6 Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Fort Worth That Will Change How You See Food
Updated: Sep 22
Are you an ambitious foodie? Well look no further, you have come to the right place. Here is the ultimate food guide to hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Fort Worth. You may want to try good food in the area, but are too scared to try something new. We want to offer some insight into these restaurants and some of the best dishes they offer. If you love authentic food and a good ambiance, this is the blog post for you!
1. Beto Hernandez
2611 Azle Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76106
6 tacos tapatios? Yes, please. Beto Hernandez has these tacos tapatios drenched in salsa verde, topped with Mexican crema (sour cream), cabbage, and tomatoes. This will have your mouth watering in seconds. All their food is authentic and full of delicious flavors. You should definitely check it out if you are looking for a good traditional Mexican dish.
2. El Puerto
- 2700 NE 28th St, Fort Worth, TX 76111
If you’re like us, you will do anything for some good chips and salsa. Let’s be honest what is a better appetizer than free chips and salsa? El Puerto is home to some of the best seafood and Mexican food in Fort Worth. If you are around for lunch make sure to order the chicken enchiladas topped with their flavorful sour cream sauce. It will #bless your life.
3. Sikhay Thai Lao Cuisine
- 3301 NE 28th St, Fort Worth, TX 76111
Finally, time to unveil one of the greatest hidden gems of Fort Worth. Sikhay has the kindest owner ever! The environment is friendly, the food is traditional and authentic, they sell boba (um yum), and they have the greatest employees. If you don’t know what to order you can never go wrong with the orange chicken and sticky white rice or if you’re feeling a little bold check out the “birds nest” (mee kob)- fried crispy egg noodles, stir-fried with broccoli, carrots, and seasoned gravy with your choice of chicken, pork, beef, or tofu.
4. Panther City BBQ
- 201 E Hattie St, Fort Worth, TX 76104
Name something better than barbeque by the pound? This may be a food truck, but the smoky mac n cheese, brisket elote, burnt ends, seasoned ribs, and quality brisket make up for it. We would sit in the heat for this bbq any day! If you want a real meal for you and your friends order the Hell’s Half Acre and you will have a platter of food for at four people and maybe some to-go.
5. A&D’s Buffalos
- 4005 E Belknap St, Haltom City, TX 76111
This is the most generous wing joint in the DFW area. They give you way more than you pay for, it is truly an art. The fries are seasoned to perfection. This is a great place to order from before game day or for a casual night out with the fam.
6. Chuy’s 5
- 5115 NE 28th St, Haltom City, TX 76117
Who doesn’t love a warm stack of homemade tortillas? Chuy’s has the greatest breakfast in the area. And no I am not talking about the chain. They have a killer breakfast burrito that will change your life. Did I mention free chips and salsa?
So say no more and get your grub on. With these six hole-in-the-wall restaurants, you get more than just a plate of food, you get soul. From authentic, traditional Mexican flavors to generous heapings of some much-needed comfort food, Fort Worth is filled with foodie gems hiding in plain sight.