Where to Chow Down While You Watch the Big Game
Rogers Roundhouse is a vibrant bar and kitchen paying homage to the Union Pacific Railroad, a major part of Fort Worth history. With a backyard vibe on the dog-friendly patio, equipped with TVs, yard games, and picnic tables, it’s the perfect place to gather to watch the big game. Inside, discover a diverse lineup of draft beers at the 30-tap bar and a food menu that blends Texas classics and Mexican flavors. Named after the historic rail engine repair facilities at Davidson yard, Rogers is a fun indoor-outdoor hangout where you can savor chicken nugget trays, frog dogs, and indulgent funnel cake desserts – celebrating Fort Worth’s rich history with every visit.
What to get: Philly cheesesteak and loaded nachos
Location: 1616 Rogers Road, Fort Worth
Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays through Fridays
Fred’s Texas Cafe
A beloved establishment in Fort Worth, Fred’s has clinched the title of Best Burger in Fort Worth multiple times since its inception in 1978. Come for the deliciously greasy game-watching food and cap off your meal with the generously sized banana pudding, perfect for sharing among friends. Fred’s guarantees a winning combination of flavor and tradition, and it’s surrounded by bustling hot spots for post-football festivities.
What to get: Serrano burger or chicken-fried steak
Location: 2730 Western Center, Fort Worth
Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays
Buffalo Bros Pizza, Wings and Subs
Buffalo Bros, recognized as one of the nation’s “Best College Football Bars” by a prominent foodie website, not only earned this distinction but also hosted a lively tailgate party at the Fiesta Bowl in Phoenix. The original Buffalo Bros, which opened 15 years ago at 3015 South University Drive, has garnered acclaim on local rosters for both the “Best Wings” and “Best Sports Bars.” Additionally, it proudly holds a spot on the national list of “Best College Sports Bars,” solidifying its status as a top destination for sports enthusiasts.
What to get: Buffalo chicken pizza or boneless wings
Location: 415 Throckmorton St., Fort Worth
Hours: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Mondays through Sundays
City Works Eatery and Pour House
Discover the unparalleled experience at City Works Eatery & Pour House, situated in The Shops at Clearfork. Boasting an extensive craft beer selection of over 90 options from local, regional, and global breweries, coupled with a menu of classic American cuisine featuring inventive twists, this venue transcends the typical sports bar. Elevating the fall experience, City Works is celebrated for its outstanding brunch menu. Enjoy rock n’ roll music and rockstar service, with a selection of “greatest hits” from the weekday menu also available during brunch hours. It’s not just a sports bar; it’s a dynamic culinary and entertainment destination.
What to get: Cheese curds and the bacon cheeseburger
Location: 5288 Monahans Ave., Fort Worth
Hours: 11 a.m.- 11 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m.-midnight Fridays; 10 a.m.-midnight Saturdays; closed Sundays and Mondays