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“Overall Positive” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Mansion at Turtle Creek Restaurant

The Mansion at Turtle Creek Restaurant
2821 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219-4802 (Oak Lawn)
214-559-2100
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Ranked #63 of 2,938 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Contemporary
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Oak Lawn
Cross street: Turtle Creek and Gillespie
Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Overall Positive”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We visited on a Friday for the Taste Lunch menu ($40 each for a three-course meal). For starter, we tried the tuna sashimi, it was fresh and tasted good. I think the chef was trying to create a brush stoke effect on the white plate (like the Chinese painting) using the black sesame sauce, quite honestly it just didn’t look very appealing. I would recommend that they just put the sesame sauce in a small dish and put it on the side of the plate. We also ordered the shrimp and grits, and I like that it was served warm. Texasflat iron steak was tender and just right, but the Alaskan halibut was overcooked and too dry. The vanilla crème brûlée with raspberry marmalade & sorbet was terrific – probably my favorite of the day. We were surprised that the place was not busy at all during our visit. The server was nice and attentive, and overall we had an enjoyable dining experience.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
New Castle, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Restaurant Week”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

Last night my husband and I joined our daughter and her boyfriend for a special dinner to kick off Restaurant Week. The setting was beautiful, the waitstaff helpful and the food delicious. We ordered the three course dinner offered for Restaurant Week and all of our choices were excellent. The waitress consulted with the sommelier to bring us appropriate -- and affordable -- wines to complement our food choices. This was a splurge but well worth the money spent. I highly recommend for a special night out--like the 44th anniversary we were celebrating.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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silicon valley
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“excellent chef”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The setting is beautiful with a blend of a european style room with modern touches.Excellent waitstaff varied menu.Excellent food.

Visited July 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“My choice? The Library”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Ambience (ambiance) and service is the key factor to fine dining. If you are not a King or Queen you will think of yourself as such after your experience at The Mansion ranging from valet to the Somelier to the Maitre d'. The food is par excellent thus not even questionable or necessary to discuss including ordering off the menu which I customarily do because I am a picky eater. If your finances cannot handle a place such as this I suggest you save until you can afford this luxurious experience. My 1977 Marc V (at the time) was parked up front with the Rolls. As I said . . . King or Queen. . .

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Austin, Texas
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88 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“A Lovely Dinner in a Beautiful Room”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Excellent service and food. I am a vegetarian and they had a vegetarian tasting menu! It was tremendous! The room is stunning … the original living room of this epic mansion.

Very expensive. But really wonderful.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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