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Cool River

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Tue, 3/26
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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Menu

BRUNCH MENU
$10.95
Blueberry Pancakes
3 blueberry pancakes, with Nueske's bacon, maple syrup, Chambord Mascarpone cream
$15.95
Chicken & Waffle
Fried chicken breast on a Belgian waffle with cinnamon brown sugar butter, maple syrup & gravy
$10.95
Paleo Hash
2 sunny-side up eggs on roasted sweet potato, sauteed spinach & pico de gallo, with fruit or 9 grain toast
$12.49
French Toast
Dipped in cinnamon custard, with Maker's Mark® maple syrup
$10.95
B&E Sandwich
Nueske's bacon, over easy egg, brie cheese, ham, & chipotle raspberry sauce with house hash
$11.95
Eggs Benedict
Eggs and ham on English muffin, hollandaise sauce, with house hash
$11.95
I Did What Last Night?
Chicken fried pork & gravy, with eggs & grit cake
$13.95
Crab Cakes Benedict
Eggs and crab cake on English muffin, hollandaise sauce, with house hash
$10.95
Eggs Your Way
2 eggs, house has, Nueske's bacon, 9 grain toast
About
Cool River Café is... an upscale steak house and southwestern grille set in an elegant dining atmosphere marked by fine woods, dramatic ceilings, large stone fireplaces and hand-crafted chandeliers. Our private dining facilities provide a refined ambiance perfect for any social gathering. Within our 22,000 square feet, we offer not only private dining rooms but a variety of entertainment diversions including billiard rooms and a Cigar & Cognac Lounge featuring an extravagant humidor and an impressive cigar menu. Cool River Café showcases a full-service bar with an award-winning wine list that features more than 400 labels! Conveniently located just 10 minutes from the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport
PRICE RANGE
$28 - $65
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Bar
FEATURES
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been at Cool River several times. I love the honey glazed Atlantic salmon. It is delicious and perfectly done. Steaks are the speciality; prime rib, and tenderloin steaks. The ambiance is nice and warming.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Marisa P
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Marisa, thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We can't wait to have you in again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While in Irving for a management meeting, we visited Cool River for a group dinner (around 25 people). The ambiance was lovely, service prompt and friendly. An appetizer assortment greeted us - usual fare, but the crab cakes and tuna tartare were excellent. I ordered...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JSB915
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We look forward to hosting you and your company again soon :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plain, wilted iceberg lettuce and the meat was raw, despite my “medium” prep request. I expected better for an $18 salad. I’m afraid that fast food joints serve better salads.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rechelle7
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Yesterday was incredibly frustrating. Between waiting for hours for a flight that never took off, then waiting more hours in line to get rebooked, we were wiped out. So today we decided to treat ourselves to a late lunch. We randomly chose the Cool River...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KAMartin911
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

We are so happy you found a bit of relief from your stressful day by visiting our restaurant! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and we look forward to your next trip through Dallas!

Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a company Christmas party here. Nice space with plenty of room. Definitely seems to be a local hotspot (it was packed on Tuesday night) and very Texas inspired. Wide variety of food options and it was good. Service was a little slow and/or forgetful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank carawasthere
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, Cara! We are so happy to have hosted your holiday party and hope to have you in again soon.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

We celebrated our anniversary at this location and we were very pleased. Our waiter was very attentive and the Manager came to greet us, congratulate us, and get to know us. This restaurant offers a cozy elegant atmosphere. Our steaks were delicious, the entire meal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kathy C
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for leaving a review, Kathy - and happy anniversary again :) Hopefully this can become an annual tradition.

Reviewed December 10, 2018

We had a group of 5. Service was excellent, with many helpful tips from the waitress. Steak was terrific, coked exactly as ordered. Local bourbon and local draft beer were a nice touch. Dessert was more than ample! A bit noisy but that was because...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed December 8, 2018

Food is off the hook! Unreal steaks, wine, pub-grub if you can call it that. More like gourmet pub grub. "Never a bad Meal" should be the name of this place. Service is very good and they have all the sports bar toys to boot....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank J P
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We are so happy to be a Dallas favorite for you and we look forward to your next visit :)

Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has good food an a good atmosphere for getting together after a business meeting. Pool tables and big TVs to entertain and a good assortment of beers and liquorsMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mark L
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review - and we apologize for the delay in getting back with you over our busy holiday season. We hope to have you in again soon. Don't forget to come check out our more formal dining...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018

This is a very nice place to go if you want a great evening out. Wait staff are great. Service is really good and the food is delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Virg4422
BrianaM223, Director of Sales at Cool River, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

I apologize for the delay over our busy holiday season! Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We hope to have you in again soon :)

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Treatro
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Response from Arnaldo V | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the time you are going.
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Bety A
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Response from RhettL905 | Reviewed this property |
no formal dress code but this is a nice restaurant with lots of business parties
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