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**Peticolas Brewing Co. Beer Dinner Wednesday, December 12th at Plano 6:30pm. Seat are limited and $80++ each! Contact Plano@tavernarossa.com for menu and details**

We do not offer reservations at Taverna Rossa - Southlake at this time. We host gatherings on a limited basis. Contact us for details. Food and Beverage minimum required.

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TravelHost

Where The FC Dallas Players Eat

Frisco’s own FC Dallas players sat down with us for a peek behind the scenes of the power-house MLS franchise. We found out where the players eat, shop and play when they aren’t on the field training or competing.
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Zagat

20 AMAZING PIZZAS YOU NEED TO TRY RIGHT NOW IN DALLAS/FORT WORTH

Whether arriving at your doorstep or your table, pizza makes any day better.
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Community Impact

SOUTHLAKE’S TAVERNA ROSSA FEATURES LIVE MUSIC ALONG WITH TEX-ITALIAN MENU

Since its opening a year and a half ago in Southlake, Taverna Rossa has intended to be the regular spot…
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Dining with Delia Jo

EAT THIS: NEW MENU ITEMS AT TAVERNA ROSSA

Taverna Rossa is a popular destination for pizza, patio views, and drinks in Plano. Since its opening in 2012, they’ve made a name for themselves…
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Dallas Observer

CELEBRATE NATIONAL TEQUILA DAY IN DALLAS WITH THESE UNEXPECTED TEQUILA COCKTAILS

This take on a classic margarita will make you rethink pizza and beer…
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Plano Magazine

NTX BEER WEEK 2016

Chug-a-lug, chug-a-lug. North Texans who celebrate the return of fall with a personal favorite locally brewed beer and/or a few seasonal selects, will want to mark down November 11-20 on the calendar. .
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Guide Live

HERE IS WHERE TO FIND ELECTION DAY FOOD AND DRINK DEALS IN DALLAS-FORT WORTH

As the most divisive, bizarre and, frankly, exhausting U.S. presidential campaign ever crawls sputtering and gasping toward the general election finish line, the word among us common folk is more “can it just be over?” than fervor for a particular candidate.
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Zagat

20 AMAZING PIZZAS YOU NEED TO TRY RIGHT NOW IN DALLAS-FORT WORTH

Whether arriving at your doorstep or at your table from a coal-fired oven, pizza makes any day better. So to celebrate this round (sometimes square) masterpiece of dough, sauce and cheese (some traditional, some way outside-the-pizza-box), we’ve gathered 20 of the greatest around Dallas–Fort Worth, each fantastic in its own right. No matter how you slice it.
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Pop Goes The City

DALLAS OFF THE CLOCK: TRANSITION COCKTAILS

It’s finally starting to cool off in the metroplex. And that means that restaurants and bars all over town will be offering drinks perfect for fall and winter.
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Star-Telegram

TAVERNA ROSSA’S $10 LUNCH SPECIAL: FANCY PIZZA FOR A FAMILY PRICE

The price of a handmade, stone-oven pizza with local, premium toppings is now $10 at lunch, including a salad.
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Plano Magazine

56 BEST EATS IN PLANO 2016

Plano is kinda exploding these days with new restaurants. It can be tricky to figure out where to spend your hard-earned dollars when it’s time for dinner. But fear not, loyal Plano Magazine readers,…
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Fun City Stuff

TAVERNA ROSSA SOUTHLAKE TOPS THE PUB FAIR FOOD CHAIN

The pizza was good. The crust was fabulous. We were divided on the pizza flavors…
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76092

LOCAL BUZZ

Just a few short years ago, if you saw a local beer on a restaurant menu or in your supermarket, it was a Shiner Bock…
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Star-Telegram

TAVERNA ROSSA ADDS A LAYER OF CRUST TO SOUTHLAKE’S PIZZA WORLD

Although Southlake has no shortage of pizza, there’s room for one more, if done well.
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Zagat

