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Restaurant506 at The Sanford House

4.6
757 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for Anniversaries
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Restaurant506 is located in The Sanford House Inn & Spa in Arlington, Texas. Contemporary dining fare is presented in an exquisite atmosphere. The menu is "Inspired American" cuisine and features dishes made with only the freshest ingredients and are hand-prepared by our culinary team led by Executive Chef John Klein.

The menu changes seasonally and includes a delicious variety of the finest meat, seafood, fish, game, and poultry with fresh wholesome vegetables nestled in lively sauces. Classical methods of cooking are combined with healthy food preparation to create new taste impressions.

Join us for a drink in the Van Gogh Lounge which is also located inside the Manor House of the hotel. It is a perfect spot to savor our classic cocktails prior to dining or simply to meet friends and sample some delicious appetizers. Whether you stay at our Inn as a guest, or come for a meal, you will immerse your senses in a luxurious memory.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Wednesday - Friday 11:00am - 2:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 10:30am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Wednesday - Saturday 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
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Phone number
(817) 801-5541
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
John Klein
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Catering
The Sanford House requires in-house catering for all events. We are well known for superb food and service and we have a delicious selection of buffet and plated options for your event. If you had something special in mind, Executive Chef John Klein of Restaurant506 can customize any menu you desire.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Sanford St
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Parking details
There is parking available on site at The Sanford House. However, if our lot becomes full, there is additional parking available at our Spa & Salon across the street.

For events with over 75 guests, we can arrange for valet parking.
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Entertainment
Located in Downtown Arlington, The Sanford House is steps away from both Cowboys and Rangers Stadiums. If you need any help planning your tailgate party, please let us know! We can create custom packages that include transportation for you and your friends on the day of the big game!

We are also just down the street from popular Arlington destinations such as Arlington Music Hall, the Levitt Pavilion, Theatre Arlington and the Arlington Art Museum. We can offer special dining times for you if you are looking to attend a concert or a show at any of these great venues.
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Special events & promotions
The Sanford House Inn & Spa has several options for any events that you may be planning. Our experienced Event Coordinator can help you with any special details that you need and our Culinary Team is exceptional at developing custom menus that are sure to be a hit with your guests.
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Private Dining

Restaurant506 has three dining rooms that can be rented for private gatherings of up to 24 people. For larger events the Renoir Room or our Grand Courtyard would be ideal. Our Renoir Room is suitable for up to 50 guests and outdoors the Grand Courtyard can accommodate up to 200 guests.

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What 757 People Are Saying
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4.7
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 12 hours ago

Anniversary dinner. We’ve been to Restaurant 506 dozens of times and it never disappoints. Food was excellent. My wife had the red fish and I had a filet. Wine was also excellent. Demetrius is a wonderful waiter. We always ask for him. Thanks for a great evening.

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Quiet, cozy and very romantic restaurant. Food is excellent... world class! Service is 5 star!

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5.0Dined on May 16, 2018

It was great!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We really enjoyed both the food and the ambiance . It was quiet so you could enjoy conversation with friends and the food was very good. Sea bass and lamb were excellent. Shrimp dish was bland, however.

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3.0Dined on May 13, 2018

17th-19th century Europe implantation into 21st century Arlington, TX. Some will appreciate; for us, it's just old, overpriced, over-hyped, and attempting to be quaint and nostalgic, not our cup 'o tea.

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Mothers day

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

This restaurant is Ahh-mazing! I took my mom for an early Mother's Day brunch. We had never been before. We loved everything about it. We were sat at a cozy table overlooking the porch. Our server Rebecca was very courteous, prompt and very helpful. We will be back.

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5.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Sanford is a special place with many wonderful memories.

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5.0Dined on May 3, 2018

The place far exceeded our expectations. We've wanted to try it for a long time and finally did. It's hard these days, to find a restaurant where the atmosphere is quiet and conducive to actual conversation. We found that and more. The chef even came out of the kitchen at one point and made his way to each table making sure that everything met expectations. The food was delicious and we will definitely be back.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

The lamb chop with bacon jam was AMAZING!

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

As always, impeccable. Chef Klein creates a menu that appeals to many tastes, and every dish is carefully prepared and presented. My fish was cooked perfectly, and the sides were a perfect match. The staff is friendly, efficient, and prompt. On top of everything else, prices are reasonable, making it an absolutely great value.

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3.0Dined on April 22, 2018

The food was good just not what I wanted. I made my decision to go there based off what the online menu stated they were having and even changed my reservation. I was totally disappointed once I saw that and just made the best of the situation. And would I go back probably not.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

My husband and I went there to celebrate our 16th Wedding Anniversary. I had always wanted to experience a meal there. and it was everything I had dreamed of - elegant furnishings, formal table setting, delicious food prepared by a gourmet chef, polite and friendly service. I would definitely recommend it as a special occasion location!

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Prime rib night is always great! With bacon jam, au jus and horseradish sauce! Yum! New menu looks great! The new chicken with the burre blanc pasta was really good. Summer corn chowder and scallops were great appetizers. Chocolate decadence is decadent. I would/will go again! Pretty good vino selection! Come early and spend a little time in the bar.........

