97 West Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Drover

4.4
605 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Located in the heart of the 130-year-old Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, 97 West Kitchen & Bar is Hotel Drover’s signature restaurant led by Chef Grant Morgan. The spirited restaurant offers a new destination for culinary adventure with a broad range of contemporary Texas fare, elevated ranch classics, and reimagined Southern comfort foods. The lively beverage program is brown spirits forward with creative cocktails from local distillers, an all-American wine list, and beer taps featuring domestic and local brews.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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JeremyM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This place is awesome we had thanksgiving dinner here and my steak was perfect so good my only complaint is the sides weren’t very hot more like barely warm. But that was the only thing our server was great and we will hopefully be back next year for thanksgiving again.

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SergioC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service3ambience4

Had THANKSGIVING dinner here, brought a date, for the money I paid I expected a lot better food and service, our appetizers came up promptly and were on point, our super salads came out and we're cold even though we ask for our squash bisque to be brought out warm twice. The entrees made it out way before before our sides made it out and when the sides came out they were ice cold. Two couples came in 30 to 45 minutes after us and were served 1st. My turkey dinner was satisfactory and my dates porkchop was excellent. The dessert was the best part. Our server was attentive and kind I just don't know why everything was so cold by the time it came out to and why we were served so late, for the money paid I expect that a lot more it's a shame because the ambience, location and setting was awesome. Throughout dinner I did think of giving them another chance now I'm not so sure.

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TomP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Food was very good. Too much finishing salt on several items. Very good Thanksgiving menu. Ella was superior. Never felt rushed. Thank you 97 West. Miriam was very personable and efficient at breakfast.

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RichardB
Dallas
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Our dinner was a Thanksgiving package. The appetizer selection was interesting. Chicken-fried Quill? Who would have thought. My wife and I had the turkey entree. Rather bland. The sides, potatoes, cranberry sauce, dressing, string beans and yams were served family style. Advertised but unappealing. A friend had the steak entree. He rated it very good. We might try again but not soon.

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TxJeana
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Great food. As with a lot of restaurants right now, not enough staff but they were doing their best.

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TVGAL
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience1

Made a reservation for 7:00. Table was not ready when we arrived. After waiting 20 minutes we were seated. Ordered our food and it was over an hour before it was delivered. Will not go back.

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Kimmie
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the patio at 97 West. Beautiful setting, great food and attentive wait staff. My fav new spot!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We did a table of 5 sharables per 5 people and it was more than enough food! Such a great concept and exceptional food! Beaux was our server and knew exactly what kind of cocktails to recommend!!

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AmyS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience5

We ordered the Tomahawk steak. It came out smaller then the bone in ribeye. For a $140 steak we were disappointed. The manager tried to keep justifying how it was 32oz. There was no way. It also comes out sliced which we thought was odd. She replaced it with another ribeye which was okay, but not a $50 steak either. It was tough. We prefer H3s steaks for the same price point. Our server was amazing! We had the farmhouse salad with salmon. By far the best salmon I’ve ever ate at a restaurant. We will come back for that. The skillet potatoes that came with the steaks were delicious. The mashed potatoes were mediocre at best. We definitely won’t order a steak here again. We do want to give Brunch a try. The restaurant and building are beautiful.

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Cindy
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

The wait staff was excellent. The hostesses need some training. She had many open tables and refused to seat us 15 minutes before our reservation. When she did seat us it was right next to a table of four when many other tables were open nearby and the waitress apologized for not getting to us quickly because she was over seated. We decided to move ourselves and were well taken care of in another section. It was beautiful and a great atmosphere, but the clientele will expect more from the service.

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vipKelly
St. Louis
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service and ambiance. Will definitely be back!

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vipIwonaW
Dallas
82 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Just OK, we ordered a steak..which according to my date was great. I had Red snapper with bean..to my mu surprised when you combine light flaky fish with heavy to digest add on...even the presentation left a lot to desire.
Desert menu..way below expectation..
Coctail bar...I asked for Old Fashioned cocktail ...it was just whiskey...mixed with some bitters...again presentation in a sticky glass...
Overall disappointing experience.
Thank goodness for fun service ..from Jason.

On the other hand ambiance..breath taking..

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RobP
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant is located inside the beautiful, western decorated Hotel Drover. It all feels very authentic western. Friendly people, good drinks and steaks. A bit expensive, but nice for a special occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was great! Beautiful place and ambience was fabulous. Jackson was our server and he was amazing!

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WayneH
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

This was our 1st time there. We had a reservation and the hostess was very at tentative and got us seated on time. The server was very good and the food was great. However it took longer than expected to get our drinks and food. It was also very noisy

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vipRaquelJ
Houston
12 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent service , great food !

