About Ellerbe Fine Foods

1501 W. Magnolia Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Ellerbe Fine Foods is a restaurant and market focused on fresh, seasonal, and local ingredients. Ellerbe’s relaxed yet stylish atmosphere provides the perfect backdrop for an evening lingering over fine food and wine, a business lunch, a nice meal before a show, dining with friends, special occasions, or a nightcap of dessert and coffee. In-season and local foods not only taste better but are better for you. Chef Molly McCook uses this principle in her cuisine, making for a constantly evolving seasonal menu of locally grown, sustainable products, bringing ingredients from our partner farmers to your plate. Our wines and many of these products are also available for sale in our on-site market, so you can continue the Ellerbe experience at home and beyond.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:30 - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
7th

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(817) 926-3663

Website:
http://www.ellerbefinefoods.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet lunch and dinner.

Executive Chef:
Molly McCook

Private Party Facilities:
Ellerbe Fine Foods would be honored to make your next event an unforgettable one, whether it’s in your home, your office, our restaurant, or beyond. We will customize a seasonal menu ideal for your palate, your party, and your pocketbook. To learn more about Ellerbe Catering and what’s in season today, as well as what seasonal ingredients you might anticipate on your special date, please call Lea Lewis: 817-946-7501.

Private Party Contact:
Lea Lewis: 8179467501x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We have a private dinning room that can accommodate up to 50 people or you are able to have the entire restaurant that seats up to 120 people.

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Ellerbe Fine Foods Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.7

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4.5

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Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Not going back

Dined 6 days ago

short staffed on Professional Adminstrative Appreciation Day, Salad was wilted and the soup was such a small quantity, I have had larger samples. After an hour 1/2 lunch of soup and salad we left hungry.

food5
ambience5
service5

Our first visit to Fort Worth. Unpretent ...

vip
Dined on April 23, 2016

Our first visit to Fort Worth. Unpretentious menu, a "farm to table" experience on par with what you'd expect in Napa Valley, NYC or similarly styled restaurants in Europe--but with a unique, Texas flair and unmistakeable "local flavor."

food5
ambience5
service5

Food and service was excellent as always ...

Dined on April 23, 2016

Food and service was excellent as always. We try to make it once a month.

food5
ambience3
service5
value5

The Ellerbe's evening was a first time ...

Dined on April 20, 2016

The Ellerbe's evening was a first time treat for an out of town family member. She was delightfully pleased with the waitstaff's introduction to the restaurant's history and menu selections. Our choices were unique, as usual, with freshness, seasoning and portion. I always look forward to dining there due to the menu changes - never a dull choice!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Haute quisine comfort food.

Dined on April 20, 2016

A well-balanced blend of upscale dining and down on the (not factory) farm. Friendly and very professional service, great food well presented. A solid choice for an ordinary dining out experience or special occasions.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Fantastic Restaurant!

Dined on April 17, 2016

I can't say enough about this restaurant. Went this past Saturday night with 4 of my dear girlfriends (we stayed in Fort Worth for the Art's Festival). A colleague of mine who lives in Fort Worth recommended Ellerby's, and I know why. Our waiter, Scot, was absolutely hysterical and so knowledgeable at the same time. He was fantastic. He made the food sound so good, that all 4 of us ordered different items so we could try more on the menu. All fantastic! Overall, and A+. Would recommend and go again.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food3
ambience4
service5

We jad dinner at Ellerbe's 4/16/16 and t ...

Dined on April 16, 2016

We jad dinner at Ellerbe's 4/16/16 and they were just not on their game. Very surprised that our food was just average. Nothing special as we have experienced in the past. Mussels were in a bland champagne sauce that lacked the herbs and ingredients listed on menu. Not served with any side such as salad or bread for dipping. My husband had a baseball cut of steak that was a little tough for his liking. My dessert was delicious, a pot de creme that was everything I hoped for. My husband had the whiskey bread pudding that he found dry and tasteless. He described it as no more than a cinnamon roll. My husband loves bread pudding...his fav. The waiter mentioned about having to ask the sous chef something I requested. Just wondering if the chef was off and the sous chef was in charge. So disappointed!

