18111 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75252
$$$ Recommended Editor's Pick Special Offer Outdoor Seating
“New American Cuisine with a French influence” is what Cadot chefs Jean-Marie Cadot and Gaspar Stantic promise to the customers of the quaint restaurant. With unique dishes like Butterflied Trout with a pistachio and mushroom white wine sauce, that’s exactly what they deliver. Owner Jean-Marie Cadot has a family restaurant history dating back to 1758 and he himself has been learning to cook since the age of eight, experience that shows through in their time-honored menu. The food is highlighted by the layout of the restaurant that includes four spacious, adjoining rooms with a table arrangement that encourages intimate conversation. ...
2009 E. Copeland Rd., Arlington, TX 76011
Dominion Theatre Company will present live theatrical youth productions, and deliver a superlative dining experience for the cultural education, entertainment, and inspiration of the community.
17776 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75287
$$$$ Top 10
III Forks aims to recreate the grandiose eating experiences of old. Its 25,000 square feet of dining space, divided into fifteen distinct rooms named after famous Texan heroes, provides the stage for a Texas-French-inspired menu that offers USDA Prime beef steaks, a “Fish Market” selection, and sides including off-the-cob creamed corn, vegetables, and potatoes. The III Forks experience also relies heavily on an appreciation for great wine. Dennis Haley, the Cellar Master, is responsible for the 8,000+ bottles housed in one of the largest wine cellars in Texas. Indeed, III Forks offers a true eating experience.
2516 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
Upon stepping into the Hotel St. Germain’s lavish dining room, you will recognize immediately that you are in for an extraordinary dining experience. It’s all in the details: Limoges china, antique silverware, Frette linen, and lavender roses give the table setting an air of enchantment. Overlooking a lovely French courtyard, this award-winning restaurant’s ambiance is just the beginning. On the prix fixe menu, you can look forward to savoring such dishes as Butternut Squash with Cinnamon Apple Soup, Rosemary Scented Colorado Lamb Loin, Citrus-Glazed Black Sea Bass and a daily selection of cheeses.
500 Crescent Ct., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Top 10
Settle into the easy elegance of the Capital Grille, and prepare for an evening indulging in the artistry of true dining. Blending finesse with a bit of surprise, the Grille serves dry aged steaks, fresh seafood, and wine from legendary vineyards across the globe. Tickle your palate with the Wagyu Beef Carpaccio, and move on to the Dry Aged Porterhouse Steak. The chef also suggests the Kona Crusted Dry Aged Sirloin with caramelized shallot butter. Lose yourself in hours of gastronomic revelry in this delicious time-warp.
111 West 4th Street Suite 15, Dallas, TX 76102
Catering to the need for a fun and interactive dining experience in Dallas, Simply Fondue was born in the late 80’s. More than 20 years later, this hot-pot spot of a good time continues to present diners with the unique opportunity to orchestrate their meal however they like with a variety of cheeses, meats, veggies, and sweets. Couples can turn up the heat taking turns dipping tasty morsels for each other, while large parties will truly enjoy this communal style of dining out. And with such a luxurious array of dipping chocolates and sweet treats, we may all be tempted ...
1321 Commerce St., Dallas, TX 75202
The design of this stunning Adolphus hotel restaurant is a trip back in time to 17th-century France where opulence and grandeur predominate and rococo architecture creates heavenly settings. High cathedral ceilings, hand-blown crystal chandeliers, and hand-painted, pastel-colored murals of cherubs and clouds set the stage with breathtaking elegance. Executive Chef Jason Weaver’s dishes match the grandeur of their surroundings, with stunning presentations, exquisite seasonal ingredients, and delicate preparations. The daily prix fixe menus include three, five, and even exquisite 13-course options, allowing an experience at The French Room to be as decadent as you dare to make it.
1530 Main St., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Top 10
With renowned chef Charlie Palmer’s latest installment—and his first in Texas—he brings American-French fusion cuisine to Dallas. The “breezy” themed restaurant is decorated in honor of Texas being the nation’s top producer of wind energy. The ambiance of earthy color tones and spinning turbines in the lights might just blow you away. The food might too, if you’re interested in dishes like Plancha Seared Mahi Mahi, or Surf and Swine, featuring caramelized scallops and crisp pork belly. Take home some of the fun at the connected wine shop, Next Vintage, which has selections of wine hand-picked by Palmer and his ...
5450 West Lovers Ln., Dallas, TX 75209
$$$ Top 10
Old World elegance meets contemporary charm in Bijoux Restaurant. The expansive dining space is warmed by floor-to-ceiling drapes, lit by pristine chandeliers, and polished by rich wood tones. Executive Chef Scott Gottlich has constructed dishes that measure up to the fine décor both in their elegant plating and refined construction. The prix fixe menu gives the patron a choice between three and five courses, and the tasting menu recommends a different wine for each dish. While five courses might sound overwhelming, dishes like Crispy Pork Belly with fava bean “succotash,” corn, and tomato and the “Childhood” Chocolates dessert all in ...
3015 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, TX 75219
The Landmark Restaurant is housed in the Warwick Melrose Hotel, and maintains hours that cater to early risers, late brunchers, and after-dark eaters alike. Breakfast selections include house made cereals and dishes like Spicy Chorizo Sausage with Black Pepper Biscuit. The Landmark Burger, made with Akaushi beef and wasabi, can be found on the expansive lunch menu, while dinner offers the Grilled Texas Partridge. For dessert the Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee and the Rogue Chocolate Stout Cake make for pleasant decision-making conundrums.
