Sketches of Spain

4.6
60 Reviews
$31 to $50
Tapas / Small Plates
Spanish restaurant specialized in tapas, pimnes

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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
  • Contactless payment available
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 60 people are saying
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OI97
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place is an incredible place to eat. The food, the outdoor patio, the overall ambience is incredibly relaxing and fun with the right level of energy.

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vipToyatex
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brings me back to memories of my favorite dishes growing up and to tastes acquired in my travels. Authentic and traditional Spanish. Choices not available in other places I've tried--Callos! Wines from regions other than Rioja and Ribera del Duero. Txacoli! Not afraid to serve more unusual but very Spanish selections, like some of the pinchos. Carola was a great resource for her knowledge of wine and sherry. My new favorite place.

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GoBigRed
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great seafood tapas and yummy Spanish wine. Quiet and lots of natural light.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience5

Service was slow and food is authentic so if you love Spain you’ll love the food. I need seasoning on my food though 4/10.

CC
ChristopherC
Omaha
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is authentic and delicious, and along with the service provides delightful experience of Spanish hospitality and culture.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We were sitting at a high top and it was freezing- I think we were catching a draft from doors to the outside patio.
Also the lights are too bright inside. Consider dimming them.

JT
vipJanetT
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on March 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as usual. We have never had a bad meal here. We went out with friends who had never been and they fell in love with the place. The food is authentic and cooked perfectly. Some of the best racks of lamb I have ever eaten. If you like lamb, get it! Their shrimp appetizer is fabulous also. My husband had the pulpo (octopus) and said it was perfectly cooked as well. The place has a great atmosphere and outdoor seating. The waitstaff is knowledgeable and very friendly!

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MollieF
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So excited to have this restaurant in our neighborhood. Love!

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TeriW
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The gin and tonic menu was great. I loved the Indian Spices and Herbal G&T. The paellas were also excellent.

JC
vipJhonnyCisneros
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, the food and service were outstanding. Highly recommended.

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BelindaF
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Ambience and interior design were wonderful - also had a terrific patio for warm weather Sangria drinking and relaxing. Prawns were excellent. Octopus was fine. Desert was good. Seafood Paella tasted good, but really lacked both volume and variety of seafood - more rice than anything else.

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vipSaul
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

First time dining here Saturday night. Overall a great experience, delicious Spanish food and drinks. Nice atmosphere inside and outside heated patio. Will definitely return.

GJ
GeorgeJ
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our 1st night out in over a year. Got our vaccinations. What a fantastic reward for our patience of the Year of Covid!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A-mazing food! Best paella in Dallas, and phenomenal unique wine selection.

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful. Great staff and great food. My boyfriend and I felt very welcomed and taken care of.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic, authentic Spanish food! Best I have found in Dallas.

SG
vipSandyG
Dallas
23 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lilly was a great server. Food was excellent and wine was reasonably priced. Must go again

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vipTXtoVegasOften
Dallas
20 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The dishes seemed to miss the mark on both on flavor and presentation. Had a great bottle of wine though at a reasonable price. Too bad as it’s so close would have loved to make this a frequent stop.

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OpenTableDFW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Came on a Wednesday night with my boyfriend. He's Italian (actually from Northern Italy) and he really enjoys Spanish food and this restaurant is within walking distance from his place. We chose to sit on the patio and it was about 55 degrees out but it was comfortable with the heaters going. We got the croquettes, the octopus, and the seafood paella. My bf really enjoyed the food. I thought the food was decent. It was very much an authentic Spanish experience. However, as a Southerner and Texan, I prefer more seasoning/spice/flavor. However, please note that this is Spanish food, and not Latin food, and Spaniards do not use as much seasoning and spice that we are used to in the Americas. My favorite part of the meal was the wine, it was a nice white wine that I'd never tried before (and I'm usually not a huge fan of whites). Overall, I would go back with my bf because he really enjoys Spanish food, but I would not come back on my own. I'd probably head to the taco spot across the street. Viva Mexico lol.

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AndrewF
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The paella and sangria are absolutely amazing. The service was super attentive and the ambience was magnificent. Highly recommend.

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connors
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall3food2service2ambience2

The sangria was the best part of the meal. We went during happy hour which made the sangria worth it. The appetizers were pretty good, but the paella was a huge let down. It was bland and pretty expensive.

JC
vipJhonnyCisneros
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebration of good year at work

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

It’s really hard to find good authentic Spanish food in dallas. This one is on the decent side compare to what’s around. Of course nothing beats what you get in Spain. The food here is a bit on the salty side , I don’t mean flavorful, but salty. The building is very cute and cozy. The server was good at making recommendations. They do have the black rice if you are looking for this. (But again more salty than flavorful). The black rice I had in Barcelona made a hell of the impression on me but I still haven’t been able to find any places that produce anything close to that. The pawns were cooked perfectly (probably the best dish out of all we had tonight). Other dishes are average.

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vipOMFSDOC
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Will be back, best in Dallas for the cuisine. Great selection of spanish wines and appreciate that they have Paella without seafood in it and service for 1. Everything we had was excellent!

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vipJustin
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

first time here. was great. plan on coming back and enjoying more of the menu.

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vipcecilian
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place to get homemade Spanish food. Croquetas super crispy, the octopus and la paella Valenciana were amazing! Excellent service from Eduardo. Santiago was great recommending the Tempranillo and paella!! The cheesecake was the best one I ever had... maybe it was done the Spanish way!? Kudos to the chef! Plates were tasty but also presented remarkably and at the right temperature!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great, but rain was a bummer on the patio

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Leslye
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience2

Arrived for dinner at 8:30. We were told they didn’t have any more seafood paella left. That’s the only reason we came. The Valencia paella wasn’t good at all. It was flavorless.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Milwaukee
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in Dallas!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and vibe

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service is great, along with the authentic food

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The service was amazing and the food was outstanding. The octopus is a must try. We also enjoyed the shrimp and lamb chops. We can’t wait to go back!

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NatashaC
Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had appetizers and drinks - very delicious! Love the intimate ambiance.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome, authentic Paella and small tapas dishes. Excellent, attentive and knowledgeable staff that aim to please. The “ Chocolate Textures” dessert was very very good - it’s not just a chocolate pudding.
It’s our new favorite place!!!

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vipFoodie25
Dallas
10 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience as usual. Food was delicious, I especially recommend the black Paella and the octopus! Service was wonderful very attentive and with great suggestions.

AW
vipAveryW
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best atmosphere for a date night with friends or significant other. The food and drinks were delicious! Ask for David when you’re there!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on December 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such amazing food and presentation. Definitely going back!

CP
vipCaterinaP
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely wonderful! The food was truly authentic and delicious. The service was exceptional too. We will definitely be back and bring friends. Great food deserves to be shared!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our best restaurants.
Authentic Spanish food.
My fav is the Octopus.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service with amazing recommendations. Great wine selection too!

FAQs

Sketches of Spain offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (214) 484-6006.

Sketches of Spain is rated 4.6 stars by 60 OpenTable diners.

Sketches of Spain does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://giftup.app/place-order/90c81de3-d6f3-43e6-ab0f-800c1ad77f98?platform=Squarespace.

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.