Colorful Restaurants for Great Conversation
One of the most challenging aspects of living with hearing loss is understanding speech in background noise. With TV’s blaring, music playing, kitchen noise, and the buzz of patronage, restaurants challenge even normal hearing people. What a paradox to see two people at dinner ignoring each other, while they tune into their smart phones. The power is in the present.
A very effective strategy for communicating in background noise is to eliminate the noise in the environment. We offer the following recommendations of local restaurants in the DFW and Denton area. These restaurants offer great food in an environment where you can actually enjoy the conversation too.
The noise level of each restaurant on this page has been measured during a busy time of day and found to be within acceptable levels for good speech communication. Go, eat, and enjoy!
Courtesy of these fine restaurant establishments, Colorful Hearing offers a monthly drawing for a complimentary dinner for two!
Please submit your favorite restaurant recommendation to Damian @ 940-387-3330 or (click here link to Contact Us) for a chance to win this month’s dinner. Anyone can participate.
At Colorful Hearing, we want to equip you to hear with ease and enjoy life. When programmed properly, hearing aids have sophisticated algorithms to provide every advantage in noisy places. If you are struggling to hear in background noise, give us a call for an evaluation. 940-387-3330Make an Appointment
1509 Malone St, Denton, TX 76201
Hannah’s Off the Square
111 W Mulberry St, Denton, TX 76201
Greenhouse (except Monday nights – Jazz)
600 N Locust St, Denton, TX 76201
821 N Locust St, Denton, TX 76201
Rasoi Indian Kitchen
1002 Avenue C, Denton, TX 76201
209 West Hickory, Suite 104, Denton, TX 76201
Cups and Crepes
309 Fry St, Denton, TX 76201
500 N Elm St, Denton, TX 76201
Beirut Mediterranean Grill
1622 W University Dr. Denton, TX 76201
219 W Oak Denton, TX 76201
Bet the House BBQ
508 S Elm St Denton, TX 76201
107 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201
1925 Denison St, Denton, TX 76201
2900 Wind River Lane #142, Denton, TX 76210
Dr. Taylor’s Top 10 Listening Tips
- Seize the moment
- Look away from the TV, cell phone, tablet, laptop & other digital media
- Extend the honor of your focus
- Get curious
- Turn your body toward the speaker
- Observe nonverbal cues
- Check the tone of your voice
- Integrate what is said and what is not said
- Let the speaker know you are focused in the present
- Respond to the message, not what you are planning to say next