RG Burgers and Grill
Describing itself as a haven for hamburger aficionados, RG Burgers and Grill has something of a cult following in Texas’ Denton. The restaurant boasts homemade, hand-formed, patties that use only the finest cuts of meat and the most flavorsome seasonings. All of the burgers come with a side of unlimited French fries, so even the exceptionally hungry will find themselves full after a trip here. Options include the smokey joe, which comes with barbecue sauce, fried onions and cheese, and the All About Cheesey Cheese burger, which comes stuffed with cheddar, pepper jack, provolone, and Swiss cheeses.
RG Burgers and Grill, 2430 S Interstate 35 E # 172, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 383 2431
Hannah’s Off The Square
Hannah’s Off The Square is a casual fine dining restaurant that serves exceptional food in a fancy, historic setting. Formerly used as a turn of the century blacksmith business, the building now inspires an eclectic menu that has been captivating diners for almost two decades. Chef Sheena Croft uses her southern heritage to produce upmarket comfort food; the menu includes delicious classics with innovative twists. The pork porterhouse comes with a side of balsamic glazed root vegetables and Peruvian peppers, while the beef cheek ravioli comes stuffed with truffled wagyu – delicious and indulgent.
Hannah’s Off The Square, 111 W Mulberry St, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 566 1110
The OldWest Cafe in Denton is the original in a burgeoning family managed chain of cowboy themed eateries in Texas. Old West Cafe is famous for its iron skillets, which come filled with delicious breakfast options. These range from the cowgirl – with just one egg, one bacon, sausage or ham with two sides – to the rancher, which comes with three eggs, three bacon or sausage, and two large sides of your choosing.
OldWest Café, 1020 Dallas Dr, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 382 8220
Seven Mile Cafe
Seven Mile Cafe specializes in breakfast dishes. It has expanded to accommodate a coffee shop next door. As well as a mind blowing array of pancakes, dishes include oatmeal crème brulee, and a number of scrambled and poached egg dishes. Seven Mile is also renowned for its commitment to vegan and vegetarian dishes, making it a real crowd-pleaser of a location.
Seven Mile Cafe, 311 W Congress St, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 808 020
LSA Burger Co
LSA Burger Co is a quirky little Denton burger bar, boasting creative burgers, live music, and a roof garden/patio combination. LSA actually stands for “Lone Star Attitude”, which references the no-nonsense approach taken by Texans. Essentially, it is the pride taken in working hard, doing right, and helping those who need it. Burgers include the attitude, which is filled with smoked brisket, and also the Georgie Boy – a classic combination of bacon, cheese, and house style mayonnaise.
LSA Burger Co, 113 W Hickory St, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 383 1022
Run out of an innocuous yet charming town house, Giuseppe‘s produces delicious and indulgent Italian food. Giuseppe Brownell – the restaurant’s owner and head chef – grew up in Umbria, Italy. Giuseppe’s focuses on doing traditional Italian food exceptionally well, so guests should expect a plethora of pizza and pasta options. There are also a number of specials – such as Italian sausage baked with mozzarella – which are well worth a try.
Giuseppe’s, 821 N Locust St, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 381 2712
Frosty Drive N
Frosty Drive N, or “Mr Frosty,” is a much celebrated burger and milkshake bar in Denton. The venue has, quite literally, been serving the local residents for decades and is beloved by old and young in equal measure. The menu sticks to old classics, but has been known to branch out with one-time favorites such as the guacamole burger.
Frosty Drive N, 1002 Fort Worth Dr Denton, TX, US; +1 940 387 5449
West Oak Coffee Bar
West Oak Coffee serves regular espresso style coffees and a great selection of filter options. Specialty drinks include cold brew coffee – which is on tap – and chocolate cold brew, where draft cold brew coffee is blended with chocolate milk. As well as a wonderful array of main dishes, the sweet pies are all the rage – be sure to try one.
West Oak Coffee Bar, 114 W Oak St, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 218 2666
A vegan and vegetarian specialist, The Bowllery also serves a number of wonderful meat and fish dishes, making a place for all tastes. The Bowllery is well known for its dishes (literally bowls) of Asian fusion inspired food, where meals are designed to be as healthy as they are tasty. The Bowllery uses only the freshest ingredients from local suppliers wherever possible, and strives to avoid using processed food. Ninja bowls and Yogi bowls offer very different experiences, and both are worth trying.
The Bowllery, 901 Avenue C #101, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 383 2695
Rooster’s Roadhouse is the brain child of three Denton friends, born and bred, who sought to make the best burger and barbecue restaurant they could. The restaurant is a veritable hive of activity and, with each night hosting its own special offer, you can be sure of a great turn out all week. Menu items include pork tacos; the big cheese burger; and fried catfish with French fries and hush puppies (corn fritters to those not in the know).
Rooster’s Roadhouse, 113 Industrial St, Denton, TX, US; +1 940 382 4227