THE 18 BEST THINGS TO EAT AND DRINK THIS SUMMER IN DFW

The long days and warm nights of summer provide limitless opportunities for fun and adventure…
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Eater

DINING IN THE ‘BURBS

Pizza and beer go together like peas and carrots, especially at Taverna Rossa.
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D Magazine Sidedish

THE SCOOP

Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza and Beer celebrates the new locale with a grand opening celebration on Thursday, May 19.
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Zagat

12 AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS BRISKET DISHES IN DALLAS-FT. WORTH

This Plano favorite (and new Southlake sibling) serves brisket on pizzas, and inside its Texas-inspired lasagna…
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Star Local Media

NEW TENANTS TO JOIN GRANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT

Heritage Pizza Co. is the newest concept from {33} Restaurant Group, the same team behind Taverna Rossa and Cadillac Pizza Pub.
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Star-Telegram

EATS BEAT: NEW CHEF AT MAX’S, MORE PIZZA AND BRUNCH IN SOUTHLAKE

If there’s anything Southlake doesn’t need, it’s more pizza. But none of the other Southlake artisan pizza bars is quiet like Taverna Rossa, open in busy Park Village next to Malai.
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Eater Dallas

TAVERNA ROSSA IS NOW SLINGING STONE-FIRED PIZZAS & QUESO IN SOUTHLAKE

Rustin thin-crust pizzas and Texas Queso in the same concept may not make a whole lot of sense at first, but it’s a formula that Taverna Rossa has clearly perfected.
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Zagat

74 KILLER SPOTS FOR BEER IN DALLAS – FT. WORTH

There’s nothing quite like an icy cold beer on a hot afternoon. Or a rainy evening. Or with a platter of huevos rancheros during Sunday brunch. Really, is there any occasion when a pint or two isn’t in order?
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360 West Magazine

DINING OUT

With one restaurant area, Southlake is stepping up its game in two trendy areas: good pizza & good beer.
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DFW.com

THE BEST RESTAURANT PATIOS IN DFW

In a way, Southlake’s eclectic restaurant/retail center Park Village is one big patio, with a multicolor-lighted fountain spraying artfully…
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Culture Map

THIS DALLAS RESTAURANT NEWS ROUNDUP CAN BARELY CONTAIN ALL OF THE OPENINGS

If you want pizza, doughnuts, and coffee, you’ve come to the right place. We bring you tidings of a new pizzeria…
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Zagat

THE 12 MOST ANTICIPATED SPRING RESTAURANT OPENINGS IN DALLAS – FT. WORTH

The flowers are blooming and the birds are singing more cheerily, but our favorite sign of spring is the new crop of restaurants sprouting up all over the greater metro area.
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Eater Dallas

TAVERNA ROSSA WILL EXPAND SOUTHLAKE’S RAPIDLY GROWING DINING SCENE IN APRIL

Since opening in Plano, Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza & Beer has made a name for itself as one of the best spots in the ‘burbs to find a slice.
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Dallas Observer

TAVERNA ROSSA’S SECOND LOCATION IS OPENING IN SOUTHLAKE’S PARK VILLAGE

Craft beer and pizza is coming to the new Park Village Shopping Center in Southlake. Taverna Rossa, a project from the pizza-centric restaurant group that owns Cadillac Pizza Pub and Palio’s Pizza Cafe, will open in April, according to a press release.
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Star-Telegram

RESTAURANT NEWS FOR MARCH

A Winning Combination: Add Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza & Beer to a lengthy list of pizza possibilities in Southlake.
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Southlake Style

PIZZA PARTY: LOCALLY SOURCED EATS, CRAFT BEER, LIVE MUSIC COMING TO SOUTHLAKE

Taverna Rossa Craft Pizza and Beer is making its way to Southlake’s Park Village to offer hometown flavors in a comfortable, eclectic atmosphere.
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CBS DFW

BEST BLT IN DFW

In case you weren’t aware, April is National BLT Month, which gives you a good reason to indulge in America’s second favorite sandwich (ham being the first) all month long.
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Culture Trip

