Valentine’s Day is only a little over a month away and these are some of the best restaurants in Fort Worth, TX to grab some snuggle time:
At Ruffino’s Restaurante Italiano located at 2455 Forest Park Boulevard, you can revel in the romantic ambiance while savoring great food. Owned by brothers Franco and Robert Albanese, it’s a popular spot for exceptional cuisine and atmosphere, according to critics. The phone number is 817-923-0522.
Palermo’s caters to the vegetarian but every one of their pasta dishes has egg in them except the linguine. Located at 1000 Magnolia Avenue West near the hospital district, they may be reached at 817-878-2400.
At Saint Emilion’s (3617 W. 7th Street) experience country French couples with sophistication. Maitre d’ Chuck Lee and chef de cuisine Hughes Galan head up the food prep staff. You have two options for dinner – fixed priced or a la carte. Smoked salmon is one of the many offerings. For dessert, try the Tarte Tatin, an upside down apple tart that is sweet, gooey, and will make you long for the French countryside. For more information, call 817-737-2781.
The Pegasus, at 2443 Forest Park Boulevard, has an eclectic menu of classically prepared dishes of world cuisine. Call 817-922-0808.
There was a fire next to Bistro Louise, one of the recommended restaurants, a few years ago, and prompting owners to display a huge sign assuring patrons they were still open for them to enjoy this charming eatery. The Provencal-accented neighborhood serves as the backdrop for Bistro which serves top-notch food with a Mediterranean inclination. Located at 2900 S. Hulen Street, you may make reservations by calling 817-922-9244.
This restaurant has the words “fine dining” in its title. Michael Anthony’s Fine Dining in Southlake, about 30 minutes from Fort Worth, boasts of a pricey $47 bone-in fillet, which is the place’s signature dish. At 2750 Southlake Boulevard, they may be reached at 817-749-0377.
At Bublos Lebanese Restaurant, enjoy belly dancers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights while you eat and you might just get pulled up on stage if you’re sitting close. Located at 1406 N. Main Street near the Fort Worth Stockyards, this restaurant is a popular spot for date night. Bublos lays out a delicious spread of Lebanese and Middle Eastern specialties and has sumptuous desserts. If you want to impress your date, order a Hookah at the table. The Hookah Lounge is part of the restaurant, too, just off the bar. Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fri. and Sat., and the Hookah Lounge is open till 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday only. All major credit cards and cash are accepted. They serve late night, dinner, and lunch and reservations are accepted. There is also handicapped access. The phone number is 817-625-9667.
For the steak lover, check out Del Frisco’s, one of the darling restaurants in Fort Worth. Located at 812 Main Street in downtown, it’s considered an “old stalwart.” Try the pepper-crusted filet mignon.
Maharaja Indian Restaurant is an old favorite at 6308 Hulen Bend Boulevard near Hulen Mall. Featuring dim lighting, Indian music, and a quiet ambiance, not to mention excellent service. Cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Diners Club, and Discover cards are accepted. Try the Chicken Ticamasala, regular Coucha (bread) and onion Coucha, and have a Mango Las’I to drink. They may be contacted at 817-263-7156.
Enjoy the romantic atmosphere of downtown by eating at The Reata at 310 Houston Street, right in the heart of cultural activities. Known as sophistication without pretension, The Reata has exquisite Southwest meals and service. Don’t forget to order the bread before your meal. Price range is $31.00-$50.00. For more details, call 817-336-1009.