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Cool River Cafe - Dallas

1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821
+1 972-871-8881
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Grill
1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821
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Reviewed 6 July 2008

A little on the expensive side, as already mentioned, but the quality is there. I made the mistake of letting them serve me venison medium-rare. Such non-fatty game meat needs a little more cooking to give it a nice texture and to mellow out the...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2008

IBM hosted us on Tuesday night in this place. IT KICKS Major Butt for us late 30s - early 40s something. It has a snazzy Sambucas vibe with a kick of upscale. The Prime Rib was AWESOME but sadly no Risotto on the menu. The...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2008

great food. singles hangout therefore not my thing.

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Grand Prairie, Texas
Reviewed 30 December 2007

chill place with awesome pool tables. Dinner is yum! On the pricey side, and the crowd is more in their 40s or so, but a great hangout

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Reviewed 23 December 2007

Price to Quality ratio is way too high for this restaurant/bar/club....Liked the Ambience tho.

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Reviewed 15 December 2007

Such a chic crowd and great food and service. It's a real treat. I'll give you a tip - I believe they serve clams from Australia that have a green hue so you aren't just getting any clams they are the best clams. :) I've...More

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Coppell, Texas
Reviewed 13 December 2007

Decent but overpriced; very loud atmosphere at lunch.

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Reviewed 30 November 2007

Expensive, but good. It's redeeming quality it the bar/club right next to the restaurant eating area...

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Reviewed 24 January 2006

I did not eat there but went to see some live music which was very good. Cool River Cafe is a good addition to this area. If are staying near the DFW airport this is the most convenient place to go for nightlife.

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8 May 2016|
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Response from Arnaldo V | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the time you are going.
Bety A
7 June 2015|
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Response from Rhett L | Reviewed this property |
no formal dress code but this is a nice restaurant with lots of business parties
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$45 - US$55
American, Bar, Grill
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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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