EATING OUT IN PLANO, TX: TOP 10 LOCAL RESTAURANTS

Deriving its name from its topography, Plano in Texas is a rapidly growing city, both economically and culturally. With an international population and a wide variety of cuisines, from Asian to Italian and Cuban to Viennese, we explore the top places to eat in Plano.
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Plano Magazine

TAVERNA ROSSA

Preston Lancaster and Tony Smith are in no hurry. It’s Monday evening, and their restaurant, Taverna Rossa, is filling up for dinner, with servers and customers engaged in lively chatter. 
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Zagat

THE HOTTEST PIZZERIAS AROUND THE US

In many cities across the U.S., the best and most beloved pizzeria is also the oldest. It’s one foodstuff where tradition often trumps hotness. But, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any new pizza spots worth paying attention to.
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Neighbors Go

TAVERNA ROSSA CRAFT PIZZA AND BEER CELEBRATES NTX BEER WEEK

Taverna Rossa dives in to North Texas Beer Week October 31-November 9 with a series of events and an exclusive tapping of Franconia’s Tripel Dunkel (November 1 at 12:00 pm) in conjunction with the first anniversary of the restaurant.
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CityLicious

TAVERNA ROSSA – CRAFT PIZZA AND BEER WORTH GOING OUT FOR!

Feels upscale without all the pretentiousness. The antler chandeliers, outdoor patio, & vintage light fixtures go a long way to get this place a unique yet comfortable feel. 
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Plano Star Courier

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE PLANO

The Plano Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize Plano’s best and brightest at its annual Best of Plano awards dinner.
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 ZAGAT

6 TOP SPOTS FOR THE GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP

For the seventh year, the Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up showcases the state’s finest produce, meats and wine as part of a week-long celebration of all that’s raised, grown and cultivated in the Lone Star state.
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CRAVE DFW

CELEBRATE AMERICAN CRAFT BEER WEEK AT TAVERNA ROSSA

Looking to celebrate American Craft Beer Week?  In honor of American Craft Beer Week Taverna Rossa and Dallas’ Peticolas Brewing Company team-up for a beer-paired dinner Thursday, May 15 at 7:00pm.
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ZAGAT

9 REASONS TO DRIVE TO PLANO

Plano is about a whole lot more than buying a house with a yard and settling down. The ‘burb to our north happens to have a terrific variety of restaurants to choose from.
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 EATER DALLAS

12 PLACES TO FIND GLUTEN-FREE PIZZA IN DFW

Whether it’s an intolerance, an allergy, or a passing caveman-style Paleo challenge, there’s no reason why those eschewing gluten can’t enjoy pizza too. In honor of Pizza Week, we’ve rounded up Dallas’ best gluten-free pies.
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THRILLIST

THE COOLEST BARS AND RESTAURANTS IN TOWN

It’s time for a new edition (easy there, Bobby Brown) of the Thrillist 47, giving you the best new and new-ish places to eat and drink. Some had to go (we hardly knew ye, Private Social), while other hot spots could not be denied.
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ZAGAT

8 SPICY COCKTAILS TO TRY IN DALLAS

You already know that everything’s bigger in Texas, but it’s also true that everything’s spicier here, too; the food, the personalities and even the drinks. Here’s a selection of must-sip cocktails that pack a punch.
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 PLANO PROFILE

RESTAURANT REVIEW: TAVERNA ROSSA

With the name Taverna Rossa, we expected this new restaurant in Lakeside Market to look like a typical Italian restaurant. Boy, were we wrong!
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D MAGAZINE

RESTAURANT REVIEW: TAVERNA ROSSA

Preston Lancaster’s goal was to make people happy. If you like pizza and beer, you will be.
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D MAGAZINE

BEST BLOODY MARY IN DALLAS? TAVERNA ROSSA IN PLANO MAKES A DOOZIE

The best Bloody Mary in Dallas isn’t really in Dallas, it lives just across the city limits in Plano.
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Live Music Schedule

For Booking, contact Shannon:

Peticolas Beer Dinner at Plano

Taverna Rossa-Plano has partnered with Peticolas Brewing to bring you a 5-course dinner paired with their best and very limited brews. See the full menu on the Facebook event wall. Michael Peticolas will be talking craft beer and hand-out goodies including Peticolas Brewing glasses and TR treats. Join us as we explore the many flavors that Peticolas Brewing has to offer. Seats are $80++ each. Space is limited so reserve your spot today! Contact Plano@TavernaRossa.com for details.

