Eat, drink, and be merry. Denton is a mecca for fine, fast, and fun dining.

Looking for a casual place to unwind with a few good friends and a great meal? Perhaps you’re planning a special evening out with someone special? Or, maybe you just want a fun, family-friendly spot with great food at good prices. From ice cream at an old fashioned soda fountain to fine dining in elegant surroundings, you’ll find it here. With so many choices in exotic cuisine to local Texas favorites such as Mexican food and barbecue, Denton’s got you covered! Click on the dining categories in the menu on the left to see listings for eating establishments in and around Denton.

Read more in Denton Live Magazine:

Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

Nostalgia in color

The exterior window is plastered with a door design that changes by season. A large head of an old-time delivery man is posted in the left side of the window, staring at passers by. Walking in the store we are greeted by the shop’s weird, imaginative décor. There’s an Indian figure with lollipops as the […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

A DIME a dozen

Locally-sourced store shows best of Denton’s character Every day, they welcome people into their home, a small stone building on Locust Street with teal trim along the roof. The outside though, doesn’t compare in the slightest to what’s inside. The front door creaks as you enter. As soon as it swings open a soothing aroma […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Featured, Jan-June 2018

‘It’s going to be fantastic’

Local postman ready to show off hometown to state brethren “Do you want a frosty mug or plastic, Marvin?” Patrick Webb asks his guest. “Why, a frosty mug, of course,” answers Denton postman Marvin Ruyle. The jukebox against the wall was lit up, playing songs from the 1950’s. The place hasn’t changed much since Marvin […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2018

Your Father’s Store, Revisited

Light pours through oversized windows, illuminating the large, brick-walled space. It spills onto sparkling jewelry displays, illuminating clothing-lined racks and just barely kisses the corner shelves stocked with candles and other delicate items. Like the historic building it’s in, this store has deep roots in the past, where the local haberdashery offered fine high-end tailoring […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Wassail Weekend Meets Puerto Rico

When does the holiday season officially start? Is it the second the turkey hits room temperature? The moment Walmart’s doors open to throngs of Black Friday bargain hunters? The first shake of silver bells on the radio? For Denton, there’s no question that it’s the first Friday of December, marked by the Holiday Lighting Festival. […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Serving up great beer and good deeds

It’s a relaxed Wednesday afternoon as people, conversations and craft beer make their way around Eastside. Some patrons mill about, sharing drinks with friends, while others try their luck at the dartboard in the corner. The line to belly up to the bar is full of people, but they don’t mind. Instead, they share drinks […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2017

Food Fight

The quest for vegetarian and meat-loving edibles for every meal Denton is a city full of diversity. From the different storefronts on the Square to the people that walk about every day, the uniqueness of everything and everybody makes Denton original. One of Denton’s most tantalizing attractions is its food. From vegetarian burgers to bacon-centric breakfast options, […]

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La Mexicana, Mexican Food, Denton, TX

Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Tastiest Tacos in North Texas

“I was always around food. I learned to cook from my grandmother. I saw how happy they were all the time. It brings really good memories.” -Gricelda Samala, cook at La Estrella Mini Market La Estrella Mini Market, 602 E. McKinney La Estrella Mini Market may look like a common convenience store from the outside, […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

A piece of the Netherlands

Pieter and Petra Koeman’s Texas Tulips farm entices visitors every spring Immigrating to the United States to start their own tulip business might have been the Koemans’ best and most profitable idea yet. And they have the Ewing family from the TV show Dallas to thank for it. The towering skyscrapers, dynamic theme music and […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2017

Feeding Denton Fever

Discover Denton Welcome Center facilitates the art of Dentoning The breeze from the open doors wafts the comforting smell of coffee around the room. A bright blue mural by Denton artist Dan Black depicts famous sights of Denton like the Courthouse, the UNT eagle and the North Texas Horse Country Tours. Across from the mural, […]

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