Top 5 Date Nights in Allen



 

Date Night is defined as a time when a couple can take time for themselves away from children and responsibilities, a time when you find just enough energy to get out of the house for a couple of hours.  Life can get so busy these days, but in order to have a healthy marriage or relationship, you need to make time for the two of you to laugh and have fun!  Date Nights mean different things to different people, so I have put together a list of my TOP FIVE date night ideas that are right here in Allen.  Like I always say, if you have other fun ideas, please write in and let me know!

“Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like.”  That’s what date night should be all about.

 

 

 

 

 

iPic Theaters- Movie & Dinner

iPic theater is not just a movie and dinner, it is an experience for all of the senses.  We loved iPic right away because of the luxury element that it brings when you walk in the door.  The bar is prepared for any drink that you can imagine and then some!  We started out with their famous Apple Jack Sangrias, it was a mouthwatering surprise of sweetness and then had truffle fries before we even sat down in the theater.  For the movie we sat at the top of the theater in the Premium Plus seats with blankets and pillows and ordered from their large menu full of delicious choices!  We ordered the lobster rolls and topped it off with their Chef Duff’s toffee cookie ice-cream sandwich, which was incredible! I would skip dinner just to have the ice-cream sandwich.  The seats recline back and it feels like you are watching a movie from your very own home, but with room service and a great chef! 

Pinstack- Bowling and Dinner

If you and your date enjoy a little competition and want to feel like a kid again, Pinstack is the place for it!  I had not bowled in quite a long time, and this was the most fun I have had in ages!  Just walking into Pinstack brings back memories of being a kid; the bright lights of arcade games, huge prize rooms, fun music, the sound of bowling pins falling and the smell of delicious food!  This is by far the largest indoor gaming place I have ever seen.  You also have a choice of multiple bars, VIP bowling rooms, bakery goodies and even an indoor ropes course and bumper cars.  A date night here could last for days and you still would not get to do everything Pinstack has to offer.  The food is delicious and customer service is way beyond what you would expect.  When you go, get the brisket nachos, they are huge and can feed three to four people! 

Allen Event Center/ Allen Americans Game

If you like to be entertained and enjoy a date night alone or with other couples, this is a fun one!  We invited friends to join us in one of Allen Event Center's suites and to eat dinner there, which was catered by P.F. Chang's; they have different restaurants around the area cater dinner upstairs near the suites.  The suites are very roomy and comfortable with great views of the ice.  Whether you are in a suite or individual seats, the Allen Americans game is not something that you will soon forget. The music is fun, the hockey is fast and the crowd is awesome!  Allen Event Center also offers events like concerts, home and garden shows and much more that would be fun for couples to visit together too, so keep your eye on their event calendar!

The Cellar Craft & Kitchen

Going to dinner is always a good option for a date night! It was our first time to visit The Cellar and we will for sure be returning soon.  The Cellar is very romantic; from the music and lighting to its dancing and crafted food. I love the 1920’s vibe that this restaurant gives off.  The drinks were named after either sayings or events from the 1920’s and the décor was “The bee’s knees!”  Each cocktail is hand crafted and the presentation is beautiful.  We had a table in the far corner of the restaurant and it was like we were the only ones there.  It has been awhile since we have had food this good; as we were talking to our sweet waitress “Little Sam” she was telling us about how they had brought in a chef from Acapulco that is amazing with spices and flavor and they are allowing him freedom to create his own dishes!  We started with the Charcuterie board which consisted of assorted cheeses, meats, olives and different homemade crackers and ended with the bacon wrapped filet mignon and bread pudding with bourbon cream sauce.  This is the perfect place for a romantic date night out! 

P.F. Changs

If you are looking for a sure bet, you can never go wrong with P.F. Chang's, for date night.  It offers a casual but authentic atmosphere with delicious Asian inspired food.  We actually spent a little time in the bar on our date night and it had a very lively and fun energy! The drinks are strong but good, they have a delicious coconut mojito that is to die for.  The lighting is romantic and the food choices are plenty.  We started out with the BBQ spare ribs and edamame and then ordered our favorite; Chang's Chicken and Crispy Honey Shrimp.  It is local and close, being in Watters Creek, so stop by for a fun and casual dinner date. 

