New Upscale Downtown Dallas Restaurant

Reserve a table for an unforgettable dining experience and arrive early to enjoy a cocktail at the bar.

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The Latest Downtown Dallas Restaurant

The latest downtown Dallas restaurant is unlike any other fusion restaurant in the city that you will experience. We offer a unique blend of fine cuisine including sushi, steak, and American fusion dishes created by our celebrity chef Jimmy Tessier. Lit Kitchen and Lounge is an exceptional choice for steak, hand-crafted cocktails, and fine wines inside a dim lit dining atmosphere. Our chef is 100% dedicated to procuring the finest USDA prime meats from our fine dining menu that offers something for everyone in your group including vegetarians. Our impressive menu also incorporates a blend of French, Italian, and Japanese dishes all created by our master chef. Jimmy Tessier's culinary brilliance is brought to life in each appetizer and entree while incorporating nothing but the highest quality ingredients. Our beautiful executed dishes, exceptional wine list, and ambient-like atmosphere makes our downtown Dallas restaurant a one-of-a-kind. 

Fine Dining Downtown Dallas Restaurant Serving Fusion 

Start your meal off at our fine dining downtown Dallas restaurant with any of our hot appetizers including the popular Chicken Parmesan Lolli Pop's-Panko breaded chicken strips served with mozzarella, and smoked marinara. Seafood lovers will enjoy Shrimp and Grits which consists of pan seared gulf shrimp, Anson mills grits, cheddar, and roma shrimp broth. Fresh water fish lovers can look forward to the mouthwatering Miso glazed salmon that’s served with ginger bok choy, wasabi goat cheese mashed potatoes, and shimeji ginger sauce. We also have a fine selection of flatbreads and burgers including the Skyscraper which is a half pound smash burger served with house battered onion ring, pepper jack, and Frank's red hot aioli. You can preview some of our dishes in our dining photos section.

Unlike Any Other Downtown Dallas Restaurant

Our fine dining establishment offers a setting unlike any other Dallas downtown Dallas restaurant. No other Dallas fusion restaurant presents itself quite like the way Lit does when you walk through the front doors featuring surrounding cascading waterfalls. From oversized video walls, to large saltwater fish tanks, and crystal chandeliers, Lit Kitchen and Lounge utilizes 10,000 square feet to the fullest. The design capabilities of our restaurant and lounge have created a see-through dining experience from the outside of the front of the venue through sliding glass windows. There are 30 dining tables located throughout 5 sections of our Dallas fusion restaurant including The Lobby, Bar, Elevated Lounge, The Aquarium, and Dance Floor. Our downtown Dallas restaurant is the ultimate supper club that offers an unforgettable group experience. Lit Kitchen and Lounges gives you a reason to eat, drink, then party in our Dallas nightclub.

Downtown Dallas Restaurant Celebrity Chef Jimmy Tessier

We would like to get you familiar with our culinary artist who makes things possible for our Dallas fusion restaurant to exist. Our downtown Dallas restaurant celebrity chef Jimmy Tessier was born in Fall River, Massachusetts and graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Jimmy has opened restaurants in San Diego and Las Vegas, and is the protégé of master celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse where together they opened Emeril's New Orleans Fish House at the MGM Grand, and Delmonico Steakhouse in the Venetian. He has also worked with Carla Pellegrino of Top Chef 10 at Bachio in the Tropicana, and he has appeared on Food Network's “Chopped” in 2012. Additional Las Vegas business ventures include opening Morels Steakhouse & French Bistro in the Palazzo. Jimmy has also worked with Sammy Demarco from the Childmaster show on the Food Network, where they opened First Food & Bar, and Rattlecan in the Venetian.    

Dining reservations can be booked through our website, or by calling us during operational business hours. You can enjoy our fine dining experience from the convenience of your own home by calling and placing pick up orders with our staff. Whether you need to book our dining space for private parties, corporate events, birthday parties, or special events, our Dallas fusion restaurant has the expertise to craft the perfect gathering for all in attendance.  Read our Downtown Dallas restaurant reviews to see what others are saying about their fine dining experience at our restaurant and nightclub. For employment opportunities, please visit our list of available service industry jobs. Lit Kitchen & Lounge looks forward to serving you unforgettable upscale dining experience!