According to Backporch’s website, Backporch Drafthouse possesses the largest selection of craft beer in the north of Texas, with over 24 beers on tap. Try a Route 66-style burger, Backporch Drafthouse daily grinds their black angus chuck for the freshest meal possible. For a starter, try the mouth-watering 24 Hour Black Pepper Brisket Sliders with caramelized onions, cheddar cheese, a pretzel roll and horse radish cream or brisket nachos with queso, green onions, jalapenos and pico de gallo. Choose the Red River Chili, Texas’ state dish, or one of Backporch’s many burgers and sandwiches. For something different, Backporch’s menu also offers Baja fish tacos with house-made slaw, pickled red onions and creamy Baja sauce or a brisket Frito pie.
Backporch Drafthouse, 4214 Kell Blvd., Wichita Falls, TX, USA, +1 940 234 7777
For the best German food in the area, Opa’s Schnitzel Haus is the place to visit. The German-inspired decor and choice of beers make the food at Opa’s seem even more authentic. You can begin your German feast with potato or onion soup, a selection of sausages (such as mettwurst, bratwurst, weisswurst, currywurst or cheesesausage) or a pretzel with three different dipping sauces. Opa’s menu also boasts a large variety of sandwiches, like the German cheese-steak, the reuben, the schnitzel sandwich (pork loin breaded and pan-fried) or the schwenkbraten (tenderized pork loin). You can also enjoy delicious schnitzel platters (even a jalapeño schnitzel) and add a side of spatzle, sauerkraut or egg noodles. Finish the meal with amazingly delectable German desserts like the Rostige Ritter, a German twist on French toast, or choose from a large variety of strudel, including cherry, blueberry cream cheese, blackberry cream cheese and peach.
Opa’s Schnitzel Haus, 2611 Plaza Pkwy., Wichita Falls, TX, USA, +1 940 613 0611
Highly regarded by Wichita Falls locals, Samurai of Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse offers delicious Japanese cuisine and entertaining hibachi chefs who love to amuse. At lunch, begin with gyoza (fried wontons) or fried shrimp and finish with your choice of an assortment of hibachi dishes, including vegetable, chicken, calamari, beef, fish, shrimp, scallop and lobster. The menu expands at dinner and includes appetizers like chicken karaage (crispy Japanese-style fried chicken) or a squid salad and several other Japanese dishes, including samurai vegetables (broccoli, zucchini, onions, mushrooms and bean sprouts served with soup, salad and steamed rice) and the ninja’s special (hibachi steak and lobster accompanied by a shrimp appetizer, soup, salad, hibachi vegetables, steamed rice and ice cream). At Samurai of Tokyo, one can also find an assortment of nigiri, sashimi and sushi rolls, like the Caterpillar roll (avocado, sweet sauce and sesame seeds atop eel, cucumber and carrot).