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CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING (11/23)
OPEN 11a-3p CHRISTMAS EVE (12/24)
CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS (12/25)

We do not offer reservations at Taverna Rossa - Southlake at this time. No reservations on Friday or Saturday Nights at Taverna Rossa - Plano. We host gatherings on a limited basis. Contact us for details. Food and Beverage minimum required.

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Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Prior to completing the application for employment, please understand that we are serious about creating a productive working environment for our staff and maintaining the highest levels of quality, service, and attention for our guests.

Our Values:

  • We believe in being “remarkable.”
  • We believe that good enough isn’t.
  • We believe in honesty and integrity.
  • We believe that only a happy and professional staff can give the level of personal service we demand.
  • We believe in providing “remarkable” service – the unique and powerful sort of personal care and attention that our guests tell stories about.
  • We believe that everyone is capable of being an A+ player.

If this feels like an environment for you, please complete the application.

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Live Music Schedule

For Booking, contact Shannon McCarthy:

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Turkey before Turkey Day at both locations

Happy Whiskey Wednesday! We’ll be featuring Wild Turkey 81 proof whiskey for $4.00 all night. Celebrate with Turkey before Turkey Day.

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Happy Thanksgiving – CLOSED

Both Taverna Rossa locations will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 23rd so that our TR family can spend time with their family and friends. We look forward to re-opening on Friday, November 24th at 11am. See you tomorrow for Tex-Italian and post-Black Friday shopping drinks!

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Plano – Evening Wear

Evening Wear is an indie-pop band from Dallas, Texas. The group consists of Corina Grove (rhythm guitar, vocals) and John Hames (lead guitar, percussion). They’ve become a local favorite playing gigs all over DFW, including The Gentleman of the Road Festival, House of Blues (Dallas, TX), Gas Monkey Live! (Dallas, TX), The Door (Dallas, TX) , The Prophet Bar (Dallas, TX), RBC (Dallas, TX) and more.
 
With music comprised of haunting harmonies, melodic guitar riffs and relatable lyrics, Evening Wear provides a complete musical experience similar to The Lumineers, Arctic Monkeys and the X Ambassadors.

Get your favorite Taverna Rossa cold beverage and pizza while joining us for this new age band. You won’t be able to get enough of them!

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Southlake – The 8Tracks Band

The 8 Tracks cover Rock N’ Roll of, not just the 70s, but from the 80s as well. They have coined the slogan, “DISCO STILL SUCKS!” No computers, midi or prerecorded anything! Just your favorite Rock N’ Roll playlists and a few that might go a little further back into your grey matter. 8tracks’ primary attempts are to re-create the 70s concert experience and re-live some of the great moments of musical history.

Check out 8tracks and make sure to join us at Taverna Rossa!

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Plano – Chant Duplantier

With a combination of soul, funk, rock, and blues, Chant has established themselves as the ambassadors of Eclectic Soul – a soulful new genre that sets no rules and has no boundaries. This trio mixes intelligently crafted songs with exceptional musicianship to create a style that defies categories and defines originality.

With their roots in the past and a sound for the future, Chant truly is “the history of things to come.” Come check them out ONLY at Taverna Rossa!

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Southlake – Mojo Filter

MOJO FILTER is a Beatles Cover band presents a full tribute show, which includes the familiar outfits that the Beatles wore during their live performance years, as well as replicating the music note for note, using period correct instruments, including Rickenbacker and Gretsch guitars, Hofner basses, Ludwig Drums and Vox amplifiers. This truly is a band you don’t want to miss!

Join us at Taverna Rossa for MOJO FILTER’s return. We’ve got the best thin-crust pizza in North Texas, cold beer on tap, and fresh artists.

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Elliott’s Movember Happy Hour & Fundraiser in Plano

Grow a Mo’, wear your Mo’, or (ladies) bring a Mo’. It’s time to join together and giveback to Elliott’s Movember Fundraiser. ALL DAY LONG, mention that you’re there to support Elliott’s Movember campaign and a percentage of your dining will donate to the Movember Foundation. Just be sure to tell your server that you’re having lunch, a snack, happy hour, dinner or dessert with the fundraiser to benefit men’s health awareness and cancer research.
 
