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Dream Cafe

#536 of 3,015 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Oak Lawn
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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2800 Routh St Ste 170, Dallas, TX 75201-1418 (La Clede)
+1 214-954-0486
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First come, first serve. Patrons with their dogs can eat outside. Very good breakfast w/twists. Health drinks, a delectable Danish. Ample eggs and hash browns, waffles, and good coffee.

Thank Pawnie52
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really wanted to like this place since it's a pretty cool layout and style when you walk in and get an old LP that identifies your place in the line. However, this becomes less cool once you realize that despite at least 10 empty tables, you are made to wait for 45 minutes... Once at the table, both me... More 

Thank Meeae J
Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

A delightful small oasis in midst of high rises and on a green lawn and with a large outdoor patio area. Food an interesting mix of home cooking and vegetarian.

Thank 0000aabbcc
LUBBOCK, United States
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I go to dream every time I am in Dallas. Its my go to spot for brunch. I didn't really like the Austin Tacos but that's about the only thing off the menu I haven't liked. Again if I could give it 6 stars I would. There is one waiter he is black I can't remember his name but he... More 

Thank Que B
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I used to like this place but hesitated to go unless I had time for a long meal because the service was a little too relaxed. OK, it was like the waitstaff was a little sleepy. But now that has changed. The service is much better now and the food remains great. Prices are reasonable but not cheap. Depending on... More 

Thank RunningBeer1957
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We had to wait 15-20 minutes for a table. The waiting area was small, but fine. Once we were seated, the seats were lumpy. The music is too loud and it is nearly impossible to hear your companions or waiter. We ordered a farmers omelette with hash browns as the side (couldn't hear the other option) and cloud cakes (with... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dallas, TX
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here prior to Dallas Symphony. The location is convenient to Arts District. Comfortable, unpretentious, with a varied, interesting menu, reasonably priced. I appreciated the number of vegetarian options. We each ordered salads, which were generously sized, and a main dish. The food was nicely favored, with good quality ingredients. Service was attentive. As ever, my ratings weigh... More 

Thank TreeDoctor
Manhattan Beach, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is our go-to breakfast spot when visiting Dallas. We come back time and again for the popovers, strawberry butter, omelettes and eggs Benedict. Enjoyed the beautiful outside vine covered dining.

Thank vacationkw511
Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I loved the lighter options available here. I had their oatmeal with veggie sausage and it was great. Their bloody Marys are flavorful and have just enough punch. It gets crowded quickly, so I'd come early.

Thank Sarah L
Houston, Texas
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138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Great brunch. Sat outside under a tent while it rained- cozy Saturday morning setting. Loved the vegetarian eggs Benedict.

Thank CSarg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Southwestern, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2800 Routh St Ste 170, Dallas, TX 75201-1418
    (La Clede)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 214-954-0486

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?