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First Look: Monarch

By Joey Stewart      Photos by Joey Stewart

Monarch, the highly anticipated wood-fired, modern Italian restaurant led by two-time Michelin-starred Chef Danny Grant has been open for two weeks and is already the hardest reservation to score in town. We were lucky enough to grab one at their opening hour of five o’clock, and here’s our first look.

Open kitchen with wood fired hearth. Diners in the north dining room are in full view of the action.

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Catching up with Chef Eric Dreyer

by Alex Gonzalez

Over the years, Dallas-based chef Eric Dreyer has built a rather impressive resume. He’s worked for The Ritz-Carlton, Fearing’s, HALL Arts Hotel, and even had a brief stint as Oprah’s private chef. In his latest endeavor, Dreyer is working as the executive chef at Monarch in downtown Dallas.

The hotly anticipated Monarch opened last week on the 49th floor of The National Building. The restaurant’s high altitude allows for optimal views of Dallas. The menu boasts modern Italian plates of seafood and steaks imagined by two-Michelin star chef Danny Grant. Monarch also offers seven different kinds of pastas, all made in-house.

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Greatly Anticipated Monarch Opens March 10th

Monarch, the highly anticipated wood-fired, modern Italian restaurant led by two-time Michelin-starred Chef Danny Grant opens tomorrow, March 10. Located at the top of The National and alongside the new Thompson Dallas at 1401 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202, reservations for Monarch can be made at monarchrestaurants.com.

Monarch welcomes guests to a spectacular setting on the 49th floor with soaring 360-degree views of the city. The main dining areas feature more than 280 seats, and the Monarch private dining spaces accommodate various size gatherings from 12-120 people for all types of celebrations. 

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Monarch, New Modern Italian Restaurant to Open in Dallas March 10th

Monarch, the highly anticipated wood-fired modern Italian restaurant led by two-time Michelin-starred Chef Danny Grant is slated to open on Wednesday, March 10th. Located at the top of The National and alongside the new Thompson Dallas at 1401 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202, reservations for Monarch are now open and can be made at monarchrestaurants.com.

“I am incredibly proud of our talented team. They have brought their best design and creativity in making Monarch a reality,” said Chef Danny Grant. “We are now focused on polishing the smallest details and refining our steps of service to open our doors in less than four weeks and show Dallas what we love to do most.”

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Michelin-Star Chef to Open Modern Italian Restaurant and a Sushi & Cocktail Lounge Experience

Danny Grant, a two-time Michelin-starred chef and the visionary behind one of the country’s top steakhouses, Maple & Ash, is excited to bring his latest restaurants, Monarch and Kessaku, to The National, located at 1401 Elm St, Dallas, TX 75202. Monarch will be a wood-fired modern Italian restaurant, while Kessaku will feature a luxury sushi experience. The restaurants are slated to open in Spring 2021 and will be located on the 49th and 50th floors of The National which is located alongside the new Thompson Dallas.

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