Gorji Restaurant, Canary By Gorji, is a fine dining Mediterranean restaurant in Addison, TX serving upscale Mediterranean food, award-winning-steak and creative seafood. Chef Gorji cooks from around the Mediterranean basin  creating his signature New Mediterranean Cuisine menu.

The Dallas Observer described Canary as having great food in Dallas that eclipses trends and serves the best steaks in Dallas.

And Eater says it has been serving “killer cuisine” and has been the best restaurant in Addison for over a decade.
It is rated the #3 restaurant in Dallas by Renzell, a New York based data-driven rating system.

Gorji Pizza & Wine Tasting – January 23, 2019

“napa  A Fun Night at January's Pizza & Wine Tasting Three different crispy skillet pizzas were paired with wines from France, Greece and California Charles De Cazanove Brut Rosé Champagne, Non Vintage  (Champagne, France)  Michael David Ancient Vine Cinsault 2015 (Lodi, California) Ktima Karipidis Nebbiolo 2010 ( a great vintage!) (Thessalia, Greece)  

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Dallas Observer Top 100 Restaurants

Artisan Experience SeriesThe Top 100 Dallas Restaurants, No. 15: Gorji is very nearly a one-man show, with chef-owner Gorji buying the ingredients, answering phone calls for reservations, greeting each table and cooking dinner with the help of a tiny handful of waiters and kitchen staff. The dining room is small, the atmosphere is intimate and each table is booked for only one party per night, which makes this one of the most romantic restaurants in Dallas. The dining room is small, the atmosphere is intimate and each table is booked for only one party per night, which makes this one of the ...

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Addison Magazine Reports Canary By Gorji New Updated Look

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  • September 12, 2018

Gorji Restaurant Gnocchi & Wine Tasting

Artisan Experience Series    Gnocchi & Wine Tasting Gorji Restaurant Wednesday September 12, 2018 6:00 pm Chef Gorji presents Gnocchi three ways with meat & seafood, paired with wines from Italy, Spain and France  Sartori Amarone 2013  (Veneto, Italy) Dominio de Atauta Parada 2014  (Ribera del Duero, Spain) Domaine Jean Paul Balland Grande Cuvee Sancerre 2014  more than 45 yr old vines (Loire, France) $85.00 per person plus tax (We Are a No-Tipping Restaurant) Reservations & Pre-Payment Required Seating is limited, reserve ...

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  • August 28, 2018

Restaurant Health Inspection • Score of 100 • Gorji Restaurant

Artisan Experience SeriesRestaurant Health Inspection Score 100!—Two Years in A Row "We have flirted with a 100 several times before. In 2017 and then again in 2018 we made it! We are very proud of this achievement. Cleanliness is as important an aspect as everything else in the restaurant industry," says Chef Gorji 

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  • August 8, 2018

Canary By Gorji Dallas’ First Tip-Free Fine Dining

“no-tipping-canary-by-gorji” In July 2018 Canary By Gorji shortened its name to Gorji Restaurant to bring the brand together under one name—Gorji Restaurant, Gorji Gourmet Foods and Gorji Cookbooks.  Dallas' First No Tipping Restaurant No-Tipping became policy at Canary By Gorji November 2016. Read release at PRNewswire.Chef-Owner, Gorji, who has long contemplated the bold move, says "it was not an easy decision to make, but thinks it is a win-win policy for everyone, the back of the house, the front of the house and positively impacts guests’ dining experiences." New Policy ...

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Eater Dallas • Addison Best Restaurant • Canary By Gorji (Gorji now)

eater-logo-gorji    Best Restaurant In Addison: Gorji Restaurant Dallas, TX EATER 14 Essential Addison Restaurants reports:  The best restaurant in Addison for more than a decade has been Gorji Restaurant (formerly Canary By Gorji).  "Inventive Mediterranean fare, like lamb tongue crostini and gorgonzola-stuffed eggplant, is served alongside prime steaks and equally solid fish dishes. Notably, Gorji, formerly named Canary By Gorj is a chef restaurant and also Dallas’ only no-tipping restaurant." Earlier Canary By Gorji made EATER 38 Essential Restaurants in Dallas/F...

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  • August 4, 2018

Gorji Restaurant formerly Canary By Gorji Remodels


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  • July 1, 2018

Zagat: DFW Chefs

Zagat 10 Dallas Chefs 10 Under-the-Radar Chefs to Know in Dallas–Fort Worth —by Steven Lindsey    

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  • February 8, 2018

Canary By Gorji: #1 for Food and Hospitality In Dallas!

renzell-rating-top-3 restaurants-dallas-“ width= Canary By Gorji Rated A Top Restaurant In Dallas By Renzell #1 for Food and Hospitality and #3 overall Named one of the top three restaurants in Dallas by Renzell rating system, Canary By Gorji ranked #1 for food and #1 for hospitality among the 48 Dallas Renzell restaurants. With a score of 98.45 for food and 97.65 for hospitality, Canary By Gorji the romantic, fine dining chef restaurant took the top spots in both categories. Since Canary's menu is wine and beer only and does not have cocktails to rank for this gave an overall ranking of number three with Flora ...

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Dallas Observer Favorite Fancy Toast

lamb-tongue-crostini-chef-gorji Lamb Tongue Crostini: Favorite Dish List Lamb Tongue Crostini, featured on Gorji's New Mediterranean Cuisine menu won a top spot on Dallas Observer's Favorite Dishes List. "Lamb tongue crostini is turning heads at Canary— #5 on Dallas Observer 100 Favorite Dishes List Avocado toast? That’s so 2015. At Canary by Gorji, the future of fancy toast has arrived, and it involves lamb tongues."Ordering appetizers at Canary is hard — how can you ignore the fried sardines? — but this find feels like a true rarity. It also feels like Gorji is backing up his claim, ...

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Savory Desserts Trend At Canary By Gorji

“savory Savory Dessert Trends and Flavor Combinations Continue In 2018 National Restaurant News reported that "Flavor combinations are very on-trend as menu makers combine several tastes at a time" in 2016. Savory desserts are again on their list of top 20 food trends in their 2017 Culinary Forecast. See report at Chef Gorji's Unexpected Flavor PairingsAt Canary By Gorji, savory desserts highlight the end of meal selections. Gorji is well known for his unexpected flavor pairings ...

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  • June 2, 2017

Green Almonds, A Brief Spring Culinary Treat

green almonds  Refreshing Green AlmondsGreen almonds appear for only about three weeks a year. We would get them from street vendors and snack on them with a sprinkle of salt. They are so refreshing! We would eat and eat until we got a tummy ache! Candies, Snacks, Salads and Stews Wikipedia describes the fruit as native to the Mediterranean climate region. Specialty Produce has lots of interesting information and background about this culinary treat. From their website,"In  Italy, this halo was referred to as the Italian word for almond, “mandorla”. ...

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Beer Dessert for Grown-Ups At Canary By Gorji

“savory Beer Float, A Fun Dessert For Adults Savory desserts highlight Chef Gorji's gourmet dining menu. Well known for his unexpected flavor pairings and combinations, Kefir, Medjool Date Butterfly, Persimmon & Sorbet and Israeli Stout Float rotate on the menu at Canary By Gorji. He also details the recipes for some of these savory desserts in his cookbook Zing! By Gorji. In fact, his cooking philosophy of his signature "New Mediterranean Cuisine"and the tagline on his cookbook is "Bold, Balanced, Simple & Savory which very much describes this beer ...

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  • January 11, 2017

Gorji Wins Steak Championship Two Years In Row

“TexasBack-To-Back Texas Steak Cook-Off Champion Two years in a row (2004/2005) Chef Gorji won the famed Texas Steak Cook-Off in Hico, TX. The Texas Steak Champion competed two times against some of the best restaurants and chefs in Texas including The Palm, Morton’s, Rough Creek Lodge, Al Biernat, Grady Spears, David McMillan and Tim Love. "Chef Gorji won back-to-back statewide Texas Steak Cook-Offs a decade ago, and although he has retired from cook-offs, the judges could wander into his restaurant tomorrow and hand him another medal. — it is one of the best in the ...

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