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AAA Texas: 31 Restaurants in Lone Star State Receive Distinguished AAA/CAA Five or Four Diamond Rating

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(Coppell, TX) – Just in time for Valentine’s Day celebrations, AAA has unveiled 31 restaurants that earned the AAA/CAA Five and Four Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for the 2016 Five and Four Diamond Award® list.






AAA Texas 2016 Five and Four Diamond Restaurants


Five Diamond Restaurants



The French Room (1989)

(in The Adolphus)


Four Diamond Restaurants



Congress (2014)

Hill Country Dining Room (2005)

Stories (2015)*

The Driskill Grill (2002)

Trio (2008)



Christopher’s World Grille (2009)



The Republic (2008)



Abacus (2001)

Fearing’s (2008)

Hotel St. Germain (2000)

Pyramid Restaurant & Bar (1989)

The Mansion Restaurant at Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek (2008)



Shearn's Restaurant (2004)

The Steakhouse (2003)



Brennan’s of Houston (2010)

DaMarco (2011)

Mark’s American Cuisine (2011)

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse (2010)

Quattro (2002)

The Remington Restaurant (2002)

Tony's (2002)

Uchi Houston (2015)*



Café on the Green (2006)



Antlers Lodge (2009)

Bohanan's Prime Steaks & Seafood (2004)

Citrus (2008)

Las Canarias Restaurant (1999)

Ostra (2011)

Sustenio (2012)



The Inn at Dos Brisas (2008)


(xxxx) indicates year establishment first received current, consecutively maintained Diamond Rating. The * indicates establishments new to the list by year-end 2015. List published 1/15/2016, and is subject to change based on establishment operations. Additional lists available at

Collectively visiting more than 1,100 hotels and restaurants weekly, AAA inspectors have an unmatched opportunity to observe emerging dining trends.


“Contemporary restaurant enthusiasts are more educated than ever about food trends, preparation techniques and ingredient sourcing, and less interested in formalities such as proper attire and opulent décor,” said AAA Texas V.P. Branch Operations Rhonda Wilson. “This raises the bar for today’s top chefs who attempt to achieve perfection with each offering. Diners want to learn about unfamiliar ingredients, discuss their selections with wait staff and interact with culinary experts through tastings, tours and chef’s table dining experiences.”


For more information about Diamond Ratings and the complete lists of Four and Five Diamond restaurants, visit


About AAA Inspections


For 80 years, AAA has used professional inspectors to conduct in-person property evaluations. AAA offers the only rating system using comprehensive, on-site professional hotel and restaurant evaluations guided by member priorities. With a far greater inventory than any other rating entity, AAA’s rating system covers the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.


Travelers can find Diamond Rated establishments and inspector insight in AAA’s trip planning products: the AAA Mobile® app, the online  TripTik® Travel Planner mapping and routing tool, searchable online Travel Guides and AAA TourBook® guides available to members at AAA/CAA offices.


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