Dining in Dallas: Best Dallas Rehearsal Dinner Spots
by Kaitlyn May 31
Looking for the perfect place to host your Dallas rehearsal dinner? These 10 wonderful restaurants offer a variety of cuisines and environments, whether you’re looking for formal fine dining or something more casual and inviting. Our latest round-up of Rehearsal Dinner Hotspots includes several new spots we’re excited to share! There’s something here for every taste and every budget. Treat your VIP wedding guests to an unforgettable Dallas rehearsal dinner and kick your wedding weekend off in the best way!
Waterproof – Sitting atop a 19th floor rooftop overlooking the Dallas skyline, Waterproof is an impressive place to gather with loved ones and enjoy a cocktail-style dinner. Featuring a completely customizable menu as well as both indoor and outdoor seating, your guests will be wowed by the views and the cuisine at Waterproof!
Fearing’s Restaurant – Chef Dean Fearing is affectionately called the Father of Southwest Cuisine, and his Dallas namesake restaurant is located inside the gorgeous Ritz Carlton Dallas hotel! You’ll experience Texas cuisine, elevated to a new level of taste and sophistication. Fearing’s offers a custom menu and seven different sections within the restaurant so you can choose the backdrop you love the most.
Fine China – Watch out, downtown Dallas – the hottest new Pan Asian-style fine dining experience is here! With three private dining rooms and a family-style sharable menu, Fine China is a unique place to host up to 45 friends and family members for a memorable rehearsal dinner.
Located in the hip and vibrant Deep Ellum neighborhood near downtown Dallas, Vidorra ‘Cocina de Mexico’ celebrates culture, family and cuisine – they’re all about living”the good life!” Choose between the indoor restaurant, patio or rooftop to host family and friends as you dine on bold Mexican flavors. Vidorra is a lively, inviting place perfect for a Dallas rehearsal dinner full of fun!
Photo: Lightly Photography
STIRR – Enjoy stunning views of downtown Dallas from STIRR’s rooftop patio as you gather for an intimate meal with your closest loved ones! Offering a variety of bold southern bites from lamb shanks to cajun cuisine to Korean barbecue, STIRR has something for every palate and a lively, approachable atmosphere to boot.
Abacus – Go above and beyond for your Dallas rehearsal dinner at this five-star restaurant. The Abacus staff is here to help, from custom menu creation to seating charts and taking care of every last detail. Seasonal ingredients, multi-course dinners and the utmost standards in hospitality make Abacus an unforgettable place to dine with family and friends before the big day!
Reunion Tower – Dine on Wolfgang Puck‘s famous creative cuisine 50 stories in the air at Reunion Tower, an icon on the Dallas skyline and home to an impressive rehearsal dinner option! Enjoy an elevated dining experience in every way – 400 wines to choose from, a rotating bar and floor-to-ceiling windows allow to you experience Dallas in a whole new light!
Scout – Let your rehearsal dinner embrace an adventurous spirit! With fresh farm-to-table food, unique hand crafted cocktails, and vintage gaming atmosphere, Scout offers an inviting, laid-back atmosphere that still spoils your guests in all the best ways. Enjoy bowling, ping pong and all sorts of fun along with a delicious meal! For a more intimate dining experience, Scout offers the option of the more private Statler Garden Court just next door. This is the place to be for fun pre-wedding memories!
SĒR Steak & Spirits – Breathtaking views and mouthwatering flavors make this option a local favorite for rehearsal dinners. Located within the Hilton Anatole and boasting floor-to-ceiling windows and impressive cityscape views, this steakhouse elevates American cuisine with the finest, freshest ingredients and of course, stellar service.
Privé – Needing somewhere to host a larger group? Privé can accommodate up to 80 of your closest friends in its impressive Westin Galleria space. As part of the Westin’s Second Floor restaurant, this private area features the best their menu has to offer along with custom cocktails and a sophisticated contemporary atmosphere.
Photo: Melinda Ortley
Other Local Vendors: Hilton Anatole Dallas, Abacus, Reunion Tower, Fearing's Restaurant, Fine China at The Statler, STIRR, VIDORRA, Lightly Photography