Five-Star Restaurants in DFW

DFW is known for its fabulous food. There's a nice variety of four- and five-star restaurants serving many different cuisines. Whether you're in the mood for a prime steak, a flavorful salad or vegetarian dish, diver sea scallops, or a decadent dessert, make a reservation today and celebrate. Ratings change from time-to-time so there are a few 4 and 4.5-star restaurants listed whose food and service deserve the mention.

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Abacus - Dallas

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4511 McKinney Ave, Dallas, TX 75205, USA
Phone +1 214-559-3111

Abacus is one of "Iron Chef" Kent Rathbun's famous restaurants. Try out the $65 tasting menu Tuesdays through Thursdays or a 8-course tasting for $95. Enjoy sushi and sashimi, soups and salads, or perhaps crispy bacon-roasted quail with cornbread-chorizo stuffing. Prime steaks, fresh seafood, desserts and artisan cheese.

Menus and reservations are available online.​

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Dakota's Steakhouse

600 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Phone +1 214-740-4001

Leave the city behind as you take an elevator down to the restaurant. The simple elegance of their dining room makes Dakota's perfect for entertaining clients or impressing a date.

Parking: Complimentary valet.

Menu and online reservations.​

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The French Room

1321 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75202, USA
Phone +1 214-651-3615

The French Room received the highest rating ever of any restaurant in the United States in the Zagat Survey. In addition, it's been named "Most Romantic," "Best French," and one of the top restaurants in America. So expect exceptional service and culinary perfection.

Dress Code: Jackets required for men; ties optional. No denim or sneakers.

French. Menu and reservations online.​

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The Grill on the Alley

13270 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240, USA

Steak, seafood and pasta make up the signature dishes at this deliciously American restaurant. Extensive wine list.

Menu and online reservations. Lunch and dinner daily.​

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Hotel St. Germain Dallas

2516 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201-1951, USA
Phone +1 214-871-2516

Enjoy a romantic, European-style dining experience by candlelight. The gourmet menu changes regularly; it's prix fixe at $85 per person and available through reservation.

Dress Code: Jacket required for gentlemen.

French. Menu online. Call for reservations.​

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Landmark Restaurant

3015 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219-4134, USA
Phone +1 214-224-3152

Great atmosphere and one of the best piano bars in Dallas. Perfect if you're in the mood for roasted lamb T-bones, pork osso buco or an angus filet. They also feature a fantastic Sunday brunch menu.

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Lonesome Dove Western Bistro

2406 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164, USA
Phone +1 817-740-8810

Iron Chef Winner Owner Tim Love has struck gold with this Fort Worth bistro. The menu makes my mouth water: blue corn lobster hushpuppies, white truffled mac n cheese. The dinner menu sounds as wild as the west itself with rabbit and rattlesnake sausage, wild boar ribs, kangaroo nachos, elk sausage sliders, and pan seared Texas quail. End your exotic meal with warm ancho chile chocolate cake with roasted pepita ice cream.

Texas-inspired. Menu. The gift shop offers cookbooks, aprons, T-shirts, koozies, hats, coffee mugs, shot glasses and more.

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The Mansion Restaurant at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek

2821 Turtle Creek Blvd, Dallas, TX 75219-4802, USA
Phone +1 214-443-4747

The Mansion Restaurant has long been one of Dallas’ beloved restaurants. Led by Texas-born, French-bred executive chef Sebastien Archambault, the restaurant features new American cuisine with French influences. Seasonal menus boast the freshest local ingredients. Choose from steaks, fresh fish and a selection of delicious sides. If you’re looking for a romantic spot or a place to celebrate, this one of DFW’s favorite locations.  

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Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

10477 Lombardy Ln, Dallas, TX 75220-4349, USA
Phone +1 214-366-2000

The Pappas Brothers remember when fine dining meant something and quality service was expected. This steakhouse is frequented by business executives with expense accounts, professional athletes, and anyone who just wants a great dining experience. Hungry for a 26-oz. Porterhouse steak? You'll find it here. Live Maine lobster, bone-in prime New York strip, truffle steak fries, jumbo asparagus, gooey pecan pie with pralines and cream ice cream. The wine list is incredible. And yes, there is a $58,000 bottle of Chateau-Lafite Rothschild on the menu. And yes, it is the extra-large sized bottle.

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