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Norma's Cafe

1123 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5128
+1 214-946-4711
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (17 reviews)
“cornbread” (9 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Diner
1123 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5128
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My hubby and I dropped by this original Norma's Cafe in Dallas and it was like going home. True old cafe vibe, and the staff was so so friendly!! Hubby got a coconut pie and was drooling!!!! It just felt good. Love places that take...More

Thank dikitchens
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat with family. The chicken fried steak was delicious. Very friendly servers. Very busy durning lunch.

Thank June R
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The food is great. We ate chicken fried steak and the veggies are all great. But the pies are out of sight Go eat love it

Thank Beverly O
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent breakfast food and quick service. Food was made from scratch. If your looking for a big breakfast this is your place Thank you

Thank Gene L
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Great spot for lunch featuring daily specials and typical choices of burgers, sandwiches, meals with 3 home style vegetables, breakfast served all day. Fluffy rolls were unbelievable, especially tasty with honey. Service was top notch and meal was in front of me within minutes of...More

Thank fiestagal
Reviewed 12 July 2017

If in Dallas you have to make a trip to Norma's on W. Dallas in Oakcliff, fantastic don't miss it!!!

Thank mike3298
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Walking into Norma's is like walking into a diner from the 60s. Loved everything about it, and the food is exactly what you want it to be. Unapologetically awesome, rich and satisfactory. Would eat here every week if I could. A must-visit for anyone going...More

Thank enur1979
Reviewed 7 July 2017

I was back in D/FW recently for a visit and was looking for a new place to have lunch with friends. I googled "chicken fried steak" after leaning one of my favorite old haunts was closed down and Norma's Cafe came up several times in...More

Thank LarryGentry
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was delicious and the service was ausome they were nice and very kind to us and everyone else it's a friendly restaurant. When we Wales in I wasn't so sure about it because it's small and looks a little sketchy but once our...More

Thank SKY P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We had the rare outing in Dallas and decided to give this place a try. It did not live up my expectations after reading so many positive reviews here. They were busy. Parking is a nightmare. We had to give our drink order to the...More

Thank txerica
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7 January 2017|
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Response from Jeremiah G | Reviewed this property |
I think they open at 6 and close at 8 everyday
25 March 2016|
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Response from Jeremiah G | Reviewed this property |
no , They don't serve beer
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Restaurant Details

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American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1123 W Davis St, Dallas, TX 75208-5128
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-946-4711
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Norma's Cafe is a Dallas home-cooking institution, founded in 1956. Norma's serves up hot, fresh and delicious savory home-styled meals, with a sinfully Southern flare, that are sure to make your mouth water. The original location has been operating in Oak Cliff for over 60 years. Now, Norma's has 4 other locations: Park Lane off of 75, North Dallas off of Trinity Mills, Frisco on Gaylord and the newest location is in Plano off W 15th and 75. Norma's Cafe is the rare type of restaurant that one can stop by for just a cup of our freshly brewed coffee or a full-on family meal and leave equally satisfied. With our fun-loving cafe atmosphere and iconic Texas photos and decor, Norma's Cafe is a place where you can have your pie and eat it too.
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