 

Date Night is defined as a time when a couple can take time for themselves away from children and responsibilities, a time when you find just enough energy to get out of the house for a couple of hours.  Life can get so busy these days, but in order to have a healthy marriage or relationship, you need to make time for the two of you to laugh and have fun!  Date Nights mean different things to different people, so I have put together a list of my TOP FIVE date night ideas that are right here in Allen.  Like I always say, if you have other fun ideas, please write in and let me know!

“Thank you for reminding me what butterflies feel like.”  That’s what date night should be all about.

 

iPic Theaters- Movie & Dinner

iPic theater is not just a movie and dinner, it is an experience for all of the senses.  We loved iPic right away because of the luxury element that it brings when you walk in the door.  The bar is prepared for any drink that you can imagine and then some!  We started out with their famous Apple Jack Sangrias, it was a mouthwatering surprise of sweetness and then had truffle fries before we even sat down in the theater.  For the movie we sat at the top of the theater in the Premium Plus seats with blankets and pillows and ordered from their large menu full of delicious choices!  We ordered the lobster rolls and topped it off with their Chef Duff’s toffee cookie ice-cream sandwich, which was incredible!  I would skip dinner just to have the ice-cream sandwich.  The seats recline back and it feels like you are watching a movie from your very own home, but with room service and a great chef!


Pinstack- Bowling and Dinner

If you and your date enjoy a little competition and want to feel like a kid again, Pinstack is the place for it!  I had not bowled in quite a long time, and this was the most fun I have had in ages!  Just walking into Pinstack brings back memories of being a kid; the bright lights of arcade games, huge prize rooms, fun music, the sound of bowling pins falling and the smell of delicious food!  This is by far the largest indoor gaming place I have ever seen.  You also have a choice of multiple bars, VIP bowling rooms, bakery goodies and even an indoor ropes course and bumper cars.  A date night here could last for days and you still would not get to do everything Pinstack has to offer.  The food is delicious and customer service is way beyond what you would expect.  When you go, get the brisket nachos, they are huge and can feed three to four people! 


Allen Event Center/ Allen Americans Game

If you like to be entertained and enjoy a date night alone or with other couples, this is a fun one!  We invited friends to join us in one of Allen Event Center's suites and to eat dinner there, which was catered by PF Chang's; they have different restaurants around the area cater dinner upstairs near the suites.  The suites are very roomy and comfortable with great views of the ice. Whether you are in a suite or individual seats, the Allen Americans game is not something that you will soon forget.  The music is fun, the hockey is fast and the crowd is awesome!  Allen Event Center also offers events like concerts, home and garden shows and much more that would be fun for couples to visit together too, so keep your eye on their event calendar!


The Cellar Craft & Kitchen

Going to dinner is always a good option for a date night!  It was our first time to visit The Cellar and we will for sure be returning soon.  The Cellar is very romantic; from the music and lighting to its dancing and crafted food.  I love the 1920’s vibe that this restaurant gives off.  The drinks were named after either sayings or events from the 1920’s and the décor was “The bee’s knees!”  Each cocktail is hand crafted and the presentation is beautiful.  We had a table in the far corner of the restaurant and it was like we were the only ones there.  It has been awhile since we have had food this good; as we were talking to our sweet waitress “Little Sam” she was telling us about how they had brought in a chef from Acapulco that is amazing with spices and flavor and they are allowing him freedom to create his own dishes!  We started with the Charcuterie board which consisted of assorted cheeses, meats, olives and different homemade crackers and ended with the bacon wrapped filet mignon and bread pudding with bourbon cream sauce.  This is the perfect place for a romantic date night out!


P.F. Changs

If you are looking for a sure bet, you can never go wrong with P.F. Chang's, for date night.  It offers a casual but authentic atmosphere with delicious Asian inspired food.  We actually spent a little time in the bar on our date night and it had a very lively and fun energy!  The drinks are strong but good, they have a delicious coconut mojito that is to die for.  The lighting is romantic and the food choices are plenty.  We started out with the BBQ spare ribs and edamame and then ordered our favorite; Chang's Chicken and Crispy Honey Shrimp.  It is local and close, being in Watters Creek, so stop by for a fun and casual dinner date.