Torch of the Acropolis restaurant, better known as “The Torch,” served Oak Cliff residents for decades. In the mid-20th century, when eating out was a luxury usually reserved for special occasions, The Torch was THE Oak Cliff restaurant.
Read more about the history of The Torch here.
A listing on eBay offers a vintage menu from The Torch, listing 65-cent shrimp cocktails and $1.50 top sirloins, for sale. It’s a charming bit of Oak Cliff history that can be yours for $135 or six payments of $23.