Ellerbe Fine Foods
Ellerbe Fine Foods

Ellerbe Fine Foods

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ellerbefinefoods.com/
  • Phone: 8179263663
  • 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 8179263663
  • Special Events: 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.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Ellerbe Fine Foods reviews from OpenTable diners
130 reviews since May 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.7
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (92)special occasion (92)neighborhood gem (87)romantic (55)notable wine list (53)great for outdoor dining (37)great for lunch (32)good for groups (24)hot spot (16)great for brunch (11)scenic view (3)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • JBuck
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    My meal was unique, memorable and absolutely delicious.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great find in Fort Worth
    stratpilotVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    A little bit away from the downtown steakhouses is a fabulous restaurant with unique, delicious food, great service, and a neighborhood feel. My wife and I went to Ellerbe the other night after checking out the Kimball museum. It is located in a small building which looks like it used to be a house or gas station. Once inside, there is no mistaking this for anything other than a fine restaurant - nicely spaced tables, lots of attentive staff, and the energy of people enjoying themselves. The waitress explained that the food is mostly local and because of that, the menu changes often based on availability. I ordered the pork jowl (a bit of a culinary stretch for me) which was served with cheese hominy and other goodies - great!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved it
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We had a great night out just us too. We took our time were not rushed. We scored a great bottle of wine and enjoyed some great food with elegant flavors. Just a great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ellerbe Fine Foods
    Gammy
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    We had a delightful evening with our kids. Food was delicious, service great, waitress very knowledgeable about all the entrees and appetizers. They called and confirmed our reservation the day before which was nice especially for people who might forget to cancel a reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • High Hopes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    I'd heard great things about this restaurant. The valet and ladies at the greeting counter were excellent. The concept of farm to table held true-to-form and was reflected in the quality of the meal ingredients. Unfortunately, as a traveler who eats frequently, the entrees didn't seem to have the right balance in their meals. As I shared, I heard great things and would like to give them another chance but do not plan to use the same server staff.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expected way more.
    edch
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Excellent service. Food was cold, undercooked and lacked flavor. Other restaurants in the area offer better food. Not worth what you pay for.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    Sparky
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    26th wedding anniversary. Decided to try something new. Found this little gem of a resteraunt. Had a great time. Good food. Friendly staff. Quaint setting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love Food
    Foodie7
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We found this restaurant several years ago when it opened. We have been coming here ever since. The food is excellent always and always imaginative. The ambiance is very good. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend this establishment to one and all.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BronxBoy
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We frequent Ellerbe Fine Foods for special occasions and a time to treat ourselves. It has a wonderful relaxing atmosphere The staff are knowledgeable about the menu selections and the wine list. We totally enjoyed our last visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bree (food n staff) terrific
    MGandSE
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Brought out of town family. Staff Bree was on fire with top notch wine descriptions, item explanations and flavor profiles. Could not have been better evening. Prob best meal we've had this year, pork jowl, quail, steak. Starters recommended were okra, meat n cheese, and heirloom tomatoes from Farmer Scott. Bree is a KEEPER!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience!
    Caincan
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    Had lunch with a dear friend. Wanted somewhere very classy but also fun... Ellerbe's hit the spot. The food was excellent, and the restaurant has a personality all it's own. What a happy place to be!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful place
    Robert
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Every time I've been to Ellerbe's the food has been amazing (5 times). The frequent changes to the menu prove that they are intent on only serving the best, freshest foods. The location is small, but elegant, and the service is always good. Expect to spend a good deal of your hard-earned money, but for special occasions or romantic outings it's well worth it. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food!
    Bill
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Very tasty. The chef is top notch and for the price it is unbelievable! Entrees run 20$ to 30$.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Excellence
    lovesatellite
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Ellerbe is high on the list of exceptional dining in Fort Worth. The atmosphere is vibrant and the ever-changing (or should I say "evolving"?) menu achieved opulent variety without overwhelming us. The wait staff didn't hesitate to explain any finer ingredients foreign to our pallets. They also made impeccable recommendations from the wine list. The whole experience was very enjoyable and rejuvinating. When we received our food, it was perfectly cooked. We're looking forward to the next visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jan35
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Gem1
    BeachtimeVIP
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Ellerbe's never let's us down. Excellent food and service. Can't wait to return
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow! Really special.
    utkt
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary Dinner
    DDuncan
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    We had an awesome experience, the food was fantastic, the service was perfect. We will be returning
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what I expected
    Foodie4Ever
    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.
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  • Great food, great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very attentive but not intrusive
    Joey
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    What I liked the most was the fact that they really paid attention to the "special requests" made from the Open Table reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always Interesting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Best in Fort Worth for something other than steak and potatoes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • From Indiana visiting Ft. Worth
    DiningproVIP
    Dined on 7/9/2014
    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
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Anniversary Dinner
    Kelsan
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a find!
    Awinner
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding
    Lizzy
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Always good service and great food. Great wine selection. The staff have always been very welcoming.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ellerbe Restaurant Fort Worth
    FortWorthCowgirl21
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A Metroplex Gem
    OreosandChardonnayVIP
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Find
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never Dissapoints
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    Another great meal at Ellerbe's. Found a wonderful cab franc on the list, the Alchemist which is a Relic wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellence at Ellerbe's
    Spox
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Wonderful!
    WKMKB
    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....
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another outstanding meal
    SteveVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    This is a great establishment that we regularly visit - the food and service is outstanding and consistently so.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A true farm to table restaurant
    Txfoodie
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good value.
    Bearcat71
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    One of those places that is not cheap but you don't feel like you're wasting your money.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very Good Food
    Robinsons
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    We were impressed with Ellerbe Fine Foods, and we thoroughly enjoyed our dinner selections. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just Go Its Excellent
    HavePlaneWillTravel
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding Evening
    HenryIII
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate