PAVLOV’s Picks – Fort Worth’s Most Underrated Patios

You never know what a Fort Worth winter will have in store, but after this year’s mess of rain and cold, PAVLOVians are looking forward to a warm and laid-back spring. This short gap of pleasant weather pairs perfectly with your favorite sunglasses and a patio. It’s also the perfect time to slip away to some of Fort Worth’s best hidden gems! Check out PAVLOV’S picks for Fort Worth’s most underrated patios you can’t leave off your bucket list this spring.

Taco Heads

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What started as one of Fort Worth’s most popular late night food trucks has grown into an original taqueria! This brick-and-mortar taco shop on Montgomery Street has a delicious menu that features multi-generational family recipes and excellent margaritas. For PAVLOVians and Fort Worth-natives alike, there’s nothing better than original tacos, Texas patios, and cold margaritas – and Taco Heads has the complete package.


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Whether you’re on a romantic date, meeting up with friends for a drink, or taking your family out to dinner, Piola offers a patio experience that is unparalleled. Enjoying authentic Italian cuisine on their covered patio makes you feel as though you’ve been transported from their quaint restaurant in the Cultural District across the globe to the back streets of Italy. Trust us here at PAVLOV; it’s a spot that can’t be beat!

The Bearded Lady

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With 30 beer taps rotating weekly and food that doesn’t disappoint, it’s no wonder that The Bearded Lady made it on our springtime bucket list! Located on Magnolia Avenue, this full-service, dog-friendly patio (they had us at dog-friendly) is the perfect place to catch up with friends while you take in the enjoyable spring weather.

Ellerbe Fine Foods

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Ellerbe Fine Foods selects the freshest seasonal and local ingredients to impress true foodies! This romantic and elegant patio paired with excellent cuisine is a PAVLOV must. Conveniently located on Fort Worth’s own “restaurant row” on Magnolia Avenue, Ellerbe Fine Foods is the perfect place to take that special someone out on a date.

Winslow’s Wine Café

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A restaurant named after a dog? Of course PAVLOVians are going to love this quaint, family-friendly restaurant on the bricks of Camp Bowie. Whether you’re looking to sit back, relax and enjoy a drink (or two) after a hard day’s work, or craving the perfect brunch mimosa, Winslow’s Wine Café has it all.

PAVLOV’s picks wouldn’t be complete without everyone’s local favorites! If you’re looking for more, be sure to check out: Woodshed Smokehouse, Joe T. Garcia’s, Press Café, Wild Salsa and HG Supply Co.