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Macellaio - Closed

287 N. Bishop Ave.
Dallas, tx 75208
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  • 5-10 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 5-10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
A more casual, younger sibling to Bishop Arts institution Lucia, Macellaio took no time fitting into the neighborhood after it opened in spring 2018. It’s bigger than Lucia, but the interior is still closed for the duration of the pandemic. You can dine on the patio, however. The offerings change regularly, so follow the restaurant’s email newsletter; this summer, sausage sandwiches were on offer, followed by a return to regular meal service with a “Pasta on the Patio” reservations-only seating (five courses, including three pastas). However the restaurant is functioning any given month, diners are sure to enjoy Italian delights with occasional intrusions from the rest of the Mediterranean Sea. Fun fact: Macellaio has some of the friendliest, most down-to-earth service in the city. Oh, and it’s pronounced “Mah-chel-LIE-oh.”

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