Woodlands American Grill

4.6
843 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Business Meals
  • Great for Lunch
Nestled on the northeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane in North Dallas, Woodlands is an inspired choice for lunch or dinner. Whether you are entertaining business associates at lunch or catching up with your best friends over dinner, Woodlands is the perfect spot. Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Falling water House, natural stone, beautiful hardwoods and clean, contemporary lines combine to create a modern setting for the Executive Chef’s polished menu of innovative American favorites. His passion for excellence is reflected in the simple, elegant menu offerings.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday : 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Brunch every Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Phone number
(972) 239-2024
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Pay with OpenTable, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Carlos Marin
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Catering
We offer custom menus, breakfast, lunch, dinner and hors d’oeuvres receptions; all will exceed your expectations! From the smallest dinner for two to a grand event of 250. Woodlands American Grill will add phenomenal foods and simple elegance to any event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Preston Rd
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Parking details
Private parking lot and overflow parking available in the Market at Preston Center
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Public transit
DART Bus Route 486, 488 and 987
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Entertainment
Background music, No live music, Two TV's in Bar Area and One TV in Private Dining Area
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Special events & promotions
Champagne Brunch Buffet offered for Mother's Day and Easter and Wine Down Wednesday
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Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 843 People Are Saying
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food
4.6
service
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Excellent food and excellent service. I patronize Woodlands frequently, and they always meet or exceed my expectations.

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

I was disappointed with the service. We have been going to this restaurant since it opened and this was a disappointing experience.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This place is always good!

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5.0Dined on August 8, 2018

I had the sea bass and a side salad and it was absolutely delicious!

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

We return to The Woodlands often. They are consistent in food & service. Great variet in menu offerings, something for everyone in your party. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on July 31, 2018

Good place for a business lunch

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2018

Woodlands is one of my favorite restaurants, great food, pleasant staff and a great local spot.

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3.0Dined on July 27, 2018

Food ok-not great Sea Bass was over cooked. Stuck us back in a corner.

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5.0Dined on July 25, 2018

Great service and delicious food!

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5.0Dined on July 19, 2018

This is my "go to" restaurant when I get together with friends. The food is always good & it is convenient to both home & work.

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5.0Dined on July 12, 2018

Once again delivered a delightful meal with great service and a lovely ambiance.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

We had a lovely dinner! My mom and I had the salmon special which was delicious! My husband had the Mediterranean pasta with shrimp, which he really enjoyed. We split the brownie and cobbler for dessert, both were excellent. Our server was very nice and efficient. The booths are pretty quiet, which makes conversation easy! A wonderful evening!

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5.0Dined on July 2, 2018

Delicious as always… Great place to hang out with a good girlfriends…

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4.0Dined on July 1, 2018

I couldn’t resist the aubergine stew and it didn’t disappoint. Veggies were tender, sauce was rich and spicy, pine nuts added nice crunch. My guest had the smoked trout salad, which looked fabulous. Portions were generous. Service was attentive but not intrusive.

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5.0Dined on July 1, 2018

Always a great choice to go even though it’s not close to us.

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5.0Dined on June 27, 2018

Wonderful dining experience from beginning to end! Woodlands American Grill never disappoints! Order the salmon... Fresher than fresh!

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2018

My mom and I truly enjoyed our dinner from beginning to end!

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

Constance is an amazing waitress. We will request her when she is working.

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5.0Dined on June 24, 2018

A friend and I were there to celebrate our birthdays with family. Had a great time. The food and the service were wonderful. Thanks.

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4.0Dined on June 22, 2018

First time coming to this restaurant and I found it to be very clean and friendly. The atmosphere was great and the food was good. Our waitress name was Iris and she was wonderful. She took everyone orders and got it right the first time. I really enjoyed Woodland America Grill and would definitely go back again. Oh, yes, they offered us some chocolate candy squares when we finish and it was to die for. I wish they sold the candy because I would definitely buy it.

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2018

Great celebration dinner for a job well done. Excellent food too.

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5.0Dined on June 21, 2018

All members of our party enjoyed their dishes. Yummy!

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4.0Dined on June 21, 2018

The food was excellent; but, the service was pretty slow. The waiter was nice....just not the most attentive. The restaurant was quiet & enjoyable. I would definitely recommend it to others.

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4.0Dined on June 18, 2018

Service was pleasant and very good. Food was excellent. Tasty, well prepared and hot. The only request I may make next time would be to place the port chop, red cabbage and potatoes separately and not on top of each other.

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3.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Good service. Good food- busy as usual on Sundays. Not exceptional but good. Good option to have for brunch.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Food was great portions just a little small, but probably healthier!

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

Father’s Day

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4.0Dined on June 17, 2018

First visit and really enjoyed it. Bartenders were very friendly and informative regarding food selections. Server at table was excellent and made our dinner a pleasant customer experience.
Members of our party had salmon with cabbage and polenta. Cabbage good but polenta, not so much. Crab cake entree was huge and yummy. Save room for the bread pudding. Not a huge portion but beautifully presented and prepared. Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on June 15, 2018

Great food and service.....have a hard time deciding what to have because all sounds good...

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

We had a wonderful time. Party of 6 turned into party of 8...the restaurant could not have been more accommodating. That is why we always like to meet there. Excellent food and great service.

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4.0Dined on June 13, 2018

Woodlands is an old favorite we have been going to The Woodlands for about 10 years.
Love the food and atmosphere and friendly staff. They have the best salads and a great variety on the menu. Love it and will keep coming back. Very consistent. Well priced. Big thumbs up.

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4.0Dined on June 12, 2018

Food was terrific. Hostess at the front desk was totally confused. Made us wait while she set up table and seated person who came after us.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

We came for the $2.50 brunch drinks but their food was worth the trip.

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5.0Dined on June 10, 2018

Outstanding customer service. Delicious variety on menu.

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5.0Dined on June 9, 2018

This was the first time we had been back to Woodlands in 6-7 months, and the dining experience was much improved over what it had been before. The founder special was excellent and the fish tacos were very good. We definitely intend to go back soon.

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3.0Dined on June 8, 2018

Very chewy meats 😣

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

We go to the Woodlands Grill quite often for both lunch and dinner. It is an excellent local restaurant with superior Food and service. We highly recommend this great restaurant
Tim & Susie Carnell

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

We went for brunch to celebrate a birthday. Everything was perfect— the food, mimosas, service and ambience. I would definitely go again.

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

The entire meal was delightful with tremendous service and delicious food.

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5.0Dined on May 23, 2018

Great food and cocktails. Service was attentive but not rushing. Our server Brooke was knowledgeable and friendly. We come here whenever we’re in Dallas.

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