The Holy Grail Pub | Plano, Texas
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The Holy Grail Pub
Excellent based on 17 ratings
Type: Bar

8240 Preston Road #150
Plano, Texas United States 75024 [ print map ]
972 377 6633

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Hours: M-F 11am to 2am Sat-Sun 12pm to 2am


Mayor: kevinator (16) | Taps: 43 | Bottles: 99


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Peticolas Thrilla In Brazilla , Founders Nitro Oatmeal Stout 95, Shiner Bock 16, Oskar Blues Daleís Pale Ale (Ginger & Peach) , Oasis Texas London Homesick , Grapevine 10 Gauge , Green Flash Road Warrior 98, Left Hand Sawtooth Ale 66, Great Divide 20th Anniversary Belgian-Style Ale 87, Four Corners El Chingon 65, Firestone Walker Opal 97, Oasis Texas Slow Ride Pale Ale , Adelbertís Rambler Ale 28, Franconia Winter Wheat 71, (512) Whiskey Barrel Aged Double Pecan Porter 98, Peticolas Great Scot! 90, (512) Pecan Porter 97, Revolver Motherís Little Fracker 76, Four Corners Block Party 88, Saint Arnold Bishopís Barrel #6 93
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17 reviews for The Holy Grail Pub
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  81%
 Selection  79%
 Food  83%
 Value  79%
 Overall  84%
 Rating  87%
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  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
t0rin0  (1315) Do Not Resuscitate, California | October 22, 2013
Visited December 2012.

I guess they do trivia on certain week nights, which was just starting as I walked in. I enjoy trivia but Iím not all that great at it. Also, it was a two hour commitment that I wasnít prepared to make. And if youíre at trivia night and youíre not playing trivia you wonít be able to enjoy yourself with the MC making jokes, playing 30 seconds of a song at a time, and reading questions/answers. I guess you could have fun if youíre the type that thinks they are hyper intelligent because theyíre on their smart phone all day looking up answers on Google, since thereís no rule that you canít be a dbag know-it-all (so long as you arenít yelling out answers) if you arenít actually playing. All that said the food and beer were pretty good. The beer list wasnít all that impressive, mostly Texan beers, but there was enough interesting stuff that everyone can find something good. We tried two different cups of chili, a bit of chili ticking if you will. One had ghost peppers in it and the other had a different combinations of peppers. Iím not a big fan of ghost peppers to be honest but sometimes someone will roast them just right and theyíre not bad. The non ghost chili chili was definitely better. Service was friendly, prices were high, the usual for an upscale beer place.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR  (379) Los Angeles, California | February 16, 2010
Visited on a Monday night with bu11zeye and angrypirate06. Shopping mall pub. Plenty of parking. Very clean inside, a bit of an upscale feel to it (for a "pub"). Not very crowded (which I like). Relaxed atmosphere. Full bar. Good selection of Texas beers and decent beers overall. I feel like they donít exactly know what they are serving as I got a full PINT of Bigfoot for $5. Didnít try the food, but it looked and smelled good. Would stop by if I was in the area.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
blutt59  (152) Dallas, Texas | February 12, 2010
smaller pub in North Plano, lots of dark wood and good selection of local taps, food menu looks tasty, nice uncrowded atmosphere with good prices on beer
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Dixonian  (142) Plano, Texas | January 20, 2011| Updated February 15, 2013
One of my favorite area bars for many reasons. Their food is fresh and made from scratch - they have one of the top 5 burgers in the area in my opinion. The owner and most of the staff are friendly and quite knowledgable and they usually have a nice selection of top notch brews on tap. Check out their periodic beer pairing dinners for a real treat!
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
bleeng  (136) Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas | July 24, 2010| Updated December 6, 2012
Strip center bar that is very well decorated on the interior. Upscale and very dark with lots of wood. Nice tap and bottle beer list, with a wide variety of micros and imports with Texas drafts on special. Nothing really uncommon that I could see. Service was good but the tables between the bar and booths are really shaky-my table and the table next to me had beer spilled by just barely touching the table. Food was good-my partner had a nice salad and I had a humongous cheese plate. Reasonable pricing. Good stop for far north D/FW.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Mora2000  (99) McKinney, Texas | July 27, 2011| Updated July 18, 2012
Nice little place located on Preston Road near the intersection with State Highway 121. Features a very nice tap selection and occasionally has hard-to-find, rare beers on tap. Also has tap nights where you keep the breweryís glass. Food is above average for bar food and the menu is fairly extensive. Prices are about the same as other beer-centric bars. Definitely one of the better beer bars in the Metroplex and the best in Plano.
82
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
mar  (84) Dallas, Texas | October 16, 2009
Very hip part of town, decent sized crowd that wasnít too bad actually. Decent prices on the food and a pretty nice selection on tap as well as bottled for a place on the border of Frisco and Plano.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 16/20
SphinxTX  (41) Mata Gorda, Texas | August 23, 2010
Easy place to get too off of 121...Nice, easy dim lite easy going atmosphere with friendly bar folk. only open a year and have a very nice selection of draft and bottled beer. I really love the fact they push the Texas brews, great happy hour pricing....The food is good as well.....I noticed some dart boards in the back as well, I like that.....I will certainly visit this place again!
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Rosebud butternuts  (36) Denton, Texas | December 22, 2010
this is the closest place to me so i try to go every couple of weeks or so. the food is pretty tasty and the beer prices are not to bad. i enjoy going on Sunday when it is not crowded.
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
thirdeye11  (33) Dallas, Texas | August 8, 2011
Great English-pub style feel with dark heavy woods, a custom-built bar thatís really neat, and no smoking to be found which is great. Service is almost always top notch, no complaints. The staff also tried to be educated on beer which is the important part. Selection tends to be near the upper echelon in Dallas area, and Brian (the owner) always tries to have stuff that most other places donít. Food is hit or miss. Sometimes fantastic, and sometimes during a couple of beer dinners Iíve had, we have had lackluster results given the price point. Their every day food tends to be better and Iíd rate that "very good". Value for the money is great except for their beer dinners, which as previously mentioned are a bit high. They tax the entire dinner, which when including alcohol shouldnít be the case. One of my favorite spots in all of DFW, but obviously not without its flaws as well. Minor complaints in general though.

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