Recently, one of our brides asked us where she should host her rehearsal dinner. There are so many options, from private backyard rehearsal dinners to reserved rooms at some of DFW's most luxurious, private clubs, today's bride has to sift through a wide range of rehearsal dinner locations before settling on the perfect one.
We love a good party, and that's exactly what a rehearsal dinner should be: a chance to thank your closest family and friends for being part of your wedding day, and to have some fun! We have listed our favorite rehearsal dinner locations in the DFW area below, in no particular order. Take a peek!
If you're looking for a true, Texas rehearsal dinner with a Southern personality, look no further than Sissy's. Their adorable southern kitchen will make you feel like you're right at home, while still giving you that upscale, Dallas vibe. You can't go wrong with their cocktails, fried chicken and mac and cheese; but if you want something on the lighter side, their Three Beet Salad is also incredible. Ask about their private dining options.
2. Saint Ann's
Saint Ann's is all about atmosphere. Its cascading bistro lights, ample outdoor space, and private dining areas make it a great place for a rehearsal dinner, bridesmaid luncheon or small gathering. Their dining menu includes items like Baby Beet Salad, Seared Scallops, and Bone In Ribeye.
Marie Gabrielle Restaurant and Gardens is a 1.5 acre garden getaway located in Uptown, Dallas. It's well known for its gardens, artwork and large pond located at the center of the grounds. Their fine dining menu includes items Hazelnut Chicken and Seared Atlantic Salmon. Our favorite part about Marie Gabrielle is the private, garden wedding atmosphere. Your guests will love the soft lighting, lush greenery and intimate feeling that is Marie Gabrielle!
The Reata Rooftop boasts a beautiful, covered private dining area, stone carved private bar, and views of all of downtown Fort Worth. Not only is Reata's rooftop set among the gorgeous Fort Worth skyline, but its food is incredible. The Tortilla Soup and Dessert Tacos will always leave you wanting more - but don't take our word for it!
You may know this restaurant as one of the more touristy spots in Fort Worth, but don't let that reputation have you fooled. Joe T's is large enough to accommodate the biggest of rehearsal dinners, and the atmosphere is incredible. Old-world-looking walls peeking through thick vines, babbling fountains, and enough flora to supply five separate weddings - this venue is ready to go in the decor category. They only serve two options: enchiladas or fajitas, so your guests won't have to deal with that decision making anxiety. Pro tip: they only take cash, so make sure to either have some on hand or plan to go to the onsite ATM.
6. Private Backyard Rehearsal Dinner
There's nothing better than being surrounded by your closest family and friends, at home. Cater in your family's favorite restaurant, or join together to create a family-made meal. We are big fans of intimate celebrations, and nothing brings people together quite like a beautiful table, beautiful food and beautiful conversation. This is the most expensive option, as you'll likely have to deal with acquiring rentals, linens, staff, etc. - but it is so worth it.
For more information on how to choose the perfect rehearsal dinner location, contact us here. We would love to help you plan your wedding in Dallas, or beyond!