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About H3 Ranch at the Stockyards Hotel

Named one of the best steakhouses in the Fort Worth/Dallas area, Hunter Brothers" H3 Ranch, Live Hickory Wood Grill offers a wide variety of steaks, rainbow trout, lip-smackin' ribs, chicken, spit-roasted pig and much more - all served with a smile in comfortable, casually upscale surroundings. Located at the corners of Main and Exchange streets in the heart of Ft. Worth's Historic Stockyards District, H3 Ranch serves lunch and dinner every day and breakfast on the weekends. Our spit-roasted pig, delicious steaks, prime rib and tasty ribs (served with H3's famous Lip Smackin' Sauce) keep folks coming back again and again. And our tastefully casual, fun western atmosphere and "FREE" valet parking make each visit a pleasure. Whether it's a business lunch or a big birthday celebration, our friendly staff is ready to make your H3 Ranch experience a special one. Come on inside and take the H3 tour and try a Taste of Texas!

109 East Exchange Ave.
Fort Worth, TX 76164
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm; Breakfast: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Cross Street:
Main Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(817) 624-1246

Website:
http://h3ranch.com/

Catering:
At the Stockyards Hotel, we're experts at making special events truly special. Our professional meeting planners and creative catering staff will bring the charm and elegance of the Old West to life for:

• Corporate meetings
• Board meetings
• Family reunions
• High school, college or fraternal reunions
• Holiday parties
• Weddings
• Receptions
• Rehearsal dinners
• Anniversary and engagement parties
• Bar and bat mitzvahs
• Christenings

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking for H3 Guests.

Executive Chef:
Terry Kearney

Private Party Facilities:
Whether you"re planning an all-you-can-eat barbecue on the Marine Creek Terrace or your annual shareholders' meeting in our spacious Longhorn Room, we're ready to make your next occasion an unforgettable experience with a unique western flair. From audio/visual equipment to wedding cakes, our staff will handle it all. Need to make copies or send a fax? No problem! Looking for a limousine? Simply ask. Our meeting and special events facilities combine the best of both worlds: you'll find everything traditionally available at large hotels, but with one exception. At the Stockyards Hotel, we provide it all in a personal, one-of-a-kind setting that offers your group a distinctly different experience they'll remember long after your successful event has come and gone.

Private Party Contact:
Leah Roberts: (817) 869-4005

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

H3 Ranch at the Stockyards Hotel Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

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Bar Seating (13)
People Watching (12)
Comfort Food (12)
Great Beer (10)
Business Meals (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Fit for Foodies (6)
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Local Ingredients (5)
Happy Hour (4)
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Sunday Lunch (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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 (Dallas)·Dined 4 days ago

Been there several times but this trip we may have found a new favorite dish, the Mexicali. Amazing steak and the enchilada was 100 times better than I expected.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined 6 days ago

Giddy up and have the Guacamole as an appetizer (it's prepared at the table). "The Mexicali," is perfectly cooked sirloin with refried beans and 2 cheese enchiladas--awesome. The fish dishes are very good. Salads are all very fresh and well prepared. Noise level is fine for business lunches that I have had here. It is a great place to bring out of town business guests (even Dallasites) to show off the heritage of the Fort Worth Stockyards.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 7, 2017

This was my second visit here . Really enjoyed my first visit and now have enjoyed my second visit as well . Went with teo people who had never been before and they really enjoyed their meal as well. I got the shrimp with rice another person have the roasted chicken with rice and sweet corn and another person had steak . The atmosphere is rustic and upbeat and vintage connected to the very lovely and old Stockyard hotel. I have never stayed but would like too! Our waitress was very accommodating and gave excellent service. We were there on a Monday evening around 8:15 pm. I would return again when I return to the stockyards.

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Great Beer, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We took a group that had never eaten there to early dinner. We have been there for special occasions several time so when asked to pick a place for an evening out this was our choice. Everyone loved the place and the food was excellent. Evening was a hit.

Tags: Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Good for Groups, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 4, 2017

SO MUCH FUN AND TRULY DELICIOUS AUTHENTIC BBQ! PERFECT CHOICE AT THE STOCKYARDS!

