Meddlesome Moth | Dallas, Texas
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Meddlesome Moth
Excellent based on 45 ratings
Type: Restaurant

1621 Oak Lawn
Dallas, Texas United States 75207 [ print map ]
214 628 7900

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Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-Midnight, Fri-Sat 11am-2am


Mayor: ilovedarkbeer (4) | Taps: 42 | Bottles: 100+


Meddlesome Moth

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Beer Available At Meddlesome Moth (arranged by most recent)
Oskar Blues GíKnight (Appleton Estate Rum Barrel) , Oskar Blues Old Chub (Four Roses Whiskey Barrel) , Oskar Blues Gubna (Cabernet Barrel) , Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Downslope Whiskey Barrel-Aged , Oskar Blues Mamas Little Yella Pils (Red Wine Barrel) , Breckenridge 471 Small Batch IPA 97, Avery Tweak (Meph Addict) 100, Peticolas Velvet Hammer 92, Great Divide 20th Anniversary Belgian-Style Ale 84, Oskar Blues Gubna Imperial IPA 98, Founders Nitro Oatmeal Stout 95, La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch #13 99, Prairie Artisan Ales / Evil Twin Bible Belt 100, Ranger Creek Small Batch Series No. 6 81, Real Ale 4-Squared 94, Peticolas Sit Down Or Iíll Sit You Down 93, Lakewood The Temptress 98, Revolver Sidewinder 59, Community Public Ale 66, Saint Arnold Bishopís Barrel #4 97
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45 reviews for Meddlesome Moth
 Ambiance  87%
 Service  81%
 Selection  83%
 Food  76%
 Value  66%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  94%
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58
  AMBIANCE 1/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 2/10   VALUE 2/10   OVERALL 8/20
Tejas  (17) Dallas, Texas | December 17, 2014
Food is terrible. On top of bad food it's expensive w/ small portions. The ambiance is pretentious and cold. They do have a good and sometimes great selection of beers that other places don't have.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
jhamp9  (33) Corinth, Texas | July 26, 2014
Really nice atmosphere. Good selection but pretty pricey on a lot of stuff. Good service. Worth a trip.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
hambone45  (3) Wichita Falls, Texas | June 21, 2014
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
Tonkun  (63) New Jersey | May 20, 2014
Nice fancy place. Good food and atmosphere. Very nice beer selection in Dallas.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
musinj6  (30) St. Louis, Missouri | May 19, 2014
Great service, good food and great selection of beer. A must do for those looking for a great beer selection in Dallas
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris  (608) Burnaby, British Columbia | April 17, 2014
Yuppie, trendy and posh layout that is quite refreshing for a beer bar. Service is all about the local beer guy Matt, a hero. Great selection, with very cool and unusual bottles. Food is trendy and doesnít live up to the flowery descriptions, not bad just not as good as it should be. Pricing is on the high side,but appropriate for the place. I really enjoyed it and would happily recommend.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbrick  (752) Columbus, Ohio | April 12, 2014
Meddlesome Moth is located on Oak Lawn not too far off the Tom Landry freeway. There is a parking lot behind the vine-covered brick building.

The inside is one large space, with the bar running along the left side, and table seating throughout. There is a patio in the rear too. The decor is dark wood on the walls and floor, and there are 3 large stained glass windows apparently reclaimed from a Hard Rock Cafe, featuring legends of rock ín roll. Behind the bar is a clean and uniform row of taps, with the names of the beers written on a board about them, and a large framed and illuminated picture of a moth.

The draught selection numbers around 40 with many Texan breweries like Community, Live Oak, Revolver, Lakewood, Peticolas, and Real Ale. Other craft breweries like Prairie, Deschutes and Ballast Point too. Samplers are available, both pre-set and pick your own. The bottled menu exceeds 100, again with many TX breweries like Ranger Creek and other domestic and imported craft beer.

Service for our group was very good. The server was very knowledgeable about the beer menu and attentive throughout our visit.

Food at Meddlesome Moth is eclectic, bordering on weird. The focus is on shared plates which is what we did. Deviled eggs, Duck Wings, Sweet Pea Guacamole and Bacon Lollipops were all tasty.

Overall I really enjoyed my visit here. Luckily we had a reservation and I can see where pretentiousness and hipsterism could creep in, but all in all this is definitely the type of place I would seek out on a visit to Dallas.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
notalush  (340) Denver, Colorado | March 8, 2014
This many ratings and no one has commented on the fact that this place is totally showing up wrong on the map? - anyway - quasi-upscale yuppie tapas place - quirky decor, but bordering on "cozy" and "cramped" - very popular, so make sure you make a reservation - service was fairly attentive, but definitely had a hipper than thou attitude - nice draft list that was reasonably priced, but I would have liked more local options - as with most tapas, the prices were a little high, but portions were decent - most of what I had was quite good (especially the steak tartare), but there were one or two misses - I think I prefer Common Table, just because of the more relaxed vibe (despite their higher beer prices), but this is certainly on-par - another quality beer restaurant in Dallas.
66
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 13/20
TylerGreenDC  (42) , | January 28, 2014
An attempt at an upscale craft-beery restaurant. Loud. Not particularly comfortable. Trying to be very stylish. Food attempts to be very upscale. But most of it falls just a little short.... and at these prices, falling short is a big problem. Good beer list though.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jrallen34  (445) Chicago, Illinois | December 15, 2013
Really cool spot that could have fit into any city. Only place that Iíve been in Texas that made me think this could survive and thrive in Chicago. The decor is awesome, high slanted ceilings and stain glass that makes you think of a church. Huge bar with lots of taps. More Texas focused here, with Jester King draft and bottles, only place in town with Live Oak. Had several bottles, Prairie stuff, even some bomb! hidden away even if they wonít give it to you. I wish I had eaten here over Common, every dish made my mouth water. Only had a brief staff but this is a must to come back to, and frankly the only spot in DFW thatís a must check out.

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