After you’ve worked up a Colossal-Caddy-sized appetite at all of our 25 attractions, you'll probably be looking for the nearest spot to grub! Luckily, in and around Plano's Crayola Experience there are a plethora of nearby options so that you can find exactly what you're in the mood for, without hassle.

Café Crayola - Due to staffing, subject to closure on specific days. 

With several hours of attractions to interact with, your little ones are likely to grow an appetite before the day is over. Café Crayola is the perfect place to recharge before diving back into all of your colorful fun. At our café, you'll find all the classics - pizza, chicken fingers, salads - making this a great one-stop restaurant that the entire family can enjoy. 

And to make it even more exciting, our café is crayon themed and offers live shows playing on the café stage during lunchtime! It's a perfect spot to keep the colorful fun going.  

Snack Shack - Open daily!

If you're looking for just a quick snack, Crayola's Snack Shack or Sweet Shop might be the spot for you! Where the Snack Shack offers more savory snacks, like bags of chips or grab-and-go hot foods, our Sweet Shop offers ice cream and other sweet treats! 

And as an added bonus, Annual Passholders receive a 20% discount from any of Crayola Experience's food spots - so you can maximize savings!

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants Near Crayola Experience Plano

Once you've made your way through Crayola Experience, grab dinner at one of the restaurants nearby. You can find plenty of great options that are only a 5-minute drive from Plano's Crayola Experience. In case you're wondering what kid-friendly restaurants in the area we love, we've listed some of our favorites that are great for parents and kids! 

California Pizza Kitchen

Located at The Shops at Willow Bend, California Pizza Kitchen is a great place for quick service and tasty food without breaking the bank. For the kids, keep it simple by ordering a pepperoni or cheese pizza! Looking for something special? Try a Jamaican jerk chicken or tostada pizza! Even the pickiest eaters can find something here. 

Don't worry mom and dad - if you're looking for something a little healthier than pizza, there are plenty of options for you too. Enjoy a Shanghai power bowl loaded with shrimp and veggies or a delicious Thai crunch salad with chicken, peanuts and fresh greens. At this spot, you can find healthy and delicious options without much hassle. And to make things easier, this spot is right across from Crayola Experience and no reservations are required! 

California Pizza Kitchen
6121 W Park Blvd
Plano, TX 75093

Torchy's Tacos

End your day at Crayola Experience with a fiesta at Torchy's Tacos! Located only 4 minutes away from Crayola Experience, this spot is fun and delicious! They even have a full kid's menu - equipped with fun names to boot! Try a "Pig in a Poncho" (hot dog & cheese in a flour tortilla) for a new spin on an old classic. Not sure if the kids will eat a taco? Enjoy a "Little Wrecker" - fried chicken strips (or fried avocado for vegetarians!). We've never met a kid who didn't enjoy Torchy's!

For parents and guardians, Torchy's offers a whole slew of delicious options. Habanero fried chicken tacos, pork carnitas, fried shrimp tacos - and that's just to name a few! We love recommending Torchy's Tacos because it's delicious, there's something for everyone, and it's easily accessed from Crayola Experience. 

Torchy's Tacos
1855 Dallas Pkwy
Suite 600
Plano, TX 75093


When in doubt, go American style! WhatABurger is a classic burger restaurant chain located only 4 minutes from Crayola Experience in Carrollton, TX. Offering everything your kiddies would want - burgers, grilled cheese, chicken nuggets, chicken strips - this spot is bound to please the crowd. 

On top of delicious and mighty burgers for adults, WhatABurger also offers juicy chicken and fish sandwiches, patty melts, and salads too! This spot is perfect for a dinner that's easy, delicious and affordable. Happy munching! 

3424 E Hebron Pkwy
Carrollton, TX 75010

Enjoy Your Time Together!

No matter where you and your family go to share a meal, all that matters is that you're able to make memories together. Whether it's making your own crayon or sharing a bowl of queso dip, Crayola Experience aim to help create those special moments you and the kids will never forget.