Dallas' Best French Restaurants for a Romantic Date Night

Denise Brandenberg

By , Local Expert, Dallas
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At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Dallas's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. Dallas residents and visitors are lucky - as Big D features a wide selection of French restaurants perfect for any craving or budget. When we're in the mood for French food in Dallas, we head to Old Warsaw Restaurant - a reader favorite - or we count on L'Ancestral Restaurant's solid track record and consistently great dishes.

Want to impress a special date? Let's face it - French food is sure to set the mood! Take her to...  Read more »

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    The French Room

    The French Room truly earns its 5 stars, and the dining experience and ambiance there is just as wonderful as the French cuisine.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're planning to celebrate a romantic holiday here, such as Valentine's Day, make reservations well in advance!"

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    Bijoux features the rare combination of elegant French cuisine and reasonable prices.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try the prix fixe menu (5 courses) or the chef's tasting menu (9 courses). Opt for the wine pairings for each course, as the sommelier's choices are quite excellent. "

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    Lavendou Bistro Provencal

    Lavendou Bistro Provencal is the most romantic date restaurant in North Dallas.

    Local Expert Tip: "Proven--al charm and cuisine, spectacular wine list at North Dallas bistro."

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    L'Ancestral Restaurant

    L'Ancestral is your quintessential old-school French restaurant, a unique find in Dallas.

    Local Expert Tip: "Intimate French bistro in Knox-Henderson is favorite of romantics, socialites."

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    Rush Patisserie

    Rush Patisserie is the best French bakery in town and the perfect place to find a croissant.

    Local Expert Tip: "Call and pre-order the macaroons if you want to try them!"

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    Dining Room at the Hotel St. Germain

    The Dining Room at the Hotel St. Germain offers the best "white glove treatment" in Dallas!

    Local Expert Tip: "Splurge on the champagne dinner and you won't be disappointed!"

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    St. Martin's Wine Bistro

    St. Martin's Wine Bistro is the go-to date place in Dallas!

    Local Expert Tip: "Ask your waiter for wine suggestions - St. Martin's has excellent wines by the glass. "

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    Cadot Restaurant

    • Cuisine: French
    • Neighborhood: Addison

    Cadot Restaurant allows visitors to enjoy a classic and romantic French restaurant without having to make the drive to Uptown.

    Local Expert Tip: "For dessert, don't miss the pricot ravioli and texas goat cheese with orange reduction and chocolate sauce."

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    Toulouse Cafe and Bar

    The prime spot on Knox St. and the mussels make Toulouse Cafe and Bar one of Dallas' best French restaurants.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're in town on the weekend, go there for a delicious brunch."

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    • Cuisine: European, French
    • Average Main Course Price: $25
    • Neighborhood: Bishop Arts District

    Boulevardier has the best French seafood cuisine in town.

    Local Expert Tip: "The redfish is always good!"



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