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The French Room

1321 Commerce St, The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX 75202-4202
+1 214-742-8200
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible16%
18 Dec 2017
“Finding Its Way Back”
13 Dec 2017
“A lovely afternoon Holiday Tea”
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French, Gluten Free Options
1321 Commerce St, The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX 75202-4202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We returned to the French Room for the 3rd time since the reopen. We had a lovely meal. We decided to opt for the 7 course meal as we had not tried that and we were not disappointed. Every course was delicious. The sommelier made...More

Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First, they covered up the entire old, beautiful ceiling fresco with whitish paint! Really!? Why?! Then we found the room was extremely noisy -- clinking of the silverware, loud conversation from neighboring tables, etc.. The foods are fine but not at old French room standard,...More

1  Thank Trvl_FunTX
Sarah W, Public Relations Manager at The French Room, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Trvl_FunTX, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent visit with us in The French Room. Our goal with our restoration was to restore The Adolphus and The French Room to it's original glory from when we first opened...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loyal fans of the French Room for special occasions for the past 25 years. The limited menu was disappointing; the service was at level of a three star restaurant - never knew who our waiter was; and the discontinuation of dessert soufflés was the ultimate...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1/13/2018: Brought friends to celebrate their recent wedding. We had visited in the past and wanted to introduce the new bride to the unique cuisine and fine service of the French Room. We all selected the chef's samples with wine pairing. Our 5 hour dinner...More

Thank K-Angler
Reviewed 18 December 2017

So to start, it should be noted that my wife and I have been going to the French Room every December for our Anniversary for the last 6 years. We were so sad when the French room was closed last year, but were very excited...More

2  Thank Jeff F
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

So, to make it clear - I have not yet EATEN at the newly revamped French Room. I had planned to so on NYE and I had made reservations for a table for 6. Have you noticed how the menu is a secret? Not posted...More

Thank McAenki
Reviewed 13 December 2017

The service and the ambiance made for a lovely and relaxing afternoon of enjoying the "Holiday Tea". Irwin's service was spot-on. The live pianist was delightful. The French room is elegant. The pairing of the teas with each course was thoughtful. It was the small...More

Thank doTERRATraveler
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Impeccable service and fine fare at newly renovated French Room in the historic Adolphus. A most impressive wine list, making The French Room a good choice for special occasions. The Prix Fixe menu is a good value when compared to other high-end restaurants.

1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

We visited on re-opening weekend and everything was absolutely wonderful. The service was great and the food was delightful. The French Room has always been a favorite of ours and we were eagerly awaiting the opening. We weren't let down. While we do miss the...More

1  Thank Kimberly M
Reviewed 12 November 2017

First, ignore every review dated before 2017. The French Room closed for a year and reopened in October of 2017. The space is nicely remodeled, but the entire staff is new and the approach to the dining experience is totally different, unfortunately. Our experience with...More

6  Thank Colin C
Caitlin B, Public Relations Manager at The French Room, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Colin, Thank you so much for your continued patronage of The French Room and for joining us in our reopening. We are so very sorry to hear that your experience was not up to your standards and certainly not up to ours. The experience that...More

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Questions & Answers
31 August 2016|
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Response from DavidDavis | Property representative |
The French Room is currently undergoing a thoughtful restoration. Plans for the restaurant include the addition of new bar and salon venues and updated menu and dining experiences. Stay tuned for exciting updates on the... More
Mike B
8 July 2016|
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Response from DavidDavis | Property representative |
Our culinary team has always accommodated those on restricted diets, Mike. Returning in 2017, The French Room will offer carefully crafted enhancements to food, décor and service. All will be guided by the spirit of the... More
Gary S
15 December 2015|
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Response from Dwaine M | Reviewed this property |
Call the hotel, I am sure they can help you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$85 - US$135
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1321 Commerce St, The Adolphus Hotel, Dallas, TX 75202-4202
  • Public Transportation: DART and DART Light Rail (Akard Street Station)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Dallas>  > Downtown Dallas
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Dallas
  • Phone Number: +1 214-742-8200
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Adolphus, Autograph Collection
Editors at Bon Appetit, Gourmet, Travel & Leisure, Conde Nast Traveler , and Fodor's have consistently included The French Room on their annual lists of superlative restaurants. The Zagat Survey of America's Top Restaurants ranks the dining room No. 1 for food, decor, and service, and it's only one of nine restaurants in the United States to have achieved a near-perfect food score. Texas Monthly and D Magazine list The French Room among the best restaurants in Dallas. It is now the only dining room in Texas to hold the AAA Five Diamond Award.
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