Branch & Bird

4.2
134 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
Branch & Bird offers contemporary shareables and an array of cocktails, beer & wine atop the Sky Lobby Level of Frost Tower Fort Worth. With unrivaled views of the city from the outdoor patio and a menu that highlights regionally sourced and seasonal ingredients from small artisan farmers and ranchers, we’re excited to bring you an extraordinary downtown spot to enjoy a remarkable view.

Now offering Happy Hour with featured drinks from 4:00 - 6:30pm Tuesday - Friday! Our Monday Hours have changed and Happy Hour with Limited Food Menu will be from 3 - 7pm!

Save the Date for our Second Sunday Brunches this spring: 3/10/19, 4/14/19 and 5/12/19!

* Due to high demand and limited seating, we recommend that guests interested in patio seating make reservations if visiting for cocktails, mid-day or evening service. Wait times without reservations could be as long as an hour or more.

** Professional Photography: email info@branchbirdfw.com
What 134 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

The foods are the worst ever. The view is good but whoever is the chef needs to update their foods menu and they are always out of something.

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KJ
Dallas
11 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

First time there and really enjoyed the outdoor dining. Ernesto took great care of us !

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CG
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, great atmosphere. Cost what you would expect for the style & area. Friendly and attentive staff with a gorgeous view. Nice break from the city grind up on the 12th floor. Would definitely make another trip.

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New England
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 5

The atmosphere and food was good but the service was TERRIBLE. I’m not sure if they were understaffed but we had to ask the hostess to get our server three times. I would recommend going here for drinks because of the view, but i would not suggest a sit down dinner.

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KW
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of if not the dopest spots I’ve been too…everyone needs to check it out amazing atmosphere 👍🏾

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JO
Kansas City
6 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

We were there for Mother’s Day lunch-no brunch option, limited menu and no table cloth. They did not do anything special for the occasion. Service was fine. Food ok.

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KJ
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and incredible view! We ordered the hummus trio, steak and chimichurri flatbread, and sweet potato frites. All three were delicious and I would highly recommend. The sweet potatoes weren’t cooked very well (partly burnt), but the sauce they come with is one of the best things I’ve ever had.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 5

Great food , waited for reservation an extra 30 min, food service very slow , many apologies from staff. Food great , view great , would give another chance

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Jacksonville
2 reviews
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful outdoor seating with nice view of Dallas

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LI
Dallas
1 review
Dined on April 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Can’t beat the amazing view

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MM
Dallas
24 reviews
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Amazing view, amazing servers and a fresh appetizer menu that should satisfy anyone. The drinks a legit with a solid 2oz pour served by very friendly employees. We had a group of 8 and we all had a great time. We will be back!

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RY
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rooftop is amazing!!!!!! Great food and service! We will be back!

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i
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

For an evening venue, this place is not good. The ambiance was similar to a cafeteria, which is really the main purpose this restaurant was meant to serve. The service was poor and the food was very overpriced. Very bad value for what you are getting. We paid $19 for a flatbread!!!

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M
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

The views are fantastic. It feels like a secret spot, and I'd recommend locals check it out. But in general it still felt like a hotel restaurant. The food was kind of pricy for what it was, and the waiter wasn't very attentive considering it was a pretty quiet night there. Overall it was good, not great.

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JK
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on April 19, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 1

The ambiance feels like a mix between and airport and an office building lunch cafe. It does not have a fine dining feel. It all starts with a large sign advertising grab and go. Then seating feels cheap and cold. Also, the menu is sparse and wine list minimal.
I’m sure it is fine for a a quick business lunch but not a dining experience.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service great views

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l
Dallas
8 reviews
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Good food but limited menu. Mostly a sandwich/salad place.

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L
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We did have problems using the parking garage. The gate would not open until we used the Help button and spoke to security. Parking is free with validation of the parking ticket by Branch and Bird. Upon leaving we had to enlist a security guard to find our car since the building elevator choices were confusing. The free parking is definitely a plus once you navigate the garage.

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HU
Corpus Christi
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Vincent (apologies if I got your name wrong) and his staff were amazing. We spent a total of 6 Hrs. on the balcony on one of the couches, sipping the night away, watching the sunset and enjoying the moment. The food was incredible and the cocktails were spot on. I'd recommend this place to anyone and everyone that would listen!

