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Cool River Cafe - Dallas

1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821
(972) 871-8881
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Ranked #14 of 486 Restaurants in Irving
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $45 - $55
Hours:
Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: MacArthur Blvd.
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Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 NEW

Yes, I agree with most the prices are a bit over the top here. However, I really enjoyed my dining experience. I loved that they had venison on the menu! Even though it was undercooked for my liking it was still very tasteful and the horseradish mashed potatoes so delicious! Presentation of food was excellent and great wait staff...oh and... More

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

I met my friend at Cool River on a Saturday afternoon at about 1pm. We thought the restaurant wasn't open because we got a front row parking spot, which is rare if you go in the evenings--the spaces nearest the restaurant are blocked off for valet parking. The restaurant was practically empty at that time of day--a few men at... More

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Auburn, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

The first thing that struck me about this place was the outer beauty. It's beautifully landscaped and has valet parking. Fancy. Once I opened the door, the smell of smoke hit me. I imagine smokers love coming here, but for the rest of us, it's awful. The service was so-so. The food was WAY over-priced. My meal was not prepared... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We had lunch yesterday at this chain establishment. The waiter was great. He was smart, entertaining and competent. I had the pecan crusted chicken salad. The chicken may have been a little overcooked, but definitely not by much. The honey-mustard dressing was not too heavy. My husband had a grilled chicken panini that was good. The restaurant was not too... More

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Irving, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Cool River Cafe is an upscale al a carte dinning experience. The servers were professional and curtious. The main course (steak, lobster, shrimp ect.) was very tasty and worth the price. The side dishes however were a tad bit bland in comparison. The portion size for a la carte vegetables were worth the price. After a late dinner you could... More

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loomis ca
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294 reviews 294 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
218 helpful votes 218 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great people watching spot inside Terminal D. Friendly service, good food, but a bit pricey for what you got. Would recommend rather than fast food.

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Ft. Worth, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I've been here in the evening's for happy hours and to watch soccer, golf and other sports, but never came here for lunch, so I thought I would try this place out for lunch with a business partner. We sat in the restaurant lounge (non-smoking) as opposed to the bar area which is smoking, I would certainly call ahead for... More

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Midland, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Our dinner was spectacular! I have been to many of the best steakhouses in the country. Steakhouses that are highly regarded and most foodies will recognize. The steaks we had here were as good as I have ever eaten anywhere. The service was spectacular and the environment couldn't have been better. After dinner we retired to the cigar room and... More

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Irving, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great place to hang out with friends and stay late to enjoy the live bands also. Food is above average and the action is great. The sevice can be slow in the lounge area but you will still enjoy the evening. Good food, great music, pool tables, and a seperate cigar room!

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Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

An awesome place to hang with friends or a night out with your significant other. In a nice area of Irving with numerous hotels near by. Just south of Cool River is La Quinta across from the Four Seasons a great place for the price and location.

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Additional Information about Cool River Cafe - Dallas

Address: 1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821
Phone Number: (972) 871-8881
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Irving
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 45 - 55
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Grill

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