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The French Room

#2,332 of 3,209 Restaurants in Dallas
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1321 Commerce St, The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX 75202-4202
+1 214-742-8200
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible26%
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1321 Commerce St, The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX 75202-4202
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we were seated my wife and I were treated like second class citizens. Starting with the arrogance and demeaning attitude of our waiter, who only offered drink menus to our friends until we complained, while informing us that we were in the...More

Thank Joe k
Sarah W, Public Relations Manager at The French Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Joe k, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of your recent dining experience with us in The French Room. I want to personally apologize for what is certainly not the first class service we strive for in The French Room....More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

I rarely write reviews, so for me to take the time to do this says a lot in the first place... First of all, ignore all reviews prior to September, 2017, as they no longer apply. The French Room closed for 18 months and reopened...More

3  Thank Leah S
Sarah W, Public Relations Manager at The French Room, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear Leah S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent dining experience with us in The French Room. As someone who doesn't normally write reviews, we absolutely value the time you took out of your day to provide us...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Oh, I'm so disappointed. I've been to the French Room in the past and have always enjoyed the experience. The restaurant has been closed for the past year for remodeling and I was looking forward to visiting this classic Dallas restaurant, unfortunately I should have...More

Thank TexasTraveler010
Sarah W, Public Relations Manager at The French Room, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Dear TexasTraveler010, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent dining experience with us in The French Room. We strive to provide a memorable, thoughtful dining experience in The French Room and I'm sorry to hear we have fallen short...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We returned to the French Room for the 3rd time since the reopen. We had a lovely meal. We decided to opt for the 7 course meal as we had not tried that and we were not disappointed. Every course was delicious. The sommelier made...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 5 February 2018

First, they covered up the entire old, beautiful ceiling fresco with whitish paint! Really!? Why?! Then we found the room was extremely noisy -- clinking of the silverware, loud conversation from neighboring tables, etc.. The foods are fine but not at old French room standard,...More

1  Thank Trvl_FunTX
Sarah W, Public Relations Manager at The French Room, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Trvl_FunTX, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit with us in The French Room. Our goal with our restoration was to restore The Adolphus and The French Room to it's original glory from when we first opened...More

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Loyal fans of the French Room for special occasions for the past 25 years. The limited menu was disappointing; the service was at level of a three star restaurant - never knew who our waiter was; and the discontinuation of dessert soufflés was the ultimate...More

Thank UFTAMU
Reviewed 22 January 2018

1/13/2018: Brought friends to celebrate their recent wedding. We had visited in the past and wanted to introduce the new bride to the unique cuisine and fine service of the French Room. We all selected the chef's samples with wine pairing. Our 5 hour dinner...More

Thank K-Angler
Reviewed 19 December 2017

So to start, it should be noted that my wife and I have been going to the French Room every December for our Anniversary for the last 6 years. We were so sad when the French room was closed last year, but were very excited...More

2  Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

So, to make it clear - I have not yet EATEN at the newly revamped French Room. I had planned to so on NYE and I had made reservations for a table for 6. Have you noticed how the menu is a secret? Not posted...More

Thank McAenki
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The service and the ambiance made for a lovely and relaxing afternoon of enjoying the "Holiday Tea". Irwin's service was spot-on. The live pianist was delightful. The French room is elegant. The pairing of the teas with each course was thoughtful. It was the small...More

Thank doTERRATraveler
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samuelfrankellis
1 September 2016|
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Response from DavidDavis | Property representative |
The French Room is currently undergoing a thoughtful restoration. Plans for the restaurant include the addition of new bar and salon venues and updated menu and dining experiences. Stay tuned for exciting updates on the... More
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Mike B
8 July 2016|
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Response from DavidDavis | Property representative |
Our culinary team has always accommodated those on restricted diets, Mike. Returning in 2017, The French Room will offer carefully crafted enhancements to food, décor and service. All will be guided by the spirit of the... More
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Gary S
16 December 2015|
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Response from Dwaine M | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel, I am sure they can help you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 85 - US$ 135
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 Commerce St, The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX 75202-4202
    (Akard)
  • Public Transportation: DART and DART Light Rail (Akard Street Station)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-742-8200
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Adolphus, Autograph Collection
Description
Editors at Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler , and Fodor's have consistently included The French Room on their annual lists of superlative restaurants. The Zagat Survey of America's Top Restaurants ranks the dining room No. 1 for food, decor, and service, and it's only one of nine restaurants in the United States to have achieved a near-perfect food score. Texas Monthly and D Magazine list The French Room among the best restaurants in Dallas. It is now the only dining room in Texas to hold the AAA Five Diamond Award.
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