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“Great Restaurant in Downtown Dallas”
Review of Stephan Pyles - CLOSED

Stephan Pyles
Price range: US$25 - US$100
Cuisines: American, Southwestern
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Good for: Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: St. Paul
Transit: Trolley
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Visited Steven Pyles for the second time while in Dallas in April. Great atmosphere with something for everyone. There are areas in the restaurant that are more quiet and more lively areas as well so choose seating based on what time of experience you're going for. My favorite thing about the atmosphere is the open kitchen. It is fascinating watching the chefs work their magic!

The menu is innovative and exciting. I ordered the duck...it was fabulous! The reason for the 4 star rating was the service. While my server was friendly, he was not overly attentive and disappeared for long periods of time so it was tricky getting water refills, etc.

It is without a doubt my favorite restaurant in downtown dallas. When visiting the city again, I will certainly be dining at Steven Pyles.

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Thank MindyKH
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

When I come to downtown Dallas, I look forward to Stephan Pyles. I have never been disappointed. Came for a business dinner. Waitstaff were gracious and helpful.
The menu is always creative and interesting. My dinner companion and I both ordered the market fish of the day - delicious! As mentioned by another reviewer - there is a good amount of room between the tables, so there is a lot of privacy whether you are there for business or a romantic evening. It is a class act. Thank you for standing out.

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Thank ladycaroline
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

As always - perfection. Both the food and service is always above every other restaurant in the Dallas area. Chef Pyles is innovative and a perfectionist with his cooking. Will return..

Thank marlew76205
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Dinner with two colleagues last night. Nice cars out front, seated quickly without a reservation (filled up quickly).
Good amount of room between tables, so it's very reasonably quiet.
Quick service, decent wine list.
Appetizers: Snapper with chile pop rocks; had I not tasted it I'd tell you it's dumb. It tastes good, it's just odd. The charred octopus was terrific.
Main course, and where my dinner went off the rails: I ordered the house special, "USDA Prime Bone-In Cowboy Ribeye, Red Chile Onion Rings, Pinto-Crimini Mushroom Ragout". The steak was cooked perfectly and was absolutely swimming the a plate full of ragout, to the point the steak taste was completely drowned. It's too bad, I'm sure had it been on the side I'd have been able to enjoy the steak and the ragout, but there was way too much to enjoy the steak.
Would go back, but would ask more about the entree, and know what you're getting.

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Thank Allen R
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

My wife and I just missed the trolley at the last downtown stop and decided to eat lunch at the Pyles bar instead of going to Uptown. What a nice piece of luck!
First, kudos to Sergio the combined bartender and waiter. He was very pleasant, very helpful with the menu choices, and very attentive.
Second, the food was excellent, starting with these amazing little bread rolls served with Hawaiian sea salt butter...yummy!
I had grilled snapper served over shrimp and grits. I live in the Carolinas and i love scrimp and grits and these are among the best i've ever had.
My wife had a breaded tenderloin dish that reminded her of the Tonkaksu we so enjoyed during our two years in Japan.
i wish we had had the chance to try dinner there, as the dinner menu was full of very interesting dishes.
Go there, they won't disappoint

Thank reeagle
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