As winter wraps its chilly embrace around Frisco, there's nothing quite like a comforting bowl of soup or hearty chili to warm the soul. Whether you're a local seeking a new favorite spot or a visitor looking to indulge in the city's culinary delights, Frisco has a variety of restaurants that excel in crafting the perfect cold-weather comfort food.
Anaya’s is a family owned and operated seafood restaurant which recently opened in Frisco. They have four delicious soups on their menu: New Orleans creole gumbo, roasted poblano cream soup, New England clam chowder, and crab bisque. If you’re a first-time customer and can't decide which soup to order, just request a soup sampler! You can try all four and then order the one you prefer. If you decide you want all four, just ask for their soup flight.
Chido Taco Lounge not only serves up one-of-a-kind craft tacos and margaritas with the finest tequilas, but they also have mouth-watering birria ramen. With classic ramen noodles, traditional birria, spicy consomme broth, and a cheesy top layer, this is a must try for sure! If you’re lucky, you might just catch a day where their pozole verde is on the menu. With shredded chicken and a blend of pureed tomatillos, cilantro, and chilis, it’s the perfect way to warm up.
If you’re looking for some true Texas chili, head on over to Didi’s Downtown for some hearty chili full of robust flavors and spices. This spicy chili is made with ground chuck and short ribs with no beans which makes it authentically Texan. Didi’s also has traditional Cajun comfort food. Scott’s Shrimp Etouffee has blackened gulf shrimp with a zesty infusion of spices, onions, and peppers. Be sure to ask about their soup of the day.
CraftWay Kitchen is a local neighborhood favorite and your home away from home. Here you can find delicious French onion soup with Gruyere cheese and topped with puff pastry, a classic tomato soup, as well as a creamy clam chowder. All three of these popular soups are sure to take the chill off on a cold day.
Pietro’s Italian Bakery is family owned and serves up traditional Italian food and delectable desserts. Warm up with their Italian wedding soup full of homemade pasta, soft meatballs, and fresh vegetables in a delicious broth or the potato soup loaded with red potatoes in a savory cream broth. The burrata with heirloom tomatoes was a great accompaniment to the soups. Of course, a visit to an Italian bakery requires a taste of their amazing desserts. Everything is made in-house with the exception of the gelato which is imported from Italy.
With over 90 local and global crafts on draft, one of the best beer bars in Frisco is located right in The Star District. City Works offers up a delicious hot bowl of beer cheese soup. Made of smoked cheddar, Bottlenectar Pale Ale, jalapeño, bell pepper, scallions, and bacon, it’s the perfect soup for game day! City Works also serves their 1871 chili made with angus steak, milk stout, pork, dolloped with sour cream, and served with a corn muffin. This dish will keep you warmly satisfied.
If you’re looking for a true New York deli experience, make sure to check out Deli News Frisco. Along with their delicious reuben sandwiches and bagel and lox, they offer your favorite homemade Jewish classics and comfort foods. Deli News serves some of the best matzo ball soup, and hodgepodge soup in the area!
Whether you're exploring the historic downtown Rail District or enjoying the modern amenities of The Star in Frisco, Frisco's restaurants promise to elevate your cold-weather dining experience, one delightful spoonful at a time. Ready to plan your tasty trip through Frisco? Download a digital visitor's guide to get started.