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16 Essential Frisco Restaurants

Stunning steaks, Mediterranean cuisine, and so much more await

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Once a small, quaint suburb, Frisco has exploded in recent years, and its dining scene is booming. As the city continues to grow, Frisco has welcomed a number of exciting new eateries that are worth the drive north.

From top-notch Mediterranean cuisine created by chef Jose Andres to quaint steakhouses, these 16 essential Frisco restaurants can satisfy any craving. Go forth, and explore one of DFW’s most compelling places to eat.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Hutchins BBQ

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9225 Preston Rd
Frisco, TX

A vaunted North Texas barbecue institution, the Frisco outpost is Hutchins’ second location. The offerings are pretty standard smokehouse fare, like brisket, pulled pork, sausage, and ribs, but they’re always pit-charred to meaty perfection.

2. Nerdvana Food + Spirits

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5757 Main St #112
Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 618-9732
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A haven for game enthusiasts of all kinds, Nerdvana is also a solid choice for dinner and cocktails. Sip dorkily-named drinks like the Cthulhu’s Revenge, a mix of spiced rum, Cointreau, and pineapple juice before digging into hearty entrees like beef stroganoff and brick-roasted chicken.

3. Randy's Steakhouse

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7026 Main St
Frisco, TX 75033
(972) 335-3066
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Open in Frisco since 1993, this charming steakhouse is located in a historic home in Downtown Frisco. In the dining room, find classic appetizers like fried calamari and cheese-stuffed mushrooms alongside Prime steaks like a tempting bleu cheese stuffed filet in cognac bordelaise sauce.

4. The Heritage Table

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Located in endlessly charming downtown Frisco, The Heritage Table is a farm-to-table version of Grandma’s house. Start with the restaurant’s own Calabrian chile sausage, then dig into rigatoni carbonara, chicken pot pie, or the classic meatloaf, served with green beans and mashed potatoes just like Mom’s.

5. 5th Street Patio Cafe

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8621 5th St
Frisco, TX
(972) 377-3483
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A stone’s throw away from Downtown Frisco, 5th Street Patio is a hidden breakfast and brunch gem. In addition to the usuals, like eggs and pancakes, find fun plates like Cap’n Crunch crusted French toast, breakfast tacos, and pillowy biscuits smothered in sausage gravy.

6. Veggie Express

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8200 Stonebrook Pkwy Ste 110
Frisco, TX

Vegans, rejoice. Veggie Express is Frisco’s haven for all plant enthusiasts. Serving up an all-vegan buffet at lunch and a la carte dishes at dinner, this restaurant is also perfect for carnivores thanks to dishes like steak with flat noodles in black bean sauce and Thai steamed fish.

7. Thai Green Village

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7151 Preston Rd Ste 201B
Frisco, TX
(214) 705-9228
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Find Thai cuisine at its finest at this unassuming spot. The entrees, like yellow curry and ginger-spiked beef, are always super fresh, especially the restaurant’s traditionally-prepared whole fish, served with fried garlic, basil, or ginger.

8. Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen

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5285 Dallas Pkwy Ste. 420
Frisco, TX 75034
(469) 731-5410
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Head to this sophisticated cocktail lounge for a thoughtful drink menu that will satisfy any drinker. Sips like the “Deconstructed Penicillin,” a mix of scotch, ginger, lemon that’s topped with peat-honey foam await, along with snacks like glazed bison meatballs and heartier fare like hangar steak and pimento cheese grits.

9. Burning Rice

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3930 Preston Rd. Ste 10
Frisco, TX

This Korean eatery allows diners to totally customize their bibimbap, right down to the bowl that the dish is served in. Choose a regular bowl or a stone vessel that’s been heated to scorching hot temperatures, then fill with kimchi fried rice (or steamed), spicy bulgogi, or pork, amongst other protein offerings. Gild that lily with a selection of banchan, like funky kimchi and japchae, Korean glass noodles stir-fried with veggies.

10. Jeff`s Vegan

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3580 Preston Rd #107
Frisco, TX 75034
(469) 803-5883

Meat-free eats abound at this vegan eatery known for its (mostly) Asian-influenced dishes. Find vegan pho, vegetable fried rice, burritos, burgers, and pad thai, all paired with dairy-free Thai tee, cucumber-mint lemonade, and other refreshing sips.

11. Sushi Marquee

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3625 The Star Blvd
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 833-1608
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This splashy sushi spot brings a ton of flair to the Star in Frisco with dishes like Wagyu beef cooked on hot stones and creatively-named rolls like the Sho Nuff (shrimp, spicy avocado, and yellowtail) and Kissy Suzuki (tempura lobster, avocado, asparagus).

12. Dee Lincoln Prime

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6670 Winning Drive #400
Frisco, TX 75034
(214) 387-3333
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Dee Lincoln, Dallas’s original steak maven, has returned with a glitzy steak and sushi destination at the Star. Start dinner with beef tataki or salmon cold-smoked in-house, then splurge on a stunning sashimi platter or wet-aged Prime porterhouse.

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13. Unrefined Bakery

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3411 Preston Rd #8
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 668-2414
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This popular DFW bakery is a must for diners with food allergies and dietary restrictions. Find paleo, low-carb, vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free cookies and cupcakes, among other sweets, all of which are equally as compelling as the typical sweets.

14. Zaytinya

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6655 Winning Drive #600
Frisco, TX 75034
(972) 324-3060
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An offshoot of chef Jose Andres’s D.C. original, Zaytinya brings chic Mediterranean fare to the buzzy, Dallas Cowboys-owned Star in Frisco. A stunning array of shareable mezze, ranging from fresh labneh to mujadara (lentil-rice pilaf), grilled lamb kebabs, and spanakopita, is on offer, along with an excellent cocktail bar.

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15. Platia Greek Kouzina

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1590 Gaylord Pkwy.
Frisco, TX
(972) 334-0031
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Frequently lauded as one of DFW’s best Greek restaurants, Platia Greek Kouzina is the spot for dolmades, spanakopita, and ridiculously creamy hummus. Entrees like souvlaki and gyros are on offer, all of which are served with Platia’s freshly-baked pita.

16. Kenny's Burger Joint

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1377 Legacy Dr
Frisco, TX
(214) 618-8001
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Grilled over hickory and served on La Spiga buns, the burger offerings at Kenny’s stand out among the city’s best options. In addition to the usual cheeseburgers, find specialties like the cheese-stuffed Jucy Lucy, which hails from Minnesota, or the Bud’s Queso burger, topped with sauteed onions and jalapenos.

1. Hutchins BBQ

9225 Preston Rd, Frisco, TX

A vaunted North Texas barbecue institution, the Frisco outpost is Hutchins’ second location. The offerings are pretty standard smokehouse fare, like brisket, pulled pork, sausage, and ribs, but they’re always pit-charred to meaty perfection.

9225 Preston Rd
Frisco, TX

2. Nerdvana Food + Spirits

5757 Main St #112, Frisco, TX 75034

A haven for game enthusiasts of all kinds, Nerdvana is also a solid choice for dinner and cocktails. Sip dorkily-named drinks like the Cthulhu’s Revenge, a mix of spiced rum, Cointreau, and pineapple juice before digging into hearty entrees like beef stroganoff and brick-roasted chicken.

5757 Main St #112
Frisco, TX 75034

3. Randy's Steakhouse

7026 Main St, Frisco, TX 75033

Open in Frisco since 1993, this charming steakhouse is located in a historic home in Downtown Frisco. In the dining room, find classic appetizers like fried calamari and cheese-stuffed mushrooms alongside Prime steaks like a tempting bleu cheese stuffed filet in cognac bordelaise sauce.

7026 Main St
Frisco, TX 75033

4. The Heritage Table

Frisco, TX

Located in endlessly charming downtown Frisco, The Heritage Table is a farm-to-table version of Grandma’s house. Start with the restaurant’s own Calabrian chile sausage, then dig into rigatoni carbonara, chicken pot pie, or the classic meatloaf, served with green beans and mashed potatoes just like Mom’s.

5. 5th Street Patio Cafe

8621 5th St, Frisco, TX

A stone’s throw away from Downtown Frisco, 5th Street Patio is a hidden breakfast and brunch gem. In addition to the usuals, like eggs and pancakes, find fun plates like Cap’n Crunch crusted French toast, breakfast tacos, and pillowy biscuits smothered in sausage gravy.

8621 5th St
Frisco, TX

6. Veggie Express

8200 Stonebrook Pkwy Ste 110, Frisco, TX

Vegans, rejoice. Veggie Express is Frisco’s haven for all plant enthusiasts. Serving up an all-vegan buffet at lunch and a la carte dishes at dinner, this restaurant is also perfect for carnivores thanks to dishes like steak with flat noodles in black bean sauce and Thai steamed fish.

