Ways to support our Local Business as they change the way they serve At-Home Customers
As we all try to adjust to new ways of social distancing while supporting our community we can look at Order to-go meals, use services that deliver, or buy gift cards to use at a later date at your favorite shops and restaurants.
Update March 18: Plano City Council members voted to extend the City’s public health emergency declaration until April 27, closing bars, theaters and gyms and restricting restaurants to carry-out, delivery or drive-through services beginning 5 p.m. March 18.
We asked some of our business owners about how they are adjusting to the new normal.
Guidepost Montessori is offering emergency childcare for essential workers. Guidepost Montessori sees the need for our health care professionals, first responders, and other essential workers to have reliable, safe, and loving childcare so that they can focus on their critical mission of caring for and maintaining our community and those who are ill. For these families, we are ready to step in to fill this need, and to provide your children with quality care while you work. We have developed this just for you, and so you can help others in need!
Bambino App is offering $10 off for their first sit and have college-aged and healthy sitters ready to come and help you at home while you work. Many of them can tutor kids too! They are waiving booking fees too.
For families needing extended care, SitterNeeded, a caregiving service by professional nursing students, is waiving its usual membership services operation and offering free access to membership services for one month.
ER Near Me is an Emergency Room prepared to treat all Emergency patients, including those having Covid-19 related symptoms. We are not specifically a Covid-19 testing facility; however, we are one of the first facilities to have an onsite COVID-19 test which provides preliminary results in 10 minutes. This test can be utilized as an adjunct to treating our symptomatic patients. We have no waiting times, board-certified ER physicians, fully qualified team 24/7, and provide an excellent option to the crowded hospitals ER. We are here waiting to treat you with Concierge Emergency Care!
VisitDoctorNow.com – “I’m offering Telemedicine for $12.95 for individuals & $19.95 for households. I have group discounts for business owners that wish to help employees they can call me: Shawn Gray (469)265-4527 “
Restaurants & Food
PinStack – Eat Now & Play Later Curbside To-Go – Receive a Free game card equal to the value of your food & beverage purchase (before taxes & gratuity)…so you can eat & drink now and support PINSTACK…and play later for free. They have salads, burgers, pizzas, and wings plus kids mac & cheese and grilled cheese sandwiches. If you are craving adult beverages, you will enjoy the Frozen Lemonade and a nice selection of beer & wine. Save room for the Bourbon Street Boozy Shake, too! Just call in and pay for your order. Pull up curbside and they bring your food, beverages, & game card to your car. You can view their menu at https://pinstackbowl.com/eat/.
Blue Goose Cantina: New To-Go/Curbside Menu!
The Plano Dairy Queen on Park blvd and Ave K is family owned and operated since 1967, they offer family meals that feed 4-6 people with either chicken or steak fingers, French fries, Texas toast and gravy. They have delicious cool treats to go and offer the full menu. You can find the menu at www.dqtexas.com or you can call in an order and get curb side pick up or get it delivered with door dash, grub hub, or Uber. The phone number is 972-423-4509.
Waffle House locations in Plano are open, and prepared to serve carry out and drop off catering for local businesses.
Havin A Ball Mobile Kitchen & Food Truck: Local chef inspired individual meals or family sized entrees with a culinary edge! Pick up in Plano or delivery available to your home in the McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Plano, The Colony, North Dallas or Richardson Areas only. “Dear friends and supporters, please choose from one of our delicious home delivered meals…we have several options including kids meals, vegan meals and more.”
Carrabas Italian Grill – Offering Curbside and extended delivery area from all Texas Locations. Plano and Dallas stores owned by a local Frisco family who would love your support.
1418 Coffee House will be implementing “backdoor service.” Call your order in ahead of time and drive around to the back door to pick up.
Location: 1419 K Ave.
Benedict’s Restaurant is offering carry-out orders.
Location: 8442 Parkwood Blvd.
Better Than Sex Desserts is offering carry-out orders and curbside service with call ahead.
Location: 1010 E. 15th St.
Bellagreen is offering carry-out and delivery at both Plano locations.
5717 Legacy Dr #180; (972) 546-0402
2408 Preston Rd Suite A; 972) 975-9033
Blue Mesa Grill is offering curbside service and a carry-out fajita family pack for four people for $50.
