Situated in Collin County, Allen is widely regarded as one of the best cities to live in Texas. From the myriad of coffee shops and restaurants available to the wide range of parks around the area, Allen boasts modern amenities that attract both visitors and potential residents each year. As the place is also relatively safe and has a diverse population, it should come as no surprise that many older adults are looking to spend their retirement years here. If you’ve decided to reside at Discovery Village At Twin Creeks, you’ll no longer have to worry about dining options as there are many restaurants nearby. As such, here are our recommended restaurants in Allen, Texas.
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
This family-owned chain restaurant is a classic when it comes to serving familiar favorites like pasta, pot roast dishes, and stir-fries. You can also find American grubs, made with seasonally-inspired ingredients. As this place can do no wrong with its food and drinks, you should expect to wait in line during busy hours as the restaurant gets packed quickly. Regardless, the service and food are consistently raved by both residents and tourists, so there’s no doubt a little wait is worth it. Besides, the Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is only a six-minute drive away from Discovery Village At Twin Creeks, located at Central Expressway N.
Craving for some barbeque food or good ol’ beef burgers? Well, head on over to YUMMIES, a halal fast food restaurant located just a 15 minutes walk away from our retirement community. This makes it extremely convenient if you’re looking for a quick bite or want to dine somewhere that’s near your apartments. Aside from being family-owned, YUMMIES boasts a wide array of food. While the burgers and barbeque options are its signatures, there are also classic dishes like fish and chips, burritos, tacos, and sandwiches being served. What’s more, the menu is reasonably priced, so you don’t have to break the bank for delicious food.
Savorite Southern Cuisine
Southern cuisine is and will always be a staple for many people. Think fried pork chop, collard greens, corn, and pecan pie. That’s what you can find at Savorite Southern Cuisine. As being one of the few restaurants in the area to serve authentic and delicious southern food, this place has become a favorite among the locals here. To get to this restaurant, all you have to do is drive along the US-75 S from Discovery Village At Twin Creeks for around 13 minutes. Savorite Southern Cuisine is open throughout the week, from 4pm to 9pm from Mondays to Saturdays, and 12pm to 8pm on Sundays.
B2J Fish Soup
Aside from classic comfort food, you can look forward to dining at a Chinese restaurant from time to time. As the name suggests, B2J Fish Soup is most known for its fish soup dishes, though diners can also choose from a wide range of traditional Chinese fares, such as cucumber salad, fried milk custard, spicy sauerkraut fish, and many more.
if you plan on having skillet dishes, you can head over to SizzleIt, located at West Park Village. This family-owned restaurant specializes in Asian-fusion dishes, so you can expect options like chicken pepper rice and five-piece wings on the menu. The restaurant also serves Vietnamese pho, which is made from an old family recipe.