New saloon at Fort Worth Stockyards pays homage to American cowgirl
The cocktails are ready at Sidesaddle Saloon, a hip new bar and restaurant in the Fort Worth Stockyards historic district that celebrates the spirit of American cowgirl.
Sidesaddle is now in the thriving Mule Alley complex at 122 E. Exchange Ave. # 240 opened and by Sarah Castillo, Glen Keely and Christian Lehrmann, the team behind Fort Tin favorites Tinie’s and Taco Heads.
Their goal: to create the best limousine in Texas.
“We love the idea of an elevated watering hole for our growing city, and we love the nod to the cowgirl – we’re fans of tough, fearless women who can handle their own,” Castillo said in a press release. “We are happy to provide our community with a sophisticated yet relaxed bar where everyone feels welcome.”
Instructor oversees the kitchen with a menu of Texan tapas that includes:
- Country ham and allspice cheese served with pickled vegetables
- Bison tartare with mustard vinaigrette and roasted sourdough
- Bacon Cheddar Chive Cookies with whipped butter
- devilish eggs with caviar and crème fraîche
The bar offers beer, wine, spirits and craft cocktails from Keely named after American cowgirls and outlaws like The Prairie Rose Henderson with Old Forester Bourbon’d Texas Tea, raspberry and rose water. and the Belle Star with Silverstar Vodka, mint, strawberry-aloe syrup, lemon and Peychauds.
The Sidesaddle Saloon is part of an ever-growing mix on Mule Alley, which includes Hotel Drover. More retail stores and restaurants are on the way, including Second Rodeo Brewing Co., Avoca Coffee and Chef Tim Love’s Paloma Suerte.
It is open Monday to Thursday from 3pm to 10pm, Friday to Saturday from 12pm to 12pm and Sunday from 12pm to 10pm.