About The Old Warsaw
Dallas, TX 75201
A landmark of elegant dining in Dallas since 1948, The Old Warsaw is conveniently located in the heart of Uptown.
The Old Warsaw is constantly recognized for its superior French Continental cuisine and it has been the recipient of many important accolades over the years such as the prestigious Four Diamond Award and it has also been rated "Excellent" by the Zagat Texas Restaurant Survey.
To go along with our exquisite dishes and succulent desserts, our wine cellar offers an extensive collection of the finest wines from Europe, South America and North America. We have over 460 stellar selections to choose from.
The rich, old world ambiance and decor found at The Old Warsaw has long made it a favorite for special celebrations. Our patrons can enjoy a romantic candlelit dinner while our musicians set the mood with a variety of classical melodies. We also offer complimentary valet parking to enhance the dining experience even further.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Pianist and Violinist nightly (Starting at 7:30pm)
Private Party Facilities:
The Old Warsaw offers 4 private rooms for company parties, wedding rehearsals, pharmaceutical presentations, business meetings and other functions.
All of our rooms are equipped with projectors and internet access if needed.
Private Party Contact:
Erik: (877) 336-7409
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
The Old Warsaw Ratings and Reviews
As the Old Warsaw is a Dallas legend, ev ...
As the Old Warsaw is a Dallas legend, even in the new location, dining at this restaurant is always exciting. The décor, food, wait staff are wonderful. Considering the majority of patrons were dressed very nice, it was disappointing to us that some patrons dressed in white t-shirts and ball caps. We couldn't understand why the staff would allow individuals to enter the place looking like they just came from a tractor-pull!
Besides the revised dress code, I would highly recommend the Old Warsaw, especially when celebrating a special occasion.
I'm not sure if we were there on a bad n ...
I'm not sure if we were there on a bad night or if there was a service scheduling conflict, but the dining room had an unacceptable amount of service people. One person was on the floor and and second assisted now and then. There were at least eight tables and the server could not attend to all of them. It took us 5 minutes to be noticed before we were sat. Then another 10 minutes passed before we received our menus. We were not impressed with the cold bread or the delay on drinks. We do not blame the service personnel, though. That honor goes to the restaurant manager and/or owner whose task it is to ensure service efficiency. This was an extremely special occasion, and I'm disappointed to say it was a bust. My date and I decided to make our exit before ordering the appetizers and main course. We immediately went across the street to Capital Grille and enjoyed a fantastic make-up dinner with great service.
This is my first negative review. I would like interested parties to know that there is a risk in making a reservation at this restaurant. As I stated above, this night may have been a fluke, but considering the experience, I don't foresee a return visit.
We have enjoyed this restaurant many tim ...
We have enjoyed this restaurant many times before the recent relocation, but this will be our last time. Our party of 4 arrived on time for our reservation but there was no one visible to receive us inside the restaurant. After a few minutes, I entered the main dining room, found a waiter and and explained that we had been waiting to be seated for our reservation. I was told to continue waiting in the small reception area (without seating) and we would be summoned when our table was ready. We were seated 45 minutes after our arrival while the maitre d'/manager ignored our party and continued to entertain his apparent friends.
Our favorite restaurant to celebrate spe ...
Our favorite restaurant to celebrate special occasions and just because sometimes :) We were early for our New Years Eve reservation but even so did not wait long to be seated, maybe 5 or 10 minutes and we were almost 30 minutes early. This was only the second time at the new location but we still love the ambiance that has not changed.
The piano music was amazing. The steak m ...
The piano music was amazing. The steak melted like butter in my mouth. The lobster was delicious. The service was attentive. The new location did not disappoint and maintained the old world atmosphere expected from a legendary Dallas restaurant in business since 1948.
My wife, some friends of ours, and I dec ...
My wife, some friends of ours, and I decided to try The Old Warsaw on New Years Eve because I had heard it had a cool atmosphere (it did).
The overall experience was lackluster, and the service was poor to say the least.
