Enable JavaScript to run this app.
Skip to Main Content
OpenTable logo
  1. Home
  2. United States
  3. Dallas - Fort Worth
  4. Dallas
  5. North Dallas
Lobster Tail - The Grill on the Alley - Dallas, Dallas, TX

The Grill on the Alley - Dallas

4.5
4.5
1050 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steak
The Grill on the Alley, Dallas, opened in July 2006 in the Galleria Dallas. Our famous signature dishes of CAB steaks and chops, fresh seafood, pasta and freshly prepared salads are complemented by an extensive wine list, featuring unique selections from California’s boutique wineries, as well as a high energy, full service bar introducing hand crafted classic cocktails.Modeled after the great big city grills of the 30s and 40s, The Grill on the Alley serves traditional American fare. Featuring Genuine Angus Steaks and Chops, Fresh Seafood, Classic Cobb and Caesar Salads, Meat Loaf with Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Pot Pie and not-to-be-missed Desserts, all served in a sophisticated yet casual atmosphere by servers that really care about the guest's experience. We also boast the best Martini and Happy Hour in town. Two adjoining Private Dining Rooms seating up to 40 guests each are the perfect place for business meetings or family celebrations. Dine-in and Take-out is available.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steak, Seafood, American

  • Hours of operation

    Mon – Sat, 11am-10pm Sun, 11am-9pm Happy Hour all day Saturday & Sunday Happy Hour and Special Appetizer menu in the bar. Hours daily from 4 - 7pm. $5 cheeseburgers, martinis and wine specials. Live music every Thursday at 5pm.

  • Phone number

    (214) 459-1601

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Catering and delivery available. Contact SpecialEvents@grillconcepts.com to order.

  • Private party facilities

    The Grill on the Alley's locations have private dining areas accommodating intimate family celebrations and high-profile executive meetings with a full-service bar, perfect for rehearsal dinners and cocktail receptions. Visit us at www.TheGrill.com to view the virtual tour and private event menus.

  • Private party contact

    Private Dining Manager: (844) 258-2257

  • Neighborhood

    North Dallas

  • Cross street

    Galleria Road

  • Parking details

    The Grill on the Alley is located next to the Galleria Shopping Centers Purple and Blue Parking Lot.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,050 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseQuiet

Sort by

Filters

  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 12, 2020

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Always a good place to meet colleagues or business associates.
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on March 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience with excellent service
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    6 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 3, 2020

    overall2food2service5ambience3
    Food came out super fast but was cold. Soup had a big old hair in it.🤢
  4. JH

    JHHsr

    Dallas

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2020

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Perfect place for a power-lunch. Valet parking right out front. Service was top-notch. Wide and varied menu. Great ambiance.
  5. B

    Buster

    Dallas

    179 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    179 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2020

    overall1food3service3ambience3
    What a major let down for this restaurant. I attended the 'silent opening' of the Dallas location when it first opened. I knew of, and really enjoyed, the Grill on the Alley in Beverly Hills. I was hoping for the same excellent quality in Dallas. Over the years, and as the chefs left, the menu has become much smaller, more expensive, and the quality of the food has gone down. I'm very disappointed in the changes and will not be using this location any more. I will make a special effort to visit the Rodeo Drive location and hope their quality and reputation has not gone down. This used to be a special restaurant with great staff, creative foods, and all reasonably priced.
  6. AV

    AVeryUnHappyDiner

    Dallas

    18 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    18 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2020

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Way over priced for what what you get. Food did not come out hot. Stay away from the french fries as a side dish, the fries are not as good as a fast food restaurant and the portion is smaller. Will not be back.
  7. JT

    JenniferT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had an amazing time. The service was great and the food was just amazing. We will definitely be returning in the future. Our waiter was so attentive and just made the experience that much better.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    6 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Our server was personable and attentive. My NY strip prepared medium was cooked to the right temperature and was a 6.5 on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the best steak I've ever had. My wife's seafood pasta was mostly without flavor, with the exception of her pan-seared scallops. They were only made better with the addition of the bone marrow butter I got for my steak.
  9. GL

    GregL

    Dallas

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Valentines Day dinner.
  10. FA

    Food4All

    Dallas

    15 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2020

    overall3food2service5ambience5
    Server was excellent. Very nice atmosphere. The food and menu continue to decline - we ordered 2 lobster salads which tasted terrible. Just awful! Wrong type of lettuce and skimpy on the lobster and nuts. Disappointing and I want to find another restaurant for my many business lunches.
  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Hannah was our server. She is excellent. Very pleasant and professional. I will ask for her table when I return to the restaurant.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2020

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Very expensive for what you get. $4 per shrimp!!!!
  13. JJ

