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Grab a Drink at These Plano Bars

A northern suburb city in the massive Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, Plano is a historic Texas town with unique natural and cultural attractions.

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You can spend the day documenting Texas history, visiting a preserved 19th-century farmstead, Interurban Railway Museum, and the famous Southfork Ranch.

For your evening activities, some of the best bars in Plano, Texas, offer a wealth of entertaining nightlife in its pubs and ice houses.

Read on to explore my list of the best bars in Plano to fill up your night-time activity list.

Holy Grail Pub

8240 Preston Rd #150, Plano, TX 75024
Phone: (972) 377-6633
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Located in Lolaville, Holy Grail Pub is a craft beer gastropub with an old-world feel. The interior has rich wood trim and stone archways, simulating an alpine chalet, with a European and New American fusion menu on par with its elegant setting.

They have a twice-weekly rotating craft beer list and an extensive list of global whiskeys to pair with an eclectic menu of global pub fare.

32 Degree Rooftop Bar

1006 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074
Phone: (972) 509-1400
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32 Degree Rooftop Bar is a classy rooftop cocktail bar in the heart of downtown overlooking Haggard Park. It’s a great destination to enjoy sunset views with a cocktail in hand before heading down to its sister restaurant, Urban Crust, for a delicious pizza dinner. 

32 Degrees has a well-rounded cocktail menu of classics, novel concoctions, and wine and beer. I loved their prickly pear margarita!

The Fillmore Pub

1004 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074
Phone: (972) 423-2400
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Another downtown favorite, The Fillmore Pub, is a casual, cozy, and bustling gastropub offering a long list of craft beers, whiskey, and scratch-made food.

The Fillmore Pub has around 40 draft beers, 30 of which are local Texas breweries, not to mention a long list of imports and a full cocktail bar menu.

I wanted to try a Dallas-native beer, choosing the Deep Ellum Easy Peasy IPA.

Katy Trail Ice House Outpost

4700 W Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (972) 599-9000
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Katy Trail Ice House Outpost is a Shepton neighborhood beer garden, cocktail bar, and Texas-style barbecue joint with a giant tree-covered backyard.

They have 28 beers on tap from local, domestic, and international breweries, not to mention Texas-sized portions of margaritas.

Their frozen margarita won Best Margarita from D Magazine, so I enjoyed one to cool off my bowl of Texas chili.

Sixty Vines

3701 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (469) 620-8463
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Next on our list of best bars in Plano, Texas, is Sixty Vines, a swanky modern wine bar in a stunning urban-chic space in Haggard, a block from Coyote Creek Park.

They offer wine on tap and dozens of boutique bottles from around the world to accompany a full menu of high-end Italian cuisine.

They also have a full cocktail bar. I combined wine and cocktail by ordering the refreshing Frose with a plate of braised pork pappardelle.

The Boardwalk at Granite Park

5880 TX-121, Plano, TX 75024
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The Boardwalk at Granite Park is a gorgeous outdoor food and drink hall and retail mall over a large manmade lake in Stonebriar Creek Estates.

They have various bar options, from breweries to French bistros. I recommend the Fork and Fire Craft bar for an al fresco happy hour over the lake.

I enjoyed a cheap F&F Cooler with a cheaper plate of grilled pear and bleu cheese crostini.

Rodeo Goat

641 Powell Ln, Plano, TX 75075
Phone: (469) 409-4628
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Located at the south end of Pittman Estates, Rodeo Goat is a craft beer and cocktail bar and burger restaurant, receiving every DFW publication’s vote for best burger.

Along with a Texas-themed cocktail list, they have an impressive menu of Texas craft beers and imported bottles and cans to accompany an extravagant Texas-sized burger.

Beerhead Bar & Eatery

5805 Preston Rd Suite G594, Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (469) 824-2337
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Beerhead Bar and Eatery is a hip beer bar serving high-end bar fare in a large industrial-chic space with a dog-friendly patio in El rancho Country Estates.

The interior has multiple flat-screen TVs to watch your favorite games. They have 40 beers on tap, a whopping 500-bottle selection, and a craft cocktail menu.

Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar

3601 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (972) 993-2253
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Located in Heather Glen Estates, Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar is a bustling American comfort restaurant and bar in a country-chic space.

They offer craft cocktails and scratch-made comfort food using locally sourced ingredients. They have an especially impressive whiskey selection.

I had a delicious Old Fashioned with a decadent meal of fried chicken.

Final Thoughts

Plano has a diverse bar scene for you to enjoy, whether you’re looking for a casual beer garden or a high-end wine bar.

After visiting the many options on my list of the best bars in Plano, leave a comment about which one you liked most below!

Best Bars in Plano

  1. Holy Grail Pub
  2. 32 Degree Rooftop Bar
  3. The Fillmore Pub
  4. Katy Trail Ice House Outpost
  5. Sixty Vines
  6. The Boardwalk at Granite Park
  7. Rodeo Goat
  8. Beerhead Bar & Eatery
  9. Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar
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