 15 minutes even with our reservation. Told the waiter we needed to be gone by 2pm, but he was tardy in getting us the bill. His tip reflects being urked.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Everything we ordered was outstanding. The octopus and lentils appetizer is an original and delicious take on grilled octopus. We don’t often find pheasant on a menu. All I can say is, wow. It was GREAT. Ryan, the chef, even came out to our table to describe how it’s prepared. Our waitress, too, was top notch. We’ll be back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, People Watching
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·Dined on December 7, 2017

Always pleased with the food. Really enjoy the location and ambiance. Wish they had a couple of import beers to choose from as everything is craft beers.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 6, 2017

I remember loving Lark on the Park when it first opened, but the wow factor is completely gone. Such a shame not to capitalize on this great location by serving food that is only mediocre.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 5, 2017

We went there before a show at the Wiley. Excellent service and food. The waitress (Alisha) was very cognizant of our deadline for leaving for the show and made sure we were served in a timeframe so we wouldn’t be late.
The changing chalk artwork by local artists is a great idea.
I’ve already recommended this to a friend.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The drinks took longer than the food did. We went back later that evening for dinner and the bartender wasn’t very friendly and the beignets took a long time to be served and when they were, they were hard. We told him and he did nothing about it. Our server earlier in the evening was fantastic, the food was as well, the wait on the drinks would be the only feedback there

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Superb service. The server was genuine, timely, kind, and overall very pleasant. It was nice that someone helped her, too, when needed, so were well-served. Great team work. Food was delicious. Outside seating was fun in the city in thr evening!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 28, 2017

The food and service were both outstanding!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 27, 2017

The table menu is very limited; and the menu items are not main stream. Unless you want to spend $$$ for steak.
The wine list is VERY expensive - least expensive pinot noir was $75/bottle.
Service is lovely; the atmosphere is lovely.
It's a place to SBS (see and be seen) - cuisine is secondary.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 26, 2017

It was an unusual menu and, in my opinion, a small number of entrees offered. Service was good at start, but then not much happened after our food was delivered. The establishment is shown as $$, but is really much closer to $$$ according to what I saw on the menu. The location is good if you are in downtown or lower uptown Dallas. I guess it really didn't impress me all that much for a tab over $100 for 2 diners.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The thanksgiving dinner was disappointing. The turkey was good albeit seved a bit cold. The stuffing was aweful, more like a savory bread pudding. And the kitchen staff left before dessert (or so we were told) and we were not able to order dessert. Duh, that’s the best part!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Consistently good dining experience featuring great menu choices and attentive service. Interesting location overlooking Klyde Warren Park. Artwork on chalk boards is refreshed quarterly, with credits for the artists,who are local talents, printed on the reverse side of the menus. The environment is conducive to having actual conversations during the meal. Highly recommended.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Valet parking was simple and convenient. Mussels were outstanding. Octopus and lentils was nicely seasoned and the flavor of octopus shined. Ran out of scallops so had to get lamb. It was good but not a scallop

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 16, 2017

It's a seasonal menu, but my friend and I had a wonderful dinner on a weeknight. I had the Autumn Potage soup to start and the Deep Sea Scallops entree. My friend had the Baby Carrot Salad to start and the Halibut entree. The waiter guided us through any unfamiliar ingredients and was mindful of our time since we were dining pre-theater. Everything was truly delicious and the flavors unique, but not as if they were trying too hard just to be different. It's so nice to have a restaurant in my hometown that is far from the "same old, same old." I've dined here for lunch and dinner before and will be back.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Great service; fantastic downtown location; we went for the patio. Have been there several times and I always walk out the door thinking "mediocre food; poor value". I'm sure I will be back for the patio. I just need to remember to use the patio for a drink, appetizer and split opportunity. If not for the location and proximity to Klyde Warren Park, I don't think the restaurant would last more than 3 months.

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We brought out of town guests to Lark's brunch during the chalk drawings change. They were enchanted with the concept (we love it, too) and loved the wait staff (everyone, absolutely everyone, in the place greeted us with toothy smiles and a good morning!). Food all around was wonderful and our waitress, in particular, was very accommodating as we requested substitutes and non-listed drinks.

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Fun, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Absolutely fabulous brunch. Everything was delicious and perfectly cooked. Great place to go before the symphony.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My sisters and brother enjoyed our dinner Friday night. I live in Dallas but the other 5 were from out of town. They loved everything they ordered and appreciated the "normal" size portions. Sorry that I don't have our server's name, but my sister has the receipt. She was female and did a great job at checking on us and ensuring we were taken care of. I recommend "Lark" all the time for lunch, dinner and brunch! Thank you!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Seems like they had staffing issue on the day we visited. It took them more than 40 min to serve our foods. People on the next table had the same issue. Also, there was a bug in my bloody marry. They took care of bug issue very professionally.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Excellently leisurely Sunday brunch. Thorough enjoyed our Bloody Mary cocktails. Frittata and Benedict dishes were wonderful. Highly recommend.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

As always, Lark on the Park delivered! Went for brunch on 11/05, had the special--pancakes, sunnyside up egg, and bacon. Best part is that they split the meal with me and my daughter, equal portions for both! I also had the special mimosa, pineapple/blueberry, and it was excellent. The only thing I can recommend is to also offer belinni's.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Organic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

