About Cafe Pacific
An institution in Dallas dining for over 31 years, Cafe Pacific embodies sophistication while remaining decidedly unpretentious. Our friendly "neighborhood seafood restaurant" has garnered praise both locally and nationally for its casual elegance. You’ll dine in the warm glow of dark mahogany, rich marble, etched glass and polished brass. The walls are adorned with art from the owner's collection. Cafe Pacific is nestled in Highland Park Village, Dallas' premiere shopping locale, where pampering is the order of the day. From the complimentary valet parking to the outstanding service from our knowledgeable veteran staff, Cafe Pacific offers you sophistication without a hint of snobbery. Proper Dress Required (No T-Shirts, Shorts or Flip Flops.)
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 2:30pm
Preston and Mockingbird
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary valet parking and parking in the Highland Park Village Shopping Center.
Private Party Facilities:
Cafe Pacific is available for private events on Sunday evenings. During the week, semi-private dining is available for groups of up to twenty-six. Whether for business or a special occasion we will create a special menu to cater to your specific needs.
Please contact Mr. Thomas Regan, General Manager, or Mr. Vincent McGrath, Dining Room Manager.
Private Party Contact:
Thomas Regan: 2145261170
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cafe Pacific Ratings and Reviews
Cafe pacific continues as a wonderful in ...
Cafe pacific continues as a wonderful institution in Highland Park Village. With the addition of relatively new items such as a lobster BLT they continue to stay fresh and wonderful . Also best Cobb salad in town!
Great food. Good service. However, I wen ...
Great food. Good service. However, I went there with my twin sister. We had presents for each other. Large ones. Couldn't miss it. I even put in Open Table notes that it was our birthday. They never acknowledged a celebration. Never asked. But the table next to us celebrating a birthday....was lauded over. Somewhat insensitive. Same waiter. Guess you have to be regular to get that kind of service.
Have been a patron of Café Pacific sever ...
Have been a patron of Café Pacific several times before and always had a positive experience both with the food and the service. This time was may have been an exception but none the less it was far from acceptable for a restaurant of this caliber.
My wife and I took our daughter and 3 friends to celebrate her 19th birthday and the waiter immediately seemed in a hurry to move this dining experience along quickly so he could turn this one tabletop into two or wanted to get to the next party where the alcohol portion of the check would be higher? Not sure but all in the party noticed.
Food (12 oz. filets and salmon for all) was just ok and certainly not up to the standards that we had enjoyed previously but being a busy Friday night that happens sometimes I guess.
At CP menu prices it shouldn't but it did.
Great 38th anniversary evening! Our wai ...
Great 38th anniversary evening! Our waiter - Peter Wright (a go-to every time we dine at CP) is awesome ... One of Dallas' best! All dishes (crab & oyster appetizers+sea bass & salmon) fantastic ... Except Caesar salad which was subpar. Overall - excellent! BY
I had the filet and shrimp and ended up ...
I had the filet and shrimp and ended up with food poisoning all week end.
There was a table with 6 people behind us totally drunk, and very loud.
I can't believe management didn't ask them to leave. We saw the manager laughing with them. All the tables around them kept looking at them hoping they would understand how rude and loud they were.
Won't be back.
Food and service couldn't be any better! ...
Food and service couldn't be any better!! They really go out of their way to make your evening special!! Highly recommend it for any kind of special occasion. Also, it's one of the few establishments left that cares to have its staff and patrons dress up for the evening, adding to the ambience and experience.
Love the food and the service
The service is fantastic. The maitre d' was fabulous as was our server, Maria Garcia. 3 of 4 people had the sole almandine and they loved it. I had the simple grill salmon which was great, too. Desserts were wonderful, pecan ball and cookies. Fun people watching if you're interested in an older crowd!
UP SCALE CLASSIC
Every thing you would expect from a long time dining spot of the 1% of the 1% including the Rolls Royce at the valet stand. Food, service, and libations were all excellent and fairly priced for luxury offerings. Not a very wide selection however.
