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Montlake Cut

8220 Westchester Dr.
Dallas, TX 75225
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Kathy Tran


  • 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 5-10 p.m. Saturday
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
Just a rhinestone’s throw from University Park, Nick Badovinus’ homage to his native Seattle features a plethora of oysters, a good bowl of chowder and simple but just-right preparations of seafood. Prices reflect the cost of flying these ingredients from the Pacific to Dallas, which (justly or not) causes some customers to raise their eyebrows. No, the menu isn’t joking: You can order a crispy beef taco on the side.

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