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Medina Oven & Bar

4.7
388 reviews
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$30 and under
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Moroccan
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Medina oven & bar is an intimate & cozy place. It is about Moroccan-Mediterranean cuisine applying traditional & innovative techniques to introduce the best Moroccan Authentic & Modern Cuisine. Medina oven & bar represents the culinary destination of the year as New York Times reported on 2009. And Medina,was also selected by Haute Living Magazine Nov 2010 the #1 Mediterranean restaurant in Dallas... The focus at Medina is about using fresh traditional Moroccan spices & ingredients. Our vision is to provide our guests the best food & best possible experience we strive for. When you come to Medina, you are at your home. This is a wonderful place for gathering with friends or family members in any occasion to share many small plates & all menu items as Medina was designed for...This, is to experience Moroccan sharing style while you having conversation among your guests confortably. Medina is an experience & a genuine concept. Sam Benoikken (Native of Marrakech City, Morocco),own
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Moroccan, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch:Monday - Friday: 11:00AM - 4:00PM Saturday & Sunday: 12:00PM - 4:00PM Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00PM - 10:00PM, Friday & Saturday: 4:00PM - 11:00PM
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Phone number
(214) 979-0003
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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
Sam Benoikken
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Private party facilities
Medina can booked for private dinner or, use the outdoors patio!! Beautiful dinning room that seats up to 50 & a wonderful patio with fountain view & huge parking with tower trees...a Very warm setting either indoors or outdoors...
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Private party contact
Sam Benoikken: (214) 979-0003
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Catering
We offer Mediterranean catering affair that is unique....You must make a trip to Medina oven & bar, it will be your favorite; that is our our favorite.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Houston
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Parking details
We offer both Valet & 2 hours complimentary either on the street or B - parking lot. Please, call us for additional parking directions or information.
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Public transit
Bus, Taxi & Train
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Entertainment
Unique House Music: Authentic, Modern Morocan Music & Global infused with Moroccan beats.
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Special events & promotions
If you are familiar with Moroccan cuisine & you craving a traditional dish or you would like a recemmendation, please, give a 2 days notice by calling Sam at 214-979-0003 & I will be very happy to do so.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 388 People Are Saying
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4.7  based on recent ratings
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4.7
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4.6
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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Exceptional food, atmosphere and service... will frequent more often

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Medina is my favorite new restaurant for many reasons, starting with the food! I’ve had the shrimp skewer, Medina salad, and the sea bass and all were delicious! It’s fun to split things with a friend, because you’ll want to try as many dishes as possible. The sea bass tagine was perfectly cooked and the recipe was so different from most restaurants, loved the tomato broth and potatoes it was cooked with! The shrimp brochette was also cooked perfectly, it tasted like wood grilled. The Medina salad is simple, but a delicious dressing brings out the taste of the lettuce. (I always love a restaurant that doesn’t use too much dressing.) I’ve also had the smoked eggplant appetizer, which is similar to an olive tapenade, and it was so tasty but the portion was pretty small. There was 3 times the pita with it than here was spread to cover it, but it was only $6. I wouldn’t mind paying a bit more for a larger serving. Like everything else, though, it was so good! Lastly, the cocktails are reasonably priced and I keep coming back for the Med-rim margarita which must have fresh squeezed grapefruit in it...delish!

Last but not least, the service is always kind and perfectly timed, never intrusive, and the low lighting and cozy atmosphere is wonderful.!This is just a great place all around.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great food. Great service

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Wonderful service! Our server Justin was the best! The special tonight was a Chilean sea bass over a bed of risotto. It was delicious!!!!

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Drea (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Love it!!! A must try!. The ambiance is wonderful. The culinary art is outstandingly amazing. This food is so fresh and the taste and presentation is off the charts. The owner Sam is so welcoming, making sure from beginning to end that we were satisfied. Erasmo our server, was super attentive. He gave great recommendations and presented the food with pride. We will definitely visit again. Whether it's a special occasion or just a night out, you will be glad you made the choice to visit.

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vipmeetandeat (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great service! They accommodated vegans in the group. The owner is very kind and the food outstanding. Love the Moroccan wine too.

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

This was our second visit to Medina Oven & Bar. This time, we had a group of eight to celebrate two birthdays before heading to the Stars game. Super fun decor. Friendly and helpful staff who patiently explain menu items and offer recommendations. Food...so good. Flavorful without over powering. We will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Great service and food. Glad we had reservations, it gets busy.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

Excellent service and the food was amazing.

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vipjvcx (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 16, 2018

Wonderful place, reliably good food and wonderful people.

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Mike (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Best Moroccan/Middle Eastern I've had in Dallas. Roasted eggplant with pitas was delicious. Salads were a generous size, fresh and creative. The sauteed calamari was perfectly cooked and had the tomato sauce had a nice bit of heat. Both the beef tenderloin and chicken & apricots served in tagines were superb, although I'd have liked a little more apricot sauce with the chicken. Nice atmosphere and background music. Attentive service.

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Kbnun2124 (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

We came here for my wife’s birthday. I never had the pleasure of eating Moroccan food. It is excellent food! We were a party of six. The decor, hospitality and ambience all top notch. The food was completely satisfying. Never experienced tea like at Medina. Reasonably priced. The music, service all super.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 6, 2018

Love this place. Sam is great. Greets everyone and takes time to actually visit with you to see how your dining experience is going.

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Carol (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Wonderful, fresh, authentic Middle Eastern food, very tasty and wonderful service. Also a great location.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

Service was attentive, but not overly so. Food was tasty and filling. I enjoy visiting this restaurant.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on December 17, 2017

The new brunch menu is FABULOUS! Our waiter was excellent as well. Great food and great service! I will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on December 7, 2017

This was our first time here. Great food service and drinks. Would highly recommend to everyone.

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Bindhu2017 (Dublin)
5.0  Dined on December 5, 2017

Had a great dinner at Medina - delicious cocktails, tasty meal, lots of options, fun atmosphere, and very importantly AWESOME staff. Sam and his employees truly make you feel welcomed.

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vipCruella (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on November 25, 2017

Food and service are consistently good, and they have interesting specials every night. The staff are friendly and know all the regular customers and go out of their way to make sure you have a good experience. Their patio is dog friendly and a great place to sit on a nice evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on November 24, 2017

Always love Medina Oven. We have been coming here for a few years and always have a great time with excellent food and service!

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