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About Asador

Asador restaurant, created by Celebrity Chef Dean James Max, focuses on sustaining modern farm to fire cuisine merging influences that stem from our local Texas purveyors, mixed with the food combinations of North and South America and based on open fire cooking.

Our cuisine is the merger from influences that stem from our local Texas purveyors, to the flavors of North and South America and based on open flame cooking. We are a casual restaurant that strives to provide fine dining service, incredibly fresh food, and reasonable prices.

Our modernism is reflected in many different aspects such as our focus on all fresh products made in house with no fillers or preservatives. We buy all natural meats and poultry, sustainable seafood, and as much locally fresh produce as possible.

2222 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Saturday: 6:00am - 11:00am, Sunday: 6:00am - 12:00pm
Lunch and Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 10:00pm, Sunday: 12:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
I-35 and Wycliff

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 267-4815

Website:
http://www.asadorrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
We offer complimentary valet & validate self parking. Please stop by the hostess stand to have your parking validated.

Executive Chef:
Chef Brad Phillips

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Asador Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

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Quiet

100% would recommend it to a friend

Local Ingredients (5)
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Business Meals (1)
Special Occasion (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Cozy (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Fun (1)
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Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Seasonal (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My family went for Thanksgiving. The decor was Texas modern but warm and we felt totally at home. Food was fresh and very good. We loved the Brussels sprouts and Mac and cheese. The Thanksgiving special was delicious. The beef tenderloin was perfectly prepared. Service was extremely friendly and accommodating. Overall a great experience for enjoying a holiday away from home. The only criticism for me was there were no dessert wines available.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

overall good experience. Food took a while to come out, but the server was attentive.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Absolutely great service & food! Stayed at hotel so it was very convenient!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Asador was a lovely surprise. Hosted a business dinner with a number business colleagues including a couple of foodies. Menu was stocked with attractive options with a notable farm to fire flavor. Started with an excellent cheese and charcuterie board and moved on to entrees including a tomahawk pork chop, several steaks, and an outstanding roast chicken breast. Several bottles of a pleasant Tempranillo later, we sampled multiple dessert all of which were delicious. Our server was attentive and engaged. Overall a great meal in an unexpected spot.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 19, 2017

We love dining at Asador, Carlos is awesome, very atentative, always has a smile and
is always very kind.

I recommend Asador for any occasion!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Healthy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on September 16, 2017

If you are looking for a place that knows the precise source of each ingredient, Asador will delight you. I was given the task of finding a quiet restaurant in downtown Dallas where five relatively unfamiliar business associates could each find something to eat at 5:30 on a Friday night. We wanted to eat at 7:00 and get back to our conference hotel by 9:30. Asador was the only restaurant that showed availability, and I was a little worried that it wasn't booked as well. It is located in the Renaissance Hotel, which sits on a major Highway and so it doesn't get foot traffic except those staying in the Hotel. It was much, much better than the restaurants at our conference hotel that will remain nameless.
I had a beautiful pork chop with a tasty blueberry compote, two others had marvelous burgers topped with a fried egg and the gentlemen to my right had a perfectly done steak while the gentleman to my left consumed a different locally raised slab of meat, which he enjoyed thoroughly leaving a clean plate.
A couple things on their menu were not available, because the ingredients could not be procured, which is a testament to their standards. They wouldn't accept available substitutes of lesser quality.
Everyone had desserts, which they enjoyed. I ordered a peach cobbler, which was the perfect size and quite peachy, but it did not have a cobbler topping. It was more of a crisp. A cobbler has a fluffy biscuit topping. A crisp has a sweeter, crumbly topping that may contain oatmeal, flour, butter & spices. This topping was really somewhere between the two. Not bad at all, but not really cobbler.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Wer went on a day in which a new menu was starting. The staff that we encountered were not trained well in the dishes that were being offered. The waiter did not understand any of our questions. I asked for a mimosa and received a side of ranch dressing.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 3, 2017

Asador is one our favorite restaurants. We always enjoy a quiet dinner there whenever we visit Dallas. Asador is famous for its superb recipes and unusual flavor combinations. The wine selection is very good, although the choice of bourbons is extremely limited. The service is always excellent.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Asador is one of the sexier hidden gem fine casual dining places in all of Dallas. Chef Brad Phillips welcomes each diner with excitement and genuine passion about local ranches and farms and providers. He loves to describe the passion of his food sources, and grew up in a sustainable farm. His interesting menu and great staff make a meal a real treat. The bar is fun with a staggering selection of bespoke tequilas and bartenders who know how to creat craft cocktails. This is a restaurant you MUST experience! Fabulosity!

