The Common Table

very good

42 Ratings
The Common TableThe Common Table

Type: Bar, Eatery

2917 Fairmount St
Dallas, Texas, 75201-1455
United States

(214) 880-7414 | map

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Added by TheFryman on 06-14-2010

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Reviews by HardTarget:
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4.28/5  rDev +7.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Stopped by for an early dinner and beer on a Sunday afternoon.
Great looking place, upscale but comfortable, very nice patio area.
All the beer and food were top notch so full scores on quality.
Have to report a ding on service. Place was pretty dead but our server was split between multiple tables. Took a while to get our orders in, and took forever to get a beer, in fact our beer beat our food by 5 seconds. Little glitches on our orders too, I didn't get one of the beers I ordered on the pick your own flight, our server mentioned he hadn't seen one of my selections in a bit, I think he just switched it out and didn't update me. Also pushed one of the prepackaged flights on my friend, but didn't name the beers in the flight. The men's room was out of towels as well for the close to 2 hours we hung out. All in all, picky kind of complaints, but given the costs involved here, I'm expecting a higher level.
Selection is very well thought out and very nice examples of what we can get in Texas. The Live Oak Hefe was exceptional. Not a ton of choices, but again, high quality ones.
Food was very tasty, had the pulled pork sandwich and thinking about it is making me hungry again.
Value; it's high end quality and that comes at a price. $50 for a burger, sandwich, couple of flights and a full beer. Factor in valet, and tip, well, it's not an everyday destination.

Bottom line, glad I went and will visit again.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Eddiehop
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of aufie
4.38/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of phingdong
3.91/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of turfy
4.3/5  rDev +7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Tommo
3.48/5  rDev -12.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

I live around the corner from common table and have been going here for years. After my last few trips, ive decided it needs an honest evaluation.

Vibe- for dallas its pretty chill, not great, but its good especially for uptown where most places are just crammed with Frat bros

Service- I honestly often have great servers, but the bartenders can range from amazing to down right awful. Last night the lady serving was basically grunting at me instead of using words

Selection- So on any given night the beer selection is mediocre to decent. For special events it can be amazing. I really like that they have 10 and 20 ounce pours, and the prices are decent. They have a special bottle list, but they dont actually have most of those bottles on a given night.... so yeah

Food- Ive had some great food hear (P.I.G) to some of the worst (they literally served us rotten mussels). So im not giving them a great score here

Overall- I go here alot. Its got a decent patio, craft beer, and its close to my house. For Dallas its pretty decent, but i feel compared to beer bars in most other cities, it kind of sucks

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Photo of djay1310
4.61/5  rDev +15.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of zizouandyuki
4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of jtaylord
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Nice little joint. Quality beer selection. Food was decent.

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Photo of Conepir8
4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of CRJMellor
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of BJasny
5/5  rDev +25.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

This is my favorite place

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1.72/5  rDev -56.9%

Photo of Abbbp
4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Westyn
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Texasfan549
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Domvan
4.88/5  rDev +22.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of UtisTheLaw
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of spham
5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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The Common Table in Dallas, TX
3.99 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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