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Po' Melvin's Down Home Cookin

) #67 of 516 Restaurants in Irving $$ - $$$ American
4070 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75038-5028
+1 972-255-3919
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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4070 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75038-5028
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My dad has been going here over 20 years, and I've been going here over 10 years. Hands down our favorite fried shrimp in the DFW area. Not only is the shrimp delicious, but southern comfort food is their specialty - down to serving while...More

Thank Stephanie g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good specially the chicken fried steak and their dinner rolls and corn bread are really good.Server Ben was funny .

Thank J V
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The place was very good, and extremely filling. The dishes are more in line with Louisiana style flavorings and pairings, versus your coastal southern style. Not a bad thing, just a warning. :) I had the Red Beans and Rice, the wife had Chicken Dumplings....More

Thank Graendahl
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Melvin is a native of New Orleans and he loves good food. The menu is down home cooking and I can't recommend the RED BEANS AND RICE more highly. Also the blackened cat fish (one of only 2 items on the entre menu that I...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 20 June 2017

I hadn't been to Dallas area for many years, used to come to this area for training classes in the past. Instead of chains, I try to find local places. Chicken fried steak is very popular so I thought I would try it. Tasty but...More

Thank SidSidow
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Just ate here at Po' Melvins, and it did not disappoint. A good friend has been a patron for alot years however I only got here today .... located in Irving, it's a bit outside my usual territory. Despite that it's a "do again". Pork...More

Thank rlk-tx
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Hi, Born Irving Community Hospital '76 and remember the days when my dad would sit us in the smoking section and play juke box selections of Hank Williams Jr. The food has always been southern and always good in the southern way. Today, I wish...More

Thank lgilliand247
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The New Orleans Style Red Beans and Rice was the best thing I'd had all day! Great flavors and just enough to fill me up. The fried pork chop that came with it however, was a disappointment. It was very thin, and the flavor just...More

Thank Frank G
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had the seafood platter and chicken and dumplings. Recommend either. Catfish especially good. Ranch dressing is homemade too!

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

A work colleague and I stopped by this place for lunch and we were very impressed with the speedy service and sizeable portions! We both got two meals out of our individual orders. I had a chicken fried chicken po boy and she had chicken...More

Thank Alison D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4070 N Belt Line Rd, Irving, TX 75038-5028
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: +1 972-255-3919
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