2905 West Berry Street Ft. Worth, TX 76109 +1 817 926 7814
One visit to Aardvark and you'll know you don't have to drive to Dallas for good, live contemporary music. Located near Texas Christian University, Aardvark is popular with young crowds and features some of the best local bands around. Bands like Tripping Daisy and Buck Jones have performed here, as well as other well-known local and regional favorites. Cherry Poppin' Daddies and Reel Big Fish even performed here before they made it big.
3000 SE Loop 820 (at Wichita Street) Forest Hill Ft. Worth, TX 76140 +1 817 551 1150
When you're in Ft. Worth and you're hankering for a taste of the Bavarian countryside, fret not! The Bavarian Bakery & Cafe, located in Forest Hill, is an authenticity-soaked slice of Germanic joyousness. The lunch menu is a lengthy list of traditional Bavarian sandwiches with names like "Der Buergermeister" and "Munich Kindl", some of which are served on a croissant. At dinner, look forward to some of the heartiest schnitzel plates this side of the Rhine - lots of meat, lots of starch, lots of butter. Wash it all down with a stein of the finest German lager. At any time of day, you can stop by the takeout counter for any of the above, as well as cakes, pastry, breads and more. See website for complete menu.
3980 Boat Club Road Between Azle & Jacksboro Highway Ft. Worth, TX 76135 +1 817 238 7764 /+1 817 238 8300
Nine miles away in Northwest Tarrant County lies the city of Lake Worth, where you will discover what is arguably the only theatre worth a mention in the area-the Star Village 8. Like the name suggests, eight screens face a superbly planned seating arrangement, ensuring movie buffs of an exhilarating experience. Mainstream movies are the focus here as Hollywood takes center stage. Several bargains are on offer to entice fans, including free children movies on certain weekdays. Call for more information.
2911 West Berry Street Ft. Worth, TX 76109 +1 817 926 9600
No, you don't have to do the Moon Walk in order to qualify to enter this pub. But when you step out of the pub you will feel like you are walking on the moon! All you need to come here is a thirst for good, live music and beer. This bar is reasonably priced, the food is great and the ambience bar-like. It will keep you coming back for more.
308 South Main Street Ft. Worth, TX 76051 +1 817 481 8733
Located in the restored Palace Theater, the Grapevine Opry brings you an exciting Country and Western show every Saturday night. The 500-seat movie theater, constructed in 1940, fell into disrepair after World War II, but was partially restored in 1975. Restoration efforts continue today thanks to the Grapevine Heritage Foundation. Regional performers take the stage here, as well as a few national acts including Willie Nelson, Faron Young, the Judd's and Jeanie Pruitt. Ticket prices vary from $10 and up, depending on the event. Shows take place on Friday and Saturday nights. Call for exact show times.
521 West Pipeline Road Ft. Worth, TX 76053 +1 817 424 2724
The fine singers at the First United Methodist Church of Hurst sponsor this unusual coffeehouse. The facility is smoke-free and alcohol-free, and it serves as an ideal Christian acoustic music venue. While you are there, enjoy drinks in the form of coffee, tea and sodas. Admission varies depending on the production. Proceeds go to Mission Central, an emergency assistance program. Funds also go to support Celebration Shop. Healing through songs is also provided for hospitalized children.
Housed in a rejuvenated area in downtown Fort Worth's medical district, the Mexican Inn has been around for decades. Its reputation for getting people in and out quickly is a plus with the area business lunch crowd. The food is a combination of old standards done right. Selections include beef and cheese enchiladas, Chile rellenos and beef, and chicken strip salad in a homemade tortilla shell bowl.
This wonderful Italian bistro, set in out of the way location on Highway 26, is a great find. The lighting is low and romantic, and the table settings are elegant white with pretty, clear glassware. Decorations at the La Bistro include Italian countryside-influenced pictures. All entrees include spaghetti, soup or salad. House specialties include the filet mignon Madeira with mushrooms and wine sauce, and veal in a brandy sauce with shallots and cream. A wide variety of wines is available by the bottle, including Dom Perignon, along with a full bar. The dessert menu offers excellent tiramisu.
621 East Southlake Boulevard (at Byron Nelson Parkway) Ft. Worth, TX 76092 +1 817 410 9001
Brothers Curtis and Chris Wells are proud of their four-star restaurant, Classic Cafe. Executive chef Jennifer Brightman serves her signature beef dishes with crawfish-butter, stilton cheese and many other ingredients. Beef entrees include the 16-ounce bone-in rib eye, which comes coated with blue cheese and breadcrumbs, as well as the daily beef special. If you are not in the mood for beef, try one of the many classic chicken entrees, the Asian-flavored Soy-Glazed salmon or the savory swordfish special. Desserts include such favorites as pecan pie and creme brulée. The space sports a good-sized lounge, a library with wood paneling, two dining rooms, a fireplace and stucco walls. The restaurant has another location at 504 North Oak Street, Roanoke TX 76262 (+1 817 430 8185).
Abuelo's, which means "grandfather's" in Spanish is located close to the DFW airport. Famous traditional Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes are prepared here in a gourmet style and are elegantly served in generous portions. Delicious entree choices include a huge platter of mesquite-flavored chicken fajita nachos, the enchilada sampler and the pechuga alcaparrada(split breast of chicken stuffed with mushrooms and monterrey jack cheese). The rich desserts such as flan, capirotada-bread pudding with pecans and raisons, and margarita pie rival those at any other gourmet restaurant.
This historic Casa Manana theater was created by Henry Kaiser,
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