Comfort Suites Near Northeast Mall
643 NE Loop 820
Richland Hills, TX 76118
Phone: (817) 595-3332
Fax: (817) 595-3337
Bars & Cafes
Abuelo's, which means "grandfather's" in Spanish is located close to the DFW airport. Famous traditional Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes are prepared here in a gourmet style and are elegantly served in generous portions. Delicious entree choices include a huge platter of mesquite-flavored chicken fajita nachos, the enchilada sampler and the pechuga alcaparrada(split breast of chicken stuffed with mushrooms and monterrey jack cheese). The rich desserts such as flan, capirotada-bread pudding with pecans and raisons, and margarita pie rival those at any other gourmet restaurant.
The fine singers at the First United Methodist Church of Hurst sponsor this unusual coffeehouse. The facility is smoke-free and alcohol-free, and it serves as an ideal Christian acoustic music venue. While you are there, enjoy drinks in the form of coffee, tea and sodas. Admission varies depending on the production. Proceeds go to Mission Central, an emergency assistance program. Funds also go to support Celebration Shop. Healing through songs is also provided for hospitalized children.
This wonderful Italian bistro, set in out of the way location on Highway 26, is a great find. The lighting is low and romantic, and the table settings are elegant white with pretty, clear glassware. Decorations at the La Bistro include Italian countryside-influenced pictures. All entrees include spaghetti, soup or salad. House specialties include the filet mignon Madeira with mushrooms and wine sauce, and veal in a brandy sauce with shallots and cream. A wide variety of wines is available by the bottle, including Dom Perignon, along with a full bar. The dessert menu offers excellent tiramisu.
Jefferson Freedom Cafe is more than just a neighborhood cafe, it doubles up as a music venue. This establishment features concerts on third Saturday of each month and offers a mix of budding and popular artists/bands. With a capacity to accommodate 250 patrons, Jefferson Freedom Cafe serves short eats, non-alcoholic drinks and several other refreshments; guests are allowed to carry wine and beer here. For concert schedule and other details, check website.
J. Christen's Grill and Bar is located just a couple of miles south from the Texas Motor Speedway, and its interior is decorated with racing pictures, racing car doors, checkered flags and framed fire suits. The food includes chicken, burgers, catfish, steaks and Tex-Mex dishes. The plump, spicy grilled chicken filet is liberally dusted with spices before being grilled, and the half-pound mushroom and grilled onion cheeseburger is simply superb! Gourmets are delightful including juicy prime filet mignon, complete with grilled onions and mushrooms. Desserts include an excellent lime pie and the chocolate shell dessert stuffed with pound cake, strawberries and whipped cream.
This English pub is complete with dark wood paneling, a large wooden bar, and 20 televisions, including the largest screen in Arlington—27 feet. The sports bar atmosphere is casual with memorabilia adorning the walls. Several pool tables keep patrons entertained. The bar offers a variety of beers on tap, and more than 100 varieties of bottled beer. The menu includes traditional American fare, such as burgers, sandwiches, and a variety of fried appetizers.
Owner/chef Tony Fukushima brings his experience from Benihana, Beverly Hills to trendy Arlington. He surely knows how to entertain guests through his cooking. The restaurant is children-friendly and the service is fast. Meals at Hibachi 97 include succulent grilled shrimp appetizer, your choice of meat, soup or salad, rice and grilled vegetables. One must try the tender filet mignon, the sesame chicken or the sirloin steak. Sushi rolls are worth being ordered as a side dish. Desserts include green tea or ogura(red bean) ice cream. Domestic and Japanese beer, sake and Japanese wines are available too.
Established in 2012, FnG Eats offers delicious American comfort food. Managed by chef duo, Carlos Arevalo and Bob Stephenson, this restaurant gets its name from their respective sobriquets, Flaco and Gordo. Locally sourced, fresh produce is used to prepare delicious contemporary dishes. Begin your meal with a salad, follow it up with sumptuous Hickory Citrus Chicken Fettuccine, and end it on a sweet note with Citrus Buttermilk Pound Cake. This restaurant does not accept cards, so fill your pockets with ample cash before visiting.
Sarsaparilla Saloon is a quaint joint serving the best of sandwiches and sodas in truly Western style. The small eatery has a simple decor with wooden barstools and tables. The delectable made to order sandwiches are made from the freshest of meats and vegetables. You can accompany your sandwiches with chips and soda. Take your pick from the desserts which include delicious Pecan Pie, cheesecakes, shakes, floats, sundaes and hot chocolate fudge.
This cavernous honky-tonk is America's 'Best Country Music Nightclub' according to both the Country Music Association and The Academy of Country Music. It's also one of the largest and most famous. Founded in 1981, Billy Bob's Texas offers enough room for 6,000 people to drink, play pool, play video games or dance to the live country music performed every night. Rodeo enthusiasts will enjoy the indoor arena where cowboys ride bucking bulls every weekend. Friday and Saturday night headliners are often among the biggest names in the industry, including Garth Brooks, Lee Ann Rimes, Hank Williams Jr. and Bob Hope. All have left hand prints, which are displayed in concrete around the club.
Wine bars are rare in Texas, and this one is among the country's best, so visitors to Sundance Square are in for a real treat. Owner Michael Baudouin came up with the idea for this place after living in Paris. More than 80 different vintages are available at Grape Escape, and the inventory changes regularly. Servings are available by the bottle, glass and half glass. Those who wish to increase their wine expertise may order a sampler plate of three, four or five one-ounce servings. Those who want food with their wine can choose from such light fare as cheese, carpaccio and small pizzas.
Offering one of Fort Worth's most spectacular beer gardens, the Flying Saucer is close to the heart of locals owing to its fantastic beer selection. Offering around 100 varieties of bottled beers and 80 brews on tap, it has a label suiting every drinker's taste. The food comes a close second with favorites being the delicious brats. It offers plenty of events, happy hours, quizzes and live music for general entertainment.