It’s obvious why the town called “The Colony” in Denton County, Texas was named by Sports Illustrated as the number one sports town. This community, nestled in the heart of Northern Texas, is packed full of recreational activities for young and old alike. Situated next to Lewisville Lake, The Colony offers a variety of watersports, golfing, soccer, hiking trails… to name a few. It’s an ideal place to visit for any outdoor enthusiast.
While there, you’re sure to work up quite an appetite. Here’s a list of the top seven restaurants to look for next time you’re visiting The Colony.
Offering Korean barbeque and other authentic dishes such as Bibimbop and Bulgogi, the Burning Rice is a great place to stop at while visiting The Colony. Bibimbop is a sky-is-the-limit type dish, made to order, from iced rice with meat and assorted vegetables. If spicy is your thing, try the Bulgogi, a dish of marinated slices of ribeye with soy sauce and garlic.
A nostalgic American pizza parlor, Heritage Pizza specializes in thin crust pizza and craft beer. Their All American pizza is one of their most popular pies, featuring classic red sauce, pepperoni, spicy sausage, salami, bacon, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses.
If you’re more in the mood for Mexican, check out Abuelo’s for a hefty dose of popular Mexican cuisine like enchiladas, tamales, fajitas, and burritos. Their signature dish, Los Mejores De La Casa is made with fire grilled bacon-wrapped beef tenderloin medallions and bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with jalapenos and cheese.
If you’re looking for ambience, then look no further than the Silver Fox, a seafood and steakhouse featuring marble, mahogany, and chandeliers. Enjoy drinks at the half moon bar before moving on to a meal of garlic roasted prime rib with cracked black pepper au jus, lemon-horseradish cream, and mashed potatoes.
Hard Eight BBQ Pit
Looking for something a bit more casual? You’ll find plenty of barbeque joints like Hard Eight BBQ Pit. Enjoy mouth watering brisket, ham, pork ribs, sirloin, turkey, pork chops, and jalapeño sausage served up with a side of coleslaw, potato salad, or their famous Hard Eight fries.
We can’t talk about great eats in The Colony without discussing breakfast. Check out Norma’s cafe, a fixture in the area since 1956 serving up delicious home cooking. If you’re really hungry for breakfast, check out the new menu item, the Ol’ Number 7 featuring one biscuit, three scrambled eggs, bacon, and hash browns smothered in sausage gravy, and topped with melted cheddar cheese, jalapeño peppers, tomatoes, and another biscuit.
One of the best Japanese restaurant in 75056 (The Colony), Edoko Sushi features a diverse menu of traditionally prepared sushi and sashimi, creative salads, and a variety of shrimp or vegetable tempura.
This is your first chance to have a great meal at a food court thanks to Urban8, a food court that delivers eateries with chef-driven cuisine. This food is fresh, healthy, organic and locally sourced when possible. You’ll frequently find live entertainment in this family friendly, open eating atmosphere.