With over 200 dining options and counting, Allen is a prime location for new restaurants. Rise Biscuits & Donuts, based in North Carolina, and El Pollo Loco, based in California, have both confirmed that Allen will be the home of their first North Texas locations.
El Pollo Loco will be located at 386 E. Stacy Rd., Allen and is expected to open in August. The restaurant is known for Mexican-style marinated chicken. This will be one of the first two locations to open in North Texas, with the other opening in Bedford. The chain has other Texas locations in Houston and San Antonio, with plans to continue expanding in the North Texas area.
For more information, visit elpolloloco.com.
Rise Biscuits & Donuts will be located at 950 W. Stacy Rd., Allen and is expected to open this fall. The restaurant is known for “serving the best dang biscuits & donuts” as noted on their website. They will offer both traditional and non-traditional donut options as well as savory biscuit sandwiches. Allen will be the first Texas location and there are plans for expansion throughout Collin County.
For more information, visit risebiscuitsdonuts.com.
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