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About Dakota's Steakhouse

What's better than a fine, aged wine? How about a fine, aged steakhouse that serves prime aged steaks. Where would one find such a unique combination? Located below the sidewalks of downtown Dallas at the 30 year Dallas icon, Dakota's Steakhouse.

Sit back and take in the many decorative nuances that make Dakota's still one of the most romantic spots in Dallas. Outside the restaurant, the multi-level waterfall, draping foliage and black granite patio bar make dining outdoors a delight. Inside the restaurant, the New Orleans lamps and imported marble floors neatly package the classic theme.

600 N. Akard St
Dallas, TX 75201
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday, 11am - 2:30pm. Dinner: Monday - Thursday, 5:30pm - 10pm; Friday - Saturday, 5:00pm - 10:30pm.

Cross Street:
San Jacinto

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 740-4001

Website:
http://dakotasrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Don Reasons On Piano Every Friday and Saturday 6 PM to 10 PM

Catering:
Dakota's accommodates small business lunches, patio cocktail parties, rehearsal dinners and receptions, large corporate functions and other private events.

For parties greater than 15, we suggest a set menu which will offer you and your guests the best selections from our full menu. Each guest will receive a custom menu with menu options and with your choice of greeting. Wine selections and additional bar options can be specially selected to complement your meal.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking.

Public Transit:
Close to Dart Rail and McKinney Trolley

Executive Chef:
Joseph Hoffmaster

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Semi-Private Accommodations:
Dakota's can host up to 40 guests in the main dining room for a seated meal 75 guests for a cocktail reception.

VIP Room:
We have a private VIP chef’s table that accommodates up to 12 guests. This can be reserved for lunch or dinner.

Outdoor Patio:
Our renowned subterranean climate controlled patio complete with waterfall and private bar can accommodate 60 guests for a seated event or 120 for a cocktail reception.

Additional Information:
The entire restaurant is available exclusively and seats approximately 125 guests inside with additional seating on the patio for 60 guests. We can host a reception style event for 200 guests.

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Private Dining

Whether you're having a cocktail reception, corporate lunch or a private dinner, Dakota’s can accommodate all of your event needs! We are available for full dining room rental, patio rental or just a large party. Don’t wait another minute to book your event at Dakota’s Steakhouse!

Dakota's Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (53)
Good for Anniversaries (41)
Romantic (41)
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Good for a Date (40)
Business Meals (33)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Cozy (20)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Notable Wine List (18)
Worth the Drive (18)
Good for Groups (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Great for Outdoor Dining (12)
Neighborhood Gem (11)
Scenic View (11)
Live Music (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Authentic (8)
Fun (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
People Watching (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Great for Lunch (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Seasonal (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Casual (3)
Healthy (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Afternoon Tea (2)
Great for Brunch (2)
Great Beer (2)
Organic (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Waterfront (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined 4 days ago

Great food and atmosphere, very friendly and accommodating staff.

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·Dined 4 days ago

The atmosphere is good. Pricy for the quality of food.

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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

we went to the theatre with some friends and then had dinner at Dakota's. IT was outstanding. They were able to seat us early, and the service was great. All of our food was fixed just like we ordered, and the sides are big enough for two. They did not rush us and we actually sat and talked enjoyed some coffee and desert, while listing to the piano player. I would recommend this place for anyone looking for outstanding food and service.

Tags: Live Music, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 5 days ago

Service was special. My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary. Everybody seemed to know it was a special night for us. Food was very, very good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Service was excellent. We had a lovely, semi-private table. This is an expensive restaurant. Everything is a la carte. We are a low-sodium family but forgot to ask for "no salt" so, to our purist taste buds, everything was too salty. My ribeye was quite overdone. They comped it, which was very generous of them. I could have had another steak cooked for me, but I didn't want to bother. The meat seemed tasty at first, so I kept the steak, but after a while, it was just too salty and overdone. Shrimp cocktail app was delicious but messy to eat, as they plop the shrimp on a plate with the very tasty sauce. I would prefer a "cocktail" dish for the shrimp where I could dip them into the sauce. Husband's crab cake app was good but salty. Both steaks were top-drawer beef but very salty. We made the mistake of ordering a pound of King crab legs too at $59/pound, yikes. These were well-prepared but, again, too salty. When we got back to our hotel room with our leftover bags, neither of us wanted to eat any of it the next day because of the salt. In spite of the excellent service and lush surrounding, we are not likely to return unless we could have a guarantee that NOTHING would be salted. The next morning, we could not get the taste of salt out of our mouths for most of the day. So if you love salt, this is a great place for you. But if you are trying to reduce your sodium intake, better be sure to say "no salt" right up front or you will be inundated.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Awesome experience. Our server Brandon was superb making solid recommendations and dealt well with our quirky party of 8. The food was outstanding with everyone leaving happy.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on January 7, 2018

We booked last min, thinking we'd found just another nice steak house, but Dakota's totally exceeded our expectations! Service and care were personalized and top notch. Our steaks were the best we've had in Dallas (which has been numerous) and the veal chop with blue cheese ragout, wow! We refrained from dessert, but the menu was very tempting! Hope to return!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Romantic, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 6, 2018

It’s great food Ina great city, thanks Dakotas for a memorable meal

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 6, 2018

As people who really enjoy a good steak, Dakota's did not disappoint. Our steaks were served just as requested. The brussels sprouts were excellent as were the scalloped potatos. I'd recommend this place and will be going back.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Great food and service. One of the better high-end steak houses I've been to in Dallas.

