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Ellerbe Fine Foods
Ellerbe Fine Foods
  • Address:
    1501 W. Magnolia Ave
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    Neighborhood:
    Fort Worth Cultural District & TCU
  • Cuisine:
    American
    Price: $31 to $50

Ellerbe Fine Foods Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ellerbefinefoods.com
  • Phone: (817) 926-3663
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30 - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American
  • Executive Chef: Molly McCook
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Lea Lewis (817) 926-3663
  • Special Events & Promotions: We have a private dinning room that can accommodate up to 50 people or you are able to have the entire restaurant that seats up to 120 people.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 7th
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet lunch and dinner.
A word from Ellerbe Fine Foods
Ellerbe Fine Foods is a restaurant and market focused on fresh, seasonal, and local ingredients. Ellerbe’s relaxed yet stylish atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for an evening lingering over fine food and wine, a business lunch, a nice meal before a show, dining with friends, special occasions, or a nightcap of dessert and coffee. In-season and local foods not only taste better but are better for you. Chef Molly McCook uses this principle in her cuisine, making for a constantly evolving seasonal menu of locally grown, sustainable products, bringing ingredients from our partner farmers to your plate. Our wines and many of these products are also available for sale in our on-site market, so you can continue the Ellerbe experience at home and beyond.Continued
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Diner Reviews
  • "Very tasty. The chef is top notch and for the price it is unbelievable! Entrees run 20$ to 30$."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Ellerbee's is a great place to meet a friend(s) for lunch. The food and service have always been good and you know that you'll be able to have a nice conversation without interference while you are dining. An added "plus" is its convenience when driving from the mid-cities."
    Dined on 7/24/2014
  • "Ellerbe's never let's us down. Excellent food and service. Can't wait to return"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We went as a large group to try everything - ordered many appetizers, all different entrees, and every dessert. It was all spectacular. The ambiance was comforting and lovely, the food was interesting and beautifully executed, and the servers really knew what they were doing and were a pleasure. Just great. Will return when we are back in town."
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We had an awesome experience, the food was fantastic, the service was perfect. We will be returning"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "Ellerbe's has been a favorite for years, but Saturday night was not good. The appetizer was "Warm Brie and Peaches"...I got a TINY piece of toast with a small taste of brie and NO peaches. Really?? They did bring it on a plate when I asked where the peaches were, but come on...$11 and you can't put one of the two ingredients from the name? My halibut was delicious! The dessert (bread pudding) was also delicious. My husband had the steak....it was THE TOUGHEST piece of meat I have ever had in a restaurant! The flavor was okay, but not that great. We told the waitress about the meat, but she just apologized. My husband had never been there and will never go back."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We celebrated out anniversary here and had a wonderful time and an outstanding meal. The food, from starters to entres to desserts, was spectacular. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "What I liked the most was the fact that they really paid attention to the "special requests" made from the Open Table reservation."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Best in Fort Worth for something other than steak and potatoes."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Found Ellerbe on opentable . Great service from Scott our server, very professional and attentive. Wife had Quail and I had Rabbit which were absolutely delicious. Presentation excellent. From farm to table is their daily menu theme. A must try. A dining pleasure without being rushed. AWESOME"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "We felt so welcomed when we spent our 20th anniversary with Richard and Scott. The crew at Ellerbe Fine Foods are wonderful and caring people. The food, as always, was over the top! Loved every moment of the experience. We continue to return to Ellerbe's for special occasions and spur of the moment great meals."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "It was our first time here! The name caught my eye when I was glancing through google as my name was Ellen. I looked through the menu and saw that they had Pork Belly. Immediately I said to my husband, let's try it. We asked for a 4 top and got it. We were served by Michael, wh gave us fantastic service and had answers to all of our questions. We will ask to have him again. Well said and done, we will dine there again, and I am sure we will have the same experience."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Always good service and great food. Great wine selection. The staff have always been very welcoming."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary this past weekend and dined at Ellerbe Fine Foods Restaurant. The service and the food were both outstanding. Scott, who was our waiter, was delightful He was a well of great information as well as making the dining experience enjoyable and lively. We loved the fresh local farmer's market ingredients that they used in the meal preparation. The presentation was highly appealing. I would recommend this restaurant to others."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We happened upon Ellerbee's one month after opening and considered it the best mistake that has ever happened for us dining wise! Since then they have become our favorite restaurant in the metroplex and while we don't go as often as we would like, we have never been disappointed with any dish, morsel or bite! This place takes farm to fork to a whole new level and their staff is informative and excellent at figuring out what each person should order based on their likes and dislikes. Bree, our server during this visit, was probably one of the most adept servers we've encountered at wine pairing. The Fort Worth dining scene is fortunate to have this gem and Chef Molly deserves all her accolades."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Unique menu filled with great fresh options. Molly has to be best chef ever. Wonderful atmosphere and service was great and knowledgable about the menu."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Another great meal at Ellerbe's. Found a wonderful cab franc on the list, the Alchemist which is a Relic wine."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Delicious and memorable dinner. My steak was prepared with perfection in mind. Wine pairing was superb. Sophisticated and yet relaxing atmosphere. Make time to dine at this gem!