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We enjoyed introducing our friends from around to 506 for first time . As always good & service excellent!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

We was celebrate my sister birthday! We enjoy!! Delicious

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Celebrated a co-workers' birthday. The food was very good!

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Overall great experience. By far the best crab cakes I’ve ever had.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

We were also celebrating two birthdays. The entrees, dessert & cocktails were delicious.
The wait staff was fabulous, especially our waitress Micki.

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Everything was wonderful except one major thing. We asked for a gluten free menu, which they have available. We ordered something off of that menu and we questioned our waiter over whether what we received was truly gluten free, and were assured it was. My father has celiac disease, and contact with gluten at the very least makes him extremely sick. He was visiting from across the country, and this visit was ruined by him having to spend the last two days of it in bed unable to even walk around. After following up with the restaurant, it was discovered that the waiter rang his meal in incorrectly and my dad was served a plate containing a large amount of regular pasta. After discussing this, I was told that the chef would contact me directly to discuss how they could make it right. Several days later, I have still not heard from anyone at the restaurant.

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

An unexpected treasure!! Food was excellent...service was top notch! Our server Demetrius went above & beyond. Atmosphere was a lot nicer than expected (not casual, but we were accepted with open arms disputed being in very casual clothing). So happy we found this place. Will come back next time we are in town for sure! Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Excellent AGAIN! Rack of lamb was perfect. Trout was superb. Demetrius is once again a gracious server.

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3.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Service and ambiance was good, food was unimpressive

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Friendly staff, locally family owned with a chef who cares!

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

We continue to enjoy every visit to this place. The chef and all of the staff are top notch!

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Lovely spa and restaurant in an old world charm

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

A beautiful restaurant with good food. Dim the lights for a more romantic atmosphere. Outstanding customer service.

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Food was fantastic! I would definitely recommend their brunch.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

THis place is fabulous! I never even heard of it before but I certainly am happy that I found this place!!!!! Osso Buco is the BEST!

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2.0Dined on March 10, 2018

My husband's meal was extremely undercooked. Had to wait to eat until his 2nd entree was prepared. Not impressed.

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I ordered the chile rubbed pork belly eggs benedict. The first dish I got was cold. I asked the waiter if it could just be heated up, and he took it back and brought me a fresh one. It was still luke warm, and the pork belly had not flavor. The potatoes were seasoned with something that made them very bitter. I do have to say the 506 bloody cesar was amazing and is highly recommended. However, for the price, I feel that there are better options for food out there for the cost of meal.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Separate dining rooms provided cozy, quiet experience. Menu was diverse with something for everyone. Wait service was attentive and genuine. Sunday brunch was our first visit, but were definitely going back for dinner. A unique dining experience in Arlington.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Amazing food! Ordered the scallop dish - they even had a palette cleansing sorbet between the appetizers & main entree!

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4.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The property was beautiful, the food was plentiful and very tasty. I wished they would have offered the lunch menu as well as the brunch menu but it was still very good. My friend and I were confused as to which door to use to enter so we went for the door with the "open" sign and we walked into a room with a large party seated. It looked like a brides maid luncheon but we quickly left that room and found a hallway that took us to the front entrance with a hostess that seated us right away. Our waiter was pleasant and attentive. Overall a nice visit with my friend.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

My husband and I went here for our 15th anniversary. We arrived early to sit at the bar and have a drink (or two) before dinner. I tried the Jalapeno Mango Martini and the Blood Orange Bellatini. Both were very delicious. We then went in for dinner and since it was a Thursday night there were fewer patrons. The restaurant had saved us a cozy table in the window so we could look out (although it was dark so you couldn't see much past the porch). We had the lamb pop and brussel sprout appetizers, both were delicious. My husband who does not like brussel sprouts said if they always taste like this he would eat them all the time. We both had the ribeye and I asked for risotto instead of potatoes. We finished with some dessert and they gave us a complimentary glass of champagne to celebrate our anniversary. We did take plenty of food home as the portions were a good size.

If looking for a restaurant for a special occasion, this is one to try. I have been there for lunch too and that is also worth trying.

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4.0Dined on March 1, 2018

We always enjoy the Sanford for the tasty menu, ambiance, and service . The staff is well trained and it shows in their excellent service.
How I wish that when building this cozy spot more room was allowed between tables in order to add privacy and intimacy. It’s just way too crowded !!!!!
The lunch menu is a little limited. Would love to see a chicken salad not as a sandwich along with a fruit cup or pasta cup.
The crab cakes are excellent! Not heavy breading and great flavor.
The chocolate cake was too rich even for me and that is saying a lot. I wanted to exchange it for something else but didn’t feel comfortable doing so on a business lunch.

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2.0Dined on February 28, 2018

The food was mediocre as well as cocktails. Staff were very good. Won’t go back.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Awesome Brunch!

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Very nice place for brunch. Quaint and good food.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We found 506 in a newspaper review years ago and keep it as the go to place in Mid Cities.
The service and food are excellent and exceptional. The environment is as if you were visiting a friend’s home.

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