Pyramid Restaurant and Bar

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447 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary French / American
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Thanksgiving Brunch with Texas Flair!
$69 adult / $34.50 child
Please call 214-720-5275 for reservations!

Located in the heart of Dallas’ Art District, the new Pyramid Restaurant & Bar, encompassing more than seven thousand square feet, resonates with a modern, sleek, contemporary look evoking a stylish vigor and energy. The new décor creates an imaginative and engaging space perfect for sampling thoughtful, rustic cuisine with a nod to Texas. Pyramid Restaurant & Bar promises to be the perfect spot for drinks with friends, a meeting with clients over hand- crafted cocktails and appetizers, a pre-performance supper, a special occasion gourmet dining experience or a post theatre celebration of dessert and coffee.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary French / American, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Grill
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Hours of operation
Breakfast
Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 11:00am
Saturday - Sunday: 7:00am - 11:00am

Lunch
Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Brunch (a la carte):
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00pm

Dinner
Tuesday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Closed Sundays & Mondays
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Phone number
(214) 720-5249
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Jared Harms
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Catering
Our Catering department will coordinate all details of your special event. Enjoy a seated dinner for up to 50 guests in our private dining room or a reception for 100. We do everything from sit-down dinning to banquet style receptions with hors d'oeuvres and a private bar. Full restaurant buyout options are also available.
For parties greater than 20 guests please call our catering department at (214) 720-5261.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Ross Avenue
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking is available via the Fairmont Dallas. Unaffiliated street, lot and garage parking available in the area.
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Public transit
McKinney Avenue Trolly at Klyde Warren, two block walk southwest.
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Entertainment
Background music in dining area & bar. Televisions in bar area dedicated to sports broadcasts.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar offers private dining in two very unique rooms. While accommodating up to 100 guests, Chef James and his team prepare fully customizable menus tailored specifically to your event. AV options are available as well.

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What 447 People Are Saying
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59% of people would recommend it to a friend
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1 review
Dined on November 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went for the Thanksgiving dinner, it was absolutely great, first class all the way! I have eaten here before at a different occasion and it was great then. I wanted to last year but something came up.i will definitely go again. The valet parking extremely convenient and they validated my parking. If you want a first class experience with great food, this is the place. The waiter was very pleasant and knowledgeable. But it's not just him. There is an entire staff there for anything you need. The maitre D was very nice and very helpful. I can't say enough good things about this place can't wait to go back

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DP
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 2

Aunt and Uncle, my husband and I spent almost $400 for a very disappointing Thanksgiving Dinner. Although the food was tasty, it was allowed to get cold and the layout made it a challenge to enjoy all of the options. Service was severely lacking as some of the people dressed as waitstaff seemed to speak no English at all. I must add that on top of the $70/ charge there was also a 24% built in gratuity. We will be crossing the Fairmont off our list of places to dine for the Holidays.

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OT
Austin
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was a wonderful Thanksgiving buffet. It had something for everybody. Service was very good.

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JB
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 1ambience 1

Went to Thanksgiving dinner at 1:30 for third year. It was terrible. The food was worse than we could imagine. Lumpy, half cooked mashed potatoes, scraps of turkey that we normally throw out, cold green beans and I could go on. The desserts were mediocre...at best. The server dropped the only piece of pumpkin pie... so no pie for us! For the price paid... we expect great food. Bah Humbug!

But, the food was not the worst.

The service was incredibly poor. Just terrible. Waiters did not speak English well, were not attentive and never thanked us.

But, the service was not the worst feature. That was the 24% gratuity. Good grief. We would have paid gladly as in the past if the waiters had even been half way friendly.

Never again. For sure! We do not love punishment that much!

Jack and Mary Bush, 214 682 1940

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J
Dallas
30 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

All food was cold. No ham. Rolls could be used for aggregate in concrete. I have been many times over the years for Mother's Day and special events. This is probably my last visit. Way over priced for the quality

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MR
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great thanksgiving buffet with great service. A little pricey but the best Thanksgiving Buffet we’ve found.

