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Via Real

4020 N. MacArthur
Irving, TX 75038


  • Sun 11am-9pm, Mon-Thu 11am-10pm, Fri 11am-11pm, Sat 5pm-11pm
  • $$; $$$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Banquet Facilities, Catering, Kid Friendly, Private Party, Smoking, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Full bar
  • Free Parking, Valet Parking
  • Reservations Recommended, Reservations Accepted
Twenty years and the progenitor of upscale Mexican is still cruising along. And they still take "upscale" seriously: fish tacos feature a thick, barely seared salmon filet. Black bean soup feels hearty and earthy, until the prickly heat of fresh chiles creeps in. After all this time, it's still worth a visit.

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    Thursday, March 14, 2002 at 3 a.m. by Dave Faries

    Perfect Peking duck requires elaborate preparation. One must massage the carcass, stuff a bicycle pump in the stump where the bird's head once resided, bloat the thing with air, coat it with honey and spices and hang it somewhere un...

  • Global lukewarming
    Thursday, January 20, 2000 at 3 a.m. by Mark Stuertz

    It's hard to know what to make of Via Real, a restaurant that's been around for roughly 15 years, including 10 years in Las Colinas. But it sure makes a lot of its "Mexican cuisine with Santa Fe style." Santa Fe is known for its fie...


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