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.
2821 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas, TX 75219
Tucked within Dallas’ only five-star luxury hotel is The Mansion Restaurant. Its warm ambiance is created by a fusion of contemporary furnishings and elegant architecture complimented by honey-colored walls. For dinner in the main dining room, one can choose from a wide range of dishes, including such items as Maine Lobster Casserole or Guinea Fowl with bitter Spanish chocolate, cilantro pesto, and braised chicken tortellini. Aside from the main dining room, this restaurant offers a variety of different dining experiences: get the star treatment in the Chef’s Room, relax and snack on the Pool Terrace, or settle down for drinks …
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.
1717 N. Akard St., Dallas, TX 75201
Executive Chef J.W. Foster has taken Tex-Mex cuisine to the next level with Pyramid Restaurant and Bar. With a AAA Four Diamond Award under its belt, Pyramid strives to give each patron a truly memorable eating experience. Using herbs and vegetables grown in the restaurant’s 2,000 square foot rooftop terrace gardens, Foster creates dishes that are reminiscent of their southern origin, but strikingly imaginative in their execution. Welcome the day with the Oatmeal Brulee, a bowl of cinnamon oatmeal with banana and soft brown sugar, or take a break from the lunch-hour grind with the Canadian Lobster Mac and Cheese …