Tags: Organic, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 23, 2017

The food was a bit of a let down after reading the description on open table and the whole farm to table descriptions. It was good but just barely an upgrade on Chili's, not as special feeling as The Ranch or Whiskey Cake. We ordered, one pasta and one burger, one iced tea... Total came out $50 and most main courses were $30+. Honestly if the meal had been on the 40s it would have been ok, but 50 + tip ended up feeling overpriced for nothing special. Nothing to see here... Much better hotel restaurants if you want the ambiance. Much better farm to table if you want the food.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 29, 2017

3 Words...Shrimp And Grits!

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 (Austin)·Dined on April 23, 2017

Most hotel restaurants are a perfunctory element of the establishment: Asador is capable of standing on its own as an eatery and bar. Top notch food and service. Its a reason for me to pick this hotel over others in the area.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Very strange experience. About 25% full on Friday night at prime time. Much of the good was good but staff was very spotty. Not a cheap meal either. Luckily we had great company that night but honestly I was a little embarrassed that I was the one who picked it. Won't go back.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on April 21, 2017

I been here almost 6 times now . The spicy pei mussels are very delicious . However the only down fall with asadores is 3 times of the six times ive been there is that they dont always have what is listed on menu . The secondtime no mussels where available the 3rd time not braised rabbit available and the last time i went no short rib available even thou ,all this times these items where listed on menu the times i went. I feel if they dont have it they should tell you up front and not 5 mins after youved order it. Btw there margaritas are some of the best ived ever had. Very good food, what i will start doing is looking up the menu online and then calling ahead of time to make sure its available when i visit them .

Tags: Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Best Easter brunch in town. Great food and atmosphere. Lovely spot, will go back! :)

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on April 15, 2017

The only thing I felt lacking was the fact that the bar was a bit slow at getting drinks out to you in a timely matter. The waiter dissappeared at times, but I still would go back as the food was excellent. The only thing I would change is separateing the appetizers and soups/salads on the menu.

Again, what great food and served rather quickly. Was a great night. We will be back.

Tags: Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Organic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Healthy, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on March 30, 2017

There was an apparent shortage of wait staff. We had to wait a fair amount between water refills and for the check. The open-faced grilled fish sandwich was outstanding though! We also ordered the chips and salsa side - the salsa was warm and delicious but the chips are very thick and tough to chew.

Tags: Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on March 11, 2017

Outstanding! Service provided by our waiter John was outstanding and the food was excellent! Chef Phillips stopped by the table to welcome us. Highly recommend! You won't be sorry.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on March 3, 2017

Great lunch, farm to table menu changes often. Highly recommend!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 19, 2017

Great food. The Shrimp and Grits were outstanding. The service was excellent, with great detail provided on the menu items.

Tags: Happy Hour, Local Ingredients, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Groups
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on February 18, 2017

Booked a stay cation with my wife and another couple for late Valentines weekend, heard great reviews about the restaurant and must say it exceeded our expectations from the drinks to the food and the presentation, our server was John and he was exceptional. Will be returning again soon

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Tapas, Spicy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Relaxed place. Great ambiance.

Tags: Fun, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on February 12, 2017

Excellent food. Innovative menu. Great service.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on February 4, 2017

Food is great. Staff and service is phenomenal.