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great atmosphere. The food was good. High price for food and drinks though.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Like eating in a corporate cafeteria or holiday inn express.

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MM
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 5

The food was overpriced for a lunch menu. Feel we paid for the atmosphere. Quality of food was good, toasted bread was too dry for the chicken sandwich.

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LD
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on March 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Quality food and a nice set up.

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FW
Dallas
16 reviews
Dined on March 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I finally returned to Branch & Bird for the first time this year for a business lunch, since they originally opened. The restaurant has come a long way since then! The atmosphere is wonderful. The service was perfect. The food was also significantly better than originally. I will be back more often. Thanks to Open Table, I remembered this restaurant that is "above" the beaten path of Downtown Fort Worth.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 3ambience 4

It was nearly empty and it took 10 minutes to get seated. Service was slow & it took awhile for them to get us our drinks & refills. I think I was just an off night (even if it was a Friday night at 7pm)— I will try again because the food was good & I would like to sit on the porch on a nice warm night.

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MG
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This is my 4th time and for the first to
E for lunch with friends. They like it too.

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PT
Houston
1 review
Dined on March 10, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 4

Went for brunch and the food was very bland. I do not think it's worth the money minus a nice view. Service is also slow deapite only a few tables occupied.

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C
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 5

there were only one other occupied table in the restaurant yet the table we attempted to sit at was dirty. the hostess seated us and then nobody came by for over 15 minutes despite there being nobody in the restaurant. the hostess was hanging out with staff and didn't even try to pick up slack for the waiter even though he wasn't busy. and he walked passed us once to handle the other table and still never popped by to say hi, bring water etc. we left.

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Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 4

So the dinner menu for this restaurant is not listed and it’s really condensed and it’s more like small plates I was a little disappointed because they have a really great looking lunch menu but when I got there I was handed a very small menu and I was very hungry :) It was really great other than that really cool spot the food was good great wine selection and the service was really wonderful I just wish they had a little bit bigger of a dinner menu

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g
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

Food wasn’t great, quality was in question. Ambiance was nice, service was excellent. Table setup and presentation made food awkward to share even though lack of entrees on menu steered you to do so.

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SV
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice restaurant with good ambiance, service, food, drinks and views of downtown Fort Worth.

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MG
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great place to have a romantic or just friendly reunion.

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JR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Happy hour experience was lovely. Great menu options. Very pleasant atmosphere and service. Outstanding views.
We would like to have the option of a bar space to visit and not worry about seated reservations.

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NR
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This place was nice! The weather was perfect and the staff was amazing 😉 I’ve already recommended to all of my friends! Thank you for having us.

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T
Dallas
13 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great time!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Early St-V day. Nice sunset. Great service and Special Valentine’s Day menu was excellent. The only issue we had was as the Ft Worth night emerged...the indoor lights wiped out the view. We asked if they could dim some of the bright lights...not a significant change. Recommend going — I’m sure the warmer climate will all use of the great patios.

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JO
Dallas
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

Service is way too slow. 10+ min to get 4 drinks is ridiculous.

Branch & Bird
Responded on February 4, 2019

Thank you for taking time to post a review and we appreciate you visiting Branch & Bird. We are investigating our service and ticket times to ensure this doesn't happen to you or any other guest again. We work hard for satisfaction and we hate to hear we didn't meet or exceed your expectations. Again, thank you for your feedback. We hope to see you back again.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great shareable plates. Sliders were the hit of the table after we heard other tables raving about them. $5 martini and old fashions on the happy hour specials. Cool music and modern vibe. I took my office there today for lunch and plan many more meals there.

Branch & Bird
Responded on February 4, 2019

Thank you for choosing Branch & Bird! We hope to see you back soon. We love the sliders too and our Happy Hour is great! #highrisehappyhour

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K
Austin
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was good. Loved the view of downtown Fort Worth.

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WF
Dallas
33 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Oh this was great!! I had the Club and My Dad had the Cobb. It did not appear that there was dressing on the Cobb so ask. They were both Wonderful!!

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