Harvard Bar and Grill Shuts Its Doors, Leaves Behind a Legacy of Community and Culinary Delights

In a bittersweet announcement, Harvard Bar and Grill, a beloved local establishment, has revealed that it will permanently close its doors on Thursday, May 25. While the closure may come as a disappointment to many, the owners of the restaurant are grateful for the support they have received over the years.

Harvard Bar and Grill was more than just a place to eat; it was a gathering spot where friends and families came together to create lasting memories. The owners emphasized their desire to provide a friendly and welcoming atmosphere paired with excellent food and drinks. The establishment’s commitment to fostering a sense of community and hometown charm will surely be missed.

Known for its warm and inviting ambiance, Harvard Bar and Grill embodied the spirit of Fort Davis. From the carefully selected music that set the mood to the friendly staff who made everyone feel at home, the restaurant cultivated an atmosphere that resonated with locals and visitors alike.

Over the years, Harvard Bar and Grill established a reputation for its mouthwatering menu, offering a range of appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts. From the tantalizing “Little Dippers” featuring fried pickle spears and mozzarella sticks to the flavorful “Jalapeno Popper Balls” with a medley of ingredients, the appetizers delighted the taste buds of patrons. The restaurant’s commitment to quality ingredients and expert preparation was evident in every dish.

Salad enthusiasts could enjoy refreshing options like the “Zesty Orange Salad” or the savory “Southwest Caesar.” These salads were expertly crafted with a mix of fresh greens, complemented by an array of toppings and dressings that elevated the dining experience.

The entrees at Harvard Bar and Grill were a testament to the culinary expertise of the kitchen staff. The hand-cut, 1855 Angus beef “Ribeye” was a standout, perfectly cooked to order and served with a side of vegetables and potatoes. For those seeking a different flavor profile, the “Lollypop Lamb Chops” offered a tantalizing combination of taste and tenderness.

Classic comfort food also found its place on the menu, with dishes like the “Chicken Fried Steak,” which was hand-breaded and smothered in a creamy gravy that had patrons coming back for more. The “Green Chili Burger” was a local favorite, featuring a juicy Angus beef patty topped with green chili, pepper jack cheese, and bacon on a sourdough bun.

Even vegetarians had options to enjoy, such as the creamy and flavorful “Creamy Fusili” pasta dish, which combined fresh spinach, mushrooms, and parmesan sauce.

To accommodate various preferences, Harvard Bar and Grill offered add-ons to any entree, including chicken breast, pork loin, jumbo shrimp, or salmon. These additions allowed patrons to customize their meal to suit their taste preferences.

For younger diners, the restaurant provided a tasty and kid-friendly option with its “Kids Chicken Strips” meal, served with waffle fries.

To satisfy the sweet tooth, Harvard Bar and Grill offered indulgent desserts like sopapilla cheesecake and peach cobbler. These delightful treats provided the perfect ending to a memorable dining experience.

While Harvard Bar and Grill may be closing its doors, its impact on the community and the culinary landscape of Fort Davis will not be forgotten. The restaurant’s commitment to creating a welcoming environment and serving delicious food has left a lasting impression on all who had the pleasure of dining there.


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