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Dunston's Steakhouse on Lovers Lane

#511 of 3,064 Restaurants in Dallas
₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Steakhouse
5423 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209
+1 214-352-8320
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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“steak” (46 reviews)
“baked potato” (7 reviews)
“fried catfish” (2 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse
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5423 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Dallas institution maintains a fresh, small but tasty salad bar, complete with three types of greens, multiple veggies, and some non-vegan sides.

Thank wadehyde
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Our family had a good family dinner at Dunston's last night. We all had steak, their salad bar and either baked potatoes or roasted vegetables. The steak was good, cooked well and reasonably priced; the salad bar was full of fresh vegetables and tasty toppings;...More

Thank Kate K
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Terrific prices and a lot of food for the money. I had the chicken fried steak and it came with 3 sides for less than $10.00. More food than I could eat. Would eat here again. Served alcohol but apparently wine only which I don't...More

Thank BusinessTraveler87
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Terrific prices at this which is considered the Oldest Steakhouse in Dallas. There are two locations and bet the Harry Hines location is the oldest but you cannot go wrong here! Nice salad bar loaded with goodies but what i loved is that the steaks...More

Thank GrapeHeart
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I went here with my wife and in-laws. It was a reasonably disappointing experience. I'd heard good things, but Dunston's fell short in several regards. First, we were seated right next to the service station even though the restaurant was 15% full. Why? Second, our...More

1  Thank casualdiner90
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This time our food was way overcooked. Disappointed. Salad bar is great. Always fresh. The catfish was very small 1 piece. Should have more fish

1  Thank cabotravelor
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We have been here other times, but our most recent visit was pretty disappointing. The food was mediocre - vegetable special on Saturday night was baked sweet potato. Mine was about the size of a ping pong ball, and edged on being burned. My sister...More

1  Thank Kay2048
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Excellent service and wonderful food! You are treated like family. Durell is the manager, and he certainly takes pride in his work. Ask for Linda, Roberto, or Ann as they will take great care of you. We are regulars and sometimes go twice a week....More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going here for years and Dunston's has best salad bar in Dallas which comes as part of your meal. This is not a fact high end place but a spot for regulars. Regulars know the back entrance to eat in the back...More

Thank Dallas51
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My first time ever coming here & it sure won't be my last time coming here. The service was excellent , the food was super delicious & my overall experience was very impressive. For it to be a very affordable steakhouse was what shocked me...More

1  Thank DanEspy
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Response from DanEspy | Reviewed this property |
This place is very casual, nothing too fancy. So jeans & a shirt/t-shirt is fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 36
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5423 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209 (Formerly Dunston's Prime Steak House)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-352-8320
  • E-mail
Description
Since 1969, the Lovers Lane location is a true throwback to it's big brother on Harry Hines Blvd (set.1955). This neighborhood restaurant and bar is famous for mesquite grilled steaks, chops, quail, chicken and seafood all cooked on open pits in the dining room. Dunston's garden fresh salad bar is a fan favorite for generations of Dallasites. Locals and out-of-towners alike, have come to know Dunston's as an "old school" Dallas institution.
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