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Getting down in Denton

Whether you’re sitting on campus or out and about with friends, hunger can strike at any moment. You could visit thesame old chain restaurants or you could venture out into Denton and try one of the restaurants that are special and held close to the hearts of Denton citizens.

If you find yourself hungry early in the morning, but cannot get out of bed, check out Breckies. Breckies is a breakfast/brunch restaurant that only delivers. Serving up delicious deep fried french toast and healthy vegan options like vigas tacos, Breckies is hard to resist with such a variety on the menu.

Maybe you’re in the mood for some tasty tacos but are trying to save money, check out Fry Street Tavern – their tacos are under $5 and are amazing. Chicken, beef, and pork are all on the menu but you have the option to customize and add whatever your stomach desires.

Another great cheap option is Cool Beans. The atmosphere is laid back with a nice patio for those who enjoy sitting outside. Cool Beans offers some interesting burgers like the pineapple sriracha burger, pineapples may not belong on pizzas but they do taste great on burgers!

If you aren’t into hamburgers, chicken sandwiches and taco baskets are also offered along with vegetarian options.

If your sweet tooth is talking and you’re craving something sweet check out Beth Marie’s

Old Fashioned Ice Cream where their ice cream machine is from 1927 and takes you back to a simpler time as soon as you walk through the door. Beth Marie’s is a landmark in the heart of Denton, first opened in 1998 and has been serving delicious ice cream since. There are over 100 flavors of ice cream and when the seasons change certain flavors come onto the menu. Not only do they serve amazing ice cream but they also serve lunch items until 4 p.m., such as sandwiches and soups. So, if it’s a hot summer day stop in and grab some ice cream or if it’s a cold winter day drop by and grab some soup and hot cobbler, Beth Marie’s is where it’s at.


If you really just want a fast bite to eat Denton offers a variety of food trucks around town. Beware of Dog off of N. Austin street offers up gourmet hot dogs on the fly. Hoagieslingers can get you a yummy sandwich in just a few minutes and they even have wraps, tacos and a menu for the kids.


Denton is unique and with a little adventure you are sure to find the perfect place to stop in and grab a bite to eat!

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