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Map & Directions 4511 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75205
  • Asian Fusion, New American, Southwestern
  • Mon-Thu 6pm-10pm, Fri-Sat 6pm-11pm
  • All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Banquet Facilities, Business Dining, Catering, Private Party, Takeout
  • Dinner
  • Recommended, Accepted
  • Valet


Dallas Observer's Description

Since 1999, Abacus has represented the quintessence of creative dining injected with a good dose of common sense. Now, after a complete overhaul of the dining room and the addition of the Bar at Abacus, a transformation fueled by modern chic, lighter hues and rich textural finishes of wood, stone and frosted glasses animated with an Asian timbre to highlight its minimalism, chef Kent Rathbun returns with his energetically innovative global cuisine. Each global corner takes a bow from within his food, from the ancho honey-glazed quail with a jack cheese tamale and Shiner Bock barbecue, to the soy-glazed wild salmon with stir-fried Brussels sprouts, to the braised Kobe short rib with a shiitake mushroom sticky rice cake, your senses will be invigorated into sublimity, plate after plate.

Member Reviews

  • schambers30 wrote a review for Abacus
    on 05/19/10

    Lobster shooters...yum!

  • houstonpressbestof wrote a review for Abacus
    on 05/06/09

    The bar at Tony's Mexican Restaurant stays busy serving up margaritas and mojitos, but its clientele is mainly families. It has the three main requirements for a happy family dinner: good food, low prices and a kid-friendly staff. Tony's offers kid's plates including ­quesadillas, tacos, hamburgers, enchiladas and fried shrimp. (Adults who want smaller portions can order a... More >>

  • jmcclain1023 wrote a review for Abacus
    on 04/16/09

    They have the best cheese enchiladas and hot sauce I’ve ever had. I love their carne asada and queso. Their chips are just perfect. I’ve never had anything on the menu that’s not good.

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Tips from foursquare

  • It's all art, but tastes good. Kent Rathbun always hits a home run.

  • alexis c. on 08/17/13

    The lobster shooters are amazing

  • Kent Rathbun is an excellent creative and generous Chef! Love how he opens his home to serve groups. Wonderful art - the place, the food, the delivery.

  • Juicy Couture on 09/28/10

    The chef of this restaurant just beat Bobby Flay on Iron Chef, and after tasting his soft-shell crab BLT, you’ll declare him victor, too (Note: not always in season, but everything is really good).

  • The Feast on 06/11/11

    Chef Kent Rathbun has been nominated for JBF Awards on multiple occasions. Though he hasn't secured a win just yet, at least he can still brag about beating Bobby Flay on 'Iron Chef.' Order the lobste

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