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2400 Allen Street in Uptown
Dallas, Texas 75204

214-239-1990

State & Allen Kitchen+Bar is one of those Dallas neighborhood restaurants that's as real and as effortlessly fun as the people who frequent it.

A place for a quick cocktail, or impeccably prepared food accompanied by a selection from an impressive wine list.

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Let us Take Care of Dinner – State & Allen Kitchen + Bar

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Ever have those nights when you just don’t feel like cooking? 

 

Yes, us too. And often!

 

Want gourmet, scratch kitchen food and not just another fast food dinner? 

 

Then let us take care of dinner! At State & Allen, it’s gourmet cooking in a casual, non-pretentious setting. Whether you’re here for a date night or a family affair, State & Allen Kitchen + Bar has something for everyone. (And it keeps your kitchen clean.)

 

Gourmet Dallas Entrees

 

When you’re looking for the best restaurant in Dallas, Texas, you want fresh ingredients. State & Allen always uses fresh ingredients to create some amazing flavor combinations! For dinner, give our Pan Seared Scallops a try, served with roasted corn, pork belly risotto, broccolini, and drizzled in brown butter sauce. Or maybe the Hickory Smoked Quail, coated in a maple-balsamic demi glaze, then served with sweet potatoes gratin. And lastly – if neither of these great Dallas entrees make your mouth water – then what about one of our customer favorites, the Shrimp Fettuccine with homemade pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, and a smoked fresco cream sauce. So creamy and delicious, there is a reason it’s been a staple on our menu for years! 

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Get it Delivered!

 

Not in the mood to leave the house and don’t want to bother with cooking? State & Allen Kitchen + Bar delivers! As a restaurant that participates in Dallas restaurant delivery, we know ease of ordering is imperative. Simply scroll down on the homepage until you see the Order Online symbol, select your menu options, and follow the simple prompts to checkout. Pretty much everything on our menu is available for delivery: sandwiches, burgers, salads, entrees, soups, appetizers, and more.

 

So the next time you want a great, gourmet Dallas dinner but don’t want to bother with cooking, join us at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar – the best restaurant in Uptown Dallas!

Anything But Bland: Gourmet Salads at State & Allen

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Many people think “salad” and they cringe.

 

We get it.

 

A salad doesn’t really compare to a filet mignon, but if you order a salad at State & Allen, we think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with what you find. And with New Year’s Resolutions fresh on the brain, why not give one of our gourmet Dallas salads a try!

 

Entrée Worthy Options

Here’s the thing: we want you to be able to enjoy our salads as an entrée and not just a side or starter. What that means is that our salads are hearty; chock full of delicious ingredients sure to fill you up – without packing on the calories. Try unique protein offerings like portabello mushroom or shrimp. Or maybe add a creamy avocado. And of course, blackened chicken is always a good idea.

 

Dallas Scratch Kitchen Salads

Part of being a Dallas scratch kitchen means coming up with unique flavor combinations that wow the senses. Sure, we’ve got some familiar favorites, but we love trying new things too. Here are a few of the unique Dallas salads currently on our menu:

 

·      Sesame Crusted Ahi Tuna: Perfectly seared rare Ahi Tuna is coupled with freshly chopped Napa cabbage, carrots, radish, cucumbers, jicama, spiced peanuts, and a miso peanut vinaigrette. Crunchy and light, you’ll love this salad!

·      Warm Spinach & Chicken Paillard: Want something to warm you up on a cold North Texas day? Give the warm spinach salad a try! Chicken, wild mushrooms, purple-hulled peas, sun-dried tomatoes, red peppers, goat cheese, and pine nuts are drizzled in warm olive oil and Balsamic vinegar. It’s healthy comfort food for the win!

·      The Original Silver Bowl Salad: By far our most popular salad, it’s hard to resist the delicious tastes of the Silver Bowl Salad! Who wouldn’t love a bed of romaine lettuce piled high with spicy chicken, red bell peppers, orange slices, grapes, bacon, and 2 homemade dressings – Caesar and Balsamic Vinegarette?!