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DB
1 review
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 1

Disappointed.
Best part of the food might have been the bacon station. Everything tasted the same, except for the bacon.
Dining room seemed sparse. Great service from waiters.

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G
Phoenix
23 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very enjoyable meal. Our server was old school, and evidently has been there for years. Polished, considerate and attentive. Helpful in suggesting food and wine pairing. Helped make the meal a pleasure. Nice choice of Texas wines. Food came out promptly but unrushed. All the courses we're fresh and tasteful and artfully presented. Only reason for four stars was that menu is a bit limited. Restaurant is a bit close to the bar that can be noisy at times. Overall this was a fine meal

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c
Tulsa
6 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 1ambience 1

Oklahoma football game and this was the worst service we had, Slow getting service to order food and there was only 3 other small tables. VERY DISAPPOINTING

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DC
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very well done. . . enjoyable and tasty. . . the cocktails were stout, and the presentation professional and friendly. . . one of the better eateries I've been to in Dallas. . . thx

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c
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

can only speak for their breakfast - which was amazing. I took advantage of their breakfast buffet which includes a variety of breakfast items from eggs, breakfast potatoes & bacon to bagels & lox and yogurt. Service was spot on, even the restaurant manager stopped by (addressed me by name) to see how everything was. Would totally recommend their breakfast and am looking forward to returning for lunch & dinner

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f
Dallas
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Disappointed thought I had booked for restaurant week. Was excited as this was my first time there. The waitress informed us when she gave us the menu they didn’t honor restaurant week menu on Sunday. There was nothing on the website stating this. We ending up eating from brunch menu. Spent a lot more than planned for food that wasn’t that good. Don’t plan to return

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DA
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 1

I was going on a date with my husband and was looking for a very nice and special place for restaurant week. I didn't realize that the restaurant was part of a hotel. The restaurant was big and open to the lobby of the hotel - which between the noise of the tourists and the noise from the bar made the place quite loud. There were probably 4 tables with people in the whole restaurant and two of those tables included guests of the hotel with little kids and parents in tank tops and flip flops. The menu was incredibly limited. There were more dessert options than entrees. The only good thing about the restaurant was our waiter. Total disappointment.

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FW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Coworkers and I ate at the Pyramid for DFW Restaurant Week. The food was delicious and the pricing for the restaurant week lunch menu was a good value. The service was great and the music was low so we could have a conversation while dining. The restaurant also offers free valet service so we didn't have to spend time looking for parking.

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M
Little Rock
2 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Food is ok, not great. Staff is attentive. Very quiet.

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Mississippi
6 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had dinner for our birthday and anniversary. The menu we had was for Restaurant week and everything was superb. Highly recommended

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WK
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wait staff was very good and professional. Not bothersome. Person seating us put us in another area from a table with a bunch of loud children. I appreciated that due to the nature of our breakfast meeting.

Wouldn't hesitate to go back.

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GP
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful breakfast with a family friend on her 88th birthday. The food was everything we would have expected and the staff went above and beyond to make our celebration special.

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L
San Francisco
64 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It is nice but since it is part of Fairmont Hotel, i expect more but it is not special enough

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DF
Dallas
89 reviews
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Pre Theater dinner on Thursday. We both had ceasar salads which were excellent. The scallops and the burger were both delicious. The recommended Calif Sauvignon Blanc wine was also perfect. We were running late so unable to stay for dessert.

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M
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Gustavo was an excellent waiter!! In fact, seeing his service oriented Service reminds me of how Jesus served us and I am grateful for our experience at the restaurant!

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 4

The menu was exceedingly limited for what purports to be a first class hotel restaurant, and they were closed the night we arrived; when we did finally dine there, they were out of the only non steak option. Thus, one was essentially left with a menu of sandwiches or burgers from which to choose. If they are to survive, they will need to dramatically increase the quality and options.

