About Restaurant506 at The Sanford House
The Sanford House Inn & Spa is the location of restaurant506. Contemporary dining fare is presented in an exquisite atmosphere. The menu is "Inspired American" cuisine and features dishes made with only the freshest ingredients and are hand-prepared by our culinary team led by Executive Chef John Klein.
The menu changes seasonally and includes a delicious variety of the finest meat, seafood, fish, game, and poultry with fresh wholesome vegetables nestled in lively sauces. Classical methods of cooking are combined with healthy food preparation to create new taste impressions.
Join us for a drink in the Van Gogh Lounge which is also located inside the Manor House of the hotel. It is a perfect spot to savor our classic cocktails prior to dining or simply to meet friends and sample some delicious appetizers. Whether you stay at our Inn as a guest, or come for a meal, you will immerse your senses in a luxurious memory.
Contemporary American, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Wednesday - Friday 11:00am - 2:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Thursday - Saturday 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Located in Downtown Arlington, The Sanford House is steps away from both Cowboys and Rangers Stadiums. If you need any help planning your tailgate party, please let us know! We can create custom packages that include transportation for you and your friends on the day of the big game!
We are also just down the street from popular Arlington destinations such as Arlington Music Hall, the Levitt Pavilion, Theatre Arlington and the Arlington Art Museum. We can offer special dining times for you if you are looking to attend a concert or a show at any of these great venues.
There is parking available on site at The Sanford House. However, if our lot becomes full, there is additional parking available at our Spa & Salon across the street.
For events with over 75 guests, we can arrange for valet parking.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
The Sanford House Inn & Spa has several options for any events that you may be planning. Our experienced Event Coordinator can help you with any special details that you need and our Culinary Team is exceptional at developing custom menus that are sure to be a hit with your guests.
The Sanford House Inn & Spa has four indoor rooms available for private parties up to 50 people and a large outdoor Courtyard for parties up to 200 people.
Restaurant506 at The Sanford House Ratings and Reviews
We celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversa ...
We celebrated our 32nd wedding anniversary at Restaurant506. You won't find a better menu, service, and ambiance anywhere in Arlington. We live in Arlington we prefer not to drive to Dallas or Fort Worth to spend our dining dollars. For this occasion we wanted someplace special that was a non-chain, non-child geared option. The wine list was not overly long, but packed with excellent choices. I ordered the wine I sampled and thoroughly enjoyed it. Our waiter was well versed in wine selections based on menu choice. The food was excellent and service was non-intrusive and leisurely. We will go back.
Food and service was memorable; we have ...
Food and service was memorable; we have shared our experience with friends too. The Friday prime rib night is not to missed. This is the best prime rib we have had in the metroplex!
This was a fun time at a very nice place ...
This was a fun time at a very nice place. We really enjoyed celebrating my wife's birthday.
What a local gem Restaurant506 at the Sa ...
What a local gem Restaurant506 at the Sanford House must be! I found it by chance on an Open Table e-mail, I think under the 'best bang for the buck' category. And it proved itself not only reasonably priced, but top-shelf service and food quality. I started by sending an e-mail to make sure they had vegetarian options for my girlfriend. Within short order, Camille, the Maitre D', responded that they had a signature dish and the chef was open to suggestions if my girlfriend had a favorite dish. With that knowledge in hand, we made a convenient reservation on Saturday evening. Fairly easy to find with ample parking either on-site or across the street at another property. From entrance to leaving, the staff made everyone feel welcome and special. Our waiter, Dominique, was awesome and accommodating. My girlfriend did go for the signature vegetarian dish, roasted red pepper couscous with vegetable mix, and is still raving about it. I went for the lobster bisque as an appetizer and, frankly, it was the best I've ever had - full bodied without being heavy and a nice prawn resting in the middle. Following that with beef medallions and shrimp was an awesome way to fill those hunger pangs and still have a taste that won't easily be matched. We finished up with a shared slice of cheesecake that was a perfect ending to a great experience. Best bang for the buck might be a perfect description of the meal value, but then the service factor puts this place high on our list to revisit as the 'meat menu' is much more extensive and deserves additional visits for taste testing. Well done!!
Celebrating Neighbors' Anniversary
First time visit for our neighbors who were celebrating their 66th anniversary. They loved it. Each of us had a different entree (salmon, trout, lamb, and veal), and each entree was exquisite both in taste and presentation. Service was impeccable, as usual. Although not on the menu, a request for sorbet for dessert was graciously fulfilled. Restaurant506 has never failed to impress.
