A flooring tile having a plurality of sides and comprising at least a top layer, a core layer and an exposed portion that extends outwardly along one side of the tile with a textured surface that imitates a grout line. The top layer of the tile can include a top surface defined by a wear layer, a polyvinyl chloride (PVC) layer having an optimal density and a dye or colorant (s), and a decorative layer. The core layer is made of a densified foam material. The exposed portion and textured surface may be formed on the PVC layer below the top surface of the tile at a depth of between about 0.9 to 2 millimeters, or more, so as to extend into the core layer, and will have a width of generally between 2 millimeters to 5 millimeters. The overall thickness of the tile preferably ranges from 4 to 8 millimeters.