Location: 8200 Dallas Pkwy
The Biscuit Bar is offering free lunches for school-aged children (K-12) March 16-20 at all locations. No other purchase is required. No substitutions or changes to the free lunch menu. High school students must present valid school ID. Limit one per child present. Lunch may be taken to-go, but child must be present when ordering. Free lunch menu available 11:00 am – 1:00 pm only. Free Lunch includes ONE of the following items: Scrambled Egg Biscuit, Ham and Cheese Biscuit, Turkey and Cheese Biscuit, PB & J Biscuit, Chicken Nuggets. Every lunch comes with a side of applesauce and a water cup. The Biscuit Bar is also offering carry-out orders from the regular menu.
Location: 5880 Tx-121, #102b
Cafe Intermezzo is offering free carry-out meals to employees in the hospitality industry. Four meals per industry person until they’re gone.
Location: The Shops at Legacy
7401 Lone Star Drive
Campisi’s is offering carry-out, curbside service and contactless delivery. Contactless delivery service gives customers the chance to request that our delivery drivers leave their orders at their door or outside of their apartment complexes, avoiding hand-to-hand contact.
Location: 4709 W Parker Rd Suite #400
ChongQing House is offering delivery and carry-out. Delivery is free for orders $30 or more within a five-mile radius of the restaurant.
Location: 2901 N Central Expy. #109
Corner Wines is taking phone orders and offering curbside service. Call ahead.
Location: Lakeside Market
4017 Preston Road Suite 535
Dog Haus Biergarten is offering carry-out, delivery and curbside services.
Location: 744 S. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX
Eddie’s Diner is offering carry-out and curbside service. Open daily 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. until further notice.
Location: 4709 W. Parker Rd. #425
Fat Straws is offering online ordering, curbside service and delivery 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Location: 6509 W. Park Blvd. #425
Fogo de Chao Legacy is offering catering and curbside service.
Location: 5908 Headquarters Dr Ste. K150
Haywire is offering curbside service. Call ahead.
Location: Legacy West Shopping Center
5901 Winthrop, St. Suite 110
Henry’s Homemade Ice Cream is offering carry-out half-gallons and quarts and ice cream cakes. Call ahead to place an order. Curbside service is also available.
Location: 3100 Independence Pkwy
Holy Grail Pub is offering curbside service 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Call to place an order from the lunch and dinner menu, pull up in the porte chochere next to the outdoor patio and Holy Grail will bring your order to your car.
Location: 8240 Preston Rd. #150
Kilwins Plano is offering curbside service of chocolates, fudge, caramel and ice cream. Call in your order and pay by phone beforehand.
Location: 7161 Bishop Rd.
Meccha Matcha will offer free delivery within a five-mile radius.
Location: 2001 Coit Rd #166
Mudleaf Coffee is offering curbside service and touchless check out. Call to place your order and pay over the phone. Call again when you arrive and someone will bring the order to your car.
Location: 3100 Independence Pkwy. Suite #300
Mignon is offering curbside service. Call ahead.
Location: 4005 Preston Rd. #518
Norma’s Cafe locations are offering carry-out orders and curbside service 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. You can also order delivery through Favor which has started a relief program guaranteeing 100% of sales will go directly back to Norma’s Cafe and their staff.
Location: 605 W. 15th St.
Original ChopShop is offering 50% off delivery fees on orders of $20 or more through March 27 using code CHOPcares.
Location: 5717 Legacy Dr.
Plant Based Grocery is a small, specialty grocery store located inside the restaurant Viridescent Kitchen. They offer a wide variety of unique shelf stable grocery items that range from meal helpers to candy bars. Everything is plant based and most items are also allergen friendly and gluten free. Shop online and select from priority flat rate shipping or choose local pickup, with curbside delivery offered.
Location: 5760 State Highway 121 #140
Roots Chicken Shak is open for delivery through Grubhub or for curbside pick-up. Guests can call when out front and they will bring your order out.
Location: Legacy Food Hall
7800 Windrose Ave.
Sambuca360 is offering curbside service. Call ahead.
Location: 7200 Bishop Rd Suite # 270
Sea Breeze Fish Market & Grill is offering curbside service. Call ahead.
Location: 4017 Preston Rd #530, Plano, TX 75093
In addition to its regular menu, Shell Shack will be selling six-packs and 12-packs of beer as well as bottles of liquor to go. All alcohol sales require a valid ID.
Location: 1855 Dallas Pkwy #100
Sharetea is offering carry-out service. Straws will be kept behind the counters. Not accepting reusable cups. Contactless payment options, Apple Pay and Google Pay available.
