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Legal Grounds - Closed

2015 Abrams Rd.
Dallas, TX 75214


  • Sun, Sat 7am-5pm, Mon-Fri 6:30am-5pm
  • $
  • Breakfast, Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Accepted
What's a coffeehouse without a witty name? This cafe is lined with law books. Paintings and sculptures further accentuate the intellectual ambiance. The dark tables and chairs, including wing chairs, continue the theme of attorney David Musslewhite’s shop, opened in 1997. The menu offers the usual cafe options -- pastries, cups of java, tea, breakfast and lunch selections -- alongside something more unusual: prom cakes, tremendous stacks of banana pancakes with granola, fruit and syrup. This spot is popular with folks fresh from their White Rock Lake exercise routes, giving a neighborhood feel. At night, Legal Grounds becomes Papou's Greek Kitchen and Taverna.

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