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My wife and I once again traveled a good distance from North Dallas to celebrate our wedding anniversary at Ellerbe's. This is our fourth trip to celebrate such an occasion. The farm to table concept is executed to perfection. Time after time we have found Ellerbe's consistently wonderful. The charm of the space never wanes. Service is impeccable and the food is simply amazing. Best kept secret in the DFW metroplex. And don't forget to inquire about the mint ice cream...."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This is a great establishment that we regularly visit - the food and service is outstanding and consistently so."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Our waiter Joe was warm and friendly. He made a great suggestion for a wine to go well with our group of four's food selections if rabbit, salmon, steak, and quail. Service was fast and efficient but we never felt rushed. We were made to feel at home."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "One of those places that is not cheap but you don't feel like you're wasting your money."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Always a great meal. Nice local ingredients and wonderful preparations. Key menu choices: Gulf Shrimp and Grilled Green Tomatoes, Pork Belly, and Halibut."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We were impressed with Ellerbe Fine Foods, and we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner selections. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Excellent food, service, atmosphere, prices. Menu varies based on what she finds at the market and from purveyors. Located in an area that has many new restaurants built in existing houses and old stores. This one is located in a former gas station. Holds about 100 patrons. Clearly earned its top 1 percent rating on Tripadvisor Urbandining Yelp. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "This was probably my most unimpressive visit to Ellerbe's. The menu was very limited at lunch, only light offering, the Chicken Waldorf Salad. It was "ok" but nothing special. The food is usually much better so I know it was probably just an off day. I will definitely go again."
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "Once again, a great dining experience. New menu with interesting choices, Fresh, Local ingredients and innovative preparations. We traveled from Edmond, OK to enjoy Ft. Worth for a second time and were very pleased with Ellerbe Fine Foods again. Expert advice for the wine list and professional service."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "One of my favorite restaurants. Never lets us down."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Went there for lunch. Arrived as they opened. Many of the items on the menu were not available which greatly reduced our selection. A couple of the items not available were the house specalties."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Ellerbe Fine Foods is simply the best overall restaurant in Ft. Worth. Farm-to-table products, exceptionally well-prepared dishes, sophisticated yet friendly atmosphere, and stellar service make it a restaurant that we enjoy returning to time after time. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "Mother's Day Brunch was delicious! There were three of us, and we each had one of the menu offerings. ALL courses were delicious - fresh - amazing ! Even the small crostini was so full of flavor - delectable !! I can rave about every detail ... even down to the wonderful fresh flavor of the lettuces in the salad! And who raves about the taste of lettuce?? I know! Every bite and morsel was heavenly. Thank you thank you thank you Ellerbe!!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "This was our second time visiting Ellerbe's. We started off by sharing the asparagus salad, I had the antelope osso bucco and my husband had the braised pork belly. The asparagus salad was a great starter and my osso bucco was delicious. Our only complaint was the pork belly - over half of the pork belly was fat, and my husband was only able to get a few good bites. It was served over a corn meal crunch which came off a little dry and bland. Luckily my dish was a larger portion, so he was able to share off of mine. Our bill came with three shortbread cookies with a caramel filling that were delicious...The service is excellent, the menu concise and unique and overall, a great spot for a date night. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This is a great place for lunch or dinner. You will not be disappointed with anything you order. Menu changes based on what is available locally. Great wine list and cozy setting"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "Wow! Their food blows me away evey time. Amazing service and food. It's a definite must! We've been twice now and are addicted to the food and atmosphere. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Great food and service... I will be returning. Wish the duck was still on the menu."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Ellerbe has a great menu and wine list. However don't bring kids! They have no kids menu and nothing on the list for kids younger than 10 or 12. Bring your own food or snacks for kids. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "We originally found this place on line while looking for a nice place to dine in Ft. Worth. Our first experience was great, so opted to go again with my mother-in-law while in town for a wedding. Everything was just right - to the quiet atmosphere, the attentive wait staff, the wine list and the food! We had the cornmeal crusted oysters with cole slaw and cheese plate for appetizers. All were very good. For our entries, I had the antelope which was very good, but a little rich for my taste. My wife had the halibut which she really liked, and my mother-in-law had the chef's steak which was well flavored but a little tough. We had the complementary lemon cookies for dessert - a wonderful touch!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We dined at Ellerbe Fine Foods for our daughter's 21st because we wanted a memorable experience for her. We were not disappointed. Our server was professional, attentive and welcoming. The pace of our experience was just right. There was adequate time between courses yet we weren't rushed. Our meals were top shelf as we'd expected. The baseball cut was medium rare as ordered and tremendously flavorful. My wife's redfish was moist yet flaky. Presentation of the dishes alone is worth the experience. Ellerbe should be considered amongst the top dining experiences in Ft. Worth."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Very good! While I like steak, sometimes it nice to get really good food that is not steak. Ellerbe's offers steak, but that is not main attraction. They offer a variety of other entrees, usually local, with a very "foody" touch. Recommended"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "The ffood was superb. Highly recommend it for a romantic dinner or special occasion."
    Dined on 4/12/2014