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Hank's Texas Grill

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1310 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-3312
+1 972-542-5144
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Niagara Falls, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place that had BBQ plus served alcohol beverages. I googled and Hanks was the first place to come up. They were pretty good. The atmosphere was great and they have live bands which was very entertaining. Would definitely go back.

Thank DonnaRubin14
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66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect venue to catch some great Texas Country Music. Food is pretty basic...we enjoyed the Texas Popcorn (fried jalepenos) and two burgers. I was a bit disappointed at first that the egg on my Bacon and Egg Cheeseburger was cooked through instead of runny, but then I found the hashbrowns underneath! Absolutely delicious! Next time I will ask for a... More 

Thank Meg C
McKinney, Texas
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196 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Came here with friends who were going to see Blaine Howard perform. We should have just ordered drinks... This is a beer place, wine is from a box and selection is limited. Our friends ordered burgers and onion rings, the burgers were overdone and the onion rings were skinning and heavily breaded. My brisket platter was a disaster, meat was... More 

Thank Alan W
Frisco, Texas
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Hanks is a very cool place! We had fried pickles as an appetizer and they were great and I don't even like pickles. The burgers were good too. It has a great country atmosphere, huge patio with a stage for concerts. I would have given it a 5 but our waitress wasn't very good.

Thank Linda R
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

We visited last Saturday at 1:30, so after the lunch rush. Well that didn't seem to matter. The waitresses are also the hostesses so we had to wait a few minutes for one to come out of the back to seat us. There was one small table and one large table with guests so they weren't busy. Once we sat... More 

Thank Jennifer E
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Food was dry or near tasteless. It took us an hour to get our food and we watched several parties of four or more leave after waiting 30+ minutes for service. Terrible.

Thank Jennifer N
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

So I love barbecue, but generally only eat it once a year since my wife and all my kids are vegetarians. This year I went to Hank's. Food was good, but, unlike other reviews, service was excellent. I went in for a late lunch and it was pretty empty, but the bartender immediately came from behind the bar and came... More 

Thank Gregg Y
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by on a Sunday evening with 2 hours left before closing. Maybe that's the problem since we didn't stop by during lunch/dinner rush. The best part of this experience was the interior decorations. Hank the bulldog was a major theme and bulldog images and other fun things covered the walls. We ordered the fried pickles appetizer, barbecue platter,... More 

Thank Angelica D
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Besides the fact the waitress throwing herself at my husband, they were sweeping the floor right around us kicking up all different kinds of particles onto our food. The bathrooms were so disgusting that I walked right out. Talked to the manager and he laughed at me. Customer service was one of the worse experiences.

Thank Jennifer R
Dallas, Texas
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150 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Small intimate feel - can get near stage. Very good mix of country music. Didn't eat there so can't rate the food but atmosphere seems more bar than anything. Long bar and then a back room with tables/bar and live music. Intimate feel with small dance area. There is free parking but it is some there and some at hotel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1310 N Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75070-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McKinney
  • Phone Number: +1 972-542-5144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?