Denton's craft cocktail scene has a mix of historic ambiance, innovative mixology, and casual vibes. Here's a look at some of the top spots to find delicious and unique drinks downtown!


Miss Angeline’s | 125 E. Oak St.

Located one block off the beautiful downtown Denton square, next door to East Side Denton, Miss Angeline’s House of Fine Taste is a neighborhood craft cocktail bar that offers a casual and welcoming vibe. See their full drink menu here.

Paschall Bar​  | 122 N Locust St.

Denton's speakeasy, Paschall Bar, is a world-class cocktail lounge that serves traditional and hand-crafted cocktails in a sophisticated classic environment. 


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940’s Kitchen & Cocktails | 219 W. Oak St.

Come enjoy Dentons favorite neighborhood kitchen & cocktail bar. Looking for a mocktail? Just let your server know what flavors you prefer, and the bartenders will whip something right up for you!

Oak Street Drafthouse and Cocktail Parlor | 308 E. Oak St. 

Located in one of the oldest houses in Denton and one block East of the Downtown Denton Square, Oak Street Drafthouse and Cocktail Parlor, has hand crafted cocktails, 75+ Draft Beers, and a beer garden in the back.

Wild Cactus Cantina & Grill​ | 110 W. Mulberry St.

Come enjoy handcrafted margaritas and cocktails at Wild Cactus, an upscale, contemporary cantina setting right off the Denton Square.

Queenie's Steakhouse | 115 E. Hickory St.

Queenie’s Steakhouse is a contemporary take on the classic American steakhouse. The menu showcases innovative twists on traditional steakhouse fare, and has a variety of craft and signature cocktails. Come grab a drink and enjoy live music every weekend! 

Komodo Loco | 115 E. Hickory St.

Komodo Loco is a local non-traditional Japanese restaurant that features dishes that derive their flavors from both Asian and Southwestern cooking techniques. Come enjoy Asian fare with a Texas twist. Don't miss the seasonal cocktail bar also offering Japanese whisky, affordable sake, beer, and wine options.


More Bars & Pubs

Whether you're in the mood for a cozy dive bar experience or seeking an exciting live music venue, Denton offers a variety of unique bars that cater to every taste. As you explore these establishments, you'll not only appreciate their individual charm but also contribute to the preservation of the dive bar tradition in a way that keeps it relevant and thriving in the modern era. So, grab a drink, embrace the local ambiance, and immerse yourself in the unforgettable experience that Denton's bars have to offer.

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