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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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Diner Reviews
  • "We had another great lunch at Ellerbe. We can't wait to go back."
    Dined on 9/26/2014
  • "The menu was seasonal and all ingredients were purchased that morning at the local farmers market. Vegetarian options were available in all courses. Dessert was amazing!"
    Dined on 9/25/2014
  • "Ellerbe's is the place to go for truly "fresh daily" entrees that are prepared to perfection. The menu varies, but the quality and selection never disappoints with fish, pork, beef, and chicken options. The wine and specialty beer selection is adequate for most. Don't plan on cocktails, but do expect excellent service and the ability to visit and enjoy your dining experience without the drone and background noise found in most restaurants today. Again, our most recent visit was par excellence!"
    Dined on 9/19/2014
  • "Ashley, our server, was a gem. She was beyond helpful and accommodating. We took friends to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and we had many requests for our special needs. We follow a whole foods, plant based diet with no additional oil added, and we've been doing that for over four years. They had trouble...as do almost all chefs...understanding that we wanted no additional oil in our food. We cook glorious meals at home, and none of them start with, " sauté in olive oil." But retraining chefs is a huge undertaking. Check out Del Sroufe, the chef who wrote Better than Vegan. The produce was exceptionally fresh and delicious; too much oil in everything. The breads were not whole grain. My husband never compromises and leaves there hungry"
    Dined on 9/19/2014
  • "Ellerbe fine foods is a wonderful restaurant specializing in farm to table cuisine. Great presentation of food and wonderful atmosphere."
    Dined on 9/13/2014
  • "I selected Ellerbe's for a quiet, elegant birthday dinner. It was a wonderful experience. With my reservation I mentioned the occasion was a birthday and they suggested a Birthday cake for the desert. It was a great idea and a welcome surprise. It was delivered with style. We enjoyed our evening."
    Dined on 9/11/2014
  • "Food and service were outstanding. The temperature had been near 100 for days, so the restaurant was not prepared for the lower temperature brought on by a rain storm. Even though we were allowed to change tables, I never was really comfortable. However, excellent hot food and wine kept my mind off my chill. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • "We loved this place! From the little details like the napkins, simple flowers in a vase, serving dishes, etc. And then came the food...everything was creative and delicious. It was our first time there and we will definitely be back."
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • "we went for my birthday with a large group and had a fabulous time! The food was very good- especially the rabbit papardelle. The cheese board was a little lacking and only really enough for two people, but everything else was wonderful. excellent service, very great wine selection. I recommend again and again."
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • "I love the quaint atmosphere, the service was excellent and the food was very fresh and just delectable. They had a great wine selection. We were very pleased and will recommend it to our friends and family."
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • " Every meal I have enjoyed at Ellerbes is exquisite. The menu is flavorful and ambitious and offers something for everyone. Fresh is the name of the game here and that makes all the difference. There is no restaurant in Fort Worth or Dallas that compares."
    Dined on 9/5/2014
  • "The squash soup was unremarkable. It lacked flavor. The frogs legs, ocra, rabbit and fish dishes were excellent. We did not have dessert."
    Dined on 9/2/2014
  • "My meal was unique, memorable and absolutely delicious."
    Dined on 8/28/2014
  • "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!"
    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."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Excellent service. Food was cold, undercooked and lacked flavor. Other restaurants in the area offer better food. Not worth what you pay for."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "Difficult to find great food, great wine, and great service in the same place. Usually one of those suffers. Not at Ellerbe's. Molly's kitchen produces best food in Fort Worth using local products! Richard works the wine list with Molly's help and has some of the best selections in Fort Worth. Wait staff has some really experienced waiters who know how not to intrude but how to stay alert. Always surprised with the joy of each dinner at Ellerbe's!"
    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."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "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!"
    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!"
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Very tasty. The chef is top notch and for the price it is unbelievable! Entrees run 20$ to 30$."
    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."
    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
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