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, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cafe Pacific Ratings and Reviews
Truly an iconic classic in the Dallas re ...
Truly an iconic classic in the Dallas restaurant scene... not to be missed! Great seafood... and awesome steaks for date night! Definitely an older crowd but don't let that deter you! The lump crab cakes are always excellent to start with... my date had and shared the onion crusted sea bass with me... beware it's a huge portion! I shared my peeper crusted filet in cognac sauce with her... augmented our dinners with the twice baked and grilled mushrooms... no way we could finish let alone even consider dessert! It always seems to be a few years before I go back... but over 30 years now is a testament to great service and good food!
Everything was excellent, which was not ...
Everything was excellent, which was not a surprise after several visits. But the outstanding part of the evening was out server, Olivia. She is bright, charming and became a part of our evening without being intrusive at all.
My first impression was that it was wond ...
My first impression was that it was wonderful being back in the 50's again when service, atmosphere, charm, and courtesy was so important to fine dining. We were greeted immediately and our seated promptly and our server introduced himself within two minutes of our seating. Our drinks were served promptly. All items on the menu sounded appealing, but all four in our party stayed with the Restaurant Menu. Our waiter answered all questions and all enjoyed our meal. Most importantly, we all could converse pleasantly without yelling.
This will definitely be a popular spot to visit on a regular basis.
We loved celebrating our 47th wedding an ...
We loved celebrating our 47th wedding anniversary at this lovely spot. The food was delicious on the "Restaurant Week" menu, our waiter, though a bit harried, was good, and we got a table for 4 just to give us some extra room. The decor is conducive to talking and elegant without being kitschy or over done.
I always love to have my birthday dinner ...
I always love to have my birthday dinner here. Cafe Pacific is superb always. Food, atmosphere and service alike. We also make it a point to have dinner (among other times as well) during the holidays. It's decorated so beautifully. If we lived closer, we would come a lot more often! But it's definitely worth the 45 minute drive. Thank you again for another memorable evening.
Our meal was delicious, and the service ...
Our meal was delicious, and the service was impeccable! The menu choices could appeal to just about anyone! We especially appreciated the "celebratory" dessert, as we were celebrating two guests birthdays! Cafe Pacific is our "go to" place for all events worth celebrating! Our sincere thanks to the entire staff.
The experience was adequate, but I don't ...
The experience was adequate, but I don't think we'll be returning. The food was decent, but not for the prices. The main course of seafood paella came out lukewarm and the meat slightly overcooked. There was a bit of confusion on drinks that were ordered as well, with a sidecar served with ice and a sugar rim which is definitely not traditional and not a great way to enjoy that drink.
Best fried calamari ever. so tender, ye ...
Best fried calamari ever. so tender, yet perfectly brown and crisp. Wedge salad always good. Onion Crusted Sea Bass very nice. Sole almondine either lacked almonds, or they were ground up as a crust, and very over cooked. Pecan Ball was a favorite as always with the most wonderful almond cookie/candy/butter brittle.
A great place for a business lunch. Ups ...
A great place for a business lunch. Upscale in terms of appearance, the presentation and preparation of the food was excellent. Service is always excellent with an attentive staff always available to take care or your needs.
Cafe Pacific is one of our favorite rest ...
Cafe Pacific is one of our favorite restaurants. The service was professional but not stuffy. We have never had poor service here and the food is delicious. The sea bass ($42) was excellent and the portions were generous. There were also many entrees that were much less in cost. The salads were standard but at less than $10 I felt a good value. The food and drinks are reasonable for the type of establishment. It is more on the moderate to high end in cost and worth it. I personally also prefer the atmosphere and decor compared to the austere ambiance popular today.
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!
There are a number of things to like (fo ...
There are a number of things to like (food, service, wine list, bar) about Café Pacific. The Sea Bass was outstanding. Peter was outstanding. David was great in the bar. The wine was fantastic. I would say that it's best to stick with the fish.
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.
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