Tags: Fun, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Spicy, Local Ingredients, Casual, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Authentic, People Watching
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

Table was ready when we arrived and the food and service were great. Definitely a special place to go to.

Tags: Hot Spot, Casual, People Watching, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Excellent Steaks! Perfectly cooked to order. Flamin Tenderloin is the best steak ever.

Tags: Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Would only suggest that wait staff when handling drink glasses not touch the rims with their fingers. Lesrn to hanfle tbe glass by only touching the lower half of glass. The food was very good as was service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

When we complained about my daughters taco kids meal being burnt the manager was very rude. She offered us another taco and when I asked for ice cream instead she said you have to pay for the ice cream and walked off before I could finish. She said she was too busy when I approached her again and was rude again and even some of the waitress apologized for her behavior. We have brought a lot of customers to this restaurant and sang its praises but with this rudeness and no concern for customer service we will not be rushing back.
Our waitress on the day however was very friendly and helpful

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on October 21, 2017

wonderful food. really noisy and could not hear the waitress or each other. classic cowtown decor wonderful for my son'r birthday

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Best Prime Rib in Fort Worth, great service, we have gone about 5 times since August and will continue going back! Make reservation!

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Great food, huge portions, great guac!

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Best tenderloin beef I have ever had. Kyle was excellent and bar staff awesome. I am from Florida and I cannot wait to return to the past of the old West.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 18, 2017

In from out of town

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 (Dallas)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent steak, will go back whenever I am in the Dallas area. Prompt friendly service.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Was really excited to try this out. I felt that the steaks were a little over priced for the quality that is served, we had cracks in our salad bowl, and the baked potatoe toppings were hand scooped out by the waiter at your table. I’m still not quite sure of what I thought about that. It’s a great place to go for stockyards atmosphere, but I wasn’t crazy about the steak. They also charged me extra for a condiment.

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Best Steaks! Historical atmosphere. Friendly sevice!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Our server was excellent as well as the food. We highly recommend this place.

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·Dined on September 25, 2017

As always H3 was amazing food was great atmosphere was great. We will most certainly come again.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Authentic, Fun, Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 22, 2017

The food was very tasty. The waitress was very helpful with her food recommendations.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Steaks were perfectly cooked and one in our party had the cedar planked salmon- it was fantastic. Potatoes were perfect and grilled corn on cob was adequate. Did not see anything special or unique on the menu. Some variety on the sides would make a great steak better.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Food was fantastic, so was service. You have to try their red velvet cake.
They sat us between the bar and the restrooms. That was NOT good, especially since I reseved 3 weeks before. It was noisy and too much traffic.
I tecommend it but make sure thet dont sit you by the bar, Id walk away

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Megan did an exceptional job as our waitress as she always does. Food & drinks were outstanding.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Took some friends there to sample the catfish, one of our favorite items. Food was great, service was subpar as usual. It's a shame they cannot get their act together on the service. Orders were incomplete, and bill was not handled properly.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual
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 (Dallas)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Waitress vaguely interested in our existence. Fabulous table side guacamole and chips. Bread was dry and stale served luke warm - this was a first, since every other time it's been great. Salad was good but greens had some pieces that had already gone bad. Steak was perfect - the flaming tenderloin. I got cold limp soggy oily fries to compliment my perfect steak. Disgusting. I only ate a few and gave up. They had the texture of worms. So they do good steak and guacamole with chips. Skip the fries - my friend had a perfect steak with a baked potato that he thought was good. Check your salad before digging in. This was the worst they've done in the many times I've eaten there.

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·Dined on September 4, 2017

Overall, dining experience was very good. Food was decent, but steak was overcooked. Rainbow trout was a bit bland. Ambiance of being in Stockyards made restaurant experience more enjoyable. Server was a bit rude with slow service. Server did not keep up with drink refills and attention to customers. We enjoy going to H3Ranch, but they need to work on some improvements in food and service.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

We arrived 10 minutes before our reservation, just in time to see people without reservations turning away due to the long wait. We love Open Table!! We were seated in the back room with the fireplace and I was freezing the entire time. My husband ordered the ribs - they were tough and dry. Both our meals came with corn on the cob which was tasteless . . . how can an ear of corn be dry? I had the smoked sirloin dinner, medium rare and it was completely red. The baked potatoes were fabulous though as was the fresh salad. We noted on our reservation the we were celebrating our anniversary (we ate here last year for the same occasion). It was our 44th this year and in years past (including last year at the same restaurant) we received a dessert to share. Nothing this year . . . All in all a disappointment compared to last year!

