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Oak - Dallas

4.5
1120 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Nestled in the gateway to the Design District, Oak offers steak, seafood, and innovative contemporary dining served in a comfortable, modern design. Simply elegant cuisine, thoughtfully crafted cocktails and a worldly yet approachable wine list gives guests the pleasure to imbibe and indulge in an intimate dining experience.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dinner:
Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday: Closed
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Phone number
(214) 712-9700
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Separated from the main dining area by sheer curtains, The Mighty Oak room holds 16. Our main dining room will accommodate up to 100 people for large parties. In addition, we are able to accommodate private functions with seating up to 40 on our fully enclosed, temperature control terrace.
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Private party contact
Tim Carruthers: (214) 712-9700
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
I-35
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From intimate gatherings to large party events, Oak is the perfect place to provide a sophisticated and memorable dining experience for your guests. Our private dining room, known as The Mighty Oak, seats up to 12 people. Separated from the main dining area by sheer curtains, diners at The Mighty Oak can enjoy a gourmet meal, special privacy, or opt to become part of the entire dining room experience by a simple pull-back of the curtain. Our main dining room will accommodate up to 80 people for large parties and special events. In addition, we are able to accommodate private functions with seating up to 40 on our fully enclosed, temperature control terrace.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 1120 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.6
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipKenW (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Oak is a regular stop for me. Clients like the ambience and the food. Because these are client occasions, I appreciate the service.

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vipflos (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We went to Oak for a belated Valentines’s dinner. The lighting over the tables is dim - would not be a problem except the menu type was printed in a light gray font making it almost impossible to read. We used our phones to provide extra lighting.

We started our dinner by sharing the Honeygem salad;
Neither of us liked the flavor of the dressing and we did not finish it.

I wanted to order the Tagliatelle but was informed they were out of the pasta dish. It was only 8:15 on a Saturday evening and they were out of several appetizers and menu items. I ended up ordering the chicken breast. It came with an aji amarillo sauce which saved the dish. The sauce was excellent. The grilled romaine and four fingerling potatoes did not enhance the dish.

My husband ordered the prime ribeye cap. It was beautifully cooked but an extremely small portion for the $38 price tag.

We were very underwhelmed by our food and disappointed with the entire experience.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Great special course for Valentine’s Day. Cool location and good drinks

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Markymark (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

I went there with my girlfriend and our waitress was very rude and treated us as if we were uncoth and didnt belong. She was very disrepect when we just wanted to have a good night for Valentines day. She was very unhelpful and the waitstaff sat us in the corner in the back when there were plenty of great tables in front of us. I asked about one of the booths that I saw open and the hostess said it was for an earlier reservation. To my understanding if a reservation doesnt show up on time you do not make the people whi showed up on time to thier reservation wait. I was appalled by the staff and the way I was treated and wouldnt recommend anyone to visit hear.

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vipWhatever (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine's Day menu and wine pairings were excellent. Wonderful, friendly service as always. Made our V-Day and 40-year celebration special!

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vipRocky (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

This was our first time to visit Oak, and we happened to be celebrating the anniversary of our first date 9 years ago. Everyone at Oak made the evening very special, even giving us an anniversary card! The food was outstanding (risotto was out of this world) and the service was great. Very nice ambiance! We will be back!

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Chris (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We had a great experience there. They have a diverse menu that's creative without being annoying and cryptic like lots of trendy restaurants. Hickory Smoked Vanilla Bean Ice cream on the brownie was super creative and sounded weird but was amazing.

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vipVicki (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We went there before a 7:30 concert and really enjoyed the place. Service was outstanding and the food was excellent. Perfect date night.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Wonderful all around. Oscar rules.

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vipEatingThruDFW (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Oak is one of my wife's and my favorite restaurants in Dallas. We have frequently taken friends and family there. The food is excellent. The service is good and the ambience is perfect. Their wait staff is friendly and efficient. They always cooperates in getting us out on time if we have tickets for the theater or symphony after dinner.

