Top 10 Romantic Restaurants in Fort Worth to Take Your Partner

Impress your significant other on your next date night at one of these 10 romantic restaurants in Fort Worth.

It’s important to treat your partner to a romantic night out on the town every once in a while. Date nights can help show your partner how much they mean to you and how much you value spending time with them. They’re also great for scheduling special one-on-one time together if both of you lead busy work lives. So for your next lunch, dinner, or brunch, make sure you reserve a table at one of the many romantic restaurants found in Fort Worth. Need some restaurant ideas? Check out our guide to the top 10 romantic restaurants in Fort Worth now!

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1. B&B Butchers & Restaurant

Upscale Southern steakhouse that specializes in A5 certified Kobe beef

Pictured above is the Carpetbagger, a popular appetizer at B&B. Image courtesy of Yelp.

5212 Marathon Ave | TCU/West Cliff |

B&B Butchers & Restaurant is an upscale steakhouse located in West Cliff. This stunning steakhouse offers a sophisticated selection of dishes like the Beef Wellington, Brisket Ravioli, and Steak Salad. 

The ambiance is very upscale, so make sure you dress your best before going. But you can still relax with one of B&B’s signature cocktails like The Texican or the B&B Martini as you wait for your meal. Sweet desserts including the Classic Creme Brulee and Chocolate Fondant await you once you finish your entree. 

Whether you come for lunch, dinner, or brunch, you can expect to have a wonderful time with your partner!

“The atmosphere is friendly and inviting, the food is top-notch, and the staff is among the best that Fort Worth has to offer! I tried their bacon-wrapped shrimp and meatballs along with a couple of delicious mixed drinks. They were fantastic! And also have some of the freshest oysters you'll ever taste.” - Yelp Review

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2. Lili's Bistro on Magnolia

Charming bistro that features a fun selection of unique plates and wines

Lili’s Bistro is known for its fresh and savory plates. Image courtesy of Yelp.

1310 W Magnolia Ave | Southside |

If you’d prefer to arrange a more relaxed date night with your partner, you’ll love Lili’s Bistro on Magnolia. This chic, rustic bistro will make you feel right at home. The cuisine can best be described as “unpretentious,” but that doesn’t mean it’s boring or plain. Everything from the Asian Crab Cakes to the Seafood Ragout is made with great flare and skill.

Thirsty? Lili’s Bistro offers a full wine and beer menu featuring wine flights, local drafts, after dinner drinks, and more! Live music is also held Wednesday through Saturday. If you love listening to new music and supporting local artists, make sure you come on one of these nights!

“AMAZING food! We got the Brie appetizer and a bottle of white wine to start then I got the Seafood Trio! It was amazing. So tasty. I don't usually like rice but this rice was yummy. And the glaze on the salmon was fantastic. The crab cake and shrimp were good too but the salmon stole the show.” - Yelp Review

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3. Cat City Grill

Popular Happy Hour and Sunday brunch spot that is located in the Southside

Photo of Cat City Grill - Fort Worth, TX, United States. Chorizo flat bread with goat cheese is a definite must!
Share some Chorizo Flatbread with your partner! Image courtesy of Yelp.

1208 W Magnolia Ave | Southside |

Cat City Grill offers something for everyone. If you and your partner have different food preferences, Cat City Grill is the perfect spot for you thanks to its wide selection of dishes. Over the years, it has earned prestigious distinctions like Best Restaurant of 2010 by Fort Worth Weekly and one of the Best Places for a Power Lunch in Fort Worth by Fort Worth Texas Magazine. So you can rest assured that you’ll be treated to some delicious food.

On the menu, you’ll find a wide selection of steaks, seafood entrees, soups, and salads. Some of our favorite dishes include the Cola Marinated Pork Medallions, Shrimp & Scallop Dinner, and Lobster Bites. Wine and beer are also available to sip alongside your meal. Enjoy!

“The brunch menu selection was excellent and, among the six of us, we ordered traditional eggs benedict, spinach eggs benedict, and the sausage & biscuits. Each was perfectly prepared, presented, and served.” - Yelp Review

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4. Clay Pigeon Food & Drink

Simple yet chic eatery that is known for its homemade fare created from locally-sourced ingredients

2731 White Settlement Rd | Arlington Heights |

From the outside, Clay Pigeon Food & Drink might not look like much. But its simple, understated exterior houses a chic dining room and kitchen that offers savory, made-from-scratch dishes that attract hundreds of customers every day. Only fresh, locally-sourced ingredients are used in each dish. 

The menu boasts an appetizing selection of dishes like Grilled Duck Breast, Pan Roasted Chicken, and House Made Pasta. Cocktails, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drink options are available to help wash down your meal. Enjoy!

“Food is amazing. Chef Marcus is amazing. Ambiance is amazing. One of my Fort Worth favorites. I love that the menu rotates seasonally but one thing that doesn't change is the bone marrow. We walked in without a reservation on a Friday night so just go if you're needing a delicious meal!” - Yelp Review

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5. Toro Toro

Pan-Latin steakhouse that celebrates the culinary culture of Central and South America

200 Main St, Ste B | Downtown |

Located in Downtown Fort Worth, Toro Toro seamlessly matches Pan-Latin flavor with Texas cuisine in all of its dishes. This upscale steakhouse is led by internationally-acclaimed chef Richard Sandoval, who takes great care in putting a modern twist on the classic Southern steakhouse. 

