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Old West Cafe

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1020 Dallas Dr., Denton, TX
+1 940-382-8220
06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best breakfast in town. The place is old and the location is little odd. But servers are very friendly and my husband and I had a delightful breakfast. Thank you!

Thank Eun Seo P
Rogers, Arkansas
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. Without trip advisor probably would never have stopped. Plain building but when you step inside it is a nice clean place with Western decor. Staff very friendly. We were seated immediately but heard there had been a line a bit before we got there. We were offered both breakfast and lunch menus. Both with huge... More 

Thank Leah F
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a 7:45 am breakfast and it was already getting crowded. Service was quick and staff was friendly. The blueberry pancakes are huge and delicious!

Thank 3Girlstraveling
Denton, Texas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old West has consistently the best breakfast food in town. They have a large menu, service is fast. Downside is that they are VERY crowded on the weekends and have limited parking when they have a full house. It is best to go on a weekday. Breakfast is served in the a.m. and at lunch.

Thank tjones882
Houston, Texas
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266 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10/26/2016 Visiting my daughter attending UNT here in Denton and she recommended this place. The parking is literally about 20 parking spaces and DO NOT park in other business areas, because there are TOWING signs posted everywhere. First, it was crowded when we arrived during the week at 10am ish but we were seated immediately. It's nothing fancy and very... More 

Thank bacrowe
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130 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Barely a place to sit, and all locals! We knew we had hit a homer in by the time our precious waitress had come to the table! It's one of those menus that makes you want to order one of each and the sides sound just as good or better than the entrees! We decided on lunch, even though breakfast... More 

Thank Arlene F
Denton, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great freshly made breakfast with good sized portions. Busy but not a long wait. It is nice to see a local family owned business be successful.

Thank Frank F
Trophy Club, Texas
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240 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This is the original of the Old West Cafes that are dotting the metroplex. We liked that we could walk right in and not wait, unlike the overly busy location in Grapevine. The food was good. They have a large selection of breakfast items to choose from, and all at a great price.

Thank txerica
Argyle, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a hometown favorite for us. Old fashioned Texas breakfast. Yummy! There can be a wait, but the food is worth it.

Thank leeandsoms
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70 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place deserves its first place position for Denton area restaurants. Food was tremendous, service was first rate. I highly recommend you eat here.

Thank Kent T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1020 Dallas Dr., Denton, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-382-8220

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?