Suburb Spotlight: Plano, TX

Posted by on Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 at 2:39pm

Image Credit: is the name of a city in Texas that is located within the Collin County. The population of the city is a little over 260,000 which makes it the ninth most populated city in Texas. It is also the 70th most populated city in America.

Plano is home to upscale apartments which are still surprisingly affordable. It is also home to museums, art galleries, dining establishments, a large park, and theatres. It is a charming neighborhood that is filled with a lot of twentieth-century architecture.

Living in Plano

All of the luxury apartments, townhomes, and condos inside of Plano feature a private patio, hardwood floors, fireplaces, and garages. You can rent something for as little as $525 a month if you are single and want a studio apartment. The baseline price for a two bedroom and two bathroom apartments is roughly $1,000.

Restaurants and Nightlife

Plano is home to a lot of family owned and otherwise independently owned dining establishments. In general, there are a lot of incredibly tasty places for you to take your family and friends for dinner. Whether you want some German cuisine, live music, or a nice cup of tea – you should not have any trouble finding a nice place to go. Some of the dining establishments worth checking out include:

  • Dickey's Barbecue (14th and Municipal)
  • Gregory's (15th and J Ave)
  • Fillmore Pub (15th and J Ave)
  • Aparicio's Restaurante (18th and J Ave)
  • Into My Garden Tearoom (15th, between J and K Aves)


Where you shop depends on what season it is. Georgia's Farmer's Market is the best place to get your groceries from May to November. The Plano Mini Mart and Terry's Supermarkets are ideal grocery stores all year round.

Naturally, these are just a few of the highlights that Plano offers its residents. Between the shopping scene, the dining scene, and the entertainment scene – there are plenty of things to do in this comfortable suburb.

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