Renovated Nerdvana Frisco now open with second bar; plus more cafe, bar and restaurant updates from June in Frisco

Nerdvana Frisco completed renovations in May at 5757 Main St., Ste. 112, Frisco. (Courtesy Nerdvana Frisco)
Nerdvana Frisco completed renovations in May at 5757 Main St., Ste. 112, Frisco. (Courtesy Nerdvana Frisco)

Nerdvana Frisco completed renovations in May at 5757 Main St., Ste. 112, Frisco. (Courtesy Nerdvana Frisco)

Read the latest restaurant news updates from June.

Nerdvana Frisco renovates, adds second bar

The newly renovated space now features a second bar complete with video game options and more space for tabletop gaming. The scratch kitchen and craft bar offers dozens of board and video games to play with minimum purchases.

Gidi Bar & Grill opens in west Frisco

The restaurant serves African fusion meals and a full bar with music and an entertaining atmosphere.


The Pop Parlour now open in west Frisco

The shop offers fruity and creamy popsicles along with specialty drinks, such as matcha lemonade and espresso drinks.

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop to open Frisco location

The national sandwich brand serves hand-crafted cheesesteaks, turkey subs and more.

American Coffee & Tea Company in Frisco officially opens

The coffee shop serves veteran-owned coffee and tea, including a wide range of espresso-based drinks and smoothies.

Grand opening for Torchy’s Tacos in Frisco is June 16

The Austin-based chain restaurant serves tacos, queso, margaritas and more.

Cinnaholic sets opening date in Frisco

Cinnaholic offers fresh-baked cinnamon rolls; bite-size Baby Buns; coffee; cookies; brownies; and raw, edible cookie dough.

Dunkin' opens new location for doughnuts, coffee in Frisco

The nationwide chain is known for its coffee and doughnuts. The business also offers bagels and all-day breakfast sandwiches.

Sharetea in Frisco opening in July at new Warren Plaza

The drink spot has over 300 stores in 16 countries and serves a variety of fruit, milk and brewed teas alongside many other options.

Miranda Jaimes and Matt Payne contributed to this report.


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