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The Grape

4.6
3216 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Perfect For:
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
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Recognized as one of the most celebrated neighborhood eateries in Dallas for over 35 years, dining at The Grape is like stepping into a small European village. The monthly changing blackboard menu offerings, which have proven to be one of the elements of success, feature signature bistro fare as well as eclectic and contemporary creations. VOTED "BEST BURGER IN TEXAS" BY TEXAS MONTHLY MAGAZINE. Recently named "Best Brunch, Best Fries and Best Calamari" by Dallas Observer as well as "Best Neighborhood Bistro" by Modern Luxury Magazine and one of the "Top 8 Best Brunches in Dallas" by Dallas Morning News.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Bistro, American
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Hours of operation
Hours of Operation: Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm Happy Hour M-F 4:30-7pm Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:00pm
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Phone number
(214) 828-1981
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher
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Private party facilities
Our intimate, private wine room can accommodate up to 24 people for your special event. Please contact us to discuss how we can make your event memorable.
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Private party contact
Courtney Luscher: (877) 578-1084
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Catering
The Grape offers a variety of catering options for your home or office event. Whether a small, intimate dinner at your home prepared by Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher, a hors d'oeuvre & wine party at the office, or a 100+ person dinner buffet event, The Grape can accommodate your needs. Contact Courtney Luscher, GM, for more details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Goodwin and Vickery
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Parking details
Complimentary valet in a private lot.
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Public transit
Mockingbird Station
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Special events & promotions
The Grape caters! Call us for details.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 3216 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.5
ambience
4.3
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Another wonderful experience. Went with friends for a celebration.
Service attentive without being obsessive or intrusive.
Two of us had seafood (salmon & grouper), very nice. One went with the Grape's classic Bistro Steak Frites - great beef tournedos. Instead of an entree, I went for the 5 item Cheese & Charcuterie Plate, which is a meal in and of itself. Their house Boursin is to die for! I had to share it around the table. The Rabbit Mortadella is excellent.
The desserts topped off the evening nicely. My Meyer Lemon Tarte au Citron was very tart and lemony without being excessively acidic and a nice counterpoint to the cheeses.
Note - the menu changes frequently, so not all the dishes I mentioned will always be available.
And the wine list. Courtney does an excellent job of keeping a new, interesting wine list. We got lucky and grabbed the only bottle of a Montrachet they had just gotten in. Got to introduce our companions - they had never had a Montrachet. Excellent, and Courtney checked before it was brought out and suggested to our server to chill it just a bit more before serving, then checked with us herself to make sure we were satisfied.
One of our go-to places on Greenville Avenue.

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5.0Dined on March 12, 2018

This is a wonderful Lower Greenville neighborhood restaurant. The food is excellent, waiters are friendly, and the is charming. Highly recommended!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

We are frequent customers of The Grape. It never fails to be excellent! Service is always good, food is consistently wonderful. I could make a meal out of their bread! It is my favorite of all the restaurants that I have been to. My husband and I have celebrated many occasions there and will continue to do so!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Wonderful meal

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

I disagree with how "wonderful" the hamburger is rated. I ordered mine "medium" and it came out almost raw. My wife and I were sharing meals, so by the time we cut the hamburger and saw its rareness, we didn't feel like waiting for it to be recooked. Next time, I'll make sure with the waiter what "medium" should look like or order something else. The gyro was excellent, however.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Birthday dinner was delicious

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Over 40+ years this wonderful lower Greenville spot has retained its romantic, special feel & can still compete at top levels with delicious menu & great service!

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4.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Everything but the server was great. Maybe he had tables in another room but he was never around. Pacing of the meal was awkward to say the least, with apps & salad courses arriving moments apart ... a long long wait for entrees ... then no attention while we sat with dirty plates enjoying conversation. Others took care of us, busboy, manager, but the waiter was not there. It was a birthday dinner and we didn't even bother with dessert since it was not offered. Weird.

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

We really enjoyed the food and service and the attention our wait staff took to ensure we got out on time for our play without making us feel rushed. The Grape has been around for a long time but we always enjoy it every time we go. Great happy hour!

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

The Grape is a warm, inviting and friendly restaurant, with an interesting menu, perfectly prepared food, great service, and a decent wine list, all at moderate prices. Our party of 7 was very satisfied with everything, and I would definitely go back and recommend it to others.

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Wife's birthday

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5.0Dined on February 28, 2018

THere were four friends accompanying my wife and me for dinner. They had been to The Grape several times on previous trips to Dallas and requested that we have dinner there one evening. As always,everything was superb. Thank you for the wonderful dinner.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Perfect, casual, warm - fabulous food. Great place to gather with friends, staff is wonderful and love the place - highly recommend for almost any occasion.

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4.0Dined on February 25, 2018

While I am not sure if it is “the best” burger in TX but it is pretty close. Good vibe.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

The Grape is a must for Sunday brunch! The breakfast sandwich is the way to go.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This is my favorite restaurant. I know Dallas has hundreds of nice restaurants to explore, but I’d rather be here.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Steak and frites were excellent. Service was attentive and friendly. Enjoyed the experience.

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5.0Dined on February 23, 2018

Love the Grape!

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

The Grape provided excellent customer service and an exceptional dining experience. The cocktails were really good along with an delectable food menu.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

The Grape is a classic. We had not been in a while so we visited Saturday. We ate in the wine room which was new for us. It was cozy and nice. We started off with the Braises Lamb Tartines. They were delicious and just the right amount for 2. No trip to The Grape is complete without a cup of their famous mushroom soup which did not disappoint. For dinner we had the Bistro Steak Frites and the Sauteed TX Grouper both prepared perfectly. All in all a great meal. Our server did a terrific job. Just the right amount of attention.

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Truly is the best burger in Dallas. Everything about the experience was top notch.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We received a gift card from our son for Christmas. So, when he was in town from NY, we decided to use it. First time visit was awesome!! The food was on point and our waiter was friendly and attentive the entire time. What a treat!

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Pros:
Enjoyed the quiet, cozy, and elegant ambiance
Service was good and kept my water filled (please deliver bread/butter a little sooner though)
Portion size was appropriate
Food was very tasty and required no effort to eat
Dessert was tasty and not too rich

Cons:
Include the burger offered at brunch on the dinner menu. I told several people i went to The Grape to eat and they asked if i had the burger and I said No - Only to find out it's only on the brunch menu.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

waiter was awesome. he helped us build our charcuterie board, and made excellent recommendations. the menu may feel limited but it is prepared very well. we ordered the pork chop and the pasta. we will back again....and again.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was amazing. Mushroom soup is a must. Cozy little place.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful. He noticed the food was taking us a little longer that he seemed it should have and gave my date and myself a free glass of wine for being patient. Neither of us complained or even noticed it was taking too long but he thought it was necessary and we very much appreciated the gesture by him and the owners policy.

And when the food did come out it was fantastic!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Everything was great. Can't wait to come here for brunch.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

Always a great experience at the Grape. My fiancee and I's favorite restaurant in Dallas. One bit of feedback - bring back the burger to every day on the menu! It's too good to just be on Sunday and Monday.

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3.0Dined on February 17, 2018

I ordered the lamb neck entree and it was delicious. The seating is a bit crowded so expect the noise level to be challenging for conversation. The wait staff was acceptable but better if there wasn't hesitation in answering questions about the menu.

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5.0Dined on February 16, 2018

Knowledgeable server. Quick. Delicious salmon and mushroom soup. Beautiful atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Came in for Valentine’s Day dinner, and was once again totally in love with dinner. I love being able to confidently order some things I can be picky about (I don’t usually like lamb or lobster at most places) at the Grape and being able to fully enjoy all the potential of the food. Lamb tartines were full of flavor without being gamey! The steak was the best steak I’ve ever had. Period. So tender and delicious. I thought the dessert options for the prefix menu were great! St. Honore and Opera cake( so classic!) with an expresso was a perfect end to our special Valentine’s Day!

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5.0Dined on February 15, 2018

My husband and I went here for our Valentine’s Day dinner. They had pre-fixed 3 course meal options and the food was very good! We were seated on the enclosed patio and the lighting was romantic. We chose the wine paring option and really enjoyed the overall experience!

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

My wife and I always thoroughly enjoy the food, the service and the atmosphere with the ability of talking quietly and hearing without shouting.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Experience was good, the staff was very welcoming and attentive. Room was a little cramped but understood its Valentine’s Day and they probably put out as many sitting areas as they could get into the small back room.

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Love this place but waiter was no bueno -

Very slow- no personality and not genuine. I’m sure they are not all like that gentleman we had.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We have enjoyed the Grape for 30 years so we decided to enjoy a Valentine’s Dinner there. We won’t do this in the future.
The portions were obviously smaller than usual but the price was not similarly reduced. My redfish was not hot and was undercooked with a lot of inedible skin. My Paloma cocktail was extremely bitter; sharing this with the waitress I was told it was supposed to be like that; it was replaced with a similarly disappointing Cosmo which on many previous visits had been delicious.
We left sad and disappointed that one of our favorite spots had succumbed to taking advantage of Valentine diners.
So we’ll go back but not for any event dinner.

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3.0Dined on February 11, 2018

I went The Grape for my Birthday brunch. February 11. The service was awful. The waiter brought my “Warm Cinnamon Pull Aparts” cold. The coffee was lukewarm. The waiter did not come back to check on us. Consequently, two of us had to get up and refill our own coffee cups. The main courses were OK. It took the waiter a long time to bring the bill. Then it took quite a while for him to pick up our money. I got tired of waiting and I spoke to the manager. She apologized, but did nothing. She could have taken the cold “warm cinnamon pull aparts” off the bill, but she did nothing.

I once loved The Grape, but I will not be going back.

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3.0Dined on February 11, 2018

I have loved this restaurant for 30 years...for dinner. I had heard about their award winning burgers served only at Sunday brunch so I invited my three 20-something sons for brunch. All three ordered the bacon cheeseburgers and none of them finished it, not because it was too big but because (even though they were ordered for varying degrees of wellness) they were burnt on the outside very rare on the inside and just not too tasty. The fried chicken sandwich was fine but the bun did not meet its description. I was thrilled that its slaw topping was scant. My husband was pleased with the simple breakfast of eggs and breakfast ham. The hash browns must have been the bottom of the pot. They looked like mush.
For starters we had the monkey bread. Bring your insulin if you plan to have more than a bite of this.
By the way, I still love the Grape and will be returning for dinner in the future.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food, perfect service. Place is pretty small but the creative menu is worth it.

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3.0Dined on February 11, 2018

I am used to the Grape being more "special" - one of our favorites. This time it was just "eh". And service was inattentive.

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