St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin, 2730 Commerce Street
St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin is located at the Commerce Street of Dallas. The place is so vibrant with enough sunshine glowing on the wooden floors, giving a vintage feeling when you enter. The walls of the restaurant are characterized by a wide range of swordfishes and other species. One of a comfy, stylish, and antique atmosphere found at the Deep Ellum with a classic bar.
The restaurant is huge and can accommodate up to 200 pax. It is a perfect place for you to go alone and spend time for yourself, or go with friends and family, girlfriend/ boyfriend. No one bothers the way you dress up and even if you stink after heavy gym workouts. There are TVs everywhere to watch sports. You can hang out at patios and find new friends, drink, eat, and date. There are jukeboxes too. The place is absolutely dog-friendly.
- Vintage feeling.
- TVs everywhere to watch sports.
- Hangout destination for local artists.
- Great cams fish and chips.
- Happy hour deals.
- No one bothers the way you dress up.
This place has been featured in many of the commercials and has been the most opted hangout destination for local film crews, and the creative squad comprising of writers, and actors.
Pete Zotos is the founder of this restaurant, “St. Pete’s Dancing Marlin.” Everyone thinks the restaurant was named after the founder. But the real reason behind it was St. Peter, the patron saint of Fishermen and the word Peter was derived from the greek (True that Pete is Greek) word meaning Rock. You can find some rocks graced at the front of the restaurant.
The must-try dishes include Cams Fish and Chips, Fried Mushrooms, Chin Chin’s Chicken Sandwich, J Squires Steak Fingers, Grilled Tuna Salad, Ivan’s Crab Cakes, and Alexas Fried Catfish.
The restaurant is open between 11 am to 12 am from Monday to Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays, they are open between 11 am and 2 am. Sundays are till midnight. You can enjoy happy hour deals between 4 pm and 7 pm from Monday to Friday.
Great place with a unbelievable staff. The place was by far a absolute stop when in Dallas.
Hands down a great location for a drink and great atmosphere.
Pete the owner is an a great person and a perfect representation of southern hospitality.
Derek C. | Yelp Review.