Great find in Arlington
My husband and I decided to do a staycation in the DFW area for our anniversary. We decided to stay at the Sanford House because it was close to a lot of activities (the ballpark, Cowboy stadium, Six Flags) but private enough to be really romantic. Restaurant506 is attached to the Sanford House and is a great restaurant. I ordered a steak with shrimp and my husband ordered short rib with lobster risotto. Both were delicious and the restaurant was very accommodating with my lactose intolerance. I only wish we had time to try their desserts! But sadly we had to run to a show. Anyway, two thumbs up. The only downside is the restaurant closes rather early (9pm or so) but it is Arlington so most restaurants close early. That's what you get from a "small town" where things are laid back. Thanks Restaurant506 (and Sanford House) for a fun weekend!
Best little gem in the metroplex
Service was top shelf. Food was excellent I recommend the shrimp and scallops. Also the crab cakes and slaw were awesome
Wonderful anniversary celebration!
Wonderful anniversary celebration!
Nice quite dinning experience with great service, excellent food and no presure to clear out. Relax!
Gorgeous manor. Service excellent. Food ...
Gorgeous manor. Service excellent. Food incredible. Surf and Turf and the Chocolate Destruction were hits.
Elegant dining in a historic house type setting
Brought my mother here for her birthday. Neither one of us was terribly hungry so we both order the scallop appetizer. They were delicious, perfectly cooked and lightly crusted with pecans. For dessert we shared the Chocolate Destruction, a very unique presentation. Wine list is small but adequate, service was excellent. Brunch the next day was also outstanding.
The entire dining experience was lovely. ...
The entire dining experience was lovely. The menu was varied and the food was delicious. The ambiance of the restaurant was restful and the furnishings were tasteful. The grounds are beautifully landscaped. Parking at the restaurant itself is limited, however, there is ample parking at the spa just across the street.
Wonderful Saturday Brunch
Had an afternoon in Arlington. Decided to have brunch at 506. It was a little busy but food and service were great. Will go again as soon as possible
Dining at 506 is like having a meal at home. The atmosphere is attractive and comfortable.
This is Arlington's Best Kept Secret! I' ...
This is Arlington's Best Kept Secret! I've lived in the DFW area for 30 years and never heard of the place! Lovely restaurant with wonderful food! Came for lunch with girlfriends and will be back again for dinner with my husband soon!
I'm a local, best restaurant in Arlingto ...
I'm a local, best restaurant in Arlington!!! Love the food and the atmosphere! Great service, great food. If I was from out of town I'd stay at one of the bungalows and have dinner and brunch here. Great spot!
A hidden gem.
We celebrated our anniversary at the Sanford House, and what a wonderful choice it was! We stayed overnight in the inn and had dinner there. The lovely decor was elegant and tasteful. We started our evening in the Van Gogh bar before being seated in an intimate alcove for two. Service was attentive and well timed. I don't know why there aren't lines of diners every night with cuisine like this. The chef is innovative, offering an amuse bouche before dinner and a sorbet between courses, both delicious. My first course, heirloom tomatoes with a topping of soft burrata cheese, was perfect. My husband ordered a first course off the menu, which was delivered as requested, a very nice touch. My husband enjoyed his filet mignon/grilled shrimp dinner with horseradish mashed potatoes and colorful pattypan squashes. I had the veal T-bone topped with crabmeat in a Bearnaise sauce, roasted red paper mashed potatoes, and the same tiny squashes. The meats were done exactly as ordered. We intend to return to the Sanford House soon for dinner, and also to enjoy another stay in one of the lovely rooms. Not to be missed.
Only one complaint
Great dining experience. The only complaint is that they were all out of pickles. A burger without pickles wasn't as much fun. But, food was great. Waitstaff & atmosphere were amazing. Will definitely go back.
The menu is for vegetarians. The soup and pasta were laden with salt rendering them uneatable to health conscious eaters.
We sat on the porch on a beautiful Sunday morning and enjoyed the most delicious brunch. The biscuits and andouille sausage gravy were out of-this-world flavorful. We also savored the chicken and waffles and bagel and salmon. Fabulous meal, fabulous ambiance, and prices are right in line for the quality of the food.
The service was impeccable and the food ...
The service was impeccable and the food was extraordinary. I had a chicken dish prepared with thinly sliced plums that was beyond fresh tasting. Do not miss the chocolate melting dessert
Ate lunch here with five of my co-workers. We really did not know what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised to discover a great new place to eat lunch, especially with clients. The food was superb, the service was exceptional, and the ambiance was amazing! Would highly recommend this restaurant!
Upon our arrival, my wife and I were gre ...
Upon our arrival, my wife and I were greeted by the hostess, who acknowledged our 24th anniversary. The atmosphere is quaint and friendly people. This was our second visit in the last month and I can truly say the food is consistently good. The crabcakes/new potatoes and burger are excellent.
I go there regularly with friends and lo ...
I go there regularly with friends and love the atmosphere. Wish they would change the menu every couple of months. Everything I tried was good. I recommend it.
We had a 7:15 reservation, we arrived a ...
We had a 7:15 reservation, we arrived a little early and we're seated immediately. Our server Michelle was great, she was very knowledgeable about the menu and also informed us of the off menu offers. I had the surf and turf and my wife had the salmon both were good. The ambience in the room was very conducive for a romantic dinner. We throughly enjoyed ourselves and we will be back.
Very good service and food,noise level h ...
Very good service and food,noise level high due to a large party of 10. Would highly recommend for brunch,
ALWAYS a great experience at Restaurant506
I've been going to Restaurant506 at Sanford House for nearly two years, at least a couple times a month. Never been disappointed. Upscale but relaxed ambiance, great staff, friendly smiles, and - above all - GREAT FOOD! I've been there for Brunch and Dinner; they provide distinct but equally pleasant experiences. Brunch value is amazing - you can't get food and service of this quality at this price anywhere else.
I took a close friend of mine on her Birthday and we were just amazed. We have never been to such an elegant place before so we felt so special. At first, it seemed to be to good to be true and thought the food might be the deal breaker but I was so wrong. The food, service and atmosphere was on key. I plan on returning for those special occasions in my life and hope to share those special moments with the special people in my life!
We had a reservation at 11am for Brunch for 2 on a recent Sunday. No wait for the table and the server was not far behind. The brunch menu is not huge, but the items we tried (Crab Cakes Benedict and Steak & Eggs) were both excellent. The prices are good for such a lovely setting and such excellent, attentive (but not "hovering") service. This is NOT a buffet, which made it all the nicer. We lingered and did not feel rushed. It was quiet enough for pleasant conversation, but that may have had to do with the fact that the room we were in seemed to be all adult couples, with no small children. The breakfast cocktails are not cheap, but they are excellent, making it easy to overspend on them, especially if one member if your party is a designated driver. There are not any menu items that I would classify as "healthy" but they will definitely adjust menu items (sauce omitted, or on the side, no butter, etc) upon request. This is a brunch where adults can go to pamper themselves.
Date day success!
I had a wonderful first time experience at restaurant506! Everything was impeccable and bottomless mimosas cannot be beat.
Wish we would have gone there sooner!
We had some friend who are also foodies who told us about 506 a while ago. We finally made the trip and are already planning our return trip! I could not begin to say enough good things about our most amazing server, James. He literally anticipated our every need and was prompt with our drinks and food. After we finished our dinner he offered a tour of the wonderful surroundings. I promise he sold us on the place and we are already planning a trip for our anniversary even if we only live fifteen minutes away!!!! Now let me tell you the food was hands down the best I have had since moving back to Texas! The chef came to the table and met us and explained how he did things without seeming too fancy pants....but that food was majorly fancy pants! The prices were amazing for what we had(hellloooo short rib heaven!) and the drinks were yummy too! We will be back soon and James better be there waiting!!! Thank y'all for our new favorite place!
We Love it.
My wife and i had a great time. love the food and the service was very good also.
Brunch is nothing to write home about re ...
Brunch is nothing to write home about relative to their dinner.
This was my second visit. Celebrated my husband's birthday for the second year in a row here. Last year we had dinner and breakfast, this year was lunch. We enjoyed it very much! The food was awesome! We may just make this his birthday spot every year!
Great Valentines Day Dinner
Me and my girlfriend made a reservation for Valentines day at 08:00. We arrived at 07:50 and they said our table would be ready soon and asked if we would like to go to the lounge for a drink while we waited. We of course went and had two strong gin and tonics and complimentary fancy cheese and crackers while we waited. We were sat at a lovely two top table by a beautiful fireplace at 08:00. Our waiter, who was perfect, brought us something "to open our palate" which was delicious. He then took our order. Everything was timed perfectly and cooked to perfection. Would, and have, recommend to any of my friends. Will be returning to try their full menu very soon.
We have been to the 506 a number of times and it is always good. The Valentine's Day meal was amazing.
Our Valentines Brunch was Fabulous!!!
Our Valentines Brunch was Fabulous!!!
I took my gf here for Valentines and was not disappointed. Great food and excellent service.
Perfect for a quiet romantic evening. G ...
Perfect for a quiet romantic evening. Great atmosphere with a beautiful courtyard to enjoy after dinner.
A great place to lunch with friends.
Service is very good. Presentation and taste of food is impressive. I have eaten there 10-12 times and never been disappointed.
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