Plano, Texas, has a little of everything when it comes to dining and entertainment. As the sun sets on this bustling city, it’s the nightlife you’re sure to seek out. Fortunately, you can find an abundance of options whether you want to belt it out to karaoke or catch the game on a big screen. Here are our favorite nightlife destinations for everyone from vacationers to staycationers in Plano.
32° Rooftop Ice Bar
Ascend to the roof of the popular pizza joint Urban Crust and you’ll find the aptly named 32° Rooftop Ice Bar. The entire bar proudly pours its draft beers at a chilly 32 degrees for the optimum flavor. 32 Degrees goes one step further with its liquors, pouring them at minus five degrees. To ensure that your beverages stay cold, you’ll find a sleek strip of ice running the length of the bar where you can set your drinks.
Happy hour lasts from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, offering $1 off appetizers, house wine, draft beer, well drinks, frozen drinks, and frozen taps. The bar stays open till midnight from Sunday through Wednesday and until 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. On Thursdays, you’ll find live acoustic music at 7 p.m. On Friday and Saturday, a live DJ spins the Top 40s from 11 p.m. until close.
Holy Grail Pub
The Holy Grail Pub delivers made-from-scratch dishes that give American favorites and European classics a Texas, twist. The Irish Coddle Stew is a must-try special brimming with hearty steak, wild boar, potatoes, carrots, and onions. If you prefer more familiar American fare, try the Holy Grail Burger, Brisket Melt, or Monte Cristo. Other European dishes on the menu include pork schnitzel, shepherd’s pie, and bangers and mash.
You can pair all of these mouthwatering options with thoughtfully selected craft beers that change twice a week to offer ample selection. The Holy Grail Pub also offers a thoughtfully curated wine list and a vast selection of whiskeys both locally sourced and from abroad. Happy hour happens daily from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., with $4 well drinks, $5 TX drafts, and $5 house wine. If you’re looking for fun nightlife during the week, trivia night happens every Wednesday at 8 p.m. The Holy Grail Pub stays open until 2 a.m. every day of the week.
For a classic sports pub, Scruffy Duffies is the place to go. You’ll find more than 20 HD TVs showing all the top sports of the season. If you want to get into a game yourself, you can play golden tee on the 60-inch screen or hit the pool tables. The menu features a wide variety of pub classics including nachos, burgers, pizzas, tacos, and wings. The full bar is well equipped to deliver anything you’re looking for.
Scruffy Duffies offers daily specials like $2 Taco Tuesdays or Sunday Funday with $4 wells and 50 cent wings. The weekly offers are always changing, so it’s best to hop online and check the latest listing before you head out. Keep an eye on the bar’s events as well. You’ll find that Scruffy Duffies will take any excuse to celebrate, including events like National Cheese Day and National Bourbon Day. The pub is open till midnight Sunday and Monday and until 2 a.m. the rest of the week.
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Music lovers will appreciate the always rocking atmosphere of Sambuca 360. Here, you’ll find live acts every night of the week with full bands on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. The music isn’t the only draw here. You’ll also find a mouthwatering menu with options like Kobe burger, shrimp linguine, chicken fried ribeye, and salmon. Finish up wit the cinnamon and sugar-coated cheesecake sopapilla or decadent chocolate toffee torte, and don’t forget to check out the drink menu featuring beer, wine, champagne, and cocktails.
Sambuca is open until 1 a.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday and until 2:00 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. Sambuca is closed on Sunday and Monday.
II Brothers Grill & Bar
II Brothers has been a Plano staple since 2004. Often referred to as the local “Cheers,” this family-owned grill and bar certainly provides the kind of environment where you’ll feel like everyone knows your name. The menu is packed with comfort foods like chicken fried steak, fish and chips, grilled pizza, ribs, and burgers. You’ll even find decadent treats like NY style cheesecake, layered chocolate cake, and Texas beignets. The drink menu includes beer, wine, signature cocktails, and a variety of mules.
II Brothers hosts karaoke Wednesday through Saturday from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The bar also hosts watch parties for The Dallas Cowboys, LSU, Texas A&M, Seattle Seahawks, USC, and Nebraska. You’ll even find the occasional UFC event on the screens. You can enjoy happy hour from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and all day on Sunday with special discounts on beer, wine, and well drinks. II Brothers is open until 2 a.m. daily.
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You’ll find a laid-back atmosphere and impressive drink menu at Vickery Park. The beer selection includes local, regional, and national picks, so you can go for a known favorite or seek out a new brew you may just love. The beers rotate weekly to keep your options fresh and intriguing. You’ll find ample options in the way of wine and spirits as well. Vickery Park has a well-rounded menu of tasty bites that range from Charcuterie and cheese boards to chicken wing appetizers to 12-inch pizza pies and full meals like bangers and mash, blackened salmon, or a chicken dinner.
The food and drinks aren’t the only draw at Vickery Park. The bar also offers free Wi-Fi to keep you connected and a variety of games, including foosball, shuffleboard, and darts. This destination is open until midnight from Sunday through Thursday and until 2 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Did we include your favorite spot on our list? If we missed a great nightlife destination, contact our team at Huffines CJDR Plano and let us know so we can update our listings with the best finds.