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The Mecca

5815 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX - (214) 352-0051
The Mecca is an old-time diner with personality-plus waitresses and a menu of blue plate specials. It is famous for its outlandishly large cinnamon roll.
100% Approval Rating (2 votes)

Scorecard

3 - Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Overall: Excellent - Worth a Detour
Migas (with Chorizo)
Chicken Fried Steak
Cinnamon Roll
Grilled Pimento Cheese

Highlighted Reviews

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Michael Stern - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"It would be hard not to enjoy oneself at this restaurant. The banter of the waitresses will put all but the most determined sourpuss into a good mood. Just after six am, when the Mecca opens, Ashley apologizes for not having coffee on the table within ten seconds of my ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

5815 Live Oak Street, Dallas, TX
(214) 352-0051

http://themeccarestaurant.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
The Mecca's cinnamon roll is big enough to split among two, or maybe four. It provides a full meal's worth of knife-and-fork excavation.
"The Mecca's cinnamon roll is big enough to split among two, or maybe four. It provides a full meal's worth of knife-and-fork excavation."
Michael Stern





Migas literally means crumbs, but The Mecca's Migas is a virtual breakfast tsunami of ingredients including, along with the eggs and corn tortilla strips, diced tomatoes, onions, peppers, cheese and, in this case, hunks of spicy chorizo sausage. Those refried beans at the upper left are terrific.
"Migas literally means crumbs, but The Mecca's Migas is a virtual breakfast tsunami of ingredients including, along with the eggs and corn tortilla strips, diced tomatoes, onions, peppers, cheese and, in this case, hunks of spicy chorizo sausage. Those refried beans at the upper left are terrific."
Michael Stern


The chicken fried steak, covered in a delicious cream gravy, is the type of breakfast that will fuel you for a busy day!
"The chicken fried steak, covered in a delicious cream gravy, is the type of breakfast that will fuel you for a busy day!"
Cliff Strutz


The gooey pimento cheese sandwich comes on extra thick Texas toast.  The thin, crunchy hand-breaded onion rings make an excellent side.
"The gooey pimento cheese sandwich comes on extra thick Texas toast. The thin, crunchy hand-breaded onion rings make an excellent side."
Cliff Strutz


Cordon Bleu cuisine? Not here! Diner fare extraordinaire? This is the place. The Mecca has since moved to a new location in a different part of town.
"Cordon Bleu cuisine? Not here! Diner fare extraordinaire? This is the place. The Mecca has since moved to a new location in a different part of town."
Michael Stern


Sunrise in Dallas at Mecca's old location on Henry Hines. The Mecca opens for breakfast at 6am, 8am on Sunday.
"Sunrise in Dallas at Mecca's old location on Henry Hines. The Mecca opens for breakfast at 6am, 8am on Sunday."
Michael Stern



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