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Daddy Jack's

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1916 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206-7439
+1 214-826-4910
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 17:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great lobster, steaks, crab claws and don't miss the key lime pie! Great neighborhood atmosphere in a busy area of town

Thank Bob55711
Orlando, Florida
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Some friends wanted to take me out for a memorable evening for my birthday. It was a great choice. The atmosphere is intimate and the food is amazing. I can see why this is rated the top seafood restaurant in Dallas.

Thank tscfc
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

On almost all special dinner occasions we head to Daddy Jack's on lower Greenville. We both love lobster and this is the place to get it. They have a “cull” lobster (a lobster with only one claw) special that simply is amazing. I spent a few years in New England and know my way around a lobster dinner, lunch, breakfast?... More 

Thank Fred W
Dallas, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Very fresh, delicious fish & shellfish in relaxed atmosphere. Attentive service, reasonable prices on food and wine. Will definitely return. So glad we found Daddy Jacks!

Thank Lynda C
Sydney, Australia
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

we were hunting around for a restaurant to visit and came across Daddy Jacks on trip advisor. the food was great, the atmosphere perfect and although i thought it was a little over priced a great night out

Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The food & service is outstanding. The lobster tail was seasoned to perfection. Shared the crab appetizer. The buttery sauce is so yummy, we dunked the bread in it. Their salads and chowders are delicious. It's a small intimate restaurant. The tables are close together, Manhatten style. Ask for a booth if a little more privacy is desired. Reservations are... More 

Thank Rebca10
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great selection of red wine and very tasty food . It is a small place on Grenville ave. But it has parking in back. I had the stuffed tilapia with ritz cracker and crab meat for 16.00It was so good. And my partner had Linguini with shrimp . It was very good too and cost 15.00. We will be back.... More 

Thank Michael W
Dallas, Texas
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

The sautered taliapia was excellent. The street is all dag out. Construction is going on full force around the restaurant. Takes efforts to enter it The restaurant is small and friendly. The service is good. I loved the food very much

Thank elenpower1
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Daddy Jack's is in the heart of all the action on Lower Greenville. Awesome location. The menu/ambiance (including the background music) are quite dated, almost sad. While the bones are there (location/friendly, knowledgeable staff) the restaurant is in desperate need of a makeover. The owners need to bring the menu into the new millennium, freshen up the decor and get... More 

Thank Ken H
Irving, Texas
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67 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Decided on this place based on others reviews. Was the best choice to celebrate a friends birthday. The food was awesome and the staff very attentive. The waiter made wonderful suggestions from the wine list and the special items on the menu. The seafood was fresh and every dish excellent. A great place for that special occasion.

Thank CherylHoffman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1916 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75206-7439
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-826-4910

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?