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Cool River Cafe

#882 of 3,047 Restaurants in Dallas}
$$ - $$$American,
3200 E Airfield Dr, Terminal D - Gate 25, Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Dallas, TX 75261-4904
+1 972-973-8888
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
“panini” (4 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
3200 E Airfield Dr, Terminal D - Gate 25, Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Dallas, TX 75261-4904
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Stopped in here during my 3 hour layover enroute to Hong Kong. Excellent service from Maria and the food was a generous portion. Had the Pannini... good flavor. Priced like you would expect in an airport. Def recommend.

Thank Will O
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great plate of Calamari with chillies and sauce. Just what this Kiwi boy needed after traveling fir over 30 hours. Waitress was lovely too .)

Thank adventureguyNZ
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome steak sandwich! Ton of food for the price ... could have split it for two ... tender beef, dropped the bell peppers ... just didn't get that with tenderloin steak sandwich ... of course ... do the horseradish ...

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

What a nice airport cafe. Ordered the prime rib sandwich and it was perfect! Service with a smile and quick with the food. A must stop!!

Thank jerrydaisey
Reviewed 27 July 2017

When I have time to kill at an airport, I like to find a comfortable spot near my gate, especially with a window, a glass of wine and decent food. Cool River Cafe met my requirements. The service was good and I was allowed to...More

Thank jcatrina
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We ate here this past Friday early evening, during our layover heading home from Cancun. Still in the mood for more seafood, we ordered the grouper sandwiches, fries and a beer. The sandwiches were tasty, although the buns could definitely be more substantial, as they...More

Thank LynninNM
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Great stop at DFW Airport, Terminal D In front of gate 25. Although busy, service is fast and food is pretty good and well served. On the negative side, I must say that that close attention has to be given to knives and forks: they...More

Thank Prietoinc
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We wanted to have a meal before our late night flight and chose Cool River as it had a good variey of meals from steaks to sandwiches. The wine list was excellent. We shared a turtle cheescake to finish off. The server was professional and...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It's easy to complain about airport food -- the prices are usually high and the quality is low. But judging from two visits a week apart, once for dinner and once for breakfast, Cool River does a good job of rising above those low marks....More

Thank desrlmt
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I had dinner at Cool River in-between flights. The service was good and prompt (with continuing follow-up from the wait person), however, the food was nothing special. I had a cheeseburger and fries and the fries were limp and were not hot and limp and...More

Thank FastEddie_NM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3200 E Airfield Dr, Terminal D - Gate 25, Dallas Fort Worth Airport, Dallas, TX 75261-4904
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 972-973-8888
  • This restaurant is at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (after security)
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