Circo Will Soon Be Dallas’ Most Over-the-Top Restaurant

May 04, 2018 235

BY: Alaena Hostetter

Nearly two years after announcing its planned expansion into Dallas, it appears that Circo will finally debut in Uptown at the end of May. The spinoff from New York’s now-shuttered Le Cirque will occupy two floors of the new 22-story high rise at 2619 McKinney Avenue, and will feature a resort-style pool and spa along with the restaurant. Former press releases announced that the restaurant would offer drink service in the bathrooms, and the pool? Glass bottomed, y’all.

The Italian-circus-themed Circo is proving to be wholly outlandish. A new press release boasts “monkey-themed appointments” (whatever that means), a white-gloved doorman, and hand-painted truffles. Dishes from Italian-born chef Alfio Longo, who’s been with the brand since 2006, include table-side preparations of six different tartares and select fish and pasta entrees, alongside more pasta dishes, lobster salad, and crème brulee.

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