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Lonesome Dove Western Bistro

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American, Southwestern
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2406 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164-8519 (Main and Exchange Ave.)
+1 817-740-8810
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Mon 17:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
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364 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An alternative to all the BBQ and Steak Houses, the Lonesome Dove is top notch. We had booked ahead which worked out as the venue was pretty full up. The menu was varied and the wait staff was accommodating as we shared multiple courses (Lamb Lollypops, Seared Scallops, Bib Lettuce Salad and Wagyu Skirt Steak) with a nice bottle of... More 

Thank ogerkan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heard some amazing stuff about the food: Adventurous, expensive, delicious. I had sausage made from rabbit and rattlesnake, so "adventurous" it was indeed. It was also about five degrees above room temperature and there were six bites total. (Tasted pretty much like any other sausage, by the way, which was fine and expected.) Shared between my friends and I were... More 

Thank Karyn L
Dallas, Texas
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159 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with our son and his girlfriend for dinner on the Friday after Thanksgiving. We had the Elk Sliders and the Rabbit-Snake sausage as appetizers. The sliders were overcooked but the sausage was good. The sausage was served on a hockey-puck of greens that was not tasty at all. Has the tenderloin (the recommended entrée) and it was over-cooked burnt... More 

Thank NavyDallasite
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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227 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have nothing but great things to say about this place. Very sophisticated yet down to earth. The menu which focuses on game meat was delicious and uniquely prepared. French fries prepared with a mushroom dust were amazing! Service was excellent.

Thank Lynne S
Statesville, North Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ventured into the Lonesome Dove Bistro to explore the culinary world of Chef Love. The adventure began with some signature cocktails, the Texas Jewel was especially shining bright. Our server, Matt, was very well versed on all items on the menu and offered expert guidance for our selections. The Rabbit-Rattlesnake sausage and the Garlic Stuffed Filet were outstanding. The... More 

Thank Lamar A
Arkansas, USA
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116 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for one night, and wanted a special place to eat not far from downtown Ft. Worth. We selected Lonesome Dove based on Trip Advisor ratings, then viewing the menu. A party of 10, we had a Saturday night 8:30 reservation. We were seated promptly. It's usually not possible to please 10 different tastes with a restaurant... More 

Thank Diver-Hiker
Paris, France
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Food was excellent. We had the rabbit and rattlesnake sausages, elk sausage sliders, wild boar ribs, kangaroo carapaccio and hamachi tostados plus the elk loin. The food was excellent. But the service was really disappointing. We were seated at 6:10 p.m. Our waiter, Chris took our drink order at 6:15 p.m., the same time as a table of 3 was... More 

Thank charlotte7208
Fort Worth, Texas
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306 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Travelers, a Great place to eat, very upscale and pricey but worth it! We ate outside by the fire pit which was nice even though the extremely rickety chair was terribly uncomfortable! Having said that the good was FABULOUS! The staff was outstanding, there were a bunch of kids running around our area and they got them to go back... More 

Thank Reford B
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59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Dinner Friday night with my wife and daughter. Very good experience. Food was very good, service was very good. Our waiter, Dave, was easy going and always easy to find. The "Beet Home Fries" may have been the best beets we ever had. Our steaks were very good. Good wine list as well. No bargains on the list, but a... More 

Thank Michael D
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lonesome Dove is a MUST if you are in Fort Worth...and well worth the drive should you be in Dallas! Go in your Levi's or business suit... and they'll welcome you...nothing snooty about this place. The food is exceptional. It is in my top five restaurants in the world. The appetizers are extraordinary...blue corn and lobster hushpuppies or tenerloin of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
American, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2406 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76164-8519
    (Main and Exchange Ave.)
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-740-8810

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?