Top Dallas Restaurants to Impress Your Business Client

When scheduling a client meeting in Dallas, it is important to know some restaurants with pizzazz that are sure to wow your clients. Trendy and hip restaurants that get rave reviews will make a favorable first impression on the client and get the meeting off to a promising start. As a business traveler, it is smart to know which restaurants have excellent reviews and what special attributes each one offers. Below is a list of five of the most chic places in Dallas to entertain your clients.

A Fancy Option

Treat your jet-set client to an elegant lunch or dinner at Stephan Pyles Flora Street Cafe in the Dallas Arts District. This venue was recently voted "Restaurant of the Year." The menu features items such as Maryland soft shell crab, lobster tamale pie, serrano ham-wrapped rabbit loin, Iberico pluma steak and many other unique specialties. The restaurant features free Wi-Fi and a private dining room so you and your client can discuss business matters without distractions. Book your reservations here. Read some glowing reviews here.

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A Casual Option

Avila's Restaurant on Maple Avenue in Dallas is a casual and trendy place to take clients who want to try out some authentic Tex-Mex foods. The restaurant has been in business for more than 30 years and is a favorite with the locals. Try dishes such as chicken mole, gorditas, shrimp scampi and Mexican stew. Reserve your seating by calling 214. 520.2700. Read the reviews here.

A Private Room Option

The Capital Grille on Crescent Court in uptown Dallas is the perfect place to entertain clients with superior tastes. You and your guests can feast on Seared Tenderloin with butter-poached lobster tails, veal, halibut, lamb chops and much more. The restaurant offers a private dining room that features a personal event coordinator and wine pairing guidance. You can also select customized menus that feature your clients' favorite foods. The Capital Grille private dining room also offers you media technology via a high-speed internet connection, with webcasting available. The restaurant also provides complimentary valet parking. Book your reservations here. Check out what others are saying about The Capital Grille here.

A Food Allergy Option

The Spiral Diner & Bakery is a good restaurant to visit if one or more of your clients suffer from food allergies or is a vegan. Everything on the menu is 100 percent plant based. The Spiral Diner is located on North Beckley Avenue in Dallas and offers a variety of vegan and gluten-free dishes, such as Mexican quinoa, Ramsey's Perfect Protein Platter and the tofu club. The restaurant is open for brunch, lunch and dinner. The Spiral Diner also offers blue plate specials that feature comfort foods made from the freshest ingredients. Make reservations at the Dallas location by dialing 214.948.4747. Browse through some reviews of this restaurant here.

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An In-Hotel Option

Fearing's Restaurant is located at the luxurious Ritz Carlton on McKinney Avenue in Dallas and is open for lunch and dinner. It is owned and operated by Hugh Fearing, who is affectionately dubbed as the "Father of Southwestern Cuisine." The menu focuses on fresh seafood selections from the Gulf Coast and wild game from the Hill Country as well as fresh produce and herbs from the Dallas area. Your business meeting is sure to start off well as you savor options such as beef filet, redfish or buffalo tenderloin. Make your reservations here to ensure you get a table. Fearing's offers temperature-controlled open-air dining, an outdoor patio and an upscale dining room. For a private party of up to 16 people, you can make reservations to dine in the Wine Cellar. Hear what others have to say about Fearing's Restaurant here.

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