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Trick Rider has a spread of steaks and seafood.
Kathy Tran

13 Essential Frisco Restaurants

Flavorful barbecue, delicious soul food, and so much more to choose from in this fast-growing ‘burb

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Trick Rider has a spread of steaks and seafood.
| Kathy Tran

Once a small, quaint suburb, Frisco has exploded recently, and its dining scene is booming. As the city grows, Frisco has welcomed several exciting new eateries worth the drive north.

From charming wine bars to lively sushi spots, these essential Frisco restaurants can satisfy any craving. Go and explore one of DFW’s most compelling places to eat.

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Trick Rider

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There’s a new spot to get a great steak (or seafood tower and caviar) in Frisco. Trick Rider at the Omni PGA is Texas-themed, and the dry-aged steaks and filets are as meaty as they come. There’s also lighter fair, with a savory grilled eggplant and a juicy roast chicken.

Hutchins BBQ

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Drop in for a meal of spicy jalapeno cheddar sausage, brisket that earns raves, stuffed peppers, and peach cobbler worth writing home about. Don’t leave until you try the Texas Twinkies, a bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeno with cream cheese.

Chf Leo Kekoa serves edomae style sushi and omakase services at this Frisco sushi stop. Not sure where to start? Go for the traditional or Tokyo market selection of nigiri and the miso butter black cod.

Eight 11 Place

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Located in historic downtown Frisco, this cozy wine bar is well known for its artisan pizza, wine, and lively patio. Come with friends to enjoy shareable menu items such as the salmon board with honey smoked salmon or The Godfather pizza with prosciutto, salami, peppered pepperoni, and white truffle oil, with the perfect wine selection to complement the meal.

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 fried green tomatoes, then dig into Texas mushroom fettuccine, shrimp and grits, or steak with parmesan mash.

Didi's Downtown

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This spot, named for chef and owner Scott Hoffner’s mom, is a neighborhood restaurant serving comfort food, from fish and chips to meatloaf and oh so many burgers. Give the spicy hot honey buttered fried chicken a whirl, and that blackened catfish earns raves from diners. This spot also regularly hosts live music, so check the website to see what’s coming up.

Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen

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Head to this sophisticated cocktail lounge for a thoughtful drink menu that will satisfy any drinker. Sips such as the Wicker Man, a mix of chamomile-infused gin, banane du bresil, and demerara await, along with snacks including glazed bison meatballs and heartier fare like chicken fried ribeye and red pepper jack cheese grits. 

TruFire Kitchen & Bar

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If scratch-made Mediterranean-inspired fare is what you desire, the unique menu at TruFire Kitchen and Bar is sure to please. While there, try the spicy garlic noodles, a fan favorite.

Tender Smokehouse Frisco

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Tender has been serving exceptional barbecue and sides to devoted fans since 2017. They offer the standards like pulled pork, sausage, and ribs, but the prime brisket sandwich is a favorite among regulars.

The Aussie Grind

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If you are looking for the perfect flat white, the Aussie Grind is the spot. While getting your caffeine fix, enjoy the Bubble N Squeak from the all-day breakfast menu. It’s got baby potatoes, mushrooms, tomatillos, grape tomatoes, spinach, and caramelized onions, which are pan-fried and placed on toast, then topped with feta and a sunny side-up egg.

Snowbird Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen

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For a dressed-up night out on the town in Frisco, hit this spot at The Star. The cocktails are a main feature, as is the atmosphere. It’s a spot to try tapas-style plates of Peruvian ceviche, wagyu empanadas, and chimichurri shrimp satay.

Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar

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For a heaping helping of good old fashioned Southern food, check out this Asheville, North Carolina export. The variations on chicken and waffles are reason enough to return for brunch multiple times, and for dinner the spicy cauliflower bites and roast beef debris are don’t miss orders.

Trick Rider

There’s a new spot to get a great steak (or seafood tower and caviar) in Frisco. Trick Rider at the Omni PGA is Texas-themed, and the dry-aged steaks and filets are as meaty as they come. There’s also lighter fair, with a savory grilled eggplant and a juicy roast chicken.

Hutchins BBQ

Drop in for a meal of spicy jalapeno cheddar sausage, brisket that earns raves, stuffed peppers, and peach cobbler worth writing home about. Don’t leave until you try the Texas Twinkies, a bacon-wrapped stuffed jalapeno with cream cheese.

Kinzo

Chf Leo Kekoa serves edomae style sushi and omakase services at this Frisco sushi stop. Not sure where to start? Go for the traditional or Tokyo market selection of nigiri and the miso butter black cod.

Eight 11 Place

Located in historic downtown Frisco, this cozy wine bar is well known for its artisan pizza, wine, and lively patio. Come with friends to enjoy shareable menu items such as the salmon board with honey smoked salmon or The Godfather pizza with prosciutto, salami, peppered pepperoni, and white truffle oil, with the perfect wine selection to complement the meal.

The Heritage Table

Located in endlessly charming downtown Frisco, the Heritage Table is a farm-to-table version of Grandma’s house. Start with the restaurant’s fried green tomatoes, then dig into Texas mushroom fettuccine, shrimp and grits, or steak with parmesan mash.

Didi's Downtown

This spot, named for chef and owner Scott Hoffner’s mom, is a neighborhood restaurant serving comfort food, from fish and chips to meatloaf and oh so many burgers. Give the spicy hot honey buttered fried chicken a whirl, and that blackened catfish earns raves from diners. This spot also regularly hosts live music, so check the website to see what’s coming up.

Bottled in Bond Cocktail Parlour & Kitchen

Head to this sophisticated cocktail lounge for a thoughtful drink menu that will satisfy any drinker. Sips such as the Wicker Man, a mix of chamomile-infused gin, banane du bresil, and demerara await, along with snacks including glazed bison meatballs and heartier fare like chicken fried ribeye and red pepper jack cheese grits. 

TruFire Kitchen & Bar

If scratch-made Mediterranean-inspired fare is what you desire, the unique menu at TruFire Kitchen and Bar is sure to please. While there, try the spicy garlic noodles, a fan favorite.

Tender Smokehouse Frisco

Tender has been serving exceptional barbecue and sides to devoted fans since 2017. They offer the standards like pulled pork, sausage, and ribs, but the prime brisket sandwich is a favorite among regulars.

The Aussie Grind

If you are looking for the perfect flat white, the Aussie Grind is the spot. While getting your caffeine fix, enjoy the Bubble N Squeak from the all-day breakfast menu. It’s got baby potatoes, mushrooms, tomatillos, grape tomatoes, spinach, and caramelized onions, which are pan-fried and placed on toast, then topped with feta and a sunny side-up egg.

Snowbird Cocktail Lounge & Kitchen

For a dressed-up night out on the town in Frisco, hit this spot at The Star. The cocktails are a main feature, as is the atmosphere. It’s a spot to try tapas-style plates of Peruvian ceviche, wagyu empanadas, and chimichurri shrimp satay.

Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar

For a heaping helping of good old fashioned Southern food, check out this Asheville, North Carolina export. The variations on chicken and waffles are reason enough to return for brunch multiple times, and for dinner the spicy cauliflower bites and roast beef debris are don’t miss orders.

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