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vipaqwack (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Oak was terrific! We had a great time celebrating our anniversary. I don’t think you can get better service anywhere else, our server (Bruce) was on top of it and always with a smile on his face. Our food came quickly and was prepared perfectly. I had the Wild Salmon, it was very good, with a combination of grapefruit, lentils and a beet leaf! It sounds like a strange mix, but all the ingredients made it work impeccably. Great experience, we’ll be back soon.

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vipMcMc (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

Noel, our server, was so attentive. We never had to ask for anything- it's like he read our minds! Food (as always) was incredible. Great experience- will find a way to come again!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Good food. Great service. Very consistent

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
3.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

The best word to describe the experience is "incongruous." It's a beautiful space, but why is the music turned up loud and the lights up too bright? The tartare was good, but maybe the menu should have mentioned the beets they put in there that didn't quite work. I said out loud, "why does a place like this even have Louis XVIII on the menu?" Things just didn't match up. It's almost a great restaurant, but almost doesn't cut it when there are so many good options.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

We had family in town and wanted to do something special.
Oak is one of the most attractive restaurants in Dallas. The wine list is exceptional and
waiter gave us good suggestions. The food was terrific. Really really good.
It is one of our best, "go to" places.

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vipEastBayJK (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 23, 2018

Had a great experience here. I'm always looking for new places to try when I visit Dallas. This was a gem. Great food, good cocktails (although they need to use Luxardo cherries in their Manhattans!) and a solid place for a nice dinner event for a team meeting. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and will certainly be back. My branzino (sea bass) was excellent as were the Brussels sprouts and the lentil soup. Colleagues tried the pork chop and rib eye which also got solid reviews. Plenty of parking out back but valet was also available.

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OpenTable Diner (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Amazing service in accommodating our group for a business meal!

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BarbadosFoodie (Miami)
4.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

I had a wonderful evening at Oak. I sat at the bar as I was dining alone and the bartender Cindy was amazing. Food was good and the atmosphere great. I definitely recommend this restaurant

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Reeree01 (Charleston)
3.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

pretty setting but food was all over the board. quality in no way matched the prices. mushroom risotto was terrible and the anchovies on the caesar were fishy overkill. beef filet steak was smoky and seasoned well. snapper was good but dirty rice was not. carrot cake was ok. service was pretty good.

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vipNewToTX (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Excellent Meal and Service. We are always impressed by the variety of options on the menu, some with seasonings or preparations that we are not that familiar with, but that turn out to be amazing choices. Trust the server recommendations and go for something a little different, although the familiar options are good too. Very good wine list including many options by the glass. And love the choice of fresh fruit for the water!

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Foody2017 (Austin)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Dined at Oak on New Year's Eve. They had a fixed menu and ran out of one of the salads and one of the entrees. The portions were very small and took too long to arrive. I was still hungry after dinner.

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OpenTable Diner (Austin)
3.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Our reservation was at 9pm, we were seated at 9:40. Several booths were open, I asked for a booth they told me none were available. While waiting for a table we went to the bar to order a glass of wine. The bartenders ignored us (there were 6 people at the bar), finally we were able to grab their attention, we ordered and had to remind the bartender of our order 2-3 times. There only a few people at the bar. The food was great! But for the price and service it was not worth it.

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vipdavaldez (San Antonio)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Wonderful selection of appetizers and entrees. Comfortable and laid back environment. Amazing service.

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vipCruella (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on December 27, 2017

The dining room is beautiful. Food was very good, service attentive.

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vipWooJ (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

Oak is a very consistent restaurant in the 4-star category. there is a reason they have been around for a while. the four of us kept saying, "we should come back here more often!"

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OpenTable Diner (Amarillo)
5.0  Dined on December 16, 2017

It was outstanding, but the dessert disappointed me.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
1.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Really poor service. My water class wasn’t filled one time and there were only 5 other parties in the restaurant. Very disappointed.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on December 2, 2017

Always a great experience!

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vipCruella (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on November 29, 2017

Happy to try again after not being there in quite a while. Dining room is beautiful, staff attentive but not intrusive. Food was great, especially the quail appetizer, the mushrooms and the Brussels sprouts. Will be back.

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Stump2 (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined on November 28, 2017

Great dining experience, I run a fine dining restaurant and it’s welcoming to find such attentive service and chef forward food.
Thank you for everything!

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