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Oar House

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306 I-30 E, Rockwall, TX 75087
+1 972-771-9687
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While there are some close runner ups, with modern takes on classics and trendy menus...The Oar House is just a classic choice for delicious food and great service. The ambiance is peaceful but lively. It's perfect for a date night, or bringing business customers to but also family friendly.

Thank Lisa P
Dallas, Texas
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very distinctive decor and quirky atmosphere! The Husband took me for a late dinner on Mother's day. Wine list is good and I had a glass of savagion blanc and The Husband had an Italian beer the server suggested. Started with 4 amazing shrimp blacked over polenta with extra bread to get all of the sauce. For dinner he had... More 

Thank Nikons2010
Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being a vegetarian visiting Texas I often need to order off menu. The Oar House had happily accomadated me each time I have asked for a change or sub on the menu selection. The food is good. Location is just off a well worn path. The building has character and hopefully some history. It has become the first place we... More 

Thank OCTraveler2011
Rockwall, Texas
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180 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch with a large group of ladies and it was outstanding. The service was great and the food was outstanding. We had a fixed menu--stuffed chicken with a mushroom sauce, pasta with a spicy tomato sauce and veggies. Their bread is delicious, too. for dessert we had a raspberry lasagna (looked like crepes) and tiramisu--both excellent. Very nice... More 

Thank Linda C
Rowlett, Texas
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My wife and I have been going to the Oar House for 27+ years, 3-4 time per year. Never, ever have we had a bad meal or experience. UNTIL!!!, our last 2 visits. I made an 8:30 p.m. reservation in mid February for a romantic late night pre Valentines dinner. We were greeted by the hostess, a young lady, that... More 

1 Thank shackman61
Old Station, California
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Dining here on a Friday night with 5 family members, every aspect of our evening at the Oar House was excellent. The calamari appetizer reminded us of the tender, fresh calamari we had enjoyed in Italy. The wine list was broad and well-curated. This is a quality that I have found lacking in so many Texas restaurants, but is a... More 

Thank William B
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We have been going to The Oar House for over 15 years. Many of the faces are the same. The food is as good or better than ever. The variety is fantastic. Martinis are special and the atmosphere is wonderful. This is a favorite for locals and we welcome you if you are not from the East side.

Thank richardmA3732QS
Rockwall, Texas
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We went to The Oar House for a romantic Valentine's Day dinner. Luckily we had reservations as the place was very busy. We were not aware in advance that they had a three course limited menu in place for dinner but it didn't pose a problem. The service was good ... a little casual, but good and attentive. The food... More 

1 Thank AJV901
Rockwall, Texas
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

When we are looking for an upscale seafood meal, this is the place to go. The atmosphere is very nice and makes for a cozy atmosphere when dining with friends and family. The food is delicious. The prices are more expensive, but you get what you pay for.

Thank kbailey1088
Rockwall, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Very elegant. A very nice place to go for a business lunch, a special lunch with a friend, or to celebrate a special occasion. I love the atmosphere, and i call this my special place to go in Rockwall. I always go at lunch. The night prices are a little on the expensive side.The food is different but always delicious!

Thank U9688IPjerryh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 306 I-30 E, Rockwall, TX 75087
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Rockwall
  • Phone Number: +1 972-771-9687

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