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Bars and nightlife in Fort Worth

Top bars

Concert Hall
“The world’s largest honky tonky. Multiple bars, big stage, live music, dancing. Put on your dancing boots, and if you have a cowboy hat, wear that, too.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Café
“Coffee drinks, craft brews, and put-style fare from a stylishly spacious cafe with a patio and fire pit. Excellent breakfast and brunch spot. One of favorites! Kid-friendly patio.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Bar
“A really 5 star place to enjoy Cajun foods. Great seafood dishes. Lunch prices M-F are fair. Great social putting. Great ambience for all.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Popular local burger place with awesome fries and an extensive craft beer list. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
“1408 W Magnolia Ave (7min walk) Prohibition-era cocktail bar with flavorful and unique twists on classic concoctions. $10-12 per cocktail, $2 off during happy hours (weekdays 4-7). No food, but you can bring food in from any nearby establishment. Located in a nondescript single story brick building with some outdoor seating in the back.”
  • 25 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Great BBQ, atmosphere, and live music! K's Favorite: A Revolver Blood & Honey Beer. Baked Potato with Brisket K’s Favorite: A Community Mosaic IPA Beer. ½ lb Brisket and Brussel Sprouts ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Cinema
“Free Parking with validation from Movie Tavern Great Pizza and Fried Pickles”
  • 13 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“Great Wine selection and food. Good upscale bar scene with Happy Hour. Brunch on Saturday and Sunday 10:30-2pm and dinner 4-12am on Fridays/Saturdays and 4pm-10pm Sunday. ”
  • 16 locals recommend

Nightclubs

Night Club
“Tons of sports bars, restaurants and live entertainment. There is karaoke here on certain nights. This is a great place to watch the game or just grab a bite to eat with the family. Check out their website for upcoming events. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Cool jazz speakeasy located in the basement of the Woolworth. No food. Reservations recommended. Entrance is in an alley, so look for the neon sign.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Adding American attitude to traditional Japanese dishes, Blue Sushi will entertain your palate with something unexpected, whether pickled ginger root or "thriller sauce." Whatever your tastes, get ready for one innovative meal.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Night Club
“Awesome venue. Great for concerts. Drink prices are a little high but what you would expect. Beautiful patio view of the lake”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“Great live music, both indoor and on on the rooftop that has great views of downtown. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Night Club
“Longtime critically acclaimed improvisational comedy troupe that interacts with the audience and offers (mostly) clean and hilarious performances.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“409 W Magnolia Ave (12min walk) A small classic cocktail bar that’s a favorite among locals for its craft mixology. Outdoor seating in back. $8-13 per cocktail, specific cocktails are $5 during happy hour. Tip: no food, but you can bring food in (Fixture and Spice are both great and located next door)”
  • 12 locals recommend
Gastropub
“They play some really good music and their patio was enjoyable to sit at. Good variety of specialty drinks”
  • 5 locals recommend

Music venues

Concert Hall
“The world’s largest honky tonky. Multiple bars, big stage, live music, dancing. Put on your dancing boots, and if you have a cowboy hat, wear that, too.”
  • 64 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Broadway performances and fantastic symphonies fill up the calendar of this downtown art deco jewel of the fine arts.”
  • 29 locals recommend
BBQ Restaurant
“Great BBQ, atmosphere, and live music! K's Favorite: A Revolver Blood & Honey Beer. Baked Potato with Brisket K’s Favorite: A Community Mosaic IPA Beer. ½ lb Brisket and Brussel Sprouts ”
  • 24 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Cool jazz speakeasy located in the basement of the Woolworth. No food. Reservations recommended. Entrance is in an alley, so look for the neon sign.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Piano Bar
“Always loud, often silly, sometimes raunchy, definitely memorable. Reservations recommended, otherwise plan to stand.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Music Venue
  • 1 local recommends
Concert Hall
“On Tuesday nights (don't go here any other night) they have East Coast swing dancing here for $5 cash only, with a lesson (free with the $5 entry fee) at 8pm. If you don't need lessons, dancing starts at 9pm. This place is super close.”
  • 1 local recommends
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