Abacus Restaurant & Bar A taste of the Dallas high life

Abacus provides an intimate, luxurious, and tasteful dining experience for all of its customers. Located in the Uptown area of Dallas, Abacus stands out among the crowd for its high quality food, service, and dining atmosphere.

Since opening its doors in 1999, Abacus has provided a fine dining experience that has been unparralled in the Dallas restaurant business. Abacus not only offers customers the atmosphere of fine dining, but also an award winning contemperary global cuisine.

The Kitchen

Christopher Patrick, Executive Chef

Head Executive Chef, Christopher Patrick, has been with Abacus for almost five years. He has been in the restaurant business since he was 14 years old, carrying with him 23 years of experience. A local Texan, Chris worked at many fine dining restaurants in the state before finding his way to Abacus. Each night, Chris hopes to provide Abacus customers with an inspired cuisine that they can not find anywhere else.

Chris and his fellow chefs

As Executive Chef, Chris manages anything and everything that involves food in the restaruant. His job entails creating new menus daily, selecting the wine list, picking fresh grown ingredients, and managing the large staff of the restaurant.


Chris and his team of talented chefs come up with new original dishes that are added to the Abacus menu weekly.
Christopher Patrick - "Creating original cuisine is an art form. I think of it similarly to music, in order to be successful, one must push themselves to be creative and different."

The Bar

The bar and lounge area at Abacus provide customers with the same intimate atmosphere as the rest of the restaurant. With extensive wine lists and skilled bartenders, the Abacus bar and lounge area is the perfect place to start, end, or spend your evening when in Uptown Dallas.

Abacus's expert bartenders will mix you any cocktail, on or off the menu. Take a seat at the bar or in the luxury lounge area.

Jason, Abacus bartender

Want a even more intimate dining experience? No problem. Abacus has a secluded dining room and private wait staff available for those who wish to have a more exclusive dining experience.

Abacus, a taste of the Dallas high life

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