Best of Plano Magazine 2018

The Best of Plano Magazine nominees were chosen by Plano Magazine staff and contributors. These nominees were voted on by the public at to determine the winner (nominee with the highest number of votes) for each category.

After 97,697 votes, here are your Best of Plano Magazine 2018 winners. 

Best Children’s Theater in Plano
Genesis Children’s Theatre

North Texas Performing Arts (2nd)
Melissa Youth Onstage (3rd)

Best Adult Theater Company in Plano
Rover Dramawerks

Collin Theatre Center (2nd)
NTPA Repertory Theatre (3rd)

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Best Place to Hear Live Music in Plano
Courtyard Theater

Love and War in Texas (2nd)
McCall Plaza (3rd)

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Best Way to Get Artsy in Plano
Plano Metropolitan Ballet

Skypony Gallery (2nd)
Plano Civic Chorus (3rd)

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Best Event/Festival in the Past Year in Plano
InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival

Plano International Festival (2nd)
Plano Artfest (3rd)

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Best Event Venue in Plano
Courtyard Theater

Heritage Farmstead Museum (2nd)
event1013 (3rd)

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Best Way to Get Your Heart Rate Up in Plano
Dark Hour Haunted House

Assassination City Roller Derby (2nd)

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Best Outing on a Budget in Plano
Thunderbird Roller Rink

Cinemark 10 Discount Theater (2nd)
Plano City Parks (3rd)

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Best Place to Explore Plano’s Past
Heritage Farmstead Museum

Historic Downtown Plano (2nd)
Interurban Railway Museum (3rd)

Best Place to Take Kids on a Rainy Day in Plano
Thunderbird Roller Rink

Crayola Experience (2nd)
Amazing Jakes (3rd)

Best Bowling Alley in Plano

Plano Super Bowl (2nd)
Main Event Entertainment (3rd)

Best Shopping Area in Plano
Downtown Plano

Preston Park Village (2nd)
Legacy West (3rd)

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Best Gift Shop in Plano
Pipe & Palette Home Outfitters & Mixed Media

Magaly Designs (2nd)
Mila Delfin Jewelry (3rd)

Best Kids’ Boutique in Plano
Animal Crackers

The Posh Petunia (2nd)
Once Upon A Child (3rd)

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Best Women’s Boutique in Plano
Lyla’s: Clothing, Decor and More

Cotton Island (2nd)
The Feathered Nest (3rd)

Best Market for Foodies in Plano
Central Market

Trader Joe’s (2nd)
Eatzi’s (3rd)

Best Pet Supplies Store in Plano

Three Dog Bakery (2nd)
Hollywood Feed (3rd)

Best Restaurant for a Date in Plano
Urban Crust

Sixty Vines (2nd)
Jörg’s Cafe Vienna (3rd)

Best Healthy Eating in Plano
Zoe’s Kitchen

True Food Kitchen (2nd)
Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafe (3rd)

Best Place for Carnivores in Plano
Bob’s Steak & Chop House

Fogo de Chão (2nd)
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse (3rd)

Best BBQ Joint in Plano
Lockhart Smokehouse

Kenny’s Smoke House (2nd)
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (3rd)

Best Seafood in Plano
Fish Shack

Rockfish Seafood Grill (2nd)
Sea Breeze Fish Market and Grill/Sea Breeze Lobsta and Chowda House (3rd)

Best Mexican Food in Plano

Casa Mama (2nd)
Mi Cocina (3rd)

Best Indian Food in Plano

Saalna (2nd)
Saravanaa Bhavan (3rd)

Best Bar Food in Plano
Holy Grail Pub

The Fillmore Pub (2nd)
Brick House Tavern + Tap (3rd)

Best Brunch/Breakfast in Plano
Whiskey Cake

Bread Winners Cafe and Bakery (2nd)
Norma’s Cafe (3rd)

Best Southern/Homestyle Cooking in Plano
Norma’s Cafe

Farmbyrd Rotisserie & Fry (2nd)
Poor Richard’s Cafe (3rd)

Best Coffee Shop in Plano
XO Coffee Co

1418 Coffeehouse (2nd)
Café Bohemia (3rd)

Best Place for a Cold Treat in Plano
Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream

Paciugo (2nd)
Braum’s (3rd)

Best Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth in Plano

Sprinkles (2nd)
Dude, Sweet Chocolate (3rd)

Best Place to Grab a Quick Snack in Plano
Crave Popcorn

Legends Popcorn (2nd)
Dubs Tea N Eats (3rd)

Best Wine List in Plano
Sixty Vines

Cru Wine Bar (2nd)
Sip and Savor (3rd)

Best Patio for Day Drinking in Plano
Katy Trail Icehouse Outpost

Urban Crust (rooftop) (2nd)
Hub Streat (3rd)

Best Beer Selection in Plano
Jörg’s Cafe Vienna

The Ginger Man (2nd)
Holy Grail Pub (3rd)

Best Margaritas in Plano
Mi Cocina

Blue Goose (2nd)
Casa Mama (3rd)

Best Place to Drink Too Many Trendy Cocktails in Plano
Whiskey Cake

Mexican Sugar (2nd)
Mi Dia from Scratch (3rd)

Best Sushi in Plano

RA Sushi (2nd)
Uni Sushi (3rd)

Best Queso in Plano
Torchy’s Tacos

Chuy’s (2nd)
Casa Mama (3rd)

Best Pizza in Plano
Pie Tap

Urban Crust (2nd)
Campisi’s (3rd)

Best Sandwiches in Plano
East Hampton Sandwich Co. 

Erbert and Gerberts (2nd)
Fred’s Downtown Philly (3rd)

Best Burgers in Plano
Knife Burger 

Kenny’s Burger Joint (2nd)
Ye Ole Butcher Shop (3rd)

Best Tacos in Plano
Torchy’s Tacos 

R Taco/Rusty Taco (2nd)
Fuzzy’s Tacos (3rd)

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Best Gym in Plano
Body Machine Fitness

9Round Plano Legacy (2nd)
Harter Strength & Conditioning (3rd)

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Best Gym for Women in Plano
The Barre Code

Plano Jazzercise (2nd)
Barre3 (3rd)

Best Women’s Hair Salon in Plano
Morehouse Salon

Blondie’s Salon (2nd)
Avalon Salon and Spa (3rd)

Best Men’s Hair Salon in Plano
Boardroom Salon for Men

Razor’s Edge (2nd)
Refine Mens Salon (3rd)

Best Nail Salon in Plano

Plano Nail Bar (2nd)
Legacy Nails & Spa (3rd)

Best Day Spa in Plano
Spa Habitat

Spavia Day Spa (2nd)
Woodhouse Day Spa (3rd)

Best Yoga Place in Plano
Yoga Tree

The Yoga Factory (2nd)
SunstoneFIT (3rd)

Best Car Dealership in Plano
Park Place Lexus

Mercedes-Benz of Plano (2nd)
Classic BMW (3rd)

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Best Pet Boarding/Daycare in Plano
Canine Republic

Sparta Pet Palazzo (2nd)
Dogtopia (3rd)