food5
ambience3
service5
value3

Special Place off the beaten path

Dined on April 16, 2016

Eclectic menu with truly creative combinations. It's a bit pricey, but all the food is FRESH and prepared perfectly. Favorite part was dessert - The Bread Pudding was almost souffle like in texture - PHENOMENAL!! Least favorite - paying $13 FOR A SINGLE SLICE OF BREAD with some garlic and cheese on it. Delicious? Yes. Ridiculous price for portion - uh, yeah.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5

Best dinner in Fort Worth - outstanding ...

vip
Dined on April 15, 2016

Best dinner in Fort Worth - outstanding tastes and flavors

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Simply Delicious

Dined on April 14, 2016

The food is eclectic and alsalso delicious. If you are looking for steak and potatos then this is not the place for you. However if you want seasonal fare and unique entrees you will love Ellerbe's.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Great neighborhood gem

Dined on April 14, 2016

Fabulous wine list and great food and service. Comfortable but classy. Everything is 5 star.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Great find on Magnolia

Dined on April 14, 2016

Ellerbe is definitely fine foods. The servers are very friendly and super knowledgable about the menu and wine. It is a little pricey and can't go there too often, but is definitely a treat.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service5

Perfect evening. Casual, yet refined.

Dined on April 12, 2016

Perfect evening. Casual, yet refined.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Our standby

Dined on April 2, 2016

We have celebrated my wife's birthday at Ellerbe for several years, and we never have been disappointed. Unique menu items, perfect execution and wonderful service. What's not to love?

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent as Always!

vip
Dined on March 31, 2016

Food was enovative and excellent along with great service.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Thursday evening dinner

Dined on March 17, 2016

A quiet Thursday evening celebration of a colleague's birthday was enhanced by the excellent food and extraordinary service.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Very elegant, server top notch (Nick), F ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

Very elegant, server top notch (Nick), Food, excellent. Had sweet potato soup, the steak entree and the pheasant entree. Also dessert and coffee. Definitely go back

Tags: great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

All hits, no misses. Great evening.

Dined on March 11, 2016

All hits, no misses. Great evening.

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

2nd time great; 1st time veggie food not good.

Dined on March 5, 2016

Our first visit the vegetarian dish was horrible. The manager gave me a return certificate which we used for my birthday dinner. Everything was good the first time, except the foo. This time everything was great. I would tell people about it for a special date, but too expensive for regular dinning. Bad on names, but our waiter was very attentive and friendly.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5

Ellerbe consistently delivers great food ...

vip
Dined on March 5, 2016

Ellerbe consistently delivers great food and service. One of our favorite restaurants in DFW. Very knowledgeable staff. Only disappointment is no full bar.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Food is excellent! Scott the waiter is ...

vip
Dined on March 5, 2016

Food is excellent! Scott the waiter is the best! Wine list is great, valet parking, super! Best place in Fort Worth!

Tags: fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience3
service4
value4

Lunch for Six

Dined on March 4, 2016

We three couples met at Ellerbe's because two of us have had wonderful dinners there before. We met for lunch at my suggestion. One of the wives is a make-it-from-scratch cook, a connoisseur of great food. She LOVED her meal and dessert. We only take her to restaurants that we know will be excellent. We all completely enjoyed our meal and dessert. If you want great tasting food, here 'tis! I wish the cook, Molly McCook, had a cook book available. Maybe some day.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Ellberbe Team Dinner Review

Dined on March 4, 2016

The red fish was well liked by the four people that had it, the steak and mac & cheese were awesome. I think the only thing I would add to the menu would be appetizers, we ordered the rabbit and the fired oysters which were dinner portions because there really were not any appetizers to split for the table. The waiter Scott was very engaging and very funny. He made our dinner fun.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Best restaraunt in fort worth

Dined on February 28, 2016

My wife took me out for my birthday and it was as great as I remember it from the previous putting.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Outstanding local fresh ingredients, coo ...

Dined on February 25, 2016

Outstanding local fresh ingredients, cooked perfectly with imagination and skill. Impeccable service

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Great as usual! Bethany did a great job ...

Dined on February 20, 2016

Great as usual! Bethany did a great job all evening. Texas Red Fish and the Portebello mushroom were excellent. Maw maw's bread pudding is always a hit......Very nice evening.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

Lots of high notes!

