4511 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75205
$$$ Top 10
Abacus’s contemporary dining room is defined by rich textures, cool tones, and an earthy aesthetic. Leather, wood, and stone form a simple yet lighthearted backdrop for a dining experience that is nothing short of transporting. Executive Chef Kent Rathbun’s lively and engaging menu takes cues from around the globe, with Asian, Mediterranean, and Pacific Rim influences as well as a selection of both creative and traditional sushi. Playful innovation underlies dishes such as Salt-Crusted Calimari Fondue with Spicy Yellow Curry Sauce and “Bacon and Eggs,” comprised of Niman Ranch chipotle bacon and a scrambled duck egg. With an exceptional wine ...
1807 Ross Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Top 10
From the moment you step into Chef Stephen Pyles’ self-named restaurant, you know you're in for a feast for all five senses. The Restaurant décor exudes sophisticated opulence, while the sheer size and number of dining options aim to accommodate numerous party sizes. The extensive Southwest-inspired menu is similarly lavish, offering ceviches, tapas, appetizers, flatbread pizzas, and a raw bar selection just to start. South American, Spanish, and Middle Eastern flavors meld to produce dishes like the Coffee Masala-Rubbed Strip Steak. And not to be outdone, the wine list spans the globe and compliments the jet-setting menu.
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 ...
17552 Dallas Pkwy., Dallas, TX 75287
Many people may know Maguire’s as a prestigious catering company that has been serving unique, restaurant quality food for over ten years. Now Maguire’s gourmet dishes and sparkling service, that were once only available for large functions, are available everyday at Maguire’s Restaurant. Commensurate with the elegance of Maguire’s food and service, the restaurant itself makes diners feel like they’re having a custom made party thrown and catered for them, instead of throwing it for someone else. The restaurant is available for large parties, and Maguire’s has the experience to know the ideal atmosphere for your party.
4259 Bryant Irvin Rd., Fort Worth, TX 76109
Fine American cuisine with a Texas twist is what diners can expect at Bonnell’s in Dallas. Guests are welcome to soak in the sophisticated, yet relaxing ambiance set in the main dining room with candle lit tables, or to prepare their own custom event in a private room. Catering options are offered to make special occasions unique to each party, with the option of custom menus. The private space allows up to 48 guests comfortably. The food menu systematically complies with the 5 year consecutive winning wine list of the Esteemed Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, making Bonnell’s an all ...
857 W. John Carpenter Fwy., Irving, TX 75039
Guests of The Ranch are encouraged to soak up the abundant Texas culture, dive into tempting menu items and relax in the midst of live Texas music. This dining destination takes pride in its location, so much that there is a giant iconic fork stuck in the ground at the entrance; a reenactment of the last boards of the porch being laid into place, and a worker exclaiming “It’s done, stick a fork in it!" The menu is stocked with seafood from the Gulf Coast, beef from the Southern Plains, and produce from local farms. Local bands for live music ...
2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas, TX 75201
$$$ Top 10
Fearing’s at the Ritz-Carlton in uptown Dallas provides a truly consummate, elegant dining experience. There are six stylish dining rooms and two bars from which to choose to accentuate your fine dining experience, and each of them is decorated in a different motif. Regardless of where you dine, you will be surrounded by art, design, and furniture reminiscent of a European palace. Award-winning chef Dean Fearing has cultivated not only a luxurious dining atmosphere, but has also combined gourmet dishes with unique Southern cooking techniques to create a menu of excellent flavor and refinement. Voted the #1 Best Hotel Restaurant ...
8411 Preston Rd., Dallas, TX 75225
Diners who have been searching for a place to enjoy some modern Texas comfort food need look no further: Preston’s has arrived. Taking over the location previously inhabited by Park Cities Prime, Chef and Co-Owner John Schwartzenberger presents traditional comfort food with a southwestern twist. Diners enjoy their food in a comfortable environment, while the restaurant still maintains a sophisticated feel with its stucco and polished wood décor that’s reminiscent of an old ranch. Furthering that ambiance is Preston’s Live Piano Music that accompanies each meal from Monday through Saturday from 7pm to 10pm. Preston’s also boasts a large wine ...
4513 Travis St., Dallas, TX 75205
A selection of fine Mexican cuisine and tequila is what you’ll find when you visit Trece Restaurant and Tequila Bar. With over 120 kinds of tequila on hand and an assortment of traditional Mexican platters with a modern twist provided by Chef Amador Mora, the one thing diners are sure to experience is flavor when they visit this spacious and modern restaurant. Trece offers six different rooms in which to enjoy your dining or drinking experience, including inside and outside patios and a tequila lounge. All of the rooms are decorated with modern design and art, providing a dining experience ...
1512 Commerce Street, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75201
Located in the lobby of the newly renovated Dallas Power and Light building, Fuse Restaurant is the latest in concept fusion dining. This complex, multi-level, 1904 ex-store/warehouse is located in downtown Dallas, where a renaissance of new retail and dining has emerged. While still keeping true to the original Art Deco style of the historic building, Fuse has managed to blend industrial décor with an Asian flare. The restaurant has concrete floors, metal chairs and railings mixed with bamboo walls, stone figurines and bamboo place mats. The Tex-Asian cuisine was given a four star rating by the Dallas Morning News ...