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2618 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226-1422
+1 214-744-0820
16:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat 16:00 - 01:00
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Hackensack, New Jersey
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a business function here and it was ok, the food was good and the drink were good. The staff were very helpful and they seemed genuinely interested in making sure all went well.

Thank David M
Bullard, Texas
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Finally tracked down this address in Deep Ellum and what do you know...they were out of business. Not sure if temporary or for good but it looked pretty vacant.

Thank jawood81
Indore, India
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187 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I tried Sambuca on one my companies happy hour event. Although the location is perfect, the decor is fresh and classy, I think Sambuca lacks somewhere in serving great tasting food. The staff here is really nice and they take care of everything. The restaurant has a small stage for live music and they play jazz and blues music. Another... More 

Thank the787
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I truly enjoy gathering at Sambuca just as Happy Hour kicks off. They have great food, excellent drinks and usually a great band!

Thank ToolbeltDiva_23
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2015

food was excellent along with live music. unfortunately, the waiter was in a bad mood and the service was really bad.

Thank Stenio F
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2014

The food was delicious. The parking was terrible, you have to valet. This was my first visit to Sambuca. I attended a graduation dinner reception with about 30 guests. The menu was the Simon and Garfunkel (Petite Filet and Chicken Breast, smashed potatoes and vegetable medley.) Don't know why bread wasn't served. I enjoyed my first visit.

Thank clothlover
Dallas, Texas
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2014

More of a place to see and be seen. Sambuca has been around in various locations for years. The music is usually very good but it can be noisy. Not exactly the place for a conversation with whomever you are with. The food is very inconsistent. Service can be slow due to the large crowds.

Thank IrishinDallas
Tyler, Texas
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282 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 686 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2014

Was recently treated to a night at the Sambuca restaurant as a guest of Park West Gallery who was having an event across the street at the Ritz Carlton. 140 of us descended at one time and the restaurant handled us perfectly. We enjoyed a set meal of a duo beef filet topped with crabmeat and sea bass. The food... More 

1 Thank STM0041
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013 via mobile

This is one of those restaurants that's food tastes better than it does simply due to the fun atmosphere. It was so nice to have a little fun after dinner by dancing the night away. Decent steak...but not overly great. I would definitely go back !

1 Thank ChelleBinLuvs2Travel
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2013 via mobile

Went here with my husband on a Thursday and live music was awesome. The service was horrible in the bar. My husband had to wait for 15 minutes to get his change and the whole situation made my husband think that the bartender was just trying to keep his $14 for her tip. Food was nothing special! We ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30
American, Steakhouse, Seafood, International
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2618 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75226-1422
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > East Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: East Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-744-0820

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