Paris Coffee Shop

Coffee shop | Diner | Pie Shop | Southwestern
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For generations of locals who have made the Paris Coffee Shop their neighborhood café since the 1920s (when the Paris family opened it across the street), a meal here is like coming home. For the rest of us, it is a memorable Fort Worth souvenir.

An airy room with a counter, booths, and tables, Paris smells delicious in the morning, its air fragrant with the smell of sausages, bacon, pork chops, corned beef hash, as well as biscuits served with sausage-dotted gravy.

The Paris Coffee Shop is also a legendary lunchroom, known for meat loaf, fried chicken, and chicken fried steak with mashed potatoes and gravy as well as one of the best bowls of chili in the Metroplex. The café’s signature dish is an Arkansas Traveler: hot roast beef on corn bread smothered with gravy. Such Lone Star comfort fare is accompanied by your choice from a wide variety of southern-style vegetables including turnip greens, pole beans, and butter beans. And every meal MUST be followed by a piece of Paris pie. One morning, when we spotted a single piece of custard pie we wanted behind the counter and ordered it for breakfast, the waitress warned, “It’s not today’s.” (Today’s pies were still in the oven.) But then she thought a while and agreed with our choice, declaring, “Hey, yesterday’s egg custard pie is better than no pie at all!”

What to Eat
Paris Coffee Shop, Coconut Pie
Coconut Pie
Must-Try
Coconut pie is crowed with tall, frothy meringue.
Paris Coffee Shop, Biscuits & Gravy
Biscuits & Gravy
Must-Try
Basic breakfast: biscuits and sausage gravy
Paris Coffee Shop, Omelet
Omelet
Must-Try
Huge ham & cheese omelet accompanied by a pork chop & salsa
Paris Coffee Shop, Waffle
Waffle
Must-Try
Waffles come big-Belgian style or this slimmer old-fashioned style.
Paris Coffee Shop, Chocolate Pie
Chocolate Pie
Must-Try
Delicate chocolate pie collapses when cut.
Paris Coffee Shop, Sausage & Eggs
Sausage & Eggs
Fried eggs accompanied by butterflied smoked sausage and good chunky home fries
Directions and Hours
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Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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