    JavierJ

    Monterrey

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 26, 2020

    overall1food1service3ambience1
    Food wasn’t good
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 25, 2020

    overall3food4service1ambience4
    I have eaten here for years and do not recall a more poor experience. It was a Friday night and not very crowded at all. The first thing we noticed is our waiter seemed stoned or drunk. It was clear he was on something. The food started out fine and the lobster bisque was amazing as always. The Peppered Ahi Tuna was amazing as well. After this, things went down hill. They brought the entrees about 25 minutes after our bisque. My date ordered the seafood pasta but substitute veggies instead of pasta because she does low carb. They brought a bunch of veggies with a few pieces of shrimp, a scallop that they had cut into 4 very thin pieces, and served no crawfish (even though the menu said their would be some) and no cream sauce. We also ordered a side of Brussel sprouts that did not show up until about 20 minutes after we were done eating. The manager came out an apologized for the delay and offered us complimentary dessert and dessert coffees. We ordered key lime pie to go (we later discovered once we got home they gave us coconut cream pie) and my date ordered a Baileys cappuccino. The stoned waiter brought her a cup of black coffee and a shot glass of Baileys which he poured in the coffee in front of her and gave it to her. We told him this was not a cappuccino and could we actually get one with frothed milk. He did not seem to know the difference. We likely won’t be going back. The waiter has no business working in this level of restaurant.

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on February 6, 2020Thank you for bringing this to our attention, we truly appreciate your feedback. I've messaged you directly on the matter Thank you again, Josh Dawson General Manager

  15. DS

    DavidS

    Monterrey

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on January 24, 2020

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    This was a business lunch. It was quiet and easy to talk and hear. The servers were good but not too pushy but very responsive.

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on February 6, 2020Thank you for your feedback David, we look forward to seeing you on your next visit! Josh Dawson General Manager

  16. CH

    CHARLESV

    Las Vegas

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 23, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The only issue I had was open table did not get the confirmation I was there for my reservation. I need to make sure I get credit for it.

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on February 6, 2020This should have been resolved by OpenTable. Please contact us if it hasn't Josh Dawson General Manager

  17. JT

    JeffT

    New Orleans

    8 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on January 22, 2020

    overall3food2service2ambience4
    Eh... this place has a lot of potential. The service to start at the bar was less than adequate. Very slow to greet and even slower to return to fulfill our drink orders. The service began to get slightly better throughout the evening, but not stellar for the “high-end” type restaurant they are “selling”. The soup was “ok” lobster bisque. The filet... for a close to $50 entree, the cut should be very lean and mine had some fatty pieces. The creamed spinach was a disaster! Some butter, salt and garlic could have revived their attempt of decent creamed spinach, but what was served was very flavorless to say the least. The béarnaise sauce was a good attempt, but was broken and did not have an ample amount of tarragon reduction to make it a winner sauce. On to dessert. The cheese cake and specialty coffee/latte was very good. Overall I give this establishment a 3 out of 5 or 6 out of 10. Lots of work to be done to become a winner in my book. Won’t be returning for a while.
  18. MS

    MikeSH

    Dallas

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on January 14, 2020

    overall5food2service5ambience5
    The food quality over the past 2-3 years continues to fall in my opinion.
  19. SH

    SteveH

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 9, 2020

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. We had a business meeting and he managed to get all of our orders and food delivered with little interruption. He also had lots of support from staff that were very respectful of our need to discuss business.
  20. CL

    CarlineL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 29, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a great place to have a good meal. The staff is very attentive and the food is superb.
  21. RW

    RobinW

    Dallas

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 25, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our waiter was the perfect mix of friendly and hands off. Very knowledgeable. He was able to adjust my meal to accommodate my food allergies. Food was fantastic! Cozy warm place for a quiet intimate meal.
  22. F

    Fromhere

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    My dining companions thought the artichoke dip was some of the best they'd ever eaten. One friend had the fried calamari and said it was exceptional. We shared dessert and all loved one of the selections-- key lime pie. It was tart and sweet and just perfect. I had the glazed salmon which was in no way glazed. There was glaze decorating the plate, but the salmon looked and tasted as though it was boiled in unsalted water. The service was wonderful, attentive, and pleasant.
  23. PH

    PatrickH

    Dallas

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Took my wife there to simply celebrate her. Could not have been a better experience. Our waiter was excellent and most attentive. Food was also excellent. We had a great conversation and felt like we had ample privacy even though life was fully moving around us. We will go back!

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on December 15, 2019Thank you for taking the time to review the Grill we look forward to seeing you again very soon! Melissa Segura General Manager

  24. SH

    StephenH

    Dallas

    11 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2019

    overall3food3service4ambience5
    We were slightly disappointed with our dinner. We ordered Oysters Rockefeller and it came out cold, like it had been made previously in the day and they forgot to warm it back up. Also ordered Brussel Sprouts as a side, but never received them. When the check came, it still included the dish. The restaurant did end up taking them off the ticket. Also, no prime beef was available.
  25. WG

    WillyGG

    New York Area

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Perfecto el servicio muy bueno y la comida muy rica todo exelente
  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 23, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great restaurant, excellent service, and amazing food.
  27. JB

