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About Fearing's

With its lively personality, warm welcome and the “Bold Flavors-No Borders” cuisine of celebrity chef Dean Fearing, Fearing’s is a “can’t miss” stop in Dallas. One of the most popular and acclaimed restaurants in Texas, Fearing’s attracts everyone from celebrities, rock stars, local diners and travelers -- to heads of state and people who just plain love great food from Texas and the Southwest.

Join us in one of our seven unforgettable indoor and outdoor settings, ranging from casual to elegant, and including the legendary and always fun Rattlesnake Bar. Welcome to Fearing’s Restaurant – where Texas friendliness and great service are always available. And don’t forget to ask to meet Dean Fearing -- chef, recording artist, guitar connoisseur and best-selling author of The Texas Food Bible. If you’re lucky, he may just stop by your table to give you his own personal welcome.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas
2121 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Daily: 6:30am - 11:00am; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm, Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 6:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 6:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday Brunch: 11:00am - 3:00pm Sunday Supper: 6:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Pearl and McKinney

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(214) 922-4848

Website:
http://fearingsrestaurant.com/

Catering:
Fearing’s has catered amazing parties at private homes, museums, jet hangars, gardens and more. The restaurant itself also has seven beautiful event settings for you to choose from, from Fearing’s private Wine Cellar to the glass-walled Sendero room and always-fun outdoor Live Oak Bar.

Chef Dean Fearing and his team would love to cater your special event, whether at Fearing’s or at a location of your choice. Fearing’s can create culinary magic in any environment.

Parking Details:
Valet parking is complimentary.

Executive Chef:
Dean Fearing

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

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On November 23 join us for lunch or dinner, enjoy a Thanksgiving prix fixe menu featuring a selection of starters, choice of main course, and a prix fixe dessert trio. Vegetarian and Children's menu also available

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Details
Sun 5:00PM - 6:30PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Mon - Thu 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Fri 5:00PM - 6:45PM

Sat 5:00PM - 6:15PM

Private Dining

Chef Dean Fearing and his team would love to cater your special event. Whether celebrating a special occasion with family and friends or hosting a corporate meeting, Fearing’s can create culinary magic at for you and your guests.

Fearing's Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (81)
Good for a Date (67)
Good for Anniversaries (66)
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Creative Cuisine (64)
Romantic (62)
Fit for Foodies (57)
Business Meals (47)
Notable Wine List (46)
Worth the Drive (42)
Good for Birthdays (39)
People Watching (29)
Handcrafted Cocktails (28)
Hot Spot (25)
Local Ingredients (25)
Authentic (24)
Vibrant Bar Scene (24)
Pre/post Theatre (22)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Fun (21)
Good for Groups (21)
Bar Seating (18)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Great for Brunch (16)
Great for Lunch (16)
Good Vegetarian Options (16)
Cozy (15)
Happy Hour (15)
Casual (14)
Comfort Food (13)
Great for Outdoor Dining (11)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Healthy (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Seasonal (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Spicy (6)
Kid-friendly (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Organic (3)
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Clever as usual. Chicken Fried Lobster. Fried oysters. Lobster bisque soup very cleverly done.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 6 days ago

Unbelievably good experience-from the food to the waitstaff to the ambience-all were superb!

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 6 days ago

Tonight, our experience at Fearing's was exceptional. Service, food and ambiance. Lobster bisque was amazing. I especially liked that chef Dean Fearing was on hand and greeted every guest. Nice touch!

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 (Miami)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was outstanding and the vibe in the place is energetic. First time here and very impressed. a creative and unique menu. We will be back often. Sommelier was the best in Dallas.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

The food was awesome. Chef Dean Fearing was onsite and stopped by our table twice to check on us.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Absolutely fabulous. Chef Fearing greeted us our table and walked us through the menu. This was positively the beat menu top to bottom I’ve ever seen. Everything on it was something unusual. I had then foie grau with Apple cinnamon donut and pumpkin jam appetizer, yes appetizer, followed by antelope with rabbit enchiladas. Great desserts too. Go early and have a cocktail in the Rattlesnake bar and ask for Jaime one of the beat bartenders around then have dinner. Service was impeccable. Food was worth every nickel as it was sensational.