Location: 3933 N Central Expy.
The following restaurants at The Shops at Legacy are offering carry-out meals:
Original ChopShop – 50% off delivery fees on orders of $20 or more through March 27 using code CHOPcares.
The Shops at Willow Bend will reduce its hours beginning March 17 until further notice. Monday – Saturday 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: 6121 W. Park Blvd.
The following restaurants at The Shops at Willow Bend are now offering curbside service:
Starbucks has temporarily transitioned to a carry-out only model. Customers can still walk in and order at the counter, order through the app and use the drive-thru and delivery as usual. However, all indoor seating cannot be used. Condiment bars and customer hand-off have also been modified
Union Bear is offering curbside service. Call ahead.
Location: 5880 Hwy. 121 #101
Viridescent Kitchen is offering curbside service and carry-out service. Delivery offered by DoorDash, or on other delivery platforms: Uber Eats (free delivery for local businesses), GrubHub & Favor. Viridescent Kitchen is also offering a video series on plant based meal prep and recipes, plus other useful tips for staying at home, all available on its website.
Location: 5760 Hwy. 121 #140
Custom Care Package Depot – “BUSY BOXes” that are great for quarantine boredom busters! We also have treats and eats, woman empowering boxes, man boxes, and senior citizen boxes. The senior boxes can be really important right now since most of the nursing homes and assisted living facilities are on full lockdown, families can’t go visit, which absolutely breaks my heart! I am working on a build your own custom box section as we speak as well!
CCC Creations: “I have a variety of gifts items, decor, tshirts, custom wreath, dish towels, etc. Some of the popular items recently have been the handmade soaps, bath bombs and the soup/dip/dessert mixes! The mixes are simple, only take a few common ingredients and are ready in less than 20 minutes! The greatest part of my business is that everything is online—Facebook or Instagram—and you never have to come in contact with another person! I offer porch pick up in Plano or shipping to anywhere in the US!”
Lone Star Mercantile in Allen: “Lone Star Mercantile is truly a labor of love and we are so proud to be part of this community. Our 200+ vendors do an amazing job creating their individual booth spaces and we could not exist without them! Please PLEASE continue to SHOP SMALL as much as possible and remember that you can continue to shop in store and online. Consider shopping online or purchasing gift cards to be used in store at a later time.
Cariloha in The Shops at Legacy is offering free shipping on orders $75+. For orders within a 5 mile radius, we are doing free doorstep delivery, no order minimum. Cariloha is an all bamboo goods retailer. We are best known for our bamboo sheets, but our mattresses, blankets, towels, pajamas, socks, and underwear are all equally as amazing. We offer 100 night trials on bedding and 30 night trials on all other products. Try our products risk-free and fall in love with the softest bedding on the planet! We need all orders to be placed by phone at 469-443-0175 or by email to email@example.com. Online orders credit corporate instead of our local store.
Bibliobar, a mobile bookstore, is offering free delivery to the Plano, Sachse, Wylie, Murphy, Richardson and Garland areas. Order from their website and choose shipping to your home, and the book will be delivered to your porch, no human contact necessary.
Boutiques in the Downtown Plano Arts District will be holding Facebook Live shopping sessions in the upcoming weeks. Check out what’s available in-store at La Foofaraw March 18 at noon. More to come in the future, so please follow Downtown Plano Arts District on Facebook.
Holman Pottery is offering curbside delivery while in-store shopping is suspended. Customers can call ahead with questions on current inventory. The store can text pics and will ship gifts anywhere needed.
Location: 914 18th St. (972) 424-9982
The Feathered Nest is offering curbside delivery of womens’ apparel and accessories ordered online via Facebook or Instagram. They are also offering $6 flat rate shipping. You may send emails with questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: 1018 E. 15th St.
The Impeccable Pig is currently offering 20% off everything in the online store, plus free shipping.
Customers can order online from Lyla’s website and call the shop to have the package delivered to their car when it’s ready.
Location: 1024 E. 15th St.
J’s Art Studio – Kid classes on zoom and we are also offering “Art Kits” for ANYONE to purchase! These kits range from $8 per $35. They are for ages 4+…. I just made some for teens and adults!!! We have curb side pickup of these on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 12 noon!
We at SMARTS Education and Enrichment very much care about the kids in the communities and their success. We are offering online classes using Skype with live instructors to ensure we maintain high quality for our enrichment and educational classes. We have details available at our website where parents can enroll online at https://smartsclub.net/ They can also call 214-578-7222 with any questions.