 

Join us at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar this week for some of the best salads in Dallas, Texas

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Get the Best Lunch Specials in Dallas at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar!

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Not sure what to get for lunch today? Tired of the frozen meals you keep bringing to lunch and popping in the microwave?

 

State & Allen has the perfect solution for you: daily lunch specials! In fact, our lunch specials are so delicious and priced just right, we’d be willing to bet they are the best in Dallas! So what’s on the menu? Read on –

 

Mondays – Half Priced Pizza

 

So Mondays are a bonus day, because not only will you get half priced gourmet pizza during lunch hours, but you can get it all day long! Freshly tossed crust, a plethora of gourmet toppings, and ooey gooey cheese make State & Allen the perfect place to get over the Monday blues. Just don’t forget to order a craft beer to go with it!

 

Tuesdays – $8.95 Chef’s Special

 

Tuesdays are a wildcard when it comes to our Dallas lunch special, but don’t you worry. If you’ve ever eaten any of our scratch kitchen entrees at State & Allen, then you know you’re in for a treat! Everything from sliders, to beef tenderloin, to Mexican sopas – you just never know what our chefs have up their sleeves!

 

Wednesdays - $8.95 Shrimp Fettuccine & Fresco Cream Sauce

 

One of our most popular entrees, just downsized to lunch portions and easier on the wallet....don’t miss Wednesdays at State & Allen! Our guests rave about the smoked fresno cream sauce, tossed with sun dried tomatoes, shrimp, and bacon, then drizzled on al dente pasta. Stop by this Wednesday to find out what the fuss is about!

 

Thursdays - $8.95 Texican Entrees

 

With all of the Tex-Mex in Dallas, it’s easy to forget that State & Allen also has an amazing Tex-Mex menu that we like to call “Texican.” Street tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, and more – come in to find out what we’re serving this Thursday!

Tacos El Carbon with Mexican Salad - Scratch Kitchen Tex-Mex at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar!

Tacos El Carbon with Mexican Salad - Scratch Kitchen Tex-Mex at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar!

 

Fridays - $8.95 Beer Battered Fish & Chips

 

No need to cross the pond for delicious fish and chips; State & Allen’s got you covered! Join us on Fridays for Dallas drink specials and the best deep fried fish and chips around!

 

Mark your calendar to join us at State & Allen this week for Dallas lunch specials! Served 11am-4pm each weekday, we know you won’t be disappointed. 

Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Dallas Events at State & Allen

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It’s a busy time at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar, and if you don’t have plans in the next week, mark your calendar to join us for one of our upcoming events during North Texas Beer Week! Dallas craft beer tastings, rare tappings, doggy costume contests, and more  - read about all we have going on below!

 

Avery Brewing Company “Rumpkin” Beer Tapping Event

Oct. 28: 6-9pm

 

Rumor has it a cold front is coming in this weekend… Mark your calendar to warm up at State & Allen’s Rumpkin Beer Tapping! What is Rumpkin? Rumpkin – produced by Avery Brewing Company in Boulder, CO - is what you get when you craft a flavorful pumpkin ale and then age it in rum barrels. Sound intriguing? Then make plans to join us this Saturday for craft beer at its finest, paired with scratch kitchen cookin’.

 

Deschutes Brewery “Abyss” Beer Tapping Event

Oct. 30: 6-9pm

 

Half priced pizza isn’t the only thing going on next Monday night! Meet up at State & Allen after work for half priced pizzas and craft beer from Deschutes Brewery. Deschutes will be featuring its 2016 Reserve brew, “Abyss,” a dark, rich beer you simply cannot miss out on.

