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Abacus

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

ABACUS SUSHI
$18.0
Volcano Roll
Scallops, Mushrooms, Crab, Avocado, Spicy Mayo
$18.0
Favorite Roll
Cream Cheese, Shrimp, Avocado, Crab
$19.0
Russian Roll
Spicy Salmon, White Tuna, Black Caviar
$19.0
Vip Roll
Cucumber Wrapped, Spicy Tuna, Avocado, Crab
$20.0
Rattlesnake Roll
Spicy Hamachi, Avocado, Escolar, Serrano, Cilantro
$20.0
Spider Roll
Soft Shell Crab, Avocado, Cucumber, Masago
$21.0
Dragon Roll
Crab Cali Topped with Eel, Avocado & Sweet Soy
$21.0
Tempura Shrimp Roll
Ahi Tuna, Avocado, Asparagus, Wasabi Mayo
$22.0
Picasso Roll
Spicy Tuna, Roasted Pineapple, Avocado, Salmon
$22.0
Surf & Turf Roll
Wagyu Beef, Lobster, Avocado, Cucumber, Teriyaki Sauce
PRESSED SUSHI
$22.0
Tuna, Salmon, and Avocado Pressed Sushi
Sriracha Spiced Tuna
$22.0
Hamachi, Shrimp, and Avocado Pressed Sushi
Sriracha Spiced Crab
SASHIMI
Five pieces per order
$19.0
Escolar
$19.0
Salmon
$20.0
Ahi Tuna
$20.0
Hamachi
NIGIRI
Served in Pairs
$12.0
Ahi Tuna
$12.0
Japanese Hamachi
$12.0
Fresh Water Eel
$12.0
Escolar
$12.0
Poached Gulf Shrimp
$12.0
Snapper
$12.0
Salmon
SOUP AND SALADS
$12.0
Tuscan White Bean Soup
Pulled Chicken, Roasted Miropoix, Parmesan
$13.0
Lacinato Kale "Waldorf" Salad, Comice Pear
Roti Chicken, Grapes, Walnuts, Meyer Lemon Dressing
$13.0
Smoked Beef "Bacon" Wedge, Heirloom Cherry Tomato
Crispy Red Onion, Chives, Rogue Smokey Bleu Dressing
$15.0
Artisan Baby Romaine Caesar, Baby Tomatoes
Spanish White Anchovies, Shaved Parmesan
SMALL PLATES
$14.0
Spinach - Artichoke Arancini
Saffron Cream, Dandelion Pesto, Shaved Fennel
$16.0
Fried Bandera Texas Quail Knots
Spicy Buffalo Sauce, Bleu Cheese Crema
$18.0
Jumbo Lump Gulf Blue Crab Cake
Lakewood Temptress Bbq, Mango Habanero Slaw
$18.0
Crispy Masa Crusted Calamari
Tomatillo Crema, Jalapeno Honey
$20.0
A Bar N Ranch Beef Tartar
Turmeric Hummus, Curry Aioli, Toasted Cashews, Oven Dried Cherry Tomatoes
$22.0
Lobster-Scallion "Shooters"
Red Chile-Coconut Sake
$28.0
Cheese Flight
Chef's Selection of 6 Artisanal Cheeses, 1/2 Ounce Portion of Each Cheese
BIG PLATES
$35.0
Seared Rohan Duck Breast
Roasted Garlic Spaetzle, Braised Red Cabbagetreviso, Mustard Cream, Spiced Apples
$28.0
Smoked Organic Airline Chicken Breast
Watercress, Anjou Pear Demi Glace, Bleu Cheese-walnut Stuffing
$30.0
Braised Berkshire Pork Osso Bucco
Saffron Risotto, Orange Gremolata, Pan Jus Lie
$35.0
Pan Roasted Ocean Trout
Red Pepper Lentil Puree, Beluga Lentils, Swiss Chard, Pink Peppercorn Yogurt
$36.0
Hickory Grilled Mint Pistachio Crusted Cabra Lamb Loin
Orzo Pasta, Grain Mustard, Marsala Demi Glace
$37.0
Pan Seared Atlantic Striped Bass
Canadian Mussels, Lemongrass-Miso Broth, Snow Peas, Sake, Wasabi Foam
$38.0
Seared Hawaiian Tuna
Field Pea Pot Stickers, Butternut Squash "Tom Yum", Sweet & Sour Delicata
$38.0
Grilled Cervena Venison
Blackened Gulf Shrimp, Homestead Mills Pepperjack Grits, Guajillo Chili Butter
$49.0
A Bar N Ranch Wagyu Beef Tenderloin Filet
Parsnip Puree, Brown Sugar-Bourbon Root Vegetables, Red Wine Demi
SIDES
$10.0
Candied Yams
House Marshmallows
$10.0
Wood Grilled Asparagus
Ver Jus
$10.0
Crisp Brussels
Bacon, Sherry Vinaigrette
$12.0
Mac & Cheese
Four Cheese Mornay, Smoked Bacon
$10.0
Kennebec Fries w/ Abacus Dust
$12.0
Kennebec Fries w/ White Truffle Oil & Parmesan
$15.0
Creamy Black Truffle Risotto
CHEFS TASTING MENU AVAILABLE
Tuesday Thru Friday, 6pm-9pm. The Chef's Tasting menu consists of five or eight small courses and changes daily. Wine Pairings: Per Person Five Course: $40, $60, $100. Per Person Eight Course: $50, $95, $195. Choice of:
per person65.0
Five Course Tasting
per person95.0
Eight Course Tasting
About
From the moment you step through the door to the time you leave. Every lunch, dinner, special occasion, and cocktail is a chance for an extraordinary experience. Our signature dishes and 5-star status are why Abacus is a perennial name on the most renowned "Top 10" and "Most Popular" lists. You can have an ordinary dining experience anywhere, just not here. Treat yourself with the creative culinary wonders of Executive Chef Christopher Patrick.
PRICE RANGE
US$40 - US$80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 18 November 2018

