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Dream Café

2800 Routh St.
Dallas, TX 75201
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  • Sun 7am-5pm, Mon 7am-3pm, Tues-Thurs 7am-9pm, Fri-Sat 7am-10pm
  • $$
  • Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible, Banquet Facilities, Catering, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Free Parking, Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
From carnivore to vegan, kids to late-night daters, this busy spot in the Quadrangle offers fare to please any diner--except those on a tight budget--with an idiosyncratic menu that ranges from burgers dripping in cheese to the Square Meal, a platter of organic black beans, brown rice and steamed vegetables. There are real grand slam breakfasts, elegant dinners such as the noodle bowl served with a spring roll perched atop two chopsticks and new takes on standards (Dream Café's hummus is a rich paste served with crispy herb pita chips). The outdoor playground and late hours only sweeten the deal.

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