Heim Barbecue started as a pop-up in Fort Worth and evolved into a scrappy food truck drawing long lines for its over-the-top barbecue sandwiches and delectable bacon burnt ends. In July 2016, owners Emma and Travis Heim opened the barbecue joint's first brick-and-mortar location on West Magnolia. Today, Heim opened a second Fort Worth location, "Heim on the River," at 5333 White Settlement Road in Northeast Fort Worth, a stone's throw from the West Fork of the Trinity River.
The restaurant, designed by Coeval Studio, includes a full-service bar, covered patio and a forthcoming outdoor beer garden that will be completed soon, according to a press release. You'll find a new cocktail menu complete with "signature shots" and 24 craft beers on draft.
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As for the barbecue, the new location will of course serve Heim's beloved bacon burnt ends, but there are new menu additions like sausages made in-house, brisket and pulled pork tacos and house-made brisket fat tortillas, according to the release.
The new location will no doubt draw big crowds, too; when Heim opened its first brick-and-mortar in 2016, the restaurant sold more than 1,500 pounds of meat on opening day.
Heim on the River, 5333 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday.