Gainesville (Texas)

Gainesville is a city in the state of Texas. It is the county seat of Cooke County.

19 things to do

All Places United States Texas



Scenic drives

On Farm and Market roads 372, 678, 902 east and south of town. These roads give some great panoramic views of the rolling Cross Timbers landscape.

DO   —  Map

The Gainesville Factory Shops

A large factory outlet mall which attracts many shoppers from the DFW Metroplex and other area communities.

BUY   —  I-35


Sarah's On the Square

Great homestyle cooking, including good soups and burgers. Try the pecan-crusted chicken.


Main Street Pub & Eatery

Good home-style dinner spot with a lot of local flavor. Try the trout.



Hungry Hippo Sub Shop

This hole-in-the-wall shop sells decent made-to-order sandwiches.


Luigi's Italian Restaurant

Great Italian cuisine made fresh, accompanied by wonderful bread.



Los Mariachis Mexican Restaurant

What it lacks in timely service, it makes up for in flavor.


Historic Victorian homes

On brick-paved Denton, Lindsay, and Church streets.

SEE   —  Map


Frank Buck Zoo

One of the better small-town zoos in the state.

SEE   —  California Street

Super Plaza

A market designed with Hispanic culture.

BUY   —  +1 940 612-3400 —  811 U.S. 82

Backstage Cafe

Soups, sandwiches, and daily specials.


Dieter Brothers Restaurant

Texas-style barbecue.

EAT   —  401 J M Lindsay Blvd

Hampton Inn

SLEEP   —  Map

Cato

BUY   —  Map

Game Stop

BUY   —  Map


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