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Dallas - Anyone tried Merkow's?

Dallas Alice Jul 24, 2006 07:37 PM

Merkow's is the steak joint in the old Greenville Bar & Grill space. It's supposed to be an "upscale" steak and seafood restaurant now. Anyone tried it?

  1. TexasToast Aug 6, 2006 12:40 PM

    Never heard of it. Is it across the street from Kirby's?


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      MarcusB Aug 6, 2006 02:31 PM

      Greg Merkow took some of poker winnings and reformatted GB&G to a steak place. Haven't been there, but that's the story.

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        itsjustme Aug 7, 2006 02:16 AM

        We went for dinner a week or so ago on a Thursday. We were one of 2 tables in the place (in contrast, Terrilli's was packed and seating peope outside despite the heat). We were not that impressed. The waiter said that they had been open two weeks or so and that the owner was in Las Vegas for the weekend in a poker game. I would not say he is really intent on owning a great, upscale restaurant.

        We started with the conch fritters which were ok, but short on conch. The H had a deconstructed bleu cheese wedge which was more mayo than bleu cheese or lettuce. I had the fish special, which was nothing special and a bit dry. The dessert was really good --- ice cream in an almond lace cup. The service was the best part of the night. Waiter was personable and helpful, but he was handicapped by the kitchen. I may go give it another chance, but not for a while. I think things definitely need time to gel.

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          nmayfiel Jan 21, 2007 02:36 PM

          My Husband and I ate there last night. He had the Lobster Pot and I had the Cuban Chicken. They were both great. The presentation, the freshness, and the flavors were outstanding. Service was excellent. It was a very rainy night, but the place was starting to get quite a few couples by the time we left.

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            danmichalski Feb 6, 2007 03:15 PM

            I have been. I love the place. But I am biased.

            here is some more info: http://pokerati.com/2006/10/13/pokera...

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