Is it your birthday? Anniversary? New job? Special Occasion? We know just the right restaurants for you to celebrate in style. So get dressed up and ready to party, because these spots will have you feeling like a celebrity.
Town Hearth: Sixty-four overstated crystal chandeliers hang from the high ceilings at this glam Dallas steakhouse. Two motorcycles and a submarine fish tank cover the walls, but it’s the special cocktail menu that make customers feel like they’re in paradise. Order your own large entree and family-style sides. Located at 1617 Market Center Blvd., Town Hearth is open Monday-Wednesday from 5-10 p.m. and Thursday-Saturday from 5-11 p.m.
Uchi: This Japanese-inspired restaurant’s sophisticated vibe and Instagram-worthy dishes make it the perfect spot for a date night or classy dinner. Not sure what to order? No problem. Uchi offers a tasting menu selected by the chef. Check out the daily sake social from 5-6:30 p.m. There is complimentary valet, so no need to find your own parking. Uchi is located at 2817 Maple Ave. and is open Sunday-Thursday from 5-10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 5-11 p.m.
Javier’s: They say it’s your birthday, you’re gonna have a good time — at Javier’s. This longtime local favorite is sure to put you in the party mood. Established in 1977, the gourmet Tex-Mex restaurant’s longevity can be credited to its large bar and flavorful food. (It even has a cigar bar for an after-dinner delight.) Don’t forget to order the restaurant’s traditional tres leches cake for dessert. Javier’s, located at 4912 Cole Ave., is open Sunday-Wednesday from 5:30-10:00 p.m., Thursday 5:30-10:30 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Al Biernat’s: Like Town Hearth, this is a good old-fashioned steakhouse with large portions and family-style sides, served alongside posh drinks and a romantic atmosphere. With its vast cocktail menu, complete with specialty and seasonal options, be sure to head in for happy hour before dinner from 3:30-7 p.m. Located at 4217 Oak Lawn Ave., Al Biernat’s is open for Sunday brunch from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Lunch is served Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. For dinner, stop by Monday-Friday between 5:30-10:00pm, Saturday 5-11 p.m. and Sunday 5:30-9 p.m.
Flora Street Café: Started by the awarding-winning Stephan Pyles, this Southwestern small- plate menu is sure to woo its guests. Order anything from specialty empanadas to hay-smoked oysters. It is located at 2330 Flora St., suite 150. And is open for lunch Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. For dinner, it’s open Monday-Thursday from 5:30-10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 5:30-11 p.m.