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Maple & Motor

4810 Maple Ave. Dallas, TX 75219 | Uptown & Oak Lawn | 214-522-4400

Location Description:

"Ya want that pink or gray in the center." The simple question, asked by the woman working the register, sums up everything you need to know about Jack Perkins' simple burger. Bolster your common-man experience with a cold can of Schlitz.

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  • Cuisine(s): Burgers
  • Hours: Sun 10:45am-4pm, Mon-Sat 10:45am-9pm
  • Price: $
  • Serving: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine
  • Reservations: Not Necessary
  • Parking: No Parking
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Attire: Casual
  • Features: Takeout

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