Public School - Addison

4.2
255 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Located on the bustling Belt Line Road in Addison, Public School is a fun, school-themed gastropub that features a wide selection of local craft beers, classic drafts and craft cocktails. PS delivers "An Education in the Art of Food & Beer." We offer a chef-driven menu that is made from scratch using only the freshest quality ingredients. "Recess" (aka Happy Hour) is held Monday through Friday from 3pm-6pm. Brunch is in session every Saturday and Sunday until 3pm.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 255 people are saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
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4.1
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4.3
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63% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DarrellJ
Dallas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very quaint location, the ambiance was nice and the food and service were very good.

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vipRachelJ
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2food2service2ambience1

SUPER average. Average food, average drinks, average service. A/C was out on an 85 degree day and they didn't bother to tell us until after we were seated. Thankfully we had the option to sit outside in the shade & breeze. Still a super average experience with a higher than average price tag.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
12 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Everything with the food was wonderful. Our server was great but did not check back with us at appropriate times so had to get up to get him. The computers were down and it took way too long to get a hand written check for 2 people. Need a better solution as it was very inconvenient with timing of a business lunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall1food5service1ambience1

Waited 10 minutes at the host stand

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JaneK
Dallas
1 review
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Public School is beautifully decorated. It has more of a posh library feel to it than a "public school", but that's a good thing! Our waitress was extremely kind and helpful. The food was delicious and original. We tried the Eggs Benedict Pizza which is served during brunch. We are definitely coming back.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on April 16, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Love the aesthetic! The food was good I highly recommend the tator totes and PB+J sliders. The service was slow but if you are not in a hurry and willing to take 3 hours for dinner this is the place to be. Also, hour happy is legit!!

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TxBill
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on April 4, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Tonight’s dinner wasn’t quite as good as previous lunches/dinners here. But we have enjoyed the sandwiches or fish and chips on previous visits, so we’ll stick with those in the future.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place

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AndreaB
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience4

We went for a girls brunch. The ambiance was very nice. The mimosas were also good; however, it took almost an hour to be serviced. The Buffalo cauliflower saved the day; the rest of our meal was just “okay”.

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Brandon
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience1

Not busy, took forever to get service after seating. Didn’t bring complete drink order. Not attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

We were the only people in there at lunch and the service was terrible ! Slow ... inattentive.
I took my 76 year old aunt for lunch on her birthday . She has a “flip phone” and so I asked for a paper menu for her. I was told that they didn’t have any. Because of Covid . My ain’t chimed in and said “you did last time “ during Covid. I said that we might need to go somewhere else since she can’t see well enough to use my iPhone . Our waiter looked completely out out and said he would go try to find one . Not every person has a smart phone — so I wasn’t believing that they didn’t have any!
I had brought birthday gifts for her to open and they were out on the table during our meal. At the end when we paid our check , my sassy aunt said “you didn’t even wish me happy birthday !!”. Because he didn’t. He looked like he hates his job and was annoyed by the fact that we were there. Don’t think we will go back.

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TammyV
Dallas
10 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was awesome. Food and cocktails were delicious. Fun time.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on March 20, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Birthday brunch! Tried something new and the Buffalo style chicken and waffles are to die for!

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NoahS
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience1

Lame as hell
Took long
Lame
Dirty glasses
Lame
Nice server

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great good and drinks at brunch. Hash browns are really tater tots though :) Staff is awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

really a very good place in service, flavors in drinks and food, being in the place makes you go back to school :) recommended and I would go again!