Dined on February 20, 2016

After a beginning kerfuffle where the hostess forgot we were there we were led to a table with Brian as our waiter. We so enjoyed our conversations with Brian and all of the food that came next. The fried oysters and sweet potato soup appetizers were superb. The wild boar was so tender and the sauce had many layers of flavors. My friend from Shreveport had the Louisiana red fish with shrimp. It had that luscious Louisiana influence and since my friend hails from there she was pleased. We ended the meal with the bread pudding that was too one note for me and the pound cake with citrus and pomegranate seeds which was outstanding.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Girl's Night Out

Dined on February 20, 2016

Great Food. Great Service. Did not rush us --we had lots to catch up on. Thanks to all staff including the valet.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Still the One!

Dined on February 20, 2016

We recently dined at Ellerbee for my birthday as we are prone to do. This is our favorite Fort Worth Restaurant and it comes to mind for special occasions. The wild boar confit over smoke mesquite beans that my husband ordered was flavor over flavor over flavor and stunning. I got the water buffalo meatballs in Italian grave with manicotti and took more than half of it home, so generous was the portion. Everything was beyond delicious.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service4
value3

Typical Valentine's dinner

Dined on February 14, 2016

I love Ellerbe's. This is the 2nd time we have done the Valentines day dinner. Actually it was for my birthday which is Feb 13th and I wish restaurants would not celebrate the 13th as Valentines day also, I would rather eat of the regular menu. Food was good as usual. The 75.00 per person was stupid for what you get as well as 35.00 for the extra wine but I have grown to expect this for Valentines day.Tthe only thing I was disappointed in was the dessert. I could have eaten that at Luby's. Neither one was special and both desserts were very small. You would think on Valentines day the desserts would be more special. I will continue to eat there as it is one of my favorite restaurants but I don't think I will be back for Valentine's day.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food4
ambience5
service5
value4

Delicious meal and nice atmosphere!

Dined on February 13, 2016

We wanted a place for a fairly quiet early Valentine dinner. We were looking for quality food and nice atmosphere. We found both as well as excellent service. We had reservations and there was no waiting and a very short wait for our food! We loved it and have recommended the restaurant to others.

Tags: great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Great dinner

Dined on February 11, 2016

We had a great time. Food was delicious and our server was very helpful.

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5

Everything was wonderful except the nois ...

Dined on February 7, 2016

Everything was wonderful except the noisy party of ten. All the other tables had parties of two.

food4
ambience3
service4
value4

Pleasantly Surprised

vip
Dined on February 6, 2016

Ellerbe Fine Foods is like a breath of fresh air in the middle of the conservative/non-daring food scene in the Fort Worth area. Menu is interesting, execution is solid, servers are knowledgeable, and plates are well priced. Kudos to Chef McCook!

Tags: fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Still one of Fort Worth' sBEST!!!

vip
Dined on February 6, 2016

Ellerbe's still is one of Fort Worth's top fine dinning places!!! Brain our server was really on top of everything. Outstanding fried Oyster's and chesses platter, Great Entree's and really good desert's with French press coffee. Hard to find anything better!!!!!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Delicious food, excellent service. Nice ...

Dined on February 6, 2016

Delicious food, excellent service. Nice quiet spot for a date night! Wine list is concise but never disappoints

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food2
ambience3
service1
value2

The service was the worst we have ever had.

Dined on February 4, 2016

The service was so deplorable that for the first time I wrote a personal email to the owner telling about the experience. The cashier gave me his business card. It has been almost 2 weeks and the email has not been acknowledged. To sum it up, we left after 1 hour and 15 min after ordering a menu listed sandwich and omelette, no drinks, just water.

food5
ambience4
service5
value5

Great food and service

Dined on February 4, 2016

The service was attentive, informative, and friendly. The food was delicious and the right portion. We had the redfish and wild boar. The wine list was unique but the beer selection was local and spot on.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

I brought friends from out of town and t ...

vip
Dined on February 3, 2016

I brought friends from out of town and they loved it. Our server was highly attentive and all of our food was delish. I had the red snapper with gigantic prawns. This is one of their signature dishes that stays on the menu. It was superb.

food5
ambience3
service5
value4

Courteous, attentive service.

Dined on January 27, 2016

The server was very attentive and cognizant that we were conducting a meeting. Food was excellent.

Tags: great for lunch

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