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meinNYC Jun 11, 2009 01:43 PM

Anyone eat here recently?Zagat's rates them a 24, but what do the chowhounders say? Is it worth the drive from Grapevine?

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    Aging Mommy Sep 28, 2009 11:58 AM

    I have been to Jasper's twice, once for lunch and once for dinner. Lunch was OK - they do a decent enough Kobe burger, however our return visit for dinner was very disappointing. The food was not good and definitely not worth a trip for. There are plenty of better and less expensive dining options.

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      fiore1 Sep 17, 2009 08:57 AM

      I went once, but didn't really care for it.

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        meinNYC Jun 12, 2009 09:30 AM

        Thanks all, I'll cross if off the list.

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          dfurney98 Sep 11, 2009 03:53 PM

          I hate to argue with everyone else, but Jasper's is top notch. The menu is a great mix of really good food with unique items. I love soup and they always have a great daily offering. The peach pork tenderloin is unvbelievable. If I had to have a last meal, it would be the maytag blue cheese potatoe chips.

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          Analisas mom Jun 12, 2009 07:05 AM

          I'v been there twice. I really wanted to like it as it is close by for us but both times we we're really dissappointed.

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            jindomommy Jun 11, 2009 10:00 PM

            I've been to the one in Spring...Kent Rathbun, right? Bottom line is that it's not cheap and you can have a much better meal elsewhere in Dallas. If you do go, the limeade cake with cherries is really good. Everything else was just okay. I kind of imagine it being in the infancy stages of becoming a national chain.

            1. irodguy Jun 11, 2009 08:35 PM

              Agreed, the food is good but not great. They do a nice food presentation as any higher end restaurant, but there food is nothing special. Taste wise I think that Kelly's Eastside in downtown Plano does as good a job for 1/3 the price. There are plenty of places at the same price point in DFW with much more interesting food.

              1. twinwillow Jun 11, 2009 03:23 PM

                I'll second Luniz's opinion.

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                  luniz Jun 11, 2009 02:27 PM

                  It's ok. Food's nothing special. Somewhat nice restaurant, really loud, lots of rich white guys being rich white guys. Other than that it's not a bad place for a date, since you can walk around outside afterwards. I'm not a fan of their bartender who gave me a shaken martini. If your idea of a great meal is Smitty's or Kreuz, you probably won't be impressed. Not bad or anything, but not a true chowhound place.

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