5 Haute Must-Try Menu Items at Komali Restaurant

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As guests enter Komali the restaurant’s dramatic, contemporary decor sets a cohesive tone to the modern inspired Mexican cuisine offered on the menu. Conveniently located, it’s just minutes from the city’s most trendy spots including Uptown, Highland Park, Downtown and the Oaklawn area.

When owner Emanuel Salinas opened Komali he wanted to create much more than a restaurant, he envisioned a dynamic platform in which to savor the rich culinary customs of his native Mexico and until this day is an active influence over dishes that find there way onto the menu. With food inspired by the traditions Oaxacan pueblos, the Pacific coast of Acapulco, and the latest dining trends from Mexico City, Chef Geovanny Arredondo has masterfully recreated classic Mexican dishes using timeless recipes while combining new, cutting edge trends from Mexico City.

Taking its name from an Aztec world meaning open fire griddle, Komali’s communal table and hand-designed fireplace provide the perfect setting for an intimate dinner or enjoying drinks and a meal with friends. Always enticing Dallasites to broaden their palates its collection of dishes is truly unique. Here is a list of the top five must-try items on the menu.

ADDRESS:

4152 Cole Ave   #106
Dallas, TX 75204
Tel: 214.252.0200

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1 REDFISH MOJO DE AJO

The redfish is pan-roasted in a traditional mojo de ajo (garlic sauce) which is served atop breaded eggplant mashed potatoes and garnished with Fresno-habanero puree. The white, moist and flaky fish has a sweet taste that creates an unforgettable taste when combined with the heat from the habanero puree.

2 COCHINITA PIBIL

Cochinita Pibil is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatán Península of Mayan origin that Komali serves in banana leaves with achiote, orange zest, pickled red onions, and marble potatoes. Its beautiful presentation and unique marriage of flavors makes it a dish you won't forget.

3 MAHI MAHI AL PASTOR

This dish is almost too pretty to eat! Full of vibrant colors the Mahi-mahi is marinated in guajilla-pineapple marinade then wrapped in leeks. Served with rice, seasonal vegetables, and grilled pineapple. It's love at first bite.

4 KOMALI PLT

An ode to a traditional BLT the Komali PLT is the star of the appetizer items on the menu. It comes with small bite sized pork, lettuce and tomato sandwiches topped with guajillo salsa. These mini bites are a fun and delicious way to begin your meal.

5 CHICKEN TINGA SOPES

The chicken tinge soles are small, crisp masa bites stacked with sumptuously, slow braised chicken in chipotle, avocado puree, queso fresco, cilantro and crema. The spiciness of the chicken combined with the cool creamy creme create a decadent mouthwatering dish that will have you coming back for more.
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