10 Fort Worth restaurants recommended for appetizers

Try these shareable plates next time you’re having dinner in Fort Worth.

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Try the lite bites including oysters and pimento cheese at Provender Hall. | Photo courtesy of Provender Hall

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Sharing is caring and what better way to kick off a delicious meal than with some shareable plates. We polled our readers to find the best restaurants for lite bites in Fort Worth — here’s what y’all recommended.

Istanbul Grill | Downtown

Enjoy traditional Turkish cuisine and wine with a cozy atmosphere.
Try this: Mixed cold appetizer | Humus, babaganoush, spicy ezme, dolma, and piyaz
Try this: Falafel | Deliciously seasoned chickpea vegetable fritters with yogurt sauce

B&B Butchers | The Shops at Clearfork

The upscale steakhouse has an in-house butcher shop specializing in A5 certified Kobe beef.
Try this: Carpet Bagger on the Half Shell | Fried oyster on top of steak on top of a thick-cut slab of bacon

Tre Mogli | South Main Village

Enjoy scratch-made Italian cuisine created by Chef Stefon Rishel in the Near Southside.
Try this: Mussels | Calabrese salami, garbanzo, white wine, butter, and lemon served with sourdough

Shinjuku Station | Magnolia Avenue

Named after Tokyo’s major railway station, the eatery is serving small plates, specialty drinks, and cozy vibes.
Try this: Okonomiyaki | “Japanese pizza” with pork belly, tonkatsu, kewpie mayo, and katsuobushi

Provender Hall | Mule Alley

Chef Marcus Paslay is serving American comfort food with a playful menu inside the Stockyards.
Try this: Pimento cheese | Southern crackers, sharp cheddar, pickled jalapeño, and dijon

Lonesome Dove | Stockyards

Owner and chef Tim Love highlights the ingredients and cultures of the West with elegant food and cowboy-themed decor.
Try this: Elk sliders | Elk-foie gras sliders with blueberry jam

Wabi House | Medical District

Enjoy traditional Japanese offerings, small plates, and cocktails.
Try this: Sweet corn fritters | Fresh corn, sansho pepper, spicy aioli
Try this: Fried pork ears | Tempura pork ears, furikake, garlic aioli

Silver Fox Steakhouse | University Park Village

The white-tablecloth establishment is serving traditional steakhouse fare.
Try this: Seared tuna | Seared Ahi tuna with black pepper and rum hoisin

Woodshed Smokehouse | Riverfront

Chef Tim Love is the driving force behind this restaurant featuring a daily rotating selection of beef, lamb, pork, and wild game.
Try this: Brussels sprouts | Crispy Brussels sprouts with fermented lime vinaigrette

Wishbone & Flynt | Near Southside

Nestled into the South Main area, the menu features made-from-scratch, globally inspired small plates and drinks.
Try this: PB&J wings | Thai peanut sauce, blackberry coulis, and cilantro

Don’t see your favorite restaurant listed? Let us know your go-to spot to grab shareable plates in Fort Worth.

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