Best of Plano 2019

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 201,564 votes, here are your Best of Plano Magazine 2019 winners. 

Best of Plano 2019 – Thunderbird


Best Restaurant for a Date
Sixty Vines

Urban Crust (2nd)
The Capital Grille (3rd)

Best Healthy Eating
True Food Kitchen

Zoe’s Kitchen (2nd)
Seasons 52 (3rd)

Best Place for Carnivores
Bob’s Steak & Chop House

Fogo de Chão (2nd)
Knife (3rd)

Best BBQ Joint
Lockhart Smokehouse

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

Best of Plano 2019 – Pinstack

Best Indian Food

Saalna (2nd)
Wild Mirchi Indian Grill (3rd)

Best Bar/PUB Food
Holy Grail Pub

Union Bear (2nd)
The Fillmore Pub (3rd)

Best Seafood
Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill

Roy’s (2nd)
Shell Shack (3rd)

Best of Plano 2018 – Canine Republic

Best Mexican Food
Casa Mama

Meso Maya (2nd)
Mexican Sugar (3rd)

Best Brunch/Breakfast
Whiskey Cake

XO Coffee Co & Bistro (2nd)
Norma’s Cafe (3rd)

Best Southern/Homestyle Cooking
Norma’s Cafe

Whistle Britches (2nd)
Roots Chicken Shak (3rd)

Best of Plano 2019 – Apricot Lane

Best Coffee Shop
Mudleaf Coffee

XO Coffee Co & Bistro (2nd)
1418 Coffeehouse (3rd)

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

Paciugo (2nd)
Braum’s (3rd)

Best Sushi

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

Best of Plano 2019 – Plano Balloon Fest


Best Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Sprinkles (2nd)
Susie Cakes (3rd)

Best Place to Grab a Quick Snack
Crave Popcorn

Sucre Cafe (2nd)
Legends Popcorn (3rd)

Best Wine List
Sixty Vines

Cru Wine Bar (2nd)
The Capital Grille (3rd)

Best Patio for Day Drinking
Katy Trail Icehouse Outpost

Legacy Hall (2nd)
Urban Crust (rooftop) (3rd)


Best of Plano – Beer Walk


Best Sandwiches
East Hampton Sandwich Co.

Mr. G’s Deli (2nd)
The Biscuit Bar (3rd)

Best Beer Selection
Union Bear

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

Best Margaritas
Mi Cocina

Casa Mama (2nd)
Mi Dia from Scratch (3rd)

Best of Plano 2019 – The Barre Code Plano


Best Place to Drink Too Many Trendy Cocktails
Whiskey Cake

Earls Kitchen +Bar (2nd)
Mexican Sugar (3rd)

Best Queso
Torchy’s Tacos

Chuy’s (2nd)
Casa Mama (3rd)

Best Pizza
Urban Crust

Taverna Rossa (2nd)
Kenny’s East Coast Pizza  (3rd)

Best of Plano 2019 – Dark Hour


Best Burgers
Kenny’s Burger Joint

Rodeo Goat Ice House (2nd)
Ye Ole Butcher Shop (3rd)

Best Gym
9Round Plano Legacy

Harter Strength & Conditioning (2nd)
CrossFit 972 (3rd)

Best Gym for Women
The Barre Code

Barre3 (2nd)
Studio6 Fitness (3rd)

Best of Plano 2019 – Casa Mama


Best Women’s Hair Salon
Classy and Sassy Salon

Blondie’s Salon (2nd)
Morehouse Salon (3rd)

Best Men’s Hair Salon
Knockouts Haircuts for Men

Razor’s Edge (2nd)
Boardroom Salon for Men (3rd)

Best Nail Salon
M Spa and Beauty Nails

Legacy Nails & Spa (2nd)
MiniLuxe (3rd)

Best Day Spa
Spa Habitat

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

Best Yoga Place
The Yoga Factory

SunstoneFIT (2nd)
Gaia Flow Yoga (3rd)

Fanciest Car Dealership
Classic BMW

Boardwalk Ferrari (2nd)
Park Place Lexus (3rd)

Best Pet Boarding/Daycare
Canine Republic

Camp Bow Wow (2nd)
K-9 University (3rd)


Best of Plano 2019 – CityLine


Best Children’s Theater
Genesis Children’s Theatre

North Texas Performing Arts (2nd)
The Stage Door  (3rd)

Best Adult Theater Company
North Texas Performing Arts

Rover Dramawerks (2nd)
Art Centre Theatre (3rd)

Best Place to Hear Live Music
Café Bohemia

Courtyard Theater (2nd)
Love and War in Texas (3rd)

Best of Plano 2019 – Gotta Dance


Best Way to Get Artsy
Plano Metropolitan Ballet

Chamberlain Performing Arts (2nd)
Skypony Gallery (3rd)

Best Event/Festival
InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival

AsiaFest (2nd)
Deerfield Lights (3rd)

Best Event Venue
Courtyard Theater

Gleneagles Country Club (2nd)
Rooftop Event Spot (3rd)

Best of Plano 2019 – Sambuca360


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

Assassination City Roller Derby (2nd)
Go Ape Treetop Adventures (3rd)

Best Outing on a Budget
Cinemark 10 Discount Theater

Thunderbird Roller Rink (2nd)
Plano City Parks (3rd)

Best Place to Explore Plano’s Past
Heritage Farmstead Museum

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

Best of Plano 2019 – Read Between the Lines


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

Cinemark Theaters (2nd)
Crayola Experience (3rd)

Best Bowling Alley

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

Best Shopping Area
The Shops at Legacy

Legacy West (2nd)
The Shops at Willow Bend (3rd)

Best Gift Shop
Sweet Home Bath & Body

Read Between the Lines (2nd)
Sample House and Candle Shop (3rd)

Best Women’s Boutique
Griffin & Grace

Apricot Lane Legacy (2nd)
Lyla’s: Clothing, Decor and More (3rd)

Best Market for Foodies
Central Market 

VomFass (2nd)
Eatzi’s (3rd)

Best Pet Supplies Store
Three Dog Bakery

Woof…Cool Stuff for Dogs (2nd)
Hollywood Feed (3rd)


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The Best of Plano nominees were chosen by Plano Magazine staff and contributors. Nominees cannot pay to be nominated or to win.