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 Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Cafe Pacific Ratings and Reviews
The man who greeted us at the door was e ...
The man who greeted us at the door was extremely friendly and attentive.
We were early and had to wait several minutes, but we enjoyed visiting.
The waitress was very nice and informative.
The food was absolutely the very best, and we ate too much, but enjoyed every bite.
Thank you for a lovely experience.
I think our experience was tempered by o ...
I think our experience was tempered by our waiter, who was helpful and prompt, but a tad too forcibly cheerful. Everything though is a class act all the way.
Caesar salad was tasty, as was the fried calamari. Steak au poivre - delicious. But sides of twice baked potato, mashed potato, and sautéed brussel sprouts all lacked zip. And our trout entrée was notably over-seasoned.
No cheesecake for dessert! I forgot the restaurant does not serve it.
Lovely seasonal decorations. Great place for a romantic dinner, or a birthday celebration.
Our food and service were both outstandi ...
Our food and service were both outstanding. The most important thing was the staff had obviously read my request for a quiet table. We were seated on the edge of the dining room which helped cut down on the noise. My husband was able to enjoy and participate in the evening's conversation. We appreciate such kind consideration and look forward to returning.
Cafe Pacific is a very special place - t ...
Cafe Pacific is a very special place - the service is impeccable but the waitstaff is also very kind and accommodating. The food is top notch. We took a couple in their 80s and they couldn't be treated more nicely. Highly recommend Cafe Pacific
Everything from the moment we walked in ...
Everything from the moment we walked in until we left was exceptional.
We arrived early, so we had a glass of wine at the bar, but we were seated at our table pretty quickly. The maître d was very courteous and truly cared that we had a great experience. The bar tender and our waiter were also extremely nice and helpful. Can't wait to go back.
We had smoked salmon and lump crab meat ...
We had smoked salmon and lump crab meat appetizers, followed by the simple broiled Chilean Seabass along with brussel sprouts and cream spinach. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. This was our first visit back in more than twenty years, and we decided it was good enough to put back in our restaurant rotation. A bit old school with decor and food preparation but it all seems to work well so why bother changing!
Café Pacific stands the test of time. T ...
Café Pacific stands the test of time. The service is great! Food is reliably good and consistant, if not imaginative. Love the venue even after all this time. If you enjoy fresh fish and great salads and the best dessert ever invented, GO there.
From start to finish, we had a memorable ...
From start to finish, we had a memorable, special, and wonderful dining experience. Our waiter was attentive and personable. We all loved our meal (pecan crusted salmon, lemon sole, and the snapper). And of course the pecan ball presented with a candle in it cannot be beat for a birthday celebration. I highly recommend Cafe Pacific for any special occasion. You won't regret it!
My husband and I have been to Cafe Pacif ...
My husband and I have been to Cafe Pacific many times. It is our top destination not only for special occasions, but anytime we want a delicious meal in charming surroundings. My husband is a vegetarian and the chefs there have always presented a beautiful plate to him. I am a seafood lover, so I can always get dishes I love.
We were an hour late to our reservation ...
We were an hour late to our reservation and close to the kitchen closing but Vincent insisted on us to come. They greeted my wife by her name and seated her while I parked. The service was memorable and they were a great ending to my wife's birthday.
When they learned my wife and I were cel ...
When they learned my wife and I were celebrating our anniversary they gave us a free desert. The staff were very polite. We have been there on special occasions over the past ten years and we always had excellent service.
Restaurants in Dallas come and go, but C ...
Restaurants in Dallas come and go, but CP has consistently maintained quality and style. Chic atmosphere, beautiful flowers in the entry, nice nappery, professional wait staff, fresh seafood and a well dressed clientele. Always a favorite!
Not just an ole standard where the food ...
Not just an ole standard where the food is consistent and in Highland Park, but their Sea Bass and Sole are outstanding. Great place for ladies lunch, and at night couples dining are dressed elegant. I have never had a bad meal here. The service is excellent.
A delightful birthday lunch with my daug ...
A delightful birthday lunch with my daughter. The maitre D and our waiters were wonderful.
i regret that i have overlooked it for lunch. great 1/2 and 1/2 for both of us... southwest seafood salad and seafood crepes for u nder $45. Great time, will definitely spend more time there.
I have returned to this restaurant many ...
I have returned to this restaurant many times and always had a wonderful evening. Everything is great from the food to the ambiance and service. You need a reservation ! We were celebrating a birthday and the birthday desert prepared by the restaurant at no charge was fabulous!
Cafe Pacific is still among the best res ...
Cafe Pacific is still among the best restaurants in Dallas. Great value. Good service. Great Service. Wonderful relaxed place for a special meal or anniversary, a date with someone specific or just a wonderful family dinner. For more than 25 years it has remained among the best places to dine in Dallas. Wonderful seafood selections. New menu adds some new dishes, but keeps many of the old favorites. Worth a visit - more than once.
Café Pacific is my favorite restaurant i ...
Café Pacific is my favorite restaurant in Dallas. The food is consistently delicious, the ambiance reminds me of a New York bistro, and the art work in the restaurant is beautiful. The flowers are gorgeous, too. It is relaxed yet special. The service is also excellent. I cannot say enough nice things about Café Pacific!
We were excited to give Café Pacific a t ...
We were excited to give Café Pacific a try after all the good revues and rankings. Overall the food was fine but the entire experience was marred by the terrible service. When I asked the waitress to describe how a particular dish was prepared, she took my wife's menu and read it to me, with some amount of difficulty, as if I were illiterate.
I went for lunch with a dear friend of m ...
I went for lunch with a dear friend of mine. The service was impeccable. The food was delicious. If I lived closer I would go there more often! I highly recommend this restaurant and hope for a return trip in my future.
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