Chelsea Corner

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4.6
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173 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American
Top tags:
  • Happy Hour
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual
Originally opened in 1974, Chelsea Corner is once again in its original location on the iconic corner of McKinney Avenue & Monticello. Our historic building was first constructed in 1926 and has been completely restored over the past year. With a focus on its rich heritage and our intent to establish an iconic and long-lasting Dallas landmark - Chelsea Corner will be something truly special within Dallas's flourishing Knox Neighborhood. We invite friends new and old to join us while savoring incredible fare inspired by one of Dallas' most beloved Chefs (#chefwithnoname), watching sports on our 15 screens, or sipping one of our specialty cocktails on one of our (2) climate controlled garden patios. Our team is looking forward to serving you. Come say hello soon.

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What 173 People Are Saying
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Dallas
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This is a great place to hang out with friends and family. Really enjoyed the brunch menu and the burger...the burger is a must!

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Dallas
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

This is not the Chelsea Corner that you may remember from the 90's. Now it is less a cozy restaurant that has a bar, and more an open bar that serves good food. The noise level was too high to enjoy a meal with family (my fault for booking on a Friday evening during happy hour).

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JB
1 review
Dined on 15 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We loved Jade. And we live the outdoor space so much!!! Is there any way to reserve a spot outside online???

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SS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 11 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and setting

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Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

All was good, no wait.

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JS
Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Great comfort food. Portions are good but tad pricey imo. Hangover nachos & steak sandwich are legit.

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C
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Overall great atmosphere, food and service but allows small kids to run wild on the back patio.

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BD
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Great service and great drinks!

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New Mexico
350 reviews
Dined on 15 May 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Very noisy. We ordered our appetizer and they arrived in a reasonable amount of time, then 5 minutes later our main courses when e had only finish about 1/3 of our appetizers. I said to the server that we're not finished with our appetizers & she said the kitchen is fast & walked away. Obviously our main courses were cold by the time we go to them & she cold care less. I would not return here nor recommend this place to anyone.

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b
Dallas
51 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

It was a very average brunch meal. Good, not great. However I will still give it a try for dinner.

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KC
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Went for an early brunch. Food was fantastic and service was very good. Definitely recommend for a fun relaxing brunch.

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Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

Kind of loud but fun

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New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Brunch was great

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great atmosphere!!

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DP
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 28 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

When I first starting coming to Chelsea's Corner after the re-open, I thought the food was good. Nothing really memorable but as of recently it has become a regular dining spot for me. Whats most impressive is that the menu has expanded greatly and every item I've tried (which is a lot) is now very memorable! That is very challenging to achieve in the restaurant business and my hat is off to the chef and his team. You must try the shishito peppers, hangover nachos, and all of the sandwiches and pizza.

In addition to the deliciousness of the food, I am very amazed by the Bourbon Selection the bar has to offer. I am a bourbon collector and have never seen a list that has every single bourbon that I either have locked up at home, but also on my bourbon bucket list. You simply cannot find 50% of their Bourbon and Whiskey on any shelf in Dallas. And I must say their pricing is VERY competitive to other higher end restaurants in town.

Chelsea's Corner has evolved into a concept that foodies and bourbon aficionados dream of. Oh and the atmosphere is super upbeat/fun and the backyard is truly one of kind. You will just have to pay a visit to see it with your own eyes!

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New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Our waiter was great! Very friendly, so helpful! Our water glasses stayed full the entire time which was very appreciated! Great service! Wonderful ambiance for brunch!

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k
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

Food was average but our server was great! Would recommend to friends looking for a hang-out over drinks type brunch over an amazing eats place.

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P
Dallas
129 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Great local place for good casual food, great service, nice people and perfect for a supper with friends. We have been a couple of times and each time are so pleased with the food and the service. We'll go back!

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b
Charleston
16 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome experience Best hamburger. Good vibe and variety on the menu. Definitely recommend

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J
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Chelsea Corner is THE spot for a nice brunch. The food is good, the service is excellent and the mimosas are great! Mainly because you get to make them yourself. I will keep coming back here until one of those things changes.

