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“Great live music”

White Elephant Saloon
Ranked #4 of 74 Nightlife in Fort Worth
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Bar in Fort Worth used as the prototype for CD's, the bar in the Chuck Norris TV series, Walker-Texas Ranger.
London, England, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Great live music”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013

We went in for a couple of drinks to get over a pretty poor meal nearby.

The drinks were strong and the couple (guy on guitar, girl vocals and guitar) were very good performers who had the place going.

Definitely worth popping into for a drink and to see who is playing.

As with most bars I visited in Texas, can be a bit smoky.

Visited November 2013
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Woodbridge, New Jersey
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Authentic honky Texas honky tonk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2013 via mobile

Loads of fun. Very interesting decor/venue. Bartenders are a hoot. Live music. Feels like you stepped back in time. Did I say Fun? Good value for a night out or an afternoon thirst quencher!

Visited September 2013
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Tuckerton, New Jersey
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Funky”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2013

Only stopped in for a few cocktails with friends on a Saturday night ($6 cover). Live music was very good, atmosphere is great if you like country, and the drink prices were reasonable. Pretty good how the bar incorporates the history of the place into the decor. Nice place and I learned a few things while drinking a few beers. Haha. Fun place, probably my favorite while visiting the Ft. Worth / Stockyards area.

Visited September 2013
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Lewisville, Texas
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“Good place for some music and drinks. Great collection of carved white elephants and old hats”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

Went here with my family on a very hot summer day, knowing nothing about the place in advance. It is a very typical looking old saloon with a great bar and lots of seating to hear the live music playing on their stage. The ceiling is covered with hats of famous guests and there is an amazing collection of carved white elephants in the display case. We went to Fort Worth to show my son's girlfriend some "typical" western/cowboy sights, as it was her first visit to Texas - this place did not disappoint.

I cannot comment on the food, as we didn't order any. The music was good, the ambiance great, and our beers cold. I would take visiting guests here again.

Visited September 2013
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McKinney, Texas
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“Great Texas Bar with LOADS of history, good music, and of course the hats!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

Don't want to ruin the fun for any of you, but there are hundreds of hats from famous people from all walks of life that are place on plaques all around the walls of the White Elephant. THAT alone is worth going to. It's a great bar, with loads of beer on tap, and they are also owned by the same company that owns Love Shack Burgers, so while you're enjoying some great live music, you can also get a killer burger. The other thing I like about this place is that people come here and drink and have a good time, not come here, drink and get absolutely ugly-trashed, which makes it a fun atmosphere all around. Wait staff was super nice too!

Visited August 2013
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