Search More

Locations

Cru: A Wine Bar

3699 McKinney Ave. Dallas, TX 75204 | Uptown & Oak Lawn | 214-526-9463

Location Description:

Floor-to-ceiling wine racks set into the walls combined with purples and autumnal tones darken this swanky wine aficionados' destination. The low lighting adds a sense of chic and romance to Patrick Colombo's (of Sfuzzi and Ferré fame) West Village wine bar, open since 2002. Crú and its staff stock more than 300 bottles of wine, 50 high-end wines available by the glass, pairings with pizzas, cheese fondue and small plates as well as 14 daily wine flights. The latter include vertical tastings (samples of several vintages of the same varietals), which allow the patron to get an idea of how the changing seasons and weather patterns affect any given year's harvest. A dinner entrée menu is also offered. Among the executive chef Paul Singhapong's specialties are pan-seared diver sea scallops with spinach risotto and sun-dried tomato vinaigrette and beef tenderloin with mashed potatoes and wild mushroom sauce.


Related Stories (10)

Details

  • Cuisine(s): American, Bar Food, New American, Wine Bar
  • Hours: Sun 2pm-11pm, Mon-Wed 4pm-11pm, Thu-Fri 4pm-12am, Sat 2pm-12am
  • Price: $$$
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Beer/Wine, Full bar
  • Reservations: Accepted, Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available, Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards
  • Features: Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout
  • Other Locations:

Related Stories

  • Dining: Columns
    Barfly catcher Frankie Carabetta seems to have a Big Apple fetish. Sure he has Industry Bar in Addison and Knox Street Pub on Knox. But he just opened a McKinney Avenue watering venture...
  • Dining: Columns
    We're mostly hostile to Dallas versions of Italian cuisine. It's all so...Stouffer's. But we had sappy soft spots for Rick Robbins of the slowly bled Eccolo and Kevin Ascolese, who turned...
  • Dining: Columns
    Just as our review of The Wharf@Bayview Marina hit the streets, the doors of The Wharf, tucked over Lake Ray Hubbard, slammed shut. Word came via e-mail from the restaurant. "THE WHARF IS...
  • Dining: Columns
    It takes a peculiar form of eccentricity to staple a gelato hut, a Hawaiian fast-causal joint and a nightclub into one concept, but that's what Dallas entrepreneur Ben Dai did. By mid-July,...
  • Dining: Columns
    Breeding is a funny thing. Cross a dragon and a lion and you get Drálion. But what do you get if you pollinate iron with a little creative bookkeeping? Steel Restaurant & Lounge, at...
  • Dining: Columns
    Former Sfuzzi co-founder Patrick Colombo, developer of the Italian restaurant Ferré and the chic wine bar Crú, both in the West Village, says he is close to consummating a deal...
  • Dining: Columns
    How to define 2002? The most notable figures were pedophiles, Donald Rumsfeld and the Rally Monkey. Hollywood produced yet another Rob Schneider insult. Creative minds working with endless...
  • Dining: Reviews
    For once I wish someone in Dallas would create a wine bar that follows the syntax of the billing and puts the "wine" before the "bar." More often than not, the wine-bar designation is a...
  • Dining: Columns
    Pastry chef David Brawley has rolled and caromed like a food-service pinball of late. First he cut loose from Phil and Janet Cobb's Salve!. Then he made his way far up north to The Mercury,...
  • Dining: News
    He created the defunct Italian restaurant chain Sfuzzi. He and Phil Romano founded Nick & Sam's, though now he's divorced from the project. Today, Patrick Colombo is in the predictable swamp...

Best of Award Recipient

Loading...