For an 8:30 reservation, they were out of 2 of their signature dishes, which was disappointing considering how limited their selection is to begin with. The service was good, however we weren’t given the proper stemware for our $200 bottle of Burgundy, which was also disappointing. I won’t be back for another year or so, there are too many other great places to visit in Dallas that exceed our expectations regularly.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We've dined at Lark 6-8 times in the past several years. We typically are pretty happy with the food and like the location. There is one recurring problem with Lark which I simply do not understand....over and over food comes to the table at a lukewarm temperature. Perhaps plates stay under the heat lamp too long or maybe the plates are prepared far in advance?
Last night we ate with another couple and had a 7pm reservation. First problem encountered was the really poor wine list. Our waitress knew nothing about any wine and had no interest in finding anybody who could help. Then we ordered and the food arrived...lukewarm, as expected. My halibut was just weird looking and tasted old. In fact it looked like a small turkey breast on the plate. My husband ordered the lamb and it was barely warm and was rubbery.
For desert, we ordered the beignets, a new addition to the menu. They arrived hot (!!!) but were tiny and tough...as if they were made with a high gluten bread flour.
Between the terrible waitress and the below average food, I'd say that we are unlikely to ever visit Lark again.
Lark still does a decent business but I cannot imagine this continuing if the food and service don't improve. One bright note....the place has an excellent playlist and we always enjoy the interesting music. No thumping techno!!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This used to be one of our favorite restaurants, but this last visit was disappointing. The drinks were good and the cheese board was terrific, and that’s why I gave the food 3 stars. The entrees were worth 2 stars at best. My wife ordered the halibut which was bland and made her sick later on that evening. They were very nice about comping her entree, but I’m not sure we’ll be going back.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Stopped in on the way to a play. Food was excellent tasting but VERY small portions, I would have expected my $34.00 entree to be an appetizer by it's size. Service was pleasant but marginal. Ordered a martini and it was watered down, never experienced that before as it's hard to water down a drink that's 99% alcohol... they re-made the drinks, but didn't get them ti we were almost finished with dinner. Great location for people going to arts venues near by, but value and service just not there.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

We sat outside because the weather was so nice. A bit loud because it sits right on a main street. Our waitress was excellent. The food was very good a bit salty but everyone enjoyed the brunch.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We went for the special beer and wine dinner. Three of us ordered from this menu and the other two with us ordered from the regular menu. We all left so happy and full of delicious food! Each course was perfectly paired with a unique (and tasty!) beer and wine. It was difficult to choose a favorite because everything was truly amazing! We ordered the mussels and crab fritters for additional appetizers and each was delicious! We very quickly made brunch reservations for next week and can't wait to go try that menu!!

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Our food had to be returned because it was not hot. Our coffee arrived long after dessert did. The food was ok, nothing special. A meager menu for vegetarians. Not someplace I would revisit.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Excellent service. Informed waiter. The flavors of the ingredients weren't hidden by heavy sauces or seasonings but enhanced. Although the servings aren't large they are adequate because of the satisfaction of the palette.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This is my first time to this restaurant, also the last...... Booked standard table for two in Sunday afternoon at 3:15 pm. When we arrived we had been told the kitchen was closed until 3:30. If your kitchen is closed, why you took reservation????? Okay, that's fine, we returned the restaurant around 3:30 pm and checked in by the host. Then the funny thing was the server told us that they only have 4 options for us to choose!!!!! Really? 4 things to choose to eat!!!!! Will never go back!

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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Excellent food and service! We’ll be back in the next few weeks.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Food was good but service and atmosphere was odd. Our mains came out with our appetizer and we were told that the reason was because there was a large party. When we walked out at 9:30 and despite there being quite a few diners in the restaurant, there were already chairs being stacked on tables. I would return because food was good but wouldn’t prioritize it due to strange atmosphere.

Tags: Local Ingredients
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Good food in a great location.
Being downtown, valet parking was a great amenity.
We were a party of 4 for lunch. To start - We shared the fondito on the menu and it was excellent. We had different entrees - all very good ( 3 on the menu ( chicken, quail, grill cheese) and the special for the day halibut cakes).

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Lighting is harsh and on your face. Otherwise terrific.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very accommodating staff. Food was sparse for the price.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very enjoyable. Attentive service, food presentation was really nice. The noise level was not overbearing and conversation was easy. Relaxing atmosphere.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Casual, Seasonal
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Lark on the Park is brilliantly located right next to Dallas' Klyde Warren Park. The basket of assorted pastries was delicious, but the main brunch course was average. The service actually made the experience a little less pleasant.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, People Watching, Business Meals, Scenic View
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Went for a pre-symphony dinner and enjoyed our meal so much that we just skipped the symphony altogether! Service was terrific but our meal was outstanding! My gf said it was her best meal in Dallas and we've gone to many fine restaurants! She had the steak frites which was unbelievable. Steak was tender and flavor was incredible, even the fries were perfection. I had the new to menu halibut which is a standout. We had to order the bottle of wine, Love & Squalor which was just fine, not great but complimented our meal. If you go for a pre-symphony or theater meal, add some time to enjoy a great meal. Kudos Lark on the Park!

Tags: Business Meals, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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