Fort Worth Guide2018-12-10T15:28:48+00:00

Fort Worth Guide

Downtown Fort Worth

There’s plenty to see and do while in Fort Worth for the Tucker Show with an easily accessible and vibrant downtown. The area is also host to some of the best restaurants in north Texas with everything from barbeque to Mexican to burgers and brews readily available. Here are a few of our favorite neighborhoods and places to dine.

AREAS TO VISIT

DOWNTOWN / SUNDANCE SQUARE (Click for Map)

Spanning 35 blocks in Downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square is filled with dozens of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

Sundance Square in Fort Worth

Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth.

FORT WORTH STOCKYARDS (Click for Map)

From the original brick walkways to the wooden corrals, the Fort Worth Stockyards tells the true history of Texas’ famous livestock industry.

 Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District.

WEST 7TH STREET / CULTURAL DISTRICT (Click for Map)

Located just west of downtown, this vibrant area includes museums, botanical gardens, and the Will Rogers Memorial Center, which hosts rodeos, livestock shows and other events.

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens

Fort Worth Botanical Gardens.

WEST MAGNOLIA AVENUE (Click for Map)

Vibrant, upcoming southside neighborhood with 18 blocks of shops, dining, and bars.

West Magnolia Neighborhood

West Magnolia Neighborhood.

THINGS TO SEE

Happening while you’re in town for the Tucker Show.

FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW & RODEO

The Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo takes place every year for 23 days during the months of January and February. Don’t miss out on edge of your seat PRCA rodeo action, world-class livestock shows, kid-friendly exhibits, daily live music, a fun-filled carnival midway, daily shopping and more. This thing is legendary!

Stock Show Dates
January 18 – February 9, 2019
3400 Burnett-Tandy Dr. Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Gates open daily at 8:00 a.m.
https://fwssr.com/

PLACES TO DINE

A few suggested places to dine while in Fort Worth.

Wild Salsa Mexico City–style fare

Wild Salsa Mexico City–style fare.

CAST IRON
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-350-4106
https://www.omnihotels.com/cast-iron
“… captures the true flavor of Fort Worth through an emphasis on local ingredients and southern style, with a twist on hometown classics, located in the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.”

CATTLEMEN’S STEAK HOUSE
2458 N Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 624-3945
http://cattlemenssteakhouse.com/
Casual, old-school restaurant since 1947 with basic digs featuring cow art & a saloon bar.”

COWTOWN BREWING CO
1301 E Belknap St,
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 489-5800
https://www.cowtownbrewco.com/
“Craft beer and smoked meats inside a 5,000-square-foot taproom.”

DEL FRISCO’S DOUBLE EAGLE STEAKHOUSE
812 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 877-3999
https://delfriscos.com
Opulently outfitted chain restaurant specializing in prime steaks & seafood along with fine wines.

FIRESIDE PIES
2949 Crockett St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 769-3590
https://firesidepies.com/
“high-end pizzeria chain tossing artisanal pizzas with creative toppings.”

FUNKY TOWN DONUTS AND DRAFTS
132 E 4th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 862-7337
http://www.funkytowndonuts.com/
“Family-owned owned bakery that pairs fresh, handcrafted donuts with craft beers on tap to create distinct flavor experiences.”

HANABI RAMEN
3204 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 420-6703
http://www.ramenhanabi.com/
“Ramen and other traditional Japanese dishes are on the menu at this modern izakaya-style restaurant.”

JOE T. GARCIA’S
2201 N Commerce St.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 626-4356
https://joetgarcias.com/
“Tex-Mex icon located in Stockyards serving fajitas, margaritas & more with a sprawling outdoor patio.”

LITTLE RED WASP
808 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 877-3111
http://littleredwasp.com/
“Offers straightforward food, lots of beer, and a full bar.”

MASH’D
2948 Crockett St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 882-6723
https://mashd.com/
“Trailblazing Food and Beverage highlighting memorable flavors and distinct freshness.”

Mash’d Rebellious American

Mash’d Rebellious American Cuisine.

REATA
310 Houston St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 336-1009
https://www.reata.net/
“Ranch-themed upscale hot spot with a rooftop bar with views of Fort Worth.

RISCKY’S BAR-B-Q
300 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 877-3306
https://risckys.com/
“A legend in Texas barbeque since 1929.”

RODEO GOAT
2836 Bledsoe St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 877-4628
http://rodeogoat.com/fort-worth/
“Inventive variations on house-ground burgers & a lengthy craft beer lineup in a warehouse space.”

TACO HEADS
1812 Montgomery St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 615-9899
https://www.tacoheads.com/
“Former taco truck sets roots in a permanent home, offering breakfast, appetizers, sweets and drinks.”

THE CAPITAL GRILLE
800 Main St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(817) 348-9200
https://www.thecapitalgrille.com
Outpost of the upscale steakhouse chain offers classic American fare & a clubby, refined setting.

VELVET TACO
2700 W 7th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 887-9810
https://velvettaco.com/
“Late-night haunt supplying creative tacos with house made corn tortillas in a hip setup.”

WHISKEY AND RYE
1300 Houston Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-350-4105
https://www.omnihotels.com/whiskey-and-rye
“A Southern twist on classic bar entrees at this great neighborhood bar, located in the Omni Fort Worth Hotel.”

WILD SALSA
300 Throckmorton St.
Fort Worth, TX 76102
(682) 316-3230
https://www.wildsalsarestaurant.com/
“Mexico City–style fare & many tequilas in a vibrant space with Day of the Dead–themed decor.”

WOODSHED SMOKEHOUSE
3201 Riverfront Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 877-4545
http://woodshedsmokehouse.com/
“… all things grilled, roasted, and slow-cooked, featuring a daily rotating selection of beef, lamb, pork, cabrito, wild game, fish, and vegetables, all cooked over a variety of woods and fire sources.”

Chisholm Trail Mural at Sundance Square

Chisholm Trail Mural at Sundance Square.