Five restaurants to guarantee a second date


    Are you looking for a fun restaurant for a date? Whether you’re looking for a fancy or casual date, the city of Fort Worth has its own unique allure with quite a few gems to choose from when it comes to date restaurants. Featured below are five restaurant ideas for all different types of dates around Cowtown. These restaurant picks are fun, yet easy on your wallet.

    1. Brewed

    If it’s a first date, you’re probably looking for something casual and not too committed, like coffee, or even ice cream. Brewed, one of the hippest coffee destinations in Fort Worth, is the perfect spot for a first date. The charming ambiance with eclectic decorations makes for a great place to relax and get to know each other. If the date goes well enough, you might even want to enjoy the multitude of food options also available, from scrumptious bacon mac n’ three cheese to delectable sandwiches. “The hipster vibe and yummy food gives it the perfect atmosphere for a date. Hasn’t let me down yet!” Courtney Norton, a first-year student, said. Address: 801 W. Magnolia Ave. For more information on Brewed, visit

    2. Blue Sushi

    Located on 7th Street, Blue Sushi Sake Grill is a sleek and chic spot for anything from a night out with your friends to a romantic evening. “We feel like we have a lot to offer them and they have a lot to offer us,” Perry Parrigin, general manager, said of the Horned Frog couples who dine at the restaurant. With generous happy hours from 3 – 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10:30 p.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday and noon until 10 p.m. on Sundays, Blue Sushi is the perfect place to woo your date if you’re on a budget. Some of the happy hour menu items include $3 salted edamame, $5.50 calamari and sushi rolls for as low as $5. The rolls are tasty, the environment is trendy and there are inexpensive options. What more could you ask for? Address: 3131 W. 7th St. For more information on Blue Sushi, visit

    3. Riscky’s Barbeque

    Throw on your boots and skip the traditional romantic dinner. Located in the heart of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards, Riscky’s Barbeque is the perfect restaurant to grab a bite before a date night in the Stockyards. Open for 75 years, Riscky’s is home to mouth-watering ribs and legendary Texas barbeque. You and your partner will enjoy the casual atmosphere, country vibe and delicious food. Address: 300 Main St. For more information on Riscky’s BBQ, visit

    4. Old Neighborhood Grill

    Day or night, if it’s breakfast you want, you can never go wrong with the Old Neighborhood Grill. The Old Neighborhood Grill is a great place to enjoy a meal with your date. With good portions, a friendly staff and cozy places to sit, Old Neighborhood Grill is a fabulous place to enjoy some comfort food with your date. Address: 1633 Park Pl Ave. For more information, call (817) 923-2282.

    5. Woodshed

    On days when the weather is nice, there is nothing better than a nice outdoor date. Located next to the Trinity River, Woodshed is a prime outdoor dinner date destination. Woodshed has local iconic chef Tim Love on board, making it a culinary treat that all will enjoy. One can savor anything from a tasty pulled-pork sandwich for $9.50 to signature salads ranging from $9.50 to $10.50. “I love Woodshed! That’s where me and my boyfriend had our first date! The outdoor patio really makes it a great place for a date,” said Kellie Coppola, a junior. Address: 3201 Riverfront Dr. For more information on Woodshed, visit