3020 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75206
Designed with European sophistication, St. Martin’s Wine Bistro has a unique ambiance and menu. It offers a refined environment that accommodates romantic dining exquisitely with intimate booths and live piano music, while catering to exquisite tastes with impeccable food and top-of-the-line wine. The chefs prepare French-American Cuisine nightly, with selections such as Sauteed Scallopini Veal in a Lemon-Caper Butter Sauce, and Roasted, Farm Raised Breast of Chicken, Sherry & Wild Mushroom Beurre Blanc. Their Champagne Brunch on Sundays includes Creole Crab Cake, Egg Frittata and Pecan-Crusted Trout. Whatever the occasion, St. Martin's Wine Bistro ensures a distinctively classy experience.
19009 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75252
Bask in Lavendou’s warm and welcoming French countryside décor, and let yourself slip into the mindset of someone truly enjoying the moment. Rustic archways of exposed brick and lively tablecloth fabrics of blues and yellows help cement the feeling of being on holiday, and the southern French cuisine menu convinces the palate it is in another time zone. The Foie Gras En Terrine au Sauternes is a decadent expression of flavor, while the Grilled Tilapia Provencal speaks of seemingly effortless freshness. “High Tea” is also a daily event, and is another fine touch of French hospitality.
4345 W. Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75220
Diners seeking excitement in flavor and fashion need look no further; Suze hosts guests in-house and also provide full service catering for cocktail parties, buffet dinners and anything in between. Regardless of party size or preferred ambiance, Suze produces excellent food and presentation. Recipes of comforting French fare from Northern and Southern France are fused with flavors from all over the world and innovatively prepared with the highest quality of local and imported ingredients. Executive chef Gilbert Garza and chef de cuisine Jeffery Hobbs strive to put quality, passion and flare into each dish, making each plate exceptional.
2610 Maple Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
The Old Warsaw has bragging rights as “one of Dallas’ most romantic candlelit restaurants.” The delicate way the food is prepared combined with the performance of serving it amidst its chic atmosphere and antique décor make The Old Warsaw an inspired Old World escape. An establishment that has been open since 1948, the restaurant serves up its best French-Continental cuisine seven nights a week. Along with an A-list selection of steaks, the menu also contains dishes such as Roasted Quail with Sautéed Mushrooms and Muscat Wine and Whole Maine Lobster, and a full wine list of California and French wines.
4216 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219
$$ Top 10
Aurora is decadence at its most classic. The quaint and intimate dining room exudes romance, with subdued lighting, candlelit tables, and soft accents. The open kitchen, set behind a frame of etched glass, looks like a theater stage, with the kitchen staff acting out a nightly performance. Their creations are as whimsical and elegant as the décor, with an array of French-inspired dishes that play on premium ingredients, inventive combinations, and classic pairings. The menu changes weekly, but entrees like Chicken Crusted with Lemon Thyme, Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Pomme Puree, and Lamb Rib Medallions with Sweet Potato Gnocchi suggest ...
4444 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX 75205
The cozy, intimate retaurant has been a Dallas favorite since it opened in 1984. By day, it is light and cheery, with sunlight coming through the lace curtains. In the evenings, diners are immersed in the cozy glow of the intimate room.
2917 Fairmount Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Picturesquely set with a “cottage in the woods” vibe, Lola the Restaurant is a quaint escape from city life. The historic house in which the restaurant resides seats seventy, and includes some unique attributes, such as the tasting room. Seated in this room, diners may sample the 10-course petite portion meal, for a delightfully diverse experience. Elsewhere in the restaurant, a prix fixe menu serves as the nightly menu, offering the option of two, three, and four courses. Dishes like Lemon Sole and Braised Beef Short Ribs and delectable dessert selections like Peanut Parfait with grapes and brittle, and Pear ...
6047 Lewis Street, Dallas, TX 75206
York Street Restaurant is governed by an ethical culinary philosophy, where “supporting sustainable, responsibly raised food lies at the heart of what we do best.” Chef Sharon A. Hage uses fresh ingredients in dishes like Wolf Fish Di Parma, which features a prosciutto roast, thin green beans, and sherry-shallot vinaigrette, and pairs her menu with a selection of teas that stands in for a more traditional wine menu. Also at the heart of what York Street does best is promote its family – get to know baker Armando Castillo; the waiter, Clint Patronella, and receptionist, Sheryl White. But most of ...
4514 Travis St., Dallas, TX 75205
This casual French eatery has been open since 1983 and delighting locals and tourists every step of the way. Casual elegance with a true French neighborhood feel has helped to keep L’Ancestral French Restaurant a favorite in Dallas for so many years. The restaurants earthy colors, soft lighting and quaint stone patio are reminiscent of the French countryside. As for the cuisine, you won’t find any Americanized French cuisine at L’Ancestral. Simple and fresh ingredients are used to create truly inspiring French dishes that perpetuate the romantic and intimate atmosphere of this traditional and authentic French dining experience.
2900 S. Hulen St., Fort Worth, TX 76109
Louise Lamensdorf brings a little bit of France to Dallas and a little “Paris On your Plate” with her restaurant, Bistro Louise. Bistro Louise has won a myriad of awards, and Louise herself has trained under some of the finest chefs in the country, but the real proof behind the success of the restaurant can be found in the food. The cuisine is American with French, Spanish, and Italian influences, and the result is an authentic, gourmet dining experience. Louise uses only the finest cuts of meat and seafood that have been flown in from all over the world, and ...