Quality Inn at Arlington Highlands
121 East I-20
Arlington, TX 76018
Phone: (817) 467-3535
Fax: (817) 468-3374
A favorite since 1990, this North Arlington Italian bistro has been recognized by the Dallas Morning News as having one of the Best Patio Bars in Arlington. The menu offers an array of salads, pasta, seafood, sandwiches and grilled items. Specialties include the popular New York-style pizza and the egg fettuccine, complete with chunks of grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and asparagus in a delightful Alfredo sauce. The brunch menu includes house-made Danish pastries, breads and croissants as well as assorted salads, pizzas, pasta, Eggs Benedict, lasagna and roast beef.
This English pub is complete with dark wood paneling, a large wooden bar, and 20 televisions, including the largest screen in Arlington—27 feet. The sports bar atmosphere is casual with memorabilia adorning the walls. Several pool tables keep patrons entertained. The bar offers a variety of beers on tap, and more than 100 varieties of bottled beer. The menu includes traditional American fare, such as burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of fried appetizers.
The fine singers at the First United Methodist Church of Hurst sponsor this unusual coffeehouse. The facility is smoke-free and alcohol-free, and it serves as an ideal Christian acoustic music venue. While you are there, enjoy drinks in the form of coffee, tea and sodas. Admission varies depending on the production. Proceeds go to Mission Central, an emergency assistance program. Funds also go to support Celebration Shop. Healing through songs is also provided for hospitalized children.
Best Friends Club is a favorite among the gay and lesbian crowds in Forth Worth. With theme nights, happy hour, Wild Wednesday karaoke and DJs on Saturday nights, the Best Friends Club is sure to be a party any night of the week. This bar draws inspiration from both country and Western life and the most popular dance clubs, creating a unique vibe that locals love.
Club Axis is an excellent concert venue located in Downtown, Fort Worth. The club opens it's doors at 8p everyday for concerts and other live performances which continue till the wee hours of the morning. Leading rappers and musicians like 'Li'l Boosie' and 'Ghetto Troopers' are known to hold concerts here. If not for the rocking musical extravaganzas, locals frequent Club Axis to relax and pamper themselves in the luxurious lounge and the bar areas. The DJ nights are also something to watch out for.
The Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge is a blend of a fine dining establishment and a classy entertainment venue. This spacious venue is housed in a historic building and its design brilliantly combines old world charm with modern comforts. The music hall has staged performances of renowned performers and continues to do so, while the lounge has managed to please even the most discerning diners, thereby making it a popular space. Guests can cozy up in the on-site restaurant or enjoy the cool breeze on its rooftop patio. From the concerts to the delectable offerings on the menu, everything here is trendy and simply irresistible. So be a part of this culinary and musical journey at the Live Oak Music Hall & Lounge.
With three, distinct levels, this spacious Downtown bar is great for a night out on the town. From heart-thumbing tunes from resident DJ's to laid-back lounge seating, this bar has it all. The top floor can be rented out for private events and parties, while the basement features an chic VIP area. Visit the website to know more about upcoming events and specials.
In business since 1995, 8.0 enjoys a prime location at Sundance Square in downtown Fort Worth. The interior is decorated with murals painted by local artists; live music is performed every weekend by celebrities such as Collin Hill. The lunch and dinner menu selections are eclectic and health conscious. Entrees include baked fish in lemon butter sauce, traditional pasta dishes and a variety of 8.0's own blue plate specials. House specialty drinks include martinis and blue things(frozen margaritas).
Neon Nights is a nightclub in downtown Fort Worth that knows how to consistently put on a real party. With occasional live music and creative cocktails nightly, Neon Nights blends the flavors of country, Tejano and pop music to create an atmosphere that is truly unique to the Fort Worth region and the vibe of this popular bar. Friday and Saturday nights feature authentic cumbia music, but guests will want to get there earlier rather than later to take advantage of the no-cover-charge deals before 8pm.
One visit to Aardvark and you'll know you don't have to drive to Dallas for good, live contemporary music. Located near Texas Christian University, Aardvark is popular with young crowds and features some of the best local bands around. Bands like Tripping Daisy and Buck Jones have performed here, as well as other well-known local and regional favorites. Cherry Poppin' Daddies and Reel Big Fish even performed here before they made it big.
Known as one of the top blues clubs in the city, J&J Blues Bar has been bringing local, regional and national touring acts to Fort Worth since the 1980s. Top names have played here, including legends like Albert King, Koko Taylor, James Cotton and Pinetop Perkins. Dave the bartender is known for joining in on jam sessions with his harmonica. A full bar serves a variety of mixed drinks, as well as beer and wine. Live music is played most nights. Cover charge only on the weekends varies by event.
Often hailed as the best blues bar in Fort Worth, Keys Lounge comes alive with the best music every Friday through Sunday. The concrete floor is almost stark against the backdrop of dark wood paneled walls adorned with neon signs. There is an ample game room for those who want to play darts and shoot pool. A limited menu of bar fare: sandwiches, finger foods, chips and nuts, is available to stave off hunger pains. Talented artists who have played concerts here include Robin Syler, Groove Daddy's, John Cooley and Crying Out Loud.