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RB
Phoenix
23 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 2Ambience 5

Food and ambiance is always great. Today the service was awful. The server could care less. He got our order wrong, didn’t ask how our food was one arrived and never smiled. Not the typical experience at Chelsea’s!

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KO
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

the valet had my car towed when I was there for just 45 minutes and we were seated at a horrible table when the restaurant was not full at all

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Dallas
22 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Chelsea Corner is strikingly average. It's pretty crowded on the weekend so don't go there unless you like big crowds. If you're going there just for dinner, the food is decent. If you're going for the bar scene you may not be disappointed. The biggest complaint I have is parking. There is no handicap parking at all and the restaurant can be inaccessible as the valets block the ramps and access most of the time. So if you have mobility issues, this is a "stay away from" type of place.

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N
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 2

I’m too old and it’s too loud!🤣

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JR
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 3

Food and service were both very good. Would definitely go back again.

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j
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

From the moment we sat down we felt rushed. It was a Saturday date night with my husband and we were looking forward to a fun evening trying a new restaurant. We ordered the meat and cheese board, which was a big disappointment. There was more fruit and dried fruit (who wants dried apricots) than there was meat and cheese. It was not very good quality meat as well. We then decided to order the lobster crab cakes, those were delicious. However because we felt so rushed by the server we decided to go elsewhere. My husband works a lot and we did not want to feel like the server was annoyed by the amount of time we were there. I am not sure if I would try this establishment again.

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SI
Atlanta
26 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Guys behind the bar were great. Food was great. Only issue was I got over billed. Working on getting resolved.

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London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Nice ambience. Friendly staff and food was excellent.

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c
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on 1 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We came here to watch the Sugar Bowl and it was great - they played the game over the speakers so it was awesome to be able to hear while watching - and the food/atmosphere is great. Recommend for lots of occasions - brunch, dinner before going out, watching sports, going out - I've even had a book club meeting here over brunch. I'm a frequent visitor and will continue to return!

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L
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Alex, our server, was great. She was so friendly and fun.

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N
Dallas
74 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Shouldn’t be using plastic solo cups for drinks - come on. And had to go up to bar for refills. If you use solo don’t charge so much for the drinks.

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B
Dallas
154 reviews
Dined on 18 November 2018
Overall 2Food 4Service 4Ambience 1

The worse level of noise level is " energetic?! No, the worst level possible was cacophony. Deadly . Ridiculous. There is no need for people to shout in a restaurant. Walked in, checked in, looked at the table, excused ourselves, said thank you to the hostess, and left. Not to go back again unless it is an off time.

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T
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on 16 November 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Burgers were delicious!!! Brussel Sprouts and Egg Rolls were tasty and I’d definitely order again. Service was really good, our waiter was very attentive. Lighting was pretty dim, so we had to use our cell phone lights to see the menu. I’d definitely go back again.

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BM
Indiana
5 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food, great service. Limited food menu but amazing specials.

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J
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on 11 November 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

It is my second time going here and I was not disappointed. Hannah took good care of our table (friend’s get-together) making the experience even better. This is a great place to have good brunch and hang out with friends. I’ll definitely be going back.

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K
Dallas
29 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

First time there and I wasn’t impressed. Only thing good was the cocktail I ordered.
In Our section there were so many knats flying around our food so that didn’t help.

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t
Dallas
18 reviews
Dined on 28 October 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 5

Great place for a family dinner or atopping by for a beer and the ballgame

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DM
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was wonderful as always. Brunch here is great. I had the lobster and crab cakes. Margaritas were great also.

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OT
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on 14 October 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

We had not been to Chelses Corner in years and boy has it changed for the better. We sat in the Garden Room which was bright and quiet. Our service was prompt and professional. We had the Mimosas, entire bottle of champagne with oj on the side (Cranberry or Pineapple juice if you prefer). We split the Beignets with Lemon Curd which were still warm and delicious. My husband had the Lobster and Crab Cakes Hollandaise and loved it. I had the Farmers Breakfast and it was perfectly prepared. We thought the entire meal was terrific. We look forward to going back soon!

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LH
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2018
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Went there for brunch and it was so good! Really great service and great food/drinks.

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