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Eclair Bistro

4.5
273 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Eclair Bistro provides a contemporary dining experience serving French-American cuisine, which is based on classic French/Continental cuisine. Everything is handmade with the freshest of seasonal ingredients. Our guests absolutely love the steak oscar or the duck breast and they are willing to drive miles for it. Chef Aaron Thomas takes on the lead role in plating each dish to insure complete perfection. At Eclair Bistro it is our pleasure to insure that the service and the food meets our level of excellence.

The Martini lounge, on the 2nd floor provides our guests live music on Fridays and Saturdays and offers a full bar for those hand crafted cocktails or drink of choice. This event space is available for a private party or gathering of any kind. Eclair Bistro is proud to offer our guests a fine dining experience, as well as, a great local place to relax, have a cocktail and enjoy the live music. We are located by the Square in downtown McKinney.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Steakhouse, Contemporary French / American
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Hours of operation
Restaurant
Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
Martini Lounge
Wed–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am
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Phone number
(214) 701-4409
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Chef Aaron Thomas
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Private party facilities
Private Dining venue space is available for any occasion.
Chef Aaron Thomas can provide menu choices, for your special event.
From low-key cocktail party to an elegant dining venue, upstairs in the lounge or the entire restaurant.
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Private party contact
Private Event Coordinator: (214) 701-4409
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Catering
Eclair Bistro catering will provide just the type of serving and menu you are looking for. We have been catering events all over North Texas and we are available to do yours. Chef Aaron Thomas has an extensive catering menu to make your event a memorable one and just perfect for your event. Please let us know how we can serve you, contact us to schedule your next event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
N. Johnson
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Parking details
Private parking lot for Eclair Bistro guests directly across the street.
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Entertainment
Live jazz lounge-2nd floor
Bands start at 8pm -11pm
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Special events & promotions
The perfect place to host an event or party of any kind at eclair Bistro. We can accommodate any event; a wedding, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, corporate function, or social event and can provide the perfect place and environment to suit your individual needs. The restaurant has 2 floors. The main dinning room is downstairs and offers a casual contemporary ambiance. The 2nd floor offers a lounge area, wine bar and intimate conversation areas with live jazz on the weekends. Our event coordinators are at your service to create your vision for your special event.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 273 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.4
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4.0
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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Eclair Bistro was outstanding!! The Martini Lounge was excellent for pre-dinner and post-dinner drinks. Our meals were fantastic in every sense. This was my wife and I first time going and will definitely be back again.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Terrific experience - very accommodating. Great cocktails, unusual menu and very nice recommendation on wine.

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FitFig2012 (Dallas)
2.0  Dined 7 days ago

The price vs value was way out of whack. The server was great. It was a quiet setting and could really have done without the live entertainer that was not a very good. The value we received compared to the price charged for the 4 course meal was outrageous. We will not be back. Very disappointed on our Valentine’s Day dinner outing.

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JeremyE (Dallas)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

Was very much looking forward to my valentines date with my wife going into his night. The menu looked fantastic online and I was excited and ready. Imagine by disappointment to find out it was a limited 3 course menu with none of the options from the regular menu we wanted. And for this disappointment we got to pay $75/person. I should’ve just left but didn’t want the embarrassment of leaving an establishment I made reservations for a month in advance. I overheard the waitress tell another couple that the linited menu was listed on the website. This was not true. Nowhere on the website did it say the full menu would not be in effect. The restaurant definitely was not crowded enough to require a limited menu. This showed inexperience and laziness in my opinion. I will not be going back to this establishment. With that being said, our waitress was fantastic.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Great meal

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We absolutely loved dining at Eclair. The decor is clean and streamlined. The service was wonderful and T was super sweet to us! The meal was fantastic! I usually don’t eat desert, but once you saw the White Chocolate Cheesecake with sea salt caramel, I knew I had to have a slice, and I’m so happy I gave into temptation. Thank you for a super special pre-Valentine’s Day/Mardi Gras weekend meal; we will be back again!

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LaurenD (Dallas)
2.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

This restaurant is cozy and tasty BUT the service was ridiculous. We sat down at 6:45 and dinner was not served until 8:15. There is no excuse for that. No apology from the manager, no explanation. We weren't even approached by a server until we asked for one fifteen minutes after being seated. Unfortunately, I would not recommend this restaurant.

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vipdiner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

It was great-as usual!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Food was outstanding! Not too busy on a Thursday evening so noise level was great for a conversation. Loved the soft jazz music in the background. They have live music in the bar upstairs on Friday and Saturday so will definitely go again!

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

The food was excellent but there just wasn’t enough on the plate to justify the price. When my wife leaves hungry that’s when you know the serving was small.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Excellent food & service. Ask for Brayant for excellent table service.

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Jammeals (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We have been a number of times and in the past the service tended to be slow. This time everything was top notch service.

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OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food for all occasions, but the price is more Special Occasion for my budget.

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OpenTable Diner (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

Menu had a lot of great choices. Crab cakes has good crunch on outside and moist inside. Short rib and filet pairing was excellent. Service was very friendly, helpful and professional. Ambiance great for date night or birthday. Live music upstairs was convenient afterward.

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jhmlt (Dallas)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Outstanding service and excellent food. Great atmosphere for a date.

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