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Taverna

#203 of 2,960 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Oak Lawn
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3312 Knox St, Dallas, TX 75205-4034
+1 214-520-9933
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Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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Florida
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for lunch. Had salad with chicken. Chicken was very dry..almost unedible. Service was poor. Had to keep asking for items which some were never brought for example sliced lemon for water. For the price, you would expect better service and quality of food.

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Thank TravelinShaz
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, cute place, and special wait service! Nice atmosphere even though it was very busy at noon on a Sunday!

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Thank Elaine H
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were "craving" spaghetti carbonara and I googled "best in Dallas". It turned out great! We will definitely be returning to Taverna!

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Thank Gary W
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Recently ate here for brunch and had such a good time. The wait wasn't too long, the service was fantastic and the food was delicious. Add $2 mimosas on top of that and it's a perfect brunch spot. Will definitely return the next time I'm in town.

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Thank IveIve3
Leawood, Kansas
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170 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Very quaint place to dine. The service was superb. We were taking our time, and never once did we feel rushed. The roasted veggies were perfect. Arugula salad was good as was the shrimp scampi. Next time, pizza and risotto!

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Thank PammyC22
Tennessee
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Loved eating outside! We didn't have reservations (and you probably should) but we were seated outside within 10 minutes. The bruschetta was delicious for our first course. They have an extensive list of risotto options, and I selected the prosciutto. Very good, not too heavy. My husband had the seafood special, and truly enjoyed the freshness of the dish. We... More 

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Thank BlueSkies615
Dallas, Texas
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I enjoy the patio very much, but would probably come here for appetizers and drinks rather than Italian-American food. For that I would go down the street to Villa O, Vincenzo, the chef there, is excellent. I came here two different times recently, and while the first time the food was outstanding, most recently it was quite subpar. My seafood... More 

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Thank akaye777
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Visiting the city for the weekend and this is a true gem. $2 mimosas were awesome. The salmon eggs benedict was amazing! And all plates that passed by looked great too.

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Thank Hershelle G
Dallas,TX
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Taverna on Knox is one of my all time faves! I just love the Homemade Fiocchi al Gorgonzola! It is heavenly little Gorgonzola pasta pouches filled with caramelized pears, walnuts, arugula, and served with a luscious cream sauce -- $17.50 and well worth it!!!

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Thank Concinnity
Dallas, Texas
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

The vibe here gives you that true, authentic, Italian feeling. This place reminded me of being in Florence, Italy! The specialty new strip steak was to die for, season and sautéed to perfection! We shared the seafood Alfredo which was also delicious! 5 Stars for sure!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3312 Knox St, Dallas, TX 75205-4034
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Oak Lawn
  • Neighbourhood: Oak Lawn
  • Phone Number: +1 214-520-9933

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