About The Old Warsaw
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.
French, Steakhouse, Continental
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$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:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
The Old Warsaw Ratings and Reviews
I took my daughter to dinner but I didn ...
I took my daughter to dinner but I didn't know what to expect because of the location change. Although the food was good and the piano was great, I'm not convinced it's any better than some of the other high end restaurants in the metroplex or in uptown for that matter. I will visit again for the small cozy atmosphere.
My husband and I went here on our annive ...
My husband and I went here on our anniversary and we were sooo disappointed! I wanted to try the beef wellington. I don't know what THAT was!! The meat was raw the dough was not done, and they had this little square supposedly goose liver and mushroom pate sitting on the top of the meat under the raw dough, and it was sour!!! This was served with what looked to be rewarmed mash potatoes. My husband had the salmon which was less average. I ended up with the same thing, salmon. We only wanted to go somewhere we hadn't been before and eat a gourmet dinner......never again will we ever go here!!
p.s. The place needs an updated. The décor is a bit outdated.
Celebration of our 49th wedding annivers ...
Celebration of our 49th wedding anniversary. First time in the new location, having dined at the old location several years ago. Everything was perfect beginning with being picked up at our hotel (Renaissance) by a driver from the restaurant. We discovered on the return trip that our "driver" was actually the restaurant owner. That bit of information put an exclamation mark on the evening. The flowers I had ordered were awaiting our arrival at our table just as I had hoped. The new location still has the same formal feeling without the darkness and stodginess we somewhat felt at the old location. It's a beautiful, intimate, and welcoming space. The food was excellent, eclipsed only by the personable and efficient service. The baked goat cheese was other worldly and the smoked salmon and red snapper superb. The meal was capped off by a slice of delicious, complimentary "anniversary" cake delivered to my wife. Although the piano music was at times a little frantic, overall it had the feel of being in a movie scene. A lot of older popular music, much of which were themes from movies, that generally played softly in the background so that you knew it was there but it was unobtrusive. The cost of the evening was significant, but by today's standards, for a special occasion and for the value received both in food and treatment, it was well worth it. We'll be back.
One was the wait person did not bring a side dish ordered with the entree until the entree was nearly finished. He apologized.
Two there was a loudmouth at a nearby table with 5 others that made it unpleasant for all those around him. Restaurants cannot control this I guess but it put a dent in a special occasion with my wife and me.
Nice quiet place for a romantic dinner. Had a Greek salad, new York steak that just melted in your mouth. The best steak I have had in a long long time. The service was excellent. The only thing I would change is I would make a 7:00 pm reservation so I could the live music that start at 7:00 pm.
I recommend that everyone sold try this place out.
Outstanding Restaurant with Live Music
I invited a guest speaker with his wife to honor his hard work done for Richland and Mountain View colleges with his scientific talk on the Theory of Relativity (as a continuation of the 28th Texas Symposium on Relativistic Astrophysics in Geneva, Switzerland, December of 2015) . There were also present my husband and a colleague from Mountain View College. We all admired the evening. Food was just excellent. They have a great violinist who comes to many tables, while playing charming melodies. All that was beyond our expectations. We enjoyed the evening indeed.
We have celebrated many special occasions the Old Warsaw. The service, food and ambience are always the best. This is a must for any special occasion. The food is great and the menu selections are very good. The filet is out of this world, and the steak Diane is amazing. The staff is always professional and top notch. First class service all the way. The violin player is always accommodating to playing special requests. The best part are the deserts. The soufflé is the best desert I have ever had (the chocolate is my favorite but the raspberry is pretty tasty too). I am curious to see what the new location brings, but look forward to new beginnings at the Old Warsaw.
Good Experience, but lacking in a few areas...
