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“Great Restaurant on Denton Square”

Cartwright's Ranch House
Ranked #5 of 407 Restaurants in Denton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Description: Cartwright's Ranch House opened in 2011, but began as a dream many years ago. Located in Denton, TX they serve home-style foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All made from scratch. Famous for their chicken-fried AWESOMENESS!
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Description: Cartwright's Ranch House opened in 2011, but began as a dream many years ago. Located in Denton, TX they serve home-style foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All made from scratch. Famous for their chicken-fried AWESOMENESS!
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Food and service was really good. The chicken fried steak and fried catfish were delicious . The meat and side dish portions were quite generous. We will definitely eat there again when in Denton.

This restaurant is conveniently located on the Downtown Square, so there is no parking lot for just this facility.

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Thank Ronald J
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a cafe. Breakfasts with most any kind of egg and real hash browns to dinner with chicken fried steak or fried chicken or hamburgers and fresh vegetables and/or huge portions of French fries. On the square, so parking sometimes tough, but try in back orf ondd block away in new parking lot for the square. Reasonably priced and good service.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Parking is usually a hassle on the square, which I why we aren't there as often as we would like. The vibe on the square is awesome, always buzzing and energetic. Cartwright's is a hometown downtown Denton spot in an historic building. We usually get a breakfast there for dinner. I like their chicken fried chicken with eggs, hash browns and yummy homemade biscuits. I dream of the biscuits, which are made fresh and are a combination of soft and crumbly- the perfect texture to sop up butter and some jam.
I have gotten a rubbery chicken at times here, hence the four stars. They do get busy at times so the service may be slow, but it's usually pretty good!
We usually end up at the other, similar location on Dallas Drive. It's less busy with plenty of parking.

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Thank SpikeRudy
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We wanted a light dinner before a show at the Campus Theater, had burgers and a beer with fries, and were quite satiated and satisfied. We had a bit of a time crunch, but need not have been concerned because the service was great and the food came out quickly.

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Thank Laurie W
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John C, Owner at Cartwright's Ranch House, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you Laurie! We hear great things about our fries daily. My staff is awesome!

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

Enjoy a wonderful m/menu of down-home cuisine while taking in the western murals and painted decor by local muralist Roy Warren Lunt ... and a picture-window view of the Historic Denton County Courthouse Square The chicken fried steak with gravy gets high marks among native and naturalized Texans. Bar-B-Que, Fried Chicken and the best in breakfast-brunch eggs, pancakes, and French toast can fit the bill for the hungry Denton visitor. All cooked and served by the friendly and professional staff, there to make your dining experience happy and soul-filling.

Thank Kathy M
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