Purepecha Room by Revolver Taco Lounge

4.8
79 reviews
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PUREPECHA ROOM is a private 14 person max occupancy OPEN KITCHEN RESTAURANT LOCATED in the BACK of REVOLVER TACO LOUNGE. The Rojas family will prepare and serve the most authentic and delicious flavors of Mexico! The 8 course tasting menu offered in our Purepecha Room is a fixed price menu by Reservation Only. Wednesday - Saturday . 2 seatings available at 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm. 8 courses. $120 per person unless otherwise quoted for any special requests plus alcohol and service. THIS IS NOT A RESERVATION FOR THE TAQUERIA IN THE FRONT REVOLVER TACO LOUNGE, THIS IS FOR PUREPECHA in the THE BACK DINING ROOM, 8 COURSE PRE FIXE MENU.
CANCELLATION POLICY: We require a credit card to hold your reservation. We reserve a dining space just for you. Please cancel with a minimum 24 hour notice. No shows and cancellations with less than 24 hours notice will be charged a 50% cancellation fee per person. Cancellation fee is based on menu price or menu price quoted for any special requests
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CH
Dallas
25 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 2

The Purepecha Room is a one time experience. We booked our reservation nearly two months out for the 8:30 pm seating on a weekend night. While we did not fill the room (14 seats, maximum), our group occupied a majority of the seats. Overall, the food was very good. Most of the eight courses represented combinations of ingredients that we had not eaten before. Several courses were outstanding, bordering on incredible. Only one or two were below average. A particular favorite was the pasta with octopus. The stewed lamb in a leaf with rice was delicious as were both of the mole dishes. The hand made tortillas were also great. On the other hand, the courses seemed a little routine (in subsequently reading reviews on-line, we determined that six or seven of the courses are apparently the same from night to night) and the service was not what one would expect for a $120/per person meal. Despite a reservation, we were not seated until 9:15. Although we waited 45 minutes, no one asked if we wanted a drink. When we were seated, the waiter disappeared from time to time adding at least a half hour to a late evening. In the end, I am glad that I went but do not plan to return.

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B
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Such an incredible intimate dinning experience. Every dish was incredible! The flavors and dishes put together were exquisite. I’d highly recommend this place to any foodie who wants a special dinning experience!

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Dallas
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

We were very anxious to see what the place was all about. We were a little taken aback by the mealworm and crickets but overall very pleasantly surprised. Drinks were overrated but service was good.

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JM
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was really delicious and beautiful. The back room was away from the loud crowds of Revolver Taco, and it had a very intimate vibe. The chef explained each meal to us and gave us some background on both the meal and a little history of Mexico so we understood how that meal came to Mexico. Very high quality ingredients

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G
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Hands down one of the best, most unique dining experiences I've had.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you want to have not only a nice experience, but also enjoy amazing true home made food. This is the place.


Definitely a must!! If you are a fan of collecting culinary experiences. 😊

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DH
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing traditional Mexican cuisine done with a high level of execution and creativity. There is no risk of leaving hungry with the 8 course meal (we ended up leaving with some to go). It can't be overstated how good the food is!

The restaurant itself is small and intimate, but exciting as you are watching Chef, his mother and aunt prepare each meal. Service was excellent as well. We were lucky enough to be the only table in our service (our of 4 total) so the experience was next level.

My only 'complaint' is a result of my own mistake. I had ordered Pechuga to have with the meal. While it was excellent, I didn't learn until later that each was $45 (about an ounces worth). It would have been nice to be given a heads up, at least prior to ordering a second.

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TB
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on January 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

First I must say the food was excellent. Went for the eight course tasting. Tasting was an understatement. Because of the richness of the food, the servings were pretty large. Was stuffed at the end of our meal.
The service was a little haphazard. Silverware was not replaced at the end of each course. Our white table cloth was decorated (stained) at the end of our evening. Also, water refills were slow. Our "server" was also managing the front part the restaurant and would disappear for periods of time. For the price we paid (see later comments), I expected better service.
When we made our reservation, I was not alerted that there was an increase in price of the tasting. On the limited website and reading reviews, it appeared that the tasting was $85 per person. When I was presented my check, it was $120 per person. I guess it was my fault for not asking. Realize that this is for food only. Wine and cocktails are extra. I have eaten tasting at other Dallas restaurants (FT33, The French Room for example) and this price seems a little high. Will I go back? Right now I'm unsure.

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OT
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the best meals we have ever eaten.

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AR
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great from top to bottom! Would definitely recommend. Birthday shout out to my lady was stellar!

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RA
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 4

We were so excited to eat at Purepecha - and loved it when we walked in. There's an open kitchen where you can watch the food being made and it's a really relaxed atmosphere. You really do feel like you're in a friend's grandmother's kitchen! Each course was explained to us and each was very tasty - but lukewarm because the plating took so long to do. The kicker though was when we went to pay. During one of the final courses we were offered a glass of mezcal. The waiter/host said that the chef recommended it to go with the meal. My husband got one. It sort of seemed like it was complimentary... the host definitely did not tell us the price. Imagine our surprise when we got the bill and that teeny glass was $40!!! That really soured the night for us, which would have been fine otherwise. For a glass of alcohol at that price range, the host should advise the customers of the price. Overall, decent food but waaaayyyyy overpriced for what it is.

