Drink Up Month: Sip along South Main Street

Plan a night out with these 20+ bars along Fort Worth’s South Main Street.


It’s five o’clock on South Main Street.

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We’re halfway through Drink Up Month, and all this beverage talk is making us thirsty. In case you missed it, South Main Street — or SOMA Village — is one of the new hot spots for a night on the town. Check out these 20 bars for cocktails, wine, beer, bites, and live music.

Remember to enjoy responsibly, get home safe, and toast (and tag) @FTWtoday for tipping you off to your new favorite bar.

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The Amber Room was recognized as Fort Worth Magazine’s editor pick for Best Craft Cocktail in 2023.


Tarantula Tiki Lounge, 117 S. Main St. | Enjoy festive rum-based concoctions in a variety of colors, flavors, and garnishes.

The Amber Room, 334 Bryan Ave. | Located in Wishbone & Flynt, the speakeasy serves old-fashioned drinks in a retro, jewel-toned space.

Distribution Bar, 201 S. Calhoun St. | Kick back with your favorite drink on the outdoor patio or relax for weekly vinyl nights.

The Down ‘n Out, 150 W. Rosedale St. | The friendly neighborhood bar has Wednesday karaoke nights and Saturday dance parties.

Jackie O’s, 609 S. Jennings Ave. | The cocktail bar is open daily for a little swaky drink.


Enjoy flatbreads and flights at Soma Winery.

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The Coupe, 314 S. Main St. | Opening in August, the new bar will serve sparking wines and champagnes.

The Holly, 305 W. Daggett Ave. | The woman-owned bar and shop specializes in small-batch natural wines.

Soma Winery, 201 S. Main St. | The micro-winery opened in 2022 and features a curated wine list, lite bites, and minimalist interiors.

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Settle in for a full Saturday of craft brews and scrumptious food.

Beer & Cider

Funky Picnic Brewery & Café, 401 Bryan Ave. | Started as a homebrew hobby in a garage, the local microbrewery serves a range of drafts as well as a full menu.

Rahr & Sons Brewing Company, 701 Galveston Ave. | Stop by the tap room for a new brew from the 150-year-old brand.

HopFushion Ale Works, 200 E. Broadway Ave. | The brewery has annual releases to-go and on tap.

Locust Cider, 710 S. Main St. | Not a beer person? Stop into the casual bar for a wide variety of flavored ciders.


Have a beer for brunch, lunch, and dinner at the Bearded Lady.

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The Bearded Lady, 300 S. Main St. | The casual dining spot and patio is your one-stop shop for brunch, dinner, drinks, and happy hour.

Nickel City, 212 S. Main St. | Pair a festive cocktail with a Coney dog or sliders.

Tinies, 113 S. Main St. | Sample the mezcal and tequila selection with flights to wash down the fresh Mexican recipes.

Game Theory, 804 S. Main St. | Challenge your friends to card, board, and video games while you munch on menu items like popcorn chicken and custom cocktails and mocktails.

Pouring Glory, 1001 Bryan Ave. | Chow down on shareables and pub classics with a glass of one of the 40+ draft beers.

Live music

Republic Street Bar, 201 E. Hattie St. | Kick back for music and food at the bar located inside Panther City BBQ.

SoHo Panther City Bar, 312 E. Pennsylvania St. | Jam out to live music or karaoke and cool off with a spiked popsicle.

The Cicada, 1002 S. Main St. | Come find out what the buzz is all about at this music venue.

Tulips FTW, 112 St. Louis St. | The Near Southside hotspot has new acts every night + drink specials, and custom recipes.

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