Outdoor Dining Guide 2014

With summer upon us, area restaurant patios will again fill up with diners looking to enjoy the North Central Texas weather.

We have compiled a list of some of the popular local dining establishments that offer outdoor, full-service dining, along with what the patios have to offer diners.
This list is not meant to be comprehensive and does not include every area restaurant with outdoor seating options.

Pizzeria Testa


8660 Church St. • 469-200-8015
www.pizzeriatesta.com
Gourmet pizza

  • Family friendly

  • No smoking


Pizzeria Testa has three outdoor patios. One patio in front overlooks the activity at the theater and hospital and the two in back overlook activity in Simpson Plaza and at City Hall.

Rock 101 Patio Grill


2833 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 301 • 214-618-1701
www.rock101grill.com
American food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • Smoking

  • TVs


Rock 101 has a large, landscaped patio, complete with TVs and music. The patio is treated as an extension of the interior and continues the rock ‘n roll theme.

Grover's Grill & Bar


9305 Preston Road • 214-872-3454
www.groversgrill.com
American food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • Smoking

  • Live music

  • Special events


Grover’s Grill & Bar has some unique features, including a sand volleyball pit. The area is meant for entertaining family and friends alike.

Gloria's


8600 Gaylord Parkway • 972-668-1555
www.gloriasrestaurants.com
Latin food

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • No smoking


Goria’s newly remodeled, large patio area is covered, but open, and includes a water feature to add to the outdoor ambiance.

Stan’s Main Street


7210 W. Main St. • 469-287-2961
www.facebook.com/StansFrisco

Watch the big game or listen to live music on Stan’s Main Street patio. Patrons can enjoy TVs, fans and night lighting as well in the outdoor space.

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • Smoking on parts of patio

  • Live music


Blue Goose Cantina


9320 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 140 • 972-668-9604
www.bluegoosecantina.com
Mexican food

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • No smoking


The Blue Goose Cantina’s large, covered patio includes TVs, unique night lighting and is within walking distance of Toyota Stadium events.

Bonnie Ruth's


6959 Lebanon Road • 214-705-7775
www.bonnieruthsfrisco.com
French fare

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • No Smoking


Three Stacks Smoke and Tap House


4226 Preston Road • 469-287-9035
www.3stacksbbq.com
Barbecue

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • No Smoking

  • Live music

  • TVs


MASH'D


3401 Preston Road, Ste. 1 • 214-618-9440
www.mashd.com
American food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking


Eddie's Napoli’s


8822 Teel Parkway • 214-494-4455
www.napolisfrisco.com
Italian food

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • Smoking on a portion of the patio

  • Live music


Dodie's Live


5566 Main St., Ste. 110 • 214-618-2334
Cajun food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking

  • Live music

  • Special events


Mattito's


6129 W Main St. • 214-872-3411
www.mattitos.com
Tex-Mex

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking

  • Live music for special events


Varsity Club Wings & Sports


307 W. Main St., Ste. 105 • 214-705-8312
www.varsityclubfrisco.com
Wings and burgers

  • Primarily adults

  • No pets

  • Smoking

  • Live music/TVs/entertainment


The Londoner


5454 W Main St., Ste. 123 • 214-618-5025
www.londonerfrisco.com
Pub fare

  • Family family

  • Pet friendly

  • Smoking on portion of patio

  • TVs

  • Live music


Eight 11 Place


7080 W. Main St. • 469-888-4037
www.eight11place.com

  • Primarily adults

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking

  • Live music


Cantina Laredo


1125 Legacy Drive • 214-618-9860
www.cantinalaredo.com
Mexican food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking

  • Special events


One2One


1339 Legacy Drive • 214-618-2221
www.one2onerestaurant.com
American food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking


Chicken Al Mattone


4950 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 100 • 214-705-3303
www.chickenalmattone.com
Mediterranean food

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • No smoking


Trattoria Al Giardino


1279 Legacy Drive, Ste. 100 • 214-618-1990
www.giardinoitalian.com
Italian food

  • Family family

  • No pets

  • No smoking


Three Squares


5680 Frisco Square Blvd., Ste. 1400 • 972-204-5460
www.eatthreesquares.com
American food

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • Non smoking


Jake's Uptown


6195 W. Main St. • 214-705-1770
www.jakesuptown.com

  • Family friendly

  • No pets

  • No smoking

  • TVs


Mama Fu’s Asian House


2429 Preston Road • 214-494-8561
www.mamafus.com

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking


Hutchins BBQ


9225 Preston Road • 972-377-0540
www.hutchinsbbq.net

  • Family friendly

  • Pet friendly

  • No smoking

By Krista Wadsworth
Krista Wadsworth is the managing editor for Community Impact Newspaper’s DFW editions. After serving as a reporter and then managing editor for a daily newspaper in Northeast Texas, she moved to the DFW area and joined CI as an editor for the Frisco edition, which she helped to launch. Krista was named the DFW managing editor in 2015 and oversees the editorial content for the Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Grapevine|Colleyville|Southlake and Lewisville|Flower Mound|Highland Village editions.


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