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Norma's Cafe

17721 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75287-7343
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  • Sun 7am-2pm, Mon-Sat 6am-9pm
  • $
  • Kid Friendly, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Not Necessary
Norma's is a diner where the popular biscuits and gravy and chicken-fried steak are on par with the friendly, veteran servers. This joint is replete in typical greasy-spoon trappings: counter service, vinyl booths, regulars on a first-name basis and a bountiful menu. If you're all by your lonesome on Thanksgiving, stop by for a free dinner with all the trimmings.

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    Monday, June 3, 2013 at 1:46 p.m. by Scott Reitz

    Do you love chicken-fried steak? Could you eat it once a week? Could you eat it once a week for a year? Norma's is set for the grand opening of its Frisco location tomorrow morning and they're going to mark the occasion with enough ...

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    Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 12:11 p.m. by Scott Reitz

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    Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at 12:24 p.m. by Elizabeth Bair

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