by Steven Doyle Woodfire Kirby’s, located at 3525 Greenville directly across from the Granada Theater will shutter tonight after its last service, which is anticipated to be a full house of long time regulars. Woodfire Kirby’s is kin to Kirby’s Steakhouse but has roots that date back to 1921 in Oak Cliff with a then innovative Pig Stand. We will follow up this story with one that regales the historic Pig Stand, but the latest incarnation opened in October of 2009 so this marks a sad day in restaurant history. We dropped by the restaurant this afternoon and was told that the reason for the closure was that the concept had played out at the location, and the rent was raised considerably.
Woodfire Kirby’s Closes Tonight
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I remember the original Kirby’s on Greenville Avenue in the small building about 2 blocks north. Our family were twice a week regulars.
I also remember the Pig Stand at the eastern most end of Medallion Shopping Center. It was close to N/W Highway where the liquor store is next to the oil change corner.
We loved their pork sandwiches.
Thank you for sharing this. Always sad to see another piece of Dallas history disappear.
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Or the fact that the placed sucked. They couldn’t keep a decent chef and had problems with consistency. Good riddance.
Really sad…went to make our annual Easter Brunch reservations only to find out they were closed…very disappointing. We went every Mothers Day, Fathers Day and Easter for several years now. Frequented the original Kirby’s Steakhouse for years prior to that. The original had delicious steaks and classy atmosphere… 2.0 had a great staff and did a decent job making the place more trendy in an effort to stay up with the times. 🙁