Upon our arrival at Abacus, we were promptly seated by a courteous staff member. The restaurant interior is stylish and spacious, with a modern, hip ambience. The restaurant was busy but not noisy. Our server Daniel was very professional. He was knowledgeable and attentive but...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cssbone
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Let’s get the bad bit out of the way. It’s Dallas, so it’s overly air conditioned. But that’s the negative. Superb service and staff, personable but professional make this a must do place. The menu is excellent and varied. We were a party of four...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 712timr
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I had been planning on celebrating my birthday at Abacus for months with my family. The reservation process was easy and not hard to find a table for the Saturday night we had planned. We arrived a few minutes late due to bad weather, but...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cortneymariec
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a very nice high end dining experience. The quality of the food is outstanding and they have some unique food options. The atmosphere is very nice and very enjoyable. I highly recommend this for a high quality night out with delicious entrees.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Sparkyttu
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Getting a reservation at Abacus on a weekend has been elusive to Debra and me. However, we decided to eat there mid-week and during Restaurant Week. We were able to reserve the time we wanted. The restaurant has a very good reputation in Dallas. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Road802758
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We had dinner at Abacus during Restaurant Week. My husband had the Wagyu dumpling appetizer and the pork tenderloin entree. I had the mixed calamari appetizer and the salmon entree. The dessert is a sampling of three items. We opted for the wine pairings at...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank aspiringtraveler2013
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Abacus is special - now on my 4th visit this place always impresses. One of our go to spots for special occasions, out of town guests or a client dinner - you can expect and receive friendly professional service and very unique and special dining...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 9 July 2018

surf and turf roll and fries are amazing. their bread is also the best bread ive ever had from a restaurant and i go to a lot. i was not fully in love with their entrees but regardless the service, ambiance, and food was amazing.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Joseph W
Reviewed 22 May 2018

We were so happy here it wasn't funny. We were cautious about ordering the lobster shooters- and we adored them. The risotto was the best ever- no exceptions. My lamb was perfect- the steaks were perfect. The recommended wine, Scarlett was truly yummy and not...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Abacus has long been one of the most respected and excellent restaurants in Dallas. I cannot remember a time in the past decade when it hasn’t surfaced as one of the top, nt it’s only improved with age as Chef Chris Patrick took over the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank claireparr
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