Enjoy dinner with a view at these seven restaurants and bars in Fort Worth.
This downtown stalwart has been serving Fort Worth for over 20 years. Reata is a favorite spot for locals planning anniversary dinners, graduation celebrations and wedding rehearsal dinners with a sophisticated western twist. The tiered rooftop offers guests views of Sundance Square humming below and serves all the favorites available from the main dining room.
Tinie's Mexican Cuisine
A short walk from downtown is South Main Village, a popular locale within the trendy Near Southside neighborhood. Tinie's Mexican Cuisine takes residence in a 1930's renovated building where fine Mexican cuisine meets rustic elegance. Head up stairs to Escondite, the intimate second floor bar attached to a rooftop patio boasting views of the downtown skyline.
Branch & Bird
Wine, music and spectacular views sum up this lively spot in downtown. Located atop the Sky Lobby Level of Frost Tower, Branch & Bird offers contemporary cuisine and an array of cocktails, beer and wine from the indoor dining room and patio terrace. No matter your seat, you're guaranteed a killer view. Check out the weekly specials: Wine on the Skyline Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday Live Music from 4-10 p.m.
The Rooftop Bar at The Sinclair Hotel
The tagline "Elevated Fare with a View" was aptly crafted for the swanky new bar and restaurant now open in Sundance Square. The scenic rooftop bar is located in the tallest and most iconic building in the city that reopened as a luxury-meets-art-deco Marriott Autograph Collection hotel. Mix and mingle over small plates, cocktails and desserts on the 17th floor rooftop terrace, offering panoramic views of the Fort Worth cityscape. Patio is open seasonally.
Tim Love's Spanish-style tapas bar is a favorite among the crowds in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Located on the 6th floor of the SpringHill Suites Fort Worth Historic Stockyards Hotel, Atico is a posh rooftop eatery that overlooks the famous historic district and offers unforgettable views of downtown. The bar is open to all; simply access the exterior elevator located outside the lobby adjacent to Main Street.
This is not your average restaurant and bar. Free Play Arcade has one of the largest collections of retro arcade games and pinball machines in the world according to their website. Vintage gamers will love the playful atmosphere as much as they love the multiple patios which includes a large and storied rooftop deck. Bar food and a healthy list of beers are available for patrons to enjoy.
Lot 12 TCU
Perched atop the new Hyatt Place TCU and adorned with TCU memorabilia, Lot 12 is poised to be the go-to for Horned Frog devotees. The menu consists of upscale bar food and drinks with a distinctly TCU twist. Take the fun to the next level and book a TopGolf Swing Suite, a golfing simulator that is sure to bring out your competitive side.
Kimpton Harper Hotel
Opening June 2021 in an architectural masterpiece from the 1920s, the Kimpton Harper Hotel is sure to wow guests the moment they step into the 24th-floor lobby. Sweeping views of the city and a lively bar scene in the penthouse lounge known as Refinery 714 beckon guests to sit down and stay awhile. Find this hidden gem in the heart of downtown in the former XTO Energy building across from Grace.