    JohnnieBoy4

    Dallas

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 20, 2019

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    Attended brunch and we were one of maybe 5or 6 other customers in place at 11:30 am. Ordered food and coffee and both came luke warm. After brunch we ordered apple cobbler and it took at least 15- 20 minutes to receive one order. This too was luke warm and rather dry. We have eaten at the Grill many times before when we lived in Dallas and never had this level of food and beverage before. Very disappointing to see this establishment fall to this level of food quality and service. Probably won’t come back again knowing this is what passes for service and food prep. We drove from Weatherford, Tx for brunch because we remembered our many great dining experiences in the past.
  28. LM

    LouieM

    Little Rock

    25 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We were there on a Sunday evening, so the restaurant was very quiet. I had oysters as a starter, and they were ok but not notable. Nicely presented, however. My wife had their lobster bisque which was as excellent as advertised. My entree, the sea bass, was perfect, and spouse's salmon was cooked just to her liking, not overdone. We will certainly go there again when we return to Dallas.

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on October 28, 2019Thank you for taking the time to review the Grill, Thank you for your patronage and we look forward to your next visit. Best, Melissa Segura General Manager

  29. DW

    DebW

    Dallas

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on October 13, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shannon is a fantastic server, attentive and responsive. Chef is fabulous.
  30. a

    aaammgb

    Cleveland

    65 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    65 reviews

    Dined on October 10, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great location for a business lunch where you can have a conversation and not have to deal with too much noise. Great food and service.

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on October 14, 2019Thank you for the review! We hope to see you soon! Best, Melissa Segura

  31. RP

    ReesaP

    Dallas

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Attentive staff. Our server was very pleasant and accommodating. Noticing we weren’t eating the butter with our bread - which is fabulous, by the way - she asked if we would like olive oil and balsamic and brought it quickly. That was thoughtful.
  32. C

    Clevelandcosar

    Dallas

    205 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    205 reviews

    Dined on September 26, 2019

    overall3food5service4ambience3
    Went for our Anniversary. Valet was a mess on arrival, host barely greeted us. Server was great. We did have to tell him we were celebrating our anniversary as no one acknowledged it. Food was not nearly as good as in the past. We will most likely not return. Very disappointing evening
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    260 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    260 reviews

    Dined on September 26, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    This was once a great place food quality has gone way down and service is getting very bad I will be seeking a new spot for lunch I had to wait 20 minutes for a waiter and it was not that busy
  34. RP

    ReesaP

    Dallas

    17 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2019

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Chef and staff were definitely off their game today. Two of four guests waited over 20 minutes and were only shown the table when we went and got them. Chicken pot pie had a chicken bone in it. Beans in the bean & ham soup were very undercooked. Restaurant reported me as a no-show. Overall disappointing day at The Grill on the Alley.
  35. G

    Guest

    Dallas

    105 reviews

    5.0

    105 reviews

    Dined on September 4, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent house Old Fashioned. We tried the Oysters Rockefeller. They were awesome. The filet was cooked exactly to order. We shared the chocolate brownie dessert. Absolutely delicious! We'll be back.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 21, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food. Service was impeccable!

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on September 6, 2019Thank you very much for the kind words! We hope to see you soon Best, Melissa Segura

  37. EB

    EricB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 16, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great place really enjoyable service outstanding fantastic food

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on August 25, 2019Eric, Thank you for the review, we look forward to seeing you soon!

  38. SJ

    SteveJ

    Dallas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 16, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    One of the best steaks I’ve ever had! Service was very good too.
  39. E

    Eclectic

    Atlanta

    47 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    47 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the sea bass

    The Grill on the Alley - DallasResponded on August 18, 2019Glad you Loved it! We hope to see you soon!

  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Shreveport

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 10, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mothers Birthday

FAQs

The Grill on the Alley - Dallas does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. The Grill on the Alley - Dallas also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (214) 459-1601.

The Grill on the Alley - Dallas is rated 4.5 stars by 1050 OpenTable diners.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Galleria Road

  • Neighborhood

    North Dallas

  • Hours of operation

    Mon – Sat, 11am-10pm Sun, 11am-9pm Happy Hour all day Saturday & Sunday Happy Hour and Special Appetizer menu in the bar. Hours daily from 4 - 7pm. $5 cheeseburgers, martinis and wine specials. Live music every Thursday at 5pm.

  • Cuisines

    Steak, Seafood, American

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    The Grill on the Alley is located next to the Galleria Shopping Centers Purple and Blue Parking Lot.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (214) 459-1601

  • Catering

    Catering and delivery available. Contact SpecialEvents@grillconcepts.com to order.

  • Private party facilities

    The Grill on the Alley's locations have private dining areas accommodating intimate family celebrations and high-profile executive meetings with a full-service bar, perfect for rehearsal dinners and cocktail receptions. Visit us at www.TheGrill.com to view the virtual tour and private event menus.

  • Private party contact

    Private Dining Manager: (844) 258-2257

Copyright © 2022 OpenTable, Inc. 1 Montgomery St Ste 700, San Francisco CA 94104 - All rights reserved.
OpenTable is part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Booking LogoPriceline LogoKAYAK LogoAgoda LogoRentalcars LogoOpenTable Logo