Valentine's Day can be a romantic holiday filled with wine, chocolate and roses, or it can be a stressful day with unfulfilled expectations. Make it the former this year by making reservations now at The French Room.
Chandelier at The French Room — Photo courtesy of The French Room
Considered one of the best restaurants in the U.S. year-round, this downtown Dallas favorite is simply the best place to go on Valentine's Day when you're in the mood for wining and dining. In fact, it has received the coveted AAA Five Diamond Award for more than 25 consecutive years.
Situated inside the historic Adolphus Hotel, the location itself exudes classic romance. It's the perfect spot to impress a new love or rekindle the flame with your sweetheart.
Diners are mesmerized by the baroque atmosphere, complete with gilded ceilings, ornate columns, overhead murals and crystal chandeliers.
The cuisine is equally as impressive, with the menu featuring entrees including white miso-marinated Icelandic halibut, seared quail breast and New Zealand venison chops. The wine list is extensive as well. Your date will think they've been taken to Paris!
Start off your romantic Valentine's Day meal with one of many decadent appetizers, including a variety of Petrossian caviars. Other popular starters that will impress your date include the signature jumbo lump crab cake, Hudson Valley foie gras and butter-poached Maine lobster.
The dessert menu is also over the top with items like souffles, flourless chocolate cake and French sorbets.
Dessert at The French Room — Photo courtesy of Adolphus Hotel
Another option for the evening is the Chef's Tasting Menu, recommended for a special occasion like Valentine's Day. The items change seasonally, and you can choose to pair the cuisine with recommended wines. The typical cost for the Chef's Menu is $110 per guest or $165 per guest with wine pairings.
Along with the amazing food and atmosphere, The French Room excels at service. Diners are treated like royalty by the knowledgeable, attentive servers. They are very helpful when ordering new items and encouraging guests to be adventurous.
The French Room is the most popular Valentine's Day restaurant in Dallas, so make reservations today. Diners should note that jackets are required for men, and denim and sneakers are not permitted. Along with that, child diners must be at least 5 years old.
Make it an even more special weekend by booking a room at the Adolphus Hotel. There is even a special French Room package that includes a stay in the Executive Suite, dinner at the French Room and valet parking.