Yogees yoga 4 kids: live, online yoga Storytime for ages 18 mos to 18 yrs. $5/ child if able, no one turned away. Good Yoga: Adaptive yoga for adults and children with neurological and physical special diagnoses. $10/ household if able, no one turned away. www.good-yoga.com/book-online
The Art Center Theatre – The City of Plano and the Art Centre Theatre care about our citizens and their children. We know that in these coming months, budgets will be stretched thin and many normal activities and distractions will be fiiscally and physically impossible. Through the wisdom and generosity of the City of Plano and the coordination and creativity of the Art Centre Theatre, we will be offering 4 – FREE – 2 week camps for Plano residents, Sign up is free, field trips are free, attendance is free. We are here to help. Spread the word and sign up now. Spots are limited.
Guidepost Montessori – offering Emergency Childcare for Essential Workers, Distance Learning for Ages 0 – 6, and Distance Learning for Elementary.
Stretch-n-Grow: Live Pre-School Classes start Tuesday 3/24. The Class Pass will give you access to 11 LIVE sessions this week: Dance, Gymnastics, Fitness, Music, and Soccer this week for $2.50 per session. Also, 30-day access to our ON-Demand classes and recorded LIVE sessions. FREE MUSIC CLASS TO PREVIEW
Support the new kids hair salon – Pigtails & Crewcuts. We have only been open 2 weeks. Our salon is very clean and we are taking extra precautions now. We are taking appointments as well as walk-ins. Our temporary hours are Friday & Saturday 10-5 and Sunday noon -5. They are located at 4801 W. Park Suite 417. 469-298-3084
Eliz Alex Photography – “I also create digital family illustrations, as well as some pregnancy/birth announcements at home. Since this project is handled via email communication and is not contact, I thought it would be something Plano Moms would enjoy. I was thinking the moms that might be newly pregnant, a maternity photos or a birth announcements, save the date, or a family spring images that are not able due to COVID.”
Perfect Tan in Plano: Right now they are closed but they have a site wide sale at the online store at shopperfecttan.com Including discounts on future tanning packages, self tanner, gift cards, candles and our Shirts & Mugs. Everything is 18% off and no promo code required.
Order Matters, a professional organizing business. Traditionally, we provide hands-on organizing services in homes and small businesses. Due to Covid-19, we are moving to virtual offerings including DIY, 1:1 Virtual Coaching, and Ducks in a Row (a workbook used to organize a family’s vital documents and information). We also offer gift certificates which may be redeemed now for DIY, 1:1 Virtual Coaching, and/or Ducks in a Row, or later for hands-on organizing. During this time, I am also offering online videos with tips for those who want to do some organizing on their own in their homes or businesses right now. These videos are being posted on my business Facebook page. I’d like to offer a special for Plano Moms – 50% discount on DIY, Virtual 1:1, and Ducks in a Row for a limited time as an offer for those needing help during this time.
College H.U.N.K.S. Hauling Junk and Moving is offering discounted curbside or driveway pickups for folks who are using their time at home to declutter. Pay by credit card over the phone for non-contact service. 214-699-1471
event1013, a unique venue in Historic Downtown Plano, offers a discounted elopement package to people whose wedding plans have been canceled or delayed but want to be married right away due to deployment, illness, new baby, limited availability of a special attendee, etc. The package is limited to a bride, groom, officiant and 4 witnesses. A bottle of champagne, a Nothing Bundt Cake, champagne flutes, plates and special lighting are included. Call 972-890-7970
Plano Fit Body Boot Camp will host online workout classes multiple times in the morning and evening. More details on signing up at their website.
Plano Taekwondo America is offering online classes to our students and anyone in the community that wants to participate. More details online or by calling.
Think Tank Counseling will be offering therapy sessions through video conferencing. Think Tank offers therapy services, nutritional coaching and psychological testing. Think Tank accepts most major insurances and offer reasonable private pay options. Call (972) 913-4738 or email email@example.com
Bright at Home Cleaning – We’re offering a limited number of Bright at Home Cleaning TAKE CARE KITS for purchase with free disinfected delivery. Disinfectant cleaning supplies are currently difficult to come by, but we’ve got some! Masks are hard to come by, but we’ve made some! And we’ve tossed in a toilet paper roll for good measure.
do you have or know of anyone that we can add to this list? Please email us!