Shinjuku Station in Japan is the world's busiest train station; Shinjuku Station in Fort Worth is a Japanese restaurant specializing in small portioned dishes meant to be shared among friends. With brick walls and trendy artwork adorning the walls, this is the kind of place that's perfect for a night out with friends over drinks and exotic Japanese flavors. Try the okonomiyaki, or "Japanese Pizza," which consists of pork belly, cabbage, and Shoma. With beer, wine and specialty cocktails on offer, there is plenty to fuel your conversation deep into the night.
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.
Rahr Brewery is a microbrewery that has been processing beer since 2004. Experimenting with flavors and infusions, the brewery produces some popular drinks like the caramel-flavored Texas Red and the banana-tinted Summertime Wheat that brings to mind memories of the summer countryside. It offers free tours of its facility on Wednesdays and Saturdays after an entry fee of USD10. While touring the venue, enjoy the free samples of the brews and also engage in the many community events and exhibitions that are organized from time to time.
Hop on to Plucker's Wing Bar if you are looking for a fun evening. This chic bar is popular for offering an extensive list of beverages in a casual ambiance. You can choose from their unique cocktails or a variety of beers or other spirits of your choice. In case you feel hungry, Plucker's Wing Bar entices your taste buds with scrumptious American small-plate menu. The delightful chicken wings of this restaurant are popular favorite and a must-try. This bar has television sets airing the exciting live games and are just ideal for any sport fanatic to enjoy a drink.
This lively local bar is forever bubbling with cheer, drawing in an eclectic crowd with its varied offer. TVs and projection screens seem to cover ever space inch of space on the walls, ensuring that you won't miss a single moment of sporting action. With over 80 beers to choose from, a fabulous rooftop patio, DJ nights, pool tables and live band performances, a night at the Houston Street Bar & Patio promises to one that is filled with laughter and cheer. After all, the bar has all the makings for a fun night out with friends, with beer, sports, music and scrumptious food to keep you entertained all night long. The rooftop patio is available for private hire as well, and features its own bar and projection screens.
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.
A haunt for locals and tourists alike, Pho 95 is a place to satiate a massive appetite on a budget. This wonderful restaurant is known for all of their authentic Vietnamese dishes but the house speciality pho has garnered quite a repute for itself. The food is always served in generous portions with utmost attention to presentation. Their staff agrees to the same thoughtfulness, they're a bunch of amicable employees who are always available for suggestions. The ambiance at Pho 95 is warm and welcoming which adds immeasurably to your dining experience.