30 dining options that opened in McKinney in 2019

Guitars & Growlers is among 29 other restaurants that open in McKinney during 2019. (courtesy Guitars & Growlers)
Guitars & Growlers is among 29 other restaurants that open in McKinney during 2019. (courtesy Guitars & Growlers)

Guitars & Growlers is among 29 other restaurants that open in McKinney during 2019. (courtesy Guitars & Growlers)

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30 new restaurants opened in McKinney during 2019.
Several new dining options opened in McKinney during 2019, including the following 30 restaurants.

This is not a comprehensive list.

American

1. Chicken Salad Chick

3520 W. University Drive, Ste. 100, McKinney


214-856-3908

www.chickensaladchick.com

$, K

2. First Watch

3530 W. University Drive, Ste. 100, McKinney

469-281-0999

www.firstwatch.com

$$, B, K

3. First Watch

3009 S. Custer Road, Ste. 500, McKinney

214-271-5101

www.firstwatch.com

$$, B, K

4. Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

8850 W. Stacy Road, McKinney

469-631-0189

www.freddysusa.com

$, K

5. Guitars & Growlers

2741 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 500, McKinney

469-714-0229

www.guitarsandgrowlers.com

$, B, H, K

6. Jersey Mike’s Subs

4200 Eldorado Parkway, McKinney

972-547-6400

www.jerseymikes.com

$$, K

7. Jersey Mike’s Subs

1821 N. Lake Forest Drive, Ste. 500, McKinney

469-919-0969

www.jerseymikes.com

$$, K

8. Salata

3540 W. University Drive, Ste. 400, McKinney

214-842-4200

www.salata.com

$$, K

9. Smithart’s Craft Food & Cheers

1751 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 310, McKinney

469-225-0005

www.smithartscraft.com

$$, H, K

10. WingBucket

3510 W. University Drive, McKinney

214-856-3570

www.wingbucket.com

$$, H, K

Asian

11. Asian Buffet

920 N. Central Expressway, McKinney

972-540-0000

www.mckinneybuffet.com

$$, B, K

12. Koshi Japanese & Korean Restaurant

1910 N. Stonebridge Drive, Ste. 150, McKinney

972-363-0028

www.sushikoshitx.com

$$$, K

Bakery/Dessert

13. Avalanche Dessert Lounge

3530 W. University Drive, Ste. 200, McKinney

469-667-8396

www.instagram.com/avalanchedessertlounge

$

14. Cocktail Creamery

205 W. Louisiana St., Ste. 102, McKinney

508-446-7103

www.cocktailcreamery.com

$, K

15. Red Canoe Bake & Brew

109 N. Kentucky St., McKinney

704-907-0506

www.facebook.com/cozycanoe

$, B

16. 51 Rainbow Ice Cream

5151 McKinney Ranch Parkway, Ste. 110, McKinney

469-952-7435

www.51rainbowicecreamusa.com

$, H

Coffee/Cafe

17. Honeylu’s Coffee

Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa, 7910 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney

214-383-1080

www.honeylus.com

$, B, H, K

18. Panera Bread

3755 W. University Drive, McKinney

469-525-4039

www.panerabread.com

$$, B, K

19. Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea

4701 S. Custer Road, Ste. 500, McKinney

972-369-7830

www.sweetwaterscafe.com

$, B

Greek

20. Santorini Greek Grill

7810 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 280, McKinney

469-625-1644

www.santorinigrkgrill.com

$$, K

Indian

21. Honest Restaurant

8910 SH 121, Ste. 220, McKinney

469-634-4900

www.honestrestaurantsusa.com

$

Italian

22. MOD Pizza

1871 N. Lake Forest Drive, Ste. 900, McKinney

469-545-0615

www.modpizza.com/locations/mckinney-north

$, H

Mediterranean

23. Home Kabob & Bakery Mediterranean Grill

4550 W. Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 103, McKinney

469-714-0155

www.homekabob.com

$$, K

Mexican

24. Anamia’s Tex Mex

1821 N. Lake Forest Drive, Ste. 100, McKinney

214-385-2700

www.anamias.com

$$, B, H, K

25. Pancheros Mexican Grill

3905 W. University Drive, Ste. 500, McKinney

972-542-4200

www.pancheros.com

$$, K

Smoothie

26. Exotic Blendz Bubble Tea

3540 W. University Drive, Ste. 300, McKinney

469-631-0132

www.exoticblendzbubbletea.com

$

27. Tropical Smoothie Cafe

6675 S. Custer Road, Ste. 100, McKinney

214-548-4600

www.tropicalsmoothiecafe.com

$, B, K

28. Tropical Smoothie Cafe

3805 W. University Drive, Ste. 300, McKinney

972-540-7890

www.tropicalsmoothiecafe.com

$, B, H, K

Other

29. Dunkin’

3805 W. University Drive, Ste. 500, McKinney

214-491-1867

www.dunkindonuts.com

$, B, H

30. Lokos Street Food

301 E. Louisiana St., Ste. B, McKinney

469-881-0540

www.lokosstreetfood.com

$
By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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