“I’ve been to a lot of theatres but Amphibian is the best because they make people feel like they’re a part of it.”
Amphibian Stage is located in the South Main Corridor of the vibrant area in Fort Worth, Texas known as the Near Southside Cultural District. There are dozens of bars, restaurants, coffee shops and shopping destinations within walking distance of our front door.
About The Neighborhood
The Near Southside, a roughly 1,400-acre district located just south of downtown Fort Worth, is growing following the principles of smart urban development, sustainability, a mix of uses, walkable and bikeable streets, and truly livable pre-suburban neighborhood design. It is the heart of Fort Worth’s creative class and offbeat indie spirit and is experiencing an amazing renaissance, with dozens of restoration and new construction projects transforming the district and attracting new residents and businesses. In addition, the area’s renowned restaurants and historic landmarks attract visitors from throughout the region. Locally-owned shops, restaurants and bars pepper the neighborhood, providing visitors with a taste of all the best things the city has to offer. Learn more about the Near Southside Culture District.
Tarantula Tiki Lounge
117 S Main St
Tarantula Tiki Lounge is a Hawaiian-themed, trendy cocktail bar established in 2020. Sit back and relax with a perfectly crafted, funky drink.
Known for their beautiful presentation and quality flavor, Tarantula Tiki Lounge’s cocktails will not disappoint. Check out this little piece of paradise in Fort Worth.
TEXAS WINE BAR
Rancho Loma Vinayards
411 S Main St
Rancho Lomo Vineyards is a new wine tasting room, right here, in Fort Worth, TX.
Uncork award-winning Texas wine and enjoy charcuterie boards indoors, or on their outdoor patio. Rancho Lomo offers a variety of whites, reds, rosé’s, and wine flights with live music on the weekend.
BOOKSTORE & TEA SHOP
Leaves Book and Tea Shop
120 St Louis Ave #101
Leaves Book and Tea Shop is a one-of-a-kind tea house and bookstore hybrid space.
Leaves Book and Tea Shop offers a variety of teas, including black teas, green teas, herbal teas, oolong teas, matcha teas, white teas, and seasonal flavors. In addition, the shelves are stocked with new books with particular attention paid to local authors. Events include storytime, book club, Q&A with authors, used book swaps, and book signings.
Leaves Book and Tea Shop is the perfect place to relax and explore some of the great minds of Texas.
Black Cat Pizza
401 Bryan Ave
Black Cat Pizza began as a late night pop-up in 2018, flipping a local bakery into a pizza joint to satisfy those after-hours cravings.
With scratch made dough perfected by Chef and Owner Jaime Fernandez and non-traditional toppings such as Aloo Gobi Masala, Chicken and Waffles, Cochinita Pibil, Grilled Celery Caesar Salad, Papas Bravas (among many, many others) Black Cat quickly became a Fort Worth favorite.
With the opening of the 401 Bryan Ave restaurant, the menu has expanded to include sandwiches, salads, craft beer, and wine.
BEER & DRINKS
212 S Main St Suite 100
Founded in Austin, TX, Nickel City’s newest Cowtown location is taking Fort Worth by storm.
Known for its cold beers, mixed drinks, and delicious food, Nickel City is quickly becoming one of Fort Worth’s favorite bars. Enjoy hot dogs, sliders, wings, and a wide variety of specialty drinks and beers. See what all the buzz is about at Nickel City!
400 Bryan Ave
Roots Coffeehouse is a cozy, sunlit coffee shop that has been serving the greater Fort Worth area for over twelve years.
Enjoy delicious craft drinks and tasty baked goods supported by local suppliers like Novel Coffee Roasters, Boopas Bagel Deli, La Casita Bakeshop, Sunnyvale Honey, Holy Kombucha, Sublime Chocolate, Fox & Otter Pickles, Peticolas Brewing, Calyan Wax, Firehouse Pottery, and more.
Take a seat and have a sip at the coffee shop fueling the Fort Worth community.
NEIGHBORHOOD PUB & PATIO
The Bearded Lady
300 S Main St
Tavern located in South Main Village providing pub food with wine, cocktails, and a rotating selection of the best craft beers locally & in the country!
The craft beer selection is constantly changing. Thirty taps rotating weekly and wide selection of bottles and cans from across the country, offering a full bar with spirits/liquor and wine by the glass or bottle. The kitchen serves homemade dishes sourced from local producers bringing you the freshest and highest standard products. Most all menu items are made in house daily. Striving to be different and delicious!
GROCERY & DELI
Bodega South Main
203 S Main St
Bodega South Main is the best spot in town for fresh ingredients, deli food, and so much more.
Shop fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, sandwiches, and local Texan products. Known for its signature paninis and mouthwatering bakery items, Bodega South Main is serving locals their favorite foods.
CRAFT BEER, WINE & CIDERS
125 S Main St
Southside Cellar is your one-stop shop for craft beer, wine, and cider located in the heart of Fort Worth.
Shop its array of bottles and cans or enjoy a beverage in the taproom. You’ll be wowed by the vast selection of drinks and thorough knowledge of the staff. Explore its eclectic craft beer selection, boutique wine selection, and its mix of specialty ciders in the retail section of Southside Cellar or have a sip and enjoy the cool atmosphere for the taproom. Southside Cellar is quenching Fort Worth’s thirst, one bottle at a time.
318 Bryan Ave
The Coco Shrimp dream began while the founders were attending BYU-Hawaii.
The dream became bringing the good vibes and great flavors back to our hometown of Fort Worth by opening a shrimp truck just like the ones you can find on the North Shore. We were able to bring a taste of Hawaii back to Texas.
Coco Shrimp is the first and only mobile-seafood restaurant in Fort Worth and has made Yelp’s “Top Five Local Food Trucks” list.
Coco Shrimp now has a brick and mortar store in the South Man Village.
FINE MEXICAN CUISINE AND MEZCAL HALL
113 S Main St
Tinies Fort Worth is a Fine Mexican Cuisine and Mezcal Hall hidden on the south side of the Fort Worth industrial area. A 1930 renovated building turned rustic elegant on the first floor, and Escondite, the second-floor bar, is dark and intimate, turning lively at the end of the night.
Enjoy delectable Mexican cuisine, and perfect mezcal and tequila beverages just steps away from Amphibian Stage.