Café Momentum Dallas

1510 Pacific Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201

Thur – Sat
5:30pm – 9:30pm

Our Mission

Café Momentum’s flagship location is in Dallas, Texas. We’re an award-winning restaurant and culinary training facility. We aim to transform young lives by equipping our community’s justice-involved youth with life skills, education and employment opportunities to help them achieve their full potential. In building Café Momentum, our primary goal is to build a sustainable model that provides justice-impacted youth (ages 15-19) with the holistic support they need to TRULY THRIVE. 

The Experience

Our restaurant is equal parts dining room and classroom: While our Interns are working on providing thoughtful dishes with top-notch service, they’re also learning that they can (and will) rise to whatever level of expectation is set for them. While you’re enjoying the results of their hard work and determination, you’re also sending them a message that you believe in them. The Café Momentum experience proves that something as simple as breaking bread can change the lives of our community’s most marginalized youth.

The Menu

The cuisine of Café Momentum shares a common standard: locally sourced, seasonal, farm-to-table and chef-driven. Because our concepts are built to meet the expressed interest of the community we serve, our menus are regionally-inspired – sourcing produce and ingredients from local farms and purveyors.

Our flagship location is consistently named one of the top restaurants in Dallas, with a seasonal New American menu that is inspired by the more than 20 local farms and ranches that support our mission. Our chefs and Interns take pride in curing our own charcuterie, culturing and aging our own cheeses and fermenting our own vinegars. However fancy we tend to get with our ingredients, we are still most known for our smoked fried chicken, a favorite amongst our regulars.

Join the Dallas
Momentum Society

In 2016, Café Momentum’s Momentum Society was created when a group of community leaders and social entrepreneurs joined forces to Eat. Drink. And Change Lives. With an annual gift of $5,000 or greater, this distinguished group of generous donors exemplifies what collective community leadership can achieve. As a member of the Momentum Society, you have exclusive access to events and dinners that personally connect you to the mission and the lives you are changing – you walk away with a full belly and a full heart.

For additional information contact Tracey Hull, Director of Development at or (214) 303-1234 ext. 204

Professional Catering

If you are looking for a professional caterer for your corporate or private event, you have come to the right place. Café Momentum takes great pride in using the freshest ingredients and preparing some of the most exciting meals for your private events at the restaurant or at your home, office or off-site location.

Driving Directions

Our flagship location is in the heart of Downtown Dallas, on Pacific and Akard, right across from Thanks-Giving Square. Parking is available in the Pacific Avenue Parking Garage next to Café Momentum. 

Complimentary valet parking is available for all Café Momentum customers.


For those riding DART to our restaurant, the closest station is Akard Station. For those using Ride Share apps, you should be able to find us by searching “Café Momentum.”

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