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After wrapping up a long work week, its always nice to have a go-to place to relax and recharge with friends and family. Whether you’re from the DFW area or just plan to visit sometime, allow us to take you through the vibrant culinary and coffee scene of East Plano.

We’ve done the research and handpicked the spots, so the collection we’ve come up with is a fusion of both critically reviewed joints and personal staff favorites. Join us in adding new dining experiences to your weekend list!

Our Fresh & Fancy Favorite

Starting off strong with our East Plano staff favorite, we would like to give our personal review of Steve Fields Steakhouse, located on West Park Boulevard in East Plano.

Steve Fields Steakhouse is a fine dining experience boasting a savory menu of prime cut steak and seafood, a luxurious atmosphere, sparkling wines, and a taste for fashion—yes, there is a dress code!

The restaurant prides itself on being the perfect spot for gatherings large and small, from private family dinners to large corporate parties and wedding receptions. With top-tier service, delicious food, and a polished atmosphere, this elevated dining experience is sure to have you coming back for more. Allow us to give you a detailed rundown of what to expect when dining here!

A+ Service

If you’re looking for a dining experience that’s a cut above the rest, then you won’t be disappointed with the excellent service at Steve Fields Steakhouse. The attention to detail they provide is exceptional, from ensuring that your wine glass is never empty to recommending the perfect cut of steak and side to best suit your taste.

Quality Eats

The menu’s diverse steak and seafood options are the real stars of any culinary show. The steaks are sizzled to perfection, with a tender and juicy center that melts in your mouth. The seafood is equally impressive, with flavorful catches that are sure to add a spark to your evening.

dinner at an East Plano restaurant

With that being said, we have to give you our personal dish recommendation: the Chefs Filet with a side of roasted garlic parmesan mashed potatoes is rich and savory and is a must for your first-time dining experience!

Elevated Ambiance

In addition to the excellent service and delicious food, the restaurant’s impressive ambiance brings it all together. The atmosphere is polished, sophisticated, and inviting, making it the perfect spot for a special occasion with family or a fun night out with friends.

Raving Reviews

Now that we’ve presented you with one of our favorite dining spots and all it has to offer, allow us to take you through some of the other top-reviewed restaurants and cafes in the East Plano area.

Urban Crust

Located at 1006 E. 15th Street, Urban Crust is an upscale pizzeria offering an irresistible menu of signature pizzas on wood-fired and artisan crusts, delicious Italian salads, and an expansive drink menu with spritz, martinis, and old-fashioned bourbon.

Boasting a rooftop ice bar and patio and an in-demand brunch hour, Urban Crust is the perfect spot to take your family and friends on a breezy Saturday to share a meal or take the edge off with an Urban Crush, a refreshing strawberry rum soda.

Lockhart Smokehouse

Next on our list is Lockhart Smokehouse, where the taste and personality of Lockhart, Texas, come together to give restaurant-goers in Dallas and East Plano an authentic small-town Texas barbecue experience.

With a mouthwatering menu of barbecue favorites like post oak-smoked brisket, sausage, and ribs, Lockhart’s bold flavors and small town charm make this joint an irresistible spot for those of us on the lookout for a good coleslaw and a glass of sweet iced tea.

For the Coffee Connoisseurs

1418 Coffee

Located in historic downtown Plano, this quaint and charming coffee shop provides a full menu of hand-crafted brews, including unique signature blends, an extensive selection of expresso blends, lattes with various rich flavors, energy drinks, herbal teas, and more.

Explore coffee shops in East Plano

To compliment your favorite coffee or tea order, the menu also offers an array of delicious pastries, including cinnamon rolls, blueberry muffins, buttery croissants, and melt-in-your-mouth cookies that come fresh out of the oven.

1418 Coffee is ideal for caffeine lovers seeking rich blends and a serene environment to unwind and recuperate. A coffee shop is the perfect spot to enjoy some much-needed quiet time away from home or work, so don’t hesitate to check it out next time you need some “me” time!

Come Explore!

Whether you’re a long-time resident or hoping to move here soon, it is no secret that the DFW area is growing quickly and provides many opportunities to enrich various facets of your life.

To learn more about Plano’s lively culture, check out our other blogs, where we dive into the ways in which living in Plano can positively impact both your family life and career growth. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to discover what this vibrant city has to offer!

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