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About Cool River Cafe - Dallas
Cool River is an upscale steakhouse featuring fresh seafood and Certified Angus Beef and serves lunch and dinner daily. Their full service bar includes an award-winning wine list. They also offer private dining with seven room options to choose from.
Irving, TX 75038
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - close
Bar: Sun - Wed: 11:00am - close,Thur - Sat: 11:00am - 2:00am
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
We have 7 private rooms available to host your next business dinner, happy hour, birthday or game watching party.
Complimentary valet or self-park
Senoia “Samuel” Burgess
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Book your next private event today. To book a private event call 214-492-0343 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and our event coordinator will gladly assist you.
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The ultimate dining experience is extended to accommodate private parties, celebrations and business meetings. Each of our rooms delivers a memorable experience with excellent food and quality service in an upscale atmosphere.
Cool River Cafe - Dallas Ratings and Reviews
Server introduced himself and two other people who would be helping with our party of 7 people. The dining area was loud and extremely cramped. Server took our drink order and after 30 minutes we had to flag him down to remind him we still did not have drinks. Salads came out and were served wrong. When dinner was served, the server did not ask if the steaks were cooked to order. As it turns out, they weren't and we had to send one order back. They were very responsive to correcting the undercooked food and this time he did make sure it was cooked to order. The Salmon was overcooked and dry. By the way, we were never helped by the other two servers. For the price, the service and food should have been better.
A grand spot worth enjoying. My only problem with it was I’d come here with the specific intent of enjoying the cigar lounge. But the lounge was closed for a private event. When you have an exclusive offering, a central attraction as it were, you don’t close it off. There are plenty of other rooms in the place. I left disappointed as a result.
I really enjoyed going to this restaurant. It was my first time to visit. I was looking for an upscale steak place with bar. I was surprised it was so much more! We sat in the bar area because we wanted to watch the football games that were going on that evening. But we did not sacrifice quality of service or food sitting in the bar venue.I will be going back again the next time I am in the Dallas area. Was definitely worth the drive!
We were there for Thanksgiving dinner. Very beautiful café that offers valet service but plenty of parking was available. I ordered the traditional turkey dinner, and I enjoyed it. However the food was not as warm as I would have liked it to be. Overall our dinner was very good and I plan to return.
Took customers to Cool River and had a great time. Wait staff was great, made good suggestions and everything was brought to the table right on time. Prices were a little on the high side but worth the money. The bar was a great place to meet and start the conversation before dinner. If I had to do it again, we’d just stay in the bar area and eat there. I will definitely be going back.
It was me and my girlfriends first time ever coming to this restaurant. I was disappointed in how the nights events unfolded. We were seated as soon as we came in. Our waiter was very friendly. I ordered a sweet tea and was brought a warm unsweetened tea without warning. Still was charged for the tea despite me stating I didn't want it. You would think for the price of the meals it would have been a nicer place. The noise level was so loud I couldn't hear my girlfriend speaking to me who was sitting right across from me! What's the point of going on a date here if you can't even hear the person your holding a conversation with. Then we ordered and our waiter made sure to tell us the prices of the specials but not that the side salads he offered didn't come with our meal. We made appetizers our meal and normally at other restaurants they will offer you a side since that is your meal without an additional cost. I felt like him leaving out the fact we were going to be charged $7 each for a side salad that they threw away despite our request to box it up was unacceptable. We got charged for something that we didn't even eat and for them to just throw away and ignore our request. We ordered calamari during the half price hours and when we asked to make sure it was half price our waiter informed us we had to be sitting at the bar and didn't offer to cancel it. Nowhere on the website did it say you had to be sitting at the bar. During our meal our waiter didn't offer to refill our drinks. One of the bus boys came up once we were waiting for our check to refill the drinks. We sat at our table for 30 mins after eating waiting for our waiter to come bring us our check. He had other tables right next to us and not once did he check on us once he was finished with them. We aren't the richest people but still expect to be treated like every other customer not just someone you assist when you feel like it.
Attempted to book several other restaurants for Sunday dinner after Cowboys game. However, settled on Cool River because they were the only one in the area with an opening between 6-9 PM.... found out the hard way WHY!
Party of 7 for business meal and drinks. Understaffed even though the restaurant was only 1/3 full which made the entire experience a negative because someone was always waiting on a drink or other request. Food was mediocre at best. Server and manager seemed to be making excuses and apologizing to everyone.
Bad experience, will not return.
We scheduled a company dinner here and our numbers kept shifting. They were very accommodating even when our list shrank to just 3 people. The food and service were excellent!! It is pretty loud when the restaurant gets busy (and it was) but as small as our group was it was fine. A larger group would be hard to hear unless you booked a more private area.
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