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Experience the best locally-owned shops, markets and eateries full of delicious food and drink.

Discover hidden gems and stroll centuries-old streets in the heart of Historic Downtown McKinney.

OUR MISSION

At the heart of our community is a historic Downtown Square, a one-of-a-kind scene steeped in culture with plenty of stories to be told. Through the years, since its founding in the mid-1800s, many of the beautiful buildings in the city's original business sector have been lovingly preserved and restored. They are now home to talented local chefs, artisans and business owners ready to welcome you into the best restaurants, markets and shops in Texas. To that end, we have made it our mission to share the delicious flavors and rich culture of our town, one bite and one block at a time. Our leisurely walk will satisfy the local foodie and history buff as well as first-time visitors. We can't get enough of McKinney's Main Street character and charm. We love it and we know you will, too!

Tours are Fridays & Saturdays at 11:00AM in Historic Downtown McKinney

Tours are $60.00 per guest and the tour is 3 hours long

TASTING LOCATIONS

CADILLAC PIZZA PUB

This neighborhood and award-winning pizza pub is known not only for its wood-fired pies, but also its craft brews, live music and family-friendly atmosphere.

ETTIENE MARKET

Prepare for a treat in the kitchen shop D Magazine named Best in Dallas! Their pantry runneth over with beautiful accessories for every kitchen need and tasty spices, Texas oils, honeys and jams.

FAIR & SQUARE IMPORTS

This fair trade shop offers sweets and so much more including uniquely crafted, one-of-a-kind gifts. Through chocolate tastings you'll feel the love the owners have for crafters and artisans around the globe.

FILTERED

The vibe is unmistakably chill at this community coffee house. Serving delicious brews and light fare, it's a home away from home for all kinds of folks, including musicians, entrepreneurs and seekers of an office-without-walls.

HARVEST SEASONAL KITCHEN

A leader in the local farm-to-table movement, this celebrated restaurant features fresh, creative American cuisine as well as craft cocktails and beer in a beautifully rustic setting. On our stop here, you might even find yourself seated at the chef's table! 

LANDON WINERY

See for yourself why this locally-owned winery consistently earns 5-star reviews and awards. From its stellar selection of Texas made wines to the comfortable indoor and outdoor seating, this should prove a favorite for you, too.

PATINA GREEN HOME & MARKET

After just one bite you will taste the difference and see why The Food Network awarded this chef crafted menu item the Best in Texas! Only farm fresh ingredients are used here to create food you can trust to be good to you and good for you!

SPOONS CAFE

D Magazine lists this charming cafe as one of the Best Neighborhood Restaurants in the Dallas area. The menu at this award-winning eatery features an amazing variety of flavorful classic dishes that are sure to please every foodie!