ROUNDUP: Five eateries open in the Lake Travis-Westlake area this spring

Poke House opened its West Lake Hills location in June. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)
Poke House opened its West Lake Hills location in June. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)

Poke House opened its West Lake Hills location in June. (Amy Denney/Community Impact Newspaper)

At least five restaurants have opened in the Lake Travis-Westlake region since March.



Chili’s Grill & Bar in late April opened its newest Austin location at 7710 N. RM 620, Bldg. 2, Austin, in the Four Points area. This Chili’s location offers curbside pickup service, delivery through Doordash and alcohol to go. Chili’s is a nationwide Tex-Mex chain with a menu featuring fajitas and the restaurant’s famous Baby Back Ribs. www.chilis.com

The Texas-based pizza franchise i Fratelli Pizza opened March 8 at 3736 Bee Caves Road, Ste. 3, West Lake Hills. The location, which is owned by Lee Ann and Michael Haran, was initially slated to open in February but was postponed due to the winter storm. Customers have the option to order one of i Fratelli’s signature pizzas or create one of their own. 512-329-6036. www.ifratellipizza.com

Lake Travis Pizza opened this spring at 10815 RM 2222, Austin, in the spot previously held by the Zoes Kitchen franchise. Lake Travis Pizza is owned by husband and wife Leah and Mark Mirra and serves New York-style, brick-oven pizzas. The pizzeria has an additional location at 3305 N. RM 620, Austin, in the Four Points region. 512-266-2287. www.laketravispizza.com


Poke House opened its third location June 21 at 3652 Bee Caves Road, West Lake Hills. The family-owned restaurant offers customizable Hawaiian poke bowls including a variety of fresh fish, sauces and topping. The location will be temporarily closed on Sundays. Poke House first opened in 2017 and operates Round Rock and Northwest Austin locations. www.pokehouseatx.com

Reunión 19, an East Austin-based taqueria, opened a new food trailer in April at The Waypoint Food Truck Park in the Hudson Bend area located at 4604 Weletka Drive, Austin. The food trailer offers a limited menu featuring the restaurant’s popular dishes such as tacos, Cali burritos, ahi tuna tostadas and circo street corn. Owner and chef Christopher Haydostian said he is looking to expand the location's menu. 512-886-0019. www.reunion19atx.com

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.


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