The "Cowboy Capital of the World," Stephenville stretches along the Bosque River about an hour southwest of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. Stephenville offers homestyle country cooking in restaurants with chicken fried steak and country gravy, pork chops, catfish and other Southern favorites. Texas is known for its steakhouses, and in Stephenville, they won’t disappoint you, serving hearty cuts of beef and sides made with the freshest ingredients. Taco shops and Tex-Mex restaurants line the streets as do pizza joints and coffee houses. As the home of Tarleton State University, the town’s food choices are vast. You'll find famous Texas barbecue, Greek gyros, Thai food, classic Italian and sandwich shops as well as coffee houses and bistros.