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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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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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

“Does it leave you wanting more?”

Hannah’s Off the Square chef Sheena Croft has worked hard to create plates of food to appeal to all Story by Katie Gibbs Photos by Roberto Aguilar A sprig of rosemary, a cut of lemon or a flower garnish is thoughtfully placed on the plate to complete a dish. Chef Sheena Croft adds the finishing touches […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

Audacious Home Brew

Story by Brittany Lloyd Featured photo courtesy of Audacity Crisp. Cool. Quality… Craft. The chill comes from the glass in hand, and with the slightest tilt of the pint, the crisp breaks through, quenching the thirst. Welcome to the taste of Audacity. It was an unprecedented night in the North Texas college town. The calendar read […]

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Denton Live Issue:
Jan-June 2016

Put a Dent in Denton

Story by Amie Smith Photos by Frank Franco Perched on a large cylinder is a bronze statue, a dust devil darkened over time. On a guided study tour of Denton, the group of Denton Live writers ponder the dust devil, welded leaves and debris tangled up into a whirlwind. Unbeknownst to most people, the sculpture artist hid a guitar pick among these leaves. The writers find the pick, one of […]

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Denton Live Issue:
July-Dec 2015

Little Restaurant, Big Heart

Story and photo by Kiandra Florence He’s the first to get there and the last to leave. It’s been his second home for 20 years. He’s put his heart and soul into it. Lunch was pretty calm, as usual, but delicious. The smells and flavors still linger as he sweeps the empty restaurant’s kitchen floor. […]

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