The 10 Best Restaurants And Local Eats In Frisco, Texas

Sushi | © San/Flickr
Sushi | © San/Flickr
Frisco, a northeastern Texas city, is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and, as a result, has some great places to dine ranging from sushi bars and barbecue joints to quaint cafes and authentic Italian restaurants. We list 10 of the city’s best restaurants to explore.

Chef in Blue

Cafe, Creperie, French, Italian, $$$
Chef in Blue, Frisco’s café and creperie, is a brilliant place to dine for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Chef in Blue serves European-inspired dishes ranging from salads and soups to paninis, crepes and sandwiches. With French, Latin and Italian nuances, Chef in Blue’s menu is unique and its food delicious. For breakfast, the café serves egg dishes, crepes, waffles and grilled sandwiches. Favourites include the Mexican chorizo and mozzarella crepe and the fresh veggie omelet.
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Barnlight Eatery

Restaurant, Contemporary, $$$
Barn Light Eatery, Frisco
Barn Light Eatery, Frisco | © Holly Natale Photography | Courtesy Lance Clayton
Barnlight Eatery is a contemporary, urban southern restaurant steeped in Texas tradition. A Texas family-owned restaurant, Barnlight Eatery specializes in Texan ranch-inspired meals. The restaurant also serves up delicious soups, sandwiches, and main plates.
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Eight 11 Place

Bar, Restaurant, Wine Bar, American, $$$
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Eight 11 Place is a locally owned, Austin-style house bar located in downtown Frisco. The restaurant specializes in flatbreads, salads and small bites. Try the pear and goat’s cheese salad with glazed pecans or the Hyde Park Hummus, served with smoked paprika, pretzel bread and vegetables. Eight 11 Place also offers an incredible wine list to enhance your dining experience.
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Nola Grill

Restaurant, Seafood, $$$
Nola Grill is an upscale restaurant in Frisco, serving New Orleans-style cuisine ranging from seafood to steak and chops. The restaurant serves po’boys, Creole tomato-stuffed shrimp, a grilled akaushi Texas beef burger, pastas and fried oysters, amongst other Creole-inspired menu items.
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Buddha Belly Sushi

Restaurant, Asian, Fusion, $$$
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Pizzeria Testa | © Scott Ellis Courtesty of Lifestyle Frisco
Buddha Belly Sushi is a southeast Asian-fusion restaurant with amazing food and classy atmosphere sure to provide a wonderful dining experience. From ‘bento boxes’ (Japanese lunch boxes) to rice bowls, salads, sushi, sashimi, classic Asian sides and delectable desserts, Buddha Belly’s menu offers an endless amount of delicious choices.
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Pizzeria Testa Napoletana

Restaurant, Pizzeria, Italian, $$$
Pizzeria Testa, Frisco
Pizzeria Testa, Frisco | Courtesy Lifestyle Frisco
Pizzeria Testa Napoletana is an authentic Italian restaurant with urban décor and a casual atmosphere off Frisco Square Boulevard. Many praise Testa Napoletana’s pizzas, but the restaurant offers an array of delectable Italian dishes on its menu.
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Stacks Smoke & Tap House

Restaurant, BBQ, $$$
3 Stacks Smoke & Tap House is a local and national favorite barbecue restaurant named for the restaurants three big smokers that each specialize in different selections of meat. 3 Stacks’ house-made sauces and rubs, daily-baked bread and slowly smoked meats make for an unforgettable barbecue experience. At 3 Stacks, one can ‘BYOB’ (Build-Your-Own-Barbecue) with a selection of meats including brisket, chicken, jalapeno-cheddar or black-pepper sausage, pulled pork and turkey.
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The Depot Café

Cafe, Deli, Restaurant, American
The Depot Café is a family-owned 1960’s grocery shop turned convenience store and deli-turned-restaurant in Frisco. Always a local favorite, the café has been serving delicious breakfasts, lunches, dinners and desserts since 1999. The Depot Café serves traditional breakfasts, such as eggs, biscuits and gravy, breakfast tacos, omelets, pancakes, French toast and breakfast sandwiches.
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Starwood Café

Cafe, Diner, American, $$$
Starwood Café is a charming diner for breakfast or lunch in Frisco with friendly service and amazing food. With Starwood’s extensive breakfast menu, locals and visitors flock to the café for delicious pancakes, waffles, eggs, omelets and hash browns, amongst other delectable menu items. Try one of Starwood Café’s crepes, like the ‘Very Berry’ or the banana Nutella crepe.
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