Stay caffeinated at these local coffee and tea shops in Denton, Texas

Hot tea? Iced Coffee? Latte? Cappuccino? Espresso? No matter your taste, here are ten coffee and tea shops in Denton where you can cozy up with your perfect blend.

Golden Boy Coffee

1803 N Elm St | (940) 514-1988

A barista-owned coffee shop & bar located north of Denton's square. Golden Boy Coffee serves up fresh coffee, tasty pastries, and welcoming vibes. Their black and gold decor makes for a cozy atmosphere and menu items referencing pop culture icons make this a perfect stop for caffeine or drinks before exploring what Denton has to offer!

Armadillo Coffee Works

221 S Bell Ave | (940) 580-4446

At Armadillo Coffee Works, patrons are encouraged to try new brews: beer and coffee. Located inside of Armadillo Ale Works, they hope to provide an experience that leaves you feeling inspired to try more. Menu features local Cultivar Coffee Roasting Company beans, and drinks like classic drips, cold brews, cortados, and more!

The Mug Coffee at Chestnut Tree Teahouse & Bistro

107 W Hickory St | (940) 591-9475

Nestled within the walls of the Chestnut Tree, you’ll find The Mug, one of Denton’s latest purveyors of coffee. Specializing in unique and seasonal drinks, it’s definitely worth checking out. If you’re on the go and need a quick caffeine boost, check out their drive-thru coffee trailer located in front of Metzler’s on University Drive.

Sons Coffee

1431 E McKinney St #150 | (940) 514-1142

Coffee, tea, and pastries in a modern interior. Plenty of private spaces and plugs for electronics, Sons Coffee is a great place for a solo study session or to host your coffee date or small meeting

West Oak Coffee

114 W Oak St | (940) 218-2666

A brick-lined, laid-back hangout with espresso drinks and light fare. West Oak Coffee provides fresh baked goods like scones, biscotti, and pies. Drink offerings include lattes, pour overs, and kombucha on tap.

Jupiter House

106 N Locust St | (940) 387-7100

When in Denton, go where the locals go! Located right on Denton's downtown square, Jupiter House is a coffee shop with brick walls & many tables, pouring Costa Rican roasts with various pastries.

Kung Fu Tea

2735 W University Dr #1061 | (940) 243-5606

Bubble tea specialists, Kung Fu Tea offers hot and cold beverages. Their tea is brewed every three hours using a signature seven-step method from hand-selected tea leaves in peak state. 

Aura Coffee

1306 W Hickory St | (940) 565-1860

Just across UNT's campus, you'll find bars, restaurants, and art supplies. Most notably, you'll find great coffee, food, vegan groceries, and a place to study at Aura Coffee. This little spot is the perfect off-campus oasis when you're looking for a little pick-me-up or just some great conversation with other Dentonites.


2200 W University Dr #160 | (940) 808-0441

Welcome, boba lovers, to Denton’s Sharetea. Their drinks are made from high-quality tea leaves and select ingredients shipped directly from Taiwan. Whether you’re starting your morning or need an afternoon pick-me-up, Sharetea’s menu features drinks like Tiger Milk Tea, Thai Tea, Matcha, and more.

Elevated Grounds

905 W University Dr | (903) 487-9111

Featuring a two-sided drive-thru, Elevated Grounds proves that there is always time for a coffee stop. In addition to delicious coffee, you’ll also find seasonal baked goods, snack boxes, and salads. When you’re in a rush, this coffee kiosk is sure to take care of those caffeine cravings.

Java Rocket

331 East Hickory St 

Located inside Harvest House, Java Rocket is known for its cold brew coffee and fresh-squeezed juices. Plenty of loose teas, non-dairy milk options, and a unique selection of espresso drinks makes for a coffee stop sure to please any palate.

Zera Coffee

420 E McKinney St | (940) 239-8002

There’s something for every member of the family at Zera Coffee: a Red Eye for those who need the extra boost, a Caffe Mocha for the chocolate-lover, and drinks like Mexican Hot Chocolates and Italian Sodas for those who are not coffee drinkers.

Life's too short for bad coffee or tea. Luckily, in Denton, you’re never far away from a coffee shop.