Dallas, TX 75206
- Tues-Sun 5pm-1am, closed Mondays
- Dinner, Late Night
- Full bar
- Parking Lot Available
Top pick: A just-right-chewy bucatini colored with squid ink and topped with morsels of lobster is one of the best Gemma has ever served and shows that the restaurant is still finding ways to make decadent food from seemingly simple ideas. And the snack bowl of fried olives and pecans is a mandatory order.
The downside: Gemma is more old-school, and more classically European, than its younger sibling, Sachet. That’s not a complaint, but it means that the restaurant faces stiffer competition around town from newer rivals.
Fun fact: The reverse happy hour, with discounted oysters and bubbly after 10:30 p.m., makes Gemma one of the best (and classiest) places in Dallas for a late-night meal.
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