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Southwest corner Preston/Frankford New restaurant?

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mjtx Apr 9, 2011 05:55 AM

I noticed that the building that used to be Juan's (among multiple other restaurants) is being remodeled. Any information on what is going in there?

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    fishfry RE: mjtx Apr 10, 2011 03:07 PM

    I miss Juan's. Hacenidia down the street is very bland. I hope it'a a Mexican joint, but that corner has some bad Mojo.

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      mjtx RE: mjtx Apr 15, 2011 01:06 PM

      I saw a sign that says COFFEE HOUSE CAFE SERVING BREAKFAST AND LUNCH. Has anyone heard anything about this?

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        DallasDude RE: mjtx Apr 15, 2011 07:52 PM

        Yes, its a few months away.

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          mjtx RE: DallasDude Apr 15, 2011 08:42 PM

          Will it be "home cooking" type of food or upscale? Is it a chain or stand alone? Do they have a website?

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            DallasDude RE: mjtx Apr 20, 2011 12:08 AM

            The menu will be unusual with a strong coffee bent. Emphasis on breakfast and lunch, no dinner. No web presence yet

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              fishfry RE: DallasDude Apr 20, 2011 10:43 AM

              I wish them luck, they better have lot's of start up money rat holed. But I'm predicting a 6 month lifespan at most. Hope I'm wrong
              I have a friend in the restraunt chain business and he said the demographics in that area are unbelievable, but it never translates to a successful venture. Thus ,all the failures in that area.

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                DallasDude RE: fishfry Apr 21, 2011 02:48 PM

                The owner is a former CEO of a VERY large company, and it's not a chain. I think it will do well.

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                  mjtx RE: DallasDude May 14, 2011 05:51 AM

                  Any updates on when this will open or when they will have a website?

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                    DallasDude RE: mjtx May 16, 2011 02:03 PM

                    Will check tomorrow.

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                      mjtx RE: DallasDude May 31, 2011 04:50 PM

                      I saw a NOW HIRING sign. Any updates?

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                        DallasDude RE: mjtx May 31, 2011 10:46 PM

                        Heard a few weeks.

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                          mjtx RE: DallasDude Jun 20, 2011 04:49 PM

                          Any updates? I saw that they were going to give twitter updates but there hasn't been any news.

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                            DallasDude RE: mjtx Jun 20, 2011 10:21 PM

                            Few more weeks. All to do with CO.

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                              mjtx RE: DallasDude Jun 21, 2011 06:07 AM

                              Thanks.

                              There is a sign on the building that says follow us on Twitter, but they aren't posting anything. I was hoping that they would give some updates or teasers as to what they are going to serve, etc. Anything to encourage people to keep checking.

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                taldeac RE: DallasDude Jun 23, 2011 06:54 AM

                I am excited for them to open. It seems like building and remodeling projects always take longer then I think they should. I wish them luck

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                  mjtx RE: taldeac Jun 23, 2011 11:08 AM

                  I wish they'd give us a hint of what the menu is going to be like.

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                    mjtx RE: mjtx Jul 12, 2011 09:40 AM

                    Just wondering if there are any updates on when this is going to be open.

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          foiegras RE: mjtx Jul 27, 2011 07:48 PM

          Ah, this is the place a foodie friend was telling me about. I see the house Benedict comes with pancetta and challah ... sounds pretty good :)

          Do they take reservations?

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            coffeehousecafe RE: foiegras Aug 3, 2011 02:20 PM

            We can take a reservation, we are in our soft opening phase still. We are more than willing to accommodate you. Here's our website, www.coffeehousecafe.com for all the info you need to learn more about the Coffee House Cafe.

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            metalspork RE: mjtx Aug 8, 2011 01:09 PM

            I finally made it there and I was thoroughly impressed. Passing by it everyday just made the suspense build, but it was totally worth it. The omelet and a cup of coffee from the Japanese slow dripping coffee maker is now my regular breakfast there. I look forward to trying out the alcohol bar soon.

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              t_april RE: mjtx Aug 9, 2011 12:53 PM

              I went to eat there the other day. Food was great and so was the service. I like Eggs Benedict and Expressos and both were delicious in one place. You guys should go try it!

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                SandyS RE: mjtx Aug 25, 2011 09:31 AM

                We ate there the first week it was open. The food is quite good, we sampled everything for breakfast, and the grits were amazing. The only hitch is that everything is a la carte -- an omelet is served with nothing else on the plate. It made it an expensive breakfast.

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