In addition to this all-day fundraiser, we’ll also be holding a special Movember Happy Hour from 3-7pm with
$2 off select Drafts
$4 wells
$5 house wine
$8 Rossa Mules
$8 RossaRita’s
$8 Spicy Bloody Rossa’s
 
And after 7pm, enjoy our Texas Thursday Happy Hour
$2 off ALL Texas made Booze and select Local Draft Beers
 
Can’t make it but still want to support a great cause? Head to is mobro.co/elliottbeard to donate!
 
The Movember Foundation is all about men’s health, with a focus on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. Did you know testicular cancer is the young man’s cancer? It’s the most common men’s cancer between the ages of 15 and 40 – and easily treatable if detected early! Teach your boys how to check themselves and dudes, CHECK YOURSELVES! Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cancer in men next to skin cancer, and almost all cases occur in men over 50. And sadly, 3 out of 4 suicides are men. Talk to the men in your life, and listen to that voice in your head that tells you someone doesn’t seem okay. You might just save a life. Here’s a number to program into your phone: the National Suicide Prevention Lifelife at 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK). There’s also Lifelife Crisis Chat at crisischat.org.
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Panther Island Brewing Pint Night at Southlake

Buy a pint of Panther Island Brewing‘s Sweet Fand or Red Bandit and keep the glass for #Free! We’ll have Panther Island staff on hand to shoot the breeze with. Who could name a better way to start your weekend…on a Thirsty Thursday!?

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Plano – Mary Margaret

Mary Margaret is a local singer/songwriter who recently moved back to Dallas after pursuing a career in Musical Theatre in NYC. She’s back to shake-up the Dallas scene with an eclectic mix of music anywhere from classic standards to pop to folk. Fresh off the plane, join us in welcoming Mary Margaret back to Texas and for her debut at Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer.

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Southlake – Manny & the Gringoderos

Tonight we’ll be serving-up rustic thin-crust pizza, craft beer, and Manny & The Gringoderos. Check-out our menu, grab a cold one, and stay for some awesome live music!

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Plano – Ron Bultongez

Ron Bultongez is a local, English and French speaking singer-songwriter living in Dallas.

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Southlake – RAW Acoustic

Join us as we debut RAW Acoustic on the Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer stage. Raw Acoustic is a three piece modern/classic rock band fronted by the amazing Warren Dunlevy on Lead Vocals/Acoustic Guitar…this band rocks hard acoustically so it’s high energy, but not too loud!

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Plano – Lindsay Hightower Band

Local Lindsay Hightower has a five piece Texi-Cali band with heavy influences of Soul, Rock, and peppered with a little country. Based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Dark, sultry, and campy in nature, every member in the band has performed extensively throughout the U.S. Their musical muses are many and include Amy Winehouse, Sheryl Crow, and Duffy. Hightower’s recently released debut album is entitled Echo Spring. This lyrics-driven debut is directly inspired by Olivia Laing’s book, “Trip to Echo Spring” and explores the commonalities between the word weavers Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

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Southlake – Broken Code

Broken Code is a high energy Texas Rock ‘n’ Roll band homegrown out of McKinney! They specializes in diversity. The band’s sets run the gamut from Classic Rock & Roadhouse Blues to good ol’ party on the patio hippie music.

Come on down to Taverna Rossa and check’em out!

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Plano – The Bodarks

Stompin’ and fiddlin’, pluckin’ and strummin’, The Bodarks dig up the roots from which today’s popular music grew and the American soul was nurtured. With that washboard rhythm and rolling banjo, you can’t help but move to it, kick back with a beer in each hand and wail along. It’s good ol’ American-made roots music picked fresh.

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Southlake – Wanda King Band

One of the Best Female Blues Songstress Performing! Wanda King has the wow factor with her Hot Blues and Cool Jazz style. Wanda is the  daughter of  Blues legend Freddie King. She is the President of the Freddie King Blues Foundation. She’s also accepted the award for her late father Freddie King who was inducted into the ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME 2012.