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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 7, 2017

One of the best restaurants in town. Great food! Great service! Great time.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Casual, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Fabulous night dining at Fearing's as usual. Never disappoints. Our favorite waiter Michael is the best! Food is always outstanding no matter what you order!

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Our family had a fantastic dinner at Fearing's to celebrate my husband's birthday. This was our first visit to this outstanding restaurant. We were treated so wonderfully from beginning to end. It was truly a memorable experience and we can't wait to return. The owner/chef Dean Fearing even came by twice to our table to check if we had any questions about the menu and to see how we enjoyed our meals. This is truly a special place!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great food with an uncommon flexibility - don’t care for the spinach taco as a side? Substitute any of the others, no problem. Which gives you freedom to pick from any of the diverse main courses, and they are all worth trying (as far as we could tell, so we’ll have to come back).

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great restaurant, I had the wagyu beef with chicken tender lobster - the steak was melt in your mouth but dry and bland. The lobster tho was fantastic. The tortilla soup was average and BBQ shrimp taco was good.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

New Menu is Amazing! Well done Dean & crew! Locally spurce ingredients & amazing flavor combos- All backed by an amazing staff!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Late-night Find, Cozy, Organic, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food overall was good, but I expect a higher level of service from the Ritz. I was not "wowed" on this trip.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

It was our first time at Fearing's, and we were delighted with the entire experience, especially with having Mr. Fearing himself visit our table! Everything was excellent from start to finish; creative cuisine and exceptional service.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Fun, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We had a great experience!
Chef came around to table several times, very friendly and helpful.
Sommelier was unbelievable, knew his wine, several extra tastes and a tour of the kitchen were special.
Food was outstanding, antelope was like nothing I have had before, Oslo bucolic special also very good.
We will go back, thanks for a great evening!

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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Fantastic!

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 29, 2017

So disappointing. The $26 appetizer with crab cakes and short ribs was served inexplicably room temp. Bleck. Worse, the $50+ pork entree I requested medium to medium well was practically raw even to the waiters horror. And the t-bone cut of the pork yielded about four bites of edible non fatty meat. Would never return.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Disappointing. Having just visited another famous Dallas chef's restaurant the evening before (Flora-Stephen Pyles), we were excited to visit Fearing's at the Ritz-Carlton. First, the decor reminds me of any other generic hotel - nothing at all noteworthy. Next, the service was somewhat perfunctory - nothing special. We ordered the brunch (it was Sunday at 12:45 p.m.). My husband's halibut was quite good and well-prepared. We had the bread basket starter, and it was...meh. Peach sangria was very good, especially after they finally remembered to bring my second one. I ordered the Red Pear Salad (boring) and Pulled Pork Madame sandwich, which arrived with very soggy bread, and hard-cooked egg on top of a (a tasteless Mornay??) sauce that had appeared to have sat under the heatlamp for too long. At least, that's what it looked like. The pulled pork was quite dry. I ate maybe half the sandwich. The side raw veggies were in a sad, unappetizing clump next to the sandwich. Desserts were just okay. Won't return.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great food and great service . Wonderful we completely enjoyed our meal and the ambiance

Tags: People Watching
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 29, 2017

This was one of the best meals I have had in Dallas. The food was incredibly delicious-creative but not over the top. They have a wonderful selection of game and nontraditional meats. Would absolutely recommend and return.

Tags: Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on October 28, 2017

My favorite restaurant in the world.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great food but the food doesn't compare to the service. They make you feel special. High priced but worth every penny. The look and feel are magnificent but the service is second to none!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Well, this was another great experience it Fearings! Dean Fearing certainly continues to prove himself as one of the very best chefs in Texas (and this is certainly among my favorite top 3 restaurants in Dallas ).

This certainly is the definition of gourmet (including the quite small portions and higher and pricing – make no mistake about that).

