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Po' Melvin's

Cajun / Creole Restaurant$$$$
Southwest Dallas, Irving
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8.4/10
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  • Terry P.
    "Just awesome food - my chicken fried chicken salad was huge!"(3 Tips)
    Victor S.
    "Chicken and dumplings and any mashed potatoes and gravy."(4 Tips)
    Lovely G.
    "The shrimp po boy, fried catfish and jalapeño bread are a must."(2 Tips)
    Jason T.
    "The jalapeno corn bread is worth paying extra for!"(2 Tips)
44 Tips and reviews
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  • Troy T.
    Troy TApril 5, 2013
    Restaurant is clean and well kept, just a little old and dingy looking, but food & service are great. Fresh tasting oysters. Staff was exceptionally friendly & on the ball. I will return
  • Betty O.
    Betty O'NolnaJuly 19, 2015
    We had a birthday party at PO Melvin's and the food and service were great . Our waitress Melissa went above and beyond She was helpful and friendly I would give this place and her 6 out of 5 stars
  • RC D.
    RC DiazDecember 30, 2013
    Had the blackened cat fish. It was really goo! The jalapeño corn bread is super good. Fries are good too!
  • Lovely G.
    Lovely G.April 4, 2015
    The shrimp po boy is the best! I didn't have room to eat the fries.
  • Renee C.
    Renee CurtisOctober 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Awesome stuffed peppers, meatloaf and chicken & dumplings. The only other place to get this kind of home cooking is my mama's house.
  • Brotha K.
    Brotha K.November 21, 2015
    Friendly staff and great food. Buffet and an omelette station. Also lots of fruits to have also.
  • George M.
    George MydellDecember 13, 2013
    Customer service was great. I should have ordered the platter, the shrimp and oyster was good...but I like more food.
  • April T.
    April TruleyOctober 7, 2013
    LOVE the weekend breakfast buffet and those omelets!!!! They only have pork though so that was disappointing but I'll be back.
  • Jennifer O.
    Jennifer OwensFebruary 9, 2014
    Great place for breakfast buffet on weekend! But the jambalaya is not the best. Get anything else!!
  • Lovely G.
    Lovely G.January 14, 2015
    The shrimp po boy, fried catfish and jalapeño bread are a must. I'll be back!
  • altheriae ..
    altheriae .September 18, 2015
    I just finished eating half a roast beef po boy and it was great.....why half you say....well cause its huge. Best food ever.
  • Steve H.
    Steve HAugust 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Best beer and wine prices I've seen in town. Mighty tasty food too.
  • Lovely G.
    Lovely G.April 4, 2015
    I love the jalapeño cornbread. It's spicy but flavorful.
  • Matt C.
    Matt CurrieMarch 15, 2012
    They would fry your big toe if you let them, everything is so good, NOM NOM!!
  • Doug S.
    Doug StrykerSeptember 30
    Fried catfish and shrimp was very tasty! Fries are plentiful but soggy.
  • A H.
    A HMarch 17, 2012
    Great customer service! Valentin the bartender was nice! Chicken and dumplings were great!
  • Will H.
    Will HackneyApril 19, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great food and even better service...The Buffet style Saturday morning breakfast is AWESOME!!!
  • Bryan A.
    Chicken Fried Chicken with Roast Beef Gravy. Holy guacamole it's good
  • Jennifer E.
    Jennifer EakinMay 31, 2012
    Fried pickles are incredible. Same with the cobbler.
  • Deni Dickson S.
    If you like fried food you're good here.
  • Jason T.
    Jason TomberlinNovember 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    The jalapeno corn bread is worth paying extra for!
  • Chris L.
    Chris LeonardNovember 4, 2010
    This is the Best Texas Country Cooking I've Ever Had! Place is Fantastic!
  • Casey M.
    Casey MccarthyNovember 6, 2010
    Just sat down... Can't wait to try something new... This place is freaking great! (it's a Dallas must eat!!!!)
  • Elvia G.
    Stuffed Bell Pepper, Chicken n Dumplins & all the Seafood!!
  • Michael D.
    Michael DandoMay 10, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Excellent food and good service. A neighborhood favorite.
  • Lovely G.
    Lovely G.February 17, 2015
    Try the chicken and dumpling with a side of yams.
  • Victor S.
    Pork chops, chicken and dumplings. Love this place
  • Linda T.
    Linda TomberlinNovember 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Absolutely delicious home cooking, southern style!
  • Terron R.
    Terron RussellJanuary 22, 2015
    Chicken fried steak and breakfast is great
  • Curtis B.
    Curtis ButlerDecember 1, 2015
    Best fried pork chop ever love this place
  • Terry P.
    Terry PorterJuly 19, 2013
    Just awesome food - my chicken fried chicken salad was huge!
  • Valarie F.
    Valarie FailsMarch 19, 2015
    Everything is wonderful here.
  • Victor S.
    Chicken and dumplings and any mashed potatoes and gravy.
  • Rodney L.
    Rodney LesterApril 28, 2012
    Been here a few times! The food is always disgusting. I learned my lesson.
  • Elysia D.
    Elysia DuganJune 29, 2013
    Southern Style Baked Ham & Yams #amazeballz
  • Matt A.
    Matt AdlerSeptember 30, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Pot roast is excellent!
  • Nicole T.
    Nicole TerranellaSeptember 23, 2010
    Excellent customer service and great southern cooking!
  • Robyn H.
    Robyn HunsingerJune 13, 2015
    Love the atmosphere!
  • Sandra H.
    Sandra HollowaySeptember 27, 2015
    Great country food!
  • Armando V.
    Armando ValdezJanuary 18, 2015
    All is very tasty
  • Wednesday T.
    Great home cooking
  • Ralph Q.
    Ralph QuinonesDecember 8, 2011
    Best Chicken Fried Chicken!
  • LIONEL
    LIONELOctober 20, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Grilled chicken salad is good
  • Cindy C.
    Cindy ClarkOctober 7, 2014
    Great lunch
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