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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

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.6

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (58)
Romantic (45)
Good for a Date (40)
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Good for Anniversaries (39)
Business Meals (37)
Cozy (24)
Worth the Drive (22)
Good for Birthdays (21)
Notable Wine List (21)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Good for Groups (19)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Great for Outdoor Dining (14)
Scenic View (12)
Live Music (10)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Authentic (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
People Watching (6)
Fun (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Waterfront (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Healthy (4)
Seasonal (4)
Casual (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Great Beer (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Spicy (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 6 days ago

Wedding Anniversary

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vip
 (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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vip
 (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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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Fantastic food and service. If you go you must order the prime cowboy steak!

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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Ambiance on the patio by the waterfall was amazing! I started off with the bone marrow appetizer, I had never had it before, amazing, I'd suggest it to anyone! I ordered the bone in filet mignon which was cooked perfectly and tasted amazing.. My friend had the scallops and enjoyed them, I don't eat seafood but I know a scallop can be overcooked easily, hers were perfect.. Our server was very attentive and prompt.. Overall experience was great and would highly recommend having dinner here!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Food was good but the whole service feels like Denny’s. We had 6 of us and after we finished appetizers, the dirty dishes stayed here for 30 minuets till I asked them to take it away. The whole places is packed with tables and you can’t walk about at all. No menus were given to us for 20 minuets till we asked.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Loud environment, difficult to have a conversation across 6 of us. Service was fine.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had an excellent dinner. The service, meal, and ambiance were perfect. My date was very impressed. I also put in a special request for a message on our dessert plate and they obliged while keeping it a secret from my date.

Tags: Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 11, 2017

My brother in law ask my wife and I to join him here for dinner it was very close to where he was staying.
Im going to cut to the chase here everyone loved their chicken tortilla soup I had the capresse salad all very good.
The star here is the steaks I had the New York the other two men had the ribeyes. My wife had the mahi all raved.
All agreed the steaks were the best anyone had had in a very long time truly exceptional.
Tinder flavorful perfect crust and temperature.
The scallop potatoes were outstanding as well.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Attentive and responsive staff. Well-timed meals with superb taste and quality.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This restaurant is a hidden gem. I’ve been 4 times now although I live out of town. It is my new favorite restaurant!

Tags: Happy Hour, Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Scenic View, Business Meals, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 7, 2017

The food was good, but not very creative with the veggies. No vegan entrees, which surprised me. Not likely to return.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Beautiful atmosphere conducive to family and friends special occasion dining. Too noisy for dates. Waiter was fabulous —- could not ask for more and good sense of humor. Of course the food was great.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Had dinner here for our first anniversary - absolutely wonderful experience! Classic steakhouse experience with live jazz piano, delicious steaks, tasty appetizers, amazing accompaniments (I highly recommend the brussel sprouts), and heavenly dessert - and I didn't feel like I would burst afterwards, either! We will be back for sure!

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Food was phenomenal! Ambiance was wonderful for a quiet business meal. Highly recommend.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 2, 2017

What a unique dining pleasure! We were on a friends/business dinner and what a delicious meal it was! I had the surf and turf with 1lb of crab legs and my oh my so yummy!!

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

I celebrated my 40th birthday here and they really made me feel special.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 28, 2017

My only complain is that they do not give you all of your leftovers. The waitress only put in our leftover box the steak and we had about 1/3 of our side dish left over as well.
Consistently great steaks!

Tags: Waterfront, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Top notch place the only negitive if at all was that of the four steaks we ordered one was under cooked but the fault was ours for not sending it back for a little more heat.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined on October 25, 2017

Well, I reviewed this already on Google but it was so good I don't mind another time. Just overall one of the best dining experiences I've ever had. Food, drinks, service, atmosphere were all above and beyond expectations. Simply fantastic!!! Thanks again Dakota's for helping to make our 20th Anniversary a night we will always remember.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Late-night Find, Great Beer, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Cozy, Romantic, Happy Hour, Casual, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Dakota's is our go to place for celebrations and Saturday night was perfect for our grandson's birthday. Many thanks. Nick always takes good care of us - he makes the whole evening a very special occasion.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, People Watching, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Music, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Big portion sizes. Highly recommend the pork belly appetizer.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Used to go fairly regularly 20 yrs ago but then changed jobs and travelling interfered. Went back for a birthday and still the same great place, good food, friendly waiters. Few restaurants qualify for repeat business. this one does.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

They’re amazing!!!!

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