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.

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Living the Dream at the North Texas Fair & Rodeo

“It’s Lucky Luke!” yells the bad guy. Enter the man who shoots faster than his shadow, moseying in, straight up and tall. Its 6 p.m. in Cameroon, and my brother and I sit wide-eyed and silent in front of the television, watching every minute of the cartoon, amazed at how fast Lucky Luke shoots his […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Arts & Autos Extravaganza Brings Nostalgia Back to Denton

Hoods are up in a “come look at me” stance, the rebuilt, modified, or original engines of everything from old farm trucks to 60s muscle cars are on display inside sparkling eye-catching sheet metal and fiberglass. These rolling works of art are surrounded by brightly-colored booths, populating the vast courthouse lawn. Each one advertises local […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

What is your Kwest?

App helps users to explore heart of Denton. Our group was summoned by Kwest to find Anakin Skywalker in one of the downtown mini malls. We were greeted by hundreds of boxes and objects randomly piled up in one big room. Jeff Gordon sat on top of a game of Battleship. Lance Alworth’s old San […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Dentoning with the Dead

When I was younger, I remember asking my mom why people would leave food, envelopes of money, and presents at a table. As my father placed a photograph of my grandfather with an envelope beside the table, she answered. “It’s to remember the people we loved, so we will never forget them.” It was Dia […]

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Jupiter House coffee shop

Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Tour Denton with your taste buds: Try the coffee and pastries at Jupiter House

There’s so many great places to satisfy your hunger and thirst in Denton. I decided to follow in the Denton Convention and Visitors Bureau footsteps and do one of their #DentonFoodTours at a local favorite: Jupiter House Coffee. Located in the heart of the square smack in between Denton’s two universities, this coffee house offers […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-December 2016

Check off on your #DentonBucketList: North Texas Horse Country

  “What’s on your Denton bucket list?” I live in Denton and love this city, yet there are many dentoning experiences have yet to experience. So I started thinking what ought to be at the top of my Denton bucket list when I recalled hearing about the hundreds of beautiful horse ranches, famous trainers and […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

Denton Loves Local

Story by Sydney Wilburn Featured Image from the Denton Community Market On Saturday mornings, the Denton Community Market bustles with families and friends. Booths of different shapes and sizes create a labyrinth of handmade everything — from home décor to food. Attendees browse the booths leisurely while listening to a local acoustic artist performing under a white gazebo. At the edge of the […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

“Expect the Weird”

Experience Secondhand Rose and her costumes Story by Samantha Sullivan Photos by Ian Clark Rose Costumes Secondhand clothes That’s why they call me Secondhand Rose Even our piano in the parlor Daddy bought for ten cents on the dollar Secondhand pearls I’m wearing secondhand curls The outside looks like an old grocery store building with its beige […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

The Comforts of Madness

Story by Frank Franco Featured photo by Diana Elijah Mark Burke is rushed. Surrounding him are small neat stacks of CDs on one side, and records flowing out of cardboard boxes on the other. He is overwrought with things to do, with more stacks waiting to be sorted behind the counter. He looks at the […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

Big Smiles & Open Arms

Denton greeting extends beyond a quick ‘hello’ at Downtown Denton Welcome Center Story by Aimy Smith Featured photo by Alex Lilley “Wow, I had no idea all this stuff was going on!” This city is a cornucopia of sights,sounds, tastes and smells sure to fill just about any imaginable craving. Around every corner are opportunities to […]

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