 

OHB vs. Panther Island Title Flight Fight at Plano

Ultimately you choose the brewery that will win a designated tap at TR for 2019!
 
We rotate the breweries a lot. Some breweries do guest appearances; others come and go frequently throughout the year. Help name the winning brewery that will be on tap year-round simply by enjoying a flight.
 
Buy the featured Oak Highlands Brewery/Panther Island Brewing, with two similar style brews from each brewery. Enjoy the brews then vote for your favorite. This month’s winning brewery will go head-to-head with a new brewery next month to defend it’s Title!

Plano – Travelin’ Jed

Travelin Jed is a Blues/Rock group made up of four young men that have been playing across DFW for the last two and half years. This is a group you do not want to miss out on if you like to have a good time!

Southlake – Eric Mathews Band

Formed in 2008,The Eric Mathews Band strives to bring good blues sounds to anyone who wants to listen. They play everything from Stevie Ray Vaughan to Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones to Santana, and much, much more. They truly create an amazing show! A fun little fact about them: They represented the Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Society in the 2015 International Blues Challenge!
 
Join us for some fresh sound matched with only the freshest ingredients on Craft Pizza with Local Draft Beer! We’re excited to be hosting the The Eric Mathews Band for their debut at Taverna Rossa.

Plano – Eric Mathews Band

Formed in 2008,The Eric Mathews Band strives to bring good blues sounds to anyone who wants to listen. They play everything from Stevie Ray Vaughan to Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones to Santana, and much, much more. They truly create an amazing show! A fun little fact about them: They represented the Fort Smith Riverfront Blues Society in the 2015 International Blues Challenge!
 
Join us for some fresh sound matched with only the freshest ingredients on Craft Pizza with Local Draft Beer! We’re excited to be hosting the The Eric Mathews Band for their debut at Taverna Rossa.

Southlake – 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.

A Dark Knight Flight Night at Southlake

Join us for a Dark Knight Tribute as we drink some amazing rare beers, including Founders 2017 KBS, while showing Batman Movies above the bar. We’ll be cracking open some barrel aged stouts that we’ve been saving all year for an early Christmas and offering a $15 flight of all four brews. Like Bruce Wayne, these brews are dark, rich, and super complex.
 
We’ll be featuring Deep Ellum Brewing Company‘s Barrel Aged Darkest Hour, Stone Brewing‘s Woot Barrel Aged Stout, and a side-by-side of Founders Brewing Co.‘s KBS ’17 and the ’18 CBS.
 
We’ll have a visit from the Batmobile and guests are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite batman character. Come and party with us for the first annual Dark Knight Flight Night!

Plano – Singer-Songwriter Kevin Edwards

Kevin Edwards is an Independent Texas Musician. He performs acoustic, upbeat, foot-tapping music that everyone can enjoy.

Southlake – Lindsay Hightower

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.

Plano – Josh Osgood

Singer-Songwriter Josh Osgood and his band can only be compared to the talent and genre of Dashboard Confessional, Brand New, Third Eye Blind, and Taking Back Sunday. End your week by unwinding with a glass in your hand, your favorite craft pie, and layed back music!

Southlake – Mark Sena’s Funk Machine

You can expect Classic Rock…you can expect funk…you can even expect some Top 40’s! Mark Sena & Friends is going to pack a show full of your favorites. Come for craft pizza and beer, stay for band!

