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1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
+1 469-206-3339
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“grits” (59 reviews)
“swiss chard” (11 reviews)
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1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
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Reviews (654)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was my first visit. Ordered the Grits Benedict and coffee. Coffee was decent. Food was good. Once the yoke was broken the grits turned to soup. My fork became useless about halfway through the meal. Order a biscuit on the side for sopping if...More

Thank alan w
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food is still very good but loss some atmosphere from the original location.Chicken fried steak is still excellent!

Thank bobby k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The historic West End has always felt like it was cut out of the French Quarter and relocated to Dallas. The haphazard brick walks, litter from the night before still unswept in the curbs and folks nursing their first beer of the day way too...More

Thank raven46
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came to Ellen's for lunch with a senior citizens group. We had our own room and one waitress. I wish I had gotten her name. She did a great job, and of course, everyone wanted separate checks....two of us ordered the chicken fried chicken. It...More

Thank ruhappy6
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate twice at Ellen's during a recent trip to Dallas, while staying at the Omni. It is a short walk to the West End. Ellens provides a good portion, with terrific service each time we visited. For the dinner visit, I was able to...More

Thank ndalum
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in looking to grab something quick to eat after a Segway tour in the area. Turned out to be a big decision because the menu had such great choices. My husband got meatloaf. I got a bacon sandwich with avocado. We both cleaned...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both my wife and I ordered the Big 'Ol Breakfast. There was plenty of food and it was all tasty except for the biscuits and gravy. I would advise going with the pancakes instead. The eggs, bacon, sausage, and hash browns were excellent. Great friendly...More

Thank Andy_Woods28
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to eat! The service was very good and friendly without being pushy, and the wait was short to get our food. We all had good meals and the place was clean. I had the eggs benedict with grits and it was...More

Thank lckeller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quick lunch after Book Depository. Excellent food, but service a bit random (maybe just our server). Would definitely return!

Thank MD68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After searching Tripadvisor for a place to grab lunch, we decided on Ellen's Southern Kitchen. It was a short walk from the JFK Museum, had good reviews, and it didn't disappoint! The food was good, the coffee really good! There was a group of 6...More

Thank rachel_nz15
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Erika F
are dogs allowed by the outdoor tables?
5 January 2017|
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Response from travelnut2009 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any idea
David T
How's the rooftop view?
9 September 2016|
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Response from NMurphy | Reviewed this property |
I never did notice there was rooftop seating. I went at lunch in the heat of the day.
Does it have private rooms or provide services for parties?
12 May 2015|
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Response from amchooljian | Reviewed this property |
Ellen's new space has a private room for up to 60. Very nicely done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 469-206-3339
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