8200 Stonebrook Pkwy Ste 110
Frisco, TX

7. Thai Green Village

7151 Preston Rd Ste 201B, Frisco, TX

Find Thai cuisine at its finest at this unassuming spot. The entrees, like yellow curry and ginger-spiked beef, are always super fresh, especially the restaurant’s traditionally-prepared whole fish, served with fried garlic, basil, or ginger.

7151 Preston Rd Ste 201B
Frisco, TX

8. Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen

5285 Dallas Pkwy Ste. 420, Frisco, TX 75034

Head to this sophisticated cocktail lounge for a thoughtful drink menu that will satisfy any drinker. Sips like the “Deconstructed Penicillin,” a mix of scotch, ginger, lemon that’s topped with peat-honey foam await, along with snacks like glazed bison meatballs and heartier fare like hangar steak and pimento cheese grits.

5285 Dallas Pkwy Ste. 420
Frisco, TX 75034

9. Burning Rice

3930 Preston Rd. Ste 10, Frisco, TX

This Korean eatery allows diners to totally customize their bibimbap, right down to the bowl that the dish is served in. Choose a regular bowl or a stone vessel that’s been heated to scorching hot temperatures, then fill with kimchi fried rice (or steamed), spicy bulgogi, or pork, amongst other protein offerings. Gild that lily with a selection of banchan, like funky kimchi and japchae, Korean glass noodles stir-fried with veggies.

3930 Preston Rd. Ste 10
Frisco, TX

10. Jeff`s Vegan

3580 Preston Rd #107, Frisco, TX 75034

Meat-free eats abound at this vegan eatery known for its (mostly) Asian-influenced dishes. Find vegan pho, vegetable fried rice, burritos, burgers, and pad thai, all paired with dairy-free Thai tee, cucumber-mint lemonade, and other refreshing sips.

3580 Preston Rd #107
Frisco, TX 75034

11. Sushi Marquee

3625 The Star Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034

This splashy sushi spot brings a ton of flair to the Star in Frisco with dishes like Wagyu beef cooked on hot stones and creatively-named rolls like the Sho Nuff (shrimp, spicy avocado, and yellowtail) and Kissy Suzuki (tempura lobster, avocado, asparagus).

3625 The Star Blvd
Frisco, TX 75034

12. Dee Lincoln Prime

6670 Winning Drive #400, Frisco, TX 75034
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Dee Lincoln, Dallas’s original steak maven, has returned with a glitzy steak and sushi destination at the Star. Start dinner with beef tataki or salmon cold-smoked in-house, then splurge on a stunning sashimi platter or wet-aged Prime porterhouse.

6670 Winning Drive #400
Frisco, TX 75034

13. Unrefined Bakery

3411 Preston Rd #8, Frisco, TX 75034

This popular DFW bakery is a must for diners with food allergies and dietary restrictions. Find paleo, low-carb, vegan, gluten-free, and soy-free cookies and cupcakes, among other sweets, all of which are equally as compelling as the typical sweets.

3411 Preston Rd #8
Frisco, TX 75034

14. Zaytinya

6655 Winning Drive #600, Frisco, TX 75034
A platter of lamb and chicken skewers Melissa Hennings/EDFW

An offshoot of chef Jose Andres’s D.C. original, Zaytinya brings chic Mediterranean fare to the buzzy, Dallas Cowboys-owned Star in Frisco. A stunning array of shareable mezze, ranging from fresh labneh to mujadara (lentil-rice pilaf), grilled lamb kebabs, and spanakopita, is on offer, along with an excellent cocktail bar.

6655 Winning Drive #600
Frisco, TX 75034

15. Platia Greek Kouzina

1590 Gaylord Pkwy., Frisco, TX

Frequently lauded as one of DFW’s best Greek restaurants, Platia Greek Kouzina is the spot for dolmades, spanakopita, and ridiculously creamy hummus. Entrees like souvlaki and gyros are on offer, all of which are served with Platia’s freshly-baked pita.

1590 Gaylord Pkwy.
Frisco, TX

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16. Kenny's Burger Joint

1377 Legacy Dr, Frisco, TX

Grilled over hickory and served on La Spiga buns, the burger offerings at Kenny’s stand out among the city’s best options. In addition to the usual cheeseburgers, find specialties like the cheese-stuffed Jucy Lucy, which hails from Minnesota, or the Bud’s Queso burger, topped with sauteed onions and jalapenos.

1377 Legacy Dr
Frisco, TX

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