An article on the “Hottest Patios in DFW” got fans on the PHF Facebook page chatting about the best restaurant patios in the Plano area. Here’s what we came up with:

Joe’s Crab Shack
3320 Central Expressway, Plano
it’s like date night because the kids are never at the table

Blue Goose Cantina
4757 W Park Blvd, Plano
9320 Dallas Parkway, Frisco

el Norte Mexican Grill
2205 W Parker Rd, Plano
doesn’t feel as much like you are surrounded by parking lot as most

Katy Trail Ice House Outpost
4700 W. Park Blvd, Plano
PHF Review

Taverna Rossa
4005 Preston Rd, Plano
PHF Review

Urban Crust
1006 East 15th St, Plano

2408 Preston Rd, Plano

Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
8401 Preston Rd., Plano
5100 Belt Line Rd, Addison
Large, partially shaded patio that allows dogs. PHF Review

Sixty Vines
3701 Dallas Parkway, Plano
Greenhouse: temperature-controlled al fresco style patio

Marcus Cafe
2701 Custer Parkway, Richardson

Urban Rio Cantina & Grill
1000 E. 14th St, Plano

Gloria’s Latin Cuisine
8600 Gaylord Pkwy, Frisco

Senor Locos Tex Mex Ice House
701 West Parker Rd, Plano

Big Shucks Oyster Bar
103 S. Coit Rd, Richardson
Big Shucks in Richardson for patio and world’s best shrimp cocktail!