Gorji New Mediterranean Cuisine is a fine dining 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 Gorji as having great food in Dallas that eclipses trends andserves the best steaks in Dallas. They placed it at #15 of on their Top 100 Restaurants in Dallas list.
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.
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."
2017 EATER 13 Essential Addison Restaurants reports:
"For more than a decade, Canary by ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 http://www.restaurant.org/Downloads/PDFs/News-Research/WhatsHot/What-s-Hot-2017-FINAL
Chef Gorji's Unexpected Flavor Pairings
At Canary By Gorji, savory desserts highlight the end of meal selections. Gorji is well known for his unexpected flavor pairings ...
Refreshing Green Almonds
Green 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”. ...
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 prix fixe menu at 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 ...
Back-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 ...
Eater Dallas 38 & Addison 13 Essential Lists:
Gorji Is Addison's Best Restaurant
Canary By Gorji shortened its name to Gorji in 2018
2017 EATER 13 Essential Addison Restaurants reports:
"For more than a decade, Canary by Gorji has reliably been Addison’s best restaurant.
2016 Eater 38 Essential Restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth recognized Canary By Gorji for "...serving up killer cuisine in Addison for more than a decade...and keeping it real in north Dallas."
The baby eggplant in Dallas at Canary By Gorji and the paella dish are ...
We are very small with only 5 tables. We believe dining should be pleasurable and relaxed, so we do not rush you through your dinner to "turn the table" to seat more people, we do not have televisions and unfortunately cannot accommodate young children. We thank you for your understanding of these matters and hope you enjoy your time with us when dining in Dallas.