 

Halloween Happy Hour on the Patio

Oct. 31: 5-10pm

 

What better way to start your All Hallows Eve than with a little Halloween happy hour party?! All of our craft draft beer will be HALF off! Better yet – you can make it a Yappy Hour and bring your dogs. We’ll have specialty, gourmet dog treats on sale from Homegrown Hounds Deli & Bakery, plus a puppy costume contest! It’s a Dallas Halloween Party you won’t want to miss!

 

Mark your calendars to join us this week at State & Allen – your Dallas neighborhood restaurant and bar, and as always, check our Facebook page regularly for upcoming events and to RSVP.

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Scratch Kitchen Cookin’ at a Fraction of the Price: Dallas Lunch Specials at State & Allen!

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Great food doesn’t have to cost a lot.

 

Especially if you visit State & Allen during our lunch hours and take advantage of our daily Dallas lunch specials!

 

Forget the fast food lunch and get food that’s fresh, healthy, and filling. Each weekday from 11am-4pm, State & Allen offers a different Dallas lunch special, with varying flavors and scratch kitchen dishes featured every day. Want to learn more? Here’s the full run down:

 

Monday – Half Price Pizza

Mondays are a bonus because not only are all of our Dallas gourmet pizzas half off during lunch, but they are half off all. day. long!! Grab a Meaty Meal, Sausage & Wild Arugula, Classic Pepperoni, or just build your own! State & Allen pizza is the perfect cure to the Monday Blues.

 

Tuesday – $8.95 Chef’s Special

The chef’s special is just what it sounds like – amazing, farm to table entrees at a fraction of the cost! If you’re feeling adventurous, then this one is for you. You never know what the special will be! Just know it’ll be good. And don’t be surprised if you find yourself back every Tuesday to try the next chef special!

 

Wednesday - $8.95 Shrimp Fettuccine & Fresno Cream Sauce

A customer favorite, our Shrimp Fettuccine & Fresno Cream Sauce beckons with its rich sauce, bacon, sundried tomatoes, and tender shrimp and pasta. Order it during dinner for $19…order Wednesdays at lunch for just $8.95. It’s no wonder we’re crazy busy for lunch every Wednesday!

 

Thursday - $8.95 Texican Thursday

Fajitas, enchiladas, tacos, etc. – get it all for just $8.95 on Thursdays! You’ll love our homemade salsas and sauces and will fall in love with our meats – perfectly smoked in-house. And don’t expect run-of-the-mill tacos either! Our chefs pride themselves on creating unexpected twists on your old favorites.

 

Friday - $8.95 Beer Battered Fish & Chips

You don’t have to go across the pond for great fish and chips. Just visit State & Allen on Friday for flaky, tender fish, battered in our special beer batter.

 

Join us this week for Dallas lunch specials at State & Allen! We’ll save a table for ya!

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State & Allen: Gourmet Holiday Meals at Their Finest

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Need somewhere to take a special date? Or are the in-laws visiting this holiday season and you want to impress them with an impeccable meal, at a relaxed, comfortable restaurant? State & Allen is the perfect spot for that impressive, gourmet dinner this holiday season.

 

Scratch Kitchen – Every Day, All Day

Sure, we have our regular menu items, but have you checked out our Facebook feed? We love showing off pictures of the gorgeous dishes our team comes up with! Each day our chefs are reinventing the menu, offering delicious new specials that will impress even the pickiest eater. How about some Spinach & Roasted Garlic Ravioli, drizzled with a lemon-garlic cream sauce and served with shrimp cooked in a tomato-basil relish? Heavenly. Or our Jerk Flank Steak, served with grilled mango and Caribbean black bean rice. Yum. These are just two of the amazing specials our team has served up this past week! Who knows what will be on the menu next week…but we know it will be good!

 

Drinks for All

And let’s not forget about the drink menu at State & Allen. We stock a full bar, loaded with anything and everything you could want to order. Get a glass of bourbon on ice, a craft beer, a specialty cocktail, and more. State & Allen is proud to offer a wide variety of local craft beers, crafted right here in the great state of Texas. We also offer a vast selection of wine to make any and every holiday dinner a special occasion worth remembering.

