LIVE UPDATES: Lake Travis-Westlake grocery stores continue to operate during coronavirus concerns

The Trader Joe's in Westlake is operating with adjusted business owners, closing early at 7 p.m. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Trader Joe's in Westlake is operating with adjusted business owners, closing early at 7 p.m. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Trader Joe's in Westlake is operating with adjusted business owners, closing early at 7 p.m. (Amy Rae Dadamo/Community Impact Newspaper)

Grocery store chains in the Lake Travis-Westlake area have been working diligently to continue providing services for the community during concern surrounding COVID-19. From purchase limitations to seniors-only shopping hours, businesses have adjusted their operating procedures to better serve residents.

H-E-B released a statement March 13 confirming stores will continue to stay open and urging customers to stay calm.

“H-E-B has been preparing for coronavirus for several months and we are in a strong position to keep replenishing our shelves,” the news release said. “We have the ability to restock shelves and encourage our customers to remain calm.”

Community Impact Newspaper is regularly contacting Lake Travis-Westlake businesses and restaurants to learn the latest updates on how they are managing as more calls for social distancing are made at the regional, state and federal levels. The latest updates can be found below. If the business listed on the corresponding map is not listed in the information below, the Lake Travis-Westlake editorial team has reached out and is still waiting for information.

Don't see your business or a business you want to know about in the Lake Travis-Westlake area on the list? Readers and business owners can share updates with the Lake Travis-Westlake editorial team by emailing [email protected]. This list will be updated, as information is forthcoming.


Whole Foods is open from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. for the general public and will implement a private shopping hour from 7 a.m.-8 a.m. for customers 60 years of age and older.

Trader Joes is open with adjusted operating hours from 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Randalls locations in Lakeway, Bee Cave and Steiner Ranch will remain open from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. with a limit on paper items, including paper towels and toilet paper. Customers can purchase a combination of four paper items in one trip.

H-E-B’s Lakeway and Bee Cave locations will remain open with adjusted operating hours from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. On March 15, H-E-B released a list of items with temporary purchase limitations, including chicken, water, and paper products.

Target is open from 8 a.m-9 p.m.

By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.