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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on January 22, 2017

food is always great and our waiter John is the best!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on January 19, 2017

I was pleasantly surprised! Although we had to wait 20 minutes past our reserved time to be seated and a few items I wanted they were out of, the food we order was excellent. The mussel's in the sambal broth with cilantro and lemongrass with grilled bread is phenomenal and a must!! We wanted a straw to drink the broth. It's a large portion so you can split it as an appetizer but I recommend it as your entree. The seafood pasta dish was excellent. I was told the burger was a winner too. We will return.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 14, 2017

Asador is inside the Renaissance Hotel. While I didn't realize that when I booked it, it worked out well on a cold, wet night - and the validate parking.
The restaurant is lovely. Current, warm, open. Service was very good, as was the food. Try the warm spinach salad with speck, and the brussel sprouts. Terrific!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on January 4, 2017

Dinner with out-of-town guests was great. Food fabulous and service excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 31, 2016

Me and my wife were looking for someplace to go for dinner on New Years Eve. We wanted something a little nicer than a chain restaurant but I had forgot to make reservations earlier in the week. I checked Open Table but pretty much every place I knew of was booked. I saw there was a table available at Asador and after reading the reviews we figured we'd give it a try. I am glad we did! We pulled up and valet was easy and accessible. The restaurant was right at the front of the hotel so we walked right in and were greeted and seated promptly. The restaurant wasn't full but it wasn't totally empty either. The ambience is elegant, great for a date night or even a nice get together with a group of friends. There is not that many options on the menu but I was in the mood for a steak. I had the skirt steak and my wife had the seafood pasta. Both entree's were exceptional. I also ordered a side of rolls, and those were amazing. The service was great and the prices were reasonable. I will definitely be coming back. I have read the great reviews on their breakfast and would love to try it, I'm sure everything on the menu is delectable!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 17, 2016

My go to place for breakfast. Wonderfully fresh buffet. Ask for Ephraim as your waiter.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 24, 2016

The duck meal came cold. The restaurant was very busy( Thanksgiving) but there were only 2 waiters.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2016

This hidden gem in this landmark Dallas hotel is catching on with the locales. The Saturday and Sunday breakfast buffet is simply fabulous and fresh. Happy Hour is a bargain with 1/2 price wines, select $5 wine and small plates.
Granted, it's in one of Dallas' convention hot spots and not quite intimate but it is a value, especially with validated parking.
If at breakfast ask for Efraim.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 24, 2016

Great for a quiet business lunch. Excellent service and the meal was very good.

Tags: Healthy, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 16, 2016

we had been to Asador in the past and had mixed results in both food and service, but we decided to try it one more time. and we won't waste our time again. they were out of the things that might have looked appealing and what they did have was not fresh or very good. the service was somewhat rude and certainly not helpful. we won't be back.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 16, 2016

The food was fabulous and our waiter was spot on. Also very reasonably priced.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good Vegetarian Options, Paleo Friendly, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Fun, Great for Brunch, Gluten Free Options, Outstanding Value, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 1, 2016

The food was excellent and the server was professional. Overall, entry at the restaurant was poor. One of the few rest. I have eating that has a policy of "no cork fee" allowed without even noticing it was my first time at the rest. and a one time exemption was not made. In an era where a culture of customer service is a must, I believe the Maitre D or Rest Manager did not extent the prof courtesy to make an exemption to my bottle of Amarone De La Valpocella. My first and last time eating at Asador due to a weird first impression.. Best of luck in your endeavor..

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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 20, 2016

Wasn’t my favorite but the food was good.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 21, 2016

Nice restaurant with a diverse menu. Recommend before/after meal getting directions from the hotel staff to see the "Scenic View"

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Scenic View, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 20, 2016

This was our first visit, the food was very good, but our poor server was slammed with too many tables and took way to long to bring drinks, the check, etc. Not really his fault and he was apologetic, but it did take away from an otherwise enjoyable evening.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 30, 2016

We stopped in for drinks and desert on "date night". Found a nice area to sit. Staff is extremely friendly. Interiors are nice. Being off of the lobby of the hotel brings it a down a notch for an upscale event, but I think it is great for good food in an open area. Great for meeting up with friends. Be patient. The staff is very friendly, but not as prompt as I would prefer for a Dallas restaurant. Nice bottle selection for campaigns.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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