John’s Backyard Grill is a must-see spot in the Chevron station in far north Dallas

Tucked away inside a gasoline station close to Frankford and Preston roads in far north Dallas, John’s Yard Grill is a bit place that serves burgers and Mexican meals. It has been a mainstay for years (our first Yelp overview from 2008 says it has been round ceaselessly). The gasoline station model might come and go (at one time it was Shell, however now it is Chevron), however John’s Yard Grill lives on.

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John’s Yard Grill lives inside a Chevron gasoline station in far north Dallas.

Hank Vaughn

The menu on the wall behind the counter lists burgers, hen sandwiches, burritos, tacos, tortas and tacos, in addition to breakfast tacos and burritos. Costs are cheap, particularly should you go together with a platter; $8 and a few change will get you an incredible burger with an honest quantity of fries. The tacos are simply over $2 every, or $11 for 3, with rice and beans included.

We ordered a Mexican hamburger and three tacos, all for beneath $20. John’s accepts bank cards, which isn’t at all times the case at locations like this. There was a little bit of a wait as all the things was made to order, and through these ten minutes or so the place slowly started to fill with individuals keen to position their lunch orders.

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Make your technique to the again of the station to search out John’s Yard Grill.

Hank Vaughn

It is principally takeout solely, though there are a few tables inside in addition to a surprisingly massive patio exterior with just a few picnic tables. Since we’re at the moment experiencing uncommon nice climate conducive to out of doors eating, we took our order out onto the patio.

The hamburger was implausible, meaty and filled with barbecue taste, the steak had the proper density and seasoning, topped with a melted pepper jack cheese topping with jalapeno, lettuce, tomato, avocado and pico de gallo. The fries had been effectively seasoned, not greasy and simply sufficient goodness. Positively among the finest burgers we have had shortly.

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Tacos: Beef, hen, and al pastor fajitas with some scrumptious pink and inexperienced salsa.

Hank Vaughn

Our taco choices had been beef, hen, and al pastor fajitas, every in a double corn tortilla with uncooked onions and cilantro accompanying the protein, and served with a lime wedge and inexperienced and pink salsa. Every was cooked effectively however not dry, tender, flavorful and an excellent portion too. The sauce tasted contemporary and vibrant, and the inexperienced coloration was our favourite.

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John’s Yard Grill has a comfortable patio within the yard and is a superb place to seize a burger (or two) when the climate is correct.

Hank Vaughn

Different menu choices that may be value attempting are the torta combine sandwich (ham, egg, lettuce, avocado, and jalapeño), breakfast burritos, tacos (ham, egg, sausage, egg, bacon, cheese, and many others.), and quesadilla bowls. And fish tacos. Nevertheless, we hold excited about the burger. Clearly, a number of return journeys are so as.

17604 Davenport Street (inside Chevron Station); Monday – Saturday, 7am – 7pm; Closed on Sunday.

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