I would say for a FULL meal, one would probably want to (at least) get an appetizer along with an entrée, as the portions are quite small – yet delectable (the old adage, quality over quantity certainly applies here).

I personally am glad I got just the entrée – it left me satisfied but not "full," and therefore allows me to control my fitness level.

I had the scallop dish and a friend of mine had the pheasant – we shared and we both agreed that both entrées were outstanding!

BTW, as far as the small portions, I'm not complaining – I always know that pretty much almost anything I order off the menu Is going to be memorable.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Great food and excellent service! The dining room with the open kitchen was very loud. We had a family celebration with 7 of us crowded around a rather small round table. Not an ideal seating situation but the food and excellent service made for a wonderful overall experience. It would have been a bit awkward for a business dinner.

Tags: Fun
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Lovely room, attentive service and wonderful food. We will be back.

Tags: People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Fabulous dining experience! Every bite a joy!
Lovely atmosphere and very friendly wait staff!
Owner, Dean, came over and chatted.
Thank you for a special evening with my sister who was here from Germany. She wanted to thank me by taking me to a very special place.
Dean Fearing’s did not disappoint!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Truly spectacular meal. I also the chef stopping by my table to see how I enjoyed the meal. Customer service was among the best I have experienced.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Wonderful evening. Tremendous food. Dean Fearing came around the thanked each table, what a nice touch.

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 (Houston)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was simply Amazing. One of the best restaurants in the country - can't wait to return.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Happy Hour
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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Food profiles clashed. Mostly prepared with techniques . Some was bland Service was odd...they seemed overwhelmed. Masa or corn based dishes were very good. Also the squash ones. Steak was perfectly cooked but maple clashed with the other flavors.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Went for anniversary dinner.. service was excellent and the food was incredible, and exotic. Highly recommend.

Tags: Notable Wine List, People Watching
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·Dined on October 13, 2017

My friend's fois gras appetizer was amazing and the shot of butternut squash soup as amuse-bouche was delicious. My halibut dish, however, was just ok. The fish was slightly overcooked. Definitely edible, but nothing special. The ambiance was "see-and-be-seen" and "conspicuous consumption." Not that there is anything wrong with that on occasion! We got in and out of there with plenty of time to spare for getting to the theater. In all, I'd go back and just order the fois gras! They even had some affordable wines by the glass! Definitely worth a trip for an upscale meal with a side of people watching.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, People Watching, Special Occasion
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 (Oklahoma City)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Oklahoma-Texas weekend late night dining never disappoints at Fearing's. Sampler appetizer of crab cake and mini tacos is always my go-to choice when dining at 10PM. Service, food, and presentation are always top-notch. Can't go wrong with Fearing's.

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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 12, 2017

I normally shy away from restaurants in hotels, but this one is the exception. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Sit in the dining room where you can watch the kitchen. Awesome appetizers.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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·Dined on October 11, 2017

I always have a wonderful dining experience at Fearings, and this was no exception. The service, cuisine, and overall ambiance are lovely. Highly recommended!

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

The menu was difficult to understand and the food selection was not acceptable to our
preference for an enjoyable evening of dining.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 10, 2017

This incredible restaurant is located inside of the Ritz Carlton Hotel. This was my first visit and I'm already planning my next visit when I'm back in Big D. The ambiance is cozy and a bit european and stylish. The service was good, started a bit slow but got better during the experience. The dishes were unforgettable. The presentation, quality, taste, temperature, and aroma was outstanding. I heard nothing but positive affirmations from my table guest as they marveled over each dish. From the appetizers to the desserts, every dish was consistent. Can't wait to get back to my favorite hotel brand and this outstanding in-house gem.

Tags: Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on October 9, 2017

The patio was the perfect spot. From the hostess to the servers they were kind helpful and coutrteous. Food was amazing!!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on October 8, 2017

This was a little pricey for Brunch. They do offer a buffet, but we did not try it. The food was a little bland, no Texas heat. Probably will not go again.

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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Wonderful and delicious as always!

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