Macaroni and cheese is possibly one of the best comfort foods around. Most of us grew up on Kraft, but if you’re on the hunt for something a little more upscale, mac ‘n cheese has been reinvented a dozen times over and it’s no surprise that Plano is dotted with some truly amazing mac ‘n cheeses. It can take many forms and each one brings something a little different to the table. From mac ‘n cheese spring rolls to lobster mac ‘n cheese, here are some of the wildest and classiest ways to eat mac ‘n cheese in and around Plano.

Brix Bar & Grill

Mac ‘n’ Cheese Bites
Brix has taken mac ‘n’ cheese, breaded it and deep fried it. It’s cheesy and amazing, like something from the State Fair, except it’s available all year round!  
1410 K Ave #1109a, Plano, TX 75074 | brixbarandgrill.com

Grub Burger Bar

Mac ‘N’ Cheeseburger
Mac ‘n’ cheese, cheese sauce & bacon, all on top of one of Grub’s burgerswhat more could you want?
8255 Preston Road Suite 300  Plano, Texas 75024 | grubburgerbar.com

Mac ‘N Cheeseburger | Courtesy of Grub Burger Bar

Lockhart Smokehouse

Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Lockhart’s Smokehouse in Downtown Plano, serves a mac ‘n’ cheese they boast is “better than grandma’s!”
1026 E 15th St, Plano, TX 75074 | lockhartsmokehouse.com

Top Golf

Bacon Mac ‘n’ Cheese Spring Rolls
Top Golf has a new appetizer to fuel your golf game: Spring rolls stuffed with bacon and green chili mac ‘n’ cheese, served with a side of ranch.
1500 Andrews Pkwy, Allen, TX 75002- topgolf.com/us/allen

Bacon Mac ‘N Cheese Spring Rolls | Courtesy of Top Golf

Kenny’s Smokehouse

Smoked Gouda Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Kenny’s serves a grown up mac ‘n’ cheese made with a bold smoked gouda, Cure 81 ham, and topped with white truffle oil.
The Shops at Legacy, 5760 Legacy Dr #4, Plano, TX 75024 |  kennyssmoke.com

Seabreeze Fish Market & Grill

Lobster Mac n’ Cheese
Seabreeze serves famously fresh seafood. Their form of this comfort food comes with Maine Lobster, Gruyere and White Cheddar Cheese.
Lakeside Market, 4017 Preston Rd #530, Plano, TX 75093 | seabreezefish.com

The Capital Grille

Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese
Comfortable and elegant, Capital Grille has mastered steak, seafood and wine. So you can rest assured that their lobster mac ‘n’ cheese is no exception.
7300 Dallas Pkwy, Plano, TX 75024 | thecapitalgrille.com

Artin’s Grill

Mushroom Mac ‘n’ Cheese
It isn’t a stand-alone entree. Instead, Artin’s serves mushroom mac ‘n’ cheese as a side, for example, under Braised Beef Short Ribs.
The Shops at Legacy, 5840 Legacy Cir D100, Plano, TX 75024 | artinsgrill.com

Courtesy of Artin’s Grill

Rugby House Pub

Truffled Mac & Cheese
Rugby House Pub makes their mac ‘n’ cheese with a special five cheese blend with an oven baked panko crust and white truffle oil. You can add bacon, chicken or Irish sausage.
8604 Preston Rd #100, Plano, TX 75024 | rugbyhousepub.com

There are so many more awesome ways to eat mac ‘n cheese in the area. Is your favorite on our list?

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Alexandra Cronin

Alexandra Cronin is Local Profile's senior editor. She has been with the company since 2016. She loves great coffee, good food, and average wine.