The Ranch at Las Colinas fka Cadillac Ranch Restaurant
The Ranch at Las Colinas fka Cadillac Ranch Restaurant
  • Address:
    857 West John W Carpenter Freeway
    Irving, TX 75039
    Neighborhood:
    Las Colinas / Irving
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $30 and under

The Ranch at Las Colinas fka Cadillac Ranch Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.theranchlc.com/
  • Phone: 972-506-7267x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday-Friday 11:00am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Friday 4:00pm - 12:00am; Saturday 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Southwest, Southern, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Troy Walker
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Join us out on The Porch for live music Tuesday - Saturday. From Amarillo to Austin, if they've rocked Texas, they'll be playing at The Ranch at Las Colinas.
    Please visit us at www.theranchlc.com/live-music to see our full live entertainment calendar.
  • Special Events: Half Price Wine on all Bottles every Saturday Night!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 114 and MacArthur
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Full complimentary valet.
A word from The Ranch at Las Colinas fka Cadillac Ranch Restaurant
The Ranch at Las Colinas is one of the few places on earth where a hard working ranch hand and a high powered business man can dine together and both feel comfortable. A restaurant with its roots reaching deep into Texas soil. Our shrimp and Redfish are caught from the Texas Gulf. We source our Texas Kobe Beef from the southern plains.


If you’re looking for a true taste of Texas, come to The Ranch at Las Colinas – a restaurant rich in Texas tradition with a wildly contemporary side.
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The Ranch at Las Colinas fka Cadillac Ranch Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
116 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.2
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (64)special occasion (42)fit for foodies (41)great for lunch (40)vibrant bar scene (30)neighborhood gem (28)hot spot (28)notable wine list (23)great for outdoor dining (17)late-night find (14)kid-friendly (13)romantic (13)great for brunch (7)scenic view (5)Show More
  • Great Spot for travelers
    Acurioustraveler
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    If you're visiting the Dallas/Irving area this is a great place to go to get that Texas "feel". The menu offers a lot of variety and even some interesting local fare such as elk tacos, venison chili, and other standards like steak, fish etc. This place prides itself on its locally sourced menu and the steaks were excellent. While I'm sure all of their sides are wonderful you are really missing out if you forgo their amazing hand-cut made in house fries. They're among the best I've ever had. I can't say enough about our server, she was so sweet and helpful, which is incredibly important to me due to my long lost of food allergies. Beer and wine offerings are extensive and also focus on local products. All and all, just a great place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another Great Experience
    TasteQueenVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I've eaten here at least 8-10 times during my business visits to the area. I highly recommend it. The menu is extensive enough to satisfy any appetite. The food is great. Service is always top notch. On this last visit one of the waiters recommended a wonderful Texas wine. Now usually I don't care for the local wines in this part of the country - this however was an exception!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun location with second rate food
    BartVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    We met friends there for a fun evening. The facility was great and the service was attentive. The margaritas were very good. Unfortunately the food did not match the rest of the operation. The highly touted filets were dry and tough. The sides were just ok. Overall we were disappointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good one with nice ambience
    DUTTA
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    i liked the inside ambiance also and non vegetarian choices. For vegetarian, people may find it difficult as i did not find any main entry with vegetarian choice and i had to settle for 3 vegetarian side dis only. I would request the restaurant to include 1-2 vegetarian choices in main entry as well.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good place for food & conversation
    AnniversaryCelebratorsVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I meet often at meals for business and I'm always looking for places with good ambiance, service, food and a noise level that's compatible with good conversation. I found all of those at The Ranch at Las Colinas during a lunch visit. Enough variety on the menu to appease most anyone, and the dishes were well prepared and presented. Judging by the nearly full seating I would guess that a lot of others have reached the same conclusion. I would recommend The Ranch and I'm sure I'll be back.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GREAT STEAKS
    PattiLAVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    If you like steaks , this is the place for you. Delicious steaks and overall well seasoned food, cadillac margaritas were also very tasty!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent~
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Go by and say hello to Judd! Great place. Food is outstanding. Service was perfect!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thanks, Cheo!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We had a great waiter (actually 2), who gave excellent recommendations & was very attentive. The food was excellent! We live in OKC, so will make The Ranch @ Las Colinas a "must-have" when traveling to Dallas!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We always have a good experience
    BenHodge
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We've always enjoyed eating at the Ranch. Great food, great environment, great people. This past visit was a bit better. Our server, Harrold, was extremely attentive and very notably catered his presentation to my wife and I. We will be back soon!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Big Texas Fun
    kimandkompany
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Had a great time at this place. Live music, great food, fun drinks, and all Texas based.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tasty local ingredients
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Very good food and friendly staff. We will definitely go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyable lunch
    SweetLeilani
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We enjoy The Ranch for lunch during the work week. The food is GREAT and the service is generally very good.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A+ Experience
    MTRanchGirl
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    While in Dallas on a business trip, we made reservations at The Ranch at Las Colinas primarily because of the location. Now - it is on my short list of favorite restaurants - anywhere. The food was memorable for all the right reasons - especially their prime rib. And, considering I am a 4th generation rancher's daughter, that says a lot about the quality of the meat they source from local ranches. The service did not disappoint either - we had no less than 4 different waiters/managers checking in on us - yet they did it in a manner that was not intrusive to our dinner experience or conversation. That balance is not easy to achieve. Overall - they get an A+.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Was my favorite!
    WouldBGourmetVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I have been going to Cadillac Ranch aka The Ranch for years. It has become a major health concern to eat grass fed only beef that's raised and finished. And the pork no hormones, antibiotics naturally raised. I have been under the delusion that this restaurant was all local Texas born and feed and based on information from several of the wait staff was told: no worries about any of our food all is natural and all beef grass fed and finished. So disappointing to find it is not. In all fairness the menu actually says PNB beef grained fed. The two PNB filets ARE grass fed and finished. Everything else is grain fed. This is assuming the latest info received is accurate.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Disappointed
    hookemhorns
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The wine list is extremely overpriced by the bottle. That could be the reason bottles were half price. Two filets at our table were not cooked to the correct temperature and sent back. They looked terrible when they were brought back to the table. One entre came with the wrong side dish. The shrimp on the dinner special were overcooked. Not impressed at all...
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved the Ranch!
    Missy
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My husband and I brought execs from his company and had a wonderful dinner! Great service, not too noisy we couldn't talk openly, our table had a great view of the kitchen, and the food was outstanding! The pecan pie was a perfect end to our meal. We will definitely visit here again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My new favorite restaurant
    OpenTableReviewer
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We had the smoked fried chicken which was absolutely unbelievable. It actually had a smoke flavor and the meat was so moist , it melted in your mouth. The pork chops were huge and flavorful. Their vegetables were all fresh and so uniquely flavored and cooked, they should write a cookbook. Mandy was our server and truly the best. We couldn't be more pleased. Looking forward to coming back again very soon!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Only complaint
    Mushroomkickr
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I reserved a tabl through open table and noted it was a birthday occasion. When I arrived i was seated at a booth instead of a table. There aren't a lot of tables only for very large groups. That was the only thing that bothered me all night. Servive was fine and food was okay.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, good food
    JonPVIP
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Great menu and food was very tasty. Our server was great with giving suggestions on recommended dishes and was very attentive considering how bust the restaurant was. Never had an empty glass or waited very long for our food. Highly recommend this place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    The food ans service was excellent, my waiter Patrick was super knowledgeable about the menu items and gave excellent service!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Ranch, just like home
    BAL2917
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Cozy booth for the two of us. Varied menu, many great choices. LARGE salads!! Great grilled fish. Interesting and tasteful desserts. Lots of FUN!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good smoked fried chicken!