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EM
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We had a great experience at Pyramid. Would definitely return.

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T
Dallas
35 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An excellent dinner with excellent service.
Nothing stuffy about it. Upscale dining in a relaxed atmosphere. We had s great time and look forward to returning.

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G
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is one of our favorite downtown restaurants. There is always something new to try on the menu. The waitstaff is absolutely wonderful.

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l
Dallas
50 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

The Pyramid was consistent with the excellent service at the Fairmont. There is a lot of attention to detail which sets them apart from the average restaurant. They had looked at our preference for a quiet area and we were seated appropriately.

The only reason for 4 stars instead of 5 is due to a limited menu, but there is still variety.
The flatbread was perfect! Pesto balance perfect with cherry tomatoes and crust. Not enough pasta with the chicken dish my husband ordered, but the dish was flavorful and presented well.

Service was impeccable! Polite, but not intrusive.

When in the area, we will return to try the burger.

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SA
Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 3, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 1

Food at a hotel. Not bad but not a y thing special.

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JP
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

Food was definitely average for the price. Had the shrimp risotto It was on the salty side. Caesar salad was excellent as was the blueberry tart for dessert. Service was also quite good.

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Hawaii
4 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 1

Very disappointed. Loud noise from bar carries into restaurant making conversation difficult. Decor nothing special. Food was expensive but mediocre, the shrimp risotto was a horrid green color and the ceasar salad barely edible. With one exception (Gustavo was wonderful!) the staff looked unhappy to be there and service was slow despite the restaurant being less than half full. Having stayed at other Fairmont properties we were expecting a much better experience than this. Not planning to go back to Pyramid.

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BW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

Very loud, very expensive. We were one of three tables in the room and the water was empty most of the time, and food took forever to arrive.

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C
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had only 30 minutes to spare for lunch and had a hankering for the humus here. Placed my order in the special instructions section, along with my time limit. Was served within 3 minutes of being seated and was walking out 30 minutes later. Love this restaurant and the Open Table app!

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JR
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice restaurant for a romantic date. Quiet place for conversation. Food was excellent.

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OT
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best place in downtown Dallas for a business lunch. Modest prices, good service, and it's always easy to have a conversation with minimum background noise.

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TM
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 4

I and my guest came for Thanksging lunch. The buffet was lovely, the service waonderful. My disappointment was with the parking. To not have free parking for guest there just for the Pyramid dining is bad business.

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VB
Austin
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

food was a little salty. was loud bc of hotel bar nearby. excellent service though.

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ND
Los Angeles
52 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Best Reuben sandwich and awesome autumn salad!
Will be back for these two!
Nice to have a Topo Chico to wash it down too!

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f
Philadelphia
37 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

This restaurant was vibrant with great service, nice place to people watch, food was delicious

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HO
Los Angeles
29 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Many thanks to our waiter, Roberto, for his professional, caring service

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c
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 2

We were spending the night in the hotel, celebrating our anniversary. We enjoyed the food -- creative, flavorful, all around nice meal and service was good.

But all of this goodness was spoiled by the loudness of the large party several tables away. It was difficult to have a quiet conversation with the noise. In addition, we felt overdressed. I was wearing a jacket, not even "Sunday best", but definitely more than T-shirt and jeans, or even the casual dress that the servers had.

So, if you're looking for a really nice place for an intimate evening, this may not be the best choice. But if casual ambience with good food is what you seek, you'll probably be happy here.

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LL
Dallas
17 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2017
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

We came here looking to repeat our dining experience from a few weeks ago because the food was so good! We ordered soup and salads before telling waiter our entree choice. When he finally came to ask us what we would like he dropped his head and said,"Oh I should have told you at the beginning , we no longer have that menu item." It's what we both wanted. So disappointing! We are vegetarians and there was only one other item to choose from.

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