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Bonnell's Restaurant

4259 Bryant Irvin Road, Fort Worth, TX 76109
817.738.5489
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Ranked #4 of 1,325 restaurants in Fort Worth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 183/Southwest Blvd
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English first
Arlington, TX
Top Contributor
325 reviews 325 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Restaurant week's fundraiser brought us to Bonnells but we'll be back soon! Great table in the back nxt to a party room, not loud but not dead silent-comfy noise level. Brandon was a great server, friendly n helpful n kept the cornbread n bacon scones (omg good) coming! Started with shrimp n grits, manager stopped by or see how we... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I moved away from the metroplex recently, and upon returning for a visit without hesitation chose Bonnell's for a special night out!!! From the reservation call to the check, the service was friendly and professional. The food is presented beautifully and is consistently delicious!! The setting is relaxing and conducive to private conversations. Absolutely my favorite!

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Had a wonderful meal tonight last table in the house and still never felt rushed, just wonderful being able to enjoy my wife with great food. Brandon our waiter was great very attentive and helpful with selection of courses. Elk mini tacos were good for starters but we really enjoyed the oysters texafellar. Salads were good nothing special. Wife ordered... More

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Fort Worth
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The Texas Bruschetta, elk mini tacos, and Texas shrimp and creamy grits are all amazing appetizers. We loved the chile relleno, elk tenderloin and buffalo tenderloin, too. The food is excellent. The staff is attentive and knowledgable. The only thing I don't love about Bonnell's is the decor. With the heavy wood and white, it has more of an elegant... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Bonnell's specializes in exotic Texas themed game: elk, buffalo, quail, etc, and these were expertly prepared. But even the regular fare, such as fried calamari and even the salads were imaginatively done. Attentive but non-intrusive service, and a quiet, well appointed atmosphere made for a memorable night out. A bit more expensive than most, but worth it given what you... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

What a surprise to find such a wonderful restaurant in Ft. Worth. Wanted a nice restaurant to take my Mother to treat her for dinner for my Birthday. She did all the work so thought I at least owed her my life. I grew up in Ft. Worth and normally don't go out to eat when back home for a... More

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Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Thought I was going to be wowed and the food was just average. I most likely wont go back not bc it was a bad place, just not great.

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Dallas/Ft.Worth
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We had a fantastic evening, excellent service from the waitstaff and management, who came out and checked on us. Food was excellent. My wife had the Mixed grill with the Elk. It was perfect! The elk had the slightest gamy flavor which is perfect, as I have had very gamy venison, and I was worried she might not like it.... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you judge a book by it's cover, you will drive right on by this place. If you enjoy great (gourmet) foods, you have to try this place. By no means is it inexpensive, but you get what you pay for. Check other reviews, you will see.

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Arlington, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

I would consider this a place to celebrate special occasions. It's pricey, but it's different than the usual Fort Worth steak house. My husband had buffalo and I had loin of lamb. We each had salads which were okay, nothing special. The wine selection is extensive and the service was outstanding. I can't wait to go back to try appetizers,... More

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