May 20

Great Spots for a Date Night in Plano

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Plano has many fun date night locations. Whether you and your other half want to spend a romantic evening strolling or having an intimate dinner for two at a tasty eatery, you’re sure to find something to make your evening memorable. No matter the season, you can find a fantastic date night spot in Plano. Here is a list of the top places to go to make the most of your date. 

Finding Thrills in Plano

For the couple who loves high-intensity fun, these thrill-filled date night ideas will be right on target. After the fun, you can wind down with a drink or perhaps a walk on the beach.

Go Ape 

The couple who ziplines together stays together! Go Ape has ziplines, challenge courses, and more. In total, there are five obstacle courses, and they take around three hours to complete. Have fun exploring the treetops and bonding with your significant other. 

Dark Hour Haunted House

Does a year-round haunted house pique your date’s interest? Head over to Dark Hour Haunted House for a frightful date night. Open Friday and Saturday evenings, this haunted house is full of unique haunts that will delight your terror-seeking date. Between spooky props, animatronics, and spot-on makeup, you’re sure to get in a couple of screams. Be sure to get a fast pass so you won’t have to wait.

Breakout Games Plano

If you’re feeling competitive, head over to Breakout Games Plano, where you can reserve an escape room for just the two of you. Bring a second couple along if you want to make it a double date. Work together to stop a runaway train, or get yourself out of a hostage situation. 

Amazing Jake’s Plano

There’s nothing better than racing go-karts around a track. Race for fun at Amazing Jake’s Plano or compete to see who can win. Once you’re done showing off your go-kart prowess, head over to the buffet for some tasty eats. Spend the rest of the evening playing mini-golf or hit the laser tag course. 

Tasty Food at Plano Restaurants 

If food is a top priority for you and your partner, these top-reviewed restaurants are sure to strike a chord for you and your partner. 


Get a taste of Hawaii right here in Plano at DonDonPoke. Get creative and design your own poke bowl, or try one of the signature bowls with ahi tuna, salmon, or tako. If poke isn’t your speed, the restaurant has a wide variety of sushi rolls available to choose from. Take your pick of a Louisiana or Pepe roll. 

E.B. Latin Bistro

For a Latin flair, take your sweetie to E.B. Latin Bistro for your choice of Spanish, Cuban, or Mexican cuisine, all authentically made and served with fabulous margaritas. Start with guacamole dip or some plantain chips with a garlic dip. Eat traditional fish or chicken enchiladas for dinner or a dish from the Latin grill, such as chuletas de cerdo a la parrilla or bistec a la parrilla. End the night with a traditional dessert such as flan. 

Bella Italia Ristorante

Nothing hits the spot quite like Italian food. Head over to Bella Italia Ristorante for some traditional Italian cuisine. Order a bottle of wine that pairs perfectly with your handcrafted meal. This casual locale cooks with fresh ingredients to bring you and yours the most authentic taste outside of Italy. The menu offers something for everyone, including vegan and gluten-free options.


Can’t decide what to eat? Take a stroll along the Boardwalk. Situated in Granite Park, the Boardwalk covers over 30,000 square feet and features waterside entertainment and seven restaurants complete with patio dining. The waterfront restaurants include eateries such as Blue Mesa, the Biscuit Bar, and Fork & Fire. Grab a pre-dinner glass of wine or a post-dinner cup of coffee as you and your date stroll along the waterfront. 

Nostalgic Fun in Plano

If you’re looking for some throwback fun, these locations will be the perfect match for you and your date. Just slip on the bowling shoes or tie up those roller skates.

Pin Stack

What’s better than a night of knocking down pin after pin? Pin Stack offers a delicious menu with local and regional foods and a full bar, as well as bowling fun. If bowling isn’t your idea of a fun night, try the high ropes course, laser tag, or bumper cars. 

Thunderbird Roller Rink

Ready for some old-fashioned roller skating? Grab your date’s hand and head over to Thunderbird Roller Rink, which is open Friday through Sunday. You can treat your date to a spin around the rink and stop at the snack bar for some pizza. 

Low-Key Plano Hot Spots

Looking for a night that is a little more down-to-earth and relaxed? These four options are sure to set the tone for a go-with-the-flow evening. 

Art and Wine Walk

Head to Downtown Plano for the seasonal Art and Wine Walk, held monthly from April to December. Whether you and your significant other love art or are just in it for the wine, there’s something for you both to enjoy. Start with a glass of wine that gets refilled at every shop.  As you stroll down the street, listen to music from a live band. Remember, it only happens once a month, so be sure to put it on your calendar!

Legacy West

If you’re looking for a place to stroll and pick a restaurant that strikes your fancy, head over to Legacy West in Plano. Shopping and dining are ready for you and your date to explore. Grab a bit to eat at Far East-inspired Kai, followed by delectable creations at Amorino for dessert. 

Texas Wine and Wood

Nothing says date night like testing each other’s artistic abilities. Texas Wine and Wood hosts paint and sip classes at locations throughout Dallas-Fort Worth that will interest the novice and delight the artistically inclined all at the same time. 

We here at Huffines Hyundai Plano love these local Plano activities for our date nights. We hope you will too. Have some favorites of your own? Please share them with us!

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