My wife and I went to the Old Warsaw to celebrate our 22nd wedding anniversary on a Saturday night. I had wanted to dine there after seeing their advertisements in the Dallas paper for years. We had a 7:30 PM reservation and arrived early at 7:15. We had to wait about 5 minutes before someone came to the reception area and seated us. At that time there were perhaps 5 other couples in the restaurant and one large group of about 8 people. We were seated in a corner table away from other diners. A waiter came almost immediately with water but then we had to wait several minutes before another waiter came to take our order. We started with a Greek Salad (I had wanted a Classic Caesar but the waiter implored me to take the Greek salad instead). It took a good 15 minutes or so before our salads were brought out to us. The entrees were delicious - I had the Filet Mignon with crabmeat and my wife had the ribeye. We were very disappointed that our selections for dessert - German Chocolate Cake and Key Lime Pie- were not available. I can understand if the restaurant was packed for dinner, but it was 3/4 empty. We enjoyed the ambiance - the restaurant is very romantic and we liked the piano and violin serenade. Also, the rose presented to the ladies in the restaurant is a nice touch. It was a pleasurable experience, but it could have been better had the desserts we wanted been available. We will consider going back.
Valentine's Day Dinner
The food was great and the wine that was recommended to us by Al, was awesome!
They had a lady playing the piano and a gentleman with a violin and they both played beautiful romantic songs and went to each table which was a very nice touch.
We are sorry to hear they will be closing this one down but it was great to hear there would be another one opening soon.
The service was slow. For $70 I expected my steak to be more than just a few inches wide. I also expected the lobster tails to be bigger than the shrimp cocktail. My friend ordered beef wellington - medium rare. The first one came out well done. The second one came out bleeding and the crust around the outside was doughy, not cooked all the way through. Then the maitre d' wanted to argue with her about the temperature. This night was a disaster.
Disappointed in an old favorite
We had not eaten at the Old Warsaw in many years but wanted to have the delicious lobsters and Grand Marnier souffles of years gone by. Both dishes were inedible. The lobster came outside of its shell leading me to believe that it had been frozen. Then it was overcooked. When I told the waiter that it was inedible he said he would alert the chef. The souffles were soupy and flavorless. I hate that this wonderful old standby has taken a turn.
We had not been in a long time to this c ...
We had not been in a long time to this classic restaurant. We certainly were not disappointed in the Old world Charm that this restaurant exudes. We discovered that they will be moving to a new location March 2016. We will certainly be going to check out their new location.
Last visit to Old Warsaw before the move
With Old Warsaw moving in the next couple of months, we wanted to visit the original location one last time. They did not disappoint! Food was the usual high standard, service was supreme, ambience sincere. The piano player was a perfect background sound allowing conversation (when the standard today is music so loud you can't hear your dinner mates). Wine specials were a nice addition (likely on an effort to reduce stock before the move). Chocolate soufflé was the perfect ending as always to the amazing meal. Sayed has been serving there for years and his wit and smile only enhanced the evening.
We can only pray the new location can bottle the ambience and charm of the current location and translate it well into the new walls. But Old Warsaw is a great example of a superb restaurant being a product of more than just the food. Dying to know if the eels and shark in the tank as well as the fabulous chandeliers will make the move!
The Old Warsaw is our favorite restaurant and has been since we first tried it in 2012, we are very sad that it will soon be torn down and relocated and just hope that the new location has the same type of ambiance. It was nice to be remembered by the staff. New Years Eve dinner was very good as usual, was a little disappointed that the menu did not have the normal variety of selections, but they did offer the crab cake appetizer I love so much. The baked lobster was delicious as well. They were more crowded than we normally see it so that is the only reason I have the noise level at moderate, it is usually a nice quiet place for a romantic dinner.
New Years Eve dinner at Old Warsaw, disappointing
I spent New Years Eve looking for a web page for Old Warsaw and never found one. The only reference I ever found for the menu had the full menu. I had no idea when we showed up that the dinner was a fixed price menu. To add insult to injury, the old standbys of the spinning ceasar salad and chocolate soufflé were not available. I was forced to order items that I did not want. As I expressed my disappointment, the waiter became more aloof and perturbed. He evidently just wanted us out delivered food and never offered after dinner coffee or drinks. Old Warsaw has great ambience and music to have the dinner ruined by the wait staff.
great place for conversation
It was quiet enough for our group of six to carry on a conversation, even with the background music which is difficult to find. If you are looking for a fairly quiet atmosphere with good food and excellent service, I highly recommend the Old Warsaw for a pleasant dining experience.
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