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Plano – Droo’s Peace Crush

Droo’s Peace Crush has been active in the Dallas music scene for well over 15 years. While he began his career playing bass with numerous local & national acts, for the past 8+ years, he’s successfully navigated the local cover music scene, becoming known for his pure, raw vocals, full rhythmic guitar voicing’s, and being able to perform all kinds of pop music from all different styles, genres, and periods. Starting out, he mostly performed solo, but throughout the years, an incredible band has organically formed around him,and now you will often hear 2-4 of them playing out together in bars and venues all over North Texas. Their full sound stems from many various backgrounds, ethnicities, musical styles, and all-around walks of life. Since their musical elements are as eclectic as the Peace Crush-ers themselves, sonically the band is like nothing else that you’ve ever heard before…and because of the extremely diverse cover song selections they’ve performed over the years, their original tunes are a pop-heavy beautiful mix of energetic melodies, sounds, and collaborations that they derive from all these influences.

Evening Wear Taverna Rossa Live Music Craft Beer Artisan Pizza

Southlake – Evening Wear

Evening Wear is an indie-pop band from Dallas, Texas. The group consists of Corina Grove (rhythm guitar, vocals) and John Hames (lead guitar, percussion). They’ve become a local favorite playing gigs all over DFW, including The Gentleman of the Road Festival, House of Blues (Dallas, TX), Gas Monkey Live! (Dallas, TX), The Door (Dallas, TX) , The Prophet Bar (Dallas, TX), RBC (Dallas, TX) and more.
 
With music comprised of haunting harmonies, melodic guitar riffs and relatable lyrics, Evening Wear provides a complete musical experience similar to The Lumineers, Arctic Monkeys and the X Ambassadors.

Get your favorite Taverna Rossa cold beverage and pizza while joining us for this new age band. You won’t be able to get enough of them!

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Plano – Spencer Cole Band

Whether described as a classic rock band with a strong Texas boogie and blues influence or a Texas boogie and blues band with a classic rock influence, the Spencer Cole Band brings energy and originality to every show, especially when the sax tears into one its dreamy or wailing solo riffs.

On any given night, the Spencer Cole Band cruises through tunes from artists such as: Delbert McClinton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Tab Benoit, Jonny Lang, Santana, Chuck Berry, ZZ Top, and Van Morrison.  There’s even time set aside to flirt with a little music from Mindi Abair, Richard Elliot, and Stevie Wonder … just to keep the musical palette cleansed before the next serving of hot rock, boogie, and blues, Spencer Cole style.

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Southlake – Missing Three Band

Missing Three is known for a wide variety of musical styles from oldie classics to today’s top hits! The entertainment is never ending with an inventive bucket percussion routines like the famous Broadway show “Stomp!”, unique artwork created right on stage, a guitarist who does handstands while playing, and a big voiced female vocalists, larger than Christina Aguilera!

This is going to be the cherry on top of your week. Come for the music, stay for the craft pizza and beer, including 30 local brews on tap.

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Whistlepig Barrel Launch at Plano

Merry Christmas from us to you! Doug Ward and Matt Steel with Whistlepig Distillery are joining us to celebrate the launch of our 10 and Be Spoke barrels at a discounted price. 33 Sazerac cocktails will be on special tonight!

Trey Allen Band

Plano – Trey Allen Band

Trey Allen Band is an indie-rock band based out of Dallas, TX. They have performed at a variety of music venues across the country, from House of Blues in Dallas to music festivals in Oklahoma and Georgia. With Trey’s raspy vocals and passion for music and Johns harmony vocals it will grab your attention and make you want to hear more! They have a broad range of musical influences such as The Rolling Stones, Radiohead, REM, Tom Petty, Audioslave and The Beatles, and current artist also like, The Lumineers, Mondo Cozmo, The Black Keys, Young The Giant, Bishop Briggs and Foy Vance.

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Southlake – Sonic Moonshine

Sonic Moonshine is a rock soul and blues band with roots from west Texas and beyond. They sing with a classic rock edge while keeping the beat solid and moving with his drumming skills. Sonic Moonshine is a high energy Club band that will be sure to keep you entertained. Don’t miss out on Sonic Moonshine’s debut at Taverna Rossa. We look forward to seeing you!

