1300 N. Central Expressway
McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: (972) 542-9471
Fax: (972) 542-1172
Bars & Cafes
Established in 1956, Bill Smith's is one of the city's oldest eateries, and is a much loved institution. Specializing in country cooking, the cafe offers specialties like Chicken Fried Steak, Catfish and a choice of sandwiches.
Enjoy premium spirits with food to match at this relaxed pub in the heart of the city. The bar offers a massive choice of more than a 100 different beers as well as other spirits like whiskey and tequila. The food menu goes beyond the usual pub grub offering everything from artisan cheese plate to salads and signature dishes like Steak Frites.
Located within the historic Old Ritz Theatre Building, Lone Star is a charming space to enjoy fine wines. The wine selection is one of the best in the city, spanning some of the top wine-growing regions in the world.
A cozy place for breakfast and coffee, the aptly named Snug on the Square is popular for its hearty food choices. Menu selections include choices in omelets, oatmeal, sandwiches and baked goodies. Their lunch-time sandwiches are a popular affair as well.
Offering some of the best artisan coffee in the city, Filtered is a regular haunt of the connoisseurs. The cozy cafe has a grand piano and features regular live music sessions.
This lively cafe delights with a myriad of flavor combinations of bubble tea, and a fun setting to enjoy them. Besides bubble tea, the menu offers fresh juices, smoothies and a choice of coffees.
Visit Posados Cafe and try out some delicious Mexican food. The restaurant here is part of the Posados Cafe chain that has several other branches. The food served here is fresh, and with a touch of originality. The typical Mexican food items are all good, but the Beef Fajitas Tacos are the best. The Tamales and the Pollo Ixtapa are excellent meals too. Lunch specials are on every day.
The LOCL Restaurant & Lounge at NYLO Plano at Legacy is more than just a place to satiate your hunger pangs; it is a complete entertainment destination. You can sit back in the ultra comfortable cocoon chairs and soak in the ambiance with a drink from the bar in hand. Alternatively, you could enjoy your meal poolside at The Courtyard. While you gorge on the NYLO burger, lobster nachos or turkey club sandwich, you have live music and DJs to entertain you.
Situated at The Shops at Legacy is one of the many Gordon Biersch brewery restaurants spread across the country. Starting with appetizers like Kobe sliders and shrimp and chicken potstickers, you can eat your way through a meal comprising pizzas, steaks and seafood. Cedar plank pecan crusted salmon and Gorgonzola bone-in rib-eye are house specialties. Being a brewery restaurant, Gordon Biersch gives you plenty of beers to wash down your food with. In addition, there are many cocktails and wines on offer.
Along with Artin's Grill and Gordon Biersch, Seasons 52 is one of your many dining options at The Shops at Legacy. As is made obvious by its name, this restaurant offers you a menu featuring dishes crafted from the freshest produce of the season. Using wood fires and brick ovens, this restaurant comes up with dishes that appeal not only to the pickiest of eaters, but also those trying to watch their weight. Flatbreads like the spicy chipotle shrimp, blackened fish tacos and caramelized sea scallops are some of the seasonal delights you could enjoy. You can dine at the Chef's Table, where you can pair the five-course meal with the perfect wine from the extensive list. Mini-indulgences like the Rocky Road and strawberry shortcake are a wonderful way to end the meal.
The Allen Wickers Sports Pub & Grill is a place for all. The sports bar opens at 11a on weekdays and starts off with delicious breakfast specials. They also serve brunches on weekends. The decor here is European and the theme of football is woven into the interiors. Families and friends can comfortably accommodate themselves on the leather couches and enjoy good food along with great selection of drafts. Everything on the menu is freshly made and the place is absolutely kids friendly. Check their website for information on up-coming events.
Step into Texas' own piece of Italy by dining at Isabella Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar in Frisco. Gorgeous fountains and the stone-brick exterior facade of the restaurant welcome you to the eloquent dining room. The mesmerizing and upscale ambiance transports you to Italy, and gives a sense of fine dining. The menu is a showcase of regional Italian cuisine native to Lombardia, Piemonte, Toscana & Veneto; highlights being the Tartara di Tonna Piccante, Calamari e Fritti, Pollo Parmegiana, Vitello Saltimbocca and Pappardelle Bolognese. Exquisite wines from their personal wine cellar complement the food, and can also be enjoyed individually. Service adheres to a high level and the overall experience is worth every buck. Reserve a table ahead and come down with your loved one for a memorable dining experience.