9 Fort Worth Brunch Spots You’re Not Thinking Of

by Andrew Van Heusden

Fort Worth’s brunch offerings have expanded as of late, thanks to new restaurant openings and local favorites adding menus. Here, nine new spots for your Fort Worth brunch plans.

Photo by Felix Sanchez. Courtesy of B&B Butchers and Restaurant. 

B&B Butchers & Restaurant

Where: 5212 Marathon Ave.
Call: 817.737.5212
What to Order: This new spot at The Shops at Clearfork offers a wide selection of benedicts for brunch, including a Deli Benedict and Carpet Bagger Benedict, that range from $16 to $21. Eat on the patio on a sunny spring day.

Meso Maya

Where: 3050 S. Hulen St., Ste. A
Call: 682.316.8266
What to Order: Try the Mexican toast with vanilla cream cheese, strawberries and blueberries, topped off with cinnamon piloncillo syrup.

Photo from Fixe Southern House Facebook page


Where: 5282 Marathon Ave.
Call: 682.707.3965
What to Order: Choose from three types of grits: Herbivore (with farm egg, kale and salsa), Pescavore (with Texas shrimp and freeze-dried corn), or Carnivore (with Texas quail and pickled pears).

Taste Project

Where: 1200 S. Main St.
Call: 817.759.9045
What to Order: Pay-what-you-can restaurant Taste Project doesn’t usually offer brunch, but they get in on the action this Sunday to celebrate Easter. Go nontraditional and try the Bacon and Green Tomato Sandwich.

CRU Food & Wine Bar

Where: 5188 Marathon Ave.
Call: 817.737.9463
What to Order: The Goat Cheese Beignets hit with a triple threat of sweet accompaniments: fresh berry compote, organic honey and chocolate sauce.

Pictured: Mesero's French Toast


Where: 4955 Gage Ave.
Call: 817.402.0744
What to Order: The newest restaurant to open in The Shops at Clearfork, Mesero’s brunch includes a French toast, with challah bread, whipped Mexican cream fresh, cinnamon and caramelized green apples. Order a Mesero Mimosa, with vodka, orange citrus and Prosecco to wash it all down.

Pictured: Malai Kitchen's Hoi an Hash

Malai Kitchen

Where: 5289 Monahans Ave.
Call: 682.707.3959
What to Order: The Hoi an Hash, a dish of crispy noodles, pork sausage, egg and green papaya slaw, is a brunch option you can’t find anywhere else.

Pictured: First Watch's avocado toast. Photo from First Watch Facebook page.

First Watch

Where: 6333 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Call: 817.731.3447
What to Order: For a healthier option, go for the avocado toast — whole grain toast topped with smashed avocado, sea salt, lemon and two basted eggs.

Waters Restaurant

Where: 301 Main St.
Call: 817.984.1110
What to Order: Downtown’s Waters Restaurant is starting its brunch menu this weekend. Chances are anything is good, but options like the andouille benedict have our mouths watering.