    crharri
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Nice, vibrant and lively restaurant. The service was excellent and the food was good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    fredVIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Been here multiple times and the food and service has been outstanding each time. This trip was brought down a little by our table being directly next to a 12 - 15 member wedding shower party which was a little loud so we had difficulty hearing each other and the server.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Unique restaraunt
    TXBCAT
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Menu selection is fairly unique and locally sourced. Everything I ate was very good and struck me as very fresh. Ambience could be a little better particularly the noise level but I was sitting near a large party that probably contributed to that. Wait staff is very friendly and professional. They do try and up-sell and recommend dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not for Business discussions
    Disapointed
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    While the food and service were great (best Prime Rib I've had in a long time) - I specifically requested a table in an area with less noise to conduct business - The entire resaurant was overly loud to the point you almost had to shout across the table. Needless to say our discussions were curtailed because of the lack of an environment where business could be conducted. I would not consider this a place to conduct business or for a romantic evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Oklahoma guy
    Okiereviewer
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Decent food, terrible service, very noisy. We brought out-of-town business colleagues to dinner and were embarrassed.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steak was very good
    Okrancher
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We had the wagyu ribeye for two. It was exceptional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • like2eat
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    Food was very good and service was excellent. They use a lot of local ingredients and naturally raised meats. A little loud for conversation and a quiet romantic meal.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great "Texas" Experience
    Lfrostesq
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This is a fantastic place to take family or business associates from out-of-state if you want to give them a real Texas experience (without being "touristy"). Great upscale Texas ambiance, excellent service, and absolutely outstanding food! Try the grilled chipotle meatloaf! Amazing!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic date night
    RLHorst
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My husband and I visited this restaurant based on online reviews. It was fabulous! Great ambiance, great selections and fantastic food. We had a great time!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Service is oner the top
    Grant
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    A truly remarkable experience every time! I love taking out of town guests to The Ranch as it guarantees a WOW factor. Server Patrick helped and supported a slight menu deviation and journey to a special whole food, plant-based extraordinary meal. He even added the order and my name to 'the system' for future reference and ease of ordering.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Met a friend fpr dinner, had great food, an awesome waiter and didnt break the bank!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Solid food, good drinks
    LchiafulloVIP
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Have been here a few times, and each time was the same. The servers each time have been terrific and knowledgeable, the food is good and consistent, and the Texas beers on tap rotate fairly frequently. Try the elk tacos and the chicken fried steak!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great spot!
    CarnivoreVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I was with 3 friends and was looking for a steak. Did an online search and found this place. It had good reviews, but I had never heard about it. We were pleasantly surprised. The food and service were great! I ate too much! Had the New Your Strip and the flavor was spot on and preparation was perfect. There were so many great looking things on the menu, I'll have to go back.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good, but noisy
    PacificNWisHome
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I was pleasantly surprised by the wine selection. It is difficult to find great wines at moderately-priced restaurants but there was a good selection here. The food is mostly locally sourced which is great. The menu had a wide variety of choices with a Texas theme throughout. My companion and I had the same entrée (the baby back ribs) and those were very good, with a side of BBQ sauce that had a pleasant kick to it. Appetizers and salads were very good too. The staff was friendly, talkative, and visited the table with pleasing frequency. The only negative was that the noise level was too high for a dinner experience. There were times I could not hear my companion sitting across from me. Otherwise, the ambience was pleasant.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Gloppy Business Lunch
    Hobster
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The Ranch provides a good atmosphere for entertaining clients and coworkers. I do wish that more vegetables were offered with the entrees. The plate contents are shades of brown. It would be nice to offset this with some green vegetables. My dinner guest offered me the broccolini from her plate. It was tough and stringy. The website menu says the herb grilled split farm bird comes with charred tomatoes and oven roasted potatoes. But my order was served with potato hash. When I inquired about this to the waiter, he showed me the restaurant menu lists potato hash. It tasted like peppery potato glop. I won't order that again. I'll stick with a burger. The tea was excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Courteous Staff and Great Food
    PickyEater
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We couldn't have had a nicer time. I visited The Ranch for lunch with a colleague and what a great place to dine. The atmosphere is just perfect. The staff and management team were so attentive to our needs. Oh my goodness and the cornbread is awesome. If you've never tried it, you should cheat a little the next time you visit. It is just the best. The only thing I wish is that they would go back and serve it in the old style directly from the good old iron skillet. It's just a wonderful the way it is served now as a muffin style but there's just something to serving it sliced from an iron skillet. Additionally, it keeps is much warmer. Love it, love it, love it. Great place. You should try it for lunch or dinner!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Texas Atmosphere
    SWilliams
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Food and service were excellent! We had the chicken fried steak and catfish -- both made me wish I lived in Texas again. Valet parking is a plus as well.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Prepare to get hustled
    KenBVIP
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Food ok. We had a group of 6 for a later searing ( 8:45) following an alumni event. We had a warm welcome and were seated promptly. I felt the server sensed an expense account dinner was very aggressive in pushing the extra. Like high end starters and a magnum if wine. We did buy a a few bottles. He offered to decant the first. Problem was, it really was not a decanter. But a device that made it easy to pour it. Frankly... The service was insulting.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wish we had one in Plano :)
    toumbleweed
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We were visiting Irving for a Musical and stopped by for an early dinner. I use to work in the Urban Towers so I had been here before. We live in West Plano so we have local access to Mexican Sugar and Whiskey Cake (Same owner group I believe). Those are EXCELLENT and current Plano Hot-Hot Spots! Wish we had a "The Ranch" in Plano...hint-hint. Its almost worth the drive :)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate