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About The Grape

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.

2808 Greenville Ave.
Dallas, TX 75206
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Bistro, American

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

Cross Street:
Goodwin and Vickery

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 828-1981

Website:
http://www.thegraperestaurant.com/

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.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet in a private lot.

Public Transit:
Mockingbird Station

Executive Chef:
Chef/Owner Brian C. Luscher

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.

Private Party Contact:
Courtney Luscher: (877) 578-1084

Additional:
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

Special Events & Promotions:
The Grape caters! Call us for details.

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The Grape Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (58)
Cozy (57)
Neighborhood Gem (57)
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Special Occasion (53)
Good for Anniversaries (48)
Romantic (48)
Fit for Foodies (36)
Notable Wine List (33)
Good for Birthdays (32)
Creative Cuisine (30)
Quiet Conversation (24)
Worth the Drive (24)
Authentic (24)
Great for Brunch (22)
Casual (21)
Pre/post Theatre (21)
Comfort Food (18)
Sunday Lunch (16)
Fun (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Great for Outdoor Dining (13)
Business Meals (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Local Ingredients (11)
People Watching (10)
Seasonal (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Great for Lunch (8)
Bar Seating (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Late-night Find (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Healthy (3)
Scenic View (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Great Beer (2)
Organic (2)
Live Music (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

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.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined 3 days ago

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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·Dined 4 days ago

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

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

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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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

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

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Live Music, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

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.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Notable Wine List
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 (New Mexico)·Dined 4 days ago

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.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

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

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 (Dallas)·Dined 5 days ago

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!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Gluten Free Options, Healthy, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Organic, Great Beer, Sunday Lunch
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 (Houston)·Dined 6 days ago

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!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy
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·Dined 6 days ago

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

Tags: Special Occasion, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

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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 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

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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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

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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 (Dallas)·Dined 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.

Tags: Casual, Cozy
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 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.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 11, 2018

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

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Best food in Dallas. Service is always impeccable. We love coming here for special occasions. A restaurant you can finally have a conversation in.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Really wonderful meal; we made reservations 4 days ago but had to sit on covered patio- it was a little cold. Service was attentive and food was delicious. Loud table near us, but whatever. Mushroom soup is the best.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on February 9, 2018

The Grape is one of our old favorites. We have been dining there for 35+ years. Great food in a cozy atmosphere.

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We were escorted to a very quiet part of the dining area near the wine racks - quietest part of the restaurant...nicest area to carry on a conversation
The food - soups , ravioli and pork chop- was outstanding as was the wine- we chose a Pinot Blanc from Brooks- outstanding taste and value. The waiter was so nice, attentive and informative. Even the valet was terrific. As always, the Grape never disappoints.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on February 6, 2018

We went to The Grape to celebrate our anniversary. Everyone congratulated us and made us feel welcomed. Everything was perfect, we had the cheese & charcuterie plate, I had the steak frites and creme brulee, he had the lamb ras el hanout and chocolate cake. Service was great, we loved everything about the evening, except for the rain outside when we left.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Good and service were great - as usual. Very small and cramped table for 5. Thermostat set too high - very warm. Still one of the greatest spots in Dallas. Never disappoints!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I think my boyfriend and I try to resist calling bad service homophobia because it’s usually just bad service, but it would be damn hard to convince me it wasn’t this time. Our waiter avoided eye contact, said the minimal amount of words to us, never refilled our drinks (I had coffee, he had wine - empty glasses for the entire meal). The couples to either side of us got to hear about the specials, for their sinks refilled, had dessert offered to them, etc. - come on!

I don’t recommend gay couples eat at The Grape. The steak was cooked wrong, anyway. Rare was ordered but medium was delivered.

Afterwards, we went to Halcyon just two doors down and had incredible service and met some fine people. I say go there instead!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was good but our waiter spilled water all over me. I was really wet and while everyone makes mistakes I believe something could have been done for me regarding that.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 2, 2018

The Grape remains one of Dallas most iconic restaurants for more than 45 years. Last fall current owners Brian and Courtney Luscher celebrated their 10th anniversary as owners of the Grape. It is superb. Classic mushroom soup. Wonderful wine list. Great options for cheese as appetizers. Just worth a visit. Dallas classic.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 1, 2018

The Grape is a staple for us but sadly this come as you are wine dinner was a big miss. We’ll continue to visit as this is one of our favorite spots in Dallas, but this tasting menu was a big disappointment compared to the normal delicious dinner we receive here.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 1, 2018

The wine dinners are great, very good food and wine, with great service and ambience.

Tags: Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 28, 2018

seating was not acceptable. swished in with a ladder at my back. food was just so so. a real disappointment except for the mushroom soup haystack did not have scrambled eggs as the menu advertised. the roisti was not very crisp on the outside and was under seasoned as was the dish as a whole. my date's breakfast was passable but nothing special, underwhelming.
Shame, I had waited actually for years to try the Grape. I will not be going back

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great service great food
Look forward to going back

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great birthday experience!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

First time at The Grape. Fresh, delicious meals. Creative ingredients. People in our group ordered seafood, steaks, pork chop. Everyone enjoyed their meals very much. Will definitely go back to try other entrees. Attentive service. Seating a little tight between tables. Relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food and service. Interior could use an update.

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 (Houston)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Food was average, service was terrible and the ambience was horrible. We used to love the Grape. Won’t be going back.

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 (Austin)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Fantastic service and food. I’ll be returning.

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 (San Antonio)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Came for the mushroom soup. Stayed for the lamb. The grouper and the pork chops were perfect. ice box coca cola cake completed the meal, waiter was knowledgeable and attentive

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Cozy, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food and fantastic service! Well worth navigating the Greenville Ave traffic and construction activities to enjoy this gem. Parking is at a premium near the restaurant, so free valet parking is available for customers.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Amazing as always!!! We always try to go on the burger night and last night was no exception. Great service, great food, and the ambiance capped it off! Megan always takes great care of us and Jess makes the best cocktails in Dallas!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The four of us arrived early and were seated promptly. Service was great, we wanted a slow casual dinner and they asked us how we wanted to space out the courses and our server followed it expertly. We enjoyed our appetizers, cheese plate, and main courses. The restaurant was busy, but it did not interfere with the attention and service. We drove 30 miles one way to the Grape and will surely do it again.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Incredible food,service and ambiance! We will be back soon!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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