Lovers Seafood And Market

4.8
1073 reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood
Lovers Seafood and Market is the second concept from Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing, the partnership that produced the local favorite Shinsei.

In an age where independent, neighborhood, specialty shops are virtually extinct, Lovers Seafood and Market is committed to the principles of personally providing our community exceptional quality, fair pricing, and excellent service. We strive for these goals while maintaining both a respect to, and a responsibility for, the health of our ocean waters. We are dedicated to providing products that are delicious, innovative, and globally responsible.

Our market and our menu are designed to showcase the bounty and the possibility of the world’s waters. Our philosophy is to protect those same waters so generations to come can enjoy all of those same possibilities.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1073 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.8based on recent ratings
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4.6
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vipConnie
Dallas
25 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food4service4ambience3

The life music was too loud - we couldn't have a conversation. We saw people asked to be seated away from the music.

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Kayode
Central Texas
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great night out at Lovers Seafood. I had the redfish and seabass both of which were fresh and very good. Outdoor ambiance at night time on a cool September night in Dallas made this a great outing.

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vipMissL
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Finally some fresh fish in Dallas that is outstanding! They offer more than just salmon and redfish. The halibut with the quinoa risotto was superb. My partner had the pecan trout which was spicy and not the typical style you get in other restaurants. Will definitely go back again and hope that the wait staff is better that this first experience. Have a reservation and be prepared to have patience parking.

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vipMaryC
Memphis
5 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a fabulous restaurant. We look forward to returning ASAP. We love going on Saturday nights when they play Motown music!
We will probably eat outside next time because our only negative was the noise volume. It’s loud inside and challenging to hear and talk.
The bar area is also a fun area and last night they had the large sliding class open to the outside which is next to the bar. All in all highly recommend!

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JoniB
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Becca so much. So professional but very down to earth. We love talking to her about life. Always good food too. And we loved Aaron I think is his name. The guitar guy. And Abi I think is his name. The valet guy. All in all always a good time. We love the outdoor space.

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vipAnquinetteE
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good as always

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StephP
San Francisco
32 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was excellent! Fresh tomato salad was divine. Tuna tower. Shrimp n grits. Scallops…all delicious!!

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vipGiGI
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Prices are too expensive based on quality of food, and quantity in my case, 2 tablespoons of lobster on a stale role.

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vipWineanddine
Nashville
47 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot, superb variety, lunch service was extremely fast. We ordered six small plates and we had them all in less than 15 minutes. Bacon wrapped shrimp, shishito peppers, lobster spoons were very nice unique small dishes. The coconut shrimp were good but not as exceptional as the other three. Really tasty sauces accompanied each appetizer. Highly recommend this restaurant from all aspects.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Very simple menu

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vipTomM
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

It's a good restaurant with an outdoor patio, excellent food and extensive drink menu.

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vipSoxfan
Chicago
17 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food & service were excellent! Sea bass & roasted mushrooms were spectacular!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service. Never disappoints!

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vipMelv
Dallas
21 reviews
Dined on 9 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Loved it, we had the calamari, mussels, salmon, Mac n cheese, lobster roll, and crime brûlée

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vipManosS
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Everything was great. Food was excellent and the staff were friendly and be efficient. Although the restaurant followed the COVID protocols it was EXTREMELY crowded indoors to a point that made it slightly uncomfortable for us due to the health concerns with the new mutations and everything else. Although not mandated it may be a good idea to reduce the amount of tables inside to minimize exposure and maintain at least some safe distance!!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

My first time at the restaurant. Our experience was positive and the food was very good. We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
Mexico City
4 reviews
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good!!

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StaciT
1 review
Dined on 2 September 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

When it’s busy it’s loud, there’s a nice upbeat vibe but it is a challenge to hear the person across the table.
Food was wonderful with only the entree falling a bit short. While the fish had a nice flavor it was very dry. Will go back again for a 2nd try.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful seafood. We loved it!

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vipAnquinetteE
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best shrimp & grits in Dallas!

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vipMarchie26
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best seafood in Dallas hands down!! Get the Halibut Lover’s style, you won’t be disappointed😍. Amazing staff, best oysters, lively atmosphere… do yourself a favor and check out this neighborhood gem.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

As a preface, we enjoyed happy hour here, two separate days, earlier this same week. We love dining at a bar. This was our first dining experience at Lovers Seafood. Upon early arrival for our reservation at the bar we were told to take our seats. There was much confusion about the two seats we requested and our reserved seating. We were initially denied seating in an otherwise full bar. I was stunned but waited as directed by a familiar bartender. After much confusion, I was asked whose name the reservation was under. Upon giving my name the bar then acknowledged the two reserved seats as ours. I tried to rally from the awkwardness. Throughout dinner, it was difficult/nearly impossible to get the attention of any of the three bartenders or the bar back. No food was explained. Ordering was very tedious. All in all I would not consider this a dining friendly bar.

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vipJdale
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We go here every week. It is always consistent and a great meal .

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
259 reviews
Dined on 25 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great dining experience. Highly recommended.

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KimB
1 review
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Went on a very busy weekend night with reservation. Great decor and ambience but the tables and seats are very close together and felt overall cramped. Service was very very slow and every part of our meal felt delayed. Food was okay but not worth the price. Glad we tried it but will not be back.

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vipChamp
Dallas
57 reviews
Dined on 21 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A special neighborhood gem for great seafood, service and ambiance.

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vipRick
Dallas
28 reviews
Dined on 20 August 2021
Overall5food5service1ambience4

Our waitperson was unfriendly and sullen. She mixed up the drink orders and was overall unfriendly.

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vipStephenB
Austin
9 reviews
Dined on 18 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a wonderful might! Food was terrific and fantastic dinner! Wonderful night!

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vipCindyH
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on 14 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service but a little crammed together.

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vipSteveA
Dallas
22 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service was very outsanding

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vipMichaelE
Dallas
50 reviews
Dined on 11 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

1st time there - work lunch - and everyone's food fully disappeared from their plate. I'll be back, and be back in the evening for a more relaxing experience.

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vipKarenK
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The seafood was very good as if we were in a coastal town. I can't wait to go back and the restaurant has a great vibrant vibe.

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LouisB
Houston
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

Appetizers delivered to wrong table. Wrong wine. Wrong entree. Food was excellent, and I was familiar with the wine, so I didn’t say anything.

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NinaM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, very pleased given we’re from the Northeast. Great service. Definitely will be back!

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vipkimberlyo
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great lunch spot, and I always seem to get the yummy burger bowl although I know their seafood is the specialty!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, EVERYTHING was great!

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vipMikeN
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nice and quiet for business. Off the beaten business meal path. Discreet.

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vipRonahJ
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined on 4 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

AMAZING as always!! Definitely a regular hotspot for our family and a not-to-be-missed destination when entertaining friends from out of town. The menu is creative, food is delicious, and the service never disappoints. Oh, and their bartenders are fantastic as they mix creative cocktails from Lover’s notable selection.

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MichelleG
Dallas
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent, and our waiter Rebecca didn’t miss a beat. A wonderful dining experience!! ❤️

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HungryTGirl
Dallas
7 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter, the pescatarian, wanted seafood for her birthday!! We went to Lovers Seafood and it didn’t disappoint!! Everything was amazing!!!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Lovers Seafood And Market using the Order Online button. Lovers Seafood And Market also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (214) 414-9880.

Lovers Seafood And Market is rated 4.8 stars by 1073 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.