Offering a wide range of dining choices from barbeque to authentic German cuisine, Fort Worth is home to some of the best restaurants in Texas. What better way to enjoy your dining experience than with live music for entertainment while you eat? Try one of these restaurants to experience an enjoyable evening on the town.

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Buttons Café
4701 W. Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 735-4900

Buttons Café offers the best in both soul food and soul music. Buttons opened its first location in Fort Worth in late 2008, and later opened two more locations in Addison and De Soto. Chef Keith Hicks creates delicious entrees including chicken and waffles, steak and seafood dishes. Live music is featured on most nights and on Sunday afternoons guests can enjoy the Sunday Jazz/Gospel Brunch featuring a large buffet and live band playing the best in R&B, jazz, and gospel hits.

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Love Shack
110 E. Exchange Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 740-8812

Chef Tim Love’s Love Shack is located in the Fort Worth Stockyards. Known for its classic burger joint set up and specialty burgers and shakes, Love Shack burgers are all prepared as you would have expected with love. The Love Shack is great for family dining because it offers entertainment for both adults and children. Featuring live music (and for those who are daring, karaoke), Love Shack is a great place to take a group of friends or have a family night out. View the Love Shack’s website for a list of bands playing for the month.

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Billy Bob’s Texas Roadhouse Cafe
2520 Rodeo Plaza
Fort Worth, TX 76164
(817) 624-7117

Branded the world’s largest honky tonk, Billy Bob’s Texas Roadhouse Café has some of the best in smoked Barbeque entrées. If you are looking to have an event catered, Billy Bob’s also offers catering for up to 6,000 people (if you even know that many!) For live music from some the hottest local bands, visit Billy Bob’s on Wednesday’s through Saturday’s beginning at 8 p.m. Other live entertainment includes mechanical bull rides and dance lessons. To enjoy some of the best barbeque in Fort Worth and an all around entertaining evening, visit Billy Bob’s.

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Edelweiss German Restaurant
3801 Southwest Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76116

For authentic German dishes and music, Edelweiss German Restaurant is a great option for dining and listening. Offering delicious Bavarian dishes and traditional accordion music, Edelweiss is place to be if you are looking for some German culture in the middle of Texas. Live music and dancing along with authentic German food, is offered daily from 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. Stop in and experience it for yourself.

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The Aardvark
2905 W. Berry St
Fort Worth, TX 76109
(817) 926-7814

If you have a taste for traditional American cuisine, The Aardvark had the best in dining and entertainment. Noted as Fort Worth’s premier live music venue, The Aardvark features popular bands that perform weekly at the restaurant. Also, try visiting The Aardvark on Sundays for Sunday Country Brunch. For only $12 enjoy all you can eat brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit the website to view band schedules for the month.

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