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kayedoc
Dallas
27 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

WE LOVED THIS RESTAURANT! This restaurant had it all: great food, great atmosphere, friendly attentive service, and not least, we felt it was a great value for what we received. The blackened tuna was perfectly prepared and will definitely be back to order that again. BBQ chicken salad was also a hit. So many other interesting menu choices and we are eager to go back and try other things. We each had a glass of the house wine and both the red and the white were surprisingly good. I am eager to return and next time try one of their unique cocktail offerings. The draft beer selection was also outstanding. Bartender was super friendly and helpful. The sample she offered of their Cranberry hard cider was really good and - well I guess that will be another visit to enjoy more than just a sample! Finally, the Old School Brownie Pie may not be that unusual BUT it was PERFECTLY executed and delicious. The brownie was dense and moist. Can’t wait to dine again!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience2

I have been looking forward to this place for months. Sadly, it wasn’t what I expected. The food was forgettable, over cooked and the drink was way too stiff. Normally I’d say a stiff drink is preferred after a long day but it was so bitter, it was undrinkable

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The cocktails are delicious that put a unique spin on classics. It’s a bit pricey, but the dishes are decadent & tasty. Do not sleep on the Nutella cookie ice cream sandwich!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The wait staff was inattentive. And the restaurant was freezing cold.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience4

Food was terrible, overpriced for what was served. Terrible smell. Waiter was nice.

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vipEvaI
Dallas
10 reviews
Dined on February 2, 2021
Overall2food1service1ambience4

I would not recommend this restaurant for lunch. The service was slow, to order and get the check. The salmon on the Ceaser salad was not cooked through (raw in the middle). It was replaced in a timely manner (requested chicken the 2nd time around). We decided it's probably a better placeto go for bar food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

good!!!!!!!!

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vippartyof4
Dallas
34 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good stuff - good food, good service, good selection, good ambience carefully curated. Prices are in line with the amount and quality of the food. It was cold and misting outside the night we had dinner but the patio looks very nice. Will return often.

NJ
vipNormaJ
Dallas
23 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Place! Absolutely Love It!🙌🙌🙌 We will definitely revisit.👍

DJ
vipDJuanW
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Nice experience. Food and drinks were good. Creative concept.

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Steph
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We ate here on Christmas Eve. The place was pretty slow, and there seemed to be one server for the entire restaurant. The food was pretty good. We stayed with appetizers all night and had the Nashville Cauliflower, Truffle Pizza and the Poke Nachos. All were good, though I don't think we will get the nachos again. They were overdressed and didn't have much flavor. It does have to be mentioned, though it makes since it was in such a state with so few staff members, but the ladies bathroom was absolutely disgusting. The wallpaper is peeling off the walls, handicap stall was the only one that didn't have mess in it. The handle to the storage closet was on the counter, and there was only one soap dispenser, the other one was missing from the wall...

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Great experience!! Manager even checked in on our table too

JH
vipJeniH
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service in a 2-seater bar booth. Brussels sprouts, fried cauliflower, flatbread, and impossible burger was amazing!!! Loved the Amos day bathrooms were clean. I’ll be back soon!!! Highly recommend!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The PB&J burger is soooo good!!!

DP
vipDkPatel
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This place is great, tucked away on a not so busy street, the food is great reminds you going back to school, the patio has great view of the pond. All in all great place for good variety of food

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience5

The food was really good. It was not overly priced. Service was not the greatest especially since it wasn’t that busy. We never got our second round of drinks and the waitress was slow coming to the table for almost everything.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service, and atmosphere. Plus we had a celebrity sighting 🤓 good times!

MB
MonicaB
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience4

Service was awful. They don’t really “accommodate dietary needs”. Didnt have olives, strawberry’s, apple juice.

DJ
DanahJ
Dallas
10 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Service was slow for a day where there were not many people. We were served with no silverware and had to request it. Our server was kind though. We had fun

LV
LaVitaC
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious fresh food. Service was good.

KC
KellyChristensen
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a networking meeting there and the food was brought promptly, it was hot and delish.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2020
Overall1food2service2ambience1

It was hot. The menu wasn’t great. We didn’t get what we ordered.

MB
MaryB
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

great bar tender while I waited for friend. Nice HH prices

GP
vipGeorgeP
San Antonio
31 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great. The waiter was excellent. Good times all around. We will be back.

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You can order delivery directly from Public School - Addison using the Order Online button. Public School - Addison also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (972) 788-8484.

Public School - Addison is rated 4.2 stars by 255 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.