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AllGood Cafe

2934 Main St.
Dallas, TX 75226
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • Sun 8 am-7 pm Mon 8 am-2 pm Tues-Sat 8 am-9 pm
  • $; $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Metered Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
This is a little bit of Austin in Dallas. Rock posters, some of them autographed, share wall space with a gaggle of origami fauna still hanging from a 2009 wedding reception. Popular and little-known musical acts jam out on the stage and pack the joint on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Brunch, extended until 3 p.m. on Sundays, can move a little slowly--especially if those already seated have ordered the hot cakes that sell like, well, hot cakes. Whatever you order, though, odds are the ingredients have been sourced locally.

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