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“Better Than Cheesecake Factory”
Review of Grand Lux Cafe

Grand Lux Cafe
Ranked #52 of 3,713 Restaurants in Dallas
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed September 8, 2012

The Grand Lux Cafe, at the Galleria in Dallas, originated from at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and was created by the owner of the Cheesecake Factory. It is absolutely beautiful! Tall ceilings, gorgeous lighting, and grand opulence. But, still a 'casual dining' establishment. The menu offers a varied selection. The cocktail I had (recommended by the waitress - can't remember the name) was excellent. My 14 y/o wasn't fond of the appetizer he ordered, the pot roast cheese fries. But overall, we really enjoyed our meal. It was $200.00 for a party of 5, with only one cocktail, one beer, and one appetizer ordered. But, we did take home a New York cheesecake and red velvet cake to share, which were both excellent. The plates and dinner servings are huge, much like the Cheesecake Factory. I really like the Cheesecake Factory. But I was so impressed by the Grand Lux Cafe!

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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Grand Lux at the Dallas Galleria always has a long wait to get in, for a good reason. This upscale version of the Cheesecake Factory offers a huge menu with something for everyone, and does it well. Service was very good. Our waiter was attentive, helpful and fast. Our food was very good, and dessert was fantastic. This is not haute cuisine, but it is very good, reliably so, and we have not had a bad meal. Loved their Polynesian salad and the chocolate cake is to die for. Thankfully they now take reservations which are highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 25, 2012

This restaurant chain is usually a safe bet but not this time. We were a table of 5 that ordered standard fair- burgers, salad & salmon. After 30 min waiting our waitress asked us if we would like her to check on our food. At the 55 min mark we stood to leave. Our waitress wasn't sure if our drinks could be taken off our bill so the manager nervously came. He offered nothing to us except to wait further so he could pack up our meals for takeout. Explaining that we came to dine in NOT to takout he apologized and wished us a goodnight. Not only were we hungry we were disappointed that our situation was not taken care of more promptly & to our satisfaction.
Nice ambiance, good location (directly at the mall) but inexperienced staff including management.

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Reviewed August 22, 2012

Service was excellent, and food was great. price was reasonable. We would definitely return. It was just as good as it was in the winter.

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Reviewed August 22, 2012

Located at the Gallaria Mall you worry this place would be just another medium quality high price restaurant - NO! The dining area is very elegant, a total excape from the mall, but friendly astmosphere makes you feel comfortable dining in and not a stuffy feel at all.
The menus is expansive. I had the skillet Green Chile Carnitas which was perfect heat and spice. Other items to try are the warm goat cheese salad and the asian short rib tacos.
We finished with a red velvet cake that fed all 5 of us!
Check your receipt when you are done and fill out an online survey for ten dollars off your next visit!!

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