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Fred’s: Blazing Saddles

I like to think of the story of Fred’s Texas Café (915 Currie St.) like a dramatic Hollywood movie. For years, the ramshackle burger joint was a culinary beacon in the then-barren West 7th Street area, charming customers wit...

Fred's will be expanding into the space formerly occupied by The Oui Lounge and The Love Shack. Photo courtesy of City Data.

Oui Lounge to Be Fred’s Texas TCU

Fred’s, according to a press release sent earlier today, will expand into the space formerly occupied by The Love Shack and Oui Lounge on Bluebonnet Circle near TCU. Fred’s Texas TCU will be the third restaurant bearing the...


I’m Having a Smashback

As I stood at the local fast-food counter, my mind wandered back to Dublin, Ireland, and … a Burger King. Yes, after traveling thousands of miles overseas to one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world, my frie...

Bacon Burgers

Chow, Baby
Li’l Chow, Baby was inspired by the movie Footloose. Kevin Bacon’s character moves to a small town that doesn’t allow dancing, but that isn’t going to stop him from organizing a prom. Armed only with his love for dance,...

IN-N-OUT to West Seventh

It has been rumored for awhile that the famed California-based fast food chain, In-N-Out Burger, would be expanding into North Texas. It is now official: Fort Worth’s West Seventh Development has signed a lease with the ...

Fred’s Collects Toys for River Oaks

Anthony Mariani
Every year, employees and friends of Fred’s Texas Café in the West 7th Street corridor deliver meals to homeless people. This holiday season, the homestyle-cooking restaurant will also be collecting toys for the River Oaks P...

Cowtown is burgerlicious

Jeff Prince
Texas Monthly has picked the state’s best 50 hamburger joints, and three of them are in Fort Worth. The highest-placing Cowtown burger was Dutch’s “Bacon and Bleu Cheese Burger” (No. 8 overall), followed by the Love Sha...

Electric Mountain Rotten Apple Gang

The Show
Despite two fires and a burglary over the past several months, Fred’s Texas Café keeps on keepin’ on.

Garage Rock

Everybody knows Fred’s Texas Café has great food, but live music? Believe it.
About a year ago, when Terry Chandler and his wife, Jennifer, bought Fred’s Texas Café from Terry’s parents, the gourmet greasy spoon was known simply as a great, interesting place to get a home-cooked or fusion meal. Fred...