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KristaB
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing! Our service Jenna was top notch and food was outstanding.

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JanA
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Setting is fabulous. Server was so friendly & knowledgeable. Food was great. Next time will have cocktail.

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CaseyW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful ambience! Amazing food and friendly service!

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JacklyneS
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate Tuesday night for my birthday dinner. We were so very impressed with the service as well as the atmosphere and the food! We will definitely recommend 97 West Kitchen to others!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, cooked exactly as requested. Service was attentive with the perfect amount of “check ins”

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vipJoni
Tucson
56 reviews
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great service! The antelope, grilled medium rare is perfect!

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Hollip
New Mexico
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Steak was excellent. Salmon was salty and a bit dry.

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Eileen
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the ribs and shared a full rack and it was plenty for both of us, very tender and delicious so was the macaroni and cheese, very nice service

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Texasginger
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our evening and supper, celebrating my nephews return from deployment. Everything was delicious and Ella's service and smile made our night.

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vipTriTrip
Dallas
35 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Made dinner reservations for family friend and work colleagues. After all of the hype, we was underwhelmed. Service was great, food was good. Have had better steak experiences in Fort Worth, and yes two of the folks in our party are in the meat business.

Stockyards were exceptional.

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vipOkjenny
Oklahoma City
14 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We loved everything about it! The decor, the food, the wine. It was all great. And, when we visit Ft. Worth again, we will be back.

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FeistyB
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Patrick was our server. He was great. He was attentive but sensitive to our mood. He didn’t rush us. We all enjoyed our drinks and food was terrific. Ambiance was nice and valet parking an added bonus to make the evening enjoyable. We will br back and have already recommended it to our friends. Thanks!

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OpenTable Diner
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience5

Was really disappointed. We manned reservations for brunch, but when we showed up we were told that they no longer had the brunch menu or the brunch buffet and did away with it 2 weeks prior. Would have appreciated knowing in advance. The food menu was limited and often no brunch options.

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VictorD
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great food and the place was awesome!!

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vipCoreyG
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience5

Have eaten here many times. While service was good at dinner - food was absolutely terrible. All three of us didn’t finish our dinner. Breakfast service and and food was Cold and poorly prepared. We won’t be back.

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CherylI
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Best steak I’ve had. Excellent food and cocktails. I loved the atmosphere too

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Elizabeth
Dallas
3 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The service felt quite rushed except for when it was important…soup came out last and was not hot and when we needed the check! Our server was very friendly, but we lost him when it got busier. The food was good, but they were out of the oysters which was one of the reasons we chose to dine there. I love the dining space and the steak was delicious! We’ll go back, but they better have the oysters!!

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ChrisM
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience! We loved the food and service was A+++++. Patrick was our server and was one of the best we ever had.

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DebraM
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is my new Favorite place. I love the food. We love being on the patio and by the firepits. The bar is fantastic! and we love, love, love Even, our server. We are going back again at the end of this month. Now every time someone wants to go to dinner for their birthday, we bring them here. I just noticed today that 97
West has Brunch on Saturday and Sunday. They can expect to see me there for Brunch as well.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our anniversary here Food was phenomenal! Service was fantastic!

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vipGwennaB
Dallas
28 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

The Hotel Drover is exceptionally beautiful and filled with cowboy chic decor. The patio is a wonderful place to dine and the musician in the "backyard" is a great addition. The service was mediocre. Our server was nice but not efficient - didn't seem to be very well trained. I ordered ceviche and it was "fishy". The fish was obviously not fresh and also not seasoned well - not enough lime. I could not finish it. The fried green tomatoes were good. My husband had the tacos and he liked them. All in all, we were disappointed with the food and service but the ambience made up for it.

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The ambiance here is absolutely beautiful. We sat on the patio and it was a beautiful night. The service was awesome. Drinks delicious. We had burgers, the antelope, salmon and gnocchi. The only disappointment was the gnocchi. Everything else was amazing. Will definitely be back.

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PhilC
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from Hailey! Food was great! We can't wait to try dinner.

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LindaC
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience5

We were offered a drink menu but never got it. Ordered a crab/ mushroom dip appetizer and never got it. Soup was delivered cold. Grilled cheese and brisket sandwiches were dry. The restaurant wasn't very crowded but it took a long time for our food to arrive. Very disappointed.

FAQs

97 West Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Drover offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (682) 255-6497.

97 West Kitchen + Bar at Hotel Drover is rated 4.4 stars by 605 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.