Frisco has become one of the hottest places to live in recent years, and for good reason. Frisco was named the fourth best place to live for first-time homebuyers in 2016 and has continued to appeal to families, couples, and individuals like for its abundance of opportunities. Not only is the economy booming and the housing market off the charts, but the schools are excellent and there are tons of wonderful shops and restaurants. In fact, Frisco’s dining scene is just one of the things that sets it apart from other cities in the area. Because Frisco is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, it includes some great areas to, ranging from sushi bars and authentic Mexican restaurants to barbecue joints and family-friendly cafes. Whether you are thinking about moving to Frisco and buying a home, or are just looking for a new eatery to try, check out this list of the 10 best restaurants in Frisco:
The Common Table
Located on Winning Dr. in Frisco, The Common Table’s tagline is “nice people, serving honest food paired with a thoughtful selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.” The menu has breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner options, such as house-favorite chicken lollipops, Philly cheese steak egg rolls, and bison meatballs. Paired with a cold beer and listening to live music, The Common Table is a must.
The Common Table, 6740 Winning Dr. Suite 1005 Frisco, TX 75034
Edoko Sushi & Robata
One of Frisco’s most loved sushi joints, Edoko Sushi & Robata is an Asian cuisine restaurant serving up some of the town’s most mouth-watering Japanese-inspired meals. Known for its sushi and Robata (an old Japanese tradition of cooking in charcoal hearths), Edoko’s Frisco location is not to be missed.
Edoko Sushi & Robata, 5490 Hwy 121, Frisco, TX 75034
A trendy, urban southern restaurant, Barnlight Eatery is full-on Texas. Owned by a local Texas family, Barnlight Eatery specializes in ranch-inspired meals in an elevated and comforting way. In addition to main plates such as Zinfandel pot roast, Southern fried catfish, and fried chicken, locals and tourists alike will have a hard time choosing from the many options like; sandwiches, soups, salads, and desserts, all of which are made daily from scratch.
Barnlight Eatery, 15922 Eldorado Parkway – Suite 700, Frisco, TX 75035
Mash’d – Frisco
A low-key and mellow atmosphere, it’s no wonder why Mash’d is a favorite amongst Frisco locals. Everything is made from scratch and has dishes that are eclectic and homey feeling. House favorites include the “pho”-kin soup (a fun take on a traditional Vietnamese noodle dish) or the mash’d meatloaf.
Mash’d – Frisco, 3401 Preston Rd, Suite 1, Frisco, TX 75034
Eight 11 Place
Named business of the year in 2017, Eight 11 Place is a locally owned, unique wine and kitchen located in Historic Downtown Frisco. Featuring live music that pairs wonderfully with a crisp local craft beer, creative cocktail, and one of the hotspots, many dishes (think shareables, artisan-style pizzas, paninis, soups, and salads), treat yourself to an unforgettable experience.
Eight 11 Place, 7080 W Main Street, Frisco, TX 75034
Burning Rice is a Korean BBQ and Bibimbop spot that offers a wide range of dishes, allowing you to choose what best fits your taste buds. One of the reasons this is such a favorite spot amongst locals is the ability to tailor your dish, starting with the bowl, it is served in all the way through each ingredient.
Burning Rice, 3930 Preston Road, Suite 100, Frisco, TX 75034
Pizzeria Testa Napoletana
One of Frisco’s most authentic Italian restaurants, Pizzeria Testa Napoletana features an urban decor and a casual atmosphere. Located off Frisco Square Boulevard, Testa Napoletana may be known for its pizzas, but the menu also features a wide array of delicious Italian dishes. Pizzeria Testa Napoletana, 8660 Church St., Frisco, TX
Rockin’ Taco & Tex-Mex
Rockin’ Taco & Tex-Mex may have some of the best tacos in Frisco – fact. Serving street-style tacos any way you want, this traditional Mexican joint has stolen the hearts of locals and tourists alike for many years.
Rockin’ Taco & Tex-Mex, 6890 Main St Suite C&D, Frisco, TX 75033
3 Stacks Smoke & Tap House
A ‘best of’ list wouldn’t be complete without mention of 3 Stacks Smoke & Tap House. A local and national favorite barbecue joint named for the three big smokers that specialize in different types of meat, 3 stacks makes all sauces and rubs from scratch daily. They also offer a BYOB (Build-Your-Own-Barbecue) option, allowing others to choose from a selection of meats, such as pulled pork, black pepper sausage, and brisket.
3 Stacks Smoke & Tap House, 4226 Preston Rd., Frisco, TX
Starwood Cafe is one of the most popular choices for breakfast and lunch in Frisco. Known for its friendly service and amazing food, Starwood’s extensive breakfast menu brings locals and visitors alike to the charming locale. Try one of the cafe’s famous crepes, or maybe a traditional breakfast of eggs and hash browns – you won’t leave disappointed.
Starwood Cafe, 4851 Legacy Dr., Frisco, TX 75034
If you are looking for a new spot to try, this list should get you started. We love Frisco and all the wonderful restaurants, shops, and community-inspired events it has to offer. Support local eateries like the above and let us know which is your favorite? If you are looking to buy a home in Frisco, contact Frisco’s leading real estate team today.