Public School - Dallas

4.4
113 reviews
$30 and under
American

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Casual
Public School is a fun, school-themed gastropub that features a wide selection of local craft beers, classic drafts and craft cocktails. PS delivers "An Education in the Art of Food & Beer." We offer a chef-driven menu that is made from scratch using only the freshest quality ingredients. "Recess" (aka Happy Hour) is held Monday through Friday from 3pm-6pm. Brunch is in session every Saturday and Sunday until 3pm

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 113 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
Food
4.3
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.2
Value
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74% of people would recommend it to a friend
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CarlS
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service and food were great! The bacon cheddar tots are seriously delicious. And they were definitely taking COVID precautions seriously.

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vipBennyboy
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The truffle frites were delicious and our server was exceptional.

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PatrickG
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 13 November 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a night out away from the kids and enjoyed the food and service.

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Heather
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 7 November 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience3

Every meal came out wrong and the service from the waitress was terrible. She was rude and we had to ask several times for things we needed.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall2Food1Service1Ambience3

One of the more disappointing dining experiences we’ve experienced post covid. Upon being seated, I discovered that my chair was broken and no remedy was ever provided. Our waitress was mostly non-existent and we felt like more of a nuisance than patrons. The food was very hit or miss, the salmon and Buffalo cauliflower were both amazing, but the steak frites was incredibly underwhelming with the overcooked steak and lackluster chimichurri. Cocktails were also underwhelming and uninteresting and made the switch to beer a no-brainer. Overall we decided this will be our one and only visit.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing happy hour!!

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SusieC
1 review
Dined on 4 October 2020
Overall4Food2Service5Ambience4

Great service. Food was really bland. The fried chicken had no flavor if I didn’t take a bite with its crust. I found a hair in my food. The server took care of it right away but it wasn’t the same.
I asked for a bloody mark not too spicy and it was very spicy

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

This a very good place to relax and enjoy the outside patio.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food!

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DominqueC
1 review
Dined on 2 October 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

!The location is great and the staff was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 27 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our food was amazing and the drinks too. Staff was helpful as well since it was our first time there . Would go again .

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall2Food1Service3Ambience3

We had decent service but my meal came out cold (I had the chicken street tacos). The waiter replaced it and was very nice, but the food in general was not very good. I was excited to try the Brussel Sprouts but they had a really unusual seasoning that really tasted bad. My husband had a burger and said it was not great. Not worth going back.

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jmdal
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was excellent! Tables were socially distanced too.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was so good, and the staff was really accommodating when I was running late. I did have a small mishap, and the waiter took right care of it. Mimosas were fantastic, and overall, I had a good time. Plenty of parking nearby, and plenty of places to go after brunch with friends on Sunday!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

The food was good.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Weekend getaway to DFW. We went for brunch, and loved this place. Great selection. Food was terrific.

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a nice time! The food was really good and the happy hour deals were very reasonable. I also felt like the restaurant was taking the proper safety and distancing precautions.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Public School was fun! The ambiance was really nice and the decorations were cool! The service was great and the food tasted really good! I would recommend!

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CaitK
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 16 August 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Delicious food at great prices. Definitely get the bacon, cheddar tots!

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EssenceC
1 review
Dined on 15 August 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience4

Server didn’t really know about anything on the menu. Everything was really high priced and food wasn’t fresh. Also took a really long time to come to the table

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 12 August 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Had a reservation for 8pm and was told there was an hour wait when I got there, what’s the point of making a reservation if you have to wait that long.

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ErikaJ
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 8 August 2020
Overall1Food1Service2Ambience1

I don’t have too many bad experiences at restaurants but this was a bad one. There were nats everywhere! The food portions sucked, waiter was rude and the food was undercooked and cold when arrived to the table.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Detroit
8 reviews
Dined on 2 August 2020
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience1

We had reservations for 1:15 PM for a hightop table. When we arrived the staff said they were no high top tables or really any tables inside available. Their only offer was to see us outside and that was not something we were hoping to here since it was 95 degrees out in full sun.

We reluctantly, we excepted the outdoor seating and the service was not very good we were not check on very often, however, the food was really good!

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vipPriscillaG
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

We sat at our table for over 15 minutes and not one person came to take a drink or food order. All we got was water when we first sat down. Several servers passed by and never said one word to us not even a “give me a second”. Was very disappointing because the first time we went we had a good experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 22 July 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great happy hour!

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vipLisaS
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on 25 June 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Not a lot of people dining but it was a great place. Food was delicious! (Buffalo cauliflower, edamame hummus, truffle fries) excellent waiter, Edward!

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vipWoody1
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2020
Overall5Food2Service5Ambience5

We were wanting brunch but coming in a week!

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Divedude59
Dallas
12 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2020
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

1st time in and most likely last. There is not anything bad about the place, just not my style.

As for the craft cocktails, the drinks were all a little on the sweet side. I tried the PB&J Old Fashion - knowing was made w/ grape jelly I expected sweet, it was almost undrinkable. The standard Old Fashion was so over “simple syrup’ed” that it had to be sent back. This might be that this mean age of the table was too old to be here.

On the food front, the appetizers were good but small sizes. The table had cauliflower bites, tater tots, and chips/salsa.
Mains were Fish&Chios, Fish Tacos, and Bison Burgers.
All ok but not great.

If I lived close, this could be a nice local hangout.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful service, cocktails and food! Highly recommend!

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PamK
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food! The decor is always fun!

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TaylorP
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was incredible, loved the location, and waiter was super helpful!

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BreeW
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience5

The service by Travis was great. The food was adequate. The drinks were less then desirable. The worst part of the evening was 2 relentless fruitflies that continued to swarm our table.

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Christina
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience5

Just wasn’t impressed burger didn’t have much flavor and the sodas were completely flat. Evening wasn’t ehat I expected

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I loved it. Awesome food and atmosphere.

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KrisB
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience4

The addison location food quality is much better. Service is great at both, but food DEFINITELY better in Addison

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So fun! We were a group of six. Everyone enjoyed the food and drinks. Service was fabulous. We will definitely be returning.

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NushahR
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The restaurant itself is so cute and has a great environment. Our waiter was great and made us feel super welcome. The food was all delicious, will definitely be returning soon.

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vipjives
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2019
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

Food was not well cooked or very special. Burger was suppose to be medium, was done well done. Pretzel bun was very hard. Cheese was very greasy.

Salad was a listed as a vinaigrette but was creamy.

Fish tacos were bland and not worth the cost.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

From the moment I called a 5 hours before the reservation, the staff at the restaurant was accommodating and cheerful. When my party walked in we were greeted and immediately taken to our seats. Our waiter was very good and interacted with all of the table. The food was amazing and not a bad drink at the table. We all gave the service, staff, food, and restaurant 5 out of 5 stars!!! Highly recommended!!

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vipTimS
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fun time with family......we got schooled!!

FAQs

Public School - Dallas does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar and Uber Eats. Public School - Dallas also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (214) 599-6234.

Public School - Dallas is rated 4.4 stars by 113 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.