Our waiter, which I would hesitate to say was our actual waiter, was not attentive at all. Halfway through the meal I was asking my wife who our waiter was so I could reitterate that I did in fact want a drink for the second time.
A few issues: Our friends had to ask multiple times for drink orders after waiting 10 or so minutes. My entree, part of a fixed menu, was missing a side which I had to ask for. My filet was over-cooked. I would have said something, but our waiter was M.I.A., and by that point I just wanted to plow through dessert (which was excellent) and leave ASAP.
We did finally get a suited manager, I would assume (he was never introduced), and was accommodating, gettinganother forgotten drink order, but was walking away while still be spoken to.
The food was ok, the service was horrible, and I'm still only 50 percent sure we actually ate at the place I made a reservation.
Not a good start to a New Years Eve, and at the high-end steakhouse pricing wouldn't chance going again or suggesting to others.
Went for Christmas Eve dinner. It was de ...
Went for Christmas Eve dinner. It was delicious. The menu had plenty of options, great portion sizes, and the ambiance was perfect - including the pianist. Would definitely go back. Hopefully sooner rather than later. Highly recommend the filet.
A disappointment overall. Our waiter se ...
A disappointment overall. Our waiter seemed to not speak English, therefore communication was quite difficult. One of the entrees was served without the accompanying side dish. When this was brought to the staff's attention, the response was indifference with no attempt to correct the situation. I expect significantly more at this price point.
All in all, the food was fine. The servi ...
All in all, the food was fine. The service was very poor. Would I go there again? Probably not.
The parking situation was terrible for starters, couldn't make my reservation on time because I was stuck in the driveway due to their parking garage being full/blocked. They didn't have an answer as to where their complimentary valet was, which was posted on their website that they had it but, no one could speak to it.
Upon entry, getting seated, and being asked what we wanted to drink...it took us close to 45 minutes to get our first drink. The length of time it took us to just order drinks, order food, and actually receive our food was way too long for the amount of people that were there. This led me to believe that they were understaffed because they had a big party in a room nearby that required multiple people attention.
The staff were 'nice' but, in my opinion that doesn't make up for the time wasted waiting on things to get to the table. If you knew you were going to have a party then you should be adequately staffed. Not only that but, on the open table seating area..there were only 4 tables and all other tables aside from my own had 2 people and mine had 4. They weren't exceptionally busy.
Again, the food was good it was hot, served as asked etc. But, the service also plays an important role in how things are carried out. If the service was better, I'd think about going again but, the food alone isn't that good that I'd want to go back. It was a one time try for me & my party.
Hidden jewel in Dallas. Great location, ...
Hidden jewel in Dallas. Great location, excellent food and service. This restaurant is quiet enough for everyone at a table to enjoy conversation without raised voices. Ordered from the prix fixed menu including a starter, entrée, and dessert. One can order á la carte, however, the prix fixed menu is a great value and way to try several yummy dishes.
My husband and I arrived a bit early for ...
My husband and I arrived a bit early for our 8:15 reservation. We walked up toward the hostess stand, where there was no hostess to be seen. There was a larger group in front of us waiting for the hostess to greet them as well. As we stood there, my husband and I couldn't ignore an extremely offensive smell. We decided to go over to the Kennedy Bar which is attached to the restaurant. We figure the smell would just pass and we would return to the restaurant at our reservation time. The Kennedy Bar had a nice ambiance and felt cozy. We had 2 drinks and then returned to the hostess stand at the Old Warsaw for our reservation. As we stood there, still no hostess around, I could still faintly smell the offensive smell from earlier. We had been standing there for about 5 minutes and then the bartender finally came over to help us. We told him we had a 8:15 reservation. He then walked off, I assume to find a table. My husband and I looked at each other and we both agreed that we just couldn't eat here. We left and went to a lovely restaurant across the street.
I have heard about The Old Warsaw all my ...
