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$8 - $35
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American, Cafe, Mediterranean, Soups
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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4.1 miles from Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find! Cute, neighborhood restaurant with a pianist playing provided a lovely ambiance. Food was very good and the servings generous. Menu is Mediterranean with Texan & Cajun hints. Worth a visit if you find yourself Southside.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed February 9, 2022

Very good food We ordered poblano burger, which was delicious and gets 5/5 stars! Friendly and helpful waitress. Only think I didn’t like was the place of our table, although we asked for something better, we were seated next to the kitchen.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 11, 2021

I have gone to Lili's for years. Love their wide ranging menu. It's also a lovely atmosphere with a good range of food on their menu. My favorite in the past has been the Lili's burger, with the gorgonzola cheese and jalapeño bun. Normally delicious....The last time I went, I asked for the burger to be well done. The hamburger came and was rare. TOTALLY uncooked in the middle. They came out and apologized, agreed that it was rare, took it back and came back later with a new burger, after my companions had finished their meal. It was still not cooked in the middle. I ate about three bites of it and quit. Although the greek wedge was delicious. The bill came out with no adjustment whatsoever. Over $20 for a burger I couldn't eat. I felt like I had been robbed.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed November 4, 2021

Had lunch here and I had a salad combo and my son had Quail. Both were excellent and I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed September 15, 2021 via mobile

Found this place while visiting Ft Worth. Server recommended the house burger, which comes with Gorgonzola. Add the Gorgonzola fries and a local draft beer. Next stop Paradise. Great staff, wonderful ambience, well deserving of its rank.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed May 7, 2021 via mobile

This is our favorite place. The staff makes you feel like family, the food is amazing. It’s great for a business lunch or a romantic dinner. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed March 20, 2021 via mobile

Birthday dinner for myself and son, party of 6. Absolutely wonderful food with menu options for all. Decent selection of wines at reasonable prices. Very friendly, efficient and attentive wait staff, especially our server Amanda. Magnolia Street is a great place in Ft. Worth to...stroll with many shops and restaurants and Lili's is certainly at the top of the list.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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FTWorthSteel, Owner at Lili's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2021

Thanks for the really nice words! I especially love when my people are called out by name for doing such a great job. Thanks again and we greatly appreciate you. Hope to see you soon!!

Reviewed November 21, 2020

We have been hunkered in & have not ventured out much in the 8 months of COVID. The restaurant was following all safety protocols plus added acrylic dividers between tables that are discreet & non-intrusive so we felt very safe on the patio. At Vance's...recommendation, my husband had the scallops with risotto & I had the lemon pepper chicken & shrimp. Both were delicious, ample portions & beautifully presented. Wine list made it easy to choose a good wine. Also had Uncle Ed's apple pie with ice cream for dessert. Even on the patio we could hear & enjoy the acoustic guitarist in the interior room which was a nice subtle background music without being too loud & we could still easily carry on a conversation. Many of the servers have been at Lili's a long time & it is refreshing to see & feel their welcome!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed October 16, 2020 via mobile

What an amazing experience! We celebrated our 9th anniversary and couldn’t have asked for more between the amazing meal, live music, and friendly staff. Thank you for making us feel special!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 16, 2020

Lili's is a Fort Worth staple. My family has been going for years and it is a perfect spot for a date night or special occasion. The food is always always ALWAYS phenomenal and the wine list is carefully selected and at great prices. I...wholeheartedly recommend Lili's to anyone looking for a spot to eat.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

Three of us for lunch. Peach mango tea and dill spears to start, good stuff! I had the poblano pepper burger with the soup of the day (poblano and corn chowder) very good! the others had the chicken salad sand and the grown up grilled...cheese. Everything was delish! Delia, our server, was the best!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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FTWorthSteel, Owner at Lili's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2020

Thanks Mydonna! I especially like it when servers are called out for their good service. Della is a keeper for sure! Of course we hope to see you again soon and by all means ask for me if I can help!

Reviewed August 25, 2020 via mobile

Both my wife and I enjoyed fish dinners - they had a nice two piece band playing in the bar area. not quite as fun dining here prior to COVID but still great service and good food.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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FTWorthSteel, Owner at Lili's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2020

Eric - Thanks for the great review! You're right, things are different since reopening after/during Covid. I think the partitions and plexiglass at the bar don't allow us to feel like we're all in the same room and together enjoying food, drink, music and good...More

Reviewed March 2, 2020

Wonderful gem of a restaurant - cozy, live music and fantastic food. Service was impeccable. Be sure to try the Gorgonzola fries! Lots of choices on the menu and great vegetarian options. Love this place!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

First time I have been here. Food was awesome. I had the coffee crusted Salmon - best Salmon I have ever had!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

Amazing & Romantic place! Went for Valentines Day & enjoyed every second! I had the flounder and it was spectacular. Will return soon!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Rhronbo
October 2, 2017|
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Response from lilisbistro | Property representative |
Absolutely! And our new covered outdoor deck we call "The Lilipad" is a perfect spot for a private party.
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April 25, 2016|
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Response from jeanA5310 | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make reservations when we went for lunch on a Saturday and didn't have to wait in line. We arrived at 12:30P, so that might have contributed to our luck getting seated immediately. But, they stayed pretty busy... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lili's Bistro

Yes, Lili's Bistro offers takeout services.

Lili's Bistro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5