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Founders Grill

$$ - $$$
Downtown Dallas
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302 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-4706
+1 214-749-5100
11:00 - 22:00
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Surprise, Arizona
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

It is basically a little deli for the office building its located in, but it has good food at a reasonable price.

Thank dragonflower777
Melbourne, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2013

Booked our hotel at the Lawrence, because it had a bar and restaurant ajoining it, and that is how the hotel sells itself. well, when we got there, the restaraurant was shut down - we were very upset-felt that we should have been told that and given an option to choose another hotel with restaurant facility, as i get back... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

Josh the bartender was more than we could have asked for. We were the only ones in the place and he offered to stay (with a little tip involved) open for a while longer. I was very relaxing and we even got some awesome burger to take back to our room!

Thank jkbaksa
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

We stopped by on our first day and we were greeted like royalty!! The server was new to the restaurant and still new the menu inside and out!! She and the food was wonderful!!

Thank LoriMaryKay
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013 via mobile

As this place is in the Lawrence Hotel where I'm staying I checked the online menu before going down to order something to bring back to my room. I went down & ordered the Philly Steak sandwich and was going to get a side of mac & cheese, however my server, Jason was more interested in ESPN and informed me... More 

Thank Tess_MacM
York, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2013

This place was amazing! They probably had the freshest vegetables I've ever had at a restaurant and everything off the grill was fantastic. The huge windows were great to gaze out of after a long day of sightseeing, and the waiter was incredibly nice. I was very impressed with Founder's Grill.

Thank Leah K
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2013

We pop in close to closing time and had burgers. They were good and prepared as asked. The server had been worked hard by previous guests but was polite and quick for us. This is within walking distance to the Holocaust museum and where JFK was Shot. We walked there afterwards. I would eat here again!

Thank Nomexhood
Salt Lake City, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

I had been traveling all day and did not want fast food or fancy food. I went to Founders Grill and had the most amazing Grilled Chicken, salad and a baked potato which was perfect! It was a fun atmosphere. I ate at the bar and met another traveler. The experience was fun and the food was great!

Thank Jaimesgreat
Bethesda, Maryland
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

I visited Founders Grill twice because I was staying at the Hotel Lawrence, where Founders is located. I had a great burger and an excellent Deep Ellum Brewing Co beer while sitting at the bar. The bar tender was friendly and greeted me the next day remembering what kind of beer I liked and offering me a new one. Founders... More 

Thank BrianN64
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2013

The décor is slightly tired but the food and service were fine. A stone's throw from Union Station and about five minutes' walk from the Omni.

Thank Simon B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 S Houston St, Dallas, TX 75202-4706
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-749-5100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?