I have heard about The Old Warsaw all my life and always wanted to go see what it was all about. We didn't feel life cooking for Thanksgiving so decided to give it a try. It's a lovely spot with nice ambiance, but the food was disappointing. Three of us ordered the turkey dinner and the turkey and green beans were hard. The mashed potatoes and gravy were the best part of the meal. All of us left food on our plates. One ordered the filet and really enjoyed her meal. Deserts were delicious, but nothing spectacular.
We went here on Thanksgiving. We had a ...
We went here on Thanksgiving. We had a choice of 3 fixed price menus. I chose to order off the most expensive, ordering Chilean Sea Bass and Sea Scallops. When my plate was served, there was only the sea bass on it. I had to flag down another employee to get my waiter to ask where the sea scallops were. After about 5 minutes, another employee showed up with a lobster tail on a fork saying he did not like the look of the sea scallops - at which point he dumped the lobster tail on my plate. Look, I do understand that there are times when the menu changes. However, the waiter should have checked with me to see if I still wanted that meal when there would be no sea scallops. Additionally, I would have liked options other than lobster tail, which I did not want. The service did not live up to my expectations. At the end of the meal, there was no adjustment to the final bill either. We will not be going back to this restaurant.
To start off, our party of 4 was seated ...
To start off, our party of 4 was seated at a awkward table. Th service was indifferent and slow. Too few waiters for too many people. The food was very good. The vibe of elegance Found in the previous location is lacking in the new location. Wouldn't recommend it and won't go back.
Got last minute reservations. Anniversa ...
Got last minute reservations. Anniversary, had a nice quiet booth, seated immediately, attentive wait staff. Enjoyed a cocktail prior to ordering but was not pressured to order,
left to call attention when we were ready to order. Nothing was delivered until we both
completed our course. (This is becoming a trend at some Dallas restaurants. [Bring next
course while still enjoying the prior course]). Affects the gratuity. Don't mind saying.
Escargot was a little disappointing, in a creamy sauce rather the shell and garlic.
Our steaks were very good, juicy, tender and soo easy to chew and down.
The service and food were remarkable. My ...
The service and food were remarkable. My only complaints are that I asked for a dirty vodka martini with 3 olives and got a not so dirty martini with 2 olives. Typically crumbs are wiped aside between entrees but that could just not be something they do not do anymore. The new location is nice but lacks the elegance of the old location with the really neat aquarium. Also, there wasn't a pianist on a Saturday night which seemed odd.
With all of this said, I would definitely go back. The food was delicious and it was really nice of them to bring out a slice of birthday cake for my girlfriend! She said that she felt like a princess on her birthday and that is exactly the response I was looking for.
The Old Warsaw was a pleasant place for ...
The Old Warsaw was a pleasant place for dinner before the opera. The service was excellent. They have two Prix Fix options and also allow ala carte ordering from the menu. The Prime Rib was quite good, though not as tender as one recently in St. Paul. The Bananas Foster was excellent. The wine menu was substantial with many different varietals to choose from. I enjoyed my evening and expect to enjoy future evenings there as well.
The prior location was a perennial speci ...
The prior location was a perennial special go to spot. Excellent dining and ambiance. The new location felt like a step down in the overall experience. Caveat - this trip was on a Monday evening and only 4 tables were occupied. The bartender cheering on his sports team was the loudest noise, yet he was in the bar area not the dining room. Perhaps they just need more time to adjust to the new location.
First of all, there is a terrible stench ...
First of all, there is a terrible stench in the restaurant. There are clearly mold, mildew, and sewage issues. Very, very smelly. Second of all, the menu items were not adequately described. Several of us that are lactose intolerant ordered the escargot believing them to be in a butter sauce. Instead, they were served in a heavy cream sauce and were not very good. The waiters ordered us the wrong Dessert and instead of our soufflé and instead brought them out half cooked. It was a huge disappointment and we will not return. So very unfortunate.
Service was poor. When i pay formfine di ...
Service was poor. When i pay formfine dining, i expect fine dining service. Service took forever. The staff was cold and impersonal. If you don't order liquor, then all you apparrently get is water. Food was good except for a soupy, underdone soufflee. We got seated at what seemed to be a plastic picnic table even though nicer tables were plentiful.
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