 

As you are planning your holiday dining experiences this season, remember to come into State & Allen – your favorite Uptown Dallas restaurant - for a dinner you won’t forget! Impeccable meals, served in a casual, inviting atmosphere, are the recipe for a dinner worth savoring. 

Dallas Scratch Kitchen Favorite at State & Allen: Spinach & Roasted Garlic Ravioli; Tomato Basil Shrimp

Dallas Scratch Kitchen Favorite at State & Allen: Spinach & Roasted Garlic Ravioli; Tomato Basil Shrimp

Now Pre-Booking: Holiday Parties at State & Allen

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As the hustle and bustle of Fall schedules begins to soak in, don’t forget to answer this important question:

 

Where are you hosting your holiday party?!

 

Whether you are having an intimate dinner party for friends or need a space to host your corporate holiday party in Dallas, State & Allen is the perfect choice!

 

Flexible, Open Concept Event Space

The beautiful thing about the event space at State & Allen is that it can be customized to whatever you need it to be. The indoor/outdoor capabilities allow you the flexibility to utilize the best patio in Uptown, and give your guests plenty of room for mingling indoors and out. We can accommodate buffet style menus, full sit down dinners, cocktail parties, etc. Let us know what you want, and we will make it happen!

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Gourmet, Scratch Kitchen Fare

Our event room isn’t the only thing that’s flexible – our menu is too! There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to our party planning. Our talented chefs create everything from scratch, ensuring your party is personalized for you and your tastes. Small bites with a custom cocktail menu, gourmet, plated dinner that pulls out all the stops, or a buffet filled with all your State & Allen favorites: your choice! Choose from our extensive selection of entrees, soups, salads, appetizers, and desserts, or give us a recommendation on what you are looking for.

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When you book your holiday party at State & Allen, it’s the same sophisticated yet laid back feel you expect any time you come into our Dallas gourmet restaurant. We want you and your guests to feel comfortable to settle in, enjoy great food and drinks, and create lasting memories.

 

State & Allen is now pre-booking holiday parties, and space is limited! Give us a call or visit us online here to reserve our Dallas party room! We can’t wait to help make this your best holiday party yet!

 

Date Night Ideas from State & Allen

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State & Allen is the perfect Uptown Dallas restaurant and bar for meeting and mingling, which makes it an ideal date spot.

 The location is convenient. Our patio is the best in Uptown. Our food and drink specials beg to be rivaled. And our ambience is comfortable and relaxed. Not only that, but we love hosting events that enhance the dining experience and give our customers a chance to try something new. Here are a few of the events we’ve got coming up! Perfect for date nights – or any night!

 Live Music Saturday Nights – Next Event March 21

Every Saturday night at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar, we host live music in Dallas from 8-11pm. It’s the perfect after dinner entertainment! Have a meal, and then join us for drink specials and great music.

 Later this month, we’ll be hosting Preston Cole Band (March 21) and Colin Boyd (March 28). Both from Dallas, each band brings their own blend of rock, pop, and country.

 Brewery Ommegang Pint Night – April 9, 6pm

In honor of the new season premiere of Game of Thrones on April 12, State & Allen Kitchen + Bar is hosting a Brewery Ommegang pint night, where you can enjoy the release of their new Game of Thrones inspired beer – Three-Eyed Raven - and other specialty beers. The event will take place on Thursday April 9 at 6pm. Call today to reserve your spot at this limited event!

Lakewood Brewing Company Beer Dinner - April 14, 7pm

5 delicious courses. Each paired with an amazing Lakewood Brewing Company brew. All for just $50 person! It's a prix fixe menu like you've never had before! Full menu is available on our website. Call us today to get tickets, as seating will be limited!

 Join us for these events and more at State & Allen Kitchen + Bar! We love being your Dallas neighborhood restaurant and bar

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