Fort Worth is a steak lovers haven. How could it not be, with the nickname Cowtown? We've rounded up 12 of the best steaks for the family when nothing else but a sizzling, juicy cut of meat will do.
Reata specializes in upscale cowboy cuisine right in the heart of downtown Fort Worth. Menu items have Southwestern influences and include a range of options that will delight everyone from a dedicated carnivore to those looking for lighter fare like seafood.
The ribeye will please the traditional steak lover, but don't overlook other favorites like the tortilla soup, tenderloin tamales and chicken chile rellenos.
Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine
The cuisine at Bonnell's is both high-end and down home with an emphasis on game meats. Chef Jon Bonnell elevates southwestern and creole-style dishes with offerings like mini elk tacos, Oysters Texasfellars and Texas shrimp and grits. Steaks are organically sourced and accompanied by compound butter for extra flavor.
For a true Cowtown experience head to the Stockyards and grab a saddle at H3 Ranch. Yes, they have horse saddles for stools that kids will get a kick out of. The steakhouse serves up wood-fired steaks in a fun western atmosphere. Bring an appetite and start your meal with some guacamole made table side or ribs. Round out your meal with one of their delicious sides like roasted corn or a baked potato.
Lucile's diverse menu offerings make it a great go-to spot when you are looking for more than just a great steak. Steak options include a filet, ribeye or sirloin. Or try another wood-fired favorite like the wood-roasted chicken or personalized pizzas and flatbreads. The lobster bisque and cioppino are other popular selections. Kids can choose from burgers, grilled cheese and chicken tenders.
Cattlemen’s Steak House
Watch the cook sear your steak over an open fire in the dining room at Cattlemen’s Steak House. The Texas T-Bone steak is guaranteed to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. Beef steaks and ribeyes dominate the menu but you'll also find lobster, crab and shrimp on the menu. All of their steaks are charcoal-broiled and they never use a tenderizer. Save room for the best banana pudding for dessert.
Del Frisco’s Grille
While you may celebrate your anniversary or date night at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, its counterpart Del Frisco’s Grille makes it easy to enjoy a four-star meal with the whole family in a trendy yet comfortable atmosphere. You will find many of the favorite staples found on the Del Frisco’s menu, as well as some new delights (the Brussels sprouts are out of this world).
Serving both the fine-diner and the grill master, B&B Butchers is an upscale steakhouse and traditional butcher shop located in the trendy Shops at Clearfork development. The menu is massive and the dedicated Kid's Menu even lists filet medallions for kiddos with a sophisticated palate.
Bacon is a menu favorite and features Chef Tommy's Bacon topped with crumbled blue cheese and truffle-infused honey. Enjoy this delicious treat at home when you buy a pre-made box with all the ingredients from The Butcher Shop next door. Classics like Filet Mignon and Beef Wellington are offered as well as exclusive cuts of Japanese Wagyu: Kobe Hyogo Prefecture, a 28-Day Dry-Aged A5 Japanese Wagyu Ribeye and a 55-Day Dry-Aged Japanese Wagyu Ribeye.
Clay Pigeon Food & Drink
Chef Marcus Paslay's passion for cooking is rooted in the idea of hunting and harvesting from the land. His farm-to-table approach is highlighted throughout the seasonal menu with favorites like the grilled bone marrow, the pork shank and the 8oz ribeye also known as the Spinalis Dorsi (or ribeye cap). This rare cut of meat is a "cut above the rest" and is considered to be one of the most delectable steaks available. Burgers, house-made pastas and ice cream also grace the menu.
Paslay's second steakhouse, Provender Hall, is located in Mule Alley in the historic Stockyards. The menu includes venison tartare, steak frites and a prime New York strip.
This restaurant in downtown Fort Worth offers an exquisite wine selection for the discerning drinker as well as consistently delicious dinner entrees. Slice into a lamb belly dumpling or a 20 oz prime dry-aged bone-in ribeye. A healthy selection of fish and pasta options round out the menu.
Lonesome Dove Fort Worth
The Fort Worth stalwart is a local and visitor favorite in the Fort Worth Stockyards. For over 20 years, Chef Tim Love has wowed guests with his game-forward menu featuring Wagyu tomahawk, kangaroo carpaccio, Rocky Mountain elk ribeye, wild boar, and rabbit and rattlesnake. Not an adventurous eater? No worries. The roasted garlic stuffed beef tenderloin and chicken fried steak are both smashingly good.
Tucked inside the Worthington Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, the Latin steakhouse is as elegant as it is approachable. Keep it simple and order up a classic burger or the lamb chops or splurge with the Toro Toro Churrasco or 52oz Tomahawk ribeye for two.