Gloria Gloria's
4140 Lemmon Ave (Douglas Ave.)
Dallas, TX 75219
Bring some friends along so that you can order a lot of these Salvadoran and Tex-Mex dishes
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily


Gloria's Restaurant Review:

Gloria's offers a funky mix of Salvadoran food and Tex-Mex choices in a festive atmosphere. A soupy, nicely seasoned salsa, with chips, and a killer black bean dip, teamed with a frosty margarita can tide you over while you study the extensive menu, and it’s best if you order a lot and plan on sharing. Rice and beans come with many of the entrées, and while the rice is bland, the beans score high marks for their deep, smoky flavor. We like the charbroiled items, like the juicy shrimp, and the crusty flank steak the best; also the cheese-filled pupusas and the tender tamales. The bisteck ranchero is another favorite (a thin piece of beef in a very spicy tomato-based sauce), but remember, when the menu says hot, it means it! The Mexican part of the menu is not as exciting as the Salvadoran side, and offers everyday dishes like enchiladas, nachos and tacos. Definitely get flan for dessert---not the insipid chocolate one, but the vanilla one, with its caramel sauce.

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