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Nova Restaurant

#395 of 3,019 Restaurants in Dallas}
££ - £££American, ,
1417 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5347
+1 214-484-7123
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“pho” (6 reviews)
“beet salad” (4 reviews)
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American, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub
££ - £££
1417 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5347
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was well prepared. Staff very friendly. Our server was attentive. We sat creekside with a comfortable heater.....very romantic. Felt good to be eating under the trees. #outsidetherapy

Thank urjimmyray
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Nova is a wonderful neighborhood place. It is truly a Cheers type of place, that happens to have a full menu in addition to the full bar with creative cocktails. I recommend a Gold Rush cocktail to start and one of the wood-fired pizzas.

1  Thank sandlapp
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We had just driven six hours to get to Dallas. Our good friends took us here. There were seven of us and we all enjoyed what we had to eat. My wife had a wonderful beet salad and delicious macaroni and cheese with bacon in...More

Thank 46,749
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Whether you just want to hang around the bar after work, have a romantic dinner late into to night, or meet friends for a meal, Nova never disappoints. Stellar menu from an amazing chef, great cocktails and engaging bartenders and waiters, the place is just...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We ate at Nova prior to attending a music event at the Kessler Theater right down the street. The restaurant is located in an old Diary Queen location. It has a full service bar and the wait staff was very helpful and knowledgeable. We would...More

1  Thank Robert N
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We dined here last night. Food was fine and ambience good. However we ordered a bottle of wine at $28 and was served a $48 bottle instead. The waiter did not mention this at the time we only noticed when we got the check. We...More

Thank carole m
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We looked online for a restaurant near the Kessler Theater and decided to try here. Walking in, it seemed to be filled with locals. We seated ourselves, and then waited...and waited. A woman who said she was not our waitress took our drink order. I...More

1  Thank Stacy D
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Whenever we're in north Oak Cliff, we always make sure to eat at Nova, it is such a fun, friendly place and the food is always very good. It has the feel of a true neighborhood establishment (aka Cheers), everyone is friendly and the service...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Not too big...Not too small. Adequate lighting. Good service. Privately owned and managed. Gourmet food with menu changes every season. I have the Asian chopped chicken salad with sesame seeds and ginger toasted sesame dressing often and dream about it when I'm away too long....More

1  Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Outstanding dinner with large wedding party. Festive, delicious and most enjoyable! We ordered the nova salad, the seared duck breast, the grilled beet salad and the lump crab cakes and can recommend them all. We had an interesting Texas whiskey and a bottle of Gruner...More

1  Thank j68ky
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
American, Contemporary, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1417 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5347
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-484-7123
Nova features an eclectic menu with new, nightly Chef features and a full-bar. Open seven days a week, Nova serves food until midnight (limited menu after 10 pm) and brunch on Saturday and Sunday. Nova combines great food with a comfortable atmosphere.
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