Beer, wine, specialty cocktail? Whatever your flavor, hit up happy hour in Denton, Texas

As they say, why limit happy to just one hour! Get out and enjoy Denton's spread of happy hour options with something for everyone.

*Happy hour pricing, times, and offerings subject to change. Please confirm with individual businesses for ongoing specials. 



111 W Mulberry St. | (940) 566-1110

In 2001, Hannah's Off the Square humbly opened its doors to the city of Denton. Now, more than a decade later, Hannah's has grown along with the town and its people. Once located in a modest building off Hickory Street, Hannah's is now situated in a historic site that was home to a turn-of-the-century blacksmith business.

½ price wine by the glass & domestic beer | listed cocktails and martinis $8.00

Wild Cactus Cantina 

110 W Mulberry St | (940) 808-1568

Wild Cactus brings Milpa’s handcrafted margaritas and cocktails to an upscale, contemporary cantina setting right off the Denton Square. With a selection of tapas and other small bites (guac, anyone?), delicious drinks, and a great atmosphere, Wild Cactus is the perfect place to enjoy a downtown evening in Denton.

*Happy hour Tuesday-Saturday, 4PM-6PM - Margarita flights and select cocktails

940 Kitchen and Cocktails

219 W Oak St | (940) 514-1142

A restaurant and bar that’s dedicated to serving delicious American fare and drinks to our Denton neighbors. Cooking with fresh ingredients and a lot of love, our menu items offer something tasty for everyone in the family. From our eggplant fries to our shrimp and grits and short rib grilled cheese, our meals are packed with flavor and are sure to comfort anyone who dines with us. 

*Happy Hour Monday-Friday 2-6:30PM & Sunday 3-9PM - shared plates, tequila flights, select cocktails small bites

Denton County Brewing Company

111 N Elm St | (940) 218-6222

Denton County Brewing Company (DCBC) is a locally owned, independent craft brewery. They serve beer born and brewed in Denton, Texas, alongside guest taps, wines, ciders, sake, and plenty of positive vibes.

*Happy Hour Monday-Thursday 3PM-6PM - $3 beers

Cartwrights Ranch House

111 N Elm St | (940) 218-6222

A comfy, home-like feel that serves outstanding, home-style food….food like everyone’s Mom, Dad, and others prepare at home.

*$3 bottled beer and mimosas all day everyday

GreenHouse Restaurant 

600 N Locust St | (940) 484-1349

Your dining experience begins with the enticing scent of our open-fire grill and will continue with an extensive menu, full bar and great service.

*Daily specials including $2 well drinks on Tuesdays, 1/2 price appetizer & 1/2 price wine by the bottle on Wednesdays, School Spirit Thursdays with discounts for faculty and staff of Denton schools, and employee discount applied to those working in the food & beverage service industry on Sundays.

Houlihan's Restaurant + Bar

3120 Town Center Tr | (940) 220-4646

Whether you’re looking for a great meal for lunch or dinner, or just a place to unwind with the best Denton happy hour, Houlihan’s restaurant provides a great dining experience. Drink up our happy hour specials, check out our current happenings or just find your favorite item on our menu.

*Happy Hour Mon- Fri 3-6PM, Saturday 1-4 PM & 9-close, Sunday all day
The $5 Spot (food)

The Loophole Funky Fresh Food & Booze

119 W Hickory St | (940) 565-0770

Industrial-chic setup for creative pub food & tap brews in loftlike digs with periodic live music.

*Daily specials and Happy Hour pricing posted daily on outside chalk board

Komodo Loco

109 Oakland St | (940) 808-0400

Komodo Loco is a non-traditional Japanese restaurant that features dishes that derive their flavors from both Asian and Latin cooking techniques.  Asian and Latin flavors are natural cooking partners.

*Happy Hour Mon-Fri 4-6PM

Shuck Me

311 N Elm St | (940) 218-1559

Shuck Me Denton is the fourth location of the seafood restaurant and opened in early 2022. Located at 311 N. Elm Street in Denton, Texas their menu features a variety of fresh cocktails, oysters, and grilled and fried fish dishes.

*Happy Hour from 3-6 pm 7 days a week

Oak Street Draft House

308 E Oak St | (940) 435-0404

Oak Street Draft House is located in one of the oldest houses in Denton and one block East of the Downtown Denton Square. They are non-smoking inside and have a huge back patio with plenty of seating that is dog and kid friendly. The outdoor patio serves your favorite drinks and the cement ping pong table calls your name.

Barley & Board

100 W Oak St | (940) 566-3900

Barley & Board is a locally created gastropub, influenced by seasonal and fresh, high-quality ingredients in harmony with handcrafted brews, located in the heart of Downtown, Denton, TX.

Hoochies Seafood

214 E Hickory St | (940) 808-0315

Casual joint doling out fish fry, po' boys & oysters galore in a kitschy venue with patio seating.

*Daily Specials

East Side

117 E Oak St | (940) 218-1401

They have approximately 90 beers on tap, and around 60 of them are from Texas. They are non-smoking inside and have a TV’s around the place for local sports. East Side typically has food trucks on site and accessible from our large outdoor deck patio and beer garden.

Rusty Taco Denton

210 E Hickory St | (940) 483-8226

Homegrown mini-chain serving a variety of tacos, breakfast fare, beer & margaritas in festive digs.


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The Dive

3350 Unicorn Lake Blvd | (940) 320-3483

Comfy, Casual and Cool is the tagline and that is exactly what The Dive strives to offer. Whether you show up in a suit and tie or shorts and flip flops, The Dive is a place that welcomes everyone and offers a comfortable, laid back atmosphere with some great views, a beautiful patio overlooking Unicorn Lake. With a wide variety of beers and cocktails, the Dive also offers live entertainment from DJ's to bands to salsa nights and trivia nights, and with a variety of pub games like darts, pool tables, and shuffleboard.

Miss Angeline's 

125 E Oak S | (940) 800-8090

A house of fine taste with a focus on cocktails on tap, craft beer, and non-alcoholic beverages.

Roosters Roadhouse

113 Industrial St | (940) 382-4227

Down-home joint with a bar & booths serves baskets of pit barbecue & burgers with housemade chips.

Cool Beans

1210 W Hickory St | (940) 382-7025

Bar & grill featuring occasional live music on its rooftop deck plus beer, whiskey & American grub.

*Pictured below is their $5 Bloody Mary and Bloody Maria Sunday brunch special

Horney Toad Cafe & Bar

5812 I-35 | (940) 383-2150

Classic Southern fare & steaks with an area-sourced focus in a hip ranch house with outdoor seating.

LSA Burger

113 W Hickory St | (940) 383-1022

Creative burgers, live bands & a rooftop patio bar in an upbeat setting inspired by Lone Star music.

*$5 Texas craft beers


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The Garden Grille & Bar

3110 Colorado Blvd | (940) 891-4700

Located within the Hilton Garden Inn, the Garden Grille is open daily offering a cost-effective breakfast as well as dinner and evening room service for your dining convenience.

El Taco H

213 E Hickory St | (940) 331-7776

Denton's newest taco shop, El Taco H offers classic flavors of Mexico. They have a large outdoor dining area and a bar full of fun cocktails. 

Mellow Mushroom

217 E Hickory St | (940) 323-1100

Funky, art-filled chain pizzeria featuring craft beer, calzones & creative stone-baked pizzas.

*Happy hour Monday - Friday 2:00 - 7:00PM, Saturday & Sunday 12:00 - 5:00PM