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MJ
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 3

Grossly overpriced food and drinks. The dessert was a joke, a fried dough complemented by a film-covered warm liquid. Tasteless scraps of duck. A 'chef-recommended' spirit that turned out to be $40/glass and $30 for a vodka martini. We had 2 drinks each and ended up with a $400 bill for 2 people.

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OT
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just amazing! Go

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m
Dallas
102 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Amazing experience!

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DJ
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding find. Amazing tasting menu. Every course was a winner. Small, quaint and lovely atmosphere. Hidden in the back of Revolver Taco!

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s
Dallas
24 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding 9 course fixed price meal; it may be a bit pricey, but those courses included octopus, lobster, lamb, duck, and wagyu beef, so the price is definitely justified. Every main course was excellent, but I'll remember that lamb dish for a long time; it was phenomenal. My only complain was the flan for dessert wasn't the best texture, but I'm not a big flan fan, so I'm not the best to judge. Definitely a place to go for special occasions.

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OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is Dallas’ best kept secret Shh don’t tell anyone

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Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Legitimate, delicious Mexican food with a touch of world flavors that brighten the dishes without being overwhelming. They combine rustic and urban seamlessly. The room reminded me of my Abuela’s kitchen and so did the corn tortillas. My goodness.

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N
Dallas
19 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Simply excellent food created, presented and served with love by a family.

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Houston
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was absolutely phenomenal! Highly recommend for a special occasion.

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D
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the most memorable dinner we have had in years, food was savory, interesting, unusual and the intimacy of the setting was great.

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Portland
3 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible food cooked with love. Go here!

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was the best meal we had all year. If you’re on the fence, book this now!

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G
Dallas
229 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Amazing food experience. 8 courses of very creative dishes prepared using old world techniques. Service is attentive and professional. Will definitely return for another experience

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MW
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This is so much more than a meal; it is an intimate experience. You will feel like you are stepping inside a family's home while being served authentic and delicious cuisine. Highly recommend!

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RH
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dining experience was AMAZING. Food was authentic.

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MC
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Some of the most delicious food I've eaten in a long time. In addition, it's a fun experience to see the action in the open kitchen. Dinner and theater in one, ya know? A wonderful experience.

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OT
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

All I can say is that it was phenomenal. That is all.

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KH
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

We had a reservation at 8:30pm and were told at 8:45 another 10 minutes. By 9:35 we were still not seated and decided to leave. The other guest waiting also all left. If they had told us the truth when we first arrived, we would have left earlier and gotten food somewhere else. The chef never even came out to apologize to the 10 people waiting for dinner. We’d heard great things about this place but very disappointed. After hiring a babysitter, finding tough Deep Ellum parking and walking out starving, we will not be returning!

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S
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Unique dining experience with excellent food. The chef, his mother, niece and aunt make and serve their family recipes, explaining the ingredients and heritage. Gourmet meal that feels like family dinner.

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RB
Austin
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Purepecha was an amazing experience, for a great value - I highly recommend it to those who want an authentic and intimate setting. The evening I went, there were the three groups: couple (us), a friends group, and a family. Everyone seemed to have a great time, and we all could share the space easily. My favorite dish of the 8 course menu was the Pulpo (octopus) - I'd come back for that alone, but every dish has it's unique flavors and style. It'll be treating a friend or family to this gem again soon!

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L
Dallas
24 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful, authentic food-- great experience!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible experience! It’s expensive ($250+ for two) but unforgettable with amazing food cooked by multiple generations of family in a very private setting. It feels like you’re a guest in their home. Skip lunch before you go because it’s a lot of food!

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CS
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We were the only table on a Wednesday late seating. The family were very nice. Food was superb. Very new experience for us. They prepare the food in front of you. A nice young man and several older women. Strange being the only table. But very nice. $100/person. Plus wine. There is not a full bar, which displeased my partner. Chef disappeared prior to dessert. There was no cheese selection, as mentioned in other reviews, and only flan was served for dessert.

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JN
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing!!!

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KB
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If I could rate my dining experience any higher I would. The service and food were both incredible. Such a great atmosphere, definitely a dining experience I want to repeat!

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OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

After trying other tasting menus like Pujol and Quintonil in Mexico City, I was very excited when I discovered this gem in Deep Ellum! It was a little overpriced, however there was a ton of variety with each dish (we had fish, octopus, lobster, lamb, duck, and wagyu) and the service was excellent! I loved how the chef explained every meal to us. Come on an empty stomach because the portions are large! The restaurant itself had a speakeasy type of vibe going, as it was located in a small intimate room behind revolver taco lounge. Overall, this experience was well worth it!

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EG
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very intimate dinner served by family. Portions of each course were large so pace yourself!

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ES
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Simply outstanding. We loved it. It is an unusual place in some ways -- the back room of a taco joint in Deep Ellum with only 4 tables -- but the food was incredible and the service was lovely. And it was really neat to watch the chef make our next course, as the kitchen is in full view of the diners. Overall, it was one of the best dining experiences I have had lately.

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HC
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Absolutely amazing food, great atmosphere and great service.
Definitely a hidden gem that will have people booking dinner months in advance soon.

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