Monday, February 18, 2013

*** CLOSED *** Baker Bros American Deli ~ Fort Worth, Texas

In addition to the Southlake location closing, as mentioned below, the Fort Worth Alliance location has closed as well. We have been to the Las Colinas location once many years ago, and it's still open. We'll update this post once we've revisited another locale, but they are no longer in Northeast Tarrant unfortunately. And after two closings, it's not likely we'll see them anytime soon.

We've covered Baker Bros prior with their Southlake location, that we predicted would close due to the cost of the surroundings. And indeed it came to pass. It also seems that their plans to go national have been derailed, and they shuttered all their stores outside of Texas. However, they now seem to have regained their footing with new openings coming up in both DFW and in West Texas (Lubbock, Amarillo). And that would include this relatively new location in far north Ft. Worth, which is now the closest store to the RJG. And we recently made our first visit there.

As for their sandwiches, Mrs. RJG and I think they are some of the best in town. We love their variety of breads, and meat/veggie selections. They also have excellent soups, salads, and chili. My favorite three sandwiches are the Siciliano, Kentucky Club, and South Beach. Mrs. RJG really likes their Tuna. As I said in the original review 4 years ago, the biggest issue is I don't go here enough. And while they aren't around the corner to us, it's still close enough for me to sneak in an extended lunch once in a while.

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