Pairing Tastes

Tex Tapas-Steve's Wine Bar for DL courtesy Denton CVB (WH)

Published on: Wed, May 01, 2019

Tasty Food Pairings: Happy Taste Buds

Visiting Denton soon?  Our food scene is as eclectic and diverse as our city.  We’ve put together some tasty pairings from our downtown area that offer variety for every taste bud.  Whether you are looking for Asian cuisine or beers and tacos, these pairings won’t disappoint.

Komodo Loco for Denton Live courtesy Denton CVB (WLH)

For a spot of Asian fusion, go off the beaten path to Komodo Loco. With new menu items like a Mean Green Roll and the new fav Tuna
and Krab Cones, their menu is filled with tasty entrees for everyone, perfectly paired with Armadillo Ale Works brews from their bar.

Food: Komodo Loco, 109 Oakland St, 940.808.0400
Beer: Armadillo Ale Works, 221 S Bell Ave, 940.580.4446


Denton County Brewing - Ambros courtesy Denton CVB (WLH)

You can’t go wrong with street tacos at Ambros Tacos y Mas, and that’s a perfect pair with any of Denton County Brewing Company’s signature brews.

Tacos: Ambros Tacos y Mas, 208 E McKinney, 940.218.2078
Beer: Denton County Brewing Company, 200 E McKinney, 940.435.0710

Tex Tapas-Steve's Wine Bar for DL courtesy Denton CVB (WH)

This wine and jazz bar is now neighbors with Tex Tapas, a culinary can’t-miss where you can get truffle parmesan crispy tater tots, Brussels sprouts, and meatballs. Pair any of the above with one of Steve’s hearty selections.

Food: Tex Tapas, 109 Industrial St, 940.218.6577
Wine: Steve’s Wine Bar, 111 Industrial St, 940.312.1034

J&Js Pizza - Wine Squared for DL courtesy Denton CVB (WH)

When in doubt, go noir. Pinot Noir, that is. Wine Squared has the hook-up, and J&J’s has pepperoni pies, a superb pairing on their perfect-for-Happy-Hour patio.

Food: J&J’s Pizza, 118 W Oak St, 940.382.7769
Wine: Wine Squared, 110 W Oak St, 940.384.9463

For additional dining options check out our Denton Food Tours.