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Cool River Cafe - Dallas

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American, Bar, Grill
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1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821 (MacArthur Blvd.)
+1 972-871-8881
Today
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Dallas
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281 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a good looking dining room, but wow it's loud. Can't have a conversation at lunch. Pulled pork sandwich was good. Needed slaw. Salmon entrée was good. A little overdone. Service was slow.

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Thank jpatter1
Management response:

Thank you for your review. Hopefully next time you come in we can get your entrees just right! We hope to see you soon. More 

Central Florida
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This upscale steak and seafood restaurant offers several unique beef, seafood, and pork entrees along with a few different tasty appetizers. We enjoyed the shrimp and pork chops and ahi tuna. The atmosphere was comfortable and our server and wait team were excellent and provided outstanding, friendly service.

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Thank Janet4Missions
Management response:

Janet, thank you for the great review! We hope to have you in again soon. More 

Dallas, Texas
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205 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's for some reason forgettable as we live in the neighborhood and remember it when we drive by - but with that said, we have always enjoyed steaks, seafood, fabulous sides and a variant and interesting wine menu. The service is always above average and the ambiance is comfortable and lit just right for this type of steak house environment.... More 

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Thank Penny J
Management response:

Penny - Thanks for thinking of us and the great review. Please come see us again soon! More 

leawood, kansas
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396 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food; known for its attractive servers. Fair service, classy. Popular place for groups and business meetings. Have a satellite at Love Field, but that place sucks.

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Thank colesloough
Management response:

Thanks for the great review! We hate that you did not enjoy your experience at Love Field, but are happy that you enjoy your time here at the Las Colinas location. We hope to see you soon! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the nicer places to visit in this area. It's a little more upscale than other offerings around here but the prices are still very reasonable. All of the food is amazing and they have a huge bar with anything you could possibly want. The bartender Josh is awesome and will treat you like he knows you... More 

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Thank Ryan M
Management response:

Thanks, Ryan! We will pass your compliments on to Josh, and we hope to see you soon! More 

Dallas
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and fantastic food. You will enjoy the atmosphere too. I don't know why the name has "cafe" in it, that not the feeling you get.

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Thank Faye_CH
Management response:

Faye, Thanks for the great review. We hope to see you again soon:) More 

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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 20 and the service was amazing. The food was great!! The restaurant was pretty noisy. I won't recommend for first date.

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Thank Vikas K
Management response:

Vikas, Thank you for the wonderful review! We look forward to having you back in again soon! More 

New Orleans, Louisiana
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

12 of our family met as a get together here. They took reservations, service was excellent and food was superb. Ambiance was was warm and refined. All food was as ordered and delicious. Highly recommend.

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Thank ayhugel
Management response:

Thank you so much for your kind words. We love that you and your family had a great experience here and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Fairport, New York
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257 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here with my business team the other night in one of their private rooms. Service is very good and attentive, water glass constantly being refilled. Wine list is great and wine prices reasonable. I got the special KC bone in strip which a little chewy but OK. I'd go back, should have gotten the filet.

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Thank Clarkvara
Management response:

Thank you for coming in to dine with us! We hope to see you soon and we will get that filet just right for you. More 

Bengaluru, India
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Trust me what a large pub and steak house is this. Unbelievable. Yea varieties were around Fresh sea food and steaks. Not a great place for chicken eaters. Place for team gathering, large parties. Food is delicious and fresh. Happening place

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Thank Selvaraj V
Management response:

Thank you for the great review! Come see us again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$45 - US$55
Cuisine
American, Bar, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821
    (MacArthur Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
  • Phone Number: +1 972-871-8881

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