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Esperanza's Mexican Cafe & Bky

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2122 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76106-8511
+1 817-626-5770
06:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 17:30
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently, we had the opportunity to visit Espernanza's, located in The Ft. Worth Stockyards. Our original plan was to enjoy an afternoon on the patio of Joe T. Garcias, an 80+ year old establishment, located in the Ft. Worth Stockyards. This establishment, in our opinion, is worth driving 100 miles to enjoy. The Quality Cheese Enchilada Plate has always been... More 

Thank SunsetSoonet
Fort Worth, Texas
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Food here is pretty good , i don't eat very much Mexican food but i truly enjoy the food here, love the Tamale's here, purchase 2 dozen to take home to the family....Good Food

Thank Lambert P
Tyrone, Georgia
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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I live out of state and do not get to dine here often. I discovered Esperanza's years ago and it is one of our go to places when I am home visiting. I prefer to eat breakfast here but was here for lunch this time. Breakfast was available, I just wasn't in the mood. I ordered the tamale plate because... More 

1 Thank PatriotGal
Zionsville, Indiana
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86 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

In Fort Worth for the holidays and we wanted to try out him a breakfast place that we've been before. My wife grew up in South Texas where there were a lot of bakeries and in this hit the spot. They have a bakery upfront and with the restaurant behind it. Great Mexican food! I ended up getting chicharrones with... More 

1 Thank turne23
Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Thanks DocSnarky for your comment about the difference between Esperanza and Joe T Garcia. You have talked me into trying this place with my friends. My son's company has used this place for their Christmas party 2 years in a row with great comments. As for Joe T I had a horrible experience when I was told they don't take... More 

Thank Mariel1951
new york, ny
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

large, welcoming, buzzy space filled with family groups, particularly at breakfast-time sunday. a classic tex-mex menu. ask for the great pork tamales.

Thank waverlymuse
Burbank, California
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136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Joe T's closes between 2:30-5:00, so we ended up at Esperanza's (across the street)! What a terrific surprise! Turns out, it's as good as Joe T's, AND they are, if not exactly one in the same, at least connected to each other on some level. Website calls it a "spin off," but whatever you call it, it was outstanding!! Not... More 

2 Thank DocSnarky
Fort Worth, Texas
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had plenty to eat for two and very reasonable pricing. It was good, not great, and not horrible. Lots to select off the menu. I'd go again if I was in the area, but would not make a special trip, and if I could not find a parking spot immediately, I'd move on to another place. Parking is a REAL... More 

Thank FortWorthGuy
Benbrook, TX
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116 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My family loves Esperanza's! They are related to Joe T's (your meal will be served on a Joe T's plate), but their menu is sooo much better - many, many choices. We love breakfast there. And then we stop by the bakery on our way out - the Wedding cookies are yummy!

1 Thank kbloomh
Fort Worth, Texas
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74 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

First time here to this location usually go to the south side location ... I came for a birthday brunch for a friend... it's really good I enjoyed it .. We sat on the patio my only complaint would be all the flies that were there... I think a good spray treatment of the grounds would definitely benefit the patio... More 

1 Thank mixedftw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:30 - 17:30
06:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2122 N Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76106-8511
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fort Worth
  • Phone Number: +1 817-626-5770

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?