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Plano – Maylee Thomas Band

From her early days as a Gospel singer to her legendary status as a Texas Diva, Maylee Thomas transcends genres, mixing Gospel-based blues with soul driven rock, touches of pop, with the very faintest caresses of country from time to time… and audiences respond. Maylee is the soul of Texas and a must see act.

If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend kick-off place, join us for Maylee’s return. We will be serving up hot, rustic thin-crust pizza and cold drafts to go with Maylee’s fantastic sound. 

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Southlake – The Inspiration Band

Join us in welcoming The Inspiration Band to Taverna Rossa for their return. They are a 5 piece jazz combo that can expand to an electrifying 9 piece BIG BAND TOP 40 NONSTOP PARTY band. Dancing and singing with the band are not unheard of when they come to party.
 
You bring the party! We’ll have the best gourmet, artisan pizza in North Texas and cold craft beer.
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Early Closure for Christmas Eve

Both Taverna Rossa-Plano and Taverna Rossa-Southlake will be open for brunch and lunch, until 3pm. Let us take care of any last minute lunch, dinner, and holiday catering for you. Happy Holidays everyone!

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Whistlepig Barrel Launch at Southlake

Merry Christmas from us to you! Doug Ward and Matt Steel with Whistlepig Distillery are joining us to celebrate the launch of our 10 and Be Spoke barrels at a discounted price. 33 Sazerac cocktails will be on special tonight!

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Southlake – Chris Watson Band

The Chris Watson Band is a powerhouse Southern Soul group out of Fort Worth, TX. Combining only the best elements of Blues, MoTown, Funk and Southern Rock, this collection of passionate musicians puts on an unforgettable show suitable for all music lovers.

Check-out the Chris Watson Band and Taverna Rossa’s new R&D pie. It changes on a regular basis just like our rotating IPAs on Tap!

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Plano – BJ Stricker Unplugged

Singer-songwriter Bj Stricker & The Kings music comes in the form of dynamic contrast in sound. Drawing from influences from folk and rock to blues and jazz fusion, the Dallas musician’s infectious tunes are derived from the very human struggles.
Although they are not strangers to Plano, tonight will be their first performance at Taverna Rossa – Craft Pizza & Beer. Bring your friends, grab a craft pizza and beer, and kickback for a show. Great way to start you New Year’s weekend.
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Southlake – Velvet Love Box

Velvet Love Box features three veteran musicians from the North Texas area: percussionist/vocalist Brandon Bumpas, guitarist/vocalist Scot Cloud, and vocalist/bassist Neil Schnell. The band formed at Bronco’s Sports Bar in 1997, where they still perform every Thursday night, and over the past fifteen years they have continued to blur the line between “cover” and “original”, creating a niche for themselves. In early 2002 VLB recorded their first EP, “Pilot,” for Texas indie label Aaron Ave. Records. In 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008 Velvet Love Box was voted Best Cover Band by the readers of Fort Worth Weekly!

 
Help us kick-off Velvet Love Box’s return to Taverna Rossa – Southlake. The craft beer will be flowin’ and the artisan pizza will be hot!
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Plano – Mark Sena Unplugged

You can expect Classic Rock…you can expect funk…you can even expect some Top 40’s! Mark Sena is going to pack a show with all of your favorite songs.

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Southlake – New Year’s Eve Party featuring Justin Mason

FREE CHAMPAGNE! NO COVER! NO RESERVATIONS!
 
Justin Mason will be hosting quite a show with all your favorite tunes. At midnight, we’re celebrating with a champagne toast free of charge. Anyone under the age of 21 will get a free soda to cheers with everyone!
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Plano – Open until 10pm New Year’s Eve

We’ll be open until 10pm tonight for any last minute dining, delivery, or party orders.  Let’s raise one last glass to 2017! We’d love to toast all of you for joining us this year and letting us serve you. Thank you for being a part of our family. Cheers! Have a safe and happy new year!

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Open at 2pm on New Year’s Day

We’ll admit it: We stayed up a little late last night. Both Taverna Rossas will open at 2pm today to serve all of your hangover and Monday favorites. Happy New Year!

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