Since opening in 1998, Rough Creek Lodge has enjoyed the praise from national reviews and guests alike for its fine dining.

“Most Outstanding Lodge in North America 2005”
Condé Nast Johansens

Award of Excellence with perfect score of 40 points
North American Restaurant Association

One of the “Distinguished Restaurants in North America”
Every year since 2003 DiRona Award

One of the top five“Best Locations in the World to Get Married”
Peter Greenberg, CBS Morning Show

Selected as one of “America’s Top Restaurants”
for seventeenth straight year, Zagat Survey

Only Texas resort named to 2003 “Top 100 Resorts in the World”
Condé Nast Traveler

Number 26 in North America, Number 88 in the World Condé Nast Traveler’s Best Hotels, Resorts & Cruise Lines
Readers Choice 2003

“By far the best dining in Texas and surely one of North America’s greatest restaurants.”
North America Restaurant Association

“There’s no roughing it here… feast on Gerard Thompson’s inventive Texas cuisine. Relax in the deep-soaking tub of your marble bathroom and toast your rekindled romance with a bottle of champagne.”
D Magazine 2003 Pure Romance: 52 Great Dates in Dallas

“The Restaurant alone is worth a stay. You wouldn’t expect in the middle of nowhere the food would be so fabulous…”
Bon Appétit Magazine

“One of the best dinners I’ve ever eaten…”
Southern Living Magazine

“The country version of the Mansion on Turtle Creek”
American Way Magazine

“Best meal in Dallas that’s not actually in Dallas…”
Dallas Observer