2302 10th Street
Bridgeport, TX 76426
Phone: (940) 683-5777
Fax: (940) 683-4345
Bars & Cafes
It is not hard to locate The Wild Mushroom which sits on Martin Drive only a few blocks away from Weatherford College. Chef/owner Jerrett Joslin and John Shepherd have created a dining destination where dining is an indulgence, the kind of experience mostly reserved for special occasions. A lively and casual ambiance inhabits this place, which takes over you the moment you step inside. Food is not your regular Southwestern affair; patrons can expect some of the best prime cuts and seafood on their plates and pair them with exceptional wines. The menu boasts of award-winning dishes like the Wild Mushroom Filet, Chilean Sea Bass, Dungeness Crab and Sesame Seaweed Salad, Deconstructed Crab Cake and Buffalo Ribeye. Post dining relax in the lounge area which offers four draft beers and three ever-changing brews on tap along with handcrafted cocktails. Best enjoyed with good company; reserve ahead to make the most.
The Whitehouse is a cafe and coffee house in Denton. Set in an old home, it exudes warmth and is a popular hangout for locals over a cup of nice espresso or relax at their beer garden. Dig into fresh and organic food and sip a wonderful, hot cuppa. Enjoy the jazz music nightly on Wednesday and Thursday.
Vigne Wine Shop and Delicatessen is definitely a to-go place for any wine connoisseur or beer snob in downtown Denton. Apart from selling bottles, they also feature an elegant bar where patrons can sample the drinks and even enjoy light bites. The selection of drinks is superior and spans a good range that will surely impress. The atmosphere is inviting and service is sharp. Watch out for the happy hour deals and tasting nights.
J. Christen's Grill and Bar is located just a couple of miles south from the Texas Motor Speedway, and its interior is decorated with racing pictures, racing car doors, checkered flags and framed fire suits. The food includes chicken, burgers, catfish, steaks and Tex-Mex dishes. The plump, spicy grilled chicken filet is liberally dusted with spices before being grilled, and the half-pound mushroom and grilled onion cheeseburger is simply superb! Gourmets are delightful including juicy prime filet mignon, complete with grilled onions and mushrooms. Desserts include an excellent lime pie and the chocolate shell dessert stuffed with pound cake, strawberries and whipped cream.
A sports bar and fast food restaurant, Ricky Bobby serves some amazing range of beers and cocktails. Casual and trendy interiors make up for a hip ambiance, while the crazy crowd adds to the dining experience. Filled with youngsters from the neighborhood, this bar is also known to serve some amazing dishes like cheese loaded fries, Kyle's Catfish Nuggets, Monster Club Sandwich and RB's Burger. With a horde of events taking place form time to time, this place sure seems like the ideal spot to hangout on weekends. Drop by with a bunch of friends, to catch you favorite team play, or just loiter around, while sipping the chilled beer.
Established in 2012, FnG Eats offers delicious American comfort food. Managed by chef duo, Carlos Arevalo and Bob Stephenson, this restaurant gets its name from their respective sobriquets, Flaco and Gordo. Locally sourced, fresh produce is used to prepare delicious contemporary dishes. Begin your meal with a salad, follow it up with sumptuous Hickory Citrus Chicken Fettuccine, and end it on a sweet note with Citrus Buttermilk Pound Cake. This restaurant does not accept cards, so fill your pockets with ample cash before visiting.
This cavernous honky-tonk is America's 'Best Country Music Nightclub' according to both the Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music. It's also one of the largest and most famous. Founded in 1981, Billy Bob's Texas offers enough room for 6,000 people to drink, play pool, play video games or dance to the live country music performed every night. Rodeo enthusiasts will enjoy the indoor arena where cowboys ride bucking bulls every weekend. Friday and Saturday night headliners are often among the biggest names in the industry, including Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Rimes, Hank Williams Jr. and Bob Hope. All have left hand prints, which are displayed in concrete around the club.
Tucked below the street level on the West Exchange Avenue, this local dive is a popular watering hole among the locals. The smoke-filled ambiance of the bar may deter you to enter at first. However, once inside, settle down on one of the tables and be ready to gulp down strong drinks served by friendly, good looking bartenders, and listen or maybe even dance to rock bands performing on stage. A number of people have stumbled upon this place and have made this their favorite watering hole in Ft. Worth. The bar doesn't serve food, however, no one would stop you from bringing in food from the nearby eateries to enjoy it with various drinks.
Step into Longhorn Saloon, located in the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards, and you will feel as though you are in an Old West movie. Nostalgic Western memorabilia adorns the walls, and shiny hardwood floors make two steppin' that much easier. A disc jockey plays country music as you whisk your favorite dance partner onto the dance floor. Thursday nights are for college students when Top 40 hits are played all night long. Check website for concert schedule.
With a typical Texas cowboy theme, this is a popular local joint that was named in honor of bull riding champion, Samuel Thomas Privett. The signature Anita Rita margarita is out of the ordinary and the small batch, 'Buffalo Butt Beer' is handcrafted and slightly hazy since it doesn't go through pasteurization or micro filtering. The food is also appetizing and fresh. Bookmark this place as a must visit!
Sporting an authentic Old West saloon ambiance, the White Elephant Saloon has been named among Esquire magazine's 100 Best Bars in America. Memorabilia found in the White Elephant Saloon memorializes the Fort Worth Stockyard's past. You will also find a wonderful collection of elephant artifacts, statues and toys given to the bar by appreciative patrons from around the world, from Germany to Thailand. Country and western music is played every night. The food is the usual bar fare, made specifically to complement the drinks and entertainment.
Sarsaparilla Saloon is a quaint joint serving the best of sandwiches and sodas in truly Western style. The small eatery has a simple decor with wooden barstools and tables. The delectable made to order sandwiches are made from the freshest of meats and vegetables. You can accompany your sandwiches with chips and soda. Take your pick from the desserts which include delicious Pecan Pie, cheesecakes, shakes, floats, sundaes and hot chocolate fudge.