Dessert in Denton, Texas
Indulge Your Sweet Tooth
Do you have a sweet tooth? Make your weekend in Denton an indulgent one and check out these local stops. Even if this particular piece of Denton doesn’t make it all the way to your home (although, hello, we all need road trip snacks!) enjoy while out and about on your journey.
Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream
Need a cool treat to beat the Texas heat? Step back in time at Beth Marie’s, where the waffle cones are freshly made, the ice cream is churned with a machine that dates back to 1927 and everyone can enjoy a delicious delicacy for a low price.
Beth Marie’s: 117 W Oak St (940.384.1818), 2900 Wind River Ln (940.591.1010), bethmaries.com
Frios Gourmet Pops
Frios Gourmet Pops has all the frozen desserts you could dream of! Located in the heart of Denton, Texas, the Frios pop stand has a walk-up window and drive-thru for quick and easy access to our variety of pop flavors.
Frio’s Gourmet Pops: 1640 West University Dr, 940.268.2835, friospops.com
This cool spot has now opened its brick-and-mortar store right in the heart of downtown! Bring the kiddos for a sno cone or a popsicle (and don’t forget the delicious scones) or enjoy a “Gnaughty Gnomie” alcoholic treat with friends!
Gnome Cones: 205 N. Elm St, 940.320.9439, gnomecones.co
Classic treats abound at this callback to five-and-dime stores of yesteryear. Find your favorite Jelly Belly flavor, grab some chocolate on your way out, and get lost in between the Laffy Taffy and the Ring Pops. Every taste can be discovered at this haven of sweets and unique gifts.
Atomic Candy: 105 W Hickory St, 940.383.3780, atomic-candy.com
Cool Beans Bar & Grill
For the adults who could use a tasty beverage, this dive bar on Fry Street has adult milkshakes and other goodies, even for $5 or less!
Cool Beans Bar & Grill: 1210 W Hickory St, 940.382.7025, Facebook.com/CoolBeansDentonTX
Discover Back Dough by Queenie's. This local favorite is only available weekend nights, 9 PM to close. These are the freshest late-night doughnuts in Denton! As they say, when the neon is lit, Back Dough is open!
Back Dough (Behind Queenie's Steakhouse): 115 E. Hickory St, 940.442.6834, queeniessteakhouse.com/back-dough