Permanently Closed - Mudhen - Farmer's Market

4.5
463 Reviews
$30 and under
American
This restaurant is permanently closed. Food that tastes good, feels good, and won't kill you. Located at the Dallas Farmers Market, we feature local produce and meat selections with offerings and custom bowls for every diet plus fruit-fresh cocktails and craft beer. Some ingredients are even grown on site! Indoor and garden patio seating available. Brunch served on the weekends.

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JulieM
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

It’s closed but open table still allowed me to make a reservation?

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AnnieT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mudhen is the BEST ever. I'm so, so, so sad it's closed. I really hope they reopen somewhere smaller. Dallsa needs a place like this!

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent. Enjoyed brunch.

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vipLaurenH
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience2

The parking situation here is no joke. It took me over 15 minutes to find parking (even the garage was full), which made me late for my reservation. I could have lost my spot in line for a table, but the hostesses sat me right now - I'm very appreciative of that. The service after that wasn't great though. Not everyone at the table had a water glass and only half the people had silverware. We were served a drink in a broken glass, and had to ask multiple times for coffee creamer. The food was great though (McMudhen, yogurt, egg scramble, pastries). I'll probably come back just based on how conveniently located it is to Farmer's Market shopping.

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Agy0180
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Did not have my reservation when I showed up. Rude Host. Probably why they are going out of business...

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience4

Service was subpar

MY
vipMartiY
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So sad to hear that Mudhen is closing

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vipAdamH
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday brunch was great!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mudhen was absolutely delicious. The food was fresh and light. We ate well, but didn’t feel miserably stuffed afterwards. It was also located in a perfect spot. We enjoyed a beautiful fall day at the Farmer’s Market.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Tons of delicious clean eating.

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vipSugar
Dallas
19 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very good brunch, the cocktails are amazing! I had the framers skillet and the we be yammin cocktail and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Service was a tad slow but they were pretty busy. Will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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vipCountryChika
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall3food3service4ambience2

On Saturday Arrived after the rush and the menu was limited and some bar items were out. Good food and good service

MA
vipMarinaA
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good vegan food

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Initforthefood
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Best two vegetarian dishes I’ve found in Dallas

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OpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
6 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Unique menu with real food, everything was delicious and the service was friendly and thorough. In a great location to wander around the Dallas Farmer’s Market afterwards.

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RobynH
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience4

The idea is perfect. Lots of options for eating styles. I am vegan, my husband is not. Eating out is always a challenge to find a place we both enjoy.

We have been to Mudhen a few times. It’s OK. I always want it to be better. Flavor is either waaaaay too spicy (I am a 4 on a Thai heat scale, we like spicy) or it’s under salted.

The coffee is just horrible. I had almond milk, husband had cream. Neither of us like it.

Server was very nice but never brought the juice I asked for. Based on my meal I chose not to ask for more I’d be disappointed with. He was very slow on refills and they were not busy. Server even commented they are usually busier for brunch.

Atmosphere and location always makes me want to try again. 3x rule - we will not be returning

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on September 10, 2019

We apologize for your experiences. While brunch is our more popular menu, it is not our most inclusive. It is hard to find a vegan option that doesn't contain our sriracha vinaigrette which is VERY spicy. Our coffee is very bold & can come off bitter. For this reason, we also offer a lighter cold brew, a hot latte, and an iced mocha. Regardless, we are apologetic your server didn't guide you through the menu better, and for their un-attentive service. We would love to treat you to one last try!

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vipDallasLobster
Dallas
52 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mudhen is always a highlight of visiting the Dallas Farmers Market. Fill up on Green Eggs and Ham Benedict and coffee, then shop for fresh produce at the stalls.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for healthy brunch with friends!

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AmandaC
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful brunch location. Great service and food.

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vipVickieS
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Service was horrific. Couldn’t find plower hour Friday night menu, out of water for over 30 minutes had to ask twice. Had to ask about a beer twice, took 20 minutes to get. And to top it off wasn’t even busy...unacceptable!!!!

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on September 5, 2019

We apologize for the experience, we take complaints like this very seriously. We would love to have you back for some drinks and food on us to show you the type of service we strive for!