Tags: Casual, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on September 3, 2017

My date's food was not warm when it came to our table. The mix drinks were very good. The flavor of the food was good. I expect a place that has high standards that I make a reservation for two to have a dress code. What took away from our evening out was , my girlfriend and I were dressed nice and expected the same standard for others but we often saw people walk by in tank tops and shorts. This is not what I expected to see at fine restaurant. If you don't consider this a fine enough restaurant to implement a dress code then please make this known. The atmosphere was great for a happy hour environment but not for fine dining. Random waitresses would often come to our table request extra chairs from our table then bring them back to set up and break down another table. It was distracting to our stay and conversation. Knowing you have a fast pace busy establishment more controls should be put in place to distinguish those who are there for the loud atmosphere / drinks and who are there for fine dining. Any establishment can make a good steak and lobster but the high price should also include a more than reasonable ambiance and service.

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 31, 2017

The food, the service and the atmosphere were excellent. Great place to meet friends or an evening out with someone special.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (Montreal)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Always excellent. Standouts are the smoked sirloin, ribs, sticky chicken thighs, baked beans, 1000 island dressing, queso and chips 🐷

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (New England)·Dined on August 26, 2017

I had the prime rib med rare and it was cooked perfectly, best steak since moving to TX. My mom had the ribeye which was also excellent an d we also had the smoked sirloin. Local beer was good as well. Definitely would go back and recommend this to friends. They do have a kids menu which i did not see online. Make a reservation because it can be very busy.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Food is good but the price is high for what you get. $35 for a 12oz steak is a bit much.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Is absolutely an outstanding experience my family met friends of my wife and friends of mine there we all gather together the staff was great the food was awesome Service couldn't have been better I highly recommend this place to anybody in the area that wants a good steak an awesome service

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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 6, 2017

This was our second time at H3 as we usually make The Stockyards a stop in our agenda everytime someone comes to visit us for the first time. Everything in that area is a bit overpriced, so we expect that, but many have inferior food combined with higher prices, making for a lackluster experience. H3 has given us two very solid, issue free, experiences. We had two filets and a rack of ribs and the filets, being ordered at different temps were perfectly colored inside. The ribs, were straight out of a rib contest. They were perfectly cut and glazed into individual ribs with a roasted ear of corn and an amazing bowl of beans. Now, if you like fall-off-the-bone ribs, this is not your place to get ribs, but if you like amazing flavor and chewing off the bone like corn on the cob, you will be extremely happy with them. You cannot go here without having a Buffalo Butt Beer (amber lager house beer) or a margarita made with one of their infused tequilas.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Great Beer, Authentic, Kid-friendly, Gluten Free Options
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 (Dallas)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Our favorite dining spot in the Stockyards. Traffic will make it difficult get there unless you're staying in one of the 3 hotels in the Stockyards. But the food is delicious.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Great Beer, Vibrant Bar Scene
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·Dined on August 3, 2017

Our most favorite restaurant. I have been eating there for years before I retired. Would leave Ardmore OK the afternoon before the flight home the next day from DFW so I could eat there. I don't get there that often anymore but seem to work it in once a year while on vacation out west. The staff is great, the live hickory grill is impressive as is the food that comes off of it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Authentic, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Always great food and service at H3... highly recommend it!

Tags: Great Beer, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, People Watching, Worth the Drive
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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 27, 2017

Our 9th anniversary. The wait staff were swift and fun. Loved it and will be back again.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 24, 2017

We had visitors here from Australia and we wanted to take them to an authentic Texas experience - and we did! the food was great.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, People Watching, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual, Great Beer, Bar Seating
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·Dined on July 24, 2017

Service is always great here. They run out of their specialties every day. If they don't have smoked sirloin or prime rib it's not worth the trip. The atmosphere and experience are unique, but the remainder of their entrees are a bit lacking.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Great Beer
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