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1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
+1 469-206-3339
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (46 reviews)
“grits” (64 reviews)
“swiss chard” (11 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After hearing about this place for chicken fried steak we had to go. We had several dishes and he appetizer that was some type of cheese grit balls were the best part of the meal. The chicken fried steak was very salty and the gravy...More

Thank Carole F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday morning downtown Dallas you might find your breakfast choices limited. But make Ellen's a stop. When my nephew and I arrived the line was 20 minutes for a table, but there were seats at the bar. We took them Great server, nice food, a...More

Thank Michaelhuston
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ellen's is one of our favorite places to eat in Dallas. It is downtown with a great view from the front. Parking can be difficult but manageable. We almost always go for brunch and the food is excellent. Today the service was good too but...More

Thank Bryan U
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had my hopes up but when I saw the prices, I just ordered a salad and it was nothing special. Maybe I just wasn't hungry enough.

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They were out of the pancake pot pie. Said they only make 50 a day and usually run out early. So I got the meat loaf instead. Was good, but not $17 good. Mac and cheese was meh, and black eyed peas needed more seasoning....More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to love this place and would drive 16 miles just for a meal. Unfortunately, when they moved to the new location, they decided to close at 2:00 pm on Sundays limiting my chance to go. I was in the area and thought it...More

Thank Pamela_Dallas_TX2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast there this morning just my friend and I, we were seen to straight away and the waiter was very friendly, telling us some great things to do while we were visiting the city! The food was also very quick to get to...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this for brunch based on reviews and was not disappointed. I had the pancake pot pie and my husband had the big ole breakfast. Neither of us finished the meal because it was heavy although I really, really wanted to. The food is tasty...More

Thank anniekay825
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Family of 4 went Monday lunchtime, pretty busy which bodes well. However after this it went downhill. Servers where badly dressed and not clean, I only mention this due to high price for sandwiches. I ordered a blta and asked for no avocado but it...More

Thank 732gjsr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of 5 girlfriends for brunch. The service was terribly slow from finally being seated all the way to paying the check. The food was tasty. The French toast and pancake pot pie were excellent. Would return with high hopes for better...More

Thank Christi214
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Erika F
4 January 2017|
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Response from travelnut2009 | Reviewed this property |
I don't have any idea
David T
9 September 2016|
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Response from NMurphy | Reviewed this property |
I never did notice there was rooftop seating. I went at lunch in the heat of the day.
12 May 2015|
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Response from amchooljian | Reviewed this property |
Ellen's new space has a private room for up to 60. Very nicely done.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1790 N. Record Street, Dallas, TX 75202
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 469-206-3339
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