Best of Plano 2022 Winners

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.

Here are your Best of Plano Magazine 2022 winners. 


Best Restaurant for a Date
Urban Crust

Steve Fields Steak and Lobster (2nd)
North Italia (3rd)

Best Healthy Eating
Seasons 52

bellagreen (2nd)
True Food Kitchen (3rd)

Best Place for Carnivores
Bob’s Steak & Chop House

Fogo de Chão (2nd)
Knife (3rd)

Best BBQ Joint
Lockhart Smokehouse

Burnt BBQ & Tacos (2nd)
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit (3rd)


Best Indian Food

Malgudi Garden
Wild Mirchi Indian Grill (3rd)

Best Bar/PUB Food
Holy Grail Pub

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

Best Seafood
Urban Seafood

New Orleans Crab Shack (2nd)
Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill (3rd)


Best Mexican Food
Mi Cocina

Salsa Tex Mex (2nd)
Chuy’s (3rd)

Best Brunch/Breakfast
First Watch

Whiskey Cake (2nd)
Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery (3rd)

Best Southern/Homestyle Cooking
Whistle Britches

Norma’s Cafe (2nd)
Poor Richard’s Cafe (3rd)

Best Coffee Shop
Zodiac Time Coffee & Wine

Mudleaf Coffee (2nd)
1418 Coffeehouse (3rd)

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

Braum’s (2nd)
Sugar Pine Creamery (3rd)

Best Sushi

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

Best Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Sugar Ray’s Bake Shop (2nd)
Sugar and Spice Bakery (3rd)

Best Place to Grab a Quick Snack
Crave Popcorn

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

Best Wine List
Sixty Vines

Bob’s Steak & Chop House (2nd)
Cru Wine Bar (3rd)

Best Patio for Day Drinking
Katy Trail Icehouse Outpost

Urban Crust (rooftop) (2nd)
Bavette Grill (3rd)


Best Sandwiches
Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery

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

Best Beer Selection
Holy Grail Pub

Bavarian Grill (2nd)
The Fillmore Pub (3rd)

Best Margaritas
Mi Cocina

Urban Rio (2nd)
Chuy’s (3rd)

Best Place to Drink Too Many Trendy Cocktails
Whiskey Cake

Mexican Sugar (2nd)
Craftway Kitchen (3rd)

Best Queso
Torchy’s Tacos

Urban Rio (2nd)
Chuy’s (3rd)

Best Pizza
Urban Crust

Little Rome Restaurant (2nd)
Zalat (3rd)

Best Burgers
Kenny’s Burger Joint & Rodeo Goat Ice House (TIE)

Ye Ole Butcher Shop (2nd)
Country Burger (3rd)

Best Pet Boarding/Daycare
Canine Republic

Camp Bow Wow (2nd)
Pet Paradise (3rd)

Best Gym
Cratos Fitness

Harter Strength & Conditioning (2nd)
F45 Training Plano West (3rd)

Best Gym for Women
The Barre Code Plano

Pure Barre Plano (2nd)
Session Pilates (3rd)

Best Women’s Hair Salon
Blondie’s Salon

The Hair Parlour Salon (2nd)
Johnny Rodriguez The Salon (3rd)

Best Men’s Hair Salon
Boardroom Salon for Men

Razor’s Edge (2nd)
Finley’s Barber Shop (3rd)

Best Nail Salon
Plano Nail Bar

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

Best Day Spa
Woodhouse Day Spa

Spa Habitat (2nd)
Hiatus Spa and Retreat (3rd)

Best Yoga Place
The Yoga Factory

Honor Yoga Plano (2nd)
SunstoneFIT (3rd)

Fanciest Car Dealership
Park Place Lexus

Mercedes-Benz of Plano (2nd)
Boardwalk Ferrari (3rd)



Best Children’s Theater
North Texas Performing Arts / Plano Children’s Theatre

Genesis Children’s Theatre (2nd)
Art Centre Theatre (3rd)

Best Adult Theater Company
Rover Dramawerks

Collin Theatre Center (2nd)
North Texas Performing Arts (3rd)

Best Place to Hear Live Music
Urban Rio/On the Rocks

Box Garden at Legacy Hall (2nd)
Love and War in Texas (3rd)

Best Way to Get Artsy
ArtCentre of Plano

Plano Metropolitan Ballet (2nd)
Plano Symphony Orchestra (3rd)

Best Event/Festival
Plano Balloon Festival

Dickens in Downtown Plano (2nd)
Deerfield Lights (3rd)

Best Event Venue
Courtyard Theater

Heritage Farmstead Museum (2nd)
Rooftop Event Spot (3rd)

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

Go Ape Treetop Adventures (2nd)
Skate Park at Carpenter Park (3rd)

Best Outing on a Budget
Plano City Parks

Heritage Farmstead Museum (2nd)
Thunderbird Roller Rink (3rd)

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
Crayola Experience

Cinemark Theaters (2nd)
Thunderbird Roller Rink (3rd)

Best Bowling Alley

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

Best Shopping Area
Legacy West

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

Best Gift Shop
Sweet Home Bath & Body

Sample House and Candle Shop (2nd)
La Foofaraw (3rd)

Best Women’s Boutique
Joni’s Boutique

Lyla’s: Clothing, Decor and More (2nd)
The Impeccable Pig (3rd)

Best Market for Foodies
Central Market 

Eatzi’s (2nd)
Trader Joe’s (3rd)

Best Pet Supplies Store
Hollywood Feed

Three Dog Bakery (2nd)
Doggie House Pet Shop (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.