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OpenTable Diner
Des Moines
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience5

Love this place but our waitress was terrible and kept forgetting to put our orders in.

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on August 28, 2019

We apologize for less than satisfactory service! We take feedback like this very seriously. We are so glad you enjoyed the food and ambience. We would love to invite you back for a complimentary experience!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on August 24, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Our favorite Dallas brunch spot with the kids.

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on August 28, 2019

Thanks for the love!

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vipCDD1
Dallas
23 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived at our appointed reservation time and were immediately seated. Server was prompt with bringing is water and took our drink order. The food was delicious., chicken/avocado salad. The carrot cake for dessert was the best we have ever had. server was friendly and welcoming. It was a nice relaxing lunch get together on a very hot day. The Farmer’s Market area is a must visit.

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on August 28, 2019

We are so glad you enjoyed us! Looking forward to seeing you again.

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AshleyG
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food at a very reasonable price point! highly recommend

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vipPilarF
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience3

It took over an hour to get our food.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was outstanding... have recommended to friends - will be coming back soon

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience4

Great food and atmosphere...not so great value though.

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vipPhall
San Antonio
36 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal! Great cocktails!

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debrar
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First visit and we plan to return. Tomatoes were too thin in the Fried Tomatoes. Otherwise, we loved the bowls!

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on August 23, 2019

We apologize for the thin tomatoes but appreciate the feedback! We look forward to seeing you again.

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TMAN
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, fresh ingredients; great service and fun atmosphere. Have already told several friends must try.

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Tereza
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was - and always is - excellent. Love the security of knowing that I can order anything off the menu and none of it is GMO. Tasty, well prepared. Good options.

The server provided excellent service. I go to Mudhen often, and the greatest weakness of this restaurant is the servers themselves. Nine times out of 10, the servers are both lackadaisical and arrogant. On this occasion, I'm happy to report that the server was attentive, responsive, and helpful.

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on August 9, 2019

We are so glad you finally received service that was up to par with our standards! Thank you for your kind words and constructive criticism. We hope to see you soon!

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vipHarrietM
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I found it quite good and a good environment.

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vipJCJC
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall4food5service1ambience5

The food and atmosphere is great. We were told to wait several minutes when checking in “so that your server can be attentive” since he supposedly had too many tables. But the time we sat down and ordered our drinks many of his tables left and it still took over 20 mins to get out drinks. They actually came almost the exact same time as our lunch. The server must have been having a bad day because it was horribleeee. Didn’t bring hot sauce ever after being asked several times, forgot my side dish, didn’t check on us for more drinks even once.. just bad. However, that review is for the server. The restaurant itself- the food, atmosphere & quality were great per usual. Great seating for groups. Fair prices.

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on August 4, 2019

We are so sorry your service wasn't up to our usual standards! We are so grateful for the kind words about the restaurant. Next time you're in if you're having a less than stellar experience please notify a manager so we can solve the problem in real-time! We appreciate the feedback and will be on the lookout for slower service. We hope to see you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Absolutely loved it here! Perfect balance of clean eating, farm to table choices that still have incredible flavor and quality. Highly recommend for brunch and sit outside on the patio!

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vipChris
Dallas
120 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such great food and a wonderful place for pet friendly outdoor dining. The Brussels sprout app is SO good we had two! I had the pork chop with peach remoulade which was also excellent.

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Chris
New England
1 review
Dined on July 21, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Saw an employee that did not wash hands in the bathroom. They were out of chicken sausage and the management was not helpful at all to try to get us a substitution. The manager looked annoyed the whole time and ended up up-charging us for our desired substitution.

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vipTmq54
Miami
55 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience5

We were on our way to Farmers Market and were looking for a good restaurant with table service. He recommended Mudhen and we loved it!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Antonio
3 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Best coffee in Dallas. Consistently delicious and crave worthy food. Unique menu items.

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Phyl
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

For anyone with dietary restrictions or on a specific diet, this place is perfect. Even if you’re not on a diet, you’ll get good that is fresh, prepared well and GOOD.

Mudhen - Farmer's Market - Permanently Closed
Responded on July 22, 2019

Thanks for stopping in Phyl! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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