All dishes are meant to be shared family-style and paired with a mojito or margarita. So feel free to order a few different dishes to share with your partner. Lamb Chops, Cusco Chicken, Rib Eye, and more hearty dishes await you and your partner. Yum! 

“I cannot say enough good things about Toro Toro. From the decor to the delicious food, Toro Toro was firing on all cylinders.” - Yelp Review

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6. Grace

Elegant restaurant that is known for its prime steaks and fine wines

Photo of Grace - Fort Worth, TX, United States. HUGE scallops with potato pancakes on the bottom. A must order!
Start your meal off on the right foot with some fresh scallops and potato pancakes. Image courtesy of Yelp.

777 Main St | Downtown |

Grace offers a prime dining experience for couples. Its regal, contemporary decor sets the perfect mood for a romantic lunch or dinner. 

On the menu, you’ll find a wide selection of savory dishes like the Maine Diver Scallops, Prime Strip, and Duroc Pork Shank. Bacon Wrapped Onions, Mac n’ Cheese, Brussel Sprouts, and more side dishes are available to complement your main dish. While you wait for your entree, don’t forget to treat yourself to a sweet rose or deep sauvignon. 

“Grace is definitely my go to spot on Wednesdays! Not only do they have half off sparkling wine until 6pm, they do a wonderful Women and Wine deal. Two glass of wine and small food pairing for just $10 until 7! Every Wednesday!” - Yelp Review

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7. Saint-Emilion Restaurant

Upscale bistro that is known for its homestyle French cuisine

Photo of Saint-Emilion Restaurant - Fort Worth, TX, United States. Sante salad: Beets with spinach, pistachios, blueberries & jump seeds in a coconut-lime vinaigrette.
The Sante Salad, pictured above, is filled with beets, spinach, pistachios, and blueberries. Image courtesy of Yelp.

3617 W 7th St | Arlington Heights |

Saint-Emilion is a go-to spot for couples who want to enjoy a romantic date night together. Open for dinner Thursday through Sunday, Saint-Emilion offers a wide selection of classic French dishes and wine. 

For dinner, you can order off a fixed-price, three-course menu that consists of an appetizer, main course, and dessert. On most Wednesdays, the restaurant also hosts a Wine Tasting Dinner. Bon appetit!

“Saint Emilion feels like you step foot into another world once you walk through the doors and are welcomed as an expected guest of their restaurant. The food was perfect. The service was excellent. The ambiance was lovely. We would easily come back next time we're in town. Really enjoyed our entire experience.” - Yelp Review

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8. Aventino’s Italian Restaurant

Top-rated Italian restaurant located in Western Hills

Aventino’s offers hearty Italian dishes like the Marinara Ziti. Image courtesy of Yelp.

5800 Lovell Ave, Ste 170 | Western Hills/Ridglea |

Aventinos’ Italian Restaurant is the perfect destination for a romantic date. Located in Western Hills, Aventino’s offers a wide selection of hearty and authentic Italian meals. From the Salmon Florentine to the Scaloppine, Aventino’s dishes are bursting with flavor. 

If you’re a huge pasta fan, you’ll love Aventino’s. At Aventino’s, you can choose the type of pasta you want, a specific sauce, and any add-ons to create the ultimate pasta dish. If you manage to save enough room for dessert, we recommend finishing your meal off with some Tiramisu or Cappuccino Ice Cream Pie. 

“What a hidden gem! I got a recommendation to try this little spot out because I was craving some good pasta and I'm sure glad I did! It's a very quaint little space, great familial vibe. I actually met the owner and she was very friendly and personable.” - Yelp Review

9. Ellerbe Fine Foods

Locally-owned restaurant that offers a seasonal menu filled with Southern-style dishes

1501 W Magnolia Ave | Southside |

Ellerbe Fine Foods is a charming, locally-owned restaurant that specializes in farm-to-table eating. Fresh, locally-sourced ingredients are used in all of its plates. The atmosphere at Ellerbe is elegant, yet relaxed, making it a prime date night spot. Just make sure you dress well, as the dress code is business casual.

The current dinner menu features savory dishes like the Risotto Alle Vongole, Veal Scallopini, and Pecan Wood Grilled Steak. For dessert, you have mouth watering options like the Gingerbread Lava Cake and Chocolate Peppermint Cake. Enjoy!

“The farm to table menu is fun, and I love that it is a surprise what might be on the menu that night. The restaurant is beautiful and the perfect place for a special occasion. They have an extensive wine menu and the service is fantastic.” - Yelp Review

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10. Chez Fabien

French restaurant that is the ultimate fine dining destination for avid foodies

316 S Main St | Grapevine |

Chez Fabien offers an intimate slice of France for guests. Located in nearby Grapevine, Chez Fabien is a chic, fine dining restaurant that offers inventive dishes inspired by various regions in France. 

Filet Mignon, Steak Frites Au Poivre, Seared Sea Bass, and more savory entrees can be found on the menu. Various sandwiches and soups like the Prime Rib Sandwich and Lobster Grilled Cheese & Soup are also offered. And, like any good French restaurant, Chez Fabien offers a full wine selection to accompany your dinner. 

“We have never had a bad meal here and all of the dishes are fantastic. What we love about it is that it's in the heart of downtown and has a fantastic atmosphere as well. There is usually entertainment as well.” - Yelp Review

It doesn’t hurt to change up your regular date night spot every now and then and try someplace new. Luckily, Fort Worth has plenty of romantic restaurants to try. Which restaurants on our Fort Worth guide do you plan to visit with your significant other? Let us know!

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