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🥞Who’s hungry? (It’s us.)
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Upscale barbecue for breakfast? Yes, please. | Photo by @f1smokehouse
In this town, brunchin’ ain’t easy but it’s necessary. Whether you’re on the hunt for fluffy eggs, fried chicken and waffles, or mind-blowing bloody Marys, the options can get as overwhelming as the lines at times.

Luckily, you have us to scout things out. We listed a whole bunch of brunch options (45 total), along with menu recs, pro tips, and an interactive map to track ‘em. Plan your weekend and pour those mimosas.

Hours listed are when brunch and breakfast menus are available.

Weekday wonders

Cafecito, 1229 Eigth Ave. | Monday-Friday, 6 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. + Sunday, 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Grab a classic Mexican breakfast or a hearty burrito on your way to work.

F1 Smokehouse, 517 University Dr. | Monday-Friday, 8-11 a.m. + Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | It’s never too early for brisket hash or chilaquiles. Plus, mimosas are only $5.

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Our mouths are watering over these chicken and waffles from the Fitzgerald.

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Photo by @nancyfarrar

Weekend musts

The Fitzgerald, 6115 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Saturday + Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Pretend you’re having brunch on the Gulf Coast with oysters on the half shell or crab cake Benedict.

Café x José, 105 S. Main St. | Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. + Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Grab a fresh Mexican pastry or a plate of chicken and waffles with a steaming cup of coffee from this food truck.

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Make a reservation for a table in the converted bank on Magnolia Avenue.

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Photo by @walloonsrestaurant

For a special occasion

Goat & Vine Winery, 2700 W. Seventh St. | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Enjoy bottomless mimosas and bellinis + upscale brunch entrees like steak carpaccio.

Walloon’s, 701 W. Magnolia Ave. | Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Start your morning with French toast or grilled trout almandine + finish your meal with an affogato.

Click the button below for nearly 40 more breakfast spots + an interactive map.

City Guides are presented by Walsh.
 
Asked
 
What’s your brunch beverage of choice?

A. Gimme that mimosa
B. A bloody mary is where it’s at
C. Coffee, and keep it coming
D. Lots of water - hydration please!
 
 
Events
 
Friday, March 8
  • Garden Bros Nuclear Circus | Friday, March 8-Sunday, March 10 | Times vary | Panther Island, 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth | $14.50-$65 | Don’t miss the gravity-defying show with a human cannonball, aerialists, clowns, jugglers + more.
  • Robert Peppers & Friends | Friday, March 8 | 10-11:30 p.m. | Hyena’s Comedy Night Club, 425 Commerce St., Fort Worth | $10 | Kick off your weekend with a hilarious show from the local comic.
Saturday, March 9
  • Eclipse Photography | Saturday, March 9 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | Fort Worth Camera School of Photography, 6483 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth | $20 | Learn how to view and capture April’s total solar eclipse with your camera.
  • Pecos and the Rooftops | Saturday, March 9 | 10 p.m. | Billy Bob’s Texas, 2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth | $20-$40 | The country band will take the stage at the world’s largest honky-tonk.
Sunday, March 10
  • Inflammation 101 | Sunday, March 10 | 1-2 p.m. | Fort Worth Public Library - Southwest Regional, 4001 Library Ln., Fort Worth | Free | Learn how to use a balanced diet to reduce inflammation and build a healthy lifestyle.
  • Stockyards Championship Rodeo | Sunday, March 10 | 1:30 p.m. | Cowtown Coliseum, 121 E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth | $15-$93 | Grab your popcorn and buckle up for a day filled with bull + bronc riding, roping, and barrel racing.
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News Notes
 
Development
  • 339. That’s how many homes will be included in the next phase of the Walsh development. Located in Overlook Park and Lake Park, the homes will range from $400,000 townhomes to $1 million single-family residences. So far, 210 lots are available with more coming by the end of April. (WFAA)
Community
  • Join the Transportation and Public Works Department for an open house at the Convention Center on Wednesday, March 27 to learn about the $3.5 million worth of street improvements planned for Main Street. Here you can share feedback on designs to improve pedestrian safety and intersection elements.
Edu
  • Fort Worth ISD is set to close the Wedgwood Sixth Grade campus in May due to declining enrollment. Students will be absorbed into Wedgwood Middle School for the 2024-2025 academic year, which is 1.5 miles away. This is part of a larger effort to reduce the district’s $44 million budget deficit. (Fort Worth Report)
Eat
  • The historic Bailey’s Bar-B-Que has a new name. Panther City BBQ purchased the downtown staple a few weeks ago + is rebranding the joint to Fort Worth Barbecue Co and adding menu items like brisket elote. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
Biz
  • The Fort West industrial development has secured two large anchor tenants. Aerospace manufacturer Lockheed Martin is expanding its Fort Worth footprint with a 136,165-sqft storage and distribution center, while Kentucky-based Big Ass Fanshey, LEXtoday — will open a 221,444-sqft distribution hub, office, and showroom. (The Dallas Morning News)
Cause
  • Grab a ticket to The Big Good’s annual fundraiser on Thursday, April 4. This year’s event — supporting UpSpire, United Community Centers, and the Tarrant To & Through Partnership — features a silent auction with prizes including tennis lessons with Andy Roddick, a private Jack Ingram concert, and flights to Cabo.
Seasonal
  • It’s almost time to set the clocks forward. Daylight saving time begins on Sunday, March 10. Many states have made moves to address time change, but for now enjoy the extra sunlight.
Sports
  • How is the 2024 season looking for the reigning World Series champs? Get a preview of the Texas Rangers’ season with Locked On’s daily podcasts.
    Watch
    • The Academy Awards air this Sunday, March 10 at 6 p.m. Not sure how to watch? Access the broadcast with a free five-day trial of DIRECTV STREAM.*
     
     
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    Does anyone else go out to brunch and order something savory plus a waffle for the table — or is that just me? Pro tip: don’t skimp on the breakfast dessert.
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