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Cool River Cafe - Dallas

1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, TX 75038-3821
(972) 871-8881
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Ranked #13 of 483 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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English first
loomis ca
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294 reviews 294 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 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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Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I've conducted several business lunches at Cool River over the past couple of months and been underwhelmed every time. The food is heavy, with too much seasoning and salt. I usually order the mango chicken salad, but the chicken is shaved and ends up tasty gummy and salty, like poor quality deli meat. Today I asked for the same salad... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Excellent service and awesome food. The III Forks salad was a great summer salad with a slice apple and pecans. I had the Jim Beam rib-eye that was cooked to perfection and exceptionally seasoned. The great treat was the six cheese scalloped potatoes and white cheddar and chive creamed corn. If you smoke cigars, they offer an impressive selection. Gluten... More

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I'm a smoker so I love the smell of cigars in this place. That's already a plus for me. Food is great, love the decor, and service is really something great.

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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We had an excellent dinner in terms of food and service. Service a bit better than the food. Wine list was adequate but few good red wines under $100. Food was brought quickly. The problem is that the center of the restaurant is a giant cigar bar. Every corner of the restaurant smells like cigars. If you are bothered by... More

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Duluth, Georgia
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187 reviews 187 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The service here was quite good. The steaks are a quite good. There are some other menu choices but they are best known for steaks. The wine list is adequate. They accommodate a larger group well. This is a nice choice for a business dinner.

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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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