Mark Sena has been playing music for many years but had put that love aside for 30 years to raise his 4 children and his wife. His love for entertaining grabbed hold of him again about 10 years ago when he decided to get back into performing for live audiences. Mark has several different Bands and Music. His band, Mark Sena and Friends is a mixture of Blues, Rock, and Original music he performs as guitar/vocalist along with local guitar greats like Jackie Don Loe, Joey Love, Mike Clark, and Texas Slim, along with Bill Cornish/Chuck Rasco on Bass, and Kevin Schermerhorn/Jimmy Morgan on Drums. Mark also performs with his band, Mark Sena’s Funk Machine, featuring Jackie Done Loe, Tommy Hill, and Bill Cornish to bring to you the Motown Sound, Original Songs, and many cool old classics. Mark Sena also performs acoustic duo with such players as Jackie Don Loe, Roger Escabedo, and Joey Love. Come out to see one of these high energy shows. You are sure to have a good time.

Santa is Coming to TR-Plano!

We’ve been awfully good this year and hope you have been too because Santa is swinging through for some artisan pizza!
 
Bring the family to see Santa. Kids eat for $1, with the purchase of a gourmet pizza.

Early Closure for Christmas Eve

Both Taverna Rossas will be open for lunch, until 3pm, on Christmas Eve. Let us take care of any last minute lunch, dinner, and holiday catering for you. Happy Holidays everyone!

Closed – Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas! Both Taverna Rossa locations will be closed on Tuesday, December 25th so that our family can spend time with their loved ones. We will be open at 11am on Wednesday, December 26th for your favorite Tex-Italian and craft beer.

Plano – Jim Stewart

Not only is Jim Stewart an accomplished songwriter and musician, Jim is one of the very few in the world who plays a right handed guitar left handed, upside down. A very seasoned musician, Jim’s repertoire is vast and broad, performing anything from Hank Williams, Sr. to the today’s new alternative rock. With several regional and national awards to his credit, for work with Oldsmobile, Subaru, and Acura. Jim is a perfect example of what makes Texas music so unique and special. Plan to come out and hear this great Texas Singer-Songwriter!

Southlake – Texas Flood

Taverna Rossa – Southlake is proud to present Tommy Katona and Texas Flood. They have become one of the premier blues bands in all of North Texas. Evolving from the original tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Texas Flood pays tribute to the legends as well as the future of the blues through their own music and style. With an in-your-face show and raw high energy playing Tommy Katona takes the listener on a journey through the blues.

Join us as we welcome this John Lee Hooker sound alike. We’ll stoke the stone-fire oven and have your favorite pie ready.

Plano – Danni & Kris

Danni & Kris are a dynamic duo hailing from Fort Worth, Texas—Two very different yet very similar best friends who joined forces together to create a new musical project formed around acoustic melodies, story telling lyrics, and harmonies that make your heart melt. Danni & Kris began writing music together simply for the fun of it. Many days and nights they spent together were sitting on the floor with their guitars, talking about life, love, and even the strange/funny things that happen when you’re dating in your early 20’s. All these stories eventually turned into songs, after digging deep down to harness that emotion and put it into words melodically so others could enjoy the story with them.

Southlake – The 8Tracks Band

How can you be a tribute band representing just ONE band when there’s SO MUCH great timeless rock to be heard?? The 8tracks have been played great “timeless rock” in nightclubs and parties around North Texas since 2004, covering audience favorites, as well as forgotten gems. If you remember tooling around in your car in high school or college listening to classic rock, you need to check out The 8 Tracks!

Plano – Open Until 10pm New Year’s Eve

Raise one last pizza and beer in 2018! We’ll be open for lunch, dinner, last minute party orders, and evening drinks. It’s been a wonderful year and we’d love to sincerely thank you for all of your love and support this year. Have a happy and safe New Year’s Eve!

Southlake – Open to Party on New Year’s Eve!

Raise one last pizza and beer in 2018! We’ll be open for lunch, dinner, last minute party orders, and late night drinks! Join your TR Crew as we rock-in the New Year. Have a happy and safe New Year’s Eve!

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 favorites. Happy New Year!

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