Bitter End

3.7
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8 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Contemporary and artistic take on approachable American comfort food. Vibrant patio with full oyster bar open until 2am. Bitter End is the perfect spot to brunch on the patio or enjoy a casual happy hour with co workers and friends. Bringing to life Deep Ellum's dining and cocktail scene, Bitter End will not disappoint on any front.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Oyster Bar, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Bar
Mon–Fri 3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm–11:00 pm
Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–10:00 pm
Happy Hour
Mon–Thu, Sun 10:00 pm–2:00 am
Fri, Sat 11:00 pm–2:00 am
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Phone number
(214) 792-9888
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Bitter End is perfect spot for Private and Large Events. Our menu is specifically designed with sharable items to accommodate parties from 2-200. Please email admin@bitterenddallas.com for all large event inquiries.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Malcom X and Elm
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 8 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
3.7based on all time ratings
3.8
food
3.6
service
3.9
ambience
3.7
value
Noise · Moderate
86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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D
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Came in for a group brunch while I was visiting friends for a weekend in Dallas. As usual, my friends were hungover and running late. The host and server took it all in stride and brought out apps and drinks as people arrived. The avocado toast was a great starter. The drinks were potent and delicious, they were all pink for some reason, but super tasty! We all ended up having the hot chick sando with a side of bacon. We all left buzzed, full, and happy. The place started to get a bit loud once the football games started, but brunching on a football Sunday at a place known for its big screen TVs and games wasn't a surprise. 10/10 would go back.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall2food1service3ambience2

We went for our anniversary and a night on the town in Deep Ellum. This place was recommended online as new and fun.
The food was marginally good at best. We both had the lobster rolls and they were $18 each. The roll had more celery than anything else in it. We were not impressed and won’t be back.

A
Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was really good, the service was good. I will be going back

OT
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Limited food menu disappointed. For an oyster bar, selection was very limited and didn’t deliver. Not a fan.

KM
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bitter End is by far the best spot in not only Deep Ellum, but in Dallas Metro. The concept is fresh and lively, the food has a quality unparalleled to similar restaurants, the staff is amazingly friendly and the drinks were the best creative cocktails I have ever had! Amazing concept restaurant with a bright future in the area!

SM
Dallas
17 reviews
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

They are relatively new so I'll give them a break while they figure things out but my initial thoughts are 1. Music is incredibly loud. Might be okay in the evening but for a late afternoon brunch, it was ridiculous. 2. Brunch menu is okay but at 2-3 pm on a weekend, i would also like the option of a traditional lunch menu as well. 3. Service was initially slow, almost as if they didn't know who was responsible for our table, so therefore no one was. 4. Hoping they plan to set up outdoor table once weather is consistently nicer.

OT
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was spot on. Can’t wait to go back.

B
San Antonio
5 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall3food5service5ambience2

We made a reservation at the Bitter End because they served oysters. We each ordered one dozen raw and charbroiled oysters. We requested horseradish (which is typically served at EVERY oyster bar) because it was missing in our order. We also asked for an additional cocktail sauce because there wasn't enough for our dozen oysters (the 1/2 dozen gets the same size sauce). We were surprised to be charged extra for each of these items. Our server was very kind. Unfortunately, this sit-down restaurant was extremely loud with rap music and we couldn't hear each other. While our service was great, we won't be back.