Cafe Pacific continues to impress
I took my now wife to Cafe Pacific for our first date a number of years ago. I was living in Tulsa at the time and was one of the few restaurants I knew in Dallas. Fast forward 30 years and we now live in the neighborhood, and amazingly Cafe Pacific is still our go to restaurant for consistantly good, fresh seafood and amazing service. Because of the special meaning we come here every year to celebrate our anniversay. While the menu may not be cutting edge, they have a new chef and he recently updated the menu. We both have a gluten sensitivity and they had no problem accomodating our needs. For a high end restaurant, they have a very reasonable wine list. Clearly not many restaurants have endured as long as Cafe Pacific and they have done it with a great setting, good food, and excellent service and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a memorable night out in Dallas.
Cafe Pacific is one of our favorite plac ...
Cafe Pacific is one of our favorite places. The food is consistently excellent. We think Cafe Pacific has the best seafood in Dallas. For lunch, we had the lobster roll and chopped seafood salad. As always, excellent!! The only complaint we have is while the service was top notch, our waiter could have been a bit more engaged. He was extremely aloof. We have definitely had better waiters on our past visits.
Let me just say that I was impressed by ...
Let me just say that I was impressed by the immediate warm welcome at the door and then proceeded to the bar and was greeted by Dave who was very attentive to my empty glass. Dinner was amazing, I had the seabass and it was a nice portion cooked perfect. Walter was our server which gave great service. I will definitely be back!!!!
Cafe Pacific never fails us. We have di ...
Cafe Pacific never fails us. We have dined here off and on for 20 years and are always inspired by the consistency of service, menu and food quality. As restaurant owners ourselves, we appreciate revisiting the gold standard to remind us of our goals. We brought our longest tenured FOH staff member and his wife for their anniversary, as he wanted great lamb chops. You did not disappoint. Thanks and see you again.
We had a gift card to dine here, and it ...
We had a gift card to dine here, and it was highly recommended by friends. We were stuck in a table right next to the kitchen with waiters bearing down the entire meal. 8oz filet was was lamb my wife ordered medium well was cooked medium, and still hard as a rock. Apple cake desert was tasteless and boring. Waitress was awesome, but food left us wanting our 75 dollar gift card refunded along with the75extra toclear the bill. This is not fine dining, and God forbid chef Ramsey get his hands on them.
The food was delicious and the ambiance ...
The food was delicious and the ambiance just wonderful. We celebrated our son's graduation and this is an upscale and lovely restaurant with moderate pricing. We were greeted by the host who offered congratulations to our son without us saying a word - I had included it in a note when making the reservation. It was very thoughtful of the host to note this. Our waiter was wonderful and gave us enough time to chat and relax and was very attentive.
This is a top drawer restaurant for fine dining and a magnificent experience.
Filet and shrimp were perfect as were the drinks before and the wine with dinner. I love this room in the early evening as the lighting is so nice. Quiet in the early evening but can get loud as the night goes on as it is a relatively small room. If you are coming to Dallas this is a must as it is a favorite of famous locals...you may see someone you know.
As usual, Café Pacific did not let down! ...
As usual, Café Pacific did not let down! Great service from László and table location made Mother's Day celebration special! No matter what the holiday or how busy it is café Pacific always seems to get it done without stress or drama. The pepper fillet continues to be the best steak in Dallas, always get the 12 ounce so I can have a steak sandwich the following day. The thing that makes Café Pacific so great is: eat in the bar and make it your neighborhood joint or dress up in suit or blazer and eat in the beautiful dining room that reminds you of something from San Francisco or New York.
Thank you Lazlo for making our dinner so fun
Still good after all these years! I had the special oven-roasted halibut which was outstanding and my husband had the short smoked salmon which was cooked to perfection....medium rare. Great wine choices with good prices and service was outstanding.
Another fabulous experience
The service level here is just without flaw. I so appreciate a professional server that can truly make me feel that he is in on the meal with me. I have now tried the lemon sole, the three onion crusted seabass, the shrimp and grits, the escargot, the caesar salad, and the seafood crepes. Each of them are the best I have ever had.
One tip, get out of your jeans. We happened in at lunch and were pretty shabbily dressed. We were seated next to the kitchen door and every time someone came out of it, the door seemed to slam into the wall or some stop behind the spouse. Extremely annoying since the earlier visits had all been wonderful. So, dress for the occasion. If you still get that table, ask to be moved.
We had a reservation at 8:00, but were s ...
We had a reservation at 8:00, but were seated approximately 40 minutes later. The host was very apologetic, however. Our initial service was extremely poor, but the host eventually switched our service and it was superb. We still love this place!
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