These 14 restaurants have opened in McKinney so far this year


McKinney’s dining options have become more diverse since the start of 2019. From coffee shops to pizza parlors, the city has something to satisfy your appetite.

Coffee, doughnuts and smoothies

Tropical Smoothie Cafe opened Jan. 29 in McKinney. (via Courtesy Tropical Smoothie Cafe)

Tropical Smoothie Cafe opened Jan. 29 at 3805 W. University Drive, Ste. 300, McKinney. The cafe serves smoothies, wraps, bowls, flatbreads, sandwiches and breakfast items. 972-540-7890.

Duino Coffee opened in McKinney on Feb. 2. (via Cassidy Ritter/Community Impact Newspaper)

Duino Coffee had its grand opening Feb. 2 at 7650 W. Stacy Road, McKinney. The coffee shop features craft coffee, snacks, desserts, live music and local art. 469-424-0050.

Honeylu’s Coffee (via Cassidy Ritter/Community Impact Newspaper)

Honeylu’s Coffee opened Feb. 18 inside Craig Ranch Fitness & Spa at 7910 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney. The coffee shop offers breakfast, coffee, smoothies and snacks. 214-383-1080.

Donut Box is now open in McKinney and serves more than just doughnuts. (via Courtesy Donut Box)

Donut Box opened March 9 at 4100 S. Ridge Road, Ste. 100, McKinney. The doughnut shop features a variety of cronuts, doughnuts, fritters, sandwiches, boba teas, coffee, smoothies and more. 972-363-0070.

Dunkin’s newest store concept is now open in McKinney. (via Courtesy Dunkin')

Dunkin’ opened April 25 at 3805 W. University Drive, Ste. 500, McKinney. The store features its new “next generation” concept that includes a modern design, new brewing technology and an in-store mobile pickup area. Dunkin’ offers coffee and espresso drinks, baked goods, doughnuts, sandwiches and wraps. 214-491-1867.

Bistros and grills

Santorini Cafe

Gyros, offered with lamb or chicken, come with a side salad and tzatziki sauce. (via Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)

Santorini Greek Grill opened Feb. 22 at 7810 Eldorado Parkway, Ste. 280, McKinney. The family-owned restaurant serves modern and traditional Greek cuisine such as hummus, tzatziki, gyro sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, burgers and kebabs. 469-635-1644.

Petra Fresh Mexican Bistro opened at its new location Feb. 23. (via Courtesy Fotolia)

Petra Fresh Mexican Bistro opened its new location Feb. 23 at 7200 W. University St., McKinney. The restaurant offers authentic Mexican dishes and breakfast. 972-984-1981.

Pancheros Mexican Grill will open on University Drive March 19.

Pancheros Mexican Grill opened March19 on University Drive.  (via Courtesy Pancheros Mexican Grill)

Pancheros Mexican Grill opened its first Texas location in McKinney on March 19 at 3905 W. University Drive. The restaurant is known for its fresh-pressed tortillas and homemade queso. It also serves burrito bowls, quesadillas, tacos and salads. 972-542-4200.

Soups, sandwiches and salads

Panera Bread opened Jan. 3 at 3755 W. University Drive, McKinney. The bakery and cafe offers freshly made bread, bagels and baked goods; sandwiches; soups; salads; pasta; teas; coffee; and more for any meal throughout the day. 469-525-4039.

Chicken Salad Chick opened March 20. (via Courtesy Fotolia)

Chicken Salad Chick opened March 20 at 3250 W. University Drive, McKinney. The restaurant’s menu features a variety of chicken salads including savory, spicy, sweet or traditional that can be served in a scoop or on a sandwich. 972-846-8734.

Jersey Mike’s Subs is opening two locations in McKinney this spring. (via Courtesy Jersey Mike's Subs)

Jersey Mike’s Subs opened April 24 at 1821 N. Lake Forest Drive, Ste. 500, McKinney. The sandwich shop offers hot and cold subs, wraps, desserts and more. 469-919-0969.

Salata employees make and mix salads for customers. (via Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)

Salata held its grand opening May 9 at 3540 W. University Drive, Ste. 400, McKinney. The salad kitchen offers salads, salad wraps, fresh vegetables and fruit, soups and a variety of dressings and sauces. 214-842-4200.

Burgers and pizza

Mod Pizza opened May 3 at 1871 N. Lake Forest Drive, Ste. 900, McKinney. The pizza parlor offers individual artisan-style pizzas. Customers create their own pizzas and salads using fresh-pressed dough, signature sauces and more than 30 toppings. 469-545-0615.


Burgerim opened June 2 in McKinney. (via Courtesy Burgerim)

Burgerim opened June 2 at 3805 W. University Drive, Ste. 100, McKinney. The restaurant closed June 10 due to a shortage of staff and will reopen June 14. The restaurant serves burgers in two, three or 16 packs. Customers can choose from three buns, 11 patties, five sauces and 12 toppings to customize their order, according to the company’s website. 469-545-0700.

This list is not comprehensive.

Editor’s note: This article has been updated. Burgerim opened June 2-9 but closed due to a shortage of staff. The restaurant will reopen June 14. 

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