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Meddlesome Moth

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Meddlesome MothMeddlesome Moth
BA SCORE
97
world-class

76 Ratings
Ratings: 76
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: n/a
Taps: 42
Bottles: 120
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

1621 Oak Lawn Ave
Dallas, Texas, 75207-3401
United States
phone: (214) 628-7900

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Photo of Westyn
5/5  rDev +12.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is one of my favorites. Constant revolving draft menu with a lot of sought after beers. The servers here really know what they're talking about too. So if you can't decide on what to get, tell them what styles you like and pickup a flight.
The food here is outstanding! You can get the usuals here, but if you want to explore and get some new dishes you haven't had before this is the place. I recommend the rabbit pot pie

Photo of mgr78704
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Eddiehop
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of BJasny
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Canada_Dan
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Domvan
4.21/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 1 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of biffbelew
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of UtisTheLaw
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of spham
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of SavageHopHead
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of CraigTravor
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of jaydoc
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Entaie
5/5  rDev +12.9%

Photo of Beertraveler73
4.26/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in here based on BA reviews and was not disappointed. It was about 3 in the afternoon and I had wrapped up work early and decided to check it out.

Walked in to a long bar with a bunch of tap handles, tons of seating. I had asked for outdoor seating. They have about 6 public house style tables and 10 tables outside. So if you are waiting for an outside seat, it'll priobably be a while. Not to mention its right on the main drag so it is noisy but it is private.

Selection was decent. With 40 draft lines, there was a style for everyone. Word to the wise. Don't read off the fancy drink menu, its outdated and they have a separate sheet now. I may have caught it on off day (Monday) but there was very little local beer on draft. I was lucky to grab a Lakewood Mole Temptress on draft...

Food was decent. It's kind of like a tapas place with beer. Not cheap but decent portions.

Service was spot on. Which was probably due to the hour I was here. So YMMV.

Overall, I'd definitely recommend it and would be back in a heartbeat. I wish I had another night to come back.

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Jason
4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Todd
4.6/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of whoneeds8
4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of brewcifix
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of drbenderdo
4.54/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Visted Dallas for a conference and had a chance to check out the Moth on a Friday night. Parking: valet or do what we did and use the free lot a block away. Very cool exterior. We didn't have reservations, so there was a 1.5 hr wait for a table...good thing we like to eat at the bar ;-)

Took us about 15 min of hovering (enough time to check out the monster tap selection) to get prime seats at the bar. We were greeted quickly and drinks and food arrived promptly. Had the duck wings and steak tartare...very good! Beers were phenomenal...Prarie Bomb was a nice treat for a Michigander!

Prices were what I would expect for the selection, menu and atmosphere. Primarily a younger crowd. Good music. Gave a lower rating for service since it seemed like forever in between rounds, even though we were smack dab in the middle of the bar. Found our bartender (and fellow Beeradvocate member) quite knowledgeable about beer. Looking forward to my next trip to Dallas!

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.24/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

A special treat. I took the time to study the menu(of beers) online before I got there. I always want to try something I haven't had before. The aged Scottish ales were on my radar and they did not disappoint. Remember Harviestoun.
Our party got "share" plates of food. I got to try different things and they were all good. I have been back and will be excited to return. Trying something new and different is exciting for this old timer.
I thought the wait staff were very knowledgeable about their beers and food. The gastropub itself was different. It was a crowded, busy evening my first time. The din was becoming unbearable for me and my wife. It may have been our seating location because the next time it didn't seem so loud.

Photo of kylehay2004
4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.6/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

The Moth is an absolutely must-visit spot in Dallas. I sat in both the huge indoor area and the also very large and beautiful patio, which are each great in their own way. The overall atmosphere is fairly upscale and the food is excellent.

The tap list is very impressive, with a cask on as well. They also have a nice big bottle list and a second bottle list with more limited selections and vintage selections that you have to ask for (be sure to ask for it, you won't regret it).

Service was very good and very friendly. Location is a touch out of the way, but if you are going to an event at the arena, it is only a 10-15 walk away.

Meddlesome Moth in Dallas, TX
97 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.