Best of Plano 2023 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 2023 winners. 

Best Restaurant for a Date

Sixty Vines (2nd)
Urban Crust (3rd)

Best Healthy Eating
Seasons 52

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

Best Place for Carnivores
Bob’s Steak & Chop House

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

Best BBQ Joint
Lockhart Smokehouse

Burnt BBQ & Tacos (2nd)
Winners BBQ- Plano (3rd)

Best Indian Food

Everest Indian Himalayan Restaurant and Bar (2nd)
Malgudi Garden (3rd)

Best Bar/PUB Food
Holy Grail Pub

The Fillmore Pub  (2nd)
32 Degree Rooftop Bar (3rd)

Best Seafood
Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill

Urban Seafood (2nd)
Eddie V’s Prime Seafood (3rd)

Best Mexican Food
Mi Cocina

Mi Dia from Scratch (2nd)
Chuy’s (3rd)

Best Brunch/Breakfast
Whiskey Cake

Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery (2nd)
First Watch (3rd)

Best Southern/Homestyle Cooking
Norma’s Cafe

Whistle Britches (2nd)
Poor Richard’s Cafe (3rd)

Best Coffee Shop
1418 Coffeehouse

Mudleaf Coffee (2nd)
Black Rifle Coffee (3rd)

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

Sugar Pine Creamery (2nd)
Fat Straws Bubble Tea & Mochi Donuts (3rd)

Best Sushi
RA Sushi

Densetsu (2nd)
EBESU (3rd)

Best Place to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
Better Than Sex

Sprinkles (2nd)
Tell Me Something Sweet Bakery (3rd)

Best Place to Grab a Snack
Eatzi’s Market & Bakery

Crave Popcorn (2nd)
HOJA Bubble Tea & Asian Street Food (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

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

Best Beer Selection
Union Bear Brewing Co.

Katy Trail Ice House Outpost (2nd)
Beerhead Bar & Eatery (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

Chuy’s (2nd)
Mi Dia from Scratch (3rd)

Best Pizza
Urban Crust

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

Best Burger Joint
Kenny’s Burger Joint

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

Best Gym
Equinox Plano

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

Best Women’s Hair Salon

The Hair Parlour Salon

A La Mode Hair Salon (2nd)
Johnny Rodriguez The Salon (3rd)

Best Men’s Hair Salon
Boardroom Salon for Men

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

Best Nail Salon
Plano Nail Bar

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

Best Day Spa
Woodhouse Day Spa

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

Best Yoga Place
Shala Yoga Loft

Gaia Flow Yoga (2nd)
ALIVE- Plano (3rd)

Best Luxury Car Dealership
Park Place Lexus

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

Best Pet Boarding/Daycare
Canine Republic

Pappy’s Pet Lodge (2nd)
Camp Bow Wow (3rd)

Best Barre Studio

The Barre Code Plano

Pure Barre Plano (2nd)
The Bar Method Plano (3rd)

Best Pet Grooming

Lakeside Pet Spa

Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming- Plano/Stonebrier (2nd)
15th Street Pet Grooming (3rd)

Best Pilates Studio

SESSION Pilates- Plano

Urban Core- Lagree Studio (2nd)
BODYBAR Pilates Plano (3rd)

Best Spin Studio


Neon Cycle + Strength (2nd)
Spegna Plano (3rd)

Best Theater Company
Rover Dramawerks

North Texas Performing Arts (2nd)
Art Centre Theatre (3rd)

Best Place to Hear Live Music
Box Garden at Legacy Hall

Love and War in Texas (2nd)
Urban Rio (On The Rocks) (3rd)

Best Way to Get Artsy
Plano Metropolitan Ballet

Art Centre of Plano, Inc. (2nd)
Plano Symphony Orchestra (3rd)

Best Event/Festival in the Past Year
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
Go Ape Treetop Adventures

Granite Park Boardwalk (2nd)
Dark Hour Haunted House (3rd)

Best Outing on a Budget
Historic Downtown Plano

Plano City Parks (2nd)
Heritage Farmstead Museum (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

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

Best Bowling Alley

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

Best Men’s Store
Bonobos- Legacy West

TravisMatthew (2nd)
Filson (3rd)

Best Shopping Area
Legacy West

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

Best Gift Shop
Sample House and Candle Shop

La Foofaraw (2nd)
Sweet Home Bath & Body (2nd)

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

The Impeccable Pig (2nd)
Ella Bleu (3rd)

Best Pet Supplies Store
Hollywood Feed

Three Dog Bakery (2nd)
Woof…Cool Stuff for Dogs (3rd)

Best Kid’s Boutique
Animal Crackers

Once Upon A Child (2nd)

Best Home Decor
High Street Antiques & Design

Sutton Place Furniture (2nd)
Special Touches- Home Decor & Gifts (2nd)

Best Garden Store
Wells Brothers Pet, Lawn & Garden

Living Earth- Plano (2nd)
Hogan Nursery & Landscape Supply (2nd)

The Best of Plano nominees were chosen by Plano Magazine staff and contributors. Nominees cannot pay to be nominated or to win. If you would like to nominate a local Plano business for Best Of 2024, email