Tags: Live Music, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We enjoy the atmosphere at Dakota's. Great restaurant to enjoy with friends or business associates,

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Found out we’re pregnant. Beautiful atmosphere, great service, dessert was on the House. Oscar was helpful in showing what we would like on the menu

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Love this place for date night with my hubby. Our waiter was awesome and the food was out of this world!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 1, 2018

As always, we had a wonderful time at Dakota's!!! The mashed potatoes were a little salty (first time EVERY), but they graciously rectified the situation very quickly. Dakota's have the best steaks that I have ever head in Dallas!!!

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Amazing all around

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great ambiance; love the dark panelling and underground setting. Like the hidden study of a wealthy caveman. Great steaks, unique setting, good valet service, decent service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Overall, nice place to visit. The meals were good but not exceptional.
The most disappointing item was the Caesar salad. Very bland. There was no hint of garlic or anchovy or anything that a freshly made Caesar salad should have.
We will return but will order a different salad.
Overall, nice.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our server Jonathan was Awesome! He was attentive and made our dining experience enjoyable.

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion, Romantic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Our family enjoyed a beautiful Christmas Eve dinner full of lovely libations, impeccable service and mouth watering food. We will be back very soon for another enjoyable experience. Highly recommended!!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Everything about the restaurant was excellent. The food, service, and the atmosphere. For our first time, we sat next to the fire.

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·Dined on December 23, 2017

We arrived early for our reservation but they seated us right away. Service was prompt and courteous. Food was flavorful.

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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Excellent service
Friendly staff
Great tasting foof

Tags: Romantic, Paleo Friendly, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 13, 2017

Took my boyfriend for his birthday and it was an amazing experience. Service, food and drinks were GREAT!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Waterfront, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Cozy, Fun, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Dakota’s Steakhouse never disappoints. Been there for business meals entertaining clients four times, latest being December 12, 2017, and just excellent steaks and accompaniments. Dry aged beef is great and get the mac and cheese.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Groups, Cozy, Romantic, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 12, 2017

The food was very rich and filling. Service was a bit slow due to the crowded party groups.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Wedding Anniversary

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Excellent Filet !! The best steak I have had in DFW. Without question.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Denver)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Food was good. Quail was very good, not crispy but juicy and flavorful. Baby Gem salad was way over dressed and as much Romaine lettuce as arugula and gem leaves. Steak was good; seasoned appropriately and carefully cooked.The watercress adoring the plate was wilted and on the edge of spoiling. Coconut cream pie was good - a nice finish. The decaf coffee was warm, not hot, and we had to ask for a refill. Overall, a good meal but nothing special. Because we were visiting TX and TX is a beef raising state, we expected Texas meat. All the meat is mid- America (which is lovely and delicious...)

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

My Food order and drink order was wrong. I asked for the steak dish with scallops recommended by the server, but received just the steak and I asked for no salt on for my cocktail... there were maybe 20 patrons at the restarant. I will not go back. 12/8 @ 8pm reservation.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Dakota’s is such a cute restaurant and the service was impeccable!! We sat outside and it was so cute with the waterfall! Definitely will be coming back.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Beautiful place! Ambiance was wonderful. Sar on patio. Food was great also.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

one of my favourite steak houses

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Busted Dallas for the first time and loved the whole experience at Dakota’s! Service and food were amazing!

Tags: Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Bar Seating
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Everything was great, it truly was. The wait staff, and our server in particular, was hands down the best. Ever. The fountain and live piano are amazing for a romantic evening or special occasion. The filet mignon was cooked to perfection, and you HAVE to try the coconut cream pie (recommended by our waiter). I highly recommend Dakota’s!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Everyone in our party of four found their meal delicious. Great, friendly service and atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Very good overall, but several of our party ordered the ribeye and were disappointed with the cut on this occasion.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Amazing service! Shared a steak which was perfect. Good old fashioned’s too

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 26, 2017

My wife and I went to Dakota's for our Anniversary. The food was great, but the staff was exceptional. Thanks for making it a special anniversary!

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Overall an enjoyable experience. Good food & service... a little more attention to detail would elevate this to great. Really liked the peanut butter/ chocolate molten cake.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Visiting Dallas for the game!!

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